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Taiwan market: 40% of LCD TVs sold in 2014 expected to be large-size, Ultra HD, says LG

6h 49min ago

About 40% of LCD TVs sold in the Taiwan market in 2014 are expected to be large-size or Ultra HD units, according to LG Display.

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments drop 5.5% on year in 1Q14; HP, Asustek, Apple enjoy growth

7h 43min ago

Taiwan and worldwide notebook shipments dropped 13.8% and 14.2% sequentially, and 6.8% and 5.5% on year, respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research's...

LCD equipment suppliers to see order visibility improve in 2014

8h 38min ago

Taiwan-based LCD manufacturing equipment suppliers, including Mirle Automation, Csun Manufacturing and Gallant Precision Machining, have seen their order visibility improve recently...

Taiwan makers expected to hold over 50% Ultra HD TV panel market share in 2014

Apr 23, 22:02

Taiwan-based panel makers are expected to hold an over 50% market share in the Ultra HD TV panel market in 2014 while Korea-based makers are expected to hold 40%.

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments drop 30% sequentially in 1Q14

Apr 23, 21:59

Global tablet shipments reached only 58.56 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down almost 30% sequentially, but up 4.6% on year despite Samsung Electronics trying to boost...

Panel supply chain expects performance to increase in 2Q14

Apr 23, 20:49

The panel supply chain expects performance to increase in the second quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

Yingli Green Energy expects to turn profitable in 2Q14

Apr 23, 19:51

Yingli Green Energy Holding, a leading China-based PV module maker and PV system EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor, expects operations to swing from continual...

J Touch expects better performance in 2014, says company chairman

Apr 23, 15:16

Touch panel maker J Touch expects orders to increase in the second quarter of 2014 and also expects its production utilization rate to increase as well, which will help improve the...

China white-box tablet prices expected to drop in 2014

Apr 23, 13:57

Pricing for white-box tablet products in China are likely to drop during 2014 as demand is expected to decrease while competition intensifies, according to China-based supply chain...

Tablet prices to see further drop in 2014

China Mobile aims at 100 million TD-LTE users by end of 2014, says CNS

Newswatch - Apr 22, 16:06

China Mobile is actively deploying TD-LTE networks around China and aims to have 100 million subscribers to its 4G mobile communication services by the end of 2014, according to China-based...

Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs 20-30% in 2014

Apr 22, 16:00

Buoyed by the release of new models, IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) is expected to ramp up shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014, according to industry...

US to dodge solar shortage in 2014 despite anti-dumping fines on China module suppliers, says IHS

Apr 22, 15:46

A long-running battle in the global photovoltaic (PV) market between the US and China over anti-dumping and subsidy charges could expand into higher solar costs, with wide-ranging...

Gold Circuit looks to swing back to profitability in 2014

Apr 22, 15:32

PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics expects its operations to swing back to profitability in 2014 thanks to brisk sales of server and HDI boards. Sales of server-use boards currently...

Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

Apr 22, 15:06

Ultra HD TV displays and touch panel technologies such as metal mesh were displayed at the 2014 Finetech Japan Expo in Tokyo.

Lumax looks to improving sales and profits in 2014

Apr 21, 14:22

Process control solution provider Lumax International is expected to see revenues and profits improve significantly in 2014, buoyed by orders from the semiconductor industry and Taiwan-invested...

Taiwan market: Brother Industries aims at 30% growth in printer sales in 2014

Apr 21, 10:45

Japan-based vendor Brother Industries aims to increase printer sales in the Taiwan market in 2014 by 30% on year, according to Brother Industries Taiwan.

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...

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  • Taiwan thermal module makers expanding heat-pipe capacities

    Before Going to Press | 1h 57min ago

  • Taiwan IC design houses see booming orders from China smartphone vendors

    Before Going to Press | 2h 19min ago

  • China-based white-box tablet vendors face increasing competition from international vendors

    Before Going to Press | 3h 21min ago

  • Lenovo to start dual-brand smartphone marketing

    Before Going to Press | 3h 22min ago

  • Tesla seeing short production capacity, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 3h 23min ago

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