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IC designers to embrace lucrative smart speaker market in 2018

Dec 12, 15:01

With global brand vendors aggressively venturing into the smart speaker market, the worldwide demand for smart speakers is likely to rise sharply to 30-50 million units in 2018, and...

Smart speakers are increasingly popular with consumers

Backend IC service provider Sigurd sees bright prospect in 2018

Dec 5, 14:36

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics is expected to enjoy strong revenue performance in 2018 due to more orders from Amazon for its smart speaker chips,...

Compal, Foxconn to benefit from smart speaker demand, says paper

Nov 21, 15:04

With Apple rescheduling the launch of its smart speaker HomePod from December to early 2018, Amazon's Echo series is expected to dominate the smart speaker market during the year-end...

Global tablet market set for rebound in 2018

Nov 8, 14:00

The global tablet market is set for a rebound in 2018 as major IT players including Amazon, Huawei, Microsoft and Google all plan to launch new models in the coming year, while sales...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to rise 7.8% on quarter to 45.58 million units in 4Q17

Nov 6, 12:41

Global shipments of tablets are estimated to grow 7.8% sequentially to 45.58 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017 due mainly to brisk market demand for entry-level branded...

Amazon pushing Echo into Asia markets

Oct 16, 15:39

Amazon has been aggressively looking to promote its Echo series smart speaker products in Asia markets including India and Japan and has been tuning its Alexa system to recognize...

KYEC obtains key backend orders from MediaTek

Oct 16, 13:24

Testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has obtained orders for MediaTek's major products for 2018, including 12nm mobile SoCs, and chips solutions for voice assistant devices...

Digitimes Research: Global smart home market heading for a melee

Oct 12, 11:06

The global smart home market is bracing for fierce competition. Apple is likely to optimize some features of iPhone X for smart home applications; Amazon has launched an additional...

White-box tablet players turn to new markets for survival

Oct 11, 14:31

Seeing difficulties in differentiating from competitors, tablet brand vendors have been mainly focusing on cutting their prices to boost sales, which has in turn impacted China-based...

White-box tablets see growing competition from first-tier models

IC packager ASE reportedly enters Amazon supply chain

Sep 15, 11:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has cut into the supply chain for Amazon's datacenter construction set to begin between 2017 and 2018, by providing 2.5D IC packaging services...

NAND flash market to top US$65 billion in 2020, says report

Sep 12, 10:45

The NAND flash market is forecast to top US$65 billion in 2020, up from US$40 billion in 2017, according to data from a ChinaFlashMarket.com report.

CFMS (China Flash Market Summit) 2017

Competition in AI chip market heating up on full presence of global tech giants

Sep 6, 15:02

Competition in the artificial intelligence (AI) chip market is heating up as nearly all major players in the IT industry have joined the race to develop AI chips and applications...

Jazz Hipster unveils smart speaker with IoT support

Sep 1, 15:04

Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality.

Jazz Hipster's new smart speaker

Global tech heavyweights actively vying for smart home market pie

Aug 28, 14:36

The market for smart home applications, particularly smart audio products, is emerging as a new major battlefield among global high-tech giants, as Amazon, Apple, Google and Xiaomi...

Amazon Echo faces challenge to stay on top of smart speaker market

Jul 25, 16:05

Amazon's top-selling Echo smart speaker may see serious challenge from competitors, as it lacks support for non-English-speaking countries, according to sources from market watcher...

MediaTek to transfer 28nm chip orders to UMC

Jul 25, 09:16

MediaTek plans to transfer part of its 28nm mobile chip orders, including those for the Amazon Echo Dot, to United Microelectronics (UMC) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

MediaTek

IC vendors ramping up solutions for voice assistants

Jul 19, 10:42

A number of China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses are ramping up their production of speaker solutions, MEMS microphones and other chips to meet increasing demand for voice assistant...

HTC upgrades U11 to support Alexa voice service

Jul 17, 21:29

HTC has tied up with Amazon and optimized its latest flagship smartphone the HTC U11 to support Alexa voice service, making the model the world's first Alexa-enabled smartphone, according...

htc U11

MediaTek IoT chips expand presence in China bicycle-sharing market

Jul 12, 13:30

Specializing in smartphone SoC chips, MediaTek has been aggressively developing its highly-integrated SoC offerings for wearable and IoT applications. With its IoT solutions, MediaTek...

