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  • Taiwan DRAM firms mull fab sales

    Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers including Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures.

    Last update: Thursday 28 March 2013

  • Samsung foundry biz expanding

    Specializing in the manufacture of memory chips and LCD panels, Samsung's component operations are undergoing a focus shift to advanced process design fabrication targeting mobile communications applications. The move will...

    Last update: Tuesday 26 March 2013

  • Sunset for Suntech?

    China-based large-size solar firm Suntech Power Holdings failed to pay back US$541 million in convertible notes on March 15 and announced the insolvency measure for its China subsidiary, Wuxi Suntech on March 20.

    Last update: Friday 22 March 2013

  • Full HD handset panel

    Panel makers are gearing up to produce Full HD applications for high-end smartphones.

    Last update: Tuesday 19 March 2013

  • Japan earthquake

    Japan is facing its worst crisis since the end of World War II. The devastating earthquake, tsunami and the threat of a meltdown at a nuclear power plant have not only caused heavy casualties and severe damage, but also...

    Last update: Wednesday 13 March 2013

  • Apple reportedly to shift processor orders away from Samsung

    Rumors have circulated for a while that Apple is looking to reduce its dependency on Samsung Electronics as a major chip supplier due to the two's direct competition in the smartphone and tablet PC markets.

    Last update: Wednesday 27 February 2013

  • Rumors from China solar industry

    China government reportedly planned to announce the preliminary result of the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation on February 20, but now the announcement has been delayed, according to China-based reports.

    Last update: Wednesday 20 February 2013

  • The new HTC One

    HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone in hopes to regain market share

    Last update: Wednesday 20 February 2013

  • Optimism in LED industry

    Taiwan's LED industry is optimistc about 2013

    Last update: Friday 25 January 2013

  • The Huawei boom

    China-based Huawei Technologies has reported handsome profits for 2012.

    Last update: Tuesday 22 January 2013

  • Lighting Japan 2013

    Philips, Osram, Genesis Photonics, Opto Tech, Panasonic, Toshiba Lightech and Everlight participate in Lighting Japan 2013.

    Last update: Friday 18 January 2013

  • The rise of China smartphone brands

    China-based vendors have been aggressive in rolling out new smartphones.

    Last update: Friday 11 January 2013

  • Rescuing the DRAM industry

    The DRAM industry accounts for about 10% of global semiconductor revenues, and chronic oversupply and diminished demand has led to a near collapse in the industry, with related shock waves affecting growth in the semiconductor...

    Last update: Thursday 27 December 2012

  • Solar consolidation

    Neo Solar Power to merge with Delta's subsidiary, DelSolar

    Last update: Friday 14 December 2012

  • MediaTek, MStar to merge

    MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares. MediaTek said it expects to complete the merger process...

    Last update: Thursday 6 December 2012

  • Smartphones, connected devices driving MEMS growth

    Mass-market products particularly smartphones have boosted demand for motion sensors such asMEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes

    Last update: Wednesday 21 November 2012

  • HTC, Apple shake hands

    HTC and Apple have reached a settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement. About two months ago, HTC chairperson Cher Wang said that the company had no intentions of settling...

    Last update: Wednesday 14 November 2012

  • DRAM market hurt by sluggish PC sales

    DRAM inventory levels have remained high, reflecting disappointing PC sales thus far in the second half of 2012 despite it being the traditional peak season.

    Last update: Tuesday 6 November 2012

  • EU vs. China Round 1

    The European Commission announced on September 6, 2012 the decision to start anti-dumping investigation against China-based solar firms

    Last update: Thursday 1 November 2012

  • Windows 8/RT operating system to bring new changes to the IT industry

    As Microsoft launched its latest Windows 8 and RT operating system, there are many players already launched the related products, while some expect the software to change the IT industry

    Last update: Wednesday 31 October 2012

  • HTC struggling

    HTC has been struggling. It is even laying off some of its staff.

    Last update: Friday 26 October 2012

  • LCD TV panel prices stable

    LCD TV panel prices have stabilized, with the China TV market reporting strong sales during the October 1 National Day holidays.

    Last update: Monday 22 October 2012

  • Watch out for Apple, Google and Microsoft tablets

    As Apple, Google and Microsoft are all expected to release new tablets in near future, smaller tablet brand vendors may have trouble trying to survive in the battlefield.

    Last update: Friday 19 October 2012

  • AMD fights for survival

    AMD has been aggressively adjusting its APU prices and roadmap in hoping to maintain its competitiveness

    Last update: Monday 15 October 2012

  • PC shipments seeing weak performance in 2012

    Several research firms have announced reports about weak PC shipment performance in 2012

    Last update: Friday 12 October 2012

  • PV Taiwan 2012

    PV Taiwan 2012 was held in Taipei from October 3-5, 2012.

    Last update: Friday 12 October 2012

  • Epistar takes over Huga Optotech

    Taiwan-based LED chipmaker expands capacity and plans to take over Huga Optotech through share swap

    Last update: Monday 1 October 2012

  • DRAM prices going down

    Contract prices for DRAM memory fell over 10% in August 2012, and continued their downward trend in the first half of September. End-market demand has been disappointing.

    Last update: Friday 14 September 2012

  • SEMICON Taiwan 2012

    SEMICON Taiwan 2012 took place in Taipei during September 5-7. A series of technology forums were held with industry heavyweights to share their points of view and opinions on the future of technology.

    Last update: Monday 10 September 2012

  • AMD with executive reshuffling

    AMD in the past few months, saw many of its executives have resigned from their posts and the trend is still going on.

    Last update: Tuesday 4 September 2012

  • Touch Taiwan 2012

    Many local and foreign makers, such as AUO, CMI and Corning, are at Touch Taiwan 2012 from August 29-31.

    Last update: Friday 31 August 2012

  • Fighting over the sun

    China, EU, US, India, and South Korea are all facing trade barriers in the solar market

    Last update: Wednesday 29 August 2012

  • LED light at the end of the tunnel?

    Taiwan-based LED firms have been seeing improving financial results

    Last update: Friday 24 August 2012

  • A shadow over China's solar firm

    China-based solar firms such as LDK and Suntech have been facing financial and legal troubles

    Last update: Friday 24 August 2012

  • MediaTek hikes smartphone chip shipments goal

    MediaTek has revised upward its forecast for 2012 smartphone-chip shipments to 95 million units.

    Last update: Wednesday 22 August 2012

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