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Posiflex Technology obtains US 20-year patent for MT-series POS devices

Nov 30, 14:29

Own-brand POS (point of sale/) equipment maker Posiflex Technology on November 29 announced that it has obtained a 20-year patent (No.9436226B2) from the US Patent and Trademark Office...

A tablet-like MT-series POS device

Quanta Computer may benefit from Trump Made in USA-policy

Nov 30, 14:01

If US President-elect Donald Trump realizes his protectionism-oriented Made in USA policy, US-based high-tech enterprises are expected to reduce their reliance on data centers abroad...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips below parity

Nov 23, 15:19

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.91 in October 2016 after having stayed above parity for 10 straight months.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$10.3 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 21, 22:56

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,838 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.291 billion in January-October 2016,...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Intel announces US$250 million investment for autonomous driving

Nov 17, 10:10

Delivering his keynote address at the LA Auto Show's AutoMobility conference, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced that Intel Capital is targeting more than US$250 million of additional...

TSMC board approves US$4.91 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Nov 8, 21:26

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.91 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

Lenovo nets US$157 million in 3Q16

Nov 4, 11:54

Lenovo has reported third-quarter 2016 (its fiscal second-quarter 2016) consolidated revenues of US$11.231 billion, gross margin 14.31%, net operating profit US$215 million and net...

Samsung Austin Semiconductor announces more than US$1 billion investment

Nov 2, 11:49

Samsung Austin Semiconductor has announced plans to invest more than US$1 billion by the first half of 2017 to enhance its current system LSI production and meet growing demand for...

LeEco enters US market

Newswatch - Oct 21, 15:47

China-based LeEco has announced it will enter the US market with products including LCD TVs, smartphones, virtual reality products, cars and bicycles and the company's entry is expected...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$10 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,549 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.084 billion in January-September 2016,...

Verizon launches MediaTek-powered smartphone

Oct 21, 10:13

Verizon Wireless has launched the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone. The LG Stylo 2 V marks its debut as a certified smartphone chipset provider for Verizon, according...

Asustek ZF3 smartphones enjoy strong sales in the US, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 12:25

Demand for Asustek Computer's latest smartphone series products, including the entry-level ZenFone 3 (ZF3), mid-range ZF3 Ultra, and high-end ZF3 Deluxe, in the US market has been...

Soldering materials supplier Shenmao 2016 EPS likely to reach NT$3

Oct 6, 15:16

Taiwan-based soldering materials supplier Shenmao Technology is expected to more than double its EPS to NT$2.50-3 (US$0.08-0.10) in 2016, thanks to rising tin prices and the arrival...

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure revenues grow 14.5% to US$7.7 billion in 2Q16, says IDC

Oct 6, 10:24

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

Government IT spending in India to reach US$7.2 billion in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 4, 15:31

The government in India is on pace to spend US$7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending...

TAICS to cooperate with US TIA on 5G, IoT

Sep 30, 14:26

The Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS) on September 29 signed a MoU with US Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) for cooperation on development...

Prices for solar-grade monocrystalline, polycrystalline silicon wafers drop to US$0.68, US$0.50

Sep 27, 21:59

China-based makers have lowered quotes for a M2-size solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer and polycrystalline silicon wafer to US$0.68 and US$0.50 respectively, according to...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

Advantech subject to US ITC patent infringement probe

Sep 22, 14:39

US-based Rockwell Automation has recently filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against Germany-based Smart Software Solutions (3S) and Taiwan-based industrial...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6.6 billion in January-August

Sep 21, 10:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,273 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.627 billion in January-August 2016, respectively decreasing...

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio stays above parity, says SEMI

Sep 19, 14:55

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.03 in August 2016, having been above parity for nine months in a row, according to the...

Foxconn to raise US$1 billion through EMTN issues

Newswatch - Sep 19, 11:01

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision) plans to raise a total of US$1 billion through two tranches of corporate bond issues, according to a company statement filed with the Taiwan...

Taiwan approves MediaTek US$192 million investment in China

Sep 2, 11:34

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved two investment projects in China proposed by MediaTek totaling US$191.75 million.

Epistar sues Adamax for infringement of LED filament patents in US

Sep 2, 11:27

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California charges against US-based distributor Adamax for infringing...

China manufacturing IoT spending to hit US$128 billion by 2020 as industry shifts from production to services, says IDC

Sep 1, 12:10

Chinese manufacturing enterprises' spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach US$127.5 billion by 2020, with a compound average growth rate of 14.7% during 2016...

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio rises, says SEMI

Aug 24, 13:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.15 in July 2016, having been above parity for eight months in a row, according to the...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,948 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.07 billion in January-July 2016, the former decreasing...

Sales of iOS smartphones up in US and EU, down in China in 2Q16, says Kantar

Newswatch - Aug 12, 11:51

Sales of iOS-based smartphones returned to growth in the US and in the three major markets in the EU – the UK, Germany and France – but continued to suffer on-year declines...

PTI to make additional investment in China subsidiary

Aug 9, 11:48

Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced plans to inject an additional US$25 million into Powertech Semiconductor (Xian), its subsidiary responsible for backend services for memory...

Neo Solar Power to issue US$120 million overseas convertible bonds

Stockwatch - Aug 5, 15:30

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power on August 4 decided to issue 3-year secured zero-interest convertible bonds worth US$120 million on overseas stock markets, according...

US ITC initially rules against Unity Opto in Cree patent row

Aug 4, 10:09

Cree has disclosed the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has initially determined that US-based Feit Electric and its Taiwan-based ODM Unity Opto Technology have infringed four...

TSMC board approves US$3.79 billion for capacity expansion

Aug 2, 20:06

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$3.79 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 21, 12:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,625 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.503 billion in January-June 2016, respectively...

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