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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...

Asustek eyes 30 million smartphone shipments in 2016; to push shipments in India, Brazil, Russia and Africa

Jan 25, 21:45

Asustek Computer is aiming to ship 30 million smartphones in 2016 and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor. To achieve the goal, India, Brazil, Russia and Africa will become...

Worldwide public cloud services spending forecast to double by 2019, says IDC

Jan 25, 14:29

According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud services will grow at a 19.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) -- almost six times the rate of overall IT spending growth -...

Worldwide spending on 3D printing forecast to grow at a CAGR of 27% to more than US$26 billion in 2019, says IDC

Jan 22, 10:25

According to IDC, global spending on 3D printing will grow at a 27% CAGR from nearly US$11 billion in 2015 to US$26.7 billion in 2019.

Digitimes Research: MediaTek facing challenges from mobile AP market in 2016

Jan 19, 21:32

MediaTek is currently a major mobile application processor (AP) supplier in China and is enjoy high shares in the country's smartphone and tablet AP markets; however, lacking clients...

Worldwide IT spending forecast to grow 0.6% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 19, 14:12

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total US$3.54 trillion in 2016, just a 0.6% increase over 2015 spending of US$3.52 trillion, according to Gartner. 2015 saw the largest US dollar...

TV panel shipments were near 270 million units worldwide in 2015, says WitsView

Jan 18, 21:33

A total of 22.73 million units of LCD TV panels were shipped in December 2015, down 0.02% from November and up 4.1% year on year. Iris Hu, WitsView assistant research manager, said...

Worldwide smart home device shipments to nearly double in 2016, says ABI Research

Jan 14, 15:16

The raft of smart home devices displayed at CES 2016 highlights the growth and potential of the smart home market. Over the next 12 months, smart home device sales will nearly double...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decline 4.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 13, 11:05

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 4.7% to US$59.4 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is down from the 3.3% growth predicted by Gartner previ...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues decline 1.9% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 8, 15:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9% decrease from 2014 revenues of US$340.3 billion, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

Internet service providers slowing down on taking in server orders

Dec 29, 13:48

Worldwide Internet service providers such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have recently started slowing down on pulling in their server orders from ODMs as they have been...

Worldwide desktop shipment decline to shrink from 15% in 2015 to 7% in 2016

Dec 28, 15:06

Although worldwide desktop shipments are expected to drop up to 15% on year in 2015, the volume in 2016 is only expected to decline less than 7% in 2016 thanks to increasing demand...

Worldwide wearables shipments to surpass 200 million in 2019, says IDC

Dec 23, 12:02

The worldwide wearable device market will see continued growth as second- and third-generation iterations reach the market. These new devices will build upon the hardware and software...

Asustek acquires 40% share in gaming monitor market; seeing increasing competition

Dec 15, 14:15

Asustek Computer has taken a 40% share of the worldwide high-end gaming PC monitor market and significantly expanded its profitability, but the success has attracted competitors such...

PC supply chain remains pessimistic about demand in 1H16

Dec 11, 10:40

Despite seeing growth in third-quarter worldwide PC shipments, the PC supply chain is still conservative about demand from the fourth quarter to the first half of 2016 as most PC...

Worldwide PC shipments will continue to decline into 2016 as short-term outlook softens, says IDC

Dec 8, 16:14

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall 10% in the fourth quarter of 2015, pulling on-year growth for all of 2015 down to negative 10.3%, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Worldwide wearables market soars in 3Q15 as China vendors challenge market leaders, says IDC

Dec 4, 11:49

A quarter after Apple debuted as the number two wearables vendor worldwide, China-based vendor Xiaomi finished the third quarter of 2015 as a strong contender for this position. Similarly,...

Worldwide large format printer shipments slip again in the 3Q15, says IDC

Dec 3, 14:22

According to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC ), large format printer (LFP) shipments declined 4% when compared to the third quarter of 2014.

Strong smartphone growth in saturated cellphone market, says IC Insights

Nov 25, 14:53

According to IC Insights, 89% of the new cellphones sold worldwide in 2015 are forecast to be replacements or additional cellphones sold to existing subscribers. Moreover, this percentage...

Asustek enjoys 60% share of Indonesia motherboard market

Nov 24, 15:54

Despite performing similarly to Gigabyte Technology in terms of motherboard shipments in the worldwide market, in Indonesia, Asustek Computer currently has a 60% share in the local...

Emerging markets drive worldwide smartphone sales to 15.5% growth in 3Q15, says Gartner

Nov 19, 15:40

Continued demand for affordable smartphones in emerging markets drove worldwide sales of smartphones in the third quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. Global sales of smartphones...

Worldwide PELS market continues to shrink in 3Q15, says IDC

Nov 16, 16:05

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments declined 13.4% on year to 16.7 million units in the third quarter of 2015, but were up 10.3% compared to the previous quarter,...

China becoming a major investment market for Intel

Nov 5, 15:31

Intel Capital is estimated to invest a total of US$500 million in 2015. Prior to the end of October, Intel Capital had already invested US$168 million in China and with a separate...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments decline 18% on year in 3Q15

Nov 3, 15:56

Worldwide tablet shipments reached only 50.64 million units in the third quarter, up 9% from the second quarter, but still down sharply by 18% on year, despite the fact that Europe...

Worldwide smartphone shipments up 6.8% to 355.2 million in 3Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 29, 16:24

Global smartphone shipments grew 6.8% sequentially to 355.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, marking the second highest quarterly shipments on record, according to the...

IC Insights cuts 2015 IC market forecast to negative

Oct 26, 15:11

IC Insights has lowered its 2015 IC market forecast from 1% growth to negative 1%, citing a slowing China economy, strong US dollar, and falling DRAM ASPs.

Cisco turns to place server orders with Wistron

Oct 22, 15:52

The fourth-largest server brand vendor worldwide Cisco reportedly has recently switched its manufacturing partner to Wistron from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow 6% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 19, 16:00

Worldwide notebook shipments started seeing growth in September after over six months of inventory digestion. The growth was stimulated by Microsoft Windows 10 released at the end...

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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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