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Digitimes Research: Digital home industry in August

Sep 9, 15:12

Recently in the digital home industry, Samsung has purchased SmartThings, which allows people to sync up their connected gadgets to a single smartphone app and hardware hub, to further...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, Lenovo cutting tablet prices in the US market

Sep 3, 14:53

Samsung Electronics and Lenovo have recently started a wave of price cuts for their tablets in the US market. Samsung offered price cuts for its 7- and 10-inch models, but their prices...

China-made PV modules may be still competitive in US market, say Taiwan makers

Aug 4, 15:06

While the US Department of Commerce has set preliminary anti-subsidy and anti-dumping tariffs on PV products imported from China, China-based PV module makers can choose lighter tariffs...

Motech sees decreased orders in the wake of US anti-subsidy tax

Jun 26, 19:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has seen significantly decreased orders from China-based PV module makers, according to company president and CEO Chang Peng-heng,...

DOE to start investigating anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties for Taiwan PV imports

Jan 29, 09:14

The International Trade Association (ITA), an institute belonging to the US Department of Commerce, has announced it will start investigating anti-dumping and countervailing duties...

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...

US market: Motorola employs aggressive pricing to boost sales

Dec 9, 12:13

Motorola Mobility has adopted a more aggressive pricing strategy to push sales of its smartphones in the US, aiming to compete more effectively against rivals such as LG Electronics...

motorola

Christmas not expected to be so merry for the US TV business, says IHS

Oct 23, 15:54

Shipments of flat panel TVs in the US are set to decline by 7% in the second half of 2013 as the holiday season delivers little reprieve from the long-term slowdown in domestic demand,...

Commentary: Taiwan to benefit from common LED lighting standards in Greater China

Jun 25, 15:36

A common set of standards for LED lighting firms in Greater China was announced recently and as the China government plans to expand the LED lighting market, this common set of standards...

Digitimes Research: Chemical bond energy can store electricity generated by solar power

Jun 11, 14:44

To have a steady supply of electricity generated from solar energy, energy storage is crucial.

China anti-dumping duties to drive up solar polysilicon devices, says IHS

Jun 7, 10:25

China's pending move to slap anti-dumping tariffs on imported solar polysilicon from key countries will generate a surge in pricing for this key raw material in June and July, but...

Digitimes Research: May LED light bulb prices fall in Japan

Jun 6, 15:14

In May, prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs in Japan were on average JPY1,719/unit (US$17.32/unit) and JPY2,350/unit, respectively. May prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED...

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...

Digitimes Research: Europe solar trade tariffs may slow down market growth

May 20, 11:11

The European Union (EU) plans to announce the details of its anti-subsidy tariff against China-based solar firms on June 6, 2013. The tariff is expected to be 30-67.9% with the average...

SunPower announces fiscal 2013 financial guidance

May 16, 14:20

US-based solar firm SunPower has provided financial guidance for second-quarter and fiscal year 2013. The firm stated that second-quarter 2013 revenues are likely to be between US$550-600...

Neo Solar, DelSolar merger to complete on May 31

May 7, 12:58

The merger of Taiwan-based solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will be completed on May 31, 2013, said Quincy Lin, chairman...

Sam Hong, CEO of NSP (left), Quincy Lin, chairman and CSO of NSP (middle), Thomas Hsu, CFO and seni

First Solar reports 1Q13 net profits

May 7, 12:06

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar reported first-quarter 2013 net sales of US$755 million, lower than the US$1.1 billion reported in the fourth quarter of 2012 but higher...

Top 20 solar module suppliers grab 70% market share in 1Q13, says Solarbuzz

May 3, 11:19

The top 20 solar module suppliers accounted for almost 70% of global solar shipments in first-quarter 2013, according to Solarbuzz.

SunPower reports falling 1Q13 revenues

May 3, 11:16

US-based solar firm SunPower has reported financial results for first-quarter 2013.

