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Global 2015 semiconductor market less favorable, says VIS executive

Jun 11, 22:02

Handset makers are still working through some inventory issues while the IoT market boom has not yet arrived, said FC Tseng, vice chairman for specialty IC foundry Vanguard International...

FC Tseng

Nanya likely to draw investment from Kingston

Jun 11, 21:51

Nanya Technology is likely to attract investment from Kingston Technology through fund raising scheduled for the second half of 2015, according to industry sources.

IR LED market for surveillance applications to reach US$120 million in 2015, says firm

Jun 11, 15:39

The scale of the infrared (IR) LED market for surveillance applications during 2014 reached US$94 million and will reach US$120 million in 2015, according to LEDinside.

Digitimes Research: Demand for curved-panel LCD monitors to take off in 2015

Jun 10, 15:45

Since the first curved-panel LCD monitor model was launched in the second half of 2014, the price gap between curved models and flat-panel ones has narrowed to as low as 18%, and...

Taiwan market: Tablet sales to reach 1.2 million units in 2015; Huawei to launch MediaPad X2

Jun 10, 11:05

Sales of tablets in the Taiwan markets are expected to decline 14% on year to 1.2 million units in 2015 due to dwindling demand and impact from the rising popularity of large-size...

Wah Hong reports 31% on-year decline for May 2015

Jun 9, 22:05

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its May 2015 revenues reached NT$738 million (US$23.74 million), down 8.84% on month and down 31.92% on year.

Catcher Technology expects good 2015

Jun 9, 22:03

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology, in view of growing demand for smartphones and increasing complexity and difficulty in chassis design, expects good 2015 business operations,...

Catcher Technology chairman Hung Shui-shu

Saturation in China market expected to affect global LCD TV shipments in 2015, says WitsView

Jun 9, 16:14

Global LCD TV shipments for 2015 are expected to reach 223.4 million in 2015, according to WitsView. The firm outlined a number of factors influencing the figures. Firstly, the depreciation...

ASE revenues increase in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:14

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.361 billion (US$750.55 million) for May 2015, representing a 6.05% increase on month and 16.16%...

TSMC looks to over 10% sales growth in 2015, says Chang

Jun 9, 16:00

TSMC is looking to post sales growth of more than 10% in 2015, said company chairman Morris Chang during a June 9 shareholders meeting.

Morris Chang

Digital signage revenues to grow 10% in 2015, says IHS

Jun 9, 15:42

As the total cost for digital signage continues to decrease each year, expanded deployment becomes more feasible for larger audiences in many industry segments. According to IHS,...

4K TV shipments grow 400% in 1Q15, with penetration estimated at 20% for 2015

Jun 9, 15:14

Ultra HD (4K) LCD TV shipments grew nearly 400% on year to reach 4.7 million units worldwide in the first quarter of 2015. Volume barely dropped from the seasonally strong fourth...

CPT, Giantplus showing steep revenue declines for January-May 2015

Jun 9, 14:37

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced its May 2015 revenues totaled NT$3.717 billion (US$114.97 million), down 10.3% on month and down 21% on year.

Edison Opto to showcase LED products at 2015 Guangzhou exhibition

Jun 9, 11:37

LED packaging service provider Edison Opto will exhibit LED products, mainly Flash LED series, CSP (chip-scale package) 1616, and AC COB (chip on board) modules, at the 2015 Guangzhou...

Colorful to become 3rd-largest motherboard vendor in China in 2015

Jun 8, 16:14

China-based motherboard vendor Colorful is expected to ship 3-3.5 million motherboards in China in 2015 and become the third largest vendor in the country, surpassing Micro-Star International...

5-inch and FHD displays gaining market share in 2015, says firm

Jun 8, 15:37

The development of the smartphone market has plateaued after many years of high growth, and the on-year shipment growth for 2015 is expected to slow down. According to WitsView, smartphones...

Innolux May 2015 revenues down 14% on year

Jun 8, 15:22

Innolux has announced its May 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$ 31.2 billion, a decrease of 3.7% on month and a decrease of 14.1% on year.

