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  • Last update: Tuesday 31 March 2015 [619 news items]

Simplo pushing new businesses

9h 33min ago

Notebook battery maker Simplo Technology is preparing to enter the automation and Internet of Things (IoT) industries in 2015 and is developing a smart robotic arm that will be installed...

Motherboard players unlikely to achieve shipment targets for 2015

9h 54min ago

Since demand for motherboards from Europe and China is still weak, motherboard players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Biostar are expected...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 38 million smartphones in FY2015, say sources

Mar 31, 11:33

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 38 million smartphones in fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), down slightly from 39.2 million units shipped in the previous fiscal year, according...

Taiwan market: Gogoro to launch Smartscooter in summer 2015

Mar 31, 11:30

Taiwan-based Gogoro has unveiled Smartscooter, an electric scooter developed and produced in house, for launch in the Taiwan market in the summer 2015, according to company CEO Horace...

Gogoro Smartscooter

China-based MLS expects 2015 LED lighting revenues from US to hike 5-10 fold

Mar 30, 10:58

China-based LED packaging service provider MLS has extended production to own-brand LED lighting and began to sell LED light bulbs and tubes in the US market in 2014, and expects...

Epson estimates US$1 billion market for various printing technologies in 2015

Mar 27, 13:15

The printer market, consisting of inkjet printers in the residential and commercial segments, is expected to reach 70 million in shipments while laser printer shipments are estimated...

Commercial TV market in China expected to reach 3.35 million in 2015, says firm

Mar 26, 22:31

The commercial TV market in China is expected to reach 3.35 million units in 2015, up 3.4% on year, according to statistics from AVC.

Tablet vendors looking to tackle niche markets in 2015

Mar 26, 22:29

Tablet vendors are looking to tackle niche markets in 2015 including the industrial, commercial and education segments as the global tablet market is expected to take further hits...

Getac chairman expects over 15% on-year growth in rugged PC shipments in 2015

Mar 26, 22:20

Rugged PC vendor Getac Technology, an affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve on-year shipment growth of at least 15% in 2015, higher than the rugged PC market's average...

Connected embedded navigation shipments to exhibit a CAGR of 31.6% between 2015-2020, says ABI Research

Mar 26, 22:17

Embedded navigation shipments will receive a much-needed boost with a CAGR of 31.6% between 2016-2020 as more and more consumer vehicles are sold with some form of embedded connectivity...

LED light bulb prices to fall to US$5 in 2015, says Epistar chairman

Mar 26, 15:07

The lowest price for an LED light bulb will drop from US$8 in 2014 to US$5 in 2015 and ex-factory prices will slip to US$2-3 in 2015, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye for Taiwan-based...

Lite-On Technology expects CCM revenue proportion for 13-megapixel models to rise to 50-60% in 2015

Mar 26, 14:46

Lite-On Technology expects the proportion of CCM (compact camera module) revenues for 13-megapixel models to increase from 30% in 2014 to 50-60% in 2015 due to increased orders for...

Young Fast aims to reduce cash outflow and increase new solutions to improve performance in 2015

Mar 26, 14:42

Following a 37.2% decline in revenues during 2014 with an EPS of negative NT$11.92, Young Fast Optoelectronics said it will reduce cash outflow heading into 2015 and lower risks related...

TSMC to supply chips for rumored iPhone 6S and 6C

Mar 25, 22:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will remain the major processor supplier for Apple in the second half of 2015 as the foundry will supply 20nm chips for an upcoming...

Digitimes Research: Samsung to rank as top smartphone vendor in 2015

Mar 25, 12:28

Samsung Electronics will lead the world's top-10 smartphone vendor rankings in 2015, followed by Apple, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Microsoft, TCL Communication...

TSMC to post flat to 5% revenue growth in 2Q15

Mar 24, 22:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to post revenue growth of 0-5% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, buoyed mainly by rising output for 20nm chips,...

China market buoying iPhone shipments

Mar 24, 20:58

Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.

