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Xiaomi aims to generate revenues of CNY100 billion in 2017, says CEO

Xiaomi Technology aims to garner revenues of CNY100 billion (US$14.5 billion) in 2017 by focusing on five core segments: developing innovative technologies, enhancing retail networks, deepening globalization, stepping into artificial intelligence (AI.....»»

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Kinpo Electronics revising production strategy, says president

EMS provider Kinpo Electronics has been revamping its production strategy, with factories in China serving mainly for the domestic market, and plants in Thailand and the Philippines mostly for exports to other countries, according to company presiden.....»»

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Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China, which will be subject to approval by Taiwan's Investment Commission.....»»

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Pure-play foundry market to increase at 7.6% CAGR over 2016-2021, says IC Insights

The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights. The pure-play IC foundry market will grow at a CAGR or 7.6% from 2016 to 2021, according t.....»»

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Fab investment surging in China, says SEMI

From 2004 through 2014, over US$70 billion was spent on semiconductor equipment and materials in China, according to SEMI. Over this period, assembly and packaging infrastructure showed particular growth and development as both overseas and China-hea.....»»

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Advantech joins LoRa Alliance

Advantech has announced that it has joined the LoRa Alliance, which is committed to developing a new industrial standard to empower the Internet of Things (IoT)......»»

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Total corporate funding in solar sector comes in at US$9.1 billion in 2016, says Mercom Capital

Mercom Capital Group's latest report has shown that total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing raised by public companies, came to US$9.1 billion, com.....»»

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AcBel Polytech develops new products

Power supply maker AcBel Polytech has developed several new products, including smart meters, industrial power supplies, and LED lamps, to drive business growth in 2017, according to the company......»»

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UL appoints new Taiwan country manager

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has appointed TH Chen as its country manager in Taiwan, the site of the safety consulting and certification company's largest business operation outside of the US......»»

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Worldwide IT spending forecast to grow 2.7% in 2017, says Gartner

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.7% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. However, this growth rate is down from earlier projections of 3%......»»

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HTC eyes better sales for U series

High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced two new high-end smartphones, the U Ultra and U Play in Taiwan, and Chialin Chang, HTC president of Global Sales has pointed out that the company hopes the smartphones will have better sales performance than the.....»»

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Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure market revenue grows 8.1% to US$8.4 billion in 3Q16, says IDC

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 8.1% on year to US$8.4 bi.....»»

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TSMC collaborates with Mentor Graphics enabling design and verification tools for new InFO technology variants

TSMC has extended its collaboration with Mentor Graphics on the Xpedition Enterprise platform in conjunction with the Calibre platform for the design and verification of TSMC's integrated fan-out (InFo) packaging technology for multi-chip and chip-DR.....»»

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Macronix memory incorporated in new Qualcomm LTE IoT chipset reference design

Macronix International's NAND MCP memory solution has been adopted and incorporated by Qualcomm as a part of the reference design for a LTE Cat. M1/NB-1 chipset, the MDM9206 modem, according to the Taiwan-based flash memory maker......»»

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Microsoft lowers 2017 Windows 10 licensing rates for low-cost notebooks

Microsoft has settled with notebook vendors on Windows 10 licensing rates for models to be launched in 2017, with costs for under 14.1-inch low-cost models lowered from 2016, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers......»»

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Digitimes Research: December 7W LED light bulb prices in China market fall

December 2016 average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 5.4% from October to CNY26.30 (US$3.80), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) increased 0.3% to CNY30.40, acc.....»»

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Everlight Electronics aims at 2-digit growth in 2017 revenues

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, despite on-year growth of 1.57% in 2016 consolidated revenues of NT$29.272 billion (US$919 million), aims at double-digit growth in 2017 consolidated revenues, with growth mainly coming from infra.....»»

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TSMC could build plant in the US, says Chang

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang has said the company has not ruled out building a wafer fab in the US in response to Donald Trump's plans to bring manufacturing back to the US......»»

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Largan Precision earns nearly 17 times paid-in capital in 2016

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision generated net profit of NT$22.722 billion (US$713 million) for 2016, 16.94 times its paid-in capital of NT$1.341 billion and translating into net EPS of NT$169.4, the company announced at a January 12.....»»

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TSMC expects up to 10% revenue drop in 1Q17, cautious about 2Q

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has forecast revenues will fall up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, and expressed caution over the prospects for the second quarter......»»

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