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Innolux to recruit 2,000 new employees in 2015

Mar 5, 22:18

Innolux is recruiting new talent for 2015 and estimates it will hire 2,000 new employees over the year, according to the company.

Inspection tool maker HMI looks to 25-35% revenue growth in 2015

Mar 5, 22:13

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, expects its sales to increase 25-35% in 2015 thanks...

AUO recruiting 1,500 new engineers

Mar 5, 22:11

AU Optronics (AUO) is pushing hard with its plans to recruit new talent for 2015 and estimates it will hire 1,500 new engineers over the year, according to the company.

Mitac expected to see growing cloud computing sales in 2015

Mar 5, 14:26

Mitac Computing Technology, a cloud computing affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve a double-digit percentage growth on year in 2015. In addition to increased cooperation...

The Mitac Group is expected to see growing sales in 2015

Nvidia invites Tesla CEO to chat on smart automobile industry at GTC 2015

Mar 5, 14:07

Nvidia has invited Telsa CEO Elon Musk to participate in its upcoming GPU Technology Conference (GTC), hosted from March 17-20 and join with its CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to have an in-depth...

Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia CEO

MWC 2015: Chipset vendors, equipment suppliers gearing up efforts to develop LTE-U devices

Mar 5, 14:06

Chipset solution vendors and telecom equipment providers, including Qualcomm, Ericsson, Samsung Electronics, Nokia and Huawei, are gearing up efforts to develop LTE-U (LTE unlicensed...

30% of 50-inch LCD TVs shipped in 2015 to be Ultra HD

Mar 4, 22:23

Ultra HD (4K) TV panels are expected to account for over 30% of 50-inch and above LCD TV panels shipped in 2015, according to sources at both Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO).

MWC 2015: MediaTek intros 64-bit SoCs for smartphones and tablets

Mar 4, 22:00

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, MediaTek has introduced two new 64-bit quad-core processors for smartphones and tablets.

Tong Hsing 2015 capex to top NT$1.5 billion

Mar 4, 16:11

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its capex for 2015 to...

MWC 2015: Acer unveils Liquid Jade Z smarpthone

Mar 4, 15:41

Acer has announced the Liquid Jade Z featuring an IPS display with the Zero Air Gap technology to help reduce reflections and Corning's Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone also supports...

Acer Liquid Jade Z smartphone

Revenues from energy efficient building products and services expected to total more than US$4.3 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 4, 15:39

Current building stock accounts for a substantial amount of global energy use, putting increased pressure on governments and corporations alike to reduce their carbon footprints and...

MWC 2015: Intel launches new mobile SoCs, LTE solution

Mar 3, 22:14

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced a series of mobile platforms including the company's new low-cost system-on-chip (SoC) for phones, phablets and tablets, a global LTE solution,...

Intel Atom x3 processor

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to grow 13% in 2015

Mar 3, 20:28

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will rise 13.1% in 2015, thanks mainly to continued-strong demand coming from the smartphone sector, according to Digitimes Rese...

MWC 2015: Acer launches its first Windows 8.1 smartphone

Mar 3, 12:09

Acer has unveiled the Liquid M220 smartphone, its first Liquid smartphone to run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, featuring a 4-inch 233ppi display.

Acer Liquid M220 smartphone

Haier entering tablet OEM business

Mar 2, 22:57

China-based Haier is exhibiting several own-brand LTE-based tablets at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 and the company will also step into the tablet OEM business to start landing...

Samsung, LG and Sony to purchase 42% of global TV panel supply in 2015, says IHS

Mar 2, 21:28

Leading global TV vendors Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony, gained market share and increased their on-year shares of LCD TV shipments by an average of 11% in 2014, which...

Taiwan Chinsan 2015 sales to rise 20%

Mar 2, 16:02

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to post a 20% revenue increase in 2015, thanks to new orders for LED lighting and consumer electronics, according...

MWC 2015: Acer showcasing new mobile devices

Mar 2, 15:28

Acer is showcasing its latest mobile products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 hosted from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain including the Liquid Leap+ wearable device, which is compatible...

Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

CNY1,000 Full HD smartphones a major focus for China vendors in 2015

Mar 2, 15:07

Panel makers are gearing up for an expected surge in Full HD panels used in smartphones from China vendors that are priced under CNY1,000 (US$160).

