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Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs losing out as PC brand vendors turn to China supply chain for tablets

Apr 7, 15:46

Among global top-7 PC brand vendors, only Apple (sixth place) still outsources its tablet orders mainly to Taiwan-based EMS providers and ODMs, while the rest - Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard...

Suppliers to start pilot production of components for 4th-generation Surface in September

Apr 7, 11:41

Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface at the Build 2014 conference, but the company has already started developing the fourth-generation model and will start pilot production...

Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 3.2% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 3, 11:18

With the global economy showing signs of a gradual recovery, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.2% increase from 2013 spending, according to Gar...

3D printing market to grow to US$16.2 billion in 2018, says Canalys

Apr 1, 14:37

The 3D printing market, including 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, reached US$2.5 billion globally in 2013. Canalys predicts that this will rise to US$3.8 billion...

Huawei Technologies 2013 revenues up 8.55% on year

Mar 31, 21:43

China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies on March 31 released its 2013 financial report, with consolidated revenues of CNY239.025 billion (US$39.463 billion) growing...

Foxconn nets NT$8.16 per share for 2013

Mar 31, 10:00

EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported net EPS of NT$8.16 (US$0.273) for 2013, with consolidated revenues reaching NT$3,952.318 billion, gross...

Pegatron sees over 37% profit growth in 2013

Mar 25, 15:20

Pegatron Technology has announced revenues of NT$949.75 billion (US$31.09 billion) for 2013, up 7.8% on year with net profits reaching NT$14.25 billion, up 37.8%. and net earnings...

Foxconn to raise salaries for Taiwan employees in April

Mar 13, 16:19

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is set to increase salaries for employees who earn less than NT$1.2 million (US$39,560) per year in Taiwan and those qualified will...

BenQ Medical Technology steps into implant dentistry through joint venture with AB Dental Devices

Mar 12, 15:37

BenQ Medical Technology, a medical equipment and material supplier under the BenQ Group, has announced the establishment of a joint venture, BenQ AB DentCare, with Israel-based AB...

Taiwan notebook ODMs impacted by on-month revenue drops in February

Mar 11, 15:50

Quanta Computer has announced shipments of 3.3 million notebooks in February, decreasing on month from 3.6 million units in January, and corresponding consolidated revenues of NT$69.32...

Foxconn February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 11, 14:32

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on March 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$260.63 billion (US$8.6 billion) for February, representing a 17.14% decrease on month...

Digitimes Research: Notebook players see on-month shipment drop in February

Mar 6, 16:15

The global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three makers both suffered 0-3% of on-month shipment declines in February, a range similar to that a year ago. The decline in February...

Inventec lands smartphone orders from Sony Mobile, x86 server orders from Lenovo, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 10:47

Inventec has landed smartphone orders from Sony Mobile Communications as well as x86 server orders from Lenovo, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report.

Asustek expects to ship four million desktops in 2014, says company president

Feb 17, 20:37

With the notebook industry no longer seeing as strong demand as seen previously, Asustek Computer is taking a more aggressive stance in the desktop market and expects to ship four...

Microsoft to unveil new mobile devices running on integrated OS, say sources

Feb 13, 15:05

Microsoft is expected to unveil an array of new mobile devices with display sizes below 8.5-inch running on an integrated OS derived from Windows RT and Windows Phone in June, according...

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in Indonesia in 3-5 years

Feb 10, 14:45

Foxconn Electronics will invest a planned US$1 billion in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia, over the next three to five years, according to the company.

Socle agrees to merge with Foxconn

Jan 29, 15:26

Shareholders of Socle Technology have approved an offer from an investment company of the Foxconn Group under which the investment firm will take up a 100% share of the IC design...

Samsung cuts target notebook shipments to 7 million units for 2014

Jan 27, 14:14

Samsung Electronics has set a goal of shipping seven million notebooks globally in 2014, a reduction of 41.67% from the 12 million units shipped in 2013, and will no longer launch...

Commentary: Is time ripe for Lenovo to acquire IBM x86 server business?

Jan 27, 12:29

Lenovo has signed a definitive agreement with IBM for the acquisition of IBM's x86 server hardware and maintenance business for US$2.3 billion. It is an important step for Lenovo...

IC design house EETI looks to ship 50 million notebook touchscreen controller ICs in 2014

Jan 27, 12:20

IC design house Eglax-empia Technology (EETI) is expected to ship 50 million touchscreen controller ICs for notebook applications in 2014, according to an industry estimate.

Former Foxconn employees probed for bribery

Jan 22, 15:53

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office has begun taking legal action against a group of former employees and suppliers of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics) alleged...

Taiwan ODMs struggle to land mobile device orders from Samsung

Jan 22, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics are expected to roll out an array of new smartphones and tablets for high-end as well as entry-level segments in 2014, the vendor is quite unlikely to release...

