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Lenovo to buy IBM x86 server business for US$2.3 billion

Jan 24, 11:09

Lenovo and IBM have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to acquire IBM's x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers...

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-...

Shipments of communications nodes for commercial building automation systems to surpass US$380 million by 2021, says firm

Jan 21, 14:03

Integrated building management and building automation systems (BASs) rely on networks of sensors, switches, fans, alarms, and other devices, along with powerful software tools, to...

Taiwan sees US$4.9 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,206 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.933 billion in 2013, respectively increasing by 17.09%...

GLT to issue US$30 million cash expenditures in early 2014

Jan 20, 22:30

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) will reportedly issue a US$30 million cash expenditure in early 2014.

US weather and China labor shortages to cause 20% decline in notebook shipments

Jan 20, 22:25

Global notebook shipments in the first quarter may drop 10-20% sequentially because of weather hazards in the US and labor shortages in China, according to sources from the upstream...

LED and visible light communications could be key to unlocking US$5 billion indoor location market, says ABI Research

Jan 15, 14:50

While the indoor location market is relatively nascent, companies are already aggressively addressing next-generation, high accuracy (sub-5m) technologies to ensure they are best...

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

Semiconductor packaging materials market to approach US$21 billion by 2017, says SEMI

Jan 14, 14:00

The market for semiconductor packaging materials, including thermal interface materials, is expected to maintain its US$20 billion value through 2017 despite shifts away from the...

Microgrid market will reach nearly US$20 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Jan 10, 14:34

During the last few years, the pace of microgrid deployment has accelerated rapidly around the world, in a variety of application segments. Now, the industry is moving into the next...

Record 2013 solar PV installations promotes US to strongest market outside Asia-Pacific, says Solarbuzz

Jan 10, 14:31

New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US reached a record 4.2GW during 2013. Since 2012, the US market has grown 15%, making it the leading solar market outside the Asia-Pacific...

Potential net-energy metering rollbacks will not impact solar markets in the US during 2014, says IHS

Jan 7, 15:48

Despite efforts from some US states to re-evaluate their net-energy metering (NEM) policies, the impact of any potential changes on the US photovoltaics (PV) industry is expected...

Utility spending on smart grid IT systems to reach nearly US$20 billion by 2022, says firm

Jan 7, 15:30

The expectations for the many smart grid projects that have rolled out over the last few years are high. Yet, without intelligence and systems that know what to do with the data generated,...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

Samsung to flood market with tablets in 2014; to offer new 7-inch tablet at US$129

Jan 6, 13:32

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to flood the tablet market with several different sized models including 7-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch in 2014 and will price its new 7-inch model,...

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China LED lighting market to more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017, says Lux Research

Jan 3, 12:33

China's LED lighting market will more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017 from US$3.1 billion, as ongoing urbanization, local energy savings targets, and price cuts make the technology...

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...

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

Solar wafer prices rise to nearly US$1, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 31, 11:33

Quotes for a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer have risen to US$0.98-0.99 due to strong demand and those for a high-efficiency wafer have exceeded US$1, according to Chinese-language...

Intel to display latest IT products from partners at CES 2014; updates tablet roadmaps

Dec 30, 23:14

Intel is preparing to display Intel-based notebooks, 2-in-1 devices and tablets, from its partners at CES 2014, which will be hosted from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, and the CPU giant...

Intel 8-core Haswell-E processors to release in 3Q14 with prices around US$1,000

Dec 25, 22:21

Intel is set to release its first eight-core processors for desktops, the Haswell-E series in the third quarter of 2014 priced at around US$1,000. The new series will succeed the...

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.2 billion, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:24

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,862 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.243 billion in January-November 2013,...

Big Data technology and service market expected to grow to US$32.4 billion in 2017, says IDC

Dec 19, 15:55

IDC has forecast that the Big Data technology and services market will grow at a 27% CAGR to US$32.4 billion through 2017 – or about six times the growth rate of the overall...

Public cloud services in MENA region on pace to total US$534 million in 2013, says Gartner

Dec 19, 15:34

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 24.1% in 2013 to total US$534 million, an increase of US$103 million from the...

Avago to buy LSI to enter storage chip market

Dec 17, 15:29

Avago Technologies has announced plans to acquire LSI for US$11.15 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at US$6.6 billion.

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED value estimated over US$12.7 billion in 2014

Dec 13, 10:55

Global production of high-brightness LED chips in 2014 will reach a total value of US$12.743 billion, increasing 129% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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US market: Motorola employs aggressive pricing to boost sales

Dec 9, 12:13

Motorola Mobility has adopted a more aggressive pricing strategy to push sales of its smartphones in the US, aiming to compete more effectively against rivals such as LG Electronics...

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Toshiba to acquire assets of OCZ for US$35 million

Dec 4, 15:51

Toshiba has entered into an agreement with OCZ Technology to acquire substantially all of OCZ's SSD business, according to the Japan-based company. The transaction will be completed...

HVDC electricity transmission technology revenues will total nearly US$57 billion from 2013-2020, says firm

Nov 27, 14:40

Since the advent of the electricity grid, most grids have been built using alternating current (AC) transmission systems. At present, however, driven by growth in electricity demand,...

Intel to offer US$1 billion marketing subsidies to promote tablet processors in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Nov 27, 14:21

Intel will offer marketing subsidies of US$1 billion to encourage tablet vendors to adopt its processors in 2014 and thereby aims to ship 60 million tablet processors for the year,...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

US solar PV pipeline grows to 43GW; enough to power more than 6 million households, says Solarbuzz

Nov 26, 14:07

The pipeline of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects awaiting completion within the US has grown by 7% during the past 12 months, and now exceeds 43GW, which is enough to power more than...

Foxconn to invest US$40 million in Pennsylvania

Nov 25, 10:30

Taiwan-based Foxconn Group will invest US$40 million in Pennsylvania, the US, over two years, according to group president Terry Guo.

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Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers rise to US$0.94, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 11:38

Prices for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$0.94/wafer due to tight supply, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) has cited Taiwan-based...

US fab tool book-to-bill rises above parity, says SEMI

Nov 21, 14:10

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment rose to 1.05 in October 2013 from 0.97 in the prior month.

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  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 20min ago

  • TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

    Bits + chips | 3h 32min ago

  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

    Bits + chips | 5h 28min ago

  • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 4h 8min ago

  • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

    Before Going to Press | 4h 10min ago

  • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

    Before Going to Press | 4h 23min ago

  • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 4h 34min ago

  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

    Before Going to Press | 4h 34min ago

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | 4h 35min ago

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | 4h 37min ago

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 4h 37min ago

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 5h 46min ago

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 47min ago

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | 5h 55min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | 6h 9min ago

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 6h 11min ago

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | 6h 12min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h 12min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | 6h 13min ago

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 6h 14min ago

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