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Ultra HD market to see shipment revenues reach US$314 million in 2013

Aug 8, 21:42

The Ultra HD market is expected to to see shipment revenues reach US$314 million in 2013, with shipments reaching 57,000 units in 2013.

Building energy management systems will reach US$5.6 billion in annual revenues by 2020, according to Navigant Research

Aug 8, 21:35

The market for building energy management systems (BEMSs) continues to grow, driven by technology advances as well as a growing familiarity among customers with the benefits that...

Annual US wind operations and maintenance spending to double to nearly US$6 billion by 2025, says IHS

Aug 8, 15:24

Annual expenditures for operations and maintenance (O&M) services in the US wind industry are expected to double from just under US$3 billion in 2012 to nearly US$6 billion in...

Annual IT spending by utilities in Western Europe to reach US$12.7 billion by 2017, says IDC

Aug 7, 21:06

According to research firm IDC Energy Insights, total year-end IT spending by utilities in Western Europe is expected to be US$10.4 billion in 2013, with the majority (62.9%) of IT...

Chroma ATE aims at 30% of revenues coming from US, Europe, Japan

Aug 7, 20:46

Automated testing solution/equipment provider Chroma ATE saw 24% of revenues in the second quarter of 2013 come from the US, Europe and Japan, and aims to increase the proportion...

Distributed solar power generation will reach US$112 billion in annual revenues by 2018, says Navigant Research

Aug 7, 14:57

Driven by feed-in tariffs (FITs) and the commoditization of photovoltaic (PV) modules, along with innovative leasing programs for residential solar installations, distributed solar...

Worldwide IT outsourcing market to reach US$288 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Aug 6, 21:28

The worldwide IT outsourcing (ITO) market is forecast to reach US$288 billion in 2013, a 2.8% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. Compared with Gartner's previous forecast,...

Smart meters for commercial and industrial markets will total US$19.1 billion in revenues from 2012-2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 6, 14:34

Smart meters offer an essential piece of the energy management solution for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers, because they enable a timely and accurate exchange of data...

Commercial LED lighting revenues will reach US$25 billion annually by 2021, says Navigant Research

Aug 5, 21:58

According to Navigant Research, revenues from LED lighting products (including lamps and luminaires) in commercial building markets will grow from US$2.7 billion in 2013 to more than...

US reaches milestone of 10GW solar photovoltaic capacity, says Solarbuzz

Aug 5, 21:27

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US have now broken through the 10GW barrier, following strong market deployment since the start of 2010. During the first half of 2013,...

Small wind power systems will surpass US$700 million in annual revenues by 2018, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:34

Although the market for small wind power systems has been in existence for 30 years, there are many signs that the industry is reaching a critical juncture, according to Navigant...

Off-grid mobile telecommunications base station power revenues will reach US$10.5 billion by 2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:03

Driven by rising energy costs and government policy initiatives, the market for "green base stations" for mobile telecommunications networks is gaining significant traction...

BOE plans to raise US$7.5 billion to construct new panel lines

Aug 1, 15:35

China-based panel maker BOE has announced plans to raise CNY$4.6 billion (US$7.5 billion) to construct panel lines.

China antidumping tariffs to have limited impact on polysilicon pricing, says IHS

Jul 31, 12:24

China's move to slap retaliatory antidumping tariffs on solar polysilicon imported from the US and South Korea will cause only a slight increase in domestic pricing for the material,...

Component makers see rising orders from game console players

Jul 30, 11:22

Component orders for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2013 reportedly may increase from 9-12 million units each to over 15 million units as their pre-orders in Europe and the US are...

Ultra HD TVs may drop to around US$800 in China during October 1 holiday period

Jul 29, 15:16

TV vendors in China will likely drop pricing for their 50-inch Ultra HD TV units to as low as CNY$5,000 (US$814) during the October 1 holiday period, according to industry sources.

Tencent Holdings to invest US$2 billion in Xiaomi, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 25, 15:32

China-based Tencent Holdings, which runs one of the largest web portals in China, QQ.com, reportedly plans to commit an investment of US$2 billion into China-based smartphone vendor...

