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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,...

Nvidia to showcase products at Computex 2011

Apr 19, 01:15

Nvidia is set to participate Computex 2011, which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31 to June 4, and will set up booths at exhibit halls showcasing its latest products, while...

Handset PCB makers to post 5-10% growth in 2Q11 sales

Apr 15, 01:00

Handset PCB manufacturers including Compeq Manufacturing, Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board are expected to report sequential growth of 5-10% in consolidated...

Foxconn reportedly plans to establish 10 subsidiaries and list them on TSE within 5 years

Apr 7, 01:50

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly plans to establish 10 new subsidiaries within the next five years and is set to list them all on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

UMC buys equipment for 3D IC manufacturing

Apr 7, 01:25

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has acquired NT$561 million (US$19 million) worth of production equipment from subsidiary Hong Bao Technology (transliterated from Chinese),...

Infineon to expand manufacturing capacity in Malaysia

Mar 31, 16:05

Infineon Technologies has announced that it will invest US$160 million in 2011 to expand its production capacity, R&D and to upgrade its manufacturing facilities in Malacca, Malaysia...

PC market is fine, says Compal chairman

Mar 31, 01:50

Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu, commenting on both Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer reducing their PC shipment forecasts, declined to comment on its clients, but pointed out that...

Acer names two independent director candidates

Mar 29, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Acer announced on March 28, two independent director candidates -Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) vice chairman FC Tseng and ex-Vodafone...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down sequentially

Mar 24, 12:12

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 113.95 for February 2011, decreasing by 16.34% on month mainly because of the Lunar New Year vacation in early...

Sony, Nintendo console sales impacted by Japan earthquake

Mar 24, 01:25

Supply of Sony's Blu-ray drive pick-up heads is facing danger of seeing shortages as the plants of Sony Shiraishi Semiconductor, a Blu-ray drive pick-up head manufacturing subsidiary...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 24, 01:05

Japan-based notebook vendor Fujitsu has launched several new Intel Sandy Bridge-based notebooks including 15.6-inch LifeBook AH531 and LH531, 17.3-inch LifeBook NH751 in Taiwan; although...

No order cancellations from Japan clients, says TSMC chairman

Mar 23, 01:20

Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), indicated that though the supply chain was disrupted by the Japan earthquake, clients in Japan have not...

Europe-based client halts solar cell contract manufacturing orders to Taiwan and China manufacturers

Mar 22, 01:05

Due to the uncertainties surrounding Italy's solar energy policies, a major European solar company reportedly has halted contract manufacturing orders to solar cell makers in Taiwan...

Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact

Mar 17, 01:55

Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...

Quanta raises notebook manufacturing quotes for 1Q11, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 8, 14:37

Notebook maker Quanta Computer has already reached an agreement with some of its clients to raise the manufacturing quotes for the first quarter of 2011, according to a Chinese-language...

Gintech contract manufacturing orders to fall to 20% of revenues

Mar 8, 01:15

Solar cell maker Gintech Energy indicated that the second quarter will be stronger than the first quarter, and the company's average selling price (ASP) should rebound as well. Order...

Foxconn refutes rumors about cutting into media business in Taiwan

Mar 3, 01:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has refuted a recent market rumor in Taiwan that the company plans to cut into the local media business, according to company spokesperson...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index slightly down sequentially

Feb 24, 10:51

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 135.93 for January 2011, decreasing 2.44% on month but increasing 17.28% on year, according to Ministry of Economic...

TSMC has no overcapacity concerns, says chairman

Feb 24, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) only builds capacity to meet the needs of its customers, and the company's advanced processing technology also encourages it to ramp...

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