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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...

Digitimes Research: Mobile e-payment services in Japan promising

Sep 5, 15:54

Apple Pay and Android Pay - launched in Japan market in October and December 2016 respectively - are expected to hike consumers' willingness to use mobile e-payment services, as the...

Apple reportedly books up Largan capacity at new factory

Sep 5, 11:29

Apple reportedly has booked up the production capacity for above 12-megapixel lens modules at a new factory being built by smartphone lens module maker Largan Precision in central...

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping (right)

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

Basic trackers take back seat as smartwatches accelerate in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 1, 15:13

The worldwide wearable market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% on year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter of 2017, according to the...

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

Smartphone growth expected to remain positive in 2021, says IDC

Aug 30, 13:39

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021, according to IDC, which expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7...

Samsung seeking long-term supply contracts with wafer firms

Aug 30, 13:34

Samsung Electronics is striving to sign long-term supply contracts with multiple wafer makers to ensure sufficient silicon wafer supplies for the manufacture of memory chips and logic...

A new Samsung fab in Pyeongtaek to focus on 64-layer 3D NAND flash production

E&R Engineering shipping laser-cutting machines to Intel in small volume, sources say

Aug 29, 14:50

Taiwan-based E&R Engineering has started shipping laser-cutting machines in small volume to Intel, according to market sources. The fab toolmaker is also about to obtain verification...

Android device launches drive 18.4% growth in 2Q17 in Australia, says IDC

Aug 28, 16:13

The Australian mobile phone market, including feature phones and smartphones, exceeded growth expectations as it shipped 2.16 million mobile phones in the second quarter of 2017 as...

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...

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 25, 14:48

Gartner forecasts that 310.4 million wearable devices will be sold worldwide in 2017, an increase of 16.7% from 2016. Sales of wearable devices will generate revenues of US$30.5 billion...

Chipbond, ChipMOS see rising orders for TDDI chips

Aug 25, 12:19

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen orders for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips for use in 18:9 smartphone panels ramp up, which...

Demand for 4G smartphones in emerging markets spurs growth in 2Q17, says Gartner

Aug 23, 13:15

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7% increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. In the smartphone...

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

Aug 22, 12:09

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger...

China PCB firms expanding production capacity

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Aug 22, 11:44

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone...

Handset supply chain makers on high alert as smartphone competition looming

Aug 21, 14:57

Suppliers in the global handset supply chain are nervously waiting for the planned release of new smartphones from Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei in the upcoming peak season...

Competition in the high-end smartphone market looming

Digitimes Research: Global TDDI chip shipments for 2017 to shoot up 191% on year

Aug 21, 14:26

Global TDDI (touch and display driver integration) chip shipments for 2017 are estimated to drastically soar 191% on year due mainly to increased shipments of hybrid in-cell TDDI...

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Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC, says executive

Aug 21, 13:50

Qualcomm has been working with Taiwan's semiconductor firms for years, including an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology...

Qualcomm will extend its collaboration with TSMC to FinFET process

Apple Watch shipments expected to reach 15 million in 2017

Aug 18, 10:29

With Apple ready to launch its third-generation Apple Watch, Apple's overall smartwatch shipments are expected to rise to 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter and hit 15 million...

Apple Watch

Apple Watch 3 launch likely at year-end 2017, says report

Aug 17, 13:56

Apple is likely to launch its Apple Watch Series 3 devices by the end of 2017. The new Apple Watch will come in 38mm and 42mm sizes with Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi+LTE connectivity, according...

HiSilicon among top-5 customers of TSMC

Aug 16, 12:09

With volume production for its Kirin 970-series chips kicking off, HiSilicon Technologies has become one of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) top-5 customers, according...

TSMC enters volume production for HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor

Pegatron to rebound after hitting bottom in 2Q17

Aug 15, 15:16

Pegatron Technology has announced net profits of NT$3.44 billion (US$115.93 million) for the second quarter, down 11.5% sequentially and 13.8% on year, while EPS were only NT$1.34,...

Quanta reports growth for 2Q17, expects better 2H17

Aug 14, 16:05

Quanta Computer has announced its second-quarter 2017 revenues at NT$235.37 billion (US$7.93 billion), growing 3.3% sequentially and 13.3% on year thanks to increasing orders for...

Quanta expects strong 2H17 performance

TSMC 12nm FinFET process ready for volume production in 4Q17, says report

Aug 14, 15:57

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will enter volume production of chips built using its 12nm FinFET process in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Apple falls to third place in 2Q17 wearable band market, says Canalys

Aug 14, 13:49

The total worldwide wearable band market grew 8% on year in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys. The wearable band market for second-quarter 2017 was led by Xiaomi with...

Huawei likely to outpace Apple to become 2nd largest smartphone vendor in 3Q17

Aug 10, 14:58

Huawei is likely to outpace Apple to become the second largest smartphone vendor globally in the third quarter of 2017 as sales of China-based vendor's high-end P- and M-series as...

Huawei sees smartphone shipments continue expanding

Inventec sees on-year growth in July revenues

Aug 7, 21:02

Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$39.48 billion (US$1.33 billion) for July, sliding 5.77% from a month ago, but rising 13.38% on year. The company's combined consolidated...

Notebook vendors adopting different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales

Aug 7, 16:25

Heavyweight notebook vendors Lenovo, HP and Apple are taking different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales in the global markets, with the former two adopting lower-pricing...

Taiwan market: Microsoft debuts Surface Laptop

Aug 7, 13:55

Microsoft has released its Surface Laptop as a new member of Microsoft Surface series of touchscreen Windows PCs, in a bid to rival Apple MacBook in the Taiwan market.

Microsoft Surface Laptop to be available in Taiwan on August 8

Xiaomi soars as global smartphone shipments hit 360 million in 2Q17, says firm

Aug 4, 15:02

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58% on year to 23.2 million units for a 6% global share in the second quarter of 2017 when global shipments...

Global smartphone shipments expand 4% on year in 2Q17, says Canalys

Aug 4, 14:04

Global smartphone shipments totaled 340 million units in the second quarter of 2017, increasing 4% from a year earlier, according to Canalys.

Apple reports growth in revenues and profits for fiscal 3Q17

Aug 2, 12:32

Apple has disclosed financial results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 1, 2017, posting quarterly revenues of US$45.4 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share...

Huawei to launch Mate 10 to take on new iPhone

Jul 31, 13:07

Huawei reportedly plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Mate 10, in the coming fall, timing which is selected to match the planned release of the next-generation iPhone...

TSMC to enter mass production for new 10nm HiSilicon chips in September, says report

Jul 28, 09:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun mass production of 10nm chips in the third quarter by fulfilling orders for Apple's A11 chips, as well as HiSilicon's...

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    Apple Watch Series 3 Hermes

    Apple Watch Hermes models come with built-in cellular and pair with a collection of new bands, including the Single Tour Rallye, in perforated Gala calfskin, inspired by the classic...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple has introduced its Watch Series 3, adding built-in cellular, allowing users to stay connected, make calls, receive texts even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple iPhone X

    The Apple iPhone X features an all-glass design with a 5.8-inch Super Retina edge-to-edge display. It supports wireless charging and allows users to unlock, authenticate and pay using...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Apple iMac Pro all-in-one PC

    Apple has given a sneak peek of its upcoming iMac Pro, a new workstation-class product line designed for pro users. The iMac Pro, with its 27-inch Retina 5K display, up to 18-core...

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.