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Retrofit 60W LED light bulb pricing to drop below US$10/unit

Feb 6, 21:49

Due to rapid price drops, market observers believe the price of 60W retrofit LED light bulbs is likely to drop below US$10/unit in 2013.

China polysilicon price may return to US$20-21/kg due to trade investigation, says SAS chairman

Feb 5, 10:35

MK Lu, chairman of Taiwan-based Sino-American Sapphire (SAS) stated that the price of polysilicon is likely to return to a reasonable level in China because China's government may...

CPT reports US$155 million in January 2013 revenues, up 40.5% on year

Feb 4, 21:49

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has reported NT$4.6 billion (US$155 million) in January 2013 revenues, up 12.5% on month and 40.5% on year, due to strong shipments for small- to medium-size...

US IPTV growth decelerates in 4Q12, says IHS

Feb 1, 15:31

The growth of the US Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) market continued to decelerate in the fourth quarter of 2012, due to the impact of hurricane Sandy and the slowing expansion...

Ibase lands digital signage orders from US, Japan, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 29, 14:41

Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker Ibase Technology has obtained an order for 500-800 digital signage sets from a US-based fast food chain operator, with shipments scheduled...

Acer considering selling Chromebook in countries outside the US

Jan 28, 23:06

Seeing its Chromebook products enjoy better-than-expected sales in the US, Acer is currently considering to sell the products in other mature markets outside the US, according to...

TPK to invest US$400 million to set up touch panel factory in China, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 24, 11:16

Taiwan-based touch panel maker TPK Holding will invest US$400 million to establish a subsidiary, TPK Touch Solutions (Pingtan), in southeastern China to produce touch panels, according...

Teco aims for US$345 million in home electronics revenues during 2013

Jan 22, 11:50

Sales from frequency conversion air conditioners used in the commercial segment are expected to help Teco reach its targeted revenues of NT$1 billion (US$345 million) within the home...

Taiwan attracts 2012 foreign direct investment of nearly US$5.6 billion, says MOEA

Jan 22, 11:16

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,738 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$5.559 billion in 2012, respectively increasing 19.93%...

Innolux prices equity offering of US$504.1 million

Jan 18, 14:36

Innolux Corporation has successfully priced a NT$14.6 billion (US$504.1 million) offering, representing 1.12 billion shares through Global Depositary Receipts (GDR), and a concurrent...

Innolux to invest over US$172 million in expanding operations

Jan 15, 21:02

Innolux Corporation has announced that it will invest approximately NT$5 billion (US$172.65 million) in expanding R&D and automation at its Tainan-based operations in Southwestern...

China-based makers to hike polysilicon spot prices to US$17/kg in early February

Jan 11, 11:52

As the China government is likely to announce anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs on polysilicon imported from Europe, the US and South Korea with a retroactive period of 30 days...

2013 China solar demand to provide US$3 billion for balance-of-systems suppliers, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 9, 15:11

Revenues of CNY19.5 billion (US$3.1 billion) will be available to solar PV balance-of-systems suppliers in the Chinese solar market for 2013, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

Globalfoundries to build US$2 billion R&D center in New York

Jan 9, 11:57

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest nearly US$2 billion to build a technology development center at its Fab 8 campus in Saratoga County, New York. The facility will increase...

RIM, Huawei, ZTE, Pantech likely to score more points in US smartphone market, say sources

Jan 8, 15:15

A number of smartphone brands will try to ramp up their market share in the US in 2013, with LG Electronics expected to exert more efforts to maintain its third-ranked vendor position...

32-inch TV panels drop US$2 in price

Jan 7, 16:29

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have recently seen a 1% or US$2 decline due to TV vendors slowing down orders and preparing for new TV arrivals in the beginning of the second quarter...

Diodes to acquire BCD Semi for US$151 million

Jan 3, 14:41

Diodes, a manufacturer and supplier of application-specific standard products within the discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, has announced that the company entered into...

Apple reportedly to move Mac mini production line to the US

Dec 26, 21:22

Apple is reportedly set to move its Mac mini production lines back to the US with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to be responsible of handling establishment, according...

Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar demand continues to rise in 3Q12

Dec 25, 11:04

With solar programs in Europe continuing to stimulate demand in the second half of 2012, total installations in Germany for the first three quarters of 2012 were close to 6.2GW, and...

