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  • Last update: Tuesday 6 October 2015 [1207 news items]

GIS reports strong performance for September due to Apple orders

Oct 6, 15:36

General Interface Solution (GIS) has announced that its consolidated revenues for September 2015 were NT$11.890 billion (US$372 million), up 36.44% from August 2015 and an increase...

Digitimes Research: Difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear devices narrowed

Oct 5, 22:39

The difference between Apple Watch and Android Wear-based devices has been narrowed as the latest updates of the Apple Watch have only made some modifications on outer design but...

Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus sales in the first 3 days were 10-15% weaker than iPhone 6 series in Japan, say reports

Oct 5, 15:28

Apple's iPhone products have strong demand in Japan and accounted for 60% of the country's smartphone sales in 2014; however, despite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus' strong sales of 13 million...

JDI to remain top Apple display supplier for iPhone in 2016

Oct 2, 14:36

Apple will look to Japan Display (JDI) as its main panel maker in 2016, according to media reports in Japan citing industry sources.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

Apple may shift 30% of iPhone 6s lens module orders from Largan to Kantatsu, say market watchers

Sep 25, 11:57

Apple is likely to shift 30% of orders for lens modules used in the iPhone 6s from Taiwan-based Largan Precision to Japan-based Kantatsu due to Largan's unwillingness to lower prices,...

Foxconn looking to purchase Sharp LCD business, say reports

Sep 22, 16:23

Foxconn Electronics is looking to buy Sharp's LCD business and is also looking to seek funding from Apple to make the move, according to media report in Japan.

Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015

Sep 22, 15:46

With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...

Digitimes Research: Apple Watch unit sales in 2015 estimated at 9-12 million

Sep 17, 15:52

Apple Watch sales are estimated at 9-12 million units despite the fact that the company is planning to sell the wearable in more markets.

Smartphone vendors eyeing TOL technology from TPK

Sep 17, 14:46

TPK is stirring up new developments with its second-generation touch on lens (TOL) technology, with major handset vendors including Apple reportedly expressing an interest for smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Apple TV still poses little threat to video game hardware developers

Sep 15, 15:29

Despite Apple highlighting developments for improving the user experience on its new Apple TV, there has yet to be a clear direction as to how the device can create new gaming experiences...

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream...

Quanta to remain largest all-in-one PC maker in 2016 thanks to HP orders

Sep 15, 14:19

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) process for its all-in-one PC orders for 2016 with Quanta Computer landing over 70% of the overall volume...

TSMC secures A10 chip orders from Apple, says report

Sep 14, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple's next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016,...

Digitimes Research: iPad Pro shipments to be less than 3 million units in 4Q15

Sep 14, 15:54

Apple introduced its largest iPad, the iPad Pro at its product launch conference in September; however, the device pairing with a keyboard and an iPad Pencil will make the overall...

Supply chain conservative about Apple iPad Pro

Sep 10, 12:25

Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November, but sources from the upstream supply chain pointed out that their...

Apple iPad Pro tablet

Apple introduces new Apple TV, supporting apps

Sep 10, 11:39

Apple has announced the new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their voice...

Apple TV

Apple introduces iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Sep 10, 10:56

Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company, adding a new dimension to iPhone's multi-touch interface. The new iPhones introduce...

Production of new 21-inch iMac begins, say Taiwan makers

Sep 9, 20:44

Production of a new 21-inch iMac featuring a 4096 by 2304 screen kicked off in early September and will be launched in the fourth quarter, with shipments in the quarter estimated...

Catcher sees strong August revenues thanks to new iPhone

Sep 7, 15:08

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.19 billion (US$219.81 million) for August, up 15.2% on month and 43.6% on year. Market watchers...

iPhone supply chain makers set to see strong sales in September, say sources

Sep 7, 15:02

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are set to see strong sales in September thanks to incoming orders for new iPhone devices which are due to be unveiled in early September, according...

IC substrate maker Kinsus sees sales decrease in August

Newswatch - Sep 7, 12:13

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.861 billion (US$57.14 million) for August, down 1.5% sequentially and 15.9% on year.

Taiwan market: Yuanta Securities offers Apple Watch-based mobile securities purchasing services

Sep 3, 14:13

Securities brokerage firm Yuanta Securities on September 1 introduced a mobile electronic securities purchasing service for the Apple Watch.

SPIL looks to effective results of SiP packaging development with Foxconn

Sep 2, 11:22

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its strategic partnership with Foxconn Electronics for developing SiP (system-in-package) packaging technology to begin bearing fruit...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Apple receiving G/G touch samples for 2016 iPhone

Sep 2, 11:13

More information coming from supply chains in Asia is showing that Apple will most likely switch to ultra-thin G/G touch technology for its iPhone released in 2016 and remain using...

Microsoft, Amazon new large-size tablet to benefit Taiwan suppliers in 2H15

Aug 25, 16:21

Amazon and Microsoft are both preparing to release tablet devices with displays sized above 11-inch and their orders are expected to benefit Taiwan's upstream supply chain and boost...

Panel makers see increased orders for large-size tablet applications

Aug 25, 14:49

Panel makers are starting to see more orders for large-size tablet panels including 12.85-inch displays for an Apple iPad model in addition to a reported 18.4-inch tablet from Samsung...

Apple 12.9-inch iPad to use displays from Sharp

Aug 19, 22:18

Apple's reported 12.9-inch iPad will feature displays from Sharp while Foxconn Group subsidiary General Interface Solution (GIS) will be mainly responsible for touch modules, lamination...

Qualcomm still supplies modem chips for next iPhone, sources claim

Aug 17, 21:23

Qualcomm will still supply all the modem chips needed for the upcoming iPhone, but Apple is mulling multiple suppliers of modem chips for its 2017 series, industry sources have cla...

Handset supply chain makers set to enjoy brisk sales in August-September

Aug 12, 11:11

Suppliers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are expected to see their sales rebound in August-September as smartphone vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications...

TSMC says 16nm ramp on schedule

Aug 11, 16:07

TSMC has maintained that volume production and ramp of its 16nm process is proceeding smoothly in line with its schedule, amid media speculation indicating the foundry is seeing a...

Catcher expects strong 4Q15

Aug 6, 15:19

Catcher Technology hosted an investors conference on August 5, explaining its recent operations and commenting on market watchers' concerns about Apple's next-generation iPhone and...

Foxconn denies signing pact with India-based Gautam Adani

Stockwatch - Aug 6, 14:12

Foxconn Electronics has denied a Taiwan media report indicating that it plans to team up with India-based Gautam Adani to jointly set up production lines for the manufacture of Apple...

Apple drives growth in high-resolution smartphone displays, IHS says

Aug 5, 15:23

While overall smartphone market growth continues to slow, global demand for LTPS TFT LCD for smartphones is on the rise. Led by Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, LTPS TFT LCD smartphone...

iPhone 5c successor to feature FinFET chips, say sources

Aug 4, 14:02

Apple is not expected to launch a successor to the iPhone 5c this year, but will instead introduce its next-generation budget smartphones in second-quarter 2016 with the devices coming...

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  • SPIL 3Q15 revenues decrease 5.7%

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    Before Going to Press | Oct 6, 18:58

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