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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 December 2014 [811 news items]

Nokia puts in handset component orders to supply chains

May 12, 14:14

Supply chains including panel makers Japan Display, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) as well as touch panel makers Wintek and GIS are seeing increased orders from Nokia for handset...

TXC sets aside NT$600 million for 2014 capital expenditure

May 8, 20:51

Quartz crystal component maker TXC, in order to expand production capacity, has set aside a budget of NT$600 million (US$19.8 million) for capital expenditure in 2014, the company...

Richwave looks to 30% increase in Wi-Fi component revenues in 2014

May 7, 16:18

RF component maker Richwave expects sales of its Wi-Fi components to grow over 30% on year in 2014, buoyed by growing demand for 802.11ac-enabled devices.

Samsung puts in weaker-than-expected smartphone component orders to supply chain

May 6, 15:34

Samsung Electronics is putting in weaker-than-expected handset component orders to the supply chain as competition from other vendors, most notably in the China market, intensifies...

Simplo Technology to expand component capacity in China

May 5, 10:31

Taiwan-based battery pack maker Simplo Technology will expand production capacity at its component factory in Changshu, eastern China, around the end of 2014, chairman Raymond Sung...

Intel looking to tap entry-level tablet market with Bay Trail-Entry

Apr 22, 19:24

In an attempt to tap China and other emerging markets for Android entry-level tablets, Intel will launch Bay Trail-Entry, a CPU platform specifically for use in entry-level tablets...

Hardware players able to earn 75% of wearable device profits, says Intel executive

Apr 21, 13:27

Vice president of Intel Labs Jesse Fang, at the China Sourcing Fair: Electronics and Components Spring show in Hong Kong, said that wearable devices can be categorized into three...

Taiwan component suppliers cautious about headhunting from China

Apr 2, 20:54

Taiwan upstream supply chain players have been taking a cautious attitude about the aggressive headhunting by China-based competitors as demand for mid-level executives and R&D...

Taiwan Vaio component makers suffering inventory pile ups

Mar 18, 18:48

Sony has completely stopped taking shipments of Vaio components from Taiwan-based suppliers following its signing with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) to sell the business in early...

Supply chains expect weak demand for TV component orders as May 1 holiday in China approaches

Mar 13, 20:01

Supply chains are expecting weak demand for TV component orders as the May 1 holiday period in China approaches, according to industry sources.

Component suppliers see strong games console orders for 2Q14

Mar 12, 22:14

As competition between the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One continues to heat up, their upstream component suppliers are seeing strong growth in orders in March and expect shipments...

Notebook component suppliers expect to see only slight growth in March

Mar 11, 20:27

Notebook component suppliers such as panel and touch panel makers are expected to see only slight growth in March as notebook vendors continue to expect weak demand in the first half...

Notebook vendors to raise component supply from 2nd-tier players

Mar 5, 14:15

With Intel starting to push low-price processors and Microsoft offering Windows licensing discounts of up to 70% for sub-US$299 notebooks, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

Quartz component suppliers ramping shipments to China

Mar 4, 15:48

Quartz component suppliers, including TXC, Taitien Electronics and Siward Crystal Technology, have all ramped up their shipments to the telecom and network equipment sectors in China,...

Passive component supplier Thinking to see revenues grow 3-5% in 2014

Mar 4, 15:29

Passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial is expected to see revenues grow 3-5% in 2014 after it sales expanded 3.1% to NT$4.26 billion (US$140.57 million) in 2013, according...

Protective component maker Polytronics sees decreased revenues in January

Feb 12, 11:52

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology (PTTC) has reported revenues of NT$123 million (US$4.06 million) for January 2014, down 1.8% from the previous month and 13.7% from...

Passive component suppliers Chilisin, Holy Stone post mixed results for January

Feb 11, 14:31

Passive component suppliers Chilisin Electronics and Holy Stone posted mixed results for January 2014. Chilisin saw its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in the month, while Holy...

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

Taiwan component makers see orders from Amazon

Jan 27, 14:00

Component makers expect to see Amazon shift orders back to Taiwan in the first quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

Taiwan component makers considering moving production out of China

Jan 21, 11:12

Taiwan-based component makers are mulling relocating their production lines in China to Brazil, Mexico and Southeast Asian countries, and some are even considering moving back to...

