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TCAS 2014: Lenovo sees strong sales

Aug 5, 12:22

Lenovo saw strong demand for its traditional notebooks, tablets and gaming notebooks during the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2014, hosted from July 31 to August 4 and expects...

Samsung may see difficulty achieving expected 60 million tablet shipments for 2014

Aug 4, 15:12

Despite Samsung Electronics having been filling its tablet production lines and reducing the prices of its mainstream models, the Korea-based vendor is unlikely to be able to achieve...

Utilities and grid operators will invest more than US$42 billion in flexible alternating current transmission systems from 2014-2022, says Navigant

Aug 4, 10:49

The first flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), which mitigate voltage drops on the power grid, were deployed in the late 1920s. Today, the rapid growth of large-scale...

MediaTek hikes 4G smartphone solution shipment target for 2014

Jul 31, 22:07

MediaTek has raised shipment targets for its 4G smartphone solutions for 2014 to 30 million units, from 15 million set previously, according to company president Hsieh Ching-chiang...

Chunghwa Telecom lowers 2014 capex budget by 5-10%

Jul 31, 12:06

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has decided to reduce its 2014 capital expenditure budget by 5-10% from NT$40.1 billion (US$1.34 billion) to NT$36.09-38.095 billion.

Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

Jul 31, 11:08

Intel originally planned to ship 40 million tablet processors in 2014, but may not be able to do so as its upcoming Cherry Trail-based processors have been delayed from November to...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 95% 4G coverage at end of 2014

Jul 30, 22:02

Far EasTone Telecommunications has been deploying its 4G network around Taiwan and aims to reach a population coverage of 95% at the end of 2014, according to company president Yvonne...

Aces enjoys orders from BMW and Mercedes-Benz

Jul 29, 14:55

Following its entry into the supply chains of General Motors (GM), Renault and Luxgen, Taiwan-based connector maker Aces Electronics has also entered the supply chains of BMW and...

Ultra HD TVs make gains but still lack market penetration, says IHS

Jul 25, 10:42

Ultra HD TVs continued to make slow and steady inroads throughout the world, but their share of the overall flat-panel TV market remained minimal at the end of May 2014, suggesting...

Han's Laser and Goodfeel to attend Touch Taiwan 2014

Jul 24, 14:34

China's largest laser equipment maker Han's Laser and sapphire processing player Goodfeel Technology will attend Touch Taiwan 2014, August 27-29 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang...

TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors

Jul 24, 14:32

BenQ is set to focus on promoting its new short-distance consumer projectors, which feature 3,000 lumens and only require 2.5m of distance to project 100-inch images, at the Taipei...

Global pay-TV market to generate US$280.4 billion in 2014, with 45% of subscribers watching HD content, says ABI Research

Jul 24, 11:49

The worldwide pay-TV market continued to grow in first-quarter 2014. According to ABI Research, the total pay-TV subscriber base is expected to surpass 936.4 million at the end of...

Taiwan tablet shipments plunge sequentially in 1Q14, says MIC

Jul 23, 11:09

In the absence of new Apple products, tablets shipped to Apple - the major client taking up nearly 70% of Taiwan makers' tablet shipments - witnessed a 38% sequential decline in the...

Bay Zu Precision to showcase roll-to-roll vacuum sputtering systems at Touch Taiwan 2014

Jul 23, 10:52

Bay Zu Precision will showcase in-house-developed roll-to-roll multi-film vacuum sputtering systems at Touch Taiwan 2014.

Digitimes Research: Optical-use sapphire demand to reach 12.44 million mm of 2-inch equivalents in 2014

Jul 23, 10:48

There will be an estimated demand for 12.44 million mm of 2-inch-equivalent sapphires for optical purposes in 2014, mainly consisting of 54.3% for use in smartphone button covers,...

Unity Opto expected to ship 20 million LED light bulbs in 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 15:06

LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology is expected to ship 20 million LED light bulbs in 2014, 2.86 times its shipments in 2013, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Global UHD TV shipments may reach 20 million units in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jul 22, 10:57

As Japan- and South Korea-based vendors have beefed up sales promotion of Ultra HD LCD TVs, global shipments for such models in 2014 are likely to reach 20 million units, according...

NMT process gaining popularity in smartphone industry

Jul 21, 21:43

With Samsung Electronics starting to adopt the nano molding technology (NMT) for its smartphone chassis in 2014, while other Japan- and China-based vendors are also onboard, chassis...

