Russia-Ukraine conflict
The war in Ukraine has huge impact on the IT and semiconductor sectors.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Supply chains control inventory levels amid global uncertainties
China's zero-COVID policy and sudden citywide lockdowns in Shenzhen and Shanghai are testing the flexibility and responsiveness of supply chain companies.
Friday 25 March 2022
Compeq poised to enjoy strong 2022
PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing is poised to see its revenue hit another record high in 2022, thanks to a strong influx of flexible PCB orders for handset battery modules and...
Thursday 24 March 2022
Maria Moroz: An artist who captures the human soul
When we are interested in a portrait, one of the first questions we would ask is: "Who is the artist? "
Thursday 24 March 2022
Japan MLCC makers maintaining prices despite slowdown in CE demand
A slowdown in demand for consumer electronics devices has prompted Taiwan-based MLCC suppliers to cut commodity MLCC prices, but their larger Japan-based peers continue to keep prices...
Wednesday 23 March 2022
MSI expects record revenue in 2022
Motherboard and graphics card maker Micro-Star International (MSI) expects to see its revenue hit bottom for 2022 in the second quarter, with revenue for the year set to hit another...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
Leadframe supplier CWTC sees order visibility extended to 2023
Leadframe supplier Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) has seen the visibility of orders from its IDM customers for automotive and industrial applications extended to 2023, according to the...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
Server chip and component shortages likely to carry through 2022
Server-use chips and components remain in extremely tight supply, and their shortage will be more severe than that of notebook components and may stay unresolved through the end of...
Monday 21 March 2022
Yageo business transformation efforts paying off
Taiwan's leading passive component vendor Yageo will continue to advance its business transformation in 2022 by expanding its product lines and optimizing its shipment portfolios...
Monday 21 March 2022
Will European auto supply chain move due to Russia-Ukraine war?
The automotive supply chain has been affected by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. European automakers have been hit the hardest due to their geographical relationship and have not...
Friday 18 March 2022
Renesas halts operation at Japan plants after earthquake
Japan-based automotive chip vendor Renesas has suspended operations at two semiconductor plants and partially stopped output at a third in Japan after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck...
Friday 18 March 2022
Polarizer material prices rise
Polarizer material prices have started rising to reflect increasing oil prices and unstable logistics due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to industry sources.
Thursday 17 March 2022
Wistron uncertain about notebook demand in 2H22
Notebook ODM Wistron is aware of demand uncertainty, which will be more challenging to the company than related chip shortages during the second half of 2022, according to company...
Thursday 17 March 2022
Foxconn embracing strongest first quarter in 10 years
Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group expects to register in 2022 the strongest first quarter in a decade, as some customer orders deferred from the fourth quarter are being fulfilled...
Thursday 17 March 2022
Notebook chip shortages narrowing to manageable levels, says Asustek
Notebook chip shortages are improving to manageable levels amid a slowdown in terminal market demand for consumer electronic devices, but the supply of specific chips from US IDMs...
Wednesday 16 March 2022
Russia-Ukraine war impacting world economy, especially IT industry, says Canalys
The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has disrupted the global economy. It has worsened the supply chain crisis, prompting the reallocation of IT products. Economic sanctions...