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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 and 800 processors to support Google Tango

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:41

  • Taiwan market: Acer expects notebook share to reach 22% in 2Q16

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:40

  • PCB maker Tripod Wuxi subsidiary increases capital

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:55

  • Quanta Storage to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$1.20

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:46

  • Samsung Display talking about selling 7G LCD factory, says report

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:44

  • Digitimes Research: Japan-based vendors launch only 3 new consumer digital camera models in 2Q16

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:43

  • UMC orders equipment for Xiamen fab

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:42

  • Notebook-related IC suppliers expect to enjoy double-digit revenue growth in 3Q16

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:42

  • ASE buys equipment from Teradyne

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:42

  • Digitimes Research: Photonics Festival in Taiwan features automotive LED lighting

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:41

  • TSMC 3Q16 revenues to rise almost 20%, says report

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:40

  • Ability Enterprise to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$1.50

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:39

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Robot maker Hiwin looks to strong performance in 3Q16

Stockwatch - Jun 29, 11:19

Mechanical component and robot maker Hiwin Technologies expects its sales performance for the third quarter of 2016 to be better than that in the previous quarter, buoyed by recent appreciation of Japanese yen and brisk demand for high-end machine tools in China, according to company chairman Eric...

Wistron buys back 15.46 million treasury stocks

Stockwatch - Jun 27, 21:41

Wistron spent NT$331.75 million (US$10.2 million) to buy back 15.46 million treasury stocks at a price point of NT$21.46 per stock on June 27, according to a company's posting on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Compal aims at revenue proportion of 35% for non-notebook products in 2016

Jun 27, 11:08

Compal Electronics saw non-notebook revenue proportion rise from 23% in 2014 to 28% in 2015 and aims to increase it to 35% in 2016, company president Ray Chen said at a shareholders' meeting on June 24.

Compal chairman expects Taiwan exports to benefit from rising Japanese Yen

Jun 24, 15:12

Commenting on the UK's referendum over EU membership, Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu said the passing of the referendum it is likely to affect Taiwan, Asia and even the UK itself in many ways.

Rock Hsu, Compal chairman

MediaTek rolls out 4G solutions for vehicle recorder market

Jun 24, 11:23

MediaTek and downstream device designers have jointly come out with smart rear-view camera modules, built utilizing MediaTek's 4G solutions.

Foxconn pushes new strategy to help Sharp transform

Jun 23, 14:24

At the company's investor conference on June 22, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo said that several of Foxconn's vice presidents will join Sharp's board of directors to help Sharp transform over three stages of planning.

Foxconn chairman looks at LeEco ecosystem for possible cooperation

Jun 22, 14:07

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou and a number of top executives of the EMS giant have recently visited an experience shop of the "LeEco ecosystem" operated by China-based conglomerate LeEco (formerly LeTV) in Shenzhen to tap the possibility of enhancing cooperation between the two companies,...

Inventec expects to achieve NT$460 billion revenues in 2017

Jun 22, 13:59

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company in the past 12 months has been integrating its resources in Taiwan and China and transforming its businesses to focus on developing Internet of Things (IoT) and industrial 4.0 applications.

Inventec to ship drones and service robots in 2H16

Jun 21, 21:58

Inventec will begin shipping drones and service robots in the second half of 2016, but these new product lines will only have a limited contribution to revenues, according to David Ho, general manager of Inventec Appliances.

Notebook ODMs eye medical electronics device opportunity

Jun 21, 15:19

ODMs have been partnering with medical product players to push into the medical electronics device market. Compal Electronics recently cooperated with Portugal-based Alert Life Science to sell its products in Taiwan and has partnered with medical product maker Apexcare to develop a smart medical care...

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues from the business are likely to stay flat from a year ago because of dropping product ASP, according to Fred Chang,...

China market: Foxconn enters financial service sector

Jun 21, 11:27

Foxconn Electronics has entered the financial service market in China and also plans to launch an online financial service platform in 2016, according to media reports in China.

Connector maker UDE ramping up networking connector ratio

Jun 17, 16:05

Connector maker UDE will aim to ramp up the ratio of networking connectors to 45% of its total sales in 2016, up from 40% currently, according to the company.

Wistron expects strong 2016, say executives

Jun 16, 16:05

Wistron chairman Simon Lin is optimistic the company's 2016 operations will improve significantly and its revenue ratio for the first and second halves of 2016 will reach 45:55, changing from 50:50 in 2015 because of seasonality and strong revenue contribution from the smartphone and server business...

