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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [795 news items]

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

Taiwan market: 4G user base may reach 1-1.5 million at end of 2014, say Taiwan vendors

Jul 1, 21:33

With Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) having started 4G commercial operations in Taiwan, the total number of 4G subscribers is...

Patterned sapphire substrate market value in 2014 to reach US$711 million, says LEDinside

Jul 1, 21:05

Strong LED market demand in 2014 has led to expanded patterned sapphire substrate (PSS) production capacity, according to LEDinside. The 4-inch PSS market is currently facing supply...

Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 2.1% in 2014, says Gartner

Jul 1, 14:43

Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.7 trillion in 2014, a 2.1% increase on year, however, the grow rate is down from earlier projections of 3.2% growth, according to the...

Notebook shipments up 6.4% on month in May 2014, says WitsView

Jun 30, 15:55

Notebook shipments reached approximately 14 million units in May 2014, up 6.4% on month and up 9% on year. Distributors' strong stock up demands for new models including low-priced...

Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth

Jun 30, 15:43

In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other...

Lenovo plans to launch over 60 smartphones in 2014, says VP

Jun 30, 10:39

Lenovo plans to launch more than 60 smartphones in the China and overseas markets in 2014, with 50% of models to support 4G, China-based it.sohu.com cited company vice president...

Google I/O 2014: Samsung expands Gear portfolio with Android Wear

Jun 27, 15:50

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers customization...

Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

Tencent has most brand value amid China businesses in 2014, says Hurun

Jun 27, 14:17

Internet-based service provider Tencent, among China-based government-run and private companies, has the highest brand value of CNY208 billion (US$33.4 billion) in 2014, according...

Large-size panel pricing continues to increase as supply remains tight

Jun 27, 11:43

Large-size panel pricing is continuing to increase due to makers shifting production to small- to medium-size units. This is creating a shortage in supply for various panel sizes,...

Qisda aims to ship 1 million high-end LCD monitors in 2014

Jun 27, 11:38

Qisda shipped 300,000 high-end LCD monitors in the first quarter of 2014 and aims to ship one million units in the whole year, 3.3 times the shipment volume recorded in 2013, according...

Taiwan science parks see January-April 2014 total revenues down 1.19% on year, says MOST

Jun 27, 10:38

The three science parks developed and operated by the government in Taiwan: Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

Taiwan makers see increased Ultra HD TV panel orders from China

Jun 26, 21:56

AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are seeing increased orders from China TV vendors which are expected to release low-priced Ultra HD units throughout the second half of 2014.

Foxconn sees profit growth in 2013; expects better performance in 2014

Jun 26, 14:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.95 trillion (US$131.82 billion) for 2013, a new historic high, with EPS growing to NT$8.16,...

Suppliers eye Ultra HD panel orders beyond LCD TV

Jun 26, 14:12

As costs and yield rates of 3840 by 2160 panels gradually stabilize, suppliers are looking to orders from applications beyond LCD TV, according to sources from the upstream supply...

Suppliers continuing to eye Ultra HD monitor prospects

Seiko Epson looking to expand in enterprise inkjet printer market, says company executive

Jun 26, 10:39

While Seiko Epson has attained the largest global market share for home-use inkjet printers and MFPs (multi-function peripherals), it has stepped up efforts marketing inkjet models...

Seiko Epson COO for Printer Operations Division Koichi Kubota

PCB maker TPT to ramp capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014

Jun 25, 16:14

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) plans to ramp up its capacity by 1.5 million square feet in 2014, aiming to boost its share in the global notebook board market to over 25% in...

CHT 2014 profit target deemed conservative

Jun 25, 10:51

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) chairman Rick Tsai, in response to shareholders' question that the company's 2014 target net EPS of NT$4.62 (US$0.154) is too conservative compared to NT$5.12...

Wah Hong expects improved performances in second, third quarters of 2014

Jun 23, 22:01

Optical film maker Wah Hong expects to see roughly 10% growth on quarter in the second quarter of 2014 and expects continued growth moving into the following quarter due to expected...

