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Worldwide semiconductor foundry market grows 16.1% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 17, 11:08

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market grew 16.1% in 2014 to achieve US$46.9 billion in revenues, according to final results by Gartner.

IC distributor ANStek signs US$30 million syndicated loan

Apr 16, 22:01

Answer Technology (ANStek) has signed a US$30 million syndicated loan agreement with a consortium of local banks in Taiwan, according to the IC distributor.

SEMI reports 2014 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.2 billion

Apr 16, 13:48

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.2 billion in 2014 and is forecast to reach US$3.4 billion in 2016.

2 China polysilicon makers see profits for 2014

Apr 16, 11:54

China-based solar-grade polysilicon maker Tebian Electric Apparatus had net profit of CNY1.811 billion (US$294 million) for 2014 hiking on year by 31.49%, while fellow maker Daqo...

Inspection firm Sporton to distribute high dividends for 2014

Newswatch - Apr 15, 22:52

Shareholders of inspection service company Sporton International have approved the company's plan to distribute a dividend of NT$6 for 2014, including NT$5.80 in cash and NT$0.20...

Samsung tops global smart TV market in 2014

Apr 13, 22:00

Samsung Electronics held a 28.2% share in the global smart TV market during 2014, the largest stake compared to any other vendor, while LG Electronics held a 15.2% share, according...

Sensor shipments strengthen but falling prices cut sales growth, says IC Insights

Apr 10, 11:26

Sensor shipments are getting a big boost from the spread of embedded measurement functions for automated intelligent controls in systems and new high-volume applications, such as...

Inspection service company Sporton 1Q15 sales increase 21.5%

Apr 10, 10:24

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, saw its first-quarter revenues increase 21.5% compared with the same period in...

Digitimes Research: Global top-10 EMS providers see revenues grow 2.5% in 2014

Apr 9, 20:22

The global 10 largest EMS providers generated total revenues of US$319.2 billion in 2014, increasing 2.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: HTC ranks as top smartphone vendor in 2014, says IDC

Apr 8, 22:06

HTC ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Apple and Sony Mobile Communications, according to...

Global 2014 semiconductor revenues rise 7.9%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 21:26

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from 2013 revenues of US$315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

SEMI reports 2014 semiconductor materials sales of US$44.3 billion

Apr 7, 13:59

The global semiconductor materials market increased 3% in 2014 compared to 2013, while worldwide semiconductor revenues increased 10%, according to SEMI. Revenues of US$44.3 billion...

China 2014 PV export totals US$16.2 billion, says CCCME

Apr 7, 12:28

China-based PV makers recorded total export value of US$16.2 billion in 2014, with Japan accounting for 28% of the value, Europe 16%, the US 12%, India 3% and South Korea 2%, according...

Samsung sees 15% of management resign in 2014, says report

Apr 2, 14:08

In 2014 approximately 15% of management staff at Samsung Electronics resigned following lower-than-expected smartphone sales at the company, most notably during the third quarter...

Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014

Apr 2, 10:35

Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.

Solargiga PV module shipments grow 78.8% in 2014

Apr 1, 11:14

Solargiga Energy Holdings, a China-based maker of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers and PV modules as well as a PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contactor, shipped...

Worldwide natural gas vehicle sales to total 37.2 million from 2014-2024, says Navigant

Apr 1, 10:56

Though natural gas has been used in vehicles since the advent of the internal combustion engine (ICE) in 1860, it wasn't until the 1970s, when oil crises encouraged the development...

ASE to deal out cash dividend for 2014

Apr 1, 10:52

Semiconductor assembly and test house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) plans to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.50 (US$0.06) for 2014.

E Ink reports 2014 revenues

Mar 31, 21:53

E Ink Holdings (EIH) has reported its fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$3.717 billion (US$118.8 million) while its revenues for 2014 reached NT$14.571 billion.

Quanta sees growth of 5.2% in 2014 revenues

Mar 31, 15:54

Quanta Computer has reported 2014 revenues of NT$926.32 billion (US$29.6 billion), up 5.2% from a year ago and EPS of NT$4.90, up from NT$4.84 in 2013. However, in the fourth quarter,...

Foxconn nets NT$8.85 per share for 2014

Mar 31, 14:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on March 30 published its 2014 financial report, with consolidated revenues for 2014 hitting NT$4.213 trillion (US$133 billion), up...

IC distributor ANStek revenues and profits climb to 3-year highs

Mar 31, 10:43

IC distributor Answer Technology (ANStek) has reported net profits of NT$175 million (US$5.6 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$3.19 billion for 2014. Both profit and revenue...

Niching 2014 profits hit 3-year high

Mar 31, 10:41

IC packaging material and tool distributor Niching Industrial has posted net profits of NT$61.37 million (US$1.96 million) in 2014, up 116% on year and hitting a 3-year high. The...

CPT reports decline for 2014 performance

Mar 30, 22:01

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced its consolidated revenues in 2014 reached NT$56.391 billion (US$1.8 billion), down 3.9% on year.

Giga Solar Materials to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$15.00

Mar 30, 21:59

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$15.00 (US$0.476) for 2014 operations, accounting for 61.12% of the corresponding EPS...

Global wind power installations increase 42% in 2014, says Navigant

Mar 27, 15:43

Fueled by the policy-driven acceleration of installations in three key countries - China, Germany, and the US - the global wind industry staged a remarkable comeback in 2014. Expansion...

Chicony achieves net profits of NT$4.08 billion in 2014; sees growing contribution from IoT products

Mar 27, 15:13

Chicony Electronics reported revenues of NT$80.11 billion (US$2.56 billion) for 2014 with gross profits reaching NT$12.55 billion, operating profits NT$4.68 billion, net profits NT$4.08...

Green Energy Technology to not deal out dividend for 2014

Stockwatch - Mar 27, 10:37

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on March 26 decided not to distribute any dividend for 2014, according to the company.

Apple dictates the ranking of top 10 MEMS manufacturers in 2014, says IHS

Mar 27, 10:27

Bosch reinforced its leadership in the MEMS industry in 2014 with a 16.6% increase to US$1167 million up from US$1001 million in 2013, according to IHS. Bosch alone held 12% of the...

Wah Hong reports 2014 performance

Mar 26, 15:34

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its 2014 revenues reached NT$12.238 billion (US$390.98 million), with an EPS of NT$2.05.

Young Fast aims to reduce cash outflow and increase new solutions to improve performance in 2015

Mar 26, 14:42

Following a 37.2% decline in revenues during 2014 with an EPS of negative NT$11.92, Young Fast Optoelectronics said it will reduce cash outflow heading into 2015 and lower risks related...

Acer turns profitable in 2014 with EPS of NT$0.66

Mar 25, 21:52

Acer has released its 2014 financial report with consolidated revenues of NT$329.68 billion (US$10.43 billion), gross margin of 8.78%, net operating profit of NT$2.71 billion, net...

Digitimes Research: Japan semiconductor product value edges up 8.7% in 2014 amid strategic changes

Mar 25, 15:47

The production value of Japan's semiconductor industry reached JPY3.25 trillion (US$27.5 billion) in 2014, increasing 8.7% from a year earlier. Companies have received a boost from...

SAS nets NT$2.06 per share for 2014

Mar 25, 14:58

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has released its 2014 financial report, posting net EPS of NT$2.06.

China market buoying iPhone shipments

Mar 24, 20:58

Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.

China market driving iPhone shipment growth
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