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iPhone 5c successor to feature FinFET chips, say sources

8h 58min ago

Apple is not expected to launch a successor to the iPhone 5c this year, but will instead introduce its next-generation budget smartphones in second-quarter 2016 with the devices coming...

Global dual-SIM smartphone sales to grow to 514 million units in 2016, says Strategy Analytics

Newswatch - Jul 20, 10:06

Global dual-SIM smartphone sales will grow 19% from 431 million units in 2015 to 514 million in 2016. Almost one in three of the 1.6 billion smartphones sold globally in 2016 will...

TSMC says 10nm on schedule

Jul 17, 14:07

TSMC has reiterated plans to move 10nm FinFET technology to risk production at the end of 2016, followed by mass production in the first quarter of 2017.

Morris Chang

Digitimes Research: Apple to push forward with In-Cell touch technology in 2015 but highly considering G/G for 2016

Jul 17, 10:28

Industry rumors have stated Apple will go back to using G/G touch technology in iPhones due to ongoing production issues with In-Cell touch panels. If this were to occur, the earliest...

Chip equipment spending to continue growth through 2016, says SEMI

Jul 15, 15:17

SEMI has forecast that the total semiconductor equipment market will grow 7% in 2015 reaching US$40.2 billion, and expand another 4% to US$41.8 billion in 2016. Following strong growth...

South Korea to raise minimum wage in 2016

Jul 13, 13:43

South Korea will raise the nation's minimum wage in 2016 from KRW5,580 (US$4.90) to KRW6,030.

Intel said to postpone Kaby Lake processor launch to late 2016

Jul 7, 15:10

Following the delay of Skylake processors, Intel's next-generation Kaby Lake processors, which were originally scheduled for early 2016, reportedly will be pushed back until September...

ASMedia may be impacted by AMD poor performance

Jul 3, 15:48

ASMedia Technology, which has received orders from AMD for its southbridge chip R&D and manufacturing, may feel the impact of AMD's poor peformance in the PC industry recently,...

Supply chain players gear up for new Nintendo console

Jul 2, 11:54

Japan-based Nintendo is planning to launch its next-generation games console in 2016 and has recently asked its supply chain partners to start pilot production in October, at the...

Digitimes Research: Intel 28nm SoFIA 4G AP delayed to early 2016; may face overlap issue with 14nm version

Jun 29, 21:34

Despite the fact that the design is complete and the chip is ready for mass production, Intel's 28nm SoFIA 4G application processor (AP) is still unlikely to be launched until the...

Cree announces LED business restructuring, US$500 million stock buyback authorization

Jun 25, 15:03

Cree has announced that the board of directors has approved a restructuring of the LED Products business, a US$500 million stock buyback authorization for fiscal year 2016, as well...

Lite-On Technology expects 4 new businesses to begin to profit in 2016

Jun 24, 20:06

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has started operating in 6-7 new business fields and expects four: automotive electronics, LED street lamps, industrial automation and biotechnology/medical...

Lite-On Technology chairman Raymond Soong

Intel pushing into SSD market, looking to surpass Samsung in 2016

Jun 22, 23:47

To expand its presence in the solid state drive (SSD) market, Intel has recently launched its newest 750 series SSDs with technology that is able to enhance the transmission speed,...

LG to mass produce OLED displays for broadcast monitors in 2016

Jun 16, 21:25

LG Display expects to mass produce OLED displays for use in broadcast-type monitors in 2016, according to Korea media reports.

Lotes expects shipments of Type-C connectors to take off in 2016

Jun 16, 19:59

Electronic connector maker Lotes has developed USB 3.1 Type-C connectors and begun small-volume shipments.Shipments are expected to take off in 2016, according to the company.

China online game market projected to exceed US$24.5 billion in 2016, says MIC

Jun 8, 15:34

According to the MIC, China's online game market broke the CNY100 billion (US$16.1 billion) mark in 2014 with the value reaching CNY114.5 billion for 37.7% on-year growth. For the...

Compal to establish holding company for IPC business

May 12, 16:09

Compal Electronics chairman Ray Chen stated during an investors conference on May 11 that the company will accelerate its pace for acquiring or investing in industrial PC (IPC) players...

