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Lenovo to unveil 3 Motorola smartphone models in China

Feb 2, 21:50

China-based vendor Lenovo, following completion of acquiring Motorola Mobility from Google, will unveil three Motorola smartphone models, Moto X, Moto X Pro and Moto G, in Beijing,...

China touch panel makers planning to drop pricing for in-cell solutions by 15-20% in 2015

Feb 2, 21:47

China touch panel makers are planning to drop pricing for in-cell solutions by 15-20% in 2015 in order to step up their competition in the market and further dominate the segment,...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China to slide 10% on quarter in 1Q15

Feb 2, 14:51

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (AP) in China are expected to decline 10% sequentially but up 28.6% on year in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes...

China 2014 polysilicon imports hit record

Jan 30, 11:22

China imported 102,200 tonnes of polysilicon in 2014, the highest annual figure on record and growing 26.7% on year, according to China customs statistics.

EU may dismiss SolarWorld request for anti-circumvention probe again, say Taiwan makers

Jan 29, 11:46

The European Union (EU) is likely to dismiss Germany-based SolarWorld AG's request for a renewed anti-circumvention investigation and instead will review the minimum price and annual...

China software industry posts 2014 revenues of over CNY3.7 trillion, says MIIT

Jan 28, 22:17

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.724 trillion (US$604 billion) in 2014, growing 20.2% on year, according to statistics from the Ministry of Industry and...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments drop 8.8% sequentially in 4Q14

Jan 28, 21:59

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors declined 8.8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, affected by weaker than expected sales for some brand vendors, according...

Intel cooperates with Spreadtrum, Rockchip to tap China mobile chip solution market

Jan 28, 15:18

Intel has closely cooperated with China-based IC design houses Spreadtrum Communications and Rockchip Electronics to promote its platforms in the China market in order to compete...

Foxconn to assist China handset brands expanding sales in emerging markets in 2015

Jan 27, 21:53

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will make assisting its China-based handset clients including Xiaomi Technology, Meizu and MIT boost their sales to emerging markets...

Samsung starts smartphone production lines in Indonesia, says report

Jan 27, 15:07

Samsung Electronics' production lines for smartphones in Indonesia have reportedly started operating recently, according to a Korean-language Edaily report citing sources...

USITC upholds findings that China and Taiwan PV makers have been dumping their products, says TrendForce

Jan 26, 23:25

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has officially voted to uphold the findings that China and Taiwan PV manufacturers have been dumping their products. The tariffs against...

China market: China vendors to beef up competition for CNY2,000-3,000 segment, say sources

Jan 26, 23:16

China-based smartphone vendors, including Xiaomi Technology, Lenovo, ZTE and Coolpad, all plan to strengthen their presence in the CNY2,000-3,000 (US$320-478) smartphone segment in...

China smartphone supply chains estimate demand to pick up in March

Jan 26, 15:50

China smartphone supply chain makers estimate they will begin shipments for new devices following the Lunar New Year period as local handset vendors remain concerned over clearing...

China reaches PV installation capacity of 10.52GWp in 2014, says report

Jan 26, 13:07

Total installation capacity of rooftop and ground-mounted PV power-generating system set up in China in 2014 stood at 10.52GWp, increasing 13% on year but short of the target of 14GWp...

China smartphone vendors keen to adopt metal-stamping chassis

Jan 23, 16:02

China smartphone vendors are keen to adopt unibody metal-stamping chassis for their smartphones because of low production costs. Stamping can produce large volumes of products in...

Metal chassis makers expected to achieve good revenue performances in 1Q15

Jan 23, 15:05

Despite the first quarter being the traditional slow season, Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology is expected to see its revenues drop only 6% sequentially thanks to...

Digitimes Research: China players becoming strong threat to first-tier brand vendors

Jan 23, 14:04

Observing vendors' showcases at CES 2015, Digitimes Research believes first-tier notebook brand vendors' 2-in-1 devices are expected face fierce price competition from China's white-box...

Most China tier-1 PV module suppliers sold out until 2Q15, says IHS

Jan 23, 14:00

Most China tier-1 solar PV module suppliers have sold out until the second quarter of 2015, according to IHS. Along with the consolidation of the PV module industry, China tier-1...

