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Industry mergers may boost SPIL's role, says company chairman

Jun 29, 21:26

The role of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) could be more important following mergers in the worldwide semiconductor industry, according to Bough Lin, chairman for the Taiwan-based...

Taiwan LED makers faced with decreased global TV demand, competition from China makers

Jun 29, 21:25

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers and LED packaging service providers have been faced with decreasing orders for LED backlighting from international LCD TV vendors...

Solar cell makers lower prices

Jun 29, 14:33

Solar cell makers in countries other than China and Taiwan have lowered quotes for polycrystalline models from US$0.37-0.38/W to US$0.35-0.36/W, according to industry sources in Ta...

China mobile phone user base drops slightly on month in May, says MIIT

Jun 29, 10:44

There were 1.292 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of May 2015, slipping 0.05% on month but growing 2.86% on year, and 455.84 million (35.27%)...

Powerchip inks pact to built 12-inch JV fab in China

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:42

Powerchip Technology has announced that it has inked an agreement with Hefei Construction Investment and Holding to set up a 12-inch joint venture fab in Hefei, China.

Broadcom expands strategic collaborations in China

Jun 26, 15:58

Broadcom has announced a series of MoU agreements with several China-based companies, including Hangzhou H3C Technologies, Inspur and StarTimes. The signing of these agreements reflects...

Digitimes Research: Cree to downsize LED capacity due to price competition from China makers

Jun 26, 11:26

US-based Cree will spend US$85 million to restructure its LED device business through reducing total production capacity for LED chips. The move is mainly due to negative impact price...

Digitimes Research: White-box players pushing 10.1-inch Windows tablets

Jun 25, 14:42

During a survey of southern China's white-box tablet supply chain recently, Digitimes Research found that Intel will not be able to supply its Cherry Trail-based solutions to white-box...

HTC ships 4.75 million HTC One M9 in 3 months; unlikely to make new breakthrough in China

Jun 23, 22:21

HTC has so far shipped only 4.75 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, since the model launched in the latter half of March, down 43.75% as compared to shipments...

Leading TV brands more reliant on China manufacturers in 2015, says IHS

Jun 23, 14:32

TVs made by outsourcing specialists are expected to reach an industry record of 43% of LCD TVs shipped globally in 2015, according to IHS. Outsourcing has become one of the most important...

Taiwan ranks 3rd among China polysilicon suppliers in April

Jun 22, 23:44

China imported 10,897 tons of solar-grade polysilicon in April 2015, with 1,851 tons (or 16.99%) coming from Taiwan, behind only the 3,785 tons from South Korea and 3,667 tons from...

Catcher subsidiary to acquire equipment from China-based Jingdiao

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 23:39

Catcher Technology has announced that its subsidiary in Suqian, China has acquired equipment from China-based Beijing Jingdiao, according to a company's post on Taiwan Stock Exchange...

CPT 6G China facilities to focus on 4K niche products

Jun 22, 16:08

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) subsidiary CPT Technology expects new 6G facilities in Fujian, China to enter construction in the third quarter of 2015 and later enter mass production...

CPT president talks about company developments

Clevo considering issuing REITs in China, says chairman

Jun 22, 11:22

Clevo is considering issuing real estate investment trusts (REITs) in China once the government agrees to open up the availability. The China government is currently conducting trials...

Commentary: What does rising China supply chain mean for Taiwan?

Jun 18, 15:35

As the China government continues to pour money into fostering local supply chains in terms of capacity and technology, Taiwan makers are starting to feel the heat, and as a result...

China market: Xiaomi launching consumer loan company, says report

Jun 18, 14:02

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology will launch an online consumer loan company in Chongqing, allowing the smartphone vendor to step into China's financial market, according...

Licensed polysilicon imports via China EPZs to end on August 31

Jun 17, 11:36

The China government in September 2014 banned polysilicon imports through export processing zones (EPZs) to block evasion of anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs, but exempted...

China to implement semiconductor investment plans with CNY600 billion in funding

Jun 16, 19:58

China has begun to implement its investment plans aiming to boost development of the local semiconductor industry, and will inject a total of CNY600 billion (US$96.6 billion) into...

