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Apple tells supply chains it will use OLED in upcoming iPhones, says report

Nov 27, 14:09

Apple has notified supply chains that it intends to switch to OLED panels for iPhones released in 2017-2018 and is calling on display makers in Korea and Japan to begin expanding...

TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

Nov 26, 14:22

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has urged the Taiwan government to take measures on China enterprises' hostile headhunting as their actions...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

Largan said to face increasing pressure from Kantatsu

Nov 25, 16:00

With Japan-based camera lens module maker Kantatsu's entry into Apple's iPhone supply chain and aggressively expanding its capacity, Taiwan-based Largan Precision, which has been...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

IC designers eye business opportunity from force touch solutions

Nov 24, 15:56

More Taiwan-based IC design houses, including FocalTech Systems and Himax Technologies, have stepped up their efforts to develop force touch sensors as China-based smartphone vendors...

Huawei shifting orders away from JDI to Samsung

Nov 23, 15:33

Huawei Device is expected to shift its orders to suppliers with more competitive pricing heading into 2016, according to industry sources.

Handset chassis maker AVY reports increased revenues for October

Newswatch - Nov 19, 14:45

Handset and digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision Technology has reported revenues of US$623 million (US$19 million) for October, increasing 12.1% from the previous quarter....

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 starts

Nov 17, 12:17

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 opened in Shenzhen on November 16, and will run until November 21. Several China government officials as well as executives at Chinese Academy of Engineering...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 runs from November 16-21

Competition among SoC suppliers to heat up

Nov 17, 10:57

Competition among smartphone-use SoC providers is expected to heat up in 2016 as companies are gearing up for their new 8- or 10-core solution rollouts.

Foxconn Technology reports increased profits for 3Q15

Newswatch - Nov 16, 12:02

Metal chassis maker Foxconn Technology has reported net profits of NT$2.914 billion (US$88.75 million) for the third quarter of 2015, up 0.7% sequentially and 11.6% on year.

Production value of Taiwan telecommunication industry to grow 8.5% in 2016, says IEK

Newswatch - Nov 12, 10:21

The production value of Taiwan's telecommunication industry is expected to grow 8.5% on year to NT$1.15 trillion (US$35.18 billion) in 2016, driven by strong sales of personal terminal-end...

Silitech reports EPS NT$0.37 for 3Q15

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 10:19

Handset and automotive part maker Silitech Technology has reported net profits of NT$66 million (US$2.02 million) or NT$0.37 per share on revenues of NT$907 million for the third...

Xiaomi to receive OLED displays from LG in 2016, says report

Nov 10, 14:29

LG Display is about to finalize talks with China-based vendor Xiaomi for providing OLED displays for handsets, according to a report from Korea-based MT News.

Apple places driver IC orders for 2016 iPhone models with Synaptics

Nov 5, 15:39

Apple has placed LCD driver IC orders for its 2016 series of iPhones with Synaptics, indicating its in-house developed touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions...

China becoming a major investment market for Intel

Nov 5, 15:31

Intel Capital is estimated to invest a total of US$500 million in 2015. Prior to the end of October, Intel Capital had already invested US$168 million in China and with a separate...

Falling sales of Android smartphones affecting Taiwan IC design houses

Nov 5, 11:47

The global sales of Android-based smartphones have been a disappointment affecting negatively the performance of Taiwan-based IC design houses, according to industry sources.

LandMark Optoelectronics to expand capacity by 20%

Nov 4, 14:14

LandMark Optoelectronics, a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers used to make laser diodes and photo detectors for optical communications, will expand production capacity...

Ichia Technologies sees decreased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 15:27

Flexible PCB and handset chassis component maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$598 million (US$18.4 million) for October, decreasing 6.12% on month and...

Falling handset-IC prices put pressure on gross margin, says MediaTek

Nov 2, 11:07

Intense competition among handset-IC suppliers has led to falling chip prices affecting negatively MediaTek's gross margin performance, according to company president Ching-Jiang...

MediaTek 3Q15 profits soar 25%

Oct 30, 15:45

MediaTek's net profits soared to almost NT$8 billion (US$246 million) in the third quarter of 2015 hitting the highest quarterly level for the year.

Huawei using more HiSilicon chips in high-end smartphones

Oct 30, 12:13

The ratio Kirin-series application processors, developed by HiSilicon Technologies, used in Huawei's mid-range and high-end smartphones has continued to increase, which is unfavorable...

Demand for fingerprint, force touch sensors to increase significantly in 2016, says sources

Oct 30, 10:58

More Android-based smartphone vendors are expected to incorporate fingerprint and force touch sensors into their new models for 2016 as they strive to enhance the performance of their...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow 14.6% on quarter in 4Q15

Oct 28, 11:46

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to grow 14.6% sequentially to 161 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015 as handset vendors are building...

Slow sales of iPad devices affect operations of supply chain makers

Oct 28, 11:08

Sales of small-size iPad products have remained flat in the fourth quarter of 2015, affecting operations of some makers in the supply chain, according to industry sources.

Samsung may supply Apple with OLED panels for iPhone, says report

Oct 27, 14:48

Samsung Display is now a supplier of OLED displays for Apple Watch, and may even supply Apple with OLED panels for other devices, according to Korea-based ET News.

Digitimes Research: Google OnHub Wi-Fi routers to play an important role in IoT applications

Oct 23, 16:27

The OnHub household Wi-Fi routers being promoted by Google could also play an important role in Google's household IoT initiations as the interior design of the OnHub retains a number...

IC demand from China smartphone vendors to remain brisk in 2016, say sources

Oct 23, 11:29

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect demand for IC parts from China-based smartphone vendors to remain brisk in early 2016 as vendors have continued to upgrade the hardware specifications...

OLED handset panels in high demand due to orders from China

Oct 23, 11:06

Korea panel makers are eyeing opportunities in the OLED handset panel segment due to increased demand in China where the volume of smartphones released with the panel technology has...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Lite-On Technology subsidiary temporarily stops operation of India factory

Oct 19, 19:51

EMS provider Lite-On Technology's handset mechanical component subsidiary Lite-On Mobile Mechanical Strategic Business Group (SBG) (renamed from Lite-On Mobile) has temporarily stopped...

Global 2Q15 smartphone AP market grows slightly, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 16, 10:40

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew by a modest 1.5% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2015, while the tablet AP sector saw an on-year decline...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

Samsung to use Clear Force touch technology in Galaxy S7 handset, says report

Oct 14, 15:25

Samsung Electronics will incorporate Clear Force touch technology from Synaptics in its reported Galaxy S7 smartphone, according to Korea-based ET News.

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    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

  • Intel+Atom+x3+processor

    Intel Atom x3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Atom x3 processor series (formerly codenamed SoFIA), the company's first integrated communications platform for entry and value tablets, phablets and smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    MWC 2013: Nvidia Tegra 4i processor

    Nvidia has introduced its first fully integrated 4G LTE mobile processor, the Tegra 4i. Previously codenamed Project Grey, the Tegra 4i processor features 60 custom Nvidia GPU cores;...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

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