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Sony reportedly to use Samsung OLED TV panels

Apr 24, 16:22

Sony plans to use OLED panels made by Samsung Electronics for its Bravia flat panel TV series as of early 2013, which will pose challenges for Taiwanese firms, according to industry...

Tekcore to ship more LED backlight products to Korea in 2Q12

Apr 12, 16:14

LED chipmaker Tekcore expects its shipments of backlighting applicatiosn for direct- and edge-type LED-backlit TVs to clients in Korea to gain momentum starting the second quarter...

Taiwan, Korea flat panel makers hiking TV panel prices

Mar 30, 01:15

Taiwan- and Korea-based flat panel makers have managed to raise prices of their 32-inch TV panels by US$2 on average recently with more hikes planned for other sizes in the second...

Taiwan LED firms have lower production costs compared to South Korea peers, says Everlight chairman

Mar 14, 14:49

While Samsung Electronics has started a price war for its LED lighting products, Taiwan-based LED fellow makers have the competitive advantage of lower production costs, according...

South Korea firms to push sales of low-price LED TVs

Mar 9, 11:09

Samsung Electronics is rumored to be giving up production of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs to fully adopt LED-backlight modules. The firm will promote direct-lit LED TVs aggressively in 2012...

LG

Samsung to suspend CCFL-backlit TV production in Korea, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 8, 14:54

Samsung Electronics is expected to announce in March at the earliest plans to suspend the production of traditional CCFL-backlit LCD TVs in Korea, and instead will focus on LED-backlit...

Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

LG TVs

Foxlink targets China, South Korea retail markets

Jan 31, 01:35

Taiwan-based component maker and channel player Foxlink will target retail markets of China and South Korea as its major expansion focus in 2012 as Taiwan's retail market is already...

Taiwan takes lead in wafer capacity in 2011, says IC Insights

Jan 16, 10:19

Taiwan captured the distinction of being the country/region with the largest share of installed wafer capacity in 2011, according to IC Insights.

South Korea brands in price war with China solar module makers

Jan 3, 16:15

South Korea-based solar firms such as Samsung, Hyundai and LG have been eager to enter the solar market. The South Korea-based players have been quoting solar modules close to China-based...

More FCCL orders being shifted to Korea, Taiwan

Nov 30, 16:40

With more Japan-based firms phasing out flexible cooper-clad laminate (FCCL) production, Korea-based Doosan and Taiwan-based FCCL specialists including Taiflex Scientific and ThinFlex...

Korea, Taiwan panel makers to see mixed utilization rates in 4Q11

Nov 10, 01:15

Korea-based flat panel makers Samsung Electronics and LG Display will ramp up their capacity utilization rates to 80-85% in the fourth quarter to meet year-end holiday demand, while...

Price competition between China and South Korea solar firms heats up

Nov 2, 01:25

Price competition between China- and South Korea-based solar firms continues to heat up, putting pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. Industry sources indicated that average quotes...

Taiwan LED firms facing increasing competition from South Korea peers

Oct 17, 15:31

Performance in 2012 is likely to be flat on year, said Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight. LED lighting is likely to be the one market that demonstrates...

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

Digitimes Research: Greater China to take up 65% of global small- to medium-size TFT LCD shipments in 2011

Sep 27, 16:37

Greater China is expected to account for 65.3% of the world's small- to medium-size TFT LCD panel and cell shipments in 2011, gaining 4.1 percentage points on-year, according to the...

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HTC, Korea vendors to benefit from LTE battle between Verizon, AT&T

Sep 20, 11:44

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC and rival companies in Korea will benefit from the kick-off of competition for LTE services between Verizon Wireless and AT&T, according to...

GT Advanced to form partnership with Nexolon

Sep 15, 10:33

GT Advanced Technologies has announced that it has begun final production testing for its new DSS MonoCast ingot growth technology with South Korea-based PV manufacturer Nexolon....

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

Digitimes Insight: South Korea increases standardization of specifications and certification for LED lighting products

Aug 17, 16:33

South Korea has been standardizing specifications for LED lighting and product certification. South Korea has been setting the Korea Standard (KS) for LED traffic lights and lighting...

