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Makers in handset supply chain to post flat performance in 1Q14

Jan 22, 21:59

Makers in the handset supply chain are set to post flat performance in the first quarter of 2014 as pull-in orders from ODMs and brand vendors are unlikely to come until March, according...

LTPS TFT LCDs growing to half of all mobile phone display revenues in 2020, says DisplaySearch

Jan 22, 14:21

Ongoing advances in smartphone functionality are driving increases in screen size and pixel density, even as power consumption continues to be a critical performance issue.For these...

Taiwan IC suppliers to land more customized orders from China-based smartphone, tablet vendors

Jan 21, 15:16

Taiwan's IC suppliers for LCD driver ICs, accelerometers (G-sensors), light ambient light sensors and power management (PWM) ICs are expected to land more customized orders from China-based...

Digitimes Research: China tablet-use application processor shipments continue growing in 4Q13

Jan 21, 14:18

Shipments of tablet-use application processors in China grew 8.3% on quarter and 19.5% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, driven by the launch of new chips for tablet vendors...

Touch panel makers see increased orders from China handset vendors

Jan 20, 15:51

Touch panel makers such as Truly Optoelectronics, O-Film and Wintek are seeing increased orders from China handset vendors such as GiONEE.

TSMC mobile chip sales to grow more than 35% in 2014, says Morris Chang

Jan 17, 12:22

TSMC's revenues generated from the mobile device sector are expected to increase more than 35% in 2014, buoyed by the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets, and rising silicon...

Morris Chang

Ilitek to strengthen offerings for smartphones

Jan 17, 11:37

LCD driver IC firm ILi Technology (Ilitek) is looking to enhance its offerings for smartphone panels in 2014. In addition to driver ICs for WVGA panels, Ilitek also aims to ramp up...

Asia Tech Image steps into COB packaging of smartphone CCMs, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 10:32

Contact image sensor (CIS) module supplier Asia Tech Image has extended operation to COB (chip on board) packaging of smartphone compact camera modules (CCMs) and will start shipments...

Touch panel makers to benefit from expanded TCL handset presence

Jan 16, 21:05

China-based TCL hopes to expand its handset presence in overseas markets during 2014, which is likely to bring in increased business opportunities for touch panel makers.

China handset supply chain shifting efforts to develop peripheral devices

Jan 16, 15:41

Makers in the handset supply chain in China are diverting more of their R&D resources to development of peripherals for mobile devices such as wearable and wireless charging devices,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone-use application processor shipments edge up 2.4% in 4Q13

Jan 15, 22:07

Shipments of application processors for smartphone applications to China grew 2.4% sequentially and 20.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

China market: MediaTek to lose 4G chip orders to other suppliers in 1Q14

Jan 15, 15:17

While MediaTek is expected to continue dominating China's 3G chipset market in the first quarter of 2014, the Taiwan-based IC design house may lose 4G chip orders to rivals including...

Microprocessor sales growth to strengthen slightly in 2014, says IC Insights

Jan 15, 11:10

A modest recovery in personal computers this year is expected to slightly strengthen overall sales growth in microprocessors (MPU), according to IC Insights. Total MPU sales are forecast...

MediaTek looking for supply of fingerprint sensors or modules

Jan 14, 22:12

MediaTek reportedly is looking for production partners in Taiwan and China for the supply of fingerprint sensors or modules priced below US$10 per unit, according to industry sourc...

TSMC to produce fingerprint sensors for next-generation iPhone at 12-inch fab

Jan 13, 21:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly will begin producing fingerprint sensors for Apple's next-generation iPhone at its 12-inch fab using a 65nm process in...

Zhen Ding replaces Unimicron as Taiwan largest PCB maker

Jan 10, 10:41

Zhen Ding Technology has announced consolidated revenues grew 15.8% to NT$64.25 billion (US$2.14 billion) in 2013, replacing fellow company Unimicron Technology as the largest PCB...

