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Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

Vizio maintains leading position in North America LCD TV market in 2010

Feb 25, 01:15

Vizio is expected to remain in the top position in the North America LCD TV market in the 2010, according to Amtran Technology, a major maker of LCD TVs for Vizio.

DelSolar wins contract to supply PV modules in North America

Dec 31, 01:05

DelSolar announced on December 30 it has signed a contract to supply solar modules to a PV provider for the North America market. The contract includes supply terms for product quantities...

North America fab tool book-to-bill slips to 0.96 in November 2010, says SEMI

Dec 17, 16:11

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.96 in November 2010 compared to 0.98 in October and 1.06 a year ago, according to SEMI...

Amtran eyeing LED lighting market

Nov 22, 14:29

Amtran Technology plans to enter the LED lighting market and will focus on household lighting systems, with products to be launched carrying prices as low as US$10 in the North America...

RIM PlayBook in North America market in 1Q11, worldwide in 2Q11

Nov 19, 01:45

Research in Motion (RIM) is scheduled to introduce its tablet PC, the PlayBook, in the North America market in the first quarter of 2011 and then worldwide in the second quarter,...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio drops to 1.03 in September 2010

Oct 22, 14:07

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 1.03 in September 2010, compared to 1.17 in August and 1.23 in July.

TV vendors cut prices for North America holiday season

Oct 12, 16:06

With strong TV sales during China's National Day holidays providing a more positive outlook for the rest the of the year in both the US and Europe, first-tier vendors have launched...

Global TV market to reach over 243 million units in 2010, 188 million units for LCD TVs, says DisplaySearch

Oct 7, 15:14

Global TV shipments in 2010 will reach more than 243 million units, a 16% increase from 2009, according to DisplaySearch. LCD TV shipments are expected to grow to 188 million units...

North America August chip-gear orders drop 1% on-month, says SEMI

Sep 17, 16:11

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.82 billion in orders in August 2010 (three-month average basis), down 1.1% from the revised level of US$1.84...

North America chip gear book-to-bill ratio up in July 2010, says SEMI

Aug 20, 15:27

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.23 in July 2010, compared to 1.18 in June, according to SEMI. The book-to-bill of 1.23...

Notebook inventory levels higher than normal in North America and Europe

Aug 6, 11:52

Notebook inventory levels in the channel in North America and Europe are currently at 5-6 weeks, higher than the normal levels of 3-4 weeks, due to weakened demand, according to notebook...

LCD TV orders decline amid inventory pile-up in North America

Aug 2, 15:58

LCD TV inventory levels in the North America market have piled up to 2-3 weeks higher than normal, sending channels and vendors cutting orders and system makers lowering shipment...

Fujitsu to rely more heavily on Taiwan partners in the future

Jul 29, 15:55

As Fujitsu plans to push US$400-600 notebooks in North America and Asia Pacific markets, and increased its outsourcing proportion to Taiwan makers from only 30% in 2009 to close to...

Chip gear book-to-bill ratios climb in June 2010

Jul 21, 11:52

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers have reported a book-to-bill ratio of 1.40 for June, up from 1.13 in May, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association...

China-based TCL ships 2.89 million LCD TVs worldwide in January-May

Jun 21, 14:03

China-based vendor TCL shipped 400,407 LCD TVs worldwide in May, down 22.41% on year, and LCD TV shipments for January-May totaled 2.89 million units, up 25.22% on year, according...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios stay strong in May 2010

Jun 21, 10:37

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.13 in May 2010, up from 1.07 in April, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association...

North America chip-gear orders up 8% in April 2010, says SEMI

May 21, 14:01

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.44 billion in orders in April (three-month average basis), up 8.1% from the revised level of US$1.33 billion...

SMIC 1Q10 revenues beat guidance, but still in the red

May 12, 17:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top foundry service provider, has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to...

North America chip gear book-to-bill ratio at 1.19 in March 2010, says SEMI

Apr 21, 11:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.19 in March 2010, having been above parity for nine months in a row.

Chip-gear book-to-bill almost flat in February 2010

Mar 21, 15:34

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.22 in February 2010 compared to 1.23 in January, according to SEMI.

