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Samsung intros 11nm LPP process; 7nm LPP with EUV on schedule

Sep 12, 10:47

Samsung Electronics has added 11nm FinFET process technology (11LPP, Low Power Plus) to its advanced foundry process portfolio, offering customers with a wider range of options for...

AMD appoints Abhi Talwalkar to board of directors

Jul 4, 14:31

AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board of directors.

VIS seeking 8-inch fab equipment from memory chipmakers

May 9, 20:43

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is looking to expand its 8-inch fabs, and has approached several memory makers to buy their second-hand equipment,...

Clevo ships 1.42 million notebooks in 2015, but sees increasing volume in high-end models

Mar 28, 22:24

Clevo's notebook shipments reached 1.42 million units in 2015, down 13.93% from 1.65 million in 2014, but revenues from the business grew 4% on year in 2015 as the company shipped...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Google Cardboard sales reach 5 million units since launch, says executive

Mar 3, 15:52

Google has sold close to five million Cardboard virtual reality (VR) devices since its launch in 2014 and apps on the Google Play Store that support the product have surpassed 2,000,...

ASE, SPIL set to report robust profits for 2015

Jan 20, 14:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see its 2015 profits hit the second-highest level in the company's history, while fellow packaging and testing company Siliconware...

Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Getac Technology November revenues down on month, up on year

Dec 8, 16:29

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC player Getac Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$49.3 million) for November 2015, decreasing 7.3% on month but increasing...

Asian semiconductor equipment suppliers to lose market share in 2015, says Information Network

Nov 6, 10:53

Asia-based semiconductor equipment makers will see their combined share of the global equipment sales shrink in 2015, according to the Information Network.

IBM pushing competitiveness in server CPU market

Oct 22, 15:13

IBM has recently decided to open part of its software source code for the China government to examine, and with IBM's action to license its Power chip architecture to China's chip...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues to rise 4.7% in 2015; global server shipments to drop 6.3%

Oct 20, 12:18

Taiwan's revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

Inventec expects revenues to surpass US$20 billion in 2017

Oct 6, 15:46

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company's revenues will surpass US$20 billion by 2017 and revenues in 2015 are expected to stay flat or drop slightly from 2014's...

Global market for smart grid IT software and services expected to total US$142 billion from 2014-2024, says report

Sep 3, 14:21

As power grid operators and managers address the growing challenges of stability and reliability to the grid, modern IT solutions are increasingly being leveraged to automate control...

Ardentec 1H15 profits rise 8%

Stockwatch - Aug 21, 14:44

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has reported net profits of NT$517 million (US$16.1 million) for the first half of 2015, up 8.2% on year. EPS for the six-month...

Taiwan solar cell makers striving to have US lower anti-dumping tariffs

Aug 19, 11:56

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers plan to apply to the US Department of Commerce (DOC) in 2016 to review anti-dumping tariffs it imposed in December 2014 in an attempt...

Worldwide EMV payment card shipments top 2.1 billion in 2014 with 43% issued into the US and China, says firm

Aug 17, 14:37

Just over 2.1 billion EMV cards were issued worldwide in 2014, up 27.5% from 2014. The exponential on-year growth rate was driven by significant EMV issuance into the US and China...

Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS

Aug 4, 14:12

Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...

Global market for building commissioning services is expected to total nearly US$50 billion from 2014-2024, says firm

Jul 23, 14:19

As energy efficiency becomes the highest priority in construction and building operations, more complex equipment and solutions are emerging that promise reduced energy consumption,...

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 estimated at US$28.8 billion, says PIDA

Jul 20, 10:11

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 is estimated at US$28.8 billion, accounting for 26.3% of total production value for all types of lighting products, according to Taiwan-based...

China market: 4G handset shipments soar in 1H15

Jul 15, 21:55

China shipped a total of 237 million handsets in the first half of 2015, rising 7.4% from a year earlier, with shipments of 4G models increasing 381.8% on year to 195 million units,...

Global market value from external sales of LED chips reach US$4.35 billion in 2014, says LEDinside

Jul 15, 16:04

The global market value from the external sales of LED chips grew 18% from US$3.677 billion in 2013 to US$4.35 billion in 2014, according to LEDinside. The share of Chinese companies...

Asustek announces growth in June revenues, but reduces annual notebook shipment forecast

Jul 9, 13:54

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$41.68 billion (US$1.34 billion) for June, up 23.75% on month and 22.91% on year, but has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Global DRAM module sales rise 21% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 30, 15:27

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$8.8 billion in 2014, up 21% from US$7.3 billion a year earlier, thanks to more stable prices for PC DRAM as well as a rising ratio of contract...

Europe shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped 41% in 2014, says firm

Jun 30, 14:30

Europe's shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% in 2014, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Wayfair, Etsy, and Amazon post over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014

Jun 26, 14:45

US e-commerce giant Amazon, online home furnishings retailer Wayfair, and online handmade sales platform Etsy posted over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014 (including...

Samsung female employee proportion rises to 42% in 2014

Jun 26, 14:33

The proportion of female employees globally at Samsung Electronics reached 42% in 2014. For operations in South Korea, 27% of total employees are female while in operations abroad...

PCB firm Tripod to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$2.75

Jun 26, 11:16

Tripod Technology announced at its shareholders meeting on June 25 that it will deal out a cash dividend per share of NT$2.75 (US$0.09) for its 2014 operations.

WPG to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$2.50

Jun 26, 11:12

WPG Holdings' shareholders have approved the distribution of a cash dividend of NT$2.50 (US$0.08) for 2014, according to the IC distributor.

BizLink sees revenue growth in 2014

Jun 25, 14:36

Connector maker BizLink has announced consolidated revenues of US$246 million for 2014, up 3.1% on year and net profits of US$20.36 million, up 7.25% on year. The company will distribute...

ECS sees increasing profits in 2014; turning passive about motherboard business

Jun 17, 22:48

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.9 billion (US$1.8 billion) for 2014, down 11.89% from a year ago, while net profits were NT$1.39 billion,...

Asustek net profit deceases in 2014

Jun 12, 15:20

Asustek Computer has posted consolidated revenues of NT$477.4 billion (US$15.43 billion) for 2014, up 3% on year and net profit of NT$19.47 billion, down 9% on year. The 2014 net...

Foxlink posts 2014 financial results; to distribute NT$2 cash dividend

Jun 11, 14:32

Foxlink hosted an investors conference on June 10, posting its 2014 financial results of consolidated revenues of NT$91.07 billion (US$2.95 billion), operating profits of NT$10.67...

Guo Tai-qiang, Foxlink chairman

ASRock announces poor 2014, but expects improvement in 2H15

Jun 10, 16:06

ASRock has announced its 2014 financial results, with consolidated revenues going down 14% on year to reach NT$8.91 billion (US$288.39 million). Its gross margin was 18.4%, down 3.1pp,...

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