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Japan-, Korea-based vendors increase ODM orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets

Mar 28, 12:02

Japan- and Korea-based vendors have recently released more orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets to ODMs in Taiwan, which is expected to boost Windows' share in the tablet market,...

Digitimes Research: Melfas eyes top notch in Korea touch panel industry

Mar 26, 15:05

Samsung Electronics' mid-range and entry-level mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) in 2013 mostly adopted touch panels using thin-film technologies such as glass-film-film (GFF)...

Digitimes Research: Korea-based makers to hold 50% share of large-size LCD supply capacity throughout 2017

Mar 24, 16:07

Samsung Display and LG Display are expected to hold a 50% or above share of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel supply capacity throughout 2017, according to Digitimes Rese...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aims to acquire 40% share in wearable device market by 2020

Mar 12, 14:58

As demand for smartphones and tablets is gradually approaching saturation with related shipment growths slowing down, vendors have been aggressively seeking new growth drivers. Wearable...

Corning to transfer Gorilla Glass production to Korea

Mar 7, 10:45

Corning has announced that it will transfer the production of its Gorilla Glass from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea. Corning expects...

China maintains antidumping tariffs on polysilicon imports from US, Korea

Jan 21, 14:09

China's Ministry of Commerce has announced its final decision to maintain the antidumping tariff rates meted out in July 2013 against solar-grade polysilicon produced by some US-...

Korea market: Local handset vendors dominate LTE smartphone segment

Jan 20, 15:46

The launch of LTE Advanced (LTE-A) services by Korea-based telecom operators has further enhanced the leading market position of Korea-based handset vendors in their home market,...

Korea TV vendors focus on Ultra HD TV production amid low production yields for OLED

Jan 6, 21:14

Korea TV vendors plan to continue developing Ultra HD TVs in 2014 while development of OLED TVs is expected to remain slow due to low production yields for OLED TV panels.

Digitimes Research: Korea tablet market being impacted by phablet products

Jan 3, 15:04

South Korea's tablet shipments have been dropping after reaching a peak in 2011 due to the rapid appearance of large-size smartphones and phablets, which are gradually replacing consumer...

Digitimes Research: South Korea government to invest nearly US$200 million in local touch panel industry

Jan 3, 11:58

South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) will invest in the nation's touch panel industry and has set up a plan that will bump up South Korea's global touch panel market...

Chipbond facing increasing competition from rivals in Korea

Dec 18, 14:00

Korea-based Nepes and LB Semcon, providers of LCD driver IC packaging and testing services, have recently cut their quotes by nearly 30% putting Chipbond Technology under pressure,...

Chipbond

Digitimes Research: Melfas emerging as leading touchscreen controller IC player in Korea

Dec 6, 11:45

While international IC players such as Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics are currently dominating the global touchscreen controller IC market, Melfas, Zinitix and Imagis Technology are...

Commentary: Taiwan panel makers face challenges as China and Korea panel makers expand production

Nov 25, 14:30

Panel makers in China and Korea are expanding production at rates that may put Taiwan's panel industry in the doldrums if actions are not taken.

Digitimes Research: Korea touch panel makers see rankings change due to technology production shifts

Oct 15, 21:01

Iljin Display continued to hold the lead in revenues for touch panel makers located in South Korea throughout 2012 into the first half of 2013 largely because of its orders to Samsung...

China, Korea panel makers expected to produce 48- and 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels in 2014

Sep 16, 22:05

China and Korea panel makers have plans to produce 48- and 49-inch TV panels in 2014 on their 8.5G lines, with some makers expected to also produce Ultra HD TV panel technology in...

PCB backup board maker Aurona cuts into supply chain in Korea, say sources

Sep 2, 21:51

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries is expected to see its sales gain momentum in the second half of 2013, as it has managed to cut into the supply chains of Korea-based IC substrate...

Korea, China and Taiwan TV vendors to cut mainstream model prices

Aug 13, 22:05

Branded LCD TV vendors in Korea, China and Taiwan are to significantly cut prices of their mainstream models in order to rekindle sagging demand, according to industry sources.

Korea memory firm reportedly cuts 4GB module prices to US$25

Aug 9, 10:34

A Korea-based memory firm has recently lowered its quotes for 4GB DRAM modules to US$25, with corresponding 4Gb chips quoted at as low as US$2.80, according to industry sources.

Samsung to launch dual-screen flip smartphone in South Korea, China, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 21:03

Samsung Electronics will launch a flip-type smartphone equipped with two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED touch screens and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.7GHz quad-core processor in South Korea...

Taiwan makers lower Ultra HD TV shipments amid increased competition from China and Korea makers

Aug 5, 13:58

Taiwan panel makers are reportedly lowering their shipments for Ultra HD TV panels in the second half of 2013 due to lower-than-expected sales as well as to increased competition...

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

Korea 8.5G TV panel fabs in China to shift to 48- and 49-inch production

Jul 2, 20:44

Two Korea-based panel makers' 8.5G fabs in China will reportedly focus on production of 48- and 49-inch TV panels, according to industry sources.

Korea panel makers to increase Ultra HD TV panel production in 3Q13

Jul 2, 15:08

Korea-based panel makers have plans to begin mass producing 55-, 65- and 75-inch Ultra HD TV panels in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources.

Korea TV vendors hold top spots in TV sales during 1H13; may display new OLED TV products at IFA

Jun 24, 15:21

Korea-based TV vendors are expected to have held the top spots in TV sales throughout the first half of 2013, with Samsung Electronics expected to come in at number one followed by...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

UMC opens Korea office

Jun 13, 11:23

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the opening of a new office in South Korea to expand business regionally and provide support to local customers.

Taiwan FPCB makers facing increasing competition from rivals in Korea, China, says Zhen Ding executive

Jun 11, 16:43

2013 will prove to be a crucial year for Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers due to increasing competition from rival companies in Korea and China, according to Shen Ching-fang, chairman...

Digitimes Research: South Korea accounts for 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012

Jun 11, 12:45

South Korea was responsible for over 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012 largely due to panel makers in the nation cooperating with AMOLED material and equipment providers both in and...

Digitimes Research: South Korea display equipment firms to see rising revenues in 2013

May 31, 11:33

For the third consecutive year, AMOLED capex at South Korea-based Samsung Display will exceed LCD panel capex in 2013. Samsung Display has been investing in OLED production and increasingly...

TSMC presence in advance process market remains strong

May 20, 22:50

A report has claimed that Samsung Electronics' combined production of chips using advanced 32/28nm process technologies accounted for roughly 50% of the global production of the same...

Samsung to start selling OLED TVs in Korea in June

May 6, 22:18

Samsung Electronics is expected to start selling its 55-inch OLED TVs in South Korea as of June 2013, according to industry sources, adding the company will release the products in...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Panel industry yet to be affected by rising tensions in Korea, says Amtran chairman

Apr 11, 13:42

The panel industry has yet to be affected by rising tensions between North and South Korea, according to Amtran chairman Alpha Wu.

Alpha Wu, chairman of Amtran

Samsung Display expected to fall out of Apple supply chain, says Korea media report

Mar 26, 15:41

Apple is unlikely to further use displays made by Samsung Display throughout 2013, as the company has yet to send a request for quotation (RFQ) to Samsung, according to a Korea-based...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sets 2013 new solar installation target at 230MW

Mar 19, 11:17

In the beginning of 2012, the South Korea government adopted the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy. Due to falling prices of related equipment, firms have been participating...

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 23min ago

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    Korea market: Android 2.0-based smartphone by Motorola

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    Photo: Company, Jan 19.

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