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Prepaid electric meters expected to have installed base of more than 85 million from 2014-2024, says firm

Jun 4, 15:07

Although the overall adoption of prepaid electric metering is expected to increase thanks to increased acceptance by both utilities and customers, the trend is playing out differently...

Annual plug-in electric vehicle sales in North America expected to exceed 1.1 million by 2024, says Navigant

May 27, 14:26

With more than 133,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in 2014, North America is currently the world's strongest market for these vehicles. While regional sales are concentrated...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Apr 23, 11:13

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in March 2015, having been above parity for three months in a row, according to the...

Acer Octon seeking cooperation with top-3 telecom carriers in North America

Mar 23, 11:50

Acer Octon, a joint venture established in November 2014 by Taiwan-based IT vendor Acer and US-based multimedia application developer Octon, will soon announce the outcomes of talks...

Led by commercial systems, 9% of solar PV systems in North America will have storage attached in 2018, says IHS

Mar 17, 15:55

Approximately 9% of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 0.98 in December, says SEMI

Jan 26, 10:47

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.37 billion in orders worldwide in December 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98,...

HP, Dell adopt new approaches to regain server orders

Jan 22, 12:31

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both recently taken steps looking to win back orders that were lost to Taiwan-based white-box server players. HP has partnered with Foxconn Electronics...

Quanta, Wiwynn not in hurry to join China data center competition

Jan 15, 15:28

Although China is currently seeing strong demand for cloud computing data centers, Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server brand subsidiary of Wistron are not in a hurry...

Mitsui Chemical, SKC to merge polyurethane material businesses

Dec 23, 15:26

Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals and Korea-based petrochemical firm SKC on December 22 reached an agreement to establish a joint venture that will merge both firms' polyurethane material...

Samsung offers large price cuts for Ultra HD TVs in North America

Dec 4, 15:40

Samsung Electronics has made large reductions in the retail prices of Ultra HD LCD TVs in the North America market. Prices at Best Buy have been cut by US$700 from US$1,499 to US$799...

Asustek catching up quickly with MSI in gaming notebook business

Dec 2, 14:32

Asustek Computer's good brand recognition in the high-end PC segment and price cut strategy, has reportedly helped the company to surpass Micro-Star International (MSI) in gaming...

North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific heading to US$8 billion in-building wireless market in the build up to 5G, says ABI Research

Nov 10, 13:17

According to research by ABI Research, North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific are heading to an estimated US$8 billion in-building wireless market as 5G advancements occur. North...

LCD TV sales expected to reach 5 million during holiday period in North America

Oct 31, 10:56

LCD TV sales are expected to reach around five million during the holiday period in the fourth quarter of 2014 in North America.

Ultra HD TV price cuts continue; North America market to reach 4 million in 2014, says report

Newswatch - Oct 9, 15:21

TV vendors have begun slashing prices for Ultra HD TVs in preparation for the Black Friday period in North America, with Vizio maintaining pricing for 50-inch units below US$1,000,...

Quanta to establish service center in Europe for server orders

Sep 29, 23:03

To compete for more datacenter server orders, Quanta Computer reportedly will establish a service center in Europe in October, helping its server business to cross North America,...

Acer enjoys strong on-year growth in enterprise PC shipments in North America

Sep 25, 14:14

Acer enjoyed a 51.4% on-year shipment growth in the second quarter in North America's enterprise PC market, registering the biggest growth among all vendors, according to Acer citing...

Taiwan supply chains show optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors

Sep 4, 14:22

Taiwan supply chains are showing optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors as they are making attempts to further expand into markets throughout Southeast Asia, as well...

PV thin-film makers seize North America market share due to the US-China trade war, says EnergyTrend

Aug 8, 10:14

After the US announced its preliminary determination on the CVD and AD duty, PV makers in both China and Taiwan have been confronted by high tariff rates. Module and cell prices shipped...

