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Commentary: Where do Taiwan makers fall as China makers aggressively develop new panel technologies?

Jun 4, 20:31

As China makers continue to develop and invest in new technologies as well as expand production capacity, many market observers are concerned about the future of Taiwan makers as...

Computex 2014: Colorful aims for non-China markets

Jun 4, 15:56

China-based graphics card vendor Colorful announced during Computex plans to expand its iGame brand product lines beyond motherboards and chassis and will cooperate with its OEM partner...

LED bulb ASP drops in April, with price drops most notable in China, says LEDinside

Jun 4, 15:45

The global 40W equivalent LED bulb ASP dipped 1.5% in April 2014 to US$14.70, with price decreases most evident in China. Additionally, the global 60W equivalent LED bulb ASP dropped...

Lextar Electronics to showcase products at exhibition in southern China

Jun 3, 21:50

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics will showcase its latest products at the 2014 Quangzhou International Lighting Exhibition...

Taiwan server players to benefit from growing demand from China

Jun 3, 21:23

As China and the US dispute over the stealing of confidential information through the Internet, China has launched counter attacks to reject server products from IBM, Oracle and Cisco...

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China makers hold 20% share of global tablet panel production

May 29, 15:54

China makers now hold a 20% share of global tablet panel production, according to market observers.

Digitimes Research: Touch panel makers in Greater China focused on thin-film and OGS products in 2014

May 29, 15:25

Touch panel makers in Greater China are focused on thin-film and OGS products in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Open cell 32-inch TV panels in short supply

May 27, 20:46

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch are in short supply due to recent demand in Africa, North America and Europe, and are likely to be in tight supply until the end of 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China increase 11.2% sequentially in 2Q14

May 27, 14:53

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China grew 11.2% sequentially and 40% on year in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by a rebound in demand for tablets in the...

China solar-grade monocrystalline wafer maker LONGi expanding capacity

May 27, 11:47

China-based solar-grade monocrystalline silicon wafer maker Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials has been expanding its production capacity.

China-based solar maker LDK receives bank loan to ease financial woes, say report

May 27, 11:37

China-based polysilicon and solar wafer maker LDK Solar has obtained syndicated loans of CNY2 billion (US$321 million) from 11 local banks to ease its financial troubles, according...

China software industry posts January-April revenues of over CNY1 trillion, says MIIT

May 26, 21:56

China's software industry generated total sales revenues of CNY1.029 trillion (US$167.87 billion) from January-April 2014, growing 21.0% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry...

Polarizer demand in China rises; local makers to provide 6.7% of total shipments in 2014

May 26, 15:41

As the self-sufficiency rate for polarizers in China is expected to reach only 6.7% in 2014 amid increasing production capacity and demand from China's panel segment, Taiwan- and...

China April mobile phone user base grows to 1.252 billion, says MIIT

May 26, 10:27

There were 1.252 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of April 2014, growing 0.28% on month and 8.38% on year. 454.20 million (36.28%) 3G users...

Taiwan cooling module makers to be surpassed by China makers in 2 years

May 23, 12:15

While Taiwan-based cooling module makers have been developing 0.6-0.8mm ultra-thin heat-pipes for smartphones, China-based makers have brought continued competitive pressure through...

Digitimes Research: Apple biggest winner in China 4G smartphone sales in 1Q14

May 23, 11:56

Shipments of smartphones in the China market declined 6.4% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 as consumers delayed plans for the purchase of new phones or replacements, given...

China market: Insurance to be offered to boost distributed PV system installations, says NDRC

May 22, 20:01

Viewing that distributed PV system installations (mainly rooftop) in China have so far lagged behind schedule due to high risks, China's National Development and Reform Commission...

Motherboard vendors strenghthening personnel for China competition

May 21, 15:27

Motherboard players such as Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and ASRock have been intensely competing in cities of all levels around China and are aggressively recruiting talent...

San'an Opto and Epistar take more than 50% of China LED chip market share, says LEDinside

May 21, 14:31

The LED chip market reached CNY9 billion (US$1.45 billion) in China in 2013, up 16% on year, according to LEDinside. Spurred by lighting market growth momentum, the LED chip market...

