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AMD reportedly moves desktop headquarters to China to strengthen competitiveness

Feb 24, 21:47

AMD has reportedly moved its desktop business headquarters from the US to Beijing, China and has also assigned its desktop business general manager Steven Liu to the new office with...

China market: Keyword search advertising valued at CNY11.42 billion in 4Q13, says Analysys

Feb 21, 09:40

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of CNY11.42 billion (US$1.87 billion) for keyword search advertising services in the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing...

China market: Third-party e-payments top CNY1.8 trillion in 4Q13, says Analysys

Feb 20, 13:59

In the China market, third-party e-payment services generated a total transaction value of CNY1.864 trillion (US$306 billion) in fourth quarter of 2013, rising 23.5% on quarter and...

China market: Online advertising valued at CNY 30.07 billion in 4Q13, says Analysys

Feb 20, 13:56

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenue of CNY30.07 billion (US$4.94 billion) during the fourth quarter of 2013, growing 4.5% on quarter...

VIA reportedly moving x86 CPU resources to new joint venture in China

Feb 19, 22:09

VIA Technologies is rumored to have started shifting its x86 CPU technologies and related personnel to its newly formed IC design joint venture with a China government-owned investment...

China crucial to global DIY market, say Taiwan motherboard makers

Feb 17, 16:01

The China market occupied about 40% of global DIY motherboard shipments in 2013 and 60% of shipments to China were for sale in smaller cities or towns, according to Taiwan-based motherboard...

China smartphone market hiccups as growth streak ends with first sequential decline in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 17, 12:49

After nine consecutive quarters of explosive growth, which propelled China into the top smartphone market in the world, the China smartphone market experienced its first slowdown...

Digitimes Research: China sets LED production value of CNY1 trillion for 2020

Feb 14, 16:07

The China government has set a 2020 target production value of CNY1 trillion (US$164 billion) for all types of LED products, with 70% of the value to come from LED lighting, according...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers see strong shipments in 4Q13; expect further growth in 1Q14

Feb 14, 16:02

China touch panel makers' shipments of notebook touch panels grew 110.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013 and are expected to grow another 13.4% in the first quarter of 2014, according...

China PV module output rises to 26GWp in 2013

Feb 14, 14:57

China produced 26GWp of PV modules in 2013, growing 13% on year. China was the largest producing country for the seventh consecutive year, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Chi Mei Materials plans to set up front-end polarizer factory in China

Feb 14, 14:09

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology plans to invest NT$8 billion (US$264 million) to set up a front-end polarizer manufacturing factory in China.

AMD will not launch Kabini in China, say Taiwan makers

Feb 14, 10:34

AMD is expected to launch its APU platform Kabini at the end of March in emerging markets except China because AMD has already lowered prices for many APU models to compete with Intel...

China sets 2014 PV installation capacity at 10GWp

Feb 13, 13:35

China's National Energy Administration has set a target total capacity of 10GWp for PV systems to be installed in China in 2014. The agency said 60% of the target capacity is for...

China market: Local LED driver IC suppliers perform strongly in 2013

Feb 12, 22:06

Most local LED driver IC vendors in China outperformed international and Taiwan-based rival companies in terms of shipments in 2013. Bright Power Semiconductor and Silan Microelectronics...

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone sales grow 21.9% sequentially in 4Q13

Feb 11, 22:15

Sales of smartphones in China grew 21.9% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, but the growth rate dropped to 15.9% on an annual basis which indicates the smartphone market...

China market: Polysilicon prices rise to US$25/kg

Feb 11, 11:21

Polysilicon quotes in the China market have risen from US$24/kg in January to US$25/kg currently because the China government has imposed anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff...

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

China TV vendors expect to release OLED TVs by end of 2014

Feb 10, 14:58

China-based TV vendors such as Skyworth and Hisense are expected to release 55-inch OLED TVs by October 2014, according to TV supply chain sources.

4G smartphone market to boom in China, says IHS

Feb 10, 14:30

China's domestic market for 4G smartphones is poised for a massive liftoff in 2014, as shipments grow sixteen-fold from 2013 levels, according to IHS.

Asustek to start marketing ZenFone smartphones in March

Feb 10, 12:17

Asustek Computer has set a priority to ramp up its smartphone shipments in 2014 and will start marketing its Intel-based entry-level ZenFone series in China, Southeast Asia and other...

Acer to release tablet OEM orders to China

Feb 10, 10:27

Acer will have China-based OEMs undertake production of its tablets in 2014 to cut costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

China market: D-Link cooperates with Qihoo 360 to launch smart WLAN router

Feb 7, 14:18

D-Link has cooperated with China-based information security software solution provider Qihoo 360 Technology to launch a smart WLAN router, the D-Link 360Mini, for co-branded sale...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments to decline slightly in 1Q14

Feb 7, 14:12

China-based handset companies are expected to see their shipments of smartphones decline lightly in the first quarter of 2014, after combined shipments posted a 13% sequential growth...

China to account for more than 70% of FPD equipment spending over next 2 years, says DisplaySearch

Feb 7, 11:40

According to DisplaySearch, the vast majority of spending on flat panel display manufacturing equipment to expand production capacity is occurring in China, and the trend is likely...

Catcher Technology to expand capacity in China

Feb 7, 11:18

Taiwan-based metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology will invest CNY496.54 million (US$82.1 million) to expand the production capacity at its two factories in eastern China,...

China December mobile phone user base growing to nearly 1.23 billion, says MIIT

Feb 6, 11:37

There were 1.229 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2013, growing by 0.48% on month and by 10.42% on year, and 401.61 million...

CSOT acting CEO may leave company in February

Feb 5, 20:59

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) acting CEO Chen Liyi , who has been largely responsible for bringing Taiwan engineering talent to China, may withdraw from the company...

Digitimes Research: China handset vendors to rely on local AMOLED panel production from 2016

Jan 29, 16:14

On December 17, 2013, China-based touch panel maker Truly Optoelectronics announced that it had entered a joint venture with the Huizhou City Government to invest in a 4.5G AMOLED...

Altek to launch Cubic smartphone attachable lens-style camera in China

Jan 28, 21:56

Digital camera ODM Altek launched the Altek Cubic, an attachable lens-style camera for smartphones or tablets, in the Taiwan market in late December 2013 and is poised to launch the...

Supply chains see increased orders for 4G smartphones in China

Jan 28, 14:55

Panel and touch panel makers are seeing increased orders from China-based handset vendors as the vendors plan to release new large-size high-resolution 4G smartphones in 2014.

AUO to focus on product differentiation strategies amid competition from China, says company president

Jan 27, 22:00

As rumors are spreading that China's government will increase LCD tariffs from 5% to 8% in 2014 coupled with expected pressure from production capacity expansion on China panel makers'...

China polysilicon makers plan to increase spot prices in February

Jan 27, 20:35

Spot market prices for polysilicon have risen to US$20/kg currently and some China-based makers, in view of strong demand in the China market, plan to further hike quotes by 10% to...

China market: Prices of octa-core smartphones drifting below CNY1,000

Jan 27, 12:24

The battle for the entry-level smartphone segment in China is intensifying, and Coolpad with releasing an octa-core model priced below CNY1,000 (US$165), according to industry sour...

SMIC readies 28nm chip production

Jan 27, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International's (SMIC) 28nm technology has been process frozen, and the company has successfully entered the multi project wafer (MPW) stage to support...

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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.

  • 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.

  • Nokia+CDMA+Windows+Phone+in+China

    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.

  • Memoright+GTR%2Dseries+SSD

    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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