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CNY1,000 Full HD smartphones may become a wide trend in China during 2015

Nov 14, 14:11

China panel makers are solidifying panel production for 2015 and may be able to provide Full HD handset panels at low pricing that would allow China vendors to expand their lineups...

Optoma expands product lineup

Nov 14, 11:59

Taiwan-based DLP projector vendor Optoma Technology has announced it is further developing in the speaker market, with an emphasis on new products such as its Optoma NuForce.

Simplo expects strong 2015

Nov 14, 11:07

Seeing a better-than-expected third quarter, Simplo Technology expects its EPS to reach around NT$11 (US$0.36) in 2014, while sales in 2015 will perform stronger than in 2014 and...

Compal Electronics expects 2015 shipments to grow 25% on year

Nov 13, 20:59

Compal Electronics expects ODM shipments of notebooks, smartphones, tablets and LCD TVs in total to increase 25% on year in 2015, company president Ray Chen said at a November 13...

Asustek aims at 3rd largest global notebook market share for 2015

Nov 13, 19:15

Asustek Computer expects to ship 20.1 million notebooks (including notebook/tablet hybrid models) in 2014, increasing 6.9% on year, and aims to see 2015 shipments grow over 5% on...

Asustek faced with difficulty to reach 2015 target smartphone shipments due to competition from Xiaomi

Nov 13, 15:58

Asustek Computer has set target global shipments of 16 million smartphones for 2015, with China to be a focus market, but is expected to face difficulty due to price-performance competition...

TV panel makers aim to ship 257 million units in 2015

Nov 13, 14:40

TV panel makers aim to ship 257 million units in 2015, up 3% on year, according to DisplaySearch.

ChipMOS Taiwan, Thailin to merge

Nov 13, 10:06

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) announced on November 12 that its board of directors has approved a plan to merge its subsidiaries ChipMOS Taiwan and Thailin Semiconductor. The board...

Digitimes Research: Global large-size TFT LCD shipments expected to increase 0.5% in 2015

Nov 12, 22:11

Global large-size TFT LCD shipments are expected to only increase 0.5% in 2015 due to weak demand for monitor and notebook applications coupled with limited growth in the tablet segment,...

Chipmakers of Apple Watch supply chain gearing up production

Nov 12, 22:05

Chip suppliers involved in the supply chain of the Apple Watch are gearing up to start production for the upcoming wearable device, according to industry sources.

Order visibility highest for Apple, Lenovo notebook shipments for 2015, say Taiwan makers

Nov 12, 15:28

Based on orders received, Taiwan-based notebook supply chain makers indicated that orders for notebooks to be shipped in 2015 from Apple and Lenovo have the highest visibility.

Taiwan makers expect strong on-cell touch panel shipments going into 2015

Nov 11, 15:19

Taiwan makers expect strong shipments for on-cell touch panels going into 2015 as more China vendors are expected to use the technology in entry-level and mid-range handsets.

TV panel order visibility expected until early 2015

Nov 10, 16:00

Supply for 40- and 50-inch TV panels is expected to be short until the end of 2014, with suppliers including Innolux expected to see order visibility until January of 2015.

Inventec targeting 2015 business growth from non-notebook product lines

Nov 10, 11:21

Notebook ODM Inventec saw consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2014 decrease on quarter and on year mainly due to shrinking shipments of notebooks, and hopes that non-notebook...

Casetek sets capex budget of US$505 million

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 11:13

Metal-alloy casing maker Casetek Holdings has decided to set aside a capex budget of US$505 million to expand production capacity in 2015. The company's capex budget for 2014 was...

Digitimes Research: Japan LED lighting demand to reach JPY507.8 billion in 2015

Nov 7, 15:32

Japan is the world's leading country in terms of LED lighting penetration and its LED lighting demand in 2015 will reach JPY507.8 billion (US$4.43 billion), increasing by 13.2% on...

Lenovo to launch low-cost Chromebook in early 2015

Nov 7, 14:27

Lenovo reportedly will launch Chromebook models targeting the sub-US$170 segment in early 2015, a move which will further drag down profits for notebook vendors, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan makers focus on improving product mix, high-profit production in 2015

Nov 6, 22:09

Taiwan panel makers will continue to focus primarily on improving product mix and the production of high-profit products such as Ultra HD TV panels in order to maintain profits in...

