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  • Last update: Tuesday 16 December 2014 [95 news items]

Year-end rush in China leads APAC PV market to set record in 4Q14, says Solarbuzz

Dec 16, 11:42

Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to reach the 10 gigawatt (GW) level for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014. According...

Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14

Dec 12, 14:37

PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Demand for multi-layer PCBs rising in 4Q14

ChipMOS expects to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance

Dec 11, 22:10

ChipMOS Technologies, a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services, expects its fourth-quarter revenues to come in at the high-end of its guidance.

Genesis Photonics expects 10-15% sequential drop in 4Q14 revenues

Dec 10, 21:28

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics expects consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 to decrease on quarter by 10-15% and sales for the first quarter...

Inspection tool maker HMI November sales soar

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:49

Consolidated revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, soared 135% sequentially...

UMC 4Q14 sales expected to rise

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 21:33

Consolidated sales at United Microelectronics (UMC) for the fourth quarter of 2014 are expected to outperform the previous quarter's levels, and beat the company's guidance of an...

MediaTek November sales decline 22%

Dec 8, 11:14

Consolidated sales at MediaTek slumped about 22% sequentially in November reflecting seasonal weakness.

DRAM spot prices hit more than 7-month low, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 4, 21:19

DRAM spot prices continue to fall with prices for mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips dropping to US$3.74, the lowest since April 17, according to DRAMeXchange.

AWSC responds to media reports on 4Q14 sales

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 14:36

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of Chinese-language reports from...

HTC expected to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance

Dec 2, 22:02

HTC is expected to see its consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 hit the high-end target of its guidance of NT$43-47 billion (US$1.38-1.51 billion) set for the quarter,...

Taiwan 4Q14 economic growth downwardly adjusted to 2.83%, says DGBAS

Dec 1, 21:54

Taiwan's on-year economic growth rate has been downwardly adjusted for the fourth quarter of 2014 from the 3.08% estimated in August 2014 to 2.83%, according to the Directorate General...

YoungTek 4Q14 sales to fall up to 10%

Dec 1, 10:18

YoungTek Electronics, which provides backend services for LED and IC testing and sorting, is expected to post an up to 10% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenues due to a...

LED packaging houses to see 10% sequential drop in 4Q14 revenues

Nov 26, 15:27

Due to weak demand for LED backlighting and lighting, Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers are expected to see fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues decrease 10% sequentially...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to reach 74.53 million in 4Q14

Nov 26, 14:27

There will be 74.53 million tablets shipped globally in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing on quarter by 17.6% but decreasing on year by 10.1%, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers will ship over 24 million handsets in 4Q14

Nov 24, 10:32

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 24.05 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 15.1% on quarter and 43.8% on year. 20.55 million units (85.4%) will...

VIA stock demoted in TSE; expects strong performance in 4Q14

Nov 21, 15:11

VIA Technologies has recently been demoted to become a full-cash delivery stock by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) because its stock's net asset value dropped below NT$5 (US$0.16)...

Asia Neo Tech expects sales growth in 4Q14

Nov 21, 10:32

Asia Neo Tech Industrial, a supplier of automated drying equipment and other machinery, expects to post sequential revenues growth in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Monocrystalline solar cell prices may fall in 4Q14, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 21:36

As many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have increasingly shifted production from polycrystalline models to monocrystalline ones for higher gross margins, increased...

PCB maker Chin-Poon looks to flat performance in 4Q14

Nov 19, 20:58

Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to report flat sequential growth in fourth-quarter sales bucking seasonal trends, according to industry sources.

ACX expects revenues to peak in 4Q14

Nov 19, 15:14

Advanced Ceramic X (ACX), a Taiwan-based manufacturer of multi-layer ceramic devices and LTCC (low-temperature co-fired ceramic) modules for wireless communications, expects its fourth-quarter...

LED chip makers to see drops in 4Q14 shipments

Nov 19, 11:43

Due to inventory adjustments at lighting makers and weak demand for TV backlighting applications, LED chip makers are expected to suffer significant on-quarter decreases in shipments...

LED lighting-use market to contract 16% in 4Q14, says firm

Nov 18, 16:11

The lighting-use LED market will contract 5-16% in the fourth quarter of 2014, while backlighting-use LED products will fall 4-13% according to TrendForce. The average price of lighting-use...

Compeq 4Q14 sales to rise 5-10%

Nov 18, 15:28

HDI PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing is expected to report a modest 5-10% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014, thanks to brisk demand for...

Compeq specializingin HDI boards for smartphones, tablets

Taimide expects 4Q14 sales to stay flat

Nov 18, 14:26

Taiwan-based polyimide (PI) film supplier Taimide Technology expects fourth-quarter sales to register flat sequential growth bucking seasonal trends, thanks to strong demand coming...

Taimide specializing in PI films for flexible PCBs

Pricing for 32-, 40- and 42-inch TV panels expected to continue rising in 4Q14

Nov 17, 22:16

Pricing for 32-, 40- and 42-inch TV panels is expected to continue rising in the fourth quarter of 2014 as Taiwan makers experience a shortage in supply, with the situation expected...

Lite-On Semi 4Q14 sales to decrease

Nov 17, 10:59

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to post a 10-15% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenues, affected by seasonal factors, according...

Himax expects flat or slight revenue growth in 4Q14

Nov 14, 16:22

IC design house Himax Technologies has reported financial results for the third quarter of 2014, which came in line with the company's guidance. Looking into the fourth quarter, the...

Asustek expected to beat Gigabyte in 2014 motherboard shipments, but lose on profitability

Nov 14, 15:19

Asustek Computer's motherboard shipments returned to six million units in the third quarter thanks to its aggressive price-cutting strategy, which helped the vendor slightly widen...

Taiwan market: Retailers expect steady Ultra HD TV sales in 4Q14

Nov 13, 22:17

Retailers in Taiwan expect steady Ultra HD TV sales in the fourth quarter of 2014, primarily for units sized 50-, 55-, 60- and 65-inch.

Win Semi 3Q14 profits rise 71%

Nov 13, 21:19

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors saw its net profits increase 71% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014, while consolidated sales grew 24.7%. Strong orders for smartphone power...

CPT expects steady 4G handset panel orders in 4Q14

Nov 13, 15:06

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is reportedly seeing increased orders from China handset vendors looking to release new units in the fourth quarter of 2014 going into 2015, which is...

Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee 4Q14 sales to drop up to 5%

Nov 12, 22:06

Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial are expected to enjoy a particularly strong fourth quarter buoyed by the ramping of 20nm process products...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 4.7% in 4Q14

Nov 11, 20:11

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China are forecast to rise 4.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Meanwhile, shipments...

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014; monitor and public display demand to remain strong in 4Q14

Nov 11, 15:55

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014 driven by shipments of larger-size TVs.

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 4Q14 estimated at 74.5 million units

Nov 11, 15:18

There will be 74.5 million tablets shipped globally in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing on quarter by 17.6% but decreasing on year by 10.1%, and of which 20 million units will...

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