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  • Last update: Thursday 23 November 2017 [1638 news items]

NPO MLCC tight supply lingers due to booming demand

Nov 23, 15:05

The market supply of MLCC (multi-layer ceramic capacitors) has remained tight, especially NPO models, due to increasing demand from the mobile-device fast charging and wireless charging...

MLCC remains in tight supply

Epistar to increase VCSEL wafer output in 2018

Nov 23, 11:32

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has extended production to wafers for processing VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser), with plans to expand production for the...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow mildly in 4Q17

Nov 22, 16:05

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to reach 179 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 4.1% on quarter and 1.4% on year, according to...

Gemtek establishes LoRa base stations in Beijing

Nov 22, 15:48

Networking equipment maker Gemtek Technology has established 231 LoRa base stations for IoT applications in Beijing, and plans to expand the number to over 500 in the first half of...

Gemtek chairman Howard Chen

Smartphone panel prices stay flat in November

Nov 22, 14:59

Prices of a-Si and LTPS smartphone panels will remain steady in November due to decreasing demand for 16:9 handset displays, according to China-based market consulting firm Sigmain...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 128 million units in 2018

Nov 21, 14:28

Seeing all-screen smartphones continue eroding tablet demand, tablet vendors, to differentiate the two product lines, are turning aggressively to promote 10-inch and above models...

More Android smartphone vendors to adopt 3D sensing for new models

Nov 17, 12:03

Android smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology are expected to equip 3D sensing functionality to their new models slated for launch in 2018, according to...

More smartphone vendors are to adopt 3D sensing technology

Samsung to continue adopting heat pipes for smartphones in 2018

Nov 17, 11:00

Despite the recent market rumors indicating that Samsung Electronics may stop using heat pipes for its new smartphones in 2018, sources from upstream supply chain players have pointed...

MediaTek touts Helio P in China amid Qualcomm speculation

Nov 16, 15:40

MediaTek is aggressively persuading China smartphone vendors to adopt its Helio P processors to reduce risks of heavy reliance on Qualcomm, whose operations might be affected by Broadcom's...

Flexible AMOLED supply capacity to exceed demand by 44% in 2018, says IHS Markit

Nov 15, 17:42

With flexible AMOLED panel fabs building at a quicker pace than global demand, supply capacity of flexible AMOLED panels is forecast to be 44% higher than global demand in 2018, according...

HiSilicon selects Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for Kirin 970

Nov 15, 13:52

Cadence Design Systems has announced that HiSilicon, a global fabless semiconductor and IC design company, has selected the Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for its 10nm Kirin 970...

Phison UFS controller validated by Qualcomm, Hisilicon

Nov 14, 14:00

Phison Electronics' new PS8313-series Universal Flash Storage (UFS) controller has been validated by Qualcomm and HiSilicon Technologies for their smartphone chip platforms, according...

SSD products and eMMC controllers drove Phison's 3Q17 profit to a record high

Zhen Ding expects strong PCB demand to last till 1Q18, says chairman

Nov 14, 12:00

Taiwan-based PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology is seeing strong demand in the fourth quarter of 2017 and expects the momentum to continue in the first quarter of 2018, according to company...

Zhen Ding chairman Charles Shen

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom acquisition bid

Nov 14, 11:55

Qualcomm has announced that its board of directors has unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal announced by Broadcom Limited ("Broadcom") on November 6, 2017, saying the bid...

Asia Optical developing smartphone-use 5x optical zoom lenses

Nov 14, 11:42

Asia Optical is developing smartphone-use 5x optical zoom lenses, each consisting of an aspherical glass lens piece and four plastic ones, through cooperation with Israel-based software...

Asia Optical chairman Robert Lai

Global 3Q17 DRAM revenues climb 16.2%. says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 10:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.2% sequentially to a record US$19.18 billion in the third quarter of 2017, when contract prices of various DRAM products rose by about 5%...

Qualcomm signs purchase MoUs with China smartphone vendors

Nov 13, 14:46

Qualcomm has announced that it has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) wherein Xiaomi Technology, Oppo Mobile Telecommunications and Vivo Communication Technology...

Android camp reportedly seeking to renegotiate royalties with Qualcomm

Nov 13, 14:19

The Android camp could follow the steps of Apple to temporarily suspend royalty payments to Qualcomm aiming to force the US-based chip vendors back to the negotiating table to work...

Altek reports decreased sales for October

Nov 13, 13:50

Imaging solution developer Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$780 million (US$25.84 million) for October, down 16.3% on month and 19.6% on year.

