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Acer supply chain concerned about 2015 orders

Nov 22, 14:37

Acer's upstream suppliers and ODMs are concerned about their orders for 2015 as company CEO Jim Wong, who was in charge of distributing orders, has stepped down, according to sources...

Major IC foundries 2014 capex to focus on 14/16nm process production

Oct 22, 21:15

IDMs Intel and Samsung Electronics, and pure-play foundries TSMC and Globalfoundries are set to see their combined capital expenditures rise about 20% in 2014, according to industry...

There will be consolidation among Taiwan- and China-based LED chip makers by 2015, says Epistar chairman

Oct 21, 21:41

Reshuffling in the LED chip manufacturing industries in Taiwan and China through merger may happen faster than originally expected and larger makers will merge with smaller ones,...

Foxconn pushing subsidiaries to be listed

Oct 15, 12:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to have at least seven of its subsidiaries listed on either Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market or the Taiwan...

NAS shipments expected to see strong growth

Oct 8, 11:33

As demand for personal network attached storage (NAS) has been rising rapidly, NAS shipments are expected to surpass 3.5 million units in 2013 and reach close to seven million units...

No large PV capital spending globally before 2015, says Applied Materials executive

Sep 30, 13:19

Global PV production capacity is not expected to significantly increase in the near future and therefore there will not be any large PV capital expenditure before 2015, according...

Tablet shipments to top total PC shipments in 4Q13 and annually by 2015, says IDC

Sep 12, 11:23

The worldwide smart connected device market, comprised of PCs, tablets, and smartphones, is forecast to grow 27.8% on year in 2013, slightly lower than the 30.3% growth in 2012. The...

HP internally estimates shipping only 21 million notebooks in 2014

Sep 9, 12:11

Hewlett-Packard (HP) internally estimates its notebook shipments to reach only 21 million units for 2014, and the volume in 2013 is estimated to be less than 30 million, down from...

Africa 3G subscriptions to reach 210 million by the end of 2015, says ABI Research

Sep 4, 21:54

At the end of second-quarter 2013, the total 3G subscriptions in Africa reached 863 million, up 9.3% on year, which was substantially more robust than other regions around the world...

Taiwan market: kbro expects to reach 100% cable TV digitization in 2015

Sep 3, 21:38

kbro, a major MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in Taiwan, expects its cable TV networks to be completely digitized in 2015, according to the company.

AMD updates product roadmap for 2014 and 2015

Aug 26, 21:20

AMD has recently updated its product roadmap and is set to release its Hawaii-based GPUs at the end of September, Kaveri-based APUs for the high-end segment and Kabini-based APUs...

ZigBee 2012 market share lead in home automation to be surpassed by Bluetooth in 2015, says ABI Research

Aug 13, 12:37

By 2018, ABI Research expects annual home automation device shipments to exceed 351 million, growing at a CAGR of 78%. ZigBee dominated IEEE 802.15.4 and claimed the top share of...

TD-LTE and LTE-Advanced to account for more than half of LTE installed Macro base stations by 2015, says ABI Research

Jul 24, 22:02

With the first service providers, such as SK Telecom, now upgrading their networks to LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) and China Mobile deploying a TD-LTE network and issuing a huge tender for...

China aims at total PV installation capacity of over 350GWp in 2015, says report

Jul 19, 15:57

The China government has set a tentative target of over 350GWp for the total installation capacity of PV systems in China in 2015, with an average of 100GWp additional PV systems...

Mobile devices to consume more DRAM than traditional PCs in 2015, says IHS

Jun 26, 11:45

For a generation now, the PC and DRAM industries have been tied together as tightly as the automotive and crude oil businesses. However, in a telling sign of the arrival of the post-PC...

China to have over 10 AMOLED panel lines by 2015

Jun 25, 20:50

China is expected to have more than 10 AMOLED panel lines by 2015, according to market observers.

DRAM supply shortage to extend through 2015, says Inotera executive

Jun 19, 13:46

The current DRAM shortage will continue for at least three years, with the supply gap to be widened year by year, according to Inotera Memories chairman Charles Kau, which also serves...

