Intel, Rockchip jointly promoting SoFIA 3G-R SoCs in China
May 22, 15:16
Intel and China-based Rockchip Electronics have recently stepped up their joint efforts to promote the quad-core SoFIA 3G-R (C3230RK) SoC solutions to the white-box tablet sector in China, aiming to squeeze more market share out from rival suppliers including MediaTek, Allwinner Technology, and Spreadtrum...
Bestec Power Electronics to ship new products in 3Q15
May 22, 14:34
Switching power supply maker Bestec Power Electronics has developed new product items including components to protect batteries used in electric buses, heat-dissipation modules and guideways used in servers, and will begin shipments in the third quarter of 2015, according to the company.
BizLink to see at least 10% revenue growth in 2015
May 21, 15:58
Wire and cable product maker BizLink Holding expects its revenues to achieve at least a double-digit percentage growth in 2015 thanks to shipment growths in product lines such as electric applications, car electronics and USB Type-C products.
Lotes sees strong 1Q15 gross margin, net EPS
May 21, 15:51
Among electronic connector and cable assembly makers, Lotes posted a rather strong gross margin at 34.67% and net EPS of NT$1.99 (US$0.06) for the first quarter of 2015 despite the quarter being the traditional slow season.
Asia Tech Image to expand CIS module capacity in Myanmar
Newswatch - May 18, 11:02
Asia Tech Image ramped up a production line with a monthly capacity of 300,000 contact image sensor (CIS) modules in Myanmar in first-quarter 2015 and in order to meet increasing orders will set up a second production line with the same capacity there by the end of 2015 and will start production in...
Getac Technology 1Q15 ruggedized device shipments grow 40% on year
May 15, 12:15
Getac Technology saw shipments of ruggedized computing devices increase 40% on year and account for 45-50% of its consolidated revenues in first-quarter 2015, and expects such shipments in 2015 to rise 20-40% on year, according company chairman James Hwang.
Primax Electronics expects sequential growth in 2Q15 operation
May 15, 11:49
PC peripheral and handset-use CCM (compact camera module) maker Primax Electronics expects its business operations in the second quarter of 2015 to increase significantly on quarter due to continued optimization of its product mix and increase in automated production, the company said at a May 14 investors...
Korea IT players aggressively investing in Vietnam
May 14, 15:34
Korea-based IT players such as Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display and LG Electronics see Vietnam as an important production base and have been increasing their investments in the country.
Gigabyte reports April 2015 revenues
Stockwatch - May 11, 22:00
Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.8 billion (US$123.83 million) for April 2015, representing a 13.5% drop on month and 9.12% drop on year.
MSI sees over 10% revenue drop for April 2015
Stockwatch - May 11, 21:59
Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.86 billion (US$190.97 million) for April 2015, representing a 14.07% drop on month and 19.74% drop on year.
Foxlink revenues increase in April
Stockwatch - May 11, 16:38
Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.803 billion (US$253.94 million) for April 2015, representing a 24.26% increase on month and 23.7% increase on year.
Chicony Electronics reports revenues for April
Stockwatch - May 11, 16:37
Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.253 billion (US$203.5 million) for April 2015, representing a 2.88% drop on month and 0.54% increase on year.
Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments to China to grow 18.6% sequentially
May 11, 16:08
Tablet application processor (AP) shipments to China are estimated to grow 18.6% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015 to reach about 29 million units as demand from the end market starts to recover. Top-3 suppliers in China's tablet AP market, MediaTek, Rockchip and Intel, together will contribute...
Lite-On Technology April revenues down on month, year
May 11, 11:27
EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.172 billion (US$559 million) for April 2015, dipping 5.58% on month and 9.21% on year, and NT$68.716 billion for January-April, dropping 2.26% on year.
Nvidia reports revenues for 1Q15
May 8, 16:11
Nvidia has reported revenues of US$1.15 billion for the first quarter ended April 26, 2015, up 4% from US$1.10 billion a year earlier, but down 8% from US$1.25 billion the previous quarter.
Chicony posts 1Q15 net EPS of NT$0.41
May 8, 15:53
Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$6.06 billion (US$192 million), gross margin of 14.5%, net operating profit of NT$177 million, net profit of NT$146 million and net EPS of NT$0.41 for the first quarter of 2015.
