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Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

Worldwide revenues from small and medium wind power systems expected to reach nearly US$2.4 billion by 2023, says firm

Mar 11, 15:05

Fueled by the spread of innovative financing programs centered around the leasing model, growth in the installation of small and medium wind power systems is accelerating. In the...

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

Vehicle-grid integration service revenues expected to reach nearly US$21 million by 2024, says Navigant

Mar 10, 15:10

Today's plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) represent a significant increase in electricity demand that, if unmanaged, could cause problems with distribution-level transformers and could...

Commercial building automation system revenues expected to total more than US$713 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 6, 14:11

The opportunities presented by analyzing the vast amounts of data that building automation systems (BASs) can collect are accelerating their adoption across the commercial building...

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

Revenues from energy efficient building products and services expected to total more than US$4.3 billion from 2015-2023, says Navigant

Mar 4, 15:39

Current building stock accounts for a substantial amount of global energy use, putting increased pressure on governments and corporations alike to reduce their carbon footprints and...

Home energy management revenues expected to total more than US$22 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 3, 14:24

Shortly after Google purchased Nest Labs in January 2014, home energy management (HEM) stakeholders began reporting increased market activity, as the acquisition signaled to vendors,...

MediaTek founds investment arm with US$300 million

Mar 2, 14:52

MediaTek has announced the launch of MediaTek Ventures – a new strategic investment arm within the company. Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, MediaTek Ventures will initially...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2015 valued at nearly US$30 billion

Feb 25, 15:14

The global LED lighting market value in 2015 is estimated at US$29.908 billion, increasing on year by 24.8% and accounting for 27.2% of the 2015 global market value for all lighting...

Revenues from electric vehicle charging services expected to reach US$2.9 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 25, 14:55

The market for plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging equipment (also known as electric vehicle supply equipment, or EVSE) is expanding, while experiencing predictable growing pains...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$313 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 24, 19:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 277 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$313.16 million in January 2015, increasing...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Feb 24, 10:53

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment rose to 1.03 in January 2015 from 0.99 in the prior month.

Four more Taiwan PV makers to tap US market

Feb 16, 15:52

In addition to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries which has marketed own-brand PV modules in the US market, Taiwan-based PV module makers Win Win...

Smart city technology market expected to be worth more than US$27.5 billion annually by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 13, 14:58

The smart city concept is a framing device for many of society's most important conversations about globalization, technology, and the environment, which is driving investment across...

PV installation capacity in Japan may fall in 2015, 2016

Feb 12, 12:03

As the Japan government is set to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations with installation capacities of at least 10KWp from JYP32 (US$0.27)/kWh currently to JPY25-29/kWh...

Worldwide revenues from utility distribution microgrids expected to exceed US$3 billion by 2023, says Navigant

Feb 11, 14:10

Major power outages caused by extreme weather, along with the spread of distributed, renewable energy resources, have set the stage for regulatory reforms that are likely to enable...

Qualcomm fined US$975 million by China's NDRC, but relieved investigation is over

Feb 10, 17:10

Qualcomm has announced that it reached a resolution with China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) regarding the NDRC's investigation of Qualcomm under China's Anti-Monopoly...

Revenues from materials for advanced batteries expected to total more than US$132 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Feb 6, 14:52

Since 1991, when the first mass-produced lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries emerged, the market for advanced batteries and shipments of materials used to manufacture them has steadily...

SerComm aims at 2015 revenues of US$1 billion

Feb 6, 11:48

Networking/communication device maker SerComm hit record consolidated revenues of NT$23.2 billion (US$756 million) for 2014 and aims at consolidated revenues of US$1 billion for 2015,...

Taiwan market: Samsung cuts 55-inch Ultra HD TV pricing below US$1,000

Feb 4, 20:49

Samsung Electronics is holding sales events in Taiwan to promote Ultra HD TVs, with 55-inch units now being sold for just under NT$30,000 (US$1,000), according to local retailers.

Taiwan makers warned not to export B-grade solar cells, PV modules to US

Feb 2, 15:09

Considering that the US government in 2016 will review anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-made crystalline silicon solar cells, experts in the PV industry in Taiwan are warning...

Prices for non-China/Taiwan-made solar cells fall

Jan 28, 11:36

As the US Department of Commerce reduced the average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 from 30% to 17.50% at a review in early...

Taiwan solar cell makers set to lose US market

Jan 27, 11:46

Taiwan-based solar cell makers are poised to lose the US market in 2015, as a result of anti-dumping tariffs to be imposed on them starting from February.

Global display module output increases 5% in 2014 to over US$82 billion, says PIDA

Jan 26, 15:44

The global display module output value in 2014 reached US$82.59 billion, up about 5% from US$78.88 billion in 2013, according to Taiwan-based Photonics Industry & Technology Development...

About 70% of Taiwan PV makers to temporarily quit US market due to ITC judgment

Jan 26, 12:29

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has judged that imported PV products from China and Taiwan have been substantially detrimental to the US PV industry and consequently,...

Prices for 256GB SSDs to fall below US$70, says Apacer executive

Jan 22, 19:13

Prices for 256GB SSDs will likely fall below US$70 in the second half of 2015, while prices for 128GB drives will reach a sweet spot of US$40, according to Apacer Technology general...

JDI to expand vehicle display production in Taiwan

Jan 22, 13:57

Japan Display (JDI) has announced it will invest NT$800 million (US$25.44 million) in Taiwan-based subsidiary Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics to expand production for vehicle panel modu...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.7 billion in 2014, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:58

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,577 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$5.770 billion in 2014, respectively increasing 11.57%...

Panel makers aim to land orders for China vendors' US$80 smartphones

Jan 19, 21:33

Price competition is intensifying in the handset panel segment as makers attempt to increase orders from China vendors for units priced CNY500 (US$80) and below.

China to purchase at least US$4.5 billion in panels in 2015, says TAITRA

Jan 19, 10:56

China is expected to purchase at least US$4.5 billion worth of panels from Taiwan in 2015, according to Francis Liang Kuo-hsin, chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council...

China makers plan to offer 260W PV modules in US

Jan 16, 11:04

First-tier China-based solar firms plan to offer 260W PV modules in the US market tro replace 250W models which were the mainstream power output in 2014, according to industry sources...

Revenues from distributed energy storage systems expected to exceed US$16.5 billion by 2024, says Navigant

Jan 14, 23:05

One of the fastest-growing markets for energy storage globally, distributed energy storage is the focus of rapid innovation and intense competition. In particular, residential and...

China PV module makers to regain price competitiveness in US market

Jan 13, 11:16

With the US government having almost halved the 2012-set average antitrust tariff rates for PV modules imported from China, China-based PV module makers are expected to regain their...

Fingerprint sensor prices likely to fall below US$5 in 2015, say sources

Jan 9, 14:20

With China- and Taiwan-based suppliers eager to expand their presence, prices of fingerprint sensors are likely to fall below US$5 in 2015, according to industry sources.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.