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Insights From Our March 2018 Visits To IT Hardware Makers In China/Taiwan/Japan

2018-04-11 seekingalpha
Silicon wafers to remain in short supply; Chinese chipmakers unfit to build mass-production lines in 2018.
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Apple's Vertical Integration Policy To Hurt These 3 Suppliers

2018-04-04 zacks
Apple Inc. (AAPL - Free Report) is no doubt a valued customer to have but its recent actions are increasingly speaking otherwise. The recent revelation per a Bloomberg report that Apple will utilize its own chips phasing out Intel’s chips in Mac by 2020 has sent ripples across its supplier base. We believe Apple’s focus on building a closed ecosystem of semiconductor solutions for its own usage will hurt suppliers like Infineon Technologies (IFNNY - Free Report) , Cirrus Logic (CRUS - Free Report) and Qorvo Inc (QRVO - Free Report) .
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Asia markets drift higher after China rolls out tariffs

2018-04-02 moneycontrol
Asia Pacific stocks edged higher on Monday as China imposed new tariffs on US goods after previously floating the proposal last month.
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Nikkei rises as tech shares rebound, but poised for sizable Q1 losses

2018-03-30 reuters
TOKYO, March 30 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Friday morning as technology firms such as Tokyo Electron and Advantest jumped in sympathy with a rebound in their U.S. counterparts, which were battered this week on concerns over possible government regulation.
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Apple Roundup: Buying Texture, Making MicroLED Displays & More

2018-03-22 zacks
It was an eventful week for Apple (AAPL - Free Report) , a week that included its purchase of a magazine subscription service called Texture, a news leak about its in-house development of MicroLED screens, a report about its sinking brand value, plus some usual ruckus about its business practices, fines and taxes in Europe. Here are some more details-
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Apple developing its own screens in-house for the first time, to replace Samsung and LG OLED

2018-03-20 smh.com.au
Apple is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation.
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Apple investing in producing its own MicroLED screen technology, sources say

2018-03-19 thestar
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Apple Reportedly Producing MicroLED Screen, OLED Stocks Fall

2018-03-19 zacks
Apple (AAPL - Free Report) is reportedly developing next-generation MicroLED screens for its own use in a secret manufacturing facility near the company’s California headquarters. Per Bloomberg, the company is currently making small number of screens for testing purposes. Apple’s foray into MicroLED display manufacturing has taken the market by surprise. However, we believe that the company has been planning the venture into MicroLED display technology for quite some time.
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Apple is making its own display screens for the first time: Bloomberg - MarketWatch

2018-03-19 marketwatch
Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.35% is designing and making its own display screens for the first time at a secret facility near its California headquarters, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation. The company is testing small numbers of the screens as it gears up to invest in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, Bloomberg reported. MicroLED screens are harder to make than the current OLED screens, as they use different light-emitting compounds and are expected to make devices slimmer, brighter and more power-efficient.
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Apple’s ‘secret’ project: Replacing Samsung screens with in-house microLED displays

2018-03-19 japantimes.co.jp
SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation.
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Apple is developing own MicroLED screens: Report

2018-03-19 channelnewsasia
NEW YORK: Apple Inc is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, Bloomberg reported on Sunday (Mar 18).
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Apple is said to develop displays to replace Samsung screens

2018-03-19 livemint
San Francisco: Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation.
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Apple is developing own MicroLED screens: Bloomberg - Channel NewsAsia

2018-03-19 channelnewsasia
Apple Inc is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.
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Inside Apple's Secret Plan to Develop and Build its Own Screens - Bloomberg

2018-03-19 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Apple Suppliers Tumble After Report Tim Cook "Secretly" Developing Own Screen | Zero Hedge

2018-03-19 zerohedge
There is one way to assure that your supply chain is not impacted by the upcoming trade wars: bring all your manufacturing to the host nation and no longer rely on foreign suppliers.
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