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  • Last update: Friday 30 January 2015 [1132 news items]

Taiwan market: LED light bulb penetration reaches 50% in 2014, says Philips executive

Jan 16, 14:48

In the Taiwan market, LED light bulbs accounted for 50% of all types of light bulbs in 2014 and the penetration rate is likely to rise to 60% in 2015, according to Philips Taiwan...

Philips new LED light bulb models

Largan Precision 4Q14, 2014 revenues, net profits hit records

Jan 16, 11:18

Largan Precision, a Taiwan-based maker of lens modules used in smartphones, tablets and notebooks, has reported highest-ever results for the fourth quarter and the entire 2014.

Taiwan 2014 optoelectronics production value estimated at NT$2.467 trillion, says PIDA

Jan 15, 23:22

Taiwan's optoelectronics industries generated a total production value of NT$2.467 trillion (US$80.2 billion) in 2014, flat on year and accounting for about 12% of global total, according...

Ichia posts all-time high revenues for 2014

Jan 15, 11:28

Flexible PCB (FPCB) and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has announced an all-time high revenues of NT$11.23 billion (US$353.41 million) for 2014, increasing 17% from a year earlie...

China market: Gaming revenues in 2014 over CNY114 billion, says CADPA

Jan 15, 10:21

Total revenues for gaming services in the China market in 2014 are estimated at CNY114.48 billion (US$18.5 billion), increasing 37.7% on year, according to China Audio-video and Digital...

Inventec chairman confident of shipping 100 million products in 2015

Jan 14, 23:18

Inventec chairman Richard Lee, at Xiaomi's product launch conference in Taiwan, pointed out that the company is expected to see about 100 million ODM/OEM product shipments in 2015,...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Acer founder lauds CEO despite revenues decline

Jan 14, 15:01

Although Acer's consolidated revenues for 2014 hit an 8-year low, the company's founder Stan Shih still praised company CEO Jason Chen's performance, saying that it was not easy for...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Auto PCB specialist Chin-Poon reports record sales for 4Q14

Jan 14, 14:54

Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.51 billion (US$172.96 million) for the fourth quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record for...

China handset shipments decline almost 22% in 2014

Jan 13, 16:07

China shipped a total of 452 million handsets in 2014, decreasing 21.9% from 579 million units shipped a year earlier, according to data from China Academy of Information and Communications...

PCB maker Apex sees new plant break even

Jan 13, 15:39

Apex International's new PCB plant in Thailand has seen its operations break even at the end of 2014, according to industry sources. The new facility will start generating profits...

Quanta December revenues highest in 2014

Jan 13, 14:15

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$88.843 billion (US$2.80 billion), hitting the highest monthly level in 2014. The figure represents a 9.91% sequential...

Qisda reports increased performance in December 2014

Jan 12, 22:16

Design and manufacturing service (DMS) provider Qisda has reported a 10% increase in December 2014 revenues at NT$8.96 billion (US$281 million), which also represents a 17% on-year...

D-Link reports over 17% increase in December 2014 performance

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 21:43

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.863 billion (US$89.67 million) for December 2014, representing a 2.73% increase on month and 17.25% increase on year.

HannStar, CPT report revenue declines for 2014

Jan 12, 15:20

HannStar Display has reported that its December 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$2.06 billion (US$64.7 million), down 1.8% on month but up 5.2% on year. For 2014, the company...

Young Optics sees rebound in 4Q14 but overall decline in 2014

Jan 12, 14:44

Optical component and module maker Young Optics has reported its consolidated revenues in December 2014 reached NT$624 million (US$19.6 million), up 55.46% on month and 38.67% on...

Taiwan market: CHT 2014 EPS NT$4.98

Jan 12, 14:35

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$2.34 billion (US$73.7 million) for December 2014, resulting in net EPS of NT$4.98 for 2014.

Asustek ships 22 million DIY motherboards in 2014

Jan 12, 12:02

IT vendor Asustek Computer shipped 5.6 million DIY motherboards in fourth-quarter 2014, leading to shipments of 22 million units for the whole year, which increased on year by 6.3%,...

China holds 9 spots among top-50 fabless IC firms, says IC Insights

Jan 12, 11:15

There were nine China-based companies among the top-50 fabless companies in 2014 as compared to only one company in 2009, according to IC Insights.

MediaTek reports record sales for 2014

Jan 12, 11:12

MediaTek saw its sales climb to a record high of NT$213.06 billion (US$6.68 billion) in 2014, buoyed by strong demand for smartphone chips.

TSMC 4Q14 sales beat guidance

Jan 12, 11:07

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) totaled NT$222.52 billion (US$6.97 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2014, beating the company's guidance...

Digitimes Research: Production value of Taiwan IC design industry rallies 14.8% on year in 2014

Jan 12, 10:57

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry reached NT$541.9 billion (US$16.98 billion) in 2014, representing an on-year growth of 14.8%, higher than the 11.7% growth recorded...

Compal reports revenues for December 2014

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:07

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$82.92 billion (US$2.59 billion) for December 2014, representing a 0.58% increase on month and 28.22% increase on year.

Asustek reports revenues for December 2014

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:06

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.26 billion (US$1.32 billion) for December 2014, representing a 13.66% drop on month and 5.95% increase on year.

Pegatron reports revenues for December 2014

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:06

Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$114.3 billion (US$3.58 billion) for December 2014, representing a 3.25% drop on month and 30.48% increase on year.

Innolux reports flat performance for 2014

Jan 9, 16:02

Innolux has announced its December 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$38.2 billion (US$1.196 billion), a decrease of 0.6% on month and an increase of 18% on year. During December...

Gigabyte reports declined revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:50

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.69 billion (US$115.47 million) for December 2014, representing a 23.58% drop on month and 9.14% drop on year.

Samsung holds 37% share in global Ultra HD TV market in 2014

Jan 9, 14:49

Samsung Electronics held a 37% share in the global Ultra HD TV market during 2014. Approximately 50% of the Ultra HD TVs Samsung sold in 2014 were for curved units.

Winbond 2014 sales rise 15%

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:37

Chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.14 billion (US$98.3 million) for December 2014, down 2.6% on month but up 17% on year. Consolidated sales...

Panel shipments to China LCD TV vendors in December 2014 increase 22%

Jan 9, 13:56

Panel shipments to China LCD TV vendors in December 2014 increased 22% on year but are expected to fall by as much as 30% on year in the first quarter of 2015 as the vendors enter...

Samsung to post lower sales and profits for 2014

Jan 8, 21:21

Based on the company's guidance for the fourth quarter, Samsung Electronics is set to post a sales decline in 2014.

Wah Hong reports increased December performance

Jan 8, 15:34

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its December 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$933 million (US$29.17 million), up 2.81% on month and up 0.94% on year.

AUO reports 2% on-year decline for 2014

Jan 8, 15:26

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues in December 2014 reached NT$33.68 billion (US$1.05 billion), down 3.1% on month and up 0.9% on year. Consolidated...

IoT-related M&A spending exceeds US$14 billion in 2014, says research firm

Jan 8, 14:05

Acquirers stepped up their activity in the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace in 2014, spending approximately US$14.3 billion to acquire 60 companies in 2014. That spending is almost...

Macronix December sales drop 12%

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 07:42

Macronix International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.68 billion (US$52.4 million) for December 2014, down 11.7% on month but up about 0.2% on year.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 7.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 7, 11:08

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$339.8 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from US$315 billion in 2013, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

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  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

  • New+Energy+see%2Dthrough+SolarWindow+coatings

    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

  • 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.

2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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    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.