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Foundries eyeing DRAM fabs

Nov 24, 01:30

DRAM chipmakers Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are reportedly considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures. Bidders for...

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up slightly

Nov 23, 17:02

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 131.01 for October 2011, increasing 1.77% on month and 1.34% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Compal reportedly receives extra orders from Lenovo and Dell

Nov 17, 01:20

Compal Electronics reportedly has received extra orders from Lenovo and Dell for 2011 and will become the two notebook vendors' largest ODM partner, according to sources from the...

Google to maintain a well-functioning Android ecosystem

Nov 10, 01:00

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, commenting on concerns about the company's acquisition of Motorola during his visit to Taiwan on November 9, pointed out that the company will...

Taiwan September manufacturing index down sequentially

Oct 25, 09:40

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 128.47 for September 2011, decreasing 5.74% on month but increasing 1.99% on year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Flood in Thailand unlikely to bring more orders to Taiwan ODMs

Oct 18, 01:25

Facing the flood that is impacting their production lines in Thailand, several digital still camera (DSC) brand vendors such as Nikon and Sony are likely to shift back the production...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

MStar, ALi September revenues up; Novatek, Richtek revenues down

Oct 7, 13:39

IC design houses MStar Semiconductor and ALi have reported strong sales for September as fellow companies Novatek Microelectronics and Richtek Technology have suffered a sequential...

GCL-Poly continues to lower costs for poly-Si production

Oct 6, 16:39

China-based integrated solar firm GCL-Poly Energy Holdings expects to lower its production of polycrystalline silicon to US$20/kg by the end of 2011 compared to US$21.8 in the first...

GCL-Poly CEO Shu Hua

TSMC to visit Apple for more talks

Oct 6, 01:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sent a 60-member team, which includes staff from its IC design service partner Global UniChip, to Silicon Valley-based Apple...

TSMC groundbreaking ceremony for Fab 15

Demand from vendors for new manufacturing process affecting notebook ODM profits

Oct 6, 01:25

Notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo, which originally outsourced the assembly of their ultrabook panels and panel-bezels to their notebook ODM partners,...

Compal may lose Acer orders

Sep 29, 13:48

Commenting on revelations that Acer's major ODM partner Compal Electronics will establish a joint venture with Lenovo for manufacturing PC products, Acer vice president Scott Lin...

Qualcomm reportedly starts shipping baseband chips for Mango phones

Sep 29, 01:25

Qualcomm has secured orders for baseband chips from Nokia and Samsung Electronics for their upcoming Windows Phone (Mango)-based smartphones with shipments kicking off in September,...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down slightly

Sep 23, 16:33

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 136.16 for August 2011, decreasing 0.3% on month but increasing 3.85% on year, according to statistics released...

PCB equipment makers seeing order visibility through year-end

Sep 16, 15:18

Ampoc Fareast has received orders that will keep production at full capacity through the end of 2011, as clients in China and Japan step up expanding their capacities for HDI boards,...

Apple said to have contracted with TSMC

Sep 16, 01:05

Apple has recently signed a foundry partnership agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), industry sources have claimed. Under the terms of the agreement,...

Morris Chang

IDF 2011: Intel to enter 14nm process in 2014

Sep 15, 01:10

Intel CPUs will enter 14nm processing by 2014, according to Steven Smith, vice president and head of netbook, tablet PC business speaking at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Fran...

Csun seeing strong equipment orders from touch panel sector

Sep 8, 12:25

Equipment maker Csun Manufacturing has disclosed that orders for touch panel manufacturing equipment remain strong, and the segment's growth will help offset weaker-than-expected...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Companies announce job openings

Sep 8, 01:40

A number of Taiwan-based semiconductor companies including foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), memory chipmakers...

Foxconn to issues corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion

Sep 8, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), on September 8, decided to issue corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion (US$206.11 million). This will be the fourth time in 2011 that...

Applied Materials announces system for solar manufacturing

Sep 1, 10:38

Applied Materials has announced its new Applied Baccini Pegaso solar PV cell manufacturing platform that fabricates electrical circuits on both sides of a solar cell - a process that...

Compal reduces annual notebook shipments to 42 million units

Sep 1, 01:40

Compal Electronics has reduced its notebook shipment forecast for 2011 from 48 million units originally to 42 million units, while its shipment forecast for LCD TVs has also dropped...

Compal president Ray Chen

Taiwan manufacturing index higher in July

Aug 24, 09:56

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 137.01 for July 2011, increasing 2.37% on month and 3.73% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

Foxconn sees 17% on-year growth in July revenues

Aug 11, 01:20

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced revenues of NT$229.45 billion (US$7.92 billion) for July, up 0.45% on month and 16.97% on year.

AMD Llano processor shipments reach 1.3-1.5 million units in July

Aug 4, 01:40

AMD shipped about one million Llano APUs in June and 1.3-1.5 million units in July, and with the appearance of the company's new Llano APUs in the fourth quarter, annual shipments...

Foxconn cooperates with Synnex for China motherboard market

Aug 2, 01:15

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will form a strategic alliance with channel retailer...

Quanta, Wistron expected to strongly benefit from cloud computing in 2012

Jul 28, 01:10

Quanta Computer and Wistron are expected to see strong sales growth in their cloud computing-related businesses in 2012 with Quanta's revenues from server business to more than double,...

Taiwan June manufacturing production index down sequentially

Jul 25, 16:31

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 133.54 for June 2011, decreasing 3.23% on month but increasing 3.52% on year, according to statistics released...

Rugged notebooks expected to see annual growth of 10% in 2011

Jul 21, 01:50

Despite PC vendors are conservative about consumer demand in Europe and the US in the second half of 2011, rugged notebook makers still expect the rugged notebook market to maintain...

Cisco announces transfer of Juarez, Mexico manufacturing operation to Foxconn

Jul 19, 16:02

Cisco has announced an agreement with Foxconn Technology Group for the sale of its manufacturing facility in Juarez, Mexico. The agreement is another step in Cisco's efforts to streamline...

Foxconn reportedly considering ECS acquisition

Jul 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is considering to acquire motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer...

Talks over poly-Si prices stall

Jul 15, 10:39

Solar wafer and cell manufacturing companies have been negotiating with their upstream material suppliers to lower July prices for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), but the talks...

Acer weak performance in June affecting Compal shipments

Jul 13, 15:13

Acer announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$31.94 billion (US$1.11 billion) for June, down 10.63% on month and 28.09% on year, and the company's weak performance also affected...

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