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Lenovo suffers net loss of US$128 million for fiscal 2015

May 27, 15:44

Lenovo has released its financial report for fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), recording revenues of US$44.912 billion, decreasing 3% on year, gross margin of 14.8%, up 0.4pp,...

Global Unichip to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$3

May 27, 11:17

Global Unichip's shareholders have approved the distribution of a cash dividend of NT$3 (US$0.09) for 2015, according to the IC design service company.

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

China market: 780 million smartphone-based active surfers in 2015, say report

May 19, 15:33

There were 780 million smartphone-based active users of mobile Internet services in the China market in 2015, accounting for 56.9% of the population, according to a joint report by...

India market: Lenovo beats other China vendors, takes third position in handset market in 2015, says report

May 18, 13:25

Lenovo shipped 10 million handsets in the India market in 2015, ranking the third-largest handset vendor in the market, according to a China-based sina.com report.

TXC pre-tax profits increase 8% in January-April

Stockwatch - May 18, 11:06

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$333.82 million (US$10.23 million) for the January-April period, up 8.1% compared to the same period in 2015. Pre-tax...

SPIL 2016 growth to outpace industry average, says chairman

May 17, 21:11

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) sales for 2016 will continue to grow and outpace the industry average, according to company chairman Bough Lin.

Japan market: Asustek is top SIM-free smartphone vendor in FY2015, says paper

Newswatch - May 16, 15:20

Sales of SIM-free smartphones totaled 1.705 million units in Japan in fiscal 2015 (from April 2015 to March 2016) with Taiwan-based Asustek Computer being the top vendor in the segment...

Foxconn to deal out 9-year high dividend for 2015

Newswatch - May 13, 10:04

Foxconn Electronics plans to deal out a dividend of NT$5 per share for 2015, including NT$4 in cash and NT$1 in shares. The planned dividend will be the highest in nine years.

Automotive electronics system demand fails to boost auto IC market in 2015, says IC Insights

May 12, 10:25

With discussion increasingly focused on autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, demand is rising for electronic systems...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.3 billion

May 11, 11:01

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.3 billion in 2015. After increasing 3% in 2014, the photomask market increased 1% in 2015, according to...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

Taiwan market: Online advertising services valued at NT$19.352 billion in 2015, says DMA

May 3, 14:25

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$19.352 billion (US$589 million) in 2015, increasing 19.6% on year, according to Digital Marketing...

Top-3 Taiwan telecom operators to hand out substantial cash dividend for 2015

May 3, 11:58

Top-3 Taiwan-based telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (ETT) will deal out cash dividends totaling NT$69.97 billion (US$2.169...

Networking device maker Senao to hand out cash dividend NT$13 for 2015

Newswatch - Apr 28, 13:27

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks plans to hand out a cash dividend of NT$13 (US$0.402) for 2015 during which it posted net profits of NT$812 million or...

Apple drives entire foundry sales increase at TSMC in 2015 says IC Insights

Apr 27, 15:42

IC Insights has released its 2015 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. TSMC, by far, was the leader with US$26.4 billion in sales last year.

Digitimes Research: Nichia tops LED packagers in 2015 revenues

Apr 27, 14:35

Japan-based Nichia continued to rank the number one LED packaging service provider globally in 2015 with related revenues reaching US$2.72 billion, or about 200% higher than those...

Novatek, Realtek to deal out dividends for 2015

Apr 26, 10:59

Taiwan-based IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor plan to distribute cash dividends per share of NT$9 (US$0.28) and NT$4, respectively, for 2015.

Powerchip nets NT$4.64 in 2015 EPS

Apr 22, 10:58

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported net profits of NT$10.28 billion (US$318.7 million) for 2015 with EPS coming to NT$4.64. The year also marked the third consecutive...

Global 2015 semiconductor materials sales reach US$43.4 billion, says SEMI

Apr 18, 14:09

The global semiconductor materials market decreased 1.5% in 2015 compared to 2014 while worldwide semiconductor revenues decreased 0.2%, according to SEMI. The impact of exchange...

TSMC tops listed Taiwan-based makers in 2015 R&D spending, says MOEA

Apr 18, 11:26

Wafer foundry service provider Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expended NT$65.5 billion (US$1.99 billion) on R&D in 2015, the largest among all Taiwan-based...

Global IC foundry market grows 4.4% in 2015, says Gartner

Apr 13, 21:57

Breaking a three-year double-digit-growth streak, the worldwide semiconductor foundry market grew 4.4% in 2015 to achieve US$48.8 billion in revenues, according to final results by...

India x86 server market registers 19.2% annual growth in 2015, says IDC India

Apr 8, 15:49

According to IDC, overall server market in India surged by 19.2% in 2015, with 157,061 units shipped in 2015 as against 131,695 units in 2014. The fourth quarter of 2015 witnessed...

Macroblock seeing demand pick up

Apr 8, 15:23

LED driver IC vendor Macroblock, which had poor results in 2015, has seen demand pick up since 2016 and has expressed optimism about its business outlook for the year.

Senao Networks 2015 earnings top capital

Apr 8, 12:26

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks generated net profit of NT$812 million (US$24.7 million) for 2015, 1.66 times its current paid-in capital and the third...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues fall 2.3% in 2015, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:23

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$334.8 billion in 2015, a 2.3% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner.

Global 2015 semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment market drops 1%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:22

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenue totaled US$33.6 billion in 2015, a 1% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner. The top 10 vendors...

China market: 2nd-tier smartphone vendors post strong shipment growth in 2015

Apr 7, 10:29

China-based second-tier smartphone vendors, including Vivo, Oppo and Gionee, managed to continue ramping up their shipments in 2015 despite dwindling demand and industry consolidation...

Digitimes Research: Global server shipments grow 9.8% in 2015

Apr 6, 21:46

Taiwan server players' revenues from products including server motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment, continued to enjoy growth on year to surpass NT$500 billion...

Foxlink to hand out cash dividend of NT$2 for 2015

Newswatch - Apr 6, 11:43

Connector and handset component maker Foxlink Technology plans to hand out a cash dividend of NT$2 for 2015, for which net profits totaled NT$1.65 billion (NT$5.09 million) or NT$3.22...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Quanta reports decreased profits for 2015

Newswatch - Apr 6, 11:11

Quanta Computer has reported that its net profits declined 5.6% on year to NT$17.827 billion (US$538.91 million) for 2015, the lowest level in nine years. The earnings translated...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Simplo expects over 20% sequential decline in 1Q16 revenues

Mar 31, 14:39

Battery maker Simplo Technology has announced a forecast for the first quarter and expects revenues to reach between NT$13.34-13.86 billion (US$409-424.94 million), down 20.5-23.49%...

Compal sees flat performance in 2015 revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 14:09

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$847.31 billion (US$25.97 billion) for 2015, up 0.2% on year. Its 2015 net operating profits came to NT$11.31 billion,...

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