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  • How much of a risk are China panel makers for Taiwan's panel industry?

    China panel makers are continuing to increase their production capacity in addition to improving their technology. Some market observers say this is creating concerns for Taiwan panel makers while others say despite the...

    Last update: Tuesday 7 January 2014

  • Fire at SK Hynix China fab

    A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China has pushed up DRAM prices.

    Last update: Monday 2 December 2013

  • Compal Electronics, Compal Communications merge

    Following the merger, Compal is looking to expand its business in the smartphone and tablet fields. Non-notebook product lines will account for more than 30% of company revenues in 2015.

    Last update: Thursday 28 November 2013

  • Acer in searching of a new chairman

    Acer's ex-CEO JT Wang and ex-president Jim Wong have both recently stepped down from their positions, leaving the Taiwan-based vendor looking for new executive to save its business.

    Last update: Wednesday 27 November 2013

  • China firms expanding their smartphone presence

    China-based smartphone vendors have seen their global presence expand.

    Last update: Friday 15 November 2013

  • TSMC warns of weaker sales in 4Q13

    The IC supply chain continues to manage inventories in the fourth quarter of 2013, while demand for certain high-end mobile devices weakens, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has warned.

    Last update: Friday 8 November 2013

  • Apple new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display

    Apple has released its new iPad devices: the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display on October 22. Meanwhile, the first-generation iPad mini has received a price cut, which is expected to help the device to strengthen...

    Last update: Thursday 24 October 2013

  • Rise of China labor shortage

    China is currently suffering from labor shortage and is expected to affect PC-related players' shipment performances in October.

    Last update: Monday 7 October 2013

  • Intel pushing Quark processor

    Intel has recently announced its first motherboard product using its Quark processor, which is set to be broadly used in applications such as Internet of things or wearable devices.

    Last update: Friday 4 October 2013

  • Graphics card war heating up

    AMD has recently announced its latest GPUs (Volcanic Islands), aiming to regain its share from the graphics card market. However, Nvidia is also expected to launch its counter back in late November.

    Last update: Friday 27 September 2013

  • Channel retailers in Taiwan see difficult sales in 2013

    Channel retailers are still busy digesting their Ivy Bridge inventories currently and Haswell platform is unlikely to replace Ivy Bridge completely until early 2014.

    Last update: Thursday 26 September 2013

  • Microsoft unveils Surface 2 series tablets

    Microsoft has announced its new own-brand tablet, the Surface 2 series, featuring Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor for the ARM-based model and Intel's Core i5 processor for the x86-based one.

    Last update: Tuesday 24 September 2013

  • BlackBerry shakeup

    The struggling BlackBerry has announced a major workforce cut and a plan to sell the company.

    Last update: Monday 23 September 2013

  • Apple iPhone 5s and 5c

    Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and 5c.

    Last update: Tuesday 17 September 2013

  • 8-inch tablet sales growing weak

    Samsung Electronics and Acer were originally aggressive about the 8-inch tablet market, but as related demand has fallen short of expectation, they have been reducing component orders for the 8-inch models.

    Last update: Tuesday 17 September 2013

  • Ultra HD TVs expected to be new TV standard in 2014

    As Ultra HD TVs are gaining popularity in the market due to their increased resolution and decreased pricing, coupled with vendors' plans to work more closely with content provides, consumers can expect to see the TVs take...

    Last update: Monday 9 September 2013

  • Back-to-school demand not as good as expected in 2013

    The back-to-school season is one of the major sales events of the PC industry; however, related demand in 2013 is weaker than expected, causing channle retailers having troubles digesting their inventories.

    Last update: Monday 9 September 2013

  • Notebook brand vendors' 2014 RFQ

    Notebook brand vendors have mostly finished their notebook request for quoating process, leaving Acer, the only one still has not yet finished it.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • Microsoft buys out Nokia

    Microsoft has recently announced to acquire smartphone vendor Nokia and the move is expected to help the software giant to expand in the smartphone market.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • SEMICON Taiwan 2013

    SEMICON Taiwan 2013 will takes palce from September 4-6. It will feature more than 650 exhibitors, and more than 110 speakers from technology companies and research organizations.

