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Demand for 260W PV modules expected to rise in 2Q15

Jan 19, 10:21

Global demand for PV modules is expected to shift from 250W models currently to 260W ones in the second quarter of 2015, and thereby demand for polycrystalline silicon solar cells...

Quanta, Wiwynn not in hurry to join China data center competition

Jan 15, 15:28

Although China is currently seeing strong demand for cloud computing data centers, Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server brand subsidiary of Wistron are not in a hurry...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to decline 11.8% in 2015

Jan 15, 15:07

Global tablet shipments are estimated to drop 11.8% on year to reach 244 million units in 2015 as demand for high-end and entry-level tablets has both become saturated, while large-size...

Commentary: Foxconn achieves success in one-stop service

Jan 15, 14:30

The Foxconn Group's one-stop service integrating design, manufacturing and sales has achieved initial success in the release of Nokia N1 in China recently, where the initial shipments...

Flexible PCB makers to enjoy strong 1Q15

Jan 14, 14:10

Buoyed by brisk demand for Apple's iPhone 6 devices, as well as new wearable devices, Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Flexium Interconnect and...

Global solar PV demand forecast to grow 25% in 2015, says IHS

Jan 9, 15:42

Global solar PV demand is forecast to grow by up to 25% in 2015, according to IHS. Due to the ongoing cost reductions for solar PV, IHS forecasts that installation demand will grow...

Samsung reportedly grabs processor orders for Apple Watch

Jan 9, 10:37

Samsung Electronics' 28nm process technology has reportedly obtained orders for the Apple Watch set for launch in March 2015. The orders call for 3,000-4,000 12-inch wafers monthly,...

QD Vision receives new funding round to meet growing demand for quantum dot technology

Jan 8, 21:33

QD Vision has announced it has received "significant" new investments to meet surging demand for its Color IQ quantum dot technology for TVs and monitors. The new funding...

Tablet supply chain seeing rising demand for enterprise models

Jan 8, 16:11

The tablet supply chain is seeing brand vendor clients starting to develop enterprise models as the consumer market is no longer seeing strong demand as it did in the past few years,...

LCD TV shipments to reach 239 million in 2015, says DisplaySearch

Jan 5, 14:43

After a year of weak growth for the LCD TV industry in 2013, worldwide shipment growth has accelerated every quarter in 2014, with total units rising more than 10% in the third quarter...

HD panel demand to remain steady throughout Lunar New Year, say sources

Dec 29, 14:39

Panel makers expect to see steady demand for HD handset panels throughout the Lunar New Year period as vendors continue to push lower-priced handsets, according to supply chain sou...

Ultra HD demand to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018, says FutureSource

Dec 25, 15:45

The worldwide TV market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to Futuresource Consulting. However, 2014 is projected to see...

Demand for LED chipsets to increase to 1.4 billion in 2018, says DisplaySearch

Dec 25, 12:37

The demand for LED chipsets, primarily for the LED lighting market, is forecast to increase substantially through 2018. According to DisplaySearch, measured in standard units (500...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenWatch

Dec 25, 12:29

Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). Company CEO Jerry Shen pointed out that monthly production capacity...

Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

Motherboard vendors see opportunity in China tier-4 to -6 cities

Dec 24, 23:03

Motherboard brand vendors are seeing demand from China's tier-4 to -6 cities growing rapidly and are turning to place their resources into these markets for 2015, according to sources...

G-Tech to expand 3D-forming glass capacity

Dec 23, 11:17

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a Taiwan-based provider of physically/chemically processed glass substrates, and Imos have jointly developed protective covers made using 3D-forming...

Demand for 8-inch fab equipment rises

Dec 19, 11:09

Demand for 8-inch fab tools, particularly used equipment, has risen significantly, as foundries are gearing up for their 8-inch fab expansion to grasp the rising IoT opportunity,...

Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

Dec 18, 21:55

Unitech Printed Circuit Board has expanded production capacity for HDI boards by about 10% since 2014, according to the company, adding that the utilization rate of its HDI board...

Worldwide solar demand projected at 51.4GW in 2015, says EnergyTrend

Dec 17, 15:16

The worldwide solar market demand in 2014 was approximately at 44GW. Going into 2015 the worldwide solar demand is projected at 51.4GW, with the key markets remaining in China, the...

Catcher to acquire equipment sets for US$55.18 million

Stockwatch - Dec 15, 22:09

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher Technology's branch in Suqian, China has spent US$55.18 million to acquire equipment sets from Orion.

