Wednesday 31 December 2014
Taiwan market: Mobile device penetration estimated at 69.1% in 4Q14, says FIND
Of Taiwan's population aged 12 and above, 69.1% had mobile terminal devices in fourth-quarter 2014, according to results of a recent survey conducted by FIND (Foreseeing Innovative...
Tuesday 30 December 2014
Digitimes Research: Asustek EeeBook X205 to see poor performance in 4Q14
Asustek Computer's US$199 11.6-inch EeeBook X205 notebook (clamshell-type design), released during the IFA 2014 show, will only achieve shipments of 200,000 units in the fourth quarter...
Friday 26 December 2014
SPIL to meet 4Q14 guidance
IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to see its fourth-quarter sales meet the company's guidance of a 3-9% sequential decrease to NT$19.7-21 billion (US$620.5-661.4...
Tuesday 16 December 2014
Year-end rush in China leads APAC PV market to set record in 4Q14, says Solarbuzz
Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to reach the 10 gigawatt (GW) level for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2014. According...
Friday 12 December 2014
Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14
PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...
Thursday 11 December 2014
ChipMOS expects to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance
ChipMOS Technologies, a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services, expects its fourth-quarter revenues to come in at the high-end of its guidance.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Genesis Photonics expects 10-15% sequential drop in 4Q14 revenues
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics expects consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 to decrease on quarter by 10-15% and sales for the first quarter...
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Inspection tool maker HMI November sales soar
Consolidated revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, soared 135% sequentially...
Tuesday 9 December 2014
UMC 4Q14 sales expected to rise
Consolidated sales at United Microelectronics (UMC) for the fourth quarter of 2014 are expected to outperform the previous quarter's levels, and beat the company's guidance of an...
Monday 8 December 2014
MediaTek November sales decline 22%
Consolidated sales at MediaTek slumped about 22% sequentially in November reflecting seasonal weakness.
Thursday 4 December 2014
DRAM spot prices hit more than 7-month low, says DRAMeXchange
DRAM spot prices continue to fall with prices for mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips dropping to US$3.74, the lowest since April 17, according to DRAMeXchange.
Wednesday 3 December 2014
AWSC responds to media reports on 4Q14 sales
GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of Chinese-language reports from...
Tuesday 2 December 2014
HTC expected to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance
HTC is expected to see its consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 hit the high-end target of its guidance of NT$43-47 billion (US$1.38-1.51 billion) set for the quarter,...
Monday 1 December 2014
Taiwan 4Q14 economic growth downwardly adjusted to 2.83%, says DGBAS
Taiwan's on-year economic growth rate has been downwardly adjusted for the fourth quarter of 2014 from the 3.08% estimated in August 2014 to 2.83%, according to the Directorate General...
Monday 1 December 2014
YoungTek 4Q14 sales to fall up to 10%
YoungTek Electronics, which provides backend services for LED and IC testing and sorting, is expected to post an up to 10% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenues due to a...