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  • Last update: Thursday 18 December 2014 [440 news items]

Lack of demand caused by solar incentive cuts in Europe, says industry source in China

Aug 8, 11:23

Third-quarter demand in the solar market has been low, which is expected to cause more problems for Europe-based solar firms. China-based solar firms noted that low demand has been...

Samsung takes 45% of smartphone market share in Europe, says study

Aug 8, 01:30

Samsung Electronics beat Europe-based brands such as Nokia and took 45% smartphone market share in Europe. This also pushed Android market share to 65%, according to studies.

Low LTE penetration rate impedes replacement demand for smartphones in Europe, say sources

Jul 30, 16:37

The replacement demand for LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe has been delayed as telecom carriers have slowed down their investments in 4G infrastructure, according to industry sou...

Suntech responds to SolarWorld dumping allegations in Europe

Jul 26, 16:12

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based producer of solar panels, has issued a statement regarding the filing of an anti-dumping complaint by SolarWorld AG at the European...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers subject to risk of canceled orders from China

Jul 24, 14:17

China-based solar firms have been experiencing negative impacts due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy punitive duties from the US and uncertainties in Europe's solar market. The...

Motherboard players may see single-digit percentage growth in 3Q12 shipments

Jul 24, 01:30

With the Europe and the US markets still suffering from economical turmoil, and summer demand from China's PC DIY market still not yet fired up as expected, motherboard players are...

Notebook brand vendors delay orders from July to late August

Jul 17, 14:27

Notebook brand vendors, seeing uncertainties in the US and Europe, have decided to postpone some of their July orders to late August in order to gain more time and flexibility to...

Europe solar firms reportedly seeking anti-dumping probe against China comeptitors

Jul 9, 11:16

Germany-based SolarWorld reportedly is campaining to have EU launch an anti-dumping probe against China-based solar firms.

solar panels

Equipment firms hope to see demand return at beginning of 2013

Jul 6, 10:16

The solar industry predicts demand and supply equilibrium will be reached in 2014, but equipment firms hope to see orders rebound in the beginning of 2013. Equipment firms indicated...

solar equipment

Europe unlikely to follow US lead in imposing duties on China solar imports, says IHS

Jul 2, 13:56

Following similar action from the US government, the European Union (EU) may undertake an anti-dumping investigation of PV solar cells imported from China. However, compared to the...

Digitimes Research: Germany solar installations reach 1.8GW in 1Q12

Jun 29, 14:04

Germany solar installations reached 1.8GW in first-quarter 2012. In particular, solar installations in March alone reached 1.15GW. Shipments to the solar market in Europe have been...

solar panels

Rising popularity of mono-crystalline solar wafers concerns multi-crystalline supply chain

Jun 28, 12:07

The rising popularity of mono-crystalline solar wafers has been a concern for Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Taiwan's total solar wafer annual capacity is about 3.5GW, but 90% of...

solar cells

Solartech to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW

Jun 28, 01:10

Kong-Hsin Liu, chairman of Solartech, has revealed plans to expand solar cell capacity from 800MW to 960MW, and module capacity from 30MW to 120MW.

Solartech

Strong year-end demand motivates aggressive cost reductions across the value-chain as solar prices continue to fall, says Solarbuzz

Jun 26, 16:22

The leading metrics influencing solar industry supply and demand (module production, supply and market-demand) are forecast to come to within 8% of the second-half market demand of...

Tainergy profits improve on rising orders from Europe

Jun 26, 14:16

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Tainergy became the first solar firm in Taiwan to return to profitability in May since the market downturn in second-quarter 2011.

Tainergy

ECS passes 2011 finance report with growth of more than 7%

Jun 26, 01:10

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) hosted a shareholder meeting on June 25, passing its finance report for 2011 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$72.7 billion (US$2.43 billion),...

China-made solar module prices drop in US market

Jun 25, 11:10

The price of China-made solar modules in the US has dropped about 10% since the US announcement of the preliminary result of the anti-dumping investigation.

solar module

New solar PV system installations in Europe expected to grow at 10GW per year in next 2-3 years

Jun 15, 11:13

Countries in Europe have been deducting solar incentives to try to control installations. Germany seeks to limit new installations to 2.5-3.5GW per year while Italy's aim is 1-2GW...

solar panels

Solar firms face payment delays and financial woes

Jun 13, 01:35

Asia-based solar firms have been facing problems such as delayed payments and uncollected debts from Europe-based customers. Industry sources added firms around the world have been...

solar panels

SK Hynix establishes flash R&D center in Europe

Jun 12, 10:02

SK Hynix has established a R&D center in Italy, according to the South Korean memory chip manufacturer. The R&D center, engaged in the development of NAND flash memory, held...

