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Taiwan market: Sony launches digital camera DSC-TX5

Mar 25, 10:38

Sony on March 25 launched a new Cyber-shot series digital camera model, DSC-TX5, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$12,980 (US$406), according to Sony Taiwan.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 in three colors

Consumers boost CE spending, despite drop in income, says iSuppli

Mar 21, 15:30

Despite an unprecedented decline in global per capita income in 2009, global revenues for hot electronic products increased for the year, reflecting a fundamental shift in how consumers...

Asustek introduces server board with connectivity features

Mar 16, 16:03

Asustek Computer has announced its new ASUS P7F7-E WS SuperComputer motherboard, which integrates technologies such as USB 3.0, SATA 6G storage interface, and IEEE 1394b FireWire...

Asustek P7F7-E WS SuperComputer motherboard

Mid-year economic slump in US may slow down chip sales growth, says The Information Network

Feb 23, 14:16

Indicators show that a weakening of the US economy in mid-2010 will result in a slowdown in semiconductor revenues, according to The Information Network. Personal consumption will...

Greatek and TICP to step into copper-wire bonding in 2Q10

Feb 11, 14:58

With Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) aggressively ramping production on copper-wire bond processes, second-tier Taiwan-based IC...

China retail chains consider launching own-brand notebooks

Feb 5, 12:09

China consumer electronics retail chains Gome Electrical Appliances and Suning Appliance are reportedly interesting in launching own-brand notebooks, while Taiwan-based notebook makers...

Consumer electronics market to return to mild growth in 2010, says iSuppli

Jan 28, 15:43

After a 6.7% drop in 2009, the global consumer electronics market is expected to achieve a mild recovery in 2010, with revenues expanding by 1.6% partly because of improving sales...

TUC to see rising shipment ratio of halogen-free CCLs in 2010

Jan 13, 16:23

Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) will see halogen-free copper-clad laminates (CCLs) account for more than 15% of its total CCL shipments later in 2010 from 12% in the second half of...

Taiwan market: Sony launches DSLR camera, to launch 4 new Cybershot cameras

Jan 12, 16:33

Sony has launched its new entry-level A450 Alpha-series DSLR camera for sale in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$19,980 (US$624) and will launch four Cybershot...

Sony DSLR model A450

Mobile consumer electronics device shipments to grow 55-fold in six years, says ABI Research

Jan 5, 17:16

Shipments of mobile broadband-enabled consumer electronics are forecast to increase 55-fold between 2008 and 2014. This market – which includes e-book readers, mobile digital...

Unity Opto partners with China consumer electronics player for LED lighting

Dec 17, 15:28

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Unity Opto Technology has signed an agreement with China-based Potevio's consumer electronic subsidiary to set up a LED lighting joint venture in...

IC distributor WPG manages revenue growth in November on China demand

Dec 9, 11:16

WPG Holdings saw consolidated revenues grow almost 1% on month to NT$17.74 billion (US$549 million) in November, beating its previous estimate of a sequential drop, according to the...

China market: Clevo opens 3D Buynow online mall

Nov 27, 17:10

Buynow, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain established in main cities of China by second-tier Taiwan-based PC maker Clevo, on November 26 opened a 3D online shopping mall,...

Yageo releases RE precision thick film resistors targeting consumer electronics applications

Nov 18, 16:24

Yageo has announced new RE precision thick film resistors designed for precision apparatus. Featuring precision tolerance and ultra-low temperature coefficient, Yageo's new RE series...

ASE to buy up shares in USI, targeting SiP applications

Nov 18, 11:12

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is seeking to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) for NT$21 (US$0.65) per share, with the total...

SiP module from ASE

Consumer-IC backend supplier Greatek to move into new plant in 1Q10

Nov 17, 17:08

Chip packaging and testing firm Greatek Electronics, which focuses on the consumer electronics market, has said its new plant in Chunan, in the northern Taiwan county of Miaoli is...

Wi-Fi still rules as CE network connections grow, says ABI Research

Oct 15, 16:32

Wi-Fi connections in consumer electronics devices will rise from 113 million in 2008 to more than 285 million by 2012 with the growth of connected consumer electronics devices, according...

Taiwan market: Canon launches EOS 7D and others

Oct 15, 14:32

Canon on October 14 unveiled its EOS 7D DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera, as well as five other digital camera models, IXUS 200 IS, IXUS 120 IS, PowerShot G11, PowerShot S90...

