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India IT spending to reach US$71.3 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Oct 24, 14:22

IT spending in India is projected to total US$71.3 billion in 2014, a 5.9% increase from the US$67.4 billion forecast for 2013, according to Gartner. IT services will record the strongest...

Foreign direct investment in Taiwan reaches US$3.6 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 22, 09:29

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,308 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.596 billion in January-September 2013, respectively...

TV everywhere spreads among US TV and cable networks; NBCUniversal leads, says IHS

Oct 21, 21:57

NBCUniversal leads the US TV Everywhere (TVE) effort in providing access to TV content on second screens like smartphones and tablets, while EPIX and HBO share the distinction of...

Energy storage systems for solar and wind power integration will surpass US$10 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

Oct 21, 15:00

Global markets boasted 51,000MW of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity installed in 2012, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there...

Direct current distribution networks will surpass US$24 billion in annual revenues by 2025, says firm

Oct 18, 15:04

The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks is not a single, cohesive sector. Rather, it consists of several disparate opportunities, including data centers, mobile telecommunications...

Thermal management for LEDs and power electronics grows to US$4.8 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Oct 17, 16:07

Thermal management materials for LEDs and power electronics will be a US$4.8 billion market in 2020, more than doubling from US$1.8 billion in 2013. As manufacturers look for more...

Intel reports 3Q13 revenues of US$13.5 billion

Oct 16, 15:19

Intel has reported third-quarter 2013 revenues of US$13.5 billion, operating income of US$3.5 billion, net income of US$3 billion and EPS of US$0.58. The company generated approximately...

Ruggedized PC vendors impacted by US government budget stall

Oct 16, 14:40

The suspension of the US government's budget has delayed procurement of ruggedized PCs and is expected to impact vendors' sales performance for the fourth quarter of 2013, according...

Intel plans cheap Bay Trail CPUs for 2Q14

Oct 14, 21:46

Intel is planning to release entry-level Bay Trail-based processors for the Android platform in the second quarter of 2014, according to sources from tablet players.

OEM connected car system processor market to be worth US$1.6 billion by 2020, says ABI Research

Oct 8, 15:13

ABI Research forecasts that revenues from main processors shipped in OEM-installed connected car telematics systems will increase from around US$360 million at the end of 2012 to...

VIA Telecom grants MediaTek CDMA 2000 license, says report

Newswatch - Oct 4, 14:41

VIA Telecom has granted MediaTek a license to develop and manufacture SoC solutions implementing the CDMA 2000 standard, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Countervailing duty imposed on China imports of US polysilicon may have limited impact on price, says EnergyTrend

Oct 3, 15:03

The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) recently announced that subsidies were applied to US polysilicon under investigation which led to substantive damages...

Current solar technologies are not enough to reach SunShot US$1/W installed goal, says Lux Research

Oct 2, 15:26

A look at disruptive solar innovations finds that technologies built around crystalline silicon (x-Si) modules are the most likely to find commercial success even though they will...

Semiconductor materials market to approach US$50 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Oct 2, 11:50

Given the industry's anemic performance during the first part of the year, a number of analysts have recently downgraded their 2013 semiconductor revenue forecasts to low-single digits,...

Wearable wireless device revenues to exceed US$6 billion in 2018, says ABI Research

Oct 1, 14:26

Wearable wireless device revenues will grow to exceed US$6 billion in 2018. Of the four segments tracked, sports, fitness and wellness is the largest, never dropping below 50% share...

Coupled solar and energy storage market to grow to US$2.8 billion in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 1, 14:24

Corporates playing in the solar and energy storage segments have long dreamed of combining the two complementary technologies to differentiate products and defend margins. This symbiotic...

Remote microgrids to surpass US$8.4 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Sep 30, 14:28

Operating in isolation from the wider power grid, remote microgrids are multiplying thanks to a combination of factors that include high costs for existing energy services in many...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

Mutto expected to sell Suzhou subsidiary for US$51 million

Sep 25, 14:56

Mutto Optronics is reportedly preparing to sell 100% of its stake in its Suzhou-based subsidiary Mutto Optronics Group in a transaction worth US$51 million.