Intersolar Europe to act as an indicator for 3Q12 market conditions

Jun 11, 11:06

Intersolar Europe Exhibition is going to take place in Munich, Germany from June 13-15. Several topics will be in focus such as the problem of Europe's debt crisis and incentive policies...

solar panels

MLCC maker Holy Stone developing upstream materials

Jun 6, 14:35

Holy Stone Enterprise, a Taiwan-based supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, is strengthening its development of upstream materials and technologies for production of ceramic...

Windows 8 success will initially depend on demand from North America, says JT Wang

Jun 6, 01:40

The initial success of Windows 8 will depend on the North America market, according to Acer chairman JT Wang. Wang stated that although PC demand is currently being affect by a sovereign...

Acer chairman JT Wang

Europe-based customers reportedly accept higher solar cell quotes

Jun 6, 01:30

Market trends have been different from predictions prior to the announcement of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties by the US government, according to Wen-Whe Pan, Gintech president...

Commentary: Love and loathing relationship between Europe and China solar firms

Jun 5, 15:28

China has been playing an important role in the debt crisis in Europe by supporting the region with funds.

solar module

Devaluation of Euro to affect 3Q12 solar installations in Europe

Jun 5, 01:35

Taiwan-based solar cells have been sold using US dollar quotes. However, the recent debt crisis in Europe, which has been causing the devaluation of the euro, is likely to affect...

solar panels

Banks, solar PV system undertakers in Europe blacklist Asia solar module makers

Jun 1, 11:51

The global solar market has been plagued by rumors about financial troubles of Europe- and Asia-based solar firms. Hence, some banks and solar PV system firms in Europe have reportedly...

solar panels

Europe-based polysilicon supplier seeking cooperation with China-based makers

May 29, 15:33

A Europe-based maker of polysilicon is seeking cooperation with China-based fellow makers mainly because spot market prices for polysilicon have dropped to US$20-25/kg which are lower...

solar cell

Many China-based solar firms facing financial troubles

May 29, 15:21

As many China-based makers of polysilicon, solar wafers and cells have faced financial difficulties, a financial crisis may lead to some of them following the case of LDK Solar, according...

Foxconn chairman says Europe and US economy to worsen

May 25, 16:55

Economies in eurozone are really mired in terrible conditions currently due to the raging debt crisis, and the business environment will certainly turn sour in the US in 2013 after...

PC shipments may only see slight sequential growth in 2Q12

May 24, 01:10

As Dell reported weaker-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter 2012 (February-April), some PC brand vendors pointed out that their orders from Europe's retail channel...

Dell

PC shipments to Europe in May fall short of expectations

May 18, 01:10

Deliveries of PCs taken by distributors and retail channels in Europe in May have so far fallen short of original expectations by 5-10% probably because of the impact of potential...

Germany FIT uncertainty ignites hope for Europe solar market in 3Q12

May 15, 16:31

The Germany government's solar feed-in tariff (FIT) reductions, which took effect on April 1, may have to be revised because Germany Bundesrat (Federal Council) last week did not...

China awaits for US verdict of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation

May 14, 10:24

China local officials believe total tariffs on China-made solar products from the US government due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation will not exceed 20%. If the...

solar panels

Product differentiation is key to securing orders, says Tainergy

May 8, 15:54

Tainergy, a Taiwan-based solar maker, was expected to suffer due to news that an important Europe-based customer had filed for bankruptcy. But Tainergy reported gross margins of negative...

Kevin Hsieh, president of Tainergy
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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.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Mega

    Samsung Galaxy Mega

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy Mega - a 6.3-inch smartphone. The device is also light and thin, portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. The 6.3-inch...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

  • Samsung+Secu%2DNFC+chip+

    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Nexus

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus

    Samsung Electronics and Google have jointly announced Galaxy Nexus, a smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest release of the Android platform. The Galaxy...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

  • HTC+Rhyme

    HTC Rhyme

    HTC has unveiled HTC Rhyme, with a unibody design. HTC Rhyme comes in three colors: Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum, the color Verizon Wireless will be offering in the US. With a...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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