Tuesday 4 February 2020
Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to decline in 1Q20
Global notebook shipments were weaker-than-expected in the fourth quarter of 2019 due to Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and major brands stopping stocking extra inventory in the wake...
Thursday 9 January 2020
ODM, EMS providers gear up for AR glasses market
Worldwide first-tier ODMs and EMS providers including Quanta Computer, Pegatron, Wistron and Flextronics have begun crossing into the manufacturing of augmented reality (AR) glasses,...
Monday 6 January 2020
Nintendo new Switch to enter mass production in 1Q20
Nintendo is reportedly planning to release in mid-2020 a new model of Switch, which will begin volume production at the end of first-quarter 2020, according to sources from the related...
Thursday 12 December 2019
Backend firms to gain from robust high-spec auto CIS demand
Global makers of CMOS image sensors (CIS) are expected to embrace explosive demand for higher-specs CIS devices for application to autonomous vehicles in addition to handsets, which...
Tuesday 10 December 2019
Backend partners to gain from Sony CIS capacity expansion in 2020
Taiwan's CMOS image sensor (CIS) packaging specialists including Kingpak Technology, Xintec,VisEra Technologies and Tong Hsing Electronic Industries are expected to benefit significantly...
Monday 2 September 2019
Eight-inch foundries see demand pick up
Eight-inch IC foundries have seen their fabless customers engaged in the fingerprint sensor, touchscreen IC, analog chip and LCD driver IC sectors step up their pace of orders recently,...
Monday 12 August 2019
Software outsourcing to boom on 5G, AI applications in next decade, says Wistron ITS
The software outsourcing sector is promising in the next 10 years, driven by the ever-expanding 5G and AI applications, according to Wistron Information Technology & Services.
Tuesday 30 July 2019
Global server shipments to increase 12.8% in 3Q19, says Digitimes Research
Global server shipments are expected to increase 12.8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2019 with a flat on-year performance, but shipments for all of the year are likely to drop...
Friday 21 June 2019
Intel to slash desktop processor prices by up to 15%
Intel is planning to cut prices of its eighth- and ninth-generation desktop processors by 10-15% and has already notified its downstream PC and motherboard partners, according to...
Wednesday 8 May 2019
IC designers placing additional foundry orders in anticipation of 3Q19 boom
Taiwan IC designers are now moving to place additional orders with foundry houses and thicken their inventories lest they should suffer insufficient foundry capacity support in the...
Thursday 18 April 2019
Renesas migration to fab-lite model to benefit Taiwan OSAT firms
Renesas is reportedly moving toward a fab-lite business model by temporarily shutting down some frontend and backend fabs, with its Taiwan-based OSAT partners including ASE, Ardentec,...
Tuesday 12 March 2019
Backend firms KYEC, Kingpak and GEM to see sales buck seasonal trends in 1H19
King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Kingpak Technology and GEM Services are expected to see their sales growth exceed the seasonal average in the first half of 2019, outperforming their...
Thursday 21 February 2019
Infineon stepping up outsourcing to Taiwan makers
Infineon will be stepping up its outsourcing of commodity products to Taiwan-based foundries and backend houses, while keeping the production of its differentiated products that generate...
Tuesday 11 December 2018
PSI ventures RF wafer thinning service into China 5G equipment supply chain
Taiwan-based Phoenix Silicon International (PSI) has indirectly tapped into the supply chains of major China telecom equipment makers by providing wafer thinning service for radio...