Wednesday 10 January 2024
Notebook ODMs post revenue decreases in 2023; outlook uncertain for 2024
Taiwanese ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, and Inventec saw revenues decline in 2023. However, the outlook for this year remains uncertain.
Monday 8 January 2024
Fueled by Apple, IT-oriented OLED market highlights the outlook for South Korea's display supply chain
The IT-oriented OLED market, driven by Apple, is expected to maintain its growth trend. Moreover, with additional investments from display manufacturers such as Samsung Display (SDC)...
Friday 5 January 2024
TSMC outlook, global fab deployments to draw market attention at upcoming investor meeting
TSMC will host an investor meeting on January 18, marking the return of its physical conference after nearly four years of conference calls. The upcoming investor meeting will be...
Thursday 28 December 2023
Chinese automakers' offense drives global car industry development
China's automotive industry reached a milestone in 2023. The country became the world's largest car exporter this year and saw the homegrown automakers occupy over 50% of the domestic...
Friday 22 December 2023
Chip industry navigating growth and challenges in the evolving industry landscape
The importance of the semiconductor industry to Taiwan is self-evident. Among them, TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) holds a high global market share in advanced...
Thursday 21 December 2023
Charting the next frontier of AI evolution
In 2023, the generative AI market is poised to generate approximately US$3.7 billion in total revenue (physical infrastructure not included), as highlighted in a recent report by...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
China's EV expertise, geopolitics to change industry dynamics
EVs are on track to gain momentum in the coming years. In 2023, a price war intensified the industry's competition. Geopolitics facilitated the localization of production. Multiple...
Tuesday 19 December 2023
AI PCs to boost semiconductor demand but beware China's legacy chip flood
The semiconductor industry went through a year-long correction over the past year. With smartphone and PC inventory correction finally ending, new hopes are emerging on the horizon...
Monday 18 December 2023
2024 Outlook: Space, the next frontier for geopolitics
In the 21st century, geopolitical tensions between the United States and China have rekindled memories of the Cold War, particularly in space exploration.
Thursday 10 August 2023
With increased demand and shipments to three major customer groups, Ample sees profit recovery in Q2 and Q3
For most of the electronics industry, 2Q23 is at the bottom. However, conductive paste and thick film conductive material manufacturer Ample is part of the passive component supply...
Friday 20 August 2021
IT industry outlook (5): TSMC under the microscope
Many ask if TSMC is a Taiwanese company. If you look at the equity structure, about three-fourths of the foundry house's shares are in the hands of foreign investors, so TSMC is not...
Thursday 19 August 2021
IT industry outlook (4): Is there any way out for China's beleaguered semiconductor industry?
The National Security Commission Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) of the US has made recommendations on the competitive relationship between American and Chinese high-tech industries,...
Wednesday 18 August 2021
IT industry outlook (3): Intel heralds angstrom era
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has been maneuvering a lot lately. The tech-savvy CEO is determined to redefine technical specifications as a strategic resolution to break the deadlock in...
Tuesday 17 August 2021
IT industry outlook (2): The roles and plans of EMS firms in Asia
In addition to the rise of Chinese manufacturers in recent years, there are some EMS firms from countries in ASEAN. The amount of international news coverage on their business practices...
Monday 16 August 2021
IT industry outlook (1): Competitors of Taiwanese firms working in ASEAN and India
Since Taiwan launched its New Southbound Policy, Taiwanese enterprises seem to be working all on their own when investing in Southeast Asia and India. But who are their competitors?...