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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...

Demand for handset-use panels to remain strong until end of 2016

Oct 24, 20:39

Demand for panels used in feature phones as well as entry-level, mid-range and high-end smartphones mainly from China-based vendors has turned strong recently and strong demand will...

China Mobile nets CNY88.1 billion for January-September 2016

Oct 21, 11:40

Mobile telecom carrier China Mobile recorded net profit of CNY88.1 billion (US$13.39 billion) for January-September 2016, growing 3.1% on year, according to the company's financial...

ASML on track to post record 2016 sales

Oct 21, 10:10

ASML remains on track to post record sales for 2016, according to the lithography equipment supplier, which reported higher-than-expected sales for the three months ending Septembe...

IC Insights raises 2016 IC market forecast to positive

Oct 20, 15:54

IC Insights has raised its 2016 IC market forecast to 1% growth from negative 2%, and its 2016 IC unit volume shipment growth rate forecast from 4% to 6%. A large portion of this...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to drop 7.2% in 2016

Oct 18, 14:57

Worldwide notebook shipments are expected to drop 7.2% on year to reach less than 150 million units in 2016 because Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade program caused many consumers...

Huawei confident of reaching 2016 smartphone shipments target, say reports

Oct 18, 14:24

China-based vendor Huawei Technologies has shipped over 100 million smartphones globally so far in 2016 and is confident of attaining its goal of shipping 140 million units for the...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to dip 0.9% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 17, 21:42

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$332 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.9% from 2015, according to Gartner. This represents two consecutive years of revenue...

Aspeed to see BMC chip shipments grow 30% in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 17, 15:48

Baseboard management controller (BMC) chipset provider Aspeed Technology is expected to see its shipments of BMC chips grow 30% on year to 4.3 million units in 2016, according to...

MSI, Gigabyte to enjoy strong graphics card shipments in 2016

Oct 17, 15:10

As demand from the gaming market continue rising, and virtual reality (VR) applications are growing popular, graphics card players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Asustek...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi aims to ship 600,000 Mi Band devices in 2016

Oct 13, 11:22

Xiaomi Technology is expected to ship a total of 600,000 units of its Mi Band wearable devices in the Taiwan market in 2016, according to sources from local retail channels.

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to dip 0.3% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 13, 10:43

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.3% to US$64.6 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up slightly from the estimated 0.7% decline in Gartner's...

Nanya president expects better DRAM market conditions in 4Q16

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 14:45

DRAM market conditions in the fourth quarter of 2016 will be better than those in the third quarter, and the outlook for the first quarter of 2017 is also positive, according to Pei-Ing...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 7% in 2016 and 2017

Oct 12, 14:16

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 7.2% on year to 1.42 billion in 2016 and another 7% to 1.52 billion units in 2017, according to the latest estimate by Digitimes Re...

AUO to complete 32MWp PV installation in Taiwan in 2016

Oct 12, 11:09

AU Optronics (AUO) is setting up rooftop PV systems around Taiwan and will complete total PV installation capacity of 32MWp in 2016, according to the company.

A rooftop PV system at an AUO factory in southern Taiwan

Synnex September revenues hit 2016 high

Oct 11, 20:38

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on October 11 reported consolidated revenues of NT$32.34 billion (US$1.03 billion) for September, the...

Wistron September notebook shipments hit 2016 high

Oct 11, 20:36

ODM Wistron shipped 2.1 million notebooks in September, the highest monthly level so far in 2016 and increasing 16.7% on month, 5.4 million units in the third quarter, sequentially...

Digitimes Research: Global IC foundry output value to rise at 5% CAGR over 2016-2021

Oct 11, 13:47

The global IC foundry industry output value will grow at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2016 to 2021, according to Digitimes Research.

Taitronics 2016 taking place in Taipei

Oct 7, 16:07

The Taipei International Electronics Show (Taitronics) 2016 is taking place during October 6-9, with 530 exhibitors from 11 countries using more than 1,000 booths. More than 3,000...

Shenmao posts revenue growth for September

Oct 7, 15:38

Taiwan-based solder materials supplier Shenmao Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$480 million (US$15.23 million) for September 2016, up 7% sequentially and 24% on...

Soldering materials supplier Shenmao 2016 EPS likely to reach NT$3

Oct 6, 15:16

Taiwan-based soldering materials supplier Shenmao Technology is expected to more than double its EPS to NT$2.50-3 (US$0.08-0.10) in 2016, thanks to rising tin prices and the arrival...

Largan Precision September revenues hit 2016 high

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 15:13

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision on October 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.954 billion (US$158 million) for September, the highest monthly level so far...

FIH Mobile warns net profits to fall 52% in 2016

Newswatch - Oct 4, 15:42

FIH Mobile has warned that its net profits for 2016 will be lower than US$110 million, decreasing 52% from the US$229 million recorded a year earlier.

Government IT spending in India to reach US$7.2 billion in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 4, 15:31

The government in India is on pace to spend US$7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending...

Taiwan IC industry to increase 7% in 2016, says TSIA chairman

Sep 30, 11:08

Although the worldwide IC industry output value will decline 2.4% in 2016, the output value of Taiwan's IC industry will maintain growth, according to Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan...

TSIA chairman Nicky Lu

Taiwan IC distributors 4Q16 sales to increase

Sep 28, 15:59

Fourth-quarter revenues at Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics and Answer Technology (ANStek) will be driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones...

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...

Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia CEO

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...

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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 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...

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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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