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Huawei becomes top smartphone vendor in China in 3Q15, says Canalys

Newswatch - Oct 23, 10:36

Huawei ranked as the top smartphone vendor in China in the third quarter of 2015, while Xiaomi Technology fell to second place, according to an estimate by Canalys.

IBM pushing competitiveness in server CPU market

Oct 22, 15:13

IBM has recently decided to open part of its software source code for the China government to examine, and with IBM's action to license its Power chip architecture to China's chip...

EU mulls adjusting minimum import price for China-made PV products

Oct 22, 11:39

EU ProSun, a joint initiative of Europe-based PV companies led by Germany-based SolarWorld AG, has requested the European Union (EU) to exclude prices for China-made PV products from...

Giga Solar, Samsung SDI in hot competition in China market of PV silver paste

Oct 22, 11:35

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has been intensely competing with Samsung SDI for the largest market share for PV silver paste in the China market, according...

Construction of Powerchip JV fab in China begins

Oct 20, 16:15

Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Technology and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province on October 20 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a CNY13.5 billion (US$2.1 billion)...


PaPaGo scores points in tapping China market of dash-cam recorders

Oct 20, 16:05

Taiwan-based own-brand navigation device maker PaPaGo has successfully built a brand reputation for its dash-cam recorders in the China market and has avoided price competition with...

Samsung Xian fab generates CNY11.51 billion in January-August output value, says China paper

Oct 20, 15:18

Samsung's 12-inch wafer fab in Xian, China generated a total of CNY11.509 billion (US$1.81 billion) in the first eight months of 2015, according to China-based newspaper Xian...

Aceplux to set up PSS joint venture in China, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 11:26

Taiwan-based PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) maker Aceplux Optotech will cooperate with China-based LED epitaxial wafer maker Hexalux Optoelectronics and the government of Yunxiao...

BenQ tapping China market for smart solutions

Oct 20, 11:03

Display system vendor BenQ has been promoting its smart solutions among retail chain operators in the China market, according to company president and CEO Conway Lee.

Tight supply of solar wafers may remain till March 2016, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 23:03

Supply of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, due to heating demand for setting up PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems in China, has been in tight supply and...

Marvell strengthening competitiveness in SSD controller market

Oct 19, 21:08

Marvell has accelerated its transition to 28nm process production for its SSD controller chips, while partnering with China-based Longsys Electronics to expand its market presence...

Powerchip fab construction to begin in China

Oct 19, 15:46

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new 12-inch wafer fab in Hefei, China, in which Taiwan's Powerchip Technology is investing, will take place on October 20.

Larger, high-resolution TVs held increased market shares in China during 3Q15, says report

Oct 19, 15:27

The China TV market reached 11.01 million units in the third quarter of 2015, up 0.5% on year, and was valued at CNY37.6 billion (US$5.9 billion), according to research firm AVC.

China downstream firms should be allowed to invest in Taiwan IC design houses, says science minister

Oct 15, 11:06

China-based downstream clients of Taiwan's IC design houses should be allowed to make equity investments or buy a portion of stakes in Taiwan-based IC vendors so as to form strategic...

Science and technology minister Jyuo-min Shyu

TSMC seeing brisk demand for 16nm chips from China

Oct 14, 15:41

Almost 10 China-based IC design houses have already entered design-in process using TSMC's 16nm FinFET technology, which is ready for rapid demand growth in China, according to Roger...

Roger Luo

China to continue PV feed-in tariff subsidization over next 8-10 years, says NEA

Oct 14, 12:10

China will continue subsidization for PV power generation based on feed-in tariff rates over the next 8-10 years but will focus the subsidization on distributed PV systems, according...

China makers to invest in flexible OLED display facilities in 1H16

Oct 14, 11:27

China makers BOE, Shanghai Hehui Optoelectronic and Truly Optoelectronics are expected to construct new flexible OLED facilities in the first half of 2016, according to Korea-based...

Taiwan IC design industry not yet open to China investments, says MOEA

Oct 13, 16:11

China-based companies are still prohibited from setting up independent IC design houses in Taiwan or committing equity investments in the local IC design firms, according to the Ministry...

