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Digitimes Research: Sapphire 2-inch substrate prices to be around US$8/unit in 2013

May 9, 14:39

Over-investment has caused rising inventories in the sapphire industry. Although demand has been returning in the first-half of 2013, to reduce inventories, sapphire prices are unlikely...

LED upstream ingot output value may reach US$324 million in 2015, says Displaybank

May 7, 13:54

Output value in the LED upstream ingot segment is expected to reach US$324 million in 2015, according to market research institute Displaybank.

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

TV panel prices expected to drop US$1-2 through end of 2Q13

May 6, 22:04

TV panel prices are expected to drop about US$1-2 over the next few months due to a TV sales slowdown in the market as a result of the May 1 holiday period in China coming to an end,...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

White-box Windows 8 tablets to see ex-factory prices of US$300

Apr 26, 14:23

In view of increasing competition for 7-inch entry-level Android tablets, China-based white-box vendors will start producing Windows 8 tablets in May for launch in the third quarter,...

Solar storage market set to explode to US$19 billion in 2017, says IHS

Apr 25, 20:51

The worldwide market for solar storage is forecast to grow rapidly to reach US$19 billion in 2017, from less than US$200 million in 2012, according to IHS.

Volatility and variability define US$550 million market for uninterruptible power supplies in Middle East and Africa, says IHS

Apr 24, 21:06

After three years of declining sales of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) into the Middle East and Africa region, the market returned to growth in 2012 and is forecast to continue...

Huawei Enterprise aims at 2013 revenues of US$2.95 billion

Apr 24, 12:34

Huawei Enterprise, a business group of China-based ICT solution provider Huawei Technologies, has set target revenues of US$2.95 billion for 2013, hiking by 58.6% from 2012.

Taiwan attracts January-March foreign direct investment of over US$1.2 billion, says MOEA

Apr 23, 14:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 665 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.26 billion in January-March 2013, respectively...

PV inverter revenues expand to US$7 billion in 2012, says IHS

Apr 18, 10:49

Energized by a surge of shipments in Asia, the global PV inverter market in 2012 bucked weak worldwide solar industry conditions to expand by 5% and break the US$7 billion level for...

With Sprint Nextel bid, Dish vies for domination of burgeoning US market for multiscreen pay-TV services, says IHS

Apr 16, 15:05

Making a bid to dominate the booming US market for multiscreen pay-TV services – an area that is expected to more than triple its scope from 2012 to 2015 – Dish Networks...

Tablet sales to reach US$64 billion in 2013, up 28% as tide turns to Android, says ABI Research

Apr 15, 14:50

In 2013, approximately 150 million tablets are forecast to ship globally, which is estimated to be worth US$64 billion (up 28% from 2012) in potential end-user revenues, according...

Smartphone, tablet demand to drive small- to medium-size FPD revenues to US$71.5 billion in 2016, says DisplaySearch

Apr 15, 14:32

Demand for larger screens, higher resolution, and advanced touch functionality on smartphones and mobile PCs, in particular tablets, is expected to boost small- to medium-size flat...

PC shipments post the steepest decline ever in a single quarter, says IDC

Apr 11, 15:24

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, down 13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of 7.7%, according...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

US TV shipments expected to decline in 2013, echoing slide of 2012, says IHS

Apr 2, 20:21

US TV shipments in 2013 are forecast to decline for a second year in a row in view of continued weakness of the domestic market, but growth will resume the following year as the LCD...

QD Vision secures US$20 million to boost production of Color IQ optical components

Apr 1, 14:40

QD Vision, the manufacturer of Color IQ optical components for LCD applications, has announced it closed a US$20 million round of financing that will be used to further expand high...

MediaTek appoints new head of US corporate marketing

Newswatch - Mar 29, 13:58

MediaTek has announced that it has appointed Mohit Bhushan as vice president and general manager of corporate marketing, in the US. In his new role, Bhushan will lead corporate marketing...

TSMC sets price for US$1.5 billion bond issue

Mar 28, 14:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on March 28 that the company has priced an offering of senior unsecured notes, which is expected to close on April 3, 20...

Taiwan attracts January-February foreign direct investment of over US$853 million, says MOEA

Mar 21, 14:06

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 380 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$853.8 million in January-February, respectively...

Daxin to invest US$147 million to expand LCD and touch panel material production

Mar 21, 11:52

Daxin Materials, a Taiwan-based design house of specialty materials used in TFT-LCD and touch panels, is planning to invest NT$4.4 billion (US$147.7 million) to construct a new plant...

Daxin chairman Lin Zhengyi

Samsung Galaxy S4 carries US$236 bill of materials, IHS teardown reveals

Mar 20, 13:45

The HSPA+ version of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 smartphone carries a US$236 bill of materials (BOM), up significantly from the Galaxy S3, due to major upgrades in the display,...

Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

Tablets will generate 35% of US$25 billion app revenues in 2013, says ABI Research

Mar 13, 15:00

Tablet apps will generate US$8.8 billion in revenues in 2013, compared to the US$16.4 billion expected from smartphone apps, according to ABI Research. Of the combined US$25 billion,...

LED TVs become more price competitive in the US, says IHS

Mar 13, 14:46

A nearly 40% plunge in pricing during the last three years has made LCD TVs featuring LED backlight technology more cost competitive against TVs using older lighting technology, and...

US consumers gain interest in TVs featuring 3D display and Internet connectivity, says IHS

Mar 7, 13:39

For years, US consumers have had three simple criteria when buying a TV: price, size and picture quality, according to research firm IHS. While those factors remain, American television...

Samsung may invest US$107 million in Sharp

Mar 6, 15:42

Samsung Electronics may invest JPY10 billion (US$107 million) in Sharp, according to industry rumors.

Advantech targets US$1 billion revenues in 2013

Mar 1, 15:34

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Advantech has announced 2012 total consolidated revenues of NT$27.552 billion (US$930 million), representing an on-year growth of 4.2% compared...

Digitimes Research: US, India continue to promote solar with policies

Feb 27, 14:16

As solar markets in Europe are growing slowly, emerging solar markets have become the focus.

MWC 2013: Asustek announces Fonepad priced at US$249

Feb 26, 19:09

Asustek Computer has announced several new products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 including the Fonepad, a handset tablet; the PadFone Infinity, the latest model of its PadFone...

TPK in talks about possible US$1 billion capital expenditure, say sources

Feb 26, 16:00

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK is planning to budget NT$30 billion (US$1 billion) for capital expenditure in 2013 in order to ramp up production for its touch screen products...

Tablet gamers to spend over US$3 billion on In-App purchases in 2016, finds Juniper Research

Feb 22, 11:15

The rapid take-up of tablets, combined with the growing acceptance of in-game purchasing and virtual currencies will result in an estimated US$3.03 billion of sales in 2016, reaching...

Taiwan attracts January foreign direct investment of nearly US$390 million, says MOEA

Feb 21, 11:00

Taiwan approved 218 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$389.1 million in January, respectively increasing by 37.11% and by 30.07% on year, according...

Mainstream tablets 7-inch at US$199, say Taiwan makes

Feb 19, 20:37

Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD have reshuffled the global tablet market and consequently 7-inch with a price cap of US$199 has become the mainstream standard for tablets,...

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    Before Going to Press | 3h 19min ago

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  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

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    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

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