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Wednesday 16 May 2012
Taiwan market: IT services valued at NT$35 billion in 2H11, says IDC
Providers of information technology services in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$35 billion (US$1.17 billion) during the second half of 2011, growing by 7.1% on year,...
Friday 16 December 2011
North America November chip-gear orders up 5%, says SEMI
North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$973.3 million in orders in November 2011 (three-month average basis), up 5% from the revised level of US$926.8...
Thursday 13 October 2011
Low demand likely to cause 10% of China-based LED chipmakers to close in 2H11
Due to heavy losses resulting from weak demand as well as over expansion, about 10% of LED companies in China are expected to withdraw from the segment soon. The rapid growth of the...
Wednesday 28 September 2011
KYEC expects revenue drops in 4Q11, 1Q12
IC testing service provider King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its revenues to remain unchanged or slightly rise sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, but then drop...
Tuesday 20 September 2011
Current semiconductor inventory at "worrisome" levels, says Gartner
Semiconductor days of inventory (DOI) are forecast to plateau in the third quarter of 2011 at worrisome levels given current conditions and the likelihood that consumer and business...
Friday 16 September 2011
NAND flash contract prices for 1H September mostly flat
Contract market prices for mainstream MLC NAND flash stayed flat in the first half of September, while those for 64Gb parts rose 1%, latest data collected by DRAMeXchange show.
Thursday 15 September 2011
Globalfoundries says utilization to fall for mature technologies in 2H11
Globalfoundries has pointed out that its capacity utilization for 65nm and more mature processing is expected to fall 10-15% in the second half of 2011 from the first half, but advanced...
Thursday 8 September 2011
Foundry utilization to remain below 85%, says report
Global pure-play semiconductor foundry utilization is unlikely to rise above 85% over the next six months, as the industry continues to work through excessive inventory, the Chinese-language...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Arcadyan looks to 2H11 revenues of NT$8.5-9 billion
Taiwan-based networking equipment maker Arcadyan Technology expects its revenues for the second half of 2011 to reach NT$8.5-9 billion (US$293-310 million) mainly due to increasing...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Tablet demand to buoy revenues for IC designer iML
A ramp-up in orders for tablet PCs is expected to buoy the sales performance of IC design house Integrated Memory Logic (iML) in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to company general...
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Kenmos expects better sales in 2H11 due to new clients
Backlight module (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$128 million) in first-half 2011, with pretax income of NT$35 million.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
E-Ton reports 2H11 net loss of NT$4.77 per share
Taiwan-based solar cell firm E-Ton Solar reported revenues of NT$5.424 billion (US$187 million) for the first half of 2011. Net losses were NT$2.039 billion, representing NT$4.77...
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Silitech to see strong shipments of magnesium-alloy inner frames in 2H11
Handset keypad maker Silitech Technology is expected to double its shipments of magnesium-alloy inner frames for smartphones in the second half of 2011, accounting for 10-15% of total...
Tuesday 30 August 2011
DRAM pricing to plunge in rest of 2011, says IHS
A dramatic oversupply and freefalling prices are in store during the third quarter for the DRAM space, resulting in a turbulent second half for besieged DRAM suppliers, according...
Monday 29 August 2011
Shipments of smart TV and STB IC solutions to remain strong in 2H11
Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, MStar Semiconductor, Novatek Microelectronics and ALi, are expected to see their shipments of IC solutions for smart TVs and set-top...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
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