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Taiwan IC distributors optimistic about demand for handsets, TVs

Jul 3, 15:07

Chip demand for handsets will enjoy a seasonal pick-up in the second half of 2015, while shorter TV replacement cycles and the trend towards higher resolutions will drive the number...

PTI set to post revenue growth in 3Q15

Jul 3, 14:43

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) is set to enjoy revenue growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to a pick-up in demand for memory chips,...

Stagnant tablet demand to continue in 2H15, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 11:13

Global sales of Apple's iPad and tablets launched by brand-name and China-based white-box vendors have been far short of original expectation and the stagnant demand is expected to...

JTouch continues to see steady demand for metal mesh products

Jun 29, 22:07

Touch panel maker JTouch expects orders for metal mesh products to increase into the third quarter of 2015 when the company also expects revenues to climb 10% on quarter.

Digitimes Research: Japan has potential demand for UAVs

Jun 29, 21:28

While Japan is less active than the US, Europe and China in promoting application of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), the UAV industry is significantly developing following the establishment...

Taiwan LED makers faced with decreased global TV demand, competition from China makers

Jun 29, 21:25

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers and LED packaging service providers have been faced with decreasing orders for LED backlighting from international LCD TV vendors...

Notebook demand not strong as expected in 2H15, overall shipments to drop on year in 2015

Jun 29, 15:31

Notebook demand may not see as strong growth in the second half as originally expected and overall shipments are expected to decline to 160 million units in 2015, down 5% on year...

IC substrate, PCB makers seeing shipments pick up

Jun 23, 21:15

Taiwan's major IC substrate and PCB manufacturers have all ramped up their shipments for new mobile devices set to roll out in the second half of 2015, according to industry source...

Silicon providers main beneficiaries of enthusiast PC growth; opportunities exist for vendors to raise profits with innovative products, says HWinsights

Jun 23, 15:28

The rapid expansion in demand for premium PC hardware from the enthusiast and overclocking segments has given hardware vendors a much needed opportunity to bolster declining sales...

Western Digital, Seagate release new mobile HDDs

Jun 22, 12:23

Western Digital and Seagate have both released new mobile hard disk drive (HDD) products recently as demand has been rising rapidly. Western Digital has launched mobile HDDs with...

Chip demand unlikely to rebound until August, says SPIL chair

Jun 16, 15:27

The semiconductor industry enjoyed a particularly strong first quarter followed by a particularly weak second quarter, according to Bough Lin, chairman for packaging and testing house...

Pegatron chairman expects IT industry to see rising demand in 2H15

Jun 12, 11:52

Commenting on the IT industry's overall weaker performance in the first half, Pegatron Technology chairman TH Tung said the IT industry was slack during the first half, but many players...

Digitimes Research: Demand for curved-panel LCD monitors to take off in 2015

Jun 10, 15:45

Since the first curved-panel LCD monitor model was launched in the second half of 2014, the price gap between curved models and flat-panel ones has narrowed to as low as 18%, and...

Catcher Technology expects good 2015

Jun 9, 22:03

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology, in view of growing demand for smartphones and increasing complexity and difficulty in chassis design, expects good 2015 business operations,...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

Enterprise storage spending increases 6.8% in 1Q15, says IDC

Jun 8, 15:32

Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenues grew 6.8% on year to nearly US$8.8 billion during the first quarter of 2015, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk...

Panel pricing on the decline in June, says firm

Jun 5, 15:06

Panel pricing is showing declines and is expected to continue trending down throughout mid-June, with most applications declining US$0.50-1, according to DisplaySearch. In the monitor...

Cloud computing, Big Data analysis to drive demand for BD discs, say Taiwan optical disc makers

Jun 4, 19:33

Fast growth in cloud computing and Big Data analysis is expected to drive demand for Blu-ray discs in 2016, according to Taiwan-based blank optical disc makers.