Silitech reports decreased sales for April
Newswatch - May 8, 11:15
Silitech Technology, a major supplier of keypads, chassis, modules and auto parts, saw its consolidated revenues decline 6.45% on month and 23% on year to NT$289 million (US$9.39 million) in April as some clients delayed shipments to May, according to the company.
Altek reports revenues for April 2015
Stockwatch - May 7, 15:32
Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.1 billion (US$35.85 million) for April 2015, representing a 20.81% increase on month but 39.31% drop on year.
Intel to host conference for newly established stylus alliance
May 7, 15:02
Intel's Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) is set to host a supply chain conference in Taiwan at the end of May to establish an unified stylus standard that can be used across different platforms. The standard is expected to be finalized by the third quarter and vendors such as Lenovo and Dell will...
ECS reports revenue drop for April 2015
Stockwatch - May 6, 21:45
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.78 billion (US$90.6 million) for April 2015, representing a 27.04% drop on month and 35.26% drop on year.
AcBel Polytech nets NT$0.23 per share for 1Q15
Stockwatch - May 6, 16:01
Power supply maker AcBel Polytech on May 5 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2015, recording consolidated revenues of NT$5.22 billion (US$165 million), net profit of NT$120 million and net EPS of NT$0.23.
Chicony Electronics nets NT$0.91 per share for 1Q15
Stockwatch - May 6, 15:33
PC keyboard and compact camera module (CCM) maker Chicony Electronics on May 5 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2015, recording consolidated revenues of NT$18 billion (US$567 million), net profit of NT$687.42 million and net EPS of NT$0.91.
Largan Precision sees increased April revenues
May 6, 11:19
Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.274 billion (US$139 million) for April, increasing 8.9% on month and 32.99% on year, and NT$14.834 billion for January-April, growing 47.47% on year.
Casetek sees weak results in 1Q15 due to rising labor costs and delayed orders
May 5, 16:01
Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings has announced its financial results for the first quarter and achieved EPS of NT$2.66 (US$0.09), weaker than market watchers' estimated NT$2.8-3. Commenting on its weak performance, Casetek noted that the rising minimum wage and labor shortages in China have...
Headset maker Merry sees earnings decline sharply in 1Q15
Newswatch - May 4, 11:06
Headset maker Merry Electronics has reported net profits of NT$65.13 million (US$2.12 million) for first-quarter 2015, a sharp decline of 76.3% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.35 for the quarter compared to NT$1.48 of a year earlier.
Catcher Technology 1Q15 net operating profit hits record
Apr 28, 22:20
Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology recorded net operating profit of NT$6.243 billion (US$199 million) for the first quarter of 2015, the highest quarterly level on record, according to the company at an April 28 investors conference.
Global HDD demand to keep falling, says HGST executive
Apr 28, 22:05
Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) of all sizes will continually decrease from 561 million units in 2014 to 550 million units in 2015 and further to 538 million units in 2016, according to Taiwan and Shanghai general manager Vincent Chen for HGST.
Silicon Motion to acquire China PCIe SSD firm
Apr 27, 21:54
Silicon Motion Technology has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shannon Systems, a China-based supplier of enterprise-class PCIe SSD and storage array solutions.
Seagate sees gross margins at around 29% in 1Q15
Apr 23, 14:01
Seagate has announced revenues of US$3.3 billion for the first quarter of 2015 (or the third quarter of fiscal 2015) with gross margins at 28.7%, net profits reaching US$291 million and EPS at US$0.88. For non-GAAP results, Seagate had gross margins of 28.9%, net profits of US$357 million and EPS of...
CMC Magnetics downsizes capital by 17.18%
Stockwatch - Apr 20, 12:19
Blank optical disc maker CMC Magnetics will reduce paid-in capital by 17.18% from NT$25.816 billion (US$830 million) to NT$21.381 billion to cover cumulative net loss and to improve financial health, according to the company.
Intel pushes into mini desktop market in 2015
Apr 16, 10:09
Despite weak global PC sales, inexpensive mini desktops are still seeing strong demand from consumers, prompting Intel to strengthen its mini desktop platform R&D and related marketing, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. In addition, Intel is also aggressively promoting its Compute...
Dell, Asustek to launch products supporting USB Type-C, says paper
Newswatch - Apr 14, 15:49
After Apple's adoption of the USB Type-C port on its 12-inch MacBook, Dell also recently announced to use the technology for its 11-inch tablet and Asustek Computer is planning to launch gaming notebooks with USB Type-C support in the second half at the earliest, according to a Chinese-language Apply...