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Global IC foundry sales to rise 12% in 2015, says TSMC co-CEO

Dec 4, 21:21

The global IC foundry market is forecast to increase 12% in 2015, outpacing the overall semiconductor sector's 5% growth, said TSMC's co-CEO Mark Liu at the company's 14th annual...

TSMC will outperform the worldwide IC foundry market in 2015, says company co-CEO Liu

Global semiconductor equipment sales to rise 19% in 2014, says SEMI

Dec 3, 22:19

Global sales of semiconductor equipment are forecast to increase 19.3% to US$38 billion in 2014, according to SEMI.

Worldwide smartphone growth forecast to slow as prices drop and markets mature, says IDC

Dec 2, 15:50

According to a new mobile phone forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments will reach a total of nearly 1.3 billion units in 2014,...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

Nov 28, 14:58

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China are forecast to generate total production value of NT$558.4 billion (US$18.1 billion) in 2014, rising 6.93% on year,...

Taiwan estimated to supply 20% of global IC packaging materials, says IEK

Nov 21, 15:37

Output from Taiwan-based IC packaging materials suppliers is forecast to account for about 20% of the global output in 2014 indicating the industry's less-competitive global presence...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 4.7% in 4Q14

Nov 11, 20:11

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China are forecast to rise 4.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Meanwhile, shipments...

Worldwide IoT market forecast to grow from US$1.3 trillion in 2013 to US$3.04 trillion in 2020, says IDC

Nov 10, 13:12

The worldwide IoT market is forecast to grow from US$1.3 trillion in 2013 to US$3.04 trillion in 2020 with a CAGR of 13%, according to IDC.

Top-20 IC suppliers sales to rise 9% in 2014 , says IC Insights

Nov 10, 10:23

IC Insights has disclosed a forecast sales ranking of the 2014 top-20 semiconductor (IC and OSD – optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) companies. It is expected to require...

Strong growth in public display shipments forecast for 2015, says DisplaySearch

Nov 5, 15:37

The global large-screen public flat-panel display (FPD) market is rebounding after declines in 2012 and flat growth in 2013. According to DisplaySearch, the market is expected to...

WT Micro posts record 3Q14 sales

Nov 4, 20:57

Consolidated sales at IC distributor WT Microelectronics climbed to a record NT$28.72 billion (US$752 million) in the third quarter of 2014, with net profits also reaching a record...

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

Leading-edge IC foundry market forecast to increase 72% in 2014, says IC Insights

Sep 26, 16:18

Of the big-four pure-play foundries (i.e., TSMC, GlobalFoundries, UMC, and SMIC), TSMC is the only one that is expected to have a higher revenue-per-wafer figure in 2014 than in 2010...

Worldwide digital production color print market to see cumulative shipment value reach nearly US$25 billion over 2014-2018, says IDC

Jul 24, 11:52

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the worldwide digital production color market continued its unabated growth of top-line shipment value in 2013. The industry achieved...

Research firms lower 2014 global tablet shipment forecasts

Jul 16, 11:21

DisplaySearch has lowered its 2014 global tablet shipment forecast to 285 million units, representing an 14% on-year increase, while WitsView has also lowered its forecast to 205.5...

Larger high-resolution displays to lead growth in global professional display category, says DisplaySearch

Jun 6, 14:08

Larger displays with higher resolutions are leading growth in the global professional graphics display category. According to DisplaySearch, shipments are forecast to grow at a CAGR...

Chromebook shipments reach 2.1 million for 2013,forecast to reach 11 million worldwide by 2019, says ABI Research

Apr 3, 11:52

An estimated 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013 with nearly 89% of total shipments reaching North America, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. As Chromebook shipments...

Tablet growth to slow as purchases in mature markets begin to level off, says IDC

Mar 7, 11:23

The total tablet market, inclusive of both tablets and 2-in-1 devices, is forecast to grow 19.4% in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6% in 2013, according to IDC. IDC reduced the...

Ultra HD smartphone shipments forecast to reach 23 million in 2015, says DisplaySearch

Feb 6, 16:01

In 2015, global shipments of Ultra HD smartphones are forecast to reach 23 million, according to DisplaySearch. Ultra HD displays will account for more than 5% of smartphone shipments...