Global wind turbine manufacturing capacity surpassing demand, says Navigant

Dec 15, 15:17

During the past two years, more flexible sourcing strategies across the wind power supply chain have resulted in cost reductions, enabling greater geographic market access while reducing...

Global demand for e-paper on the decline

Dec 12, 11:15

Global demand for e-paper from e-book reader vendors is decreasing mainly due to competition from tablets and as a result, several vendors including Toshiba, Sony and Panasonic have...

TV panel prices may drop in 2H15 due to shrinking demand from China

Dec 12, 11:06

With demand in the China market for LCD TVs in 2015 forecast to decrease on year, China-based LCD TV vendors are likely to lower target shipments accordingly and consequently the...

Intel, AMD pushing new tablet lineups despite weakening demand

Dec 11, 14:51

Although demand for tablets has weakened with shipments expected to see an around 10% growth in 2014 and a flat performance in 2015, Intel and AMD are still aggressively preparing...

China market: Handset chip demand slowing down

Dec 10, 22:16

Demand for handset chips is slowing down in China affecting sales at MediaTek and Ilitek, according to industry sources.

GlobalWafers 8-inch wafer supply 20% short of demand, says president

Dec 10, 15:03

GlobalWafers, a semiconductor wafer subsidiary maker of Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products, has seen its supply of 8-inch wafers fall short of demand by...

KYEC looks to high single-digit growth in 1Q15 sales

Dec 10, 11:43

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects first-quarter 2015 sales to grow at high single digits sequentially, citing strong demand for chips used in smartphones and other mobile device...

Asustek November revenues buoyed by smartphone demand

Dec 9, 15:38

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$48.95 billion (US$1.57 billion) for November, up 5.1% on month, but down slightly by 0.72% on year, and combined consolidated...

Nearly 1.5 billion smartphone market in 2015 to boost handset panel demand

Dec 9, 11:50

As global smartphone shipments are expected to increase 22% on year in 2015 to over 1.487 billion units from roughly 1.22 billion in 2014, panel surface demand will follow suit.

Growing smartphone market in 2015 to drive handset panel demand

Quanta targeting healthcare for IoT

Dec 4, 15:25

Commenting on the Internet of things (IoT) business opportunities, Quanta Computer CTO Ted Chang said the industry in still at the initial stage of development, but the business will...

Polarizer makers report mixed performances; polarizer demand to grow 7% through 2018

Dec 4, 15:23

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials on December 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.388 billion (US$45.1 million) for November, decreasing 4.81% on month but increasing 0.95% on year,...

Component suppliers turn cautious about inventory because of weak Black Friday demand

Dec 3, 22:06

With Black Friday shopping demand weaker than expected, many upstream component suppliers have decelerated their inventory build ups to avoid possible excess inventories as vendors...

Demand for PCIe SSDs to boom, say controller suppliers

Dec 1, 21:57

Demand for PCIe SSDs is expected to experience accelerated growth in the second half of 2015, pushing the technology transition from SATA3 to PCIe, according to industry sources.

YoungTek 4Q14 sales to fall up to 10%

Dec 1, 10:18

YoungTek Electronics, which provides backend services for LED and IC testing and sorting, is expected to post an up to 10% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenues due to a...

COF tape supply likely to fall short

Nov 28, 14:51

As the number of suppliers decreases, global supply of chip-on-film (COF) tapes has shrunk significantly, according to industry sources. Supply may fall short in 2015, as demand for...

COF tape supply likely to fall short of demand in 2015
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  • ASE to raise US$200 million through ECB

    Bits + chips | Jun 29, 21:23

  • 4K TV panel shipments grow nearly 60% in 2Q15

    Displays | Jun 29, 21:20

  • Foxconn considers to spin off subsidiaries for listing in China stock market, says report

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 22:00

  • Taipower to limit power supply to industrial user

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:58

  • STB purchases from Pay TV operators down in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:57

  • TEEMA opens second Smart Living Center in Nantong, China

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:39

  • Taiwan PV makers hold rosy business outlook

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:06

  • Global LED light bulb sales to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Epistar chairman

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:05

  • Numerous panel technologies still at forefront for wearable devices

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:03

  • Vendors seeking cheaper solutions for metal notebook chassis

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 21:02

  • Sony, Huawei expanding mobile device sales in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | Jun 29, 20:59

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    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    Samsung Electronics has announced its new 2.5-inch external hard disk drive (HDD), the S2 Portable 3.0. The new Samsung external HDD features an on-board SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.