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Realtek reports increased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 15:47

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.04 billion (US$93.5 million) for September 2015, representing growth of 18.3% on month...

Inventec expects revenues to surpass US$20 billion in 2017

Oct 6, 15:46

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company's revenues will surpass US$20 billion by 2017 and revenues in 2015 are expected to stay flat or drop slightly from 2014's...

Nexus 6P to help ramp up Huawei smartphone shipments in 2015

Oct 5, 22:36

China-based handset vendor Huawei is expected to be able to reach its goal of shipping 100 million smartphones in 2015, buoyed by strong sales of its Huawei P8 and Honor 6 devices...

Radiant Opto-Electronics reports revenues for September 2015

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 22:18

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.871 billion (US$211.4 billion) for September 2015, representing a 33.48% increase on month and 45.13% increase...

ECS reports revenue growth for September 2015

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 22:01

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.66 billion (US$174.11 million) for September 2015, representing a 39.06% increase on month and 48.08%...

Auto, industrial chip orders falling

Oct 5, 15:34

Auto and industrial chip orders have seen a dramatic fall in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

China hikes 2015 target PV installation capacity by 5.3GWp

Oct 2, 11:02

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has upward adjusted target installation capacity for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems established around China...

LCD TV shipment declines to influence panel maker shipments

Sep 30, 15:42

As LCD TV shipments are expected to be lower than originally estimated for 2015, panel makers are also lowering shipments, which include adjustments for the second half of 2015.

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$11.4 billion on IT in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 30, 14:59

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$11.4 billion on IT products and services in 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal services,...

Everlight Electronics expects significant growth in 2015 LED lighting revenues

Sep 29, 13:51

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics expects revenues from LED lighting devices in 2015 to increase by over 10% on year, according to company chairman Robert Yeh.

Healthcare providers in India to spend US$1.2 billion on IT in 2015

Sep 29, 13:48

Health care providers in India are expected to spend US$1.2 billion on IT products and services in 2015, an increase of 7% over 2014, according to Gartner. This forecast includes...

Acer projector market share reaches record high in 2Q15

Sep 25, 15:40

According to the latest data from PMA, for the second quarter of 2015 Acer has reached a record high market share of 8% worldwide and 17.8% in EMEA, positioning the company as the...

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries to decline 3.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 24, 16:08

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries is forecast to total US$2.69 trillion in 2015, a 3.5% decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Analysts said...

HTC gearing up for virtual reality applications

Sep 24, 15:58

High Tech Computer (HTC) has been aggressively pushing into the virtual reality industry and in addition to plans to launch its virtual reality device HTC Vive in October and release...

TSMC expects sales drop in 4Q15

Sep 23, 16:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that its third-quarter revenues will exceed its guidance given in mid-July, thanks to a more favorable US dollar exchange...

Worldwide information security spending to grow almost 4.7% in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 23, 16:02

Worldwide spending on information security will reach US$75.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.7% over 2014, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. The increase in spending...

Light duty plug-in electric vehicle sales in North America expected to total nearly 7.4 million from 2015-2024

Sep 23, 15:41

North America is currently the world's largest market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), with more than 133,000 sold in 2014, and the majority of vehicles concentrated in California...

New ARM CPU design center opens in Taiwan

Sep 23, 15:32

A new ARM CPU design center located in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) officially opened on September 22. The workforce of the center will reach 100 employees by the end of 2015,...

ARM opening new CPU design center in Taiwan

Digitimes Research: 7.5 million smart meters to be installed in Japan in 2015

Sep 23, 15:21

There will be 7.5 million smart meters installed in Japan, including replacement of conventional electric meters, in 2015, hiking 104.9% on year, according to Japan's Ministry of...

Acer expects 80% growth in 2-in-1 device shipments in 2015

Sep 22, 15:46

With Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 device expected to stimulate demand, Acer's Notebook Business Group president Jerry Kao expects the company's 2-in-1...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts August book-to-bill ratio of 1.06

Sep 21, 15:45

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.67 billion in orders worldwide in August 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.06,...

Large-screen smartphones erode total personal computing unit growth, says IC Insights

Sep 21, 15:16

Five years ago, touchscreen tablets began pouring into the personal computing marketplace, stealing growth from standard personal computers and signaling the start of what has been...

China LED capacity expansion to lead to global chip oversupply in 2015

Sep 21, 11:33

Global supply of LED chips will be 22% in excess of demand in 2015 mainly because China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers have been expanding production capacities, according...

Global revenues from smart parking systems expected to total US$1.5 billion from 2015-2024, says report

Sep 18, 16:23

The parking industry is being revolutionized by new technologies that enable cities to reduce levels of traffic congestion, conserve fuel, and lessen air and noise pollution levels...

Virtual reality in spotlight at Tokyo Game Show 2015

Sep 18, 15:32

Tokyo Game Show 2015 is beingn held in Chiba, Japan from September 17-20 and virtual-reality gaming is a spotlight at the show.

Prices for China-made mainstream LED devices fall 50-60% in 2015

Sep 18, 11:13

Prices for 2835 LED devices, currently the mainstream specification among China-based LED packaging service providers, have dropped 50-60% so far in 2015 due to overcapacity, according...

Digitimes Research: Apple Watch unit sales in 2015 estimated at 9-12 million

Sep 17, 15:52

Apple Watch sales are estimated at 9-12 million units despite the fact that the company is planning to sell the wearable in more markets.

Intel USI to announce stylus standard in December; more member joining the alliance

Sep 17, 11:40

Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) started by Intel is planning to announce the official standard for its stylus that can be used across platforms, and many component suppliers have...

MEMS firm mCube expects shipments to double in 2H15

Sep 16, 12:18

Silicon Valley-based mCube shipped a total of 30 million MEMS motion sensors in the first half of 2015. Shipments are expected to double to 60 million units in the second half of...

Ben Lee, president and CEO for mCube

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum to push new AP for 2H15, threatening MediaTek and Qualcomm

Sep 15, 15:18

With cooperation with Intel, China-based smartphone application processor (AP) supplier Spreadtrum is expected to start pushing 64-bit 8-core 5-mode 4G products for the mid-range...

Global 2Q15 semiconductor equipment billings reach US$9.4 billion, says SEMI

Sep 15, 15:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$9.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015.

PCB firm Chin-Poon August revenues rise 18%

Stockwatch - Sep 14, 10:45

Chin-Poon Industrial, which specializes in the manufacture of automotive PCBs, has reported consolidated revenues increased 18.5% from a year earlier to NT$1.97 billion (US$60.7 million)...

Foxconn Technology reports revenue growth for August 2015

Stockwatch - Sep 11, 15:40

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.91 billion (US$244.48 million) for August 2015, representing a 9.16% increase on month and 31.23% increase on year.

Wah Hong reports August 2015 performance

Sep 11, 15:35

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its August 2015 revenues reached NT$808 million (US$24.94 million), up 5.36% on month.

Smart grid protective relay revenues expected to total US$73 billion from 2015 to 2024, says firm

Sep 11, 11:26

The use of advanced protective grid relays is changing the management and control of transmission and distribution (T&D) grids throughout the world, collecting information on...

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

  • Haier+Chromebook

    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek C201PA Chromebook

    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

Developments in the UV LED industry
2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

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Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
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  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.