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  • Last update: Friday 27 November 2015 [1113 news items]

TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

Nov 27, 10:03

TSMC is likely to raise its annual dividend to NT$5-5.50 a share in 2016, as a result of lower capex and falling depreciation costs, according to market watchers.

All-in-one PC shipments to drop over 10% in 2015

Nov 26, 14:08

All-in-one PC shipments may drop a double-digit percentage on-year in 2015 due to weaker-than-expected demand. Shipments in 2016 are unlikely to see any major growth and may stay...

Global revenues from diesel generator set installations expected to total US$538 billion from 2015-2024, says report

Nov 24, 14:12

Reciprocating engine-based diesel gensets are among the fastest-selling, least expensive distributed generation (DG) technologies in the world and cover many specialized segments...

Digitimes Research: Nexus 6P, Xperia Z5 series highlight latest smartphone presentation in Japan

Nov 24, 12:02

Google's Nexus 6P, Sony Mobile Communications' Xperia Z5 series products and a number of feature phones highlighted the product presentation for the winter-spring session held by...

2015 large area display shipment declines offset by increase in shipment area, says IHS

Nov 23, 21:31

Large-area display shipments are forecast to fall 5% on year, reaching 682 million units in 2015. This decline in unit shipments will be offset by an increase in large area TFT LCD...

DSLR models to account for over 50% of Taiwan camera shipments in 2015, says Canon

Nov 20, 12:13

Seeing declining demand for entry-level digital still cameras, Canon has turned to push DSLR models instead, and is looking to achieve shipment growth. Taiwan's DSC shipments will...

Canon launches new EOS 5DS-series cameras in Taiwan

New energy storage deployments in major Asia Pacific markets expected to total nearly 37GW from 2015-2025, says Navigant

Nov 20, 11:32

While system costs remain one of the largest hurdles to the energy storage industry's growth, declining prices are helping to move the technology into diverse geographic markets....

Global revenues from submarine electricity projects expected to total nearly US$230 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 19, 14:34

Submarine electricity transmission systems are increasingly being used for both long and short hauls in undersea, lake, and river interconnection projects globally, and many systems...

Asustek expected to see net profit of NT$5 billion from motherboards, graphics cards in 2015

Nov 18, 15:24

Despite shrinking profitability from sales of notebooks, smartphones, tablets and desktops, Asustek Computer is expected to enjoy steady profitability from motherboards and graphics...

Revenues from direct current distribution network implementation expected to total US$33 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 18, 14:45

The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks encompasses several disparate opportunities, including telecommunications towers, data centers, and grid-tied commercial buildings,...

UMC says auto chip revenues to double

Nov 18, 11:11

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to see revenues generated from the automotive sector double on year in 2015, according to the Taiwan-based IC foundry.

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 starts

Nov 17, 12:17

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 opened in Shenzhen on November 16, and will run until November 21. Several China government officials as well as executives at Chinese Academy of Engineering...

China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 runs from November 16-21

Giga Solar to ship over 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015

Nov 17, 12:14

Giga Solar Materials expects to ship more than 450 tons of PV silver paste in 2015, roughly double the shipments in 2014, according to company president Cafer Huang.

6.4 billion connected "things" will be in use in 2016, up 30% from 2015, says Gartner

Nov 16, 22:13

Gartner has said it forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30% from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new things...

TFT LCD production capacity nearly three times higher than AMOLED in 2015, says firm

Nov 16, 21:50

In 2015, the total production capacity for AMOLED surface area will be 9.9 million square meters while that for TFT LCD will be 26 million square meters, according to Sigmaintell...

Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Digitimes Research: Global LTE users to grow to 945 million by year-end 2015

Nov 16, 15:32

According to Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), there were 755 million LTE mobile communication subscribers around the world at the end of June 2015. Digitimes Research forecasts...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015, 2016

Nov 16, 14:40

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to total 8-8.5 million units in 2015, equaling the amount shipped a year earlier, according to an estimate by sources from local...

