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Tripod reports on-year increase in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 16:22

Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.869 billion (US$118.18 million) for October 2015, representing a 6.75% drop on month and 1.36% increase on year.

LCD material demand in China to increase to 150 tons in 2015, says firm

Nov 9, 14:33

LCD material demand in China is expected to rise from 116 tons in 2014 to 150 tons in 2015 largely due to TV panel production expansion.

GIS revenues to reach higher than originally targeted for 2015

Nov 6, 15:05

General Interface Solution (GIS) expects to see upwards of 4% more in revenues than originally estimated for 2015 due to orders from Apple, according to industry sources.

Asian semiconductor equipment suppliers to lose market share in 2015, says Information Network

Nov 6, 10:53

Asia-based semiconductor equipment makers will see their combined share of the global equipment sales shrink in 2015, according to the Information Network.

AUO reports 21% on-year revenue decline for October

Nov 5, 15:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues reached NT$29.19 billion (US$901 million) for October 2015, down 7.1% on month and 21.1% on year.

China becoming a major investment market for Intel

Nov 5, 15:31

Intel Capital is estimated to invest a total of US$500 million in 2015. Prior to the end of October, Intel Capital had already invested US$168 million in China and with a separate...

Telecommunications network provider-spending on distributed generation and energy storage systems expected to total US$31.1 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Nov 5, 15:28

As telecommunications have expanded to connect people and products around the globe, power requirements for keeping systems up and running have grown alongside. Distributed generation...

Western Digital, Seagate see PCs growing less important to revenues

Nov 5, 14:06

Hard disk drive (HDD) makers Western Digital and Seagate have announced their financial results for the third quarter and both makers are seeing their PC business revenue contributions...

Competition growing fierce for HDD makers

Consumer notebook shipments may fall significantly after 2015 year-end

Nov 4, 21:39

Despite recent rebounding shipments of consumer notebooks due to replenishing inventories, global demand is still weak and therefore shipments are likely to significantly drop after...

Inventec Appliances expects to ship 60 million smart hand-held devices in 2015

Nov 2, 11:23

Inventec Appliances expects to ship 60 million smart hand-held devices in 2015, increasing 25% on year, and aims to ship 70 million units in 2016, according to company president David...

Chunghwa Telecom aims at over 4.2 million 4G users by end of 2015

Oct 30, 15:23

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) had 3.56 million 4G mobile communication subscribers at the end of September 2015 and aims to have over 4.2 million at the end of 2015, the company said at...

LG Display reports 3Q15 results

Oct 29, 22:28

LG Display has reported revenues in the third quarter of 2015 increased 7% to KRW7.158 trillion (US$6.24 billion) from KRW6.708 trillion in the second quarter and increased 9% from...

Corning reports 3Q15 results and announces plan to return over US$10 billion to shareholders through 2019

Oct 29, 14:04

Corning has announced a strategic and capital allocation framework designed to return more than US$10 billion to shareholders through 2019, and also reported results for the third...

Delta Electronics to finish fund-raising by end of 2015

Oct 29, 11:02

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics expects to complete raising of an estimated NT$25 billion (US$769 million) in additional paid-in capital...

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2015, says MOEA

Oct 28, 12:04

Asustek Computer has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2015 with brand value of US$1.780 billion, achieving the status for three consecutive years,...

Hisense to sell 8K TVs before end of 2015, says report

Oct 27, 14:50

In a bid to stay ahead of growing demand for higher-end TVs in China, Hisense will begin selling 8K TVs by the end of 2015, according to company management as quoted in a report from...

Suppliers see weaker-than-expected orders for iPad Pro

Oct 26, 22:16

Apple is ready to sell its iPad Pro in November, but has only placed limited orders with the related upstream supply chain prior to the end of 2015 and for the first quarter of 2016,...

Global mono-Si wafer capacity expected to exceed 14GW in 2015, says report

Oct 26, 15:59

Soaring demand from China, Japan and the US ensures that the first-tier photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers are booked in orders up to the first quarter of 2016. Currently, prices...

