Taipei, Thursday, July 2, 2015 00:56 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
31°C
News tagged US
  • Last update: Monday 29 June 2015 [1205 news items]

PTI to pay Tessera US$196 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Feb 27, 15:54

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with...

Sony Electronics to close 20 US stores affecting 1,000 employees

Feb 27, 12:13

Sony Electronics has announced plans to close 20 of its US stores, and eliminate one-third or 1,000 of its US employees, by the end of 2014.

ASE to pay US$30 million to Tessera to settle patent case

Feb 26, 15:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that the company will pay Tessera a total of US$30 million to...

Is a US$25 smartphone possible?

Feb 25, 15:31

Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicked off with a bang, with Mozilla announcing a US$25 smartphone built around a turnkey solution that features silicon from China-based Spreadtrum and...

Advanced content recommendations to reach 75% of US Pay TV households by 2018, says ABI Research

Feb 25, 15:22

Consumer exposure to advanced recommendation engines will grow to reach 75% of Pay TV households on multi-screen services and 55% on set-top boxes (STBs) in North America by 2018,...

AMD reportedly moves desktop headquarters to China to strengthen competitiveness

Feb 24, 21:47

AMD has reportedly moved its desktop business headquarters from the US to Beijing, China and has also assigned its desktop business general manager Steven Liu to the new office with...

Mozilla, Spreadtrum partner to deliver US$25 smartphone

Feb 24, 14:54

Mozilla and Spreadtrum Communications announced on February 23 that they have teamed up to deliver turnkey Firefox OS reference designs with Spreadtrum's entry-level smartphone chi...

Dell to shift PC R&D resources from US to Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:21

Dell is reducing PC R&D resources at its development center in Austin, Texas and will shift the resources to its Taiwan development center, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Direct current power supply equipment for commercial buildings will reach US$2.8 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 21, 11:07

Deployed in commercial buildings and campus microgrids, direct current (DC) power supply equipment reduces the number of required conversions between alternating current (AC) and...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment over US$325 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 274 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$325.24 million in January 2014, respectively...

Taiwan solar cell makers can bear up to 15% US anti-dumping tax

Feb 20, 11:34

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has started an anti-dumping investigation of China- and Taiwan-based solar players and is expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping tariffs...

Taiwan cell makers looking to answer charges in US PV anti-dumping probe

Feb 18, 13:58

A US anti-dumping investigation is targeting PV modules imported from China. However, because Taiwan crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally are suppliers for China-based...

US TV market shrinks 9% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 10, 15:49

The US TV market fell 9% in 2013 despite the usual last-minute rally during the holiday season in the fourth quarter, which failed to compensate for low demand throughout the year,...

Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in Indonesia in 3-5 years

Feb 10, 14:45

Foxconn Electronics will invest a planned US$1 billion in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia, over the next three to five years, according to the company.

Energy harvesting systems will reach nearly US$375 million in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Feb 7, 12:18

Energy harvesting systems, which convert ambient energy to usable electrical energy, offer an attractive alternative to battery power for portable devices. Using a variety of energy...

90 million wearable computing devices to be shipped in 2014, says ABI Research

Feb 6, 16:04

Wearable technology will be characterized by the diversity of products, but only the product categories with a clear use-case and therefore target audience will succeed. ABI Research...

Solar-grade wafer prices to rise to US$1.15-1.20, says Gigastorage chairman

Jan 27, 10:27

International prices for a solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers have risen to US$1.06 currently and are expected to rise to US$1.15-1.20 in February, according to chairman Chen...

Lenovo to buy IBM x86 server business for US$2.3 billion

Jan 24, 11:09

Lenovo and IBM have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to acquire IBM's x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers...

China maintains antidumping tariffs on polysilicon imports from US, Korea

Jan 21, 14:09

China's Ministry of Commerce has announced its final decision to maintain the antidumping tariff rates meted out in July 2013 against solar-grade polysilicon produced by some US-...

Shipments of communications nodes for commercial building automation systems to surpass US$380 million by 2021, says firm

Jan 21, 14:03

Integrated building management and building automation systems (BASs) rely on networks of sensors, switches, fans, alarms, and other devices, along with powerful software tools, to...

Taiwan sees US$4.9 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,206 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.933 billion in 2013, respectively increasing by 17.09%...

GLT to issue US$30 million cash expenditures in early 2014

Jan 20, 22:30

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) will reportedly issue a US$30 million cash expenditure in early 2014.

US weather and China labor shortages to cause 20% decline in notebook shipments

Jan 20, 22:25

Global notebook shipments in the first quarter may drop 10-20% sequentially because of weather hazards in the US and labor shortages in China, according to sources from the upstream...

