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Tsinghua Unigroup to obtain more funds from government

Mar 29, 11:16

Tsinghua Unigroup on March 28 announced it had signed a deal with the China Development Bank (CDB), under which the bank will provide Tsinghua Unigroup with CNY100 billion (US$14.5...

China IC design industry growing

Mar 16, 10:20

The "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan, published by the China State Council in May of 2015, has demonstrated the country's ambition to enhance its fabless IC design industry...

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

China MIC 2025 results for ICs likely to fall short of its goals, says IC Insights

Feb 2, 13:33

China's government has a long-term goal to become self-sufficient with regards to IC devices. Its "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan was published by the China State Council...

Commentary: Silicon wafer industry headed for consolidation

Dec 13, 12:30

With Siltronic reportedly drawing interest from China's state-backed industry group, the global silicon wafer industry is expected to go through a period of consolidation in 2017.

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

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...

Alchip to set up subsidiary in Hefei

Oct 26, 21:51

Alchip Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of ASIC/SoC design services, has signed an MoU with the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province to set up a subsidiary locally.

BOE reportedly sets up new R&D team for bio-sensors

Sep 20, 01:00

China-based BOE has teamed up at least 100 engineers engaged in R&D for bio-sensors, according to industry sources. A business unit has also been set up under BOE to focus on...

XMC announces establishment of Yangtze River Storage Tech

Aug 2, 11:04

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC) has announced the establishment of Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), which will be formed with goverment subsidies and investments...

Digitimes Research: China looks at 70% IC self-sufficiency in 2025

Aug 28, 10:28

China is aiming to improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation to 40% in 2020, and boost the rate further to 70% in 2025, according to Digitimes Research.

HLMC, MediaTek reportedly in talks about extending cooperation to FinFET chips

Aug 7, 15:03

High-level executives of 12-inch foundry Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) have recently paid a visit to MediaTek to discuss with the Taiwan-based smartphone chip vendor about...

SMIC to form R&D joint venture with Huawei, Qualcomm and Imec

Jun 24, 14:47

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, has announced plans to form a joint venture with Huawei, Qualcomm, and nano-electronics research institute...

China to implement semiconductor investment plans with CNY600 billion in funding

Jun 16, 19:58

China has begun to implement its investment plans aiming to boost development of the local semiconductor industry, and will inject a total of CNY600 billion (US$96.6 billion) into...

Digitimes Research: Government-led investment funds to drive China IC design growth

Feb 25, 12:15

China's government policies for supporting the local IC design industry have put less emphasis on intervention measures such as offering tax breaks, providing direct financial support,...

Digitimes Research: US new solar installations may only reach 3.5GW in 2013

May 24, 10:37

The US has rich natural resources and states in the southwest region have sufficient sunshine with an annual average of over 2,200 hours. Western states in the US have been introducing...

Digitimes Research: Emerging solar markets see rapid installation growth in 1Q13

May 3, 16:07

Solar demand in major markets in Europe continues to grow steadily as governments lower incentives. In the first quarter of 2013, total new solar installations in Germany, Italy,...

Sapphire substrate market in oversupply

Apr 24, 14:58

The market of sapphire substrates, an upstream material for LEDs, has been in oversupply with prices falling. The prices are lower than the production costs of many firms. This has...

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...

Solar demand in emerging Asian countries to grow by 28% annually through 2017, says Solarbuzz

Apr 2, 10:40

Solar demand from the emerging Asia Pacific and Central Asia (EAPCA) region is forecast to exceed 3GW by 2017, according to Solarbuzz. Compared to 723MW of solar demand in 2012, this...

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Digitimes Research: Japan 2013 solar installations to reach over 3GW

Mar 25, 11:08

The Japan government continues to promote the use of renewable energy and lower the percentage of electricity generated from nuclear power. In July 2012, the government announced...

Taiwan government helps domestic firms enter Australia solar market

Mar 19, 15:35

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has invited the Australian Solar Council and representatives from large-size engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms to join an investment...

China reportedly may cut solar incentives

Mar 18, 11:40

China's solar incentive reportedly may face a significant cut under new energy subsidy policies in order to encourage market mechanism in the industry.

Commentary: The rise and the possible fall of Suntech

Mar 15, 14:40

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based solar module giant, said on March 11, 2013, that it has signed a forbearance agreement with the holders of more than 60% of the firm's 3% convertible...

Some tier-one Taiwan solar cell makers see increased orders from Japan

Mar 5, 11:05

Due to the expectation that Japan will lower its solar feed-in-tariff (FIT) in April and the US punitive tariffs' impacts on China-made solar products, some tier-one Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: US, India continue to promote solar with policies

Feb 27, 14:16

As solar markets in Europe are growing slowly, emerging solar markets have become the focus.

Taiwan solar industry needs branding and distribution channels, says TSEC chairman

Feb 19, 16:07

Taiwan's solar industry needs to improve from its weakness of lacking brand recognition and control over distribution, said Ellick Liao, chairman of Taiwan Solar Energy (TSEC).

Digitimes Research: Europe solar installations to account for 35% of global installations in 2013

Feb 4, 10:48

Over-investment in 2010-2011 caused the solar industry to suffer from falling prices and increasing net losses in 2012. However, due to policy promotions and solar incentives in various...

China may set tougher regulations for solar firms

Jan 23, 15:57

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly held a meeting regarding solar industry regulations. The meeting reportedly set regulations such as firms needing...

China market: Golden Sun projects reach total installation capacity of 4.54GW in 2012

Jan 22, 10:45

China's Golden Sun Demonstration projects achieved a total installation capacity of 4.54GW in 2012, up 548.57% from 2011, according to media reports from China. China's government...

Taiwan market: MOEA subsidies help sales of energy-saving home appliances

Jan 18, 15:29

Due to oil and electricity price hikes, the second wave of energy-saving home appliance subsidies introduced by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 2012 showed positive...

Commentary: Europe solar market to see adjustments; Asia demand to rise in 2013

Jan 15, 15:45

The solar market saw many unexpected events in 2012. Solar makers believe in 2013, the Europe market will see adjustments such as Germany installations declining to government-planned...

Everlight to ship nearly 50,000 LED street lamps to Taiwan government projects by end of 2Q13

Jan 15, 14:18

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics has won two contracts from the Kaohsiung City Government, southern Taiwan, to each supply about 10,000 LED street lamps, and together with contracts...

Access to China domestic solar demand limited

Jan 4, 14:52

The China government has been eager to develop and expand domestic solar demand because the solar supply chain faces anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations in international...

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