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DRAM chip supply to fall short of demand in 3Q14, say Kingston and Nanya

Apr 23, 14:03

Memory device suppliers Kingston Technology and Nanya Technology both expect the supply of DRAM chips to fall short of demand in the third quarter of 2014 due largely to effects of...

China white-box tablet prices expected to drop in 2014

Apr 23, 13:57

Pricing for white-box tablet products in China are likely to drop during 2014 as demand is expected to decrease while competition intensifies, according to China-based supply chain...

Tablet prices to see further drop in 2014

Xiaomi to increase orders for thin-film touch panels

Apr 22, 20:58

Xiaomi is expected to increase orders to panel makers for thin-film type touch panels, according to supply chain sources.

Windows XP migration and commercial spending helped offset weak consumer PC demand in 1Q14, says IDC

Apr 10, 15:27

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a decline of 4.4% on year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline...

Taiwan makers look to demand for thin heat-pipes used in smartphones

Apr 8, 19:32

Sony Mobile Communications has adopted thin heat-pipes for its Xperia Z2, and Taiwan-based thermal module makers hope that other smartphone vendors will follow suit, according to...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

Panel makers unsure about 3G handset panel orders in 2Q14

Apr 2, 21:58

Panel makers have order visibility for handset panels for 3G handsets through April 2014 but are pessimistic the orders will fade out through the second quarter of the year as demand...

Taiwan component suppliers cautious about headhunting from China

Apr 2, 20:54

Taiwan upstream supply chain players have been taking a cautious attitude about the aggressive headhunting by China-based competitors as demand for mid-level executives and R&D...

LED 1Q14 pricing remains flat despite increased Ultra HD TV and lighting demand, says LEDinside

Mar 31, 21:22

LED pricing declined 5-9% in first-quarter 2014 as distribution channel inventory levels gradually returned to norm and manufacturers stocked up before the China May Day holidays,...

Consumer demand for LED lighting rises as demand for LED backlighting falters, says DisplaySearch

Mar 26, 14:27

Although demand for LED chips for backlighting applications in display screens is expected to decline, LED lighting sales are growing, and total shipments of LED chips are on the...

Western Digital expects growth in surveillance HDD demand

Mar 25, 14:42

Western Digital expects demand for surveillance hard disc drives (HDD) to grow 10% within the next 3-5 years and the growth will be contributed mainly by the Asia Pacific market,...

Intel desktop Haswell Refresh processors to be available in April

Mar 24, 22:35

Intel will release several new 22nm Haswell Refresh-based processors in April, aiming to boost demand for desktop products and the company will also unveil several new designs for...

Unused PV equipment in demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 21, 16:47

Due to rebounding global demand, China- and Taiwan-based PV makers have been expanding production capacities, mainly by negotiating access to unused PV equipment, according to PV...

Smartphone cooling module demand may remain weak until 2015

Mar 17, 22:01

Despite having received orders for tablet heat pipes, Taiwan-based cooling module makers are still not able to land orders from most smartphone vendors and are unlikely to do so until...

Supply chains expect weak demand for TV component orders as May 1 holiday in China approaches

Mar 13, 20:01

Supply chains are expecting weak demand for TV component orders as the May 1 holiday period in China approaches, according to industry sources.

Global demand for HDDs used in security surveillance to grow 10% annually in 3-5 years, say Taiwan retailers

Mar 13, 19:59

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) used in security surveillance solutions is expected to increase by as much as 10% a year in 3-5 years, according to Taiwan retail channels...

Digital camera players offering cheap full-frame DSLR cameras to boost sales

Mar 10, 21:04

Full-frame DSLR cameras' current share in overall digital camera sales has risen to 15% and the share is expected to surpass 30% by the end of 2014 with factors such as the release...

MEA tablet market sees explosive growth on back of strong consumer and corporate demand, says IDC

Mar 10, 13:53

Shipments of tablets into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) expanded 111% on year in the final quarter of 2013, according to the latest results released by IDC. The overall MEA tablet...

PC-related IC suppliers see demand pick up

Mar 7, 12:08

Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses have landed a pull-in of orders recently prompting them to boost wafer starts at foundries, according to industry sources.

