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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...

China market: LCD equipment price war raging

Feb 20, 14:52

Taiwan LCD equipment suppliers eying the China market are finding themselves in a price war with Korean and local competitors, with prices having dropped about 20%, according to market...

LGE ships 100 million handsets in 2008, ranking third worldwide, says South Korea paper

Jan 20, 11:45

LG Electronics (LGE) shipped over 100 million handsets in 2008, surpassing the amounts shipped by Motorola and Sony Ericsson, respectively, to capture, for the first time, third place...

DRAM to become expensive if South Korean makers monopolize the market, warn Taiwan makers

Dec 5, 15:46

DRAM chips, which are as cheap as tap water currently, will become as expensive as oil if South Korean makers are allowed to monopolize the global DRAM market, Frank Huang, chairman...

Depreciating Korean won driving down MLCC prices

Dec 1, 12:12

The depreciating Korean won has been benefiting Korean passive component exports while driving prices down in the passive components market, according to industry sources.

South Korea DRAM makers using discounted won to extend aggressive pricing, say Taiwan rivals

Oct 20, 16:53

Buoyed by the depreciation of the South Korean won, DRAM makers in South Korea have continued to apply aggressive pricing strategies in the market despite the current weak market...

Weak market demand, tougher competition from Korea expected to weaken Taiwan LCD driver IC sales in 4Q

Oct 16, 17:04

In addition to facing an overall sluggish LCD panel market, Taiwan LCD component suppliers of LCD driver ICs and analog ICs are facing the added pressure of a relatively strong Taiwan...

South Korea handset vendors saw stable growth in 3Q08

Oct 15, 14:44

According to media reports from South Korea, global handset shipments in the third quarter held level at 311 million units, while South Korea-based leading handset vendors Samsung...

Taiwan market: Gamania to launch South Korea-imported Atrix

Aug 27, 13:19

Gamania Digital Entertainment, the second largest developer/operator of online games in Taiwan, on August 26 announced it has obtained an exclusive right from South Korea-based NCsoft...

K-Bridge ships TV-use BLUs to Korea LCD panel client, paper says

Newswatch - Jul 18, 10:17

Backlight unit (BLU) supplier K-Bridge Electronics has started shipping TV-use applications to a Korean panel maker, and the Taiwan company expects its overall sales to grow significantly...

HTC teams up with SK Telecom to tap South Korea smartphone market

Jul 2, 11:27

High Tech Computer (HTC) on July 1 launched its HTC Touch Dual smartphone in South Korea in cooperation with SK Telecom.

Radiant BLU shipments boosted by Korean market

Jun 11, 16:57

Radiant's success in entering the Korean market increased its shipment volume for large-size BLUs in the first quarter to 16.52 million units, up 83.76% on year, according to sources,...

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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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