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Taiwan chipmakers unaffected by earthquake

Apr 21, 15:56

Taiwan-based chipmakers including foundries TSMC and UMC, and IC packager ASE have said that their operations have not been affected by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the...

AUO, Innolux not affected by Taiwan earthquake

Apr 20, 15:25

After witnessing a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan on the morning of April 20 that shook most of the island including main panel production areas, panel makers including AU Optronics...

Taiwan ODM factories in western China unaffected by earthquake

Apr 22, 10:39

Four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have indicated that their factories in Chongqing and Chengdu, western China, were not affected...

AUO sees drop in July revenue due to earthquake, says company

Aug 10, 12:40

AU Optronics (AUO) has said an earthquake in Taiwan affected its July revenue by causing one of its 6G LCD panel plants to stop for 3-5 days.

Asustek outsources motherboard orders to Cal-Comp Electronics

Dec 20, 01:10

Asustek Computer has recently added Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics, an affiliate of Compal Electronics, as its motherboard manufacturing partner and is expected to outsource 5-6...

Global HDD shipments to grow only 3% sequentially in 3Q11

Sep 27, 01:10

Global hard disc drive (HDD) shipments are expected to grow slightly by 3% in the third quarter, up from 165 million units in the second, while shipments in the fourth quarter are...

Quanta announces 2Q11 results; expects strong growth for cloud computing products

Sep 1, 01:25

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$274.39 billion (US$9.47 billion) for the second quarter, up 9.1% on quarter, but down 7% on year, while gross margin also...

Sony expects ILC shipments to grow 15-20% on year in 2011

Aug 25, 01:40

Sony expects its interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) shipments to grow 15-20% on year in 2011, helping its share in the global ILC market to surpass 15%.

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Panasonic outsources small volume of DSC production to Foxconn in 2H11

Jul 19, 01:35

Facing pressure from dropping prices and competition of smartphones and DSLR cameras, digital still camera (DSC) brand vendor Panasonic has outsourced a small volume of its DSC orders...

Taiwan notebook ODMs see slight sequential shipment growth in 2Q11

Jul 5, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook makers, facing an impact from Japan's earthquake, competition from tablet vendors and the fact brand vendor significantly cleared inventory, saw their notebook...

Japan earthquake continues to inflate analog IC prices, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 1, 10:08

Supply disruptions spurred by the Japan earthquake are continuing to cause pricing increases for general-purpose analog components that are used in most types of electronic equipment...

Optical drive shipments expected to grow 5-10% sequentially in 3Q11

Jun 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage expect their shipments in the third quarter will only grow as high as 5-10% due to the unclear order visibility despite...

Digital camera chassis maker AVY expects flat performance in 2011

Jun 16, 01:30

Taiwan-based digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision, facing downstream clients demanding price cuts, and a supply shortage of LCD panels and lenses, expects its revenues and profits...

Global hard drive shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 3Q11, estimates Min Aik

Jun 14, 01:30

Taiwan-based hard drive component maker Min Aik Technology, calculated from its orders, has estimated that global hard drive shipments will grow 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter...

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales to increase 10% on year in 2011

Jun 9, 01:30

Taiwan's digital camera sales in 2011 are expected to increase 10% on year, up from around one million units in 2010 with Sony and Canon both aiming to become the leader of Taiwan's...

Demand for aluminum capacitors remains strong 2 months after Japan earthquake

Jun 1, 13:59

Demand for aluminum capacitors has remained strong recently although not as high as the levels recorded in April after the March 11 earthquake in Japan. Some Taiwan makers will continue...

In odd twist, Japan earthquake delivers price stability for large LCDs, says IHS iSuppli

May 19, 14:41

In a strange turn of events, the Japan disaster has caused prices of large-size liquid crystal display (LCD) panels for some applications to rise and for others to decline slightly,...

Thinking shipping protective components to Apple, say sources

May 19, 11:07

Thinking Electronic, which mainly makes protective components for power supplies, reportedly has landed windfall orders from Apple after the Japan earthquake with shipments beginning...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May

May 10, 01:35

Japan's earthquake in March has significantly impacted the supply status of the hard drive industry and the effect is expected to persist in May with two of the top-5 makers - Western...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

HDD component maker Min Aik expects flat shipments in 2Q11

Apr 26, 01:10

Taiwan-based hard disc drive (HDD) maker Min Aik Technology is expected to see its component shipments remain flat on quarter as several key hard drive components such as aluminum...

Supply of handset image sensors hit by Japan earthquake, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 15, 10:36

The recent earthquake in Japan is impacting the production of CMOS image sensors at two facilities in the country, affecting the supply of these parts to the mobile phone market,...

LED bulb penetration in Japan rising due to earthquake

Apr 13, 10:42

As the earthquake hitting northeastern Japan is expected to raise energy-saving awareness, LED bulbs' share in Japan's lighting market increased from 17% in early March 2011 to 26%...

Sony Ericsson handset shipments partially affected by earthquake, say industry sources

Apr 12, 11:39

Sony Ericsson will reduce shipments, or delay the launch in some markets, for three Android-based smartphones due to short supply of some key components, including those from the...

Elpida says packaging and testing unit affected by earthquake

Apr 8, 14:32

Japan-based memory chip supplier Elpida Memory has disclosed the impact of the earthquake that occurred in northeast Japan on April 7 on its business operations.

Major BT resin producers recovering from Japan earthquake, say IC substrate makers

Apr 7, 01:55

Major producers of bismaleimide-triazine (BT) resin, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) and Hitachi Chemical, are recovering faster than expected from the suspension of operations caused...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has limited impact on MEMS industry supply chain

Apr 1, 13:55

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) applications range from automotive, industrial, military, and popular consumer electronics (CE) products such as smartphones and tablet PCs. Disruption...

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Anpec seeing boost in orders for fan driver ICs

Apr 1, 01:40

IC design house Anpec Electronics has landed an influx of orders for fan driver ICs, which will buoy its sales in the second quarter of 2011, according to industry sources. The unexpected...

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 36min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 42min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 43min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 44min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 45min ago

  • China market: Prices for quad- and 8-core handset chips to fall

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