Taiwan notebook ODMs to benefit from HP, Dell sales in North America

Jul 30, 15:21

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen good sales in the North America notebook market in July, Taiwan ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec for HP and Compal Electronics and Wistron...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

Jul 24, 11:34

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.47 billion in orders worldwide in June 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09,...

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV panels in short supply as demand in North America increases

Jul 9, 14:33

Ultra HD TV panels sized 60-inch and above are currently in short supply as vendors prepare for an increase in sales in the North America market during the second half of 2014.

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV demand to grow in 2H14

Amtran receives TV orders from Sharp for sale in North America

Jun 10, 21:51

TV maker Amtran has received orders from Sharp to produce TVs for sale in the North America market, according to industry sources.

Energy storage systems for microgrids to reach nearly US$4.2 billion in market value by 2024, says Navigant Research

May 23, 12:21

Delivering services both to microgrids and, in the case of grid-tied systems, to the centralized grid, energy storage is becoming an essential enabling technology for all types of...

Senao Networks ranks 3rd in March WLAN AP sales in North America, says chairman

May 13, 21:19

Wireless communications device maker Senao Networks ranked third in terms of WLAN AP device sales by volume in the North America market in March 2014, next only to Cisco Systems and...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.02 in December 2013, says SEMI

Jan 24, 14:56

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.38 billion in orders in December 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, according...

Penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in North America to be at 2% in 2014, says Vizio

Jan 22, 21:19

The penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in the North America market in 2014 is expected to be at around 2%, according to Vizio chairman Wang Wei.

CES 2014: Asustek expects 20% shipment growth for notebooks and tablets in North America in 2014, says executive

Jan 8, 22:12

Asustek Computer expects its notebook and tablet shipments in North America to grow at least 20% on year in 2014, raising its ranking in the region's notebook market from seventh...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

Delta to expand North America headquarters

Dec 9, 10:45

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics, eyeing growth potential in the US market, will expand Delta Products Corporation, its subsidiary and North America operational headquarters in Fremont,...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

North America households with Ultra HD TVs expected to pass 10% by end of 2018, says ABI Research

Nov 14, 11:56

Asia-Pacific, notably, China, is expected to lead Ultra HD TV unit shipments. However, the North America market is anticipated to be the first region to eclipse 5% (in 2017) and 10%...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues slide, says SEMI

Oct 22, 14:14

The three-month average book-to-bill ratio for North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.97 in September 2013, down for the third consecutive month, according...

Microsoft clearing first-generation Surface inventory

Aug 21, 22:02

Microsoft has recently started clearing its first-generation Surface tablet inventory to welcome its upcoming second-generation models, which reportedly will be launched in October...

Quanta to expand operating bases for cloud computing business

Aug 14, 22:08

Quanta Computer is planning to increase its operating bases worldwide to strengthen its cloud computing business. The company will initially focus on North America and Asia Pacific...

Samsung holds top spot in TV sales in North America in 1H13 followed by Vizio and LG

Aug 5, 14:43

Samsung Electronics held the top spot in the North America market in terms of LCD TV sales in the first half of 2013 followed by Vizio and LG Electronics, according to market obser...

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    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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    Nvidia Quadro 600 graphics card

    Nvidia has announced the expansion of its Quadro professional graphics solutions based on the Fermi architecture. The new entry-level Quadro 600 is a half height solution that features...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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    Nvidia Quadro 2000 graphics card

    Nvidia has announced the expansion of its Quadro professional graphics solutions based on the Fermi architecture. The mid-range Quadro 2000 with 192 CUDA processing cores now bring...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

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    Memoright FTM25, GTR18 SSDs

    Memoright is showcasing its ruggedized, extended temperature SSD solutions as well as a wide range of SDDs for industrial PCs, business servers and storage systems at the Flash Memory...

    Photo: Company, Aug 18.

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    SanDisk G3 SSD

    SanDisk has begun shipping its G3-series solid state drives (SSD) to retailers in North America and Europe, according to the company. SanDisk's G3 SSD is available in 60GB and 120GB...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

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