Yankey sees backlog of orders swell

Yankey Engineering, a Taiwan-based provider of clean room and HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) integrated engineering services, has seen its backlog of orders exceed NT$17 billion (US$614 million), according to company chairman and CEO Y.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesDec 1st, 2021

Handset TDDI prices falling

TDDI (touch/display driver integration) chip prices have fallen further in the first quarter of 2022, as brand handset vendors with excess inventories of such chips have slowed the rates at which they place orders, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News57 min. ago

Compal sees overall production unaffected by COVID infections

ODM Compal Electronics has temporarily halted production at its plant in Pingzhen, northern Taiwan after two employees there were confirmed infected with COVID-19, but stressed the company's overall production capacity remains unaffected......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Foundry PSMC sees revenue, profit surge in 2021

Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) saw its revenue hit a record high of NT$65.62 billion (US$2.38 billion) in 2021, when pre-tax profits hiked 300% on year to NT$19.21 billion......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Linux Malware Sees 35% Growth During 2021

The number of malware infections targeting Linux devices rose by 35% in 2021, most commonly to recruit IoT devices for DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. BleepingComputer reports: A Crowdstrike report looking into the attack data from 2021.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

RP2040 Chips for 70 Cents: “Raspberry Pi Direct” Launches to Supply Bulk Orders

Raspberry Pi announces Raspberry Pi Direct, allowing bulk RP2040 chip orders at discounted prices well below a dollar each. The post RP2040 Chips for 70 Cents: “Raspberry Pi Direct” Launches to Supply Bulk Orders appeared first on Make:.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Industry watch: What did Miin Wu and Tien Wu say?

Comments of business leaders in the ICT industry are important sources for news stories. DIGITIMES sees such news stories as enrichments to our database. DIGITIMES has keen interest in Macronix's IDM business model, and ASE's capability of maintainin.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Pine64"s Newest Linux Smartphone "PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition" Now Available for Pre-Order

"Linux fans rejoice!" writes Hot Hardware. " Pine64's newest smartphone is officially available for pre-order." PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders opened up Tuesday. Devices that are pre-ordered before January 18th will be shipped from Pine64.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

TSMC reports record profits, will spend $44 billion on upgrading capacity in 2022

The unprecedented demand for components means that chip manufacturers have their orders full and are struggling to meet demand. As a result, TSMC’s revenue was up 24.1% to $15.74 billion in Q4 2021, while net profit jumped to T$166.2 billion ($6.01.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Indian battery maker sees exponential demand for lithium-ion batteries by 2030

As EVs become more prevalent in India, the demand for lithium-ion batteries could skyrocket this decade, according to Amara Raja Batteries, one of the biggest battery manufacturers in India venturing into local Li-ion cell production. India is still.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

China OSATs to cut prices for MCU packaging in 1H22

China-based OSATs, including Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), plan to cut quotes for consumer MCU and other conventional chip packaging services in the first half of 2022 to attract more orders, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

KIA sets up EV6 charging stations at dealership in Taiwan

Kia is displaying its battery-powered EV (electric vehicle), EV6, and single-vehicle charging piles at the Kia EV6 Cafe, located at Taipei 101. The south Korean carmaker has seen sales in Taiwan grow by 40% to over 5,800 orders during 2021, the best.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Realme sees handset sales in Taiwan surge 20% in 2021

Chinese smartphone brand Realme saw its handset sales in Taiwan climb 20% in 2021. Realme is set to focus more on promoting midrange and high-end 5G handset models while continuing to cement its market share in the budget-level segment, so as to bols.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

ESMT sees bullish NOR flash prices

NOR flash contract prices are poised to stay flat sequentially in the first quarter of 2022 and will rise through the third quarter, according to MC Chang, president for memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Fab toolmaker Marketech to enjoy 20-30% revenue surge in 2022

Significant orders from TSMC, ASE Technology, and Win Semiconductors will boost revenues at fab toolmaker Marketech Technology in 2022; revenues are forecast to grow 20-30% on year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Master Talks 5: Why better AI systems are causing more problems and how we fix them

Multiple films have featured how intelligent machines might disobey orders from humans and eventually take over the world. In the opinion of Stuart Russell, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, the scenarios could.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Everything we know about S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chernobyl

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl is coming in 2022. Here's what you need to know about the release date, gameplay trailer, multiplayer, and pre-orders......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Notebook ODMs see component inventories building up

Although notebook ODMs have continued to see robust orders from clients, ODMs' in-house component inventories have stayed at high levels as a result of harbor congestions and components' mixed levels of shortages that have been undermining notebook s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Pegatron expects sales growth in 2022

Pegatron, which saw its revenues fall 9.7% on year in 2021, expects growth to resume this year buoyed by new orders for head-mounted VR/AR/MR devices......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Coretronic sees increased December, 4Q21, 2021 revenue figures

Coretronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.294 billion (US$190 million) for December, increasing 3.96% on month and 36.21% on year. Its consolidated revenues were NT$15.115 billion for the fourth quarter of 2021, growing 15.86% sequentiall.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

YMTC eyeing SSD orders from Samsung customers

China's Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) has been promoting its Zhitai-branded consumer SSDs, and is eyeing orders from Samsung Electronics' local customers in China, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022