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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...

Computex 2011: Nvidia CEO expects smart devices to outperform PCs after five years

May 31, 01:40

Commenting on the tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun, at a company's press conference in Taiwan, pointed out that consumers do not care whether their products use x86- or...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

Lenovo CEO visits Taiwan to secure relationship with upstream partners

May 31, 01:35

CEO of China-based PC brand Lenovo Yuanqing Yang visited Taiwan on May 30 mainly to secure the company's relationships with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal...

Shuttle lands Android tablet PC orders from China-based Hasee

May 26, 01:25

Mini-PC and notebook maker Shuttle has recently landed orders for Android-based tablet PCs from China-based brand vendor Hasee, according to sources from upstream component makers;...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down sequentially

May 24, 10:48

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 134.62 for April 2011, decreasing 5.82% on month but increasing 7.09% on year, according to statistics released...

TSMC receives more requests to produce analog chips using 12-inch, advanced processes

May 13, 01:10

A number of international analog IC companies have been in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for allocation of 12-inch wafer production capacity to put...

Applied Materials HCT B5 wire saws selected by GCL-Poly for solar manufacturing

May 12, 13:43

Applied Materials has announced that GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China's largest producer of polysilicon wafers for solar PV applications in 2010, has placed a significant order for...

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,...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Wistron sees on-year growth in April revenues

May 10, 01:15

Taiwan-based notebook maker Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$44.01 billion (US$1.54 billion), down 11.3% on month, but up 10.8% on year, while its notebook shipments...

TSMC to ramp new 12-inch fab ahead of schedule

May 6, 01:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun equipment move-in for the phase 1 facility of a new 12-inch fab (Fab 15) with volume production of 28nm technology products...

Robust smartphone and tablet demand to buoy TSMC 2011 revenues

May 5, 01:20

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see orders for smartphones and tablet PCs generate sales of between US$900 million and US$1 billion...

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...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

GT Solar lands US$93.9 million order from poly-Si maker Powertec

Apr 28, 01:00

GT Solar International announced recently that the company has won a US$93.9 million order to supply a complete suite of polysilicon (poly-Si) production equipment and technology...

Taiwan March manufacturing production index rises

Apr 26, 10:24

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 143.08 for March 2011, increasing 25.91% on month and 14.37% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Micron expands China manufacturing operations

Apr 21, 01:45

Micron Technology has announced the expansion of its operations in Xian, China. The expansion involves the completion of a new semiconductor test and module assembly building to complement...

IC packager ASE steps up investment in China

Apr 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has revealed plans to invest a total of US$1.2 billion on manufacturing facilities in Shanghai,...

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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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