Taiwan market: Samsung to expand market share with DSC advantages and MILC products

Jun 7, 12:31

Samsung Electronics is set to push its digital still camera (DSC) products' advantages: large screens, easy controls and Wi-Fi connectivity to expand its share in Taiwan's DSC market,...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED production capacity expected to increase 327% by 2015

May 31, 14:36

The production capacity of AMOLED panel technology is expected to reach 11.47 million square meters in 2015, up 327% compared to 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

LED upstream ingot output value may reach US$324 million in 2015, says Displaybank

May 7, 13:54

Output value in the LED upstream ingot segment is expected to reach US$324 million in 2015, according to market research institute Displaybank.

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Netbooks set for extinction by 2015, says IHS

Apr 16, 12:07

Once a white-hot PC product that sold in the tens of millions of units annually, netbooks are now marking their final days, with the rise of tablets causing their shipments to wind...

Following decline in 2012, global TV market not expected to recover until 2015, says IHS

Apr 2, 15:04

Stung by plunging sales in Japan and declining demand in North America and Western Europe, global TV shipments in 2012 fell, marking a major inflection point that will have a lasting...

Multimedia home gateway shipments set to surge a hundredfold by 2015, says IHS

Mar 12, 14:42

Global shipments of multimedia home gateways (MHGs) are expected to rise by a factor of more than 100 from 2011 to 2015 as pay-TV operators seek to unify the delivery of different...

Acer to adopt recycled materials in products

Mar 11, 22:45

Acer will cooperate with Wistron to adopt recycled materials such as plastic into their products and the company also plans to cut its carbon emissions by 30% by 2015 and 60% by 20...

Smart TVs represent more than 25% of TV market in 2012, and above 50% by 2015, says IHS

Feb 22, 11:56

More than one of every four TV sets shipped worldwide in 2012 was a smart TV, with the rapid sales growth of these Internet-connected sets paving the way for them to account for more...

Wistron to lower notebook revenue contribution to below 40% by 2015, says chairman

Feb 6, 22:20

Wistron will gradually shift its focus from notebook to non-notebook businesses with its after-sales service business starting to see rapid growth in 2013, and its IT product recycling...

Inventec to have 90% notebook orders made in Chongqing, China in 2014

Feb 4, 22:04

Inventec will accelerate its pace over shifting notebook production capacity to plants in Chongqing, China in the second half of 2013 with more than 90% of the company's total orders...

China to account for over 20% of global glass substrate demand by 2015

Jan 8, 11:39

With its panel makers rapidly expanding their capacity, China's demand for glass substrates has been growing fast, and is expected to account for more than one fifth of worldwide...

Small- to medium-size display AMOLED penetration to more than double by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Dec 21, 15:31

AMOLED displays have been encroaching on the dominant LCD technology in small- to medium-size (9-inch and smaller) displays, as mobile phone manufacturers have increased adoption,...

Lite-On IT to gradually lower ODD revenues proportion to 30% in 2015, says CEO

Dec 14, 11:03

Lite-On IT will adjust the structure of its production to gradually decrease the proportion of consolidated revenues from optical disc drives (ODDs) from over 70% in 2012 to 30% in...

Ultra-slim PCs to account for a quarter of mobile PC market by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:36

Ultra-slim PC shipments will grow from 3.4 million in 2011 to 65 million by 2015, a quarter of mobile PC shipments, according to DisplaySearch.The mobile PC landscape is transforming...

Industry migration to 3D ICs to take place in 2015-16

Sep 5, 01:05

The industry's gradual migration toward 3D ICs with through-silicon vias (TSV) is unlikely to happen until 2015 or 2016, according to sources at semiconductor companies. Volume production...

Iteq aims to be among top-3 CCL makers in 2015

Aug 22, 01:20

Iteq, Taiwan's second-largest CCL (copper-clad laminate) maker and globally the fifth-largest, has set a goal of consolidated revenues of US$1 billion to become one of the top-three...

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  • Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

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  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | 3h 24min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 3h 25min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 3h 25min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 3h 26min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 3h 27min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 3h 28min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 3h 29min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 3h 30min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | 3h 31min ago

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