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  • Last update: Wednesday 23 July 2014 [43 news items]

Vendors partner with Wintel to release US$199-249 notebooks for 2H14

Jul 23, 22:53

Intel, Microsoft and notebook brand vendors are preparing to push entry-level notebooks priced at US$199-249 in the second half, according to sources from the upstream supply chain...

Taiwan market: HTC launches HTC One (E8); to release more low-priced models in 2H14

Jul 22, 11:33

HTC has launched the HTC One (E8), the plastic version of its latest flagship model the HTC One (M8), in the Taiwan market priced at NT$14,900 (US$497) unlocked.

The HTC One (E8)

Flexible PCB suppliers to enjoy strong sales in 2H14

Jul 21, 15:10

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers are bracing for strong sales in the second half of 2014, particularly from August when related makers begin to assemble the new iPhones, according...

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax brace for strong sales in 2H14

Jul 18, 15:56

Cleanroom supplier Acter and process control solution provider Lumax International are expected to see their revenues grow quarter-on-quarter in the second half of 2014, based on...

E Ink 2H14 operation may turn profitable

Jul 18, 10:04

E Ink Holdings is likely to see its business for the second half of 2014 swing to profitability mainly due to growing orders for electronic tags from the US and Europe, and increased...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED tablets unlikely to benefit Samsung in 2H14

Jul 17, 11:04

Samsung Electronics recently launched the 8.4- and 10.5-inch AMOLED-based Galaxy Tab S flagship tablets. Although the new Galaxy Tab S tablets feature specifications exceeding those...

More vendors expected to adopt 2K panels in smartphones

Jul 17, 10:54

As smartphones equipped with 2K (2560 by 1440) displays are starting to appear in the market from vendors such as Vivo, more vendors are expected to launch 2K-smartphones in the second...

Handset vendors expected to continue releasing large-size units ranging from 5- to 6-inch in 2H14

Jul 10, 21:10

Handset vendors are expected to continue releasing large-size units ranging from 5- to 6-inch in the second half of 2014 into 2015, according to Truly Optoelectronics.

IC substrate suppliers look to strong sales in 2H14

Jul 9, 19:51

Major Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers are set to post strong revenue growth in the second half of 2014 in line with booming sales at wafer foundry houses and IC backend service...

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

Supply chain turning optimistic about PC market in 2H14

Jul 2, 21:42

The PC industry has recently started regaining momentum with Intel, AMD as well as Taiwan-based upstream component suppliers aggressively preparing for potential demand in the second...

Mirle, Hiwin set for strong sales in 2H14

Jul 2, 13:58

LCD panel equipment supplier Mirle Automation and machinery component and robot maker Hiwin Technologies are bracing for strong sales in the second half of 2014 due to improved order...

Small- to medium-size panel demand to grow 22.3% in 2H14, says report

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:01

Small- to medium-size panel demand is expected to climb 22.3% in the second half of 2014 as handset and tablet vendors are set to release new units, according to Taiwan-based Apple...

Samsung, LG to release flexible display-equipped smartphones in 2H14, says report

Jun 26, 15:34

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to release smartphones with 5-inch flexible displays as soon as September, according to a Korean-language DigitalTimes...

ASE optimistic about 2H14

Jun 26, 14:39

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is optimistic about its business prospects for the second half of 2014 as current demand for IC backend services is still outpacing the industry's...

ASE COO Tien Wu (Right)

Casetek expects surging performance in 2H14

Jun 25, 14:53

Chassis maker Casetek Holdings expects its revenue performance in the second half of 2014 to be far better than in the first as clients will start releasing new products, according...

Touch panel pricing likely to stabilize in 2H14, says J Touch chairman

Newswatch - Jun 25, 14:02

China touch panel makers are starting to show constraint in expanding production capacity, which is likely to help stabilize pricing for various touch panel products in the second...

Demand for fingerprint sensors to grow robustly in 2H14

Jun 25, 10:42

Global demand for fingerprint identification sensors is set to grow significantly in the second half of 2014 as the Android platform is now able to support fingerprint sensor applications,...

TSMC to operate at full capacity in 2H14

Jun 24, 22:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will operate at full capacity in the third and fourth quarters, with revenues generated from 20nm processes to account for 10% of...

