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SolarWorld shift to mono-Si wafers due to inability to compete with China makers

Feb 13, 21:19

Germany-based PV maker SolarWorld has decided to adjust its production capacity to enhance its overall competitiveness through a gradual shift from producing solar-grade polycrystalline...

Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

BOE Technology to set up OLED platform in China

Feb 10, 10:48

China-based display panel maker BOE Technology will cooperate the government of Hefei City, central China, to establish an OLED platform in the city to boost development OLED technology...

Hanwha Q Cells offers low PV module price in China

Feb 10, 09:49

South Korea-based PV maker Hanwha Q Cells won a supply contract for 280W PV modules made of monocrystalline silicon solar cells in the China market by bidding CNY2.6/W, equivalent...

Digitimes Research: China makers ship over 181 million smartphones in 4Q16

Feb 9, 11:05

Including export sales, China-based smartphone makers shipped a total of 181.8 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 4.4% on quarter and 12.8% on year, according to...

WPG profits hurt by LeEco overdue payments

Feb 8, 10:46

IC distributor WPG has posted lower-than-expected EPS for 2016 due to unpaid accounts receivable for products shipped to China-based LeEco.

WPG 2016 profits affected adversely by uncollected accounts receivable

Digitimes Research: China FTTx, mobile Internet-access user bases increase to 228 million, 941 million at end of 2016

Feb 7, 14:42

The number of FTTx subscribers increased to 228 million and 3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers grew to 941 million in China as of the end of 2016, accounting for 76.8%...

Digitimes Research: 124.2 million smartphones shipped in China market in 4Q16

Feb 6, 21:00

There were 124.2 million smartphones shipped in the China market in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 8.0% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 29.6% of the global...

Top-3 China smartphone vendors grab nearly half of domestic market in 2016, says IDC

Feb 6, 16:10

The smartphone market in China saw a 19% on-year growth and 17% quarterly growth in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to IDC. For the full year of 2016, the market grew by 9%...

China foundry reportedly headhunting from UMC

Feb 6, 14:54

A team of as many as 50 United Microelectronics (UMC) R&D engineers has been headhunted by Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), according to industry sources. The purpose is to help...

Digitimes Research: China makers aggressively expanding AMOLED capacity

Feb 3, 16:04

Seven China-based panel makers have been expanding existing or setting up new AMOLED production capacities, with total annual capacity estimated to increase from 272,000 square meters...

China MIC 2025 results for ICs likely to fall short of its goals, says IC Insights

Feb 2, 13:33

China's government has a long-term goal to become self-sufficient with regards to IC devices. Its "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan was published by the China State Council...

Samsung and Apple remain top global semiconductor customers, says Gartner

Feb 2, 10:43

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top-two semiconductor chip buyers in 2016, representing 18.2% of the total worldwide market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together...

India market: China smartphone vendors account for 46% market share in 4Q16, says Counterpoint

Jan 26, 12:12

Smartphones shipped by China-based vendors accounted for 46% of smartphones sold in India in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 14% a year earlier, according to data compiled by...

Casetek shipping chassis to new smartphone client in China

Jan 25, 12:38

Taiwan-based chassis maker Casetek Holdings has landed orders from one of the top-5 smartphone vendors in China and has recently begun shipping products to the client, according to...

China December mobile communication user base grows to 1.322 billion, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:15

There were 1.322 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2016, increasing 0.17% on month and 1.24% on year, of which 170.81 million...

China software revenues reach CNY4.851 trillion in 2016, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:00

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY4.851 trillion (US$730.6 billion) in 2016, growing 14.9% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information...

Giga Solar Materials to start production at factory in eastern China at end of March

Jan 24, 14:55

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials is constructing a factory in Yancheng City, eastern China, and will kick off production of PV silver paste, PV silver-aluminum paste...

Giga Solar Materials chairman Jimmy Chen

China market: Foxconn to produce bicycles for startup Mobike

Jan 24, 14:43

China-based bike-sharing startup Mobike has reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Foxconn Electronics to jointly design, develop and integrate the global supply chain for...

Mobike bicycle

Digitimes Research: China smartphone vendors may favor local AMOLED suppliers over Samsung Display

Jan 24, 11:31

It may be difficult for China-based AMOLED panel makers to obtain orders from Apple and other international smartphone vendors at least in the next five years das they are technologically...

Hua Hong to intro 3rd-gen super-junction MOSFET process in 1H17

Jan 24, 11:05

Hua Hong Semiconductor is already engaged in the R&D of its third-generation super-junction MOSFET process platform, which will be introduced to the market globally in the first...

China market: Future Mobility to build smart electric car plant in Nanjing

Newswatch - Jan 24, 10:57

Future Mobility, a joint venture set up by Foxconn Electronics, Tencent Holdings and China Harmony Auto Holding to develop smart electric vehicles in China, will invest CNY11.6 billion...

Dell to separate Greater China office from Asia Pacific branch

Jan 23, 12:26

Dell is expected to change its company structure in February and turn its Greater China operations into an office independent of its Asia Pacific branch. The Greater China office...

China re-assessing subsidies for PV projects

Jan 23, 11:29

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) is re-assessing some PV projects to see whether they still deserve government subsidies despite having broken regulations by starting...

China polysilicon imports in January-November 2016 grow 18.2% on year, says CNMIA

Jan 20, 14:22

China imported 125,800 tons of polysilicon during January-November 2016, increasing 18.2% on year, according to the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNMIA).

Asustek, Gigabyte, MSI to hike motherboard, graphics card prices in China

Jan 20, 14:16

Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI), due to continual increases in costs for processors, hard disk drives and PCBs as well as depreciation of...

Catcher to establish new subsidiary in China

Stockwatch - Jan 19, 15:54

Catcher Technology has announced a plan to invest US$100 million to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary in Suqian, China for R&D, sales and manufacturing of materials, products...

China market: Asustek adjusts marketing staff for own-brand products

Jan 18, 16:01

In a bid to enhance competition in the China market, Asustek Computer has recently replaced its sales managers in China for own-brand motherboards, graphics cards as well as LCD monitors...

Xiaomi to not announce smartphone shipments for 2016

Jan 18, 13:55

Xiaomi Technology has decided to not announce the sales figures for smartphones it shipped in 2016 as the company is under a transition period, according to a blog post on the Chinese-language...

China adds PV installation capacity of 34.24GWp in 2016, says NEA

Jan 18, 11:32

Installation capacity totaled 34.24GWp for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and on grid around China in 2016, higher than the originally expected...

LeEco to receive investment from China-based Sunac for CNY15 billion

Jan 17, 11:34

LeEco has recently signed contracts with Sunac China Holdings for the latter to invest a total of CNY15 billion (US$2.17 billion) in the former to acquire a 8.61% stake in LeTV, a...

Poly-Si PV modules lower than mono-Si in LCOE

Jan 16, 21:27

While China's National Energy Administration, specifically for use in model PV power-generating stations, has set a minimum energy conversion rate of 16.5% for PV modules made of...

Commentary: A lesson to be learned from China panel industry headhunting

Jan 16, 14:49

China's relentless efforts of headhunting from Taiwan's semiconductor industry have continued, with the latest target being Shih-wei Sun, ex-CEO of United Microelectronics Corporation...

Fab investment surging in China, says SEMI

Jan 13, 14:55

From 2004 through 2014, over US$70 billion was spent on semiconductor equipment and materials in China, according to SEMI. Over this period, assembly and packaging infrastructure...

Certification service provider Material Analysis steps up investment in China

Jan 13, 14:14

Taiwan-based certification service provider Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$200 million (US$6.33 million) in its operations in China,...

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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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