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Chicony Power September revenues highest in 2015

Oct 7, 11:37

Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.504 billion (US$76.1 million) for September, increasing 7.06% on month but decreasing 7.58% on year, and hitting the highest monthly level so far in 2015.

Silitech revenues up on month in September

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:24

Handset and automotive part maker Silitech Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$320 million (US$9.78 million) for September, rising 7.1% on month but sliding 15.96% on year.

Chicony sees revenues drop on year for September

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 16:22

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.518 billion (US$229.71 million) for September 2015, representing a 10.67% increase on month and 4.43% drop on year.

AMD partners with Oculus and Dell to power Oculus ready PCs

Oct 6, 16:16

AMD has announced a collaboration with Oculus and Dell to equip Oculus Ready PCs with AMD Radeon GPUs, starting at US$999. The PCs are designed to deliver gaming performance and enable VR experiences for consumers by leveraging AMD's LiquidVR technology and Graphics Core Next architecture.

Pneumatic component maker Chelic ramping capacity in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 22:34

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components, has committed investments of NT$1 billion (US$30.3 million) to ramp up its production capacity at its plants in Taiwan and China, according to company chairman Ping-cheng Yu.

Largan Precision sees increased September revenues

Oct 5, 22:26

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision on October 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.516 billion (US$167.7 million) for September, increasing 3.98% on month and 19.29% on year and the highest monthly level so far in 2015.

Catcher sees growth in September revenues

Oct 5, 22:00

Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.98 billion (US$245.48 million) for September, up 11.1% on month and 63.6% on year and its third-quarter consolidated revenues were NT$21.41 billion, up 6.3% sequentially and 47.3% on year.

Biometrics market boosted by fingerprint sensors in smartphones, vein technologies in ATMs and iris recognition in healthcare, says ABI Research

Oct 5, 15:19

An increasing amount of China-based smartphone vendors are investing in equipping their devices with fingerprint sensors. Fingerprint sensors for smartphones are expected to reach one billion shipments by 2020, marking a 17% CAGR increase.

MediaTek expanding IoT ecosystem

Oct 2, 16:09

MediaTek is stepping up efforts to expand its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. The fabless chipmaker has announced a series of new partnerships to push its SoC shipments across multiple devices.

Features not frequency key to greater profitability in HEDT CPU market, says HWinsights

Oct 1, 15:17

Within the desktop CPU market, the HEDT segment (which targets enthusiasts, overclockers, high-end gamers, and professional workstations) offers the ability for chipmakers and their partners to increase profitability by offering premium products at very-high prices. A new analysis report from HWinsights...

MediaTek, Huawei to tap SSD controller market

Oct 1, 10:10

MediaTek and Huawei are reportedly looking to enter the market for SSD controllers bringing more competition to the market.

Touchscreen controller IC prices falling

Sep 30, 11:06

Prices for smartphone-use touchscreen controller ICs have been falling as an increase in the number of suppliers has led to more competition in the market, according to industry sources.

Notebook vendors interested in using more common components, say Taiwan makers

Sep 29, 20:32

Notebook vendors are interested in adopting more common components including motherboards, heat-sinks, hinges and chassis in an attempt to minimize production costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Tablet vendors competing for Bay Trail ahead of Intel discount cancellation

Sep 25, 15:24

Intel, in order to promote the latest CPU platform Cherry Trail, will cancel price discounts for Bay Trail in October and as a result, tablet vendors have been keen to procure Bay Trail processors, according to Taiwan-based tablet supply chain makers.

Apple may shift 30% of iPhone 6s lens module orders from Largan to Kantatsu, say market watchers

Sep 25, 11:57

Apple is likely to shift 30% of orders for lens modules used in the iPhone 6s from Taiwan-based Largan Precision to Japan-based Kantatsu due to Largan's unwillingness to lower prices, according to some market watchers.

Intel Capital Global Summit to open on November 2

Sep 24, 15:58

Intel is set to host Intel Capital Global Summit on November 2, revealing its latest investments. Via the CPU giant's moves, upstream supply chain players will be able to get hold on Intel's strategy, lineup and development focuses for 2016, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

HTC gearing up for virtual reality applications

Sep 24, 15:58

High Tech Computer (HTC) has been aggressively pushing into the virtual reality industry and in addition to plans to launch its virtual reality device HTC Vive in October and release the device by the end of 2015, the company has also formed a strategic alliance with game developer Valve and invested...

Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months

Sep 24, 15:53

The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China Communications Standards Association closed on September 23 with participants from China and Taiwan reaching 32 consensuses...

Pegatron expands investments in chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 15:46

Pegatron Technology has increased investments in its chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China under Casetek Holdings via its three investment subsidiaries. The investment totals US$151.83 million, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Sysgration lands OEM orders for automotive battery modules from China

Newswatch - Sep 23, 11:54

Sysgration has obtained OEM orders for 8,000 battery modules worth NT$800 million (US$24.4 million) from a new energy vehicle maker based in northern China, with shipments to begin in October 2015, according to the company.

Connector maker Ant Precision to supply cable to Land Rover China

Sep 22, 15:16

Taiwan-based connector maker Ant Precision Industry has entered into the supply chain of Land Rover China and will supply car-use LED lighting cables. The company already started mass shipments in September after receiving certification.

Foxconn acquires 100% stake in optical product maker Wcube

Stockwatch - Sep 22, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has spent US$10.62 million acquiring a 21.18% stake in Wcube from Ace Noble Investments via its investment subsidiary. Following the latest acquisition, Wcube and its optical product making subsidiary have become fully owned by the Foxconn Group, according...

Inventec Appliances, DBTEL develop 3D printers

Sep 22, 15:05

Smartphone vendors Inventec Appliances and DEBTEL have stepped into development and production of 3D printers for own-brand sale, according to the companies.

CMC Magnetics obtains optical disc licensing from Taiyo Yuden

Sep 21, 20:39

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker CMC Magnetics on September 21 signed with Japan-based Taiyo Yuden for the latter's licensing of technologies, patents, media IDs and trademarks concerning high value-added CD-R, DVD-R and DVD+R blank optical discs, according to CMC.

MediaTek chipsets power new Amazon devices

Sep 18, 16:27

MediaTek has announced that its chipset solutions will power an array of Amazon consumer products, including the Amazon Fire TV, and Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10 tablets.

Prologium Technology employees suspected of thieving FLCB technology

Sep 18, 15:32

Two ex-employees of ultra-thin FLCB (flexible printed circuit lithium-ceramic battery) maker Prologium Technology are suspected of thieving technology to set up a factory in eastern China.

Pegatron subsidiaries see profits weakening

Sep 17, 11:49

While Pegatron Technology has become an OEM for the iPhone 6s and is seeing increasing revenues, three of its subsidiaries - metal-alloy chassis maker Casetek Holdings, IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology and own-brand motherboard maker ASRock - are not performing as expected in terms...

Intel USI to announce stylus standard in December; more member joining the alliance

Sep 17, 11:40

Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) started by Intel is planning to announce the official standard for its stylus that can be used across platforms, and many component suppliers have been expanding capacity, looking to acquire related orders.

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream supply chain expect more players to follow suit and launch products with similar designs and specifications, raising...

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum to push new AP for 2H15, threatening MediaTek and Qualcomm

Sep 15, 15:18

With cooperation with Intel, China-based smartphone application processor (AP) supplier Spreadtrum is expected to start pushing 64-bit 8-core 5-mode 4G products for the mid-range and high-end sectors in the second half of 2015. The China-based supplier is also expected to become the official distributor...

Delta Electronics to raise additional paid-in capital

Stockwatch - Sep 15, 12:06

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on September 14 decided to raise additional paid-in capital through issuing 170.667 million new shares of which 80% and 10% will be reserved for subscription by existing shareholders and employees, respectively, and 10% available...

Automation component supplier Chelic reports increased sales for August

Sep 14, 10:47

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components, has reported revenues of NT$143 million (US$4.4 million) for August, down 8.53% on month and 13.9% on year.

Foxconn Technology reports revenue growth for August 2015

Stockwatch - Sep 11, 15:40

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.91 billion (US$244.48 million) for August 2015, representing a 9.16% increase on month and 31.23% increase on year.