Kinpo Electronics shifts printer production lines from China to Thailand

Oct 13, 15:31

Taiwan-based Kinpo Electronics, in response to client requests, has shifted a portion of printer production capacity at its factory in southern China to a factory of affiliated Cal-Comp...

LCD TV panel suppliers hit by sharp drop in demand from China TV vendors, says IHS

Oct 13, 15:12

TV panel oversupply and falling prices are leading China TV makers Hisense, TCL, Skyworth, Haier, Changhong and Konka to be more conservative in their panel purchasing plans, according...

Six China LED makers receive government subsidies in 3Q15

Oct 13, 11:29

Six China-based LED firms obtained subsidies of CNY391.43 million (US$62.1 million) in total from local governments in the country in thrid-quarter 2015, according to industry sources...

China firm close to buying Vivante

Oct 12, 20:27

China-based IC design service company VeriSilicon is closed to acquiring US-based Vivante, which owns a portfolio of graphics processing unit (GPU) IP cores designed specifically...

Orders flow into PV segment as government initiatives generate strong demand in China, says EnergyTrend

Oct 12, 14:33

Policy directives from the China government continue to drive the country's demand for photovoltaic (PV) systems. China's National Energy Agency has recently increased the national...

Maanshan Electronics Expo to open on October 30

Oct 8, 16:09

Maanshan Electronic Expo will be hosted from October 30-November 1 in Maanshan, China and staff from the local government, the Maanshan Economic and Technological Development Zone...

Toshiba, SanDisk reportedly among takeover targets of Tsinghua

Oct 8, 11:27

Industry sources have suggested that SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are both being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigr...

Commentary: China DRAM industry set to rise

Oct 7, 16:12

China's DRAM industry is set to take a big step forward as its state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has successfully raided a senior executive from Taiwan's DRAM...

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Korea makers developing more AMOLED products as China ramps up LCD production

Oct 7, 15:14

As China makers continue to ramp up capacity for LCD applications, Korea panel makers will increase AMOLED production as well as their product lines to maintain a competitive edge...

Pneumatic component maker Chelic ramping capacity in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 22:34

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components, has committed investments of NT$1 billion (US$30.3 million) to ramp up its production capacity at its plants in Taiwan and...

Taiwan Chelic chairman Ping-cheng Yu

Inotera chairman reportedly to be hired by Tsinghua Unigroup

Oct 5, 22:22

Rumors have been circulating in Taiwan's semiconductor industry that Charles Kau, who works both as Inotera Memories chairman and Nanya Technology president, will be hired by China's...

Sharp establishes sales company for electronic components in Shenzhen, China

Oct 5, 22:15

Sharp-Roxy, an affiliated company of Sharp Corporation, has founded a sales subsidiary for electronic components in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. Established in July 2015,...

Shipments of large-size monitors growing due to demand in China, says report

Oct 5, 15:12

Demand has shifted towards products with larger sizes in the 2015 LCD monitor market. According to WitsView, the share of models sized 23-inch and above in global monitor shipments...

Digitimes Research: China makers to see small- to medium-size panel shipments grow 15.5% in 2H15

Oct 5, 14:11

China panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels in the second half of 2015 are expected to grow 15.5% over the first half of the year, which will also represent a 6.7%...

Digitimes Research: September LED light bulb prices up in China market

Oct 5, 11:37

September average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (40W incandescent equivalents) in the China market increased 7.5% on month to CNY33.0 (US$5.2), while that for 9W models (60W...

China aims to complete electric vehicle power charging infrastructure by 2020

Oct 5, 11:21

The China government has set a goal of completing nationwide power charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in 2020, according to a China-based news agency.

Amazon new 7-inch tablets to benefit Taiwan, China supply chain makers

Oct 2, 15:12

Amazon has launched a new 7-inch tablet for sale at as low as US$49.99, a campaign which is likely to benefit supply chain makers in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources...

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  • Haier+Chromebook

    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.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    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.

  • Xiaomi+3+smartphone

    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.

  • Huawei+Ascend+P6

    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.

China Internet TV and OTT market developments
2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

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