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Career to ramp up FPCB capacity by 30% in 2H12

May 22, 15:23

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology plans to ramp up its capacity by 30% in the second half of 2012, focusing on the production of high-end FPCBs, according to company president...

Career president Wu Yung-hui

Tizen-based devices to appear in 2H12

May 21, 16:14

Intel and Samsung Electronics' co-developed operating system Tizen is expected to be released in late June with Tizen-based devices such as smartphones, netbooks and in-vehicle infotainment...

Advantech to deploy marketing offices in third-level cities in China in 2H12

May 21, 11:23

Advantech, the largest Taiwan-based maker of industrial computing devices, will begin establishing marketing offices in third-tier cities around China in the second half of 2012,...

Demand for TV LED backlights to hold in 2H12, say Taiwan LED makers

May 18, 15:11

Although demand for LCD TVs in the China market has appeared to be smaller than originally expected, demand for LED backlight units used in LCD TVs in the second half of 2012 will...

TPK looks to strong demand for medium- to large-size touch solutions in 2H12

May 17, 01:40

Touch panel maker TPK Holding expects demand for medium- to large-size touch solutions to outpace supply in the second half of 2012 due to the proliferation of touch applications...

Solar revenue growth in 2H12 stimulated by US and Asia Pacific pipelines, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 16:17

Solar demand during second-half 2012 will see increasing contributions from emerging markets in North America and the Asia Pacific, with 60% of solar demand coming from these non-European...

Toshiba to have Quanta starting ODM production of notebooks in Chongqing in 2H12

May 11, 12:14

Toshiba will have its ODM partner Quanta Computer begin notebook production at Quanta's factory in Chongqing, western China, in the second half of 2012, according to sources from...

Amazon likely to launch color e-book readers in 2H12, say sources

May 10, 01:25

Amazon is likely to launch color e-book readers in the second half of 2012, with makers in the supply chain to begin shipping related parts and components in May, according to industry...

Asustek aims at becoming top vendor of Android tablet PCs in 2H12

May 2, 11:49

Asustek Computer has set a challenging goal of attaining the largest global market share for Android-based tablet PCs in the second half of 2012, company CEO Jerry Shen has told a...

AUO to begin volume production of naked-eye 3D panels in 2H12

Apr 27, 01:35

AU Optronics (AUO) plans to begin rolling out naked-eye 3D panels in the second half of 2012 and expects its shipments of 65-inch TV panels to reach 700,000 units for the year, according...

Macronix swings to loss in 1Q12

Apr 26, 12:22

Macronix International swung to net losses of NT$1.09 billion (US$37 million) in the first quarter of 2012 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago. The maker of NOR flash...

CMI, AUO likely to swing back to profitability in 2H12

Apr 20, 11:55

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are likely to swing back to profitability in the second half of 2012 as flat panel prices are expected to continue running higher in the...

Compal expected to see 2H12 shipments rise 50-60% from 1H12

Apr 18, 16:41

Compal Electronics is expected to see notebook shipments in the second half of 2012 increase 50-60% from those in the first half, according to component makers.

Compal and Wistron in competition for the second largest notebook maker worldwide

HP to launch 5-7 ultrabooks in 2H12

Apr 18, 16:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has turned more positive about ultrabooks and will launch 5-7 models in the second half of 2012, with shipments expected to reach 3.7-5.5 million units for the...

Notebook vendors are turning aggressive about ultrabook

MediaTek touch controller IC affiliate to see orders boost

Apr 13, 01:20

Shenzhen Goodix Technology of China, in which MediaTek holds a more than 30% stake, is expected to see orders for touch controller ICs rise significantly in the second half of 2012,...

China-based makers pessimistic about global solar demand in 2H12

Apr 10, 16:00

Despite incentive cuts in Germany and soon by Italy, demand in the global solar market has been healthy in first-half 2012. Industry sources believe that customers want to begin solar...

solar cells

Large-size panel prices may turn sour again in 2H12 on weak demand

Apr 9, 16:28

The market for large-size LCD panels would probably turn sour again in the second half of 2012 despite a recent rebound in panel prices that was pushed up by supply side bottlenecks...

