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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,...

LG Display invests US$657 million to expand its OLED production

Feb 18, 22:54

LG Display has announced it will invest US$657 million to construct a new 8.5G line for producing OLED TV panels.

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,...

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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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