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Digital camera players offering cheap full-frame DSLR cameras to boost sales

Mar 10, 21:04

Full-frame DSLR cameras' current share in overall digital camera sales has risen to 15% and the share is expected to surpass 30% by the end of 2014 with factors such as the release...

Apex to ramp up TV board shipments in 2014

Mar 10, 14:48

Apex International has been landing more PCB orders for TV control boards from clients in Korea and Japan, and shipments of TV boards are likely to account for 30% of Apex's total...

Cleanroom constructor UIS eyeing orders from China panel sector

Mar 7, 11:27

United Information Systems (UIS) is in talks with three China-based panel vendors about the supply of cleanroom equipment. The potential new orders could be worth up to NT$3-4 billion...

10 IC product segments to exceed total IC market growth in 2014, says IC Insights

Mar 7, 10:49

Ten product categories, led by tablet MPUs, DRAM, and handset application MPUs, are forecast to exceed the 7% growth rate forecast for the total IC market in 2014, with seven of the...

Digitimes Research: MWC 2014 shows new tablet trends

Mar 6, 15:22

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 demonstrated some new trends of the tablet industry: tablets with phone functions are starting to catch attention from brand vendors; some major...

Fab equipment spending to rise 20-30% in 2014, says SEMI

Mar 6, 14:39

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is forecast to increase 20-30% in 2014, according to SEMI. The uptick to 30% depends on specific fab projects in the Europe/Mideast and Asia regions,...

Ultra HD TV penetration rate in China expected to reach 20% in 2014

Mar 5, 22:02

The Ultra HD TV penetration rate in China is expected to reach 20% in 2014, according to market observers.

PC shipments to fall by 6% in 2014 and decline through 2018, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:17

Worldwide PC shipments fell 9.8% in 2013, slightly better than a projected decline of 10.1%, but still the most severe contraction on record, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Solar PV industry to transition to supply-driven market in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Mar 5, 14:21

Over the past three years, solar photovoltaic (PV) installed system prices, module prices, and module production costs have all fallen by more than 50%, while a shakeout of uncompetitive...

Wiwynn expects 2014 revenues to double on year

Mar 5, 13:59

Wiwynn, Taiwan-based ODM Wistron's subsidiary specifically operating direct-account sales for cloud computing, expects revenues for 2014 to double on year, according to company president...

Global revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs to rise 65% in 2014, says IHS

Mar 5, 13:49

The global market for digital power is undergoing explosive growth, with revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs each projected to jump almost 65% in 2014, according...

Wah Lee optimistic about prospects for 2014

Mar 4, 22:10

Semiconductor material distributor Wah Lee Industrial expects agent sales of its major product lines, including high-performance engineering plastics, flat panel displays, semiconductor...

Small- to medium-size panel makers likely to see decreased performance in 1Q14

Mar 4, 21:56

Small- to medium-size panel makers are likely to see decreased performances during the first quarter of 2014 due to decreased orders for tablet panels and entry-level small-size handset...

Global LCD TV market expected to grow 5% in 2014, says TPV

Mar 4, 20:44

The global LCD TV market is expected to grow 5% in 2014, according to TPV Technology.

Quanta expects significant growth in server business in 2014

Mar 4, 20:21

Quanta Computer has produced servers for cloud computing data centers for direct-account supply for three years and expects total server shipments in 2014 to increase on year by 20%...

Passive component supplier Thinking to see revenues grow 3-5% in 2014

Mar 4, 15:29

Passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial is expected to see revenues grow 3-5% in 2014 after it sales expanded 3.1% to NT$4.26 billion (US$140.57 million) in 2013, according...

Tong Hsing, Lingsen see MEMS driving 2014 growth

Mar 4, 13:45

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, expects robust growth in sales generated from its...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand to reach over 12 million units in 2014

Mar 3, 21:53

Ultra HD TV demand is expected to reach over 12 million units in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

China suppliers to compete for notebook cooling module orders in 2014

Mar 3, 21:46

The China supply chain has reportedly entered the notebook cooling module industry recently and is set to expand their supply to notebook brand vendors in 2014, according to sources...

FocalTech looks to 50% growth in touch controller IC shipments in 2014

Mar 3, 21:40

IC design-house FocalTech Systems expects shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs to top 300 million units in 2014, increasing 50% from a year earlier.

ASRock to showcase server and workstation products at CeBIT 2014

Mar 3, 21:33

ASRock is set to exhibit its latest server and workstation products at the CeBIT 2014 hosted from March 10-14 in Hannover, Germany, hoping to attract clients worldwide especially...

Taiwan panel makers to lead Ultra HD TV display shipments in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Mar 3, 15:05

Ultra HD TV display panels have become increasingly available and affordable to TV vendors, and Taiwan panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are forecast to lead Ultra HD TV...

Flytech aims at net profit of NT$1 billion for 2014

Feb 27, 12:29

Taiwan-based POS (point of sale/service) system and peripheral maker Flytech Technology aims at net profit of NT$1 billion (US$32.9 million) for 2014, according to company chairman...

MWC 2014: Qualcomm optimistic about 4G smartphone market

Feb 27, 11:41

The release of 4G TD-LTE licenses by the China government at the end of 2013 triggered the competition in the 4G smartphone segment, and 4G models with a price tag of CNY1,000 (US$163)...

Qualcomm senior vp Katouzian

Hermes Microvision expects 2014 sales to rise 25-30%

Feb 26, 15:01

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects to post 25-30% revenue growth in 2014, thanks to rising orders of tools for 1Xnm processes and demand created...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 500,000 4G users in 2014

Feb 26, 13:56

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will start commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band unit...

MWC 2014: BlackBerry unveils Z3, Q20 smartphones

Feb 26, 13:54

BlackBerry has unveiled two new smartphones, the BlackBerry Z3 and BlackBerry Q20, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The Z3 packs a 5-inch touchscreen and target markets in Southeast...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou with a BlackBerry Z3

Asia NFC Alliance formed at 2014 MWC

Feb 26, 11:28

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the formation of Asia NFC (near field communication) Alliance with Japan-based KDDI, South Korea-based SK Planet and Hong Kong-based...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

wearable

KYEC enjoys brisk orders for CMOS image sensors, says report

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:42

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has landed a pull-in...

MWC 2014: Huawei ushers in new LTE devices

Feb 25, 15:14

China-based vendor Huawei is showcasing an array of LTE-enable devices at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, including a 4.5-inch smartphone, 8-inch tablet, , 7-inch tablet/smartphone...

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils new flagship smartphone Galaxy S5

Feb 25, 14:08

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, highlighting a fingerprint reader, heart rate monitor,...

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

MWC 2014: One market focus will be Atom and LTE combo for Intel

Feb 24, 22:01

At an Intel news conference for Mobile World Congress (MWC), Intel president Renee James introduced two Intel Atom processors, an LTE-Advanced communications platform, and announced...

China TV vendors expected to release more high-end units in 2014

Feb 24, 21:51

China TV vendors are expected to release more high-end units in 2014 as TV demand in the nation is expected to be flat on year.

Panel makers expected to bump up production of WQHD handset panels in 2014

Feb 24, 21:45

Panel makers are expected to bump up production of WQHD handset panels in 2014 as China handset vendors are expected to further tackle the local high-end handset market.

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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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