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Low demand likely to cause 10% of China-based LED chipmakers to close in 2H11

Oct 13, 14:19

Due to heavy losses resulting from weak demand as well as over expansion, about 10% of LED companies in China are expected to withdraw from the segment soon. The rapid growth of the...

Solar demand in China to boom

Sep 29, 10:04

PV system installations in China are forecast to reach 2.5-3GW in 2011, and expand further to 5GW in 2012, according to industry sources.

solar panels

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms struggle to survive

Aug 23, 15:34

China-based small- and medium-size solar firms have been marginalized by large-size integrated counterparts during the second quarter of 2011 when demand was low. The return of demand...

Capacity expansion by China-based integrated solar firms

Loongson continues developing MIPS-based CPUs

Aug 11, 11:20

MIPS Technologies has announced that Loongson Technology has licensed the MIPS32 and MIPS64 architectures for continued development of MIPS-based Loongson CPU cores.

Taiwan PC supply chain players facing bankruptcy crisis in China

Aug 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based PC supply chain players are facing a crisis of being bankrupted in China as the China government started executing new social insurance policies in July which will significantly...

SMIC appoints new chairman, acting CEO

Jul 18, 10:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Zhang Wenyi as chairman, an executive director of the board, and acting CEO of the company...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

SMIC likely to face top management shake-up, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 1, 10:29

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) president and CEO David NK Wang, along with other top executives including CFO Gary Tseng, chief business officer Chris...

China might delay issuance of panel facility licenses

Jun 28, 16:19

The LCD panel industry in China has been expanding rapidly. Many firms have been trying to enter the panel industry in China. However, due to oversupply concerns, the point of time...

SMIC wraps up deal to share ownership of Wuhan fab

May 13, 01:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Hubei Science & Technology Investment Group announced on May 12 the formal signing of a joint venture agreement...

SMIC to draw investment from China wealth fund

Apr 19, 10:26

Contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced a definitive investment agreement between the company and China Investment Corporation...

Shanghai Huali 12-inch fab pilot run delayed to end of 2011, says China media

Jan 17, 16:58

Construction of a 12-inch wafer fab by Shanghai Huali Microelectronics, which is majority-owned by the Shanghai government, has experienced delays, according to China media reports...

China to kick off large-scale TD-LTE trial run in six cities

Jan 3, 12:16

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has approved a comprehensive plan to undertake large-scale trials of TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) in six...

China government sets hard to reach 3G user base target, says report

Dec 24, 13:45

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) aims at 150 million subscribers of 3G communication services in the China market in 2011, a difficult goal viewing that...

Delta Greentech, only Taiwan company to win bid for China Golden Sun project

Nov 26, 14:10

Delta Electronics has confirmed that its subsidiary Delta Greentech has been named as one of the PV inverter suppliers for the China government's Golden Sun project aimed at subsidizing...

Datang to raise stake in SMIC, says report

Nov 23, 01:55

Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings has agreed to acquire US$102 million worth of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) shares to bring its stake...

Rare earth element embargo will increase prices of high-tech products, says Information Network

Nov 9, 16:05

Manufacturers of a broad spectrum of high-tech products are feeling the impact of price hikes in rare earth element-based processing materials because of the Chinese embargo, according...

SMIC to acquire part of Wuhan fab ownership

Oct 29, 11:54

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has said it has reached an agreement with the Wuhan municipal government to share the ownership...

TI announces first wafer plant in China

Oct 15, 15:55

Texas Instruments (TI) has announced the opening of its first wafer plant in China, an 8-inch manufacturing facility located in the Chengdu High-tech Zone.

China plans to spend 5 trillion yuan on developing new energy industries in 2011-2020

Sep 30, 14:23

A plan to spend five trillion yuan (US$747.3 billion) from 2011 to 2020 on the development of new energy industries has reportedly been submitted to China's State Council, and the...

China government concerned about overheating in LED investments

Sep 16, 15:03

Current orders for MOCVD equipment, which is used in LED chip production, from China have reached 1,400-1,600 sets, according to sources from the LED sector, and officials from China's...

Grace names new president and CEO

Sep 14, 16:33

China's Grace Semiconductor has announced that its board of directors has approved the resignation of company president and CEO Ulrich Schumacher. The board decided to have executive...

Mistrust in US and India may limit China telecom gear suppliers growth, says iSuppli

Aug 24, 16:58

Concerns are rising in the US and India over perceived security risks associated with using China-made telecommunications equipment, potentially slowing global sales growth for China's...

Business group bids 0.73 yuan/watt for Xinjiang solar plant project

Aug 18, 12:12

A Chinese business group has submitted a bid of 0.73 yuan (US$0.11) per watt for a 20MWp solar plant project in Hami of the Xinjiang region, according to Chinese media reports. Chinese...

China IT players to hold tablet PC industry summit

Aug 12, 14:27

The China Electronic Appliance (CEAC) and China Video Industry Association (CVIA) plan to jointly hold a tablet PC industry summit in Beijing on August 20 with industry players including...

SMIC denies report it will receive tens of millions from China government

Aug 12, 11:20

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) CEO David Wang has denied that the company is close to receiving tens of millions of dollars from the China government's...

Handset panel inventory level increases in China

Aug 3, 17:01

Demand for handset panels in China started dropping in the second half of the second quarter of 2010 causing inventory levels to rise, according to market sources, as the China government...

iSuppli issues more upbeat outlook on foundry business in 2010

Jul 9, 10:21

iSuppli has raised its revenue forecast for all semiconductor foundry activity for 2010 to US$29.8 billion, up 42.3% from US$22.1 billion in 2009. The firm previously predicted revenues...

China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 33.4% in 2013, says Information Network

Jun 24, 12:00

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

AUO urges Taiwan government to speed up China investment approval

Jun 10, 11:59

AU Optronics (AUO) CEO and president LJ Chen has urged the Taiwan government to speed up the process of allowing its makers to set up LCD fabs in China, as it is crucial for the development...

Loongson reportedly to buy stake in MIPS

Newswatch - Jun 4, 01:10

China's Loongson Technology, a computer-chip designer funded by the Institute of Computing Technologies of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is mulling plans to acquire a 20%...

IMEC China to collaborate on 65nm CMOS process with Huali

May 26, 14:25

Belgium-based IMED has officially opened IMEC China at the Zhangjiang High-tech Park, Shanghai, announcing the signing of a joint development project on 65nm CMOS process technology...

China likely to approve investment proposals from global top-4 LCD panel makers, say sources

Mar 25, 15:24

China is expected to approve investment proposals submitted by the global top-four LCD panel makers - Samsung Electronics, LG Display (LGD), AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux...

Corning plans to establish melting tanks in China

Mar 24, 14:12

Corning, in a seminar at FPD China 2010, pointed out that the company is in negotiation with clients and the China government over a plan to building glass melting tanks in China...

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    Bits + chips | 2h 40min ago

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  • China market: HTC to launch smartphone Desire 820

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 21:38

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    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:36

  • Digitimes Research: Intel cooperation with Fossil to develop smartwatches will help expand influence in wearables market

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:19

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    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:18

  • Foxconn refers labor dispute at Brazil factory to arbitration court

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:15

  • Taiwan market: Digital camera sales value in 2014 estimated at NT$6-7 billion, say retail channels

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:14

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom lowers 300M/100M FTTH price

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:10

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