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  • Last update: Wednesday 25 March 2015 [542 news items]

Apple seeks direct product production from material makers, say sources

Nov 8, 15:43

Apple is reportedly directly communicating and putting in orders with upstream material makers to produce various products that have specialized specifications while skipping assemblers...

Aptina benefiting from product differentiation via CIS chips, says executive

Nov 8, 15:24

Aptina, which supplies a complete lineup of CMOS image sensors, will benefit from the increasing emphasis on camera functionalities and the image processing capabilities of smartphones...

Taiflex sees moderate drop in 4Q12 FCCL sales

Nov 6, 14:31

Taiflex Scientific expects sales of its flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) product line to drop 5-10% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to the 10-20% decreases...

Elan reports strong sales for October

Nov 6, 14:04

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics saw its revenues grow 0.8% sequentially and 75% on year to a record high of NT$724 million (US$24.75 million) in October.

CMI to focus on Ultra HD TV panels for product differentiation in 2013

Nov 1, 19:22

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will strive for product differentiation by offering Ultra HD (4Kx2K) TV panels in 2013 and expects prices for Ultra HD TVs to drop from 3-5 times those for Full...

Apple introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and new iMac systems

Oct 24, 15:49

Apple has introduced an all-new version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro featuring a Retina display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At 0.75-inch and 3.57 pounds, the 13-inch...

Apple introduces iPad Mini and 4th-generation iPad

Oct 24, 10:17

Apple has introduced iPad Mini, a new design that is 23% thinner and 53% lighter than the third-generation iPad. The new iPad Mini features a 7.9-inch multi-touch display, FaceTime...

Viking Tech gross margin to top 40% in 3Q12

Oct 23, 11:01

Passive component maker Viking Tech is expected to report a gross margin of over 40% for the third quarter of 2012 compared to 37% recorded in the previous quarter, according to estimates...

Coping with the shrinking ODD business: Q&A with Lite-On IT CEO Danny Liao

Oct 22, 14:53

As the proportion of notebooks equipped with slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) is on the decline and use of cloud computing-based storage is on the rise, the optical disc storage...

Lite-On IT CEO Danny Liao

AMD to reduce previous-generation APU prices

Oct 15, 22:18

After announcing its latest FM2-based A series APUs (Trinity) on October 1, AMD is set to reduce prices of its previous-generation APUs with the FM1-based A4-3300 to be reduced from...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

JTouch to increase revenues in 4Q12 from tablet product orders

Oct 4, 11:14

Taiwan-based touch panel maker JTouch is expected to see fourth-quarter 2012 revenues hit the highest quarterly level of the year due to increased orders for touch screen panels used...

Barnes & Noble launches Nook HD series tablets

Sep 27, 16:45

Barnes & Noble has introduced Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets. The 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch Nook HD+ feature displays for reading and entertainment starting at US$199 for the Nook...

Barnes & Noble Nook HD tablet

CPT reduces product divisions; to focus more on small-sized panels

Sep 25, 01:10

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is reportedly making internal adjustments to its business structure by decreasing the amount of product divisions it has from three to two in order to...

Mitac adjusts product lines for better profitability

Sep 21, 01:05

Taiwan-based Mitac International has been gradually adjusting its product lines by increasing production of products with higher gross margins to hike overall profitability, according...

CPT to see increased 3Q12 touch screen product revenues

Sep 18, 14:49

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) expects to see revenues from its touch screen products reach higher in the third quarter compared with the second quarter due to increased orders from...

CMI and AUO continue to benefit from product differentiation

Sep 17, 16:09

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are continuing to see benefits from their product differentiation strategies, which include producing TV...

Component makers face increasing costs of molds due to decreased product life of notebooks

Sep 12, 15:46

As product life of notebooks has decreased and the proportion of customized notebook designs is increasing, notebook component makers have indicated that they face increasing pressure...

AMD launches micro servers with AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon processors

Sep 11, 14:26

AMD has announced the availability of three products for the fabric computing, micro servers and data center technology segments. The first is a new chassis, AMD's SeaMicro SM15000...

AMD SeaMicro SM15000 server

Foxlink sees revenue growth in August with help from new smartphone product

Sep 10, 14:28

Foxlink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.52 billion (US$320.97 million) for August, up 20.97% from NT$7.87 billion in July and 15.8% from NT$8.22 billion in the same month...

Nvidia launches Quadro K5000 for Mac Pro

Sep 10, 14:19

Based on Nvidia's Kepler architecture, the Quadro K5000 for Mac is a powerful professional-class GPU for the Macintosh.

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

AMD introduces FirePro S9000 and S7000 for data center applications

Aug 28, 14:31

AMD has launched the FirePro S9000 and S7000, dual- and single-slot server graphics cards for compute, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and workstation graphics deployments in...

AMD FirePro S9000 graphics card

IDC lowers PC outlook as shipments decline in 2Q12 ahead of fall product updates

Aug 24, 12:27

The worldwide PC market is now expected to grow just 0.9% in 2012, as mid-year shipments slow. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, 367 million PCs will ship into...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Software players start taking leadership in product development

Aug 17, 16:20

Software players are gradually taking over the leadership in the development of IT products, and hardware performance is no longer the key to driver of new trends, according to sources...

Nvidia unveils GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU

Aug 17, 12:01

Nvidia has unveiled the GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and available starting at US$299.

Motorola product strategy adjustments expected to impact supply chain, say Taiwan makers

Aug 14, 14:42

Google has adjusted product strategies for Motorola Mobility after its acquisition, with a focus on high-end smartphones to be developed by the US-based R&D team and entry-level...

TPK expects increased medium- and large-sized touch panel shipments in 3Q12

Aug 10, 15:01

TPK expects to see increasing shipments of medium- and large-size touch screen products in the third quarter due to the release of Windows 8 and ultrabooks during the same period,...

Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12

Aug 7, 01:25

As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...

Solar product inventory piling up in China, says source

Aug 6, 11:41

The European Commission has been considering an anti-dumping investigation against China-based solar firms. China's government and supply chain have been warning the EU of possible...

Unimicron optimistic about 2H12 markets for FPCB, HDI boards

Aug 3, 01:10

Unimicron Technology has enjoyed high utilization rates for its flexible PCB capacity, and expects the positive performance to carry on in the second half of 2012. Meanwhile, the...

Intel China symposium to focus on hardware design and software ecosystem

Aug 2, 01:35

Intel will host an Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in Shenzhen, China on August 2, inviting mostly second-tier IT players, and will focus on topics such as hardware design and software...

Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets

Jul 26, 01:25

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting the combination of its Medfield platform with Android for the smartphone and tablet PC markets, the recent decisions of the company's...

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    Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina notebook

    Apple has updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with the new Force Touch trackpad, fifth-generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Graphics 6100. The new trackpad...

    Photo: Company, Mar 12.

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    Apple MacBook Air notebook

    Apple has updated the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air and added up to two times faster flash to the 13-inch MacBook Air. The updated 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air now feature fifth-generation...

    Photo: Company, Mar 12.

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    Apple new 12-inch ultra-thin MacBook

    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook product line. Apple claims every component has been redesigned to create a Mac that weighs just two pounds and is 13.1mm thin. The new MacBook features...

    Photo: Company, Mar 12.

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    Apple Watch smartwatches

    Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available on April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. The Apple Watch...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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