TSMC InFO-WLP technology to generate significant revenues starting 2016

May 5, 22:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) backend integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging (WLP) technology will start contributing significantly to the IC foundry's...

Quanta pushing into private cloud solutions for revenue growth

May 4, 21:47

White-box server vendor Quanta Computer has recently started accelerating its private cloud computing solution development, looking to expand its sales in 2016 and the move is expected...

Worldwide small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel shipment volume to show steady growth through 2016, says MIC

Apr 28, 14:52

Although the worldwide tablet market is expected to decline for the first time in 2015, strong growth momentum in the smartphone and automotive panel markets will maintain worldwide...

TSMC to construct Fab 15 Phase 5 facility starting May

Apr 9, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground for the fifth phase construction of its 12-inch wafer plant in central Taiwan in May, according to industry sour...

tsmc

Taiwan to install 692,000 LED street lamps by end of 2016

Apr 8, 22:11

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will complete replacement of mercury street lamps with LED models installing an additional 692,000 LED lamps around Taiwan by the end...

Digitimes Research: Samsung expected to see increasing orders on 14nm process

Apr 2, 12:01

Qualcomm's next-generation application processor (AP), the Snapdragon 820, is expected to outsource to Samsung Electronics using a 14nm node, which the Korea-based foundry house has...

Lenovo will not further ramp in-house notebook production in fiscal 2016, say sources

Feb 16, 14:29

Lenovo will not ramp up notebook shipments from LCFC (Hefei) Electronics, a joint venture between Lenovo and Compal Electronics, in fiscal 2016 (April 2015-March 2016), due to higher...

PV installation capacity in Japan may fall in 2015, 2016

Feb 12, 12:03

As the Japan government is set to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations with installation capacities of at least 10KWp from JYP32 (US$0.27)/kWh currently to JPY25-29/kWh...

ARM intros mobile chip designs for 2016

Feb 4, 19:23

ARM has announced mobile processor and GPU designs targeting the high-end market for smartphones and mobile devices. Devices with the technology suite are expected to enter the market...

SPIL gearing up for fan-out WLP

Jan 29, 19:39

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) fan-out type wafer level packaging (WLP) will be ready for mass production in 2016, company chairman Bough Lin said during a January 28 investors...

TSMC to prevail in FinFET segment in 2016 and beyond, says company chairman

Jan 16, 15:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will gain a majority of market share in the FinFET segment in 2016 although it will lose out to rival Samsung Electronics in 2015,...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Good Way Technology to expand capacity for docking stations

Jan 8, 12:09

Taiwan-based notebook USB docking station maker Good Way Technology plans to invest NT$700 million (US$21.86 million) to expand its plants in Kunshan, China and construction on the...

Foxconn to roll out flexible OLED panels in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Jan 5, 15:25

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is continuing to develop flexible OLED panel technology and expects samples to be sent out in 2016, according to Tech News...

LTPS panel production capacity to reach11.7 million square meters in 2016, says report

Dec 10, 11:53

Major panel makers will continue to add LTPS production lines from 2015-2016, focusing on the 5.5G and 6G lines, with total production capacity by area reaching more than double from...

Digitimes Research: Global LTE users to reach 1.466 billion by 2016

Dec 1, 10:44

Global LTE users are expected to reach 445 million in 2014 and 1.466 billion in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

TSMC to offer InFO packaging for 16nm chips in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 16:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be able to offer its backend InFO (integrated fan-out) wafer-level packaging process for 16nm chips as soon as 2016, the Chinese-language...

China Mobile aims at 300 million TD-LTE users in 2016, says report

Nov 20, 15:07

China Mobile has more than 50 million TD-LTE mobile subscribers and aims at 300 million in 2016, according to China-based Tencent.

Taiwan government aims at complete conversion to LED street lamps by end of 2016

Nov 17, 10:52

The Taiwan government has decided on a budget of NT$5.49 billion (US$179 million) to support local governments to replace 692,000 mercury vapor street lamps with LED models in an...

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