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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.

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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...

Chipset vendors to showcase 64-bit smartphone solutions at CES 2014

Dec 23, 15:40

Chipset players including Qualcomm, Nvidia, Marvell Technology and Broadcom all are expected to showcase 64-bit processors for smartphone applications at the upcoming CES 2014 trade...

LTE dominance raises Qualcomm baseband market share to two thirds in 3Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Dec 23, 14:57

The global cellular baseband processor market grew 10.3% on year to reach US$4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers to see strong shipments to smartphone, tablet, notebook segments in 2014

Dec 20, 16:15

China-based makers will ship 575.315 million touch panels for smartphones, 164.506 million units for tablets and 10.362 million units for notebooks in 2014, increasing on year by...

Pegatron chairman takes over TCA

Dec 20, 15:30

Acer's ex-chairman JT Wang has finished his term as the13th chairman of Taipei Computer Association (TCA), and Pegatron Technology chairman TH Tung has been elected as his successo...

Smartphone and tablet AP markets rise 30% in 3Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Dec 20, 10:15

The global smartphone application processor (AP) market registered on-year growth of 31% to reach US$4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2013, while the tablet AP market grew 30%...

Taiwan IC suppliers developing chips for MediaTek smartphone solutions

Dec 18, 21:30

MediaTek's growing shipments of smartphone solutions, which are expected to top 200 million units in 2013 and 300 million units in 2014, have encouraged Taiwan-based suppliers of...

ST digital-compass modules adopted for Xiaomi smartphone

Dec 18, 14:14

STMicroelectronics has announced that its LSM303D accelerometer and magnetometer combo module is being used in Xiaomi's Mi1S-series smartphones.

MediaTek delivering 4G LTE chips for verification, say paper

Newswatch - Dec 18, 13:59

MediaTek reportedly has delivered its first 4G LTE chip, the MT6590, to potential clients for verification. The chips are expected to begin generating revenues for the IC design house...

Samsung unlikely to adopt metal-alloy chassis for Galaxy S5

Dec 18, 13:56

Rumors have surfaced that Samsung Electronics will adopt a metal-alloy chassis for the Galaxy S5, its new flagship smartphone to be unveiled in late February 2014, with Catcher Technology,...

Samsung, TSMC to share Apple 14/16nm chip orders

Dec 18, 11:25

Samsung Electronics has signed a contract for the production of Apple's next-generation smartphone application processors to be used in 2015 using 14/16nm FinFET processes, according...

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Primax lands orders for CCMs used in Amazon smartphones, say sources

Dec 17, 11:20

Primax Electronics has obtained orders from Amazon for compact camera modules (CCMs) for use in smartphones to be launched in first-half 2014, according to sources with Taiwan's supply...

Spreadtrum launches quad-core 3G smartphone chipset portfolio

Dec 17, 10:57

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a portfolio of quad-core smartphone chipsets supporting both WCDMA and TD-SCDMA 3G standards for mid-range and high performance smartphones...

IC supply chain looks to improved December performance

Dec 16, 12:14

Most Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses, IC backend service companies and IC design houses are expected to report improved sales for December as compared to the previous month due...

Film-based touch panel makers to benefit from fast growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in 2014

Dec 13, 12:31

As market demand for entry-level and mid-range smartphones has been growing much faster than that for high-end models, the proportion of handsets adopting less costly film-based touch...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek to become AP market leader in 2014

Dec 13, 11:04

MediaTek is expected to grow its share in the global application processor (AP) market to 26.2% in 2014, slightly outpacing Qualcomm's 25.6%, according to Digitimes Research.

MediaTek to post shipment drop in 1Q14

Dec 12, 20:20

MediaTek's shipments of handset ICs are likely to register a 15-20% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2014, as clients have already completed their inventory build-ups, according...

ASE wastewater scandal to not affect handset chipset supplies in short term, say vendors

Dec 12, 11:22

Handset chipset vendors have said that their supplies of related chips will not be affected, at least within the next three months, by a possible plant shutdown at IC backend service...

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Three China-based handset vendors increase component deliveries

Dec 11, 21:16

China-based handset vendors Xiaomi Technology, Gionee and Hisense have been taking increasing deliveries of panels and touch panels from suppliers in preparation for launching new...

64-bit smartphones to be ushered in 2014, say sources

Dec 11, 14:14

The penetration rate of smartphones with CPUs supporting 64-bit capability is expected to increase in a fast pace in the next two years as chipset vendors including Qualcomm and Intel...

Qualcomm announces 64-bit capable Snapdragon 410 chipset

Dec 10, 22:16

Qualcomm has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, has introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with integrated 4G LTE World Mode.

Smart device component industry is key to Taiwan economic development, says JT Wang

Dec 10, 16:03

As Taiwan has been faced with smoldering economic development, the breakthrough rests on developing industries of smart hand-held device components, according JT Wang, Acer's ex-chairman...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 2014 touch panel shipments up for smartphones, notebooks, down for tablets

Dec 10, 10:08

Taiwan-based makers together will ship 242.72 million smartphone touch panels, 51.81 million tablet touch panels and 17.76 million notebook touch panels in 2014, respectively increasing...

MediaTek reportedly places 28nm chip orders with Globalfoundries

Dec 9, 21:20

Speculation has circulated in the IC industry that MediaTek has contracted Globalfoundries to manufacture its dual-core MT6572 solution designed for entry-level smartphones, with...

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