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Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting market value in 2015 estimated at nearly US$30 billion

Dec 24, 23:01

Global market demand for LED lighting in 2015 is valued at US$29.90 billion, consisting of US$5.750 billion for Europe, US$5.624 billion for the US, US$5.078 billion for Japan, US$4.568...

Lextar aims to ship over 40 million LED light bulbs in 2015

Dec 24, 22:57

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics has received LED lighting orders with shipments scheduled through June 2015 and aims to ship...

Tripod profits to rise 5-10% in 2015, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 22:56

PCB manufacturer Tripod Technology is expected to enjoy profit growth of 5-10% in 2015, thanks to a diversified product portfolio, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Connected devices expected to be focus at CES 2015

Dec 24, 11:34

The connected home is one of the hottest topics being discussed today, and with CES 2015 taking place next month in Las Vegas, new innovations are sure to be on display. Although...

VIS profits to rise on strong demand, report says

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 10:55

Contract chipmaker Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will continue to see its profits soar in 2015, as its 8-inch fab capacity remains tight due to strong demand, according...

China vendor Oppo to ship 50 million smartphones in 2015, say sources

Dec 23, 23:03

China-based handset vendor Oppo is expected to ship up to 50 million smartphones in 2015 compared to 25-30 million units shipped in the previous year. For total shipments in 2015,...

Asustek ZenFone 2 to be available in March, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 15:54

Asustek Computer's next-generation ZenFone 2, which was originally set to start selling in February 2015, may be delayed to March as related development is behind schedule. However,...

Mitsui Chemical, SKC to merge polyurethane material businesses

Dec 23, 15:26

Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals and Korea-based petrochemical firm SKC on December 22 reached an agreement to establish a joint venture that will merge both firms' polyurethane material...

UTAC said to set up 12-inch wafer-level packaging line in Taiwan

Dec 23, 15:13

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC), a Singapore-based assembly and test company, will continue its investment in Taiwan in 2015 by setting up a 12-inch wafer-level packaging line,...

MediaTek shipments for 4G smartphones to hike

Dec 23, 14:16

MediaTek's shipments of 4G LTE chips for 2014 are set to reach 30-40 million units, a China Business News (CBN) report cited Aaron Chang, head of the company's China operations,...

NFV solution market to emerge in 2015: Q&A with Aruba CEO Dominic Orr

Dec 23, 14:14

The development of network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions will become mature in 2015 and will result in tremendous business opportunities, Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks,...

Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks

TV panel growth estimated at 3.4% in 2015, says WitsView

Dec 23, 11:27

The TV panel shipment growth rate in 2015 is expected to be at 3.4%. Additionally, the average TV panel size shipped is expected to grow by 0.5-inch, according to WitsView.

China market: LeTV aims to ship 3-4 million own-brand LCD TVs in 2015

Dec 23, 11:19

China-based OTT operator LeTV has sold 1.5 million own-brand LCD TVs in the China market in 2014 and aims to sell 3-4 million units in 2015, according to the company.

Computex 2015 out of booths

Dec 22, 21:58

Although Computex 2015 will not begin until June 2015, booths for the show have already sold out as many emerging players in the cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) industries...

Computex 2015 to be hosted from June 2-6

HLMC said to invest NT$100 billion to build new fab

Dec 22, 21:36

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) will invest around NT$100 billion (US$3.2 billion) to build a new 12-inch wafer fab in 2015, according to industry sources.

China Mobile aims at 250 million TD-LTE users by end of 2015, says chairman

Dec 22, 14:42

China Mobile expects the number of its TD-LTE subscribers to reach 80 million by the end of 2014, far exceeding the original target of 50 million, and th enumber will reach 250 million...

WCG Ultra HD models to be TV sales promotion focus in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:21

Japan-, South Korea- and China-based LCD TV vendors are expected to focus marketing on WCG (wide color gamut) Ultra HD models in 2015 and consequently WCG models as a proportion of...

International vendors to launch QD LCD TVs in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:19

International LCD TV vendors, including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony and China-based TCL and Hisense, are expected to launch quantum dot (QD) models for market differentiation...

Dow CMP pad plant in Taiwan to operate at full capacity in 2015

Dec 19, 16:00

Dow Chemical expects its CMP (chemical mechanical polishing) solution and pad production plant in Chunan, northern Taiwan, to operate at full capacity through 2015, according to the...

Dow Chunan plant manager KM Chen

Qualcomm, MediaTek to diversify foundry sources, say industry watchers

Dec 19, 10:56

Qualcomm will contract both Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its 1Xnm chips, whereas MediaTek is also likely to have more than...

Microsoft rumored to make head-worn gaming device in 2015

Dec 18, 14:55

Microsoft is rumored to be planning to mass produce a head-worn virtual gaming device in 2015 and is expected to showcase the product at the E3 gaming show in June, according to sources...

IC design houses gearing up for 64-bit smartphone boom

Dec 18, 14:39

With Android phone makers pushing for migration to 64 bit architecture, chip suppliers including Qualcomm and MediaTek are set to introduce new quad- and 8-core 64-bit solutions in...

Firefox-based smartphones to enter Africa in 2015

Dec 18, 11:50

Mozilla is expected to team up with China-based handset makers to produce Firefox OS-based smartphones for sales in Africa through Millicom's subsidiaries, including Airtel, MTN South...

