Tuesday 14 January 2020
OmniVision set to raise quotes for diverse CIS devices by 10-40%
OmniVision Technologies will raise its quotes for various CMOS image sensors (CIS) by 10-40% in 2020 to counter ever-expanding demand for application to handsets, notebooks, smart...
Wednesday 25 July 2018
International component makers strategically hike quotes
Global tech supply chains have seen overwhelming price hikes in 2018, ranging from DRAM, silicon wafer, and passive components to discrete devices MOSFET, diode, as MCU, as well as...
Tuesday 24 July 2018
Taiwan MOSFET suppliers poised to hike quotes in 2H18
Taiwan-based MOSFET suppliers are mulling raising their quotes to reflect rising silicon wafer and foundry costs, as they are expected to secure more foundry capacities to support...
Friday 15 June 2018
IC designers vying hard for 8-inch foundry support despite quote hikes
Despite foundry quotes at 8-inch fabs in Taiwan and China to see 20-30% hikes in the third quarter of 2018, IC design houses across the Taiwan Straits are gearing up to vie for foundry...
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Rising 8-inch foundry quotes putting pressure on IC designers
Foundry houses raising quotes for 8-inch capacity amid tight supply are creating pressure on IC designers' profit margins in the short term, but in the long run could be a stabilizing...
Tuesday 17 April 2018
EMS production disrupted by passive components shortages
Increasingly serious shortfalls in the supply of passive components have disrupted production at some major EMS firms in Taiwan, undermining their shipments to brand clients, with...
Monday 15 January 2018
Apple to give more MacBook orders to Foxconn in 2018
Apple is expected to shift a major portion of its MacBook orders to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) in 2018 instead of its old practice of giving most of the orders...
Tuesday 14 November 2017
GLT ramping light guide plate capacity
Light guide plate (LGP) maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) plans to expand the number of production lines at its plant in Tongluo, central Taiwan to 10 by year-end 2018 from...
Tuesday 15 August 2017
MediaTek under pressure to cut chip prices
With Qualcomm lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to cut prices for its upcoming Helio P23 series designed for mid-range...
Tuesday 27 September 2016
Lithium battery makers demand price rise due to shortages
As demand for the traditional 18650 cylinder battery has been growing strong recently because of increasing notebook sales, upstream battery module makers have started asking for...
Wednesday 23 September 2015
China makers quote 10% lower for PERC PV modules
China-based makers have quoted below US$0.7/W for 290W PV modules made of 60 PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) monocrystalline silicon solar cells, 10% lower than prices offered...
Thursday 11 September 2014
Malaysia makers quote solar cells based on Taiwan pricing
Malaysia-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, viewing that Taiwan-based competitors are subject to an average US anti-dumping tariff of 25%, have quoted their solar cells...
Wednesday 12 February 2014
Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014
Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...
Monday 22 July 2013
China PC supply chain competing for orders with cheaper quotes
China-based component makers have recently started competing for orders from PC ODMs with their advantages in product quote, which is about 10-20% lower than the market's average,...
Wednesday 17 April 2013
China-based white-box vendors quote low prices for tablets
China-based white-box vendors have quoted tablets showcased at the recently concluded 2013 China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components in Hong Kong significantly lower than...
DIGITIMES Research Special Report Databases
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