Intel reportedly places 28nm chip orders with TSMC, Globalfoundries and UMC

Jan 9, 20:10

Intel has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its forthcoming Atom mobile processor series codenamed SoFIA, and also placed orders for entry-level...

Larger fabs being used to make mobile displays, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 14:13

Manufacturers of TFT LCD panels are increasingly using 8G fabs to manufacture tablet and smartphone panels. This is significantly increasing the available production and driving down...

Marvell 4G LTE solution adopted for ZTE TD-LTE smartphone

Jan 9, 10:55

ZTE's flagship Grand Memo LTE smartphone has achieved China Mobile TD-LTE certification with Marvell's multi-mode 4G LTE solution, according to the chipmaker.

MediaTek 4Q13 performance beats guidance

Jan 8, 14:02

MediaTek has reported revenues of NT$39.08 billion (US$1.3 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2013, higher than its guidance of NT$37-39 billion. The company had originally forecast...

Fingerprint module supplies likely to fall short of demand in 1H14

Jan 8, 12:14

Supply of fingerprint modules may fall short of demand in the first half of 2014 as more and more smartphone vendors are expected to follow the steps of Apple to adopt fingerprint...

Supply chains see increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek

Jan 7, 21:29

Supply chains are seeing increased smartphone component orders from Acer and Asustek Computer, with both vendors expected to increase their smartphone projects in 2014.

Elan, EETI see sequential revenue drops in December

Newswatch - Jan 7, 12:24

Touchscreen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) both have reported sequential revenue declines for December 2013 due to seasonality.

FCCL Maker Taiflex revenues up nearly 30% in 2013

Jan 6, 16:02

FCCL and PV backsheet maker Taiflex Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$853 million (US$28.48 million) for December 2013, down 9.8% sequentially but up 21.9% on year...

Samsung increases tablet and smartphone component orders to China makers

Jan 6, 15:12

Samsung Electronics is putting in increased tablet component orders to supply chains for tablets, with increasing proportions going to China makers.

LCD driver IC brisk sales to continue in 2014

Jan 3, 11:57

Major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC players, including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies and Orise Technology, are set to enjoy continued sales growth in 2014 thanks to orders...

Lite-On Technology to expand CCM capacity

Jan 3, 10:32

Lite-On Technology will expand its monthly CCM (compact camera module) production capacity from 25-26 million currently to 32-33 million units in the first half of 2014 to meet increasing...

Samsung, SK Hynix develop 8Gb LPDDR4 mobile memory

Jan 2, 15:01

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both announced the development of 8Gb low-power DDR4 (LPDDR4) chips built using 20nm-class process technology.

SK Hynix 8Gb LPDDR4

Samsung, LG put in increased orders for flexible display smartphone components

Jan 2, 14:21

Supply chains are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for components used in smartphones with flexible displays.

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

More China-based handset vendors to launch wearable smart devices

Dec 31, 14:28

Following the steps of Coolpad and TCL, more China-based handset vendors including ZTE and Huawei are expected to launch their own brands of wearable smart devices such as smartwatches...

8-core CPU shipments to boost MediaTek December and 4Q13 revenues

Dec 30, 16:24

MediaTek's revenues for December as well as the fourth quarter of 2013 will be higher than expected due to shipments of its 8-core MT6592 smartphone solutions, according to industry...

TSMC seeing pull-in orders from PC and smartphone chip clients

Dec 30, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed a pull-in of orders from PC and smartphone chip clients for delivery in the second half of January 2014, according...

Merry Electronics to expand capacity in China, set up new factory in Thailand

Dec 26, 15:10

Handset-use audio component maker Merry Electronics, in order to meet increasing orders, will expand production capacity at two factories in southern China and another in eastern...

FIH/BlackBerry cooperation may help activate Foxconn Indonesia investments

Dec 23, 21:32

Foxconn International Holdings' (FIH's) recent cooperation with smartphone vendor BlackBerry is expected to help resume Foxconn's investment plans in Indonesia, which have not been...

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  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

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