BOE signs US$5.26 billion agreement with China government to construct new 8.5G line

Dec 24, 22:42

China-based panel maker BOE has officially signed an investment agreement with the Chongqing Municipal Government to jointly invest CNY$32.8 billion (US$5.26 billion) in constructing...

Acer to launch US$99 7-inch tablet, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 15:52

Acer will launch a 7-inch Android tablet for sale at only US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

TSMC could build new fabs anywhere, says chairman

Dec 21, 15:20

In response to rumors that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) could follow Globalfoundries in building a wafer fab in New York, TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang has...

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Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.6 billion

Dec 21, 11:03

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,450 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.629 billion in January-November 2012,...

Taiwan Bureau of Energy to help solar firms develop US, Thailand markets

Dec 19, 21:36

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy plans to hold a business conference regarding Taiwan-based firms developing markets such as the US and Thailand on December 21, 2012.

Prices for 60W-replacement LED bulbs expected to fall to US$10 in 1H13, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 21:30

Prices for LED light bulbs to replace 60W incandescent bulbs are expected to keep falling from an average of US$30 in November 2012 to as low as US$10 in the first half of 2013, according...

Global display market worth US$164 billion by 2017, says MarketsandMarkets

Dec 11, 21:37

The total global display market is expected to reach US$164.24 billion by 2017, at a CAGR of 3.1% from 2012 to 2017, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets.

Notebook panel prices drop by US$2-3 in 4Q12

Dec 11, 14:24

Notebook panels sized 13- to 17-inch have dropped in price by 2-3% or US$1 so far in the fourth quarter of 2012 due to declining sales.

China spot prices for polysilicon to rise to US$18-20/kg if China imposes anti-dumping, anti-subsidy tariffs

Dec 11, 14:01

The China government is likely to impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariffs on polysilicon imported from the US, EU and South Korea in January or February 2013, and this...

China may levy 30-50% punitive tariffs on polysilicon from EU, US, and Korea in 1Q13

Dec 11, 10:35

China's government reportedly has made a preliminary decision to levy punitive tarrifs on polysilicon imports from EU, South Korea, and US in the first quarter of 2013 in line with...

Polysilicon contract price falls to US$17-18/kg

Dec 7, 14:23

The contract price of polysilicon has been falling from an average of US$20/kg in the third quarter to US$17-18/kg recently.

Lenovo to set up desktop and notebook assembly lines in the US, say Taiwan makers

Dec 6, 20:15

Lenovo will establish assembly lines to produce desktops and notebooks in small volumes in the US to prepare for the business-use PC market and for government procurement orders,...

Global chip sales rise in October, says SIA

Dec 6, 16:06

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for October 2012 topped US$25 billion, and climbed to the highest monthly figure since October 2011, data from the Semiconductor Industry Association...

Price of solar cells with mid-range efficiency falls to US$0.25-0.3/watt

Dec 6, 15:38

The average price of solar cells with efficiency in the range of 16.2-16.6% was US$0.3/watt in November, according to solar makers, but the price has recently decreased to US$0.25-0.3/watt...

California poised to regain US solar dominance, says Solarbuzz

Dec 6, 14:47

Driven by a combination of policy initiatives, California is poised to regain its dominant position in the US solar market in 2013, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

Apple estimated to purchase up to US$5 billion FPCBs in 2013, say sources

Dec 4, 21:43

Apple is expected to purchase at least US$5 billion worth of flexible PCBs in 2013 with Taiwan-based FPCB makers contributing 30% of total supplies, according to industry sources...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Samsung Curved OLED TV

    Samsung Electronics America has announced the availability of its Curved OLED TV in the US. The KN55S9C also features MultiView capabilities with Full HD and stereo sound. With Samsung's...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • HTC+Droid+DNA+

    HTC Droid DNA

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Droid DNA, a smartphone with a Full HD 1080p display. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor featuring a quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Nov 16.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+S3+

    Samsung Galaxy S3

    US consumers on five major service providers will now be able to own the Samsung Galaxy S3, supported by the nation's 4G LTE and HSPA+ 42 networks, according to Samsung Electronics...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Touch%2FTouch+3G+e%2Dbook+reader

    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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  • 2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

    Digitimes Research expects demand in the domestic China market to reach 422 million smartphones in 2014, with 278 million units contributed by China-based smartphone vendors.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.