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  • Last update: Monday 26 January 2015 [1113 news items]

MediaTek shipments for 4G smartphones to hike

Dec 23, 14:16

MediaTek's shipments of 4G LTE chips for 2014 are set to reach 30-40 million units, a China Business News (CBN) report cited Aaron Chang, head of the company's China operations,...

Global semiconductor market set for strongest growth in four years in 2014, says IHS

Dec 23, 11:02

Worldwide semiconductor market revenues are on track to achieve a 9.4% expansion in 2014, with broad-based growth across multiple chip segments driving the best industry performance...

Worldwide CE market forecast to grow 4.5% in 2014, says Futuresource

Dec 22, 15:35

It has been another difficult year for many CE vendors as convergence takes its toll on dedicated product segments and competition has squeezed profits in key areas like TV. However,...

Shipments of TEE-supporting processors to reach 366 million by end of 2014, says ABI Research

Dec 19, 15:40

Worldwide embedded security technology shipments are expected to hit the one billion mark by the end of 2014. The Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) segment is expected to grow at...

Taiwan market: FET expects 4G users to exceed 1 million by year end, says president

Dec 19, 11:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), based on applications for using 4G mobile communication services, is confident of attaining more than one million 4G subscribers by the end of...

Global storage market to reach US$38 billion in 2014, says Western Digital

Dec 18, 22:02

The global storage market, including HDD and enterprise SSD devices, is expected to grow from around US$36 billion in 2013 to US$38 billion in 2014 and further to US$42 billion in...

Western Digital sees opportunities in enterprise storage

Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

Dec 18, 21:55

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has expanded production capacity for HDI boards by about 10% since 2014, according to the company, adding that the utilization rate of its HDI board...

India green IT and sustainability spending to reach US$34 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 18, 14:06

India's spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will reach US$34 billion in 2014, a 14.1% increase from US$29.2 billion that was spent in 2013, according to Gartner.

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2014, says MOEA

Dec 18, 11:48

IT vendor Asustek Computer has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2014 with brand value of US$1.723 billion, increasing by 0.70% on year, according to...

Global production values for LED-backlit tablets, TVs to fall in 2014, says LEDinside

Dec 17, 12:26

The global production value for LED-acklit tablets in 2014 is estimated at US$476 million, slipping on year by 21.7%, and that for LED-backlit LCD TVs is at US$2.39 billion, decreasing...

Global 3Q14 semiconductor equipment billings rise 15% on year, says SEMI

Dec 16, 22:05

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings increased 15% on year to US$8.82 billion in the third quarter of 2014, according to SEMI. However, the figure is 8% lower...

Quanta, Wiwynn to achieve 2014 server business goals

Dec 16, 12:09

Wistron's white-box server subsidiary Wiwynn and Quanta Computer are expected to achieve their server business goals for 2014, but in anticipation of growing competition in the server...

China market: LCD TV sales expected to drop in 2015

Dec 16, 12:03

There will be an estimated 45.09 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, slipping on year by 5.6%, and the demand will continually drop in 2015 and 2016 and then slightly...

Catcher to acquire equipment sets for US$55.18 million

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 22:09

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology's branch in Suqian, China has spent US$55.18 million to acquire equipment sets from Orion.

Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14

Dec 12, 14:37

PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Demand for multi-layer PCBs rising in 4Q14

Inventec reports revenues for November 2014

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 12:16

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$39.19 billion (US$1.25 billion) for November 2014, representing a 6.44% increase on month but a 12.13% drop on year.

Global LCD monitor shipments to slip sequentially in 2014, 2015, says WitsView

Dec 12, 12:00

There will be an estimated 150 million LCD monitors (including all-in-one PCs) shipped globally in 2014, declining on year by 5.1%, and shipments will continue to slip 1.3% to 148...

Digitimes Research: Global TD-LTE user base estimated at 96.1 million in 2014

Dec 12, 11:41

The total number of TD-LTE subscribers around the world will keep increasing to 96.1 million at the end of 2014, accounting for 21.6% of the global total number of LTE (4G) users...

TCL to meet smartphone shipment target in 2014

Dec 12, 10:40

China-based vendor TCL Communication Technology Holdings has managed to ramp up its smartphone shipments to over five million units a month since October and will reach its goal of...

MSI revenues up in November

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 15:48

Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.5 billion (US$240.47 million) for November 2014, representing a 1.14% increase on month and 7.03% increase...

Pegatron reports 30% on-year revenue growth for November

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 15:46

Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$118.14 billion (NT$3.79 billion) for November 2014, representing a 1.57% drop on month and 30.64% increase on year.

Intel, AMD pushing new tablet lineups despite weakening demand

Dec 11, 14:51

Although demand for tablets has weakened with shipments expected to see an around 10% growth in 2014 and a flat performance in 2015, Intel and AMD are still aggressively preparing...

Acer sees slight on-month growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 21:41

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.49 billion (US$912.92 million) for November, up 0.94% on month, but down 7.33% on year, and combined consolidated revenues for the...

Quanta sees slight on-month decline in revenues, but growth in notebook shipments in November

Dec 10, 21:38

Quanta Computer saw its November consolidated revenues drop 1.4% on month and 17.8% on year to reach NT$80.83 billion (US$2.59 billion), but combined consolidated revenues from January-November...

China market: LCD TV sales to drop in 2014, 2015, says AVC

Dec 10, 11:45

There will be an estimated 45 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, decreasing on year by 5.6%, and the sales volume will slip by 1.8% to 44.29 million units in 2015,...

Transcend November sales drop 9%

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:51

Consolidated sales at memory module firm Transcend Information declined 9.2% on month to NT$2.27 billion (US$72.6 million) in November 2014.

ASE November sales stay high

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:43

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated sales for November decreased 4.8% from a record high posted in the previous month. Sales for the first 11 months...

Digitimes Research: Global AIO PC shipments in 2014 estimated to reach 13.3 million units

Dec 9, 21:38

There will be an estimated 13.3 million AIO (all-in-one) PCs shipped globally in 2014, decreasing on year by 8.8% and accounting for 9.4% of all desktops, according to Digitimes Re...

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek see strong sales at IT Month

Dec 9, 15:54

PC sales in the Taiwan markert are expected to see sequential growth in the fourth quarter as both Acer and Asustek Computer achieved around 30% on-year growth from sales at the just...

The IT Month show in Taipei attracted 955,000 visitors

China falls short of 2014 PV installation goals, say reports

Dec 9, 14:46

Based on actual total installation capacity of 3.79GWp for PV systems set up around China during the first three quarters of 2014, the total installation capacity for the whole year...

Asustek, Gigabyte to account for 80% of China motherboard market in 2015

Dec 9, 11:53

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology are seeing their combined share in China's motherboard market surpassing 75% in 2014 and the percentage is expected to rise further to 80%...

Asustek, Gigabyte to account for 80% of China motherboard market in 2015

Inotera, Nanya November sales drop on month

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:09

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported sequential decreases of 1.9% and 1.5%, respectively, in consolidated revenues for November 2014.

Chicony sees revenue growth in November

Stockwatch - Dec 8, 21:35

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.12 billion (US$260.31 million) for November 2014, representing a 5.76% increase on month and 9.55% increase on year.

Wistron sees on-year revenue growth in November

Dec 8, 21:28

Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$56.36 billion (US$1.81 billion) for November, down 2.45% on month, but up 14.27% on year and combined consolidated revenues of NT$531.59...

ECS revenues up on month in November

Stockwatch - Dec 8, 16:04

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.93 billion (US$158.06 million) for November 2014, representing a 57.52% increase on month and 15.43% drop...

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    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:49

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    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:48

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