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Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 10.4% in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 26, 20:52

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 10.4% on year, instead of a previous forecast of an 11.3% growth, to 1.44 billion units in 2015, according to the latest data released...

Worldwide hardcopy peripherals market declines nearly 6% in 2Q15, says IDC

Aug 25, 16:14

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals (HCP) Tracker, the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market experienced a 5.9% decline in the second quarter of 2015. Total...

Worldwide 4K LCD TV panel shipments grow 61% in 2Q15, says MIC

Aug 24, 14:16

Worldwide Ultra HD (4K) LCD TV panel shipment volume grew 60.8% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, reaching around 9.2 million units, according to MIC.

Worldwide EMV payment card shipments top 2.1 billion in 2014 with 43% issued into the US and China, says firm

Aug 17, 14:37

Just over 2.1 billion EMV cards were issued worldwide in 2014, up 27.5% from 2014. The exponential on-year growth rate was driven by significant EMV issuance into the US and China...

Worldwide large-size TFT LCD panel shipments reached 154 million units in 2Q15, up 3.4% sequentially, says MIC

Aug 4, 15:40

In the first quarter of 2015, shipments of large area TFT-LCD panels for notebooks, monitors, and LCD TVs totaled 148.8 million units, down 4.1% sequentially. In particular, notebook...

Worldwide tablet market continues to decline; vendor landscape is evolving, says IDC

Jul 30, 14:43

The worldwide tablet market declined 7% on year in the second quarter of 2015 with shipments totaling 44.7 million units according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Worldwide smartphone market posts 11.6% increase in 2Q15, says IDC

Jul 27, 19:48

Vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, up 11.6% from the 302.1 million units shipped a year ago, according to IDC.

Gartner expects 59% mobile data growth worldwide in 2015

Jul 23, 15:37

Global mobile data traffic is set to reach 52 million terabytes (TB) in 2015, an increase of 59% from 2014, according to Gartner. The rapid growth is set to continue through 2018,...

TSMC cuts 2015 chip growth outlook

Jul 16, 22:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), at its July 16 investors meeting, gave a less-optimistic outlook for the third quarter of 2015, and has revised downward its forecast...

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Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to increase 2.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 15, 21:50

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to grow 2.5% in 2015 reaching US$66.1 billion, according to Gartner. The prediction is down from the research firm's previous...

Worldwide PC shipments declined 9.5% in 2Q15, says Gartner

Jul 10, 11:56

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.4 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 9.5% decline from the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...

Gartner cuts 2015 chip market growth forecast again

Jul 10, 10:21

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$348 billion in 2015, a 2.2% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The prediction, however, is down from Gartner's previous...

Worldwide device shipments to grow 1.5% to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 8, 20:26

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5% increase from 2014 and down from the...

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure spending to grow 26% in 2015, says IDC

Jul 7, 15:42

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015...

Worldwide pay-TV penetration to exceed 50% in next 2 years, says firm

Jun 22, 16:19

The worldwide pay-TV market surpassed more than 900 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2015, representing 48% penetration, according to ABI Research. The market is likely...

Intel could also be TSMC customer, says Chang

Jun 9, 21:18

TSMC is dedicated to providing foundry services for logic IC providers worldwide, and mergers in the industry will have little impact on the foundry's operations, said company chairman...

Aidmics pushing innovations for biotechnology industry

Jun 3, 13:59

Several Taiwan-based start-up companies are at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them is Aidmics Biotechnology, which is showcasing its latest inspection products...

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-embedded devices to exceed 112 million units in 2015, says Gartner

Newswatch - Jun 2, 15:09

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-enabled devices (mobile PCs, tablets and mobile hot spot devices) will reach over 112 million units in 2015, up 5.6% from a year earlier, Gartner...

Worldwide server shipments grow 13% in 1Q15, while revenues increase 17.9%, says Gartner

Jun 1, 15:15

In the first quarter of 2015, worldwide server shipments grew 13% on year, while revenues increased 17.9% from the first quarter of 2014, according to Gartner.

Worldwide tablet growth will continue to slow in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 15:46

Worldwide shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices are forecast to reach 221.8 million units in 2015, a decline of 3.8% from 2014, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker...

Emerging markets drive worldwide smartphone sales to 19% growth in 1Q15, says Gartner

May 28, 21:05

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3% during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. This growth was led by strong smartphone...

Worldwide Chromebook sales will reach 7.3 million units in 2015, says Gartner

May 25, 16:11

Worldwide Chromebook sales to end users is on pace to reach 7.3 million units in 2015, a 27% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. Education is the primary market for Chromebooks...

Colorful rising fast in graphics card market

May 25, 16:03

China-based Colorful is gradually catching up with first-tier vendors in the graphics card market in terms of shipments. Colorful's shipments have already surpassed those of Micro-Star...

Worldwide IoT market to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage, says IDC

May 20, 20:57

The worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow 19% in 2015, led by digital signage, according to a new forecast from IDC. The forecast focuses on growing IoT use...

Worldwide PELS market declines in 1Q15, says IDC

May 15, 16:20

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments declined 6.4% on year and 13.6% sequentially, finishing the first quarter of 2015 with 17.6 million units, according to...

Worldwide smart TV shipment volume estimated to reach 88 million units in 2015, says MIC

May 14, 16:01

The worldwide smart TV shipment volume is estimated to reach around 88 million units in 2015, about 41.2% of the worldwide LCD TV market, according to MIC.

Worldwide small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel shipment volume to show steady growth through 2016, says MIC

Apr 28, 14:52

Although the worldwide tablet market is expected to decline for the first time in 2015, strong growth momentum in the smartphone and automotive panel markets will maintain worldwide...

Gartner cuts forecast for 2015 chip market growth

Apr 24, 10:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$354 billion in 2015, a 4% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. However, the prediction is down from Gartner's previous...

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure market grows 14.4% in 4Q14 as service providers continue to expand their datacenters, says IDC

Apr 20, 16:08

According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, disk storage, and Ethernet switch) grew by 14.4% on year to...

3.75 billion Wi-Fi connected devices will be shipped worldwide by 2019, says MIC

Apr 20, 16:07

Driven by flourishing demand for smartphones and IoT (Internet of Things), global shipment volume of Wi-Fi connected devices reached around 2.27 billion units in 2014, up 18% on year,...

Worldwide semiconductor foundry market grows 16.1% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 17, 11:08

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market grew 16.1% in 2014 to achieve US$46.9 billion in revenues, according to final results by Gartner.

Taiwan should not be discouraged by not being founding member of AIIB, says Stan Shih

Apr 14, 15:42

Commenting on Taiwan not being able to become a founding member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) led by protests from the China government, Acer founder Stan Shih said...

Digitimes Research: Samsung expected to see increasing orders on 14nm process

Apr 2, 12:01

Qualcomm's next-generation application processor (AP), the Snapdragon 820, is expected to outsource to Samsung Electronics using a 14nm node, which the Korea-based foundry house has...

Worldwide natural gas vehicle sales to total 37.2 million from 2014-2024, says Navigant

Apr 1, 10:56

Though natural gas has been used in vehicles since the advent of the internal combustion engine (ICE) in 1860, it wasn't until the 1970s, when oil crises encouraged the development...

Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platform revenues rise 19.4% in 4Q14, says IDC

Mar 27, 15:40

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platform Tracker, vendor revenues for the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market increased...

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    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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    Toshiba Exceria Pro SD cards

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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