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China building home-grown DRAM industry, to pose threat to existing leaders in 2017

Apr 23, 10:41

China is stepping up efforts to establish its own DRAM industry, which will likely pose a threat to the current industry leaders such as SK Hynix and Micron Technology in 2017, according...

dram

China March mobile phone user base reaches 1.294 billion, says MIIT

Apr 22, 15:11

There were 1.294 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of March 2015, growing 0.35% on month and 3.65% on year, and 475.90 million (36.78%) of...

2nd-tier China LED makers may start price-cut competition

Apr 22, 14:16

As Taiwan-based LED chip makers have taken technological lead in producing flip chips for use in direct-type backlighting of LCD TVs and global demand for LED chips used in conventional...

China Mobile 1Q15 profits fall on year for 7th time straight

Apr 21, 14:17

China Mobile has published its financial report for the first quarter of 2015, with profits of CNY23.83 billion (US$3.82 billion), decreasing 5.6% on year for the seventh consecutive...

China records LED lighting exports worth US$1.59 billion in January-February

Apr 21, 11:04

China-based firms exported LED lighting products totaling US$1.59 billion during January-February 2015, hiking 42.3% on year, according to research organization GGII.

Samsung Display considers moving LCM business to China or Vietnam, says report

Apr 20, 21:57

After separating its LCD and OLED businesses, Samsung Display is reportedly considering moving its LCD module (LCM) business, which is currently still operating in South Korea, to...

China top-6 vendors see TV shipments to markets abroad increase 16% in 1Q15

Apr 20, 21:56

The top six major LCD TV vendors in China saw accumulative shipments to markets outside China grow 16% on year in the first quarter of 2015, with approximately 30% of the amount going...

China market: Huahong to step up production of 16-bit MCUs

Apr 20, 15:43

China-based Shanghai Huahong Integrated Circuit will step up its production of 16-bit low-power MCU products, particularly for the automobile applications, according to company vice...

Huahong vice president Xie Wenlu

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments shed 30% sequentially in 1Q15

Apr 20, 12:25

Shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors declined by nearly 30% sequentially to 91.8 million units in the first quarter of 2015 due to sluggish demand both at home and overseas,...

Polysilicon prices outside China fall to US$16/kg

Apr 17, 15:37

International solar-grade polysilicon suppliers, under pressure from high inventory levels, have lowered quotes for markets except China from US$19/kg in the fourth quarter of 2014...

Panel makers conservative about performance during May 1 period in China

Apr 17, 15:15

TV panel makers have conservative expectations for the China market in the second quarter of 2015 as panel pricing for various TV panels is dropping and outlooks for the TV market...

TSMC hopes to build wholly-owned 12-inch fab in China

Apr 16, 21:59

TSMC would prefer to set up its own 12-inch wafer fab in China, and management is evaluating the feasibility "aggressively," according to the Taiwan-based contract chipma...

TSMC evaluating plans to set up 12-inch fab in China

Ultra-thin sets to make up 15% of TV market in China in 2017

Apr 16, 15:59

The China TV market is estimated to reach 45.35 million in 2017, of which ultra-thin units are expected to hold a 15.4% market share or about seven million units, according to industry...

Commentary: TSMC to lag UMC, Powerchip to build 12-inch fab in China

Apr 16, 14:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) may not only lag behind rival United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) but also Powerchip Technology in the race to build 12-inch...

China market: Intel to strengthen presence in mobile CPU market via ODMs and white-box vendors

Apr 16, 13:46

Intel reportedly will step up its cooperation with ODMs and white-box makers in China to strengthen its presence in China's handset market. Some vendors will launch 3G smartphones...

2 China polysilicon makers see profits for 2014

Apr 16, 11:54

China-based solar-grade polysilicon maker Tebian Electric Apparatus had net profit of CNY1.811 billion (US$294 million) for 2014 hiking on year by 31.49%, while fellow maker Daqo...

Rigidtech expanding PSS capacity in China

Apr 16, 10:22

PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) maker Rigidtech Microelectronics is setting up a factory in eastern China with initial monthly capacity of 100,000 PSS and volume production there...

