Wednesday 15 February 2023
IC design houses differ in opinions on 2023 economy
The IC design industry has recently released a clearer market outlook forecast. The consensus is that after the valley of 1Q23, demand will see a slight recovery in the second quarter...
Thursday 29 December 2022
China smartphone market - 3Q 2022


Tuesday 1 November 2022
Foxconn still evaluating losses from COVID-hit plant in China
Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) is still evaluating losses arising from its COVID-hit plant in Zhengzhou, China, and is considering measures such as support from other plants to...
Friday 2 September 2022
Notebook vendors stepping up diversification of manufacturing bases
With lockdown measures being imposed in several Chinese cities due to a resurgence of COVID outbreaks locally, notebook assemblers and related suppliers are being asked by brand US...
Wednesday 31 August 2022
COVID resurgence in Sichuan to have little impact on notebook production
A resurgence of coronavirus outbreaks in Chongqing and Chengdu in China's Sichuan province is unlikely to have a substantial impact on the overall local notebook output, due to the...
Friday 5 August 2022
Inventec, Quanta to embrace sales growth in 2H22
ODMs Inventec and Quanta are expected to post sales increases in the second half of 2022 despite market observers' anticipation of a particularly weak second half of the year for...
Monday 20 June 2022
Component makers cautious about orders for 2H22
Notebook component makers are turning conservative about orders for the second half as impacts from the war between Ukraine and Russia and China's COVID lockdowns are expected to...
Friday 17 June 2022
Notebook shipments rebound in May with China COVID lockdowns easing, says DIGITIMES Research
The global top-5 notebook brands saw combined shipments rebound 34% in May from a month ago with the lifting of COVID lockdowns in eastern China, but the volumes still went down compared...
Friday 17 June 2022
Device assemblers keen to expand smart manufacturing amid labor shortage
Labor shortage has become a new normal at manufacturing industries worldwide in the post-pandemic era, and this is driving device assemblers including notebook ODMs and network device...
Friday 17 June 2022
IC distributor Weikeng eyeing sales rebound in 2H22
IC distributor Weikeng Industrial expects its sales to rebound in the second half of 2022 thanks to an easing of COVID-induced lockdowns and related restrictive measures in China,...
Friday 10 June 2022
Adata expects sales to pick up in 2H22
Memory module maker Adata Technology expects its sales to hit bottom for 2022 in the second quarter before picking up in the third and fourth quarter.
Friday 10 June 2022
Laster restores 90% of car lighting module production in Shanghai
LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has restored 90% of production capacity at its Shanghai plant in China, and is stepping up fulfilling its backlog of orders, according...
Thursday 9 June 2022
Sercomm customers more concerned about China lockdown than chip shortages
Customers of network device maker Sercomm are more concerned about the impact of COVID-induced lockdown restrictions in China than chip shortages, according to company chairman James...
Wednesday 8 June 2022
Quanta striving to accelerate production in Shanghai for MacBook production
Quanta Computer, reportedly a supplier for the new MacBook Air, is striving to boost production at its Shanghai manufacturing site to pre-lockdown levels, according to industry sou...
Monday 6 June 2022
Demand for LED outdoor displays slips due to China lockdown
Demand for large-size LED outdoor displays has shrunk since April 2022 due to COVID lockdowns in China, with LED device shipments having slipped 20% and LED chip prices having dropped...