Altek chairman Alex Hsia

FocalTech optimistic about TDDI chip demand for all-screen devices in 2018

Nov 10, 10:44

Full in-cell display module makers have been improving yield rates to lower their production costs for all-screen panels, which will see wider adoption by smartphones and tablets...

PCL reports heavy valuation losses for 3Q17

Nov 9, 16:19

Optical component maker PCL Technologies has reported net profits of only NT$429,000 (US$14,221) or NT$0.01 per share for the third quarter of 2017 due largely to valuation losses...

PCL spokesman Chao Wei-chou

iPhone X costs Apple US$370 in materials, says IHS Markit

Nov 9, 11:54

Teardown engineers at IHS Markit have completed their preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple iPhone X and found that the model A1865 version of the smartphone with 64GB...

Oppo, Xiaomi to adopt 3D sensors for smartphones in 2018

Nov 9, 11:40

China-based vendors Oppo and Xiaomi Technology will adopt 3D sensing solutions for smartphones to be launched in 2018, with such solutions to be developed by Himax Technologies via...

Egistec 3Q17 profits hike

Nov 9, 11:34

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has announced net profits for the third quarter hiked 132% sequentially to NT$174 million (US$5.76 million). EPS for the quarter...

Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North Africa

Nov 9, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...

Catcher capex to reach NT$10 billion in 2018 to support capacity expansion

Nov 8, 15:44

Chassis maker Catcher Technology expects its capex for 2018 to be comparable to the NT$10.4 billion (US$344.61 million) it will have spent in 2017, as it continues its capacity expansion,...

Catcher chairman Allen Horng

MediaTek October revenues fall to 3-month low

Nov 8, 13:55

MediaTek saw its October 2017 revenues fall to a three-month low of NT$21.01 billion (US$696.2 million). The Taiwan-based smartphone SoC specialist's revenues for the month represented...

Taiwan diode makers thrive on wireless charging boom

Nov 7, 17:01

With wireless charging poised to become a mainstream trend for mobile devices following Apple's adoption of the new charging system in its iPhone X devices, many Taiwan suppliers...

Cambricon aims to take 30% of China AI chip market in 3 years

Nov 7, 15:20

China AI startup Cambricon Technologies aims to capture a 30% share of the China market for AI chips within three years, expecting more than one billion devices to adopt AI processors...

Cambricon co-founder Chen Yunqi

Silitech October revenues down on month

Nov 7, 14:59

Chassis and component maker Silitech Technology has reported revenues of NT$187.07 million (US$6.205 million) for October, down 22.4% on month but up 3.2% on year.

Catcher sees revenues, profits rise in 3Q17

Nov 7, 11:20

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27.42 billion (US$902.12 million) for the third quarter, up 48.2% sequentially and 32.3% on year. Its net...

Apple likely to expand supply chain for Apple Watch

Nov 6, 15:58

Apple has seen an over 50% sequential increase in Apple Watch Series 3 sales in the fiscal quarter ended September 30, and some market watchers expect that Apple is likely to add...

Largan Precision sees increased October revenues

Nov 6, 10:05

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.614 billion (US$186 million) for October, increasing 3.14% on month and 10.66% on year...

Qualcomm revenues, profits fall in fiscal 2017

Nov 3, 11:25

Qualcomm has announced operating income of US$2.6 billion on revenues of US$22.3 billion in its fiscal year ended September 24, 2017, which represented on-year decreases of 60% in...

Ichia reports sequential revenue decline for October

Nov 2, 11:18

Flexible PCBs and handset chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$674.2 million (US$22.35 million) for October, down 2.57% on month but up 34.35%...

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    AUO 6-inch all-screen panel

    AUO's 6-inch full HD LTPS in-cell touch panel integrates the display driver IC and touch IC to simplify the overall module structure, according to the company. Moreover, a new circuit...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    IFA 2017: Huawei Kirin 970

    Huawei has launched the Kirin 970 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, a chip that combines the power of the cloud with the speed and responsiveness of native AI processing, according to the company...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

  • Silego+SLG59H1302C+power+splitter

    Silego SLG59H1302C power splitter

    Silego Technology, a developer of configurable and mixed signal products, has introduction its SLG59H1302C - a single-input, dual-output power splitter designed for midrange and high-end...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Bosch+MEMS+acceleration+sensors+for+wearables

    Bosch MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

    Bosch Sensortec has announced a new family of MEMS acceleration sensors for wearable devices: The BMA456 and BMA423 are specifically designed for motion and fitness tracking in wearables. ...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    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.

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.