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  • Last update: Tuesday 26 August 2014 [840 news items]

Tablet market to decline in 2014 while notebook market expected to grow, says TrendForce

Aug 26, 15:09

Branded tablets will experience negative growth in 2014 at 153 million units shipped, an on-year decrease of 1.8%. Notebook shipments, on the other hand, will increase 1% on year...

Manz and other equipment suppliers to showcase latest production solutions at Touch Taiwan 2014

Aug 26, 14:24

Germany-based Manz AG and a number of Taiwan-based PCB and LCD panel equipment suppliers will showcase their latest production equipment for the PCB and flat panel industries at Touch...

Digitimes Research: All-in-one PC shipments to decline in 2014

Aug 26, 12:11

Desktop shipments are expected to enjoy growth in 2014 with Microsoft ending its support for Windows XP, but the all-in-one PC market, which focuses mainly on the consumer market...

AUO to showcase high resolution a-Si TFT-LCDs for mobile devices at Touch Taiwan 2014

Aug 25, 15:17

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its ultra high resolution display technologies and applications for mobile devices, including 5-inch Full HD and 8-inch WQXGA (1600x2560) LCD panels...

Peripheral chip makers preparing inventories for 100 million new iPhones

Aug 22, 15:20

Peripheral chip suppliers for the next-generation iPhone reportedly are preparing to build up combined inventories of related ICs equivalent for the production of 100 million units...

Foxconn sets up rental electric car joint venture in China

Aug 22, 14:36

Foxconn Electronics has established a joint venture with Beijing Electric Vehicle (BEV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC), to offer electric vehicles for...

Delta Electronics to showcase DLP video wall at Integrate 2014

Aug 22, 11:24

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics will exhibit an in-house-developed ultra-bright Laser-based DLP video wall with brightness of 1,800 lumens...

Digitimes Research: GTAT estimated to supply up to 1.35-2.25 million 5.5-inch iPhone sapphire covers in 2014

Aug 22, 10:55

US-based GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), the exclusive sapphire supplier for Apple, is estimated to supply enough sapphire to make covers for up to 1.35-2.25 million 5.5-inch iPhones...

Scientech to ramp wet-process semiconductor equipment

Aug 21, 22:03

Equipment supplier Scientech has had its 12-inch wet-process semiconductor equipment verified by IC backend service firms, paving the way for the firm to ramp up shipments beginning...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level smartphone may help Amazon extend e-commerce reach

Aug 21, 22:01

Amazon released its mid-range to high-end Fire Phone in late-July 2014, looking to attract consumers to shop through Amazon's e-commerce platform with the phone's built-in Firefly...

Jeng Shiang sees profit margin drop nearly 13% on year in 2Q14

Aug 21, 20:59

Small- to medium-size light guide plate maker Jeng Shiang Precision has reported an on-year profit margin decrease from 30% in the second quarter of 2013 to 17.12% in the second quarter...

Spending on smart grid technologies will total nearly US$600 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Aug 21, 16:03

The market for smart grid technologies is evolving rapidly as the need for a more responsive, automated, and efficient power grid rises worldwide. According to a new report from Navigant...

Investment in microgrids in Asia Pacific will total nearly US$31 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Aug 20, 14:52

Demand for electricity and generation capacity from renewable energy sources is growing at an unprecedented rate in the Asia Pacific region. As a result, the number of microgrid projects...

China-based Ngames expected to ship 600,000 desktops in China in 2014

Aug 20, 14:51

China-based e-commerce player Ngames has been forming cooperation with motherboard players as well as Intel and AMD to strengthen its online desktop assembly and shipping service...

Worldwide large TFT-LCD panel supply area to increase 6% in 2014, says MIC

Aug 20, 14:10

Worldwide large TFT-LCD panel supply area is anticipated to reach 136.7 million square meters in 2014, up 6% on year, according to MIC. Growth momentum is expected to come mainly...

Acer expected to ship 4 million smartphones in 2014

Aug 18, 14:47

Acer's martphone shipments have been strong in 2014 with the full-year volume expected to reach four million units, up 160% from 2013. Acer's smartphone shipments in the first half...

Digitimes Research: Tablet market facing growing pains in 2014

Aug 15, 15:34

After facing a second quarter where overall shipment results came in below expectations, tablet vendors are expected to see a rebound in the third quarter, with global shipments increasing...

Samsung, Sony Mobile, Huawei, Microsoft to unveil smartphones at 2014 IFA

Aug 15, 11:45

Samsung Electronics is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Note 4, Sony Mobile Communications the 5.2-inch Xperia Z3, Huawei Device the Ascend Mate 7 or Ascend D7, and Microsoft the...

