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Revenues from community resilience microgrid implementations expected to total nearly US$7 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Jul 14, 22:51

During the last 15 years, electricity outages have cost the global economy billions of dollars, triggering efforts to make the energy grid more resilient and to incorporate community-critical...

Asustek expected to ship 6-7 million tablets in 2015, down 30% on year, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 14, 22:50

Asustek Computer is planning to release inexpensive ZenPad series tablets to help boost its tablet shipments in 2015, but some market watchers still expect the company's tablet shipments...

Asustek Computer expects 2015 tablet business to break even

Jul 14, 22:00

Asustek Computer suffered operating losses for its tablet business operations in 2014 and the first half of 2015 but has adjusted its supply chain and decreased the number of new...

Cleanroom constructor UIS 2Q15 revenues hike 185%

Stockwatch - Jul 14, 15:47

Taiwan-based cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.25 billion (US$104.7 million) for the second quarter of 2015, up 28.6%...

Middle East and Africa smartphone market to top 155 million units in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 13, 21:14

Middle East and Africa (MEA) smartphone shipments are set to total 155 million units in 2015 after increasing 66% on year to more than 36 million units the first quarter of the year,...

AWSC, VPEC June revenues rise

Jul 13, 21:12

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) saw its June revenues soar, while GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) enjoyed record high...

D-Link reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 16:37

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.537 billion (US$81.83 million) for June 2015, representing a 32.9% increase on month and 2.45% increase on year.

IC equipment supplier Scientech June revenues up

Jul 10, 15:42

Scientech saw its June revenues hike 123.2% from a year earlier to NT$333 million (US$10.7 million). Revenues totaled NT$1.33 billion for the first six months of 2015, rising 11.1%...

Compal sees June revenues drop on year

Stockwatch - Jul 10, 10:26

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$72.679 billion (US$2.34 billion) for June 2015, representing a 12.6% increase on month and 5.25% drop on year.

Gartner cuts 2015 chip market growth forecast again

Jul 10, 10:21

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$348 billion in 2015, a 2.2% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The prediction, however, is down from Gartner's previous...

Adata June revenues rise, Transcend flat

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 15:54

Adata Technology saw its June revenues increase 2.9% sequentially while fellow memory module company Transcend Information's revenues stayed flat on month.

Mitac to see 20% shipment growth in camcorders for vehicles in 2015 thanks to rising demand in Europe

Jul 9, 15:21

Mitac International launched a series of new car electronics products under the Mio brand on July 8 including camcorders for cars and scooters, and a PND. Company vice president and...

Mitac releases new car electronics products

Digitimes Research: China IC foundry output value to rise 10.5% in 2015

Jul 9, 15:12

The output value of China's IC foundry industry is forecast to register a 10.5% increase in 2015 reaching US$3.9 billion, according to Digitimes Research.

Innolux sees June revenues decrease

Jul 9, 15:01

LCD panel maker Innolux has announced its June 2015 revenues reached NT$30.2 billion (US$973.37 million), a decrease of 3.3% on month and a decrease of 17.5% on year.

Asustek announces growth in June revenues, but reduces annual notebook shipment forecast

Jul 9, 13:54

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$41.68 billion (US$1.34 billion) for June, up 23.75% on month and 22.91% on year, but has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Large-screen smartphone shipments to rise 66% in 2015, says IC Insights

Jul 9, 10:16

Large-screen smartphones, or phablets with displays of five inches or greater, are on track to surpass worldwide shipments of tablet computers in 2015, according to IC Insights. The...

FCCL maker AEM reports decreased June revenues

Jul 9, 10:08

Flexible copper clad-laminate (FCCL) maker Asia Electronic Materials (AEM) has reported revenues of NT$119 million (US$3.8 million) for June 2015, up 4.15% on month but down 26.15%...

Advantech reports revenue growth for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 10:03

Advantech Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.73 billion (US$120.21 million) for June 2015, representing a 24.16% increase on month and 19.94% increase on year.

Foxlink reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 8, 21:36

Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.51 billion (US$242.04 million) for June 2015, representing a 20.63% increase on month and 41.1% increase on year.

Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.5% to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 8, 20:26

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5% increase from 2014 and down from the...

Wistron reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 8, 20:19

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$54.068 billion (US$1.74 billion) for June 2015, representing a 20.48% increase on month and 9.96% increase on year.

Protective component maker Thinking June, 2Q15 revenues hit new highs

Jul 8, 15:00

Circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial saw its revenues climb to a record high of NT$444 million (US$14.3 million) in June 2015. Revenues for the second...

Thinking expanding its protective component portfolio

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Intel CPU-based Android tablets to decline in 2015

Jul 8, 14:12

Global shipments of Android-based tablets powered by Intel CPUs are expected to drop to 10.8 million units in 2015, down from14.23 million shipped a year earlier. Meanwhile, sales...

China market: Asustek bullish about smartphone sales in 2015, says report

Newswatch - Jul 8, 11:44

Asustek Computer is bullish about its smartphone sales in the China market in 2015 as it aims to become one of the top-10 smartphone vendors there, the China-based sohu.com...

AU Optronics reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 16:06

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$30.56 billion (US$986 million) for June 2015, representing a 2.06% drop on month and 10.37% drop on year.

HTC sees June revenues drop

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:54

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.679 billion (US$280.48 million) for June 2015, representing a 19.55% drop on month and 60.4% drop on year. The monthly figures were...

Chicony revenues decrease on year in June

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:45

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.199 billion (US$232.46 million) for June 2015, representing a 5.75% increase on month and 14.07% drop on year.

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure spending to grow 26% in 2015, says IDC

Jul 7, 15:42

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015...

Global chip sales rise 5% in May, says SIA

Jul 7, 14:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for May 2015 came to US$28.2 billion, an increase of 5.1% from a year ago when sales were US$26.8 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the US$27.6...

Diode maker Eris 1H15 revenues flat

Jul 7, 14:52

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, amounted to NT$567 million (US$18.3 million) in the first half of...

Win Semi 2Q15 sales increase 10%

Jul 6, 21:54

Consolidated revenues at pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors came to NT$3.1 billion (US$100.2 million) in the second quarter of 2015, representing growth...

Giantplus reports June 2015 performance

Jul 6, 21:51

Giantplus Technologies has reported its June 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$931 million (US$30 million), up 0.4% on month and down 19.1% on year. For the second quarter, the...

Getac reports growth in June revenues

Jul 6, 21:46

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC vendor Getac Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.56 billion (US$50.42 million) for June, up 11.3% on month and 14.8% on year with the...

Samsung to mass produce mirror and transparent OLED displays in 2015, say reports

Jul 3, 16:08

Samsung Display will mass produce mirror and transparent OLED displays at its A2 line by the end of 2015, according to a new report from Korea-based Digital Times.

Smartphones to represent 80% of total handset shipments in 4Q15, says IC Insights

Jul 3, 15:31

Smartphones first accounted for more than 50% of total quarterly cellphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. In fourth-quarter 2015, smartphones are forecast to reach 435 million...

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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.

  • Haier+Chromebook

    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.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

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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.