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Impact of US anti-dumping probe to show in May, say Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 5, 12:36

The impact of the US anti-dumping investigation of Taiwan-based makers who supply solar cells to China-based PV module makers is expected to start showing in May, according to industry...

Prices for solar-grade silicon wafers may rise to US$1.15 in 2Q14, says Gigastorage chairman

Mar 4, 15:16

If spot market prices for polysilicon rise to US$23-24/kg in the second quarter of 2014, then quotes for a solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer are likely to be hiked to US$1.15,...

PTI to pay Tessera US$196 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Feb 27, 15:54

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with...

Sony Electronics to close 20 US stores affecting 1,000 employees

Feb 27, 12:13

Sony Electronics has announced plans to close 20 of its US stores, and eliminate one-third or 1,000 of its US employees, by the end of 2014.

ASE to pay US$30 million to Tessera to settle patent case

Feb 26, 15:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that the company will pay Tessera a total of US$30 million to...

Is a US$25 smartphone possible?

Feb 25, 15:31

Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicked off with a bang, with Mozilla announcing a US$25 smartphone built around a turnkey solution that features silicon from China-based Spreadtrum and...

Advanced content recommendations to reach 75% of US Pay TV households by 2018, says ABI Research

Feb 25, 15:22

Consumer exposure to advanced recommendation engines will grow to reach 75% of Pay TV households on multi-screen services and 55% on set-top boxes (STBs) in North America by 2018,...

AMD reportedly moves desktop headquarters to China to strengthen competitiveness

Feb 24, 21:47

AMD has reportedly moved its desktop business headquarters from the US to Beijing, China and has also assigned its desktop business general manager Steven Liu to the new office with...

Mozilla, Spreadtrum partner to deliver US$25 smartphone

Feb 24, 14:54

Mozilla and Spreadtrum Communications announced on February 23 that they have teamed up to deliver turnkey Firefox OS reference designs with Spreadtrum's entry-level smartphone chi...

Dell to shift PC R&D resources from US to Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:21

Dell is reducing PC R&D resources at its development center in Austin, Texas and will shift the resources to its Taiwan development center, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Direct current power supply equipment for commercial buildings will reach US$2.8 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 21, 11:07

Deployed in commercial buildings and campus microgrids, direct current (DC) power supply equipment reduces the number of required conversions between alternating current (AC) and...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment over US$325 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 274 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$325.24 million in January 2014, respectively...

Taiwan solar cell makers can bear up to 15% US anti-dumping tax

Feb 20, 11:34

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has started an anti-dumping investigation of China- and Taiwan-based solar players and is expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping tariffs...

Taiwan cell makers looking to answer charges in US PV anti-dumping probe

Feb 18, 13:58

A US anti-dumping investigation is targeting PV modules imported from China. However, because Taiwan crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally are suppliers for China-based...

US TV market shrinks 9% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 10, 15:49

The US TV market fell 9% in 2013 despite the usual last-minute rally during the holiday season in the fourth quarter, which failed to compensate for low demand throughout the year,...

Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in Indonesia in 3-5 years

Feb 10, 14:45

Foxconn Electronics will invest a planned US$1 billion in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia, over the next three to five years, according to the company.

Energy harvesting systems will reach nearly US$375 million in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 7, 12:18

Energy harvesting systems, which convert ambient energy to usable electrical energy, offer an attractive alternative to battery power for portable devices. Using a variety of energy...

90 million wearable computing devices to be shipped in 2014, says ABI Research

Feb 6, 16:04

Wearable technology will be characterized by the diversity of products, but only the product categories with a clear use-case and therefore target audience will succeed. ABI Research...

Solar-grade wafer prices to rise to US$1.15-1.20, says Gigastorage chairman

Jan 27, 10:27

International prices for a solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$1.06 currently and are expected to rise to US$1.15-1.20 in February, according to chairman Chen...

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...

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