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Suntech 2Q11 shipments up 48% on year

Aug 23, 14:29

Suntech Power Holdings (Suntech), a China-based solar firm, has announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011.

US photovoltaic installations forecast to soar 166% in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 15:02

US photovoltaic (PV) installations in 2011 will rise 166 % to a total of 2.4GW, with California leading the country in the amount of power derived from renewable solar energy, according...

Germany solar market to thrive throughout 3Q-4Q11

Aug 16, 11:35

Demand from the solar markets in Germany and Italy has been increasing, according to industry sources, However, some customers have been requesting for low prices, with solar firms...

Debt crisis in Europe to have limited impact on solar industry

Aug 12, 10:53

The current conditions of the global economy have been casting clouds over the solar industry. However, industry sources pointed out that the debt crisis in Europe should have relatively...

California to continue to lead US solar installations, says IHS

Aug 9, 15:46

Blessed with abundant sunshine and a supportive political structure, California is positioned to add 7.5GW of installed power from photovoltaic (PV) sources during the period of 2010...

Erosion of consumer confidence may hit solar market

Aug 8, 15:55

Solar firms are bracing for the possible effects on the solar market due to the debt crisis in the US. The debt crisis could cause a downturn of the global economy and curb installation...

SunPower and Citi team up to finance US$105 million in residential solar lease projects

Jul 29, 11:33

SunPower and Citi have announced a new fund for approximately US$105 million in residential solar lease projects. SunPower will use the funds to extend its SunPower Lease to customers...

Acer cuts Iconia tablet price to boost sales

Jul 29, 01:20

Acer has slashed the price of its 10-inch Iconia Tab A500 tablet PCs in the US market from US$449.99 to US$395 aiming to achieve its goal of shipping a total of 2.5-3 million tablet...

Taiwan-based solar firms use strategic alliances to increase competitiveness

Jul 25, 16:30

Taiwan-based solar product makers have been facing tough competition from China-based integrated solar firms. The down turn in the market has shown the importance of vertical integration...

Orders for large-size LED BLUs declining in July

Jul 21, 14:41

Orders for large-size LED backlight units (BLUs) from downstream TV makers so far this month have been lower than those received in June, according to sources at LED chipmakers. Since...

US FPD TV prices rise in June on 3D demand, says IHS

Jul 14, 09:49

For the third month in a row, US pricing for flat-panel TVs increased in June, fueled by the increasing availability of high-priced active 3D LCD TVs, according to IHS iSuppli.

Panel pricing for June remains flat

Jun 22, 01:10

The price of panels in June has remained flat due to weak demand in Europe and the US and the problem with backlogs. The price for 32-inch panels is between US$147-150 per unit. The...

HTC set to challenge Apple as top smartphone vendor in the US

Jun 10, 12:00

HTC's Android-based smartphones the HTC Thunderbolt and Inspire 4G ranked as the top-selling models for Verizon Wireless and AT&T, respectively, and it has a chance to challenge...

China-based Comtec reportedly to supply US-based SunPower with N-type solar wafers

Jun 7, 17:03

Industry sources stated that China-based mono-crystalline solar wafer firm Comtec Solar has received orders from US-based SunPower for it N-type solar wafers, and therefore its shipments...

The price of solar cells should not fall below US$0.9 per watt, says Motech chairman

May 31, 01:15

High inventory of solar products has been pushing prices down since second quarter 2011. According to Dr. Yuan-Huai Simon Tsuo, chairman of Motech, the price of solar modules in 2011...

The general view of the solar market is too pessimistic: Q&A with LDK president Xingxue Tong

May 27, 16:37

The current contraction of the solar market has affected solar firms worldwide. President and COO of China-based LDK, Xingxue Tong, thinks it is an imbalance before the transformation...

LDK president and COO, Xingxue Tong

Sony to decrease TV shipments target

May 25, 01:10

Due to low sales for its LCD TV department, Sony might decrease shipment targets by 20-30%, according to industry sources. Sony predicted optimistically in 2010 that shipments will...

