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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.

Notebook ODMs offer extra services to attract tablet orders

Nov 19, 22:55

With notebook shipments estimated to only have a single-digit percentage growth on year in 2013, notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron, are aggressively...

DRAM contract prices stop falling

Nov 16, 14:05

Contract prices for DRAM held flat in the first half of November 2012, ending about four months of decreases, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan solar cell makers hoping price drops will ease in December

Nov 13, 11:39

Taiwan-based solar cell makers expect China-based competitors to stop dumping their products in December when the off season begins, helping stabilize prices, according to industry...

Polysilicon spot price falls to US$15/kg in China

Nov 7, 21:49

The spot price of polysilicon in China has fallen to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost of many polysilicon providers. The contract price remains around US$20/kg. Downstream firms...

Prices for some TV panel sizes to hike in November

Nov 2, 14:11

Because Taiwan-based makers have plans to stop producing 32-inch TV panels and South Korea-based makers will reduce output, there will most likely be a shortage of 32-inch TV panels...

iPad mini US$329 price tag due to low touch screen yields

Oct 25, 15:36

The US$329 price tag for Apple's iPad mini is largely due to low yield rates for the device's GF2 (DITO film) touch screen technology, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Natural gas price frozen to end of 2012

Oct 23, 14:27

The Economic Affairs Committee of the Legislative Yuan in Taiwan reached a consensus on October 22, 2012 to hold the price of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from now...

Large-size panel prices to remain steady throughout the end of October

Oct 22, 15:47

Large-size panel prices will remain steady throughout the end of October 2012, according to research firm DisplaySearch. LCD TV panels sized 26-inch will be priced at US$101 while...

Lowest solar cell price remains at US$0.35/watt in mid-October

Oct 17, 21:49

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been keeping their lowest quotes at around US$0.35/watt in mid-October. Firms have been cutting capacity and would rather reduce production than...

REC Silicon to produce semiconductor-grade polysilicon using FBR

Oct 17, 11:48

REC Silicon, the US subsidiary of Norway-based solar firm REC, held a product launch in Taipei on October 16, 2012. The firm introduced the polysilicon product made by silane, Siemens,...

HTC, Samsung likely to price WP8 models cheaper than Nokia

Oct 16, 21:51

As the first wave of the competition over Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones will kick off in November, HTC and Samsung Electronics are expected to adopt more aggressive pricing strategies...

Tight supply of NAND flash may remain until early 2013

Oct 16, 10:21

The global supply of NAND flash memory has been tight, boosting prices for the chips recently, according to industry sources. The tight supply is likely to persist until early 2013,...

AMD to reduce previous-generation APU prices

Oct 15, 22:18

After announcing its latest FM2-based A series APUs (Trinity) on October 1, AMD is set to reduce prices of its previous-generation APUs with the FM1-based A4-3300 to be reduced from...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

Flat panel display price erosion and performance improvements drive increased demand, expediting industry recovery, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:41

After struggling in 2011 with a challenging market environment due to sliding demand and price erosion, 2012 marks a year of recovery for the flat panel display (FPD) industry. According...

Prices for TV panels of mainstream sizes up in October

Oct 9, 10:33

Prices for LCD TV panels of mainstream sizes have risen so far in October, with prices for 32-inch open-cell panels increasing by US$1 to US$101-105 and those for 42-inch full HD...

GCL-Poly determined to hold current polysilicon price, says chairman

Oct 1, 13:08

Market observers believe China's anti-dumping investigation against US- and South Korea-based polysilicon firms is likely to increase the price of domestic polysilicon supply. According...

Gong Shan Zhu, executive director, chairman and CEO of GCL-Poly

Price of quad-core smartphones in China may fall to US$100/unit

Sep 28, 01:05

Qualcomm and MediaTek have been competing over solutions for quad-core entry-level smartphones. China-based handset makers believe that, by the second half of 2013, there will be...

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Continuous price falls prevent solar firms developing new technologies

Sep 27, 14:09

The trade barriers built up by the US and EU have yet to stop the price fall of solar products and the continuous decline has been keeping firms away from developing mono-crystalline...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

GET downward adjusts solar wafer capacity utilization to 50% due to price drops

Sep 26, 01:00

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), in view of continual decreases in solar wafer prices, has adjusted its strategy by selecting...

Delaying electricity price hikes may curb green energy development, says Executive Yuan Minister

Sep 21, 11:25

The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan has announced a temporary halt to the planned second wave of increases in electricity prices. Industrial firms will save around 10% of their...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Taiwan government delays power price hike

Sep 18, 13:59

Taiwan's government has decided to delay a planned electricity rate hike originally set to take place on December 10, 2012 until October 1, 2013.

Supply chain estimates x86 Surface Price at US$500-700 and RT below US$399

Sep 18, 01:30

Microsoft's own-brand Surface tablets are expected to launch at the end of October with the related supply chain players estimating that the Surface RT's hardware cost is at around...

Taiwan market: Deferred hikes in power price to have little impact on growth in LED lighting

Sep 18, 01:20

In response to the government's decision to postpone an increase in power prices originally scheduled for the December 10, 2012, Taiwan-based LED chip packaging company Everlight...

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    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...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    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,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    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...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • Intel+new+Xeon+E3%2D1200+family+processor

    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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

  • SanDisk+Extreme+Pro+CF+card+

    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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