Taipei, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 22:23 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
24°C
News tagged US
  • Last update: Wednesday 16 April 2014 [964 news items]

LED lighting ex-factory prices may fall to US$0.70/W in 2013

Nov 22, 21:53

LED lighting ex-factory pricing has been falling to US$1/W in 2012. LED makers believe the ex-factory price of LED lighting will fall to US$0.70/W in 2013.

Nokia, HTC promoting WP8 smartphones with aggressive pricing in the US

Nov 21, 15:25

Having launched their Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in the US only two weeks ago, Nokia and HTC have engaged in fierce price competition to win market share, according to industry...

Taiwan solar cell makers to see 12GWp potential orders in 2013 due to US, EU anti-dumping, says TSEC chairman

Nov 20, 20:28

As China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers are expected to release orders to makers in Taiwan, while Europe- and Japan-based vendors will shift orders from China to Taiwan...

Prices for 2-inch sapphire wafers fall to below US$7.5

Nov 19, 22:45

Quotes for sapphire wafers have decreased, with some Taiwan-based makers lowering prices for a 2-inch wafer from a negotiable level of around US$8 in September-October to below US$7.5...

GCL-Poly completes sales of 48MW solar projects in California

Nov 16, 10:24

GCL Solar Energy (GCL Solar), a wholly owned subsidiary of China-based solar firm GCL-Poly, has announced the completion of sales of two solar projects totaling approximately 48MW...

TSMC board approves US$3 billion for advanced process capacity expansion

Nov 14, 12:04

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 13 approved a capital appropriation in the amount of US$2.975 billion for the purpose of expanding advanced...

HTC to launch Droid DNA smartphone in US through Verizon

Nov 14, 10:44

HTC will launch its Droid DNA smartphone in the US market exclusively through Verizon Wireless with a 2-year service contract at US$199.99, with pre-order beginning immediately and...

Droid DNA by HTC

Wintel to help leading vendors promote sales of Windows 8 touch notebooks in US, say Taiwan makers

Nov 9, 14:15

Microsoft and Intel will offer assistance to first-tier vendors to promote sales of Windows 8 touch-controlled notebooks in the US during the year-end peak sales period, with retail...

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects

Nov 8, 21:52

US financial institutes may securitize solar PV system projects. Solar firms believe securitization of solar PV projects could help firms obtain funds easier, which would benefit...

Foxconn and Sharp 60-inch LCD TV to be priced US$1,300, say sources

Nov 8, 15:47

Sharp and Foxconn Electronics reported 60-inch LCD TV will have a NT$38,000 (US$1,300) price tag in Taiwan if buyers sign a two-year contract with Taiwan-based telecom providers,...

Foxconn reportedly plans to set up plants in US

Nov 8, 12:37

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly plans to establish manufacturing plants in the US and is currently conducting evaluations in cities such as Detroit and...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Polysilicon spot price falls to US$15/kg in China

Nov 7, 21:49

The spot price of polysilicon in China has fallen to US$15/kg, close to the variable cost of many polysilicon providers. The contract price remains around US$20/kg. Downstream firms...

Low-end iPad Mini carries US$188 BOM, says IHS

Nov 6, 15:17

The base model of Apple's new iPad Mini with Wi-Fi only and 16G of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$188, according to research firm IHS. When the US$10.00...

Global NAND flash shipments valued at US$4.626 billion in 3Q12, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 10:24

NAND flash shipments in the third quarter of 2012 were estimated at a total value of US$4.626 billion, increasing 6.6% on quarter, with bit shipments rising 10% and ASP dropping 3%,...

iPad mini US$329 price tag due to low touch screen yields

Oct 25, 15:36

The US$329 price tag for Apple's iPad mini is largely due to low yield rates for the device's GF2 (DITO film) touch screen technology, according to industry sources.

Asustek to offer Windows 8 tablet at US$499

Oct 24, 20:45

Asustek Computer hosted a launch conference for its Windows 8-based products on October 24 in New York, showcasing several new machines including the dual-screen Taichi, which is...

Taiwan attracts January-September foreign direct investment of nearly US$4 billion

Oct 23, 10:39

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,917 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.933 billion in January-September 2012,...

LCD TV panel prices increase US$3 due to increased TV sales in China

Oct 22, 14:21

LCD TV panels have seen a US$3 increase in price due to TV sales growth in China during the nation's October 1 holidays.

Lowest solar cell price remains at US$0.35/watt in mid-October

Oct 17, 21:49

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been keeping their lowest quotes at around US$0.35/watt in mid-October. Firms have been cutting capacity and would rather reduce production than...