Brightek Optoelectronic to debut on Taiwan OTC market in 3Q11

May 19, 16:19

Shenzhen-based, Taiwan-funded LED packaging house Brightek Optoelectronic plans to debut on Taiwan's OTC market in the third quarter. Brightek was founded in 2001 and relocated headquarters...

NFC-enabled handset shipments to boom, says IHS iSuppli

May 13, 12:21

The decision by three major US wireless carriers to partner with leading credit card companies on a mobile commerce initiative will boost the market for embedded payment technology...

HTC positioned ahead of rivals in LTE smartphone development, say sources

Apr 25, 11:47

Sales of HTC's LTE-enabled smartphone, the HTC ThunderBolt, have been strong since the device was launched by Verizon Wireless in the US in mid-March, positioning HTC ahead of its...

US PV project order backlog surpasses 12GW, says Solarbuzz

Apr 8, 11:20

The solar photovoltaic (PV) project order backlog for the United States market has now soared past 12GW, according to Solarbuzz. While the PV industry is facing the effects of large...

Europe to continue dominating solar market in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 28, 17:12

Despite brewing trouble for the solar industry in the region, Europe in 2011 will continue to account for the lion's share of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the world, claiming...

Acer aims to ship 5-7 million tablet PCs in 2011

Mar 24, 11:27

Telecom service provider AT&T has announced that it will carry Acer's Iconia Tab A501 4G tablet PC. Acer expects tablet PC shipments in 2011 to reach 5-7 million units, and aims...

AT&T/T-Mobile merger makes US market entry harder for second-tier equipment and device suppliers, say Taiwan makers

Mar 22, 10:51

AT&T's merger acquisition of T-Mobile US will result in the dominance of the US mobile telecom market by AT&T and Verizon Wireless, and the situation will render it more difficult...

US TV prices decline to make way for new models, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 10, 15:26

Pricing for flat-panel TVs in the United States fell for a third consecutive month in February as manufacturers sought to clear old inventory and make room for new 2011 models, according...

LED packager Lustrous expects to ship 1 million high-voltage units in 2011

Mar 4, 14:10

High-power LED packaging house Lustrous Technology expects shipments to reach one million units in 2011 as shipments are expected to increase significantly in the second half of the...

Automotive IC market set to grow 12% in 2011, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 16:31

The rapid motorization of China and other emerging markets along with recovery in the US automotive market, coupled with growing demand for on-board electronics, will help propel...

Smart TV at the center of global LCD TV market in 2011

Jan 12, 02:00

Smart TV will be the focus of the global LCD TV market in 2011 as Samsung Electronics plans to add smart TV functions to all of its 40-inch and larger models, while LG Electronics...

HTC to launch Brew smartphone Freestyle via AT&T in US

Jan 10, 12:13

HTC will launch HTC Freestyle, its second Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP) smartphone following HTC Smart launched in January 2010, through cooperation with AT&T in the US market...

Foxconn to make smartphones and tablet PCs for Vizio

Jan 4, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has landed OEM orders of smartphones and tablets for US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio.

Canon expects Asia sales revenues to grow to US$10 billion in 2013

Dec 22, 10:26

Canon estimates that its sales in the Asia market in 2010 will increase by 40% from 2009 and expects revenues to keep growing to reach US$10 billion in 2013, accounting for 30% of...

LED backlights used in 20% of LCD TVs sold in US during 3Q10, says iSuppli

Dec 21, 16:44

One out of every five LCD TVs sold in the US during the third quarter of 2010 used LED backlighting, a dramatic increase from the same period in 2009, as availability of sets equipped...

Acer appoints new head of Pan American operations

Dec 17, 14:29

Acer has announced that it has appointed Emmanuel Fromont, currently vice president of the EMEA Packard Bell Division, to serve as its new president of Acer Pan America operations...

US LCD TV market suffers first on-year decline in 2010, says iSuppli

Dec 8, 16:23

US shipments of LCD TVs are expected to decrease on an annual basis for the first time in history in 2010, with sales impacted by lingering economic concerns and slow price declines...

Taiwan government concerned about impact of US-Korea FTA

Dec 7, 15:25

With the US and South Korea having made significant progress in reaching a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is concerned about the...

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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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