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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.

Taiwan attracts January-October foreign direct investment of over US$3.9 billion, says MOEA

Nov 21, 11:37

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,608 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.938 billion in January-October 2013, respectively...

LED lighting market value in 2014 to reach US$17.8 billion, says LEDinside

Nov 20, 15:44

According to data from LEDinside, the LED lighting market value in 2014 will come to US$17.8 billion, and the total shipments of LED lighting products will reach 1.32 billion units,...

Integrated solar PV polysilicon and wafer suppliers to drive production costs below US$0.20 per watt in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Nov 20, 15:34

Average costs for vertically integrated first-tier makers are now forecast to fall yet another 6% in 2014 to a record low of US$0.20 per watt, according to Solarbuzz. Since 2008,...

Global touch panel industry to see US$31.4 billion in revenues in 2013, says IEK

Nov 15, 15:04

The global touch panel industry is expected to bring in US$31.4 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach US$43.7 billion in 2017, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge...

Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market, says ABI Research

Nov 11, 15:39

The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently...

MediaTek to invest over US$1 billion for chipset development in 2014

Nov 6, 21:54

MediaTek is likely to spend over US$1 billion in 2014 for the development of more than 20 new chipset solutions for applications including smartphones, tablets, TVs, wireless devices...

Global chip sales hit record US$80.92 billion in 3Q13, says SIA

Nov 6, 14:37

Worldwide sales of semiconductors climbed to a record US$80.92 billion in the third quarter of 2013, up 8.4% from US$74.64 billion in the prior quarter, according to SIA.

Global digital signage market nears US$14 billion, spurred by real-time analytics in retail, says IHS

Nov 6, 14:36

The global digital signage market will grow to nearly US$14 billion by year-end with the addition of data-centric information and analytics driving up revenues, according to IHS.

Notebook touchscreen controller chip prices drop lower than US$1

Nov 4, 22:00

Notebook touchscreen controller chips have recently seen their prices drop sharply with some even reaching below US$1, down from around US$4 in July, as notebook vendors have turned...

CyberLink begins to sell products through US retail chains

Oct 29, 21:44

Taiwan-based digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink began selling its products through retail chains in the US market, including Best Buy, Office Depot, Office Max,...

Microsoft reports revenues of US$18.53 billion for 3Q13

Oct 25, 14:40

Microsoft has announced revenues of US$18.53 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Gross margin, operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter...

India IT spending to reach US$71.3 billion in 2014, says Gartner

Oct 24, 14:22

IT spending in India is projected to total US$71.3 billion in 2014, a 5.9% increase from the US$67.4 billion forecast for 2013, according to Gartner. IT services will record the strongest...

Foreign direct investment in Taiwan reaches US$3.6 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 22, 09:29

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,308 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.596 billion in January-September 2013, respectively...

TV everywhere spreads among US TV and cable networks; NBCUniversal leads, says IHS

Oct 21, 21:57

NBCUniversal leads the US TV Everywhere (TVE) effort in providing access to TV content on second screens like smartphones and tablets, while EPIX and HBO share the distinction of...

Energy storage systems for solar and wind power integration will surpass US$10 billion in annual market value by 2023, says firm

Oct 21, 15:00

Global markets boasted 51,000MW of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation capacity installed in 2012, and while some variable generation markets may slow or stall, there...

Direct current distribution networks will surpass US$24 billion in annual revenues by 2025, says firm

Oct 18, 15:04

The market for direct current (DC) distribution networks is not a single, cohesive sector. Rather, it consists of several disparate opportunities, including data centers, mobile telecommunications...

Thermal management for LEDs and power electronics grows to US$4.8 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Oct 17, 16:07

Thermal management materials for LEDs and power electronics will be a US$4.8 billion market in 2020, more than doubling from US$1.8 billion in 2013. As manufacturers look for more...

Intel reports 3Q13 revenues of US$13.5 billion

Oct 16, 15:19

Intel has reported third-quarter 2013 revenues of US$13.5 billion, operating income of US$3.5 billion, net income of US$3 billion and EPS of US$0.58. The company generated approximately...

Ruggedized PC vendors impacted by US government budget stall

Oct 16, 14:40

The suspension of the US government's budget has delayed procurement of ruggedized PCs and is expected to impact vendors' sales performance for the fourth quarter of 2013, according...

Intel plans cheap Bay Trail CPUs for 2Q14

Oct 14, 21:46

Intel is planning to release entry-level Bay Trail-based processors for the Android platform in the second quarter of 2014, according to sources from tablet players.

OEM connected car system processor market to be worth US$1.6 billion by 2020, says ABI Research

Oct 8, 15:13

ABI Research forecasts that revenues from main processors shipped in OEM-installed connected car telematics systems will increase from around US$360 million at the end of 2012 to...

VIA Telecom grants MediaTek CDMA 2000 license, says report

Newswatch - Oct 4, 14:41

VIA Telecom has granted MediaTek a license to develop and manufacture SoC solutions implementing the CDMA 2000 standard, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Countervailing duty imposed on China imports of US polysilicon may have limited impact on price, says EnergyTrend

Oct 3, 15:03

The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) recently announced that subsidies were applied to US polysilicon under investigation which led to substantive damages...

Current solar technologies are not enough to reach SunShot US$1/W installed goal, says Lux Research

Oct 2, 15:26

A look at disruptive solar innovations finds that technologies built around crystalline silicon (x-Si) modules are the most likely to find commercial success even though they will...

Semiconductor materials market to approach US$50 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Oct 2, 11:50

Given the industry's anemic performance during the first part of the year, a number of analysts have recently downgraded their 2013 semiconductor revenue forecasts to low-single digits,...

Wearable wireless device revenues to exceed US$6 billion in 2018, says ABI Research

Oct 1, 14:26

Wearable wireless device revenues will grow to exceed US$6 billion in 2018. Of the four segments tracked, sports, fitness and wellness is the largest, never dropping below 50% share...

Coupled solar and energy storage market to grow to US$2.8 billion in 2018, says Lux Research

Oct 1, 14:24

Corporates playing in the solar and energy storage segments have long dreamed of combining the two complementary technologies to differentiate products and defend margins. This symbiotic...

Remote microgrids to surpass US$8.4 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Sep 30, 14:28

Operating in isolation from the wider power grid, remote microgrids are multiplying thanks to a combination of factors that include high costs for existing energy services in many...

Apple iPhone 5s carries US$199 BOM and manufacturing cost, IHS says

Sep 26, 14:47

Apple's new flagship product- the iPhone 5s- features some cutting-edge components that represent pioneering achievements for the smartphone market while maintaining a nearly identical...

Mutto expected to sell Suzhou subsidiary for US$51 million

Sep 25, 14:56

Mutto Optronics is reportedly preparing to sell 100% of its stake in its Suzhou-based subsidiary Mutto Optronics Group in a transaction worth US$51 million.

Senao to increase investment in joint venture retail business in China

Sep 24, 11:36

Senao International, which operates a handset and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, has decided to inject an extra US$50 million into four China-based subsidiaries to expand...

Taiwan attracts January-August foreign direct investment of over US$3 billion, says MOEA

Sep 24, 11:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,027 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$3.156 billion in January-August 2013, respectively increasing...

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