Taiwan expansion plans in Vietnam unchanged despite anti-China protests

May 20, 19:30

Although many of factories set up in Vietnam by Taiwan-based enterprises were attacked by mobs in anti-China protests last week, Taiwan-based makers operating in Vietnam say their...

Samsung shifts tablet touch panel orders away from China makers

May 20, 14:43

Samsung Electronics is shifting low-priced tablet touch panel orders away from China-based makers as they are running at full production capacity, according to industry sources.

SPIL setting up FC CSP capacity in eastern China

May 20, 12:01

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), in view of fast growing demand for ICs used in smartphones, is setting up FC (flip chip) CSP (chip scale package) capacity at its two factories...

Xiaomi finding its groove in China smartphone market

May 19, 17:02

With interesting designs, superior pricing and an innovative marketing strategy, China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi was able to become the top local brand in China in the first...

MediaTek facing challenges in maturing China AP market

May 19, 16:45

With the China smartphone market maturing, application processor (AP) providers are facing new challenges to increase their market share. According to the latest Digitimes Research...

China market: Handset brands and ODMs still reluctant to launch WP-based smartphones

May 19, 12:42

China-based handset vendors and ODMs are still reluctant to launch Windows Phone (WP)-based smartphones in 2014 despite Microsoft's efforts to promote its WP platform without charging...

Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices in China market up sequentially in April

May 16, 15:30

April average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market rose by 5.9% on month to CNY35.9 (US$5.7), while 9W (equivalent to 60W...

China makers expanding LCD materials production

May 16, 11:59

China makers are continuing to expand their production of LCD materials and upstream components amid expected increases in order growth from 2014-2016, according to industry source...

Manz to set up PCB equipment experimental factory in China

May 15, 22:02

Germany-based equipment maker Manz AG will invest CNY8.0 million (US$1.3 million) to establish a PCB production equipment experimental factory at its existing plant in Suzhou, eastern...

China Telecom 2014 fixed-line Internet-access equipment procurement down 47.5% on year

May 15, 16:06

China Telecom will procure 6.37 million fixed-line broadband Internet-access devices in 2014, decreasing 47.5% on year mainly because the company has allocated a large portion of...

International LED package makers contend for market share in China, says LEDinside

May 15, 14:09

China's LED package industry market scale reached US$7.2 billion in 2013, up 20% from the year before, according to LEDinside. China has become the largest maker of LED products,...

China polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy to expand capacity

May 15, 12:08

China-based polysilicon maker Daqo New Energy has almost doubled its annual production capacity from 6,200 tonnes to 12,000 tonnes in an expansion project totaling US$22 million,...

Technology may no longer become focus of motherboard competition

May 14, 21:50

Competition in the motherboard industry is expected to gradually turn to focus on each player's brand power and channel relationships as newly developed technologies are becoming...

China market: White-box handset makers using inferior parts and components for 3G smartphones

May 14, 16:20

China-based white-box handset vendors, which have been forced to stay in the 3G sector amid rising popularity of 4G LTE smartphones, reportedly are using inferior parts and components...

China Labor Day LCD TV sales decline, says WitsView

May 14, 15:38

LCD TV sales during the Labor Day holidays in China reached a total of 3.73 million units to represent a 10.2% on-year decline, according to WitsView. During the holidays, international...

Asustek increases Zenfone components orders to meet demand in China

May 14, 14:34

Asustek Computer is expected to attain its target global shipments of 10 million ZenFone smartphnes in 2014 as the devices are seeing significant demand in the China market, according...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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    Xiaomi 3 smartphone

    China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on September 5 unveiled Xiaomi 3 (third-generation) smartphone in Beijing for launch in the China market in mid-October 2013. Xiaomi 3 has two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 9.

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    Huawei Ascend P6

    Huawei's Ascend P6 smartphone is 6.18mm thick, and powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Huawei Ascend...

    Photo: Company, Jul 11.

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    Nokia CDMA Windows Phone in China

    China Telecom and Nokia have announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokia's first Lumia phone for the world's largest smartphone market. The partnership...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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