Smartphone vendors are improving their hardware
Digitimes Research expects Taiwan's IC backend production to outperform global average n 2014
TSMC and UMC see strong results for 1Q14
Big firms from other sectors are also playing the PV game
Epistar's chairman has expressed optimism about the LED industry in the next three years.
MediaTek's presence in China has been expanding.
The solar energy market is recovering.
Latest developments in PV pricing.
Hard disc drive (HDD) makers have been launching products for many different applications, hoping to attract demand from segments outside of the standard consumer market.
The US is investigating China and Taiwan PV makers over alleged unfair trade practices.
Seeing the 7-inch tablet market suffering from fierce price competition, several vendors are turning to focus on 8-inch and above segments to avoid profit drops
SAS has formed a joint venture to take over Aleo
The server business has become a major revenue contributor for Taiwan ODMs as larger Internet players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter, are expanding their server orders to Taiwan ODMs to save costs.
As China component suppliers are growing quickly and offering quotes a lot lower than their Taiwan competitors with a quality not much worse, notebook brand vendors have turned to place their orders with China, leaving...
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the world's largest IC packaging house, has been fined NT$600,000 (US$20,250) and ordered to suspend operations for discharging untreated industrial wastewater.
Flexible displays are expected to become more widely used in mobile applications in 2014. But how flexible will they be? Due to constraints in components supply chains the amount of flexibilty offered in these new devices...
China panel makers are continuing to increase their production capacity in addition to improving their technology. Some market observers say this is creating concerns for Taiwan panel makers while others say despite the...
A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China has pushed up DRAM prices.
Following the merger, Compal is looking to expand its business in the smartphone and tablet fields. Non-notebook product lines will account for more than 30% of company revenues in 2015.
Acer's ex-CEO JT Wang and ex-president Jim Wong have both recently stepped down from their positions, leaving the Taiwan-based vendor looking for new executive to save its business.