IC Insights cuts 2015 IC market forecast to negative

Oct 26, 15:11

IC Insights has lowered its 2015 IC market forecast from 1% growth to negative 1%, citing a slowing China economy, strong US dollar, and falling DRAM ASPs.

Taiwan IC design houses remain cautious about 4Q15

Oct 23, 16:25

Taiwan-based IC design houses remain cautious about their sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2015 having not received a pull-in of short lead-time orders.

LG Display to not meet OLED TV panel shipment goal in 2015, says report

Oct 23, 15:11

LG Display will ship approximately 400,000-500,000 OLED TV panels in 2015 and over one million in 2016 as pricing drops as a result of increased yields, according to Korea-based Digital...

Silicon wafer shipments to grow modestly, says SEMI

Oct 22, 11:19

Silicon wafer shipments to the global semiconductor industry are forecast to increase at a modest pace in 2015, 2016 and 2017, according to SEMI.

TPCA Show 2015 to take place from October 21-23

Oct 21, 16:14

The TPCA Show 2015 will take place at the Taiwan World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall from October 21-23 with focuses on flexible and printed electronics, automation intelligence...

Global desktop shipments in 2015 expected to fall over 15%

Oct 21, 16:11

Global desktop shipments are expected to decline 15% on year in 2015 and some brand vendors may see their shipments drop over 20% as demand from emerging markets such as China was...

Global revenues for grid edge technologies for distributed energy resources expected to total US$120 billion from 2015-2024

Oct 21, 14:58

Utilities the world over are facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities as distributed energy resources (DER) penetration increases along different points of the distribution...

Samsung Xian fab generates CNY11.51 billion in January-August output value, says China paper

Oct 20, 15:18

Samsung's 12-inch wafer fab in Xian, China generated a total of CNY11.509 billion (US$1.81 billion) in the first eight months of 2015, according to China-based newspaper Xian...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues to rise 4.7% in 2015; global server shipments to drop 6.3%

Oct 20, 12:18

Taiwan's revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decrease 1% in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 19, 15:52

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 1% to US$63.9 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. This is a down from the 2.5% growth predicted in Gartner's previous...

TSMC cuts 2015 chip growth forecast to zero

Oct 16, 10:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has cut its 2015 outlook for the global semiconductor industry to zero growth. It is the third time the foundry has lowered its chip...

TSMC co-CEOs Mark Liu and CC Wei

TSMC rolls out low-cost version of 16nm FinFET

Oct 15, 10:33

TSMC has quietly rolled out a compact, low-power version of its 16nm FinFET fabrication process - 16nm FinFET Compact (16FFC). With the availability of three series of its 16nm FinFET...

Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 opens

Oct 14, 15:27

Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2015 (Autumn Edition) is taking place during October 13-16, with more than 4,100 enterprises from 27 countries or areas showcasing their products or services,...

Rebounding market demand eases LED bulb and package pricing declines in September 2015, says report

Oct 14, 14:44

LED market conditions have been fairly challenging for manufacturers in 2015, with notable price declines throughout July to August. However, improving market conditions in September...

Cumulative revenues from investment in bio-gas production capacity expected to reach US$25.8 billion between 2015-2024, says firm

Oct 14, 14:39

Bio-gas power generation, which is widely used for onsite generation by industrial-scale facilities and distributed customers, enjoys favorable regulatory support in many markets...

LED lighting demand in main ASEAN countries estimated at US$1.5 billion in 2015

Oct 14, 12:06

Demand for LED lighting in six main member countries of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) in 2015 is estimated at US$1.5 billion, accounting for 31.3% of total market...

With Asia and US deployments rising, global 2015 solar PV forecast estimated at 59 GW, says IHS

Oct 13, 22:58

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand will reach 59GW in 2015, according to IHS. The company now expects global solar installations to grow by 33% in 2015, which is the fastest growth...

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    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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