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Smartphone AP suppliers to team up with TSMC to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung in 10nm chip market

Mar 4, 10:48

Smartphone-use application processor (AP) makers in Taiwan and China are teaming up closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung...

China market: LeTV strong smartphone shipments to benefit supply chain

Mar 4, 10:41

Some suppliers in Taiwan's handset supply chain are benefiting from strong smartphone sales of China-based channeled-TV operator LeTV.

Panel equipment vendors see booming orders from China

Mar 3, 16:47

As China-based TFT-LCD panel makers will expand production capacities in 2016-2018 in line with China's 13th Five-year Development Plan, Japan-based equipment vendors Tokyo Electron...

Samsung unveils 3 notebook models in China

Mar 3, 11:31

Samsung Electronics unveiled three notebooks under its 9 series product line: the 13-inch 900X3L, 15-inch 900X5L and 13-inch 940X3L, at Samsung China Forum in Shanghai, eastern China,...

China Unicom procures 469,000 4G base stations, say reports

Mar 3, 11:27

Telecom carrier China United Network Communications (China Unicom) has procured equipment for setting up 469,000 4G base stations, with Huawei Technologies and ZTE together winning...

China vendors pushing into 2-in-1 market

Mar 2, 22:22

With assistance from Microsoft and Intel, China-based brand vendors and white-box players have been aggressively pushing new 2-in-1 devices recently. In addition to Huawei's MateBook...

China chipmaker reportedly hires UMC senior executive

Newswatch - Mar 2, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) senior VP JH Shyu, a key figure in the establishment of Hejian Technology, has been hired by a China-based chipmaker, most likely Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Digitimes Research: CEC Panda LCD may become less competitive in China smartphone panel market if Foxconn bails out Sharp

Mar 2, 15:39

If Foxconn Electronics bails out Sharp, China-based Nanjing CEC Panda LCD Technology is likely to be at a disadvantage competing for smartphone panel orders from China-based vendors,...

Digitimes Research: February 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices decrease in China market

Mar 2, 12:19

Average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 5.5% from December 2015 to CNY30.9 (US$4.8) in February, while 9W...

Digitimes Research: China panel makers striving to develop flexible AMOLED

Mar 2, 11:49

Viewing that Samsung Display and LG Display have started volume production of flexible AMOLED panels for use in smartphones and other mobile devices, China-based panel makers BOE...

FocalTech looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2016

Mar 2, 11:15

Despite China's saturated smartphone market, FocalTech Systems is looking to post a double-digit revenue increase in 2016, according to company chairman Genda Hu.

China market: Xiaomi launches Mi 5 and Mi 4S

Feb 26, 11:21

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled two smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Mi 4S, in Beijing as its latest efforts to fend off increasing competition from local rivals, such as Huawei, Coolpad...

China market: TCL launches VR-enabled smartphone, 2-in-1 tablet

Feb 26, 10:48

TCL has unveiled two smartphones under its idol 4-family, as well as a 2-in-1 tablet, the Plus 10, under the Alcatel brand, to enhance its competitiveness in the smartphone and tablet...

TCL idol 4 smartphone

China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC

Feb 25, 14:20

China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

China firm terminates investment plan in Western Digital

Feb 24, 16:17

Western Digital has disclosed its agreement with Unisplendour (Unis), and Unis Union Information System (Unis Union), a subsidiary of Unis that agreed to make a US$3.775 billion equity...

PV installations on farmland in China in dispute

Feb 24, 15:25

Establishing PV power-generating stations or distributed PV systems on farmland is important towards China's aims to boosting PV power generation in its 13th Five-year Development...

AUO to start production at 6G LTPS line in China in 3Q16

Feb 24, 12:07

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is setting up a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD plant in Kunshan, eastern China, and will kick off first-phase production at the end of third-quarter 2016,...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng

China market: Asustek, Gigabyte to hike motherboard prices

Feb 22, 10:18

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology will increase motherboard retail prices in the China market in February to cope with potential foreign exchange losses arising from large...

China market: Huawei to dethrone Xiaomi as top smartphone vendor in home market in 2016

Feb 19, 15:09

Huawei may dethrone Xiaomi Technology to become the largest smartphone vendor in the China mamrket in 2016 optimizing its improved brand image and the release of an array of new models,...

Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

Asustek lowers 2016 target global smartphone shipments

Feb 18, 11:45

Asustek Computer originally set target shipments of 30 million ZenFone-series smartphones to all markets except China in 2016, but at a February 17 investors conference, it downward...

China market: Xiaomi falls out of top-2 smartphone vendors in 4Q15

Feb 18, 10:00

Xiaomi fell out of the top-2 smartphone vendors in China in the fourth quarter of 2015, but remained the region's top smartphone vendor in all of the year.

Earthquake-damaged Innolux fab may lose Huawei panel orders

Feb 16, 11:09

Disrupted production at Taiwan-based Innolux's earthquake-damaged 5G L5 fab is likely to see smartphone vendor Huawei Device shift orders to China-based panel suppliers BOE Technology...

Camera drone shipments in China to reach 3 million units by 2019, says IDC

Feb 15, 15:43

China's camera drone market is still in early stages of development, with the competitive landscape still taking shape. A total of 40,000 camera drones were shipped in China during...

China records PV installation capacity of 15.13GWp in 2015, says NEA

Feb 5, 12:35

Total PV installation capacity in China in 2015 amounted to 15.13GWp, attaining 85% of the target of 17.8GWp, according to China's National Energy Administration (NEA).

Demand for metal-alloy chassis to grow over next 3-5 years

Feb 5, 12:14

While there are concerns about overcapacity for metal-alloy chassis on the possibility that iPhone shipments in 2016 will slip on year, global demand, especially for aluminum-alloy...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall almost 20% in 1Q16

Feb 5, 11:15

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 19.8% sequentially to 136 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Res...

Taiwan MOEA approves TSMC 12-inch fab investment in China

Feb 4, 12:38

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved TSMC's proposal to set up a 12-inch wafer fab and a design service center in Nanjing, China...

Demand for LCD panels for mosaic video walls surging in China, says firm

Feb 4, 12:37

Mainly because the China government has been boosting development of smart cities, there is fast growing use of mosaic video walls in communities, parks, hospitals and other public...

China PV module makers ask Taiwan makers to lower solar cell prices

Feb 4, 12:32

China-based PV module makers, in view of high inventory levels and an unexpected decrease in demand in the US market, have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments increase 11.5% on quarter in 4Q15

Feb 2, 21:08

Shipments of smartphones in China grew 11.5% sequentially to 119 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, buoyed by an increase of 54.5 million new 4G/3G service subscribers due...

China market: LeTV to launch Le Max Pro smartphone

Feb 2, 15:44

China-based LeTV is set to launch its new smartphone, the Le Max Pro, shortly, according to a China-based leiphone.com report. The vendor showcased the model at the recently concluded...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to drop to 19.15 million units in 1Q16

Feb 2, 14:55

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will drop 15.5% sequentially and 13.7% on year to reach 19.15 million units in the first quarter of 2016 due to fewer working...

Tsinghua Unigroup to build own DRAM fab, says report

Feb 2, 12:14

China's state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup reportedly plans to build its own DRAM fab and invite Micron Technology to be a shareholder of the fab, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

SerComm ships 12 million units of fiber-optic equipment to China in 2015

Feb 1, 15:07

Networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped 12 million units of fiber-optic equipment to China-based clients in 2015, 50% more than its expected shipments of eight million...

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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...

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