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IDT to go fabless, transfers chip production to TSMC

Aug 7, 09:39

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 6 announced they have entered into an agreement to transfer product fabrication...

HP notebook outsourcing to Taiwan makers drops in July 2009

Aug 6, 12:13

Notebook outsourcing from Hewlett-Packard (HP) to Taiwan makers dropped from above three million units in June 2009 to around 2.7-2.9 million units in July despite that the third...

Japan-based camera vendors may release more OEM orders to Taiwan

Aug 5, 15:26

Japan-based digital camera vendors Fujifilm, Casio and Sony suffered losses in the second quarter of 2009 (their first quarter of fiscal 2009) while Canon saw profits decrease by...

ECS, Foxconn, Pegatron competing for Lenovo all-in-one PC orders

Jul 29, 16:07

Lenovo is set to release second-round ODM orders for all-in-one PCs, and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron Technology are all set to compete for...

Acer to finalize first-round 2010 notebook outsourcing soon

Jul 28, 15:11

Acer is expected to finalize its first-round notebook outsourcing orders for 2010 by the end of the month (July), according to industry sources.

China city to offer US$100 million procurement opportunities for Taiwan IT service providers over next 5 years

Jul 28, 12:16

Taiwan's government-sponsored Institute for Information (III) on July 27 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Nanjing city government in China for cooperation to help...

HP places orders of 15 million notebooks to Taiwan makers in 1H09

Jul 21, 11:28

Hewlett-Packard (HP) outsourced around 15 million notebooks to Taiwan makers in the first half of 2009, higher than the 11 million units from Acer and nine million units from Dell,...

Digitimes Insight: Sony to expand DSC outsourcing in Taiwan

Jul 21, 10:11

Recent movement in the outsourcing market appears to indicate that Sony plans to source more of its digital still cameras (DSCs) from Taiwan contract manufacturers.

LCD TV outsourcing falling short of expectations, says iSuppli

Jul 20, 16:14

Although sales of LCD TVs are continuing to grow during the current downturn, the recession is resulting in somewhat weakened demand, causing contract manufacturing of such sets to...

Sony Ericsson places 2010 handset orders with Taiwan makers

Jul 16, 10:17

Sony Ericsson has placed ODM handset orders for 2010 with Taiwan handset makers after the company released orders for only two models to its production partners in Taiwan in 2009,...

TPV lands Vizio LCD TV orders

Jul 13, 13:55

TPV Technology has landed LCD TV orders from Vizio, an affiliate of Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology, and expects to ship up to 10 million LCD TVs in 2009, up from six...

NEC to reduce number of Taiwan component suppliers, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 10, 17:12

Japan-based notebook vendor NEC has recently said it will change its purchasing strategy in Taiwan, which will reduce the number of Taiwan component suppliers in its supply chain...

Foxlink sees revenues up in June; lands fingerprint identification device orders from NEC

Jul 9, 15:49

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink has posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.36 billion (US$101.82 million) for June, up 9.4% on month but down 7.7% on year, according to a company...

PTI sales recovery continues in June, upbeat about 3Q09

Jul 6, 14:37

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted a sequential revenue growth of 4.4% in June with a narrower on-year drop. Sales for the second quarter...

Japan IDMs outsourcing IC backend production to Chipbond

Jun 22, 12:26

Renesas Technology is closing production lines and plans to release bump and chip on glass (COG) orders to Chipbond Technology, while NEC Electronics already started releasing chip...

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Wistron to benefit from more Sony LCD TV outsourcing, says paper

Newswatch - May 20, 16:14

Wistron is likely to receive more LCD TV OEM orders from Sony, as the Japanese vendor reportedly will increase its LCD TV outsourcing to four million units from two million as originally...

Pixart, Elan, ESMT may benefit from MediaTek smartphone chip solutions

May 8, 16:36

Pixart Imaging, Elan Microelectronics and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) are expected to support MediaTek's smartphone handset chip solutions with specific product lines,...