Intel Core M platform to account for below 10% of notebook shipments in 2015, say sources

Nov 6, 15:20

Intel's new low-power-consumption Core M-series platform, featuring a fanless design, is expected to account for only 5-10% of most notebook vendors' shipments in 2015, and cooling...

China market: China Unicom aims to ship 100 million dual-mode 4G devices in 2015, says report

Nov 6, 10:54

China United Network Communications (China Unicom) aims to sell 100 million FDD-LTE/TD-LTE dual-mode terminal devices in 2015, according to a report.

Shipment proportion of large-size public FPDs expected to increase in 2015

Nov 5, 22:17

As the global large-screen public flat-panel display (FPD) market is rebounding, with an estimated almost 30% growth expected to occur in 2015, vendors estimate their shipment proportion...

Strong growth in public display shipments forecast for 2015, says DisplaySearch

Nov 5, 15:37

The global large-screen public flat-panel display (FPD) market is rebounding after declines in 2012 and flat growth in 2013. According to DisplaySearch, the market is expected to...

LED market to reach 31% penetration in 2015; global demand for LED lighting products to increase

Nov 5, 14:31

The global LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion and its market penetration will increase to 31% in 2015 as the overall lighting market grows to US$82.1 billion, according...

Digitimes Research: Quanta Computer is only Taiwan notebook ODM expected to see shipment growth in 2015

Nov 4, 20:53

Quanta Computer will ship 49.1 million notebooks in 2015, increasing on year by 7.8% and the only one among the five largest Taiwan-based notebook ODMs that will see sequential growth...

Digitimes Research: Global top-6 notebook vendors to share 81.7% global shipments in 2015

Nov 4, 20:50

The world's top-six notebook vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Dell, Apple, Acer and Asustek Computer, will together occupy 81.7% of global notebook shipments in 2015, increasing...

AUO to expand 8.5G capacity for TV panels in 2015

Nov 4, 15:27

AU Optronics (AUO) has plans to allocate capital in 2015 to expanding production at 8.5G facilities for TV panel applications, according to industry sources.

Quanta reportedly receives Google server orders for 1Q15

Nov 4, 11:43

Quanta Computer reportedly has received new orders from Google for servers recently and will start supplying in the first quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. Quanta declined...

Digitimes Research: Skylake processor delay to weaken Windows 10 notebook demand

Oct 31, 15:55

Intel's Skylake-based processors, originally expected to launch in early third-quarter 2015 to support the release of Windows 10-based notebooks, may not become available until the...

Ultra HD TV shipments to reach 30 million in 2015, says Innolux

Oct 31, 14:45

Innolux expects global Ultra HD TV shipments to reach 30 million units in 2015, driven by demand for larger-size, higher resolution models, according to company president JC Wang.

Innolux president JC Wang

Taiwan market: BenQ aims to sell 20,000 curved Full HD WCG TVs in 2015; Ultra HD TV penetration to reach 5%

Oct 31, 12:03

BenQ aims to release new curved wide-color gamut (WCG) Full HD TVs in 2015 and expects related sales to reach between 10,000-20,000 units.

BenQ pushes curved Full HD TVs in the market

Project Ara modularized smartphone to enter commercial production in 2015

Oct 30, 14:35

Project Ara under Google's Advanced Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) is currently working with more than 20 partners and aims to bring its modularized smartphone into commercial...

Inside structure of a modularized Project Ara phone

Quanta said to be main supplier of Google Project Ara

Oct 30, 11:04

Project Ara, Google's development plan for modular smartphones, is expected to become available on the market in 2015 with Quanta Computer reportedly being the main hardware supplier...

TSMC to trail Samsung by 14pp in FinFET in 2015, says Barclays

Oct 30, 10:57

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will have a 39% share in the FinFET process segment in 2015 compared to Samsung Electronics' 53%, according to an estimate of Barclays...

Inotera to more than double capex for 2015

Oct 30, 10:53

Inotera Memories plans to more than double its capex budget to NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) in 2015 from NT$22 billion projected for 2014 in order to facilitate its migration to...

Flip Chip technology expected to be used in more LED TVs released in 2015

Oct 29, 14:44

Direct-type LED TVs featuring Flip Chip LED technology are becoming more prevalent in the market and many China- and Korea-based TV vendors are expected to start using the technology...

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    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

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