Some of the major panel fabs are located in the epicenter of Covid-19
The outbreak is sending manufacturers rethinking their global deployments
Automotives and emerging biz
The coronavirus outbreak is hitting the global car industry and other emerging sectors
The semiconductor ecosystem is feeling the heat of the outbreak
Handset, networking and digital home
The 5G era has gotten off to a woeful start
US, Europe, Japan, South Korea
So much is at stake for the industries and markets around the world
PC, notebook, server
The PC, notebook and server supply chains are being disrupted by the outbreak
China's domestic market
Consumer confidence and demand in China have been severely hit by Covid-19
Global markets and economy
The global economy faces a tough year ahead
Notebook demand to remain strong in 2H21, says QuantaFriday 14 May 2021
Quanta Computer continues to see notebook customers step up their pace of orders with the orders pull-in momentum to carry on in the second half of 2021, according to the Taiwan-based...
Chipmakers see customers turn cautious about placing ordersWednesday 12 May 2021
Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen terminal customers start slowing down their pace of orders, and are aware that downstream device makers will be revisiting their production...
Suppliers see orders slowing for handsets, notebooks from IndiaTuesday 11 May 2021
ODMs and other suppliers engaged in the notebook and handset industry supply chains have seen orders from India start slowing down recently, as a resurgence of COVID-19 infections...
Handset PCB makers turn cautious as orders slow downTuesday 11 May 2021
HDI PCB manufacturers have turned cautious about their sales performance in the second quarter, as orders from Chinese handset clients are slowing down along with their sales declines...
Taiwan IC design houses may see disappointing 2Q21 salesTuesday 11 May 2021
Taiwan-based IC design houses may post disappointing revenues for the second quarter of 2021, as a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in India has led to an overall deceleration in...
Pandemic deters Taiwan managers from working in IndiaWednesday 5 May 2021
Rampant Covid-19 infections across India have not only disrupted production at plants run by Taiwan's electronics suppliers there, but also made it more difficult for them to dispatch...
Raging pandemic slowing production relocation to IndiaMonday 3 May 2021
Rampant Covid-19 infections across India are generating new variables for electronics supply chain players to relocate production to or enhance investment in the South Asian countr...
EV industry bracing for long-term growthWednesday 31 March 2021
Despite the pandemic-induced impacts, global electric vehicle (EV) shipments reached as high as 2.5 million units in 2020 - an achievement that has encouraged governments in advanced...
Quanta expects double-digit notebook shipment growth in 2021Wednesday 31 March 2021
Quanta Computer expects to post a double-digit increase in notebook shipments this year, while fellow ODM firms including Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec are also positive...
eCloudvalley expects strong 2021Tuesday 30 March 2021
Taiwan-based AWS Premier Consulting Partner eCloudvalley expects robust growth for its sales in 2021.
Smartphone vendors upbeat about midrange 5G modelsThursday 18 February 2021
Smartphone vendors are upbeat about the midrange segment of the 5G phone market which is set to grow robustly in 2021.
Acer notebook sales surge in USTuesday 26 January 2021
Acer saw its commercial notebook sales hike 119% on year in the US in 2020, according to some market observers citing research figures.
Strong notebook sales having limited impact on PC DIY demandTuesday 19 January 2021
Strong demand for notebooks driven by the stay-at-home economy in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak has undermined shipments of conventional desktops, but sales in the PC DIY market...
Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2021 and beyondTuesday 5 January 2021
Global large-size LCD panel shipments will fall at a CAGR of -0.3% 2020 through 2025, while shipments of small-to-medium-size panels will be at 0.14%.
Rise of online fitness to buoy Taiwan ICT industries in 2021Wednesday 30 December 2020
The growing popularity of online workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic is regarded as a new driver of Taiwan's ICT industry growth in 2021, according to industry sources.
TCL refutes claim about planting backdoor software on TVsMonday 28 December 2020
China-based TV maker TCL has denied that it planted backdoor software in its TVs sold to the US market.
Taiwan semiconductor firms to benefit from robust PS5 ordersWednesday 23 December 2020
The stay-at-home economy induced by the coronavirus outbreak is expected to significantly boost demand for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) and benefit Taiwan's upstream semiconductor companies,...
Taiwan supply chain players have mixed attitudes on capacity relocationTuesday 15 December 2020
Taiwanese companies in the upstream supply chain are having mixed attitudes about relocating their capacities to Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, India and Thailand, amid...
AMD to further grow server market share in 2021Tuesday 8 December 2020
AMD is on track to see its share of the global server processor market reach 10% by the end of this year, with the share likely to reach 20% by the end of 2021, according to industry...
Chief Telecom expects over 10% growth in 2021 profitsMonday 7 December 2020
Taiwan-based Chief Telecom expects its profitability to see a double-digit growth on year in 2021 as the pandemic-driven demand for stay-at-home applications will persist, according...
Supply chain sees orders for cloud servers pick upTuesday 1 December 2020
Suppliers engaged in the supply chain for cloud computing servers have seen clients start pulling in orders in advance, bracing for a resurge in the COVID-19 pandemic that could repeat...
Strong Chromebook sales boost Acer, Asustek revenuesWednesday 11 November 2020
Acer and Asustek Computer both saw impressive gains in their sales during the first 10 months of 2020, buoyed by strong Chromebook sales.
Pegatron violation highlights iPhone 12 supply chain pressure, say sourcesTuesday 10 November 2020
Pegatron's alleged violation of Apple's supplier code of conduct by using student workers was probably the result of needs to fulfill strong orders for for iPhone 12 amid a serious...
Insyde report strong 2Q20 profitsFriday 30 October 2020
Taiwan-based BIOS designer Insyde Software's second-quarter 2020 profits reached the highest level since fourth-quarter 2011 thanks to strong demand from the stay-at-home economy...
Global server shipments to drop in 4Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 28 October 2020
Global server shipments, after reaching the peak of 2020 in the second quarter, are estimated to have slipped 6% sequentially in the third quarter and to drop another 12% in the fourth...