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  • Last update: Friday 18 April 2014 [622 news items]

Taiwan makers showcase new technologies at Finetech 2014

Apr 18, 14:43

Makers in Taiwan's flat panel industry are sporting new technologies at the 2014 Finetech Japan exhibition.

Global smartphone shipments up to nearly 277 million units in 1Q14, says TrendForce

Apr 18, 11:48

Global smartphone shipments rose 1.13% on quarter to 266.9 million units in the first quarter of 2014, and are expected to climb another 6.7% to 284.5 million units in the following...

Large-size panel shipments up 11% in March, says WitsView

Apr 17, 14:11

Large-size panel shipments rose 11% on month in March 2014 to 66.57 million units, according to WitsView.

Ultra HD TV penetration rate expected to reach 6% in 2014, say AUO sources

Apr 17, 14:04

The penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs is expected to reach 6% in 2014, according to sources at AU Optronics (AUO).

O-Film expected to produce for 35% of handset touch panels in 2014

Apr 16, 20:20

China touch panel maker O-Film reportedly was responsible for 23% of global handset touch panels in 2013 and the percentage is expected to climb to 35% in 2014, according to supply...

Leadtek pushes virtual desktop products for 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 16, 15:46

Taiwan-based graphics card maker Leadtek Research is currently focusing on businesses such as virtual desktops, medical health equipment and online game hosting, and is looking to...

Sony expects Ultra HD TV sales to increase 4-fold in 2014

Apr 14, 14:25

Sony expects its Ultra HD TV sales to increase four-fold in 2014 and also aims to hold a 10% global share in LCD TV shipments, according to the company.

Sony aims to increase its Ultra HD TV sales four-fold in 2014

Taiwan market: Lenovo expects 200% increase in 2014 PC sales to SMBs

Apr 14, 10:34

Lenovo expects desktop, notebook and tablet sales to small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs) in the Taiwan market to triple in 2014, according to Lenovo Taiwan general manager Justin...

China market: Apple dominates 4G smartphones sales in January-February 2014, says Sino Market Research

Apr 14, 10:24

Apple had a dominant market share of 58.7% for 4G smartphones sold in the China market in January-February 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics with 26.4%, Coolpad 9.4%, K-Touch...

Altek expects more smartphone vendors to adopt double-lens modules

Apr 11, 14:57

Altek has developed double-lens modules for use in front cameras of smartphones and has won adoption by HTC for its flagship smartphone M8, according to company president Alex Hsi...

Worldwide wearables shipments to reach 112 million in 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:06

The worldwide wearable computing market (commonly referred to as "wearables") is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC backend production value to expand 5.9% in 2014

Apr 11, 10:47

The production value of Taiwan's IC testing and packaging industry is expected to grow 5.9% in 2014, higher than the 4.9% growth posted a year earlier, as well as the 4.2% growth...

Digitimes Research: Global sapphire capacity to remain unchanged in 2014

Apr 10, 16:02

Global leaders in the sapphire industry, in attempts to return to profits from losses incurred in 2012-2013, will focus on increasing utilization rates rather than expand capacities...

Microsoft may release server orders to Taiwan ODMs

Apr 10, 15:49

Microsoft will set up four additional Azure data centers in 2014 and is expected to expand its procurement orders to server ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, according to Taiwan-based...

Notebook makers report on-month revenue growth for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 20:53

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$67.58 billion (US$2.25 billion) for March 2014, representing a 36.5% increase on month and 4.37% increase on year. Compal...

Asustek reports revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 20:27

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$38.63 billion (US$1.28 billion) for March 2014, representing a 5.51% increase on month, but a 7.69% drop on year.

Delta Electronics showcasing energy-efficient solutions at Hanover Messe 2014

Apr 9, 15:12

Taiwan-based power management solution provider Delta Electronics is exhibiting energy-efficient products and solutions at Hanover Messe 2014, an annual industrial technology fair...

