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4K display revenues to grow 94% in 2015, says IHS

Apr 21, 10:54

The Ultra HD (4K) display market reached US$9.2 billion in 2014, with 4K LCD TVs contributing US$8.8 billion to overall revenues. In 2015, however, 4K displays are coming to all major...

Is Japan losing its influence in global semiconductor market?, asks IC Insights

Apr 20, 15:10

In 2014, there were only two Japan-based companies – Toshiba and Renesas – among the top-10 semiconductor suppliers. Assuming the NXP/Freescale merger is completed later...

MediaTek likely to post 12-18% sales growth in 2Q15

Apr 17, 15:20

MediaTek is expected to see its second-quarter revenues increase 12-18% from an already-low base in the first quarter, with gross margin falling below 47%, according to market watc...

MediaTek likely to post disappointing 2Q15 sales

Large-size panel shipments reach 68.82 million in March 2015, says WitsView

Apr 17, 12:04

Shipments of large-size panels reached 68.82 million in March 2015, up 17.3% on month and up 3.4% on year, according to WitsView.

Intel pushes into mini desktop market in 2015

Apr 16, 10:09

Despite weak global PC sales, inexpensive mini desktops are still seeing strong demand from consumers, prompting Intel to strengthen its mini desktop platform R&D and related...

LeTV expected to double TV sales in 2015

Apr 15, 22:54

LeTV reported nearly 1.6 million in LCD TV sales during 2014 and is likely to reach between 3.5-4 million in 2015, according to industry estimates.

Digitimes Research: Japan LED lighting penetration in 2015 to reach 78.6%

Apr 15, 21:39

Demand for all types of lighting products in the Japan market in 2015 is estimated at a total value of JPY646 billion (US$5.39 billion) and LED lighting will account for 78.6% (penetration),...

Galaxy S6 expected to break 70 million in sales during 2015, says firm

Apr 15, 21:33

Samsung Electronics estimates Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will reach cumulative sales of over 70 million in 2015, according to a new report from DigitalTimes.

Demand for LCD TV panels in 2015 to grow 2.4%, says firm

Apr 15, 14:39

Demand for LCD TV panels in 2015 will reach 254 million, up 2.4% on year, while supply will increase 7.9% on year to 268 million, according to statistics compiled by research firm...

Over 342 million connected automotive infotainment systems to ship between 2015-2020, says ABI Research

Apr 14, 21:03

According to a new ABI Research report, connected automotive infotainment systems will exhibit a CAGR of 33.8% over the next five years, with a rapid expansion in connected navigation...

Global LCD TV shipment growth slowing in 2015, says IHS

Apr 14, 15:44

2014 LCD TV shipments grew more than 7% worldwide, with much improved demand growth in developed regions, but with slowing growth in emerging markets. However, the outlook for 2015...

Samsung will not release flexible tablet products in 2015, says report

Apr 14, 14:13

Samsung Electronics is expected to hold off from releasing flexible tablet products sized 7-inch and above in 2015 and instead will focus its efforts on flexible smartphone units,...

China data center server standard project 3.0 to announce at year-end 2015

Apr 14, 14:08

The third version of China's data center server technology standard project led by China-based Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are set to be announced at the end of 2015 and the project...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft patent fee cut to attract vendors to pre-install apps in Android products

Apr 14, 11:14

According to Digitimes Research's latest findings from Taiwan's and China's smartphone/tablet upstream supply chain, in exchange for hardware players to pre-install its software applications...

Digitimes Research: Samsung semiconductor capex to reach record high in 2015

Apr 13, 15:53

Semiconductor capital spending by Samsung Electronics is expected to reach an all-time high of US$15 billion in 2015, making the company's capex the world's highest in the semiconductor...

Inotera Memories reports decline in revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:26

Inotera Memories has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.551 billion (US$177.84 million) for March 2015, representing a 11.77% drop on month and 21.12% drop on year.

Topco Scientific reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:24

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.687 billion (US$54 million) for March 2015, representing a 11.8% increase on month and 22.3% increase on year.

Micro-Star International reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:18

Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.824 billion (US$218.6 million) for March 2015, representing a 20% increase on month but a 10.06% drop on...

Chunghwa Telecom reports revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:08

Chunghwa Telecom has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.059 billion (US$578.56 million) for March 2015, representing a 5.39% drop on month and 14.52% drop on year.

Quanta Computer reports over 45% on-month increase in revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:07

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$80.051 billion (US$2.56 billion) for March 2015, representing a 45.51% increase on month and 7.49% increase on year.