Foxconn August revenues up on year

Sep 11, 15:07

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$292.92 billion (US$9.01 billion) for August, falling 6.17% on month but rising 6.48% on year, and NT$2.59 trillion for January-August, growing 12.81% on year.

Delta Electronics August revenues increase

Sep 11, 11:36

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.21 billion (US$560 million) for August 2015, up 1.02% on month and 10.62% on year, and NT$128.17 billion for January-August, up 3.62% on year.

Lite-On Technology August revenues down on year

Sep 11, 10:53

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.897 billion (US$551 million) for August, rising 2.37% on month but dipping 6.71% on year.

Young Optics August revenues increase

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 22:30

Optical module and component maker Young Optics on September 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$374 million (US$11.5 million) for August, increasing 9.68% on month and 12.97% on year.

Asustek sees 18% on-month growth in August revenues

Sep 10, 16:14

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$40.83 billion (US$1.25 billion) for August, up 18% on month, but down 3.2% on year. Combined consolidated revenues for January-August totaled NT$295.67 billion , down by 0.7% on year.

MSI August revenues rise

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 16:00

Micro-Star International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.343 billion (US$225.38 million) for August 2015, representing a 11.19% increase on month and 8.72% increase on year.

AMD Zen architecture set for 4Q16

Sep 10, 15:07

AMD's next-generation Zen architecture is expected to arrive in the fourth quarter of 2016 at the earliest, but sources from motherboard players are concerned that the late arrival of the new platform may put AMD in a rather difficult competitive position.

Asia Tech Image ships fake money recognition modules to China-based GRGBanking, says report

Newswatch - Sep 10, 11:55

Contact image sensor (CIS) module maker Asia Tech Image has landed orders for counterfeit paper money recognition modules from GRGBanking, the largest China-based ATM (automated teller machine) vendor, and has started shipments in small volumes, according to Chinese-language Economic daily News...

Gigabyte sees revenues increase in August

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 11:01

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.53 billion (US$139 million) for August 2015, representing a 1.62% increase on month and 22.97% increase on year.

Hinge maker Syncmold looks to strong sales in 3Q15

Sep 9, 14:00

Hinge/stand maker Syncmold Enterprise expects its sales to grow 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2015 from the NT$2.352 billion (US$72.17 million) a quarter earlier, buoyed by demand for hinge and stand products from the AIO PC and LCD TV sectors.

Foxlink revenues hit high in August

Sep 9, 12:17

Connector and handset component supplier Foxlink saw its revenues grow 4.84% on month and 54.77% on year to NT$9.975 billion (US$306.09 million) in August, the highest monthly figures so far in 2015.

Headset maker Merry August revenues up over 12% on month

Stockwatch - Sep 8, 15:36

Headset maker Merry Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.042 billion (US$31.79 million) for August, up 12.81% sequentially but down 8.35% on year.

Chicony Electronics August revenues up

Sep 8, 14:30

PC peripheral and compact camera module (CCM) maker Chicony Electronics on September 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.79 billion (US$209 million) for August, growing 1.04% on month and 11.76% on year, and NT$51.78 billion for January-August, rising 7.74% on year.

Primax August revenues up on year

Sep 8, 14:11

PC peripheral and handset-use CCM (compact camera module) maker Primax Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.651 billion (US$174 million) for August, dipping 2.01% sequentially but growing 34.45% on year. Its January-August consolidated revenues totaled NT$38.915 billion, rising 13.73%...

Silitech revenues down on year in August

Stockwatch - Sep 8, 11:14

Handset and automotive part maker Silitech Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$299 million (US$9.2 million) for August, rising 3.31% on month but declining 19.28% on year.

Catcher sees strong August revenues thanks to new iPhone

Sep 7, 15:08

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.19 billion (US$219.81 million) for August, up 15.2% on month and 43.6% on year. Market watchers believe orders for the upcoming new iPhone was the main driver for Catcher's strong revenue growth.

Sinbon Electronics, Darfon Electronics August revenues hit record, up on month

Sep 7, 12:17

Connector and cable assembly maker Sinbon Electronics brought in consolidated revenues of NT$1.084 billion (US$33.4 million) for August, an historic high monthly level with growth of 2.7% on month and 10.32% on year, and NT$8.287 billion for January-August, growing 6.75% on year, according to the co...

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