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China market: Sales of 4G LTE smartphones to reach 160-200 million units in 2014, says MediaTek

May 13, 21:44

The market for 4G LTE smartphones in China is expected to reach 160-200 million units in 2014, MediaTek has estimated. The solution vendor plans to launch its first 8-core 4G chip,...

Supply chains see increased orders from Huawei Device

May 13, 21:24

Supply chains are seeing increased orders from Huawei Device as the company aims to sell 10 million units of its new Ascend P7 smartphone.

Silitech reports losses for 1Q14

Newswatch - May 13, 15:54

Handset keypad and metal housing component maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$46 million (US$1.52 million) for the first quarter of 2014.

Altek turns profitable in 1Q14

May 12, 12:22

Digital camera ODM Altek has disclosed its business operation swung from the red to net profit of NT$82 million (US$2.7 million) in the first quarter of 2014.

Taiwan-based handset ODMs buying more parts and components from suppliers in China

May 12, 12:17

Taiwan-based handset ODMs have been purchasing more handset components and parts from the supply chain in China in order to lower their production costs, according to industry sour...

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

Quanta Computer, Pegatron certify China-based thermal module makers

May 9, 12:00

Quanta Computer and Pegatron have given certification to China-based thermal module makers in a bid to minimize component costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

The market for Bluetooth chipsets will be a cumulative 19 billion over the next 5 years, says ABI Research

May 9, 11:21

Bluetooth shipments broke an annual two billion shipments in 2012 and are set to surpass three billion shipped during 2015 and four billion during 2018. "Cumulatively, over 19...

MediaTek April revenues hit record for 3rd straight month

May 9, 10:13

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.1 billion (US$631 million) for April 2014, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month. The figures also represented...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone application processor shipments to grow 13.6% sequentially in 2Q14

May 8, 10:39

Shipments of smartphone application processors in the China market are expected to grow 13.6% sequentially and 10.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes...

Richwave looks to 30% increase in Wi-Fi component revenues in 2014

May 7, 16:18

RF component maker Richwave expects sales of its Wi-Fi components to grow over 30% on year in 2014, buoyed by growing demand for 802.11ac-enabled devices.

Taiwan-based IC suppliers scooping up orders from China

May 7, 15:39

Taiwan-based suppliers of ambient light sensors, LCD driver ICs, analog ICs, touch controller ICs and niche memory chips are set to enjoy booming sales in 2014 thanks to increasing...

Novatek looks strong sequential revenue growth in 2Q14

May 7, 14:29

Novatek Microelectronics expects its sales to grow 16.0-20.7% sequentially to NT$12.3-12.8 billion (US$40.8542.51 million) in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by increasing shipments...

Samsung puts in weaker-than-expected smartphone component orders to supply chain

May 6, 15:34

Samsung Electronics is putting in weaker-than-expected handset component orders to the supply chain as competition from other vendors, most notably in the China market, intensifies...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone application processor shipments in China dip over 4% sequentially in 1Q14

May 6, 10:38

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China slid 4.2% sequentially but grew 10.8% on year in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Catcher enjoys growth in April revenues; expects 15% growth in 2Q14

May 5, 22:32

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.27 billion (US$141.84 million) for April, up 4.8% on month and 18.1% on year and the company...

Taiwan PCB suppliers ramping HDI boards

May 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based PCB suppliers, including Unimicron Technology, Compeq Manufacturing and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, have ramped up the capacity utilization rates of their HDI board...

MediaTek to launch 64-bit quad- and 8-core smartphone solutions in 3Q14

Apr 29, 10:34

MediaTek plans to launch two 64-bit smartphones solutions, the quad-core MT6732 and 8-core MT6752, in the third quarter of 2014, which is one quarter earlier than its original schedule,...

Digitimes Research: Single-layer multi-touch technology to enter tablet touch panel market

Apr 24, 14:28

The single-layer multi-touch applications, mass production of which has been enabled by touch IC designer Goodix' technology, requires only a single layer of ITO film to support 5-...

Xiaomi to increase orders for thin-film touch panels

Apr 22, 20:58

Xiaomi is expected to increase orders to panel makers for thin-film type touch panels, according to supply chain sources.

Intel looking to tap entry-level tablet market with Bay Trail-Entry

Apr 22, 19:24

In an attempt to tap China and other emerging markets for Android entry-level tablets, Intel will launch Bay Trail-Entry, a CPU platform specifically for use in entry-level tablets...

Price wars increase for handset HD panels, say observers

Apr 21, 15:48

Price wars are stirring up in the panel market for handset-use HD panels as panel makers aim to land expected orders for mid-range and high-end smartphones in the China market in...

MediaTek 2Q14 revenues to increase

Apr 17, 22:00

Shipments of smartphone and tablet solutions from MediaTek are expected to grow in the second quarter of 2014, pushing quarterly revenues up over the NT$46.01 billion (US$1.53 billion)...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm rethinks AP development strategy

Apr 17, 14:02

Qualcomm has received recognition from brand vendors for its mobile application processors (APs) based on its in-house developed architecture. However, its competitors have started...

Samsung Galaxy S5 carries over US$250 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 16, 14:48

The Samsung Galaxy S5 with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries a BOM of US$251.52, according to IHS. The cost rises to US$256.52 when the US$5 manufacturing cost is added.

HDI board capacity utilization rates to rise in 2Q14

Apr 15, 22:08

The production capacity utilization rates of high-end HDI boards at Taiwan-based PCB makers are set to rise in the second quarter of 2014 due to strong demand from Samsung Electronics,...

HTC, Samsung to offer alternative chassis choices for flagship smartphones, say Taiwan makers

Apr 15, 15:26

HTC and Samsung Electronics both reportedly plan to expand the product families of their latest flagship smartphones, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Initial shipments of most new flagship smartphones running high, but Xperia Z2 in shortages

Apr 15, 12:09

Initial shipments of new flagship smartphones launched by Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have been stable, but Sony Mobile Communications reportedly has encountered a...

Intel aggressively promoting tablet CPUs in China

Apr 14, 15:34

Intel has resorted to an aggressive pricing strategy to promote sales of its tablet-use processors, particularly in China, a move which apparently will take on Qualcomm and MediaTek,...

Altek expects more smartphone vendors to adopt double-lens modules

Apr 11, 14:57

Altek has developed double-lens modules for use in front cameras of smartphones and has won adoption by HTC for its flagship smartphone M8, according to company president Alex Hsi...

Consolidation to continue in the MEMS microphone industry: Q&A with Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Apr 10, 11:11

More and more players have made inroads into the MEMS microphone industry to cash in on the rising demand brought up by the popularity of smartphones.

Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Qualcomm announces highest-end Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

Apr 9, 10:47

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...

Supply chain gearing up for orders from Samsung for components used in new 2K tablets

Apr 8, 21:55

The supply chain is gearing up for orders from Samsung Electronics for components used in new 2K tablets, according to industry sources.

Taiwan makers look to demand for thin heat-pipes used in smartphones

Apr 8, 19:32

Sony Mobile Communications has adopted thin heat-pipes for its Xperia Z2, and Taiwan-based thermal module makers hope that other smartphone vendors will follow suit, according to...

Apple reportedly to develop baseband chips for iPhones in house, say sources

Apr 7, 22:28

Apple reportedly plans to form a R&D team to develop baseband processors for use in iPhones to be released in 2015 and will place the baseband chip orders with Samsung Electronics...

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