IHS forecast for USB Type-C device shipments

USB Type-C Adoption Keeps Growing Across Industry Segments

The transition to USB Type-C (USB-C) connectors is well underway across industry segments. The capability of simultaneous transfer of data and video combined with fast charging is leading the adoption of USB-C in smartphones, laptops and vehicles. Devices that have at least one USB Type-C port is forecast to reach nearly five billion devices in…

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LEDinside: Capacity expansion at top Chinese LED chip manufacturers

China’s LED Chip Capacity Expansion Halts Price Hikes, Tight Supply

Rising LED chip prices, experienced over the past 18 months, are coming to an end in the fourth quarter of 2017 thanks to production capacity expansion by Chinese suppliers. The largest Chinese LED chip manufacturers including San’an Optoelectronics and HC SemiTek have recently lowered their prices, signaling an end to price hikes and undersupply in…

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Qualcomm Board Rejects Broadcom’s Director Nominees

Qualcomm Incorporated (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today announced that the Qualcomm Board of Directors, following the recommendation of the Board’s Governance Committee, has unanimously determined not to nominate any of the 11 candidates assembled by Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) and Silver Lake Partners to replace Qualcomm’s current directors at Qualcomm’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. …

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Automating the Headaches Out of O2C

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is a vital one to any business, but for many, it’s still heavily manual, which can lead to a myriad of challenges. Automation can relieve many of the headaches. The O2C process is where customers and businesses interact, where orders are placed and fulfilled, customers are billed, disputes are resolved, and…

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