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Apple pushing automated production

Mar 24, 13:37

Apple is planning to have its iPhone batteries fully manufactured on automated production lines in 2014 to reduce its manpower demand. The move is expected to trigger other brand...

Digitimes Research: GTAT may supply only 9.0-16.6% of iPhone sapphire screen covers in 2014

Mar 14, 16:27

US-based GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) is setting up a factory in Arizona for exclusive supply of sapphire to Apple, with the factory to be able to meet only 9.0-16.6% of demand...

Career lands FPCB orders for iPhone 6, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 13, 15:57

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology reportedly has landed FPCB orders for the iPhone 6 and has also grabbed a large portion of Apple's other FPCB orders from rival company Flexium...

Foxconn to land 90 million iPhone 6 orders, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 6, 15:14

Foxconn Electronics is expected to land orders for 90 million units of the iPhone 6 from Apple in 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited data from Citigroup Global...

iPhone 5c inventories estimated at over 3 million units, says upstream supply chain

Mar 5, 22:00

Due to below-expectations sales performance, recent market rumors have indicated that iPhone 5c shipments drastically deceased at the end of 2013 and inventory volumes have built...

TSMC shifts to 8-inch processing to produce fingerprint sensors for next-generation iPhone

Feb 11, 12:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will use its 8-inch processing, instead of 12-inch, to produce fingerprint sensors for Apple's next-generation iPhone due to concerns...

TSMC to produce fingerprint sensors for next-generation iPhone at 12-inch fab

Jan 13, 21:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly will begin producing fingerprint sensors for Apple's next-generation iPhone at its 12-inch fab using a 65nm process in...

Taiwan FTC ruling may change Apple strategy

Dec 26, 12:03

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined Apple Asia NT$20 million (US$666,622) over its sales contracts demanding local telecom carriers sell its products at fixed prices. Sources...

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Apple large-size tablet rumored for launch in October 2014

Dec 23, 15:45

Apple is rumored to release a 12.9-inch tablet in October 2014, targeting North America's educational market, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Samsung, TSMC to share Apple 14/16nm chip orders

Dec 18, 11:25

Samsung Electronics has signed a contract for the production of Apple's next-generation smartphone application processors to be used in 2015 using 14/16nm FinFET processes, according...

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FPCB makers Zhen Ding, Flexium set for strong 4Q13

Dec 2, 21:14

Flexible PCB makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are both expected to report more than 30% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013,...

Digitimes Research: iPhone shipments up over 25% on year in 3Q13

Nov 28, 13:55

Apple shipped a total of 33.8 million iPhones, including the 5s, 5c and older models, in the third quarter of 2013, increasing 25.7% from a year earlier, according to data compiled...

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IC orders for iPhone 5c likely to rise in 1Q14, say Taiwan firms

Nov 26, 13:58

With more mobile operators in emerging markets set to roll out Apple's iPhone 5c, IC orders related to the device are expected to pick up and begin to rise in the first quarter of...

Quanta rumored to become maker of large-size iPad

Nov 25, 14:28

Quanta Computer has reportedly landed orders for Apple's rumored large-size iPad for mass production in the second half of 2014, while Inventec, Quanta and Foxconn Electronics (Hon...

Pegatron reportedly sees iPhone 5c orders reduced 50%

Nov 20, 14:32

Since sales performance for the iPhone 5c has been far short of original expectations, Apple is rumored to have decreased its orders to Pegatron Technology by over 50% and has asked...

Digitimes Research: Sales of new iPhones by NTT DoCoMo impact Japan handset market

Nov 18, 22:29

Sales of Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by NTT DoCoMo starting in September 2013 have brought a number of impacts to Japan's handset market, including changes in the subscriber bases...

Foxconn reportedly to stop production of iPhone 5c at Zhengzhou factory

Nov 18, 10:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will stop production of the iPhone 5c at its factory in Zhengzhou, northern China, and shift the capacity to iPhone 5s, according...

