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  • Last update: Tuesday 27 September 2016 [702 news items]

AMOLED to surpass a-Si LCD as leading technology for small- to medium-size displays in 2016, says IHS

Sep 27, 12:09

Revenues from active matrix (AM) small- to medium-size displays (9-inch or smaller), including TFT LCD, OLED, and electrophoretic displays (EPD), are expected to reach US$43.4 billion...

Nvidia GTC 2016 shows artificial intelligence innovations

Sep 26, 16:39

Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016 opened on September 21 in Taiwan, with over 2,000 visitors' participating on the first day. During the conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

China market: LeEco launches new smartphone

Sep 22, 11:14

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco has launched its new Le Pro 3 smartphone and with the device, the company is expected to ship over 15 million smartphones in 2016, according...

LeEco Le Pro 3 smartphone

Nichia, Taiwan LED chips makers to start UV-C LED production

Sep 20, 11:22

Japan-based Nichia will begin production of UV-C (ultraviolet with wavelength of below 280nm) LED products in fourth-quarter 2016, while Taiwan-based LED chip makers will do so by...

Asia-Pacific to top 2016 regional IC sales in major system categories, says IC Insights

Sep 20, 11:14

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2016 with the region expected to account for 61% of the US$282.0 billion IC market, according...

Worldwide smartwatch market to swell to 50 million units in 2020, says IDC

Sep 20, 00:47

A year after the launch of the Apple Watch established a new benchmark for the worldwide smartwatch market, new smartwatch shipments are expected to see only modest growth for the...

WPG 3Q16 revenues to rise up to 10%, says report

Stockwatch - Sep 20, 00:39

IC distributor WPG is expected to post revenue growth of up to 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report quoted...

Worldwide public cloud services market to grow 17% in 2016, says Gartner

Sep 19, 15:50

The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.2% in 2016 to total US$208.6 billion, up from US$178 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. The highest growth will...

Inspur starts price war for servers in Europe, say Taiwan makers

Sep 14, 15:46

China-based server vendor Inspur Technologies has triggered price-cut competition for servers used in cloud data centers in Europe, looking to expand in Europe's cloud computing server...

Chip orders for iPhone 7 higher-than-expected

Sep 14, 11:09

Chip orders for the iPhone 7 placed thus far for 2016 are higher than previously estimated, according to industry sources.

Sony may become largest TV-use LGP client for GLT in 2016

Sep 13, 15:49

Light guide plate (LGP) maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) expects to ship three million LCD TV-use LGPs to Sony in 2016, increasing 50% on year, and Sony is likely to become...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers set to post strong 3Q16

Sep 13, 11:05

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers including Egis Technology (Egistec), Elan Microelectronics and FocalTech Systems are set to post brisk sales for the third quarter of 2016...

Growing adoption of fingerprint sensors among Android smartphones is driving the IC designers sale

Foxconn Technology Corporation reports revenues for August 2016

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 22:53

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.68 billion (US$241.86 million) for August 2016, representing a 11.89% increase on month and 2.95% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Touch Taiwan 2016 becomes main stage for Taiwan display panel makers

Sep 12, 21:07

The exhibition at Touch Taiwan has been beyond touch panels and technology, for Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and...

Colorful sees increasing graphics card shipments in 2016

Sep 12, 15:56

Thanks to strong demand for their Nvidia Pascal-based graphics cards, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Asustek Computer are expected to see their graphics card shipments reach five...

WPG August revenues reach 8-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 14:59

IC distributor WPG has announced consolidated revenues of NT$46.99 billion (US$1.5 billion) for August 2016, up 7.2% sequentially and hitting the highest levels since December 2015...

TSMC looks to nearly 10% revenue growth in 2016, says co-CEO

Sep 8, 13:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to enjoy a nearly 10% revenue increase in 2016, according to company co-CEO Mark Liu.