Sapphire substrate market in oversupply

Apr 24, 14:58

The market of sapphire substrates, an upstream material for LEDs, has been in oversupply with prices falling. The prices are lower than the production costs of many firms. This has...

Global average prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs fall in March, says LEDinside

Apr 22, 10:50

The global average price of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 3.9% on month in March, to US$17.10/unit. March global average pricing of retrofit 60W LED light bulbs fell 6.5% on month,...

With Sprint Nextel bid, Dish vies for domination of burgeoning US market for multiscreen pay-TV services, says IHS

Apr 16, 15:05

Making a bid to dominate the booming US market for multiscreen pay-TV services – an area that is expected to more than triple its scope from 2012 to 2015 – Dish Networks...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

First Solar provides optimistic 2013 financial guidance

Apr 10, 14:51

US-based thin-film solar firm, First Solar, has announced full-year 2013 financial guidance with net sales forecast at US$3.8-4.0 billion. The firm expects total module shipments...

China solar market to experience demand swings, says Solarbuzz

Apr 9, 11:44

Falling demand in the China market drove global solar demand down to 6.2GW in the first quarter of 2013, said Solarbuzz. The figure represents an on-quarter decrease of 23%. Although...

Global LED light bulb prices continue to drop

Apr 1, 11:03

Global LED light bulb retail prices in February 2013 continued to fall, and in particular, retail prices of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 8.2% to US$17.8/unit, according to studies...

LED light bulbs

Suntech executives hope to continue cooperation with Taiwan solar cell partners

Mar 27, 20:14

Executives from China-based solar firm Wuxi Suntech have visited Taiwan to hold talks with solar cell OEM firms. Wuxi Suntech hopes to continue cooperation with Taiwan-based solar...

Suntech went from dominance to insolvency in two years due to multiple factors, says IHS

Mar 25, 14:03

Suntech Power's epic plunge from solar module dominance to bankruptcy comes as the result of misplaced investments, a misguided pricing strategy, anti-dumping action in the US and...

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Japan to install over 5GW of solar PV Systems in 2013, says IMS Research

Mar 19, 12:27

The Japan solar market is set to grow by 120% in 2013 and install more than 5GW of new capacity, according to IMS Research. Benefiting from the world's most attractive solar incentive...

Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

GCL-Poly sees 2012 revenues decrease 12.4% on year

Mar 15, 15:03

China-based solar material provider GCL-Poly has announced revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012, were HKD22.348 billion (US$2.88 billion), showing an on-year decrease of...

Commentary: The rise and the possible fall of Suntech

Mar 15, 14:40

Suntech Power Holdings, a China-based solar module giant, said on March 11, 2013, that it has signed a forbearance agreement with the holders of more than 60% of the firm's 3% convertible...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4

Mar 15, 10:40

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics has announced the fourth generation of the Galaxy smartphone series, the Galaxy S4 that weighs 130g.

Samsung Galaxy S4

Global LED street lamp output value to grow 46% on-year in 2013

Mar 5, 13:53

The global outdoor LED lighting market grew significantly in 2012. In particular, China's newly installed LED street lamps accounted for 30% of global installations in 2012. Market...

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics America has announced its Galaxy Note 10.1 for the US market. The Galaxy Note 10.1 extends the Galaxy Note category, delivering the functionality and precision...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • HTC+Rezound

    HTC Rezound

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Rezound, a LTE-enabled smartphone with Beats Audio integration, for the US market. HTC said that the new device delivers a...

    Photo: Company, Nov 8.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • Samsung+Infuse+4G

    Samsung Infuse 4G

    AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) have announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Infuse 4G. Exclusive to AT&T customers, the Samsung Infuse 4G...

    Photo: Company, May 17.

  • HTC+Droid+Incredible+2

    HTC Droid Incredible 2

    Verizon Wireless has announced that the HTC Droid Incredible 2, an Android-based smartphone, will be available beginning April 28 and sell for US$199.99 with two-year service agreements...

    Photo: Company, Apr 28.

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