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Surface Book to become available to China consumers on December 24

Dec 18, 12:01

Microsoft China has announced that its new Surface Books will become available for pre-order online on December 24 in China and the retail channel in China will also start accepting...

Lenovo gives priority to emerging markets for handsets, says report

Dec 18, 11:51

Lenovo is giving priority to promote its handsets in emerging markets, especially in Brazil, India and Russia, according to a China-based tech.sina.com report, citing company chairman...

China wearable device market continues to grow, with varied performance between segments, says IDC

Dec 17, 13:56

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC ), wearable device shipments in China reached 7.37 million units in the third quarter of 2015, up 40.1% from the previous quart...

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to invest in Phison China subsidiary, says report

Dec 16, 19:44

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup intends to acquire a 51% stake in Taiwan-based NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics' subsidiary in Hefei of China's Anhui...

Tsinghua Unigroup investment plans an opportunity, says Acer founder

Dec 16, 16:10

Acer founder Stan Shih, in response to public controversy over China-based Tsinghua Unigroup's proposed stake investment in three Taiwan-based semiconductor companies, indicated that...

China plans to further reduce 2016 PV feed-in tariffs

Dec 16, 11:30

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in October 2015 announced tentative PV feed-in tariffs for 2016, which will be 2-5.88% lower than this year's level. But...

China market: China Mobile aims at 500 million TD-LTE users at end of 2016

Dec 15, 14:20

China Mobile has completed deployment of one million TD-LTE base stations around China and plans to add 300,000 in 2016, aiming to increase the number of TD-LTE subscribers to 500...

Should Taiwan open its IC design industry to China capital?

Dec 14, 23:28

Taiwan has come to a turning point as whether it should open its IC design industry to China investment. The issue arises now as China-based Tsinghua Unigroup wants to buy a 25% stake...

Giga Solar Materials to set up factory in eastern China

Dec 10, 14:36

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on December 9 announced the acquisition of land in an industrial park in Yencheng City, eastern China, to construct a factory to produce...

Samsung aims to reduce pricing for small- to medium-size OLED panels 20% by mid-2016, says report

Dec 10, 14:34

Samsung Display is expected to drop pricing for small- to medium-size OLED panels 20% by mid-2016 in order to meet requirements for a surge in orders from China-based handset vendors,...

New TSMC fab in China likely to target orders for driver ICs, touchscreen solutions

Dec 10, 11:02

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) planned 12-inch wafer fab in China could be vying for 16nm chip orders from China's local IC design houses specializing in the...

Commentary: TSMC new fab to boost China semiconductor industry

Dec 10, 10:44

The announcement by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to build a 12-inch wafer manufacturing facility in Nanjing, China heralds the establishment of a cluster of semiconductor...

Singles Day sales push down LED light bulb prices in China in November, says LEDinside

Dec 9, 20:35

The global average price of 40W LED replacement light bulbs fell 3.4% on month to US$10.80 in November, while 60W counterparts saw a 3% drop to US$14.60.

Digitimes Research: November LED light bulb prices decrease in China market

Dec 9, 11:22

November average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (40W incandescent equivalents) in the China market decreased 7.4% sequentially to CNY27.6 (US$4.3), while 9W models (60W incandescent...

China PV module makers eyeing India market

Dec 8, 11:23

China makers whose PV modules may not be able to meet the government's procurement requirement are looking to ship their products to India, which has set a target PV installation...

Taiwan MOEA confirms receipt of TSMC application for 12-inch fab in China

Dec 7, 23:04

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has confirmed it has received an application submitted by TSMC for establishing a 12-inch wafer manufacturing...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers increasing investments in niche products and large-size applications

Dec 7, 15:49

The China International Touchscreen Exhibition (C-Touch) was recently held in Shenzhen, China, featuring a number of local and international touch and IC makers. Throughout the exhibition...

TSMC applies for 12-inch wafer fab and design service center in China

Dec 7, 15:29

TSMC today submitted an application to the Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs for an investment project to build a wholly-owned 12-inch wafer manufacturing...

Worldwide wearables market soars in 3Q15 as China vendors challenge market leaders, says IDC

Dec 4, 11:49

A quarter after Apple debuted as the number two wearables vendor worldwide, China-based vendor Xiaomi finished the third quarter of 2015 as a strong contender for this position. Similarly,...

China software industry posts January-October revenues of nearly CNY3.5 trillion, says MIIT

Dec 4, 10:40

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.473 trillion (US$555 billion) in January-October 2015, growing 16.4% on year, according to statistics from the Ministry...

China October mobile phone user base grows to 1.302 billion, says MIIT

Dec 3, 15:42

There were 1.302 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.97% on year, and 418.93 million (32.18%)...

China should drop LCD tariffs to help Taiwan LCD makers, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 3, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Guo has vocalized that he believes the China government should drop tariffs on LCDs shipped from Taiwan into China from 5% to 0% in order to help...

Idle solar cell equipment expected to be in high demand in 2016

Dec 2, 21:58

Viewing that demand for crystalline silicon solar cells has been increasing, Taiwan- and China-based solar cell makers are expected to try their best to expand production capacities...

China market: FIH Mobile sets up electric car rental service company in Hangzhou

Newswatch - Dec 2, 21:54

FIH Mobile, a mobile device maker under the Foxconn Group, has invested CNY1.2 billion (US$187.57 million) to set up an electric car rental service company in Hangzhou, China, according...

Taiwan panel makers calling on China government for component tariff reductions

Dec 1, 16:08

Panel makers in Taiwan are calling on the China government to allow for zero tariffs on panel components due to Taiwan's weakening panel supply chain industry.

China market: Huawei unveils Mate 8, Huawei Watch

Nov 30, 23:06

Huawei has unveiled its new high-end smartphone, the Huawei Mate 8 as well as its smartwatch, the Huawei Watch.

The Huawei Mate 8

Sharp to sell production equipment and patents to China and India makers to improve finances, says report

Newswatch - Nov 30, 15:47

In an effort to improve its finances, panel maker Sharp is expected to sell technology and patents to China- and India-based panel makers, according to a report from Japan-based

GCL-Poly Energy to reduce solar wafer supply to Taiwan cell makers

Nov 30, 12:27

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of solar-grade poly-Si wafers, will reduce supply to Taiwan-based solar cell makers by 10% in December, according to Taiwan-based...

Sales of commercial TVs drop in China during 3Q15, says firm

Nov 27, 15:39

Sales of TVs in China's commercial segment dropped 1.3% on year during the third quarter of 2015 to 877,900 units, according to statistics from research firm AVC. The figure also...

China-based Luxshare becoming threat to Taiwan connector makers, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:26

China-based connector maker Luxshare ICT has announced a private fund raiser to raise CNY4.6 billion (US$720.34 million) for capacity expansion for its USB Type-C, wearable and Internet...

Tongwei setting up 5GWp solar cell plant in western China

Nov 27, 11:14

China-based Tongwei Group has begun establishing a crystalline silicon solar cell factory in Chengdu City, western China. The factory will have annual production capacity of 5GWp,...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

Nov 26, 14:22

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has urged the Taiwan government to take measures on China enterprises' hostile headhunting as their actions...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

LONGi to supply 300MWp PV modules to CMNE, say reports

Nov 25, 15:11

Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has won procurement orders for 300MWp PV modules made of mono-Si cells from China Minsheng New Energy (CMNE), according to China-based media reports.

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Haier+Chromebook

    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.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Xiaomi+3+smartphone

    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.

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