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TSMC, UMC offer higher prices to secure wafer supplies

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have recently secured 1-2 year supply contracts with Shin-Etsu and Sumco and offered higher prices than other foundry chipmakers to ensure sufficient wafer supplies,.....»»

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Wafer suppliers to build new 8-inch plants in China

Additional new production capacity for 8-inch silicon wafers is expected to emerge in China, with companies including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works looking to build new plants......»»

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India smartphone shipments fall for the first time, says Canalys

India's smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history, as shipments to the country fell 4% on year to just under 27 million units in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung continued to lead the market, with a 25% share, followed by Xiao.....»»

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Corning sales, profits rise sequentially in 2Q17

Corning has reported its GAAP sales went up 6% on year to US$2.5 billion in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS rising sequentailly to reach US$0.42......»»

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Taiwan panel makers ready to face challenge from China 10.5G line

While BOE Technology is slated to kick off production at its 10.5G fab in 2018 sparking concerns of panel oversupply in the coming year, AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux both have said they will move to the upper end of the panel market to lessen the i.....»»

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Shuttle may turn profitable in 2Q17, says paper

Taiwan-based barebone system vendor Shuttle is expected to have achieved strong revenues in the second quarter of 2017, which may help the company turn profitable, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report......»»

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Taiwan market: Sunny Founder scores points in PV crowdfunding

Sunny Founder has finished crowdfunding for 11 rooftop PV systems in Taiwan since operation began in October 2016, with investors in four rooftop systems beginning to receive return on investment from selling generated electricity to state-run Taiwan.....»»

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UMC expects flat 3Q17

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the third quarter of 2017. The guidance is lower than market watchers' estimates of 5-10% sales growth......»»

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Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises, according to a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

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Innolux reports NT$12.1 billion in 2Q17 net profit

Innolux has announced consolidated revenues of NT$84.5 billion (US$2.782 billion) and operating income of NT$15.8 billion for the second quarter of 2017. Net profit for the quarter reached NT$12.1 billion or NT$1.22 per share......»»

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Foxconn increases server production in southwestern China, says Nikkei

Foxconn Electronics' China-based subsidiary HongFuJin Precision Electronics (Guiyang) set up a server factory in Quizhou Province, southwestern China, at an investment CNY350 million (US$51.7 million) in 2015, and starting production in March 2016......»»

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UMC planning 28HPC, 22ULP processes

United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking to expand its 28nm process offering by launching 28nm HPC and 28nm HPC Plus nodes, which will become available in 2018. The foundry also plans to introduce its 22nm ULP process in the middle of next year......»»

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ITRI holds tech forum

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on July 26 held a technology forum focusing on AI (artificial intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things), autonomous driving, 5G communication and system software......»»

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Development of service robots lags behind industrial ones, says IEK analyst

Development of service-oriented robots has lagged behind that of industrial robots, according to analyst Johnny Huang for Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) under Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI.....»»

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AUO not pessimistic about business outlook for 2H17

Although the TV market encountered a round of turbulence recently and the downward spiral of panel prices is exacerbating, the prospects of the panel industry for the second half of 2017 are not pessimistic as the third quarter is traditionally a pea.....»»

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Foxconn to build LCD plant in Wisconsin

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced plans to invest US$10 billion over four years in the US and will begin the investment project by building an advanced LCD panel manufacturing plant in Wisconsin......»»

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Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period came to NT$1.04......»»

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Taiwan to host WCIT 2017

World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2017 will take place in Taipei during September 10-13, organized jointly by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs and World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)......»»

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Taiwan market: Motorola launches Moto Z2 Play

Motorola (Lenovo) has unveiled its mid-tier Moto Z2 Play smartphone in the Taiwan market, with the availability to begin in mid-August, priced at NT$14,900 (US$491) unlocked......»»

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Taiwan IC design service and IP firms land AI chip orders from China

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have started to land orders for artificial intelligence (AI) applications from China's IC industry and academia, and demand for AI-related chips from China is expected to ramp up, acco.....»»

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