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Taiwan-based IC design houses upbeat for 4Q11 and 2012 outlook

Sep 26, 12:46

Taiwan-based IC design houses are positive about the outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as for 2012 due to increasing popularity of low-priced consumer electronics products,...

Genesys Logic expects sales of USB 3.0 chips to expand in 2012

Sep 23, 10:29

IC design house Genesys Logic expects revenues generated from its USB 3.0 products to grow substantially in 2012. As a proportion of company revenues, sales of the segment will likely...

Global Unichip 3Q11 revenues to rise 15-20%

Sep 22, 01:10

IC design service provider Global Unichip is expected to report 15-20% sequential growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2011, as orders for 65nm and 40nm non-recurring engineering...

Ultrabook platform may not benefit ODMs

Sep 20, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs may not benefit much from the Ultrabook platform, despite downstream branding partners mostly being optimistic about the new device, according to sources...

MediaTek August sales up 16% on-month

Sep 8, 01:10

IC design house MediaTek has reported NT$8.31 billion (US$285 million) in consolidated revenues for August 2011, up 16.3% sequentially. The figure also represented the highest monthly...

Tablet demand to buoy revenues for IC designer iML

Sep 1, 01:05

A ramp-up in orders for tablet PCs is expected to buoy the sales performance of IC design house Integrated Memory Logic (iML) in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to company general...

IC design houses receiving more large-volume orders from tablet PC sector

Aug 31, 13:46

Some Taiwan-based touch controller and analog IC makers have recently received large-volume orders from the tablet PC sector as a number of tablet PC vendors plan to launch new models...

IC designer Sonix sees profits up 59% in 2Q11

Newswatch - Aug 29, 16:07

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology saw its net profits soar 59% sequentially to NT$214 million (US$7.36 million) in the second quarter of 2011. Second-quarter EPS reached NT...

Himax, Richtek see slow growth in 3Q11

Aug 11, 01:05

LCD driver IC design firm Himax Technologies and Richtek Technology, an analog IC designer, both expect their sales performance to come below seasonal patterns in the third quarter...

Razer sets up design center in Taiwan

Aug 10, 01:00

California-based Razer, a global developer of own-brand gaming peripherals, on August 9 announced the opening of a design center in Taiwan, with an initial team made up of 20 design...

Taiwan IC design firms look to decreased gross margins for 3Q11

Aug 5, 11:25

Most Taiwan-based IC designers are expected to see their gross margins continue to edge down in the third quarter of 2011 as demand for their products will be weaker than expected...

Lack of metal chassis capacity pushing ultrabook vendors to adopt fiberglass

Aug 4, 01:30

Intel and notebook brand vendors have recently been aggressively searching for new chassis materials as capacity for magnesium-aluminum chassis, which is the most popular choice for...

Comparative tablet teardowns reveal iPad design advantages, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 2, 12:29

In the 15 months since the introduction of the iPad, competitive tablet manufacturers still can't match the design efficiency of Apple's groundbreaking product, according to an IHS...

ODD shipments still facing a crisis in 2H11 as Intel focuses on the ultrabook

Aug 2, 01:25

Optical disc drive (ODD) shipments are facing a great uncertainty in the future as Intel is aggressive pushing its new ultrabook design, which will not require the adoption of an...

Acer, HP undergoing management reshuffle

Jul 19, 01:05

Acer, on July 18, announced it has recruited Dave Chan, former Hewlett-Packard (HP) China vice president, as general manager of its Touch Business Group in China. Also, while company...

Acer and HP

Most IC design houses post sequential drops in June revenues

Jul 8, 14:13

While MediaTek, Global Unichip and Faraday Technology have managed to reach their low-end revenue targets for June, fellow IC design houses including Global Mixed-mode Technology...

Touch panel IC designer EETI posts 18% sequential drop in June sales

Jul 7, 01:25

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI), which specializes in touch panel controllers and solutions, saw its June revenues decline 18% on month, but rise 77% on year, to NT$93.45...

EETI touch solutions making inroads in China tablet PC market

Jun 23, 13:58

IC design house Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) expects its touch controller solutions to begin making inroads into the white-box tablet PC segment in China in the third quarter of...

Intel to launch Ivy Bridge in March 2012

Jun 21, 01:25

Intel has recently decided to launch its next-generation Ivy Bridge CPU in March of 2012, back from its original schedule at the end of 2011 to allow a better transition between the...

Orise 3Q11 revenues likely to rise over 20%

Jun 16, 01:55

LCD driver IC design house Orise Technology is expected to enjoy revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, buoyed by growing shipments to handset...

Novatek May revenues up on-month, Orise down

Jun 9, 01:50

Novatek Microelectronics has announced revenues grew 3.9% sequentially to NT$3.18 billion (US$111 million) in May 2011 while fellow LCD driver IC design company Orise Technology posted...

Computex 2011: Shuriken-panel notebooks make their debut

Jun 1, 01:15

Notebook models with Shuriken ultra-thin panel technology debuted at Computex 2011 with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics and Acer as well as some of Compal's downstream partners such...

Acer Shuriken-based notebook

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

Taiwan IC design houses expect on-month growth in June revenues

May 27, 14:41

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses have reported an improvement of order visibility for the third quarter of 2011 and predicted their revenues will swing back to a growth track due...

TSMC completes 28nm design infrastructure

May 26, 15:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that 28nm support within its Open Innovation Platform (OIP) design infrastructure is fully delivered, as demonstrated...

Software designer Wistron ITS cooperates with Hitachi over landmark software

May 26, 01:40

Taiwan-based Wistron ITS, a software design subsidiary of Wistron, has recently cooperated with Japan-based Hitachi and plans to import the landmark information software GeoPDF, which...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Sitronix expects 15-20% growth in 2Q11 sales with higher gross margin

May 19, 01:25

LCD driver IC design house Sitronix Technology has projected consolidated revenues will increase 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2011, buoyed by higher shipments. Gross...

ESMT reportedly to make investment in fellow IC design firm Eon

May 11, 11:11

Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), which mainly designs and supplies specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, is looking...

SpringSoft, Global Unichip and Faraday post mixed April results

May 11, 10:49

Taiwan-based IC design software vendor SpringSoft's consolidated revenues hit a record high of NT$196 million (US$6.86 million) in April as fellow companies Global Unichip and Faraday...

IC design houses iML and Capella woo orders from Apple

May 5, 15:21

IC design houses Integrated Memory Logic (iML) and Capella Microsystems are both reportedly in cooperation talks with Apple and could become the first Taiwan-based fables IC vendors...

IC design house Pixart looks to 10-15% sequential revenue growth in 2Q11

May 4, 01:20

Pixart Imaging expects its revenues to grow 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2011 thanks to strong demand for optical mouse sensor products, but its gross margin to drop...

Three Foxconn employees charged for leaking iPad 2 design, says report

Apr 28, 15:07

Three employees from Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) plants in Shenzhen, China, have been charged with leaking iPad 2's design to outside accessory...

Holtek, Nuvoton report profits for 1Q11

Apr 28, 12:24

IC design houses Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology have both reported profits for the first quarter of 2011, and both hold more positive outlooks for the second quarter.

Electric car solution developed by Delta, Wistron, Qisda revealed in China

Apr 21, 01:40

An electric car solution developed by Taiwan-based upstream supply chain players including Delta Electronics, Wistron and Qisda, has recently been revealed at an automobile exhibition...

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  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • Osram+Dragon+Dome

    Osram Dragon Dome

    Osram's Dragon Dome provides a focused beam of high-power Infrared LED (IRED) with a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens. With...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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