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Worldwide cloud IT Infrastructure revenues grow 3.9% to US$6.6 billion on slowed demand from public cloud in 1Q16, says IDC

5h 37min ago

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

Dell and AOC see solid on-year growth in worldwide monitor market in 1Q16, says IDC

Jun 22, 16:05

The total worldwide PC monitor market shipped more than 29 million units in the first quarter of 2016, up 0.5% on year but a decrease of 5.7% compared to the previous quarter, according...

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

Wearable shipments to reach 213.6 million units worldwide in 2020, says IDC

Jun 17, 10:01

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016, representing 29% growth over 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable...

Worldwide smartphone sales to slow in 2016, says Gartner

Jun 8, 16:21

Gartner expects global smartphone sales twill continue to slow and will no longer grow in double digits. Worldwide smartphone sales are expected to grow 7% in 2016 to reach 1.5 billion...

Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 3.1% in 2016, says IDC

Jun 3, 14:41

Smartphone shipments are expected to grow 3.1% in 2016, which is a substantial slowdown from the 10.5% growth in 2015 and 27.8% in 2014, according to IDC. The forecast is 2.6pp lower...

Worldwide server revenues declined 2.3% in 1Q16, while shipments increase 1.7%, says Gartner

Jun 3, 11:19

In the first quarter of 2016, worldwide server revenues declined 2.3% on year, while shipments grew 1.7% from the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner.

Worldwide server virtualization market is reaching peak, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

The worldwide x86 server virtualization market is expected to reach US$5.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 5.7% from 2015, according to Gartner. Despite the overall market increase,...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to fall 2.3% in 2016, says IDC

May 16, 10:00

Worldwide semiconductor revenues for 2016 will fall for a second consecutive year to US$324 billion, down 2.3% from the previous year according to IDC. Revenues are forecast to log...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, Hynix capex for memory to fall in 2016

May 12, 15:55

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will both lower their total capex for memory ICs in 2016, according to Digitimes Research. During the year, both companies will focus on migrating...

Taiwan motherboard players crossing into IPC, embedded industries

May 12, 13:56

Facing weakening worldwide PC demand, Taiwan-based motherboard players have been expanding their businesses into new industries such as industrial PC (IPC), healthcare, car electronics...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to grow 9.7% sequentially in 2Q16, but still down 10% on year

May 9, 21:38

With brand vendors ready to launch new products for the second quarter, Chromebook to see strong shipment growth and Xiaomi to begin shipping its new notebook later in May, worldwide...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decline 2% in 2016, says Gartner

May 9, 21:32

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2% to US$62.8 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 4.7% decline in Gartner's previous...

Worldwide smartphone growth goes flat in 1Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Apr 28, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments reached 334.9 million units in the first quarter of 2016, up slightly from the 334.3 million units shipped a year earlier, marking the smallest on-year...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to decline 0.6% in 2016, says Gartner

Apr 13, 22:19

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$333 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.6% from 2015, according to Gartner. This is following a decline of 2.3% in 2015 due...

Worldwide 5G service revenues to reach US$247 billion in 2025, says ABI Research

Apr 13, 15:56

ABI Research projects that mobile broadband operators will reap 5G revenues of US$247 billion in 2025 with North America, Asia-Pacific, and Western Europe being the top markets. Specifically,...

Worldwide IT spending forecast to decline 0.5% in 2016, says Gartner

Apr 8, 16:02

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total US$3.49 trillion in 2016, a decline of 0.5% over 2015 spending of US$3.5 trillion, according to Gartner. This is down from last quarter's...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues fall 2.3% in 2015, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:23

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$334.8 billion in 2015, a 2.3% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner.

Global 2015 semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment market drops 1%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:22

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenue totaled US$33.6 billion in 2015, a 1% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner. The top 10 vendors...

Digitimes Research: Global server shipments grow 9.8% in 2015

Apr 6, 21:46

Taiwan server players' revenues from products including server motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment, continued to enjoy growth on year to surpass NT$500 billion...

China VR industry to face strong competition from worldwide first-tier players, says report

Mar 29, 15:49

With China's virtual reality (VR) market heating up, China-based VR start-ups have begun to push what they calim to be their unique VR technologies. China-based first-tier Internet...

Worldwide shipments of wearables to reach 110 million in 2016, surpass 200 Million in 2019, says IDC

Newswatch - Mar 18, 14:24

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million by the end of 2016, up 38.2% on year, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments up slightly on month in February

Mar 15, 11:12

Following significant drops both on month and on year in January, worldwide notebook shipments remained weak in February, growing only 2% sequentially for the top-five brand vendors...

Graphics card market in decline; falls below 30 million units in 2015

Mar 10, 15:40

Worldwide graphics card shipments dropped around 20% on year to less than 30 million units in 2015. Declines for AMD-based graphics cards were worse than those of Nvidia-based ones,...

Worldwide Ethernet switch market and enterprise and service provider router market post positive results for 4Q15 and 2015, says IDC

Mar 8, 16:37

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) exceeded US$6.4 billion in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of 3.2% on year and a healthy increase of 5.1% on quarter...

Pegatron notebook shipments weakening because of Toshiba order cuts

Mar 8, 15:14

The worldwide seventh largest notebook brand vendor Toshiba has been cutting its notebook orders recently, which is negatively impacting its largest ODM partner Pegatron Technology's...

Worldwide wearable market sees rapid growth in 2015, says IDC

Feb 25, 14:27

The worldwide wearable device market took a big step forward in the fourth quarter of 2015, fueled by the growing popularity of fitness trackers and the Apple Watch. According to...

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$135 billion in 2019, says IDC

Feb 25, 12:12

In the new Worldwide Commercial Robotics Spending Guide, IDC forecasts global spending on robotics and related services to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% from...

Flexible PCB companies bracing for price war

Feb 19, 10:22

With China-based Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) looking to acquire US-based Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLEX), a price war is likely to take place in the worldwide...

Worldwide smartphone sales grow 9.7% in 4Q15, says Gartner

Newswatch - Feb 19, 10:05

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 403 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, a 9.7% increase on year, which was the slowest growth since 2008, according to Gartner...

TPMS player Cub Elecparts chairman expects good 2016 performance

Feb 18, 15:58

Taiwan-based tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) player Cub Elecparts is able to ship 2.4-2.6 million tire sensors per year, but compared to the worldwide annual shipments of at...

Worldwide PELS market declines in 2015, says IDC

Feb 15, 15:36

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments totaled 68.5 million units in 2015, representing a decline of 9.2% from a year ago, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal...

Worldwide wearable devices sales to grow 18.4% in 2016, says Gartner

Feb 5, 11:27

Gartner has forecast that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4% from 232 million units in 2015. Sales of wearable electronic...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies will surpass US$2 billion in 2019, says IDC

Jan 28, 15:17

According to IDC, worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies will grow to more than US$2.1 billion in 2019 with a CAGR of 16.8% over the 2014-2019 forecast period...

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Acer+Chromebook+11

    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    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.

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
Display panels for wearable devices

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