Mark Liu of TSMC

ASE optimistic about SiP, demand for mid- and high-end smartphones

Sep 7, 15:04

Chip demand for mid- and high-end smartphones is set to be higher than expected in 2016, while demand for SiP (system-in-package) remains robust, according to Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE COO Tien Wu

Fab equipment spending trending upwards in 2016 and 2017, says SEMI

Sep 7, 13:44

SEMI has published an August update of its world fab forecast report, which shows increased equipment spending, reaching 4.1% on-year in 2016 and 10.6% in 2017.

SEMICON Taiwan 2016: Advanced packaging remains in the spotlight

Sep 7, 12:22

Semicon Taiwan 2016 will kick off in Taipei from September 7-9, with advanced packaging remaining a major focus.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset makers to post decreased shipments in 4Q16

Sep 7, 12:13

Shipments of handsets, mostly smartphone models, by Taiwan-based handset makers are expected to peak at 14.49 million units in the third quarter of 2016 before sliding to 13.47 million...

Elan August revenues hit 26-month high

Sep 6, 15:06

Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics saw its August revenues climb to the highest since May 2014, buoyed by rising shipments of touchscreen controllers and fingerprint sensors.

Yageo posts increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 6, 12:13

Passive component maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues for August 2016 increased 8.2% from a year earlier and 1.6% sequentially to NT$2.54 billion (US$81 million).

Largan Precision monthly revenues hit 2016 high in August

Sep 5, 21:02

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision on September 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.821 billion (US$152 million) for August, the highest monthly level so far in...

Foundry capacity utilization to drop in 4Q16

Sep 5, 10:44

TSMC and other pure-play foundries will see their capacity utilization to fall in the fourth quarter of 2016, with second-tier foundry players under pressure to fill their capacity,...

Ichia Technologies revenues down in August 2016

Stockwatch - Sep 2, 16:20

Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$507 million for August 2016, representing a 7.94% drop on month and 19.18% drop on year.

Demand from Taiwan chipmakers brisk, says Namics

Sep 2, 11:36

Demand from Taiwan-based Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and other chipmakers has been strong, according to Japan-based...

Innolux aims to ship 8-9 million automotive display panels in 2016

Sep 2, 11:32

Innolux has become an OEM of automotive display panels for Europe-based automobile makers including Mercedes Benz, BMW and Porsche and aims to ship 8-9 million such panels in 2016,...

IFA 2016: Acer unveils VR devices and new notebooks

Sep 1, 12:33

Acer has unveiled a number of new products, including ultrathin notebooks, Chromebooks, VR devices, 2-in-1 models, tablets and smartphones, at a product presentation prior to the...

Acer new gaming notebook the Predator 21X

AWSC announces stock buyback

Stockwatch - Sep 1, 12:28

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) has announced plans to repurchase five million shares, or 3.56% of the company's outstanding shares, at between NT$36 (US$1.13)...

IFA 2016: Asustek launches new mobile devices

Sep 1, 12:16

Asustek Computer unveiled its latest innovations at the pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks.

Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

Tablet market to decline over 11% in 2016 before rebounding in 2018, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 31, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to decline 11.5% on year to 183.4 million units in 2016 before making a rebound in 2018-2020, according to IDC.

HTC to unveil HTC One A9s at IFA 2016, says report

Aug 31, 11:50

HTC is expected to unveil a number of new smartphones at the upcoming IFA 2016, which may include the HTC One A9s, Desire 10 Pro, Desire 10 Lifestyle and two models of Nexus phones,...

Tripod to post 5-8% revenue growth in 3Q16, says report

Stockwatch - Aug 31, 11:49

Tripod Technology is expected to report revenue growth of 5-8% sequentially for the third quarter of 2016 driven by rising HDI board demand for mobile devices, according to a recent...

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    Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    AMD FirePro W9100 graphics card with 32GB memory

    At the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, AMD announced the new AMD FirePro W9100 32GB - a workstation graphics card with 32GB memory support. It will be available...

    Photo: Company, Apr 18.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

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    Samsung Bio-Processor

    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

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