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  • Last update: Friday 5 February 2016 [338 news items]

Synnex Technology International reports revenues for January 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 12:26

Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$28.68 billion (US$856 million) for January 2016, representing a 15.32% drop on month and 16.34% drop on year...

ASE extends tender offer period to acquire more SPIL shares

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced it is extending the expiration date of its tender offer for more SPIL common shares traded in Taipei and the NYC until 15:30...

Worldwide wearable devices sales to grow 18.4% in 2016, says Gartner

Feb 5, 11:27

Gartner has forecast that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4% from 232 million units in 2015. Sales of wearable electronic...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall almost 20% in 1Q16

Feb 5, 11:15

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 19.8% sequentially to 136 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Res...

Elan reports decreased revenues for January 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 15:54

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$532 million (US$15.9 million) for January 2016, down 20.3% from a year earlier.

PTI to increase capex for 2016

Feb 3, 15:56

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capex to reach between NT$10 billion (US$299 million) and NT$12 billion in 2016, compared with the NT$7-8 billion...

Digitimes Research: Konica Minolta showcases flexible OLED lighting panels at Lighting Japan 2016

Feb 3, 14:35

Japan-based Konica Minolta exhibited flexible OLED lighting panels based on a roll-to-roll process at Lighting Japan 2016 in Tokyo during January 13-15, showing that it is a global...

Demand for FPCB products from iPhone devices to increase slightly in 2016

Feb 3, 12:27

Demand for flexible PCB (FPCB) products by iPhone devices are expected to increase by a small range in 2016 although shipments of total iPhones in the year are estimated to be lower...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$6 for 2015

Feb 3, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$6 (US$0.18) cash dividend per common share for...

Novatek looks to 5-9% revenue decrease in 1Q16

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:23

IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects to post a revenue decrease of 5-9% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016. Novatek estimated that revenues for the first quarter...

Pixart Imaging 1Q16 revenues to drop 5-10%

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:20

IC design house Pixart Imaging is likely to post a revenue decrease of 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, as a result of seasonal factors, market watchers estimate based...

Notebook vendors facing high channel inventory in 1Q16

Feb 2, 16:12

Notebook brand vendors are facing high channel inventories for the first quarter of 2016 as they placed increased orders to restock in the fourth quarter of 2015, but demand from...

FocalTech optimistic about 2016 with new products

Feb 2, 12:16

FocalTech Systems has been engaged in the development of single-chip integrated driver controllers, as well as the development of force touch solutions and fingerprint sensors, and...

MediaTek looks to 10% revenue growth in 2016

Feb 1, 22:31

MediaTek expects to post about a 10% revenue increase in 2016. However, due to continued-intense competition in the handset-IC market, the company's gross margin is unlikely to rebound...

Taiwan IC suppliers look to land more orders from Huawei, Lenovo in 2016

Feb 1, 13:23

Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly LCD driver IC vendors, are eyeing orders from Huawei and Lenovo to sustain sales growth and market share in 2016, according to industry...

TWM forecasts 2016 net EPS of NT$5.15

Feb 1, 10:34

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has forecast consolidated revenues of NT$120.601 billion (US$3.60 billion), operating profit of NT$18.515 billion, net profit of NT$13.505...

Macronix expects return to profitability in 2H15

Jan 29, 15:28

Macronix International expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016, according to company president CY Lu.

Commentary: Apple expected to see decreasing profits from hardware

Jan 29, 11:47

Apple is expected to see difficulties maintaining strong hardware sales, as sales of iPhone, iPad and Mac-series products during its fiscal first quarter of 2016 were all weaker than...

Chunghwa Telecom sets 2016 capex at NT$30.63 billion

Jan 29, 10:58

Telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set a budget of NT$30.63 billion (US$914 million) for capital expenditure in 2016, increasing 22.1% on year, company president Shih Mu-piao...

Parade looks to up to 8% revenue increase in 1Q16

Jan 29, 10:53

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies expects to post consolidated revenues of between US$67 million and US$73 million in the first quarter of 2016 representing sequential...