Digitimes Research: Growing VR ecosystem to accelerate development of VR video market

Jun 16, 15:24

Video and gaming applications for virtual reality (VR) devices were the highlights of the recently concluded Computex 2016 as demonstrated by the number of related products and exhibitors presented at the trade fair, according to Digitimes Research.

Dell sees rising share in notebook market

Jun 16, 14:02

In addition to the enterprise notebook sector, Dell has also been successfully expanding its presence in the consumer notebook sector recently and has seen increased market share in North America and emerging markets such as Brazil, India and China.

Pegatron reports on-month revenue growth for May

Stockwatch - Jun 13, 21:54

Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$66.55 billion (US$2.05 billion) for May 2016, representing a 2.27% increase on month, but 5.7% drop on year.

Taiwan notebook ODMs look to strong shipments in June, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 13, 16:24

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, are expected to see their notebook shipments remain strong in June after posting strong gains in May, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Foxconn sees decreased May revenues

Jun 13, 09:23

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$295.411 billion (US$9.062 billion) for May, decreasing 8.37% on month and 2.05% on year, according to the company.

Quanta Computer sees revenues drop 9% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:33

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$70.05 billion (US$2.17 billion) for May 2016, representing a 2.74% increase on month and 9.07% drop on year.

Wistron revenues increase in May

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:09

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.13 billion (US$1.49 billion) for May 2016, representing a 8.3% increase on month and 7.25% increase on year.

Compal reports on-year drop in May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:07

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$56.71 billion (US$1.76 billion) for May 2016, representing a 22.46% increase on month and 12.14% drop on year.

Inventec reports revenue growths for May 2016

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:05

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$34.18 billion (US$1.06 billion) for May 2016, representing a 0.73% increase on month and 20.13% increase on year.

PCB Drilling board maker Aurona reports strong sales in May

Newswatch - Jun 7, 22:07

Aurona Industry, a leading provider of PCB drilling back-up boards, has reported revenues of NT$100 million (US$3.11 million) for May, up 7.25% on year. Year-to-date revenues totaled NT$505 million, increasing 5.76% from a year earlier.

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 7, 15:04

Notebook hinge maker Jarllytec saw its revenues surge 29.09% on month and 107.22% on year to a record high of NT$580 million (US$17.96 million) in May.

Pegatron to announce non-notebook products on June 7

Jun 3, 16:20

Pegatron Technology will host a press conference on June 7 to announce its entry into the virtual reality, smart home, pre-school education and drone markets and will demonstrate its latest R&D progress on these products.

Digitimes Research: South Korea digital signage production value to grow to KRW3.97 trillion in 2020

Jun 3, 14:33

The South Korea government-sponsored Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute estimates the production value for digital signage in South Korea in 2016 at KRW2.55 trillion (US$2.14 billion) and forecasts that the value will increase to KRW3.97 trillion in 2020, according to Digitimes Re...

Gaming PC competition heats up among ODMs

Jun 3, 11:28

While most of the major PC brand vendors have been launching new gaming products, competition among ODMs for their gaming PC orders has also heated up.

Major PC brands are keen to have a share of the gaming market

Nintendo NX mass production postpones to early 2017

Jun 2, 10:44

Nintendo's next-generation game console, the Nintendo NX is scheduled to enter mass production in early 2017, delaying about half a year from the company's original mass production plan in the mid-2016. Sources from the related upstream supply chain pointed out that the delay was because Nintendo wished...

The gaming notebook competition: Q&A with Jone Chang from Gigabyte notebook department

Jun 1, 09:52

Gaming notebooks have become the main focus of Gigabyte Technology's notebook department and despite increasing competition from first-tier brand vendors since 2015, the company is not concerned about demand for its products. Gigabyte has been in the gaming market for 30 years and its long-developed...

Jone Chang, Product Division Director of Gigabyte notebook department

Computex looks to take on new identity

May 31, 08:51

This year's Computex Taipei 2016 will mark a turning point for Asia's biggest tradeshow, as Taiwan begins asserting itself as being not only the center of the global ICT supply chain but also as a key partner for building the global technology ecosystem and driving innovation. This new positioning...

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Powering the cloud: Intel embraces new identity

May 30, 22:09

The next wave of computing is now beginning to define the IT industry, where the boundaries of computing are expanding as billions of smart and connected devices, new data-rich services and cloud apps fueled by the Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly bring new experiences to our lives. Aligning itself...