New Kinpo Group to expand capacity in 2014

Jan 20, 14:50

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group consisting of Cal-Comp Electronics, Kinpo Electronics and AcBel Polytech will expand production capacities in China, Thailand, the Philippines and Brazil...

Microprocessor sales growth to strengthen slightly in 2014, says IC Insights

Jan 15, 11:10

A modest recovery in personal computers this year is expected to slightly strengthen overall sales growth in microprocessors (MPU), according to IC Insights. Total MPU sales are forecast...

Foxconn December revenues hit record

Jan 13, 10:02

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) saw consolidated revenues of NT$490.932 billion (US$16.4 billion) for December hit a monthly record for the second time with growth...

Lite-On Technology sees increased December revenues

Jan 9, 11:03

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.182 billion (US$673 million) for December, increasing 2.97% sequentially and 16.07% on year. Fourth-quarter...

Foxconn to develop Firefox OS tablet

Jan 7, 14:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is cooperating with Mozilla to develop a tablet featuring Firefox OS. Taiwan-based chipmaker VIA Technologies will also join the pr...

Foxconn to development Firefox OS tablet with Mozilla

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments suffer over 10% drop in December

Jan 2, 15:59

The global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs, after enjoying on-month shipment growths in November, suffered on-month drops of 12% and 11% in December, respectively,...

Intel beefs up ties with China-based tablet players

Dec 31, 14:20

In addition to its existing partners BYD, Ramos and Teclast, Intel has recently formed a partnership with China-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider Shenzhen Hampoo...

ODM notebook shipments higher than expected in 4Q13

Dec 27, 14:07

Most notebook ODMs are expected to adjust upward their projected shipments for the fourth quarter of 2013 due to higher-than-expected shipments in November and December. ODMs are...

Intel Capital to invest in SanJet Technology

Dec 27, 11:57

Intel Capital has announced that it will commit an equity investment into Taiwan-based SanJet Technology for the development of in-car digital video recorder (DVR) solutions and other...

Japan vendors may outsource MILCs to Taiwan makers

Dec 26, 11:04

As price competition among digital cameras is gradually expanding to mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) models, Japan-based vendors are likely to outsource production of...

Altek launches own-brand smartphone-attachable lens-style camera

Dec 26, 10:58

Taiwan-based digital camera ODM Altek has unveiled an own-brand lens-style digital camera attachable to smartphones or tablets, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended...

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Inventec to add investment in Inventec Energy

Dec 24, 18:50

Notebook and server ODM Inventec on December 24 decided to add an investment of NT$470 million (US$15.7 million) in Inventec Energy, a Taiwan-based PV module maker, raising its stake...

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  • Global 3Q14 smartphone and tablet chip markets rise, says Strategy Analytics

    Bits + chips | 1h 38min ago

  • SanDisk reportedly looking for mobile DRAM supplier

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    Bits + chips | 1h 41min ago

  • China market: China vendors to beef up competition for CNY2,000-3,000 segment, say sources

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  • Some Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to maintain orders

    Green energy | 1h 49min ago

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  • A quarter billion connected vehicles expected to be on the road by 2020, says Gartner

    IT + CE | 2h 37min ago

  • Taiwan December manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 3h 8min ago

  • Samsung reportedly starts Indonesia smartphone production lines, says report

    Before Going to Press | 3h 9min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Korea makers to expand AMOLED production capacity 36% in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 3h 11min ago

  • US to impose 5-year anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers, but allow review every year, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 3h 11min ago

  • Foxconn taking different approach on patent management

    Before Going to Press | 3h 12min ago

  • A quarter billion connected vehicles expected to be on the road by 2020, says Gartner

    Before Going to Press | 3h 12min ago

  • Taiwan market: Beacon-based devices see growing demand

    Before Going to Press | 3h 13min ago

  • USITC upholds findings that China and Taiwan PV makers have been dumping their products

    Before Going to Press | 3h 16min ago

  • Lite-On Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 3h 17min ago

  • Inotera on schedule to transition to 20nm process technology

    Before Going to Press | 3h 18min ago

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    The notebook market saw significant demand for entry-level devices whose pricing levels were comparable to those of tablets in the fourth quarter of 2014, which maintained Taiwan...

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    Thread, a new networking protocol for household appliances initiated by Google's Nest Labs, looks to compete with the ZHA (ZigBee Home Automation) standard, but there is a possibility...

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    The global digital still camera (DSC) market continued to decline in the third quarter of 2014, a trend reflected by Taiwan makers' significant on-year shipment drops. Worldwide DSC...

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    US notebook brand vendors' stronger-than-expected sales fueled their Taiwan-based ODM partners' shipment growth in the third quarter. In general, the enterprise segment saw better...

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    Taiwan makers have successfully entered the supply chain of the Internet data center (IDC) industry and may contribute over 90% of the global server shipments in 2014. Combined revenues...

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    Due to subsidies offered by Japan central and local governments, there has been increasing investment in R&D for care-giving robots. For example, 21 companies have engaged in...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

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    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.