Lite-On Tech October revenues decrease
EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.646 billion (US$480 million) for October, decreasing 10.86% sequentially and 16.79% on year.
AboCom ramping up revenues on VCSEL shipments
Wireless networking solution provider AboCom System has disclosed its monthly sales increased 19.78% on month and 20.55% on year to hit a record high of NT$163 million (US$5.36 million) in October, driven by shipments of its VCSEL chips.
InnoVart launches CarWink vehicle-connection solution
Taiwan-based startup InnoVart Design has developed a digital communication device, CarWink, allowing drivers to communicate with other drivers and vehicles behind them using texts and animations, according to company founder and CEO WC Chou.
Delta Electronics October revenues up on year
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.115 billion (US$758 million) October, decreasing 1.27% on month but increasing 8.52% on year.
Taiwan-based battery pack maker C-Tech United expects to see orders for notebooks from its China-based partners rise significantly in 2020, while striving to diversify its offerings to include those for electric vehicles (EV).
Chicony Electronics reports record 3Q19 results
Keyboard and CCM (compact camera module) maker Chicony Electronics has relaesed third-quarter 2019 financial report, with consolidated revenues of NT$26.186 billion (US$858 million), gross profit of NT$5.009 billion, net operating profit of NT$2.508 billion and net profit of NT$1.655 billion hitting...
Qisda October revenues hit record
EMS provider Qisda has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.333 billion (US$535 million) for October, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month with growth of 7.23% sequentially and 15.20% on year.
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, as it conducts year-end stock-taking. But Huawei's order...
Taiwan-based hinge makers are expected to significantly benefit from foldable smartphones slated for launch in the second half of 2020, according to sources from the related supply chain.
NAND flash controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology expects its share of the global SSD controller segment to reach 40% over the next three years, up from the current 30%, according to company president Wallace Kou.
Primax October revenues hit record
PC input device and CCM (compact camera module) maker Primax Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.362 billion (US$307 million) for October, increaseing 0.18% sequentially and 26.28% on year to hit a monthly record for the third consecutive month.
Chicony Power reports record 3Q19 revenues
Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has financial report for the third quarter of 2019, with consolidated revenues of NT$9.994 billion (US$327 million) being the highest-ever quarterly level.
Largan October revenues hits record
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.626 billion (US$217 million) for October, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month with growth of 0.45% sequentially and 27.20% on year.
Chip demand for TWS devices to surge sharply in 2020
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 revenue growth momentum for Taiwan's chips supply chain players next year, according to industry sources.
Cooling fan makers are looking forward to the business opportunities brought by autonomous driving and 5G developments with Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry expecting demand for cooling solutions from cars and autonomous driving systems' camera modules to pick up.
EMS provider Lite-On Technology released financial report for the third quarter of 2019 at a November 4 investor conference, with net profit of NT$3.109 billion (US$101 million) being the highest quarterly level since the fourth quarter of 2016.
Apple reportedly has partnered with US game developer Valve to develop AR head-mounted display devices, which may be released in the second half of 2020 at the earliest, with Taiwan's ODMs Quanta Computer and Pegatron said to handle the assembly job, according to industry sources.
Darfon tapping Japan e-bike market
Keyboard and passive component maker Darfon Electronics has become the largest vendor of high-end electric bicycles in Japan with a market share of 20% for models priced at above JPY200,000 (US$1,852), according to company chairman Andy Su.
Delta Electronics expects flat 4Q19 sales
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics expects fourth-quarter 2019 business operation to remain unchanged sequentially, company chairman Yancey Hai said at an October 31 investors conference.
Asia Tech Image expands capacity in Myanmar
Contact image sensor module maker Asia Tech Image has completed expansion of production capacity by setting up a fourth production line at its factory in Myanmar, according to company president Iris Wu.
Highlights of the day: Apple reports strong earnings
Apple has reported record earnings for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter, fueled by accelerating growth from its services, wearables and iPads. Apple is expecting strong growth for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter, but it remains to be seen...
Shipments of Apple's just-unveiled AirPods Pro are estimated at only two million units this year, according to industry sources.
Vivotek expects OBM revenues to rise in 4Q19
IP surveillance camera maker Vivotek has disclosed it has obtained OBM (own-brand manufacturing) orders from new clients with shipments to begin in the fourth quarter of 2019, expecting the revenue proportion for OBM business for the quarter to significantly rise.
Apple reports strong earnings for fiscal 4Q19
Apple has posted revenues of US$64 billion for its fiscal 2019 fourth-quarter ended September 28, an increase of 2% from the year-ago quarter, with quarterly earnings per diluted share reaching US$3.03, up 4%.
Samsung sees profit improve sequentially in 3Q19
Samsung Electronics has reported KRW 62 trillion (US$53.37 billion) in consolidated revenues, rising 10.45% sequentially but dropping 5.28% on year. Its third-quarter 2019 operating profit came to KRW 7.78 trillion, up 17.8% but down 56.16% on year.
Global server market – 3Q 2019
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Global small- to mid-size LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
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Global large-size LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
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Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
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Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2020 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tablets
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Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19
According to Digitimes Research's observation, with global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based...