Intel VP and Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

A new cycle begins for desktop motherboards: Q&A with Gigabyte technical marketing manager, Leon Chen

May 30, 21:39

The launch of virtual reality headsets for the consumer market and the increasing demand for ultra high-definition (4K) gaming and movies are putting pressure on tablets, smartphones and games consoles which are struggling to enable these next-gen experiences. As a result, the traditional desktop PC...

Gigabyte technical marketing manager, Leon Chen

Foxconn to obtain 66.67% stake in Canada-based Smart Technologies

Stockwatch - May 27, 12:38

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on May 26 announced that its Singapore-based subsidiary Foxconn Singapore Pte. and strategic investors will jointly acquire a 100% stake in Smart Technologies, a Canada-based developer of smart interactive display solutions for educational and business...

Foxconn receiving more short lead-time orders, performance to be even better in 3Q16, says chairman

May 25, 15:46

Foxconn Electronics has been receiving more short lead-time orders recently amid structural changes of global economy, and this has resulted in an increase in overtime hours at its factories, according to company chairman Terry Gou.

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou

Commentary: Foxconn moves one step further to become brand operator

May 20, 09:10

The move by the Foxconn Group to take up control of two global technology brands, Sharp and Nokia, in less than two months has raised concerns that the EMS/OEM giant will eventually transform itself into a brand operator - a title which Foxconn has long dreamed for but has to deny.

Taiwan market: HTC ties up with Volkswagen to enter IoV market

Newswatch - May 19, 14:21

HTC has tied up with automaker Volkswagen to jointly develop in-car monitoring systems in a bid to penetrate into the fast growing Internet of Vehicles (IoV) market.

Supply chain to start shipping new iPhones at the end of 3Q16

May 17, 14:11

The upstream supply chain is expected to begin shipping Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone products at the end of the third quarter. A new 4.7-inch iPhone will be handled by Pegatron Technology and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), while the new 5.5-inch model will be made by Wistron...

Wistron sees earnings tumble nearly 50% on year in 1Q16

Newswatch - May 16, 15:17

ODM Wistron has reported net profits of NT$383 million (US$11.74 million) for the first quarter of 2016, a sharp decline of 46.6% from a year earlier.

Gigabyte reports increased profits for 1Q16

Newswatch - May 16, 15:04

Gigabyte Technology has reported net profits of NT$542.11 million (US$16.62 million) for the first quarter of 2016, increasing 66.8% on quarter and 27.8% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.86 for the quarter.

Foxconn to deal out 9-year high dividend for 2015

Newswatch - May 13, 10:04

Foxconn Electronics plans to deal out a dividend of NT$5 per share for 2015, including NT$4 in cash and NT$1 in shares. The planned dividend will be the highest in nine years.

IP camera maker JSW Pacific reports EPS NT$0.37 for 1Q16

May 12, 14:28

IP camera and smart home security device maker JSW Pacific has reported net profits of NT$10.06 million (US$309,586) or NT$0.37 per share for the first quarter of 2016.

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) applications

Quanta sees on-month drop in April revenues

May 12, 10:43

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$68.18 billion (US$2.1 billion) for April 2016, representing a 9.31% drop on month but a 0.98% increase on year. The company has totaled NT$265.54 billion in year-to-date revenues, down 2.63% compared with the same time last year.

Unitech sees April revenues down on month

May 12, 10:24

Rugged handheld computer vendor Unitech Electronics has reported revenues of NT$129 million (US$3.97 million) for April, down 22.23% on month and 21.88% on year. For the first four months of 2016, revenues totaled NT$577.57 million, decreasing 9.73% on year.

Silitech reports losses for 1Q16

Stockwatch - May 11, 21:08

Keypad and chassis maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$67 million or NT$0.37 per share on revenues of NT$605 million for the first quarter of 2016.

Notebook ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 11, 16:00

Notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced their shipments for April with all seeing on-month drop in notebook shipments.

Foxconn Electronics reports decreased April revenues

Stockwatch - May 11, 14:38

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$322.389 billion (US$9.92 billion) for April 2016, representing a 5.07% drop on month and 8.53% drop on year.

Delta Electronics reports decreased revenues for April

Stockwatch - May 11, 14:35

Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.008 billion (US$523.19 million) for April 2016, representing a 5.72% drop on month and 7.86% drop on year.

Pegatron expects decrease in 2Q16 shipments

May 10, 22:54

Pegatron expects operations in the second quarter to hit bottom for the year, with corresponding notebook shipments to drop 10-15% on quarter, motherboard/desktop shipments to fall 5-10% and revenues from consumer electronics to slip 20-25%, company CEO Jason Cheng said at a May 10 investors confere...

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