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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...

Quanta to establish chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Jul 7, 01:10

Quanta Computer has announced plans to invest US$15 million to set up a subsidiary in Chongqing, China for manufacturing chassis and cooling modules.

Foxconn announces plans to expand investments in China subsidiaries

Jul 5, 01:40

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will increase its investments in its subsidiaries in...

OmniVision to buy wafer-level lens manufacturing unit from JV

Jun 30, 13:50

OmniVision Technologies has announced plans to buy the wafer-level lens production operations from VisEra Technologies, its joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

HP, Acer, Asustek to raise supply proportion from Chongqing in 2H11

Jun 30, 01:30

Global notebook brand vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer are set to significantly increase their notebook supply proportions from Chongqing, China in the second half of 2011 with...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up

Jun 24, 10:18

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 138.31 for May 2011, increasing 2.4% on month and 7.72% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

TSMC 2Q11 sales expected to meet guidance

Jun 23, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) consolidated revenues are expected to meet the company's guidance of NT$109-111 billion (US$3.8-3.9 billion), according to market...

Equipment supplier Csun sales hit record high in May

Jun 17, 01:00

Csun Manufacturing, which mainly produces equipment used in the production of LCD panels and PCBs, saw its consolidated revenues hit a record high of NT$631 million (US$21.8 million)...

Global hard drive shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 3Q11, estimates Min Aik

Jun 14, 01:30

Taiwan-based hard drive component maker Min Aik Technology, calculated from its orders, has estimated that global hard drive shipments will grow 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter...

PC ODMs expect to gain share from first-tier server vendors, while vendors take the opposite view

Jun 14, 01:10

As cloud computing becoming a great business opportunity to server players, sources from PC ODMs believe that the server market, which is currently dominated by first-tier players...

SEMI forecasts 31% rise in equipment spending and 9% manufacturing capacity increase in 2011

Jun 9, 15:30

SEMI statistics suggests increasing capital expenditure and growing installed semiconductor manufacturing capacity in 2011. Fab construction spending, however, decelerates this year...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Acer places orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for tablet PCs

Jun 9, 01:45

Acer has recently placed orders for 80,000 Z series APUs from AMD for use in tablet PCs, targeting the enterprise market, according to sources from upstream component makers. However,...

Inotera starts making server-use DRAM ahead of schedule

Jun 9, 01:10

Inotera Memories started manufacturing DRAM chips used in servers in May 2011, ahead of the originally scheduled second half of the year, according to company president Charles Kao...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • Intel+22nm+3D+tri%2Dgate+transistor+

    Intel 22nm 3D tri-gate transistor

    Intel will introduce a 3D transistor design called Tri-Gate, first disclosed by Intel in 2002, into high-volume manufacturing at the 22nm node in an Intel chip codenamed Ivy Bridge...

    Photo: Company, May 6.

  • Spansion+GL%2DS+family+of+NOR+flash

    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Intel+Atom+E600C+series

    Intel Atom E600C series

    The configurable Intel Atom E600C series features an Intel Atom E600 processor (Tunnel Creek) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

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