China market driving iPhone shipment growth

Inventec aims to ship 65-70 million devices in 2105

Mar 24, 20:35

Inventec aims to ship 65-70 million devices of various types in 2015, increasing 30-40% on year, the company said at a March 24 investors conference.

LED makers optimistic about WCG development in 2015

Mar 24, 16:06

As the LED backlighting market is reaching saturation, makers are looking to tackle orders for high-end, higher resolution devices such as Ultra HD (4K) TVs to secure performance...

Giantplus niche products pushing performance into 2015

Mar 23, 23:20

Small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel and module maker Giantplus Technology has revealed that its sales from industrial applications grew 94.4% on year in 2014 while those in the vehicle...

China market: Falling handset IC prices put supplier gross margins under pressure

Mar 23, 11:09

Handset IC suppliers including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum tend to lower prices to win orders from their major clients, which may negatively affect their gross margin performance...

China Mobile to cut 2015 capex

Mar 20, 15:33

China Mobile has set aside a capex budget of CNY199.7 billion (US$31.9 billion) for 2015, decreasing 6.46% from its actual expenditures in 2014, according to the company.

Sinbon expects 2015 revenues from wind power applications to grow 18-20%

Mar 20, 15:18

Electronic connector and cable assembly maker Sinbon Electronics expects revenues from components and devices used in wind turbine generators in 2015 to increase on year by 18-20%,...

Smart cities will use 1.1 billion connected things in 2015, says Gartner

Mar 20, 11:08

Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city mayors to constantly balance the challenge of resource constraints against environmental sustainability concerns...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.401 billion units

Mar 19, 22:42

There will be 1.401 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, increasing on year by 16.4%, according to Digitimes Research.

China handset solution market to become more volatile in 2015

Mar 19, 15:32

The competition in China's smartphone chipset solution market is likely to become a fierce race among three or four major players in 2015 as compared to a tug-of-war between Qualcomm...

Large-area TFT LCD panel shipments expected to reach 729.5 million in 2015, says DisplaySearch

Mar 19, 14:48

Panel makers are projecting that large-size TFT LCD shipments in 2015 are expected to grow 1% on year, reaching 729.5 million units. Market penetration for Ultra HD (4K) TVs is forecast...

Asustek recruiting new blood for emerging businesses

Mar 19, 13:32

Asustek Computer is planning to hire 1,000 new employees in 2015 starting March as the company has been aggressively expanding its emerging businesses such as Internet of things (IoT)...

Asustek recruiting new blood for emerging businesses

More touchscreen notebook offerings expected in 2015, as panel pricing drops

Mar 19, 12:06

According to upstream providers of touch panels, developments in the processing of on-cell TFT LCD panels is allowing makers to reduce their costs, which has caught the attention...

Alpha Networks expects switches, digital multimedia, WLAN to drive revenue growth in 2015

Mar 19, 12:01

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks expects switches, digital multimedia products and wireless LAN (WLAN) devices to drive growth in 2015 consolidated...

Gudeng expects to post double-digit growth in 2015 sales

Mar 18, 22:05

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, expects its revenues...

WinHEC 2015: Windows 10 to launch summer 2015 in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world

Mar 18, 22:01

At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows, Microsoft, announced that Windows 10 will launch in 190 countries...

LeTV expects smart TV online sales to reach 3 million in 2015

Mar 18, 14:31

China-based content provider and TV vendor LeTV saw sales of smart TVs sold online reach 1.6 million in 2014 and estimates it will climb to three million in 2015, according to statistics...

Largan Precision expected to see continued growth in 2015

Mar 18, 12:06

Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision is expected to see continued growth in 2015 despite a 35.1% sequential drop in February revenues to NT$2.616 billion (US$82.6 million),...

Qualcomm more important than MediaTek for China smartphone production in 2015

Mar 17, 21:46

Qualcomm is expected to play a more important role than MediaTek for smartphone production in China in 2015 as China-based smartphone vendors are seeking to ramp up their share in...

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    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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