Vol 24 - Issue 43


Thanks for the Memory

by Bob Raikes

We were flat out this week as we were finalising our market data for Q3 at the same time as we created this week’s issues, so there has been little time to sit back …

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Tesla Roadster Shown at Truck Launch

by Bob Raikes

Tesla surprised everyone that attended its event to launch a new truck, by also announcing a new roadster at the end of the show. The show is outrageously fast with 0-60mph acceleration time of …

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LG OLED TVs on Offer in the US for Black Friday

by Bob Raikes

LG Electronics USA unveiled special Black Friday 2017 pricing on its LG OLED TVs, highlighted by a 55-inch class model available for under $1,500 for the first time ever. From Nov. 19-27, LG OLED’s …

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Nvidia Sees Strong Q3

by Yvette Raikes

Nvidia Corporation posted Q3 net profits of $838 million, up 55% from $542 million a year ago, on turnover which rose 32% to $2.64 billion from $2.0 billion. For the nine months there were …

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AMD GPU Exec Joins Intel

by Bob Raikes

Last week, we reported on the deal for Intel to buy AMD GPUs, and we also saw a very positive article from Dr Jon Peddie that highlighted that Raja Kudori, a veteran of AMD, …

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Earthquake Causes Little Trouble to Korean Panel Industry

by Yvette Raikes

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hit Korea’s east coast in the early afternoon of November 15th. However, it caused only a couple of hours disruption to the panel industry. Samsung Display’s production lines closed …

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Samsung Becomes Top Chip Supplier

by Bob Raikes

IHS said that Intel has been overtaken by Samsung as the largest global semiconductor company. While in Q2, Intel’s revenues were $14.6 billion with Samsung at $14.4 billion, in Q3, Intel got to $15.9 …

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France: 40% growth for SVoD market

by Milos Pavlovic

Data from French consultancy, Médiamétrie, reported by universfreebox.com, has said that the number of French internet users subscribing to an SVoD service has risen from 15% a year ago to 21% now. Netflix has …

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Dataxis: 40 Pay TV Operators with Android STBs in Q3 2017

by Andrew Fenn

Dataxis research has found that around 40 worldwide pay TV operators have deployed Android set-top-boxes (STB) in the third quarter of 2017. Android is generally used by operators wishing to create more “over-the-top (OTT) …

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Internet Delivered Pay-TV Hits Cable, Satellite and Phone Providers

by Yvette Raikes

The bigger pay-TV providers were hit again this quarter with further subscriber losses, with internet delivery the only method seeing gains, according to research from the Leichtman Research Group. Cable, satellite and phone companies …

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Le Petit Chef Goes Live in London

by Andrew Fenn

Following successful launches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi earlier this year, Le Petit Chef in the footsteps of Marco Polo is now live in London. The “unique gastronomic experience” treats diners to a 3D …

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Innolux to Expand LTPS Capacity

by Bob Raikes

Innolux said that it has bought LTPS equipment from Hon-Hai to make small and medium LTPS LCD displays for its Fab 8B in Lu-Ju, Kaohsiung in Taiwan. The company believes that this will mean …

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