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Taiwan-based home electronics makers see decline in August shipments

Sep 11, 01:50

Shipments of home electronics products such as LCD TVs and air conditioners saw declines in Taiwan in August due to the expiration of energy-saving subsidies issued by Taiwan's gov...

Merry Electronics expects revenue proportion for high-performance speakers, entertainment headsets to rise to over 50% in 3Q12

Sep 6, 11:45

Merry Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of microphones, micro-speaker and transceivers used in handsets and headsets, expects the proportion of its consolidated revenues for high-performance...

LG Display to mass produce W-OLED TV panels in 2013, says report

Sep 5, 01:25

LG Display will begin mass producing its large-size white OLED TV panels in 2013, according to a report from Japan. The company has set up a pilot OLED line at one of its LCD panel...

Compal/Lenovo joint venture expected to output 3-5 million notebooks in 2013

Sep 4, 01:35

The notebook manufacturing joint venture of Compal Electronics and Lenovo in Hefei, China was reported by local media to enjoy more than 10 million units of notebook production volume...

Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones

Sep 4, 01:15

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both grabbed NOR flash memory orders for the next iPhone, which will be announced in mid-September, according to sources within...

Apple expected to announce next-generation iPhone in mid-September

Notebook ODMs pushing production capacity in inland China for higher profit

Sep 4, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have recently been accelerating the process of moving production lines into inland China (western China) for the purpose of raising their profits, as they...

Primax Electronics to begin to supply NAS, smart TV components in 2013

Aug 31, 16:21

Taiwan-based Primax Electronics has been developing components for network-attached storage devices and smart TVs and will begin production for US-based clients in 2013, the company...

China- and Taiwan-based panel makers should cooperate more to increase competitiveness, says Success Electronics

Aug 31, 01:10

Small- and medium-sized panel makers located in China and Taiwan could be more competitive in the panel industry if they further cooperation between one another, said China-based...

Reported Sharp and Foxconn Electronics 60-inch TV to be priced US$1,199

Aug 29, 01:30

Sharp and Foxconn Electronics are reportedly preparing to release a 60-inch TV which will feature 1080p resolution and a price tag of US$1,199 in North America soon, according to...

Notebook shipments unlikely to achieve strong growth in 4Q12

Aug 28, 01:35

Notebook ODM shipments in the fourth quarter are unlikely to achieve their original goal of seeing double-digit percentage growth despite the fact that Microsoft will launch its latest...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Delta Electronics 2Q12 gross margin hits 8-year record

Aug 20, 11:03

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics posted gross margin of 23% for the second quarter of 2012, the highest quarterly level since the second quarter of 2004, according to the company's...

Quanta aiming to move all notebook production lines to Chongqing by 2014

Aug 16, 01:25

Quanta Computer is aiming to move all its notebook production lines except those for Apple's products to Chongqing, China within two years and estimates that its notebook shipments...

Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market

Aug 16, 01:05

As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand...

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

HP to outsource more than 50% of 2013 orders to Quanta

Aug 14, 01:25

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) for 2013 notebook orders with Quanta Computer landing more than 50% of the orders, up from only 40%...

Asustek to release component purchasing authority to notebook ODMs

Aug 14, 01:20

Asustek Computer, which used to handle most component purchasing itself, is currently considering to release the authority to its upstream ODM partners such as Quanta Computer and...

ICP Electronics to see growing revenues in 2H12

Aug 8, 16:07

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player ICP Electronics expects its revenues in the second half of 2012 to see growth compared to the first, while the company will also achieve sequential...

Samsung, Hynix reportedly to scale down flash production

Aug 7, 01:45

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will join rival Toshiba in scaling down production at their NAND flash plants to align the fall in demand with supply, according to industry source...

Shanghai Unitech swings to profits in 1H12

Aug 3, 01:25

Shanghai Unitech Electronics, a PCB-making subsidiary of Taiwan-based Unitech Printed Circuit Board, has said it managed to return to profitability in the first half of 2012 with...

Foxconn refutes rumors about entering Taiwan cable TV channel market

Aug 2, 01:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), commenting on a recent rumor that the company is preparing to enter Taiwan's cable TV channel market, has said it is aiming to work...

HP and Dell to launch Windows RT tablet PCs at the end of October

Aug 2, 01:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to launch Windows RT-based tablet PCs after the release of the new operating system. HP will adopt chip solutions from Texas Instruments...

Elpida cutting DRAM production

Jul 31, 01:40

Elpida Memory has moved to scale down production at its DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, as well as production at its Taiwan-based subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, according to industry...

Holtek nets NT$1.25 per share in 1H12

Jul 27, 11:42

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard MCU and consumer electronics IC solutions, saw its net profits grow 1.2% on year to NT$278 million (US$ 9.22 million) in...

Sony to reduce DSC outsourcing to Taiwan makers in 2013

Jul 26, 01:45

Sony, which used to outsource 30-40% of its consumer digital still camera (DSC) production to Taiwan makers, will outsource fewer orders in 2013 with Ability Enterprise to land mid-range...

Sony DSC

Supreme, Coasia land AMOLED panel orders from China smartphone companies

Jul 20, 01:15

Taiwan-based Coasia Microelectronics and Supreme Electronics have both gained the distribution rights to sell Samsung Electronics' AMOLED panels for smartphones, and recently expanded...

Consumer IC supplier Sonix sees weak 3Q12 sales

Jul 17, 15:16

IC design house Sonix Technology has expressed caution about its sales performance during the third quarter of 2012, due to a slowing in IC orders for notebook webcams and consumer...

Merry Electronics expects increased shipments of high-performance speakers, headsets

Jul 13, 01:00

Merry Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of microphones, micro-speakers and transceivers used in handsets and headsets, has extended production to high-performance speakers for notebooks...

Notebook battery makers expected to see growing performance in 3Q12

Jul 12, 01:30

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack Technology and Celxpert Energy are all expected to see strong shipment performance at the end of the third quarter benefiting from...

Notebook battery

Intel, Shuttle, Samsung, Lenovo, Asustek competing for education market

Jul 12, 01:10

Facing Apple iPad's domination of the consumer market, several tablet PC vendors including Intel, Asustek Computer, Shuttle, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are all turning aggressively...

Education market

Lite-On IT sees drop in June revenues; conservative about 2H12

Jul 10, 02:00

Lite-On IT has announced revenues of NT$4.74 billion (US$158.12 million) for June, down 5.3% on year with revenues for the first half of 2012 reached NT$26.31 billion, down 11.5%...

Lite-On concerns about 2H12 performance

Asustek, Pegatron see growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 01:55

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$36.02 billion (US$1.2 billion) for June, a new record high with growths of 26.83% on month and 27.46% on year, while the company's revenues...

Asustek

Notebook makers see mixed result in 2Q12 shipments

Jul 10, 01:50

Notebook ODMs have shown mixed result for their shipment performance in the second quarter of 2012 with both Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics achieved growth sequentially, while...

Shipments of notebook ODMs see different result in 2Q12

Winbond, Macronix post mixed June results

Jul 10, 01:30

Winbond Electronics has reported flat sequential growth in June revenues, while fellow NOR flash company Macronix International saw its June sales slip 4.8% on month.

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