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  • 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

  • China firms expanding their smartphone presence

    China-based smartphone vendors have seen their global presence expand.

    Last update: Friday 15 November 2013

  • TSMC warns of weaker sales in 4Q13

    The IC supply chain continues to manage inventories in the fourth quarter of 2013, while demand for certain high-end mobile devices weakens, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has warned.

    Last update: Friday 8 November 2013

  • Apple new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has released its new iPad devices: the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display on October 22. Meanwhile, the first-generation iPad mini has received a price cut, which is expected to help the device to strengthen...

    Last update: Thursday 24 October 2013

  • Rise of China labor shortage

    China is currently suffering from labor shortage and is expected to affect PC-related players' shipment performances in October.

    Last update: Monday 7 October 2013

  • Intel pushing Quark processor

    Intel has recently announced its first motherboard product using its Quark processor, which is set to be broadly used in applications such as Internet of things or wearable devices.

    Last update: Friday 4 October 2013

  • Graphics card war heating up

    AMD has recently announced its latest GPUs (Volcanic Islands), aiming to regain its share from the graphics card market. However, Nvidia is also expected to launch its counter back in late November.

    Last update: Friday 27 September 2013

  • Channel retailers in Taiwan see difficult sales in 2013

    Channel retailers are still busy digesting their Ivy Bridge inventories currently and Haswell platform is unlikely to replace Ivy Bridge completely until early 2014.

    Last update: Thursday 26 September 2013

  • Microsoft unveils Surface 2 series tablets

    Microsoft has announced its new own-brand tablet, the Surface 2 series, featuring Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor for the ARM-based model and Intel's Core i5 processor for the x86-based one.

    Last update: Tuesday 24 September 2013

  • BlackBerry shakeup

    The struggling BlackBerry has announced a major workforce cut and a plan to sell the company.

    Last update: Monday 23 September 2013

  • Apple iPhone 5s and 5c

    Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and 5c.

    Last update: Tuesday 17 September 2013

  • 8-inch tablet sales growing weak

    Samsung Electronics and Acer were originally aggressive about the 8-inch tablet market, but as related demand has fallen short of expectation, they have been reducing component orders for the 8-inch models.

    Last update: Tuesday 17 September 2013

  • Ultra HD TVs expected to be new TV standard in 2014

    As Ultra HD TVs are gaining popularity in the market due to their increased resolution and decreased pricing, coupled with vendors' plans to work more closely with content provides, consumers can expect to see the TVs take...

    Last update: Monday 9 September 2013

  • Back-to-school demand not as good as expected in 2013

    The back-to-school season is one of the major sales events of the PC industry; however, related demand in 2013 is weaker than expected, causing channle retailers having troubles digesting their inventories.

    Last update: Monday 9 September 2013

  • Notebook brand vendors' 2014 RFQ

    Notebook brand vendors have mostly finished their notebook request for quoating process, leaving Acer, the only one still has not yet finished it.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • Microsoft buys out Nokia

    Microsoft has recently announced to acquire smartphone vendor Nokia and the move is expected to help the software giant to expand in the smartphone market.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • SEMICON Taiwan 2013

    SEMICON Taiwan 2013 will takes palce from September 4-6. It will feature more than 650 exhibitors, and more than 110 speakers from technology companies and research organizations.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • Touch Taiwan 2013

    Touch Taiwan 2013 exhibition will take place from August 28-30 in Taipei and will feature major players in the industry, such as Sharp, Truly Optoelectronics, China Star Optoelectronics (CSOT), and AGC Display Glass.

    Last update: Tuesday 3 September 2013

  • Not too quiet

    HTC has raised some eyebrows following the launch of its new ad campaign featuring Robert Downey Jr, and an intrigue over an alleged theft of trade secrets.

    Last update: Monday 2 September 2013

  • LED lighitng developments in the market

    Demand for LED lighting products-including spot lights, LED luminaries, street lights, LED light bulbs and fluorescent tubes-will reach 90 million in 2016, increasing the global penetration for LED lighting applications...

    Last update: Monday 2 September 2013

  • Intel's fightback with Bay Trail-T and new Haswell

    Intel is expected to release its new Bay Trail-T platform for tablets and new entry-level/mid-range Haswell processors in September. Through the Bay Trail-T platform, Intel is hoping to gain an equal footing against ARM...

    Last update: Friday 30 August 2013

  • Wearable IT devices

    As the notebook industry is gradually seeing weakening demand, PC players are turning to develop wearable IT devices, hoping to achieve growth

    Last update: Monday 26 August 2013

  • Ultra HD TV panel development

    Ultra HD TV panels are a hot topic for the TV industry in 2013, but market observers have mixed views as to how far they will penetrate into the market. This topic looks at the developments and market outlook for the technology...

    Last update: Friday 23 August 2013

  • How prevalent will touch screen notebooks be in 2013?

    Touch panel makers originally had high hopes for the development of touch screen notebooks in 2013, but due to less-than-expected popularity for Windows coupled with increasing competition from tablet vendors, the market...

    Last update: Thursday 22 August 2013

  • New Surfaces to surface?

    Microsoft is reportedly ready to release its second-generation Surfaces in September or October and is currently working on clearing its first-generation models' inventory

    Last update: Wednesday 21 August 2013

  • OLED TVs: Can they pull through and be the next super technology in the TV market?

    OLED TVs are being regarded as the next ultime TV viewing technology. However, due to low yields for the technology and high costs, pricing for OLED TVs are currently very high in the market, which is drastically limitng...

    Last update: Tuesday 20 August 2013

  • Micron after Elpida purchase

    Micron Technology, which completed its acquisition of Elpida on July 31, said the company will put profits first instead of fighting for market share.

    Last update: Thursday 15 August 2013

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Realtime news
  • Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA

    IT + CE | 16min ago

  • Google to not make additional investments in Himax Display

    Bits + chips | 1h 58min ago

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    Displays | 2h 4min ago

  • PChome Store teams up with TenPay to tap China market

    IT + CE | 4h 11min ago

  • Sony to launch 12-inch tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

    IT + CE | 4h 20min ago

  • FCCL supplier Taiflex sees profits up 24% in 3Q14

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 4h 32min ago

  • Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

    IT + CE | 4h 49min ago

  • Taiwan makers still eyeing sales of Ultra HD TV panels, high-end IT displays

    Displays | 5h 7min ago

  • Foxconn will not acquire TPK, says company

    Displays | 5h 13min ago

  • Giga Solar expects to ship 240 tonnes of PV silver pastes in 2014

    Green energy | 6h 2min ago

  • Gigastorage to set up PV module factory in Thailand

    Green energy | 6h 10min ago

  • Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

    Mobile + telecom - Newswatch | 6h 24min ago

  • Taiwan September manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | Oct 23, 21:45

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.