LED and visible light communications could be key to unlocking US$5 billion indoor location market, says ABI Research

Jan 15, 14:50

While the indoor location market is relatively nascent, companies are already aggressively addressing next-generation, high accuracy (sub-5m) technologies to ensure they are best...

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

Semiconductor packaging materials market to approach US$21 billion by 2017, says SEMI

Jan 14, 14:00

The market for semiconductor packaging materials, including thermal interface materials, is expected to maintain its US$20 billion value through 2017 despite shifts away from the...

Microgrid market will reach nearly US$20 billion in annual revenues by 2020, says firm

Jan 10, 14:34

During the last few years, the pace of microgrid deployment has accelerated rapidly around the world, in a variety of application segments. Now, the industry is moving into the next...

Record 2013 solar PV installations promotes US to strongest market outside Asia-Pacific, says Solarbuzz

Jan 10, 14:31

New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US reached a record 4.2GW during 2013. Since 2012, the US market has grown 15%, making it the leading solar market outside the Asia-Pacific...

Potential net-energy metering rollbacks will not impact solar markets in the US during 2014, says IHS

Jan 7, 15:48

Despite efforts from some US states to re-evaluate their net-energy metering (NEM) policies, the impact of any potential changes on the US photovoltaics (PV) industry is expected...

Utility spending on smart grid IT systems to reach nearly US$20 billion by 2022, says firm

Jan 7, 15:30

The expectations for the many smart grid projects that have rolled out over the last few years are high. Yet, without intelligence and systems that know what to do with the data generated,...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

Samsung to flood market with tablets in 2014; to offer new 7-inch tablet at US$129

Jan 6, 13:32

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to flood the tablet market with several different sized models including 7-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch in 2014 and will price its new 7-inch model,...

Samsung tablets

China LED lighting market to more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017, says Lux Research

Jan 3, 12:33

China's LED lighting market will more than double to US$7.4 billion in 2017 from US$3.1 billion, as ongoing urbanization, local energy savings targets, and price cuts make the technology...

Digitimes Research: South Korea government to invest nearly US$200 million in local touch panel industry

Jan 3, 11:58

South Korea's Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) will invest in the nation's touch panel industry and has set up a plan that will bump up South Korea's global touch panel market...

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

1205 items [9/35]
Realtime news
  • CSOT expects new 6G facilities to enter mass production in 1Q17

    Displays | 2h 54min ago

  • China market: HD leads over Full HD in May smartphone sales, says firm

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 1min ago

  • Taiwan market: Huawei to launch 7-inch tablet with dual-SIM feature; Aaeon releases new ruggedized tablet

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 36min ago

  • Global cellular baseband chip market rises 27% in 1Q15, says Strategy Analytics

    Bits + chips | 3h 39min ago

  • Acer opens BYOC experience center in Taiwan

    IT + CE | 4h 33min ago

  • GET to outsource production of solar-grade silicon wafers to Eversol

    Green energy | 4h 44min ago

  • Japan-based vendors see decreased digital camera shipments in May, says CIPA

    IT + CE | 4h 49min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers hold advantage for wearable PMOLED orders

    Displays | 4h 52min ago

  • MediaTek declines to comment on merger rumors

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 4h 54min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments see weaker-than-expected growth in 2Q15

    Before Going to Press | 3h 40min ago

  • LG to outsource glass cutting to reduce reinforced glass business costs, says report

    Before Going to Press | 3h 46min ago

  • LandMark Optoelectronics to list on OTC

    Before Going to Press | 3h 48min ago

  • Xiaomi appoints new CFO

    Before Going to Press | 4h 31min ago

  • NCC to fine Asia Pacific Telecom for lagging behind 4G infrastructure construction

    Before Going to Press | 4h 53min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan home entertainment market sees Sharp rise with new 4K solutions

    Before Going to Press | 5h 5min ago

  • Supply chain players gear up for new Nintendo new console

    Before Going to Press | 5h 8min ago

  • China makers lower prices for large-size solar-grade monocrystalline wafers

    Before Going to Press | 5h 9min ago

  • China market: Meizu to launch flagship smartphone MX5, says report

    Before Going to Press | 5h 15min ago

  • LCD monitor shipments drop in 2Q15, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | 5h 16min ago

  • Xiaomi sells smartphones in Brazil market

    Before Going to Press | 5h 17min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Amazon+Fire+HD+tablets

    Amazon Fire HD tablets

    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • Amazon+Fire+HDX+tablet

    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • Apple+iPod+touch+with+5MP+iSight+camera

    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.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    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.

2015 China IC design market forecast
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

1-Jul-2015 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9323.02+86.92+0.94% 

TSE electronic363.47+3.08+0.85% 

GTSM (OTC)136.03+0.86+0.64% 

OTC electronic181.84+1.73+0.96% 

Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
  • 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.