Digitimes Research: LCD TV panel surface area shipped in 2014 expected to rise 8.7%

Apr 9, 14:32

The LCD TV panel surface area shipped in 2014 is expected to rise 8.7% on year as demand for TVs is expected to increase and the average TV panel-size increases, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan market: Asustek releases ZenFone smartphones in Taiwan; expects to sell 5 million units in 2014

Apr 9, 14:28

Asustek Computer started selling its ZenFone series smartphones in Taiwan on April 8. Chairman Jonney Shih said the company expects sales of its ZenFone products to surpass five million...

TPK March 2014 revenues up 13.7% sequentially, down nearly 50% on year

Apr 8, 14:37

Taiwan touch panel maker TPK has reported that its March 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$7.99 billion (US$264.24 million), up 13.7% on month and down 49.3% on year.

AUO reports sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 8, 14:21

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues reached over NT$34.01 billion (US$1.12 billion) for March 2014, up 20.7% on month and down 10.3% on year. The...

OLED TV shipments expected to reach no more than 100,000 units in 2014

Apr 7, 21:40

OLED TV shipments are expected to reach no more than 100,000 units in 2014, according to market observers.

Touch panel module pricing expected to drop to US$0.40-0.70 per inch in 2014

Apr 7, 21:29

Touch panel module pricing in 2014 is expected to drop to US$0.40-0.70 per inch due to touch panel oversupply in the market coupled with price wars from competitors in China, according...

Digitimes Research: LED fluorescent powder prices dropping amid waning reliance on China rare earths

Apr 7, 11:11

The China government has lowered its rare earths export quotas for 2014 by 30% compared to 2013 after the actual export volume last year was lower than its original estimates. Prices...

ECS aims to ship 3 million education-use tablets in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 09:51

Taiwan-based ODM Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has begun small-volume shipments of tablets specifically for use in education, and aims to ship three million units in 2014, according...

Asia-Pacific set to dominate US$35 billion macro RAN market in 2014, says ABI Research

Apr 3, 12:43

Asia-Pacific regional growth in base stations will outpace all other regions in 2014 as it continues to account for the majority of worldwide base station deployments. The Asia-Pacific...

Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 3.2% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 3, 11:18

With the global economy showing signs of a gradual recovery, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.2% increase from 2013 spending, according to Gar...

Global Chromebook shipments in 2014 estimated at 4-5 million units, say Taiwan makers

Apr 3, 10:50

Global Chromebook shipments in 2014 are expected to reach only 4-5 million units mainly because cloud-based storage is not popular enough and 4G mobile access is not sufficiently...

Middle East IT spending to reach US$211 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 2, 15:43

Middle East (ME) IT spending is projected to total US$211 billion in 2014, an 8% increase from 2013, according to Gartner.

Utility spending on smart grid IT systems will total nearly US$140 billion from 2014-2022, says firm

Apr 2, 14:58

Utilities have long used information technology (IT) solutions in their businesses – for customer billing, outage responses, and protection and control functions. Only recently,...

FocalTech to ship 300 million touchscreen controller chips in 2014, says paper

Apr 1, 13:16

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship over 300 million touchscreen controller ICs in 2014 compared to 200 million shipped in 2013, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times...

Nvidia expects better 2014, says company product marketing VP

Mar 31, 21:17

Nvidia vice president of corporate and product marketing Ujesh Desai at a recent interview pointed out that the company's graphics card shipments enjoyed slight growth on year in...

TSMC likely to launch 16nm FinFET+ process at year-end 2014

Mar 31, 15:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to add two more advanced processes to its 16nm process portfolio in order to compete with the 14nm nodes to be released...

Arcadyan expects to ship 1.7 million IP STBs in 2014

Mar 31, 14:59

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology expects to ship 1.7 million IP set-top boxes(STBs) in 2014, about 70% of which will be based on Ericsson Mediaroom and the...

Lite-On Semi, Eris look to strong sales in 2014

Mar 31, 14:35

Discrete component suppliers Lite-On Semiconductor and Eris Technology expect strong sales in 2014 thanks to growing orders from the smartphone, tablet, LED lighting and wireless...

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  • LG+Lifeband+Touch+wearable+device

    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.

  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    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.

  • SK+Hynix+16nm+64Gb+MLC+NAND

    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.

  • Nvidia+Tesla+K40+accelerator+

    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.

  • SK+Hynix+6Gb+LPDDR3

    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...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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