China-based Huawei's worldwide reach
Worldwide wearables shipments surge 94.6% in 3Q19, says IDCWednesday 11 December 2019
Global shipments of wearable devices totaled 84.5 million units in the third quarter of 2019, an on-year increase of 94.6% and a new record for shipments in a single quarter, according...
MediaTek, Realtek to ramp Wi-Fi 6 chip output in 2020Friday 6 December 2019
MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductors are both gearing up to ramp up their output of Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) chips in 2020, according to sources at IC testing solutions providers.
AUO loses Motorola foldable Razr OLED orders to Chinese peersFriday 6 December 2019
Motorola has switched orders for flexible AMOLED panels for its new foldable smartphones to Chinese suppliers BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) from...
Taiwan IC design houses see orders slow down from ChinaFriday 6 December 2019
Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen their China-based customers start slowing down their pace of orders due to year-end inventory checks at the clients, which may drag down revenues...
Taiwanese IC designers seeking closer partnerships with Chinese foundriesThursday 5 December 2019
More Taiwan-based IC design houses are moving to strengthen partnerships with foundries in China so as to land more orders from Chinese brand vendors seeking to cut reliance on US...
China telecom carriers and smartphone vendors gear up for 5GWednesday 4 December 2019
With the arrival of 5G commercialization, China-based telecom carriers and smartphone vendors are expanding their services and releasing new products in pursuit of new business opp...
Xiaomi expanding overseas presenceWednesday 4 December 2019
With its share unlikely to see major changes in China's smartphone market, Xiaomi has geared up expanding global presence, with Japan being its next target market.
Global tablet market – 3Q 2019Wednesday 27 November 2019
Global tablet shipments came to a total of 44.32 million units in the third quarter of 2019, up 35.7% sequentially and 1.5% on year.
Global smartphone demand remains weak in 3Q19Wednesday 27 November 2019
Global sales of smartphones to end users continued to decline in the third quarter of 2019, contracting by 0.4% compared with the third quarter of 2018, according to Gartner. Demand...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2019Tuesday 26 November 2019
Taiwan's large-size LCD panel shipments rose 2.1% sequentially in the third quarter of 2019.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2019Friday 22 November 2019
Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments rose 12.4% sequentially to come to more than 200 million units in the third quarter of 2019.
China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2019Thursday 21 November 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in third-quarter 2019 came to a total of above 180 million units, down 2.5% on quarter and 5.3% on year.
Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2019Tuesday 19 November 2019
Taiwan's notebook shipments rise 1.8% sequentially and 8.6% on year to come to 34.14 million in the third quarter of 2019.
Anylayer HDI demand for 7nm APs surges from Chinese handset vendorsMonday 18 November 2019
Demand for anylayer HDI boards from Chinese handset vendors has been increasing sharply as such boards are badly needed for carrying 7nm APs, now mainstream core SoCs for their smartphones,...
PCB production lines may remain humming during Lunar New YearMonday 18 November 2019
Taiwan-based PCB makers are planning to maintain normal production during the Lunar New Year holidays in late January thanks to clear visibility of orders from Apple and Chinese handset...
Apple to capture top spot in 5G smartphones in 2020, says Strategy AnalyticsMonday 18 November 2019
Apple is expected to enter the 5G race in the third quarter of 2020, leapfrogging to the top in 5G smartphones market, according to Strategy Analytics.
Tong Hsing sees CIS packaging as major growth driver for 2020Friday 15 November 2019
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which supplies ceramic substrates and backend services for CMOS image sensors and other niche ICs, expects its 2020 revenues to hit a new high on...
China smartphone AP shipments – 3Q 2019Thursday 14 November 2019
Third-quarter-2019 smartphone AP shipments to China-based vendors came to 210 million units, down 1.8% on quarter and 9.4% on year.
Highlights of the day: Huawei order momentum to resume after 4Q19 hiatusThursday 7 November 2019
Following several months of aggressive inventory build-up in the wake of the US trade ban, Huawei has slowed down the pace of orders for Taiwanese chip suppliers in the fourth quarter,...
IC designers expect Huawei to resume order momentum in 1H20Thursday 7 November 2019
Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders from Huawei slow down recently, but remain upbeat that orders from the Chinese vendor will start picking up in the first half of 2020,...
Huawei offers integrated cloud platform to satisfy increasing computing demandWednesday 6 November 2019
Facing rising demand for computing capacity, Huawei is currently offering a solution that combines one cloud system with two computing platforms.
Chip demand for TWS devices to surge sharply in 2020Tuesday 5 November 2019
Global shipments of TWS (true wireless stereo) earphones are expected to surge sharply to 150-200 million sets in 2020 from around 100 million sets estimated for 2019, providing strong...
Global server market – 3Q 2019Tuesday 5 November 2019
Global server shipments grew 11.2% sequentially in third-quarter 2019 with inventory depletion that began from the second-half 2018 to first- and second-quarter 2019 coming to an...
Global tablet shipments to rise 4.5% on year in 4Q19, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 4 November 2019
Global tablet shipments for the fourth quarter of 2019 are expected to increase 4.5% on year to the same level as recorded in the third quarter as both Apple and non-Apple brand vendors...
Taiwan chipmakers gearing up for China 5G rolloutMonday 4 November 2019
Taiwan-based fabless chipmakers and backend houses are all gearing up to tap robust demand for 5G-related applications from China, where local major telecom carriers have started...