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  • Ultra HD

    Ultra HD is now the industry name for "4K" resolution

    Last update: Thursday 24 July 2014

  • Taiwan notebook ODMs

    Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily updates on shipments, supplier contracts and financial data on the more...

    Last update: Wednesday 23 July 2014

  • HTC updates

    HTC has launched its flagship smartphone M8

    Last update: Tuesday 22 July 2014

  • Computex Taipei 2014

    Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan.

    Last update: Tuesday 15 July 2014

  • Android

    The early success Google's Android platform has achieved in the handset market has caused system makers, software developers and semiconductor players to show heightened interest in the new platform. DIGITIMES provides...

    Last update: Friday 11 July 2014

  • Notebook shipments in June

    Notebook ODMs have announced their shipments in June

    Last update: Friday 11 July 2014

  • TD-LTE

    TD-LTE is the mainstream global choice for 4G asymmetric frequency spectrum networks

    Last update: Monday 7 July 2014

  • Lextar updates

    Latest developments of Lextar.

    Last update: Thursday 3 July 2014

  • Google I/O 2014

    Google has hosted Google I/O developer conference to unveil serveral new innovations

    Last update: Friday 27 June 2014

  • Amazon Fires on with an own-brand smartphone

    Amazon unveiled its own-brand smartphone, the Fire, featuring several unique funtions such as Firefly and head motion dection for 3D display

    Last update: Thursday 19 June 2014

  • Acer management changes

    Acer conducted the second phase of its management changes with ex-CEO Stan Shih stepping down.

    Last update: Thursday 19 June 2014

  • Monthly shipment data

    Historical shipment data of Taiwan's first-tier IT manufacturers.

    Last update: Sunday 15 June 2014

  • WiMAX

    A portal for information about Taiwan's WiMAX industry.

    Last update: Wednesday 23 April 2014

  • Advance of Intel to China tablet market

    Intel has been aggressively pushing into the China tablet market

    Last update: Monday 14 April 2014

  • Smartphone trends

    Smartphone vendors are improving their hardware

    Last update: Friday 11 April 2014

  • Prospects of IC backend sector

    Digitimes Research expects Taiwan's IC backend production to outperform global average n 2014

    Last update: Friday 11 April 2014

  • The foundries' 1Q14 performances

    TSMC and UMC see strong results for 1Q14

    Last update: Thursday 10 April 2014

  • Diversification

    Big firms from other sectors are also playing the PV game

    Last update: Wednesday 9 April 2014

  • LED firms' performances

    LED firms have reported significant sales for March

    Last update: Wednesday 9 April 2014

  • Epistar optimistic about LED insutry

    Epistar's chairman has expressed optimism about the LED industry in the next three years.

    Last update: Wednesday 9 April 2014

  • The MediaTek expansion

    MediaTek's presence in China has been expanding.

    Last update: Tuesday 8 April 2014

  • Solar market rebounding

    The solar energy market is recovering.

    Last update: Tuesday 8 April 2014

  • PV pricing

    Latest developments in PV pricing.

    Last update: Monday 7 April 2014

  • HDD makers pushing new applications

    Hard disc drive (HDD) makers have been launching products for many different applications, hoping to attract demand from segments outside of the standard consumer market.

    Last update: Friday 28 March 2014

  • US PV antitrust probe

    The US is investigating China and Taiwan PV makers over alleged unfair trade practices.

    Last update: Wednesday 26 March 2014

  • Tablet vendors going large with panel sizes

    Seeing the 7-inch tablet market suffering from fierce price competition, several vendors are turning to focus on 8-inch and above segments to avoid profit drops

    Last update: Tuesday 18 March 2014

  • Aleo

    SAS has formed a joint venture to take over Aleo

    Last update: Monday 10 March 2014

  • Server, a new gold mine for Taiwan ODMs

    The server business has become a major revenue contributor for Taiwan ODMs as larger Internet players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter, are expanding their server orders to Taiwan ODMs to save costs.

    Last update: Wednesday 5 March 2014

  • Taiwan component suppliers losing their love from notebook brand vendors

    As China component suppliers are growing quickly and offering quotes a lot lower than their Taiwan competitors with a quality not much worse, notebook brand vendors have turned to place their orders with China, leaving...

    Last update: Wednesday 5 March 2014

  • ASE accused of discharging wastewater into rivers

    Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the world's largest IC packaging house, has been fined NT$600,000 (US$20,250) and ordered to suspend operations for discharging untreated industrial wastewater.

    Last update: Thursday 9 January 2014

  • Flexible Display Technology

    Flexible displays are expected to become more widely used in mobile applications in 2014. But how flexible will they be? Due to constraints in components supply chains the amount of flexibilty offered in these new devices...

    Last update: Wednesday 8 January 2014

  • How much of a risk are China panel makers for Taiwan's panel industry?

    China panel makers are continuing to increase their production capacity in addition to improving their technology. Some market observers say this is creating concerns for Taiwan panel makers while others say despite the...

    Last update: Tuesday 7 January 2014

  • Fire at SK Hynix China fab

    A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China has pushed up DRAM prices.

    Last update: Monday 2 December 2013

  • Compal Electronics, Compal Communications merge

    Following the merger, Compal is looking to expand its business in the smartphone and tablet fields. Non-notebook product lines will account for more than 30% of company revenues in 2015.

    Last update: Thursday 28 November 2013

  • Acer in searching of a new chairman

    Acer's ex-CEO JT Wang and ex-president Jim Wong have both recently stepped down from their positions, leaving the Taiwan-based vendor looking for new executive to save its business.

    Last update: Wednesday 27 November 2013

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Realtime news
  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Mobile + telecom | 11h 57min ago

  • TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

    Bits + chips | 12h 9min ago

  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

    Bits + chips | Jul 24, 19:30

  • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:50

  • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:48

  • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:35

  • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:24

  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:24

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:23

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:21

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:21

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 19:12

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 19:11

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 19:03

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:50

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:49

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:47

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:45

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:44

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