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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...

Digitimes Insight: South Korea makers bet heavily on AMOLED technology

Mar 3, 12:22

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) is a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Samsung SDI. It was the main reason why Samsung's LCD business was able to remain profitable in the...

Cvilux expects 50% growth in light bar connector shipments in 2011

Mar 3, 01:35

Taiwan-based connector maker Cvilux expects its light bar-related connector shipments to grow 50% on year in 2011 benefiting from strong demand for LED panels, according to the com...

Protective component maker Polytronics wins PPTC orders for tablet PCs

Feb 22, 14:05

Since Apple's iPad 2 reportedly will not incorporate ALD/SLD polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resistors, Taiwan's protective component makers will not be able to...

Demand for small-size chip resistors growing

Feb 22, 12:37

Chip resistors will continue to shrink in size to fit the specifications of new consumer electronic devices that are made thinner, lighter and more feature-rich. There has been a...

WT Microelectronics to acquire Korea-based IC distributor NSU Semiconductor

Jan 31, 13:51

Taiwan-based IC distributor WT Microelectronics has announced that it will acquire Korea-based NSU Semiconductor for US$20 million with the deal slated to be completed on February...

Ardentec to set up subsidiary in Korea

Jan 14, 01:55

Wafer probing service provider Ardentec plans to invest NT$353 million (US$12.2 million) to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea, eyeing orders from local foundry chipmakers,...

CDMA iPhone to contribute strong sales to Foxconn and Pegatron in 2011

Jan 13, 01:15

Apple's CDMA iPhone orders could contribute about NT$1.9-2.1 billion (US$65.39-72.28 million) to each of its assembly partners, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and...

Taiwan will refer to Korea government policy on panel investment in China

Jan 7, 11:56

With panel makers continuing to urge the Taiwan government to release restrictions on keeping their most advanced production plants in Taiwan, the Industrial Development Bureau of...

LCD panel market to be better in 2011, says AUO executive VP

Dec 21, 15:11

With limited capacity expansion in 2010, and only South Korea's LG Display having ramped up capacity substantially in the past two years, LCD panel supply and demand will be more...

Korea panel utilization rate reaches over 90% in November, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 14:09

Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers' average utilization rates reached over 90% in November, while Taiwan-based panel makers were gradually increasing their utilization rates mainly...

China to account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Dec 14, 02:10

China will account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, up from 35% in the first half of 2010, according to Digitimes Research. Taiwan's share will drop from 33% to 26%...

Taiwan government concerned about impact of US-Korea FTA

Dec 7, 15:25

With the US and South Korea having made significant progress in reaching a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is concerned about the...

NAND flash prices continue rally amid Korea tensions, says inSpectrum

Dec 6, 10:37

Military tensions on the Korean peninsula continued lifting NAND flash price in the spot market in the week from November 29-Dec 3, according to inSpectrum.

Korea tensions send NAND flash spot price up, says inSpectrum

Nov 26, 17:00

Amid fears of delivery status, some brokers/traders were motivated to source more NAND flash chips this week (November 19-26), resulting a sustained uptrend in corresponding prices,...

Taiwan, Japan, Korea panel makers actively developing AMOLED panels

Nov 26, 16:32

With AMOLED becoming popular for handsets, further causing shortages in supply, panel makers in Taiwan, Korea and Japan are actively developing the AMOLED panel market, and expect...

Taiwan notebook vendors trying to be flexible about Korea conflict

Nov 25, 02:05

As conflict between North and South Korea breaks out, and both Taiwan-based panel and DRAM makers expect to benefit from clients switching orders, global notebook vendors which purchase...

Korea-based makers see high share of large-size LCD panel market in October

Nov 24, 11:36

Shipments from Korea-based makers accounted for 53.9% of the global large-size TFT LCD panel market in October, a record-high share since the beginning of 5G production.

Korea conflict may bring short-term benefit to the panel industry

Nov 24, 01:35

The conflict between North and South Korea is expected to bring some short-term benefit to the panel industry as vendors may start to stockpile inventory to avoid possible shortages...

Neo Solar Power signs poly-Si and solar wafer supply contract with Korea-based makers

Nov 22, 15:02

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power announced on November 22, 2010 that it has signed a seven-year polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply contract with Hankook Silicon, and a three-year...

Mandates to boost auto MEMS sensor market in Korea and Japan, says iSuppli

Oct 28, 14:13

New mandates set to increase the safety of vehicles in South Korea and Japan will cause market revenue for MEMS automotive sensors in those countries to rise dramatically starting...

South Korea and Taiwan panel makers to post sequential revenue decline in 3Q10

Oct 19, 01:15

TFT LCD panel makers from South Korea and Taiwan will begin announcing third-quarter results this week, with LG Display kicking off on October 21, AU Optronics (AUO) on October 27...

China market: Taiwan panel makers outperform Korea rivals in TV panel shipments in 2Q10, says WitsView

Aug 23, 17:12

Global top-four TFT-LCD panel makers together provided 88% of the total LCD TV panel shipments in China in the second quarter of 2010, with Taiwan-based makers outperforming their...

South Korea panel makers face shortage of BEF, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 15:38

South Korea-based makers of LED-backlit LCD TV panels are faced with short supply of brightness enhancement film (BEF) mainly due to increased demand arising from their new design...

LG aggressive in LED investments to ensure supply for TV business, says Digitimes Research

Jun 18, 10:45

With the top-five LCD TV brand vendors expecting LED-backlit LCD TVs to contribute a substantially larger percentage of sales in the coming years, LED players of all levels of the...

IC material distributor Wah Lee to tap Korea market

Newswatch - Jun 14, 16:47

Taiwan-based Wah Lee Industrial, which mainly distributes materials for semiconductors and flat-panel displays (FPDs), has announced plans to open a new branch office in South Korea...

South Korea exported US$300 million worth of smartphones, says Ministry of Knowledge Economy

Jun 14, 14:15

South Korea's smartphone exports topped US$300 million in May 2010, up 135% on year, according to the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.Overall handset exports however, declined by 29.8%...

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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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