Monday 17 September 2018
Taiwan IC distributors enjoy seasonal pick-up in communication IC demand
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...
Wednesday 5 September 2018
Worldwide wearable market ticks up 5.5% due to gains in emerging markets, says IDC
Growth continued in the global wearable market during the second quarter of 2018 as shipment volume reached 27.9 million units, up 5.5% from the previous year according to data from...
Monday 3 September 2018
MSI expects to see rising gaming notebook sales starting September
Micro-Star International (MSI), currently a top-2 gaming notebook vendor worldwide and the top brand in North America and Europe's mid-range to high-end gaming notebook market, is...
Friday 31 August 2018
Taiwan to solicit US investors in AI, IC, biotech
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will send a delegation September 6-17 to the Silicon Valley and Boston seeking to solicit potential investors there to invest in...
Thursday 19 July 2018
TSMC expects modest sales growth in 3Q18
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its revenues fall nearly 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2018. The world's largest pure-play foundry expects to post...
Monday 16 July 2018
Ultra HD TVs propelling flat panel TV market to 194 million units in 2022, says ABI Research
The rapid and increasing number of worldwide Ultra HD flat panel TV shipments over the past few years is contributing to the overall growth of the global flat panel TV market. Ultra...
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Server DRAM supply to improve in 3Q18, says DRAMeXchange
The supply of server DRAM chips will remain tight but improve in the third quarter of 2018, with the memory contract prices set to stabilize, according to DRAMeXchange.
Thursday 26 April 2018
Taiwan remains largest consumer of semiconductor materials
With its large foundry and advanced packaging base, Taiwan was the largest consumer of semiconductor materials for the eighth consecutive year in 2017, according to a recent SEMI...
Friday 13 April 2018
Gaming notebook vendors gearing up for competition in Southeast Asia
With the gaming notebook markets in China, Europe and the US becoming saturated, vendors including Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo have all moved to target the Southeast Asia market...
Monday 9 April 2018
Korea becomes largest semiconductor equipment market in 2017, says SEMI
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$56.6 billion in 2017, a year-over-year increase of 37% from 2016 sales of US$41.24 billion, according to SEMI....
Friday 16 March 2018
Acer to reach third stage of business transformation
Acer chairman Jason Chen, at the company's supply chain conference on March 14, said that Acer's business transformation will soon enter the third stage where the goal is to maintain...
Friday 9 March 2018
Advantech readies new business strategy for worldwide IoT business units
Advantech has disclosed its strategies, plans and goals for 2018, indicating that in November it company will organize an Internet of Things (IoT) summit in Suzhou, China to demonstrate...
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Global spending on semiconductors increases markedly in 2017, says IHS
In a clear sign of recovery from a disappointing downturn just two years ago, global spending on semiconductors rose to a five-year high in 2017, spurred by a hike in the pricing...
Thursday 1 February 2018
Global notebook shipments lower than expected in 4Q17, says Digitimes Research
Worldwide notebook shipments, not including detachable 2-in-1 devices, performed weaker than expected and arrived at only around 41.15 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017,...
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Acer takes helm at AOpen
Acer has obtained three seats on AOpen's board of directors after taking a major stake in the Taiwan-based digital signage developer. Acer chairman Jason Chen has also been elected...