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Tablet PC ASPs declined significantly in 1Q12, says IMS

Jun 11, 15:59

According to recently released figures in the IMS Research quarterly tablet PC tracker, tablet PC ASPs declined 21% in a single year to US$386 in the first quarter of 2012.

Price to become major obstacle for the standardization of Thunderbolt

Jun 5, 01:30

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting its Thunderbolt transmission technology in the PC industry, some PC players pointed out that the cost of Thunderbolt's controller chip...

Solar cell price negotiations in Greater China in gridlock

Jun 4, 12:13

Solar cell price negotiations are in gridlock, said industry sources. Despite that fact that solar cell makers in Taiwan hope to increase quotes due to the anti-dumping duties on...

solar cells

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Hermes Microvision lists on OTC market

May 22, 14:43

Semiconductor inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) debuted on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on May 21 with an initial price of NT$208 (US$7.03) per...

WoA tablet PCs struggling to hit price targets

May 18, 15:07

WoA (Windows on ARM) tablet PCs, based on estimated general BOM costs of US$300-350 for 10-inch tablet PCs and US$150-200 for 7-inch models, are struggling to meet vendors' price...

Taiwan Market: LED light bulb ex-factory price drops to US$1/W

May 16, 01:35

The ex-factory price of LED light bulbs has been falling to US$1/W, according to Jason Wu, chairman of Taiwan-based high-power LED packaging firm Edison Opto. A continuous fall in...

LED lighting

Taiwan market: HP unveils five new ultrabooks

May 15, 01:45

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled five new ultrabooks under its Envy 4 and Envy 6 series in Taiwan with a chassis design that combines a metal-based bezel with a plastic-based bottom;...

Solar polysilicon pricing plunges as buyers flock to the spot market, says IHS

May 14, 12:26

With no sign that the oversupply of solar polysilicon is ending, buyers are shifting their purchasing activity to the bargain-basement spot market, contributing to a sharp 11% drop...

Digitimes Research: Solar spot prices in Greater China freeze before final verdict of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation

May 11, 16:03

Spot prices of solar products in Greater China remained flat this week (May 7-11). Stable demand and clear order visibility have been helping solar firms maintain high capacity utilization...

solar module

Solar wafer prices to fluctuate in May, says industry source

May 11, 14:19

China's solar industry has been hit hard by oversupply in the market. Some firms are reportedly using shipments to repay debts.

solar wafer

HP launches several ultrabooks and ultra-like notebooks

May 10, 01:40

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced several ultrabooks including the Envy Spectre and EliteBook Folio 9470m, featuring Intel's latest Core i7 processors, as well as ultra-like notebook...

Hermes Microvision set for OTC listing

May 3, 12:20

Semiconductor inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) will list on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on May 21 at an initial price of NT$200 (US$6.85), according...

Toshiba and Panasonic reportedly may phase out from notebook fan market

May 3, 01:30

Japan-based Toshiba and Panasonic are reportedly starting to lose their interest in notebook fan production and may gradually phase out from the industry, while Japan-based Nidec...

Graphics card shortages to see improvements in late May

May 3, 01:20

AMD and Nvidia, impacted by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC's) fully-booked capacity, had rather weak shipment performance in the first quarter; however, as more...

March LED light bulb price fell by 2% in US market

Apr 30, 12:10

Due to the introduction of new LED light bulb products, global LED light bulb retail pricing in March 2012 showed signs of stability, after continuous price falls in the previous...

LED light bulbs

China smartphone brands looking to expand share in Taiwan market

Apr 26, 01:30

China-based smartphone brands including ZTE, Huawei and Cool, seeing Taiwan's smartphone market is starting to extend into mid-range and entry-level price levels, are seeking help...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-like notebook models

Apr 26, 01:20

The high prices of second-generation ultrabooks which are set to appear in early June of around US$1,000 are unlikely to help them win-over consumers; therefore, notebook vendors...

Taiwan electricity price hike necessary, says Delta chairman

Apr 25, 16:17

Delta Electronics chairman Bruce CH Cheng has expressed his support for the upcoming electricity price hikes in Taiwan. Cheng said the hikes are necessary and they will push Delta...

SSD vendors set to trigger price war to force out smaller peers

Apr 25, 14:10

Major SSD firms have initiated price reductions to reflect falling prices for NAND flash chips. The move is also aimed at triggering a price war in the market in an attempt to squeeze...

SSD vendors initiate price cuts

HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD

Apr 24, 00:47

As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...

Delta, Coolermaster aggressively entering cooling module supply chain to notebook ODMs

Apr 17, 01:25

Delta Electronics and Coolermaster are reportedly getting aggressive about entering the supply chain of the notebook industry for cooling module products and the two players' entrance...

China market: TV vendors kicking off price competition for May buying season

Apr 16, 14:26

Local branded TV vendors in China have kicked off price competition in order to promote their newly released models as well as to liquidate stocks of old models during the May holiday...

Taiwan market: Energy price hike may promote rooftop solar PV systems

Apr 16, 11:52

The Taiwan government plans to raise off-peak power rates for industrial use by 60%, and this may encourage manufacturers to apply to install solar PV systems on the roofs of their...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China drops to US$22.5/kg

Apr 13, 13:58

The prices of solar products in China dropped slightly this week (April 9-13).

solar panel

Taiwan electricity price hikes to affect industries

Apr 12, 15:10

Taiwan's government has decided to increase electricity prices, with industries expressing concerns over the impact to their production costs.

April contract price talks in gridlock, say DRAM firms

Apr 12, 14:16

DRAM contract price negotiations for April have been tough as PC firms take a harder stand, according to sources at chipmakers. Prices are unlikely to rise at the same rate as the...

Polysilicon spot price close to US$22/kg

Apr 12, 01:30

The most recent spot price of polysilicon has been reaching close to US$22/kg. Industry sources noted that downstream demand has been weak causing solar wafer firms to be reluctant...

Mainstream ultrabooks to have difficulty achieving US$699 price target

Apr 9, 16:33

As Intel is aggressively promoting second-generation ultrabooks featuring its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, sources from notebook vendors pointed out that market watchers' expected...

2Gb DDR3 prices stay above US$1, says inSpectrum

Apr 9, 14:46

Mainstream 2Gb DDR3 memory continued its stable pricing for the fourth consecutive week. Spot prices during the week of April 2-6 still hovered above US$1, according to memory price...

Digitimes Research: Flat solar spot prices in Greater China due to long holiday

Apr 6, 16:14

Due to long holidays in China, solar spot prices this week (April 2-6) has remained relatively flat.

solar panels

Direct-type LED TV price gap with CCFL to shrink to 10%

Apr 6, 12:28

The price difference between low-cost direct-type LED TVs and CCFL models will shrink to 10% this year, industry sources have predicted.

Sapphire substrate quotes increase

Apr 6, 11:31

Sapphire substrates are continuing to increase in price and some suppliers have raised their April quotes for 2-inch ones to more than US$9 per piece, according to industry sources...

Price increase of utilities can fuel demand growth for renewable energy

Apr 3, 15:01

The price increase of utilities and fear of using nuclear power will benefit the growth of the solar market in the long-run, said industry sources. Grid parity will be reached sooner...

solar panel
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    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.

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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...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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    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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    CES 2011: MSI Staging tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is showcasing a concept product - the Staging, a tablet PC that features built-in micro-projector, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The tablet...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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