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Wearable devices such as iWatch to spur sapphire market demand in 2015, says LEDinside

Jun 11, 15:29

Apple's reported iWatch, which is expected to be released in late 2014, will use sapphire watch covers, according to research firm LEDinside. If iWatch sales reach market estimations...

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply

Jun 10, 20:55

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply due to panel makers focusing more on small- to medium-size panel production, according to industry sources.

Giga Solar PV silver paste supply 30% short of demand

Jun 9, 10:27

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, due to booming demand for PV silver paste, has seen output short of total order volumes by 30% currently, according to...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen (left)

Brazil LCD TV shipments rise 51% in 1Q14 on World Cup demand, says DisplaySearch

Jun 4, 15:47

LCD TV shipments in Brazil surged 51% in first-quarter 2014 compared to a year ago, while plasma TV shipments grew more than 200%, as retailers stocked up ahead of anticipated TV...

Taiwan server players to benefit from growing demand from China

Jun 3, 21:23

As China and the US dispute over the stealing of confidential information through the Internet, China has launched counter attacks to reject server products from IBM, Oracle and Cisco...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Notebook vendors demanding price cuts

May 29, 20:50

Notebook vendors have asked ODMs and component makers to lower quotes in an attempt to maintain profitability due to stagnant demand, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Open cell 32-inch TV panels in short supply

May 27, 20:46

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch are in short supply due to recent demand in Africa, North America and Europe, and are likely to be in tight supply until the end of 2014, according...

Demand for data center servers to keep growing over 5 years, say Taiwan ODMs

May 27, 20:43

While there is an opinion that strong demand for data center servers may maintain for three years at the most and subsequently there will be demand for replacement and maintenance...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China increase 11.2% sequentially in 2Q14

May 27, 14:53

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China grew 11.2% sequentially and 40% on year in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by a rebound in demand for tablets in the...

Polarizer demand in China rises; local makers to provide 6.7% of total shipments in 2014

May 26, 15:41

As the self-sufficiency rate for polarizers in China is expected to reach only 6.7% in 2014 amid increasing production capacity and demand from China's panel segment, Taiwan- and...

Panel pricing expected to rise in May, says WitsView

May 22, 14:39

Pricing for 32- to 42-inch panels is expected to climb US$1-2 in May 2014, while 46- and 48-inch units are expected to see price increases of US$1-3, and 50- and 55-inch prices remaining...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 22, 12:23

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments in April dropped 24% on month and 3% on year, while shipments of the top-3 ODMs dropped 15% on month and 9% on year, according...

Graphics card demand drops in 2Q14 partly because of changes in Bitcoin ecosystem

May 21, 22:08

Graphics card demand in the second quarter is dropping significantly partly because many Bitcoin miners have turned to purchasing chips designed specifically for Bitcoin mining machines,...

Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Taiwan market: LCD TV demand in 2014 to remain flat

May 15, 14:39

LCD TV demand in Taiwan during 2014 is expected to remain flat on year at around 1.4 million units.

LCD TV

Tablet growth slows to 21% as channel stock rises, says Canalys

May 12, 15:23

Worldwide client PC shipments reached 123.7 million units in first-quarter 2014, up 5% on year, according to the latest Canalys research. Growth in tablet shipments slowed to 21%,...

China datacenter orders to be dominated by Taiwan server makers

May 7, 22:06

As China's datacenter market is seeing rapid growth, first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both aggressively trying to enter the industry. Since...

Graphics card vendors look to 10-20% sequential drops in 2Q14 shipments

Apr 30, 15:01

Most graphics card vendors are expected to see shipments slip 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014 due to high inventory levels in retail channels, weak demand in China,...

Middle East and Africa solar PV demand to grow 50% in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Apr 25, 12:34

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% on year in 2014. Between 2014-2018, annual PV demand will nearly triple as the MEA region...

Demand for TV, STB and LED driver ICs picking up

Apr 24, 14:31

Demand for chips supporting TVs, STBs, LED signage boards and audio products has picked up recently as consumers are buying related audio and video devices for the upcoming World...

Commentary: Innovations needed to keep panel industry moving forward

Apr 23, 15:47

Creating new demand through innovations and unique solutions will be crucial to the panel industry in upcoming years as the primary panel markets, including handsets, notebooks and...

TPK expects to see TOL demand increase due to 4G handset development

Apr 23, 14:49

TPK expects to benefit from demand for 4G units, according to company president Tom Sun. The company expects to see steady OGS (one-glass solution) shipments in 2014 for mid-range...

DRAM chip supply to fall short of demand in 3Q14, say Kingston and Nanya

Apr 23, 14:03

Memory device suppliers Kingston Technology and Nanya Technology both expect the supply of DRAM chips to fall short of demand in the third quarter of 2014 due largely to effects of...

China white-box tablet prices expected to drop in 2014

Apr 23, 13:57

Pricing for white-box tablet products in China are likely to drop during 2014 as demand is expected to decrease while competition intensifies, according to China-based supply chain...

Tablet prices to see further drop in 2014

Xiaomi to increase orders for thin-film touch panels

Apr 22, 20:58

Xiaomi is expected to increase orders to panel makers for thin-film type touch panels, according to supply chain sources.

Windows XP migration and commercial spending helped offset weak consumer PC demand in 1Q14, says IDC

Apr 10, 15:27

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a decline of 4.4% on year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline...

Taiwan makers look to demand for thin heat-pipes used in smartphones

Apr 8, 19:32

Sony Mobile Communications has adopted thin heat-pipes for its Xperia Z2, and Taiwan-based thermal module makers hope that other smartphone vendors will follow suit, according to...

Record-breaking demand for global solar PV industry in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

Apr 3, 11:49

New solar photovoltaic (PV) demand added during the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 9GW, which was 35% more than the previous first-quarter record, set in 2013. Every quarter in 2014...

Panel makers unsure about 3G handset panel orders in 2Q14

Apr 2, 21:58

Panel makers have order visibility for handset panels for 3G handsets through April 2014 but are pessimistic the orders will fade out through the second quarter of the year as demand...

Taiwan component suppliers cautious about headhunting from China

Apr 2, 20:54

Taiwan upstream supply chain players have been taking a cautious attitude about the aggressive headhunting by China-based competitors as demand for mid-level executives and R&D...

LED 1Q14 pricing remains flat despite increased Ultra HD TV and lighting demand, says LEDinside

Mar 31, 21:22

LED pricing declined 5-9% in first-quarter 2014 as distribution channel inventory levels gradually returned to norm and manufacturers stocked up before the China May Day holidays,...

Consumer demand for LED lighting rises as demand for LED backlighting falters, says DisplaySearch

Mar 26, 14:27

Although demand for LED chips for backlighting applications in display screens is expected to decline, LED lighting sales are growing, and total shipments of LED chips are on the...

Western Digital expects growth in surveillance HDD demand

Mar 25, 14:42

Western Digital expects demand for surveillance hard disc drives (HDD) to grow 10% within the next 3-5 years and the growth will be contributed mainly by the Asia Pacific market,...

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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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