Canon EOS 7D

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices to account for 61% of certified Bluetooth products in 2011, says Bluetooth SIG

Oct 12, 14:23

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices will account for 23% of all certified Bluetooth-enabled devices in 2010 and further climb to 61% in 2011, according to estimates from the Bluetooth...

IMEC, TSMC team up for miniaturized designs

Oct 7, 10:48

IMEC, a Belgium-based research center in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on October 6 jointly announced the extension of...

Cross-section view of IMEC integrated micro-mirror array

Apple and Windows computers living together under one roof, says NPD

Oct 6, 17:10

Approximately 12% of all the US computer owning households own an Apple computer, up from 9% in 2008, according to NPD Group's 2009 Household Penetration Study. While Apple ownership...

Global chip sales up for sixth consecutive month in August, says SIA

Oct 5, 14:02

Worldwide sales of semiconductors in August were US$19.1 billion, an increase of 5% from July 2009 when sales were US$18.2 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association...

AUO denies reorganization rumors

Oct 2, 12:20

AU Optronics (AUO) has denied rumors that it will reorganize its operations soon in order to enhance its competitiveness.

PCB maker Chin-Poon seeing strong demand for automotive and consumer electronics applications

Sep 9, 15:49

Chin-Poon Industrial has seen orders from the automotive and consumer electronics sectors for the third quarter exceed its capacity, with a gap reaching 10%, according to the company...

Consumer-IC backend supplier Greatek 3Q09 utilization rate to climb

Newswatch - Aug 20, 16:08

Greatek Electronics is estimated to see its utilization rate for packaging and testing climb to 90-95% and 60-70%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2009, according to market...

G-sensor pricing to drop by 10-20%

Aug 19, 16:32

Quotes of 3-axis accelerometers (g-sensors) are expected to drop by US$0.1-0.2 later in the third quarter of 2009, down from about US$1 at present, since the capacity expansion of...

Nvidia Tegra powers Microsoft Zune HD

Aug 18, 16:58

Nvidia has announced that Microsoft's new Zune HD portable media player is powered by the company's Tegra processor.

Microsoft Zune HD Platinum portable media player

IC distributor Galaxy Far East expects growing demand for CPLDs

Aug 18, 16:12

Taiwan-based IC distributor Galaxy Far East noted that complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs) are being used widely in smartphones for enabling design of more functions and are...

MIPS promoting Android-support beyond handsets

Newswatch - Aug 11, 14:15

MIPS Technologies is cooperating with foundry service providers to extend the application of its platforms supporting Android from handsets to digital set-top boxes (STBs) and TVs,...

Giantplus sees 20% on-year revenue growth in July

Aug 7, 12:42

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Giantplus Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.28 billion (US$39.10 million) for July, up 25.36% from NT$1.02 billion for June...

Elpida ASP up 27% in fiscal 1Q09

Aug 5, 09:36

Japan's Elpida Memory has announced a net loss of 44.4 billion yen (US$470 million) for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to a loss of 60.9 billion yen in the prior quarter...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen to spin off CE manufacturing department

Jul 30, 13:49

Tsann Kuen, a major retail chain of IT products and consumer electronics in Taiwan recently decided to spin off its consumer electronics and home appliance manufacturing business...

SMIC and Magma launch reference flow for low-power 65nm

Jul 20, 16:53

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Magma Design Automation on July 20 jointly announced availability of a low-power IC implementation reference flow...

Consumer, wireless MEMS market set to grow amid downturn, says iSuppli

Jul 16, 09:51

Defying the downturn in the overall electronics industry, the market for micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) used in consumer electronics and wireless products is expected to generate...

Consumer-IC backend supplier Greatek sales up 62% in 2Q09

Newswatch - Jul 15, 14:15

Greatek Electronics saw revenues for the second quarter of 2009 climb 62.4% sequentially, thanks to increased demand for consumer electronics ICs, network chips and power management...

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  • HTC to lay off 600 employees working in northern Taiwan

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 12min ago

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    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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    HTC Titan II

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Titan II, the company's first Windows Phone to run on a 4G LTE network, which is being showcased at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Acer has announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the Aspire S3. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design, the vendor said. It...

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