Senao to increase investment in joint venture retail business in China

Sep 24, 11:36

Senao International, which operates a handset and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, has decided to inject an extra US$50 million into four China-based subsidiaries to expand...

Taiwan attracts January-August foreign direct investment of over US$3 billion, says MOEA

Sep 24, 11:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,027 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.156 billion in January-August 2013, respectively increasing...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips below parity, says SEMI

Sep 23, 14:03

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.98 in August 2013 after having stayed above parity for seven months.

India public cloud service market on pace to total US$434 million in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 18, 12:13

The public cloud service market in India is on pace to grow 37.5% in 2013 to total US$434 million, an increase of US$119 million from the US$315 million forecast for 2012, according...

China to impose anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from US

Sep 17, 15:32

China's Ministry of Commerce on September 16 announced that solar-grade polysilicon imported from the US will be subject to provisional anti-subsidization tax beginning September...

Dedicated GPS devices to reach US$7 billion in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 16, 11:36

Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smartwatches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks...

US installs 832MW of solar PV in 2Q13, says report

Sep 13, 11:44

The US installed 832MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) in the second quarter of 2013, representing 15% growth over the first quarter of the year. It was solar's second best quarter ever,...

IBM to invest US$1 billion to develop x86 server products over next 3 years

Sep 11, 21:49

IBM is planning to invest US$1 billion to strengthen and improve its System x product line hoping to grab future business opportunities in the high-density server market, according...

Plug-in electric vehicle sales growing fast in N America, says Navigant Research

Sep 11, 14:17

Although sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) to date have not met the expectations of automakers and government officials, the market is expanding rapidly in North America as...

Big data spending to exceed US$31 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Sep 10, 14:39

Global spending on big data by organizations will exceed US$31 billion in 2013, according to ABI Research. The spending will grow at a CAGR of 29.6% over the next five years, reaching...

California sets quarterly record for solar PV in 2Q13 as US adds 976 megawatts, says Solarbuzz

Sep 4, 15:10

The US added 976 megawatts of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during second-quarter 2013, up 24% on quarter from 788 megawatts in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

Worldwide public IT cloud services spending to reach nearly US$108 billion by 2017, says IDC

Sep 4, 14:15

Worldwide spending on public IT cloud services will reach US$47.4 billion in 2013 and is expected to be more than US$107 billion in 2017, according to a new forecast from IDC. Over...

APAC consumption value of LED lamps in general lighting reaches US$1.45 billion in 2012, says ElectroniCast

Sep 4, 10:54

In 2012, the Asia Pacific region (APAC) consumption value of LED lamps in general lighting reached US$1.45 billion. The consumption value will increase with strongly rising quantity...

Global wafer foundry capital spending to reach US$41 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Sep 3, 21:01

Capital spending by wafer foundry houses is expected to grow by an annual rate of 23-27% to US$41 billion in 2014 after expanding 2% to US$32.5 billion in 2013, according to SEMI.

Southeast Asia major domestic appliances segment generates US$3.4 billion in 1H13, says GfK

Sep 3, 20:05

Consumers in the Southeast Asia region, which is made up largely of emerging markets, are hungry for large appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and...

Adoption of new technologies continues in China as IT spending grows to US$323 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 3, 12:05

Mobile data services, external controller-based storage systems, business IT services and enterprise application software will all contribute to healthy growth in information technology...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Samsung Curved OLED TV

    Samsung Electronics America has announced the availability of its Curved OLED TV in the US. The KN55S9C also features MultiView capabilities with Full HD and stereo sound. With Samsung's...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • HTC+Droid+DNA+

    HTC Droid DNA

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Droid DNA, a smartphone with a Full HD 1080p display. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor featuring a quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Nov 16.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S3+

    Samsung Galaxy S3

    US consumers on five major service providers will now be able to own the Samsung Galaxy S3, supported by the nation's 4G LTE and HSPA+ 42 networks, according to Samsung Electronics...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Touch%2FTouch+3G+e%2Dbook+reader

    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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