Robust traffic spurs demand for 3G/4G gateways; market to reach US$1.8 billion in 2013, says ABI Research

Jul 25, 15:08

ABI Research has found that the overall 2012 wireless network equipment market was quite challenging for infrastructure vendors, but the incessant demand for 3G and 4G mobile broadband...

IHS boosts long-term Ultra HD LCD TV forecast; predicts 4.6 million units shipped in US in 2018

Jul 25, 14:31

While Ultra HD TV sets still will be relegated to a small share of total TV shipments for the next few years, recent moves by panel makers and vendors to reduce costs and increase...

HP to release US$99 tablet through Wal-Mart for back-to-school demand

Jul 24, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will launch a US$99 tablet and will cooperate with Wal-Mart to sell the device in the US retail channel, targeting back-to-school demand, according...

LG begins selling first OLED HDTV in the US

Jul 23, 15:48

LG has officially introduced the new LG Curved OLED TV for the US market.

Taiwan attracts January-June foreign direct investment of over US$2.2 billion, says MOEA

Jul 23, 12:35

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,493 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$2.266 billion in January-June 2013, with the number...

Epi-wafer market to expand to US$4 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Jul 22, 21:14

As LED lighting becomes an US$80 billion industry, the market for the epitaxial wafers (epi-wafers) LEDs are made from will grow to US$4 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

US TV revenues hold steady as sales rise for larger, pricier sets, says IHS

Jul 10, 14:44

Despite a significant decline in unit shipments, revenues for the US TV market are expected to remain flat in 2013 compared to 2012 as larger, higher-priced sets account for an expanded...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2013 LED chip output value to reach over US$1.8 billion

Jul 10, 11:58

Taiwan-based LED chip makers will generate total production value of US$1.82 billion in 2013, growing 19.2% from 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Even at US$20, Nokia 105 proves profitable for Nokia, says IHS

Jul 2, 14:12

With its ultra-low-cost handset (ULCH) designated as the Nokia 105, Nokia has shown how it can be done: by sticking to a limited set of features and employing a highly integrated...

Second-tier TV vendors sell 39-inch Ultra HD TVs for US$699 in North America

Jul 2, 14:05

Second-tier TV vendors are reportedly selling 39-inch Ultra HD TV products for US$699 in North America.

Tsinghua offers to buy Spreadtrum for US$28.50 per share

Jun 25, 12:38

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its board of directors received a preliminary non-binding proposal from Tsinghua Unigroup, a state-owned company funded by Tsinghua University...

Pricing for 32-inch TV panels falls below US$100

Jun 24, 14:27

Pricing for TV panels sized 32-inch has dropped below US$100 recently due to an imbalance in the TV supply chain, according to industry sources.

US fab tool book-to-bill stays above parity in May 2013, says SEMI

Jun 21, 15:07

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-made semiconductor equipment was unchanged in May 2013 from the previous month's level, but remained above one for the fifth consecutive month,...

LCD TV panel pricing expected to drop in June, says WitsView

Jun 21, 14:48

Pricing for LCD TV and open cell panel modules are expected to drop in the latter part of June, according to research firm WitsView.

Taiwan attracts January-May foreign direct investment of over US$1.8 billion, says MOEA

Jun 21, 10:42

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,220 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.833 billion in January-May 2013, respectively...

Largan sues Genius Electronic in US for patent infringement

Jun 14, 12:17

The largest Taiwan-based handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision on June 13 announced its filing of a lawsuit with the California Northern District Court against fellow maker...

Global 1Q13 fab tool billings and bookings drop from year ago, says SEMI

Jun 13, 11:25

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$7.31 billion in the first quarter of 2013. The billings figure is 8% higher than the fourth...

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  • China polysilicon maker LDK Solar to resume production

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 21:33

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351 million small-to-medium-size panels in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 21:32

  • Digitimes Research: Xiaomi continues to rank as number one smartphone vendor in China in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 21:31

  • ASE to ramp up SiP packaging revenues in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:36

  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:08

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:07

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:07

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:05

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:04

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:03

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:02

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | Jul 30, 20:01

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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...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    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...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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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.

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    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.

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