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  • Last update: Friday 21 October 2016 [135 news items]

China market: Smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

Global IT spending to reach US$3.5 trillion in 2017, says Gartner

Oct 20, 15:08

Driven by growth in software and IT services revenues, worldwide IT spending is forecast to reach US$3.5 trillion in 2017, up 2.9% from 2016 estimated spending of US$3.4 trillion,...

China may revise 2017 PV feed-in tariff cuts

Oct 20, 11:44

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for PV power stations to be established in 2017, reducing them by 23.47-31.25% from...

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...

HTC to ship 1.5 million HTC Vive VR devices in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 18, 11:45

HTC is expected to ramp up shipments of its HTC Vive VR devices to 1.5 million units in 2017 compared to 400,000 units expected for 2016, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

China to produce 3D NAND chips as early as end-2017

Oct 18, 11:19

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST) will start operating China's first 12-inch fab for the manufacture of NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016, and is expected to produce...

TSMC 7nm process ready for risk production in 2Q17, says co-CEO

Oct 14, 10:53

Development of TSMC's 7nm technology is well on track, and the process will be ready for risk production in the second quarter of 2017, company co-CEO Mark Liu said at an October...

TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu

Global large-size panel capacity to rise 3.9% in 2017, says WitsView

Oct 13, 11:33

Global production capacity for large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2016 is estimated at 208 million square meters, increasing 6.6% on year, and the capacity will increase 3.9% to 216 million...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 37.65 million LCD TVs in 2017

Oct 13, 11:24

Taiwan-based ODMs, OEMs and OBMs (own-brand manufacturers) will ship 37.65 million LCD TVs in 2017, increasing 6.4% on year and taking up 17.2% of global total, according to Digitimes...

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...

Taiwan market: MSOs to procure over 6.5 million STBs by end of 2017

Oct 7, 11:13

Taiwan's National Communications Commission aims to complete 100% digitization of cable TV networks around Taiwan by the end of 2017. MSOs (multi-system operators) are expected to...

Taiwan sets 2017 renewable energy feed-in tariff rates

Oct 5, 14:50

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has set feed-in tariff rates for generation of renewable energy, with PV power from NT$4.4098/kWh (US$0.1404) to NT$6.1033/kWh, according to the Ministry...

SPIL, KYEC grabs orders for MediaTek 10nm chips

Oct 5, 12:34

Backend houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) have obtained orders for MediaTek's new 10nm chips set to roll out in the first quarter...

Oppo aims to ship 130-140 million smartphones in 2017

Oct 4, 14:01

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo aims to ship 130-140 million smartphones worldwide in 2017, compared to 100 million units targeted for 2016, according to sources from Taiwan's...

AMD prepares Zen for CES 2017 launch; aggressively clearing inventory for platform transition

Oct 3, 15:52

Following the releases of its Bristol Ridge-based desktop processors in September 2016, AMD's Zen-based CPUs and its corresponding high-end X370 chipsets will make their arrivals...

China to lower PV feed-in tariffs for 2017, say reports

Sep 30, 11:10

China's National Development and Reform Commission plans to decrease feed-in tariff for PV power-generating stations set up in 2017, with tentative reductions of 31.25% for category...

Chip orders for new iPhone to fall in 1Q17, sources say

Sep 23, 15:03

Chip orders placed for the iPhone 7/7 Plus will likely fall about 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to an estimate made by analog chip suppliers.

Chip orders for iPhone 7/7 Plus are likely to fall in 1Q17

Acer to release VR backpack for 2017, targeting B2B market

Sep 21, 11:48

Acer is planning to launch a virtual reality (VR) backpack for 2017, but instead of the consumer sector, the product will mainly focus on the business to business (B2B) market. The...

Jerry Kao,IT products business division general manager at Acer

Diode maker Eris expects shipments for car electronics to hike in 2017

Sep 14, 15:50

Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, expects its shipments for car electronics to hike as much as 400% in 2017.

Eris chairman Jonathan Chang

Fab equipment spending trending upwards in 2016 and 2017, says SEMI

Sep 7, 13:44

SEMI has published an August update of its world fab forecast report, which shows increased equipment spending, reaching 4.1% on-year in 2016 and 10.6% in 2017.

MOEA sets tentative 2017 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Aug 31, 14:50

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy to be generated in 2017, with the rates for PV...

Orders for iris recognition chips to boost Xintec 2017 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Aug 31, 11:46

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

NAND flash vendors raising quotes on tight supply

Aug 17, 15:41

NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the iPhone 7 featuring up to 256GB of storage, according to industry sources. Prices...

Taiwan firms enter supply chain for 2017 iPhone

Aug 16, 20:12

In addition to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chipbond Technology and MJC Probe (MPI) have entered the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhone series, according to...

TSMC to make chips for iPad coming out in 2017, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 11:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply chips for the 2017 series of iPad that will come in three models, a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA)...

TSMC to begin volume production for MediaTek 10nm chips in 1Q17, say sources

Aug 9, 10:57

MediaTek's Helio X30 SoC designed for mid-range and high-end smartphones will be ready for volume production in the first quarter of 2017. The chips will be built by TSMC using the...

Samsung seeking TV panels from Innolux, AUO for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 14:49

Visual Display Business president Kim Hyun Seok for Samsung Electronics recently talked with chairman Wang Jyh-chau for panel maker Innolux and chairman Paul Peng for AU Optronics...

Acer CEO to become chairman in 2017

Aug 3, 15:03

Acer plans to have CEO Jason Chen succeed current chairman George Huang to take over chairmanship while maintaining the position of CEO in 2017, according to company co-founder Stan...

IPC maker Parpro expected to see strong contribution from aerospace and military businesses in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 20, 15:34

Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Parpro is expected to see its revenues from the aerospace and military businesses grow significantly in 2017, increasing their combined revenue contribution...

TSMC secures exclusive orders for Apple A11 chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained all of Apple's A11 chip orders, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Inventec expects to achieve NT$460 billion revenues in 2017

Jun 22, 13:59

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company in the past 12 months has been integrating its resources in Taiwan and China and transforming its businesses to focus...

DRAM prices to stabilize in 2017, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 21, 17:42

DRAM prices will become stable in 2017 as chipmakers implement supply controls, according to DRAMeXchange.

Intel, AMD new CPU platforms target January 2017 launch

Jun 7, 14:28

Market watchers originally expected Intel and AMD to launch their new CPU platforms in the third and fourth quarter, respectively, to help boost PC demand in the second half, but...

Hand-held device vendors will need foldable AMOLED panels beginning 2017

Jun 3, 10:35

Vendors of smartphones, tablets and other hand-held devices have asked for foldable AMOLED panels beginning 2017, according to industry sources.

Foldable AMOLED display developed by Display Technology Center
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