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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...

North America and Asia Pacific lead geothermal power market, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:01

According to Navigant Research, North America and Asia Pacific lead the world in terms of geothermal power projects in the final stages of development, with 56 reported projects in...

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

Jan 28, 14:07

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.92 in December 2012, up for the third consecutive month, according to SEMI.

Asustek to aim for rapid sales growth in North America in 2013

Jan 9, 22:26

Asustek Computer saw strong sales performance in North America in 2012 and is set to challenge an exponential sales growth target in 2013, according to Asustek North America's vice...

Asustek wins recognition from North America consumers: Q&A with Asustek North America president Steven Chang

Nov 27, 14:52

Asustek Computer's Zenbooks, Transformer tablets and the Nexus 7 have helped expand its brand recognition, raising its share in the North America notebook market from 7% in the second...

Steven Chang, Asustek North America president

TV replacement demand stimulated by price drops

Nov 27, 12:19

TV replacement demand has been stimulated by the rapid fall in LCD TV prices. In addition, the depreciation of the Japanese yen has also given Japan-based vendors more flexibility...

North America and China TV shipments rise ahead of holidays, says DisplaySearch

Nov 21, 15:33

Despite a 7% on-year dip in global TV shipments, retail sales in North America have been steady, and unit shipments were up almost 3% in the third quarter of 2012 after posting small...

Digital signage TV demand picks up in North America, says IHS

Nov 1, 14:16

The North America market for signage and professional displays grew in the second quarter of 2012, aided by higher demand of lower-priced digital signage televisions (DS TVs) that...

Vizio to launch 70-inch LCD TVs in North America at end of 2012

Oct 19, 11:03

Vizio, a vendor affiliated with Taiwan-based maker Amtran Technology, has been selling 60-inch LCD TVs at US$998 in the North America market and will reportedly launch a 70-inch model...

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    The Acer Chromebook 11 has a thickness of 0.73-inch thick and a weight of 1.1kg. It sports an 11.6-inch display that features non-glare Acer ComfyView and a 1366x768 resolution and...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

    Acer has announced the Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer's Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor, Android...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Acer+Predator+XB1+gaming+monitor

    Acer Predator XB1 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with the Nvidia G-Sync-supported, flat-panel Predator XB1. The Predator XB1 series features the latest Nvidia...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

  • Acer+Predator+Z35+gaming+monitor

    Acer Predator Z35 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with Nvidia G-Sync-supported, curved Predator Z35. The Predator Z35 is the first product of Acer's Predator...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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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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