VIA eyes panoramic photography business opportunity
Mar 23, 15:26
VIA Technologies has been shifting its focus from the PC processor market to the embedded sector and has recently announced its new Vpai 720 degree panoramic photography solution. The company has formed partnerships with China-based vendors to sell seven mobile panoramic cameras based on the solution...
Ju Teng International to benefit from increased Surface shipments in 2017
Mar 21, 21:01
Chassis maker Ju Teng International Holdings, currently the exclusive supplier of metal-alloy chassis used in Microsoft Surface-series notebooks and tablets, is expected to see large growth in metal-alloy chassis shipments in 2017 due to increases in Surface shipments, according to industry sources.
Wireless charging demand boosting PDC technology popularity
Mar 20, 16:20
Wireless charging demand is expected to pick up with the arrival of the next-generation iPhones and the trend is also expected to prompt smartphone vendors to adopt glass- or ceramic-based chassis instead of the traditional metal one because of its new charging method. Chassis makers have also been...
Syncmold 2016 net EPS hits record
Mar 20, 11:00
LCD monitor/TV hinge and stand maker Syncmold Enterprise Group has reported its 2016 net EPS reached NT$6.06, the company's highest-ever annual level.
Catcher reports 2016 results
Mar 17, 15:36
Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology on March 16 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2016, recording consolidated revenues of NT$24.02 billion (US$762 million), gross margin of 50.05%, net operating profit of NT$9.82 billion, net profit of NT$9.53 billion and net EPS of...
AMD to launch Ryzen 5-series CPUs in April
Mar 17, 12:40
Having just released its Ryzen 7 processors, AMD is planning to launch Ryzen 5 desktop-use CPUs on April 11, including 6-core 12-threads 1600X and 1600 and quad-core 8-threads 1500X and 1400 for sale at US$249, US$219, US$189 and US$169 respectively, disclosed company CEO Lisa Su at a technology summit...
LAN transformer maker Bothhand reports NT$5.46 EPS for 2016
Newswatch - Mar 15, 22:25
Taiwan-based LAN transformer maker Bothhand Enterprise has reported net profits of NT$321 million (US$10.37 million) or NT$5.46 per share for 2016. Based on the earnings, the company plans to deal out a cash dividend of NT$5.20 for the year.
Primax Electronics subsidiary Tymphany to acquire B&O Czech subsidiary
Mar 14, 14:08
PC peripheral and office machine maker Primax Electronics on March 13 announced that its wholly-owned audio device subsidiary maker Tymphany Worldwide Enterprise will acquire a 100% stake in Bang & Olufsen s.r.o., a Czech-based wholly-owned subsidiary maker of Denmark-based audio device vendor...
Chicony reports EPS NT$5.24 for 2016
Newswatch - Mar 13, 14:05
Chicony Electronics has reported net profits of NT$3.531 billion (US$114.1 million) or NT$5.24 per share for 2016. Based on its earnings, the company plans to deal out dividends of NT$4.3 for 2016, including NT$4.25 in cash and NT$0.05 in shares.
Delta Electronics to focus M&A on industrial automation sector
Mar 13, 11:22
Power supply and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics regards mergers and acquisitions as a main source of revenue growth and aims to acquire large industrial automation firms in two years, company chairman Yancey Hai said at a March 10 investors conference.
MSI sees February revenues rise 7.65% on year
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 16:18
Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.302 billion (US$235.15 million) for February 2017, representing a 13.71% drop on month and 7.65% increase on year.
AcBel sees opportunities in new businesses
Mar 10, 15:31
AcBel Polytech president David Kao has disclosed that he expects the company's investments in the new energy industry to start benefiting the company, which has also been aggressively looking to form a partnership with the state-run Taiwan Power Company for smart grid establishment in Taiwan.
Transcend posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.69
Mar 10, 10:36
Memory module company Transcend Information has reported net profits fell 10.5% on year to NT$2.88 billion (US$92.8 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$6.69.
Chicony Electronics sees revenues rise in February
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 16:08
Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.204 billion (US$167.9 million) for February 2017, representing a 1.16% increase on month and 13.3% increase on year.
PSI to spin off energy business
Mar 9, 10:08
Phoenix Silicon International (PSI) has disclosed plans to spin off its energy business, which will be transferred to a subsidiary specializing in batteries. The move is to focus on its core business, according to the Taiwan-based company.
Cvilux 2016 revenues up 1.81% on year
Mar 8, 21:43
Electronic connector maker Cvilux posted consolidated revenues of NT$2.59 billion (US$81.6 million) for 2016, inching up 1.81% on year. Among applications, notebooks accounted for 28% of consolidated revenues, networking/communication devices 19.7%, industrial electronics 25.5%, optoelectronics 12.0%,...
Gigabyte revenues up almost 43% on year in February
Stockwatch - Mar 8, 15:39
Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.727 billion (US$153.21 million) for February 2017, representing a 10.18% increase on month and 42.57% increase on year.
ECS revenues drop in February
Stockwatch - Mar 7, 16:15
Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.606 billion (US$52 million) for February 2017, representing a 38.19% drop on month and 4.06% drop on year.
Silitech sees revenues dips slightly in February
Stockwatch - Mar 7, 15:26
Chassis and keypad maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$173 million (US$5.6 million) for February, slipping 1.61% on month and 6.49% on year.
ASRock sees earnings decline in 2016
Newswatch - Mar 6, 15:02
Motherboard maker ASRock saw its net profit decline 33.7% on year to NT$160 million (NT$5.16 million) in 2016 during which total revenues were down only 1.33% to NT$7.121 billion.
Largan Precision February revenues up on year
Mar 6, 11:30
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.453 billion (US$112 million) for February, decreasing 9.22% on month but increasing 69.46% on year.
Nishoku Technology setting up factory in China
Mar 3, 14:42
Plastic mold injection component maker Nishoku Technology is constructing a factory to mainly produce plastic automotive components in Kunshan, eastern China, with completion scheduled for the end of 2017 and production to kick off in early 2018, according to company general manager Chien Sheng Tsai...
AMD releases Ryzen 7 desktop processors
Mar 3, 12:15
AMD has released the first three models of its next-generation high-performance AMD Ryzen desktop processor. Ryzen is the first processor based on the entirely new AMD Zen core microarchitecture, bringing multi-core performance for PC gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts.
BizLink Holding to expand overseas production capacity
Mar 2, 22:03
Wire harness, cable assembly and connector maker BizLink Holding, in view of strong demand from electric vehicle makers, will expand production capacity at its factories in China, the US and Mexico in 2017, with total capacity to increase by 20-30%, according to company chairman Roger Liang.
SSD push for Seagate to complement its HDD business
Mar 1, 15:12
Hard disk drive (HDD) players such as Seagate, have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market via acquisitions or forming strategic alliances with SSD partners for the past several years. However, although demand for SSDs from the notebook market has been rising, Seagate senior vice president...
Senyun to rent plants at CTSP for lens manufacturing, says paper
Newswatch - Feb 24, 15:39
Gigabyte Technology-invested optical component maker Senyun Precision Optical has been approved for an investment project for Central Taiwan Science Park and will rent plants there to manufacture products. The plants will begin operation on August 1 and contribute revenues of about NT$73 million (US$2.38...
Foxconn chairman pledges shares for loans
Newswatch - Feb 20, 21:35
Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou has pledged a total of 430 million Foxconn shares as collateral to borrow loans from three banks, according to data released by Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).