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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...

Mid-power LED prices to drop 1.7% in 3Q13 as shortage eases, says LEDinside

Aug 20, 15:53

Mid-power LED shortages are expected to ease in the third quarter of 2013 due to increasing LED suppliers while high-power LED prices have dropped as outdoor lighting demand and construction...

Taiwan market: Total 4G bidding price likely over NT$50 billion, says CHT president

Aug 15, 11:18

While Taiwan's National Communications Commission has set floor prices for 12 available frequency band units at a total of NT$35.9 billion (US$1.2 billion) for open-bid competition...

Launch of EU-China new agreement leads to unpredictable PV price in 3Q13, says TrendForce

Aug 13, 14:53

The new agreement between China and Europe on EU imports of Chinese solar panels has officially been launched. The result of the minimum price and volume limit, which the industry...

Price erosion accelerates for open cell LCD TV panels in 3Q13, says IHS

Aug 13, 12:35

Weak demand and rising production in China, combined with efforts by South Korean suppliers to cut manufacturing charges in order to stimulate demand, is resulting in pronounced price...

No new Nexus 7 for Taiwan before September, say channel retailers

Jul 29, 21:39

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may not show up in Taiwan before the end of August despite the fact that the tablet is co-branded by Google and Asustek Computer. Since the new...

Apple may see iPad shipments drop to 10-12 million units in 3Q13

Jul 24, 22:09

Apple's iPad shipments are expected to drop to only 10-12 million units in the third quarter, down from the company's announced 14.6 million units in the second quarter due to consumers...

LCD TV panel inventory rises to excess level, spurring price drops, says IHS

Jul 23, 14:59

Global inventory of LCD TV panels is set to rise to its highest level in 19 months in August 2013, with the elevated stockpiles expected to contribute to a decline in prices in the...

Co-Tech strives to maintain price stability

Jul 2, 20:26

Co-Tech Copper Foil, which supplies copper foil used to manufacture CCLs and PCBs, is striving to keep its quotes stable in the third quarter of 2013 amid falling copper prices and...

China market: High inventories at leading smartphone vendors may cause price war

Jun 26, 15:09

China-based telecom carriers reportedly have reduced their marketing efforts to promote sales of smartphones after reaching their operating targets for the first half of 2013, causing...

Price gap between Haswell and Ivy Bridge notebooks may reach 40% in July

Jun 24, 21:43

Notebook brand vendors have mostly priced their Ivy Bridge-based models 20-30% cheaper than Haswell-based models to help digest their inventories and the price gap is expected to...

Connector makers worried about price competition arising from Foxconn spinning off NWInG

Jun 19, 16:21

Foxconn Electronics will reportedly spin off its Network Interconnection Business Group (NWInG) which is responsible for in-house production of connectors. Most Taiwan-based connector...

Asustek expects 10% sequential drop in 2Q13 notebook and tablet shipments

Jun 18, 10:48

Asustek Computer, originally expected to enjoy sequential growth in notebook shipments and a slight on-quarter drop in tablet shipments in the second quarter, has adjusted both forecasts...

Second-generation Nexus 7s will stay away from entry-level price competition, say sources

Jun 13, 15:11

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 tablets are estimated to be available in the retail channel in July with a 16GB version priced at US$229 to avoid competing directly against entry-level...

Notebook ODMs bracing for price war

Jun 13, 12:23

Notebook brand vendors have recently started the request-for-quotation (RFQ) process for 2014 orders. But because of the notebook industry's weak shipments and Lenovo increasing in-house...

Taiwan market: Ritek to launch own-brand 7W LED bulbs

Jun 11, 14:17

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek plans to introduce 7W LED light bulbs. There will also be a promotional campaign where consumers can buy one and get one free for NT$299...

IC designers to halt price cuts and improve gross margins

Jun 4, 13:52

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek are tending towards maintaining their quotes to achieve better gross margins in the second half of 2013, according to industry sour...

