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Global 4G smartphone shipments to top 1 billion units in 2016, says IDC

Dec 2, 11:10

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to reach 1.45 billion units with an on-year growth rate of 0.6% in 2016, according to IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down...

Foxconn to ship 60,000 Pepper robots in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 1, 11:43

Foxconn Electronics is expected to ship a total of 60,000 Pepper robots from its plant in Shandong, China in 2016, valued at US$500 million, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2016, says MOEA

Nov 29, 18:54

Asustek Computer has, for the fourth consecutive year, been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2016 with brand market value of US$1.748 billion, according...

Mitac expects IoT for car business to grow dramatically in 2017

Nov 29, 16:02

Taiwan-based Mitac International has recently landed orders from an US-based client for its Internet of Things (IoT) automotive applications, especially software for car fleet management,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to enjoy particularly strong 4Q16

Nov 29, 14:21

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop only 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016 indicating a particularly strong fourth quarter, according...

Taiwan market: Acer sees desktop shipment growth in 2016

Nov 28, 22:29

Despite Taiwan's weakening PC sales, Acer Taiwan still managed to achieve increased desktop sales in the country, boosting its share of the Taiwan desktop market from 25% previously...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues may reach NT$600 billion in 2017

Nov 28, 16:31

A recently published Digitimes Research Special Report notes that combined revenues from Taiwan-based makers' server motherboards, servers, storage and network equipment are expected...

Schott showcases ultra-thin cover glass at C-Touch & Display 2016

Nov 28, 12:48

Germany-based Schott AG showcased Schott AS 87 eco, high-strength ultra-thin cover glass for displays, camera lenses and fingerprint sensors, at C-Touch & Display 2016 (China...

India market: Handset shipments to reach 265 million units in 2016, says firm

Nov 23, 11:27

Shipments of mobile handsets in the India market are expected to reach 265 million units in 2016, with smartphones accounting for 116 million units or 43.8%, according to Cyber Media...

Coolpad warns of heavy losses for 2016

Newswatch - Nov 22, 14:09

China-based smartphone vendor Coolpad has warned that it expects to post a net loss of HK$3 billion (US$387.09 million) for 2016, a significant retreat from a net profit of HK$2.325...

Foxconn Group to ship over 30 million Luna phones in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 15:03

The Foxconn Group is expected to ship over 30 million Luna-branded smartphones in Korea and Indonesia in 2016, targeting the medium- to high-end segments, according to a Chinese-language...

China market: 500 million smartphones to be shipped in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Nov 18, 15:50

As China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have offered subsidies for purchasing smartphones to promote 4G subscriptions, 2016 smartphone shipments to the China market are expected...

Greatek 3Q16 EPS hits 8-quarter high

Nov 18, 12:16

Logic IC packaging firm Greatek Electronics' EPS for the third quarter of 2016 climbed to an 8-quarter high of NT$1.02 (US$0.03).

SMIC 28nm chip shipments to double in 4Q16

Nov 17, 10:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is expected to hike shipments of its 28nm process technology to 20 million chips in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 10 million units...

Nvidia and MediaTek fastest-growing semiconductor companies for 2016, says IC Insights

Nov 16, 14:06

The top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to increase by 3% in 2016, according to IC Insights. Among them, five companies are forecast to enjoy double-digit sales growth...

Foxconn Electronics October revenues highest in 2016

Nov 11, 11:53

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$471.933 billion (US$14.98 billion) for October, the highest monthly level so far in 2016 and growing 0.76% on month but...

Topco Scientific reports revenues for October 2016

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:37

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.764 billion (US$46.41 million) for October 2016, representing a 7.97% drop on month and 10.18% increase on year.

Asustek October revenues decline

Nov 10, 10:46

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$38.3 billion (US$1.22 billion) for October, down 14.2% on month and 7.5% on year. Combined consolidated revenues for the...

Quanta reports revenue drops for October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:43

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$67.74 billion (US$2.14 billion) for October 2016, representing a 13.81% drop on month and 24.62% drop on year.

Gigabyte sees revenues drop in October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:42

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.05 billion (US$128.15 million) for October 2016, representing a 22.85% drop on month and 3.54% drop on year.

UMC, VIS post revenue growth for October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.83 billion (US$406.9 million) for October 2016, up 6.4% on year and 0.8% sequentially, while fellow company...

