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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...

CE market looks up, but low prices prevent true recovery, says iSuppli

Jul 8, 16:15

The consumer electronics (CE) industry will not achieve an annual expansion in 2009, which would signal a true recovery, despite the global CE market returning to sequential revenue...

China market: LED players to depend on May Day holiday sales

Apr 14, 14:57

Consumer electronic sales during the May Day (May 1) holiday in China will be an indicator of demand in the LED market in the second half of 2009, as most Taiwan LED players are only...

IC packaging firm Greatek March revenues up 58% on CE demand

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:07

IC packaging firm Greatek Electronics saw its March revenues soar 58% on month to NT$650 million (US$19.35 million), buoyed by strong demand for consumer electronics products in China...

HD consumer electronics shipments to triple by 2012, says iSuppli

Mar 31, 12:07

Global shipments of high-definition (HD) set-top boxes (STBs), camcorders, DVD players and video-game consoles are expected to triple from 2008 to 2012, as HD becomes the ubiquitous...

China consumer electronics promotion program may boost shipments, not profits for LCD panel makers

Newswatch - Feb 26, 15:32

Although China's consumer electronics susidy program has boosted shipments and utilization rates for LCD panel makers in the first quarter of 2009, panel makers are likely to see...

Taiwan market: Retailers expect 20% sales drop for IT, consumer electronics products in 2009

Feb 5, 11:37

Retail channels in Taiwan expect their sales of consumer electronics, communications and computer products will drop 20% in 2009 as demand will remain sluggish, according to sources...

ARC International launches audio IP solutions for consumer electronics

Jan 9, 17:08

ARC International has introduced new vertically-integrated audio intellectual property (IP) solutions, dubbed Sound-to-Silicon, for three major consumer electronics product categories...

ARC Sound-to-Silicon development board

Taiwan consumer electronics IC players say demand may not recover until after Lunar New Year

Dec 17, 13:09

Since order visibility for consumer electronics ICs is still low and IC distributors have not yet cleared out their inventories, December sales of consumer electronics ICs are expected...

SDRAM specialist Etron posts losses for first three quarters

Newswatch - Dec 1, 11:09

Impacted by the economic downturn, SDRAM specialist Etron Technology has posted after-tax losses of NT$322 million (US$9.65 million) for the first three quarters of 2008, with a negative...

Some small- to medium-size LCD panel makers see utilization drop to 20%

Nov 19, 01:05

The small- to medium-size LCD panel sector is experiencing unprecedented weak demand, with some players' utilization dropping to as low as 20%, according to industry sources.

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