Meet the Analysts
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Thursday 2 November 2023
Rebound in HPC chip market for 2H23 anticipated, according to DIGITIMES Research
Despite the semiconductor industry's current downturn, competition in the HPC chip sector remains fierce. According to findings from DIGITIMES Research, the first half of 2023 saw...
Wednesday 25 October 2023
Samsung boosts collaboration with Indian EMS suppliers, reduces ties with China-based providers for handset production, says DIGITIMES Research
The past few years have witnessed occasional disruptions in the handset supply chain, leading to the largest scale of production relocation ever seen in decades. In this context,...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Global automotive PCB market eyes US$12.5 bn mark by 2027, according to DIGITIMES Research
As the automotive industry continues its journey toward greater electronic integration, propelled by the dual forces of electrification and smart technology, the demand for automotive...
Friday 6 October 2023
BYD's Europe foray could help it gain global presence, DIGITIMES Research says
China-based EV maker BYD has expanded its footprint in Europe to 15 countries. DIGITIMES Research analyst Jessie Lin said if BYD can compete with European carmakers, the company will...
Tuesday 3 October 2023
Auto and GenAI will be growth drivers for semiconductor market growth in 2024, according to DIGITIMES Research
Even though major players including Samsung, SK Hynix, and Micron have already cut production significantly, the prices of DRAM and NAND Flash memory products took a nose dive in...
Thursday 14 September 2023
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research
Huawei's secret launch of the Mate 60 Pro 5G smartphone has put many in the US chip industry on high alert. The fact that Huawei chose to schedule the launch during US Secretary of...
Monday 4 September 2023
Apple iPhone 15 orders for 2H23 less than iPhone 14's for 2H22, according to DIGITIMES Research
With global smartphone demand likely to remain in a weak state in the second half of 2023, Apple, like all other smartphone brands, also turned conservative with its iPhone shipment...
Monday 4 September 2023
BYD's 2023 sales projection: 3mn units, 1.7 times Tesla's target, prioritizes global expansion
BYD, the trailblazing Chinese EV manufacturer, has swiftly asserted its dominance in the EV market following a strategic pivot toward EV development in March 2022. The company's EV...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
China extends EV tax incentives through 2027 to boost lagging demand
In June 2023, the Chinese government introduced two notable policies targeting the EV sector. One policy involves EV tax breaks, while the other entails the expansion of the new energy...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Green hydrogen is valid green energy source for Taiwan's semiconductor industry, says DIGITIMES Research
As more and more companies participating in the RE100 initiative will use 100% green energy by 2030–2050, green hydrogen is a key option in the long-term global energy transition...
Friday 28 July 2023
CCS1 still surviving despite aggressive Tesla NACS penetration in US, according to DIGITIMES Research
Tesla has seen its North American Charging Standard (NACS) gaining traction after winning Ford over two months ago. However, DIGITIMES analyst Evan Chen said Combined Charging System...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
US EV 'Battery Belt' forming: battery cell production to exceed 900 GWh by 2030
US government has enacted both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which not only aim to bolster the sales of electric vehicles but are also intended...
Monday 10 July 2023
No quick fix for northern Vietnam's power shortage, says DIGITIMES Research
Despite being one of the primary beneficiaries of global supply chain relocation, Vietnam's electricity shortage has become acute amid the rising demand and supply crunch. DIGITIMES...
Friday 7 July 2023
Geopolitical tensions rise, chip machine sales to China fall
China's advancement in semiconductor manufacturing will face a slowdown owing to US chip controls, followed by Japan and the Netherlands in imposing tough curbs on chipmaking machine...
Thursday 6 July 2023
Apple's Vision Pro to focus more on AR and non-gaming applications at launch, says DIGITIMES Research
After Apple announced the MR headset Vision Pro in June 2023, its top-of-the-market specifications and equally top-of-the-market price have left many wondering what Apple plans to...