MediaTek IoT chips are making inroads in China bicycle-sharing market

Solectron founder offers recipes to boost Taiwan tech strength

Jul 3, 14:22

Winston H Chen founded Solectron in 1978. Under his leadership, the company grew into the world’s largest electronics manufacturing services provider with annual revenue of...

Solectron founder Winston H Chen

Apple, Amazon to join Foxconn bid to acquire Toshiba semi unit, says report

Newswatch - Jun 6, 14:19

Apple and Amazon will participate in Foxconn Electronics' bid to acquire Toshiba's semiconductor business, Foxconn chairman Terry Guo told the Japan-based Nikkei Asian Review.<...

Amazon Echo series device shipments expected to surpass 10 million in 2017

Jun 1, 21:15

Amazon has recently cut the price for its Echo Dot from US$99 originally to US$49 and the reduction is expected to greatly boost the company's smart voice assistance device shipments...

Drone market taking off with promising demand from commercial sector

May 30, 15:50

The market for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), commonly known as drones, is growing quickly thanks to the diversification of products. Demand for consumer, entertainment, professional...

Inventec to produce AI-based smart home products for Apple, says paper

Newswatch - May 3, 15:57

Taiwan-based OEM Inventec reportedly has landed orders from Apple to produce a connected speaker device, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Foxconn to build production center for Amazon in China

Apr 28, 12:14

Foxconn Electronics will team up with a number of China-based companies to build a production center in Hengyang, central China to produce of an array of devices for Amazon, according...

Amazon opens office in Taiwan to promote B2B online trading

Apr 25, 15:08

Amazon has opened an office in Taipei for Amazon Global Selling, its platform specifically for B2B online sales between manufacturers (sellers) and corporate or institutional buyers,...

Amazon Global Selling Asia head Cindy Tai

Huawei ships 139 million smartphones in 2016

Jan 9, 10:07

Huawei shipped a total of 139 million smartphones in 2016, an increase of 29% from a year earlier, according to the company.

Amazon sees increasing tablet demand in 4Q16

Nov 8, 15:05

Amazon's inexpensive tablets continue to enjoy strong demand in the fourth quarter and should boost related supply chain players' performances. Taiwan-based small-to-medium-size panel...

Amazon dominates public IaaS and ahead in PaaS; IBM leads in private cloud, says Synergy Research

Nov 2, 12:10

New third quarter data from Synergy Research Group shows that Amazon Web Services (AWS) still has a 45% share of the worldwide public IaaS market, despite Microsoft and Google having...

Compal faces strong competition for Amazon tablet orders from China-based Huaqin

Oct 12, 15:16

Compal Electronics has faced increasing competition for Amazon's tablet ODM orders from China-based Huaqin Telecom Technology. Amazon has increased ODM orders to Huaqin due to costs,...

MediaTek lands chip orders from Amazon for Echo Dot

Newswatch - Oct 5, 11:05

MediaTek reportedly has landed tablet chip orders from Amazon for production of its second generation smart home device, the Echo Dot. Shipments of the chips will peak in October-November,...

Server shipments expected to pick up as Internet service providers place orders

Sep 22, 14:27

With Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon ready to pull in their new datacenter server orders for the second half, sources from the server-related upstream supply chain expect server...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to up over 16% on quarter in 3Q16

Aug 25, 10:36

Global tablet shipments will bounce back 16.3% sequentially to reach nearly 47 million units in the third quarter, but the volume will still be down over 10% compared to the same...

Microsoft, Google, Amazon pushing new datacenter establishments in 2H16

Jul 14, 11:55

Microsoft, Google and Amazon have been aggressively pushing the cloud computing service market and are expected to establish more datacenters in the second half of 2016. Microsoft...

Apple beats Microsoft at their own game while Amazon primes the low end of tablet market, says IDC

Apr 29, 16:09

First-quarter seasonality combined with an overall disinterested customer base led to an annual decline of 14.7% in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2016. Worldwide...

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    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

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    Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet

    Amazon's Fire HD Kids Edition comes with two sizes: the 6-inch model is priced at US$149 and the 7-inch model is priced at US$189. The Fire HD Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

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  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

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