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Digitimes Research: Global solar market to grow by 11.9% to 26.9GW in 2012

Jan 11, 15:49

The solar industry faced oversupply problems that caused significant price drops in 2011. Most solar firms faced losses. However, the rapid decrease of cost for solar PV systems induced...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: 39-, 50-inch TV panels to gain market acceptance

Jan 11, 12:34

New LCD TV sets for 2012 will come in a number of new screen sizes including 36.5-, 39-, 43-, 48- and 50-inch, as suppliers seek to make their products stand out amongst their numerous...

Image

Digitimes Research: Taiwan notebook shipments sink 5.7% on quarter in 4Q11

Jan 9, 16:21

Shipments of notebooks by Taiwan makers posted a decline of 5.7% on quarter and 4.4% on year in the fourth quarter of 2011, affected by a downturn in the global economy and shortage...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon firms in Greater China hope to increase price to US$30/kg

Jan 6, 16:28

The spot price of polysilicon has been increasing in recent weeks. Due to increased demand in first-quarter 2012 compared with fourth-quarter 2011, the spot price of US$25/kg no longer...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: Traditional PC applications to be advantage of Windows 8 tablet

Jan 4, 11:59

Judging from the architecture of the Windows 8 revealed at BUILD 2011, Digitimes Research believes that Microsoft, in the face of the competition from smartphones and tablet PCs -...

Digitimes Research: iPad pricing to change tablet game

Jan 3, 10:22

Market watchers have mostly expected Apple to follow its traditional pricing strategy for its next-generation tablet device, which is likely to start from US$499 with the present...

Apple iPad

Digitimes Research: Samsung may cut LCD panel orders for Taiwan after Sony exit from S-LCD

Jan 2, 10:28

Sony has been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on the TFT LCD business since 2004 when the Japan vendor was optimistic about the growth of the LCD TV market. Large-size panel...

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price in Greater China continues to increase

Dec 30, 16:47

Due to demand increase, the spot price of polysilicon has been reviving since last week. This week (December 26-30), the spot price increased by US$1.50/kg to US$27/kg, said Digitimes...

polysilicon

Digitimes Research: Samsung consolidating LED business

Dec 27, 14:55

In 2010, Samsung LED became the first LED firm in South Korea to have revenues exceeding KRW1 trillion (US$863 million) and ranked as number one among LED firms in South Korea. Its...

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price in Greater China returns above US$25/kg

Dec 23, 16:12

The prices of solar products in Greater China did not experience a lot of changes this week (December 19-23). According to Digitimes analyst Chihheng Liang, the solar industry has...

solar wafer

Digitimes Research: Samsung foundry capacity to jump in 2012

Dec 19, 12:12

Based on Samsung Electronics' expansion plan for its logic foundry segment, the Korea-based vendor will stand a chance of beating United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Globalfoundries...

Samsung booth

Digitimes Research: Slight dip of solar wafer price in Greater China

Dec 16, 16:23

After a few weeks of stable prices for the solar products in the Greater China region, the prices dipped slightly this week (December 12-16) because of seasonality, according to Digitimes...

solar panel

Digitimes Research: Hard drive supply gap to only reach 5% in 2Q12

Dec 13, 16:17

Thailand's floods in early October, have created strong impact toward the hard disk drive (HDD) supply chain, causing many PC brand vendors to miss business opportunities in the fourth...

Global HDD supply/demand status, 4Q11-4Q12

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments slowing down

Dec 13, 16:01

LCD TVs shipped by Taiwan-based makers are expected to reach 12.36 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up 9.6% sequentially and 1.5% on year, according to data released by...

Digitimes Research: Solar cell spot price in Greater China remains flat

Dec 9, 16:25

Spot price of solar cells in the Greater China region stopped falling this week (Dec 5-9), according to Digitimes Research analyst Chihheng Liang. The spot price of solar cells has...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: Solar firms facing concerns over the ability to repay loans

Dec 7, 14:31

Since the second half of 2011, many solar firms have been suffering losses and possible bankruptcies. US-based Solyndra, Spectrawatt and Evergreen Solar all declared bankruptcy. Many...

solar panel

Digitimes Research: Panasonic to provide LED lighting solutions

Dec 7, 14:08

Japan-based lighting firm Panasonic was ranked number one in sales of LED light bulbs in Japan in the first half of 2011 with market share reaching 35%.

