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Digitimes Research: DSC model number drops sharply in 2013

Dec 30, 12:23

As demand for DSCs is waning, brand vendors are turning cautious about releasing new models. In 2013, the top-7 vendors released a total of only 81 DSC models, a sharp drop of over...

Digitimes Research: Asustek and Apple are top-2 tablet vendors in Japan market

Dec 30, 12:11

Asustek Computer and Apple are currently the top-2 tablet vendors in Japan. In terms of operating system, Google and Apple led the tablet market in Japan with Android and iOS together...

Notebook PCB specialists HannStar Board, GCE eyeing return to profitability

Dec 27, 10:18

HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE), which specialize in the manufacture of notebook-use PCBs, are both expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter of...

Chip resistor maker Ralec 2013 EPS to reach NT$4.70

Dec 20, 15:48

Market watchers expect Ralec Electronic to see its 2013 EPS reach NT$4.70 (US$0.16), the highest among Taiwan-based chip resistor companies.

VIA likely to post smaller loss for 2013

Dec 20, 15:42

VIA Technologies is expected to report smaller losses for 2013, due to profits made by its subsidiaries VIA Labs and VIA Telecom. Its core processor business remains unprofitable.

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

PCB maker Apex 2013 revenues to grow more than 10%

Dec 20, 11:49

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock Exchange (TSE), is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2013, according to...

Inspection tool maker HMI to post another record sales quarter

Dec 20, 11:13

Revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, are set to hit a record high for the...

ChipMOS to nearly halve capex for 2014

Dec 19, 22:04

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to allocate NT$1.8 billion (US$60.2 million) for its capex in 2014, down from NT$3.5 billion in 2013.

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

Public cloud services in MENA region on pace to total US$534 million in 2013, says Gartner

Dec 19, 15:34

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 24.1% in 2013 to total US$534 million, an increase of US$103 million from the...

Car display shipments increase due to demand for electric, hybrid vehicles in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Dec 19, 11:21

With increasing demand for center information displays and multifunction monitors for eco-friendly vehicles, year-over-year automotive TFT-LCD shipments are expected to increase 16%...

Smart wearable shipments to grow more than 500% between 1H and 2H13, says Canalys

Dec 18, 15:51

Worldwide shipments of smart wearable bands are on the rise. Just over 200,000 smart wearable bands shipped in the first half of 2013, but this figure is set to grow by well over...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues up over 10% in 2013

Dec 18, 11:34

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers as a whole will ramp up their revenues in 2013 for the second straight year, with the combined figures for the year reaching NT$87.74 billion (US$2.96...

Protective component maker Polytronics 4Q13 sales to remain steady

Dec 17, 14:00

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology is expected to see its sales remain steady in the fourth quarter of 2013 despite year-end inventory checks at clients and a low visibility...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Memory controller IC designer Skymedi to report loss for 2013

Dec 17, 10:54

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi is likely to report a loss for 2013 due to a significant cut in orders from a major client, according to market observers.

MLCC suppliers Holy Stone, 3H post mixed November results

Dec 13, 14:09

MLCC maker Holy Stone saw its consolidated revenues increase 11% sequentially in November 2013, while sales at fellow company Honey Hope Honesty (3H), which distributes Japan-made...

Compeq to report record revenues for 4Q13

Dec 13, 11:55

Compeq Manufacturing is expected to enjoy another quarter of record consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to market sources. The PCB maker saw its November...

Global LCD TV shipments to fall 1.7% in 2013, but grow 3% in 2014, says WitsView

Dec 12, 11:37

Global LCD TV shipments will drop 1.7% on year to 203.1 million units in 2013, but will rise 3% to 209.1 million units in 2014, according to WitsView.

Radiant Opto-Electronics November BLU shipments highest in 2013

Dec 10, 21:56

Radiant Opto-Electronics shipped 13.718 million backlight units (BLUs) in November, the highest monthly level so far in 2013, according to the company.

FPCB specialist Zhen Ding posts record November revenues

Dec 10, 13:48

Consolidated revenues at Zhen Ding Technology climbed 4.1% sequentially and 21.4% on year to an all-time high of NT$7.78 billion (US$263 million) in November 2013, buoyed, according...

Global brand motherboard shipments in 2013 to drop slightly on year

Dec 9, 21:36

Global brand motherboard shipments are expected to reach 75 million units in 2013, down slightly from 80 million in 2012, while shipments in China are estimated to fall slightly to...

DRAM spot prices soar on strong demand

Dec 9, 15:01

DRAM spot prices have risen significantly with recent quotes soaring more than 5% on a single day, buoyed by a recent pull-in of short lead time orders from China's tablet market,...

About 25% of LED chips to be used in lighting in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 10:27

The proportion of LED chips used in LED lighting will increase from 20% in 2012 to about 25% in 2013, Taiwan-based LED makers cited statistics as indicating.

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China Li-ion cell capacity grows over 40% in 2013, says IEK

Dec 5, 21:06

The total production capacity of lithium (Li)-ion cell makers in China has increased over 40% in 2013, much higher than the industry average of 10-20%, according to the Industrial...

Global 2013 semiconductor revenues to rise 5.2%, says Gartner

Dec 5, 17:09

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are set to total US$315.4 billion in 2013, a 5.2% increase from US$299.9 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

Global chip sales up 7% in October 2013, says SIA

Dec 5, 14:27

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for October 2013 came to US$27.06 billion, up 7.2% from US$25.24 billion a year ago, according to SIA. Compared to US$26.85 billion in the prior...

ECS expected to ship 14 million motherboards in 2013

Dec 4, 11:17

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is expected to ship 14 million motherboards in 2013, decreasing 22.2% on year and consisting of 10-10.4 million ODM units and 3.6-4 million own-brand...

Semiconductor sales recover in 2013, says IHS

Dec 4, 11:00

Following a 2.5% decline in 2012, the global semiconductor market has regained its footing in 2013 with revenues set to expand by nearly 5% because of the strong performance of the...

Sapphire ingot supplier Acme to return to profitability in 4Q13

Dec 3, 20:03

Buoyed by rising sales generated by its sapphire ingot-making subsidiary USI Optronics, ferrite core maker Acme Electronics is expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter...

Semiconductor equipment sales to contract 13% in 2013, says SEMI

Dec 3, 14:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment will contract 13.3% to US$32 billion in 2013, according to the latest forecast by SEMI.

PC shipments to fall by double digits in 2013, says IDC

Dec 3, 14:34

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by 10.1% in 2013, slightly below the previous projection of 9.7%, and by far the most severe yearly contraction on record, according to...

FPCB makers Zhen Ding, Flexium set for strong 4Q13

Dec 2, 21:14

Flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are both expected to report more than 30% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013,...

Syncmold expects strong growth in hinge/stand shipments for TVs and AIOs in 2013

Dec 2, 16:10

Syncmold Enterprise expects its LCD TV hinge/stand shipments for LCD TVs in 2013 to increase 54.8% on year and those for AIO (all-in-one) PCs to rise 58.2%.

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