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HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Taiwan share of global LCD TV outsourcing on the decline due to competition from China

Oct 7, 10:39

Global production outsourcing of LCD TVs in 2011 is forecast at 68 million units and Taiwan-based ODM/OEMs will turn out 52.5 million units for a share of 77.2%, lower than 84.3%...

White-box tablet PC players cut prices to digest inventory

Oct 4, 13:56

White-box tablet PC players have cut their pricing for 7-inch models hoping to clear up their inventory before Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire is released in November priced at US$...

Toshiba showcases technologies at CEATEC

Oct 4, 10:47

Toshiba has announced the line-up of products and technologies that it will bring to CEATEC, Japan's biggest consumer electronics show, including digital products, plus an overview...

Notebook ODMs consider forming joint venture with metal chassis maker to secure supply

Oct 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, concerned that supply of metal chassis may fall short in the near future, are considering to establish joint ventures with upstream metal chassis suppliers...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan

Sep 22, 01:20

Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...

GLT becomes supplier for Toshiba Lighting

Sep 20, 14:12

Taiwan-based light guide plate maker GLT has successfully cut into the supply chain of Japan-based Toshiba Lighting's LED ceiling lamps. Toshiba Lighting currently has the largest...

Panel prices expect boost from Ultrabook

Sep 15, 14:26

Panel prices are expected to stabilize as early as fourth-quarter 2011, with the incoming Ultrabook and Window 8 that works on PCs and handheld devices, according to sources in panel...

Intel directly cooperates with chassis suppliers to lower Ultrabook costs

Sep 8, 01:00

Intel has recently been aggressively cooperating with notebook chassis suppliers hoping to achieve the goal of dropping Ultrabook prices to below US$1,000, and Intel is currently...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Major IDMs participate for procurement talks

Sep 7, 15:36

Major IDMs including Panasonic Semiconductor, Philips, Renesas Electronics and Toshiba are being invited to hold face-to-face procurement talks with Taiwan-based suppliers of chemicals,...

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

Integration of Japan makers seen as healthy move for small- to mid-size panel industry

Sep 1, 14:28

Japan's attempts to integrate resources of the country's small- to medium-size panels would benefit the development of the global panel industry, but there are challenges ahead for...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

SATA-IO intros new standard for embedded SSDs

Aug 11, 13:55

The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) has introduced a new standard for embedded solid state drives (SSDs). The SATA uSSD specification eliminates the module connector...

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Compal sees drop in July revenues and notebook shipments

Aug 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.95 billion (US$1.93 billion) for July, down 6% on month, with combined consolidated revenues from January to July also...

Japan-based TV brands to account for 30% of AUO sales in 2H11

Aug 2, 01:20

Demand for LCD TVs has been soft and the financial performance from Japan-based firms has been less than expected. However, according to AU Optronics (AUO), orders from Japan-based...

Global 2Q11 NAND flash market sees 9% drop; Samsung remains top supplier, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:26

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.88 billion in the second quarter of 2011, down about 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

GLT expects 2H11 revenues to exceed 1H11

Jul 27, 01:00

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) will list on the TSE on July 28. According to GLT, the traditional boom season will enhance performance in the third quarter...

Toshiba announces new business strategy for India

Jul 22, 15:19

Toshiba and Toshiba India Private (TIPL) unveiled a digital products business strategy and new product line-up in India on July 21. Toshiba plans to move forward in India as TIPL...

LCD TV outsourcing set to double as competition intensifies, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 22, 12:34

Worldwide production of LCD TVs conducted by contract manufacturers is expected to nearly double from 2010 to 2015, as plummeting prices and eroding margins force many brands to outsource...

Worldwide PC shipments increase 2.3% in 2Q11, says Gartner

Jul 15, 16:46

Worldwide PC shipments surpassed 85.2 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 2.3% increase from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner. These...

Compal acquires Toshiba TV plant in Mexico

Jul 14, 12:28

Compal Electronics has announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to acquire Toshiba's TV assembly subsidiary Toshiba Electromex in Mexico with the transaction...

Samsung said to ramp new fab in September

Jul 14, 01:00

Samsung Electronics is expected to open a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant in September, according to industry sources. Dubbed Line-16, the facility will be focused on the...

Toshiba adopts AUO-developed naked-eye 3D panels for notebook

Jul 13, 15:56

Toshiba has adopted 15.6-inch lenticular lens-based panels developed by Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) for its naked-eye 2D/3D switchable notebook model to be launched in August...

Hynix, Toshiba to jointly develop MRAM

Jul 13, 15:02

Hynix Semiconductor and Toshiba have agreed to jointly develop spin-transfer torque Magnetoresistance RAM (MRAM). Once technology development is successfully completed, the two parties...

Top-five panel makers predict 3D TV penetration to reach 20% at end of 2011

Jul 12, 01:15

The top five panel makers, Samsung, LG Display, AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Sharp have been increasing supply of panels for 3D TVs and expect the penetration of 3D...

Digitimes Insight: Japan small- and medium-size LCD panel firms gear up competition

Jun 21, 16:31

The media in Japan reported the news of an integrated new firm by Sony Mobile Display and Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) on June 7, 2011. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels...

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Taiwan market: HP to push WebOS-based tablet PC and smartphone in 2H11

Jun 21, 01:35

First-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to add its TouchPad tablet PC and smartphone as new products line in the IT market, to help fill in the gap of its cloud computing...

HP, Acer set eyes on the enterprise PC market

Jun 21, 01:15

First-tier global PC brand vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer are both placing their focus on the enterprise market in the second half of 2011 with HP recently launching 22 new...

Delta Electronics begins use of 3 zero-carbon classrooms in Taiwan

Jun 3, 10:53

Delta Electronics on June 2 inaugurated three zero-carbon classrooms, an energy-saving educational facility, inside three elementary schools located in northern, central and southern...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

No plans to give up stake in Phison, says Toshiba

May 11, 10:38

Toshiba has no plans to release its complete holdings in Phison Electronics, its supplier of controllers for NAND flash devices, according to a Toshiba executive, adding that cooperation...

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    Toshiba TZ2100 group application processors

    Toshiba has announced the launch of three new application processors (APs) under its TZ2100 group as the latest additions to its ApP Lite family's ARM Cortex-A9-based TZ2000 series...

    Photo: Company, Dec 12.

  • Toshiba+WERAM1100+wristband

    Toshiba WERAM1100 wristband

    Toshiba has released a wearable fitness tracker, WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan. An integrated accelerometer enables the WERAM1100 to estimate physical activities, such as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 14.

  • Toshiba+Satellite+P55t

    Toshiba Satellite P55t

    Toshiba has unveiled its new Satellite P55t, featuring 15.6-inch diagonal Ultra HD TruBrite touchscreen display technology in addition to IPS technology. Each Ultra HD display is...

    Photo: Company, Apr 22.

  • Toshiba+HK3R+SSD

    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

  • Toshiba+TCM5126GBA+CIS

    Toshiba TCM5126GBA CIS

    Toshiba has started sample shipments of a VGA, 1/4 inch CMOS image sensor - TCM5126GBA - for automotive view cameras. The TCM5126GBA integrates a high dynamic range (HDR) function...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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