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China LED tube, light bulb penetration rate to exceed 15% in 2013

Apr 17, 22:14

Under the 12th Five-Year Plan, local governments in China continue to promote LED lighting. Due to lack of strong international sales in 2012, China-based LED lighting firms have...

China market: Alibaba launches new smartphones running on AMOS

Apr 17, 15:38

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has teamed with five local handset makers to launch six smartphones running on its home-grown AMOS (Alibaba Mobile OS). It remains to be...

Digitimes Research: China solar makers faced with high debts and government policy shifts

Apr 17, 14:49

China-based makers' solar product shipments to Europe have been falling due to the ongoing trade dispute, but their shipments to the US, Japan and the domestic market have been rising...

China market: Veeco, Aixtron cut MOCVD prices by 30-40% due to competition from local makers

Apr 16, 21:42

MOVCD vendors US-based Veeco Instruments and Germany-based Aixtron SE have lowered quotes in the China market from about US$2 million to about US$1.4 million for a single-wafer MOCVD...

Taiwan TV panel makers see stable performance due to China demand

Apr 15, 16:16

Sources from the flat panel display (FPD) TV supply chain have remarked that China is one of the few markets that will continue to see growth in 2013. According to China Video Industry...

China market: China Mobile upgrading networks from IPv4 to IPv6

Apr 15, 15:56

In line with the China government's network development policies set in the 12th Five-year (2011-2015) Plan, China Mobile has started upgrading its networks from IPv4 to IPv6.

Samsung to take on China smartphone vendors with array of new models

Apr 15, 12:18

Samsung Electronics has unveiled an array of new models of its Galaxy smartphone family with display sizes ranging from 3- to 6.3-inch, targeting particularly the entry-level to midrange...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

China LED firms may begin dumping in 3Q13

Apr 15, 11:41

LED makers have been seeing rising demand and capacity utilization rates in the second quarter of 2013. However, China-based makers noted that there is currently CNY5 billion (US$807...

Commentary: Sanan financial report scandal stirs subsidy controversy

Apr 15, 11:34

China-based LED industry leader Sanan Optoelectronics has been accused of falsifying financial reports, according to China-based media. This has sparked a debate concerning what critics...

TCL to develop smartphone chips, says chairman

Apr 11, 21:38

China-based TV brand TCL plans to invest in the development of smartphone and connected TV chips, according to Dongsheng Li, company chairman and CEO.

China market: Handset panel makers see order surge

Apr 11, 12:13

As the smartphone market in China continues to grow, the handset supply chain has been preparing for a demand surge during the upcoming Labor Day holidays. Panel makers have revealed...

Epistar China joint ventures to expand capacities in 2013

Apr 10, 14:32

Demand for backlighting products for large-size TVs in China continues to rise, according to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar. Lee added that the firm's joint venture for LED epitaxial...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar (right)

China market: Over 340,000 OEM in-car navigation devices shipped in 4Q12, says Analysys

Apr 9, 15:01

In the China market, 342,000 in-car GPS navigation devices were shipped to automobile makers on an OEM basis during the fourth quarter of 2012, increasing 9.3% on quarter and 14.8%...

Optical film maker Wah Hong sees March revenues increase 43% on month

Apr 9, 14:46

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$943 million (US$31.3 million), up by 43.47% on month and 2% on year. Wah Hong accumulated NT$2.587...

Taiwan IC design houses look to strong sales in April

Apr 9, 13:46

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses expect their sales in April to be better than those recorded in March as they have continued to land short lead-time orders from smartphone and...

China solar market to experience demand swings, says Solarbuzz

Apr 9, 11:44

Falling demand in the China market drove global solar demand down to 6.2GW in the first quarter of 2013, said Solarbuzz. The figure represents an on-quarter decrease of 23%. Although...

Global solar installations to exceed 35GW in 2013, says IHS

Apr 9, 10:47

Global solar installations are forecast to exceed 35GW in 2013, equivalent to growth of 12%, according to IHS. Global solar installations in 2012 grew 14% on year to reach 31.4GW.

Tight supply of eMCP/CI-MCP chips to affect smartphone shipments from China brands, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 8, 15:07

Worldwide smartphone shipments are estimated to reach 210 million units in the first quarter of 2013, up 9.4% from the number in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to DRAMeXchan...

China market: Microsoft launches Windows 8 Surface, says report

Apr 3, 16:03

Microsoft on April 2 launched Surface specifically pre-installed with Chinese-language versions of Windows 8 and 2013 Office in the China market at a retail price of CNY6,588 (US$1,060)...

