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Silicon wafer prices to rise in 2017, says GlobalWafers

Feb 21, 10:48

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer prices on a per-square inch basis, which reached an 11-year low of US$0.67, are set to rise in 2017 thanks to the already low point last year and...

China market: PV demand expected to be hot in 1H17, turn cold in 2H17

Feb 16, 16:08

As the China government will lower PV feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems to be established after June 2017, there is expected to be a rush...

Tight LED chip supply due to robust demand for lighting, fine pixel pitch displays

Feb 16, 10:17

Supply of low- and medium-power LED chips has become tight arising from strong demand for LED lighting and LED fine pixel pitch displays and consequently, several China-based LED...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

Global demand for LED chips for fine pixel pitch displays in 2017 to grow 30-40%

Feb 9, 11:14

Global demand for LED chips used in fine pixel pitch displays in 2017 will increase 30-40% on year, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Acer expects over 10% on-year revenue growth from Taiwan

Jan 26, 14:15

Acer Taiwan general manager Dave Lin expects the company's revenues from Taiwan to grow by a double-digit percentage on year in 2017 and he has seen demand for the company's ultra-thin...

TV panel demand, supply to drop in 1Q17, says Sigmaintell

Jan 20, 10:57

Due to off-season effects and large cumulative price increases, global demand for LCD TV panels in the first quarter of 2017 will decrease 15.8% on quarter, while global production...

CMOS image sensor demand promising

Jan 18, 10:51

High-resolution automative panels and handsets with dual-lens camera modules will spur demand for CMOS image sensors, particularly high-end ones, according to industry sources.

Macroblock 2017 revenues to rise at least 10%

Jan 17, 11:02

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to enjoy at least 10% revenue growth in 2017 with higher profits, thanks to robust demand for small pitch LED display products, as well...

Sharp ending supply for Samsung may push up demand for 65-inch TV panels

Jan 16, 15:47

Foxconn Electronics, following stake investment in Sharp, has had Sharp end supply of LCD TV panels for Samsung Electronics beginning January 2017, which is likely to increase global...

TSMC expects up to 10% revenue drop in 1Q17, cautious about 2Q

Jan 13, 10:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has forecast revenues will fall up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, and expressed caution over...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Asustek sees better-than-expected 4Q16 revenue growth

Jan 9, 21:25

Asustek's fourth-quarter revenues reached NT$117.23 billion (US$3.66 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 9.1% from a quarter ago and better than the company's original expectation...

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Digitimes Research: All-in-one PC shipments drop 4.8% in 2016

Jan 5, 11:53

With demand for all-in-one PCs from the consumer sector continuing dropping, Digitimes Research estimates shipments decreased 4.8% on year to reach around 12 million units in 2016,...

Branded motherboard shipments to drop 10% in 2017 due to weak demand from China

Jan 3, 12:32

Worldwide motherboard shipments are expected to drop 5-10% on year in 2017 with demand from China already starting to weaken, affecting most of the players' shipments, according to...

New Ryzen CPU expected to help raise AMD desktop market share in 2Q17

Dec 26, 22:52

AMD's next-generation 14nm Ryzen series processors will be unveiled in the first quarter of 2017 and the new platform will be officially released at the end of February and enter...

FPCB makers expected to see weak 1H17

Dec 22, 15:26

Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see weak revenue performances for the first five months in 2017 as demand...

Robot products may not enjoy demand as expected in 2017, says market watchers

Dec 22, 12:33

Although many vendors have already entered into the robot market and released products aiming for 2017, some market watchers are pessimistic about their demand as these products are...

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing fast in Japan, may face mergers due to price competition

Dec 20, 14:23

MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) services have seen fast growing demand in Japan mainly due to the government asking mobile telecom carriers to unlock SIM cards and stop offering...

Intel to showcase new NUC platforms at CES 2017

Dec 15, 12:33

Despite weak PC demand, Intel's NUC-series mini PCs and its gaming platforms continue to enjoy strong sales. At CES 2017, Intel is set to unveil a new desktop CPU family and will...