Compal Electronics expects non-notebook revenue proportion to rise to 30% in 2H14, says president

Jun 23, 10:24

Compal Electronics expects the proportion of consolidated revenues from product lines other than notebooks to increase from 20-21% in the first half of 2014 to 30% in the second,...

Lite-On Technology expects 2H14 revenue growth to come from CCMs, LED, SSDs

Jun 20, 11:42

Lite-On Technology expects CCMs (compact camera modules) mainly used in smartphones, LED devices and LED lighting products as well as SSDs to be the main sources of revenues growth...

NAND flash chip prices set to hike in 2H14, say sources

Jun 18, 12:33

NAND flash chip prices are likely to hike soon as major suppliers including Micron Technology and SK Hynix reportedly have informed downstream memory clients that they have run out...

Global PC demand to rebound in 2H14, says Asustek chairman

Jun 17, 21:07

The negative impact on PC sales from tablets is decreasing and global PC demand is expected to significantly rebound in the second half of 2014, Jonney Shih, chairman of Asustek Computer...

Digitimes Research: Korea semiconductor companies to ramp up capital spending in 2H14

Jun 17, 16:26

Semiconductor capital spending by Samsung Electronics has topped the world's semiconductor companies for the fourth straight year since 2010. In 2014, Samsung's semiconductor capex...

Taiwan large-size TFT-LCD panel shipments to reach 110 million units in 1H14, says MIC

Jun 16, 15:53

The Taiwan large-size TFT-LCD panel industry is projected to ship around 110.5 million units in the first half of 2014, down 1.4% on year, according to the Market Intelligence &...

BOE may produce RGBW Ultra HD TV panels in 2H14

Jun 16, 15:42

China-based panel maker BOE may begin mass producing low-cost RGBW Ultra HD TV panels in the second half of 2014, according to industry rumors.

Supply of any-layer HDI boards to remain in 2H14, says Compeq chairman

Jun 13, 14:16

The supply of any-layer HDI boards will remain tight in the second half of 2014 due to limited capacity ramps by major players, according to Wu Chien, chairman of Compeq Manufactur...

Compeq chairman Wu Chien

Panel makers plans to start producing high resolution panels with 21:9 aspect ratio in 2H14

Jun 9, 21:48

Panel makers reportedly have plans to start producing high resolution panels with 21:9 aspect ratio at the end of 2014, according to industry sources. The panels will be used for...

ODMs expect 50% notebook shipment growth in 2H14

Jun 9, 14:28

Notebook ODMs expects their shipments in the second half to grow 50% from the first due to stronger-than-expected orders from clients in Europe, plus Microsoft's strategy to significantly...

Taiwan bracing for strong economic performance in 2H14, says TSMC chairman

Jun 6, 16:08

Taiwan's economic performance in the second half of 2014 will be better than that in the previous half year as well as a year earlier, according to Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Vendors to launch large-size tablets priced below US$300 in 2H14

Jun 3, 19:44

Competition in the large-size tablet segment is heating up as more and more vendors roll out devices with bigger screens in hopes to drive growth for the tablet market.

Large-size tablets to become a new target for vendors

AUO to supply panels for Xiaomi 55-inch Ultra HD TVs

May 22, 12:29

Xiaomi will release new 55-inch Ultra HD TVs in the second half of 2014, with AU Optronics (AUO) expected to supply most panels, according to industry sources.

Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Pixart Imaging expects gesture sensor shipments to take off in 2H14

May 12, 21:47

Taiwan-based CMOS and imaging sensor design house Pixart Imaging has won adoption of gesture sensors from South Korea-based smartphone vendor Pantech and expects shipments of such...

PV system installation in China may surge in 2H14, say Taiwan makers

Apr 30, 14:58

There is likely to be concentration of PV systems installed around China due to government-offered feed-in tariff subsidies in the second half of 2014, and consequently Taiwan-based...

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  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

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  • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 10h 37min ago

  • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

    Before Going to Press | 10h 39min ago

  • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

    Before Going to Press | 10h 52min ago

  • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 11h 3min ago

  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

    Before Going to Press | 11h 3min ago

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | 11h 4min ago

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | 11h 6min ago

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 11h 6min ago

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 12h 15min ago

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 12h 16min ago

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | 12h 24min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:50

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:49

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:47

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:45

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:44

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