Tuesday 25 May 2010
US market: LED-backlit LCD TV sales soar in 1Q10, says iSuppli
Lured by declining prices and increased availability, US consumers significantly increased their purchasing of LED-backlit LCD TVs in the first quarter of 2010, resulting in a doubling...
Friday 21 May 2010
Taiwan market: Short-throw projector share to go up in 2010, says IDC
Short-throw models' share of Taiwan's front projector market is expected to increase to 15% in 2010, up from 9.2% in 2009, while the overall projector market in Taiwan is expected...
Friday 21 May 2010
Taiwan 1Q10 economic growth hits 31-year high
Taiwan recorded an economic growth rate, on-year growth in real GDP, of 13.27% for the first quarter of 2010, the highest quarterly figure since the fourth quarter of 1978, according...
Thursday 20 May 2010
Toshiba gains on Samsung in booming NAND flash market, says iSuppli
Amid strong demand and solid pricing for NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2010, Toshiba managed to outperform the market and close the gap with industry leader Samsung Electronics,...
Wednesday 19 May 2010
ChipMOS swings to profits in 1Q10; expects on-quarter revenue growth in 2Q
ChipMOS Technologies has reported consolidated net profits of NT$271.2 million (US$8.6 million) on a US GAAP basis for the first quarter of 2010, following net losses over the past...
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Capacitor maker Chinsan shipping new products for LED TVs, say sources
Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has begun shipping a new type of aluminum capacitors for LED TVs, and demand from the LCD TV and monitor segments remain strong, according to...
Monday 17 May 2010
Taiwan market: Projector shipments drop 55% sequentially in 1Q10, says IDC
Projector shipments in Taiwan reached 26,000 units in the first quarter of 2010, a decrease of 55% sequentially but an increase of 28% on year, according to figures from IDC.
Monday 17 May 2010
Wanshih net profit drops 15% on year in 1Q10
Taiwan-based mini coaxial cable maker Wanshih Electronic saw its net profit for the first quarter of 2010 drop 15% on year to NT$65 million (US$2.07 million) due to labor shortages...
Monday 17 May 2010
Taiwan market: 1Q10 mobile voice calls up 11.35% on year
Mobile voice communications in the Taiwan market in the first quarter of 2010 totaled 9.677 billion minutes, increasing on year by 11.35%, according to the National Communications...
Friday 14 May 2010
Foxconn announces net profit of NT$18 billion for 1Q10
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated net profits of NT$18 billion (US$568.73 million) for the first quarter of 2010, increasing 34.8% on year...
Friday 14 May 2010
MTI sees strong shipments of PAs, RRHs
Microelectronics Technology (MTI), which makes network/communication equipment/devices, saw strong shipments of power amplifiers (PAs) and remote radio heads (RRHs) used in mobile...
Friday 14 May 2010
Silicon wafer shipments up 5% in 1Q10, says SEMI
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased to 2,214 million square inches in the first quarter of 2010, a 5% increase from the 2,109 million square inches shipped during the...
Wednesday 12 May 2010
SMIC 1Q10 revenues beat guidance, but still in the red
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top foundry service provider, has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to...
Tuesday 11 May 2010
DRAM growth approaches record territory in 1Q10, setting stage for best year ever, says iSuppli
Global DRAM sales during the first three months of 2010 exceeded the total for the initial six months of 2009, delivering the third highest quarterly DRAM revenues seen over the past...
Monday 10 May 2010
LED chipmakers, packaging houses report mixed results for 1Q10
Players in Taiwan's LED industry have reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2010.