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  • Last update: Monday 21 July 2014 [824 news items]

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.

Chilisin posts 12% sales growth in 2Q12

Jul 6, 15:33

Chilisin Electronics, which makes inductors and power chokes, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$935 million (US$31.3 million) for the second quarter of 2012, increasing 12%...

Samsung, Toshiba consider slowing capacity expansion to hold NAND flash prices

Jul 6, 02:00

Samsung Electronics and Toshiba reportedly are mulling plans to decelerate capacity expansion at their 12-inch fabs in order to stop NAND chip prices from falling further, according...

Compal expects strong shipment performance in 2H12

Jul 5, 01:40

Compal Electronics expects its notebook shipments to achieve a sequential growth of a double-digit percentage in the third quarter with the volume to continue rising in the fourth,...

Foxconn chairman guarantees investment in Sakai Factory is virtually risk free

Jul 5, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has reportedly pledged his own 160,000,000 shares in the company to accumulate a fund for investments in Sharp's...

Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida

Jul 3, 01:20

Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...

China white-box tablets expected to see fewer shipments than forecast

Jul 3, 01:00

China's 7-inch and 10-inch white-box tablet shipments are expected to reach only 16-17 million units in 2012, not matching market watchers' original forecast of at least 20 million...

China white-box tablet PCs expected to see less shipment than forecast

Compal lands 70% of Dell 2013 notebook orders

Jul 2, 11:13

Compal Electronics has obtained orders from Dell accounting for 70% of Dell's total notebooks to be shipped in 2013, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Rexchip sees small 2Q12 operating loss

Jun 29, 01:25

Rexchip Electronics, majority owned by Elpida Memory, expects to post a small second-quarter operating loss. The firm also indicated it now generates consistently positive cash flow...

Rexchip now has a positive cash flow, collecting more than NT$1.2 billion a month

Greatek remains focused on shift to copper wire bonding

Jun 29, 01:20

IC backend service provider Greatek Electronics, which focuses on the consumer electronics market, has said the firm will continue shifting copper wire bonding from gold bonding in...

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

Notebook battery makers to enjoy 30-50% shipment growth in 2H12

Jun 28, 01:25

Notebook battery makers are expected to see shipment growths of 30-50% in the second half of 2012 as the notebook industry is entering the third quarter, the traditional peak season,...

Coasia to land AMOLED panel orders from China handset firms

Jun 26, 01:20

Coasia Microelectronics, which mainly distributes IC components for Samsung Electronics such as CMOS image sensors, multi-chip package (MCP) memory and OLED displays, will grab new...

Greatek, Lingsen 2Q12 sales to grow

Jun 19, 14:24

Second-tier Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies Greatek Electronics and Lingsen Precision Industries expect to post sequential revenue growth of 20% and more than 30%,...

Foxconn to see profitability in 2013, says chairman

Jun 19, 01:50

Facing shareholders questioning that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has always emphasized revenue growth over profit, company chairman Terry Guo pointed out that...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman promised to see profit growth in 2013

Samsung reportedly raising 4GB DDR3 module prices

Jun 19, 01:05

Samsung Electronics reportedly has been aggressively raising its DRAM module prices with plans to push up the contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 parts to US$25-27 by the end of 2012. Some...

DDR3

Nvidia, AMD may miss PC replacement trend brought by Diablo 3

Jun 12, 01:35

Although the recent release of online PC game Diablo 3 has brought on a strong PC replacement trend in the consumer PC market, Nvidia and AMD may miss a good opportunity as their...

Samsung to build new 12-inch fab for logic ICs

Jun 8, 14:42

Samsung Electronics has unveiled plans to build a new fabrication line in Hwaseong, South Korea, to meet the growing demand for logic products.

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