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E Ink cooperates with Dalian DKE in China

Nov 24, 10:18

E-paper maker E Ink Holdings (EIH), through its China-based small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel and e-paper subsidiary maker Transcend Optronics, on November 23 signed a strategic...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to rise 11.6% in 4Q16

Nov 23, 22:31

Shipments of mobile application processors for smartphones and tablets in China are expected to grow 11.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to seasonal factors...

Spreadtrum places 40nm chip orders with UMC Xiamen fab

Nov 23, 15:50

Spreadtrum Communications has placed 40nm chip orders with United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to industry sources.

China to set aside PV installation capacity of at least 1GWp for super model power-generating stations

Nov 22, 15:58

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) will reserve at least 1GWp from the target PV installation capacity for model PV power-generating stations to be set up in 2017 specifically...

China firms headhunting talent from Taiwan fabless and DRAM companies

Nov 22, 15:35

China's emerging memory companies have been aggressively headhunting talent from Taiwan-based fabless and DRAM firms, according to industry sources.

China market: 500 million smartphones to be shipped in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Nov 18, 15:50

As China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have offered subsidies for purchasing smartphones to promote 4G subscriptions, 2016 smartphone shipments to the China market are expected...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

China investment funds wooing Taiwan IC vendors

Nov 18, 14:17

More semiconductor investment funds backed by local governments in China have stepped up their contact with Taiwan-based IC vendors, aiming to lure them to establish IC-design companies...

AUO 6G China fab obtains LEED Platinum Certification

Nov 18, 12:14

AU Optronics's (AUO) newly unveiled 6G LTPS LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, has obtained LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Certification from the...

AUO unveils its 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China

UMC unveils 12-inch fab in China

Nov 17, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) on November 16 held an opening ceremony for a 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

AUO starts production at 6G LTPS LCD plant in China

Nov 16, 15:12

AU Optronics (AUO) on November 16 kicked off volume production at a 6G LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, according to the company.

AUO 6G LTPS LCD plant in Kunshan, eastern China

Digitimes Research: Cellular M2M IoT to be fast developing in China

Nov 16, 11:53

Cellular M2M (machine to machine) IoT is expected to be fast developing in the China market since the China government in 2009 included IoT industries as a focus of the nation's long-term...

Demand for AMOLED panels from China smartphone vendors rising

Nov 15, 14:34

Supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone applications could be short of demand in 2017 due to increasing purchases from China-based smartphone vendors, according to sources from the...

China software revenues reach CNY3.511 trillion in January-September, says MIIT

Nov 14, 23:05

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.511 trillion (US$533.72 billion) in January-September 2016, growing 14.7% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

Three major China firms gearing up to enter DRAM market

Nov 14, 16:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, and a joint venture set up by GigaDevice Semiconductor and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province,...

China DRAM to rise

Digitimes Research: October 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices in China market rise

Nov 11, 11:27

October 2016 average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 4.9% from August to CNY27.8 (US$4.10), while 9W models (equivalent...

SMIC expects up to 7% revenue growth in 4Q16

Nov 7, 21:28

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 5-7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, with gross margin...

Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

China September mobile communication user base grows to 1.316 billion, says MIIT

Nov 4, 12:24

There were 1.316 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2016, increasing 0.56% on month and 1.26% on year. 199.52 million (15.16%)...

Oppo tops China smartphone market for first time, says IDC

Nov 3, 16:18

The China smartphone market grew 5.8% from a year earlier and 3.6% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, with Oppo and Vivo overtaking Huawei for the first time in the market,...

SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in Shenzhen

Nov 3, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...

China market: Oppo to contend with Huawei for top smartphone vendor title in 2017

Nov 3, 15:36

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will continue to contend with rival company Huawei for the number one position in China's smartphone market in 2017 as it has seen its sales momentum...

BOE to set up 3rd OLED factory in western China, say reports

Nov 3, 15:10

BOE Technology will invest CNY46.5 billion (US$6.94 billion) to set up a 6G flexible OLED panel factory with monthly production capacity of 48,000 glass substrates in Mianyang City,...

Maanshan Electronics Expo achieves CNY40 million in transactions, says host

Nov 2, 15:54

Maanshan Electronics Expo 2016, hosted in Maanshan, China ended on October 31. The event attracted over 72,000 visitors and over 2,000 exhibitors and buyers. Transactions during the...

China market: HTC to take pre-orders for HTC Desire 10 Pro on November 4

Newswatch - Nov 2, 12:02

HTC will begin to take pre-orders for its newly released HTC Desire 10 Pro in the China market on November 4. The vendor will also offer the Desire 10 Pro at CNY1,999 compared its...

Acer eyes China education market with BYOC applications; and tablets for seniors

Nov 2, 11:59

Commenting on Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business, the business's general manager Maverick Shih pointed out that its CloudProfessor will be expanded to education units in...

China polarizer maker Shenzhen Sunnypol Optoelectronics begins production in Hefei

Nov 2, 11:54

China-based TFT LCD polarizer maker Shenzhen Sunnypol Optoelectronics has started production at a new factory in Hefei, northern China, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic...

China market: Nearly 12 million color TVs sold in 3Q16, says AVC

Nov 1, 22:11

There were 11.95 million color TVs sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 8.9% on year, but the corresponding sales value of CNY35.3 billion (US$5.27...

China software revenues reach CNY3.053 trillion in January-August, says MIIT

Nov 1, 15:07

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY3.053 trillion (US$464.01 billion) in January-August 2016, growing 14.8% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry...

DrayTek shifts production capacity from China to Taiwan

Oct 28, 14:37

Own-brand router, switch and wireless access point maker DrayTek has moved production capacity from Changshu, eastern China, to Taiwan because production in China is no longer competitive,...

China market: More white-box vendors step into VR device market

Oct 28, 12:08

In view of fast growing demand for VR, China-based white-box smart wearable and mobile device vendors have stepped into the development and production of head-mounted VR devices,...

AUO to inaugurate 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in China in mid-November

Oct 28, 11:08

AU Optronics (AUO) will inaugurate a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, on November 16 and start production later in the fourth quarter. AUO expects production capacity...

China market: Xiaomi unveils 2 flagship smartphones

Oct 27, 12:01

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled two flagship smartphones, the Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX, looking to rekindle its sagging smartphone business. Both models are to be available in early Nov...

The Mi MIX (left) and Mi Note 2

China a growing threat in mature technologies, says TSMC chairman

Oct 26, 11:31

China-based foundries have been fast expanding their production capacity for 28nm and more mature process technologies which could pose a threat to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang at a recent company event

Black Cattle Food sets up 6G AMOLED factory in China

Oct 24, 11:23

China-based food maker Black Cattle Food's subsidiary on October 21 started construction of a 6G AMOLED factory in Hebei Province, northern China, with investment of nearly CNY30...

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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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.

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2016
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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