Gigabyte to stay competitive in VGA market with new technology: Q&A with Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

Jun 4, 14:09

Competition in the graphics card market has grown fierce as demand for graphics cards from the gaming market continues to grow. To stay competitive in the market, Gigabyte Technology...

Eddie Lin, associate vice president of Gaming Product Business Unit

IC demand for PCs remains slow

Jun 1, 14:02

IC orders for PCs have remained slow thus far in 2015, whereas orders for handsets and consumer electronics devices are picking up prior to the third quarter peak season, according...

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Demand for overclocking surges in the face of declining desktop market, says HWinsights

May 28, 14:07

Demand for enthusiast class PC hardware which offers high-performance, reliability, and above all gives the end-user the ability to tweak, fine-tune and tinker, has seen a rapid increase...

GaAs IC firms look to strong growth in 2H15

May 19, 22:09

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are set to report significant...

Smartphones spur shift in small- to medium-size display demand, says IHS

May 19, 15:32

Ongoing improvements in smartphone display performance is leading to increasing demand for high-resolution panels with lower power consumption requirements, which are not supported...

Handset demand to rise fast in 2H15, says MediaTek executive

May 15, 14:41

Handset demand in China and other emerging markets are expected to rise rapidly in the second half of 2015, according to MediaTek senior VP Chu Shang-tsu.

MediaTek senior VP Chu Shang-tsu

Demand for solar-grade monocrystaline silicon wafers on the rise

May 13, 10:38

Of global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells, the proportion for P-type monocrystalline models has risen to about 20% and consequently this has resulted in increasing demand...

Demand response spending expected to exceed US$1.3 billion a year by 2024, says firm

May 6, 22:03

A number of forces are driving increased adoption of demand response (DR), not only in North America but around the world. The changing resource mix in electric grids globally is...

Surging solar demand to trigger 4-year record high supply chain profit in 2015, says IHS

May 6, 15:41

IHS has identified at least 89 countries with solar photovoltaic (PV) end-markets that will show growth in solar installations in 2015, which is forecast to drive a 30% increase in...

PV demand expected to rebound in June or early July, say China makers

May 6, 11:54

Global PV demand is expected to rebound in June or early July as China begins a rush to construct new PV systems and power-generating stations in the second half of 2015, according...

PC demand slow in 2Q15, say Taiwan IC design firms

May 5, 22:15

IC demand for PCs is unlikely to pick up until the second half of 2015, when new Intel processors and Windows 10 will be available, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design...

Tablet market losing demand

May 4, 22:07

Apple has recently reported results for the fiscal second quarter of 2015 ended March 28, 2015 and saw strong iPhone 6 and Mac products shipments, but its iPad shipments were only...

PV demand to stay at 51.4GW in 2015, says firm

Apr 30, 13:42

Global PV market demand for 2015 will remain around 51.4GW as new capacity from multiple suppliers will be added, according to EnergyTrend.

Global HDD demand to keep falling, says HGST executive

Apr 28, 22:05

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) of all sizes will continually decrease from 561 million units in 2014 to 550 million units in 2015 and further to 538 million units in 2016,...

Global handset demand likely to disappoint in 2015, say Taiwan IC design houses

Apr 27, 21:57

The global handset market could register flat growth in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that they have seen customer orders pick up at a slow pa...

Silicon Motion optimistic about SSD market

Apr 23, 14:04

Silicon Motion Technology president and CEO Wallace Kou has expressed optimism about demand for SSDs and expects the market to move forward with the availability of 3D NAND flash...

Silicon Motion president and CEO Wallace Kou

IoT to drive semiconductor growth, says TSMC co-CEO

Apr 22, 10:52

Internet of Things (IoT) will be the semiconductor industry's next growth driver, spurring demand for chip components for use in applications particularly automotive, medical/healthcare...

CC Wei

Intel pushes into mini desktop market in 2015

Apr 16, 10:09

Despite weak global PC sales, inexpensive mini desktops are still seeing strong demand from consumers, prompting Intel to strengthen its mini desktop platform R&D and related...

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