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LGD said to have sold joint venture to Compal

Sep 16, 12:09

LG Display has reportedly begun giving up its unprofitable joint ventures and has sold its stake in Lucom Display Technology, a joint venture with Compal Electronics, to the Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: South Korea 2Q14 memory production value hits record

Aug 12, 20:23

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix posted total production value of KRW10.73 trillion (US$10.41 billion) for DRAM and NAND flash in the second quarter of 2014, the highest quarterly...

Digitimes Research: South Korea ambitious in boosting 3D printing

Aug 7, 10:49

The South Korea government has been actively promoting development of the 3D printing industry, aiming to hike South Korea's 3D printing patents as a percentage of those around the...

Competition for notebook panels may heat up due to South Korea makers increasing output, say Taiwan makers

Jul 28, 21:27

While global supply of notebook panels has been tight or short because demand has been larger than originally expected, South Korea-based makers have adjusted capacity from making...

South Korea makers still developing OLED TV panels

Jul 18, 10:26

While Samsung Electronics is focusing on Ultra HD TVs instead of OLED TVs, South Korea-based panel makers have been developing OLED TV panels with Ultra HD resolution, according to...

Japan, South Korea makers talking with Taiwan solar cell makers for cooperation

Jul 8, 12:00

Japan- and South Korea-based PV makers, in an attempt to export in-house-made PV modules to the US market following US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariff rates on PV products...

South Korea suppliers competing in Taiwan PV material market

Jul 4, 10:43

Samsung C&T's subsidiary in Taiwan began selling crystalline silicon wafers, conductive pastes, components and materials used in making solar cells andmodules in the local market...

Digitimes Research: South Korea eyes AP development; pushing for mid-range market initially

Jun 25, 15:34

South Korea paid about KRW350 billion (US$342.81 million) in royalties to ARM for AP licensing in 2012, up significantly from KRW180 billion in 2008 and the fee is expected to rise...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees increasing semiconductor exports to Vietnam

Jun 12, 15:28

As labor costs in China are gradually rising, IT players have started turning to establish production lines in Vietnam, increasing the country's demand for upstream semiconductors...

Global flat-panel TV shipments enjoy sound growth in 1Q14; South Korea tops field, says IHS

Jun 12, 14:07

Worldwide shipments of flat-panel TVs rose convincingly in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, a stronger-than-expected showing that puts the industry on...

Ultra HD TV panels hit 1 million in shipments in March, says IHS

May 16, 12:21

The market for Ultra HD TV panels reached a significant new benchmark in March 2014 when global shipments exceeded one million units for the first time, driven by vastly increased...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value edges up slightly in 1Q14

May 15, 14:32

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry edged up 1.7% sequentially to KRW9.92 trillion (US$9.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, driven by a sequential 20%...

Taiwan electric vehicle supply chain faces competition from South Korea, says Fukuta chairman

Apr 11, 16:04

While Taiwan-based makers have formed quite a complete supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs), South Korea-based makers are competing for orders from EV vendors, according to chairman...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aims to acquire 40% share in wearable device market by 2020

Mar 12, 14:58

As demand for smartphones and tablets is gradually approaching saturation with related shipment growths slowing down, vendors have been aggressively seeking new growth drivers. Wearable...

China maintains antidumping tariffs on polysilicon imports from US, Korea

Jan 21, 14:09

China's Ministry of Commerce has announced its final decision to maintain the antidumping tariff rates meted out in July 2013 against solar-grade polysilicon produced by some US-...

Digitimes Research: Korea tablet market being impacted by phablet products

Jan 3, 15:04

South Korea's tablet shipments have been dropping after reaching a peak in 2011 due to the rapid appearance of large-size smartphones and phablets, which are gradually replacing consumer...

Digitimes Research: South Korea government to invest nearly US$200 million in local touch panel industry

Jan 3, 11:58

South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) will invest in the nation's touch panel industry and has set up a plan that will bump up South Korea's global touch panel market...

Taiwan makers ramp up PCB production in 3Q13, says IEK

Nov 29, 15:34

The production value of PCBs rolled out by Taiwan-based makers in Taiwan and China totaled NT$138.1 billion (US$4.65 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, up 14% sequentially and...

Samsung to launch dual-screen flip smartphone in South Korea, China, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 21:03

Samsung Electronics will launch a flip-type smartphone equipped with two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED touch screens and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.7GHz quad-core processor in South Korea...

China antidumping tariffs to have limited impact on polysilicon pricing, says IHS

Jul 31, 12:24

China's move to slap retaliatory antidumping tariffs on solar polysilicon imported from the US and South Korea will cause only a slight increase in domestic pricing for the material,...

