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Wahlee nets NT$4.01 per share for January-September

Nov 17, 11:01

Semiconductor material distributor Wahlee Industrial has reported net profit for the first three quarters of 2014 grew 7.5% on year to NT$988 million (US$32.3 million). EPS for the...

Career Tech 3Q14 profits affected by Wintek bad debts

Nov 14, 15:54

Uncollected accounts receivable from Wintek, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month (October 2014), hurt profitability at flexible PCB maker Career Technology during the...

Asustek expected to beat Gigabyte in 2014 motherboard shipments, but lose on profitability

Nov 14, 15:19

Asustek Computer's motherboard shipments returned to six million units in the third quarter thanks to its aggressive price-cutting strategy, which helped the vendor slightly widen...

Connected things in use will reach 25 billion by 2020, says Gartner

Nov 14, 14:28

Gartner has forecast that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30% from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020. The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a powerful...

Simplo expects strong 2015

Nov 14, 11:07

Seeing a better-than-expected third quarter, Simplo Technology expects its EPS to reach around NT$11 (US$0.36) in 2014, while sales in 2015 will perform stronger than in 2014 and...

Apex, HannStar Board report strong profits for 3Q14

Nov 13, 13:50

PCB manufacturer Apex International saw its net profits jump 79.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014, while profits at HannStar Board reached the highest level in nine quar...

Brand vendors to release new 2-in-1s for year-end holidays

Nov 12, 22:32

With tablets gradually losing their demand, brand vendors have started turning to focus on developing 2-in-1 devices recently and several new 2-in-1 models are expected to become...

PCB maker Tripod 3Q14 profits rise

Nov 12, 22:07

Tripod Technology saw its net profits increase 49.7% sequentially and 26.5% on year to NT$787 million (US$25.7 million) in the third quarter of 2014. EPS for the quarter came to NT$1.50,...

FTC reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:27

Foxconn Technology (FTC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.758 billion (US$425.27 million) for October 2014, representing a 46.25% increase on month and 30.07% increase...

Lite-On Technology unable to reach target net operating margin of 4.7% for 2014

Nov 11, 20:15

EMS provider Lite-On Technology recorded net operating margin of 3.32% for the third quarter of 2014 and does not expect to attain the target of 4.7% for 2014, company CEO Warren...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 4.7% in 4Q14

Nov 11, 20:11

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China are forecast to rise 4.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Meanwhile, shipments...

D-Link reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 16:25

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.744 billion (US$91.47 million) for October 2014, representing a 0.75% increase on month and 2.85% drop on year.

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014; monitor and public display demand to remain strong in 4Q14

Nov 11, 15:55

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014 driven by shipments of larger-size TVs.

Universal Display announces 3Q14 performance

Nov 11, 15:49

Universal Display has reported that its net income for third-quarter 2014 reached US$4.3 million, or US$0.09 per diluted share, on revenues of US$32.9 million.

CHT reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 21:31

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.033 billion (US$623 million) for October 2014, representing a 0.58% drop on month and 0.87% increase on year.

Acer enjoys on-year revenue growth in October

Nov 10, 21:21

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.22 billion (US$923.37 million) for October, down 9.25% on month, but up 2.36% on year. Acer also recently announced its third-quarter...

Wistron reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 16:05

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$57.77 billion (US$1.89 billion) for October 2014, representing a 5.99% drop on month and 26.69% increase on year.

Philips, Panasonic and Toshiba expected to dominate LED lighting market share in 2014

Nov 10, 16:03

The global LED lighting market is expected to reach US$25.7 billion in 2014 followed by a market penetration increase to 31% in 2015 as the overall lighting market grows to US$82.1...

TSMC sales top NT$80 billion in October

Nov 10, 14:57

Monthly sales at contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) exceeded NT$80 billion (US$2.62 billion) for the first time in October 2014.

Top-20 IC suppliers sales to rise 9% in 2014 , says IC Insights

Nov 10, 10:23

IC Insights has disclosed a forecast sales ranking of the 2014 top-20 semiconductor (IC and OSD – optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) companies. It is expected to require...

Nikon, Canon lower target DSLR camera shipments for fiscal 2014

Nov 7, 14:32

Nikon and Canon have downward adjusted target global DSLR camera shipments for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) from 5.05 million units to 4.9 million units and from seven...

AUO reports October 2014 consolidated revenues

Nov 7, 14:13

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues reached NT$36.99 billion (US$1.2 billion) for October 2014, up 3.9% on month and 9.1% on year.

MediaTek expects seasonal sales decrease in 4Q14

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 10:58

MediaTek expects revenues to decrease up to 6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 due to seasonal factors, but there is still a possibility of a 2% growth. However, shipments...

Demand for high-end packaging to stay strong in 4Q14, say materials suppliers

Nov 7, 10:47

Semiconductor materials suppliers expect demand for high-end packaging to remain strong and buoy their sales in the fourth quarter of 2014.

KYEC 4Q14 sales to fall up to 5%

Nov 6, 19:48

Consolidated revenues at IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) are expected to decrease by up to 5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to the larger decreases...

Opto, sensors, discretes market set to rise 9% in 2014, says IC Insights

Nov 6, 10:48

The worldwide market for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) appears to be returning to a new state of "normal" after struggling...

Notebook hinge maker SZS announces 3Q14 results

Stockwatch - Nov 5, 22:20

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has announced results for the third quarter of 2014 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$2.06 billion (US$67.52 million), net...

FocalTech 3Q14 profits slip

Nov 5, 19:08

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems saw its net profits decline 50.7% sequentially to NT$153 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2014. Higher inventories...

Suppliers obtain order visibility from Huawei until end of 2014

Nov 4, 21:52

Suppliers have order visibility from Huawei Device until the end of 2014 as the vendor is increasing orders for its Ascend Mate 7 and Ascend P7 due to strong sales.

Digitimes Research: Global tablet market facing weakened demand in 3Q14

Nov 4, 15:19

Global tablet shipments are expected to reach 63.4 million units in the third quarter of 2014, growing a mere 1% from a year ago, showing that the market has entered the maturity...

Inotera buys equipment for NT$302 million

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 00:16

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing the acquisition of factory equipment for NT$302.5 million (US$9.9 million)...

TWM aims at 1 million 4G users at end of 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 11:05

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) aims to increase its number of 4G subscribers to one million for a market share of 33-35% in Taiwan at the end of 2014, according to company president James Jen...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small-to-medium-size panel shipments to grow 2.6% sequentially in 4Q14

Oct 30, 14:17

The fourth quarter is traditionally a slow season for the small-to-medium-size panel industry, but in the fourth quarter of 2014, Taiwan's related shipments are expected to grow 2.6%...

Chunghwa Telecom aims to save 10% of 2014 capex budget

Oct 29, 20:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set aside a capex budget of NT$40.1 billion (US$1.32 billion) for 2014 but has been making efforts to control actual expenditures to 90% of the budget through...

AUO reports a 17-quarter high net profit of NT$7.3 billion for 3Q14

Oct 29, 15:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were NT$106.89 billion (US$3.52 billion), up 4.7% from the previous quarter. Gross profit...

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