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Asia pure-play foundries to generate combined US$40 billion in 2016, says TrendForce

Dec 9, 20:12

Combined revenues of Asia-based pure-play semiconductor foundries are forecast to exceed US$36 billion in 2015, and top US$40 billion in 2016, according to a report from TrendForce...

UV LED market to reach US$356 million by 2020, says report

Dec 3, 14:35

LED vendors are now looking to develop niche applications that can provide higher margins, as price competition in the LED lighting market has become too strong. Among niche applications,...

US$1.6 billion market forecast for chemical materials used to make LCD panels in 2015, says IHS

Dec 2, 13:54

The market for the four primary chemical materials used in TFT LCD production is expected to reach US$1.6 billion in 2015. Revenues from sales of etchant alone, used for electrode...

US court fines Epistar US$9.3 million for patent infringement

Nov 27, 11:18

The jury of a US district court in Massachusetts has made a preliminary decision to fine Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar US$9.3 million for infringing US patent...

Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

Nov 26, 14:31

The Korea government has announced from 2016 it will invest US$110 million over a five-year period into developing materials and components for wearable products, according to Korea-based...

Global revenues from diesel generator set installations expected to total US$538 billion from 2015-2024, says report

Nov 24, 14:12

Reciprocating engine-based diesel gensets are among the fastest-selling, least expensive distributed generation (DG) technologies in the world and cover many specialized segments...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$3.7 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 23, 11:13

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,118 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.689 billion in January-October 2015,...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips in October, says SEMI

Nov 23, 11:03

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.98 in October 2015 after having stayed above parity for three straight months.

Augmented reality on the rise with total market worth to reach US$100 billion by 2020, says ABI Research

Nov 20, 12:33

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) continue to be hot topics in the technology industry. While VR continues to make waves in the press, AR will prove to be the bigger...

LG Display to invest US$4 billion in new OLED fab, says report

Nov 19, 16:04

LG Display plans to invest upwards of US$4 billion in new OLED facilities to meet expected market demand as of 2017 onwards, according to a new report from Korea-based Digital...

Global revenues from submarine electricity projects expected to total nearly US$230 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 19, 14:34

Submarine electricity transmission systems are increasingly being used for both long and short hauls in undersea, lake, and river interconnection projects globally, and many systems...

ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$2.4 billion

Nov 19, 10:39

ON Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor International have entered into an agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$20.00 per share in an all cash transaction...

Revenues from direct current distribution network implementation expected to total US$33 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 18, 14:45

The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks encompasses several disparate opportunities, including telecommunications towers, data centers, and grid-tied commercial buildings,...

Global commercial building automation market revenues will reach US$45 billion by 2021, says firm

Nov 16, 15:31

The building automation market will experience steady but incremental growth over the next five years, generating US$45 billion in 2021, according to ABI Research. Europe will be...

LED lighting market to reach US$30.5 billion in 2016, says firm

Nov 13, 14:47

The scale of the LED lighting market will reach US$25.7 billion in 2015 and expand to US$30.5 billion in 2016. The penetration rate of LED lighting is also projected to climb from...

Vehicle display market to reach US$72 billion in 2020, says IEK

Nov 13, 13:54

The vehicle display market is expected to climb to US$7.2 billion in 2020, up from US$5.5 billion in 2015, due to increased demand for smart cars in addition to IoT services in new...

Revenues from microturbine installations expected to total more than US$10 billion from 2015-2024, says Navigant

Nov 13, 12:04

Still an emerging technology in the distributed generation (DG) market, microturbines are benefiting from an accelerating shift away from centralized generation. Microturbines today...

Prices of LED light bulbs bounce back slightly in October as aggressive pricing put on hold in the US and Europe, says LEDinside

Nov 13, 11:54

According to LEDinside, the global average price of 40W replacement LED light bulbs rose 2.8% to US$11.10 in October, while 60W replacement bulbs rose 3.5% to US$15. LEDinside analyst...

