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Apple to ship 5-6 million 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablets in 2017, say Taiwan makers

May 19, 15:39

The upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors see 6% on-year growth in April shipments

May 19, 15:02

Worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors together and top-3 ODMs combined saw their shipments decrease 37% and 32% on month, respectively in April because of their strong shipments...

Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenues up 11% in 2016, says Gartner

May 3, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment (WFE) revenues totaled US$37.4 billion in 2016, an 11.3% increase from 2015, according to final results by Gartner. The...

Global semiconductor sales rise 18% in March, says SIA

May 2, 19:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.9 billion for the month of March 2017, an increase of 18.1% compared to the March 2016 total of US$26.2 billion and 1.6% more than...

Digitimes Research: LCD monitor shipments drop over 6% in 1Q17

Apr 28, 12:04

Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments dropped 6.2% on year to reach below 20 million units in the first quarter of 2017, while worldwide shipments also experienced a similar decline of 6.8%...

Quanta to stay top AIO PC maker in 2017

Apr 18, 14:09

Quanta Computer is expected to remain as the largest all-in-one (AIO) PC maker worldwide in 2017 thanks to orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Apple. Currently, HP outsources all...

Gartner raises 2017 chip market outlook to 12% growth

Apr 17, 11:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner. The prediction is up from the research firm's...

Over 100,000 wafers embedded with eMemory NeoEE IP shipped

Apr 14, 12:18

Embedded NVM IP provider eMemory Technology has shipped more than 100,000 wafers embedded with its NeoEE IP solutions, according to the company. The eMemory NeoEE IP has been successfully...

IDC, Gartner see different trends for 1Q17 PC shipments

Apr 13, 14:43

Research firm IDC has posted its latest figures on worldwide PC shipments for the first quarter at 60.33 million, up slightly by 0.6% on year. But according to Gartner, the volume...

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure spending grows 9.2% to US$32.6 billion in 2016, says IDC

Apr 7, 14:17

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

Taiwan market: Acer launches 21-inch gaming notebook

Apr 6, 12:05

Acer Taiwan president Dave Lin expects the PC market worldwide to continue suffering declines in 2017, but Acer will achieve growth in Taiwan thanks to its gaming and ultra-thin notebooks...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to enjoy on-year growth in 1Q17

Mar 2, 10:50

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) surpassed 40 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, dropping only 1.2% on year. Shipments from Taiwan-based ODMs...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo largest AIO vendor worldwide in 2016

Mar 1, 11:21

Lenovo was the largest all-in-one PC vendor worldwide in 2016, followed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) at number two. The two players' shipments gap was widened in 2016 compared to 2015...

Industrial robot makers expanding capacity

Feb 24, 11:07

Worldwide robot makers have been expanding their capacity recently with Germany-based Kuka cooperating with the China-based Midea Group to expand its capacity in Europe and China...

Demand for robots gradually increasing

Worldwide public cloud services spending forecast to reach US$122.5 billion in 2017, says IDC

Feb 22, 15:49

A new update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide shows that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach US$122.5 billion...

Digitimes Research: All-in-one PC shipments to increase in 2017

Feb 10, 15:38

Because of weak demand for all-in-one PCs, worldwide all-in-one ((AIO) PC shipments fell 4.8% on year to total only 12.11 million units in 2016, the third consecutive year of on-year...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to grow 7.2% in 2017, says Gartner

Jan 24, 14:24

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$364.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.2% from 2016, according to Gartner. This represents a complete turnaround for the...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 1.5% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 18, 21:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$339.7 billion in 2016, a 1.5% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.8 billion, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top-25...

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure market revenue grows 8.1% to US$8.4 billion in 3Q16, says IDC

Jan 13, 16:16

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

Worldwide IT spending forecast to grow 2.7% in 2017, says Gartner

Jan 13, 15:42

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.7% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. However, this growth rate is down from earlier projections of...

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$188 billion in 2020, says IDC

Jan 11, 16:14

Worldwide spending on robotics and related services will more than double by 2020, growing from US$91.5 billion in 2016 to more than US$188 billion in 2020, according to the newly...

Former UMC CEO to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 10, 11:06

Shih-Wei Sun, ex-CEO of Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC), will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to serve as executive VP of worldwide operations,...

Former UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun

Worldwide HPC server revenue grows 3.9% in 3Q16, says IDC

Dec 28, 21:25

Worldwide factory revenues for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market grew by 3.9% to US$2.8 billion in the third quarter of 2016, compared with US$2.7 billion...

New Ryzen CPU expected to help raise AMD desktop market share in 2Q17

Dec 26, 22:52

AMD's next-generation 14nm Ryzen series processors will be unveiled in the first quarter of 2017 and the new platform will be officially released at the end of February and enter...

Annual sales worldwide from fabless IC design to grow 3.4% in 2017, says TrendForce

Dec 5, 16:47

Revenues worldwide from fabless IC design for 2016 are estimated at US$77.49 billion, a decline of 3.2% from 2015, according to TrendForce. But strong growth is expected in several...

Ethernet switch market sees steady growth in core network infrastructure segments, says IDC

Dec 5, 16:38

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded US$6.29 billion in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 2% on year. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues may reach NT$600 billion in 2017

Nov 28, 16:31

A recently published Digitimes Research Special Report notes that combined revenues from Taiwan-based makers' server motherboards, servers, storage and network equipment are expected...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments up on year after two years of decline

Nov 21, 22:50

Worldwide notebook shipments are estimated to reach 41.65 million units in the fourth quarter, up 6.4% sequentially as demand from the year-end holidays is expected to pick up strongly,...

PC supply chain seeing replacement trend in DIY market in 2H16

Nov 15, 15:38

The PC upstream supply chain has seen increasing demand for gaming-level hardware components from the PC DIY market since the early second half thanks to a PC replacement trend created...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow sequentially in 3Q16

Oct 20, 12:32

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) increased 8.6% sequentially in the third quarter thanks to growing demand from the enterprise sector, vendors preparing...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to drop 7.2% in 2016

Oct 18, 14:57

Worldwide notebook shipments are expected to drop 7.2% on year to reach less than 150 million units in 2016 because Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade program caused many consumers...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to dip 0.9% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 17, 21:42

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$332 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.9% from 2015, according to Gartner. This represents two consecutive years of revenue...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to dip 0.3% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 13, 10:43

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.3% to US$64.6 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up slightly from the estimated 0.7% decline in Gartner's...

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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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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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    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,...

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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...

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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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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.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.