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    Last update: Monday 14 July 2014 [225 news items]

A walkthrough at Touch Taiwan 2013

Aug 30, 14:57

The Touch Taiwan 2013 exhibition featured more key players in the industry than it has in the past, with major panel makers such as AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux in attendance to...

China market: Rumors and speculation for cheap TD-SCDMA iPhone for China

Aug 5, 22:12

The latest gossip and speculation floating around the supply chain, with none of the news being substantiated, is that Apple's plans for an inexpensive iPhone will focus on the China...

When will consumers make use of their 4K TVs?

Jul 19, 15:51

Following declining on-year TV sales in 2012, vendors have looked to various strategies to bring a turnaround in 2013, including increasing the value-added features and sizes of their...

The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips

Jul 17, 11:26

If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...

Rumors flying over Apple's next chip partner/s

Jul 15, 22:08

Following speculation that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) already struck a deal with Apple to supply foundry services for the next A-series chips built using 20nm,...

Commentary: NAND flash controller industry headed for consolidation

Jul 3, 14:40

With more NAND flash memory chips designed into embedded applications, such as eMMC devices and solid-state drives (SSD), memory controller IC firms incapable of providing technologies...

Blue-collar processing: Q&A with Tensilica founder Chris Rowen

Jun 28, 16:12

Based in Santa Clara, Tensilica has been around the semiconductor industry for around 15 years, providing customers with what it calls configurable dataplane processors (DPUs). The...

Chris Rowen, chief technology officer and founder of Tensilica<br>

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...

Commentary: Foxconn faces more labor problems

Jun 21, 14:07

To show the importance of labor rights, Apple became the first IT company to join the Fair Labor Association (FLA) in 2012 and through the association, Apple began inspections of...

Commentary: China telecom market dominated by local firms

Jun 21, 14:02

In the past 2-3 years, Taiwan-based telecom firms have been seeking business opportunities in the growing wireless hotspot and broadband network market in China. However, only a small...

Reed switches and MEMS: A conversation with Coto Technology

Jun 21, 12:23

One of the oldest companies in the electronics industry, Coto Technology has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions for over 90 years. These days, the 93-year...

Stephen Day, VP of technology, Coto Technology

Lose the switch, lose the loss: Cavendish Kinetics leverages MEMS for tunable RF components

Jun 14, 23:58

Cavendish Kinetics recently announced the availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners. Shipped as a chip scale package (CSP), the Cavendish...

Dennis Yost, president and CEO of Cavendish Kinetics and Larry Morrell, executive vice president, C

Cavendish Kinetics announces RF MEMS technology for improving wireless performance

Jun 13, 19:07

Cavendish Kinetics has announced availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners. Shipped as a chip scale package (CSP), the Cavendish Digital...

Ethernet access devices, where the enterprise meets the carrier: Q&A with Vitesse marketing director Uday Mudoi

Jun 13, 16:06

Eight years ago, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) defined the first carrier class networks and services for Ethernet, as well as specifying attributes such as quality of service, service...

Uday Mudoi, product marketing director at Vitesse

Solar trade dispute spreads to wine industry; gets personal

Jun 7, 11:35

In retaliation for Europe setting a punitive tariff (11.8%) on China-made solar panels, China announced on June 5 plans to start an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Analogix eyes link between smartphones and HD displays

Jun 6, 21:49

One of the most interesting new features on Intel's Thunderbolt 2 technology is the addition of DisplayPort 1.2 support in order to enable video streaming to a single Ultra HD monitor...

Strong reaction from China, EU members over solar trade row

May 28, 11:13

Europe may levy anti-dumping tariffs on China-made solar products. This will increase the prices of China-made solar products in Europe. To retaliate, China will likely impose tariffs...

Commentary: High-end LED lighting in demand

May 20, 12:31

Apart from gradually replacing traditional lighting, LED lighting is targeting the high-end market with more value-added products. In addition, commercialization of OLED lighting...

European Commission proposes high solar tariff against China firms

May 10, 15:09

The trade war in the solar market does not seem to be stopping. Following the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariff levied on China-based firms from the US, the EU is likely to follow...

solar module

Qatar wants to reduce CO2 emissions

Apr 30, 12:31

Many of the emerging solar markets are hot - both literally and metaphorically - because of their abundant sunshine hours and geographical locations. Solar investors no longer look...

Personal opinion: LED light bulbs are for lazy people

Apr 29, 15:04

This is just a personal view, but I love LED light bulbs. I also love the idea of Taiwan-based firms having own-brand LED light bulbs. Lighting is different from many other industries...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

India solar market shines

Apr 26, 12:13

Due to lack of sufficient electricity, there are around 400 million people in India that do not have access to any form of electricity, said a report by

Coto Technology claims industry's smallest MEMS reed switch

Apr 24, 17:03

Coto Technology, which has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions to the worldwide electronics industry for over 90 years, has announced the availability of...

Silicon Labs introduces single-chip digital radio receivers for CE devices

Apr 24, 16:52

Analog-intensive, mixed-signal IC design house Silicon Labs has introduced what it claims to be the industry's first single-die antenna-input-to-audio-output digital radio receiver...

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