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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...

Want DDR3 modules? Then take DDR2 modules as well, say Korea DRAM makers

Jan 19, 12:28

DDR3 chip prices continue to rise on strong demand, while demand for DDR2 has dropped significantly. Therefore, Korea-based DRAM makers have recently begun bundling sales of DDR3...

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Polytronics to ship PPTC resistors to client in Korea in 2Q10

Jan 15, 11:52

Taiwan-based passive component maker Polytronics Technology will begin to ship SLD/ALD polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resistors for use in handset lithium batteries...

Polytrnoics chairman Ben Chang

Taiwan LCD panel industry to be severely hit by China-South Korea free trade agreement, warns economics minister

Jan 5, 15:22

South Korea is actively negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with China which, if signed, will negatively impact Taiwan's TFT-LCD industry, an economics minister has warned. Taiwan...

Sources claim 3-bit MLC NAND produced by Korea-based supplier problematic

Dec 29, 14:39

The first batch of 3-bit multi-level-cell (MLC) NAND flash memory produced by a Korea-based chipmaker appears to perform less stably and consistently than today's 2-bit per cell ones,...

Taiwan makers may lose China TV panel market share to Korea competitors in 2010

Dec 10, 14:26

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers may lose share in China's TV market next year in the face of growing challenge from Korea-based competitors, according to industry sources.

CMO agrees to pay US$220 million fine in US anti-trust probe

Dec 10, 10:18

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) today announced that it has entered into a plea agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), agreeing to pay a fine...

STATS ChipPAC moves copper wire bonding process to volume production

Nov 25, 11:23

STATS ChipPAC has ramped production on its copper wire bonding process, joining rivals Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

Korea to extend lead in LCD panel capacity in 2010, Digitimes Research says

Nov 13, 16:44

Korea-based TFT LCD panel makers' share of global capacity in terms of area is likely to come close to 50% in 2010 due to aggressive expansion, while Taiwan competitors will account...

A-Data to push own-brand in emerging markets

Aug 26, 10:37

A-Data Technology, which specializes in DRAM modules and flash applications, is looking to expand its own-brand business in emerging markets, according to the company. The memory-module...

Simon Chen, chairman of A-Data Technology

Early sales of Core i5 and i7 CPUs unlikely to stop despite Intel warning, say sources

Aug 20, 16:49

Although Intel is asking vendors to stop selling socket 1156-based CPUs - as well as P55-based motherboards - that it has not yet officially launched, retailers are unlikely to listen...

Driver IC designer Sitronix lands orders from South Korea vendors

Newswatch - Aug 20, 14:30

IC design house Sitronix Technology has been shipping small-size TFT-LCD driver ICs to handset makers in China since early 2009, and the company recently obtained orders from South...

PVI July revenues up over 80% on year

Aug 11, 15:03

Taiwan-based electrophoretic display (EPD) and LCD panel maker Prime View International (PVI) has posted July revenues of NT$1.35 billion (US$41.15 million), up 26.45% from NT$1.07...

Taiwan panel makers to see difficulty topping 40% global market share in 2009

Jun 25, 16:51

Taiwan makers' share of the global LCD panel market is unlikely to surpass 40% in 2009, while Korea makers will continue to hold over 50%, according to industry sources.

Taiwan component makers to benefit from Korea netbook vendors

Jun 22, 12:24

Taiwan-based upstream component makers and IC designers will benefit from the recent increase in orders from Korea-based Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, according to sources...

A dozen operators to launch LTE services in 2010, says ABI Research

Jun 17, 16:43

The tally of wireless operators committed to deploy LTE networks and offer LTE-based services to their subscribers in 2010 has climbed to at least 12, according to ABI Research. By...

Efun says ITO films to bring in solid revenue contribution in July

Jun 5, 11:15

Efun Technology has said its indium tin oxide (ITO) conductive films have been delivered to customers in China, Korea and Taiwan for validation, with revenues generated from the product...

Global Unichip beefing up presence in China, Japan and South Korea

Jun 4, 12:18

Taiwan IC design service provider Global Unichip will strengthen its deployments in China, South Korea, Japan, Europe and Israel in 2009, according to company CEO KC Shih. Market...

Lung Chu

Leading LED makers facing challenges from Taiwan and Korea rivals, says IMS Research

May 13, 15:42

In 2007, the leading LED suppliers remained the same, but they now face strong challenges from companies in Taiwan and Korea, according to ISM Research.

Korea leads the global polarizer market, says DisplayBank

Apr 15, 14:53

Korea now leads the polarizer market, and it is expected to account for 45% of the market in 2009 and 50% in 2012, according to Displaybank.

MCU designers Holtek, Weltrend enjoy shipments to China, Korea

Apr 14, 16:15

Holtek Semiconductor and Weltrend Semiconductor, two Taiwan-based microcontroller units (MCU) design houses, expect continued shipments to makers of electric home appliances in China...

Korea vendors may have 50% US handset market in 2009, say sources

Apr 6, 15:11

Korea handset vendors, including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics (LGE) and Pantech, are likely to take up a 50% share of the US handset market in 2009, according to an estimate...

PVI Taiwan production reaches full utilization

Apr 1, 16:53

Taiwan-based Prime View International (PVI) has already reached full utilization at its EPD (electrophoretic display) production lines in northern Taiwan and has extended production...

Taiwan LCD makers plan 42% increase in large-size output for 2H09, but Korean rivals to maintain lead, says DisplaySearch

Apr 1, 14:21

Taiwan's TFT-LCD panel makers plan to increase their large-size output by 42% in the second half of 2009 to bring their total increase in shipments for the year to 12%, according...

LCD panel capacity expansion from Korea may cause oversupply in 2Q

Mar 20, 14:17

Taiwan LCD panel makers are worried that oversupply may hit the market again in the second quarter because of increasing capacity at Korean competitors Samsung Electronics and LG...

LG Display starts mass production at 8G plant

Mar 10, 15:26

LG Display (LGD) has announced that it has commenced mass production at its 8G LCD plant in Paju, Korea. The 8G LCD line will primarily manufacture 32-, 47- and 55-inch TV panels...

Coretronic and Radiant see increasing proportion of BLU shipments to Korean panel clients

Feb 26, 16:45

Backlight unit (BLU) makers Coretronic and Radiant Opto-Electronics are seeing rising proportions of shipments going to Korean clients, as panel makers in Korea has alreadyseen production...

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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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    Samsung mobile phones with DLP Pico chipset

    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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