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Upstream supply chain expects new Nintendo games console to achieve 10-12 million unit shipments in 2016

Nov 30, 15:17

Nintendo's new game console is scheduled to enter mass production at the end of the first quarter 2016 and despite the fact that the Japan-based company is targeting to ship 20 million...

Samsung aims to drop AMOLED pricing to within 10% of LCDs in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Nov 30, 14:27

Samsung Display aims to bring down pricing of small- to medium-size AMOLED displays within 10% of that for LCDs in 2016, according to to a report from China Times.

Shipments of large-size LCD panels will drop in 2016 but total area will expand by 8%, says WitsView

Nov 30, 14:26

Shipments of large-size LCD panels (7-inch and above) for 2015 will reach 794 million units, according to WitsView. This figure represents a 4.1% on-year drop and a first-ever annual...

PCB firm Unitech looks to automotive, IoT applications for 2016 growth

Nov 30, 12:05

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board expects demand for any-layer designs for use in automotive electronics, wearables and other IoT-connected devices to increase and drive the...

The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Nov 30, 12:00

Buoyed by its ZenFone series smartphones, Asustek Computer has captured a portion of the global smartphone market and more importantly has started generating profits from its handset...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen (center)

Asustek eyes 30% share in Southeast Asia notebook market in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 27, 14:55

Asustek is looking to raise its share in the Southeast Asia notebook market to 30% in 2016 to boost its overall notebook shipments in Asia Pacific to 2.5 million units in the year,...

Digitimes Research: Korea makers to mass produce transparent OLED displays in 2016

Nov 27, 11:52

Korea panel makers have plans to mass produce 55-inch and above size transparent OLED displays from 2016 into 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan notebook makers seeking lower chip quotes for 2016

Nov 27, 10:09

Taiwan-based notebook makers are demanding their chip providers lower quotes for 2016 so that cost structures can be improved amid less-favorable market conditions.

TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

Nov 27, 10:03

TSMC is likely to raise its annual dividend to NT$5-5.50 a share in 2016, as a result of lower capex and falling depreciation costs, according to market watchers.

Intel unveils 2016 tablet processor road map, say Taiwan makers

Nov 26, 21:48

Intel has revealed its 2016 road map for launching tablet-use processors to partnering vendors, with the Atom X3 for use in entry-level tablets to arrive in the first quarter, according...

LCD TV shipments to increase under 2% in 2016, says WitsView

Nov 26, 14:58

Global LCD TV shipments for 2015 will total 216 million sets, according to the latest estimation by WitsView. Shipments in 2015 will represent a slight annual decline, for the first...

Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

Nov 26, 14:31

The Korea government has announced from 2016 it will invest US$110 million over a five-year period into developing materials and components for wearable products, according to Korea-based...

All-in-one PC shipments to drop over 10% in 2015

Nov 26, 14:08

All-in-one PC shipments may drop a double-digit percentage on-year in 2015 due to weaker-than-expected demand. Shipments in 2016 are unlikely to see any major growth and may stay...

Global LED shipment volume, value to grow in 2016, says Nichia executive

Nov 26, 10:44

Global LED shipments in 2016 will increase 20-30% on year in volume and about 5% in value, Nichia's chief legal and IP officer Katsuyuki Akutagawa said at a press event in Taipei...

Ibase Technology holds rosy business outlook for 2016

Nov 26, 10:33

Industrial computing device maker Ibase Technology, through close partnerships with US-based digital signage software developer Scala, foresees steady orders for digital signage products...

Three trends to take place in 2016 smartphone market, says Strategy Analytics

Nov 25, 15:53

At least three major global shifts are predicted to take place in the smartphone market during 2016. Smartphone financing will become the norm, while Indonesia will join India as...

Acer to enhance gaming notebook product line in 2016

Nov 25, 12:00

Acer has sent out RFO (request for quotation) for gaming notebooks to be launched in 2016, signaling that Acer will strengthen marketing of the product line by increasing shipment...

Quanta, Wiwynn see more orders from server clients for 2016

Nov 23, 15:32

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to land more cloud server orders from their clients in 2016 as Internet service providers are looking to reduce...

LandMark Optoelectronics expects Si photonics products to bring in revenues beginning 2016

Stockwatch - Nov 19, 15:43

LandMark Optoelectronics, which manufactures GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers for laser diodes and photo detectors used in optical communications, posted consolidated revenues...

Smart bracelets to remain dominant in the 2016 wearables market but VR devices will become main growth driver, says TrendForce

Nov 19, 14:35

The market for wearables has maintained a certain growth level in recent years, though device vendors have not experienced a boom in demand as they would hope. The total wearable...

Samsung, LG to focus on white flip chip LED technology for TVs, says report

Nov 18, 15:57

Korea-based TV vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will reportedly switch to white flip chip LED technology for use in TV backlighting in 2016, according to a new report...

China to drive demand of lithium batteries for xEVs in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 18, 14:47

The global xEVs (x-electric vehicles) market has performed impressively in 2015 mainly because of the China market, which has expanded due to strong government support. According...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

Globalfoundries announces 14nm ASIC offering

Nov 17, 15:59

Globalfoundries has announced the availability of FX-14, an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) offering built on the company's 14nm FinFET process technology. The FX-14...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers focuses largely unchanged in 2016

Nov 17, 14:55

Heading into 2016, China-based panel maker BOE will continue to focus on production of 5-inch HD panels while fellow maker Tianma Optoelectronics will focus on producing Full HD TFT...

Competition among SoC suppliers to heat up

Nov 17, 10:57

Competition among smartphone-use SoC providers is expected to heat up in 2016 as companies are gearing up for their new 8- or 10-core solution rollouts.

6.4 billion connected "things" will be in use in 2016, up 30% from 2015, says Gartner

Nov 16, 22:13

Gartner has said it forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30% from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new things...

Overseas capacity expansion will cause moderate price slide across PV supply chain in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 16, 22:11

The downward revision of income tax credit for photovoltaic systems for 2016 in the US has resulted in a general installation boom, which is prolonged by the planned feed-in tariff...

ALi, Pixart look to new products for 2016 growth

Nov 16, 21:47

IC design houses ALi and Pixart Imaging both expect the roll-outs of their new products to drive their overall business growth in 2016.

Wistron NeWeb to allocate NT$1.5-1.8 billion in 2016 capex

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 14:42

Networking/communication device maker Wistron NeWeb, expecting a rise in orders, will allocate a capex budget of NT$1.5-1.8 billion (US$46.2-55.4 million) for 2016, the company said...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015, 2016

Nov 16, 14:40

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to total 8-8.5 million units in 2015, equaling the amount shipped a year earlier, according to an estimate by sources from local...

Spreadtrum ready to roll out 1Xnm mobile chips in 2016, says CEO

Nov 16, 10:21

China's Spreadtrum Communications is looking to boost its handset-chip shipments in 2015, and is set to roll out its next-generation chips built using 14/16nm FinFET technologies...

LED lighting market to reach US$30.5 billion in 2016, says firm

Nov 13, 14:47

The scale of the LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion in 2015 and expand to US$30.5 billion in 2016. The penetration rate of LED lighting is also projected to climb from...

Inventec optimistic about its product lines in 2016

Nov 13, 11:28

With a strong financial report for the third quarter, Inventec is optimistic about its performance in 2016 and expects its notebook and server shipments to both achieve on-year growth,...

Arcadyan Technology expects revenue proportion from Europe to drop to 45% in 2016

Nov 13, 11:16

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology expects the proportion of consolidated revenues from Europe to decrease from 60% currently to 45% in 2016, president Lee...

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