China December mobile phone user base grows to 1.286 billion, says MIIT

Jan 23, 11:28

There were 1.286 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2014, growing 0.40% on month and 4.64% on year. 485.26 million (37.73%) were...

China market: IC demand for 4G smartphones to pick up after Lunar New Year holidays

Jan 22, 19:36

IC demand for 4G smartphones is set to pick up after the Lunar New Year holidays as China-based brand vendors and OEMs are gearing up for new product roll-outs in the second quarter,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone industry to report shipment growth of 8.6% for 4Q14

Jan 22, 15:47

During visits to firms in China's smartphone supply chain in November and December 2014, Digitimes Research found that their shipments to the domestic market were weak in the fourth...

China government moving forward with panel component subsidies

Jan 22, 10:59

Demand for upstream panel components is increasing in China and local makers are unable to meet supply, particularly for TFT polarizers. The China government, as a result, is issuing...

HP appoints new chairman for China subsidiary H3C Technologies

Newswatch - Jan 22, 10:51

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has appointed chairman of HP China Mao Yunan to concurrently serve as new chairman of its subsidiary in Hangzhou, H3C Technologies. The move has reportedly triggered...

Second-tier motherboard players planning new strategies for 2015

Jan 21, 22:07

Facing fierce competition from the top-two players, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology, small motherboard players such as ASRock, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Micro-Star...

Sunplus to sell STB chip business to China firm

Jan 21, 22:02

Sunplus Technology, a Taiwan-based IC design house specializing in multimedia and PC peripheral chips, has announced plans to sell its STB (set-top box) IC business to China-based...

Merry denies losing out orders to China rivals

Stockwatch - Jan 21, 15:16

Headset maker Merry Electronics has denied recent market reports indicating that the local supplier is likely to lose its speaker orders for iPhone devices to China-based rivals.

Storart growing eMMC presence in China

Jan 21, 15:15

Storart, a Taiwan-based supplier of eMMC device controller ICs, expects to ship more than one million eMMC controllers a month in 2015 as the company is expanding its market presence...

TV display shipments reach 247 million in 2014, up 7.4% on year; China makers to hold 22% global share in 2015, says firm

Jan 21, 14:52

TV display shipments reached 247 million globally in 2014, up 7.4% on year, with Samsung Display holding a 22.4% share, according to research firm Sigmaintell.

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

China robot development lacks direction, says report

Jan 20, 11:09

China's governments and industries have been making efforts to develop robots but there has been a lack of direction for the development in terms of application, according to China-based...

Two China LED packagers obtain licensing of white LED patents from Toyoda Gosei

Jan 19, 21:42

China-based LED packaging service providers Shenzhen Refond Optoelectronics and Shenzhen Jufei Optoelectronics have signed with Japan-based Toyoda Gosei for license use of the latter's...

Panel makers aim to land orders for China vendors' US$80 smartphones

Jan 19, 21:33

Price competition is intensifying in the handset panel segment as makers attempt to increase orders from China vendors for units priced CNY500 (US$80) and below.

Digitimes Research: China Mobile may start deployment of TD-LTE Nanocell devices in 2H15

Jan 19, 15:10

In order to meet fast growing demand for TD-LTE, China Mobile is likely to kick off commercial deployment of Nanocell networks in the second half of 2015, according to Digitimes Re...

China to purchase at least US$4.5 billion in panels in 2015, says TAITRA

Jan 19, 10:56

China is expected to purchase at least US$4.5 billion worth of panels from Taiwan in 2015, according to Francis Liang Kuo-hsin, chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council...

China market: Smartphone shipments in 2014 estimated at 389 million units, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 10:38

There were 389 million smartphones shipped in the China market in 2014, decreasing over 8% on year, the Chinese-language Commercial Times has cited statistics by China's...

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  • Motherboard players already not expected to achieve shipment targets for 2015

    Before Going to Press | 6h 55min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 57min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 58min ago

  • China PV makers expect demand to rebound in 2Q15

    Before Going to Press | 6h 59min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 4min ago

  • Simplo pushing new businesses

    Before Going to Press | 7h 4min ago

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    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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