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  • 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

  • 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

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 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.