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Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch new Cybershot

Jun 8, 14:07

Sony on June 7 unveiled the Cybershot RX100 for launch in the Taiwan market on July 12 at a recommended retail price of NT$21,980 (US$736), according to Sony Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Sony to launch mirrorless single-lens digital camera and 6 Cyber-shot models

May 24, 17:03

Sony on May 23 unveiled the NEX-F3, an entry-level mirrorless single-lens digital camera, as well as six Cyber-shot series digital cameras for launch in the Taiwan market in early...

Sony NEX-F3

Second phase of energy-saving consumer electronics subsidies to begin at May 17, says MOEA

May 16, 16:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a second phase of subsidies for consumer electronics, with a total budget of NT$700 million (US$23.7 million), that will...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed March results

Apr 10, 01:20

Non-DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics saw its March revenues increase 14.6% sequentially, while revenues at fellow company Macronix International declined 11.8% on month.

Macronix 1Q12 sales miss guidance

Specialty DRAM prices to rise on tight supply

Feb 14, 01:15

Prices for 512Mb DDR and 1Gb DDR2 chips are set to rally as supply fails to meet demand recently, according to industry sources. Rising demand coming from the consumer electronics...

12-inch wafer for making 512Mb DDR2

CES 2012 may not help pump up demand

Dec 20, 01:30

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012, which will be hosted from January 10-13 in 2012, may not help pump up consumer demand afterward as there are not expected to be many new...

Consumer electronics market faces reality of weak year, says IHS

Nov 22, 14:36

A sharp slowdown in spending due to continuing economic chaos will cause revenue growth in the global consumer electronics (CE) market to fall short of growth expectations by more...

Foxconn October revenues hit record

Nov 11, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) saw its revenues hit record high levels in October 2011.

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

Global Unichip 3Q11 revenues to rise 15-20%

Sep 22, 01:10

IC design service provider Global Unichip is expected to report 15-20% sequential growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2011, as orders for 65nm and 40nm non-recurring engineering...

Taiwan market: Sony launches Handycam PJ5, to launch Walkman A860, A760

Sep 16, 16:59

Sony on September 15 unveiled its Handycam PJ5 camcorder for immediate launch and two Walkman series, A860 and A760, for launch on September 23 in the Taiwan market.

Thailand-based Apex Circuit expanding capacity for multi-layer PCBs

Aug 19, 14:05

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has said it will continue expanding capacity to meet rising demand, in particular,...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

LCD driver IC vendors count on small-size models to boost sales

Jul 21, 14:22

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have strengthened their deployment in driver ICs for small-size panels recently as demand...

Nanya enhancing products targeted at consumer electronics, servers

Jul 21, 01:30

Nanya Technology now offers products ranging from 64Mb to 2Gb for consumer electronics applications, and has received orders from first-tier network equipment suppliers and brand-name...

NPC expects double-digit growth in 3Q11 revenues

Jun 24, 01:05

PCB and IC substrate supplier Nanya PCB (NPC) expects revenues to increase by a double-digit rate sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, according to company chairman CJ Wu, adding...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Infineon purchases Qimonda assets in Dresden for EUR100.6 million

May 11, 10:59

Infineon Technologies announced on May 10 that the company has purchased real estate and manufacturing facilities from Michael Jaffe, insolvency administrator managing the assets...

Motherboard players see mixed result in April

May 10, 01:25

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have reported mixed result for their April...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Consumer and mobile MEMS to boom in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 12, 10:29

After only four years of existence, a segment of the MEMS market known as new MEMS - specifically for consumer electronics (CE) and mobile handsets - will jump 157.4% in 2011, powering...

China MCU market to grow through 2015, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 31, 10:09

China's microcontroller (MCU) market is expected to reach US$4.7 billion in revenues by 2015, up more than two-thirds from US$2.8 billion in 2010, according to IHS iSuppli.

Nuvoton 2Q11 revenues to grow substantially, say sources

Mar 11, 12:09

Market watchers expect IC design house Nuvoton Technology to report strong sequential revenue gains for second-quarter 2011, buoyed by rising shipments to the consumer electronics...

Taiwan market: LG to introduce 3D products in 2011

Mar 11, 11:51

LG Electronics (LGE) is optimistic about 3D business opportunities and plans to introduce a complete 3D series of products in Taiwan, and expects 3D to become a basic function for...

Western Digital unseats Seagate in 2010, says Information Network

Feb 23, 14:13

Western Digital (WD) took command of the hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2010 from long-time leader Seagate on the strength of its market momentum in mobile computing, according to...

WLAN chipset shipments set to double in 2011, says IHS

Feb 18, 10:04

With Wi-Fi functionality becoming a standard feature in a host of electronic devices spanning TVs, cameras and car entertainment systems, shipments of WLAN chipsets will double in...

Acer, Asustek cutting into tier-4 to 6 cities in China

Feb 17, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer have recently been aggressively cutting into China's tier-4 to tier-6 cities as both players are optimistic about these cities' potential in the future.

IC distributor Zenitron posts growth in January sales

Feb 11, 11:12

Taiwan-based Zenitron has reported NT$3.24 billion (US$112 million) in consolidated revenues for January 2011, growing 8% sequentially and setting the second-highest record for monthly...

Foxconn reports on-year revenue gains for January

Feb 11, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced revenues of NT$186.23 billion for January 2011, down 23.88% sequentially but up 36.6% from a year earlier. Shipments...

Consumer electronics market boosted by connected home products in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Jan 26, 11:59

Global unit shipments of consumer electronics (CE) products will climb 2.6% in 2010, partly driven by rising sales of products that play a role in the connected home and that focus...

Electromagnetic input is best medium-size handwriting touch solution, says Waltop

Jan 13, 01:10

Among various touch-panel technologies, electromagnetic is the optimal one for medium-sized touch panels for handwriting-input in terms of production cost and yields, according to...

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Realtime news
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  • Shipments of smartphones equipped with OLED to surpass 200 million in 2015

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  • SSD contract prices to fall 10-11% in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

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  • HMI 2015 EPS likely to fall 20%, says report

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  • TSMC raises holdings in Xintec

    Before Going to Press | 11h 45min ago

  • Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

    Before Going to Press | 11h 46min ago

  • PCB firm Unitech looks to automotive, IoT for 2016 growth

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  • Digitimes Research: Korea makers to mass produce transparent OLED displays in 2016

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  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • JINS+Meme+smart+eyewear

    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • HTC+Titan+II

    HTC Titan II

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Titan II, the company's first Windows Phone to run on a 4G LTE network, which is being showcased at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Motorola+Droid+Razer+Maxx

    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Acer+Aspire+S3+Ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Acer has announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the Aspire S3. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design, the vendor said. It...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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

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Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 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.