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China market: Apple shares over 64% of 2Q13 consumer tablet sales, says Analysys

Sep 9, 10:56

Apple occupied 64.6% of 3.576 million consumer tablets sold in the China market during second-quarter 2013, with overall unit sales increasing 5.2% sequentially and 52.8% on year,...

Apple faces thorny memory future as a non-Samsung customer, says IHS

Sep 9, 10:39

Apple may be the most influential technology company in the world, but even its formidable status may not help as it tries to out-innovate Samsung, its primary competitor. That's...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone shipments down by 6.2 million units in 2Q13

Sep 4, 15:36

Apple's iPhone shipments declined by 6.2 million units in the second quarter of 2013 as compared to those shipped in the previous quarter as consumers are waiting for the release...

ASE to land growing backend orders for Apple devices, says report

Newswatch - Aug 29, 15:56

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to secure backend orders for fingerprint sensors, application processors and Wi-Fi modules for...

Commentary: Samsung to upstage Apple by releasing Galaxy Gear, but is it profitable?

Aug 27, 16:03

Samsung Electronics has announced a pre-IFT event to introduce its new products to the public on September 4, with the new devices likely to include the much speculated Samsung Galaxy...

Digitimes Research: Samsung to remain in Apple supply chain

Aug 27, 15:31

Samsung Display is expected to remain as a major panel supplier for Apple products throughout 2013 into 2014 despite previous industry rumors stating that Apple was looking to shift...

Inventec expected to land orders for iWatch, says analyst

Aug 27, 15:27

Inventec is expected to land 60% of orders for an Apple iWatch, which is expected to release in the second half of 2014. The orders are estimated to contribute about 19% of Inventec's...

Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone driving 55% increase in handset display revenues in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 11:33

Increased demand for higher resolution, larger touch-enabled smartphones is leading to strong revenue growth in the mobile phone display market in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Taiwan vendors concerned about the possibility of cheap iPad mini

Aug 26, 12:19

Apple reportedly will release its new smartphones and tablets in September; however, compared to these new products, Taiwan-based vendors are more concerned about whether Apple has...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to reach 950 million in 2013

Aug 19, 16:01

Global smartphone shipments reached 420 million units in the first half of 2013 and are expected to top nearly 950 million units for the full year, Digitimes Research has estimated...

Smartphone competition to heat up prior to IFA

Aug 19, 14:50

The global smartphone market is heading for a new round of competition in early September when Samsung Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are set to release new flagship models...

China market: iPhone loses ground as local brands poised for growth, says TrendForce

Aug 19, 10:32

The iPhone now leads Samsung Electronics in the "brand recognition" category by only 1% in China's smartphone market, according to the most recent survey conducted by Avanti,...

8-inch tablets expected to impact demand for 10.1-inch models, say Taiwan makers

Aug 16, 12:01

Samsung Electronics, Acer and Micro-Star International (MSI) have launched 8-inch tablets and Hewlett-Packard (HP), LG Electronics, Lenovo and Asustek Computer are expected to follow...

More US households use Roku, Apple TV or other streaming video media devices, says Parks Associates

Aug 15, 14:28

Parks Associates has announced new streaming media and connected TV research showing the number of US broadband households with a streaming video media device, such as a Roku or Apple...

Foxconn sees over 10% growth in 2Q13 revenues

Aug 15, 14:25

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$895.6 billion (US$29.91 billion) for the second quarter, up 10.7% sequentially with gross...

Apple seeking engineers in Taiwan

Aug 15, 13:54

Apple has recently started hiring engineers in Taiwan and has posted positions such as senior packaging engineer, reliability engineering manager, senior software instrumentation...

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Delayed fingerprint sensor production to limit initial shipments of iPhone 5S to 3-4 million units in 3Q13, say sources

Aug 12, 15:51

Production of Apple's next iPhone, commonly referred to be the iPhone 5S and is scheduled to be unveiled on September 10, could reach only 3-4 million units in the third quarter of...

Samsung, Apple reportedly developing 12-inch and above tablets

Aug 12, 11:46

Samsung is reportedly developing tablets with a 12-inch or larger display echoing rumors that Apple reportedly has similar plans. Sources from the upstream supply chain believe the...

Apple shift in chip manufacturing strategy boosts semiconductor foundry business in 2013, says IHS

Aug 9, 11:05

In an illustration of the massive power it wields in the electronics supply chain, Apple's migration of the production of key semiconductors from Samsung Electronics to pure-play...

Apple cedes share in smartphone OS market as Android and Windows gain, says IDC

Aug 8, 15:20

Despite beating Wall Street expectations in terms of shipment volumes, Apple's share in the worldwide smartphone operating system market posted an on-year decline during the second...

Qualcomm to switch 28nm HKMG wafer orders from TSMC to Globalfoundries, say sources

Aug 6, 22:23

Qualcomm reportedly will switch 10,000 units, or 20% of its orders for 28nm HKMG wafers, from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to Globalfoundries starting September...

Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 11:18

ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone...

Catcher expects rising 3Q13 performance due to new smartphone orders

Aug 5, 21:43

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology expects its revenue performance to start picking up in the third quarter due to new smartphone orders from an old client, according to...

Pegatron reportedly to gain orders for Apple iMac

Aug 5, 15:47

Apple reportedly may shift some of its iMac orders from Quanta Computer to Pegatron Technology, with some related upstream supply chain players revealing they sent iMac components...

More smartphone brands shifting focus to mid-range models, say sources

Aug 5, 14:29

Smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and HTC have stepped up their purchases of parts and components for production of mid-range models as market demand for high-end models...

Small tablets drive big share gains for Android, says Canalys

Aug 2, 14:32

Over 34 million tablets shipped in the second quarter of 2013, a 43% on-year increase. Tablets now account for 31% of worldwide PC shipments. But Apple's performance faltered. Its...

Foxconn refutes reports of lost orders

Stockwatch - Aug 1, 21:37

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) recent announcements about the sale of two batches of equipment from its China-based subsidiaries to Apple have drawn the attention...

Phison positive about NAND flash demand after August

Jul 30, 16:16

The back-to-school season in Europe and launch of new Apple products will stimulate demand significantly for NAND flash memory in September 2013, according to Phison Electronics.

Digitimes Research: iPad sees its first on-year shipment drop in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:45

Global tablet shipments reached 29.32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 8.2% sequentially, but still up 46.6% compared to the same period a year ago. As overall market...

Samsung and Apple successfully fend off low-cost smartphone vendors for another quarter, declares ABI Research

Jul 26, 14:53

For the second calendar quarter in a row, smartphone shipments represented more than half (52%) of the world's mobile phone shipments. Led by electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics,...

Apple may see iPad shipments drop to 10-12 million units in 3Q13

Jul 24, 22:09

Apple's iPad shipments are expected to drop to only 10-12 million units in the third quarter, down from the company's announced 14.6 million units in the second quarter due to consumers...

Apple shifts touch sensor structures toward in-cell in mobile phones, film in tablets, says DisplaySearch

Jul 24, 15:44

Apple's adoption of two new touch sensor structures, in-cell for the iPhone 5 and GF2 (double-sided ITO film) for the iPad, has produced shifts in the touch-panel industry supply...

Apple sells 31 million iPhones in 2Q13; announces fiscal 3Q13 results

Jul 24, 15:30

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter ended June 29, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenues of US$35.3 billion and quarterly net profits of...

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