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Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow less than 3% in 3Q13

Oct 14, 15:35

Taiwan's notebook shipments grew only 2.5% sequentially, and dropped 8.6% on year in the third quarter despite the fact that notebook ODMs have seen better-than-expected orders in...

Digitimes Research: China TFT-LCD capacity global share to rise to 23.7% in 2016

Oct 14, 15:30

The total production capacity of China-based TFT-LCD panel makers, including two 8.5G plants established by Samsung Display and LG Display, as a percentage of global capacity will...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba reorganization to increase TV orders to Taiwan

Oct 11, 16:06

The digital home industry saw three major events in September 2013: Toshiba unveiled plans to reorganize its LCD TV business, Netflix entered the pay-TV service sector and the HDMI...

Digitimes Research: Prospects remain bleak for BlackBerry

Oct 8, 15:35

Despite accepting an acquisition offer from its shareholder Fairfax Financial, the prospects of BlackBerry remain bleak as the hardware specifications and operating platforms of its...

Digitimes Research: Amazon changes strategy for 3rd-generation Kindle Fire

Oct 8, 15:33

Amazon recently announced three third-generation Kindle Fire tablets, one 8.9-inch and two 7-inch models. In addition to new hardware, Amazon also updated many of its apps and services,...

Digitimes Research: TD-LTE lags behind LTE FDD in global development

Oct 7, 11:55

While China Mobile has successfully promoted TD-LTE - a China-developed version of LTE (Long Term Evolution) - as an international standard, TD-LTE has lagged behind LTE FDD (frequency...

Digitimes Research: September prices for 60W equivalent LED light bulbs fall in main markets

Oct 3, 15:50

The average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 60W incandescent bulbs in the US, Europe, Japan and South Korea declined by 1.5-3.8% on month in September, Digitimes Research...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoy around 10% growth in September

Oct 3, 15:48

Global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths of 13% and 9% in September, respectively. Among first-tier vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Digitimes Research: STC to expand sapphire ingot capacity

Oct 1, 12:13

With more and more smartphones and other portable devices adopting sapphire as cover glass, sapphire ingot vendor Sapphire Technology Company (STC) is looking to double its production...

Digitimes Research: Surface 2 series tablets unlikely to help Microsoft in mobile market

Sep 30, 14:52

Microsoft announced its second-generation tablets, the Surface 2 series on September 23 in New York. Their specifications are similar to those of previous market rumors, while the...

Digitimes Research: Monitor vendors focus on VA touch panel technology in new products

Sep 27, 14:41

Monitor vendors are focusing on using vertical alignment (VA) LCD panels with touch functions, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: China second-tier panel makers shift away from production of large-size panels to small- to medium-size panels

Sep 27, 12:07

Second-tier panel makers in China such as Tianma Micro-electronics, CEC-Panda LCD Technology, and Infovision Optoelectronics are continuing to shift their production away from large-size...

Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit demand to rise 35.5% in 4Q13

Sep 26, 11:20

Mobile DRAM bit demand is set to exceed 400 million gigabits (Gb) in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 35.5% on quarter and over 70% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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Digitimes Research: Samsung holds strong ground in smart TV segment due to early developments

Sep 25, 21:23

Samsung Electronics was the earliest developer of smart TVs in the market and was also the first TV vendor to explore voice and gesture recognition capabilities, which have been the...

Digitimes Research: Tablet trends at IFA 2013

Sep 24, 15:08

Tablets were one of the major spotlights at IFA 2013 with PC and smartphone brand vendors all showcasing their latest tablet innovations at the show. Digitimes Research has taken...

Digitimes Research: Standard DRAM bit demand to fall 3.5% in 4Q13

Sep 24, 14:31

Standard DRAM bit demand is set to decline 3.5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to stagnant sales of desktops and notebooks and slowing growth in PC memory content,...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments to China to rise 53% in 3Q13

Sep 23, 21:46

Shipments of tablet-use application processors to the China market are set to register growth of 24.9% sequentially and 53.3% on year in the third quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: BOE, Tianma to benefit from small- to medium-size panel production in 2013

Sep 23, 14:28

China-based panel maker BOE is expected to see 4.7% on-year growth for its small- to medium-size panel shipments in 2013, which is also expect to boost revenues for each of its fabs,...

