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Ultra HD TV panels hit 1 million in shipments in March, says IHS

May 16, 12:21

The market for Ultra HD TV panels reached a significant new benchmark in March 2014 when global shipments exceeded one million units for the first time, driven by vastly increased...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value edges up slightly in 1Q14

May 15, 14:32

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry edged up 1.7% sequentially to KRW9.92 trillion (US$9.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, driven by a sequential 20%...

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to see increased orders from Korea TV vendors in 2Q14

May 2, 11:49

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to benefit from orders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for direct-type LED TVs as of the second quarter of 2014.

Skyworth to release 55-inch OLED TV priced half of Korea competitors, say sources

Apr 29, 15:29

China-based TV vendor Skyworth will release a 55-inch OLED TV that will go on sale during the May 1 holiday period in China.

Digitimes Research: Korea-based Silicon Works looks to ramp up LCD driver IC shipments for Ultra TVs

Apr 16, 16:02

Optimizing its experience of shipping LCD driver ICs for HD displays used in iPads, Korea-based Silicon Works is expected to ramp up its shipments of display driver ICs for Ultra...

Korea panel makers to bump up competition in the Ultra HD TV panel segment

Apr 16, 15:21

Korea-based panel makers are reportedly producing 43- and 49-inch Ultra HD TV panels with the intent of competing against Taiwan makers' 39- and 50-inch products, according to industry...

Korea-based panel makers expected to start mass producing lower-cost Ultra HD TV panels in 2Q14

Apr 15, 20:15

Korea-based panel makers are expected to start mass producing lower-cost Ultra HD TV panels in the second quarter of 2014, with shipments going primarily to customers in China.

Taiwan electric vehicle supply chain faces competition from South Korea, says Fukuta chairman

Apr 11, 16:04

While Taiwan-based makers have formed quite a complete supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs), South Korea-based makers are competing for orders from EV vendors, according to chairman...

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,...

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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...

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  • Several China vendors launch 2-in-1s, gaming notebooks via Intel support

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  • Danen Technology sees increased April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 6h 53min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow 9.7% sequentially in 2Q16

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  • Global tablet shipments in 1Q16 estimated at 39.6 million units, says IDC

    Before Going to Press | 6h 55min ago

  • HMI to see strong rebound in 2Q16, says report

    Before Going to Press | 6h 56min ago

  • Edison Opto suffers net loss per share of NT$0.26 for 1Q16

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 57min ago

  • Gintech Energy posts 1Q16 net EPS of NT$1.16

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 58min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 59min ago

  • Quanta Computer denies reported layoffs

    Before Going to Press | 7h ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV panel shipments in 1Q16 hike 77%, says Sigmaintell

    Before Going to Press | 7h 1min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 2min ago

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