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Digitimes Insight: Taiwan notebook shipments to increase over 6% sequentially in 2Q11

Apr 19, 16:23

After three consecutive quarters of unsatisfactory performance, Taiwan's notebook shipments in the second quarter of 2011 are expected to remain weak and as shortages of components...

Taiwan notebook shipment, 1Q10-2Q11 (k units)

Digitimes Insight: Taiwan notebook shipments drop in 1Q11

Apr 14, 16:13

Taiwan's notebook shipments dropped 9.8% sequentially and 2.6% on year to only 41.42 million units in the first quarter of 2011. Global notebook shipments also dropped 8.9% sequentially...

Intel launches Oak Trail-based Atom processor

Apr 12, 16:35

Intel has announced that the Intel Atom platform, formerly codenamed Oak Trail, is now available and will be in devices starting in May and throughout 2011. Over 35 innovative tablet...

Nvidia introduces new Quadro GPU for professional applications

Apr 7, 15:51

Nvidia has announced Quadro 400 GPU, a new professional graphics solution that puts the power of the GPU in the hands of designers and engineers.

Intel announces new Xeon E7 and E3 server processors

Apr 6, 15:56

Enabling IT departments to better manage data-intensive environments through new security and reliability features and performance, a new family of server processors that accelerate...

Toshiba announces 24nm, ECC-integrated NAND chip

Apr 6, 13:49

Toshiba has announced that it has enhanced its NAND flash portfolio with the introduction of 24nm generation "SmartNAND," which integrates error management into the NAND...

Digitimes Insight: 20-25 million entry-level Android smartphones to be sold globally in 2011

Apr 6, 10:42

About 20-25 million entry-level Android smartphones at contract-free prices of US$150 or below will be sold in the global market in 2011, much more than the 2.5-3 million units sold...

Global smartphone sales

Digitimes Insight: Acer needs new business model for mobile devices

Apr 1, 17:05

Facing fierce competition in the mobile device market, Acer has decided to replace its CEO and president Gianfranco Lanci. The company may not have to completely abandon its existing...

Gianfranco Lanci, ex-CEO and president of Acer

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has limited impact on MEMS industry supply chain

Apr 1, 13:55

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) applications range from automotive, industrial, military, and popular consumer electronics (CE) products such as smartphones and tablet PCs. Disruption...

MEMS market leaders share, 2010

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has no significant impact on touch panel industry

Mar 30, 14:18

Overall supply of touch panel materials has seen limited impact from the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan, as most of the production plants are located in...

Japan major touch panel makers

Digitimes Insight: Earthquake may impact entry-level OLED applications

Mar 28, 11:09

The massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan have not had significant impact on OLED material supply, but may affect entry-level OLED panel applications,...

Damage to Japan-based OLED suppliers

Nvidia announces new dual-GPU graphics card

Mar 25, 12:34

Nvidia has introduced the GeForce GTX 590, the fastest dual graphics card available from the company. Powered by dual Nvidia Fermi-class GPUs on a single card, the GTX 590 is designed...

Digitimes Insight: Sony PS3 supply may run tight due to quake-hit laser diode production

Mar 25, 11:46

The massive earthquake in Japan has impacted the supply chain of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players. Blue laser diodes used in BD players' optical pick-up head units (OPU) are mainly produced...

Sony PS3

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake to affect several major IT industries of Korea

Mar 23, 15:05

The earthquake in Japan will bring a significant impact on South Korea, which heavily depends on Japan for the supply of many components and materials.

Japan earthquake's impact on major Korea IT industries

Digitimes Insight: Sony, Renesas, TI impacted by earthquake for supply of ODD components

Mar 23, 12:12

Sony, Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), among makers of components of optical disc drives (ODDs) in Japan, have suffered the most impact of the large earthquake hitting...

Sony, Renesas, TI impacted by earthquake for supply of ODD components

Digitimes Insight: Quake impacts memory supply, spot price on the rise

Mar 23, 09:53

Since Japan is second to South Korea in importance to the global memory industry, spot price for DRAM and NAND flash products both rose on the first trading day after the March 11...

Quake impacts memory supply, spot price on the rise

Digitimes Insight: Japan quake likely to cause major disruptions to auto supply chain

Mar 23, 01:50

The earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, the area where the country's major car and parts manufacturing is, will likely cause significant disruptions to the auto industry's...

JEITA: Production value of Japan's and worldwide electronics components, 2008-2011

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake impact on IC packaging industry

Mar 22, 14:10

Though several major IC packaging material suppliers have resumed operations at their earthquake-affected plants, there is still growing concern that production will be hampered by...

