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  • Last update: Tuesday 29 July 2014 [803 news items]

Amazon Fire phone shipments estimated to reach 2-3 million by year-end 2014

Jun 19, 15:20

Total shipments of Amazon's Fire phones are expected to reach 2-3 million units by year-end 2014, which is unlikely to make a significant impact on the global smartphone market, according...

Smartphones to play major role in 2014 World Cup, says IAB

Jun 19, 14:52

Smartphone-owning soccer fans across the globe expect their mobile devices to take on a pivotal role when it comes to their FIFA World Cup 2014 experience, according to the Interactive...

Genesis Photonics aims at flip-chip LED revenue proportion of 20-25% in 2014

Jun 18, 20:03

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics began flip-chip LED shipments to China-, South Korea- and Japan-based vendors in the fourth quarter of 2013 and aims to increase...

Smartphones to drive double-digit growth of smart connected devices in 2014 and beyond, says IDC

Jun 18, 16:01

Worldwide smart connected devices (SCDs) are forecast to grow 15.6% on year in 2014, reaching close to 1.8 billion devices according to IDC. Smartphone growth is expected to lead...

Digitimes Research: Global SSD sales to grow 60% in 2014

Jun 18, 15:41

Global SSD sales are expected to grow 60% on year in 2014 after nearly doubling a year earlier, buoyed by continually declining NAND flash prices, slimming-down of notebooks, and...

China lowers 2014 PV installation goal to 10GWp

Jun 18, 10:50

China's National Energy Administration, viewing that installation of distributed PV systems (mainly rooftop models) so far in 2014 has lagged far behind schedule, has lowered the...

China market: MediaTek to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in 2014

Jun 17, 22:08

MediaTek is expected to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in China in 2014, accounting for a 50% share of the segment and making MediaTek the top 3G solution vendor in the...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

KYEC to hike 2014 capital expenditure

Jun 17, 15:21

Wafer testing service provider King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) plans to increase its capex budget for 2014 from NT$5 billion (US$166 million) to NT$6 billion to expand testing capacity...

CPT aims to ship 400 million small- to medium-size panels in 2014

Jun 13, 14:22

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) aims to ship 400 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in 2014, with 35% of them to be used in smartphones, according to company president Lin...

Neo Solar aims at 95MWp in PV system installations in 2014

Jun 12, 11:54

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has set a goal for its subsidiary PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor General Energy Solutions (GES) to achieve 95MWp in total...

Digitimes Research: Apple, Samsung remain top-2 smartphone vendors in 1Q14; Xiaomi, Coolpad enter top-5

Jun 10, 16:16

In the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics and Apple together continued to account for almost half of the global smartphone market with LG Electronics staying in third position,...

Ultra HD monitor penetration rate to reach 5% in 2014

Jun 10, 15:35

Market trends show that most monitor vendors are interested in developing 27-, 28- and 32-inch Ultra HD units, according to industry observers.

Digitimes Research: High resolution displays, Ultra HD OLED panels featured at SID 2014

Jun 9, 21:54

At SID 2014, panel makers showed noticeable shifts to higher resolution technology for large-size products including Ultra HD OLED TV panels, compared to Full HD OLED panels that...

Innolux announces May 2014 consolidated revenues of NT$36.3 billion

Jun 9, 15:01

Innolux has announced that its May 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$36.3 billion (US$1.21 billion), a decrease of 4.9% on month and a decrease of 3.1% on year.

AUO reports May 2014 consolidated revenues

Jun 9, 14:42

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues in May 2014 reached NT$34.99 billion, up 6.2% on month and down 8.6% on year.

Ultra HD monitors focus for many vendors at Computex 2014

Jun 9, 13:10

Ultra HD monitors were a major theme at Computex 2014, with vendors focusing mostly on 27,- 28- and 32-inch units equipped with 60Hz and above.

Ultra HD monitors on display at Computex 2014

MSI looking to ship 7 million motherboards in 2014

Jun 6, 14:01

Micro-Star International (MSI) is looking to ship seven million brand motherboards in 2014, up from six million in 2013, as demand for the company's gaming motherboards has started...