Apple estimated to ship 20 million Macs in 2016

Jan 28, 15:27

Apple's Mac-series product shipments are expected to remain at a level similar to that of 2015 at around 20 million units in 2016, but despite flat shipment performance, new MacBook...

The market for advanced sensors in intelligent buildings expected to exceed US$1 billion in 2016, says Navigant

Jan 28, 15:18

By providing data that can improve building performance, advanced sensors play a critical role in transforming regular facilities into intelligent buildings. These devices, which...

Supply chain braces for possible merger of Vaio, Toshiba, Fujitsu PC units

Jan 28, 14:45

Japan-based PC brand vendors Vaio (previously Sony), Toshiba and Fujitsu reportedly are ready to merge their notebook businesses into a company, a move which will affect Taiwan-based...

Chunghwa Telecom forecasts profit decline for 2016

Jan 28, 10:25

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has released its financial forecast for 2016 business operations, with net EPS expected at NT$5.15, declining 6.7% on year.

Lite-On Technology to focus 2016 operations on 5 areas

Jan 28, 10:22

EMS provider Lite-On Technology will transform its business operations in 2016 with a focus on five areas: cloud technologies, LED lighting, automotive electronics, biomedicine and...

Taiwan Star Cellular aims at over 1 million 4G users by end of 2016

Jan 27, 14:15

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Star Cellular has set a goal of exceeding one million subscribers by the end of 2016, 3.5 times the number at present, according to company president...

Digitimes Research: Vendors showcase more applications to promote personal security at CES 2016

Jan 27, 11:02

Smart home device and service vendors were showcasing more devices and service applications dedicated to the promotion of personal security at the recently concluded CES 2016, according...

Huawei to lead smartphone vendors in shipment growth in 2016

Jan 26, 21:00

Huawei is expected to lead smartphone vendors with the highest shipment growth rate in 2016 as other brands including Samsung Electronics, Apple and Xiaomi are likely to see their...

Global 2016 IC market to rise 4%, says IC Insights

Jan 26, 15:38

Market research firm IC Insights has forecast that the global IC market will log a 4% increase in 2016, and fab capacity utilization rates will range from 90% to 93% with 12-inch...

Oversupply to overshadow LCD market in 2016, says IHS

Jan 26, 14:52

The ongoing issue of LCD oversupply – exacerbated by China's aggressive investment in production capacity as well as high fab utilization – will continue well into 2016...

Asustek eyes 30 million smartphone shipments in 2016; to push shipments in India, Brazil, Russia and Africa

Jan 25, 21:45

Asustek Computer is aiming to ship 30 million smartphones in 2016 and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor. To achieve the goal, India, Brazil, Russia and Africa will become...

Asia Pacific PC market dips 8% in 2015, says IDC

Jan 25, 15:15

PC shipments in Asia Pacific (including Japan) totaled 107.6 million units in 2015, according to IDC's preliminary results. This accounted for a 7.7% on-year decrease and a steeper...

Digitimes Research: Non-gaming VR applications showcased at CES 2016

Jan 22, 15:08

VR (virtual reality) devices showcased at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlighted many applications beyond gaming to include education, medical care, social networking...

Over 300 exhibitors to be at 2016 Taipei Game Show

Jan 22, 14:56

The 2016 Taipei Game Show will take place during January 29-February 2, with more than 300 exhibitors occupying about 2,000 booths, according to organizer, the Taipei Computer Association...

Asustek, Gigabyte to ship 4.2-4.5 million own-brand motherboards each in 1Q16

Jan 22, 13:48

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology are expected to ship 4.2-4.5 million own-brand motherboards in the first quarter of 2016, increasing 5-10% on quarter but slightly decreasing...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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    Nvidia NVLink technology

    Nvidia has announced that it plans to integrate a high-speed interconnect, called NVLink into its future GPUs, enabling GPUs and CPUs to share data five to 12 times faster than they...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

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