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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%...

Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX devices in Korea

Jun 7, 16:29

Samsung Electronics released three new mobile WiMAX (WiBro in Korea) devices, the SPH-M8100 WiBro smartphone, SPH-P9000 multimedia convergence device and SPH-H1200 USB Dongle.

A-Data signs NT$3.6 billion syndicated loan for capacity ramp

May 27, 12:21

DRAM module maker A-Data Technology has signed a three-year syndicated loan for NT$3.6 billion (US$112 million) from a banking consortium. The new funds will be used to secure more...

Mag.Layers shipping RF components to Samsung

May 14, 16:41

Inductor maker Mag.Layers Scientific-Technics will begin to ship its RF components to Samsung Electronics this quarter, and expects the ratio of passive component shipments to clients...

PVI subsidiary Hydis sees operation turn profitable

May 12, 14:11

South Korea-based TFT-LCD panel and EPD maker Hydis Technologies, a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Prime View International (PVI), saw its operation swing to profits in April from continued...

South Korea takes 32% market share of global handset shipments in April

May 10, 11:32

South Korea accounted for a 32% share of the global handset shipments in April, according to the country's Ministry of Knowledge Economy. In the fourth quarter of 2009, South Korea...

Korea-based Woongjin to expand capacity for mono-Si ingots and wafers

May 5, 14:41

South Korea-based Woongjin Energy will invest 270 billion won (US$242 million) to increase capacity for monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) ingots to 1.1GW and wafers to 500MW by the...

South Korea aims for 5% share of global solar energy market in 2012, says Digitimes Research

Apr 14, 14:04

In accordance with its green energy blueprint to increase renewable energy's share of the country's total power output to 10% in 2020-2022, South Korea aims to increase its worldwide...

PVI licenses FFS technology to IPS Alpha

Apr 2, 16:41

Prime View International (PVI) on April 1, 2010 said it has licensed its FFS (fringe field switching) technology to Japan-based IPS Alpha through PVI's Korea subsidiary Hydis Techn...

China likely to approve investment proposals from global top-4 LCD panel makers, say sources

Mar 25, 15:24

China is expected to approve investment proposals submitted by the global top-four LCD panel makers - Samsung Electronics, LG Display (LGD), AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux...

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  • Kortide to launch Elastos OS-based home-use gateways in China and Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 2h 18min ago

  • IC demand for PCs remains slow

    Before Going to Press | 2h 19min ago

  • Advantech developing IoT base in northern Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 2h 19min ago

  • Lextar Electronics expects capacity utilization to rise to 80-90% in 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | 2h 20min ago

  • Taiwan motherboard makers less active in Computex 2015 due to delayed Skaylake

    Before Going to Press | 2h 22min ago

  • Cree representative enters Lextar board of directors

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 25min ago

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