Charles Jiang, MSI executive vice president of motherboard and graphics card business

Computex 2014: Microsoft, Google showcasing expanded supply chain in Taiwan

Jun 6, 10:26

Microsoft and Google are showcasing their efforts to expand the supply chain ecosystems for their Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Chromebook notebooks in Taiwan at Computex 2014.

PC outlook remains subdued despite some gains in mature markets, says IDC

Jun 6, 10:24

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall 6% in 2014, a slight adjustment from the previous forecast of negative 6.1%, according to IDC. Mature regions benefitted primarily from...

Worldwide hardcopy peripherals market maintains its growth trajectory in 1Q14, says IDC

Jun 5, 16:09

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market grew for the third quarter in a row to 26.4 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2014 resulting in 2.1% on-year growth, according...

FPCB makers raising capex budgets for 2014

Jun 4, 22:06

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career Technology are increasing their capex for capacity ramps in 2014, according...

MediaTek 4G, tablet solution shipments to be higher than expected in 2014

Jun 4, 22:04

MediaTek's shipments of 4G smartphone solutions and tablet solutions in 2014 are expected to surpass its targets of 40 million and 15 million units, respectively, due to improved...

Digitimes Research: HP, Acer see on-month shipment growth top 60% in May

Jun 4, 21:23

Global top-five brand vendors together and top-three ODMs combined both enjoyed over 25% on-month rebounds in May shipments with Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer both seeing over 60%...

Hulk Energy to sign CIGS supply deal at 2014 Intersolar Europe

Jun 4, 20:11

CIGS thin-film PV module maker Hulk Energy Technology is showcasing its products at 2014 Intersolar Europe taking place in Munich, Germany, during June 4-6 and will sign a long-term...

Smartphone component makers conservative about June and July 2014

Jun 4, 20:08

Smartphone component makers have conservative shipment outlooks for June and July 2014 due to high inventories in the end market, according to industry sources.

Computex 2014: Colorful aims for non-China markets

Jun 4, 15:56

China-based graphics card vendor Colorful announced during Computex plans to expand its iGame brand product lines beyond motherboards and chassis and will cooperate with its OEM partner...

Motherboard makers see no need to wait to start a price war

Jun 4, 12:02

Only a few weeks after the official release of Intel's 9 series chipsets, Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, ASRock and Micro-Star International (MSI) have already started reducing...

Computex 2014: Intel unveils innovations for mobile devices, desktops and 2-in-1s

Jun 4, 11:56

Intel president Renee James has unveiled several new innovations at Computex 2014 including a SoC platform for entry-level mobile devices, 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,...

Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

Taiwan market: ViewSonic aims at 20% market share for LCD monitors in 2014

Jun 3, 15:32

ViewSonic will focus marketing on high-end large-size LCD monitors in Taiwan, with a target market share of 20% in 2014, according to the company.

Taiwan market: Proportion of 4G smartphone sales to rise to 50% at end of 2014, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jun 3, 14:12

4G LTE smartphones will take up 10% of all smartphones sold in the Taiwan market during the first half of 2014, and as Chunghwa Telecom kicked off 4G commercial operation in late...

Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Digitimes Research: Global MOCVD shipments to grow 25.7-54.1% in 2014

May 30, 14:07

With the LED chipmakers expanding production capacities to meet growing demand for lighting applications, 186-228 MOCVD sets will be shipped globally in 2014, rising 25.7-54.1% on...

IDC lowers tablet projections for 2014 as phablet shipments and slower refresh rates impact shipment growth

May 30, 11:58

IDC has lowered its 2014 worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 forecast to 245.4 million units, down from the previous forecast of 260.9 million units. The new forecast represents a 12.1%...

Goodix to see revenues grow over 40% in 2014

May 30, 11:19

China-based touchscreen controller IC vendor Goodix is expected to see its revenues grow over 40% in 2014, buoyed by shipments of its newly developed fingerprint recognition sensors,...

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    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...

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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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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    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.