Lite-On Semi expects sales of rectifier diodes to pick up in 2Q14

Jan 17, 12:03

Discrete component specialist Lite-On Semiconductor expects sales of its slim bridge rectifier diodes to grow substantially starting the second quarter of 2014, when a number of new...

Quartz component supplier TXC to see sales remain strong in January 2014

Jan 16, 15:53

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to post revenues of over NT$810 million (US$26.96 million) for January 2014, almost on par with the NT$817 million recorded a month earlier,...

Upstream suppliers planning measures to keep production lines running during holidays

Jan 14, 15:46

Upstream supply chain makers have recently started taking measures such as separating workers' vacation times and raise the overtime pay, to minimize the impacts from the labor shortage...

Thinking Electronic setting up varistor, CPTC thermistor production lines in China

Jan 9, 14:22

Taiwan-based passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has completed building construction for its factory in central China and is installing varistor and CPTC (ceramic...

Supply chains see increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek

Jan 7, 21:29

Supply chains are seeing increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek Computer, with both vendors expected to increase their smartphone projects in 2014.

Samsung increases tablet and smartphone component orders to China makers

Jan 6, 15:12

Samsung Electronics is putting in increased tablet component orders to supply chains for tablets, with increasing proportions going to China makers.

Taiwan protective component makers adopt different approaches for profit growth

Jan 2, 21:21

Circuit protection device specialists Polytronics Technology, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Inpaq are looking to enhance their profitability in 2014 through different approaches,...

Merry Electronics to expand capacity in China, set up new factory in Thailand

Dec 26, 15:10

Handset-use audio component maker Merry Electronics, in order to meet increasing orders, will expand production capacity at two factories in southern China and another in eastern...

Acer wins support from Taiwan-based component makers

Dec 18, 11:53

While Acer is in a critical period of restructuring, Taiwan-based component makers have extended their help by offering preferable or discount prices for Acer notebooks and tablets...

Protective component maker Polytronics 4Q13 sales to remain steady

Dec 17, 14:00

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology is expected to see its sales remain steady in the fourth quarter of 2013 despite year-end inventory checks at clients and a low visibility...

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo sales up slightly in November

Dec 12, 14:38

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo has reported revenues of NT$657 million (US$22.17 million) for November, up 5.3% sequentially and 294.8% on year. Accumulated 2013 sales through...

Three China-based handset vendors increase component deliveries

Dec 11, 21:16

China-based handset vendors Xiaomi Technology, Gionee and Hisense have been taking increasing deliveries of panels and touch panels from suppliers in preparation for launching new...

Smart device component industry is key to Taiwan economic development, says JT Wang

Dec 10, 16:03

As Taiwan has been faced with smoldering economic development, the breakthrough rests on developing industries of smart hand-held device components, according JT Wang, Acer's ex-chairman...

Upstream supply chain to see strong orders for Xbox One and PS4 components in 1Q14

Dec 4, 22:02

Component shipments for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4) are expected to stay strong in the first quarter of 2014 as demand for the games consoles continues to rise, according to...

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Sapphire ingot supplier Acme to return to profitability in 4Q13

Dec 3, 20:03

Buoyed by rising sales generated by its sapphire ingot-making subsidiary USI Optronics, ferrite core maker Acme Electronics is expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter...

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    Samsung 20nm-class DDR3

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the world's first mass production of 20nm-class 2Gb DDR3 DRAM. The 20nm-class DDR3 DRAM promises the most advanced performance...

    Photo: Company, Sep 27.

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    VIA dual-core Nano X2 E-series processors

    VIA Technologies has unveiled its new family of low power dual-core VIA Nano X2 series processors at the Embedded System Conference (ESC), held at the McEnery Convention Center, San...

    Photo: Company, May 3.

  • SiS9561+Android+Internet+TV+SoC

    SiS9561 Android Internet TV SoC

    Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced that China-based TCL has adopted its SiS9561 as the key SoC component of their first generation Internet smart TV. SiS9561, based on...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    Lumio optical three-point touch screen

    Lumio has announced a new version of its patented Crystal Touch line of optical touch screens that support three- point touch response in all areas of the screen. Lumio said it utilizes...

    Photo: company, May 10.

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