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  • Last update: Friday 5 February 2016 [1164 news items]

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.

Foxconn Technology revenues hit high in September

Newswatch - Oct 12, 11:14

Handset case maker Foxconn Technology has reported revenues of NT$10.28 billion (US$318.44 million) for September, increasing 30% sequentially and 17.8% on year.

Maanshan Electronics Expo to open on October 30

Oct 8, 16:09

Maanshan Electronic Expo will be hosted from October 30-November 1 in Maanshan, China and staff from the local government, the Maanshan Economic and Technological Development Zone...

Fingerprint sensors set to see growing adoption among Android phones

Oct 8, 16:07

Fingerprint identification sensors are expected to see growing adoption among Android smartphones in 2016, according to industry sources.

Headset maker Merry sees revenues up in September

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 20:40

Headset maker Merry Electronics has reported revenues of NT$1.35 billion (US$41.61 million) for September, up 29.53% sequentially and 7.22% on year.

Tablet demand stays weak, say Taiwan IC designers

Oct 6, 20:27

IC demand for tablet PCs has been weak prompting more chip suppliers to phase out their tablet-IC businesses, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Silitech revenues up on month in September

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:24

Handset and automotive part maker Silitech Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$320 million (US$9.78 million) for September, rising 7.1% on month but sliding 15.96%...

LandMark Optoelectronics revenues hit record in September

Oct 6, 11:12

LandMark Optoelectronics (LMOC), a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers for producing fiber-optic communication devices LDs (laser diodes) and PDs (photo detectors), has...

MediaTek expanding IoT ecosystem

Oct 2, 16:09

MediaTek is stepping up efforts to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. The fabless chipmaker has announced a series of new partnerships to push its SoC shipments across...

Samsung AMOLED business to benefit from China smartphone demand in 2016

Oct 1, 16:31

Many China-based smartphone vendors are planning to use AMOLED in their high-end smartphones in 2016 and are looking to Samsung Display for panel supply as the maker continues to...

IC suppliers concerned about new iPhone orders

Oct 1, 16:28

Despite the record first-week sales for the newest iPhones, suppliers of related ICs have been concerned about the possibility of Apple downward adjusting its chip orders for the...

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

Touchscreen controller IC prices falling

Sep 30, 11:06

Prices for smartphone-use touchscreen controller ICs have been falling as an increase in the number of suppliers has led to more competition in the market, according to industry so...

Intel Capital Global Summit to open on November 2

Sep 24, 15:58

Intel is set to host Intel Capital Global Summit on November 2, revealing its latest investments. Via the CPU giant's moves, upstream supply chain players will be able to get hold...

Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months

Sep 24, 15:53

The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 wins design-in projects

Sep 24, 10:10

A number of handset OEMs have expressed satisfaction with the performance of the newly released Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and have mapped out design-in projects or product design plans...

China handset supply chain makers winning more orders from Xiaomi

Sep 24, 10:06

Makers in China's handset supply chain have geared up efforts to win component orders from Xiaomi Technology, affecting rival suppliers in Taiwan and Japan, according to industry...

New ARM CPU design center opens in Taiwan

Sep 23, 15:32

A new ARM CPU design center located in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) officially opened on September 22. The workforce of the center will reach 100 employees by the end of 2015,...

ARM opening new CPU design center in Taiwan
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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.

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    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.

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    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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