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Demand for AMOLED panels from China smartphone vendors rising

Nov 15, 14:34

Supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone applications could be short of demand in 2017 due to increasing purchases from China-based smartphone vendors, according to sources from the...

China software revenues reach CNY3.511 trillion in January-September, says MIIT

Nov 14, 23:05

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.511 trillion (US$533.72 billion) in January-September 2016, growing 14.7% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

Three major China firms gearing up to enter DRAM market

Nov 14, 16:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, and a joint venture set up by GigaDevice Semiconductor and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province,...

China DRAM to rise

Digitimes Research: October 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices in China market rise

Nov 11, 11:27

October 2016 average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 4.9% from August to CNY27.8 (US$4.10), while 9W models (equivalent...

SMIC expects up to 7% revenue growth in 4Q16

Nov 7, 21:28

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 5-7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, with gross margin...

Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

China September mobile communication user base grows to 1.316 billion, says MIIT

Nov 4, 12:24

There were 1.316 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2016, increasing 0.56% on month and 1.26% on year. 199.52 million (15.16%)...

Oppo tops China smartphone market for first time, says IDC

Nov 3, 16:18

The China smartphone market grew 5.8% from a year earlier and 3.6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, with Oppo and Vivo overtaking Huawei for the first time in the market,...

SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in Shenzhen

Nov 3, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...

China market: Oppo to contend with Huawei for top smartphone vendor title in 2017

Nov 3, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will continue to contend with rival company Huawei for the number one position in China's smartphone market in 2017 as it has seen its sales momentum...

BOE to set up 3rd OLED factory in western China, say reports

Nov 3, 15:10

BOE Technology will invest CNY46.5 billion (US$6.94 billion) to set up a 6G flexible OLED panel factory with monthly production capacity of 48,000 glass substrates in Mianyang City,...

Maanshan Electronics Expo achieves CNY40 million in transactions, says host

Nov 2, 15:54

Maanshan Electronics Expo 2016, hosted in Maanshan, China ended on October 31. The event attracted over 72,000 visitors and over 2,000 exhibitors and buyers. Transactions during the...

China market: HTC to take pre-orders for HTC Desire 10 Pro on November 4

Newswatch - Nov 2, 12:02

HTC will begin to take pre-orders for its newly released HTC Desire 10 Pro in the China market on November 4. The vendor will also offer the Desire 10 Pro at CNY1,999 compared its...

Acer eyes China education market with BYOC applications; and tablets for seniors

Nov 2, 11:59

Commenting on Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, the business's general manager Maverick Shih pointed out that its CloudProfessor will be expanded to education units in...

China polarizer maker Shenzhen Sunnypol Optoelectronics begins production in Hefei

Nov 2, 11:54

China-based TFT LCD polarizer maker Shenzhen Sunnypol Optoelectronics has started production at a new factory in Hefei, northern China, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic...

China market: Nearly 12 million color TVs sold in 3Q16, says AVC

Nov 1, 22:11

There were 11.95 million color TVs sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 8.9% on year, but the corresponding sales value of CNY35.3 billion (US$5.27...

China software revenues reach CNY3.053 trillion in January-August, says MIIT

Nov 1, 15:07

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.053 trillion (US$464.01 billion) in January-August 2016, growing 14.8% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

DrayTek shifts production capacity from China to Taiwan

Oct 28, 14:37

Own-brand router, switch and wireless access point maker DrayTek has moved production capacity from Changshu, eastern China, to Taiwan because production in China is no longer competitive,...

China market: More white-box vendors step into VR device market

Oct 28, 12:08

In view of fast growing demand for VR, China-based white-box smart wearable and mobile device vendors have stepped into the development and production of head-mounted VR devices,...

AUO to inaugurate 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in China in mid-November

Oct 28, 11:08

AU Optronics (AUO) will inaugurate a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, on November 16 and start production later in the fourth quarter. AUO expects production capacity...

China market: Xiaomi unveils 2 flagship smartphones

Oct 27, 12:01

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled two flagship smartphones, the Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX, looking to rekindle its sagging smartphone business. Both models are to be available in early Nov...