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

Digitimes Research: South Korea firms mixed on solar business developments

Jun 18, 16:45

The solar market seemed promising for South Korea-based big enterprises such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. However, continuous loss has pushed these firms to modify the business str...

LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge

Jun 17, 10:33

South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...

Digitimes Research: South Korea accounts for 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012

Jun 11, 12:45

South Korea was responsible for over 97% of AMOLED panel sales in 2012 largely due to panel makers in the nation cooperating with AMOLED material and equipment providers both in and...

Commentary: Samsung deepens cooperation with Microsoft, paving way to notebook market

Jun 10, 15:49

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics supplies key components such as panels to Microsoft while developing new notebooks using Microsoft's operating systems. Samsung can use discounts...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan MOCVD capacity to account for 28% of global total in 2013

Jun 10, 12:18

Global MOCVD equipment capacity is still in oversupply while prices of LED light bulbs continue to fall. Among all global operational MOCVD tools, Taiwan-based makers account for...

China anti-dumping duties to drive up solar polysilicon devices, says IHS

Jun 7, 10:25

China's pending move to slap anti-dumping tariffs on imported solar polysilicon from key countries will generate a surge in pricing for this key raw material in June and July, but...

Digitimes Research: May LED light bulb prices fall in Japan

Jun 6, 15:14

In May, prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs in Japan were on average JPY1,719/unit (US$17.32/unit) and JPY2,350/unit, respectively. May prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED...

Digitimes Research: South Korea display equipment firms to see rising revenues in 2013

May 31, 11:33

For the third consecutive year, AMOLED capex at South Korea-based Samsung Display will exceed LCD panel capex in 2013. Samsung Display has been investing in OLED production and increasingly...

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor may see 2013 revenues up 40.3% on year

May 24, 11:26

Revenues for South Korea-based LED firms have been rising due to the introduction of affordable LED direct-type TVs and lighting products since 2012. Digitimes Research expects strong...

Digitimes Research: LED light bulb prices in Japan fall in April

May 10, 15:56

April 2013 prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs in Japan were JPY1,743/unit (US$17.25/unit) and JPY2,357/unit, respectively, showing an on-month decrease of 4% and 12.5%,...

Digitimes Research: Sapphire 2-inch substrate prices to be around US$8/unit in 2013

May 9, 14:39

Over-investment has caused rising inventories in the sapphire industry. Although demand has been returning in the first-half of 2013, to reduce inventories, sapphire prices are unlikely...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

OCI cancels polysilicon supply contracts with Suntech

Apr 30, 10:39

South Korea-based solar material provider OCI has terminated two supply contracts with China-based Wuxi Suntech Power and one supply contract with Suntech International. OCI noted...

Samsung to launch Galaxy S4 at end of April in 50 countries

Apr 18, 21:46

Samsung Electronics plans to introduce its Galaxy S4 at the end of April in 50 countries and sources from the supply chain predict shipments in the first month will be close to 10...

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  • Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee brace for strong sales in 4Q14

    Bits + chips | 21min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers plan to further develop on-cell touch for large-size applications

    Displays | 51min ago

  • China turns out 18.0GWp of solar-grade silicon wafers in 1H14, says CPIA

    Green energy | 1h 10min ago

  • Taiwan TV panel makers see orders surge as China vendors slash TV prices

    Displays | 1h 12min ago

  • China market: Leading smartphone vendors beefing up retail, online marketing

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 45min ago

  • Spansion inks cross licensing agreement with Winbond

    Bits + chips | 1h 55min ago

  • Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

    Green energy | 1h 58min ago

  • TSMC confident of keeping global market share of over 80% for 28nm processes in 2015, says CFO

    Bits + chips | 2h 8min ago

  • Mid-range handset sales spur HD panel demand

    Displays | 2h 28min ago

  • China market: HTC to launch smartphone Desire 820

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 21:38

  • TSMC starts using electric shuttle buses in Hsinchu Science Park

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:36

  • Digitimes Research: Intel cooperation with Fossil to develop smartwatches will help expand influence in wearables market

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:19

  • Apple Watch along with other smartwatches will spur a new wave of wearables demand

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:18

  • Foxconn refers labor dispute at Brazil factory to arbitration court

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:15

  • Taiwan market: Digital camera sales value in 2014 estimated at NT$6-7 billion, say retail channels

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:14

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom lowers 300M/100M FTTH price

    Before Going to Press | Sep 18, 20:10

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