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Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.368 billion units

May 28, 20:59

There will be an estimated 1.368 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, growing 13.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Six 2-in-1 Chromebooks scheduled for 2015 to tackle non-education markets

May 28, 15:46

In addition to Lenovo's N21 2-in-1 Chromebook launched in February and Asustek Computer's Chromebook Flip 2-in-1 device announced in April, Google, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer are...

MediaTek to expand workforce in 2015

May 27, 20:22

MediaTek will hire a total of 2,000 extra workers in 2015, according to the IC design house.

UMC holds technology forum in Japan

May 27, 20:03

United Microelectronics (UMC) on May 27 held its 2015 Japan Technology Forum to showcase the company's IoT and automotive IC manufacturing solutions to Japan-based semiconductor co...

Second-tier motherboard makers to see drops in 2015 shipments

May 27, 16:06

Among Taiwan-based motherboard players, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have been in a price competition to maintain shipments and market shares, and consequently second-tier...

MediaTek expected to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q15 guidance

May 27, 14:24

A recent ramp-up of orders for 4G smartphone chips will help MediaTek meet the mid-point to high-end of the company's sales guidance for the second quarter of 2015, according to market...

Global smartphone growth to slow to 11.3% in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - May 27, 14:00

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 11.3% in 2015, which is down from 27.6% in 2014, according to IDC.

Xiaomi Technology expects 2015 cloud computing revenues to hike 4-5 fold, says chairman

May 26, 21:54

Xiaomi Technology expects its revenues from cloud storage services in 2015 to hike on year by 4-5 fold, according to company chairman and founder Lei Jun speaking at the Global Big...

HMI slips to loss in April

Stockwatch - May 26, 16:04

Following various Taiwan-based media outlets reporting market watchers' optimistic earnings forecasts for Hermes Microvision (HMI), which has recently boosted the share price of the...

Computex 2015: Smart living gaining attention from vendors

May 26, 15:53

3D printing and scanning, smart living and IoT are expected to be among the major focal points for vendors at the 2015 Computex exhibition starting June 2.

Zhen Ding and Flexium to see strong 2015 EPS thanks to iPhone orders

May 26, 11:57

Orders from Apple for iPhone products are expected to benefit Taiwan-based flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect and boost...

HMI EPS for 2015 to rise

Stockwatch - May 25, 22:05

Inspection equipment manufacturer Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to report an EPS of NT$55.45 (US$1.82) for 2015, compared with NT$45.60 in 2014, a recent Chinese-language Economic...

Worldwide Chromebook sales will reach 7.3 million units in 2015, says Gartner

May 25, 16:11

Worldwide Chromebook sales to end users is on pace to reach 7.3 million units in 2015, a 27% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. Education is the primary market for Chromebooks...

Colorful rising fast in graphics card market

May 25, 16:03

China-based Colorful is gradually catching up with first-tier vendors in the graphics card market in terms of shipments. Colorful's shipments have already surpassed those of Micro-Star...

E Ink capex to further drop in 2015

May 25, 15:37

Capital expenditures from E Ink Holding (EIH) are on the decline, and are expected to reach below the NT$553 million (US$18.13 million) mark the company put forth in 2014.

Asustek faces challenge to hit 2015 target shipments of 25 million smartphones

May 25, 13:54

Asustek Computer has seen consumers in the China market have returned nearly 200,000 ZenFone smartphones due to issues when upgrading from Android 4.4 to Android 5.0, which is expected...

Electric motorcycle and scooter sales expected to total 55 million from 2015-2024, says firm

May 22, 16:10

Taken together, increasing interest from large manufacturers and decreasing battery costs offer an opportunity to drastically change the current market landscape for electric motorcycles...

