2017-02-06 - Ariella Brown

Will Foxconn build its factory on American soil?

A combination of diminishing competitive advantage in China, American incentives and tariff threat may tip the balance in favour of…

2017-01-16 - Alan Patterson

Are China’s chipmakers poaching Taiwan’s execs?

Recruiting Taiwan’s veterans will help China’s chip industry accelerate their R&D upgrading, process technology and yield improvements.

2016-12-13 - None

Trump’s ‘Made in USA’ plan may face legal, supply chain hurdles

It’s easier said than done, according to Pegatron Chairman Tung, to take IT manufacturing jobs back to U.S. soil.

2016-10-31 - Peter Clarke

Apple design win boosts Goertek’s MEMS microphone rank

Apple accounts for approximately 70% (in units) of Goertek’s MEMS microphone business in 2015, according to IHS Markit.

2016-10-19 - Rick Merritt

Samsung losing foundry share in 2016

Samsung’s slowdown is in part due to expectations TSMC is grabbing most of the business making Apple A-series processors in…

2016-09-26 - Yole Developement

Apple motivates interest in fan-out packaging

2016 is a turning point for the fan-out market since Apple and TSMC changed the game, possibly creating a trend…

2016-08-19 - Vivek Nanda

Gartner: Global smartphone sales grow by 4.3%

Five of top 10 worldwide mobile phone vendors saw increased sales in Q2, according to Gartner, with global sales of…

2016-08-19 - Vivek Nanda

Android wins back market share from iOS

In terms of the smartphone OS market, Android regained share over iOS to achieve an 86% share.

2016-08-01 - TrendForce

Lenovo, Huawei grow amidst drop in global tablet shipments

TrendForce reports that tablet shipment fell 4.8% in second quarter, although Lenovo and Huawei posted growth despite headwinds.

2016-06-21 - EE Times

Beijing bars iPhone 6, says it’s too similar to local phone

China’s enormous domestic market is considered a key for Apple, but the tech giant's iPhone faces stiff competition from Chinese…