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China Internet user base tops 688 million at end of 2015, says CNNIC

Jan 25, 12:25

The number of Internet users in China increased to an estimated 688.26 million at the end of 2015, according to the latest semiannual survey conducted by the China Internet Network...

Gigabyte 2015 EPS estimated at NT$2.90-3.10

Jan 25, 11:20

Gigabyte Technology is expected to record net EPS of NT$2.90-3.10 for 2015 business operations, slipping 18.8-24.1% on year, according to market analysts.

Average panel size increases in 4Q15, says MIC

Jan 22, 10:39

Large-area LCD panels have been widely used for three major applications: notebooks, monitors and TVs. The global large-area LCD panel industry had a shipment volume of 148.4 million...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$4.8 billion in 2015, says MOEA

Jan 21, 14:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,789 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.797 billion in 2015, respectively increasing...

Semiconductor R&D growth slows in 2015, says IC Insights

Jan 21, 14:52

Semiconductor industry spending on research and development grew by just 0.5% in 2015, which was the smallest increase since the 2009 downturn year and significantly below the compound...

VPEC to book record EPS for 2015, says report

Stockwatch - Jan 21, 10:10

Taiwan-based Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), a manufacturer of GaAs pi-wafers made to fabricate power amplifiers (PA) for consumer technology products such as smartphones...

ASE, SPIL set to report robust profits for 2015

Jan 20, 14:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see its 2015 profits hit the second-highest level in the company's history, while fellow packaging and testing company Siliconware...

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 2 million Android phones in 2015

Jan 20, 14:00

HTC shipped over two million smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2015, representing an increase of over 20% from a year earlier and making it the top vendor for Android phones in...

HMI 2015 profits fall 28%

Jan 19, 16:12

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool and solution provider Hermes Microvision (HMI) has posted net profits of NT$2.32 billion (US$69.1 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$6.65...

TXC pre-tax profits decrease 5% in 2015

Stockwatch - Jan 19, 10:59

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.09 billion (US$32.4 million) for 2015, down 5.4% on year, while revenues decreased 2.7% to NT$9.27 billion.

TV panel shipments were near 270 million units worldwide in 2015, says WitsView

Jan 18, 21:33

A total of 22.73 million units of LCD TV panels were shipped in December 2015, down 0.02% from November and up 4.1% year on year. Iris Hu, WitsView assistant research manager, said...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments decline over 10% in 2015; global shipments down 10%

Jan 18, 14:52

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD monitors reached 19.82 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 6.2% on quarter and down 10.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

China market: Xiaomi ships 70 million smartphones in 2015

Jan 18, 10:25

Xiaomi Technology has announced that it shipped 70 million smartphones in 2015, falling short of its target of 80-100 million units set for the year.

Certification service provider IST reports strong earnings for 2015

Newswatch - Jan 15, 15:41

Certification service provider Integrated Service Technology (IST) has reported net profits of NT$67 million (US$2 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015, down 27.7% on quarter but...

Global smartphone shipments up 10.3% in 2015, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jan 15, 15:31

Global smartphone shipments grew 10.3% on year to 1.293 billion units in 2015, with 539 million units shipped by China-based vendors, according to TrendForce.

Largan Precision nets NT$180.09 per share for 2015

Jan 15, 10:53

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision recorded net EPS of NT$180.09 (US$5.5) for 2015, the company announced at a January 14 investors conference.

PC market finishes 2015 as expected, hopefully setting the stage for a more stable future, says IDC

Jan 13, 16:15

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, an on-year decline of 10.6%, according...

Pegatron notebook shipments up in 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 12, 15:53

Pegatron Technology is estimated to have shipped 3.4-3.5 million notebooks in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 48% sequentially, while its notebook shipments for 2015 reached 10 million...

Phison reports record 2015 revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.18 billion (US$1.12 billion) for 2015, up 12.4% on year and hitting a record hi...

Prices of LED light bulbs fell further in December 2015 as year-end sales swept across regional markets, says LEDinside

Jan 11, 22:48

The global average price of 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs arrived at US$10.60 in December 2015, down 1.6% from November. The global average price of 60W-equivalent LED bulbs for...

Transcend reports decreased December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 15:47

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported revenues of NT$2.15 billion (US$64.3 million) for December 2015, down 7.5% on month and 2.9% on year.

Digitimes Research: Smart TVs gain focus in smart home developments

Jan 11, 15:09

According to Digitimes Research, there were several developments that occurred in the smart home family segment throughout the end of 2015 into early 2016. Samsung Electronics announced...

CHT nets NT$5.52 per share for 2015

Jan 11, 15:04

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$3.03 billion (US$91.9 million) for December 2015, translating into net EPS of NT$5.52 for 2015.

Winbond December revenues fall 5%

Jan 11, 10:39

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.15 billion (US$94.1 million) for December 2015, down 4.9% sequentially but up 0.3% on ye...

Digitimes Research: Intel sees weak mobile solution shipments in 2015

Jan 8, 16:25

Although Intel achieved a good market share in the tablet market in 2014 with an aggressive subsidy strategy, its overall shipments in 2015 only performed moderately instead of seeing...

AUO December revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 16:13

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.957 billion (US$778.75 million) for December 2015, representing a 8.89% drop on month and 22.93% drop on year.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues decline 1.9% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 8, 15:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9% decrease from 2014 revenues of US$340.3 billion, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

Innolux reports 15% on-year decline in revenues for 2015

Jan 8, 14:56

Innolux has announced its December 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$26.4 billion (US$792.65 million), an increase of 3.8% on month but a decrease of 30.8% on year. During December...

Darfon Electronics sees decreased December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 12:00

PC keyboard and peripheral maker Darfon Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.5 billion (US$45.4 million) for December, dipping 7.04% on month and 22.65% on year,...

Samsung and TSMC remain top in available wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Jan 8, 10:29

IC Insights has provided a ranking of the industry's 10 largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed capacity. Included in the list are four from North America, two from South Korea,...

PTI reports increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 15:55

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.973 billion (US$119.49 million) for December 2015, representing a 4.39% drop on month and 24.9% increase...

Chicony Electronics sees revenues decline in December

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 15:51

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.977 billion (US$209.84 million) for December 2015, representing a 5.22% drop on month and 16.72% drop on year.

Macronix posts 7% revenue decrease in 2015

Jan 7, 15:10

Macronix International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.93 billion (US$628 million) for 2015, representing a 6.6% decrease compared with the NT$22.41 billion posted for...

Getac sees revenue growth in December

Jan 7, 13:47

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC brand vendor Getac has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.79 billion (US$53.79 million) for December 2015, up 11.5% on month and 1.79% on year, a new...

Catcher cuts capex for 2016 in response to client orders

Jan 7, 11:46

Catcher Technology is planning to cut its capex for 2016, and the amount will be much lower than those budgeted in the past two years in response to its clients' upcoming orders,...

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Asustek+C201PA+Chromebook+

    Asustek C201PA Chromebook

    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • 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.