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Thursday 18 April 2024
Consumer electronics market remains mired in downturn as inflation persists
The consumer electronics market has remained sluggish since 2023, with no evident signs of recovery even after the first quarter of 2024, whether for smartphones, notebooks, or consumer...
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Wi-Fi 7 penetration in consumer electronics products to be moderate in 2024
Numerous large-scale consumer electronics applications are anticipated to adopt Wi-Fi 7 this year, but market penetration for the year is expected to remain modest, according to industry...
Thursday 21 March 2024
China unveils policy to boost replacement of industrial equipment and consumer electronics
The China State Council launched a policy to promote industrial upgrades.
Thursday 25 January 2024
IC inspection labs enjoy gradual pickup in orders for consumer electronics
IC testing and certification labs such as Sporton International, BTL, and Audix have seen a gradual pickup in orders for consumer electronics and automotive products, as well as sustained...
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Supply chain evolution: navigating consumer electronics volatility through strategic sector diversification
Amidst the unpredictable terrain of consumer electronics, supply chain operators are strategically shifting focus toward high-stakes sectors such as automotive, medical, and aerospace...
Thursday 21 December 2023
PCB makers expect demand slowdown to end soon
The ​​Taiwan Printed Circuit Association (TPCA) noted that multiple indexes are pointing to the end of electronics components' slowdown after a year of inventory correction...
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Taiwan MCU suppliers slow wafer starts
Taiwan-based MCU vendors have cut wafer starts at foundries since the fourth quarter of 2023, awaiting a recovery in demand for consumer electronics products, according to industry...
Monday 11 December 2023
Apple reportedly expanding supplier search in India across auto, aerospace, and consumer electronics sectors
Amid production expansion planned by iPhone assemblers in India, Apple is reportedly looking for more local component suppliers to meet its target of diversification away from Chin...
Monday 11 December 2023
Evolution in consumer demand redefines development context of tech industry
With 2024 on the horizon, the tech industry will face new opportunities and challenges.
Friday 17 November 2023
Pegatron predicts 1H24 consumer market to remain sluggish; AI PC boom will need to wait
At Pegatron's earnings call on November 14, in addition to revealing its third-quarter operational performance, it also presented its views on the fourth quarter, 2023 as a whole,...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Inventory adjustments for PMICs taking longer than expected, says Silergy
Inventory correction for power management ICs (PMIC) may take three more quarters to complete, according to PMIC specialist Silergy.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Battery maker SYNergy sees upcoming rebound in consumer electronics market
Colin Hsieh, president of battery cell manufacturer SYNergy, sees a promising forecast for 2024 as the company notes a growth in client projects. Profit margins have significantly...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Mobile phone market to resume growth in 2024
Global mobile phone sales are expected to fall below 1.2 billion units in 2023, a new low in ten years, due to gloomy consumer sentiment following the pandemic, Chinese market saturation,...
Monday 30 October 2023
Generative AI adoption on edge devices to outpace expectations, says Qualcomm SVP
Qualcomm's senior vice president of product management, Ziad Asghar, believes that the adoption of generative AI on edge devices will progress faster than people's imagination. He...
Thursday 19 October 2023
TSMC expects 11% sequential revenue growth in 4Q23
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$18.8 billion and US$19.6 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023, which is an 11.1% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research