1452 news items tagged 2018
Energy Taiwan 2018 summit focuses on storageFriday 21 September 2018
Energy storage was the focus at the PV Executive Summit held Thursday at Energy Taiwan 2018.
AP Memory gearing up for transformationFriday 21 September 2018
AP Memory will be executing its business transformation between the fourth quarter of 2018 and first-half 2019, as the company is looking to improve its gross margin and profit performance,...
YMTC set to volume produce 64-layer 3D NAND chips in 2019Thursday 20 September 2018
Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) is set to enter volume production of 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to company CEO Simon Yang.
AMobile earns International Design Excellence Award 2018 from IDSAThursday 20 September 2018
AMobile Intelligent, a joint venture by MediaTek, Arbor, and Konka Group, has achieved its design pinnacle by receiving the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2018 organized...
Foxconn to become largest TV ODM in 2018Thursday 20 September 2018
Foxconn Electronics is expected to overtake TPV Technology to become the largest TV ODM in 2018, buoyed by increasing orders from Sharp, Sony and Vizio, according to WitsView.
MediaTek CEO spends NT$30 million buying company sharesWednesday 19 September 2018
Rick Tsai, CEO for MediaTek, spent about NT$30 million (US$0.94 million) of his own money to buy MediaTek shares in August alone, according to Chinese-language media reports.
Taiwan sees more firms willing to move production back from ChinaWednesday 19 September 2018
TH Tung, chairman of Pegatron, has noted that his company has reestablished some manufacturing sites in Taiwan in recent years, and that moving production back to Taiwan could be...
Yageo buys back shares for NT$2.42 billionWednesday 19 September 2018
Yageo has repurchased around NT$2.42 billion (US$178.6 million) worth of its common shares from the open market, at average price per share of NT$816.71, according to a company filing...
Cooling module firms see server demand accelerateWednesday 19 September 2018
Cooling module makers including Auras Technology, Chaun-Choung Technology (CCI) and Taisol Electronics have seen demand from the server sector accelerate since the beginning of second-half...
Win Win Precision, GET to showcase PV modules at Energy Taiwan 2018Tuesday 18 September 2018
Win Win Precision Technology and Green Energy Technology (GET) will showcase their PV modules at Energy Taiwan 2018 during September 19-21.
Acer expects gaming monitor sales to hike in 2018Tuesday 18 September 2018
Acer expects revenues generated from its gaming monitor line to register a double-digit increase in 2018, driven by strong sales of models with Ultra HD resolutions.
Sigurd enjoys strong high-end chip probing demandTuesday 18 September 2018
Strong high-end chip probing demand is prompting Sigurd Microelectronics to expand production capacity, according to the Taiwan-based company specializing in wafer probing and final...
LG Display to ship 4 million OLED TV panels in 2018, says reportTuesday 18 September 2018
Having shipped 1.3 million OLED TV panels in the first half of 2018, LG Display is likely to ship nearly four million units of such panels in the year, according to a Korea-based...
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – August 2018Tuesday 18 September 2018
Worldwide top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments increase 11% on month in August as they began releasing new products and preparing inventory for the second half. However,...
FocalTech demands NT$790 million from Novatek for alleged patent infringementTuesday 18 September 2018
FocalTech Systems has demanded at least NT$794 million (US$25.8 million) from fellow IC design company Novatek Microelectronics for allegedly infringing its patents related to TDDI...
Fab equipment spending to hit all-time high in 2019, says SEMITuesday 18 September 2018
Global fab equipment spending will increase 14% this year to US$62.8 billion and is expected to rise 7.5% to US$67.5 billion in 2019, marking the fourth consecutive year of spending...
Taiwan IC distributors enjoy seasonal pick-up in communication IC demandMonday 17 September 2018
A seasonal pick-up in communication IC demand is set to boost revenues at Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG and WT Microelectronics in the third quarter of 2018, according...
Global smartphone AP shipments to be flat in 2018, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 14 September 2018
Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8% on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
Specialty IC foundry VIS cuts outlook following power blackoutFriday 14 September 2018
Eight-inch IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has trimmed its financial guidance for the third quarter following a power blackout that hit one of its wafer fabs.
OpenStack, renamed OpenInfra, hosting OpenStack Day Taiwan 2018Friday 14 September 2018
OpenStack Day Taiwan 2018 - a major annual event for the Taiwan open source community - took on a whole new look with OpenStack renamed OpenInfra. Carrying on with the same OpenStack...
All-screen displays account for over 50% of smartphone panel shipments in 2Q18Thursday 13 September 2018
The penetration rate of all-screen displays to total smartphone panel shipments reached 55% in the second quarter of 2018 compared to 42% a quarter earlier, making all-screen panels...
Falling SSD prices to drive greater adoption in notebooks, othersThursday 13 September 2018
NAND flash chip prices have fallen to the levels of two years ago, while SSD prices have hit their sweet spot, according to industry sources. Falling SSD prices are set to drive the...
New iPhone shipments to exceed 85 million units in 2H18, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 13 September 2018
Shipments of the three new iPhone devices, the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, are expected to surpass 85 million units in the second half of 2018, according to Digitimes Research.
Unimicron enjoys strong HDI board shipmentsThursday 13 September 2018
Strong HDI board shipments will be driving Unimicron Technology's revenue growth in the second half of 2018, according to the PCB manufacturer.
Intel CPU shortage to impact DRAM prices, says TrendForceThursday 13 September 2018
The tight supply of Intel's 14nm processors is set to affect negatively notebook shipments worldwide in the second half of 2018, which will likely drag down further DRAM prices, according...