Powertec Energy raises funds for polysilicon factory

Jan 14, 20:11

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has raised an additional paid-in capital of NT$3.6 billion (US$120 million) and obtained syndicated loans of NT$4.8 billion to reach...

Strong growth forecast for solar PV industry in 2014 with demand reaching 49GW, says Solarbuzz

Dec 31, 15:33

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand is poised for explosive growth in 2014, and is set to reach 49GW, up from 36GW in 2013, according to findings from Solarbuzz.

GaN-on-silicon LEDs forecast to increase market share to 40% by 2020, says IHS

Dec 6, 15:51

The penetration of gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers into the LED market is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 69% from 2013 to 2020, by which time they will account for...

Semiconductor equipment sales to contract 13% in 2013, says SEMI

Dec 3, 14:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment will contract 13.3% to US$32 billion in 2013, according to the latest forecast by SEMI.

Lite-On Semi revenues to drop 10-15% sequentially in 4Q13

Nov 26, 21:52

Lite-On Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues slip 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to a 5% decline forecast previously due to decreasing demand...

Solar capital spending to expand faster than expected, says IHS

Nov 12, 14:19

Amid new signs that solar market conditions are improving and major suppliers are increasing production, IHS is raising its forecast of photovoltaic (PV) capital spending. Global...

Tablet shipment forecast lowered through 2017, says DisplaySearch

Oct 24, 14:49

The forecast for global tablet shipments has been lowered as short-term build plans are being reduced. According to DisplaySearch, tablet shipments are still expected to be up 30%...

IHS cuts global solar inverter revenues forecast in light of heavy price declines

Oct 17, 15:29

Global market revenues for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters will drop by 9% in 2013, due to rapid price declines for commercial and utility-scale inverters and intense cost pressure...

Notebook brand vendors may reduce 3Q13 shipment forecasts

Sep 11, 21:44

Despite having placed increased orders for August, notebook vendors are still under pressure to reduce their shipment forecasts for the third quarter as consumer demand remains weak,...

iPhone 5c not expected to add much shipment momentum, says research firm

Sep 11, 11:58

Market research firm IHS has chosen not to upgrade its forecast of overall Apple iPhone shipments in the second half of 2013. IHS at this time is maintaining its prediction of 86.1...

IDC tempers long-term tablet forecast as competing technologies heat up

Aug 30, 14:32

Faced with growing competition from larger smartphones and the prospect of new categories such as wearable devices diverting consumer spending, IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker...

Microsoft lowers Xbox One shipment forecast for 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 27, 11:51

Microsoft has recently lowered its Xbox One shipment forecast for 2013 from seven million units originally to 6.2 million due to poor yield rates of the device's camera module, optical...

Economic slowdown in China drives IDC to lower forecast for IT spending in 2013

Aug 5, 21:33

According to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), economic slowdown in China has driven IDC to lower its expectations for worldwide IT spending growth in 2013. IDC...

Mobile connected devices drive CE industry; resurgence in auto, audio, TV segments, finds CEA forecast

Jul 25, 16:16

Mobile connected devices, including smartphones and tablets, continue to drive consumer electronics (CE) industry sales, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). CEA...

Notebook ODMs reduce shipment forecasts for 3Q13, expect growth in 4Q13

Jul 19, 12:11

Notebook ODMs have recently reduced their shipment forecasts for the third quarter of 2013 and expect to only achieve a shipment growth of 5% sequentially. The ODMs now expect consumer...

IHS boosts its tablet panel shipment forecast as white-box products storm the market

Jul 3, 15:55

Boosted by orders from unbranded, white-box China-based vendors, global demand for tablet panels is exceeding expectations, spurring research firm IHS to increase its forecast for...

IDC lowers forecast growth for monitors while average screen size increases

Jun 20, 14:55

A continued decline in demand for desktops has led International Data Corporation (IDC) to lower its estimate of monitors shipped in the first quarter of 2013 to 33.8 million units,...

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  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

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    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:28

  • ACES Electronics invests in NTGEC to tap China automotive connector market

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:27

  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:26

  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:26

  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:24

  • NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:23

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:23

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:22

  • Digitimes Research: Top-3 China based server vendors may ship 2 million units in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:21

  • US final anti-dumping, anti-subsidization taxation excludes solar-grade wafers

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:20

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