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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

Nintendo NX mass production postpones to early 2017

Jun 2, 10:44

Nintendo's next-generation game console, the Nintendo NX is scheduled to enter mass production in early 2017, delaying about half a year from the company's original mass production...

Touch panel industry could be transformed in 2017, says TPK chairman

May 27, 16:28

Out-OLED touch solutions, OLED panels matched with add-on touch panels, will come into use in 2017 and this could transform the touch panel industry, with new competition to culminate...

TSMC begins tape-out of 10nm A11 chips for Apple

May 6, 10:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun to tape out the design for Apple's A11 processor built on a 10nm FinFET process, according to industry sources.

TPK reports operating loss for 1Q16

Apr 29, 15:37

Touchscreen solution provider TPK Holding has posted consolidated revenues of NT$21.239 billion (US$653 million), gross margin of 4.67%, net operating loss of NT$357 million, net...

TPK Holding president and CEO Michael Chung

TSMC to launch 7nm trial production in 1H17

Apr 19, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to launch 7nm trial production in the first half of 2017, company chairman Morris Chang said in a report sent to TSMC's...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

Dell increases sourcing of PC component from China

Mar 7, 21:55

Dell reportedly has significantly increased its desktop component supply from China-based players for 2016 and is planning to increase the supply share to above 70% in 2017, looking...

Global sales of high-bay luminaires and lamps expected to peak at nearly US$23.5 billion in 2017, says Navigant

Jan 21, 14:59

While the industrial and high-bay markets have traditionally represented challenging lighting applications, advances and price declines in LED technologies are driving sales of luminaires...

CEC begins constructing new 8.6G LCD fab

Dec 29, 14:58

China Electronics Corporation (CEC) has kicked off construction of an 8.6G LCD fab in Xianyang, western China that is expected to go into production in August 2017.

Internet service providers slowing down on taking in server orders

Dec 29, 13:48

Worldwide Internet service providers such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have recently started slowing down on pulling in their server orders from ODMs as they have been...

LEDs expected to account for more than half of horticultural luminaire sales in 2017, says Navigant

Dec 17, 14:10

Though horticultural LED products have been commercially available for a decade, they are now beginning to pick up steam as the technology and its quality advances. Today, LEDs are...

Digitimes Research: Next generation IEEE 802.11ay standards to come in 2017

Nov 25, 11:16

IEEE is setting next generation wireless transmission standards at 60GHz, IEEE 802.11ay, which is expected to be completed in 2017. The new standards are likely to focus on new applications...

Inventec achieves major improvement in server orders for 2017

Nov 24, 14:08

With Intel expected to launch its next-generation server platform Purley in the second half of 2017, vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Lenovo have recently started finishing...

Digitimes Research: Korea panel makers expectd to unfold new 3D commercial displays in 2017

Nov 17, 15:28

Korea panel makers are increasing developments for glasses-free 3D displays primarily aimed at the commerical segment, according to Digitimes Research.

Asustek looking to become largest consumer notebook vendor in 2017

Nov 13, 16:02

In response to competitors and research firms naming his company as one of the PC brand vendors that will quit the PC market, Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen pointed out that Asustek...

Compal said to land orders from Dell, Lenovo for Intel Purley-based servers for 2017

Nov 10, 00:07

Compal Electronics reportedly has landed orders from Dell and Lenovo for their Intel Purley platform-based servers for 2017 and the orders are expected to significantly boost Compal's...

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Digitimes Research: Korea makers aim to hold 50% share in display sales during 2017

Nov 2, 15:51

Korea panel makers aim to hold a 50% share in total display sales generated in 2017 through production of AMOLED, flexible, transparent and glasses-free 3D displays, according to...

High resolution displays contribute to rising revenues for driver chip vendors, IHS says

Oct 26, 22:43

Annual revenues for driver integrated circuits (ICs) will peak at US$6.8 billion in 2017, due mainly to the demand for higher resolution displays in smartphones and other applications,...

Silicon wafer shipments to grow modestly, says SEMI

Oct 22, 11:19

Silicon wafer shipments to the global semiconductor industry are forecast to increase at a modest pace in 2015, 2016 and 2017, according to SEMI.

PERC mono-Si PV modules to cost lower than poly-Si ones in 2017, says LONGi president

Oct 15, 16:20

Performance costs for PV modules made of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) monocrystalline silicon solar cells will be lower than those for PV modules made of PERC polycrystalline...

Inventec expects revenues to surpass US$20 billion in 2017

Oct 6, 15:46

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company's revenues will surpass US$20 billion by 2017 and revenues in 2015 are expected to stay flat or drop slightly from 2014's...

Lenovo to merge server brands in 2017

Sep 17, 11:56

Following the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is planning to merge its two server brands into one and use the unified brand to release products in 2017. Lenovo is...

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  • Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to growth over 18% in 2H16

    Bits + chips | Aug 29, 21:29

  • TSMC orders equipment for NT$21.3 billion

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | Aug 29, 21:15

  • TOK steps up investment in Taiwan

    Bits + chips | Aug 29, 21:02

  • Acer, Asustek to release over 18-inch display gaming notebooks

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 21:14

  • GCL-Poly Energy to acquire SunEdision's technology, factory assets

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 21:13

  • Sunrex Technology finishes capital downsizing

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:56

  • Vendors to shift away orders from BYD

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:56

  • Weak tablet demand prompting vendors to leave business

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:55

  • Kingston becomes largest shareholder of OSE

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • BYD 1H16 net profit hikes over 384%

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • Sharp Taiwan president hopes for cooperation with Japan Display in R&D of OLED

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:54

  • HTC aims at over 10,000 HTC Vive-supporting applications in 2017

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:26

  • Sharp likely to not acquire OLED equipment as scheduled, says Nikkei

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:25

  • IBM Taiwan expects growth potential in Taiwan, says executive

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:18

  • Former HTC CEO to attend Tokyo Game Show

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:18

  • Taiwan makers cautious about possible fluctuation in orders from China smartphone vendors

    Before Going to Press | Aug 29, 20:17

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