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Robust memory, panel demand to drive Supreme sales growth in 2H17

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, is expected to report strong results for the second half of 2017 driven by rising memory prices and strong OLED panel demand, according to industry sources......»»

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North American semi equipment industry billings fall to 4-month low in August

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a 3.9% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in August reaching a four-month low of US$2.18 billion, according to SEMI......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: ItSep 22nd, 2017Related News

TCA modifies exhibition shows to attract new participants

Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has been making adjustments to the names of its exhibition shows for 2018 and adding more new applications in order to attract more participants from industries other than the PC sector......»»

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China IoT market scale estimated to exceed CNY1.5 trillion by 2020

China's IoT (Internet of Things) market scale has posted an annual expansion of over 20% over the past few years, and the market value is estimated to exceed CNY1.5 trillion (US$227.6 billion) by 2020 from CNY900 billion in 2016, according to the Chi.....»»

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Valeo joins ISELED Alliance

ISELED, an open alliance formed to develop and market an innovative in-vehicle LED lighting concept within a full ecosystem, has announced that Valeo has joined it as its new member......»»

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Infineon to sell Newport manufacturing site to Neptune 6

Infineon Technologies and a private company trading under the name Neptune 6 have announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Neptune 6 will acquire IR Newport, a subsidiary manufacturing site of Infineon. Both parties expect t.....»»

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Taiwan science park January-June revenues reach NT$1.152 trillion

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.152 trillion (US$38.09 billion) in January-June 2017, growing 6.87% on year, according to the Mi.....»»

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Commentary: HTC faces new challenges after Google deal

HTC, which built the world's first Android-based smartphone, the HTC Dream, in 2008, is facing new challenges after it signed a US$1.1 billion deal to hand over its ODM team or half of its R&D unit to Google......»»

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China PV installations reach 3.36GWp in August

PV installations completed and on grid around China in August totaled 3.36GWp, with 1.95GWp for power stations, and 1.41GWp for distributed PV systems, according to media reports......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: ItSep 22nd, 2017Related News

Panel makers look to mini LED backlighting

As OLED smartphone and TV applications are in short supply with the market segment dominated by Samsung Display and LG Display, LCD panel makers from China and Taiwan are working with LED wafer and chip maker Epistar to develop direct-type backlighti.....»»

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Asustek to launch next-generation ZenFone 5 in March 2018

Asustek Computer will release its next-generation ZenFone 5 family products at the earliest in March 2018 as the operations of its smartphone business have returned to a growth truck as a result of recent restructuring, according to company CEO Jerry.....»»

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China enacting law to facilitate development of self-driving cars

In an effort to accelerate the development of its smart car industry, China is moving to legislate regulations governing the production and driving of smart vehicles. Its National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is mapping out a set of guide.....»»

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CPT reports tight supply for all-screen smartphone panels

Chunghwa Picture Tubes' (CPT) current supply of all-screen smartphone applications are falling short of demand by 20%, according to company vice president Ryan Chung......»»

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Taiwan solar cell makers reportedly to form alliance to better competitiveness

Four Taiwan-based solar cell makers, Neo Solar Power (NSP), Gintech Energy, Solartech Energy and Tainergy Tech, have reportedly planned to form an alliance to integrate resources to enhance competitiveness in the international market, according to in.....»»

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Nanya slashes Micron holdings to 2.55%

Nanya Technology has shed more than half its stake in Micron Technology since June 2017, reducing its holdings in the US company to 2.55%......»»

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Globalfoundries to roll out 12nm FinFET technology for high-performance devices

Globalfoundries has announced plans to introduce a new 12nm leading-performance (12LP) FinFET semiconductor manufacturing process. The technology is expected to deliver better density and a performance boost over Globalfoundries' current-generation 1.....»»

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Tokyo Electron optimistic about etching equipment demand for 3D NAND, FinFET

Etching equipment demand for the manufacture of 3D NAND flash memory and FinFET chips is expected to grow in 2018 and 2019, according to Tokyo Electron, which expects its share of the global etching equipment market to reach 30% by 2020......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: ItSep 22nd, 2017Related News

Google Play ranks as largest app platform

Optimized by the increasing popularity of Android-based smartphones, established Android ecosystem and improving users' familiarity with the platform, Google Play has become the largest app platform globally in terms of usage, according to James Sand.....»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: ItSep 22nd, 2017Related News

Competition for 2018 gaming notebook orders growing fierce

With notebook brand vendors having recently begun their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for 2018 orders, gaming notebook models have become the priority for Taiwan-based ODMS due to their high margins, according to sources from the upstream sup.....»»

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Taiwan sets tentative 2018 feed-in tariffs for renewable energy

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy (BOE) has set tentative feed-in tariffs for renewable energy in 2018, lowering the rates by 11.82-13.45% for PV power and 0.73-4.61% for wind power......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: ItSep 22nd, 2017Related News