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Mobile device platforms continue trend towards more integration despite Apple and Samsung skewing the market, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 14:40

There are many trends simultaneously affecting the market for mobile device semiconductors. Two have been the shift towards multi-core application processors and the addition of x86...

China September mobile phone user base growing to 1.207 billion, says MIIT

Oct 28, 10:43

There were 1.207 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2013, growing 0.91% on month and 11.23% on year. 367.60 million (30.47%)...

China Mobile January-September revenues up 9.4% on year

Oct 23, 11:21

China Mobile has reported operating revenues of CNY463.008 billion (US$75.06 billion) for January-September 2013, increasing on year by 9.4%.

SunPartner and 3M collaborate to deliver wireless transparent solar charging system for consumer mobile electronics

Oct 22, 16:17

Sunpartner Technologies and 3M have announced an agreement to collaborate in product development and technical solutions. The two companies are developing a sustainable wireless transparent...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

Wireless charging unlikely to become standard until 2H14, say module makers

Oct 16, 22:14

Wireless charging of mobile devices was originally expected to see giant advances in the second half of 2013 and many smartphone brand vendors have been inquiring about related solutions...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Mobile phone testing services provider Sporton 3Q13 revenues hit record high

Oct 11, 15:02

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International has reported revenues of NT$209 million (US$7.11 million) for September, up 2.2% sequentially and 28.3% on year. Third-quarter revenues...

China Mobile may procure 40 million TD-LTE smartphones in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 11, 11:29

As the China government will issue 4G licenses by the end of 2013, China Mobile is expected to kick off commercial operation of TD-LTE services in 2014 and therefore is likely to...

Japan mobile device market grows 26.8% in 2Q13, says IDC

Oct 9, 16:06

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan mobile device market, comprised of PCs, smartphones, tablets, and data communication products such as mobile cards and personal routers,...

MediaTek to enter Samsung supply chain with quad- and 8-core mobile chips, says report

Newswatch - Oct 3, 11:29

MediaTek is expected to enter the supply chain of Samsung Electronics with its quad- and 8-core mobile processors in the second half of 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Gamania steps into development of mobile games

Sep 30, 15:46

Taiwan-based online games developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment has stepped into development of handset- and tablet-based mobile games by spinning off R&D teams...

Sony Mobile aims to ship 65 million smartphones in fiscal 2014

Sep 30, 15:22

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 65 million smartphones in its fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015), up 55% from the 42 million units projected for the current fiscal year,...

Digitimes Research: Surface 2 series tablets unlikely to help Microsoft in mobile market

Sep 30, 14:52

Microsoft announced its second-generation tablets, the Surface 2 series on September 23 in New York. Their specifications are similar to those of previous market rumors, while the...

Chunghwa Telecom striving to enter Myanmar 3G mobile telecom market

Sep 27, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), HTC, France-based Orange and Japan-based trading company Marubeni have formed a consortium to compete for a 3G mobile communications license to be issued by...

Qualcomm remains largest proprietary GPU supplier in mobile device graphics market, says JPR

Sep 27, 13:58

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated personal mobile device graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2013. Personal mobile devices include smartphones, tablets and...

China August mobile phone users grow to 1.196 billion, says MIIT

Sep 26, 11:40

China had 1.196 billion subscribers to mobile communication services as of the end of August 2013, growing 0.88% on month and 11.51% on year. Of the subscribers, 351.29 million (29.38%)...

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 26% in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:37

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$2.8 billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 26% from US$2.2 billion in the first quarter, according to IHS. Growth was driven by a 24.1% increase...

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Mobile devices markets in Australia, New Zealand fall for two consecutive quarters in 1H13, says IDC

Sep 25, 10:33

For the first time in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), all three mobile devices markets – notebooks, tablets and mobile phones – declined for two consecutive quarters...

More than half of mobile devices able to connect to external displays in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 24, 15:36

Developments in display interface technologies are making it possible such that personal mobile devices may become the hub for all computing experiences at home, in the office, and...

LCD monitor shipments drop 5.45% in 1H13 amid competition from mobile devices

Sep 23, 21:52

LCD monitor shipments reached 71.1 million units in the first half of 2013, down 5.45% on year.

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 23, 13:10

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. Total revenues in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18...

Samsung Mobile Forum 2013: Samsung outlines mobile device development trends

Sep 13, 15:40

Samsung Electronics held its Samsung Mobile Forum 2013 in Taipei on September 12 with the themes of the event focusing on mobile devices, cloud computing, and energy and environment...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches QR code credit card mobile e-payment service

Sep 13, 14:05

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on September 12 launched a QR code-based mobile e-payment service through cooperation with eight local credit card-issuing banks and a number of retail stores...

Western European mobile phone market grows on year but declines sequentially in 2Q13, says IDC

Newswatch - Sep 11, 12:21

Total shipments of mobile phones in Western Europe reached 43.3 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 2.6% from a year earlier but down from the previous quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

ARM buys mobile display IC cores from Cadence

Sep 4, 15:02

Processor IP licensor ARM and Cadence Design Systems, an EDA tool company, have signed an agreement for the sale and transfer of Cadence PANTA display controller cores to ARM, according...

Windows and BlackBerry face challenges to become 3rd-largest mobile OS ecosystem, says ABI Research

Sep 2, 13:21

ABI Research's recent smartphone research shows Android accounted for 80% of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2013. The next largest ecosystem, Apple's iOS,...

Android mobile app revenues to reach US$6.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Aug 30, 14:45

Android's smartphone mobile app revenues are projected to reach almost US$6.8 billion by the end of 2013, nearly doubling from the previous year. The Android platform has some way...

China Mobile to set up 400,000 TD-LTE base stations by end of 2014, says vice president

Aug 28, 10:50

China Mobile has been establishing TD-LTE networks in major cities around China and expects to complete 200,000 base stations in 2013 and 200,000 more by the end of 2014, company...

Rise of low cost mobile devices and cloud services to impede mobile storage growth, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 27, 12:34

Major global smartphone brands will be expected to shift a good portion of their focus towards the low-to-mid range smartphone devices following the eventual saturation of the high-end...

China July mobile phone user base growing to 1.185 billion, says MIIT

Aug 27, 11:44

There were 1.185 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of July 2013, growing 0.80% sequentially and 11.60% on year, and 333.74 million (28.16%)...

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Mobile security management market ripening, says ABI Research

Aug 23, 10:54

The Mobile Security Management (MSM) market is emerging as a strong, fledgling submarket of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). As Mobile Device Management (MDM) evolves into application...

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  • ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

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  • China polysilicon maker LDK Solar to resume production

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  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351 million small-to-medium-size panels in 2Q14

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  • ASE to ramp up SiP packaging revenues in 2014

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  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

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  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 3h 33min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

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  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 3h 34min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 3h 35min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 3h 36min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 3h 37min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

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  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    The Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit provides developers with the tools to create systems and applications that can enable robots to navigate, physicians to perform mobile ultrasound...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

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    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.