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Digitimes Research: Korea to ramp PWM IC production value to US$10 billion by 2022

Jul 11, 16:31

Korea plans to invest KRW323 billion (US$320 million) in R&D to ramp up the production value of its power management ICs (PWM ICs) to US$10 billion by 2022 with a 14% global market...

Korea market: Local handset vendors dominate LTE smartphone segment

Jan 20, 15:46

The launch of LTE Advanced (LTE-A) services by Korea-based telecom operators has further enhanced the leading market position of Korea-based handset vendors in their home market,...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

Solar demand in emerging Asian countries to grow by 28% annually through 2017, says Solarbuzz

Apr 2, 10:40

Solar demand from the emerging Asia Pacific and Central Asia (EAPCA) region is forecast to exceed 3GW by 2017, according to Solarbuzz. Compared to 723MW of solar demand in 2012, this...

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...

Commentary: Taiwan central bank needs to adopt necessary measures to face global currency battle

Jan 30, 11:30

The Japan government recently started its quantitative easing (QE) policies putting pressure on other Asia currencies. Taiwan's premier Sean Chen has urged Taiwan's central bank to...

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.

Digitimes Research: More offshore wind power systems in non-EU countries

Nov 14, 14:33

In the past, Europe has been the main market for offshore wind-generated electricity and about more than 50% of the systems are located in the UK. Over the past two years, a surge...

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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...

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...

Digitimes Research: Samsung LED 2012 revenues to reach KRW2.5 trillion

Sep 20, 15:50

Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electro-Mechanics each invested 50% to set up Samsung LED. In April 2012, Samsung LED merged into the Device Solutions business unit within Samsung...

Price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs drops below US$10/unit in UK

Aug 22, 01:35

Market studies show that the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs fell below an equivalent of US$10/unit in the UK in July 2012. The price of similar products has fallen below US$10/unit...

ASE to expand operations in Korea

Jun 25, 14:54

In view of the growing semiconductor industry in Korea, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is looking to expand its local factory site located in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, with...

HTC adjusts strategy for North Asia, shifting focus to Japan

Jun 6, 11:46

HTC plans to adjust its marketing strategy for North Asia and will shift its resources to focus on the fast growing smartphone market in Japan, while maintaining a basic operating...

LED light bulb price decreases steadily in September

Oct 20, 11:21

The price of LED light bulbs continued to drop steadily in September, according to LEDinside. The LED replacement for the traditional 40W incandescent light bulb saw average price...

Chip resistor maker Ralec running at full capacity

Jul 20, 15:03

Ralec Electronics has seen its plants run at full capacity, producing 15-16 million chip resistors a month, according to industry sources. The high utilization is buoyed by strong...

IC material distributor Wah Lee to tap Korea market

Newswatch - Jun 14, 16:47

Taiwan-based Wah Lee Industrial, which mainly distributes materials for semiconductors and flat-panel displays (FPDs), has announced plans to open a new branch office in South Korea...

AboCom develops smart grid devices in cooperation with China-based makers

May 14, 17:03

Taiwan-based network equipment maker AboCom System has teamed up with China-based meter companies to develop related smart grid devices targeting the Korea market.

Chinesegamer signs with Korea-based Ndoors to tap more overseas markets

May 13, 10:51

Taiwan-based Chinesegamer International has signed an agency agreement with Korea-based online gaming operator Ndoors paving the way for the local gaming software vendor to venture...

HTC and SK Telecom to co-launch two smartphones in Korea, paper says

Newswatch - May 6, 15:25

Smartphone maker High Tech Computer (HTC) will launch two smartphones, the Desire and HD2, in South Korea via SK Telecom's distribution channel in May 2010, according to a Chinese...

Samsung unveils three new digital cameras for launch in August

Aug 17, 10:40

Samsung Electronics on August 14 debuted three new digital camera models, ST500, ST550 and ST1000, for launch simultaneously in Taiwan, South Korea, the US, the UK and other main...

Global Unichip beefing up presence in China, Japan and South Korea

Jun 4, 12:18

Taiwan IC design service provider Global Unichip will strengthen its deployments in China, South Korea, Japan, Europe and Israel in 2009, according to company CEO KC Shih. Market...

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Garmin and TomTom face challenging competition in Asia

Apr 29, 12:09

While Garmin and TomTom together occupied 67% of the global shipments of portable navigation devices (PNDs) in the fourth quarter of 2008, their combined share in the Asia market...

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    Mobile + telecom | Jul 23, 21:53

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    Mobile + telecom | Jul 23, 21:37

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:53

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:37

  • Han's Laser and Goodfeel to attend Touch Taiwan 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:26

  • TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:04

  • Digitimes Research: CSOT to see increased influence in AMOLED industry

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 20:35

  • North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 20:33

  • Chassis makers doubtful about rumors Samsung to release metal chassis smartphone

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 20:07

  • PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 19:39

  • Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi ecosystem keeps expanding

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 19:09

  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 18:53

  • Peak season TV demand expected to be flat on year

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 18:51

  • LCD monitor panel prices rise on tight supply, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 18:49

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    Korea market: Android 2.0-based smartphone by Motorola

    Motorola has introduced its Motoroi Android 2.0-based smartphone to the Korea market. "We are delighted to announce Motoroi, the first Android-based phone, with SK Telecom in Korea,"...

    Photo: Company, Jan 19.

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    Samsung SNE-50K e-book reader

    Samsung Electronics has launched its first e-book reader, the SNE-50K. The 5-inch e-book reader weighs only 200g, with low power consumption that can support up to 4,230 continuous...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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