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  • Last update: Friday 27 March 2015 [1221 news items]

Crystalwise reports net profit for 2014

Newswatch - Mar 13, 12:27

Sapphire substrate and PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) maker Crystalwise Technology has reported record net profit of NT$42.3 million (US$1.34 million) for 2014 after consecutive...

Delta Electronics 2014 gross margin, EPS hit records

Mar 12, 14:43

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has released its 2014 financial report, with gross margin of 27.01% and net EPS of NT$8.49 being the highest...

Adlink reports strong profit growth for 2014

Mar 9, 11:11

Industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology has posted net EPS of NT$3.21 for 2014 and will distribute a dividend per share of NT$2.80.

Elan to deal out cash dividend of NT$3.60 for 2014

Mar 5, 22:08

Taiwan-based IC design house Elan Microelectronics plans to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.60 (US$0.12) for 2014, on a net EPS of NT$3.61.

Samsung loses top position in global 4Q14 smartphone market, says Gartner

Mar 4, 22:11

Samsung lost the top spot to Apple in the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Gartner. Samsung had been number one since 2012.

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees worldwide memory market share reaching 57.1% in 4Q14

Mar 4, 15:38

South Korea's production value for memory products, mainly DRAM and NAND flash chips, has been increasing for three consecutive quarters and reached KRW13.17 trillion (US$11.97 billion)...

Digitimes Research: Global server shipments in 2014 up 7.1% on year

Mar 4, 15:01

There were 10.420 million servers (counted based on motherboards) shipped globally in 2014, increasing on year by 7.1%, and due to fast growing demand from Internet data centers,...

PCB maker Zhen Ding hits record EPS for 2014

Mar 3, 20:58

Zhen Ding Technology, a PCB maker belonging to the Foxconn Group, saw its net EPS climb to a record high of NT$9.12 (US$0.29) in 2014.

Zhen Ding chairman Charles Shen

Home energy management revenues expected to total more than US$22 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 3, 14:24

Shortly after Google purchased Nest Labs in January 2014, home energy management (HEM) stakeholders began reporting increased market activity, as the acquisition signaled to vendors,...

China market: LED outdoor lighting valued at CNY14.7 billion in 2014

Mar 3, 12:19

LED outdoor lighting, mainly LED street lamps and LED tunnel lamps, installed in China in 2014 had an estimated total market value of CNY14.7 billion (US$2.39 billion), growing on...

China LED chip production value in 2014 estimated at CNY12.0 billion, says GLII

Mar 3, 12:16

LED chip makers in China generated total production value of an estimated CNY12.0 billion (US$1.95 billion) in 2014, hiking on year by 43%, according to China-based research organization...

Taiwan Chinsan 2015 sales to rise 20%

Mar 2, 16:02

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to post a 20% revenue increase in 2015, thanks to new orders for LED lighting and consumer electronics, according...

Universal Display reports 2014 performance

Mar 2, 16:00

For the full year 2014, Universal Display has reported revenues of US$191 million, up 30% compared to revenues of US$146.6 million for 2013. Operating income increased to US$58.6...

TSMC, MediaTek move up in semiconductor R&D, says IC Insights

Mar 2, 10:33

Pure-play foundry TSMC and fabless chipmaker MediaTek both moved up in IC Insights' 2014 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. TSMC increased its R&D budget...

Android and iOS account for over 96% of smartphone OS market for both 4Q14 and 2014, says IDC

Newswatch - Feb 25, 19:58

Android and iOS accounted for 96.3% of all smartphone shipments in the fourth quarter as well as for all of 2014, up slightly from 95.6% in the fourth quarter of 2013 and from 93.8%...

Worldwide large format printer shipments grow 3.5% on year in 2014, says IDC

Feb 25, 15:01

According to new data from IDC, large format printer (LFP) shipments grew 3.5% in 2014 when compared to 2013 while revenues declined by less than 1%. Product mix changes and some...

Elan posts pre-tax EPS of NT$3.82 for 2014

Feb 25, 14:41

Elan Microelectronics, a provider of touchscreen controller ICs and fingerprint sensors, has reported a pre-tax EPS of NT$3.82 (US$0.12) for 2014.

China market: LCD TV shipments down in 2014, expected to gain strength in 2015, says firm

Feb 24, 21:14

LCD TV shipments in China during 2014 reached 52.37 million, down 3.8% on year, and are expected to reach 53.75 million in 2015, up 2.6%, according to China-based Sigmaintell Consu...

Smartphone and automotive display revenues swelled in 2014, says IHS

Feb 24, 14:29

As smartphones continued to cannibalize product sales in other small- to medium-size flat-panel-display (FPD) categories, automotive display revenues rose to become the second-highest...

