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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.

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Wistron estimates over 10% growth in notebook and LCD TV shipments in 2Q11

Apr 28, 01:15

Wistron chairman Simon Lin, at the company's investors meeting on April 27, pointed out that the company's revenue performance in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than expected...

Vizio maintains leading position in North America LCD TV market in 2010

Feb 25, 01:15

Vizio is expected to remain in the top position in the North America LCD TV market in the 2010, according to Amtran Technology, a major maker of LCD TVs for Vizio.

DelSolar wins contract to supply PV modules in North America

Dec 31, 01:05

DelSolar announced on December 30 it has signed a contract to supply solar modules to a PV provider for the North America market. The contract includes supply terms for product quantities...

North America fab tool book-to-bill slips to 0.96 in November 2010, says SEMI

Dec 17, 16:11

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.96 in November 2010 compared to 0.98 in October and 1.06 a year ago, according to SEMI...

Amtran eyeing LED lighting market

Nov 22, 14:29

Amtran Technology plans to enter the LED lighting market and will focus on household lighting systems, with products to be launched carrying prices as low as US$10 in the North America...

RIM PlayBook in North America market in 1Q11, worldwide in 2Q11

Nov 19, 01:45

Research in Motion (RIM) is scheduled to introduce its tablet PC, the PlayBook, in the North America market in the first quarter of 2011 and then worldwide in the second quarter,...

SEMI book-to-bill ratio drops to 1.03 in September 2010

Oct 22, 14:07

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 1.03 in September 2010, compared to 1.17 in August and 1.23 in July.

TV vendors cut prices for North America holiday season

Oct 12, 16:06

With strong TV sales during China's National Day holidays providing a more positive outlook for the rest the of the year in both the US and Europe, first-tier vendors have launched...

Global TV market to reach over 243 million units in 2010, 188 million units for LCD TVs, says DisplaySearch

Oct 7, 15:14

Global TV shipments in 2010 will reach more than 243 million units, a 16% increase from 2009, according to DisplaySearch. LCD TV shipments are expected to grow to 188 million units...

North America August chip-gear orders drop 1% on-month, says SEMI

Sep 17, 16:11

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.82 billion in orders in August 2010 (three-month average basis), down 1.1% from the revised level of US$1.84...

North America chip gear book-to-bill ratio up in July 2010, says SEMI

Aug 20, 15:27

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.23 in July 2010, compared to 1.18 in June, according to SEMI. The book-to-bill of 1.23...

Notebook inventory levels higher than normal in North America and Europe

Aug 6, 11:52

Notebook inventory levels in the channel in North America and Europe are currently at 5-6 weeks, higher than the normal levels of 3-4 weeks, due to weakened demand, according to notebook...

LCD TV orders decline amid inventory pile-up in North America

Aug 2, 15:58

LCD TV inventory levels in the North America market have piled up to 2-3 weeks higher than normal, sending channels and vendors cutting orders and system makers lowering shipment...

Fujitsu to rely more heavily on Taiwan partners in the future

Jul 29, 15:55

As Fujitsu plans to push US$400-600 notebooks in North America and Asia Pacific markets, and increased its outsourcing proportion to Taiwan makers from only 30% in 2009 to close to...

Chip gear book-to-bill ratios climb in June 2010

Jul 21, 11:52

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers have reported a book-to-bill ratio of 1.40 for June, up from 1.13 in May, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association...

China-based TCL ships 2.89 million LCD TVs worldwide in January-May

Jun 21, 14:03

China-based vendor TCL shipped 400,407 LCD TVs worldwide in May, down 22.41% on year, and LCD TV shipments for January-May totaled 2.89 million units, up 25.22% on year, according...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios stay strong in May 2010

Jun 21, 10:37

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.13 in May 2010, up from 1.07 in April, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association...

North America chip-gear orders up 8% in April 2010, says SEMI

May 21, 14:01

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.44 billion in orders in April (three-month average basis), up 8.1% from the revised level of US$1.33 billion...

SMIC 1Q10 revenues beat guidance, but still in the red

May 12, 17:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top foundry service provider, has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to...

North America chip gear book-to-bill ratio at 1.19 in March 2010, says SEMI

Apr 21, 11:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.19 in March 2010, having been above parity for nine months in a row.

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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.

  • Nvidia+Quadro+2000+graphics+card

    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.

  • SanDisk+G3+SSD

    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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