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HP to release US$99 tablet through Wal-Mart for back-to-school demand

Jul 24, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will launch a US$99 tablet and will cooperate with Wal-Mart to sell the device in the US retail channel, targeting back-to-school demand, according...

LG begins selling first OLED HDTV in the US

Jul 23, 15:48

LG has officially introduced the new LG Curved OLED TV for the US market.

Taiwan attracts January-June foreign direct investment of over US$2.2 billion, says MOEA

Jul 23, 12:35

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,493 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$2.266 billion in January-June 2013, with the number...

Epi-wafer market to expand to US$4 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Jul 22, 21:14

As LED lighting becomes an US$80 billion industry, the market for the epitaxial wafers (epi-wafers) LEDs are made from will grow to US$4 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.

China imposes antidumping security deposit on polysilicon imported from US, South Korea

Jul 19, 14:48

China's Ministry of Finance has decided to impose an anti-dumping security deposit on solar-grade polysilicon imported from several US- and South Korea-based producers beginning July...

US TV revenues hold steady as sales rise for larger, pricier sets, says IHS

Jul 10, 14:44

Despite a significant decline in unit shipments, revenues for the US TV market are expected to remain flat in 2013 compared to 2012 as larger, higher-priced sets account for an expanded...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2013 LED chip output value to reach over US$1.8 billion

Jul 10, 11:58

Taiwan-based LED chip makers will generate total production value of US$1.82 billion in 2013, growing 19.2% from 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Even at US$20, Nokia 105 proves profitable for Nokia, says IHS

Jul 2, 14:12

With its ultra-low-cost handset (ULCH) designated as the Nokia 105, Nokia has shown how it can be done: by sticking to a limited set of features and employing a highly integrated...

Second-tier TV vendors sell 39-inch Ultra HD TVs for US$699 in North America

Jul 2, 14:05

Second-tier TV vendors are reportedly selling 39-inch Ultra HD TV products for US$699 in North America.

Tsinghua offers to buy Spreadtrum for US$28.50 per share

Jun 25, 12:38

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its board of directors received a preliminary non-binding proposal from Tsinghua Unigroup, a state-owned company funded by Tsinghua University...

Pricing for 32-inch TV panels falls below US$100

Jun 24, 14:27

Pricing for TV panels sized 32-inch has dropped below US$100 recently due to an imbalance in the TV supply chain, according to industry sources.

US fab tool book-to-bill stays above parity in May 2013, says SEMI

Jun 21, 15:07

The book-to-bill ratio for North America-made semiconductor equipment was unchanged in May 2013 from the previous month's level, but remained above one for the fifth consecutive month,...

LCD TV panel pricing expected to drop in June, says WitsView

Jun 21, 14:48

Pricing for LCD TV and open cell panel modules are expected to drop in the latter part of June, according to research firm WitsView.

Taiwan attracts January-May foreign direct investment of over US$1.8 billion, says MOEA

Jun 21, 10:42

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,220 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.833 billion in January-May 2013, respectively...

Largan sues Genius Electronic in US for patent infringement

Jun 14, 12:17

The largest Taiwan-based handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision on June 13 announced its filing of a lawsuit with the California Northern District Court against fellow maker...

Global 1Q13 fab tool billings and bookings drop from year ago, says SEMI

Jun 13, 11:25

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$7.31 billion in the first quarter of 2013. The billings figure is 8% higher than the fourth...

50-inch Ultra HD TV panels to drop to US$510 in June

Jun 11, 14:49

Taiwan-based panel makers' low-cost 50-inch Ultra HD TV panels are expected to drop in pricing from US$540 to US$510 in June 2013, according to industry sources.

US$99 7-inch tablets may appear in 3Q13

Jun 10, 15:54

With Asustek's new 7-inch MeMO Pad HD 7(8GB) priced at around US$129, sources from ODMs believe that other brand vendors are likely to follow suit and US$99 tablets will have a good...

White-box vendors expected to lower prices for entry-level 7-inch tablets to US$40 in 2H13

Jun 7, 14:32

The market for 7-inch tablets is seeing intense competition and white-box vendors are expected to further reduce prices for entry-level models to US$40 in the second half of 2013,...

US TV shipments decline in 1Q13 but prices rise as consumers gravitate to larger screens, says IHS

Jun 4, 16:12

Shipments of TV sets in the US declined by 11% in the first quarter of 2013 compared to a year earlier, according to research firm IHS. US TV shipments dropped to 6.6 million units,...

STATS ChipPAC to pump another US$500 million into expansion in Singapore

May 29, 11:19

STATS ChipPAC has unveiled plans to invest another US$500 million to expand its operations in Singapore, where the IC backend house is headquartered.

TPV Technology suffers 1Q13 net loss of over US$10 million

May 24, 11:38

TPV Technology, a China-based LCD monitor and TV maker for ODM clients and own-brand sale, on May 23 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2013, posting a net loss...

Digitimes Research: US new solar installations may only reach 3.5GW in 2013

May 24, 10:37

The US has rich natural resources and states in the southwest region have sufficient sunshine with an annual average of over 2,200 hours. Western states in the US have been introducing...

US fab-tool book-to-bill stays above parity, says SEMI

May 23, 21:44

The book-to-bill ratio for the North America semiconductor equipment industry stayed above parity for the fourth consecutive month in April 2013, according to industry association...

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

Taiwan panel industry output value worth US$7.86 billion in 1Q13, says IEK

May 21, 18:13

The output value of Taiwan's panel industry reached NT$234.47 billion (US$7.86 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, down 7.5% on quarter, according to the Industrial Economics &...

Taiwan attracts January-April foreign direct investment of over US$1.5 billion

May 21, 11:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 960 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$1.558 billion in January-April 2013. The number of projects...

Microsoft 2nd-generation Surface RT estimated price between US$249-299

May 15, 21:53

Microsoft is ready to announce its second-generation Surface RT tablet with an 8-inch display in June with an estimated price between US$249-299, according to sources from the upstream...

Computex 2013 expected to create US$25 billion in business opportunities

May 13, 16:27

Computex Taipei 2013, which will run from June 4-8, is expected to attract 40,000 international buyers and create business opportunities worth US$25 billion. The show will have about...

TSMC to budget US$1.5 billion for R&D expenditure

May 10, 10:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has unveiled plans to invest a record US$1.5 billion on research and development in 2013. The spending remains focused on maintaining...

Jason Chen, senior VP of TSMC worldwide sales and marketing

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...

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    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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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.

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    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.

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