Monday 13 October 2014
Gaming notebook vendors start new competition in 4Q14
Despite weak sales of traditional notebooks, vendors are still aggressively releasing new gaming models and are expected to trigger a new wave of competition in the fourth quarter...
Monday 13 October 2014
Wah Hong expects increased orders from customers in emerging markets in 4Q14
Optical film maker Wah Hong expects to see increased orders from customers aimed at developing in Turkey and Southeast Asia during the fourth quarter of 2014.
Monday 13 October 2014
Supply chains conservative about 4G handset development in China during 4Q14
Handset supply chain makers are continuing to see the effects of lagging 4G handset sales in China as vendors clear out reserves of 3G units.
Monday 13 October 2014
Wafer supplies to affect 4Q14 performance at Taiwan-based IC design houses
Some Taiwan-based LCD driver and analog IC vendors have indicated that their performance for the fourth quarter of 2014 will hinge on the supply of 8-inch wafers from major foundry...
Wednesday 8 October 2014
Taiwan-based IC design houses look to slow sales in 4Q14
Most Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to see their revenues slide 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 as order visibility for the quarter remains lower than...
Thursday 2 October 2014
New Wintel platforms may impact 4Q14 PC demand
Microsoft and Intel's plans to release new platforms in the first half of 2015 are expected to affect demand for PCs in the fourth quarter, according to sources from the upstream...
Tuesday 30 September 2014
HTC to launch its M8 Life flagship smartphone in 4Q14
HTC is expected to launch its new flagship smartphone, the M8 Life, in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to China-based media reports.
Monday 29 September 2014
Handset supply chains expect to see limited orders from China during 4Q14
Panel and touch panel makers associated with China-based handset vendors expect limited growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 as demand for 4G units has been lower-than-expected, according...
Thursday 25 September 2014
TSMC to hire 2,200 new employees in 4Q14
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to hire an additional 2,200 new employees in the fourth quarter of 2014. The number of new employees recruited by TSMC in Taiwan...
Wednesday 24 September 2014
AMD, Nvidia to see shrinking GPU demand in 4Q14 due to launch of low-cost notebooks
Notebook vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Lenovo, Asustek Computer, Acer and Toshiba, will launch low-cost models with CPUs with integrated graphics in the fourth quarter...
Friday 19 September 2014
Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee brace for strong sales in 4Q14
Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial will see their sales momentum continue to the end of 2014, buoyed by the ramping of 28nm and 20nm process...
Thursday 18 September 2014
Supply chains see orders from Motorola Mobility until 4Q14
Supply chains expect to see orders from Motorola Mobility for low-priced handset components until the end of 2014 due to sales demand in Mexico, Brazil and India.
Friday 12 September 2014
Digitimes Research: Market share of smartphone brands to undergo significant changes in 4Q14
Market share of smartphone vendors in China is likely to fluctuate significantly soon due to the development of 4G market and the roll-outs of the latest flagship models, highlighted...
Friday 12 September 2014
Apple expected to release new high-resolution monitors in 4Q14, says WitsView
Apple is expected to release new high-resolution monitors by the end of fourth-quarter 2014, according to WitsView.
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Supply chains expect to see increased orders from Samsung until 4Q14
Touch panel maker EELY and small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel and module maker Giantplus Technology are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics, and expect the orders to...