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MLS to invest in Epistar China joint venture

Sep 14, 10:56

MLS, the largest China-based LED packaging service provider, will invest CNY180 million (US$28.3 million) to acquire a 10.91% stake in KFES Lighting (Xiamen), a China-based joint...

China market: Nearly 48 million handsets shipped in August, says CATR

Sep 14, 10:48

There were 47.484 million handsets shipped in the China market in August 2015, increasing 56.5% on year, according to China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) under the...

Motech, Neo Solar, Tainergy, Giga Solar expected to benefit from 2016 potential demand in China

Sep 11, 11:34

As the China government may not reduce feed-in tariffs for PV generators established in 2016, China-based PV module makers expect large demand in the year, which should benefit Motech...

Taiwan solar cell makers see influx of pre-orders from China

Sep 10, 11:50

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen an influx of pre-orders from China-based PV module makers amid speculation the China government may not lower feed-in...

China market: Aliyun starts using datacenter in eastern China

Sep 10, 10:48

Alibaba Cloud Computing (Aliyun), a member of the Alibaba Group, has inaugurated a cloud computing datacenter in Zhejiang, eastern China.

China August export, import values down on year

Sep 9, 14:16

China recorded export value of CNY1.20 trillion (US$189 billion) and import value of CNY836.1 billion in August, respectively decreasing 6.1% and 14.3% on year, according to statistics...

LG forming OLED alliances with China TV vendors

Sep 8, 15:34

LG Display is forming alliances with China TV vendors for supplying OLED TV panels, which is expected to reach MOU signings in September, according to reports from Korea media.

China to regulate agriculture PV power stations

Sep 8, 11:13

The China government is set to draw up regulations to address the increasing establishment of PV power-generating stations for agricultural purposes around the country, according...

Asia-Pacific to dominate IC sales across system categories in 2015, says IC Insights

Sep 4, 15:46

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2015 with the region expected to account for 58.9% of the US$295 billion IC market, according...

Motech looks to acquire solar cell lines in China

Sep 3, 11:31

Motech Industries is likely to acquire solar cell production lines with annual capacity of 250MWp from Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology in eastern China, according to PV industry...

Digitimes Research: August 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices down in China

Sep 3, 10:40

August average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (40W incandescent equivalents) in the China market decreased 0.3% on month to CNY30.7 (US$4.8), while that for 9W models (60W incandescent...

ASE chairman urges Taiwan companies to unite to face challenges from China supply chain

Sep 3, 10:36

Taiwan-based companies should work together to confront the challenges posed by the rise of China's IT supply chain, according to Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

China market: Asustek to launch Vivo Stick

Sep 2, 15:46

Asustek Computer will launch Vivo Stick, a Windows computer-on-stick (Intel Compute Stick) equipped with Intel Bay Trail-CR processor, 2GB memory and 32GB storage, in the China market,...

Asustek to launch Vivo Stick in China

AsiaInfo to acquire Trend Micro business in China

Sep 2, 15:13

AsiaInfo, a NASDAQ-listed China-based provider of software solutions and IT services for the telecom sector, will acquire antivirus and Internet content security software developer...

China ends tax exemption for EPZ-imported polysilicon

Sep 1, 11:21

China's Ministry of Commerce on September 1 put an end to the exemption of anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imports from Europe-, US- and South Korea-based...

Digitimes Research: China eyeing acquistions to advance IC processes

Sep 1, 10:52

More advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes and more production capacity for special processes are likely to emerge in China during the country's 13th five-year economic plan...

China semiconductor investment fund reportedly targets Globalfoundries

Aug 31, 16:01

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund reportedly has targeted Globalfoundries for acquisition in order to allow China to secure 14nm FinFET foundry process...

Vendors raising motherboard, graphics card prices in China to minimize exchange losses

Aug 31, 15:37

Following Lenovo's decision to raise its PC product prices by the end of August, most motherboard and graphics card vendors in China have also recently increased their prices by 3-5%...

China software industry posts January-July revenues of nearly CNY2.36 trillion, says MIIT

Aug 28, 15:34

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY2.359 trillion (US$379.4 billion) in January-July 2015, growing 16.6% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of...

China smartphone market dominated by local vendors

Aug 28, 10:46

In the China smartphone market, China-based vendors have extended competitive advantage from entry-level models priced below CNY1,000 (US$156) to mid-range and high-end ones and thereby...

China investment environment deteriorating, investment risk rising, says TEEMA

Aug 27, 16:02

The investment environment in China has declined for the seventh consecutive year in 2015, while the risk for committing investments in China has continued to rise for the fourth...

China PV module demand may see downturn in October

Aug 27, 14:54

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen increases in orders from China, especially for high-efficiency models, China's demand for PV modules is likely to...

China market: Local smartphone vendors limit launch of new models

Aug 27, 11:14

China-based smartphone vendors have limited the number of new models launched per year to cope with the declining profitability generated by smartphones, a move which has affected...

China July mobile phone user base grows to 1.295 billion, says MIIT

Aug 26, 11:39

There were 1.295 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of July 2015, growing 0.13% sequentially and 2.47% on year, and 444.08 million (34.30%) of them were...

Laster lands orders for LED headlights from China

Aug 26, 11:34

LED automotive lighting maker Laster Tech has obtained orders for three LED headlight models from China-based automotive lamp vendors, with shipments to begin in the second quarter...

Digitimes Research: China government to support development of MCUs, CPUs, memory chips

Aug 26, 11:09

The China government will support local IC-design companies' development in the MCU, CPU,FPGA, MEMS and memory chips sectors through acquisitions during its current five-year economic...

Alibaba, Qihoo 360 set to enter China smartphone market

Aug 24, 21:57

More China-based Internet service providers are looking to enter the local smartphone market later in the second half of 2015, according to sources at Taiwan's IC design houses.

Lenovo reportedly to raise PC prices in China because of Chinese yuan deprecation

Aug 24, 15:18

China-based Lenovo reportedly is planning to raise its PC prices in China at the end of August due to a significant depreciation of the country's currency, and the vendor will next...

China installs 7.73GWp PV systems in 1H15, says MIIT

Aug 24, 11:27

A total of 7.73GWp in PV power-generating and distributed systems was installed in China in first-half 2015, with cumulative capacity reaching 35.7GWp, according to China's Ministry...

BOE receives government support to enter IC design industry

Aug 21, 16:13

Panel maker BOE Technology has received support from the China government enabling it to step into the IC design industry. In addition to LCD driver ICs, DRAM and flash memory chips...

China Mobile, China Telecom post mixed 1H15 revenues

Aug 21, 15:40

China Mobile on August 20 released its financial report for the first half of 2015, with consolidated revenues reaching CNY340.727 billion (US$54.77 billion) up 4.94%, while China...

China Unicom, China Telecom setting up FDD LTE networks, say reports

Aug 21, 11:05

China Unicom and China Telecom have been actively establishing FDD LTE networks in China since they obtained FDD LTE licenses in late February 2015, and aim to complete installing...

China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry

Aug 20, 21:44

China is looking to build a homegrown panel-use driver IC industry in Hefei, China, which will likely threaten Taiwan's IC driver IC sector, according to industry sources.

China IC foundries, backend firms soliciting orders from Taiwan

Aug 20, 21:11

China-based IC foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), and backend firms such as Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology...

MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill

Aug 19, 11:32

The acquisition of US-based Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) by China's Uphill Investment is expected to run more smoothly after ISSI's Taiwan subsidiary Chingis Technology is taken...

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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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    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,...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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.

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