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China Unicom to focus support on non-iPhone smartphones in 2011, says president

Feb 17, 01:25

China Unicom will focus its smartphone business on models other than iPhone in 2011 to reduce the unfavorable influence on its overall business operation due to heavy reliance on...

E Ink to triple EPD capacity in 2011

Feb 16, 01:50

Amid increasing demand for e-paper, as well as FFS panels for tablet PCs and smartphones, electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) plans to expand its EPD capacity...

Elpida CEO positive about PC DRAM demand after March

Feb 10, 02:00

Supply for DDR3 memory will become tight in April or May after reaching a balance point in March 2011, according to Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto. DRAM inventory...

AUO to start mass shipments of tablet PC panels with touch solution in 1Q11

Jan 28, 01:35

AU Optronics (AUO) started small volume shipments of tablet PC panels in the fourth quarter of 2010 and expects to start mass volume shipments with touch panel solutions in the first...

AUO losses to continue in 1Q11, says executive VP

Jan 28, 01:30

AU Optronics (AUO) expects to continue to see losses in the first quarter of 2011, but the extent will be less significant as prices for large-size panels will start to increase in...

AUO expects mass production of AMOLED panels at 3.5G plant in 2H11

Jan 28, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently installing equipment for AMOLED production at its 3.5G line and is scheduled to start mass production in the second half of 2011, according to executive...

Novatek sees touch IC as main growth driver in 2011

Jan 28, 01:00

IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects touch panel ICs to be the main revenue growth driver in 2011. Touch IC demand will be buoyed by booming smartphone and tablet PC sales,...

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

Acer may see netbook shipment growth in 2011, says Acer Taiwan president

Jan 24, 16:54

President of Acer Taiwan Scott Lin, commenting on reports about Acer stepping out of the netbook market, pointed out that Acer will never quit from netbook competition. As many of...

Samsung Taiwan announces new president

Jan 21, 02:00

Samsung Electronics Taiwan has announced the appointment of Moon Sung Hyun as its new president.

Walton expects double-digit revenue growth for 2011

Jan 21, 01:55

Memory packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering expects to enjoy double-digit growth in its 2011 revenues, and is eyeing a 20% gross margin, according to company president...

Passive component distributor NDB enters PV inverter supply chain

Jan 20, 01:55

Nichidenbo (NDB), which mainly distributes Japan-made aluminum electrolytic capacitors, has entered the supply chain of major China-based PV inverter suppliers, according to company...

Taiwan solar module makers to benefit from new US military procurement regulations

Jan 19, 01:15

A provision in a military authorization law signed by US president Barack Obama on January 7, 2011, which requires the Defense Department to purchase only American-made solar panels,...

Solar industry to bottom out in January, says Gintech executive

Jan 18, 14:47

The solar industry will bottom out in January and begin to recover, according to Gintech Energy president Wenwhe Pan.

Compal successfully raises OEM quotes for 1Q11, says president

Jan 13, 01:35

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen, on January 12, revealed the company recently reached an agreement with its clients and has successfully raised OEM quotes for the first quarter...

ITO glass supply to remain short in 1H11, says AimCore president

Dec 31, 01:20

ITO glass supplier AimCore Technology expects the shortage of ITO glass to continue into the first half of 2011, and in order to meet client demand, AimCore has started capacity expansion...

KYEC expects IDM orders to boost sales in 2011

Dec 30, 01:20

IC backend testing and assembly firm King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects more than 30% of its revenues to come from international IDM clients in 2011, up from 25% in 2010,...

LCD panel market to be better in 2011, says AUO executive VP

Dec 21, 15:11

With limited capacity expansion in 2010, and only South Korea's LG Display having ramped up capacity substantially in the past two years, LCD panel supply and demand will be more...

AMD announces lineup of Brazos motherboards; new president for Greater China region

Dec 20, 16:28

AMD has announced a lineup of motherboard products for AMD's 2011 low-power mobile platform (Brazos) and the AMD Embedded G-Series platform for embedded systems (eBrazos), both based...

