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  • Last update: Tuesday 7 October 2014 [47 news items]

Notebook component makers turn to niche markets for survival

Oct 7, 16:02

Makers of internal notebook components are currently experiencing a wave of elimination as competition for orders has grown fierce and many small makers have reportedly quit the market,...

Giantplus sees steady performance from niche markets

Mar 27, 21:44

Giantplus Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of small- to medium-size LCD panels and touch panels, is seeing steady performance from niche markets, including industrial and vehicle,...

Western Digital pushing new hybrid drive technology to niche markets

Nov 25, 21:26

Western Digital has developed a new hybrid drive technology, integrating an 120GB solid state drive (SSD) and an 1TB hard disc drive (HDD) into a 2.5-inch hard drive. The company...

Tong Hsing expects to post flat 1Q13 sales

Feb 1, 14:46

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its first-quarter 2013...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Tong Hsing raises 2012 capex

Aug 24, 11:51

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, has budgeted more than NT$2...

Tong Hsing president Henry Liu

URT conservative about 4Q12

Aug 23, 15:14

Taiwan-based United Radiant Technology (URT), a small- to medium-size STN panel maker, said it holds a conservative outlook for fourth-quarter revenues due to lack of demand in the...

Giantplus expected to stick with niche markets

Jul 19, 15:51

Giantplus Technology, a Taiwan-based small- and medium-sized LCD panel maker who has diversified into the touch panel market, is expected to stay focused on niche touch applications...

Niche panel products to raise revenues for Giantplus

Jul 18, 01:15

Giantplus Technology, a Taiwan-based small- and medium-sized panel manufacturer, has said panels used in smartphones, digital cameras and in-vehicle displays will account for approximately...

Tong Hsing expects revenue growth through 4Q12

Apr 24, 00:33

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the production of LED devices, has guided that its...

Clevo expected to see bigger profits in 2012

Feb 14, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook and retail channel player Clevo, after achieving profit of more than NT$1 billion (US$33.89 million) in 2011 from its retail IT mall business in China, is aiming...

Acer to simplify product lines

Dec 8, 01:30

Acer, on December 7, hosted its global internal meeting and has decided to start simplifying its product lines in 2012 to help integrate its resources and will put its focus on niche...

Tong Hsing expects revenues to peak in 4Q11

Sep 2, 11:37

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the production of LED devices, expects revenues...

CCL supplier ShineMore targets niche segment

Aug 2, 16:02

Taiwan-based ShineMore Technology Materials, a maker of copper clad laminates (CCL), has stepped up its efforts to to expand the application of its products. According to company...

Taiwan-based firms need to focus on niche markets to win, says AUO chairman

Jun 13, 15:50

South-Korea based Samsung Electronics has been a customer, supplier and competitor to Taiwan-based firms in DRAM and LCD panels. In order for Taiwan-based firms to win, chairman of...

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

165 billion LEDs shipping in 2011 fueling niche markets for equipment, says Information Network

Apr 20, 14:13

The LED market is expected to explode as unit shipments increase more than 40% in 2011 and double between 2010 and 2013, according to The Information Network.

Taiwan market: Blu-ray disc player sales expected to surpass 100,000 units in 2011

Apr 14, 01:40

Blu-ray disc player sales in Taiwan may surpass 100,000 units in 2011 as players such as Toshiba, Sony, LG, Panasonic and Sharp all launched models with prices less than US$100 in...

Acer denies plans to quit netbook market

Jan 20, 01:10

Acer has refuted market rumors it will quit the netbook market saying netbooks will continue to play an important role in its product lineup.

Powerchip sends 40nm process NAND flash samples to clients

Jan 12, 15:00

Powerchip Technology has already delivered samples of NAND flash chips built using a 40nm process to clients, according to the company, adding that its flash business will target...

Intel takes central role in embedded space: Q&A with Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia

Oct 27, 17:00

With the PC market reaching a mature stage, Intel is giving more attention to new market segments to help drive growth. One area the chip giant and its partners see as having strong...

Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia

SSD startup finds its niche

Oct 4, 15:06

The clear advantages of solid-state drives (SSD) over traditional hard drives, such as low vibration sensitivity and high shock resistance, draws more attention from military, industrial...

Memoright president Alex Kuo

Ilitek, Fitipower and Raydium focusing on different niche LCD driver IC segments

Sep 23, 14:44

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC design houses ILI Technology (Ilitek), Fitipower Integrated Technology and Raydium Semiconductor have all performed well so far in 2010 although the three...

PSC to start delivery of 40nm NAND flash chips in 2H10

Apr 8, 14:25

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is set to kick off shipments of its 40nm NAND flash chips in the second half of 2010, according to company chairman Frank Huang. Its flash...

Taiwan niche memory IC makers to see strong 1Q10

Feb 2, 15:14

Taiwan-based niche memory IC makers Etron Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Zentel Electronics are expected to see first-quarter 2010 revenues remain almost...

Niche memory IC designers to see flat revenues in January 2010

Jan 20, 15:22

Taiwan-based niche memory IC design houses, including Zentel Electronics, Etron Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), are expected to see flat revenues in January...

Niche memory supply may tighten in 2010

Newswatch - Dec 29, 11:45

Supply of niche memory products may tighten in 2010 due to recovered demand and tight capacity of foundries and backend houses, according to sources with Taiwan-based niche memory...

Taiwan-based niche memory IC designers poised to increase output

Dec 15, 15:44

Niche memory IC designers, including Etron Technology and Zentel Electronics, expect to increase output in the first quarter of 2010, based on demand from the LCD TV and PC/notebook...

Holy Stone maintains focus on niche MLCC for 2010

Dec 3, 15:30

Holy Stone will dedicate its efforts to develop more customized multi-layer ceramic-chip capacitors (MLCCs) in 2010, maintaining its focus on the niche segment, according to the co...

Holy Stone MLCCs

Niche memory IC orders and ASP recovered, says Etron chairman

Nov 12, 16:20

The niche memory IC market has bottomed out with improving order volume as well as average selling prices (ASPs), said Etron Technology chairman Nicky Lu.

Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009

Nov 10, 13:51

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...

SDRAM maker Zentel 3Q09 profits up significantly

Oct 28, 14:34

Niche memory IC designer Zentel Electronics has announced net profits of NT$120 million (US$3.7 million) for the third quarter, compared to profits of NT$48 million in the prior quarter...

OLED TV revenues to rise nearly by a factor of 200 by 2015, says iSuppli

Oct 7, 17:02

Shipments of OLED panels for TV will account for only a tiny portion of the global TV market during the next six years, despite a nearly 200 times increase in AMOLED panel revenues...

Taiwan inductor makers 3Q09 gross margins expected to remain strong

Oct 7, 16:29

Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics and King Core Electronics are expected to see their gross margins for the third quarter of 2009 surpass their respective second-quarter levels of 36%...

Niche memory IC designer Zentel sees 3Q09 sales up 41% on quarter

Oct 6, 15:06

Zentel Electronics saw revenues hit a record at NT$419 million (US$15.23 million) in September, up 12.9% on month, helping lift the third-quarter revenues by 41.2% sequentially, according...

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