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ASE sees 3-6% growth in 3Q11 shipments

Aug 5, 01:00

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects shipments to rise only 3-6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, well below seasonal patterns.

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Taiwan distributor files lawsuit against Nintendo

Jul 26, 01:45

Nintendo's Taiwan distributor Hakuyu has filed lawsuit against Nintendo in Taipei accusing Nintendo of ending its distribution right unilaterally, while Nintendo also removed the...

Inventory of TV panels increasing due to ongoing weak demand

Jul 26, 01:35

Weak demand in the LCD TV market has been putting great pressure on panel makers. According to industry sources, While the third quarter has been the traditional high season for LCD...

ASE, SPIL to post up to 5% growth in 3Q11 sales

Jul 22, 01:20

Judging from Intel's revenue outlook, market watchers expect Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to see revenue growth of up to 5%...

LCD driver IC vendors count on small-size models to boost sales

Jul 21, 14:22

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have strengthened their deployment in driver ICs for small-size panels recently as demand...

Most IC design houses post sequential drops in June revenues

Jul 8, 14:13

While MediaTek, Global Unichip and Faraday Technology have managed to reach their low-end revenue targets for June, fellow IC design houses including Global Mixed-mode Technology...

Chip inventories swell in 2Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 8, 10:47

Semiconductor inventory levels at chip suppliers worldwide are believed to have risen for the seventh consecutive month in a row in the second quarter of 2011, as the industry rebuilds...

Acer continues to work on inventory adjustment

Jul 8, 01:25

Acer has continued to work on adjusting its inventory recently and delayed some shipments for the third quarter, according to sources at upstream component suppliers. Brand notebook...

ASE core ATM business posts 4.5% growth in 2Q11 sales

Jul 8, 01:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw sales of its ATM (assembly test and material) division decrease 3.7% sequentially to NT$10.55 billion (US$367 million) in June, due to...

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, Asustek turn marketing focus to China market in 2H11

Jul 5, 01:15

Acer's notebook inventory clearance bringing a drop to mid-range and entry-level notebook models' average selling price in Europe by 40-50 euro, causing the Europe PC market to fall...

Asustek optimistic about performance in China

Jun 30, 01:40

Asustek Computer, at a product launch conference in China, pointed out that notebook demand in the China market was weak in the second quarter, but as the IT market will enter the...

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 says clients working through inventory

Jun 29, 16:47

Clients have slowed down their pace of orders since June, and are working through their chip inventories that were piled up over the previous two months, according to Tien Wu, COO...

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...

Optical drive shipments expected to grow 5-10% sequentially in 3Q11

Jun 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage expect their shipments in the third quarter will only grow as high as 5-10% due to the unclear order visibility despite...

Acer may fall out of the worldwide top-3 notebook ranking in 2Q11

Jun 16, 01:20

As Acer is still working on resolving its notebook inventory issues and expects to suffer a sequential shipment drop of 10% in the second quarter, Lenovo, the fourth-largest global...

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%...

Acer notebook shipments in retail channel expected to surpass 3 million in June

Jun 14, 01:25

Acer's notebook shipments in the retail channel are expected to surpass three million units in June and if the company's upstream partners such as Compal Electronics, Wistron and...

Soaring semiconductor inventory mitigates impact of Japan disaster in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 3, 11:50

Normally a cause for concern, excess inventory actually served as a boon for the global semiconductor industry in the first quarter of 2011 alleviating the severity of component shortages...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Inventory build-up hits solar wafer firms

May 17, 11:11

The falling price of solar wafers and contracting capacity of solar cell makers have caused many wafer firms in China and Taiwan to decrease production since April, according to industry...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Second-tier notebook vendors suffering as Acer cleans inventory

May 6, 13:25

Taiwan-based vendor Acer has lowered prices for existing notebook models in emerging markets, including Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Philippines, Indonesia and some countries in South...

Acer and HP

Massive launch of tablet PCs may result in excess inventory for players

May 4, 16:39

Non-Apple tablet PC players are at high risk of facing excess tablet PC inventory in the second half of 2011 as first-tier smartphone and notebook vendors as well as second-tier vendors...

Europe backlog of solar products may trigger 'race to the bottom'

May 4, 13:52

The backlog problem in Europe continues to hover over the solar industry. The estimation at the end of March for backlogs of solar modules is around 4-4.5GW. However, the backlog...

Lite-On IT expects 10% growth in slim optical drive shipments in 2011

Apr 28, 01:50

Lite-On IT expects its slim-type optical drive shipments to have 10% growth in 2011 with its new business model of slowly expanding its share, according to the company.

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Samsung sees growth in 1Q11 notebook shipments, the only vendor among top-10

Apr 26, 01:00

Top-10 notebook brand vendors worldwide saw their notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2011 drop sequentially with the only exception being Korea-based Samsung Electronics,...

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...

Glass yarn prices to rise on Japan supply disruption

Apr 7, 11:05

Quotes for fiber glass yarns are likely to increase in April, mainly due to failure of supplies from Japan, according to industry sources.

Apple to absorb increasing costs created by Japan earthquake

Mar 31, 01:35

Although Japan's power brownout policy is seriously affecting the operations of Japan-based upstream component makers, causing related upstream components to see price rises, since...

TPK sees no material shortages

Mar 29, 16:06

Touch panel solution maker TPK Touch Solutions remains optimistic regarding its business, seeing no impact from the Japan disaster. With 30-45 days of material inventory, TPK does...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

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