Digitimes Research: China IC foundries focus on domestic market

Apr 1, 15:32

China's consumption of semiconductors has increased gradually in recent years, encouraging foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), Shanghai Huali Microelectronics...

Lenovo ramping IC design capability, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:03

Lenovo reportedly plans to build up its IC design capability by increasing the number of staff of its IC development department from the current 10 to 100 by the end of the second...

Commentary: Labor shortages, rising wages in China push notebook component firms toward automation

Apr 1, 11:10

China continues to increase minimum wages but labor shortages along the coast continue sending the notebook supply chain moving inward to central China. The lack of labor is notebook...

Global LED light bulb prices continue to drop

Apr 1, 11:03

Global LED light bulb retail prices in February 2013 continued to fall, and in particular, retail prices of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 8.2% to US$17.8/unit, according to studies...

LED light bulbs

China market: Microsoft to launch Surface Pro, say Taiwan makers

Mar 29, 10:56

Microsoft, following the launch of the10.6-inch Surface RT in the China market, will launch the 10.6-inch Windows 8 Surface Pro there on April 2 at a retail price of CNY6,500 (US$1,045)...

Digitimes Research: China 2013 rare earth mining targeted at 46,900 tons

Mar 29, 10:54

To prevent an oversupply of rare earth materials, China's 2013 rare earth mining target is only half that of 2012, at 46,900 tons. China's export quota has been around 30,000 tons...

IC demand for smartphones soaring in China

Mar 28, 21:54

IC component orders coming from China's smartphone market have risen substantially, according to sources in the supply chain, which estimated that monthly demand for smartphones sold...

First Solar ranked largest solar EPC contractor in 2012 as Europe firms falter, says IMS Research

Mar 28, 14:15

For the first time First Solar became the world's largest solar EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor in 2012, with more than 500MW of projects completed - an...

China market: Almost 57 million smartphones sold in 4Q12, says Analysys

Mar 27, 09:57

There were 73.29 million handsets sold in the China market during fourth-quarter 2012, growing 15.0% sequentially and 8.1% on year, and 56.96 million units of them were smartphones,...

JA Solar losses widen in 4Q12

Mar 26, 11:12

China-based solar firm JA Solar has reported financial results for fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2012. JA Solar's fourth-quarter shipments reached 500MW, exceeding the 418MW shipped...

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Suntech went from dominance to insolvency in two years due to multiple factors, says IHS

Mar 25, 14:03

Suntech Power's epic plunge from solar module dominance to bankruptcy comes as the result of misplaced investments, a misguided pricing strategy, anti-dumping action in the US and...

China market: 4Kx2K LCD TV prices expected to fall in early May peak sales period, say Taiwan makers

Mar 22, 11:36

Retail prices for 50-inch and above 4Kx2K (3840 by 2160) Ultra HD LCD TVs are twice those for Full HD models of the same sizes in the China market currently, but are expected to be...

Chimei Ultra HD

Huawei introduces 6.1-inch smartphone

Mar 22, 11:00

The line between smartphones and tablets have been blurred and firms such as Huawei, Asustek Computer, and Samsung Electronics hope to capture the new business opporutnity by introducing...

Huawei 6.1-inch Ascend Mate

Digitimes Research: Room for further development in China smartphone market

Mar 21, 14:00

Sales of smartphones in China are expected to top 330 million units in 2013, making the market a fierce battle field for local and international smartphone brands and inducing makers...

SMIC to operate at 90% of production capacity in 2Q13

Mar 19, 21:49

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is expected to operate at 90% of its production capacity in the second quarter of 2013, buoyed by orders from IC design...

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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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    CES 2010: Lenovo LePhone

    Lenovo is showcasing its next-generation smartphone LePhone for the China WCDMA market at CES 2010. This ultra-slim mobile device is designed for enhancing Web-on-the-go convenience...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    PV park in Hangzhou, China

    China-based Astronergy has wons a 2MW rooftop PV project located at the in Hangzhou Energy and Environment Industrial Park through a competitive and selective bidding process. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 15.

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    Nokia entry-level CDMA device 1506

    The Nokia 1506 stands out from other entry-level mobiles with a slender monoblock design with high-gloss colors, a Navi key in metallic finish, a voice recorder, an integrated hands-free...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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    Nokia 3G handset 6316s

    The Nokia 6316s is a multimedia device with web browsing, music, imaging and GPS with a 2.2-inch QVGA display, a 2-megapixel camera and Bluetooth 2.1. The Nokia 6316s offers features...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

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