Digitimes Research: Vendors to turn to 8-inch tablets to avoid competition in 7-inch segment

Sep 18, 15:28

Digitimes Research has found that the US tablet market is seeing more launches of low-price 7-inch models. Since more 7-inch devices are expected to come out before the end of 2013,...

Digitimes Research: Xiaomi steals spotlight; Firefox OS gains a foothold

Sep 17, 20:12

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology, while undermining market conditions by releasing low-priced smartphones to push sales in its home market where competition in hardware...

Digitimes Research: Sony/Google relationship to affect SmartWatch 2 sales

Sep 17, 15:36

Sony Mobile Communications launched the successor of its LiveView watch, the SmartWatch 2 in June 2013 featuring a larger display, higher resolution, NFC support and water- and dust-proof...

Digitimes Research: NHK offers new data broadcasting strategies

Sep 17, 15:34

Japan broadcaster NHK officially launched its broadcast-broadband service, Hybridcast, on September 2.

Digitimes Research: Poor business strategy causing Nintendo to suffer from weak sales

Sep 16, 21:14

Nintendo's Wii U is currently suffering from weak shipments and its quarterly shipments are even lower than those of the Wii, the previous-generation model. Seeing the issue, most...

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Commentary: China taking center stage in IT world

Sep 16, 10:55

China-based smartphone and tablet makers' influence in the IT market has been growing rapidly and according to Digitimes Research's latest figures, among the 950 million smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Release of MHL 3.0 puts pressure back on MyDP

Sep 13, 14:32

The MHL Consortium on August 20, 2013 unveiled the new MHL 3.0 standard, pushing nine new features. Among the nine features, only seven are real enhancements, while the remaining...

Digitimes Research: Samsung eager to snatch 14nm A9 chip orders from Apple

Sep 13, 12:24

Samsung Electronics has put its R&D focus on 14nm FinFET process development, looking to snatch A9 chip orders from Apple, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Bluetooth technology most common feature in smartwatches

Sep 12, 15:22

While smartwatches vary in their processors, software, memory, displays, memory as well as other components, Bluetooth appears to be the one feature that most vendors agree as a standard,...

Digitimes Research: LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in high demand

Sep 10, 18:18

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to focus more on LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in order to allow vendors to make thinner and lighter TV units, according to...

Digitimes Research: LCD TV shipments in China to reach 43.5 million units in 2013

Sep 10, 18:17

Digitimes Research estimates that LCD TV shipments in China will reach 43.5 million units in 2013, up 11% on year.

Digitimes Research: WiMAX 2.1 facilitates development of WiMAX toward TD-LTE

Sep 10, 12:12

The WiMAX Forum at the end of 2012 approved WiMAX 2.1 which features harmonization with LTE-Advanced and thereby is compatible with TD-LTE. This will bring opportunities for existing...

Digitimes Research: New developments in the Digital Home industry emerge

Sep 9, 22:25

The Digital Home industry saw developments in August 2013 when CBS' Showtime Networks announced it is syncing its Sho Sync app to new LG Internet-connected sets that come equipped...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers maintain strong performances in the TFT LCD segment

Sep 9, 14:33

BOE saw its operating margin for its 5G line reach over 20% in the first half of 2013 as it focused on handset and tablet panel production while minimizing equipment costs, according...

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: Notebook brands and ODMs ramp up shipments in August

Sep 5, 15:23

Notebook shipments of the world's top-five brands and top-three ODMs grew 22% and 11%, respectively, on month in August 2013, but performance of individual brands and ODMs varied...

Digitimes Research: China 3Q13 smartphone AP shipments to rise 4.7% sequentially

Sep 5, 15:11

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to grow by a moderate 4.7% sequentially to 96.4 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes...

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