AUO reviewing Korea FTC report alleging violations in LCD market

Aug 10, 10:13

AU Optronics has received the Examiner's Report made by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) alleging the violation of competition rules in Korea conducted by a number of LCD manufacturers,...

Taiwan, Korea LCD panel makers reduce output

Jul 4, 11:13

Taiwan- and South Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers have lowered capacity utilization to decrease output since the beginning of June, hoping large-size panel prices will rebound at...

China to surpass Japan in large-size TFT LCD panel production in 2Q11, says DisplaySearch

Jun 14, 10:24

With new, higher-generation TFT LCD fabs set to ramp up in China, Chinese TFT LCD suppliers are indicating expanded production plans. As a result, China is expected to surpass Japan...

Foxconn subsidiary in Korea axes 86% of employees, says paper

Newswatch - May 27, 16:26

FIHTK, a subsidiary of Foxconn Group in Korea, is confirmed to have cut about 240 employees from the company's total of 280 employees. FIHTK's president even came out to apologize,...

Foxconn reportedly lays off CDMA R&D staff in Korea

May 27, 14:44

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly has laid off over 80% of its 280 employees from its CDMA handset design subsidiary Foxconn International Holdings Technology...

IC material suppliers in Korea, Taiwan and China developing BT resins

May 17, 11:44

IC material suppliers in Taiwan, South Korea and China have geared up the development of BT (bismaleimide triazine) resins for production of IC substrates since Japan-based Mitsubishi...

Small-size panel shortage could impact 2Q11 DSC shipments

May 3, 01:10

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers including Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical may see their DSC shipments in...

Game Flier licensed to operate online game developed by Mgame

Apr 27, 11:14

Game Flier International, an operator of online games in Taiwan, has obtained exclusive operating rights from Korea-based Mgame for New Knight Online, an MMORPG (massively multi-player...

Korea, Taiwan chipmakers turn to local wafer producers for support

Apr 14, 12:15

Korea- and Taiwan-based foundry houses and memory-IC manufacturers have obtained support from their local producers of blank silicon wafers as failure of supplies from Japan still...

Taiwan makers aims to raise yield rates for high-end LED wafers to 70-80% in 2Q11

Apr 13, 10:52

Taiwan-based makers of LED epitaxial wafers are making efforts to increase yield rates from an average of 60% currently to 70-80% by the end of second-quarter 2011, as Korea-based...

SAS, OCI ink supply agreement

Apr 1, 01:15

Solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on March 31 announced that it has signed a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply agreement with South Korea's OCI. The...

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake to affect several major IT industries of Korea

Mar 23, 15:05

The earthquake in Japan will bring a significant impact on South Korea, which heavily depends on Japan for the supply of many components and materials.

Japan earthquake's impact on major Korea IT industries

Digitimes Insight: AUO may kick off panel production in China faster than Korea rivals

Mar 16, 11:47

AU Optronics (AUO) may see faster progress in its TFT-LCD panel mass production in China than its Korea-based competitors, as the government in Taiwan has lifted all restrictions...

Large-size TFT LCD capacity

Digitimes Insight: South Korea LED supply chain unaffected by Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 10:22

South Korea's LED supply chain relies on Japan's Kyocera and Namiki for sapphire substrates, and Nichia and Toyoda Gosei for epitaxial wafers, chip packaging and LED phosphor mater...

Japan

Digitimes Insight: Japan and Korea TV makers active in OLED development

Mar 11, 10:29

Sony in February announced 24.5-inch and 16.5-inch OLED display monitors priced at JPY2.42 million (about US$30,000) and JPY1.31 million, respectively. Their targets are professional...

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    Korea market: Android 2.0-based smartphone by Motorola

    Motorola has introduced its Motoroi Android 2.0-based smartphone to the Korea market. "We are delighted to announce Motoroi, the first Android-based phone, with SK Telecom in Korea,"...

    Photo: Company, Jan 19.

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    The Samsung projector phones (I7410 for European market, W7900 for Korean market) utilize the Texas Instruments (TI) DLP Pico chipset to remove the limitations of the traditional...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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