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TWM increases 2013 capex

Nov 4, 10:15

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will increase its 2013 capex by NT$660 million (US$22.4 million) to NT$13.5 billion, company president...

FPCB maker Flexium 3Q13 net profits surge over 100%

Oct 31, 14:00

Flexible PCB (FPCB) manufacturer Flexium Interconnect saw its third-quarter net profits jump about 180% sequentially with revenues rising 81.9% on quarter. Earnings for the quarter...

PC vendors aggressive about releasing new convertible products

Oct 30, 22:11

PC brand vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all been aggressively releasing new convertible products in 2013, aiming to boost overall consumer...

AUO net profit down in 3Q13

Oct 30, 14:47

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that its third-quarter 2013 net profit decreased to NT$2.51 billion (US$85 million), compared with US$133 million for the previous quarter, saying...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments expected to drop almost 7% in 2014

Oct 29, 12:01

Global notebook shipments are expected to drop 13% on year in 2013 and decline further by 6.6% in 2014 to reach only 159 million units, as tablets continue to outshine notebooks.

IPC maker PEC achieves positive profits for the first-three quarters of 2013

Oct 28, 22:06

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker PEC achieved consolidated revenues of NT$1.29 billion (US$43.9 million) for the first three quarters of 2013, an average gross margin of 18.88%,...

BenQ to see 10% LCD monitor sales growth in 2013 despite Taiwan LCD monitor market shrinking 10-15%

Oct 24, 21:27

Although Taiwan's LCD monitor market is expected to drop to 900,000 units in 2013, down 10-15% from around one million units in 2012, BenQ expects to see 10% growth in shipments both...

Vendors remain confident about touchscreen notebooks in 2014

Oct 23, 21:47

Despite the failure to raise touchscreen notebook demand in 2013, several notebook brand vendors including Acer and Asustek Computer are still planning to release more products in...

Acer to release new 19.5-inch AIO PCs by end of 2013

Oct 23, 15:08

Acer is planning to release new 19.5-inch AIO PCs by the end of 2013, which is expected to bring in a surge of orders for related supply chains.

Opto, sensor and discrete IC market growth slows in 2013, says IC Insights

Oct 23, 11:00

Several years after a strong recovery from the 2008-2009 downturn, the market for optoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) is bumping and grinding its...

MediaTek smartphone application processor shipments top 200 million units in 2013

Oct 22, 16:11

MediaTek's shipments of smartphone application processors exceeded 65 million units in the third quarter of 2013. For the year, the fabless firm is forecast to ship more than 200...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

Semiconductor magnetic sensor market to rise 7% in 2013, says IHS

Oct 18, 10:35

Semiconductor magnetic sensors are on track to attain 7% revenue growth in 2013, thanks to widespread adoption in the automotive sector, according to IHS.

Japan SMB IT market to remain virtually flat in 2013, says IDC

Oct 17, 13:41

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan small and medium-sized business (SMB) IT market from 2013 to 2017. The weaker yen and higher share prices have helped improve Japan's economy,...

Promise Technology expects revenue growth of 20-25% in 2014

Oct 17, 12:21

Promise Technology, a Taiwan-based provider of cloud computing & IT and surveillance storage solutions, expects consolidated revenues for 2013 to increase on year by 14-18% and...

Intel Broadwell CPU delay to help PC vendors regain pace

Oct 16, 21:44

Intel's decision to delay the mass shipment schedule of its 14nm Broadwell-based processors by one quarter from the end of 2013 is expected to buy brand vendors some time to finish...

Amtran Technology expects to supply 2.5 million LCD TVs for Vizio in 2013

Oct 16, 15:14

Taiwan-based ODM Amtran Technology expects to supply 2.5 million LCD TVs to Vizio in 2013, according to Amtran.

LTE macro base station shipments as Asia-Pacific grows 3 times in 2013, says ABI Research

Oct 15, 16:05

With China Mobile now officially upgrading its network to TD-LTE and issuing a tender for 207,000 base stations, 2013 is set to become a peak year for LTE macro base station deployments,...

SerComm to showcase IoT devices at Broadband World Forum 2013

Oct 15, 12:20

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm will exhibit newly developed product lines for application to the Internet of Things (IoT), including sound, motion and...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

Taiwan market: BenQ aims at 50% market share for home-use projectors in 2013

Oct 9, 14:32

Taiwan-based vendor BenQ aims to ship 5,000 home-use projectors in the Taiwan market for a market share of at least 50% in 2013, according to the company.

AUO reports flat September performance

Oct 9, 14:24

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues of NT$36.897 billion (US$1.254 billion) for September 2013, down 0.7% sequentially but up 2.6% on year.

China IC production reaching 31.9% of IC consumption in 2013, says Information Network

Oct 8, 15:09

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

NAS shipments expected to see strong growth

Oct 8, 11:33

As demand for personal network attached storage (NAS) has been rising rapidly, NAS shipments are expected to surpass 3.5 million units in 2013 and reach close to seven million units...

Apple may see weaker MacBook shipments in 2013

Oct 7, 16:13

Apple's overall MacBook shipments in 2013 may decrease on year despite the fact that the vendor has been increasing its orders to the upstream supply chain for new MacBook models,...

Taiwan makers lower 2013 LTE device shipment goal

Oct 7, 14:42

Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers have downward adjusted 2013 target shipments for LTE terminal devices to a total of five million units, 37.5-50% short of the 8-10...

Silicon wafer shipments to stay flat in 2013, says SEMI

Oct 7, 14:33

Silicon wafer shipments to the global semiconductor industry are forecast to remain flat in 2013, and increase at modest levels over the next two years, according to SEMI.

Global chip sales rise for sixth straight month in August 2013, says SIA

Oct 7, 11:44

Worldwide sales of semiconductors increased 1.3% on month to US$25.87 billion in August 2013, marking the sixth-straight month of sequential growth, according to the Semiconductor...

Largan reports strong September revenues

Oct 7, 10:42

Handset lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.653 billion (US$88.7 billion) for September, growing 10.30% sequentially and 47.53% on year to...

TSMC to spend record budget on R&D in 2013

Oct 3, 21:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) R&D spending, which reached almost NT$40 billion (US$1.36 billion) in 2012, is expected to hit another all-time high in 2013,...

Worldwide game console shipments to increase in 2013, says IDC

Oct 3, 15:37

A new connected game and entertainment console forecast from IDC concludes that the number of game console bundles shipped worldwide in 2013 will be marginally higher than the 2012...

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers to grow 49% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 3, 14:52

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers priced less than US$100,000 will grow 49% in 2013 to reach a total of 56,507 units, according to Gartner. Rapid quality and performance innovations...

Taiwan, China LED makers expanding capacity

Oct 3, 11:02

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers will add an estimated 69 and 125 MOCVD sets in total in 2013 and 2014, respectively, while Taiwan-based makers will add 212 in 2013...

Gigabyte ships 6 million motherboards in 3Q13; aiming to achieve 21 million for 2013

Oct 2, 22:09

Gigabyte Technology shipped six million motherboards worldwide in the third quarter and is expected to ship at least five million units in the fourth quarter, helping it to ship a...

Third-party semiconductor IP market to rise at 19% CAGR through 2017, says Semico

Oct 2, 14:58

The third-party semiconductor IP market will increase at a CAGR of 19.3% through 2013-2017, while the CAGR for the total semiconductor market is forecast to reach only 5.3% for the...

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