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Despite low demand, Nichia invests US$898 million in LED equipment in 2011

Dec 7, 10:19

In 2010, Japan-based LED firm Nichia had the largest share of the global sales of white light LED products. Its market share far exceeded second- and third-place, Samsung and Seoul...

Nichia booth

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China remains static

Dec 2, 15:38

This week's spot prices of solar products in the Greater China region continued to fall but the pace of decline was slowing down significantly, as the market approached an end of...

Price drops of solar cells have been incremental in Greater China

Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar firms shifting focus to PV systems

Dec 2, 15:19

Due to changes in the incentive programs announced by various governments, the solar industry experienced a stall in shipments in the first half of 2011. The stall in the market caused...

solar module

Digitimes Research: Top foundries in Greater China to see slight growth in 2011 revenues

Dec 1, 14:13

Following a strong recovery in 2010, Digitimes Research expects the top-three foundry chipmakers in Greater China to see their combined revenues grow at a modest 3% rate in 2011.

Digitimes Research: 2011 revenues at major Greater-China IC foundries up 3%

Digitimes Research: Government incentives boost US solar installations in 2011

Nov 30, 10:27

The solar PV market in the US has been growing rapidly since 2009 with annual growth of installations reaching more than 100%. Many large-size power stations and commercial solar...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 60 million digital cameras in 2012

Nov 29, 11:03

Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 60.604 million digital cameras in 2012, increasing 3.66% from 2011 and accounting for 49.5% of global shipments, according to Digitimes Res...

Digitimes Research: Vehicle display shipments to grow by CAGR 18.9% in 2011-2014

Nov 28, 16:54

While shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels for handset applications will continue to make up the largest portion of global shipments of flat panels, vehicle displays are...

Car-use entertainment devices

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar product price decreases slightly

Nov 25, 16:51

The spot price of solar products in Greater China continued to show slight decreases his week (November 21-25) except the 125 mono wafers, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst of...

Price of solar cells continues to decrease due to inventory clear-outs

Digitimes Research: Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Nov 18, 15:47

The spot prices of solar products in Greater China this weeks have been experiencing some leveling off, says Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes Research. The leveling off is not...

Price drops of solar products in Greater China begin to ease

Digitimes Research: Branded tablet PC shipments to grow 60% in 2012

Nov 11, 17:12

Global branded tablet PC shipments in the fourth quarter are not expected to see growth creating concerns among market watchers whether the tablet PC market has already reached saturation,...

Tablet

Digitimes Research: Solar product prices continue falling in Greater China

Nov 11, 15:25

This week, the average spot price of polysilicon in Great China has come to US$28/kg, a US$1.00 drop compared to last week, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research...

Solar module

Digitimes Research: E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Nov 10, 15:44

Since e-book readers will not receive any significant updates, pricing will still be the major attraction to stimulate sales growth. With Amazon further reducing its e-book reader...

E-book reader shipment growth to reach 31.4% in 2012

Digitimes Research: Greater China polysilicon spot price drops below US$30/kg

Nov 4, 16:29

Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China region has fallen below US$30/kg, according to Chihheng Liang, an analyst of Digitimes Research. While international polysilicon suppliers...

mono ingot

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices show signs of stabilization

Oct 28, 16:45

The decline of solar cell spot prices has slowed down this week in the Greater China region due to increased installation demand from Germany as the new subsidy cut of 15% has been...

Digitimes Research: Greater China solar cell spot prices

Digitimes Research: Spot price declines of solar modules in Greater China slow down

Oct 21, 17:10

The spot price of polysilicon in Greater China has continued to drop. However, the price drop of 125 mono solar wafers has halted, according to Chihheng Liang, analyst from Digitimes...

Solar product pricing

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipment growth under 10% in 4Q11

Oct 18, 15:30

Shipments of handsets from Taiwan makers will grow at a slower-than-expected pace in the fourth quarter of 2011, affected by the launch of iPhone 4S and the suspension or cancellation...

handset shipments

Digitimes Research: Global tablet PC shipments reach 18.7 million units

Oct 18, 14:46

Global tablet PC shipments, affected by the weakening worldwide economy after August and high inventory levels from some tablet PC brand vendors, reached 18.7 million units in the...

Global tablet PC shipments

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon spot price in Greater China falls below US$40/kg

Oct 17, 11:17

The spot price of polysilicon continued to demonstrate significant falls last week (October 10-14), dropping to US$36/kg. Compared to the price in September, the spot price for polysilicon...

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