Coretronic expects BLU shipments in 2015 to increase 10%

Feb 25, 21:04

Coretronic expects its backlight unit (BLU) shipments in 2015 to increase 10% on year following a total of about 93 million in 2014.

Taiwan display industry looks promising going into 2015, says TDUA

Feb 25, 15:32

Taiwan's display industry looks promising going into 2015 driven by demand for niche products, Ultra HD TV panels and vehicle displays, according to the Taiwan Display Union Association...

Kinsus to post more than 5% revenue growth in 2015, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 15:20

Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology, which saw its sales hit a record high in 2014, is expected to report a more than 5% sales increase for 2015, according...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2015 valued at nearly US$30 billion

Feb 25, 15:14

The global LED lighting market value in 2015 is estimated at US$29.908 billion, increasing on year by 24.8% and accounting for 27.2% of the 2015 global market value for all lighting...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 2015 forecast at 221.4 million units

Feb 25, 12:23

There will be 221.4 million tablets shipped globally in 2015, slipping by 11.9% on year, according to a Digitimes Research Special Report.

Inventec profits expected to surpass NT$8 billion in 2015 on smart hand-held device shipment growth, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 25, 11:08

Notebook ODM Inventec, mainly due to a large increase in shipments of smart hand-held devices from 51 million units in 2014 to 75 million units in 2015, is expected to attain net...

China market: LCD TV shipments down in 2014, expected to gain strength in 2015, says firm

Feb 24, 21:14

LCD TV shipments in China during 2014 reached 52.37 million, down 3.8% on year, and are expected to reach 53.75 million in 2015, up 2.6%, according to China-based Sigmaintell Consu...

Acer expects PC sales growth in mature markets in 2015, says CEO

Feb 24, 19:43

Acer expects its PC sales to significantly grow in mature markets including the US and Western Europe in 2015, with marketing to focus on Chromebooks, 2-in-1 notebooks and gaming...

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Panel makers optimistic about performance in 2015

Feb 24, 15:31

Panel makers are optimistic about their performances in 2015 and expect TV panel applications to be one of the largest drivers of revenues due to increasing demand for larger sizes...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Feb 24, 10:53

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment rose to 1.03 in January 2015 from 0.99 in the prior month.

Foxlink chairman optimistic about wearables and USB Type-C connectors

Feb 17, 15:43

Commenting on the company's outlook for 2015, Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-qiang has said that wearable devices and USB Type-C connectors will become growth drivers for Foxlink.

Guo Tai-qiang, Foxlink chairman

Taiwan solar cell industry expected to reshuffle in 2015

Feb 17, 12:38

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally in a weak price-negotiating position due to the negative impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, and consequently...

Use of helium-filled HDDs in data centers to drastically rise in 2015, says HGST president

Feb 17, 11:39

A large increase in the use of helium-filled hard disk drives (HDDs) in data centers is expected in 2015 mainly because more platters can be held in an HDD of the same volume than...

Samsung to adopt 20nm process for over 50% of its DRAM output in 2015, say sources

Feb 17, 11:01

Samsung Electronics began mass production of DRAM memory using 20nm process technology in 2014. The node technology will be adopted by the vendor for more than 50% of its overall...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$3.5 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 17, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility and engineering equipment from Hitachi High-Technologies, Hitachi Kokusai Electric, ASML, Applied Materials...

Chunghwa Telecom aims at Taiwan 4G market share of 40% in 2015

Feb 16, 20:50

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) recorded a market share of 38.6% of total 4G subscribers in Taiwan at the end of 2014 and aims to increase the market share to 40% and expand its 4G network...

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  • Samsung Display looking to revamp OLED TV panel production

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    Before Going to Press | 5h 16min ago

  • UMC snatches high-end 28nm chip orders from TSMC clients

    Before Going to Press | 5h 17min ago

  • Demand from China picking up, say IC design houses

    Before Going to Press | 5h 18min ago

  • Foundry chipmaker Powerchip rolls out solutions for IoT

    Before Going to Press | 5h 19min ago

  • Simplo pushing new businesses

    Before Going to Press | 5h 19min ago

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

30-Mar-2015 markets closed

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TAIEX (TSE)9503.72-115.40-1.2% 

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GTSM (OTC)143.81-1.22-0.84% 

OTC electronic188.31-2.09-1.1% 

Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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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.