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Taiwan solar cell makers striving to have US lower anti-dumping tariffs

Aug 19, 11:56

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers plan to apply to the US Department of Commerce (DOC) in 2016 to review anti-dumping tariffs it imposed in December 2014 in an attempt...

Global demand response spending expected to total US$6.2 billion from 2015-2024, says report

Aug 18, 15:43

As regulatory trends and economic factors continue to change the energy landscape, system operators are increasingly relying on demand response (DR) to provide reliability to the...

Natural gas generator set installation revenues expected to total nearly US$147 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Aug 17, 14:38

A source of emergency standby, prime, peaking, or continuous power generation, natural gas (NG) generator sets (gensets) are used worldwide for distributed power production. The market...

Worldwide EMV payment card shipments top 2.1 billion in 2014 with 43% issued into the US and China, says firm

Aug 17, 14:37

Just over 2.1 billion EMV cards were issued worldwide in 2014, up 27.5% from 2014. The exponential on-year growth rate was driven by significant EMV issuance into the US and China...

TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Aug 11, 21:45

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$1.237 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Samsung invests US$3 billion in Vietnam OLED facilities, says report

Aug 7, 14:24

Samsung Display will invest US$3 billion to expand OLED display module facilities in Vietnam, according to a report from Korea-based Money Today.

4GB DDR3 contract prices to fall below US$20 in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 7, 10:07

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules averaged US$20.5 in July compared with US$24 in June, representing a 15% fall, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices are set to drop below US$20 in...

JOLED to invest US$161 million in OLED research facilities, says report

Aug 5, 15:56

JOLED intends to invest US$161 million in new OLED research facilities in Ishikawa Prefecture, according to Japan-based media report from SankeBiz.

Global revenues for commercial energy-efficient HVAC systems expected to reach US$47.5 billion in 2024, says firm

Aug 5, 15:29

Commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment accounts for nearly 40% of total global building energy consumption, while commercial buildings consume about...

Demand for low-efficiency PV modules comes out in US market

Aug 4, 10:55

While PV modules made of 60 polycrystalline silicon solar cells with power output of 260W have become mainstream models, demand for modules with lower power output of 245W or 250W...

Risks to drive US$10 billion cyber insurance market by 2020, says firm

Aug 3, 14:38

Continued and sustained cyberattacks are having a ruinous effect on enterprises and driving up the cost of incident response. With over 900 million reported records exposed in 2014,...

Energy management revenues for healthcare markets expected to reach US$2.2 billion by 2024, says report

Jul 30, 21:53

Due to an increase in global policies promoting energy efficiency and skyrocketing healthcare costs, governments and organizations are examining the adoption of new technologies to...

Getac launches new ruggedized tablet with improved gear

Jul 30, 11:57

Getac has announced upgrades to its existing T800 ruggedized tablet with new hardware that is certified by ATEX Zone 2, 22 and will rename the device to T800-Ex. The new tablet has...

Corning announces 2Q15 core sales of US$2.5 billion

Jul 30, 11:36

Corning has announced its second-quarter 2015 core sales reached US$2.5 billion, flat on year. Core earnings increased 7% on year to US$522 million and core EPS increased 12% to US...

Chinese automotive semiconductor revenues to hit US$6.2 billion in 2015, IHS says

Jul 29, 11:15

Total automotive semiconductor revenues in China reached US$5.6 billion in 2014, and revenues are expected to grow nearly 11% year over year in 2015 to reach US$6.2 billion, according...

Brain-to-machine interface market to top US$200 million by 2020, says report

Jul 28, 14:48

With the early success of consumer wearables targeting health and fitness and recent advancements in neuroscience research technology, several manufacturers are preparing to launch...

Taiwan solar cell makers hike August quotes to US$0.31/W

Jul 28, 11:42

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of strong demand mainly from China-based PV module makers, have raised quotes from US$0.30-31/W for July to an average...

LED grow light module markets to reach US$1.8 billion by 2021, says research firm

Jul 27, 15:02

LED grow light module markets, which totaled US$395 million in 2014, are forecast to reach US$1.8 billion by 2021. Rapid growth is anticipated as green house and plant factory growers...