Alpha Networks reports decreased revenues for October

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 15:34

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.461 billion (US$46.54 million) for October 2016, representing a 21.18% drop on month and 10.7% drop on year.

Sigurd 3Q16 net profits rise

Nov 9, 11:12

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$261 million (US$8.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 23.3% on year, with EPS reaching NT$0.70.

ECS sees falling October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 21:29

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.18 billion (US$69.25 million) for October 2016, representing a 26.49% drop on month and 43.26% drop on...

Transcend 3Q16 net profits fall to 23-quarter low

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 11:04

Memory module firm Transcend Information has reported net profits of NT$474 million (US$15 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 37.8% sequentially and hitting the lowest level...

Diode maker Eris Jan-Oct revenues down

Nov 4, 11:03

Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported cumulative 2016 revenues through October decreased 1.8% from a year earlier to NT$890 million...

SPIL to raise 2016 capex by NT$1.2 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 10:35

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) board of directors has approved plans to revise its capex budget for 2016 to NT$17.9 billion (US$568.1 million) from NT$16.7 billion set previously,...

Asustek, Gigabyte pushing their presence in motherboard market

Nov 3, 11:25

Despite seeing weak demand for desktops, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology will continue to expand in the motherboard market in 2016 by snatching market shares from smaller...

Holtek seeing brisk orders for 4Q16

Nov 3, 10:03

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has said orders for mobile power devices remain strong while...

Sony Mobile lowers smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2016

Nov 2, 14:08

Sony Mobile Communications has lowered the target of its smartphone shipments for fiscal 2016, which ends March 2017, to 17 million units from the previous forecast of 19 million...

Taiwan ITRI, Seria develop new technology for PCB production

Oct 28, 11:10

Taiwan's ITRI has teamed up with Japan-based Seria Engineering to develop a new process technology for the manufacture of PCBs, which has been showcased at the TPCA (Taiwan Printed...

ASE nets NT$0.72 per share for 3Q16

Oct 28, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits of NT$5.51 billion (US$173.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 27% sequentially but down 14% on year. EPS...

ASE looks to sequential revenue growth through 4Q16

Macronix swings to profit

Oct 28, 11:00

Macronix International has reported net profits of NT$633 million (US$20 million) for the third quarter of 2016 ending an 18-quarter string of losses. EPS for the third quarter came...

Corning net income rises 34% on year in 3Q16

Oct 27, 11:44

Corning has reported net income of US$284 million for the third quarter of 2016, decreasing 87% on quarter but increasing 34% on year. Net sales for the quarter came to US$2.51 billion,...

ASE ready to enter volume production of fan-out wafer-level packaging

Oct 26, 11:54

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly obtained orders for fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) from Qualcomm, MediaTek and HiSilicon with volume production set...

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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.

  • Apple+iPhone+7+and+7+Plus

    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.

  • AMD+FirePro+W9100+graphics+card+with+32GB+memory

    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.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

  • Samsung+Bio%2DProcessor

    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.

  • Taiwan handsets - 3Q 2016

    Taiwan handset makers had a disappointing third quarter in 2016 as a result of decreased ODM orders and low-than-expected performances of Taiwan's brand vendors.

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to enjoy particularly strong 4Q16

    Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop only 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016 indicating a particularly strong fourth quarter, according...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues may reach NT$600 billion in 2017

    A recently published Digitimes Research Special Report notes that combined revenues from Taiwan-based makers' server motherboards, servers, storage and network equipment are expected...

  • Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2016

    Taiwan LCD TV makers saw some impacts from panel shortages in the third quarter of 2016, but their shipments still managed to achieve significant growth thanks to demand from the...

  • Taiwan LCD monitors – 3Q 2016

    Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments hardly grew in the third quarter of 2016, traditionally the peak season for the sector, as orders from HP and Dell dropped.

  • Taiwan notebooks - 3Q 2016

    Taiwan-based notebook makers saw significant increases in their shipments in the third quarter of 2016, as clients prepared for the year-end holiday shopping season. The fourth quarter...

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2016

    Shortages in the large-size panel market sent prices climbing and device vendors stocking up extra panel inventory in the third quarter of 2016. But demand for large-size panels will...

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2016

    The small- to medium-size LCD panel market saw shortages in the third quarter as makers reduced their capacity for the segment. But supply will improve in the fourth quarter as demand...

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