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High PC-DRAM inventory affecting business, says PTI chairman

Nov 1, 13:41

The PC-DRAM industry will carry on its inventory correction through the first quarter of 2013, before staging a rebound in the following quarter, according to DK Tsai, chairman of...

CMI, AUO 4Q12 operations subject to risks of high TV panel inventory levels

Oct 9, 10:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are likely to face excessive supply of their LCD TV panel products in the fourth quarter of 2012 due to expected releases...

Notebook inventory levels may be high in Europe, China, say Taiwan makers

Sep 21, 15:00

Due to lower than expected demand and increasing competition from tablets as well as the launch of Windows 8 notebooks, inventories of notebooks in Europe and China are likely to...

PC DRAM inventory remains high, says inSpectrum

Sep 3, 11:10

DRAM spot prices were relatively stable in the last week of August. Compared to a week ago, prices showed a slight 1-2% decrease, according to latest data from inSpectrum.

DRAM inventory rises

Aug 24, 01:15

PC OEMs now have two to three months of DRAM inventory on average, up from the four to six weeks previously. The surge is being caused by sluggish PC sales as consumers hold back...

DRAM inventory at PC OEMs rising

Solar product inventory piling up in China, says source

Aug 6, 11:41

The European Commission has been considering an anti-dumping investigation against China-based solar firms. China's government and supply chain have been warning the EU of possible...

DRAM pricing strengthens as inventory level falls, says IHS

Jul 18, 11:05

Pricing for DRAM is set to increase as a key indicator shows that inventory levels are falling relative to demand, according to IHS iSuppli.

Notebook battery makers expected to see growing performance in 3Q12

Jul 12, 01:30

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack Technology and Celxpert Energy are all expected to see strong shipment performance at the end of the third quarter benefiting from...

Notebook battery

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...

TSMC reportedly seeing orders slow down

Jun 19, 14:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) IC design customers have been cautious about placing orders scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter of 2012 as uncertainty is discouraging...

Prices for microSD cards rise on supply cuts

Jun 15, 01:15

Prices for low-capacity microSD cards have risen substantially recently, according to industry sources. The price rally, however, does not imply demand is picking up but the limited...

memory card

Rumblings of tight Intel Pineview supply in IPC supply chain

May 29, 01:35

Intel's Atom D525 (Pineview) processor, which has been adopted in industrial PC (IPC) products such as point of sales (POS), digital signage, gambling machines and industrial automation...

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...

China polysilicon firms face low capacity utilization rates and high inventory levels

Apr 12, 01:10

The falling price of polysilicon has been pushing more China-based firms into production suspensions. The ones that have continued operating are facing high inventory levels, according...

polysilicon

IC distributor Weikeng seeing customers replenish inventory

Apr 5, 16:36

Weikeng Industrial, which distributes semiconductors and other electronic components for brands such as AMD, Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion, and also flash memory products for...

Component makers concern for the possible impact from ultrabook

Mar 27, 01:15

Component makers, seeing their downstream brand partners are aggressively entering the ultrabook market, are concerned that if demand for ultrabook is not as good as expected, their...

Chip inventories to decline slightly in 1Q12, says IHS

Mar 26, 10:24

Average semiconductor days of inventory (DOI) held by chip suppliers are expected to decline by 0.5% in the first quarter, after rising 3.4% and hitting an 11-year high in the fourth...

Strict inventory controls in end market cause polysilicon spot price to fall

Mar 23, 10:55

The spot price of polysilicon has been dropping since mid-March from US$26/kg to US$22-25/kg due to slow demand from customers.

polysilicon

KYEC expects sales to hit bottom in 1Q12

Mar 23, 01:40

Sales at King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will be mostly affected by inventory corrections in the supply chain in the first quarter of 2012, according to the IC testing specialist. However,...

Downstream solar firms lower inventory levels in preparation for April 1 FIT cuts in Germany

Mar 21, 15:25

The global solar industry has been waiting for the announcement of new feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts in Germany. If the magnitude of the new cuts is smaller than expected, a new surge...

solar module

China market: Distributors gearing up to replenish NAND flash inventory

Mar 16, 01:10

With the China government about to end its crackdown on the smuggling of NAND flash products, distributors in the local channel market are gearing up to rebuild inventory which will...

Demand for NAND flash products rising in China

Acer expects double ultrabook shipments in 2Q12, improving gross margin each quarter

Feb 16, 01:25

Acer has announced results for 2011 with operating profit turning from losses to gains in the fourth quarter of 2011, while company chairman JT Wang pointed out that gross margin...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

Intel to postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors

Feb 16, 01:15

Intel recently notified its partners about plans to postpone mass shipments of its upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. Despite that the company will still announce the new products and...

Inventory issues with Sandy Bridge is prompting Intel to delay volume shipments of Ivy Bridge

Taiwan IC testing houses to post single-digit sales drop in 1Q12

Jan 17, 01:05

Taiwan-based IC testing specialists including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are likely to see their first-quarter revenues decrease 5-10% sequentially affected by clients'...

Inventory surge adds to DRAM woes, says IHS

Jan 6, 11:35

Already besieged by low demand and bleak growth prospects, the market for DRAM is encountering yet another dispiriting obstacle - an alarming rise in inventory that threatens to further...

Chip inventory declines as suppliers adjust to slow market conditions, says IHS

Jan 5, 09:36

Chip inventories held by semiconductor suppliers declined in the third quarter of 2011, putting a halt to the steady expansion of the previous seven quarters, as the industry cut...

Asustek to reduce motherboard production volume for 1Q12

Jan 3, 01:20

Asustek Computer has recently reduced its motherboard production volume from 5-6 million units each quarter previously to only 3-3.5 million units in the first quarter of 2012 to...

Taiwan foundries cut prices 10-15%

Dec 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based foundry service providers have cut their prices for wafers built on mature node processes to reflect lower production costs, according to sources at IC design firm. The...

Intel drops Sandy Bridge CPU prices

Dec 22, 01:10

Intel has recently notified its partners of plans to reduce prices of the existing Sandy Bridge-based processors with some Core i3 and i5 series processors to see a drop of 10-15%,...

Acer expected to turn a profit in 4Q11

Dec 13, 01:30

Acer is expected to turn a profit in the fourth quarter of 2011 as the company has been aggressive reducing its inventory levels, which should reach 20-25 days by the end of 2011,...

Global inventory of solar products around 6-8GW

Dec 13, 01:15

The price drops of solar products have been easing in fourth quarter. Industry sources estimated the global inventory level in the beginning of the fourth-quarter 2011 is around 6-8GW,...

solar cell

Solar wafer inventory cleared out, says GET president

Dec 9, 11:11

Green Energy Technology (GET) has cleaned its inventory of solar wafers, and its supply of A++ wafers with energy conversion rates of 17-17.2% has been slightly short of demand with...

Lin Her-Lon

White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

Inventory clear-outs by solar wafer firms coming to an end

Dec 7, 01:05

Since the beginning of fourth-quarter 2011, Taiwan-based solar wafer firms such as Green Energy Technology (GET), Sino-American Silicon (SAS) and Danen have been eager to clear out...

solar wafers

Acer to cut ultrabook prices to US$799-899 in 2Q12, says company president

Dec 1, 01:25

Acer expects its ultrabook prices will be able to drop from US$1,000 currently to US$799-899 in the second quarter of 2012, a decline of 20%, and will drop further to US$499 in 2013...

Jim Wong, Acer president
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