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CDMA iPhone to contribute strong sales to Foxconn and Pegatron in 2011

Jan 13, 01:15

Apple's CDMA iPhone orders could contribute about NT$1.9-2.1 billion (US$65.39-72.28 million) to each of its assembly partners, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and...

IC distributor WPG 4Q10 revenues miss forecast

Jan 11, 11:34

IC distributor WPG Holdings' fourth-quarter revenues of NT$70.1 billion (US$2.4 billion) missed the company's forecast of NT$71-74 billion. The company pointed to a new focus on profit...

Fierce optical drive price competition to pose pressure on makers in 1Q11

Jan 11, 02:20

Taiwan-based optical drive makers are expected to continue to face pressure in the first quarter of 2011 despite market watchers giving an optimistic forecast that optical drive and...

Lower than forecast sequential growth in 4Q10 notebook shipments, say Taiwan makers

Jan 3, 11:08

First-tier Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have downward adjusted on-quarter growth in fourth-quarter 2010 shipment volume from originally projected 3-3.3% to below 3%, according to industry...

Connected TVs forecast to account for 21% of global TV shipments in 2010, says DisplaySearch

Dec 31, 11:53

While the consumer electronics industry prepares its wares for the CES 2011 in Las Vegas, the foundations of a quiet revolution in TV viewing continue to be built, with 21% of all...

HP raises 1Q11 notebook shipment forecast by 10%

Dec 23, 02:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently raised its notebook shipment forecast for the first quarter of 2011 by 10% to 9.4-9.6 million units, up from the original forecast of 8.5-9 million units,...

Unity Opto forecasts strong 1Q11

Dec 21, 01:35

With demand from TV, tablet PC and notebook backlight applications on the rise, LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology expects monthly revenues for the first quarter of 2011 to hit...

TV panel prices to rebound in 1Q11

Dec 21, 01:20

LCD TV panel price is still trending down at the moment but has very little room for further decline. Quotes for 32-inch TV panels are around US$150. With TV panel quotes already...

TSMC takes strengthening NT dollar into consideration for 2011 quotes

Dec 15, 01:45

With the NT dollar continuing to strengthen against the US dollar, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has taken currency fluctuations into consideration when negotiating...

Macronix posts 18% sequential drop in November revenues

Dec 8, 01:25

Macronix International saw its November 2010 revenues fall 18.4% sequentially and 31.4% on year to NT$1.693 billion (US$56.234 million). Revenues from January through November totaled...

WPG seeing orders rebound, expects 4Q10 sales to meet guidance

Dec 3, 01:15

WPG has seen customers work down their inventory much faster than anticipated, according to the IC distributor, adding that sales along with those from recently-acquired Yosun Industrial...

Global non-iPad tablet PC shipments forecast at 20-30 million in 2011

Nov 24, 01:40

There will be 20-30 million tablet PCs, not including iPads, shipped to the global market in 2011, according to Taiwan-based component makers

Acer sees revenues drop in October, but confident about overall performance in 4Q10

Nov 11, 01:55

Acer has announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$37.41 billion (US$1.24 billion) for October 2010, down 35.9% on month and 26.5% on year, but the company pointed out that its non-consolidated...

Driver IC maker Himax posts 26.3% sequential revenue decline for 3Q10

Nov 10, 01:55

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies posted third-quarter 2010 revenues of US$138 million, down 26.3% sequentially but still meeting its adjusted forecast. Although the company...

iSuppli boosts 2010 solar installation forecast

Nov 9, 14:25

Stronger than expected growth in Germany has prompted iSuppli to boost its 2010 forecast for global installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. Worldwide installations in 2010...

Elpida cuts DRAM bit growth forecast for 2010

Nov 4, 15:32

Elpida Memory has revised downward its shipment growth forecast for 2010 to less than 40% from the previous estimate of 45%, the Japan-based DRAM vendor has revealed, while announcing...

Realtek and ALi report decline in 3Q10 sales

Nov 3, 01:45

IC design houses Realtek Semiconductor and ALi on November 2 released their third-quarter financial results. Due to inventory adjustments by customers, Realtek saw third-quarter revenues...

