Tuesday 23 May 2017
China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value
The output value of both China's IC design and backend industry sectors has already outpaced that of their counterparts in Taiwan. According to the China Semiconductor Industry Association...
Monday 22 May 2017
iPhone shipments still grow in US, UK, Australia in 1Q17, says Kantar Worldpanel
Despite an overall 0.8% on year shipment decline in the first quarter of 2017, shipments of iPhone devices in the UK, US and Australia still posted a growth of 5.6%, 5.2% and 3.8%...
Monday 22 May 2017
Alibaba nets CNY4.12 per share for 1Q17
China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding has released its financial report for fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 (ended March 31, 2017), posting consolidated revenues of CNY38.579...
Monday 22 May 2017
Applied posts record revenues and earnings for fiscal 2Q17
Applied Materials has reported that its net sales increased 45% from a year earlier to US$3.55 billion for its second quarter ended April 30, 2017, while earnings per share (EPS)...
Friday 19 May 2017
Protective component maker Thinking posts record gross margin in 1Q17
Circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial saw its gross margin climb to a record 35.92% in the first quarter of 2017 thanks to a more diversified product...
Friday 19 May 2017
Tencent 1Q17 revenues, profits increase
Tencent Holdings, a China-based provider of Internet value-added services, has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of CNY49.552 billion...
Thursday 18 May 2017
Global 1Q17 DRAM revenues rise 13.4%, says DRAMeXchange
Sales in the global DRAM market surged 13.4% sequentially to US$14.13 billion in the first quarter of 2017, when PC DRAM contract prices rose 30%, according to DRAMeXchange. The revenues...
Thursday 18 May 2017
Capacitor maker Apaq sees earnings drop 80% on year in 1Q17
Solid electrolytic capacitor maker Apaq Technology has reported net profits of NT$11 million (US$365,310) for the first quarter of 2017, decreasing 80% from a year earlier. EPS for...
Thursday 18 May 2017
Clevo sees earnings drop nearly 50% on year in 1Q17
Notebook vendor and IT mall operator Clevo saw its net profits decrease 46.15% on year to NT$37.55 million (US$1.247 million) in the first quarter of 2017. EPS for the first quarter...
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Over 44 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 1Q17, says WitsView
Global LCD TV shipments reached 44.05 million units in first-quarter 2017, decreasing 31.0% sequentially and 8.4% on year, according to WitsView.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Clevo ships 326,000 notebooks in 1Q17
Clevo shipped 326,000 notebooks in the first quarter of 2017, dipping 7.8% from 353,000 units a year ago, and the corresponding notebook sales revenues totaled NT$3.63 billion (US$119...
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Silicon wafer shipments hit record levels in 1Q17, says SEMI
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments were at their highest recorded quarterly level in the first quarter of 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...
Tuesday 16 May 2017
Packaging material distributor Chang Wah posts high EPS for 1Q17
Semiconductor and packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has reported net profits of NT$334 million (US$11.095 million) for the first quarter of...
Tuesday 16 May 2017
IPC supplier Ennoconn reports decreased earnings for 1Q17
IPC supplier Ennoconn has reported net profits of NT$185 million (US$6.146 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 30% on quarter and nearly 20% on year.
Tuesday 16 May 2017
Inventec 1Q17 profits impacted by exchange losses
Inventec has announced net operating profits of NT$1.62 billion (US$53.79 million) for the first quarter, but the company's net profits were only NT$678 million after seeing foreign...