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Five Impacts of Chinese Telecom Carriers Decision to Cut Subsidies

China Mobile, the country’s biggest telecom carrier, recently announced that it would cut subsidies for smartphone purchases, driven by a directive from the Chinese government to telecom carriers to cut their management and marketing expenses by 20% over the next three years. Continue Reading

Large-Area TFT LCD Panel Shipments Down 7% M/M in July; Q3 Off to a Slow Start on Weak Tablet PC Shipments

Q2’14 large-area (9”+) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 181M units, the second-highest ever, and LCD TV panel shipments, at 64M, reached a record high, according to the Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report. Continue Reading

8 Million Chromebooks to Ship in 2014, 5% of Global Notebook PC Market

According to the Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, notebook PC shipments will reach 167M in 2014, an 8% Y/Y decline. The reasons for the decline are mainly the maturity of the notebook PC market, slowdown in Windows 8 replacement, and in the consumer market, low-priced tablet PCs. Continue Reading