LCD TV shipments to rebound in 2015; Samsung and LG to hold over 40% share, says WitsView

Dec 18, 10:58

Propelled by economic recovery of major markets such as North America and China, and the promotions for large-sized products, LCD TV shipments in 2014 are projected to reach 215 million...

Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei to open in March 2015

Dec 17, 23:18

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) new IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the air bridge between the building and Guang Hua...

Gou Shou-cheng, manager of Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan

Digitimes Research: Global LED light bulb shipments in 2015 to reach 1.81 billion units

Dec 17, 20:18

There will be 1.81 billion LED light bulbs shipped globally in 2015, hiking 59.9% on year and accounting for 13.9% of all lighting products, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Verizon to ship three million own-brand tablets in 2015

Dec 17, 15:47

Several mobile communication industry-related players have achieved strong tablet sales for 2014 and in addition to brand vendors such as Lenovo and Huawei, several telecom carriers...

SSD/HDD hybrid business-use notebooks expected to increase in 2015

Dec 16, 22:03

In view of continual drops in SSD prices, notebook vendors are more willing to adopt SSD/HDD hybrid storage devices for business-use models in 2015, with the proportion of hybrid...

Global business prospects are optimistic in 2015, says TSMC chairman

Dec 16, 16:13

Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has said that he is optimistic about the business prospects for 2015.

Quanta, Wiwynn to achieve 2014 server business goals

Dec 16, 12:09

Wistron's white-box server subsidiary Wiwynn and Quanta Computer are expected to achieve their server business goals for 2014, but in anticipation of growing competition in the server...

Novatek, Himax growing sales of non-driver IC product lines

Dec 16, 11:13

Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have both landed new orders for non-driver IC products, which will help further grow sales of their non-driver IC product lines in...

Digitimes Research: US server vendors see growing threat from China competitors

Dec 15, 15:33

With the server market's rapid growth and the China government's aggressive efforts to build up the country's server industry, China-based server brand vendors have all seen their...

Xiaomi plans to launch sub-CNY500 smartphones in 2015

Dec 15, 10:26

Xiaomi Technology, which has become the fifth-largest smartphone vendor by virtue of launching inexpensive models in 2014, plans to launch entry-level smartphones for sale at below...

Wah Hong Industrial to expand capacity in 2015

Dec 15, 10:11

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial will add ultra-size cutters to make optical film for use in up to 90-inch LCD TVs and two optical film coating lines in 2015, with its total...

China market: FCCL prices under pressure to drop

Dec 12, 14:12

Prices of copper-clad laminates (FCCL) in China are set to fall in 2015 amid increasing competition, according to industry sources.

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    Mobile + telecom | 31min ago

  • Universal Display and LG Display sign OLED technology license agreement

    Displays | 32min ago

  • Foxconn to assist China handset brands expanding sales in emerging markets in 2015

    Mobile + telecom | 33min ago

  • TCL reports 3.5% decline in LCD TV shipments for 2014

    Displays | 35min ago

  • Spansion and Macronix reach settlement agreement

    Bits + chips | 41min ago

  • Demand for fine-pitch LED display panels growing, but prices will fall, say Taiwan makers

    LED | 44min ago

  • Lite-On Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15

    Bits + chips | 47min ago

  • Silicon Motion reports record 2014 sales

    Bits + chips | 58min ago

  • Universal Display and LG Display announce long-term OLED patent license and supplemental material purchase agreements

    Before Going to Press | 1h 18min ago

  • Digitimes Research: LG Chem showcases highest lumen-price ratio OLED lighting panel at Lighting Japan 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 28min ago

  • Nanya nets NT$11.77 per share for 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 29min ago

  • Inotera reports record revenues and profits for 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 36min ago

  • Prices for non-China/Taiwan-made solar cells fall due to US lowering tariffs

    Before Going to Press | 1h 37min ago

  • Huawei aims to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 1h 38min ago

  • Spansion and Macronix reach settlement agreement

    Before Going to Press | 1h 39min ago

  • Taiwan market: Xiaomi ships 100,000 smart bracelets in less than 2 months

    Before Going to Press | 1h 43min ago

  • PTI profits soar in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 44min ago

  • Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphone segment

    Before Going to Press | 1h 58min ago

  • Intel cooperates with Spreadtrum, Fuzhou Rockchip to tap China mobile chip solution market

    Before Going to Press | 1h 59min ago

  • Acer BYOC to help Taiwan small app developers enter international markets

    Before Going to Press | 2h 6min ago

  • Acer to sell Liquid Z200 via cooperation with Bookoff in Japan

    Before Going to Press | 2h 54min ago

  • IoT opportunities reliant on dependent developments, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 2h 57min ago

  • Sharp estimates LCD TV shipments to reach 6 million in fiscal 2014-2015

    Before Going to Press | 2h 58min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels reach 66.99 million in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 3h 12min ago

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    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    CES 2015: Asustek ZenFone Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer is exhibiting its Android 5.0-based ZenFone Zoom smartphone at CES 2015 featuring a 13-megapixel 3x optical zoom plus 12x digital zoom camera. The smartphone adopts...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    CES 2015: Intel Broadwell-based Core processor

    Intel has unveiled the fifth-generation Intel Core processor family built on Intel's 14nm manufacturing process during CES 2015. The CPUs provides the foundation for interactive experiences...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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