Taipei, Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:28 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
News tagged US market
  • Last update: Tuesday 4 August 2015 [351 news items]

Solar firms face numerous entry barriers in non-Europe markets

Feb 6, 11:13

Germany, the world's largest solar market, continues to influence the solar industry with policies. The market suspects Germany to move mid-year incentive cuts to April 1, 2012. Germany...

Solartech sees increasing January revenues

Feb 2, 01:30

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech reported January revenues of NT$464 million (US$15.3 million), up 113.42% on month and down 71.42% on year. Solartech indicated that capacity...

solar cell

Cree sees fiscal 2Q12 revenues up sequentially

Jan 18, 16:35

Cree, a US-based LED lighting firm, has announced revenues of US$304.1 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2012, ended December 25, 2011. This represents an 18% increase compared...

Digitimes Research: US DOE plans to develop OLED solid state lighting

Newswatch - Jan 18, 15:20

The US Department of Energy (DOE) hopes to increase the efficiency of solid state lighting through projects that can incorporate the government with the industry. By improving solid...

More governments to set standards for LED lighting

Jan 16, 15:30

More governments around the globe are expected to set compulsory standards for LED lighting devices in 2012, which in turn will help reduce vicious price competition in the LED lighting...

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Rising demand continues to push up polysilicon price in Greater China

Jan 13, 16:15

The spot price of polysilicon in Greater China continues to increase. Many small- and medium-size polysilicon firms suspended operations when the price was falling rapidly in 2011...

solar module

China solar firms reportedly increase orders to Taiwan to avoid possible US punitive tariffs

Jan 13, 12:11

Taiwan's solar industry has seen increases in orders reportedly from China-based firms that are trying to avoid possible tariffs resulted from the US anti-dumping and anti-subsidy...

solar cell

Low demand will likely continue in 1Q12, says Lite-On Semiconductor executive

Jan 12, 01:20

Eric Kuo, general manager of Taiwan-based Lite-On Semiconductor has expressed a conservative view for first-quarter 2012. Kuo noted that inventory levels in the semiconductor market...

Asustek expects notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in 2012

Jan 12, 01:00

Despite seeing the PC market experiencing decline, and economies of the US and Europe are weakening, Asustek Computer still expects its notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in...

Steven Chang, president of Asustek US

Digitimes Research: 2011 global solar PV installations grew by 15% on year to 23.5GW

Jan 5, 11:32

The global solar PV system installations in 2011 continued to grow by 15% on year, reaching 23.4GW. By regions, Italy has surpassed Germany to become the largest solar market in the...

solar panels

Tainergy expects to turn profitable in 2012

Jan 3, 16:26

Tainergy Tech, the solar cell manufacturing subsidiary of Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, expects its operation to return to profitability in 2012. The market will rebound after hitting...

Digitimes Research: Samsung consolidating LED business

Dec 27, 14:55

In 2010, Samsung LED became the first LED firm in South Korea to have revenues exceeding KRW1 trillion (US$863 million) and ranked as number one among LED firms in South Korea. Its...

LED lighting

Epistar to introduce retrofit 60W-100W LED light bulbs in 2012

Dec 27, 01:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar announced the development for high-pressure warm white LEDs with efficiency of 150lm/W. This means the warm white LED lighting products that can...

LED lighting

Gintech sees capacity fully occupied

Dec 23, 11:40

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, has received rush orders with prices above US$0.50/watt to fully occupy its production capacities, with some shipments scheduled...


US flat-panel TV pricing at lowest level in eight months in November, says IHS iSuppli

Dec 22, 11:05

The prevailing economic uncertainty, along with frantic efforts among television manufacturers to boost year-end sales, combined to drive down the price of US flat-panel TVs to their...

Yingli Solar sets up solar project leasing firm

Dec 20, 01:35

China-based large-size solar firm Yingli Solar has invested US$10 million to set up a leasing company for the solar project financing business, according to China media.

China polysilicon firms call for government protection

Dec 14, 12:06

The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe taken up by the US government has been causing concerns for China-based solar firms. China-based polysilicon firms have suggested the Chinese...


Digitimes Research: Shipments of solar modules from China major firms continue to increase in 2011

Dec 8, 15:33

The revenues accumulated by China-based large-size internationally-listed solar firms in the first half of 2011 were less than the revenues from the same period in 2010, but shipments...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic to provide LED lighting solutions

Dec 7, 14:08

Japan-based lighting firm Panasonic was ranked number one in sales of LED light bulbs in Japan in the first half of 2011 with market share reaching 35%.

