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Sated China smartphone market to sit back and digest inventory in 1Q17

After seeing record shipments in the fourth quarter of 2016, the China smartphone will ease up and try to digest inventory in the first quarter of 2017. Smartphone shipments in the China market are expected to see a year-on-year dip in the quarter, m.....»»

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Chunghwa Telecom to launch LWA network

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will open a commercial LTE/Wi-Fi Aggregation (LWA) network on February 23, making it the world's first telecom operator to launch LWA, according to CHT. LWA technology standards were approved by 3GPP in June 2016......»»

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China market: White-box smartphone supply chain faces increasing pressure from brand vendors

As first-tier China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Gionee are gearing up efforts to expand sales overseas, their white-box handset competitors are facing the possibility of being phased out, according to industry so.....»»

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Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March

Taiwan-based MCU and consumer IC design houses have recently seen customer orders pick up, and are expected to see their revenues start to rise in March, according to industry sources......»»

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Taiwan IC production value to rise 5.8% in 2017, say TSIA and IEK

The production value of Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, will increase 5.8% in 2017 reaching NT$2,591.6 billion (US$84.1 billion), according to forecast made by the Taiwan Semiconductor Indus.....»»

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Gamania Digital Entertainment aims at revenues of over NT$10 billion for 2017

Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment aims to turn its operations from the red in 2016 to profitability in 2017 and has set its target consolidated revenues at over NT$10 billion (US$323 million) for 2017, according to comp.....»»

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Foxconn turns to China, initiates large-scale recruitment for company

Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics has kicked off recruitment of 12,000 university graduates and 6,000 graduates of senior high schools and junior vocational colleges in China, with the goal for the university graduates being to cultivate.....»»

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Taiwan January export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.97 billion in total in January 2017, decreasing 12.8% on month but increasing 5.2% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on February 20......»»

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Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$367 million in January, says MOEA

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 198 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$366.86 million in January 2017, respectively decreasing 30.04% and 27.11% on year, according to MOEA statistics.....»»

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Foxconn chairman pledges shares for loans

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou has pledged a total of 430 million Foxconn shares as collateral to borrow loans from three banks, according to data released by Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)......»»

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Smartphones to remain largest AP application through 2020, says Digitimes Research

Smartphones will remain the largest market for application processors (AP) through 2020, accounting for over 80% of all APs shipped annually during the period, according to Digitimes Research......»»

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Silicon wafer prices to rise in 2017, says GlobalWafers

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer prices on a per-square inch basis, which reached an 11-year low of US$0.67, are set to rise in 2017 thanks to the already low point last year and a ramp-up of demand coming mainly from China-based foundries, accordin.....»»

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China and Taiwan fabs gearing up for next-gen memory production

China- and Taiwan-based pure-play foundries are partnering with their fabless clients to fabricate next-generation memory types, such as 3D NAND, MRAM and ReRAM, while memory chipmakers are developing the next-generation technologies in-house......»»

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TPK to quit touch panel production for Apple Watch, say sources

TPK Holding has been a suppleir of G/G (2 pieces of glass) touch panels for use in Apple Watch for two years, but since Apple adopted TOL (touch on lens) for second-generation Apple Watch in 2016, TPK has been unable to hike yield rates for TOL touch.....»»

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TPV to set up LCD TV factory in China, says paper

TPV Technology will invest US$25 million to set up a LCD TV factory and another US$25 million to set up a factory making components used in LCD TVs in Xianyang City, northern China, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN)......»»

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Panasonic, Sharp capitalize on JCM to export PV modules, says report

Panasonic and Sharp have exported PV modules to Costa Rica and Thailand respectively through the Japan government's Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), according to Japan-based Nikkan......»»

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Best Linux File Sharing Tips

Linux file sharing advice, using Samba and some commands in the terminal window......»»

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Asustek adjusting tablet operations

Asustek Computer is adjusting its tablet operations by decreasing the number of models developed, focusing shipments on fewer overseas markets, and transferring a portion of its about 1,000 employees specifically working on tablets to its VR (virtual.....»»

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AUO to beef up marketing of LTPS TFT-LCD panels in 2017

AU Optronics (AUO) started production at a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, in November 2016 and will boost adoption in smartphones and notebooks as well as of In-Cell LTPS TFT-LCD panels in smartphones in 2017, according to company.....»»

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Taiwan market: Samsung to launch QLED TVs

Samsung Electronics showcased QLED TVs (quantum dot TVs) at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show taking in Las Vegas during January 5-8 and will launch 55-, 65-, 75- and 88-inch models in the Taiwan market as soon as the second quarter of 2017, accordi.....»»

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