Spreadtrum ready to roll out 1Xnm mobile chips in 2016, says CEO

Nov 16, 10:21

China's Spreadtrum Communications is looking to boost its handset-chip shipments in 2015, and is set to roll out its next-generation chips built using 14/16nm FinFET technologies...

Digitimes Research: Bosch to continue to lead STMicroelectronics as top MEMS device vendor in 2015

Nov 13, 16:04

While Robert Bosch is expected to continue to lead rival STMicroelectronics in sales of MEMS devices for the third consecutive year in 2015, the two companies have both accelerated...

eMagin announces 3Q15 financial results

Nov 13, 15:50

eMagin, which develops, designs and manufactures AMOLED microdisplays for high-resolution imaging products, has announced its revenues for third-quarter 2015 were approximately US$5.4...

Revenues from microturbine installations expected to total more than US$10 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 13, 12:04

Still an emerging technology in the distributed generation (DG) market, microturbines are benefiting from an accelerating shift away from centralized generation. Microturbines today...

Silicon wafer shipments decline in 3Q15, says SEMI

Nov 12, 21:29

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments decreased during the third quarter 2015 when compared to second-quarter area shipments, according to SEMI.

The market for smart urban mobility infrastructure and services expected to total US$144 million from 2015-2024, says firm

Nov 12, 14:48

Cities have long been focal points for clean, efficient transportation choices given the demands placed on them by large, densely located populations and the adverse quality of life...

Asustek files EPS of NT$5.67 for 3Q15

Nov 12, 13:57

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$119.31 billion (US$3.64 billion) for the third quarter, up 10.1% sequentially, while net profits were NT$4.22 billion, down...

Asustek smartphone shipments to reach 20.5 million in 2015, 30 million in 2016

Nov 12, 13:55

Asustek Computer will be able to ship a total of 20.5 million smartphones in 2015, meeting its shipment target set for the year, according to company CEO Jerry Shen.

Strong US dollar to shave 4pp off of top-20 growth rate in 2015, says IC Insights

Nov 12, 10:36

The world's top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to be flat in 2015, 1pp higher than the growth rate expected for the total worldwide semiconductor industry, according...

Foxconn Technology sees revenues drop in October 2015

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 20:05

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.68 billion (US$295.15 million) for October 2015, representing a 5.91% drop on month and 24.17% drop on year.

Wah Hong reports October 2015 performance

Nov 11, 20:00

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its October 2015 revenues reached NT$855 million (US$26.14 million), down 5.46% on month. The October performance was affected by holidays...

Digitimes Research: Global large-size LCD shipments to decline in 2015 but panel surface shipped to increase

Nov 11, 14:45

Global shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels is expected to decrease 5.6% on year in 2015 due to a slowdown in orders for PC and tablet applications, according to Digitimes Resear...

Global revenues from residential IoT devices expected to total more than US$330 billion from 2015-2025, says Navigant

Nov 11, 14:43

Through devices such as smart thermostats that allow users to remotely control household temperatures or LED lights that can be switched on and off from a smartphone, the much-hyped...

WPG October revenues fall 9% on month

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 11:08

WPG, Asia's largest distributor of semiconductor components, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$46.64 billion (US$1.42 billion) for October 2015, down 9.3% on month but up...

Universal Display announces 3Q15 financial results

Nov 10, 16:01

For the third quarter of 2015, Universal Display reported net income of US$7 million, or US$0.15 per diluted share, on revenues of US$39.4 million, compared to net income of US$4.3...

WT Micro reports decreased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:48

IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.075 billion (US$276.9 million) for October 2015, down about 12% on month and 7.6% on year.

TSMC 'grand alliance' more powerful than China's 'red supply chain,' says Chang

Nov 10, 00:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) "grand alliance" with its ecosystem partners and customers has already been enhanced for years, while China's so-called...

Morris Chang
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  • Asustek+EeeBook+E202+notebook

    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.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Asustek+C201PA+Chromebook+

    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.

China Internet TV and OTT market developments
2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

28-Nov-2015 markets closed


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    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.

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