Intel to unveil new NUC platform at CES 2017

PTI to enjoy particularly strong 1Q17

Dec 14, 21:42

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017 thanks to robust demand for DRAM and NAND flash chips, and...

Certification service provider IST seeing strong demand from China and Taiwan

Dec 14, 11:02

Demand from China's and Taiwan's semiconductor markets has been strong boosting revenues at certification service provider Integrated Service Technology (IST), which saw revenues...

Digitimes Research: LED device makers to benefit from growing gaming demand

Dec 13, 15:33

Global demand for gaming hardware, software and services is projected at a CAGR of 6.6% from US$99.6 billion in 2016 to US$118.6 billion in 2019 and because gaming notebooks, desktops,...

Intel next-generation top-end CPU platforms ready for 3Q17

Dec 8, 11:47

Intel is planning to unveil its next-generation top-end Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X series CPUs in the third quarter of 2017, succeeding the existing Broadwell-E series with a price...

PTC expects AR to have more potential than VR

Dec 7, 12:00

US-based car electronics and medical solution provider PTC is optimistic about augmented reality's (AR) future potential and expects demand and market scale for related applications...

Chip demand for iPads slows

Dec 6, 21:14

Chip demand for Apple's iPad devices has been slow according to supply-chain sources. Shipments of the iPad-series for 2016 could reach just 40 million units or even below the mark,...

Gaming monitor competition to heat up in 2017

Dec 6, 11:26

Despite many research firms' pessimistic forecast on consumer LCD monitor shipments, overall LCD monitor shipments are expected to stay flat from a year ago in 2016 thanks to rising...

VR/AR developers facing weak demand in 2017

Dec 5, 16:00

The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) market was originally expected to pick up strongly in 2016, but demand for related applications has been weakening recently. Since the supply...

PC supply chain seeing replacement trend in DIY market in 2H16

Nov 15, 15:38

The PC upstream supply chain has seen increasing demand for gaming-level hardware components from the PC DIY market since the early second half thanks to a PC replacement trend created...

Demand for AMOLED panels from China smartphone vendors rising

Nov 15, 14:34

Supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone applications could be short of demand in 2017 due to increasing purchases from China-based smartphone vendors, according to sources from the...

Panel shortages expected to hurt notebook demand in 1H17, says Compal president

Nov 10, 14:47

LCD TV panel shortages are prompting panel makers to shift their capacity and the issue has caused notebook panels to see tight supply, according to Compal Electronics president Ray...

Amazon sees increasing tablet demand in 4Q16

Nov 8, 15:05

Amazon's inexpensive tablets continue to enjoy strong demand in the fourth quarter and should boost related supply chain players' performances. Taiwan-based small-to-medium-size panel...

Demand for USB Type-C to pick up with more notebook adoption, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 8, 14:07

Market watchers expect Apple's decision to fully adopt USB Type-C connectors for its new MacBook Pros to accelerate other notebook vendors' adoption of USB Type-C technology in their...

Asustek, Gigabyte pushing their presence in motherboard market

Nov 3, 11:25

Despite seeing weak demand for desktops, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology will continue to expand in the motherboard market in 2016 by snatching market shares from smaller...

Digitimes Research: Growing use of facial recognition increases demand for IR LED devices

Nov 3, 10:07

Among biometrics technologies, facial recognition is in growing application due to its being contactless, quick recognition and easy to use, and this is expected to increase demand...

PC demand to enjoy growth thanks to new processors from AMD and Intel

Oct 26, 21:58

PC brand vendors expect demand for PCs to enjoy strong growth in the first quarter of 2017 as Intel will begin mass shipping its Kaby Lake processors, while AMD will also launch its...

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    VIA Artigo A830 IoT kiosk solution

    VIA Technologies has announced its latest kiosk solution, the VIA Artigo A830, featuring anti-static lightning and surge protection. With HDMI and LVDS touch panel dual screen support,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 5.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Acer+Chromebook+11

    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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