AUO reports 10.8% on-year decline for May 2015 revenues

Jun 8, 14:04

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues for May 2015 reached NT$31.20 billion (US$1 billion), up by 2.2% from the previous month and down by 10.8% compared...

Fab equipment growth continues into 2015, says SEMI

Jun 5, 15:45

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to increase 11% to US$38.7 billion in 2015, and grow another 5% to US$40.7 billion in 2016, according to SEMI.

Apacer expects embedded SSD shipments to rise in 2H15

Jun 5, 14:46

Memory module maker Apacer Technology expects shipments of its embedded SSDs during the second half of 2015 to be 10-15% higher than the levels in the first half.

Apacer looking to boost embedded SSD shipments

ASMedia expects great 2H15 from USB 3.1 business

Jun 4, 22:00

Commenting on the USB 3.1 business, president of Taiwan-based connector chip design house ASMedia Chewei Lin pointed out that although Intel has delayed the launch of its next-generation...

Computex 2015: China mobile device players showing advantages in cost management

Jun 4, 21:22

Several China-based mobile device brand vendors and manufacturers have participated at Computex 2015 to exhibit their latest products. Seeing demand for smartphones and tablets from...

TPK Holding reports revenues for May 2015

Stockwatch - Jun 4, 16:16

TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.878 billion (US$352.48 milliom) for May 2015, representing a 20.73% increase on month and 31.7% drop on year.

Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners

Jun 4, 16:05

At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10...

Computex 2015: Startup company Endless pushing PC for developing countries

Jun 4, 15:51

Startup company Endless, an operating system developer, has participated at Computex 2015 showcasing its first product, the Endless PC, priced from US$169-229, targeting mainly developing...

The Endless PC

China market: MediaTek 4G chip market share likely to top 50% in 2H15

Jun 4, 11:08

MediaTek is set to grow substantially its 4G chip market share in China during the second half of 2015 so that the company is able to meet its target market share for all of the year,...

VIA pushing for profitability in 2015

Jun 3, 15:50

VIA Technologies president Chen Wen-Chi has maintained that the company will not be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) and will have a good chance of turning profitable...

Global semiconductor sales increase in April, says SIA

Jun 3, 15:35

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.6 billion for the month of April 2015, 4.8% higher than the April 2014 total of US$26.3 billion but 0.4% lower than last month's total...

Corning announces Eagle XG Slim glass in 0.4mm thickness

Jun 3, 14:12

Corning has today announced Eagle XG Slim glass is now available in 0.4mm thickness in sizes up to 8.5G. This evolution in thin, large-size glass enables display manufacturers to...

Giga Solar Materials expects over 50% growth in 2015 PV silver paste shipments

Jun 2, 21:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials expects PV silver paste shipments in 2015 to increase on year by over 50% mainly due to booming demand in the China market, company...

Smartwatch display shipments to reach 34 millio in 2015, says IHS

Jun 2, 16:04

Smartwatch display unit shipments are expected to grow 250% on year, reaching a record 34 million units in 2015, led by demand for the new Apple Watch, according to IHS. The display...

Computex 2015: ASRock to showcase latest gaming products; AMD focuses on new processors

Jun 2, 16:00

ASRock is showcasing its latest products at Computex 2015 and will unveil its 100-series chipset-based motherboard the Z170 Extreme7, built with alloy materials and supporting DDR4...

Computex 2015: Intel unveils innovations for IoT industry and new Broadwell-H processors

Jun 2, 15:58

Intel has announced products and solutions that will deliver new user experiences and support the computing ecosystem's expansion into new areas. During the opening keynote address...

Intel fifth-generation Core (Broadwell-H) processors

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-embedded devices to exceed 112 million units in 2015, says Gartner

Newswatch - Jun 2, 15:09

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-enabled devices (mobile PCs, tablets and mobile hot spot devices) will reach over 112 million units in 2015, up 5.6% from a year earlier, Gartner...

Computex 2015: Nvidia unveils GTX 980 Ti and G-Sync technology

Jun 2, 12:56

Nvidia has unveiled the latest addition to its GTX family, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti, featuring the company's latest Maxwell-architecture and has three times the performance of its GTX...

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card
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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.

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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.

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    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.

High-brightness LED market trends and forecast, 2015
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Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • 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.