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Asustek will not compete with price in the tablet PC market, says CEO

Oct 4, 01:25

Commenting on market watchers' expectation that Asustek Computer will soon drop its tablet PC price and delay the launch of the next generation Eee Pad Transformer, Asustek CEO Jerry...

WPG lowers 3Q11 revenue forecast

Oct 4, 01:00

WPG Holdings, the largest Taiwan-based IC distributor, on October 3 announced downward adjustment in projected revenues for the third quarter of 2011 from NT$89.0-93.0 billion (US$2.99-3.13...

Solar demand in China to boom

Sep 29, 10:04

PV system installations in China are forecast to reach 2.5-3GW in 2011, and expand further to 5GW in 2012, according to industry sources.

solar panels

IHS cuts 2011 semiconductor growth forecast

Sep 22, 11:20

Increasing economic woes and rising consumer pessimism are impacting global electronics demand this year, prompting IHS iSuppli to cut its semiconductor revenue growth forecast for...

Asustek expects 4Q11 notebook shipments to be at 3.6 million units

Sep 20, 01:15

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer expects its notebook shipments in the fourth quarter to be at around 3.6 million units if the overall global economy does not fluctuate...

SEMI downgrades forecast for 2011 fab-tool spending, but still sees record year

Sep 7, 10:47

SEMI's latest statistics suggests that capital expenditure will increase to US$41.1 billion in 2011, the highest on record, according to the industry association. The prediction is...

Compal reduces annual notebook shipments to 42 million units

Sep 1, 01:40

Compal Electronics has reduced its notebook shipment forecast for 2011 from 48 million units originally to 42 million units, while its shipment forecast for LCD TVs has also dropped...

Compal president Ray Chen

Media tablet forecast increases as Apple dominance grows, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 25, 15:49

Capitalizing on its shrewd strategy, as well as its competitors' stumbles, Apple is set to increase its iPad shipments at a faster rate than previously expected in 2011 and beyond,...

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%.

US photovoltaic installations forecast to soar 166% in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 15:02

US photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2011 will rise 166 % to a total of 2.4GW, with California leading the country in the amount of power derived from renewable solar energy, according...

Walton expects flat 3Q11, but drop in 4Q

Aug 18, 01:10

Memory IC packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering has narrowed its sales forecast for the third quarter to flat growth sequentially, compared with the 0-5% increase...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

US government spending cuts expected to affect enterprise PC players

Aug 18, 01:05

Demand for enterprise PCs is expected to be significantly impacted by the US government's plans to reduce its spending. Major enterprise PC brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard...

PV demand forecast for 2011 raises over 22GW, says IMS Research

Aug 10, 14:57

Despite a very weak start to the year, IMS Research has recently increased its forecast for the full year by more than 1GW and predicts more than 22GW of new PV capacity will be added...

Quanta, Wistron see revenue, notebook shipments drop in July

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer and Wistron both saw their revenues and notebook shipments drop on month in July due to their downstream clients reducing orders for July...

ODD shipments still facing a crisis in 2H11 as Intel focuses on the ultrabook

Aug 2, 01:25

Optical disc drive (ODD) shipments are facing a great uncertainty in the future as Intel is aggressive pushing its new ultrabook design, which will not require the adoption of an...

IC Insights cuts 2011 chip forecast

Aug 1, 15:58

IC Insights has revised downward its growth projection for the 2011 global semiconductor industry to 5% from the 10% previously estimated, and also cut its forecast for the chip market...

MediaTek likely to post over 20% revenue drop in 2011

Jul 28, 01:20

MediaTek may see its sales decline over 20% in 2011, with profits likely being halved from 2010 levels, according to market sources. The forecast was made following the company's...

SPIL sees 2-6% revenue rise in 3Q11, moderate industry growth

Jul 28, 01:00

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) projects its third-quarter revenues will grow 2-6% sequentially with both the consumer electronics and wireless communications sectors playing...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

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...

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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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    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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