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

Jun 22, 14:29

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-made semiconductor equipment slipped for the second consecutive month but remained above one, according to SEMI.

Windows 8 success will initially depend on demand from North America, says JT Wang

Jun 6, 01:40

The initial success of Windows 8 will depend on the North America market, according to Acer chairman JT Wang. Wang stated that although PC demand is currently being affect by a sovereign...

Acer chairman JT Wang

US anti-dumping tariffs could suspend 45% of solar module shipments to North America, says IHS

May 30, 10:52

US government anti-dumping penalties on imports of solar cells from China could suspend nearly half of solar module shipments to North America this year, impacting pricing, inventories...

North America fab tool book-to-bill slips in April 2012, says SEMI

May 23, 14:56

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in April 2012, down from 1.12 in March, according to SEMI.

D-Link launches MovieNite STB for own-brand sale in North America

Apr 16, 11:09

D-link has launched MovieNite, an OTT (over the top) STB (set-top box) for delivering streaming video/audio over the Internet, for own-brand sale exclusively at Wal-Mart at US$48.

North America fab tool book-to-bill climbs above parity

Mar 26, 10:22

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.01 in February 2012, above parity for the first time in 17 months, according to figures...

LCD TV sales remain strong in North America

Mar 2, 11:02

Having experienced a peak season in the fourth quarter of 2011, sales of LCD TVs in the North America market have remained steady recently, indicating a pick-up in demand momentum...

North America fab tool book-to-bill up in January 2012, says SEMI

Feb 24, 12:31

North American-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.95 for January 2012, up from 0.85 in the prior month and scoring the highest since May...

Digitimes Research: ASP of 60-inch LCD TVs drops 3% in February

Feb 17, 01:20

ASP of 60-inch LCD TVs stood at US$2,500 globally in February, down 3% from US$2,578 recorded in January, with the ASP of US$1,681 for comparable models available in North America...

Vendors dropping ultrabook prices in preparation of second-generation models

Feb 7, 01:15

As ultrabooks from brand vendors such as Acer, Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all recently seeing price drops in the North America, sources from retail channel believe that the...

Digitimes Research: Global solar market to grow by 11.9% to 26.9GW in 2012

Jan 11, 15:49

The solar industry faced oversupply problems that caused significant price drops in 2011. Most solar firms faced losses. However, the rapid decrease of cost for solar PV systems induced...

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North America November chip-gear orders up 5%, says SEMI

Dec 16, 14:38

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$973.3 million in orders in November 2011 (three-month average basis), up 5% from the revised level of US$926.8...

Amtran sees November revenues up 20%

Dec 5, 15:29

Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology has reported November consolidated revenues of NT$7.22 billion (US$239 million), a 20.24% increase on month. Amtran attributed the increase...

North America October chip-gear orders up 1%, says SEMI

Nov 18, 14:51

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$939.4 million in orders in October 2011 (on a three-month average basis), up 1.4% from the revised September...

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

TV shipments to North America expected to rise by November 2011

Oct 24, 12:06

TV sales are expected to climb to a shipment peak by the end of November as consumers in North America prepare for Black Friday and the year-end holidays, according to industry sou...

Philips reports 85% on-year decrease in 3Q11 net profits

Oct 18, 15:05

Low demand and consumption, in addition to the weak Euro, have caused Europe-based Philips to report significant falls in third-quarter 2011 revenues. Philips reported third-quarter...

Significant industry over-capacity to cause prolonged downturn in PV equipment revenues, says Solarbuzz

Oct 18, 14:55

Global PV equipment spending (including c-Si ingot-to-module and thin-film panels) is now projected to fall by more than 45% in 2012, down from an historic peak of US$13.1 billion...

Profitability of Vizio LED light bulbs too low for Amtran

Oct 14, 11:14

Vizio, a leading LCD TV vendor in the North America market, originally planned to launch 450-lumen 7W LED light bulbs for sale through its existing retail channels but has not yet...

PC accessory player Razer to launch own-brand notebook

Aug 30, 01:25

PC accessory player Razer has announced it will enter the notebook market and will launch a high-end model - Razer Blade, priced at US$2,799.99 to compete against first-tier brand...

LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

LED market shows slight growth in 2Q11

Aug 22, 16:44

Low demand for LED TVs and the decreasing number of LED chips used per device have been causing the LED market to grow just 12.4% on quarter compared to first-quarter 2011. LED market...

Amtran faces challenge to attain 2011 LCD TV goal

Aug 17, 14:46

Taiwan-based Amtran Technology's LCD TV shipments reached nearly two million units in the first half of 2011, according to industry sources. But the maker may have difficulties achieving...

Low demand in TV market might cause Taiwan-based OEM firms to miss shipment targets

Aug 8, 15:41

Low demand in the TV industry has been causing many branded TV firms to lower shipment targets for 2011. Industry sources pointed out global shipments might decrease to 201-210 million...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

North America chip-gear orders slip in June, says SEMI

Jul 21, 01:00

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.55 billion in orders in June 2011 (three-month average basis), down 4.4% from the revised level of US$1.62...

LED industry to grow 5-10% in 3Q11

Jul 18, 14:57

Demand in the LED industry has not been reviving as expected. Order visibility continues to be low in July, according to industry sources. The quarterly growth is likely to be around...

LCD TV

HTC appoints president of global sales and marketing

Jul 15, 14:09

HTC has appointed its incumbent president of North America and Latin America Jason Mackenzie to the newly-created position of president of global sales and marketing, effective immediately...

PND demand growing in Asia, falling in Europe, North America

Jul 5, 01:20

The sales volume of GPS PNDs (portable navigation devices) in the Europe market and that in the North American market in 2011 will decline by 10% and 30% respectively from 2010, but...

Amtran marketing LED bulbs in North America

Jul 4, 10:42

Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology has cut into the LED lighting market in North America through partnership with Vizio, according to company chairman Alpha Wu.

White-box players supply close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in 1Q11

Jun 28, 01:05

White-box tablet PC players are rising quickly in the tablet PC industry with related shipments already accounting for close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in the first quarter...

Taiwan market: HP to push WebOS-based tablet PC and smartphone in 2H11

Jun 21, 01:35

First-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to add its TouchPad tablet PC and smartphone as new products line in the IT market, to help fill in the gap of its cloud computing...

Teco wind motor receives significant order from Vietnam

Jun 1, 01:00

Teco's wind motor has received a significant order from Vietnam's Binh Thuan province. The order contains 30 units of 2MW wind motors and the first 10 units will be delivered before...

Total solar cell production from China/Taiwan region increases 152% from 2009-2010, says Information Network

May 18, 14:49

Greater China continues to increase production of solar cells while exporting more than 90% of its product, according to a recent report by The Information Network.

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