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Big Data trends intensify storage business boom

Jun 3, 13:15

The cumulative amount of data produced worldwide is predicted to reach 40ZB by 2020, which is 50 times more than that of 2010 according to preliminary estimates. That means the amount...

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Foxconn healthcare foundation inks MOU with Varian for medical equipment development

May 28, 12:09

YongLin Healthcare Foundation under the Foxconn Group has signed an MOU with a cancer medical center under the National Taiwan University (NTU) and US-based cancer-treatment equipment...

Foxconn rumored to land 5.5-inch iPhone orders; Wistron gets 4-inch phone orders

May 27, 15:18

Apple is rumored to release a 5.5-inch and a 4.7-inch iPhone in 2014 with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) said to be manufacturing both models, while Pegatron has...

Notebook brand vendors to start RFQ in June; ODMs may see order reshuffling

May 27, 12:02

Notebook brand vendors will start their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for notebook orders for 2015 in June and ODMs are already preparing for the event, according to sources...

Taiwan makers struggling to automate equipment

May 23, 11:38

Many Taiwan-based makers operating in China have been making efforts to automate production at their factories to reduce the impact of continued wage hikes, however, automation is...

Foxconn ex-employees indicted for demanding bribes from suppliers

May 22, 13:55

Six ex-Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) employees, which were being probed by prosecutors in Taiwan starting January 21, 2014, have been officially indicted for asking...

Wistron, Pegatron fight for orders from Xiaomi

May 21, 22:05

With China-based Xiaomi set to ship 50-60 million smartphones in 2014 and 100 million units in 2015, Wistron and Pegatron Technology are both aggressively trying to land related orders,...

Foxconn nets NT$1.49 per share for 1Q14

May 15, 12:10

EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has released its first-quarter 2014 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$1.49.

Foxconn April revenues down sequentially

May 12, 10:17

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on May 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$294.442 billion (US$9.73 billion) for April, decreasing on month by 4.35% but increasing...

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

Exhibitors show mixed expectations for Computex 2014

May 5, 22:31

Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan. Some exhibitors are concerned that the show may not be as attractive to visitors this year (2014)...

Graphics card vendors look to 10-20% sequential drops in 2Q14 shipments

Apr 30, 15:01

Most graphics card vendors are expected to see shipments slip 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014 due to high inventory levels in retail channels, weak demand in China,...

Foxconn sells communications patent package to Google

Apr 28, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on April 28 announced the sale of a patent package to Google through US-based MiiCs & Partners. The patents concern the design,...

Tesla seeing short production capacity, say Taiwan makers

Apr 25, 15:01

US-based electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has seen production capacity fall far short of its fast growing global demand, and a feasible solution is to set up production lines in...

Huawei has preliminary ideas for 5G mobile, says vice chairman

Apr 24, 11:53

China-based ICT solution provider Huawei Technologies has preliminary ideas of 5G mobile communication standards although the technology has yet to be definied, company vice chairman...

Upstream suppliers eye server orders from Lenovo

Apr 23, 21:14

Lenovo reportedly has picked up its pace over the acquisition of IBM's entry-level server business with some of IBM's senior executives expected to join Lenovo in May, according to...

Tatung exhibiting smart energy solutions in Singapore

Apr 23, 13:54

Tatung is exhibiting smart-energy system solutions, including electric machines, high-efficiency motors and transformers, smart power meters and electric wires and cables, at the...

Intel looking to tap entry-level tablet market with Bay Trail-Entry

Apr 22, 19:24

In an attempt to tap China and other emerging markets for Android entry-level tablets, Intel will launch Bay Trail-Entry, a CPU platform specifically for use in entry-level tablets...

C Sun expects LCD, LED equipment to be main source of revenue growth in 1H14

Apr 18, 16:38

Taiwan-based production equipment maker C Sun expects TFT-LCD and LED equipment to be the main source of growth in its consolidated revenues for the first half of 204, the company...

Commentary: Foxconn relies too heavily on Apple

Apr 18, 15:07

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is exposing itself to high risks by relying too much on a single client. Foxconn has revealed that its biggest client accounted for...

Southern Taiwan Science Park sees January-February revenues down 5.42% on year

Apr 17, 12:17

The government-run Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) generated revenues of NT$83.108 billion (US$2.74 billion) for January-February 2014, decreasing 5.42% on year, according to...

HDI board capacity utilization rates to rise in 2Q14

Apr 15, 22:08

The production capacity utilization rates of high-end HDI boards at Taiwan-based PCB makers are set to rise in the second quarter of 2014 due to strong demand from Samsung Electronics,...

Intel to enhance water resistance in new products

Apr 14, 14:13

Following its recent acquisition of fitness wearable device maker Basis Band, Intel has been working with US-based waterproof coating solution provider HzO to improve its high-end...

Taiwan electric vehicle supply chain faces competition from South Korea, says Fukuta chairman

Apr 11, 16:04

While Taiwan-based makers have formed quite a complete supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs), South Korea-based makers are competing for orders from EV vendors, according to chairman...

Consolidation to continue in the MEMS microphone industry: Q&A with Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Apr 10, 11:11

More and more players have made inroads into the MEMS microphone industry to cash in on the rising demand brought up by the popularity of smartphones.

Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Notebook makers report on-month revenue growth for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 20:53

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$67.58 billion (US$2.25 billion) for March 2014, representing a 36.5% increase on month and 4.37% increase on year. Compal...

Asustek reports revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 20:27

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$38.63 billion (US$1.28 billion) for March 2014, representing a 5.51% increase on month, but a 7.69% drop on year.

Delta Electronics showcasing energy-efficient solutions at Hanover Messe 2014

Apr 9, 15:12

Taiwan-based power management solution provider Delta Electronics is exhibiting energy-efficient products and solutions at Hanover Messe 2014, an annual industrial technology fair...

Wistron ships 1.8 million notebooks in March

Apr 8, 21:01

Wistron shipped 1.8 million notebooks in March, increasing 38% on month, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs losing out as PC brand vendors turn to China supply chain for tablets

Apr 7, 15:46

Among global top-7 PC brand vendors, only Apple (sixth place) still outsources its tablet orders mainly to Taiwan-based EMS providers and ODMs, while the rest - Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard...

Suppliers to start pilot production of components for 4th-generation Surface in September

Apr 7, 11:41

Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface at the Build 2014 conference, but the company has already started developing the fourth-generation model and will start pilot production...

Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 3.2% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 3, 11:18

With the global economy showing signs of a gradual recovery, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.2% increase from 2013 spending, according to Gar...

3D printing market to grow to US$16.2 billion in 2018, says Canalys

Apr 1, 14:37

The 3D printing market, including 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, reached US$2.5 billion globally in 2013. Canalys predicts that this will rise to US$3.8 billion...

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    Seagate Momentus XT drive

    Seagate has announced channel and OEM shipments of its Momentus XT drive, which it claims is the world's fastest 2.5-inch laptop PC hard drive combining SSD-like performance. The...

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    Light Blue Optics projector with interactive touch screen

    Light Blue Optics (LBO) has launched a projector with a 10-inch projected interactive touch screen, the Light Touch. Light Touch is a reference product and will be made available...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Intel Conte/T30 white-box ultra-thin notebook made by ECS

    Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has launched Intel-designed Montevina-based white-box notebooks for regional brand vendors around the globe, according to market sources. The notebooks...

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2014 global notebook demand forecast
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