Asustek reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 15:58

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.128 billion (US$1.35 billion) for March 2015, representing a 21.09% increase on month but a 0.3% drop on year.

Compeq Manufacturing reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 15:49

Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.048 billion (US$97.71 million) for March 2015, representing a 17.13% increase on month and 20.1% increase on year.

Delta Electronics reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 15:46

Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$14.745 billion (US$464 million) for March 2015, representing a 26.32% increase on month and 3.96% drop on year.

HannStar reports March 2015 performance

Apr 10, 11:10

Panel maker HannStar Display has reported that its March 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$1.865 billion (US$59.82 million), up 38.9% on month but down 5.8% on year.

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales expected to drop 10% in 2015, says Canon

Apr 10, 10:43

There were 629,000 digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2014, slipping 32.6% on year, and the volume in 2015 will drop 10% to 566,000 units, according to vice president Jesse...

Canon DSLR EOS M3

Compal reports increased March 2015 performance

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 22:05

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$74.956 billion (US$2.4 billion) for March 2015, representing a 37.26% increase on month and 10.91% increase on year.

MediaTek, Spreadtrum to enjoy strong handset-IC orders from emerging markets in 2015

Apr 9, 20:18

MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to grab a combined more than 80% of the total chip orders for new handsets set to roll out in emerging markets during 2015, according...

Gigabyte reports revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 16:12

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.4 billion (US$141.52 million) for March 2015, representing 36.66% increase on month and 19.26% increase on year.

Innolux reports March 2015 and 1Q15 performance

Apr 9, 15:11

Innolux has announced its March 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$36.9 billion (US$1.185 billion), an increase of 35.6% on month but a decrease of 1.1% on year.

Display makers showcase technologies at Finetech Japan

Apr 9, 14:06

The Finetech Japan exhibition is running from April 8-10 in Tokyo, featuring technologies from display makers including 98-inch 8K displays from China-based BOE.

XYZprinting aims to ship 120,000 3D printers in 2015

Apr 9, 11:59

Taiwan-based XYZprinting aims to ship 120,000 3D printers in 2015, according to company chairman Simon Shen.

XYZprinting 3D printer da Vinci Jr. 1.0

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Intel announces series of new products, investments and collaborations in China

Apr 9, 11:36

As Intel celebrates 30 years of local and global technology innovation this year with China, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced additional investments and collaborations that...

Automated equipment component makers brace for strong sales in 2015

Apr 9, 10:52

Taiwan-based automated equipment component suppliers, including TBI Motion Technology, Chieftek Precision and Hiwin Technologies, are expected to keep their sales momentum in 2015...

ECS reports revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 21:49

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.81 billion (US$122.72 million) for March 2015, representing a 11.2% increase on month but 21.69% drop...

Win Semi 1Q15 sales rise 3.5%

Apr 8, 21:22

Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors saw its first-quarter revenues increase 3.5% sequentially bucking seasonal trends.

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    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • 3D+NAND+die+with+M%2E2+SSD

    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • LG+Magna%2C+Spirit%2C+Leon+and+Joy+smartphones

    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

  • Acer+Liquid+Z520+smartphone

    Acer Liquid Z520 smartphone

    Acer is showcasing its latest smartphone, the Liquid Z520 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain. The Liquid Z520 offers improved voice control, allowing...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

  • Digitimes Research: Capex from Korea makers down slightly in 2015

    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...

  • Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2015

    Taiwan's LCD TV makers saw strong seasonal impacts in the first quarter of 2015. Shipments to North America saw a particularly sharp decline as a result of reduced procurement from...

  • Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2015

    Most of Taiwan's handset makers felt strong seasonal effects in the first quarter. Foxconn suffered particularly as a result of drastic drops in orders from Sony Mobile and Microsoft...

  • China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2015

    According to Digitimes Research's survey of the Mainland China smartphone supply chain, as well as other relative vendors, increased demand for Apple's new device models, Mainland...

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 1Q 2015

    Weak demand in the monitor, notebook and tablet markets dampened Taiwan panel makers' shipments to the IT applications segments in the first quarter of 2015. Taiwan's monitor panel...

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 1Q 2015

    Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel makers are seeing intensifying competition from China makers, such as BOE and Tianma, who are aggressively expanding their LTPS panel capacitie...

  • China smartphone AP shipments – 1Q 2015

    Smartphone AP shipments in China grew by 14% on year in the first quarter of 2015 but showed an on-quarter decrease of 19.5%.

  • Global tablet market – 1Q 2015

    Global shipments of tablets in the first quarter of 2015 totaled only 49.08 million units, representing an on-quarter drop of 35% and an on-year decrease of 15%.

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    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.

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