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Dell demands price cuts from upstream supply chain

Mar 13, 22:16

Dell has reportedly been demanding its upstream component suppliers cut their prices to help reduce its costs. Metal chassis suppliers, which have a higher price level than most other...

Dell is asking for chassis price drop

LED TVs become more price competitive in the US, says IHS

Mar 13, 14:46

A nearly 40% plunge in pricing during the last three years has made LCD TVs featuring LED backlight technology more cost competitive against TVs using older lighting technology, and...

PC supply chain sentiment remains weak despite Microsoft price cuts

Mar 13, 13:46

Despite price breaks offered by Microsoft on its Windows 8 and Office software, sentiment in the PC supply chain still remains weak, in view of orders received in March and second-quarter...

Taiwan IC designers under price pressure from international vendors for 32-bit MCUs

Mar 12, 14:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are facing increasing competition in the 32-bit MCU segment as international vendors have reduced quotes to close to prices for 8-bit models and have...

Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy at least 10% price cut after Windows 8 discount

Mar 7, 13:49

Touchscreen notebook prices are expected to drop at least 10% when the recently reported Windows 8 licensing fee discounts provided by Microsoft go into effect, while some entry-level...

Taiwan solar cell quotes remain unchanged

Mar 5, 11:26

Solar firms in Greater China hoped to increase quotes before the Lunar New Year holidays, but a delay in China announcing its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe results has deterred...

Japan January 40W retrofit LED light bulb price drops by 7.7%

Mar 1, 11:11

The global average price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs in January 2013 increased by 4% on month, reaching US$19.4/unit, while the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped by...

MWC 2013: Asustek announces Fonepad priced at US$249

Feb 26, 19:09

Asustek Computer has announced several new products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 including the Fonepad, a handset tablet; the PadFone Infinity, the latest model of its PadFone...

Winbond sticks to operational transformation despite hikes in standard DRAM pricing

Feb 6, 20:21

Memory maker Winbond Electronics has been transforming its operations by phasing out standard DRAM. Although prices for standard DRAM have approximately doubled since the end of 2012,...

China-based Huawei competitive in price for LTE devices, say Taiwan makers

Feb 6, 12:29

China-based Huawei Technologies has been increasingly globally competitive in price for LTE (Long Term Evolution) terminal devices due to the adoption of much less expensive chip...

China polysilicon price may return to US$20-21/kg due to trade investigation, says SAS chairman

Feb 5, 10:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Sapphire (SAS) stated that the price of polysilicon is likely to return to a reasonable level in China because China's government may...

Some tier-one solar cell makers at full capacity

Jan 29, 14:05

A few China- and Taiwan-based solar cell makers are fully utilizing their production capacities due to increased demand and therefore cannot accept new orders, while some tier-two...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

International polysilicon makers unlikely to slash prices due to China probe

Jan 18, 10:53

The China government is likely to levy punitive tariffs on polysilicon makers from Europe, the US and South Korea in the first quarter of 2013. Recently, domestic material makers...

32-inch TV panels drop US$2 in price

Jan 7, 16:29

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have recently seen a 1% or US$2 decline due to TV vendors slowing down orders and preparing for new TV arrivals in the beginning of the second quarter...

Taiwan solar cell makers hope to increase prices by 5-10%

Jan 7, 16:24

Taiwan-based tier-one solar cell firms plan to increase prices by 5-10%. According to downstream solar firms in Taiwan, solar cell makers previously did try to increase prices in...

China domestic polysilicon price likely to increase due to anti-dumping probe

Jan 7, 11:03

The price in the solar supply chain has been relatively stable since the second half of the fourth quarter in 2012. However, due to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation...

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

Touch panel supply and pricing keys to boosting Windows 8 demand

Jan 2, 16:08

Demand for Windows 8 will rely heavily on the supply and pricing of touch panels. Once touch panels can be supplied cheaply and in large volumes, sources from retail channels expect...

ESD solution provider Amazing Microelectronic debuts on Taiwan emerging stock market

Dec 25, 12:37

Amazing Microelectronic, a provider of ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection solutions, will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market with an initial price of NT$55 (US$1.89) on...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Panel makers expected to slow down production in 1Q13 to prevent further price decreases

Dec 20, 21:19

Panel makers based in Taiwan, China and Korea are expected to reduce production by 5-15% throughout the first quarter of 2013 in order to prevent panel prices from dropping even further,...

Motherboard players suffer an average profit decline of 20% in 2012

Dec 17, 21:51

Facing competition from notebooks and tablets, the PC DIY market continues to face declining demand, triggering motherboard players to compete fiercely over price to gain market share,...

Commentary: China anti-dumping tariff to stir domestic polysilicon price

Dec 17, 11:04

China reportedly will announce the preliminary anti-dumping verdict against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms in first-quarter 2013. This will affect the supply chain, which...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$17-18/kg

Dec 7, 14:23

The contract price of polysilicon has been falling from an average of US$20/kg in the third quarter to US$17-18/kg recently.

Price of solar cells with mid-range efficiency falls to US$0.25-0.3/watt

Dec 6, 15:38

The average price of solar cells with efficiency in the range of 16.2-16.6% was US$0.3/watt in November, according to solar makers, but the price has recently decreased to US$0.25-0.3/watt...

Notebook ODMs seeking price cuts from component suppliers in 2013, say sources

Nov 29, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are requiring related chipset vendors and other component suppliers to lower their quotes for 2013 because of sharply declining notebook prices and high...

Upstream supply chain sees Surface RT orders cut by half

Nov 28, 21:28

The upstream supply chain of Microsoft's Surface RT has recently seen the tablet's orders reduced by half, and with other Windows RT-based tablet orders also seeing weak performance,...

Taiwan market: Samsung sets launch date, price of WP8-based Ativ S

Nov 27, 21:43

Samsung Electronics has launched its Windows Phone 8-based Ativ S for the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model will be available in the local market...

AUO executive to return to court over price fixing charges

Nov 27, 16:06

AU Optronics (AUO) executive Steven Leung has returned to court to defend himself in AUO's LCD price fixing scandal where he is being charged with pricing authority over LCD monitor...

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...

Polysilicon firms may reduce capacity to prevent further price falls

Nov 23, 10:55

The spot price of polysilicon has been falling to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost for many firms. Even industry leader, China-based GCL-Poly, saw third-quarter capacity utilization...

Solar polysilicon pricing in October declines by highest rate since February, says IHS

Nov 20, 14:48

Global demand and pricing in October for solar polysilicon fell at the highest rate seen since February, indicating that supply still exceeds demand, according to IHS.

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