Pegatron lands half of 4.7-inch next-generation iPhone orders, say sources

Aug 14, 10:49

Apple's upstream suppliers have begun shipping components for next-generation iPhones recently and Pegatron Technology is estimated to have landed half of the orders for the 4.7-inch...

1 More aims to sell 7-10 million Xiaomi earphones in 2014

Aug 13, 15:05

China-based earphone ODM 1More Design sold five million earphones for Xiaomi smartphones so far in 2014 and aims to sell 7-10 million units for the whole year, according to the com...

Chromebook sales will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, says Gartner

Aug 12, 21:02

Sales of Chromebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79% increase from 2013, according to Gartner. By 2017, sales of Chromebooks are set to nearly triple to reach 14.4 million...

Simplo confident of earning paid-in capital for 2014

Aug 12, 20:26

Notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology is confident it will attain its target net profit equal to its paid-in capital for 2014, company chairman Raymond Sung said at an August...

Quanta sees revenue growth despite notebook shipment decline in July

Aug 12, 12:45

Quanta Computer has announced revenues of NT$77.93 billion (US$2.6 billion) for July, up 8.53% on month and 8.63% on year with combined revenues for the first seven months of 2014...

Digitimes Research: Sapphire demand to reach over 108 million mm in 2015

Aug 12, 10:57

Global demand for sapphire for use in LED and optical applications (such as smartphone covers) will reach 80.084 million mm of 2-inch equivalent ingots in 2014 and increase 36.1%...

China branded motherboard shipments may drop 10% on year in 2014

Aug 11, 22:31

With demand from China's tier-1 to -3 cities already reaching saturation and motherboard players still needing more time and investment to further penetrate into tier-4 through tier-6...

Innolux reports flat on-month growth for July revenues

Aug 8, 15:45

LCD panel maker Innolux has announced that its July 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$ 36.4 billion (US$1.21 billion), remaining flat on month and increasing 14.6% on year.

IPC & Embedded Expo 2014 held in southern China

Aug 8, 11:56

The IPC & Embedded Expo 2014, an exhibition to promote Internet of Things (IoT) and smart industrial systems, is taking place in Shenzhen, southern China, during August 6-8.

AUO reports increased July revenues

Aug 7, 15:45

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$35.761 billion for July 2014, up by 4.9% sequentially and 8.3% on year.

AUO sees July 2014 revenues increase; large panel shipments increase

Aug 7, 14:24

AU Optronics has announced its consolidated revenues reached NT$35.76 billion (US$1.19 billion) in July 2014, up 4.9% on month and up 8.3% on year.

Lenovo to cooperate with Compal to launch US$199-249 Windows notebooks at end of 2014, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 22:03

Lenovo has talked about cooperation with Compal Electronics to launch Windows 8 notebooks for sale at US$199-249 during the year-end peak sales period, according to Taiwan-supply...

TCAS 2014: Lenovo sees strong sales

Aug 5, 12:22

Lenovo saw strong demand for its traditional notebooks, tablets and gaming notebooks during the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2014, hosted from July 31 to August 4 and expects...

Samsung may see difficulty achieving expected 60 million tablet shipments for 2014

Aug 4, 15:12

Despite Samsung Electronics having been filling its tablet production lines and reducing the prices of its mainstream models, the Korea-based vendor is unlikely to be able to achieve...

Utilities and grid operators will invest more than US$42 billion in flexible alternating current transmission systems from 2014-2022, says Navigant

Aug 4, 10:49

The first flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), which mitigate voltage drops on the power grid, were deployed in the late 1920s. Today, the rapid growth of large-scale...

MediaTek hikes 4G smartphone solution shipment target for 2014

Jul 31, 22:07

MediaTek has raised shipment targets for its 4G smartphone solutions for 2014 to 30 million units, from 15 million set previously, according to company president Hsieh Ching-chiang...

Chunghwa Telecom lowers 2014 capex budget by 5-10%

Jul 31, 12:06

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has decided to reduce its 2014 capital expenditure budget by 5-10% from NT$40.1 billion (US$1.34 billion) to NT$36.09-38.095 billion.

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    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:21

  • Panel makers see increased orders for vehicle applications

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:18

  • AUO to expand in public and commercial segments with new lineup of Ultra HD displays

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:16

  • Handset brands launching more Android Wear-based devices

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:14

  • China TV vendors changing product mixes to focus more on high-end units for 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:57

  • Production schedules at 12-inch fabs begin to loosen

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:49

  • Digitimes Research: China small- to medium-size panel shipments to increase 12.9% in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:48

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    LG Lifeband Touch wearable device

    LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    SK Hynix 16nm 64Gb MLC NAND

    SK Hynix has started full-scale mass production of 16nm 64-gigabit (Gb) MLC NAND flash chips, according to the South Korea-based memory chipmaker. SK Hynix entered mass production...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.