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  • Last update: Friday 30 January 2015 [1132 news items]

Radiant revenues drop in December

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 15:43

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.802 billion (US$127.85 million) for December 2014, representing a 4.76% drop on month and 28.51% drop on year.

Ichia reports record revenues for 2014

Jan 6, 15:41

Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has announced revenues of NT$756 million (US$23.62 million) for December 2014, down 9% sequentially and 11% on year. For all...

Rugged PC vendor Getac sees revenue growth in 2014

Jan 6, 14:57

Taiwan-based rugged PC vendor Getac Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.76 billion (US$54.97 million) for December, up 15% on month and 23% on year, and NT$16.28...

Global small, medium wind power installations to reach 3.2GW from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Jan 6, 14:41

The market for modern small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) has existed for 30 years, though growth has been tied to state and federal incentives in the UK, Italy, and the US. The...

Catcher posts record revenues for 2014

Jan 6, 14:29

Chassis maker Catcher Technology saw its December revenues grow 8.9% on month to reach NT$6.05 billion (US$188.97 million) with the amount for the whole-year 2014 growing 27.8% on...

VIA announces growth in 2014 revenues

Jan 6, 12:06

VIA Technologies has announced consolidated revenues of NT$519 million (US$16.21 million) for December, up 15.96% on month, but down 23.76% on year, while its consolidated revenues...

Asustek ships 8 million smartphones in 2014

Jan 6, 12:04

Asustek Computer achieved shipments of eight million smartphones in 2014 and though the business is still suffering from losses, the company is confident it will achieve profitable...

Taiwan 2014 PV production value to exceed NT$150 billion, says MOEA

Jan 6, 11:59

Taiwan's PV industry recorded total production value of NT$131.8 billion (US$4.27 billion) for January-October 2014 and the production value for the entire year is expected to exceed...

Xiaomi sells 61.1 million smartphones in 2014, says chairman

Jan 5, 21:22

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology sold 61.1 million smartphones in 2014, 3.27 times the sales volume in 2013, to bring in sales revenues of CNY74.3 billion (US$12.0 billion), hiking...

Xiaomi Technology-developed smartphone Hongmi 2

Inspection tool maker HMI 2014 revenues to rise 30%

Dec 31, 14:29

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to see its revenues grow 30% to a record high in 2014, according to industry observers.

Digitimes Research: OTT STB shipments to grow only 20% in 2014; competition between OTT and cable STBs fires up

Dec 29, 21:17

China's over-the-top (OTT) set-top box (STB) market started taking off in 2012 and enjoyed a 10-fold on-year growth in 2013, but the market started seeing decline in the third quarter...

Taiwan display industry output value to drop in 2014, says PIDA

Dec 29, 15:17

The output value of Taiwan's display industry in the third quarter of 2014 rose 3% sequentially and 5% on year to NT$239.609 billion (US$7.55 billion), according to Taiwan's Photonics...

Digitimes Research: China Mobile to have 80 million TD-LTE users at end of 2014

Dec 29, 15:13

China Mobile had the number of its TD-LTE subscribers growing to 54.45 million as of the end of October 2014 and is expected to see the number reach 80 million at the end of the year,...

Compal smartphone shipments reach 20 million in 2014, to double in 2015

Dec 29, 11:14

Buoyed by its integration with its handset subsidiary Compal Communications in February, Compal Electronics will ramp up its smartphone shipments to 20 million units in 2014, doubling...

Asustek expects to ship 8 million ZenFone smartphones in 2014

Dec 26, 15:08

Asustek Computer expects its ZenFone smartphone shipments to reach eight million units globally in 2014 and 16-20 million units in 2015, while monthly shipments of its recently launched...

Ardentec responds to report on 2014 earnings

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 22:26

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying it was not the source of a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Ultra HD demand to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018, says FutureSource

Dec 25, 15:45

The worldwide TV market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to Futuresource Consulting. However, 2014 is projected to see...

Global LCD TV shipments in 2014 estimated at 215 million units, says consulting firm

Dec 24, 11:41

There will be 215 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 2014, increasing on year by 5.5%, and the shipments will grow by 3.7% to 223 million units in 2015 with Samsung Electronics and...

