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  • Last update: Monday 24 July 2017 [581 news items]

Chip demand from non-Apple camp slows

Jul 24, 13:08

Chip suppliers engaged in Apple's supply chain started to see orders pick up in June. On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp has been slow, according to sources at...

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

TSMC InFO packaging brings more competitiveness to its 7nm process technology

Jul 20, 11:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging technology is about to enter its second generation, which will bring more competitiveness...

Chipbond, ChipMOS seeing robust gold bumping demand

Jul 19, 15:37

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both cut into the supply chains of US and Korea smartphone brands with their gold bumping services, and are set to...

Two-thirds of iPhones sold in past 10 years still in use, says Newzoo

Jul 19, 13:41

Almost two-thirds of the iPhone devices that Apple has sold in the past 10 years are still in use today, according to Newzoo.

Production of OLED-version iPhone delayed, says paper

Jul 17, 14:06

Production of the OLED-version next-generation iPhone will be delayed to November-December, shipping only in small volumes initially, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Samsung likely to roll out Galaxy Note 8 in September, say sources

Jul 13, 15:59

Samsung Electronics is likely to launch its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in September 2017 at the earliest, to make up the product gap left by its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 7, according...

Affinity to Samsung Galaxy Note is high

Taiwan IC backend firms revenues to peak for 2017 starting August, September

Jul 12, 22:39

Taiwan-based IC backend houses, particularly those engaged in the supply chain for Apple's upcoming iPhones, are expected to see their revenues start peaking for 2017 in August or...

Taiwan PCB firms post revenue growth in June

Jul 7, 14:24

HDI PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing, and flexible PCB specialists Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect all enjoyed revenue growth in June.

Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone imports to US

Jul 7, 14:20

Qualcomm has announced that it is filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Apple has engaged in the unlawful importation and sale...

Commentary: Power-saving is key concept in smartphone design

Jul 7, 10:00

While new smartphone models for 2017 boast quite a few fresh features such as full screens, OLED panels, biometric systems, quick charge and wireless charge applications, these features...

New smartphone features are designed to save power consumption.

Supply of NAND flash for new iPhone falling short

Jul 5, 22:17

SK Hynix and Toshiba have both experienced lower-than-expected yield rates for their 3D NAND technologies resulting in fewer supplies for Apple's 2017 series of iPhones, according...

Fierce competition brings down fingerprint sensor prices

Jul 4, 11:44

Fierce competition among fingerprint sensor suppliers has already brought down prices to less than US$2, with many players even quoting their products to as low as less than US$1.5,...

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Yield rates, OLED supply may be key in new iPhone shipments

Jun 27, 14:52

Industry sources have predicted shipments of upcoming iPhones could be interrupted, with yield rates at assembly plants and the supply of OLED panels likely to become issues.

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers 3Q17 revenues to increase over 15%

Jun 27, 10:59

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have become more optimistic about their revenue outlook for the third quarter of 2017, as short lead-time orders from mainly China-based handset...

FPCB firm Flexium to see July revenues rise substantially

Jun 22, 22:16

Flexible PCB manufacturer Flexium Interconnect is expected to see its July revenues rise substantially driven by robust demand for high-end smartphones, according to industry sourc...

Smartphone makers may see component shortages in 2H17

Jun 20, 15:17

As production for new iPhones is expected to begin in third-quarter 2017 and many Android smartphone vendors will also launch new models in second-half 2017, demand for handset components...

Lite-On Semi seeing GPP diode orders ramp up

Jun 20, 14:13

Lite-On Semiconductor has seen orders of GPP (glass passivated package) bridge rectifiers surge 50-60% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, according to company president David...

Lite-On Semi president

Global 2016 handset baseband market increases 5%, says Strategy Analytics

Jun 14, 15:47

The global handset baseband processor market grew 5% on year to reach US$22.3 billion in 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon...

Samsung Display to supply up to 80 million AMOLED panels for new iPhone in 2H17

Jun 9, 12:34

Apple's upstream supply chain has begun mass producing components for the vendor's three next-generation iPhones: a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model both featuring reinforced glass...

Novatek to ship LCD driver ICs to LG for iPhone in 2018, says report

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:21

LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics has entered LG Electronics' flexible OLED panel supply chain for Apple's next generation iPhone devices and will see shipments of its...

Catcher sees growing revenues in May; expected to benefit from new iPhone orders in 2H17

Jun 6, 15:42

Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.08 billion (US$205.5 million) for May, rising 18.5% on month and 3.5% on year, and combined consolidated revenues of...

New iPhone to come without home button, says paper

Newswatch - May 26, 14:06

It is not a tip but true that the new iPhone devices scheduled to be rolled out in the second half of 2017 will come without a home button, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

iPhone shipments still grow in US, UK, Australia in 1Q17, says Kantar Worldpanel

Newswatch - May 22, 15:12

Despite an overall 0.8% on year shipment decline in the first quarter of 2017, shipments of iPhone devices in the UK, US and Australia still posted a growth of 5.6%, 5.2% and 3.8%...

Compeq expects revenues to rebound in 3Q17

May 19, 14:00

Affected by seasonal factors, PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing expects its revenues to stay flat in the second quarter of 2017 before staging a rebound in the third quarter. First-quarter...

TPK hikes 3D Touch price for iPhone with OLED, says paper

Newswatch - May 19, 11:43

Touch panel maker TPK Holdings has quoted US$18-22 for 3D Touch solution for use in a new iPhone equipped with OLED panel to be launched later in 2017 and Apple has accepted the quote,...

Qualcomm files breach of contract complaint against Apple manufacturers for non-payment of royalties

May 17, 21:40

Qualcomm has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron,...

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

TSMC obtains 12nm chip orders from fabless firms

May 11, 11:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms' different chip...

New iPhone mass production on schedule, says report

Newswatch - May 8, 15:44

There will be no delay for the launch of the next generation iPhone devices, with the new devices to be unveiled in September, and Apple will begin selling the products in October,...

Rising mobile DRAM prices to constrain growth of memory content in smartphones, says TrendForce

May 5, 15:22

A rally in mobile DRAM prices will hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones in 2017, according to TrendForce. Average DRAM content in smartphones...

China market: Local vendors ramp up smartphone shipments at the expense of iPhone in 1Q17

May 5, 12:01

Apple suffered a serious setback in shipments of iPhone devices in the China market in the first quarter of 2017 as China-based brands including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo managed to continue...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

Apple revenues, earnings increase in fiscal 2Q17

May 4, 10:59

Apple has reported on-year increases in both revenues and earnings for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended April 1, 2017. Revnues for the quarter came to US$52.9 billion and earnings...

Android smartphones to continue to expand market share in 2017

Apr 25, 11:56

Competition for market share between Apple's iOS system and Android OS will remain keen in 2017, particularly in the China market, due to new models introduced by Apple and vendors...

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