Google to debut US$99 Nexus tablet in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 12:12

Google, following the launch of Nexus 7 tablet models in June 2012, will unveil a Nexus tablet model for US$99 later in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

US announces final anti-dumping, anti-subsidy verdict on China-based solar firms

Oct 11, 21:26

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its final verdict on the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on October 10, 2012. A tariff will...

Many US$699 ultrabook models to be available in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Oct 3, 14:16

PC vendors are expected to offer many entry-level ultrabook or ultra-like models for sale at up to US$699 to generate large shipment volumes, and high-end ultrabook models for sale...

Sharp plans to withdraw solar panel production in EU and US

Sep 28, 01:10

Japan-based Sharp plans to cut solar panel production in Europe and the US. The firm plans to gather resources and focus on Japan and other Asia markets. Sharp hopes to increase its...

Price of quad-core smartphones in China may fall to US$100/unit

Sep 28, 01:05

Qualcomm and MediaTek have been competing over solutions for quad-core entry-level smartphones. China-based handset makers believe that, by the second half of 2013, there will be...

qualcomm

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

TSMC 2013 capex to top US$10 billion, says report

Newswatch - Sep 27, 12:00

While Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to halve its 2013 capital expenditure (capex), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to raise its capex for the...

Google and Asustek Computer rumored to be planning US$99 Nexus 7 for the end of 2012

Sep 27, 01:40

Google is reportedly making two new versions of the Nexus 7 that are expected to be thinner, and will use TN panels made by Taiwan-based panel maker HannStar Display, according to...

Asustek denies plans to launch US$99 Nexus tablet with Google

Sep 27, 01:20

Google and Asustek Computer reportedly are considering launching two new Nexus 7 tablets – an US$199 upgraded model and an US$99 entry-level model; however, Asustek has refuted...

AUO shares rally despite US$500 million fine

Sep 21, 15:37

Shares of AU Optronics (AUO) rallied on the Taiwan stock market on September 21 although the US District Court for the Northern District of California handed down a verdict requiring...

Taiwan attracts January-August foreign direct investment of over US$3 billion

Sep 21, 10:19

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,642 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.081 billion in January-August 2012, respectively...

HTC hopes to regain US market share with new Windows Phone 8 smartphones

Sep 20, 01:15

The rise of Apple and Samsung Electronics has pushed HTC to rank number three in the US smartphone market with an approximately 14% market share. The firm plans to regain turf with...

Apple iPhone 5 carries US$199 BOM, says IHS

Sep 19, 16:08

The new iPhone 5 carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$199 for the low-end model with 16GB of NAND flash memory, according to a preliminary virtual teardown conducted by the IHS...

Supply chain estimates x86 Surface Price at US$500-700 and RT below US$399

Sep 18, 01:30

Microsoft's own-brand Surface tablets are expected to launch at the end of October with the related supply chain players estimating that the Surface RT's hardware cost is at around...

Non-Apple tablets to drop to US$150-200 upon release of upcoming 7.85-inch iPad

Sep 18, 01:00

Tablets priced US$199-400 are expected to drop in price to US$150-200 in order to help non-Apple tablet makers stay competitive when Apple releases its reported 7.85-inch iPad, according...

964 items [9/28]
Realtime news
  • Unitech to ramp up capacity for any-layer HDI and flex-rigid boards

    Bits + chips | 37min ago

  • FIC ruggedized tablet subsidiary receives procurement orders from Brazil

    IT + CE | 59min ago

  • China market: Local smartphone vendors accelerating LTE launches

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 10min ago

  • Taiwan market: Epson launches CISS printers

    IT + CE | 1h 13min ago

  • O-Film expected to produce for 35% of handset touch panels in 2014

    Displays | 2h 3min ago

  • Taiwan solar cell makers see surging orders from China

    Green energy | 2h 6min ago

  • Digitimes Research: In-house no longer useful for Qualcomm

    Before Going to Press | 1h 25min ago

  • China white-box tablet vendors gaining foothold

    Before Going to Press | 2h 25min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    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.

  • Samsung+Curved+OLED+TV+

    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.

Global tablet tracker
China FPD industry, 2013-2016

16-Apr-2014 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)8923.82+7.11+0.08% 

TSE electronic340.02+0.12+0.04% 

GTSM (OTC)144.01+0.41+0.29% 

OTC electronic179.21+0.17+0.09% 

Global AMOLED market analysis and forecast, 2011-2015
  • China flat panel display industry outlook, 2013-2016

    This Digitimes Research Special Report outlines and analyzes the key trends and players that are influencing the continued development of China large-size and small-to medium size TFT LCD panel industry, while providing related growth forecasts for the industry through 2016.

  • TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016

    TD-LTE has become the mainstream global choice for the construction of 4G asymmetric frequency spectrum networks. This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the current global status of TD-LTE, and forecasts developments in the TD-LTE supply chain in China and worldwide through 2016.