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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...

Global LED light bulb prices continue to drop

Apr 1, 11:03

Global LED light bulb retail prices in February 2013 continued to fall, and in particular, retail prices of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 8.2% to US$17.8/unit, according to studies...

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Digitimes Research: South Korea sets 2013 new solar installation target at 230MW

Mar 19, 11:17

In the beginning of 2012, the South Korea government adopted the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy. Due to falling prices of related equipment, firms have been participating...

Korea FTC OKs MediaTek, MStar merger

Mar 18, 21:25

South Korea's antitrust agency Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved MediaTek's proposal to merge with MStar Semiconductor, according to the companies.

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Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

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Europe polysilicon makers seeking cooperation with Taiwan solar wafer makers

Feb 27, 14:29

To avoid possible tariffs imposed by China, Europe-based polysilicon firms have been reportedly seeking cooperation with Taiwan-based solar wafer makers. Solar firms noted that the...

Commentary: Solar cells are the most likely casualties in trade war

Feb 26, 11:36

The effect of the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-made solar cells has been questioned especially when China-based solar firms are now able to buy solar...

South Korea sapphire makers to benefit from Rubicon-LG Innotek contract termination

Feb 22, 11:29

US-based sapphire substrate maker Rubicon has announced fourth-quarter 2012 revenues with on-quarter increase. However, the contract between Rubicon and Korea-based LG Innotek ended...

Largan lands handset lens module orders from South Korea

Feb 1, 11:07

Taiwan-based Largan Precision has, for the first time, obtained orders for lens modules from a South Korea-based smartphone vendor, company CEO Lin En-ping said at a January 31 investors...

Digitimes Research: Korea LED lighting firms Kumho and Posco see significant revenues growth in 2012

Jan 18, 11:50

South Korea-based tier-two LED lighting firms Kumho Electric and Posco LED saw 2012 revenues grow 121% and 184% respectively on year.

Polysilicon firm OCI sees net loss for first time in 3Q12

Dec 24, 09:40

When the solar industry was experiencing a boom before 2010, many firms were attracted to enter the market and began massive investments, causing an oversupply which has seen many...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Taiwan-based LED firms should build brands, says Everlight chairman

Nov 30, 11:11

Taiwan-based LED makers should build LED lighting brands or else the LED market will be dominated by China- and South Korea-based firms, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Everli...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aggressively promotes LED commercialization policies

Nov 8, 14:40

To promote the commercialization of LED lighting, South Korea's Knowledge Economy Ministry announced in 2006 a "15/30" plan, which means to achieve 30% LED lighting commercialization...

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