Leading China firms to set up N-type solar cell production lines

Apr 16, 10:13

First-tier China-based PV makers are planning to establish laboratory-level production lines for N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells, and if trial production goes smooth, volume...

China market: LeTV unveils One series smartphones

Apr 15, 14:22

China-based video content provider LeTV has unveiled three smartphones, the LeTV One, the One Pro and the One Max, catering to different segments. The company expects sales of its...

LeTV One-lineup smartphones

First-tier China PV module firms ask for Taiwan cell supplies on credit

Apr 15, 10:56

Some first-tier China-based PV module firms have asked Taiwan solar cell makers to supply products on credit from, and the suppliers are considering whether to accept the requests,...

China market: Video content provider LeTV to unveil smartphones

Apr 14, 15:48

China-based video network operator and LCD TV vendor LeTV is expected to step into the smartphone market by unveiling 2-3 smartphones during a product event in Beijing on April 14,...

Taiwan should not be discouraged by not being founding member of AIIB, says Stan Shih

Apr 14, 15:42

Commenting on Taiwan not being able to become a founding member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) led by protests from the China government, Acer founder Stan Shih said...

Foxconn engaged in selling second-hand iPhones via subsidiary in China, says report

Apr 14, 15:32

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been engaged in selling second-hand iPhones via a subsidiary and the company is able to acquire about 50,000-60,000 second-hand...

China market: Xiaomi to rely more on Leadcore for supply of chipset solutions, says report

Apr 14, 15:12

Xiaomi Technology is likely to rely more on China-based Leadcore Technology for the supply of low-cost chipset solutions for the production of entry-level LTE smartphones as a means...

China data center server standard project 3.0 to announce at year-end 2015

Apr 14, 14:08

The third version of China's data center server technology standard project led by China-based Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are set to be announced at the end of 2015 and the project...

China needs CNY1.58 trillion in funding for PV, wind power installations from 2014-2017, says Ernst & Young

Apr 14, 11:59

The target installation capacity for PV rooftop systems and power-generating stations and that for wind power-generating turbines set by the China government for 2017 will entail...

Powerchip reportedly to set up 12-inch wafer fab in China

Apr 14, 11:32

Powerchip Technology will partner with the Hefei city government to set up a joint-venture fab in the capital city of China's Anhui Province, according to industry sources. The JV...

China expected to lead in using 4G Small Cell, says SerComm CEO

Apr 13, 22:28

Among all countries, China is expected to take the lead in applying FDD LTE or TD-LTE (4G) Small Cell devices, for China Mobile has offered TD-LTE Small Cell devices for sale to its...

TD-LTE Small Cell devices produced by SerComm

China exports plant-use LED lamps worth over US$5 million in January-February

Apr 13, 22:04

China-based LED lighting makers recorded total export value of more than US$5 million for LED lamps used for growing plants during January-February 2015, according to China-based...

LED lamps used to grow plants

Tencent to partner with Shanghai government to establish smart IoT city, says report

Apr 13, 21:58

The government of Shanghai, China and China-based Internet service player Tencent have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly push Shanghai's Internet of things (IoT) infrastructure...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum to enjoy strong handset-IC orders from emerging markets in 2015

Apr 9, 20:18

MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to grab a combined more than 80% of the total chip orders for new handsets set to roll out in emerging markets during 2015, according...

China market: Xiaomi reports over CNY2 billion in anniverary sales

Apr 9, 14:35

Xiaomi Technology has announced that promotional sales on April 8 to mark the company's fifth anniversary reached CNY2.08 billion (US$335.1 million), higher than the CNY1.5 billion...

IDF Shenzhen 2015: Intel announces series of new products, investments and collaborations in China

Apr 9, 11:36

As Intel celebrates 30 years of local and global technology innovation this year with China, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced additional investments and collaborations that...

China makers expect to surpass Taiwan in TFT LCD capacity in 2017

Apr 9, 11:02

China panel makers estimate their TFT LCD production capacity could surpass that of Taiwan makers as early as 2017 to hold the global number two spot behind Korea, as they continue...

BOE displays 8K display technology at Finetech Japan

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

Apr 7, 13:57

March average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market decreased 21.4% on month to CNY29.10 (US$4.70), while 9W models (equivalent...

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    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,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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