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Shipments of mobile PCs in China forecast to outpace desktops in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Jul 27, 16:55

According to the latest research from the DisplaySearch Quarterly China PC Shipment and Forecast Report, total China PC market shipments, which include desktops, all-in-one (AIO)...

New MacBook Air shipments expected to stay strong from June to August

Jul 21, 01:15

Shipments of Apple's just released third-generation MacBook Air from the supply chain already reached 400,000-500,000 units in June and the volume is expected to remain strong throughout...

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...

Acer reportedly planning to launch slide tablet PC in 4Q11

Jun 30, 01:00

Acer reportedly plans to launch a slide tablet PC in the fourth quarter of 2011, targeting the year-end holiday season, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

ASE aims at global market share of 25-30% in 2014

Jun 29, 01:00

IC packaging/testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) aims to hike its global market share from 17-18% in 2010 to 25-30% in 2014, COO Tien Wu said at the...

Acer reducing 3Q11 shipment forecast; company founder optimistic about inventory clearing progress

Jun 28, 01:10

Upstream component suppliers of Acer have recently been notified by Acer to reduce their inventory preparation for the third quarter as Acer has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Gartner cuts 2011 chip forecast

Jun 22, 11:23

While IHS iSuppli has slightly raised its forecast for the global semiconductor industry this year, Gartner has revised downward its growth projection for the sector to 5.1% from...

IHS iSuppli raises 2011 chip forecast

Jun 22, 10:22

The global semiconductor industry in 2011 is expected to expand by 7.2% because of soaring sales of popular consumer products like tablets and smartphones, according to IHS iSuppli...

China Sunergy lowers gross margin forecast for 2Q11

Jun 21, 01:10

Many solar firms have indicated demand has been returning slowly though high inventory problem still exists. China-based China Sunergy recently lowered its gross margin forecast for...

Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

GT Solar to raise 1Q12 financial forecast

Jun 15, 01:25

Despite gloomy conditions in the solar market, PV equipment manufacturer, GT Solar, has announced it will raise its financial forecasts for first-quarter 2012.

PV book-to-bill forecast to dip sharply below parity before rebounding in 4Q11, says Solarbuzz

Jun 2, 14:43

In first quarter of 2011, the consolidated PV book-to-bill ratio posted a three-month average of 1.01, according to Solarbuzz. During the second half of 2011, the PV book-to-bill...

Wus China subsidiary looks to 10% revenue growth in 2011

May 13, 12:33

Wus Printed Circuit (Kunshan), a China subsidiary of PCB maker Wus Printed Circuit, has forecast a 10% growth in revenues for 2011 to CNY3.3 billion (US$507.71 million). In addition,...

Motherboard players see mixed result in April

May 10, 01:25

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have reported mixed result for their April...

Wistron sees on-year growth in April revenues

May 10, 01:15

Taiwan-based notebook maker Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$44.01 billion (US$1.54 billion), down 11.3% on month, but up 10.8% on year, while its notebook shipments...

Quanta sees revenues drop 20% on month in April

May 10, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$91.51 billion (US$3.2 billion) for April, down 20.1% on month and 5.67% on year with notebook...

Small-size panel shortage could impact 2Q11 DSC shipments

May 3, 01:10

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers including Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical may see their DSC shipments in...

A cloudy forecast for the solar industry in 2Q11, says paper

Newswatch - May 2, 15:20

The uncertainty of the incentive programs in Europe forced Taiwan-based solar cell makers to quote below US$1/W last week. Wafer quotations also failed to remain at the US$3/unit...

Foxconn announces on-year revenue growth in 2010

Apr 28, 16:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.99 trillion (US$103.68 billion) for 2010, up 53.33% on year, with consolidated net profits...

Apple shipment shortfall prompts cut in 2011 iPad shipment forecast, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 22, 15:01

Manufacturing issues at Apple led to a shortfall in iPad 2 shipments in the first quarter, prompting IHS iSuppli to reduce its forecast for 2011. IHS iSuppli now forecasts Apple will...

Asustek remains optimistic about 2Q11, despite Acer dropping forecast

Apr 21, 01:15

Although Acer recently reduced its PC shipment forecast for the second quarter, Asustek Computer remains optimistic about its revenue performance for the quarter as the company was...

Acer to hold investor meeting on April 28 to win back confidence

Apr 19, 01:20

Acer is set to hold an investor meeting on April 28 to explain its forecast for the second quarter of 2011, while announcing the successor of its ex-CEO Gianfranco Lanci in the hopes...

TSMC downgrades 2011 chip growth forecast, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 11:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has lowered its forecast for the growth of the global semiconductor market (excluding memory) to 4% from the 7% previously estimated,...

HTC 1Q11 revenues expected to beat forecast

Apr 7, 01:35

Smartphone vendor HTC is expected to post more than NT$100 billion (US$3.44 billion) in revenues in the first quarter of 2011, beating the company's guidance of NT$94 billion, according...

IHS iSuppli raises semiconductor forecast for 2011

Apr 6, 10:32

The latest IHS iSuppli semiconductor forecast for 2011, issued on March 30, calls for annual semiconductor revenue growth of 7%, up from the 5.8% expansion predicted in the previous...

PC market is fine, says Compal chairman

Mar 31, 01:50

Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu, commenting on both Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer reducing their PC shipment forecasts, declined to comment on its clients, but pointed out that...

Motorola Xoom monthly orders to drop in 2Q11

Mar 22, 11:31

Taiwan's shipments of Motorola Xoom in the first quarter of 2011 are expected to meet upstream component suppliers' forecast of 700,000-800,000 units, as Motorola already placed orders...

MediaTek expects little impact from Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 01:00

IC design house MediaTek on March 15 said that the recent earthquake offshore of Japan will not affect the company's operations. Forecasts of first-quarter revenues remain at NT$19.5-21...

Viking projects over 40% growth in 2011 revenues

Mar 11, 01:10

Taiwan-based Viking Tech, which specializes in the design and manufacture of chip resistors, has forecast that its revenues for 2011 will climb 40-50%. Automotive thin-film resistors...

Taiwan notebook makers to see shipment growth in March

Mar 10, 01:25

Despite seeing their shipments drop significantly in February, Taiwan-based notebook makers including Compal Electronics, Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec are all expected to...

VIS cuts shipment growth forecast for 1Q11

Mar 10, 01:00

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has revised downward its shipment growth forecast for first-quarter 2011 to 20-22% from the previous estimate of 30%,...

Neo Solar to ramp up capacity to 1.8GW at end of 2011

Mar 9, 01:35

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power will expand capacity to 1.8GW by the end of 2011, which is earlier than previously scheduled, due to a positive order outlook, according to company...

HP unsatisfactory performance to impact Taiwan upstream supply chain

Feb 24, 01:35

Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced revenues of US$32.3 billion during the period from November of 2010 to January of 2011, lower than market watchers' expectations of US$32.9 billion,...

HP to start selling WebOS 3.0-based TouchPad in April

Feb 22, 01:35

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to start selling its WebOS 3.0-based tablet PC, TouchPad in April with shipments to start delivery by the end of March,...

PC connector makers forecast weak 1Q11 performance

Feb 21, 16:44

Taiwan-based PC connector makers expect weak performance in the first quarter of 2011 as the global copper price remains above US$10,000, causing makers to suffer from rising material...

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  • Veeco+TurboDisc+K465i+GaN+MOCVD+system

    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.

  • Samsung+mobile+display+driver+IC

    Samsung mobile display driver IC

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it has developed a single chip that integrates a capacitive touch screen control function in a mobile display driver IC. This single-chip solution...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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