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UMC looking for potential acquisitions in Asia

Stockwatch - Jun 20, 13:40

United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking for potential acquisitions in Asia to further grow its foundry business worldwide and expand its client portfolio, the IC foundry said in...

Arbor Technology to tap Southeast Asia market

May 7, 19:52

Arbor Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of embedded and industrial computing devices, will extend focus marketing from the North America market currently to Southeast Asia specifically...

REC reports 24% sequential decrease in 1Q13 revenues

Apr 26, 10:45

Norway-based Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) has reported first quarter 2013 revenues of NOK1,278 million (US$217 million), down 24% compared to revenues in the fourth quarter...

PV inverter revenues expand to US$7 billion in 2012, says IHS

Apr 18, 10:49

Energized by a surge of shipments in Asia, the global PV inverter market in 2012 bucked weak worldwide solar industry conditions to expand by 5% and break the US$7 billion level for...

First Solar ranked largest solar EPC contractor in 2012 as Europe firms falter, says IMS Research

Mar 28, 14:15

For the first time First Solar became the world's largest solar EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor in 2012, with more than 500MW of projects completed - an...

Solar demand in 2012 falls short of 30GW mark, says Solarbuzz

Feb 22, 10:20

Solar demand for 2012 reached just 29.0GW, an increase of only 5% on year compared to 27.7GW in 2011, according to Solarbuzz. This is the first time in a decade that on-year market...

Digitimes Research: New bio-technology helps to expand natural gas resources

Dec 7, 14:47

Due to the discovery of new reserves, the amount of natural gas in the US has increased rapidly, pushing the price to a historical low. Nevertheless, at the same time, the price of...

Emerging markets predicted to bring stability to solar industry, says IMS Research

Nov 28, 14:20

Emerging markets are forecast to help bring stability to ailing solar industry, with up to 12GW of new solar capacity added in 2017 up from just 1.6GW in 2012, according to IMS Research...

Canadian Solar reports 3Q12 revenues down 6.4% on-quarter

Nov 16, 11:03

China-based solar firm, Canadian Solar, has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

IC materials firms spend more on R&D, says Dow exec

Sep 10, 12:08

With semiconductor companies constantly upgrading to the latest advanced technologies, related production materials suppliers are required to raise the technological bar and provide...

Microsoft introduces new business model for Office 365

Jul 11, 01:30

Microsoft has announced new sales methods for Office 365 called Office 365 Open. This new method allows strategic alliance partners to share more profits. Taiwan-based firms believe...

Microsoft

Banks, solar PV system undertakers in Europe blacklist Asia solar module makers

Jun 1, 11:51

The global solar market has been plagued by rumors about financial troubles of Europe- and Asia-based solar firms. Hence, some banks and solar PV system firms in Europe have reportedly...

solar panels

Projector market grows 12% on year in Asia in 1Q12, says PMA

May 3, 15:40

The worldwide projector market totaled 2.3 million units in the first quarter of 2012, with the Asia region accounting for 39%, up from 35% in the year-earlier quarter, Pacific Media...

TCloud Computing to tap Southeast Asia market

Jan 9, 12:06

TCloud Computing, a cloud computing application R&D company wholly owned by Taiwan-based information security software solution and service provider Trend Micro, has scored points...

Ledtech looks to strong sales of LED lightings products to SE Asia market in 2012

Dec 15, 12:00

LED packaging company Ledtech Electronics expects its sales of LED lighting products to the Southeast Asia market to soar in 2012. For the first 11 months of 2011, Ledtech posted...

LED lighting

BlueStacks to tap Asia market initially

Nov 14, 10:57

US-based BlueStacks Systems, the developer of BlueStacks App Player for Windows which is software enabling Android applications on Windows, is planning to tap the Asia market first...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

Asia-based PC vendors may develop regional OS in 20 years, says Acer founder

Sep 9, 11:46

Branded PC vendors in Asia will have opportunities to develop PC operating systems, in 20 years or less, for Asia if they are able to control the global PC market after US businesses,...

Avnet buys another Taiwan-based semiconductor distributor

Aug 2, 12:39

Avnet has announced the acquisition of Prospect Technology, a Taiwan-based electronic components distributor. The announcement was made following its recent purchase of JC Tally Trading,...

Avnet acquires JC Tally for bigger presence in Asia

Aug 1, 16:52

Avnet on August 1 announced that it has acquired JC Tally Trading, an interconnect, passive and electromechanical components distributor in Asia. Financial terms were not disclosed...

Sequans, Greenpacket and P1 collaborate on LTE solutions

Jul 22, 11:02

4G chipmaker Sequans Communications, 4G networking solutions provider, Greenpacket, and Packet One Networks (P1), a major 4G operator in Southeast Asia, have jointly announced that...