LED lighting

China LED lamp prices tumble in November, says IMS Research

Dec 6, 14:31

The global average retail price for LED lamps has steadily decreased on a monthly basis from US$30 in September to US$28 in Novembe, according to IMS Research

Commentary: Consolidation to get solar industry back on track

Dec 2, 10:56

The solar market has been experiencing large turbulences in 2011. No one is optimistic about the industry in the short run. However, the exit of unfit firms has become the main drive...

Solar cells

Taiwan solar cell makers may benefit from US probe

Dec 1, 10:55

In the wake of the ongoing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation taken by the US government, China-based solar firms reportedly are looking to work with Taiwan-based firms to...

Digitimes Research: Government incentives boost US solar installations in 2011

Nov 30, 10:27

The solar PV market in the US has been growing rapidly since 2009 with annual growth of installations reaching more than 100%. Many large-size power stations and commercial solar...

solar cell

Nanya files ITC complaint against Elpida

Nov 22, 11:14

Nanya Technology has filed a complaint against rival Elpida Memory with the International Trade Commission, asking the agency to bar the US imports of Elpida's DRAM chips that infringe...

Taiwan 3Q11 LED lighting output value falls on-quarter

Nov 22, 01:20

Taiwan's LED lighting output value in third-quarter 2011 was NT$2.03 billion (US$67 million), a 19.4% drop on quarter and 12% decrease on year. Industry sources indicated the price...

LED lighting

Lextar plans to enter LED lighting distribution

Nov 21, 15:44

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has been developing the LED lighting market and receiving OEM orders from international firms such as Philips, Osram and Mitsubishi. Lextar has been said...

Panasonic leads in US hospitality TV channel sales for 2011, says DisplaySearch

Nov 17, 12:18

High-end hotels made the transition to digital and to high definition (HD) before most households, but many smaller hotels, mid-range hotels, and boutique hotels are just now promoting...

US football season kickoff sends TV sales, prices soaring, says IHS

Nov 10, 11:21

The onset of the US National Football League (NFL) season propelled higher sales of large-sized flat panel televisions in October, pushing up overall TV prices in the United States...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

First Solar to cooperate with NRG Energy

Nov 4, 10:20

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar and NRG Energy have announced an agreement for First Solar to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for NRG's...

Polysilicon firms willing to lower quotes

Nov 1, 01:10

The end market demand in the solar market has been weak, and the wave of price drops have been moving from downstream to upstream polysilicon. The price of polysilicon this quarter...

Microsemi unveils driver for LED street lights

Oct 28, 10:43

Microsemi unveiled a new LED driver designed specifically for North American street light installations. The LXMG221D-0700040-D2F LED driver eliminates step-down transformers typically...

Solar cell quotes likely to continue dropping

Oct 25, 15:19

The traditional weak fourth quarter in the solar market is likely to push solar cell quotes further down this week. Quotes of solar cells last week were around US$0.55-0.58/watt,...

Commentary: Taiwan solar industry needs government support

Oct 24, 15:56

After a wave of bankruptcies declared by US-based solar firms in third-quarter 2011, some Europe-based solar firms have also been reportedly facing difficulties obtaining funding...

Yingli Green Energy issues statement on SolarWorld ITC petition

Oct 24, 15:35

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company (Yingli Solar) has responded to petitions filed by SolarWorld Industries America (SolarWorld America) with the US Department of Commerce and the...

351 items [5/11]
Realtime news
  • Digitimes Research: Next generation IEEE 802.11ay standards to come in 2017

    Before Going to Press | 12h 24min ago

  • Wistron to set up joint venture in India

    Before Going to Press | 12h 25min ago

  • Touch panel makers reducing capital in light of competition

    Before Going to Press | 12h 25min ago

  • India market: Smartphone shipments increase 21.4% on year in 3Q15, says IDC

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:55

  • Schott optimistic about hard coated protection glass demand

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:55

  • Taiwan Color Optics wins ASPA Grand Prize 2015

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:54

  • Ibase Technology holds rosy business outlook for 2016

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:54

  • China market: Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3 smartphone

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:53

  • China General Nuclear Power to procure 600MWp PV modules in December

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:52

  • Acer to enhance gaming notebook product line in 2016

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:51

  • China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:51

  • Xian LONGi to supply 300MWp PV modules to China Minsheng New Energy, say reports

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:50

  • Global 3Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% growth, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:49

  • Chunghwa Telecom boosting shift from 2G to 4G

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:49

  • Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$22.55 billion, says NCC

    Before Going to Press | Nov 24, 20:48

View more
  • JINS+Meme+smart+eyewear

    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Note+10%2E1+tablet+PC

    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.

Display panels for wearable devices
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015

24-Nov-2015 markets closed


TAIEX (TSE)8485.73+20.28+0.24% 

TSE electronic332+0.74+0.22% 

GTSM (OTC)128.28+0.27+0.21% 

OTC electronic160.67+0.35+0.22% 

2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • 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.