    Last update: Friday 6 September 2013

  • Touch Taiwan 2013

    Touch Taiwan 2013 exhibition will take place from August 28-30 in Taipei and will feature major players in the industry, such as Sharp, Truly Optoelectronics, China Star Optoelectronics (CSOT), and AGC Display Glass.

    Last update: Tuesday 3 September 2013

  • Not too quiet

    HTC has raised some eyebrows following the launch of its new ad campaign featuring Robert Downey Jr, and an intrigue over an alleged theft of trade secrets.

    Last update: Monday 2 September 2013

  • LED lighitng developments in the market

    Demand for LED lighting products-including spot lights, LED luminaries, street lights, LED light bulbs and fluorescent tubes-will reach 90 million in 2016, increasing the global penetration for LED lighting applications...

    Last update: Monday 2 September 2013

  • Intel's fightback with Bay Trail-T and new Haswell

    Intel is expected to release its new Bay Trail-T platform for tablets and new entry-level/mid-range Haswell processors in September. Through the Bay Trail-T platform, Intel is hoping to gain an equal footing against ARM...

    Last update: Friday 30 August 2013

  • Wearable IT devices

    As the notebook industry is gradually seeing weakening demand, PC players are turning to develop wearable IT devices, hoping to achieve growth

    Last update: Monday 26 August 2013

  • Ultra HD TV panel development

    Ultra HD TV panels are a hot topic for the TV industry in 2013, but market observers have mixed views as to how far they will penetrate into the market. This topic looks at the developments and market outlook for the technology...

    Last update: Friday 23 August 2013

  • How prevalent will touch screen notebooks be in 2013?

    Touch panel makers originally had high hopes for the development of touch screen notebooks in 2013, but due to less-than-expected popularity for Windows coupled with increasing competition from tablet vendors, the market...

    Last update: Thursday 22 August 2013

  • New Surfaces to surface?

    Microsoft is reportedly ready to release its second-generation Surfaces in September or October and is currently working on clearing its first-generation models' inventory

    Last update: Wednesday 21 August 2013

  • OLED TVs: Can they pull through and be the next super technology in the TV market?

    OLED TVs are being regarded as the next ultime TV viewing technology. However, due to low yields for the technology and high costs, pricing for OLED TVs are currently very high in the market, which is drastically limitng...

    Last update: Tuesday 20 August 2013

  • Micron after Elpida purchase

    Micron Technology, which completed its acquisition of Elpida on July 31, said the company will put profits first instead of fighting for market share.

    Last update: Thursday 15 August 2013

  • Rise of the Chromebooks

    In addition to Acer, Asustek Computer has also recently decided to enter the Chromebook market, hoping to find new business opportunity from the IT market.

    Last update: Wednesday 14 August 2013

  • China suppliers, new enemies of the Taiwan IT industry?

    As China-based OEMs/ODMs and component suppliers are gradually achieving improvements in their technologies and are outmatching Taiwan players in terms of costs and flexibility, Taiwan's IT industry is now facing a serious...

    Last update: Wednesday 14 August 2013

  • Intel going all out for 2-in-1 business opportunities

    Intel has been aggressively promoting its 2-in-1 product plan and has hosted several conferences in hoping to push vendors to release related products.

    Last update: Tuesday 6 August 2013

  • Taipei Computer Application Show 2013

    Taipei Computer Application Show 2013 is hosting from August 1-5 in Taipei, Taiwan and is the largest PC promotion activity of Taiwan in the summer.

    Last update: Monday 5 August 2013

  • Touchscreen notebooks seeing weak demand

    As channel retailers have turned to place their focuses on clearing up their Ivy Bridge-based notebooks, touchscreen notebooks seem to have lost their loves.

    Last update: Wednesday 31 July 2013

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  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    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.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    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.