Arima Communications aims to ship 13 million handsets in 2014

Jun 23, 21:36

Taiwan-based ODM Arima Communications shipped 11.7 million handsets in 2013, of which over 95% are smartphones, and the company aims to ship 13 million units in 2014, according to...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan PSS makers keep expanding capacities in 2014

Jun 23, 14:44

Taiwan-based PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) makers have been expanding production capacities, with total monthly capacity to increase from 2.19 million 2-inch-equivalent substrates...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments to China unlikely to surpass 400 million units in 2014

Jun 23, 14:04

China smartphone vendors' shipments started weakening in mid-May with the upstream supply chain also seeing orders turning week despite the fact that several China-based smartphone...

Tablet hardware sales from branded OEMs likely to top US$85 billion in 2014, says ABI Research

Jun 23, 13:59

According to market intelligence firm ABI Research, the first quarter of 2014 was nothing to brag about for most tablet vendors, experiencing a 30% unit decline, though the market...

Worldwide monitor market sees slight decline in 1Q14, says IDC

Jun 20, 15:44

Worldwide monitor shipments totaled nearly 33.7 million units in the first quarter of 2014, an on-year decline of 0.4%, according to IDC.

Ultra HD TV panel penetration rate likely to reach 10% in 2014, says Innolux

Jun 20, 14:24

The penetration rate for Ultra HD TV panels is likely to reach higher than market estimations of 6% in 2014 and may even surpass 10%, according to Innolux.

Advantech expects EPS growth in 2014

Jun 20, 12:17

Industrial PC (IPC) maker Advantech expects its EPS in 2014 to be higher than 2013's NT$7.26 with (US$0.24) some market watchers estimating that the amount may reach NT$8. Advantech...

Digitimes Research: Japan-based DSC vendor shipments to fall 22.7% in fiscal 2014

Jun 20, 11:48

Observing Japan's mobile consumer electronics market in the second quarter of 2014, Digitimes Research found several key factors such as mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC)...

Amazon Fire phone shipments estimated to reach 2-3 million by year-end 2014

Jun 19, 15:20

Total shipments of Amazon's Fire phones are expected to reach 2-3 million units by year-end 2014, which is unlikely to make a significant impact on the global smartphone market, according...

Smartphones to play major role in 2014 World Cup, says IAB

Jun 19, 14:52

Smartphone-owning soccer fans across the globe expect their mobile devices to take on a pivotal role when it comes to their FIFA World Cup 2014 experience, according to the Interactive...

Genesis Photonics aims at flip-chip LED revenue proportion of 20-25% in 2014

Jun 18, 20:03

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics began flip-chip LED shipments to China-, South Korea- and Japan-based vendors in the fourth quarter of 2013 and aims to increase...

Smartphones to drive double-digit growth of smart connected devices in 2014 and beyond, says IDC

Jun 18, 16:01

Worldwide smart connected devices (SCDs) are forecast to grow 15.6% on year in 2014, reaching close to 1.8 billion devices according to IDC. Smartphone growth is expected to lead...

Digitimes Research: Global SSD sales to grow 60% in 2014

Jun 18, 15:41

Global SSD sales are expected to grow 60% on year in 2014 after nearly doubling a year earlier, buoyed by continually declining NAND flash prices, slimming-down of notebooks, and...

China lowers 2014 PV installation goal to 10GWp

Jun 18, 10:50

China's National Energy Administration, viewing that installation of distributed PV systems (mainly rooftop models) so far in 2014 has lagged far behind schedule, has lowered the...

China market: MediaTek to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in 2014

Jun 17, 22:08

MediaTek is expected to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in China in 2014, accounting for a 50% share of the segment and making MediaTek the top 3G solution vendor in the...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

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    LG Electronics has unveiled its Lifeband Touch, a wearable product that mark the company's first foray into fitness tech. Showcasing at the CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the product incorporate...

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    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

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