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China IC backend firms reportedly obtain orders from Qualcomm, MediaTek

Jul 29, 15:35

Major China-based IC backend houses including Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics have obtained orders from Qualcomm and MediaTek, which...

China adds PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp in 1H15, says NEA

Jul 29, 14:19

China added total PV installation capacity of 7.73GWp during the first half of 2015, consisting of 6.69GWp for power-generating stations and 1.04GWp for distributed PV systems, according...

China market: Meizu to start marketing fast mobile chargers, says report

Newswatch - Jul 29, 11:03

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu will start marketing its fast mobile charger, the Meizu Power Bank, at the end of July, priced at CNY149 (US$24). The fast charger supports MaxCharge...

Wistron said to consider moving notebook production out of Kunshan plants

Jul 28, 14:56

Rumors have spread in the IT market that Wistron is planning to stop its notebook production in Kunshan, China and will move all its production capacity to plants in Chongqing and...

Commentary: China notebook ODMs set to ramp up shipments

Jul 28, 11:35

Although the production capability of China-based notebook ODMs is still too small to make a significant impact on their Taiwan-based counterparts, the notebook supply chain in China...

China on-grid PV installation capacity reaches 6.32GWp in areas covered by major networks in 1H15

Jul 27, 20:09

The PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems completed and connected to local power grids in areas covered by the five nationwide power generating and distributing...

OmniVision stockholders approve sale of company to China investors

Jul 27, 19:49

Shareholders of OmniVision Technologies have approved the sale of the US-based company to a group of China-based investors led by state-owned Hua Capital Management, according to...

China produces over 760 million handsets in 1H15, says MIIT

Jul 27, 14:22

China-based makers produced 761.788 million handsets in total during the first half of 2015, decreasing 4.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

Insufficient on-grid capacity hinders development of PV power generation in China

Jul 27, 13:09

While the establishment of PV power-generating stations in China is increasing fast, connecting these stations to local power grids and distributing generated electricity to end users...

China to approve pilot PV power-generating stations with 2-3GWp annual installation capacity

Jul 27, 12:59

China's National Energy Administration (NEA), in a bid to boost advanced PV power-generating technology, will approve 2-3 pilot PV power-generating stations featuring advanced technology...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by China vendors grow at moderate pace in 2Q15

Jul 27, 12:56

Smartphone shipments by China-based handset vendors totaled 114.3 million units in the second quarter of 2015, up 18.4% sequentially and 7.4% on year, according to the latest data...

China 1H15 patent applications up 20.5% on year

Jul 24, 14:40

China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) received 1.124 million patent applications (invention, utility or design) and granted 471,000 patents in the first half of 2015,...

China June mobile phone user base up sequentially, says MIIT

Jul 24, 14:20

There were 1.293 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of June 2015, growing 0.05% on month and 2.58% on year, and 448.45 million (34.68%) were...

China software industry posts January-June revenues of over CNY2 trillion, says MIIT

Jul 24, 14:12

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY2.022 trillion (US$325.0 billion) in January-June 2015, growing 17.1% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of...

China makers gain upper hand over Taiwan rivals in IoT orders

Jul 24, 12:07

Many Silicon Valley-based startups have chosen makers in Shenzhen, China, instead of Taiwan-based ODMs, for production of hardware devices for IoT (Internet of Things) applications,...

China PV installation capacity in 2H15 estimated at 12-13GWp, says CPIA

Jul 24, 10:58

The total installation capacity of PV power-generating stations and rooftop systems to be established in China in the second half of 2015 is estimated at 12-13GWp, according to the...

Prices for solar cells produced outside Taiwan, China expected to rise 2-3% in August

Jul 24, 10:55

As demand for crystalline silicon solar cells produced in countries other than Taiwan and China has rebounded mainly due to higher than expected US final anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Teco, China Steel establish joint venture for Taiwan wind power business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:43

Teco Electric & Machinery has established a joint venture with Taiwan-based steel maker China Steel (CSC) specifically to produce offshore wind power-generating turbines, according...

