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Digitimes Research: Softbank new smartphone portfolios to support high-speed 4G LTE services

Oct 16, 14:27

Japan-based carrier Softbank unveiled recently its new smartphone portfolio for the upcoming 2013-2014 winter/spring selling season, reducing the number of new models to four compared...

Digitimes Research: Korea touch panel makers see rankings change due to technology production shifts

Oct 15, 21:01

Iljin Display continued to hold the lead in revenues for touch panel makers located in South Korea throughout 2012 into the first half of 2013 largely because of its orders to Samsung...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan notebook shipments to drop to only 35 million units in 4Q13

Oct 15, 15:38

Global notebook shipments are expected to drop 3.2% sequentially and 13.4% on year in the fourth quarter as brand vendors' new notebook models featuring entry-level/mid-range Haswell...

Digitimes Research: Apple iWatch to play key role in boosting smartwatch sales

Oct 14, 15:45

After researching existing smartwatch players' product strategies and technology maturity, Digitimes Research believes that the competition in the smartwatch industry in the next...

Sony smart watch

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Panel makers focus on high-end and larger-size displays during Touch Taiwan 2013

Sep 2, 15:12

Trends in the panel industry show that panel makers are continuing to put their focus on high resolution panels, including Ultra HD and IGZO panels, as well as larger-size TFT LCD...

Digitimes Research: LED light tube shipments in Japan to grow 48.7% in 2014

Sep 2, 14:51

There will be 32.3 million LED light tubes shipped in the Japan market in 2014, hiking 48.7% on year and accounting for 21.7% of all lighting tubes rising 7pp on year, according to...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q13 IC design industry output value rises 21.5%

Aug 30, 12:38

Taiwan's IC design industry registered growth of 21.5% sequentially and 13% on year in output value in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to growing demand coming from China's smartphone...

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Digitimes Research: Samsung to remain in Apple supply chain

Aug 27, 15:31

Samsung Display is expected to remain as a major panel supplier for Apple products throughout 2013 into 2014 despite previous industry rumors stating that Apple was looking to shift...

Digitimes Research: Android may lose its competitiveness in the entry-level segment

Aug 26, 13:49

The Android platform's gradually increasing demand over hardware specifications is expected to endanger the platform's share in the entry-level segment as hardware prices are gradually...

Android

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server sales to top NT$300 billion in 2013

Aug 23, 12:29

Revenues generated through the sale of servers and related products by Taiwan-based makers are expected to top NT$300 billion (US$10.02 billion) in 2013, according to Digitimes Research's...

Taiwan server revenues and growth

Digitimes Research: Application processor market evolving with profound changes

Aug 19, 21:47

The ecosystem of application processors has evolved with profound changes since the beginning of 2013, with entry-level to mid-range products becoming mainstream and vendor ranking...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to reach 950 million in 2013

Aug 19, 16:01

Global smartphone shipments reached 420 million units in the first half of 2013 and are expected to top nearly 950 million units for the full year, Digitimes Research has estimated...

Google announces Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7

Jul 25, 15:15

Google has launched its second-generation Nexus 7 and the Chromecast, a device that can be plugged into TVs, PCs, smartphones or tablets for watching online content.

Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

Nvidia unveils new flagship GPU for visual computing

Jul 24, 15:50

Nvidia has unveiled its new flagship technology, the Nvidia Quadro K6000 GPU along with the launch of a new line of professional graphics GPUs for mobile workstations, delivering...

Nvidia Quadro K6000 graphics card

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Sony see semiconductor revenues grow; Renesas struggles to make profits

Mar 25, 15:40

Due to rising prices of NAND flash in the third quarter of 2012, Japan-based semiconductor firm Toshiba has reported fourth-quarter 2012 revenues of its semiconductor business unit...

Digitimes Research: Japan 2013 solar installations to reach over 3GW

Mar 25, 11:08

The Japan government continues to promote the use of renewable energy and lower the percentage of electricity generated from nuclear power. In July 2012, the government announced...

Apple increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB

Jan 31, 12:17

Apple has announced a 128GB version of the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display. The 128GB iPad with Wi-Fi and iPad with Wi-Fi plus cellular models provide twice the storage...

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 52min ago

  • Han's Laser and Goodfeel to attend Touch Taiwan 2014

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  • TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors

    Before Going to Press | 3h 25min ago

  • Digitimes Research: CSOT to see increased influence in AMOLED industry

    Before Going to Press | 3h 54min ago

  • North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | 3h 56min ago

  • Chassis makers doubtful about rumors Samsung to release metal chassis smartphone

    Before Going to Press | 4h 22min ago

  • PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

    Before Going to Press | 4h 50min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi ecosystem keeps expanding

    Before Going to Press | 5h 20min ago

  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Before Going to Press | 5h 36min ago

  • Peak season TV demand expected to be flat on year

    Before Going to Press | 5h 38min ago

  • LCD monitor panel prices rise on tight supply, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 5h 40min ago

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