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MediaTek posts slight sequential growth in May revenues

Jun 6, 19:07

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.44 billion (US$612.5 million) for May 2017, up 3.9% sequentially but down 25.2% on year.

Apple accounts for over 83% global smartphone operating profits in 1Q17, says firm

Newswatch - Jun 6, 15:48

Apple's smartphone business recorded an operating profit of US$10.18 billion in the first quarter of 2017, accounting for 83.4% of the total operating profits generated by global...

SPIL May revenues rise 7%

Jun 5, 23:02

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its May revenues increase 6.7% sequentially to NT$6.99 billion (US$232.4 million).

Robust NOR flash demand to boost 3Q17 performance at backend firms

Jun 5, 10:22

Taiwan-based backend service companies including ChipMOS Technologies, Walton Advanced Engineering and Lingsen Precision Industries are expected to post brisk revenue results for...

Global 1Q17 mobile DRAM revenues drop slightly, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 2, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM dropped by a slight 1.7% sequentially to US$5.41 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. Despite a seasonal slowdown in demand...

Tsinghua Unigroup chair criticizes Qualcomm for forming JV with local chipmaker

Jun 1, 21:16

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo has criticized Qualcomm's intention of forming a joint venture with fabless chip firm Leadcore Technology and two local investment firms in...

Sony gives priority to Apple, China-based vendors for CIS capacity

Jun 1, 15:24

Sony has given priority to Apple, and China-based Huawei, Oppo and Vivo for CMOS image sensor (CIS) capacity, according to industry sources.

ARM rolls out new solutions to accelerate AI adoption

Jun 1, 15:21

ARM has launched a series of processor cores, the high-end Cortex-A75 and mid-range Cortex-A55 chips, and the Mali-G72 graphics chip, aimed to accelerate AI adoption.

ARM looking to work with its partners to ship the next 100 billion ARM-based chips by 2021

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments decline sharply in April

May 26, 11:25

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 543,000 units in April, down nearly 10% from the previous month and 20% from a year earlier period, according to data compiled...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner

May 25, 14:02

Global shipments of smartphones grew 9.1% on year to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner.

Shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels to surge in 2H17

May 25, 11:19

In view of fast growing demand for 18:9 all-screen displays from smartphone vendors, panel makers will expand production of such panels in the second half of 2017, according to industry...

Robust chip demand from China smartphone firms to boost revenues at IC distributors

May 22, 21:49

Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics, Supreme Electronics, Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, Audix and Edom Technology will...

China expanding bike-sharing market to boost IoT chip demand, says MediaTek

May 22, 15:11

China's bicycle-sharing market has been expanding, which will boost demand for IoT chips, according to MediaTek corporate VP JC Hsu. The bike-sharing market in China has already far...

IHS sees first positive smartphone shipment growth in 2 years

May 19, 16:02

The global smartphone market continues its recovery, with the top three China-based OEMs posting impressive gains. Samsung continued to lead the pack in smartphone shipments during...

Google to team up with Asustek to launch new AR smartphone

May 19, 16:00

Google will team up with Asustek Computer to roll out its second-generation AR-enabled smartphone expecting to launch the new phone in the third quarter of 2017 at the earliest, according...

Oppo, Vivo to adopt MediaTek Helio P30 chips in new smartphones

May 18, 21:36

Oppo and Vivo have both decided to use MediaTek's Helio P30 series chips in their upcoming models slated for launch in the second half of 2017 - an encouraging sign for the mobile...

China market: Samsung launches Galaxy S8 as market share falls

May 18, 15:45

Samsung Electronics will begin marketing its latest flagship Galaxy S8 devices in the China market following a product event held in Beijing on May 18. But the Korea-based vendor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches Xperia XZ Premium smartphone

Newswatch - May 18, 12:30

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, in the Taiwan market, featuring a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display. It is the world's first smartphone...

eMemory announces security IP for IoT applications

May 17, 21:46

As Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) have become an increasingly popular security technology, eMemory has announced the launch of NeoPUF, which the company claims is a game-changing...

HTC launches new flagship smartphone U11

Newswatch - May 17, 11:09

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11, which comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing...

HTC U11

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in April

May 11, 15:13

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for April...

China smartphone vendors pushing into overseas markets

May 11, 14:21

As China's smartphone market is seeing weakening growth, China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Xiaomi and Huawei, have been aggressively expanding their products into overseas...

Taiwan IC distributors April revenues decrease

May 10, 19:41

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics and Edom Technology have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 10.4%, 4.4% and 14.9%, respectively.

Qualcomm ramping up shipments of mid-tier smartphone CPUs

May 10, 15:25

Qualcomm is expected to ramp up shipments of its Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 CPUs for the mid-tier smartphone segment, putting more pressure on Taiwan-based smartphone AP provider...

HTC reports eighth quarterly losses in 1Q17

May 10, 11:12

HTC has reported net losses of NT$2 billion (US$66.12 million) on revenues of NT$14.5 billion for the first quarter of 2017. The company has booked losses for eight consecutive qua...

Asustek revenues down sharply in April

May 9, 20:35

Asustek Computer has reported revenues of NT$27.113 billion (US$896.38 million) for April, representing a significant decline of 40% from the previous month and also a 7% drop from...

SPIL April revenues decrease

May 8, 15:49

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.55 billion (US$217.4 million) for April 2017, down 1.7% on month and about 4% on year...

IC distributor Supreme to post robust 2Q17 sales

May 5, 15:32

A rally in DRAM prices, as well as rising demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo, will buoy revenues at Supreme Electronics in the second quarter of 2017, according to market watche...

Win Semi posts revenue growth in April

May 5, 15:25

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.25 billion (US$41.5 million) for April 2017, up 10.2% on year and 5.9% sequentially. The April revenues...

Rising mobile DRAM prices to constrain growth of memory content in smartphones, says TrendForce

May 5, 15:22

A rally in mobile DRAM prices will hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones in 2017, according to TrendForce. Average DRAM content in smartphones...

China market: Local vendors ramp up smartphone shipments at the expense of iPhone in 1Q17

May 5, 12:01

Apple suffered a serious setback in shipments of iPhone devices in the China market in the first quarter of 2017 as China-based brands including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo managed to continue...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

WPG expects 2Q17 sales to grow slightly

May 4, 11:32

IC distributor WPG expects its second-quarter revenues to grow only slightly on quarter, judging from continued excessive levels of inventory in the smartphone industry supply chai...

Semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenues up 11% in 2016, says Gartner

May 3, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment (WFE) revenues totaled US$37.4 billion in 2016, an 11.3% increase from 2015, according to final results by Gartner. The...

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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