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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...

China poly-Si makers eyeing overseas expansion opportunities

Feb 23, 01:50

China-based polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) suppliers are evaluating the possibilities of expanding capacity overseas with the China government recently releasing new regulations...

Kenmec reports NT$8.4 billion in 2010 consolidated revenues

Feb 22, 01:50

Equipment provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering released unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$8.4 billion (US$286 million) in 2010, up 60% from 2009. Kenmec's main equipment business...

TSMC board passes NT$85 billion budget for capacity expansion

Feb 16, 01:20

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of NT$84.99 billion (US$2.89 billion) for capacity expansion purposes. The company's...

Apple reportedly to hand processor orders to TSMC

Feb 15, 01:20

Apple is reportedly looking to outsource the production of its A4 processor as well as the next-generation ARM Cortex-A9-based A5 processor to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Manufacturing equipment spending for LTPS-based FPDs to explode in 2011, says DisplaySearch

Feb 9, 11:33

Spending on equipment used to make low temperature polysilicon (LTPS)-based displays is expected to surge to an all-time high of US$2.4 billion in 2011, according to DisplaySearch.

TSMC more upbeat on sales, chip market outlook for 2011

Jan 28, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) projects its consolidated revenues will climb over 20% in 2011, company chairman and CEO Morris Chang said during a January 27 investors...

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Switch to 8-inch wafers to provide sufficient capacity and inventory flexibility for analog IC design houses

Jan 26, 01:45

With the imminent entry of Texas Instrument's (TI) 12-inch analog IC process, Taiwan-based analog IC design houses have looked to transition to 8-inch wafers since the second half...

Electronics contract manufacturing market growth slows in 2011, says HIS iSuppli

Jan 25, 17:09

Following a 33.4% increase in revenues in 2010, the global electronic contract manufacturing industry will experience slowing growth in 2011, with sales rising by only 8.5%, according...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index hits record

Jan 25, 10:12

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 138.49 for December 2010, the highest monthly figure ever on record, according to statistics released by the...

Solar cell orders coming with solar wafer supply during the low season

Jan 25, 01:20

With solar wafer prices still hovering at a relatively high level, solar cell makers are relying on contract manufacturing orders in which clients also provide the wafers to maintain...

Second wave of approved PCB suppliers for iPad 2 confirmed

Jan 21, 01:50

Apple has increased the number of PCB suppliers for iPad 2 from three to seven, industry sources have claimed. The newly-added contract makers, Compeq Manufacturing, Gold Circuit...

Renesas to set up procurement center in China

Jan 20, 01:00

Japan-based Renesas Electronics has revealed plans to establish its second international procurement center in Shanghai in April 2011. The move will allow it to work closely with...

Taiwan solar module makers to benefit from new US military procurement regulations

Jan 19, 01:15

A provision in a military authorization law signed by US president Barack Obama on January 7, 2011, which requires the Defense Department to purchase only American-made solar panels,...

STATS ChipPAC expands WLP offering with 12-inch manufacturing in Taiwan

Jan 18, 12:00

STATS ChipPAC has announced the expansion of its wafer-level package (WLP) offering with new 300mm manufacturing capabilities in Taiwan. The 300mm WLP operation is located in Hsinchu...

Pegatron is expected to ship 12-15 million CDMA iPhones in 2011

Jan 18, 01:40

Taiwan-based notebook maker Pegatron Technology has recently started shipping its Apple CDMA iPhones orders with total volume is estimated to be around 12-15 million units in 2011,...

Strong smartphone sales to ease PCB makers sales decline in 1Q11

Jan 18, 01:20

With strong sales for high-end smartphones, Taiwan-based PCB makers Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing, Unitech Printed Circuit Board and Wus Printed Circuit are expecting...

Wuhan Xinxin to expand capacity for 65nm and 40nm processes

Jan 13, 16:24

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch chip plant located in the central China province of Hubei, has passed an environmental impact assessment for its expansion plan,...

TSMC buys NT$2.9 billion worth of land and facilities from Powerchip

Jan 13, 01:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on January 12 announced plans to buy a 218,156-square-meter plot of land, located at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), northern Taiwan,...

China market: SMIC lands more IDM orders

Jan 13, 01:40

Foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has grabbed more chip orders targeted mainly at China from international IDM companies, according to...

Powerchip sends 40nm process NAND flash samples to clients

Jan 12, 15:00

Powerchip Technology has already delivered samples of NAND flash chips built using a 40nm process to clients, according to the company, adding that its flash business will target...

TSMC and Centrosolar sign solar module manufacturing agreement

Jan 11, 15:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Centrosolar Group AG have announced that the two companies have signed an agreement which makes Centrosolar the exclusive manufacturer...

Foxconn sees on-month revenue growth in December

Jan 11, 02:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) announced revenues of NT$244.68 billion (US$8.36 billion) for December,...

Transcend moves global production base back to Taiwan from China

Jan 11, 01:05

Memory module maker Transcend Information has moved its global manufacturing base from China back to Taiwan. The new facilities in Taipei are equipped with 20 production lines and...

Arima Communications returns to smartphone contract manufacturing, says company executive

Jan 7, 15:47

Taiwan-based handset manufacturer Arima Communications has returned to producing 3G handsets and smartphones with Android operating system devices as the main focus, and will begin...

Foxconn plans to push Mirasol panels in color e-book reader market

Jan 6, 01:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to cooperate with upstream partners to push Mirasol panels in the color e-book reader market, according to market watchers.

TSMC reportedly sees Nvidia orders increase by 60%

Jan 6, 01:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has seen its Nvidia orders increase by 60% mainly because of strong demand for Tegra 2 processors. TSMC declined to comment...

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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.

Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

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