Digitimes Research: Capex from Korea makers down slightly in 2015

May 22, 15:59

Capex from Korea-based panel makers Samsung Display and LG Display for AMOLED panels will drop from KRW7 trillion (US$6.9 billion) in 2014 to KRW6.7 trillion in 2015, according to...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.04 in April, says SEMI

May 22, 15:23

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.57 billion in orders in April 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according to...

iPhone shipments to reach over 230 million in 2015, says firm

May 22, 10:57

The 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions of the next iPhone, rumored to be called iPhone 6S, will enter mass production in June 2015 and be shipped in the third quarter of the year, with...

BizLink to see at least 10% revenue growth in 2015

May 21, 15:58

Wire and cable product maker BizLink Holding expects its revenues to achieve at least a double-digit percentage growth in 2015 thanks to shipment growths in product lines such as...

Shipments of 2-in-1s to grow over 60% on year in 2015, says MIC

May 21, 14:20

Notebook shipments, which are being impacted by tablets, are expected to drop 2.7% on year to reach 167 million units in 2015, but 2-in-1 device shipments are expected to grow 62.5%...

Vehicle-grid integration service revenues expected to total US$68 million from 2015-2024, says firm

May 20, 21:13

By participating in grid-balancing services, such as frequency regulation or demand response, PEVs can accrue revenues and increase the return on investment of the vehicle to the...

Global market for all LED lighting products will reach US$25.65 billion in 2015, says firm

May 20, 21:11

The scale of the global market for all LED lighting products will reach US$25.65 billion in 2015. And within this market, light tube and troffer/panel lights will make up US$3.44...

Worldwide IoT market to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage, says IDC

May 20, 20:57

The worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage, according to a new forecast from IDC. The forecast focuses on growing IoT use...

TSMC to manufacture fingerprint sensors for next iPhone

May 20, 20:56

TSMC will reportedly manufacture fingerprint sensors for use in the next-generation iPhone series at its 12-inch wafer fabs using 65nm process technology, according to industry sou...

GaAs IC firms look to strong growth in 2H15

May 19, 22:09

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are set to report significant...

Lead-free front-side PV silver paste expected to become mainstream in 2015

May 15, 15:12

Adoption of lead-free front-side PV silver paste is increasing among China- and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and thus the material is expected to replace leaded...

Handset demand to rise fast in 2H15, says MediaTek executive

May 15, 14:41

Handset demand in China and other emerging markets are expected to rise rapidly in the second half of 2015, according to MediaTek senior VP Chu Shang-tsu.

MediaTek senior VP Chu Shang-tsu

Himax expects sales drop in 2Q15

May 15, 11:51

LCD driver IC design specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decline of 5-9% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, with gross margin sliding about 2pp on quar...

Worldwide smart TV shipment volume estimated to reach 88 million units in 2015, says MIC

May 14, 16:01

The worldwide smart TV shipment volume is estimated to reach around 88 million units in 2015, about 41.2% of the worldwide LCD TV market, according to MIC.

KYEC optimistic about 3Q15

May 13, 21:29

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to deliver steady performance in the second quarter of 2015, and is optimistic about its business outlook for the second half...

DRAM maker Inotera expects better market conditions in 2H15

May 13, 21:27

DRAM market conditions will be better in the third quarter of 2015, recovering from the bad first half of the year, according to Charles Kau, chairman for Inotera Memories.

Samsung favoring QD Ultra HD TVs over OLED in 2015

May 12, 22:14

Samsung Electronics believes Ultra HD (4K) Quantum Dot (QD) TVs will have a stronger presence in the TV industry over OLED during 2015 as OLED costs remain high, according to Samsung...

Large-size LCD panel capacity expected to grow 7.3% on year in 2015

May 12, 21:45

Global large-size LCD panel capacity is expected to grow 7.3% on year in 2015 to 232 million square meters driven largely by capacity expansion at China makers.

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    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 22:00

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    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:57

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    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:39

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    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:06

  • Global LED light bulb sales to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Epistar chairman

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:05

  • Numerous panel technologies still at forefront for wearable devices

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:03

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    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:02

  • Sony, Huawei expanding mobile device sales in Taiwan

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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.

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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.

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    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.

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015
2015 global tablet demand forecast

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    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.