Digitimes Research: GTAT able to supply sapphire for over 30 million iPhone screen covers due to Apple funding

Nov 8, 14:54

US-based crystal growth solution and equipment provider GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has announced that Apple will pre-pay US$578 million to secure sapphire supply. GTAT will be...

WP-based smartphones still face tough road ahead despite 3Q13 shipment gains

Nov 7, 15:40

Although Windows Phone has become the third largest mobile platform in the global smartphone segment, it remains to be seen if shipments of WP-based phones will be able to maintain...

Taiwan market: iPad Air and new iPad mini expected to hit store shelves in late November

Oct 24, 11:16

Taiwan channel retailers expect Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to be available in the local market as early as late November.

Taiwan market: FET iPhone 5S/5C pre-ordering dominated by iPhone 5S

Oct 22, 11:12

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on October 21 indicated that 70-80% of pre-orders so far received for the iPhone...

1Q14 parts and component orders for iPhone 5s and 5c remains unclear, say sources

Oct 7, 14:11

While pull-in orders for the first wave of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are expected to reach a peak in the 2013 year-end holiday season, parts and components orders for the two new Apple...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers not enthusiastic about selling iPhone 5s, say sources

Oct 1, 15:55

While iPhone 5s is very likely to be launched in the Taiwan market in late October or mid-November, local telecom carriers including Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile, Far EasTone Telecommunications...

Apple continues familiar design and pricing strategy with iPhone 5c, says IHS

Sep 26, 14:54

Far from the major departure that many had expected, the iPhone 5c turned out to follow Apple's familiar formula, combining premium pricing with a hardware design almost completely...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

Panel shipments for iPhone 5s expected to reach 10-15 million units in 3Q13

Sep 12, 14:44

Shipments of panels used in Apple's new iPhone 5s are expected to reach between 10-15 million units in the third quarter of 2013, with Sharp expected to be responsible for seven million...

iPhone 5c will not significantly affect sales of Android phones

Sep 11, 21:55

Apple's iPhone 5c is unlikely to significantly affect sales of Android-based entry-level to mid-range smartphones due to its pricing, according to sources in the handset industry...

Crystal Applied, Crystalwise supply sapphire wafers for use in iPhone 5s, say Taiwan makers

Sep 11, 21:23

Crystal Applied Technology and Crystalwise Technology have become suppliers of sapphire wafers used to make covers for the iPhone 5s home key which features fingerprint recognition,...

iPhone 5c not expected to add much shipment momentum, says research firm

Sep 11, 11:58

Market research firm IHS has chosen not to upgrade its forecast of overall Apple iPhone shipments in the second half of 2013. IHS at this time is maintaining its prediction of 86.1...

Apple announces iPhone 5s, 5c

Sep 11, 11:46

Apple has announced the iPhone 5s featuring a new A7 chip, making the smartphone one of the early models to have 64-bit desktop-class architecture. Apple has also introduced the iPhone...

Taiwan IT players to benefit from new Apple iPhone products

Sep 9, 22:13

Taiwan component makers are expected to enjoy strong revenue growth as Apple is ready to release its new iPhone products. The assembly of the iPhone 5S is handled by Foxconn Electronics...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone shipments down by 6.2 million units in 2Q13

Sep 4, 15:36

Apple's iPhone shipments declined by 6.2 million units in the second quarter of 2013 as compared to those shipped in the previous quarter as consumers are waiting for the release...

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Pegatron expects sequential drops in 3Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Aug 22, 10:52

Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron expects a 5-10% sequential decrease in its third-quarter 2013 notebook shipments and a 10-15% decline for desktops and motherboards, according to the comp...

Synnex lands iPhone sales right for China market, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 19, 14:08

Synnex Technology International, a Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronic products distributor, has obtained an iPhone sales agent right for the China market, according to the Chinese-language...

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