VIS profits to rise on strong demand, report says

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 10:55

Contract chipmaker Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will continue to see its profits soar in 2015, as its 8-inch fab capacity remains tight due to strong demand, according...

MediaTek shipments for 4G smartphones to hike

Dec 23, 14:16

MediaTek's shipments of 4G LTE chips for 2014 are set to reach 30-40 million units, a China Business News (CBN) report cited Aaron Chang, head of the company's China operations,...

Global semiconductor market set for strongest growth in four years in 2014, says IHS

Dec 23, 11:02

Worldwide semiconductor market revenues are on track to achieve a 9.4% expansion in 2014, with broad-based growth across multiple chip segments driving the best industry performance...

Worldwide CE market forecast to grow 4.5% in 2014, says Futuresource

Dec 22, 15:35

It has been another difficult year for many CE vendors as convergence takes its toll on dedicated product segments and competition has squeezed profits in key areas like TV. However,...

Shipments of TEE-supporting processors to reach 366 million by end of 2014, says ABI Research

Dec 19, 15:40

Worldwide embedded security technology shipments are expected to hit the one billion mark by the end of 2014. The Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) segment is expected to grow at...

Taiwan market: FET expects 4G users to exceed 1 million by year end, says president

Dec 19, 11:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), based on applications for using 4G mobile communication services, is confident of attaining more than one million 4G subscribers by the end of...

Global storage market to reach US$38 billion in 2014, says Western Digital

Dec 18, 22:02

The global storage market, including HDD and enterprise SSD devices, is expected to grow from around US$36 billion in 2013 to US$38 billion in 2014 and further to US$42 billion in...

Western Digital sees opportunities in enterprise storage

Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

Dec 18, 21:55

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has expanded production capacity for HDI boards by about 10% since 2014, according to the company, adding that the utilization rate of its HDI board...

India green IT and sustainability spending to reach US$34 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 18, 14:06

India's spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will reach US$34 billion in 2014, a 14.1% increase from US$29.2 billion that was spent in 2013, according to Gartner.

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2014, says MOEA

Dec 18, 11:48

IT vendor Asustek Computer has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2014 with brand value of US$1.723 billion, increasing by 0.70% on year, according to...

Global production values for LED-backlit tablets, TVs to fall in 2014, says LEDinside

Dec 17, 12:26

The global production value for LED-acklit tablets in 2014 is estimated at US$476 million, slipping on year by 21.7%, and that for LED-backlit LCD TVs is at US$2.39 billion, decreasing...

Global 3Q14 semiconductor equipment billings rise 15% on year, says SEMI

Dec 16, 22:05

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings increased 15% on year to US$8.82 billion in the third quarter of 2014, according to SEMI. However, the figure is 8% lower...

Quanta, Wiwynn to achieve 2014 server business goals

Dec 16, 12:09

Wistron's white-box server subsidiary Wiwynn and Quanta Computer are expected to achieve their server business goals for 2014, but in anticipation of growing competition in the server...

China market: LCD TV sales expected to drop in 2015

Dec 16, 12:03

There will be an estimated 45.09 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, slipping on year by 5.6%, and the demand will continually drop in 2015 and 2016 and then slightly...

Catcher to acquire equipment sets for US$55.18 million

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 22:09

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology's branch in Suqian, China has spent US$55.18 million to acquire equipment sets from Orion.

Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14

Dec 12, 14:37

PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Demand for multi-layer PCBs rising in 4Q14

Inventec reports revenues for November 2014

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 12:16

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$39.19 billion (US$1.25 billion) for November 2014, representing a 6.44% increase on month but a 12.13% drop on year.

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    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

  • New+Energy+see%2Dthrough+SolarWindow+coatings

    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

  • LG+Lifeband+Touch+wearable+device

    LG Lifeband Touch wearable device

    LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • SK+Hynix+16nm+64Gb+MLC+NAND

    SK Hynix 16nm 64Gb MLC NAND

    SK Hynix has started full-scale mass production of 16nm 64-gigabit (Gb) MLC NAND flash chips, according to the South Korea-based memory chipmaker. SK Hynix entered mass production...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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