China MIIT official calls for cross-strait cooperation in telecom

Jun 16, 15:38

Vice minister Liu Lihua for China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), at an annual cross-Taiwan Strait telecommunication conference held in Taiwan on June 15,...

China market: LCD TV sales from China vendors drop 3% in May

Jun 15, 21:42

China vendors' LCD TV sales in China dropped 3% on year in May but increased 20% accumulatively on year from January-April 2015.

Taiwan makers see increased orders for high-efficiency solar cells from China

Jun 15, 12:00

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen a significant increase in orders for models with energy conversion rates over 17.8% from China, with prices hiking to...

China market: LED industry set for more merger deals in 2015

Jun 12, 15:07

The LED industry in China is expected to enter a new phase of consolidation in 2015 with combined merger and acquisition deals to reach over CNY20 billion (US$3.22 billion) in the...

Digitimes Research: China small- to mid-size AMOLED capacity to grow 373% by 2017

Jun 11, 14:24

China makers' production capacity for small- to medium-size AMOLED panels is expected to increase 373% in 2017 compared with what it is in 2015 as makers continue to invest in new...

PV inverter shipments rise in China as prices and revenues decline, says IHS

Jun 10, 16:08

Even though photovoltaic (PV) inverter shipments to China increased in 2014, significant price declines have caused revenues to drop. Despite PV inverter shipments to the China market...

Chimei expects mass production delays at new China polarizer facilities

Jun 10, 14:43

Chimei Materials will see mass production delays at its new polarizer facilities in Kunshan, China due to ongoing safety inspections and required safety measures the company will...

Foxconn adjusts organization of iPad group in China in preparation for wearable device orders

Jun 10, 14:34

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in view of decreasing demand for iPads, has adjusted the organization of the iPad business group under its subsidiary in Shenzhen,...

UMC to expand production capacity in Taiwan and China

Jun 10, 11:07

Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC) is set to expand its production capacity at its wafer fabs in Taiwan and China, and will enhance R&D for specialty process technologies,...

UMC CEO Po Wen Yen

Saturation in China market expected to affect global LCD TV shipments in 2015, says WitsView

Jun 9, 16:14

Global LCD TV shipments for 2015 are expected to reach 223.4 million in 2015, according to WitsView. The firm outlined a number of factors influencing the figures. Firstly, the depreciation...

Digitimes Research: 7W, 9W LED bulb prices up in China in May

Jun 9, 11:29

May average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market increased 8.6% on month to CNY39 (US$6.3), while that for 9W models (equivalent...

Colorful to become 3rd-largest motherboard vendor in China in 2015

Jun 8, 16:14

China-based motherboard vendor Colorful is expected to ship 3-3.5 million motherboards in China in 2015 and become the third largest vendor in the country, surpassing Micro-Star International...

Asustek lands China education procurement orders for desktops, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 8, 15:43

Asustek Computer has landed three education procurement orders from China for its Asus Pro series desktop products and the vendor is expected to ship 800,000 enterprise desktops worldwide...

China online game market projected to exceed US$24.5 billion in 2016, says MIC

Jun 8, 15:34

According to the MIC, China's online game market broke the CNY100 billion (US$16.1 billion) mark in 2014 with the value reaching CNY114.5 billion for 37.7% on-year growth. For the...

UMC promotes solutions for IoT in China

Jun 8, 15:24

United Microelectronics (UMC) recently held a technology forum in Shanghai, China, with the theme focused on the foundry's technology and manufacturing solutions for Internet of Things...

Computex 2015: China mobile device players showing advantages in cost management

Jun 4, 21:22

Several China-based mobile device brand vendors and manufacturers have participated at Computex 2015 to exhibit their latest products. Seeing demand for smartphones and tablets from...

Commentary: UMC aims to trump investment restriction for producing 28nm chips in China

Jun 4, 11:13

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is mulling to accelerate the development of its 18nm process at its fabs in Taiwan in order to pave the way for its subsidiary in Xiamen,...

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    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

  • Huawei+Ascend+P6

    Huawei Ascend P6

    Huawei's Ascend P6 smartphone is 6.18mm thick, and powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Huawei Ascend...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.