D-Link to focus on 3G product development, says CEO

Apr 30, 12:37

Network equipment maker D-Link plans to shift its focus to the development of 3G related devices such as network data cards, and other products supporting EV-DO and WCDMA technologies,...

Rules change in the mobile handset outsourcing business, says iSuppli

Apr 27, 17:10

With the structure of the mobile handset supply chain upended by the global economic crisis, the old rules for the contract manufacturing of wireless devices have been overturned,...

Nvidia sets GPU outsourcing to TSMC and UMC for 2Q09, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 20, 14:11

Nvidia recently set its outsourcing schedule with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) for the second quarter, according...

MEMS firm SensorDynamics to place ASIC orders with TSMC

Apr 16, 15:27

SensorDynamics, a semi-fabless semiconductor company that specializes in automotive and industrial-use gyroscopes, plans to outsource its MEMS front-end production to Taiwan Semiconductor...

Driver IC packaging firms to reach full utilization by end of 2Q09

Apr 8, 16:33

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses are expected to see their fabs running at full capacity by the end of the second quarter, as more Japan-based IDMs have begun...

Intel and TSMC to make 'strategic announcement'

Mar 2, 12:29

Intel and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are expected to hold a joint press conference on Monday in the US to make a "strategic announcement."

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Quanta to outsource chassis fabrication, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:50

In order to save cost and increase efficiency, Quanta Computer is planning to outsource notebook chassis fabrication to Ju Teng International Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed chassis...

SiTime outsourcing MEMS oscillator production to TSMC

Feb 19, 16:25

MEMS-based silicon timing solutions provider SiTime is outsourcing the production of its MEMS oscillators to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) with Carsem handling...

ST-Ericsson to outsource handset chip production to TSMC and UMC, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 14:38

ST-Ericsson, the joint venture of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, will outsource 65nm and 45nm handset...

Quanta manufacturer of new Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro , says paper

Newswatch - Jan 8, 16:42

Manufacturing of the new thin and light 17-inch MacBook Pro announced during MacWorld 2009 will be outsourced to Quanta Computer according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

Lenovo to stop outsourcing notebook orders to Pegatron, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 26, 15:23

China-based Lenovo is considering whether to stop outsourcing notebook orders to Pegatron Technology next year. The decision would have a big impact on Pegatron's notebook shipments...

Taiwan solar cell makers Motech, E-Ton said to land orders from BP Solar

Dec 23, 01:20

BP Solar International, a subsidiary of BP (previously named British Petroleum), has decided to shut down its factory of solar cells and panels at Sydney, Australia, at the end of...

Asustek might not meet outsourcing goal until 2H09

Dec 22, 11:56

Although Asustek Computer president Jerry Shen has said the company will achieve its goal of outsourcing 30% of notebook production in the second quarter of 2009, sources at notebook...

Sony to cut workforce, increase outsourcing

Dec 9, 17:18

Sony has announced measures to cut costs and improve operating efficiency as a direct response to the sudden changes in the global economy. Plans include workforce reductions, a realignment...

Toshiba to double LCD TV outsourcing to Taiwan in 2009, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 3, 15:22

Toshiba will double its LCD TV outsourcing to Taiwan from this year's two million units to four million units in 2009, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Acer eDC and China-based GDS form Asia Pacific Data Center Alliance

Nov 26, 15:18

Acer e-Enabling Data Center (eDC) and China-based Global Data Solutions (GDS) on November 25 announced the formation of an Asia Pacific Data Center Alliance to facilitate the provision...

RIM looking to outsource production in Asia Pacific

Nov 26, 14:24

Research in Motion (RIM), in addition to outsourcing production of its BlackBerry smartphones to the leading EMS firms in Mexico and Eastern Europe, is also seeking the opportunity...

Asustek pushes back notebook outsourcing plans to 2Q09

Nov 14, 01:10

Asustek Computer's plans to outsource 30% of notebook production have been pushed back to second-quarter 2009, according to company president, Jerry Shen.

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