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Digitimes Research: South Korea government to invest nearly US$200 million in local touch panel industry

Jan 3, 11:58

South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) will invest in the nation's touch panel industry and has set up a plan that will bump up South Korea's global touch panel market...

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

Solar wafer prices rise to nearly US$1, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 31, 11:33

Quotes for a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer have risen to US$0.98-0.99 due to strong demand and those for a high-efficiency wafer have exceeded US$1, according to Chinese-language...

Intel to display latest IT products from partners at CES 2014; updates tablet roadmaps

Dec 30, 23:14

Intel is preparing to display Intel-based notebooks, 2-in-1 devices and tablets, from its partners at CES 2014, which will be hosted from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, and the CPU giant...

Intel 8-core Haswell-E processors to release in 3Q14 with prices around US$1,000

Dec 25, 22:21

Intel is set to release its first eight-core processors for desktops, the Haswell-E series in the third quarter of 2014 priced at around US$1,000. The new series will succeed the...

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.2 billion, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:24

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,862 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.243 billion in January-November 2013,...

Big Data technology and service market expected to grow to US$32.4 billion in 2017, says IDC

Dec 19, 15:55

IDC has forecast that the Big Data technology and services market will grow at a 27% CAGR to US$32.4 billion through 2017 – or about six times the growth rate of the overall...

Public cloud services in MENA region on pace to total US$534 million in 2013, says Gartner

Dec 19, 15:34

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 24.1% in 2013 to total US$534 million, an increase of US$103 million from the...

Avago to buy LSI to enter storage chip market

Dec 17, 15:29

Avago Technologies has announced plans to acquire LSI for US$11.15 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at US$6.6 billion.

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED value estimated over US$12.7 billion in 2014

Dec 13, 10:55

Global production of high-brightness LED chips in 2014 will reach a total value of US$12.743 billion, increasing 129% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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US market: Motorola employs aggressive pricing to boost sales

Dec 9, 12:13

Motorola Mobility has adopted a more aggressive pricing strategy to push sales of its smartphones in the US, aiming to compete more effectively against rivals such as LG Electronics...

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Toshiba to acquire assets of OCZ for US$35 million

Dec 4, 15:51

Toshiba has entered into an agreement with OCZ Technology to acquire substantially all of OCZ's SSD business, according to the Japan-based company. The transaction will be completed...

HVDC electricity transmission technology revenues will total nearly US$57 billion from 2013-2020, says firm

Nov 27, 14:40

Since the advent of the electricity grid, most grids have been built using alternating current (AC) transmission systems. At present, however, driven by growth in electricity demand,...

Intel to offer US$1 billion marketing subsidies to promote tablet processors in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Nov 27, 14:21

Intel will offer marketing subsidies of US$1 billion to encourage tablet vendors to adopt its processors in 2014 and thereby aims to ship 60 million tablet processors for the year,...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

US solar PV pipeline grows to 43GW; enough to power more than 6 million households, says Solarbuzz

Nov 26, 14:07

The pipeline of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects awaiting completion within the US has grown by 7% during the past 12 months, and now exceeds 43GW, which is enough to power more than...

Foxconn to invest US$40 million in Pennsylvania

Nov 25, 10:30

Taiwan-based Foxconn Group will invest US$40 million in Pennsylvania, the US, over two years, according to group president Terry Guo.

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Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers rise to US$0.94, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 11:38

Prices for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$0.94/wafer due to tight supply, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) has cited Taiwan-based...

US fab tool book-to-bill rises above parity, says SEMI

Nov 21, 14:10

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment rose to 1.05 in October 2013 from 0.97 in the prior month.

Taiwan attracts January-October foreign direct investment of over US$3.9 billion, says MOEA

Nov 21, 11:37

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,608 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.938 billion in January-October 2013, respectively...

LED lighting market value in 2014 to reach US$17.8 billion, says LEDinside

Nov 20, 15:44

According to data from LEDinside, the LED lighting market value in 2014 will come to US$17.8 billion, and the total shipments of LED lighting products will reach 1.32 billion units,...

Integrated solar PV polysilicon and wafer suppliers to drive production costs below US$0.20 per watt in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Nov 20, 15:34

Average costs for vertically integrated first-tier makers are now forecast to fall yet another 6% in 2014 to a record low of US$0.20 per watt, according to Solarbuzz. Since 2008,...

Global touch panel industry to see US$31.4 billion in revenues in 2013, says IEK

Nov 15, 15:04

The global touch panel industry is expected to bring in US$31.4 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach US$43.7 billion in 2017, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge...

Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market, says ABI Research

Nov 11, 15:39

The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently...

MediaTek to invest over US$1 billion for chipset development in 2014

Nov 6, 21:54

MediaTek is likely to spend over US$1 billion in 2014 for the development of more than 20 new chipset solutions for applications including smartphones, tablets, TVs, wireless devices...

Global chip sales hit record US$80.92 billion in 3Q13, says SIA

Nov 6, 14:37

Worldwide sales of semiconductors climbed to a record US$80.92 billion in the third quarter of 2013, up 8.4% from US$74.64 billion in the prior quarter, according to SIA.

Global digital signage market nears US$14 billion, spurred by real-time analytics in retail, says IHS

Nov 6, 14:36

The global digital signage market will grow to nearly US$14 billion by year-end with the addition of data-centric information and analytics driving up revenues, according to IHS.

Notebook touchscreen controller chip prices drop lower than US$1

Nov 4, 22:00

Notebook touchscreen controller chips have recently seen their prices drop sharply with some even reaching below US$1, down from around US$4 in July, as notebook vendors have turned...

CyberLink begins to sell products through US retail chains

Oct 29, 21:44

Taiwan-based digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink began selling its products through retail chains in the US market, including Best Buy, Office Depot, Office Max,...

Microsoft reports revenues of US$18.53 billion for 3Q13

Oct 25, 14:40

Microsoft has announced revenues of US$18.53 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Gross margin, operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter...

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...

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    Displays | Aug 27, 22:03

  • LTPS to become mainstream in handset industry, says CEO of Taiwan Display

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 21:33

  • EPA loosen environmental protection requirements for TSMC planned 18-inch fab

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 21:12

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    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 21:05

  • HTC to launch HTC Desire 820 in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:35

  • LED driver IC vendors look to flat performance in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:22

  • VMware may look to form deeper partnerships with Taiwan white-box server players

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:21

  • Panel makers see increased orders for vehicle applications

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:18

  • AUO to expand in public and commercial segments with new lineup of Ultra HD displays

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:16

  • Handset brands launching more Android Wear-based devices

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 20:14

  • China TV vendors changing product mixes to focus more on high-end units for 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:57

  • Production schedules at 12-inch fabs begin to loosen

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:49

  • Digitimes Research: China small- to medium-size panel shipments to increase 12.9% in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 27, 19:48

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    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

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    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

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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...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    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.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    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.