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Edom 3Q17 revenues to increase over 20% sequentially

11h 13min ago

Edom Technology, which distributes products for chip vendors such as Nvidia and Skyworks, is expected to report over 20% revenue growth sequentially for the third quarter of 2017,...

Acquiring Lexar will not create brand-OEM conflict, says Longsys

Sep 18, 12:41

The Lexar brand that Longsys acquired from Micron Technology will focus on high-end NAND flash devices, and customers of Lexar and Longsys' OEM business will not overlap, according...

Longsys chairman Cai Huabo

Solar passenger planes a reality soon: Q&A with Si2 co-pilot Bertrand Piccard and Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas

Sep 14, 14:07

At the 2017 World Congress on Information Industry (WCIT) held September 11-13 in Taipei, there were two prominent guest speakers: Bertrand Piccard, chairman of Solar Impulse Foundationand...

Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas (right) and Bertrand Piccard, co-pilot of Si2

TSMC starts equipment move-in at Nanjing plant

Sep 13, 14:21

TSMC on September 12 held a ceremony to mark the start of equipment move-in at its new 12-inch wafer plant in Nanjing, China.

TSMC chairman Morris Chang at the ceremony to mark the start of equipment move-in at the company's

Micro LED chip production not as difficult as expected, says PlayNitride chairman

Sep 8, 11:22

Many observers originally thought it would take at least three years for Micro LED displays to become available in market due to technological bottlenecks, but judging from the present...

Pegatron makes new investment in China

Sep 1, 12:28

Pegatron has announced that its three investment subsidiaries will invest a total of US$78.95 million in a newly established subsidiary that is wholly owned by Casetek Holding.

Pegatron subsidiaries investing in new firm in China

Acer pushing multi-brand business model, says chairman

Sep 1, 10:29

Acer has been pushing for business transformation and is looking to expand into emerging markets including those for gaming PC, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI),...

Jason Chen, Acer chairman

Acer to supply VR equipment for Dubai theme park

Sep 1, 10:20

Acer has recently formed a partnership with a virtual reality (VR) theme park in Dubai, the UAE with the construction to be completed by the end of 2017 or in early 2018, according...

Acer sees strong growth for gaming products in 1H17

Aug 31, 15:19

Acer has disclosed its sales for gaming products, including notebooks, desktops and monitors, hiked 61%, 51% and 103% respectively on year in first-half 2017.

Acer unveils latest gaming innovations at IFA 2017

Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory production

Aug 31, 15:01

Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.

Domestic demand may save Taiwan solar cell makers, says TSEC chairman

Aug 28, 16:11

The Taiwan government has decided to strengthen development of renewable energy, mostly PV and wind power, as it seeks to phase out nuclear power, and this has afforded opportunities...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

Simplo expects dramatic growth in electric bicycle battery business

Aug 18, 11:05

Battery module maker Simplo Technology expects its shipments for electric bicycles to grow over 100% on year in 2017 and will rise another 75% in 2018. Company chairman Raymond Sung...

Simplo's non-notebook battery business looks promising

Getac shipping video solution products to US

Aug 17, 15:38

Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has successfully tapped into the police and law enforcement equipment market in the US with its Getac video solution (GVS) products.

James Hwang, Getac chairman

Notebook lithium battery prices rising

Aug 14, 15:19

Because of increasing prices for raw materials and strong demand from the electric vehicle and smartphone market segments, lithium batteries for notebooks are expected to see another...

Notebook lithium battery prices on the rise

Getac July revenues grow almost 14% on year

Aug 8, 10:49

Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$1.67 billion (US$56.45 million), down 7.9% on month, but up 13.98% on year, and its combined consolidated...

James Hwang, Getac chairman

Winbond to spend NT$6.28 billion on equipment

Jul 27, 22:59

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a provider of specialty DRAM and flash memory, has announced plans to budget an additional capex of NT$6.28 billion (US$207.7 million) for buying...

Catcher starts operation at new plant

Jul 27, 21:28

Catcher Technology has completed construction of a new production base in Tainan, Southern Taiwan, and the site began operation on July 27, according to company chairman Hung Shui-...

