Russia-Ukraine conflict
The war in Ukraine has huge impact on the IT and semiconductor sectors.
Thursday 4 May 2023
Nanya revenue increases for 2nd consecutive month
DRAM maker Nanya Technology's revenue increased for the second consecutive month in April.
Wednesday 1 February 2023
India may take a big hit from China's coming ban on exports of solar chips technologies
The Chinese government is mulling to impose export restrictions on its solar chips and related technologies, which, if enforced, may deal a big blow to the rising Indian solar energy...
Friday 16 December 2022
Taiwan IC design houses poised to reduce reliance on China market
Taiwan's IC design houses, highly dependent on the end-market demand in China to bolster their shipments in the past, will continue to see their businesses impacted by the country's...
Monday 26 September 2022
Mazda sees no return path to production in Russia, Yomiuri says
Mazda Motor is considering a permanent exit from Russia after its invasion of Ukraine put a halt on the Japanese carmaker's production in the country.
Wednesday 31 August 2022
Ventec looks to automotive thermal materials for 2H22 growth
Taiwan-based Ventec Electronics, dedicated to specialty copper-clad laminates (CCL) and thermal materials, expects sales of its high-performance thermal substrate materials for car...
Monday 29 August 2022
Huawei founder warns of tough times ahead for next 3-5 years
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has warned company staff of tough times ahead for the tech player, highlighting that China will face lackluster economic prospects and global economic...
Friday 1 July 2022
Macro headwinds bring more uncertainty to Taiwan electronics manufacturing outlook
Rising raw materials costs from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and worsening inflation continue to challenge Taiwan's electronics manufacturing industry, bringing more uncertainty...
Friday 1 July 2022
Micron warns of demand weakness
End demand weakness in consumer markets, including PC and smartphones, has dragged down significantly the global memory industry bit demand, according to Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO of Micron...
Monday 27 June 2022
Asustek, Gigabyte sharply lower motherboard shipment goals for 2022
Taiwan's motherboard vendors including Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have sharply revised downward their shipment goals for 2022 as they can hardly bundle sales of motherboards...
Tuesday 14 June 2022
Geared up for DDR5 transition: Q&A with Micron EVP Sumit Sadana
The transition to DDR5 memory in the data center sector will be taking place in 2022, and Micron Technology is gearing up for the robust demand, according to Sumit Sadana, executive...
Monday 13 June 2022
Notebook prospects vary with device models, supply chain segments
As a whole, the notebook market has seen a reversal in demand, with consumer models bearing the brunt of sales downturn. Shipments of education-use Chromebooks, which played a pioneering...
Wednesday 1 June 2022
Taiwan restricts exports of strategic high-tech commodities to Russia and Belarus
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a list of strategic high-tech commodities that are banned from exportation to Russia and Belarus.
Friday 20 May 2022
Acer enjoys robust commercial notebook sales
Acer has enjoyed robust commercial notebook sales despite the impact of inflation and the Russia-Ukraine war on its overall sales performance, according to company CEO and chairman...
Monday 16 May 2022
Qaunta, Inventec positive about 2H22 notebook shipments
Taiwan's notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec both have released positive outlook for their shipment performance in the second half of the year, though some market observers...
Friday 13 May 2022
Sensor vendor PixArt expects sales growth in 2Q22
Image sensor specialist PixArt Imaging expects to post a 10-15% sequential revenue growth in the second quarter, after seeing its sales slip 15.2% sequentially in the first quarter...