Biometrics industry to generate US$13 billion in revenues during 2015, says firm

Jul 27, 14:49

Biometric technologies are developed constantly, strengthening their position in both existing markets like law enforcement and government applications, but also in emerging high-value...

5.5-inch Full HD panel modules drop to US$17 for July, down from US$24 in 1Q15, says firm

Jul 24, 15:30

5.5-inch Full HD panel modules have dropped to US$17 in July, down from US$24 at the beginning of 2015, according to research firm Sigmaintell Consulting.

LG to invest US$900 million to construct new OLED facilities

Jul 23, 21:21

LG Display will invest KRW1.05 trillion (US$908.11 million) to construct new OLED facilities set to be finished in the second quarter of 2017, according to the company.

Global market for building commissioning services is expected to total nearly US$50 billion from 2014-2024, says firm

Jul 23, 14:19

As energy efficiency becomes the highest priority in construction and building operations, more complex equipment and solutions are emerging that promise reduced energy consumption,...

Global direct investment in China increases 8.3% in 1H15 despite decreases from US and Japan, says ministry

Jul 22, 14:36

Direct investment from Japan in China declined 16.3% on year in the first half of 2015 to $2 billion, according to new statistics from the China Ministry of Commerce.

Annual revenues from global solar PV installations expected to surpass US$151 billion in 2024, says Navigant

Jul 22, 14:24

Following years of module oversupply and artificially low pricing, solar photovoltaic (PV) is expected to soon shift from a high-cost, subsidized source of energy to a growing market...

Pricing for touch panel modules drops below US$1 per inch

Newswatch - Jul 21, 15:21

Pricing for 5-inch touch panel modules has dropped to US$4 while that for 7-inch units has dropped to below US$5, a trend that is expected to affect the performances of Taiwan makers...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$2 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,741 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.988 billion from January-June 2015, respectively...

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 estimated at US$28.8 billion, says PIDA

Jul 20, 10:11

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 is estimated at US$28.8 billion, accounting for 26.3% of total production value for all types of lighting products, according to Taiwan-based...

HTC launches 4 HTC Desire smartphones in the US

Newswatch - Jul 17, 15:49

HTC has launched four new models of its HTC Desire family, the HTC Desire 626, 626s, 526 and 520, in the US targeting the mid-range segment.

Sharp expected to incur US$282 in operating loss during 2Q15

Jul 17, 15:29

Sharp is expected to report an operating loss of about JPY35 billion (US$282 million) for the quarter April-June 2015, down from a profit of JPY4.6 billion a year earlier, according...

Open cell TV panel pricing drops to US$84 in June, says DisplaySearch

Jul 17, 14:24

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch dropped to US$84 a unit in June 2015 while that for 50-inch Ultra HD (4K) TV panels also showed declines, with 55-inch units dropping 8% on month,...

Energy storage enabling technologies revenues expected to total nearly US$75 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Jul 16, 14:23

The three main components of the energy storage enabling technologies (ESET) value chain are, Broadly speaking, hardware, software, and services, which together ensure the intelligence,...

Global market value from external sales of LED chips reach US$4.35 billion in 2014, says LEDinside

Jul 15, 16:04

The global market value from the external sales of LED chips grew 18% from US$3.677 billion in 2013 to US$4.35 billion in 2014, according to LEDinside. The share of Chinese companies...

Revenues from community resilience microgrid implementations expected to total nearly US$7 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Jul 14, 22:51

During the last 15 years, electricity outages have cost the global economy billions of dollars, triggering efforts to make the energy grid more resilient and to incorporate community-critical...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution pricing to below US$3

Jul 14, 15:53

Seeing that Intel has reduced its USB 3.1 chip solution price from US$10 to less than US$6, ASMedia has also recently cut its USB 3.1 product pricing to below US$3, hoping to gain...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution prices to attract orders from motherboard players

Networked lighting control revenues expected to reach US$4.8 billion in 2024, says firm

Jul 13, 21:16

Increasingly, regulations around the world are calling for the adoption of lighting controls and are encouraging more advanced control systems to minimize energy consumption. While...

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Amazon Fire HD tablets

    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • 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.