Global IC packaging production value, 2002-2010

Digitimes Insight: Quake will not have serious impact on OLED material supply

Mar 22, 13:51

Japan is an important supplier of upstream OLED materials. Sumitomo Chemical and Showa Denko are the main material producers of polymer-based OLED, and Idemitsu Kosan and Mitsui Chemicals...

Quake will not have serious impact on OLED material supply

AUO acquisition of ISO 50001 certification sets example as green company

Mar 22, 01:10

Following the acknowledgment of the world's first LEED gold-certified TFT-LCD facility in 2009, AU Optronics (AUO) announced today that its 8.5G facility located in Central Taiwan...

Digitimes Insight: Limited wafer availability good for DRAM industry

Mar 21, 13:44

With major silicon wafer plants remaining closed following the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, there is growing concern in the memory industry whether chip companies...

Major DRAM firms supply growth estimate, 2011

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake impacts three major fab-tool suppliers

Mar 21, 11:47

Three major Japan-based suppliers of semiconductor manufacturing equipment have suspended operations at several of their plants in the earthquake-ravaged areas with no timeframe for...

Japan lithography tools vendors market share

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake to affect HDD industry

Mar 21, 10:50

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry, already facing challenges from solid state drives (SSDs), cloud computing and limitation of vertical read-write technologies, is expected...

Japan earthquake to affect HDD industry

Digitimes Insight: Earthquake impacts two major Japan LCD stepper makers

Mar 18, 15:50

Looking at TFT LCD equipment supply, although South Korea has improved its own equipment production capability in recent years, it still relies heavily on Japan for PECVD, sputter...

Cannon LCD stepper shipments

Digitimes Insight: Japan represents over 30% of IGBT production, slight impact from quake

Mar 18, 14:52

The impact the Japan earthquake has on photovoltaic (PV) inverters will be determined by the supply of insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) since Japan represents 30% of global...

Japan PV inverter plants and capacities

Digitimes Insight: Japan LCD component supplies see minimal impact from quake

Mar 18, 11:48

As the epicenter of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan on March 11, 2011 was located close to the northeastern prefecture of Miyagi, the local area has...

Quake impact on glass supply

Digitimes Insight: Japan digital camera plant shutdown to only have small impact on production

Mar 18, 10:38

Panasonic, Canon and Nikon have temporarily closed their digital camera and component plants in northeastern Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Japan DSC makers manufacturing locations, (including CCD)<br>

Digitimes Insight: PV module material supply hit by quake

Mar 17, 15:40

Demand in the PV market is continuing to flourish into the first half of 2011, and as shortages of materials continue, the effect of the March 11 earthquake on the polysilicon materials...

Japan-based polysilicon suppliers <br>

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has little impact on wireless communication industry

Mar 17, 12:04

The earthquake offshore of Japan should have little impact on the wireless communications industry because, unlike in semiconductors and panels, Japan-based companies do not play...

Japan wireless regions

Digitimes Insight: PC component supply unaffected by quake, but automotive electronics may take hit

Mar 17, 10:28

The PC component supply chain has been little affected by the earthquake-tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, as component makers have moved most of their production to China along...

Northeast Japan: Three major industries

Digitimes Insight: Rolling black-outs to hit Japan-based LCD TV vendors

Mar 16, 16:48

Production of Japan-based major LCD TV vendors such as Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic and Sharp will not be significantly affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck...

Japan LCD production

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake raises concern about notebook battery supply

Mar 16, 15:32

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, possible shortages of notebook-use lithium batteries are a concern for the PC sector although global demand for...

Share of battery material market

Digitimes Insight: AUO may kick off panel production in China faster than Korea rivals

Mar 16, 11:47

AU Optronics (AUO) may see faster progress in its TFT-LCD panel mass production in China than its Korea-based competitors, as the government in Taiwan has lifted all restrictions...

Large-size TFT LCD capacity

Digitimes Insight: South Korea LED supply chain unaffected by Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 10:22

South Korea's LED supply chain relies on Japan's Kyocera and Namiki for sapphire substrates, and Nichia and Toyoda Gosei for epitaxial wafers, chip packaging and LED phosphor mater...

Japan

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake impact on semiconductor industry

Mar 15, 14:14

Areas affected by Japan's March 11 earthquake, aftershocks and the quake-triggered tsunamis include the prefectures of Fukushima, Miyagi, Aomori, Yamagata, Iwate and Akita.

Major silicon wafer suppliers, market share 2010
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