Taiwan market: 1.1 million LCD TVs to be sold in 2014, says Chimei

Jul 21, 14:06

An estimated 1.1 million LCD TVs will be sold in the Taiwan market in 2014, approximately unchanged on year, according to Chimei Nexgen Mediatech, which runs the Chimei brand.

PCB maker Gold Circuit to swing back to profitability in 2014

Jul 21, 13:34

PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics is expected to swing back to profitability in 2014, buoyed by rising capacity utilization rate and an improvement in product mix, according to industry...

Delta Electronics to attend Techno-Frontier 2014 in Japan

Jul 21, 11:40

Power electronics and energy solution provider Delta Electronics will showcase internally-developed products at Techno-Frontier 2014 in Tokyo during July 23-25.

Wintek to supply 60% of touch panels for Xiaomi smartphones in 2014, says report

Newswatch - Jul 16, 13:58

Wintek is expected to provide about 60% of all touch panels used in Xiaomi smartphones shipped in 2014, according to a report from the China Times.

Over 2 billion smartphones to ship in 2018, says ABI Research

Jul 16, 11:31

Approximately 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to ship in 2014 and will pass the two billion mark in 2018. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the forecast period from...

Taiwan market: NFC mobile payment services to be launched by end of 2014

Jul 16, 11:27

A TSM (trusted service management) provider jointly established by Taiwan's five 4G mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corporation will launch NFC (near field communication) smartphone-based...

Research firms lower 2014 global tablet shipment forecasts

Jul 16, 11:21

DisplaySearch has lowered its 2014 global tablet shipment forecast to 285 million units, representing an 14% on-year increase, while WitsView has also lowered its forecast to 205.5...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch 7-inch Galaxy Tab4

Jul 15, 14:57

Samsung Electronics on July 14 unveiled the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, a 7-inch Android 4.4-based 4G-enabled tablet, for launch in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of below...

Samsung to launch 7-inch 4G tablet Galaxy Tab4 in Taiwan

Asustek may struggle to achieve smartphone shipment goals for 2014

Jul 15, 14:08

Asustek Computer shipped about one million ZenFone smartphones in the second quarter, but to achieve its shipment goal of eight million units for 2014, the company will need to ship...

Smartphone sales volume to reach 23.6% growth in 2014, says MIC

Jul 15, 14:00

In 2013, the worldwide mobile handset market volume reached approximately 1.82 billion units, and is expected to reach 1.88 billion units in 2014, up 3% on year, according to Market...

TCL Communication expected to ship 35-40 million smartphones, tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jul 14, 21:38

China-based vendor TCL Communication Technology Holdings is expected to ship 35-40 million smartphones and tablets as well as 25 million feature phones in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: On-cell touch panels unlikely to win favor in high-end smartphones in 2014

Jul 14, 14:47

The on-cell touchscreen technology led by US-based touch control IC maker Synaptics and China-based Focaltech have accumulated total unit shipments of one million since the beginning...

Innolux to phase out 39-inch panels in favor of 39.5-inch by the end of 2014

Jul 14, 10:49

Panel maker Innolux has shifted 80% of its 39-inch panel production to 39.5-inch panels and is expected to shift the remaining portion by the end of 2014, according to industry sou...

Vizio aims to sell 1 million Ultra HD TVs in 2014

Jul 14, 10:07

Vizio aims to sell one million Ultra HD TVs in 2014 largely driven by sales in the North America market during the second half of the year, according to industry sources.

Discrete component makers to enjoy sales growth in 2014

Jul 14, 09:51

Taiwan-based discrete component makers including Lite-On Semiconductor, Actron Technology, Taiwan Semiconductor, Eris Technology and Panjit International are expected to see their...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand grows in Japan in May

Jul 11, 16:28

Japan's Ultra HD TV channel, Channel4K, started pilot broadcast on June 2, 2014 and Digitimes Research has found that sales of Ultra HD TV sets continue to enjoy stable growth despite...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments

Jul 11, 11:56

Notebook ODMs expect their shipments to enjoy a sequential growth of 5-10% in the third quarter and have a chance to advance further in the fourth, helping their shipment ratio for...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments
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    Before Going to Press | 12h 11min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 12h 25min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China in 3Q14 estimated at 115.1 million units

    Before Going to Press | 12h 37min ago

  • Taiwan market: 4G user base to grow to 3.0 million at end of 2014, says CHT chairman

    Before Going to Press | 12h 38min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 12h 40min ago

  • TV vendors look to upcoming holiday periods for Ultra HD TV development

    Before Going to Press | 12h 42min ago

  • Lenovo to set up subsidiary to market second-brand smartphones

    Before Going to Press | 12h 47min ago

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    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    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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