North America smartphone shipments to exceed 65 million units in 2010, says Canalys

Mar 18, 17:04

Smartphone shipments in North America totaled 47.2 million units in 2009, an increase of 27% over the volume seen in 2008, helped by a strong fourth quarter, according to Canalys...

D-Link expects strong sales in emerging markets and North America in 2010

Mar 4, 15:01

Network-equipment D-Link expects its sales in emerging markets as well as in North America to post healthy growth in 2010, according to company CEO and president Tony Tsao.

Taiwan market: Acer launches WiMAX notebook

Feb 12, 15:07

Acer has introduced a 13.3-inch ultra-thin notebook with built-in WiMAX module, the Aspire 3810TG-732G64i, and will cooperate with Vmax Telecom to bundle sales in Taiwan.

Accton and LG-Nortel form joint venture targeting North America SMB networking device market

Jan 29, 16:12

Taiwan-based network equipment maker Accton Technology has signed an agreement with LG-Nortel to form a network equipment joint venture that will offer voice and data solutions for...

North American chip-gear industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.03 in December 2009, says SEMI

Jan 22, 12:15

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$863.3 million in orders in December 2009 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.03, according...

Quanta and Compal benefit from strong Toshiba sales in the US

Dec 17, 15:18

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are expected to benefit from Toshiba's strong notebook and netbook sales in the US, according to sources from notebook players.

Acer shipments in 4Q09 expected to mainly benefit from Europe, North America

Dec 9, 16:27

Acer is expected to ship 4.5-5 million notebooks to Europe, due to growing market demand, and 3-3.5 million units to the North American market, mainly through cooperation with Best...

North America chip-gear book-to-bill remains above 1.0 in October, says SEMI

Nov 20, 10:49

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$756.2 million in orders in October 2009 and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10, according to SEMI. A book-to-bill of...

LCD panel makers expect slight shipment and revenue decrease in 4Q09

Sep 29, 12:12

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers are expected to see a slight sequential decrease in shipments and revenues in the fourth quarter, according to market sources.

Taiwan PCB makers enter supply chains of top-10 automobile makers in Europe and North America

Sep 24, 17:04

Taiwan-based PCB makers including Chin-Poon Industrial and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have both managed to enter the supply chains of most the top-10 automobile makers in Europe...

Nvidia showcases Tegra-based smartbook made by Foxconn

Sep 24, 15:29

Nvidia has showcased a Tegra-based 8.9-inch smartbook designed by Mobinnova and manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry). The smartbook has already received...

Amtran unveils Vizio 55-inch LED TV; US vendor aiming to ship 2-3 million LED TVs in 2010

Sep 9, 12:31

Amtran Technology, an affiliate of Vizio, on September 8 unveiled in Taiwan a 55-inch LED TV it makes for the US vendor. Amtran chairman Alpha Wu said Vizio aims to ship 2-3 million...

Vizio 55-inch LED-backlit LCD TV unveiled by Amtran in Taipei

Sony to sell LCD TV plant to Foxconn

Sep 1, 16:24

Sony has announced that it will form a strategic alliance with Taiwan's Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) for the production of LCD TVs for the Americas region. Foxconn...

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    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Nvidia+Quadro+600+graphics+card

    Nvidia Quadro 600 graphics card

    Nvidia has announced the expansion of its Quadro professional graphics solutions based on the Fermi architecture. The new entry-level Quadro 600 is a half height solution that features...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

  • Nvidia+Quadro+2000+graphics+card

    Nvidia Quadro 2000 graphics card

    Nvidia has announced the expansion of its Quadro professional graphics solutions based on the Fermi architecture. The mid-range Quadro 2000 with 192 CUDA processing cores now bring...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

  • Memoright+FTM25%2C+GTR18+SSDs+

    Memoright FTM25, GTR18 SSDs

    Memoright is showcasing its ruggedized, extended temperature SSD solutions as well as a wide range of SDDs for industrial PCs, business servers and storage systems at the Flash Memory...

    Photo: Company, Aug 18.

  • SanDisk+G3+SSD

    SanDisk G3 SSD

    SanDisk has begun shipping its G3-series solid state drives (SSD) to retailers in North America and Europe, according to the company. SanDisk's G3 SSD is available in 60GB and 120GB...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

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