Sony, Microsoft said to be planning price drops for PS3 and Xbox 360

May 29, 22:21

Sony and Microsoft are reportedly planning to offer price drops for their PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games consoles in July or August, as consumers are waiting for the next-generation...

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

Microsoft 2nd-generation Surface RT estimated price between US$249-299

May 15, 21:53

Microsoft is ready to announce its second-generation Surface RT tablet with an 8-inch display in June with an estimated price between US$249-299, according to sources from the upstream...

LED price drops ease in China

May 9, 12:26

China-based LED firms have slowed down the pace of price cuts as LED chipmakers face shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based firms noted that China-based LED industry leader Sanan...

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

CSOT selling 55-inch Ultra HD TV panels at 2.1 times the price of Full HD models

May 6, 14:56

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is now selling 55-inch Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) TV panels primarily to China-based TV vendors such as TCL for 2.1 times the price of Full...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Ultra HD TVs to be offered at same price as Full HD TVs in China during May 1 holiday

Apr 29, 21:13

China-based TV vendors will reportedly hold special sales events for Ultra HD TV products during the May 1 holiday period, which include similar pricing as Full HD TV models, according...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

PCB makers likely to ask for CCL price cuts on copper price falls

Apr 24, 15:47

Taiwan-based rigid and flexible PCB makers have reduced CCL (copper-clad laminate) procurement temporarily due to expected price drops arising from continual decreases in international...

International brands lead LED light bulb price competition

Apr 22, 14:14

The global LED light bulb pricing has been falling in 2013 because some large-size industry leading brands have introduced low-price products. Market observers believe demand in the...

OGS technology bottlenecks keeping touch notebook prices high

Apr 18, 11:27

Notebook vendors hope they can sell touch panel notebook products cheaper in 2013 but may not be able to due to high costs in using one glass solution (OGS) technology as a result...

Taiwan market: Samsung to offer sub-NT$20,000 40-inch LCD TV

Apr 10, 21:53

To push its sales in Taiwan, Samsung Electronics plans to offer a 40-inch LCD TV, featuring LED backlights and Internet connectivity, at a price below NT$20,000 (US$667), down from...

Taiwan market: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

Touchscreen to become standard specification for third-generation ultrabooks

Apr 8, 22:34

Intel has decided to make touchscreen functions a standard specification for its third-generation ultrabooks, which is expected to launch shortly after the release of its Haswell...

DRAM contract prices show mild growth in 2H March, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 8, 14:32

Contract quotes for DRAM chips were showing mild signs of growth in the second half of March, with average DDR 4GB contract prices growing to US$23.5, a 2.17% increase, and average...

TV panel prices for 1H April remain stable

Apr 8, 11:14

Quotes for LCD TV panels for the first half of April have remained mostly stable, as demand is expected to increase ahead of the shopping season in the China market in early May,...

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  • Lenovo to reduce notebook outsourcing to 40% of target shipments in 2015

    IT + CE | Aug 19, 20:32

  • Foxconn to step into medical equipment, says chairman

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 21:35

  • Advantech releases new touch screens aimed at gaming segment

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 21:33

  • Taiwan PCB industry to hold 37% global share in 2020

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 21:00

  • China to temporarily disallow polysilicon imports through export processing zones

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:54

  • Japan market: HTC unveils HTC Butterfly 2

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:23

  • China expected to import 100,000-105,000 tons of polysilicon in 2014

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:23

  • China market: Motherboard shipments in 1H14 down 5-6% on year

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:18

  • IC backend service firm Ardentec to ramp capacity by 50%

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:17

  • China market: China Unicom, China Telecom setting up FDD LTE trial networks

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:16

  • Commentary: India smartphone market has huge potential for Taiwan companies

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:15

  • Digitimes Research: Intel presence in China tablet AP market to grow in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:14

  • Chi Mei Materials reports increased profit margin in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 19, 20:12

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    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

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    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

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    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

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    Intel new Xeon E3-1200 family processor

    Intel's Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 family is an entry-level server processor built to meet the demands of small business applications, ranging from collaboration tools to storage...

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