Tuesday 20 September 2011
Lenovo becomes third-largest PC brand in 2Q11, says IHS iSuppli
Capitalizing on strong sales in China and the US - as well as on a weak performance by close rival Acer - Lenovo in the second quarter rose one rank to became the world's third-largest...
Friday 16 September 2011
Tablet market beats 2Q11 target; 2011 forecast raised, says IDC
Worldwide media tablet shipments rose by 88.9% on a sequential basis and 303.8% year over year in the second calendar quarter of 2011 to 13.6 million units, according to IDC. Based...
Thursday 15 September 2011
Taiwan market: Smartphones account for 50% of handset shipments in 2Q11, says IDC
Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market were up 145% on year to 990,000 units in the second quarter of 2011, accounting for over 50% of all handset shipments in the quarter, according...
Thursday 15 September 2011
Projector unit sales grow 16% on year in 2Q11, says PMA
The worldwide front projector market grew by 16% in second-quarter 2011 on year, according to Pacific Media Associates (PMA).
Wednesday 7 September 2011
HDD shipments rise 4% in 2Q11, says IHS iSuppli
Despite the impact of the Japan earthquake, shipments of hard disk drives (HDD) edged up in the second quarter, according to a new IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief from information...
Wednesday 7 September 2011
Chip equipment billings up 31% in 2Q11, says SEMI
Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$11.92 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 1% lower than that in the...
Friday 2 September 2011
Falling 2Q11 gross margins plague cross-strait solar firms
China-based solar firms have been reporting relatively good gross margins compared with Taiwan-based counterparts.
Thursday 1 September 2011
Percentage of US consumers planning to buy TVs hits record low, says IHS iSuppli
Spooked by the sputtering economy, US consumers are choosing to forego television purchases, with the number of Americans planning to buy new sets plunging to record low levels, according...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Neo Solar Power posts 2Q11 loss
Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power swung to net losses of NT$1.05 billion (US$36 million) in the second quarter of 2011 from profits of NT$1.04 billion a year ago. This also marked...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Quanta announces 2Q11 results; expects strong growth for cloud computing products
Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$274.39 billion (US$9.47 billion) for the second quarter, up 9.1% on quarter, but down 7% on year, while gross margin also...
Wednesday 31 August 2011
3D LCD panels increase by 124% on-quarter in 2Q11, says DisplaySearch
Shipments of 3D-capable large-area TFT LCD panels increased to 5.2 million units in second-quarter 2011, growing by 124% on-quarter, according to the DisplaySearch. Shipments of 3D...
Wednesday 31 August 2011
China market: 2Q11 online gaming revenues over CNY8.7 billion, says Analysys
Operators of online gaming services in the China market generated total revenue of CNY8.76 billion (US$1.35 billion) during the second quarter of 2011, rising 3.1% on quarter and...
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Qisda reports mild sales decline in 2Q11
Qisda posted consolidated revenues of NT$21.05 billion (US$700 million) in second-quarter 2011, with an on-quarter decline of 3.9%. EPS for the second quarter reached NT$0.07. The...
Monday 29 August 2011
IC designer Sonix sees profits up 59% in 2Q11
Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology saw its net profits soar 59% sequentially to NT$214 million (US$7.36 million) in the second quarter of 2011. Second-quarter EPS reached NT...
Friday 26 August 2011
Amtran profits down sharply in 2Q11
Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology has reported revenues of NT$8.39 billion (US$289.06 million) in second-quarter 2011, with a gross profit margin of 10.32%. Amtran also...