1501 news items tagged 2017
Primax posts high EPS for 2017Wednesday 14 February 2018
Primax Electronics has reported net profits of NT$558 million (US$19.11million) for the fourth quarter of 2017 and NT$2.057 billion for all of 2017.
Global tablet market – 4Q 2017Wednesday 14 February 2018
Based on Digitimes Research's statistics, tablet shipments worldwide totaled 45.96 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017. The better-than-expected performance was driven by...
FocalTech swings to loss in 2017Wednesday 14 February 2018
Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems swung to net losses of NT$103 million (US$3.51 million) in 2017. EPS came to negative NT$0.28.
Half a billion smartphones and other devices with wireless power technology shipped in 2017, IHS saysWednesday 14 February 2018
Led by mobile phones, small appliances and wearables, shipments of consumer electronics devices enabled with wireless charging rose 40% in 2017 compared to the previous year. In all,...
Cleanroom equipment maker Acter enjoys robust orders from ChinaWednesday 14 February 2018
Cleanroom and turnkey equipment supplier Acter has enjoyed strong orders for new fab constructions from China's IC manufacturing, packaging and testing, and optoelectronics sectors,...
Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments higher than expected in 4Q17, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 14 February 2018
Shipments of large-size LCD panels (9-inch and above sizes) by Taiwan-based panel makers (excluding Sharp) were better than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, rising 0.3% on...
TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$8 for 2017Wednesday 14 February 2018
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$8 (US$0.27) cash dividend per share for 2017. The...
Global DRAM output value to rise over 30% in 2018, says DRAMeXchangeTuesday 13 February 2018
Output value for the global DRAM memory industry will increase more than 30% to US$96 billion in 2018, following a robust 76% surge, according to DRAMeXchange.
NVM IP provider eMemory posts record revenues and profits for 2017Tuesday 13 February 2018
Taiwan-based eMemory, a developer and provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology, has reported net profits of NT$598 million (US$20.4 million) on consolidated revenues...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 4Q 2017Tuesday 13 February 2018
Taiwan's large-size LCD panel shipments returned to the growth track in 2017, rising 2.7% on year to reach 237.64 million units.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2017Tuesday 13 February 2018
Taiwan's LCD panel makers were able to maintain stable shipments in the fourth-quarter 2017 traditional low season, thanks to strong demand for 18:9 smartphone applications.
China makers ship 7GWp of double-glass PV modules in 2017Tuesday 13 February 2018
China-based makers shipped 7GWp of double-glass PV modules in 2017, about 3.5 times the shipment volume in 2016 and taking up 9.2% of the year's total PV module shipments, according...
WT Micro posts EPS of NT$5.26 for 2017Monday 12 February 2018
IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$2.52 billion (US$85.8 million) in 2017. The earnings were up 48.2% compared to 2016 with...
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2017Monday 12 February 2018
China-based smartphone vendors shipped a total of 199.8 million phones to both the domestic and overseas markets in the fourth quarter of 2017, up nearly 10% on quarter but only showing...
New IC manufacturing lines to boost total industry wafer capacity by 8%, says IC InsightsMonday 12 February 2018
IC industry wafer capacity, specifically in the memory segment, was inadequate to meet demand throughout 2017. However, new IC manufacturing lines are expected to boost industry capacity...
SMIC to enter volume production of 28nm HKMG chips in 2H18Monday 12 February 2018
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is scheduled to enter volume production of chips fabricated using 28nm HKMG and HKMG+ processes in the...
UMC January revenues increase, VIS dropMonday 12 February 2018
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its January revenues hit a three-month high, while fellow company Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) saw revenues decrease...
MediaTek January revenues fall to 23-month lowMonday 12 February 2018
Smartphone SoC specialist MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.84 billion (US$574.3 million) for January 2018, down 9.7% sequentially and 8.1% on year.
Taiwan notebooks – 4Q 2017Friday 9 February 2018
Worldwide notebook shipments, not including detachable 2-in-1 devices, were weaker than expected and arrived at only around 41.15 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, registering...
Elan to enjoy strong 1Q18Friday 9 February 2018
Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$1.8 billion (US$61.3 million) and NT$1.9 billion for the first quarter of 2018 compared...
IC distributor Audix profits hit 10-year highFriday 9 February 2018
IC distributor and component maker Audix has reported net earnings per share increased 11% on year to a 10-year high of NT$4.13 (US$0.14) in 2017.
IC testing firm CHPT posts record EPS for 2017Friday 9 February 2018
IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) has reported net profits of NT$736 million (US$25.2 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$3.11 billion for 2017...
PChome Store reports huge losses in 2017Thursday 8 February 2018
PChome Store, a B2B2C, B2C and C2C online shopping operator has reported net operating loss of NT$1.11 billion (US$36.7 million) for 2017.
Xintec losses widen in 2017Thursday 8 February 2018
Image sensor packaging specialist Xintec saw its net losses widen to NT$733 million (US$25.1 million) in 2017 from losses of NT$636 million in 2016. EPS stayed negative at NT$2.71.
Winbond, Macronix January revenues decreaseThursday 8 February 2018
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential decreases in January revenues of 2.2% and 1.1%, respectively.