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Semico cuts forecast for 2012 chip market growth

Aug 10, 10:43

Semico Research has cut its forecast for 2012 chip market growth to 6-8% from the 8-10% estimated previously, according to the research firm.

Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12

Aug 7, 01:25

As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...

Motherboard players may see single-digit percentage growth in 3Q12 shipments

Jul 24, 01:30

With the Europe and the US markets still suffering from economical turmoil, and summer demand from China's PC DIY market still not yet fired up as expected, motherboard players are...

Acer growth in 2012 shipments expected to drop from forecast 10% to 0-5%, say Taiwan makers

Jul 13, 01:05

Acer will see its total PC shipments in 2012 increase 0-5% from 2011, lower than the target of 10% set by the company in early 2012, according to market experts in Taiwan.

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

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

Motherboard vendors lower shipment growth forecast for 3Q12

Jun 29, 12:04

Some motherboard vendors, in view of lower than expected demand in the China market, have downward adjusted their forecast shipment growth for the third quarter of 2012, a traditional...

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...

Inventec raises notebook shipments forecast for 2012

Jun 19, 13:43

Inventec chairman Richard Lee on June 18, said the company's 2012 notebook shipments are expected to see a double-digit percentage growth on year, better than its original forecast;...

IDC increases media tablet forecast

Jun 15, 13:48

Expectations of strong demand for media tablets in the second half of 2012 has led IDC to increase its forecast for the worldwide market to 107.4 million units for the year, up from...

IMS Research cuts 2012 MOCVD forecast

Jun 7, 14:46

IMS Research has cut its forecast for 2012 GaN MOCVD shipments to 281, according to the second quarter 2012 MOCVD update of its GaN LED quarterly supply and demand report.

Wistron drops 2Q12 notebook shipment forecast

May 31, 01:20

Wistron has reduced its notebook shipment forecast for the second quarter from a growth of 0-5% sequentially to staying flat and or even a slight drop.

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Notebook ODMs starting to reduce component orders for June

May 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, although still maintaining their shipment forecast for the second quarter, have recently started decreasing their orders to upstream component makers and...

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On-Bright expects 2Q12 sales to rise 50-60%

May 25, 11:51

Analog IC design house On-Bright Electronics has forecast revenues for the second quarter of 2012 will grow 50-60% sequentially to NT$540-570 million (US$18-19 million).

Foxconn revenue growth in 2012 may outperform targets

May 11, 15:52

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at the company's groundbreaking ceremony its new headquarters in Shanghai, China, pointed out that the company...

IDC raises 2012 chip market growth forecast

May 3, 01:05

IDC has raised its prediction for the 2012 global chip market to 6-7% annual growth from the 3.1% increase estimated previously.

IHS raises forecast for 2012 chip market growth

Apr 26, 11:13

IHS iSuppli has revised upward its growth forecast for the 2012 semiconductor market to 4.3% from the 3.3% estimated previously, citing strong ongoing consumer demand for wireless...

US LED lamp market to reach US$2.4 billion in 2016, says ElectroniCast

Mar 28, 15:16

According to ElectroniCast Consultants, the consumption of LED lamps in the US was US$592 million in 2011, an increase of 22% over 2010. The firm forecasts the consumption value will...

Gartner revises 2012 semiconductor forecast to 4% growth

Mar 14, 14:45

Gartner has raised its global semiconductor market forecast for 2012, according to the research firm. Global semiconductor revenues in 2012 now is expected to rise by 4% compared...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 5% in 2012

Feb 24, 15:09

Taiwan's PCB production value is forecast to rise 4.9% to NT$526 billion (US$17.8 billion) in 2012, after nearly flat growth in 2011, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge...

Any-layer HDI PCBs are seeing growing adoption among smartphones and mobile PC devices

Motherboard vendors adjust shipment forecasts for 1Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 16:20

Affected by Europe's financial uncertainty and hard drive shortages, motherboard vendors Asustek Computer, ASRock and Gigabyte have all adjusted their motherboard shipment forecasts...

NFC chips to buoy MStar 2012 revenues

Jan 31, 01:10

MStar Semiconductor expects new orders for chips used in near field communication (NFC) enabled phones to buoy its sales performance in 2012. Company chairman Wayne Liang has forecast...

TXC slightly misses 2011 sales target

Jan 6, 15:03

Quartz component supplier TXC has announced consolidated revenues for 2011 totaled NT$9.91 billion (US$327.5 million), slightly missing its target of NT$10 billion. But looking forward,...

China market: B2C transactions to reach CNY450 billion in 2012, says Analysys

Jan 2, 15:52

In the China market, B2C online shopping operators will generate total transaction of CNY450 billion (US$71.1 billion) in 2012, according to Analysys International.

ALi raises 4Q11 sales forecast

Dec 22, 01:00

Consumer IC design house ALi has revised its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2011 expecting its consolidated revenues to increase 13-17% sequentially. This is a revision from previous...

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...

Seagate, Western Digital to see supply gap to drop significantly in 1Q12

Dec 6, 01:40

Hard drive supply volumes in the first quarter of 2012 are expected to increase from 110-120 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 140 million units, helping to reduce the...

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PC vendors to see serious HDD shortages starting December, says Acer VP

Nov 29, 01:20

As PC brand vendors' hard disc drive (HDD) inventory level will soon hit bottom, vendors will start experiencing HDD shortages in December and the problem will reach its peak in February...

Ardentec to post better-than-expected 4Q11 results

Nov 25, 01:10

Wafer probing service provider Ardentec is expected to post flat sequential growth in fourth-quarter revenues, beating its internal forecast of a 5-10% decrease, according to market...

Compal reportedly receives extra orders from Lenovo and Dell

Nov 17, 01:20

Compal Electronics reportedly has received extra orders from Lenovo and Dell for 2011 and will become the two notebook vendors' largest ODM partner, according to sources from the...

China PC shipment forecast to reach 100 million units, says DisplaySearch

Nov 15, 14:43

DisplaySearch has increased its 2011 forecast for total China PC market shipments, which includes desktops, all-in-one PCs and mobile PCs (notebooks, mini-notes and tablets) from...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

Asustek, Gigabyte reduce 4Q11 motherboard shipment forecasts, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 14, 16:34

Despite that Intel is set to launch its latest high-end X79 chipset soon, motherboard players are reducing their shipment forecasts for the fourth quarter due to hard drive shortages...

Shipment forecast for HDD and PC lowered because of Thailand floods, says IDC

Nov 11, 15:21

Widespread flooding is bringing unprecedented devastation to the people and economy of Thailand. With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories, damage...

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    Veeco TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD system

    Veeco Instruments has introduced a new gallium nitride (GaN) MOCVD system for production of high-brightness (HB) LEDs - the TurboDisc K465i. The new TurboDisc K465i can drive LED...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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