China Internet user base over 648 million at end of 2014, says CNNIC

Feb 24, 11:24

The number of fixed-line and mobile Internet users in China increased to about 648.75 million in December 2014, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

Japan market: Smartphone shipments in 2014 down 5.3%, says report

Feb 17, 12:34

Shipments of smartphones in the Japan market in 2014 declined for the second straight year by 5.3% to 27.7 million units, according to a Chinese-language QQ.com report citing...

Digitimes Research: Global IC foundry output value to rise 12% in 2015

Feb 16, 20:48

Output value for the global IC foundry industry is forecast to reach US$54.8 billion in 2015, up 12% from US$49 billion in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate nets NT$3.51 per share in 2014

Feb 16, 16:19

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has reported a 9% increase in net profits for 2014. Net EPS came to NT$3.51 (US...

Global pay-TV subscriber base to surpass 924.4 million in 2014 with 14% growth of IPTV market, says ABI Research

Feb 16, 13:33

The worldwide pay-TV market is expected to have grown 5% in 2014, surpassing 924.4 million subscribers, according to ABI Research.

China reaches PV installation capacity of 10.60GWp in 2014, says NEA

Feb 16, 10:09

PV systems and PV power-generating stations established and connected to power grids in China in 2014 had a total installation capacity of 10.60GWp, taking up 25% of the global total,...

FET to deal out 2014 dividend per share of NT$3.75

Feb 16, 10:05

Far EasTone Telecommunications' (FET) board of directors on February 13 decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.75 (US$0.12) for 2014, 6.53% in excess of the corresponding...

Taiflex posts net EPS of NT$4.32 for 2014

Feb 13, 15:43

Flexible CCL specialist Taiflex Scientific saw its net profits decrease 13.7% on year to NT$885 million (US$28.1 million) in 2014, while consolidated sales slid 0.1% to NT$10.13 billion...

Worldwide camera lens market value worth US$4 billion in 2014, says Futuresource

Feb 13, 15:33

Worldwide demand for camera lens shipments, including kit and standalone (aftermarket) lenses reached 22.2 million units in 2014, which represented an annual drop of 13%, according...

Taiwan market: Fixed-line Internet-access speeds in 2014 same as advertised levels, says NCC

Feb 13, 15:10

Fixed-line broadband Internet-access speeds in Taiwan in 2014 were found to generally meet levels advertised by operators, with average download speeds reaching 93.3-110.3% of claimed...

Taiwan science park revenues up 6.28% on year in 2014, says MOST

Feb 13, 14:39

The three science parks developed and operated by the government in Taiwan: Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

Taiwan makers lose top spot for Ultra HD TV panel shipments in 2014

Feb 13, 14:35

Following a 76% share in the global Ultra HD (4K) TV display segment in 2013 to hold the number one spot, Taiwan makers fell behind Korea-based panel makers Samsung Display and LG...

CyberLink nets NT$7.06 per share for 2014

Feb 12, 20:03

Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink generated net EPS of NT$7.06 (US$0.23) for 2014, according to its financial report released at a February 11 investors conf...

Over 720,000 Android Wear devices shipped in 2014, says Canalys

Feb 12, 19:47

Over 720,000 Android Wear devices were shipped in 2014, when a total of 4.6 million smart wearable bands were shipped, according to Canalys.

IC substrate maker Kinsus nets NT$8.11 per share in 2014

Feb 11, 20:01

Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has announced a net EPS of NT$8.11 (US$0.26) for 2014, the highest level in seven years.

Taiwan IP camera industry posts 33.5% on-year shipment growth in 2014, says MIC

Feb 11, 15:58

Shipment volume of the Taiwan IP camera industry totaled around 4.83 million in 2014, up 33.5% compared to 2013, according to MIC. The growth is mainly ascribed to the increased adoption...

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    Bits + chips | Mar 30, 23:00

  • Epistar to start production of integrated power drivers based on Si substrates

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    Displays | Mar 30, 22:01

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    Green energy | Mar 30, 21:59

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    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:51

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    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:50

  • New government-sponsored technology research facilities kick off

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:26

  • Motherboard players already not expected to achieve shipment targets for 2015

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:24

  • Niching 2014 profits hit 3-year high

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:23

  • China government to halt investments for BOE 10.5G LCD facilities

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:22

  • Health care remains a focus for wearable vendors

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:21

  • Samsung Display looking to revamp OLED TV panel production

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:19

  • Foxconn nets NT$8.85 per share for 2014

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:18

  • Demand from China picking up, say IC design houses

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:16

  • Simplo pushing new businesses

    Before Going to Press | Mar 30, 21:15

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