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NAND flash demand might be weaker than expected in 3Q13

Jul 26, 13:56

Due to disappointing sales of high-end smartphones, demand for NAND flash will likely be weaker than expected in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. NAND prices...

Panel makers see increased demand for TN smartphone panels

Jul 26, 12:17

Taiwan- and China-based panel makers are continuing to see orders for TN panels used in smartphones as demand in the entry-level and mid-range smartphone markets has been picking...

LCD monitor demand in China expected to be steady in 2013

Jul 26, 11:31

While LCD monitor demand is expected to slip overall globally in 2013, demand in China is expected to see growth, according to market observers.

Everlight to see steady LED backlighting demand during 2H13, says chairman

Jul 26, 11:04

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is expected to see flat growth in LED demand in the second half of 2013, but is still likely to see steady demand for LED TV backlghting,...

Robust traffic spurs demand for 3G/4G gateways; market to reach US$1.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:08

ABI Research has found that the overall 2012 wireless network equipment market was quite challenging for infrastructure vendors, but the incessant demand for 3G and 4G mobile broadband...

HDI board production utilization to stay high in 2H13

Jul 24, 22:33

PCB makers' utilization rates for HDI boards, particularly any-layer HDI boards, will remain high despite recent speculation suggesting weaker-than-expected demand for high-end smartphones,...

HP to release US$99 tablet through Wal-Mart for back-to-school demand

Jul 24, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will launch a US$99 tablet and will cooperate with Wal-Mart to sell the device in the US retail channel, targeting back-to-school demand, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers see steady demand for small- to medium-size panels

Jul 22, 21:18

Taiwan-based panel makers' small- to medium-size TFT LCD panel shipments are expected to reach 373 million units in the third quarter of 2013, up 3.2% on quarter.

As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

MLCC prices declining as demand for PCs and high-end smartphones slow down

Jul 22, 16:01

Prices of some models of MLCC have dropped over 5% on average recently, affected by slow sales of PC products and high-end smartphones, according to industry sources.

IC demand from smartphone and notebook sectors to pick up in 3Q12

Jul 22, 14:51

Taiwan-based IC suppliers are still positive about the prospects for the third quarter of 2013 as they believe that demand from the smartphone and notebook sectors are likely to stage...

Notebook ODMs reduce shipment forecasts for 3Q13, expect growth in 4Q13

Jul 19, 12:11

Notebook ODMs have recently reduced their shipment forecasts for the third quarter of 2013 and expect to only achieve a shipment growth of 5% sequentially. The ODMs now expect consumer...

TV demand expected to help Entire Technology improve 2H13 performance

Jul 16, 21:19

Diffuser plate and polarizer maker Entire Technology expects its performance in the second half of 2013 to improve largely due to demand for products used in large-size TVs, according...

Chromebooks to enjoy surging shipment growth in 2H13

Jul 15, 22:03

Chromebook shipments in the second half are expected to double or even triple those in the first half as Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Samsung Electronics are all reportedly...

China sees weakening PC demand in 3Q13

Jul 15, 21:59

PC brand vendors originally hoped China's PC market would help cover their dropping sales from other major regions worldwide in the third quarter, but such a hope may not come true...

SanDisk optimistic about SSD market in 2H13

Jul 12, 10:32

SanDisk VP for Asia Pacific Gavin Wu has expressed optimism about demand for either standalone or embedded SSDs during the second half of 2013, citing growth in both the DIY and ultrabook...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments down in June due to demand in China

Jul 11, 20:57

Taiwan panel makers' large-size panel shipments were down in June due to weak demand from TV vendors in China, according to Digitimes Research.

Nook tablets expected to see strong demand in 3Q13

Jul 10, 16:16

Barnes & Noble has reduced the price of its 7-inch 8GB Nook HD from US$199 to US$129 and the 8.9-inch Nook HD+ from US$269 to US$149 as the company has decided to quit developing...

LCD TV panel demand expected to drop in China during 3Q13

Jul 8, 21:48

LCD TV panel shipments in the China market are expected to drop 5% on year in third-quarter 2013 to around 13 to 13.3 million units, according to market observers.

NAND flash supply to remain tight in 3Q13

Jul 5, 12:19

The global supply of NAND flash memory will remain tight in the third quarter of 2013, due to brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, and the growing adoption of SSDs among servers...

New and upcoming smartphones to drive NAND flash demand growth in 2H13

Taiwan chipmakers stepping up investment to meet mobile IC demand, says SEMI

Jul 2, 11:45

The semiconductor market is experiencing a surge in demand for mobile and wireless communications applications. While Taiwan sets a good example of rising the tide of mobile demand...

Commentary: Panel makers enjoy strong TV demand, but face concerns over falling monitor sales in 2013

Jul 1, 10:33

In first-half 2013, global panel makers saw shipments rise due to China's Labor Day holidays in May. Industry sources predicted sales growth of FPD TVs in China during the May Labor...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Smartphone and tablet demand in 3Q13 expected to put strain on panel supply

Jun 27, 20:53

Smartphone and tablet demand is expected to increase drastically in August and September 2013, which is expected to put a crunch on panel supply throughout the third quarter of the...

Commentary: Inventory management poses challenge for PCB makers amid demand fluctuations

Jun 26, 12:00

In predicting the market condition, most PCB firms believe demand to be strong in the second half of 2013. The industry has been experiencing weak demand in the first half of 2013...

IC inventory falls in 1Q13 as outlook for electronics demand rises, says IHS

Jun 21, 10:12

Total inventory held by semiconductor suppliers declined significantly in the first quarter as excess stockpiles created during the global economic malaise of 2012 were cleared away,...

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Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

Chipbond ramping up testing capacity for advanced driver ICs

Jun 18, 15:11

Chipbond Technology is ramping up testing capacity for advanced LCD driver ICs in response to rising demand for high-end smartphones and other mobile devices with higher resolution...

Rising demand for large-size TVs beneficial to polarizer makers: Q&A with Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Jun 14, 16:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Group, once a major LCD panel maker, now focuses on providing upstream components and material for the flat panel industry. Digitimes recently sat down with Ho...

Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

High-end IC backend demand to pick up in 2H13, says SPIL chair

Jun 14, 16:09

Demand for high-end IC packaging and testing is expected to pick up in the second half of 2013 and enjoy sequential growth through the last quarter of the year, thanks to a pull-in...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Globalfoundries adding capacity to satisfy rising orders for touch panel ICs

Jun 13, 22:05

Globalfoundries has significantly boosted its mature process capacity in order to meet strong demand for touch panel ICs from China-based MStar Semiconductor, according to industry...

Demand for game console-use DRAM to rise

Jun 11, 12:49

Demand for high-density DRAM is expected to rise significantly on the upcoming roll-outs of new game consoles built with 8GB of memory, which will likely turn the availability of...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Blu-ray demand to rise due to popularity of Ultra HD TVs, says CMC chairman

Jun 10, 10:18

The increasing use of Ultra HD LCD TVs and content is expected to hike global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD), according to chairman Robert Wong for Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker...

Z-Com aims to supply 30% of Wi-Fi hot-spot equipment to China Mobile in 2013

Jun 4, 20:15

Z-Com, a Taiwan-based maker of broadband wireless Internet-access devices and provider of wireless/mobile data solutions, aims to land orders from China Mobile, China's largest mobile...

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