AMD reportedly to hire ex-Nokia vice president to fill president of Greater China position, says report

Newswatch - Dec 15, 16:55

Following AMD's president of Greater China region Karen Guo's suddenly announced resignation in early December 2010, a Chinese-language Sina.net report has indicated that...

Compal to focus on profitability in 2011, says company president

Dec 9, 01:50

Ray Chen, president of notebook maker Compal Electronics, at a meeting of the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), expressed his optimism toward the notebook industry in 2011 and noted...

Light guide plate supplier JSP to list on OTC market on December 8

Dec 3, 01:55

Light guide plate (LGP) supplier Jeng Shiang Precision (JSP) will be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) market on December 8. The company is expected to ship up to 140 million...

Eversol president resigns

Dec 1, 12:07

Solar wafer maker Eversol on November 30 announced that Lin Rongsheng has resigned as company president and will be replaced by vice president Martin Kuo.

SAS-Solartech joint venture to start operating in 2011

Nov 30, 10:17

A joint venture between Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) and Solartech Energy will start operations around the end of 2011, with planned capacity for solar wafers and cells to...

Toward increased mobility: Q&A with ARM president Tudor Brown

Nov 24, 17:06

More than 20 billion ARM-powered processors have been shipped by semiconductor and system companies worldwide over the past 20 years, and the number is expected to top 100 billion...

ARM president Tudor Brown

Tablet PCs are opportunities to redistribute profits among supply chain players, says ARM president

Nov 19, 14:51

While Taiwan-based makers have dominated the global production of PCs but have had thinning margins because most of the profits have fallen to the two CPU giants especially Intel,...

China solar module quotes for Europe to fall 5-10% in 2011, says LDK executive

Nov 16, 01:10

Prices of China-made solar modules for Europe will fall around 5-10% according to Xingxue Tong, president and COO of China-based LDK Solar. The modest decrease for next year is due...

NEC to continue supporting WiMAX development in Taiwan, says NEC China president

Nov 15, 16:31

NEC has been helping Tatung InfoComm with its WiMAX operation, and will continue its support for WiMAX development in Taiwan, including additional investment in line with Taiwan government's...

BenQ Materials aims to become top-3 worldwide supplier of polarizers

Nov 12, 01:45

Taiwan-based polarizer maker BenQ Materials aims to become a top-three supplier worldwide and is actively expanding its capacity including purchasing two production lines and renting...

Creative replacement products help FPD industry to keep growing, says Samsung president

Nov 11, 16:40

Creative replacement will help the FPD industry to continue to grow. Five products will replace current products such as smart TVs replacing LCD/PDP TVs, tablet PCs replacing notebooks,...

Compal considers supporting Acer with plant in Chengdu, China

Nov 11, 01:30

As Acer recently announced plans to invest in Chongqing, China, Compal Electronics is considering supporting Acer's new site with its recently planned new plant in Chengdu, China,...

EMS providers will create less impact on notebook ODMs in 2011, says Compal president

Nov 11, 01:25

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen, at a forum in Taiwan, pointed out that EMS providers have started showing their weakness over notebook manufacturing and brand vendors have...

PC accessory maker KYE undergoes business reorganization

Nov 9, 02:25

Taiwan-based PC accessory makers KYE Systems has announced it will start a business reorganization with president Alex Lee to resign from his position and the company hoping a new...

LED TV panel demand to increase significantly in January-February 2011, says Lextar president

Nov 3, 02:00

Demand for LED-backlit LCD TV panels will increase significantly in January-February 2011 as TV vendors are planning to launch new models in March, according to David Su, president...

AUO again urges Taiwan government to speed up review of 7.5G plant in China

Nov 3, 01:20

Acting president of AU Optronics (AUO), Max Cheng, has again urged the Taiwan government to speed up the review of AUO's project to set up a 7.5G TFT-LCD production plant in China...

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