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Intel to push SSD products for 4 major markets in 2017

Dec 2, 16:12

Seeing demand for NAND flash storage rising and memory makers accelerating their development of 3D NAND flash products, Intel is planning to begin mass producing new 3D NAND flash...

MediaTek expects gross margin to rise in 2017

Dec 1, 22:17

MediaTek expects its revenues to continue on-year growth in 2017, while gross margin will pick up thanks to its expanding business in the 4G-smartphone market.

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch MateBook in 2017

Dec 1, 11:53

Huawei Technologies will launch MateBook, a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet hybrid model, in the Taiwan market in 2017, according to the company's Taiwan sales agent XunWei Tech.

Intel, Nvidia ready to unveil new platforms for CES 2017

Nov 30, 16:10

Following the launches of its Y and U series 14nm Kaby Lake processors at the end of August, targeting ultra-thin notebooks and 2-in-1 devices, Intel is ready to unveil its H series...

HTC overall sales to remain stagnant in 2017

Nov 30, 15:31

Overall sales at HTC are expected to remain stagnant in 2017 as its smartphone shipments are likely to remain slow, while it is having difficulty significantly ramping up shipments...

Passive component maker Chilisin expanding business in auto sector

Stockwatch - Nov 30, 11:10

Chilisin Electronics, which manufactures inductors and power chokes, is expected to see revenues generated from the car-use segment account for 14% of the company's total revenues...

IEI Integration aims to hike revenue proportion from medicare-use products to 20% in 2017

Nov 29, 22:22

Industrial computing device OBM and ODM IEI Integration has focused development on products used in medicare and aims to increase the corresponding revenue proportion from 13% in...

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,...

China market: China Mobile to start 5G experiment in 2017

Nov 29, 15:58

China Mobile will take the initiative to implement its 5G communication networks by setting up seven experimental base stations in 4-5 cities in 2017, using 6GHz and below frequencies,...

China vendors to continue to serve as major players in global smartphone market in 2017

Nov 28, 22:40

China-based smartphone vendors will continue to be the major players in the global smartphone market in 2017, with Huawei, Oppo and Vivo to take the third, fourth and fifth positions...

TSMC to post up to 3% sequential drop in 1Q17 revenues

Nov 28, 22:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to post up to a 3% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2017, but will enjoy revenue...

LCD TV panel makers set lower shipment target for 2017, IHS Markit says

Nov 28, 16:38

Restructuring of older display fabs, migration to larger-sized LCD TV panels and business strategy adjustments are some of the factors prompting LCD TV panel manufacturers to set...

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...

Laster Tech expects growth in 2017 revenues from China

Nov 28, 13:15

LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has about 90% of consolidated revenues coming from the China market and expects 2017 revenues from the market to increase significantly...

Global smartphone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2017, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:23

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 4.5% on year to reach 1.4 billion units in 2017, according to market research firm TrendForce.

Apple to add 10.5-inch models to iPad series in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 24, 10:51

Apple, in addition to existing 7.9-inch iPad mini, 9.7-inch iPad and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, will launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, with production to begin in December, according to Taiwan-based...

Acer places 2017 main notebook orders with Quanta, Compal

Nov 22, 21:50

Based on Acer's RFQ (request for quotation) for the majority of its notebook orders in 2017, Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are two major ODMs, according to industry source...

SZS to expand MIM capacity in 2017

Nov 22, 14:40

Notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) is planning to expand its MIM (metal injection molding) production capacity by over 30% through procuring two new continuous MIM furnaces,...

Market for 10nm mobile chips to heat up in 2017

Nov 22, 10:54

Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, MediaTek, Apple and Spreadtrum Communications are gearing up to roll out their 10nm mobile chips which will be shipped in smartphones during 2017.

Inventec expects 2017 revenues to grow 10-15%

Nov 21, 12:14

ODM Inventec expects 2017 consolidated revenues to increase 10-15% on year, with growth mostly coming from servers and hand-held devices, according to company chairman Richard Lee.

Huawei to ramp up its share in global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets in 2017

Nov 21, 11:06

China-based Huawei Technologies is expected to step up its cooperation with Taiwan-based ODMs to ramp up its share in the global smartphone, notebook and tablet markets, according...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Digitimes Research: Use of LED chips in TV backlighting to grow slightly in 2017

Nov 17, 11:15

The global volume of LED chips used in TV backlighting in 2017 will increase slightly on year, with Ultra HD, HDR and quantum dot models expected to increase usage, while direct-type...

Proportion of notebooks for single-spindle models to rise significantly in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 16, 11:16

Based on notebook vendors' RFQ (request for quotation) for models to be launched in 2017, the proportion of 15-inch and above notebooks for single-spindle models without built-in...

Inventec expects 2017 hand-held device shipments to grow 17.2-20.7%

Nov 15, 15:44

Invenetec expects its subsidiary Invenetc Appliances to ship 68-70 million hand-held mobile devices in 2017, growing 17.2-20.7% on year, the parent company said at a November 14 investors...

PC supply chain seeing replacement trend in DIY market in 2H16

Nov 15, 15:38

The PC upstream supply chain has seen increasing demand for gaming-level hardware components from the PC DIY market since the early second half thanks to a PC replacement trend created...

Hiwin obtains orders with shipments scheduled through January 2017

Nov 15, 10:59

Precision motion control component maker Hiwin Technologies has landed orders with shipments scheduled through January 2017, company chairman Eric Chuo said at a November 14 investors...

Global 7-inch and above panel shipments to fall 2.4% in 2017, says WitsView

Nov 14, 10:35

There will be 725 million 7-inch and above panels shipped globally in 2017, decreasing 2.4% on year, but total area of panels will grow 3.8%, according to WitsView.

Asustek to unveil Google Tango-enabled smartphone at CES 2017

Nov 14, 09:48

Asustek Computer will unveil its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, during the forthcoming CES 2017. The smartphone will support Google Tango, according to company CEO Jerry...

Intel looks to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 support into next-generation chipsets

Nov 10, 15:15

Intel reportedly is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functions into its motherboard chipsets and the new design may be implemented in its upcoming 300-series scheduled to be released...

Inventec to expand overseas production capacity

Nov 7, 11:05

ODM Inventec will expand production capacity for servers in Mexico and the Czech Republic and for PCs and smart terminal devices in India in 2017 and is evaluating the feasibility...

Inventec chairman Richard Lee

PV installation capacity in India to reach 10GWp in 2017, says BNEF

Nov 4, 11:01

Rooftop PV systems and ground-mounted PV power stations to be established in India in 2017 will reach total installation capacity of 10GWp, according to BNEF (Bloomberg New Energy...

China market: Oppo to contend with Huawei for top smartphone vendor title in 2017

Nov 3, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will continue to contend with rival company Huawei for the number one position in China's smartphone market in 2017 as it has seen its sales momentum...

World Telecom Smart City Conference to take place in Taiwan in February 2017

Nov 3, 15:13

Viewing that development smart city solutions has brought many business opportunities for the IoT supply chain, the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has collaborated with the 4G...

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