The Mi MIX (left) and Mi Note 2

China a growing threat in mature technologies, says TSMC chairman

Oct 26, 11:31

China-based foundries have been fast expanding their production capacity for 28nm and more mature process technologies which could pose a threat to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang at a recent company event

Black Cattle Food sets up 6G AMOLED factory in China

Oct 24, 11:23

China-based food maker Black Cattle Food's subsidiary on October 21 started construction of a 6G AMOLED factory in Hebei Province, northern China, with investment of nearly CNY30...

China smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

China Mobile nets CNY88.1 billion for January-September 2016

Oct 21, 11:40

Mobile telecom carrier China Mobile recorded net profit of CNY88.1 billion (US$13.39 billion) for January-September 2016, growing 3.1% on year, according to the company's financial...

Globalfoundries China fab put on hold

Oct 21, 10:19

The government of Chongqing has put on hold a deal with Globalfoundries for a joint venture 12-inch fab, according to industry sources.

China market: Suning, Alibaba to form e-commerce joint venture

Oct 20, 11:50

Suning.com, a subsidiary of China-based retail giant Suning Commerce Group, will form a CNY1 billion (US$148.41 million) e-commerce joint venture with the Alibaba Group in Chongqing,...

China may revise 2017 PV feed-in tariff cuts

Oct 20, 11:44

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has set tentative feed-in tariff rates for PV power stations to be established in 2017, reducing them by 23.47-31.25% from...

China market: Alibaba Cloud to cooperate with Foxconn to develop server products

Oct 18, 15:37

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics to develop server products to be used by its cloud computing platform, according...

China to produce 3D NAND chips as early as end-2017

Oct 18, 11:19

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST) will start operating China's first 12-inch fab for the manufacture of NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016, and is expected to produce...

Merits of poly-Si and mono-Si wafers debated at PV Taiwan forum

Oct 17, 21:48

Shu Hua, vice president for the largest China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, and Li Zhenguo, chairman of largest China-based solar-grade...

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings vice president Shu Hua

Competition intensifies in China external storage market in 1H16, with Huawei and Inspur posting fast growth, says IDC

Oct 17, 15:28

China's external disk storage market reached US$527 million in the second quarter of 2016, up 7.2% on year, according to the latest IDC PRC Provincial External Storage System Tracker...

China makers step into COB LED lighting

Oct 17, 11:28

While international vendors have dominated the market for COB (chip on board) high-power LED chip packages used in commercial, outdoor and special-purpose lighting, China-based competitors...

China market: SoftBank to launch Pepper robots

Oct 17, 11:06

SoftBank has announced that it plans to sell the Pepper, the humanoid robot, in the China market through Alibaba Robot Corporation, a joint venture set up with Alibaba, according...

China market: Foxconn, HTC participate in Alibaba city brain project

Oct 17, 11:04

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has announced that it cooperates with 13 enterprises, including Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics and smartphone vendor HTC, to participate...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou at a Hangzhou conference
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  • HTC teams up with Qingdao Publishing to tap educational VR market in China

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  • Compal expects to ship 40 million PCs in 2017

    Before Going to Press | 8h 45min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Sony launches Bravia OLED TVs, Samsung beefs up marketing of QLED TVs in March

    Before Going to Press | 8h 45min ago

  • MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

    Before Going to Press | 8h 46min ago

  • Lenovo talking with Fujitsu about buying PC business, says Nikkei

    Before Going to Press | 8h 56min ago

  • Mitac Holdings to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$2.50

    Before Going to Press | 9h 29min ago

  • Quanta to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$3.50

    Before Going to Press | 9h 35min ago

  • PChome Online to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5.583

    Before Going to Press | 9h 40min ago

  • Clevo to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.70

    Before Going to Press | 9h 46min ago

  • Competition in AI platform market intensifying

    Before Going to Press | 9h 51min ago

  • Inventec expects 10% growth in 2017 revenue from servers

    Before Going to Press | 10h 8min ago

  • Hua Hong seeing robust smart card chip demand

    Before Going to Press | 10h 9min ago

  • Invetec net profits stay flat in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 10h 9min ago

  • Twinhead International to not hand out 2016 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 10h 10min ago

  • Unitech Computer to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$1.30

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    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.

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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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    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.

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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...

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