IC design house Elan forecasts 20% revenue decline in 4Q10

Oct 27, 01:10

Due to seasonal impact, IC design house Elan Microelectronics is seeing orders decline in the fourth quarter of 2010, and expects revenues to contract 20% from the third quarter's...

Acer announces strong performance in 3Q10

Oct 21, 01:50

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$167.2 billion (US$5.34 billion) for the third quarter of 2010, up 11.3% sequentially and meeting the company's original forecast of...

Quanta may see 4Q10 notebook shipments up 5-10% on quarter

Oct 21, 01:20

Quanta Computer is expected to see its notebook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2010 grow 5-10% sequentially, up from the company's forecast of remaining flat, according to market...

Global connected TV shipments to reach 118 million units in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Oct 20, 17:02

While much of the news coverage surrounding TV features concentrates on 3D, the quiet revolution of connected TV is reaching new heights with over 40 million units expected to ship...

Apple iPad shipments to go up on improved component supply, says iSuppli

Oct 19, 09:37

Amid indications that iPad component availability is improving, iSuppli is raising its shipment forecast for the product to 13.8 million units in 2010, up from its July outlook of...

Touch panel shipments for netbook/tablet PCs to reach 122 million by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Oct 6, 15:24

Total touch panel shipments for netbooks and tablet PCs in the size range of 5- to 10.2-inch are projected to reach 19.5 million units in 2010 and 122 million units in 2016, according...

TSMC aims to be top-5 PV module maker within five years

Sep 17, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) aims to become one of the world's top-five solar cell makers within the next five years, said Rick Tsai, president of the company's...

Acer should start planning for potential growth decline in the future, says company founder

Sep 9, 15:15

Acer founder Stan Shih, in a talk with reporters on September 8 commenting on Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo's recently reported statements that...

Unity Opto, Formosa Epitaxy lower 2010 forecast for global LED TV penetration

Sep 8, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology and LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy have downward adjusted their projected proportions of global LCD TV shipment volumes for LED-backlit...

Compal to see 3Q10 notebook shipments drop up to 10% on quarter

Sep 2, 16:50

Compal Electronics has reduced its third-quarter 2010 notebook shipment forecast from a growth of 5% originally to a single-digit percentage drop on quarter, according to company...

Chip revenues forecast to grow 31.5% in 2010, says Gartner

Sep 2, 14:46

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are set to reach US$300 billion in 2010, up 31.5% from US$228 billion in 2009, according to Gartner. It previuosly estimated that chip revenues...

Thirty billion power conversion ICs enable power management applications, says Petrov Group

Aug 24, 13:53

The analog power conversion IC segment dominates the power management market; it accounts for about 30 billion units and US$11 billion revenues with a forecast average growth rate...

Delta raises 2010 shipment forecast to 1 million LED light bulbs

Aug 19, 10:48

Delta Electronics has raised its LED light bulb shipment forecast for 2010 to one million units on new capacity going online in Dongguan of China's Guangdong Province and orders of...

Inductor makers could feel price pressure in 4Q10

Aug 18, 14:52

Taiwan-based inductor makers are cautious about the third quarter, which is traditionally the peak season, as orders from notebook clients have slowed since July, according to industry...

Chip backend firms to see revenues rebound in August

Aug 18, 14:25

Chip packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), and testing specialists King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics...

Inventory volatility packs supply-chain peril for global solar market, says iSuppli

Aug 13, 14:30

Radical swings in inventory levels for PV solar cells in 2010 are resulting in perilous market conditions that potentially could drive unaware companies out of the market, according...

Most IC market segments to enjoy double-digit growth in 2010, says IC Insights

Aug 12, 15:13

IC Insights has forcast that 26 out of the 28 IC market segments it tracks will show not only growth, but double-digit increases in 2010. Only ROM and EPROM are forecast to decline...

Coretronic aims to ship 87 million BLU for 2010

Aug 9, 15:18

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic aims to ship 87 million units for 2010, with shipments in the first half topping 41.23 million units, according to the Taiwan-based company.

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  • Main Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

    Before Going to Press | 45min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 50min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 51min ago

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  • Buynow to welcome more non-IT related businesses to its shopping malls

    Before Going to Press | 52min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 53min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 2min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 3min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 4min ago

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