Quanta, Compal expected to achieve growth in 2H12 gross margin

Apr 3, 01:30

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are both expected to see falling gross margins in the first quarter of 2012 with Quanta's problems due to its weak shipments for non-notebook...

Mirle expects sales growth in 2H12

Apr 3, 01:25

Flat-panel display equipment specialist Mirle Automation reported 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$6.675 billion (US$226 million), up by 6.83%. However, gross margins fell to 16.46%...

MTI looks to rising gross margin to 15-20% in 2H12

Mar 29, 15:47

Microelectronics Technology (MTI), a Taiwan-based maker of satellite and microwave communication devices, has seen its overall gross margin on the rise in the first quarter of 2012...

Suppliers see better DRAM, NAND flash markets in 2012

Mar 29, 15:01

The global supply for DRAM memory in 2012 will be less than the average level of supply over the past years, hence the industry is likely to get rid of oversupply problems in the...

Ability to ship 18-megapixel 36x optical zoom digital cameras in 2H12

Mar 26, 14:38

Ability Enterprise plans to start shipments of 18-megapixel 36x optical zoom CMOS digital cameras in second-half 2012, company chairman Roger Tseng has told an investor conference.

HTC likely to launch cloud computing music service in 2H12, say sources

Mar 21, 14:58

HTC is expected to venture into cloud computing music service that will provide cross-platform, cross-device mobile music experience to end users in the second half of 2012, with...

PC shipments expected to have strong 2H12, says IDC

Mar 20, 16:20

Worldwide PC shipment growth for 2011 ended on a slightly positive note, growing to 1.8% on the year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. While the first half of...

Primax may expand camera module capacity in 2H12

Mar 14, 15:15

Taiwan-based maker Primax Electronics, in view of growing shipments of camera modules used in iPhone, iPad and smartphones offered by HTC and Nokia, expanded its monthly production...

Amazon plans to launch 2 tablet PCs in 2H12, say sources

Mar 8, 01:30

Amazon plans to launch two new tablet PCs, a 7-inch model and another 10-inch model, in the second half of 2012, a move which could cast a shadow on the future development of e-book...

Mirle, Kenmec expect demand pickup in 2H12

Feb 14, 15:46

Flat-panel display (FPD) equipment specialists Mirle Automation and Kenmec Mechanical Engineering expect customer demand to pick up in the second half of 2012. Both firms are cautious...

Notebook shipments expected to rise significantly in 2H12

Feb 2, 01:10

Notebook shipments, benefiting from the recovery of hard drive shortages and launch of Windows 8 in the third quarter, are expected to rise significantly in the second half, compared...

Intel, Motorola Mobility strike strategic mobile partnership

Jan 11, 16:34

Intel and Motorola Mobility have announced that the two companies have entered into a multi-year, multi-device strategic relationship that includes smartphones which Motorola will...

Intel smartphone reference design

Global high-tech industries to see rebound in 2H12, says Applied executive

Dec 21, 12:05

Global high-tech industries will start heating up in the second half of 2012, with the semiconductor sector to trigger the business rebound driven by demand for mobile applications,...

Erix Yu of Applied Materials

Intel to struggle to see general adoption of Medfield in 2H12, say Taiwan makers

Dec 16, 14:10

Intel will launch 32nm Medfield specifically for use in smartphones and tablet PCs in the first half of 2012, but will struggle to win general adoption of the platform by vendors...

Intel CEO Paul Otellini to promote Intel-based smartphone

Notebooks expected to fully adopt HD quality webcams in 2H12

Dec 8, 01:45

Notebook players are expected to fully adopt high definition (HD) quality webcams into their notebook models in the second half of 2012 as Microsoft launches its Windows 8 and should...

Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

PCB industry unlikely to see upturn until 2Q12

Nov 22, 14:08

PCB and flexible PCB (FPCB) manufacturers including Career Technology, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, and upstream material providers such as CCL maker Iteq...

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