China LED package market scale forecast to grow at a 5-year CAGR of 9% from 2014-2019, says firm

Jul 23, 14:22

The scale of the China LED package market grew 19% year on year to US$8.6 billion in 2014. The growth of the China LED package market will slow down in the next few years as LED prices...

China switch sales post first-ever decline in 1Q15, enterprise WLAN sales jump, says IDC

Jul 22, 16:00

China is now the world's second largest economy, and China-based network equipment makers are seizing the opportunity brought by the huge domestic market to close the gap with their...

Global direct investment in China increases 8.3% in 1H15 despite decreases from US and Japan, says ministry

Jul 22, 14:36

Direct investment from Japan in China declined 16.3% on year in the first half of 2015 to $2 billion, according to new statistics from the China Ministry of Commerce.

China-based CEC to acquire Bridgelux

Jul 22, 11:35

Bridgelux, a developer and manufacturer of solid state lighting (SSL) technologies, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investment group led...

China makers share different views on OLED TV development, says report

Jul 21, 22:11

According to chairman Zhou Houjian of China vendor Hisense, Korea panel makers' development of OLED TV panels potentially poses a threat for China makers in the long term but over...

Taiwan IT industries facing challenges from China supply chains, says MOEA

Jul 21, 16:00

A number of Taiwan's IT related industries, including IC design, LCD panel (touchscreen), camera module, battery and chassis, are facing severe challenges from the supply chain makers...

IPC makers pushing EtherCAT-based solutions for Made in China 2025 project

Jul 21, 14:06

Taiwan-based industrial PC makers including Advantech, Adlink Technology, Nexcom and Delta Technology have all been pushing products based on the Ethernet for Control Automation Technology...

ASRock reorganizing China operation

Jul 21, 14:02

ASRock has recently started a business reorganization and is significantly adjusting its operation team in China, looking to raise the proportion of China employees to enhance its...

Korea makers rebuilding OLED momentum as China LCD capacity rises

Jul 20, 21:35

With China expected to surpass Korea in 8G TFT LCD capacity in 2016, coupled with new 10.5G capacity expected to be unleashed in 2018, Korea panel makers are starting to show more...

China push for LTPS expansion likely to affect HD panel pricing, says MIC

Jul 20, 13:43

HD panels were the market mainstream among China's newly released smartphone models and smartphone shipments in the second half of 2014. As HD panels have become a mainstay, several...

Digitimes Research: Greater China makers to see smartwatch panel shipments achieve 73% CAGR from 2014-2017

Jul 20, 13:42

Panel makers in Greater China expect to see smartwatch panel shipments achieve a CAGR of 73.2% from 2014-2017 and a CAGR of 46.1% for smart wristbands as they further invest into...

China market: Xiaomi launches Mi TV 2S

Jul 17, 15:23

Xiaomi Technology has launched the Mi TV 2S, which features a Samsung 48-inch 4K resolution display and an aluminum frame that is 9.9mm thick, according to a China-based

Digitimes Research: Shrinking tablet market prompts China touch panel supply chain to look for growth elsewhere

Jul 17, 12:01

With demand for white-box tablets gradually shrinking and China's brand tablet shipments also performing weaker than expected, China-based touch panel and touch controller IC firms...

China market: Prices for China-produced LED light tubes fall to below CNY10

Jul 17, 10:47

In the China market, retail prices for LED light tubes launched by China-based vendors/makers have dropped by about 30% to below CNY10 (US$1.60) per tube, already close to the CNY8-9...

Accelerometer, gyro prices fall

Jul 16, 15:42

Prices for MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes fell to as low as US$0.20 in the second quarter of 2015, down more than 30% from year-ago levels, according to industry sources.

Microsoft may increase smartphone outsourcing as it closes China plants

Jul 16, 10:21

Microsoft has closed its China-based handset manufacturing plants in Beijing and Dongguang, a move which will pave the way for the company to increase outsourcing of smartphones to...

Digitimes Research: Tsinghua Unigroup acquisition of Micron faces difficulties, but is a must for China for further development

Jul 15, 22:16

According to a Wall Street Journal report on July 14, China's Tsinghua Unigroup is planning to spend US$23 billion (or US$21 per share) to acquire US-based Micron Technology. The...

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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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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