The market for smart urban mobility infrastructure and services expected to total US$144 million from 2015-2024, says firm

Nov 12, 14:48

Cities have long been focal points for clean, efficient transportation choices given the demands placed on them by large, densely located populations and the adverse quality of life...

Giga Solar to float US$125 million overseas convertible bonds

Nov 12, 11:30

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has decided to issue overseas zero-interest unsecure convertible bonds of up to five years with total value of US$125 million.

Strong US dollar to shave 4pp off of top-20 growth rate in 2015, says IC Insights

Nov 12, 10:36

The world's top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to be flat in 2015, 1pp higher than the growth rate expected for the total worldwide semiconductor industry, according...

TSMC to invest in Tela for US$65 million

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 10:31

TSMC Partners, a TSMC unit engaged in making investments in semiconductor companies, will buy about 10 million shares of Tela Innovations for US$6.24 a share or a total of US$65 million,...

TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Nov 11, 15:13

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging...

Global revenues from residential IoT devices expected to total more than US$330 billion from 2015-2025, says Navigant

Nov 11, 14:43

Through devices such as smart thermostats that allow users to remotely control household temperatures or LED lights that can be switched on and off from a smartphone, the much-hyped...

Telecommunications network provider-spending on distributed generation and energy storage systems expected to total US$31.1 billion from 2015-2024, says firm

Nov 5, 15:28

As telecommunications have expanded to connect people and products around the globe, power requirements for keeping systems up and running have grown alongside. Distributed generation...

Behavioral and analytical demand-side management spending expected to reach US$2.5 billion in 2024, says firm

Nov 4, 14:37

The availability of energy usage data and the creation of software platforms with data analytics have recently given way to new forms of analytical demand-side management (DSM). Behavioral...

Global wireless power revenues expected to reach US$17.9 billion in 2024, says firm

Oct 29, 15:21

The increased reliance on electronics and the need to power them is expected to drive the adoption of wireless power, despite challenges associated with consumer awareness and competing...

Corning reports 3Q15 results and announces plan to return over US$10 billion to shareholders through 2019

Oct 29, 14:04

Corning has announced a strategic and capital allocation framework designed to return more than US$10 billion to shareholders through 2019, and also reported results for the third...

Smartwatches to trump mHealth wearables for integration into the US$34 billion smart home market

Oct 28, 15:22

The smart home market, projected to reach US$34 billion in 2020 is becoming the center of activity for multiple IoT ecosystems, including wearables. In a report from ABI Research,...

Virtualized video encoders to grow to US$888 million in 2020, says report

Oct 27, 15:35

The continued push towards cloud computing throughout the IT industry is making its way into video markets. Virtualization in the encoder market is expected to grow from 34% of the...

China IoT service revenues to grow faster than any other major country to US$41 billion by 2020, says firm

Oct 23, 11:59

China's Internet of Things (IoT) services revenues will grow more than five times in the next five years, exceeding US$41 billion by 2020. This is the fastest revenue growth rate...

Revenue for the global energy service company market expected to reach US$14.7 billion annually by 2024

Oct 22, 14:55

Energy service companies (ESCOs) work in the US already has a solid foundation in the public sector, backed by policy and economic drivers. However, in order to achieve more aggressive...

Lam to buy KLA-Tencor for US$10.6 billion

Oct 22, 11:21

Lam Research and KLA-Tencor have entered into an agreement for Lam to acquire all outstanding KLA-Tencor shares in a cash-and-stock transaction, according to the companies.

Global revenues for grid edge technologies for distributed energy resources expected to total US$120 billion from 2015-2024

Oct 21, 14:58

Utilities the world over are facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities as distributed energy resources (DER) penetration increases along different points of the distribution...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.3 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 21, 11:23

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed it approved 2,769 foreign direct investment projects (excluding those from China) totaling US$3.313 billion in January-September...

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    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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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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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.