Infineon to expand manufacturing capacity in Malaysia

Mar 31, 16:05

Infineon Technologies has announced that it will invest US$160 million in 2011 to expand its production capacity, R&D and to upgrade its manufacturing facilities in Malacca, Malaysia...

Elonics opens new Asia technical support center

Mar 2, 10:58

CMOS RF tuner company Elonics has announced the opening of a new Asia technical support center, located close to the Neihu Technology Park in Taiwan.

Applied Materials remains PV-tool leader but Centrotherm eyeing the spot in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 18, 11:05

The leading equipment beneficiary during 2010 was Applied Materials with strong process tool supply to tier-1 cell manufacturers, supplemented by deferred revenue recognition from...

Singapore IC distributor applies to issue depositary receipts in Taiwan

Nov 9, 15:14

Serial System, an electronic component distributor listed on the mainboard of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES), has applied to the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) to issue TDRs (Taiwan...

GT Solar opens Asia-Pacific headquarters

Oct 14, 01:05

Solar-manufacturing equipment maker GT Solar International has announced the establishment of its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. The regional headquarters will better serve...

Microchip licenses PCT to sell serial NOR flash in select Asia markets

Jul 9, 13:52

Microchip Technology has announced that it has granted an exclusive limited license to sell certain serial NOR flash devices from its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary to...

Baseband chip sales growth driven by 2.5G solutions in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 8, 12:39

Momentarily defying the conventional wisdom that 3G technology is driving growth in the cell phone business, it turns out that suppliers focusing on 2.5G were the best performers...

Power semiconductor market plummets in 2009, says IMS Research

Jun 9, 11:51

The power semiconductor market declined 24% to US$10.1 billion in 2009, with the power module and discrete segments down 26% and 24%, respectively, from a year earlier, according...

UTAC reportedly joins race to buy EEMS plants in Singapore and China

May 10, 14:46

Singapore's United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has expressed its interest in EEMS's two plants in Singapore and Suzhou, China, which have also been eyed by Advanced Semiconductor...

Applied says 2010 revenues to grow over 60%

Mar 31, 13:54

Applied Materials has said it now expects fiscal 2010 net sales to be more than 60% higher than in fiscal 2009, compared to its previous forecast of up more than 50%. The fab-tool...

Smartphone shipments to quadruple in Asia by 2015, says IMS Research

Mar 18, 12:01

Annual smartphone shipments to Asia are expected to more than quadruple between now and 2015, giving Asia 39% of smartphone shipments during 2015. Overall shipments of smartphones...

Applied upbeat on chip and display outlook; to work closer with Asia customers

Newswatch - Mar 12, 17:01

Capital spending in the semiconductor industry is expected to reach US$21-23 billion in 2010, up from around US$13 million in 2009, according to Mike Splinter, chairman and chief...

Mike Splinter, chairman and chief executive of Applied Materials

HTC to start volume shipments of HTC Smart to major Europe and Asia markets at the end of March

Mar 12, 14:55

HTC will start volume shipments of its feature phone, the HTC Smart, to major markets in Europe and Asia at the end of March 2010, according to industry sources. The company actually...

Applied to beef up display, solar equipment production in Taiwan

Mar 11, 16:30

Applied Materials has announced the opening of its newly-expanded Tainan Manufacturing Center, Taiwan. The nearly 15,000-square meter facility will enhance Applied's capability to...

Applied Tainan Manufacturing Center
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    Before Going to Press | 1h 46min ago

  • Main Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

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  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipment to grow only 1.1% sequentially in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 52min ago

  • China market : Smartphone-use application processors dip over 4% in 1Q 14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 52min ago

  • Buynow to welcome more non-IT related businesses to its shopping malls

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  • Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 2h 2min ago

  • Toshiba unveils new Ultra HD notebook

    Before Going to Press | 2h 3min ago

  • Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

    Before Going to Press | 2h 4min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers' shipments show steep declines in 1Q14

    Before Going to Press | 2h 5min ago

  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

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    HTC HD mini

    HTC has introduced a Windows phone, the HTC HD mini, which utilizes HTC's in-house developed HTC Sense. HTC Sense is an interface focused on putting people at the center by making...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    HTC Smart

    HTC has announced the HTC Smart series, a Qualcomm Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP)-based smartphone, which will be available spring 2010 across Europe and Asia. "HTC Smart is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone available for purchase in Asia

    The Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 is now available in Taiwan, and will be available in Singapore and Malaysia by the end of August 2009. Also in August, the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M20 will...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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