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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...

Global commercial telematics subscribers will reach nearly 25 million in 2014, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 15:53

According to ABI Research, from 2014 onward, total global commercial telematics subscriptions will ramp up at an accelerated rate. In fact, in 2019 total global subscriptions will...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop 1.7% in 2015

Oct 28, 14:17

Global notebook shipments, which are expected to decline 2.1% on year in 2014, will further drop 1.7% in 2015 to reach 168 million units, despite Microsoft's attempts to stimulate...

TV panel shipments to grow 2.7% in 2014

Oct 27, 14:57

Spurred by recovering growth in North America and Europe and rising demand in emerging economies, flat-screen TV panel shipments are expected to grow 2.7% in 2014 from 217 million...

Global Pay TV market to generate US$269 billion in 2014, says ABI Research

Oct 24, 16:09

The worldwide Pay TV market is expected to surpass 920 million subscribers by the end of 2014. Overall, Pay TV average revenues per user (ARPU) are expected to drop slightly due to...

Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:20

The Intel Global Summit 2014, which takes place November 3-5, is likely to focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart wearable devices, according to industry sources.

Giga Solar expects to ship 240 tonnes of PV silver pastes in 2014

Oct 24, 10:07

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials began shipments of front-side and back-side PV silver pastes in 2013 and expects to ship 240 tonnes of the PV materials in 2014, seven...

Supply chain estimated to deliver 50 million units of iPhone 6 in 2014

Oct 23, 15:06

Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology's orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Apple turns to focus on price management to save tablet business

Oct 23, 13:55

Digitimes Research believes Apple is planning to sacrifice its gross margins to save its tablet business, which has already fallen into decline. Apple's entry into price competition...

GaN LEDs in automotives to reach US$1 billion in 2014, says IHS

Oct 22, 16:10

The market for GaN packaged LEDs in automotive applications is forecast to reach the US$1 billion mark in 2014 for the first time, according to IHS.

TPCA Show 2014 to take place from October 22-24

Oct 22, 15:02

The TPCA Show 2014 will take place at the Taiwan World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall from October 22-24. A total of 362 exhibitors will display their latest products across...

Apple announces financial results for fiscal 4Q14

Oct 21, 22:19

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter that ended September 27, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenues of US$42.1 billion and quarterly net...

Intel may stop providing subsidies for mobile solutions; switch to providing support through different methods

Oct 21, 16:06

With better-than-expected performance in the third quarter of 2014, some market watchers have speculated that Intel will stop providing subsidies for its mobile device solutions to...

Investment in dynamic Volt/VAR control architectures to total US$17.7 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Oct 21, 15:15

Making the power grid more flexible, resilient, and efficient is the single most important objective for electric utilities today. A number of voltage-adjustment and reactive power...

Taiwan market: 4G users to reach 3 million by year-end 2014, says CHT chairman

Oct 21, 11:59

The number of 4G mobile communication subscribers in Taiwan will continue increasing to three million by the end of 2014, accounting for 13% of Taiwan's population, according to Chunghwa...

Clevo to ship 1.85-1.9 million notebooks in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 16:24

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook vendor Clevo is expected to ship 1.85-1.9 million units in 2014, up from 1.57 million units in 2013, according to a Commercial Time's report...

Digitimes Research: Japan new fund raising policy to provide positive benefit to crowd funding market

Oct 20, 15:51

Following the passing of Japan's 2014 amendment of financial instruments and exchange act, etc. on May 23, 2014, unlisted companies in Japan are now allowed to raise funds through...

Asustek beefs up own-brand motherboard marketing

Oct 17, 15:10

Competition in the global own-brand motherboard market between Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology is heating up and Asustek has lowered prices and strengthened marketing efforts,...

Taiwan market: Panasonic estimates it will sell 150,000 LCD TVs in 2014

Oct 16, 21:38

Panasonic estimates it will sell 150,000 LCD TVs in Taiwan during 2014 and that its revenues in the Taiwan market during the year will reach NT$30 billion (US$1 billion).

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 47min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 48min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 49min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 50min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 51min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 52min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 53min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 54min ago

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