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  • The new iPad and the world of tablets

    Apple has announced its new iPad and more tablet PCs are coming from competitors.

    Last update: Thursday 8 March 2012

  • The fate of e-book readers

    With all eyes fixed on tablet devices, what will become of e-book readers and the e-paper with which they are built?

    Last update: Thursday 8 March 2012

  • AMD with aggressive acts over investments and product launch

    AMD has recently announced several new investment plans as well as products launch, showing the company's aggressiveness toward the IT industry.

    Last update: Tuesday 6 March 2012

  • Highlights at MWC 2012

    Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 had been held from February 27 to March 1 with many smartphone and related players unveiled their latest technologies and products.

    Last update: Friday 2 March 2012

  • Japan PV Expo 2012

    Many international solar firms are showcasing new products in Japan PV Expo 2012

    Last update: Friday 2 March 2012

  • LED industry makes a rebound

    LED industry is enjoying the return of demand in first-quarter 2012

    Last update: Thursday 1 March 2012

  • Germany drops bomb on solar industry

    Germany government shocked the solar industry with higher-than-expected incentives cuts

    Last update: Wednesday 29 February 2012

  • Trouble with Lenovo-Compal joint venture

    Although Lenovo and Compal Electronics are together establishing a joint venture in China, but their upstream partners are less willing to follow in to make investments.

    Last update: Friday 24 February 2012

  • Closer ties among non-Korean DRAM makers

    Micron Technology has decided to purchase additional stake in Inotera Memories making it the largest shareholder of the Taiwan-based DRAM firm. The announcement came amid recent speculation that Micron and Elpida Memory...

    Last update: Thursday 23 February 2012

  • Component makers rejoice with ultrabook appearance

    With notebook vendors are aggressive pushing ultrabooks, related upstream component makers are enjoying growth in both shipments and profit.

    Last update: Thursday 23 February 2012

  • Samsung revamping FPD strategy

    Samsung has taken steps to overhaul its money-losing LCD business.

    Last update: Tuesday 21 February 2012

  • LTE momentum picking up

    Spending on LTE infrastructure construction is growing rapidly.

    Last update: Tuesday 21 February 2012

  • China solar firms versus the West

    China-based solar firms have been striking back against the West while hoping to increase market share

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • Elpida debt talks in trouble

    Elpida Memory, which is struggling to repay its debts due by early April, has issued a statement disclosing uncertainty about the company's ability to continue its operations as talks with Japan's trade ministry, state-owned...

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • Corning updates

    Corning has made several key announcements since the beginning of 2012, including a partnership with Samsung Mobile Display for the OLED market.

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • AMD pushes into 28nm GPU generation

    AMD has recently launched its latest Radeon HD 6700 series GPUs and is set to launch its higher-end 6800 series short after

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • The return of Acer

    Acer has announced its revenue performance for the fourth quarter of 2011 and has turned profit after two consecutive quarters of losses.

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • Digitimes comment on the solar market

    Digitimes provide many insights to the solar market

    Last update: Thursday 16 February 2012

  • Cheaper ultrabooks on the way

    As notebook brand vendors are ready to release their second-generation ultrabooks with Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge platform, vendors are preparing to cut their existing ultrabook prices to digest inventories

    Last update: Tuesday 14 February 2012

  • LCD panel makers struggling

    LCD panel makers suffered heavy losses in 2011, and they are anxious to return to profits.

    Last update: Tuesday 14 February 2012

  • Winbond eyeing NAND flash market

    Winbond Electronics has revealed plans to venture into the manufacture of NAND flash memory, joining fellow Taiwan-based memory makers Powerchip Technology and Macronix International.

    Last update: Monday 13 February 2012

  • HP in Taiwan

    HP has recently announced its latest ultrabook products and plan to establish an all-service center in Taiwan for better assistance of Taiwan's retail channel

    Last update: Friday 10 February 2012

  • Japan LED lighting market booming

    Japan's LED lighting market continues to boom

    Last update: Thursday 9 February 2012

  • Notebook ODM performance in January

    Notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec have announced their result for January

    Last update: Thursday 9 February 2012

  • HTC overhaul

    HTC is revising its strategies in the face of fierce competition in the smartphone market.

    Last update: Thursday 9 February 2012

  • January revenue reports of Taiwan-based solar firms

    Taiwan-based solar firms reported mixed January results

    Last update: Thursday 9 February 2012

  • Mixed expectations for LED in 2012

    The LED industry has expressed different expectations of the market in 2012

    Last update: Wednesday 8 February 2012

  • MediaTek woes

    MediaTek's sales are declining as a result of a continued slowndown in feature phone demand.

    Last update: Monday 6 February 2012

  • Changes in solar policies

    Governments around the world are cutting or eliminating solar incentives.

    Last update: Saturday 4 February 2012

  • Topics of China labor shortage issues rise again

    After the Lunar New Year holidays, labor shortage issues have become the hottest topic among the IT industy with Chongqing City government of China even hosted a conference in Taiwan to comfort the concerns.

    Last update: Friday 3 February 2012

  • Solar news about and from China

    China continues to dominate in solar news.

    Last update: Thursday 2 February 2012

  • Dreaming of a price hike

    Solar firms hope to increase prices due to the recent return of demand

    Last update: Wednesday 1 February 2012

  • Lunar New Year speeches of Taiwan notebook company executives

    After the Lunar New Year holidays, executives of Taiwan-based notebook players commented about their goal for the 2012

    Last update: Tuesday 31 January 2012

  • The solar market from the view of Digitimes

    Digitimes has specific views on the solar market.

    Last update: Friday 20 January 2012

  • Positive chairmen

    Chairmen from Taiwan-based LED firms have been quite positive about 2012

    Last update: Friday 20 January 2012

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