HDD makers pushing enterprise products for growth

Mar 5, 22:04

Hard disk drive (HDD) makers have recently turned to focus on enterprise-level storage products, after seeing their consumer HDD shipments continue to suffer from weak PC demand,...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand to reach over 12 million units in 2014

Mar 3, 21:53

Ultra HD TV demand is expected to reach over 12 million units in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Channel retailers unlikely to meet 1Q14 sales goal

Mar 3, 21:37

Taiwan's channel retailers are expected to have difficulties achieving their sales target for the first quarter as back-to-school demand in February was weaker than expected, according...

Worldwide server market revenues decline 4.4% in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 27, 15:26

According to IDC, factory revenues in the worldwide server market decreased 4.4% on year to US$14.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. This was the fourth consecutive quarter...

Demand for any-layer HDI boards to rise in 2H14

Feb 26, 15:08

Demand for any-layer HDI PCBs is expected to rise in the second half of 2014 due to the rollouts of new smartphones, including LTE-enabled phones and models with fingerprint sensors...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Insyde sees large drop in 2013 pre-tax profit due to shrinking global notebook demand

Feb 24, 10:15

Taiwan-based UEFI BIOS solution developer Insyde Software posted pre-tax profit of NT$40.3 million (US$1.35 million) for 2013, slipping on year by 75.64% due to decreased global notebook...

AUO sees steady demand for notebook panels; reaches nearly 90% yields for LTPS production, says company president

Feb 21, 16:08

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently running at full capacity on its lines ranging from 3.5G-8.5G. The company is seeing increased demand for products that have larger-size panels, bezel-free...

Digitimes Research: Pay TV subscriber demand sees changes in 3Q13

Feb 21, 12:21

Pay TV subscriptions in the US reached 84.5 million in the third quarter of 2013, with cable TV users making up 47.2%, while 40.3% were direct broadcast satellite users ,and 12.5%...

Global demand for polysilicon to surge 25% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Feb 19, 13:42

Demand for polysilicon used in solar and semiconductor applications is expected to rise to 282,000 metric tons in 2014, up 25% on year. According to Solarbuzz, the growth in demand...

Renewable energy will supply at least 5% of power demand for the mining industry by 2022, says firm

Feb 18, 15:36

The mining industry, which uses tremendous amounts of energy each year, is on the verge of changing the way it manages energy. More remote operations, rising energy prices, and the...

Asustek expects to ship four million desktops in 2014, says company president

Feb 17, 20:37

With the notebook industry no longer seeing as strong demand as seen previously, Asustek Computer is taking a more aggressive stance in the desktop market and expects to ship four...

LED lighting demand and flexible OLED devices expected to bring demand for makers in 2014

Feb 17, 14:57

LED TV backlighting demand is expected to remain flat on year in 2014 while pricing and the penetration rate for LED lighting is expected to increase, according to industry sources...

Display shipments affected by weak demand for entry-level smartphones, say sources

Feb 14, 12:39

Business prospects for display suppliers and other makers in the handset supply chain are expected to remain sluggish in the short term as brand and white-box handset makers in China...

Digitimes Research: Global bit demand for standard DRAM to grow 9.7% in 2014

Feb 5, 12:14

Global demand for PC-use standard DRAM in 2014 is estimated at 1.795 billion GB, increasing 9.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

AUO sees increased demand for 120Hz Ultra HD TV panels; average-size LCD TV panel shipped in 2014 to grow

Jan 28, 15:13

Approximately 15% of AU Optronics (AUO) TV panel shipments in 2014 will be Ultra HD units, according to company VP Michael Tsai.

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    Samsung S2 Portable 3.0

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new 2.5-inch external hard disk drive (HDD), the S2 Portable 3.0. The new Samsung external HDD features an on-board SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    ViewSonic 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time

    ViewSonic has announced a 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time, the VX2739wm. The VX2739wm features 100,000:1 contrast ratio and built-in speakers with SRS premium...

    Photo: company, May 13.

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    MSI Tegra-based tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to launch an Nvidia Tegra-based tablet PC in the second half of 2010 with a price of US$500, according to company sales director Sambora Chen...

    Photo: Company, Jan 28.

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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