Catcher chairman Hung Shui-shu

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon to enable single-chip solution for next-gen IoT networks

Jul 17, 14:03

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon have announced a collaboration to deliver a single-chip IoT solution for next-generation Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Leveraging GF's 22FDX...

NSIG hires former MEMC CEO

Jul 10, 21:40

China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has hired Nabeel Gareeb, former CEO of MEMC Electronic Materials, to help it establish a materials eco-system in China.

Catcher sees 30% on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 15:51

Metal chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$7.29 billion (US$243.49 million) for June, up 19.8% on month and 30% on year. Catcher's second-quarter 2017 consolidated...

Getac sees revenues ride high in June

Jul 6, 21:55

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.81 billion (US$59.48 million) for June, increasing 17.95% on month and 11.27% on year...

Adata June revenues surge on memory price rally

Jul 6, 15:47

Rising memory chip prices buoyed Adata Technology's June revenues, which climbed to a 41-month high of NT$2.75 billion (US$90.1 million).

Etron to focus on specialized DRAM products

Jul 3, 15:52

Niche-memory IC design house Etron Technology will transform itself into a dedicated developer of specialized DRAM memory chips, according to company chairman Nicky Lu.

Ibase 1H17 operations subject to impact of currency appreciation, component price hikes

Jun 28, 14:14

Industrial PC (IPC) maker Ibase Technology has seen a negative impact due to appreciation of the New Taiwan dollar, key component shortages and hikes in prices (mainly for flash,...

Ibase investor conference

Small-size Micro LED applications may emerge in 1-2 years, says Epistar chairman

Jun 23, 16:30

Application of Micro LED technology to small-size devices including smart wearables, VR and AR devices is likely to emerge in one to two years, while large-size devices may emerge...

IC distributor Edom to post double-digit revenue growth in 2017

Jun 23, 16:26

Taiwan-based Edom Technology, which distributes products such as Skyworks' power amplifiers, Silicon Labs' mixed-signal ICs and NXP's wireless RF chips, is expected to post double-digit...

Foxconn chairman still expects 50% chance of getting Toshiba semiconductor business

Jun 23, 16:25

Commenting on Toshiba's decision that it will put its negotiation priority for the sale of its semiconductor department on the alliance of Japan- and US-based enterprises, Foxconn...

Qisda has high hopes for enterprise and industrial robots

Jun 23, 12:35

Qisda is looking to push new robots for the industrial and enterprise industries and has already planned a fourth-generation medical service robot that will enter development soon,...

Qisda pushing to adopt more robotic arms at Taiwan plants

Jun 22, 22:24

Qisda has been increasing the adoption of robotic arms at its plants in Taiwan and is looking to purchase 500-1,000 units in 2017, which will translate into 1,000-2,000 manpower,...

Jason Chen becomes Acer chairman

Jun 22, 15:18

Acer has appointed its chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Chen as chairman as part of the company's latest management reshuffle which also saw it get a new chief financial officer...

Compal chairman optimistic about 2017 performance

Jun 22, 13:36

After suffering a weak 2016, Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu is optimistic about the company’s operations in 2017. Hsu expects existing product lines to enjoy growth, while...

Rock Hsu, Compal Electronics chairman

Tight MLCC supply to persist through 2018

Jun 21, 15:58

The supply of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) is expected to stay tight through 2018, according to industry sources. Taiwan-based MLCC suppliers including Yageo and Walsin Technology...

Pegatron vice chairman expects growth in 2H17

Jun 21, 15:25

Pegatron Technology is replenishing its workforce at factories in China in preparation to meet expected increased demand in the second half of 2017, according to company vice chairman...

Taiwan has advantage to develop Micro LED, says AUO chairman

Jun 20, 15:07

Taiwan's mature TFT-LCD and LED industries create an advantage in the development of Micro LED technology, if the two industries can cooperate on development, according to chairman...

Win Semi looks to 5G base station construction for 2018 growth

Jun 19, 16:40

With 5G base station construction set to kick off in 2018, GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects its business to enter another high-growth phase, according to company chairman...

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