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Friday 12 April 2024
Hon Hai developing management talent, possibly establish rotating CEO system
To enhance corporate governance, Taiwan's Hon Hai Technology, also known as Foxconn, may establish a rotating CEO system to nurture more talented individuals from within the company, according to industry sources.
Friday 12 April 2024
Chinese storage startup targets enterprise server apps
HippStor Technology, a Chinese memory and storage startup, plans to mass-produce DDR5 RDIMMs in the second quarter of 2024 in response to data center upgrade requests.
Friday 12 April 2024
Key takeaways from Largan's 1Q24 earnings call
Largan Precision, one of the largest Taiwan-based makers of smartphone lens modules, held its quarterly earnings call on April 11.
Thursday 11 April 2024
What are former top smartphone brands doing now?
As smartphone sales become concentrated on a handful of brands, many former major players in the sector have transitioned and moved on to new opportunities through business model innovation and new business ventures.
Thursday 11 April 2024
Confirmed: Apple is about to OLED and that's not all
Apple's new iPads will feature OLED screens, and there's more.
Thursday 11 April 2024
Taiwan's satellite industry poised for breakthrough with OneWeb collaboration
In the wake of a recent seismic event in Taiwan's eastern region, the Ministry of Digital Affairs (MODA) has forged an unprecedented alliance with Chunghwa Telecom. To leverage low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites for urgent communication needs, marking a significant milestone in Taiwan's disaster response capabilities.
Thursday 11 April 2024
PC and console gaming market stagnates as playtime reduces and consolidates on a few older titles
PC and console gaming revenue growth continues to stagnate and remain below pre-pandemic levels as players record fewer hours of playtime and have consolidated said playtime into a handful of older games that have been around for years, according to a report by research firm Newzoo.
Thursday 11 April 2024
Notebook brands feel even tighter squeeze
Stagnation in the PC market in the first quarter of 2024 has reached levels so high that no positive momentum is expected into the second quarter.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
GIS expects bounce back as new Apple product shipments start to contribute in 2Q24
Apple's supply chain underwent inventory adjustments in 2023, which resulted in sluggish operational shipments. Touch panel manufacturer GIS, which saw its performance hit rock bottom in 2023, is striving for a return to growth in 2024.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
'Old for new' policy from China is good news for home appliance MCU market
The Chinese government is pushing large-scale equipment upgrades and a trade-in policy of exchanging old consumer goods for new ones.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Optics giants GSEO, Largan see March revenues surge
Optics giants have been seeing strong performance despite the traditional off-peak season in 2024.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Delta Electronics powers AI revolution with next-gen solutions
Delta Electronics boasts a comprehensive framework for energy-related solutions.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Foxconn's new Mexico plant is all about AI
Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group) is building a new production base in central Mexico for AI-related products to meet its customers' demands.
Monday 8 April 2024
Foxconn on track for revenue growth in 2Q24
Foxconn (Hon Hai Technology Group) is on track to generate sequential and on-year revenue growth in the second quarter of 2024, according to the Taiwan-based contract electronics vendor.
Wednesday 3 April 2024
Taya Group's bold ventures: from wire and cable to space satellites
In the ever-evolving landscape of corporate innovation, Taya Group emerges as a standout player, transcending its origins in wire and cable to advance ventures in satellite technology. Its recent foray into the burgeoning Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite market signifies a strategic shift towards high-stakes investments beyond its traditional energy domain.
Wednesday 3 April 2024
No winners in post-pandemic gaming market as industry-wide struggles continue
The three major gaming console manufacturers, Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, have seen their gaming businesses face numerous challenges in the post-pandemic era. One of the contributing factors could be that modern video games are costing too much and taking too long to make.
Wednesday 3 April 2024
PCB and other component suppliers seek to reduce dependence on Apple
PCB and camera lens firms seek to diversify their product offerings and reduce their reliance on Apple and other consumer electronics.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
IC design houses closely watching demand signals in preparation for new product releases
Although the second quarter remains the slack season for the IC design industry, key signals regarding the demand performance in the traditional peak season in the second half of the year will gradually manifest during this quarter. Even for the popular AI applications, their actual growth momentum will depend on the market conditions and changes this quarter. There might be disparities among different applications. For the few applications that have yet to complete their inventory clearance, their shipment growth recovery timing is also very crucial.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Notebooks exported to China may be subjected to case-by-case review due to built-in AI chips
The US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) under the Department of Commerce (DOC) issued additional export controls on March 29 local time.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Canon transforms smart cities and agriculture with AI cameras
Digital camera assembly firm Canon has reported a surge in shipments of its long-anticipated AI camera products throughout 2024.
Monday 1 April 2024
IC distributor GMI expects growth to resume in 2024
IC distributor GMI Technology is upbeat about its market outlook for 2024, attributing it to promising destocking progress and the PC industry's focus on AI products.
Monday 1 April 2024
Balancing profit and planet: LienHwa Group's carbon reduction strategies
As the quest for clean energy intensifies, hydrogen emerges as a pivotal player across diverse sectors, including energy, transportation, and industry.
Monday 1 April 2024
Fan makers not concerned about growing demand for liquid cooling
Nvidia's most recent GTC presentation featured the next generation of Blackwell chip design, which includes significant increases in performance and heat dissipation requirements. As a result, there is concern that liquid cooling could replace air cooling, limiting the overall cooling fan output value growth.
Monday 1 April 2024
Taiwan Microloops sees 20% growth in sales due to hot demand for cooling module
Cooling module manufacturer Taiwan Microloops Corp. expects its revenues in 2024 will increase by 20%, thanks to the demand for AI PCs and AI servers.
Monday 1 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: Leaked Huawei chipset details surface, revealing chips manufactured with SMIC 5nm process
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of March 25 – March 29.
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Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research