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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...

China market: 4G handset shipments soar in 1H15

Jul 15, 21:55

China shipped a total of 237 million handsets in the first half of 2015, rising 7.4% from a year earlier, with shipments of 4G models increasing 381.8% on year to 195 million units,...

Digitimes Research: Touch IC developers turning to fingerprint sensors

Jul 14, 15:04

With China handset brand vendors starting to launch flagship products with fingerprint sensors in the second half of 2014, touch controller IC players who have seen thinning profitability...

Korea makers pushing AMOLED as China ramps up LCD production

Jul 13, 22:23

Korea panel makers are continuing to push AMOLED development as China makers are expected to surpass Korea in LCD panel capacity in 2016 due to new and expanded production on 8G li...

US revised tariffs weaken competitiveness of China PV modules

Jul 10, 15:50

The US Department of Commerce has finalized the revisions to anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rates originally imposed on China-based PV module makers in October 2012, hiking...

Pegatron to expand capacity at China-based subsidiary

Jul 10, 11:29

Pegatron Technology will expand the production capacity of PegaGlobe (Kunshan), its subsidiary in eastern China, with an investment of NT$508 billion (US$16.4 million), according...

More China touch panel makers to fade from market in 2H15

Jul 10, 10:56

Market observers expect that several China touch panel makers will exit the market in the second half of 2015 due to several reasons, including weak demand for Windows 10, weakening...

Digitimes Research: China IC foundry output value to rise 10.5% in 2015

Jul 9, 15:12

The output value of China's IC foundry industry is forecast to register a 10.5% increase in 2015 reaching US$3.9 billion, according to Digitimes Research.

China market: Asustek bullish about smartphone sales in 2015, says report

Newswatch - Jul 8, 11:44

Asustek Computer is bullish about its smartphone sales in the China market in 2015 as it aims to become one of the top-10 smartphone vendors there, the China-based

Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices drop in China market

Jul 7, 10:58

Average retail price for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent ones) in the China market decreased 12.1% sequentially to CNY34.3 (US$5.6) in June, while 9W models (equivalent...

China market: Meizu ships 8.9 million smartphones in 1H15

Jul 7, 10:54

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has reported that it shipped 8.9 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, increasing 540% from a year earlier period.

Intel to push IoT business partnerships with China supply chain

Jul 6, 15:41

Intel, in a move to tighten its partnerships with the China-based supply chain, is planning to host a summit prior to its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) San Francisco starting August...

Pegatron China subsidiary recruiting workers for new iPhone, says report

Jul 6, 10:34

Protek (Shanghai), a Pegatron subsidiary in eastern China, began to recruit workers at the end of June in preparation for starting OEM production for new iPhone devices in August,...

Digitimes Research: Tablets with phone functionality from white-box players to suffer over 15% decline in 2Q15

Jul 3, 16:07

While visiting Southern China's white-box tablet supply chain, Digitimes Research discovered that shipments of white-box tablets with phone functionality saw their first on-year drop...

Clevo starts remodeling Buynow chain stores in China

Jul 3, 15:10

IT vendor and ODM Clevo has begun to remodel stores of its IT and consumer electronics retail chain Buynow in China by adding IoT and smart life product lines. The store in Shanghai,...

Taiwan IC design houses looking for more orders from China handset vendors

Jul 2, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design houses including LCD driver IC suppliers and analog chip providers have stepped up efforts to solicit orders from first-tier China-based handset vendors, according...

Digitimes Research: China makers expanding production for wearable displays

Jul 2, 20:48

In an effort to secure flexible display orders from China-based wearables vendors, China's panel makers are increasing investments in AMOLED and PMOLED technologies, with aim of increasing...

China market: Xiaomi ships nearly 35 million smartphones in 1H15, says report

Jul 2, 16:08

Xiaomi Technology shipped a total of 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of 2015, increasing 33% from a year earlier period, the China-based quoted company chairman...

China market: Xiaomi appoints new CFO

Jul 2, 15:51

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has appointed Shou Zi Chew, a former partner of Hong Kong-based DST Investment Management as chief financial officer.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments see weaker-than-expected growth in 2Q15

Jul 2, 15:23

China's smartphone industry in the second quarter did not see growth as strong as Digitimes Research had anticipated previously and it grew only slightly more than 15% sequentially...

China market: Meizu launches flagship smartphone MX5

Jul 2, 11:46

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has launched its new flagship model, the MX5, which supports TD-LTE/FDD LTE, running on Android 5.0.

Meizu MX5

China market: HD leads over Full HD in May smartphone sales, says firm

Jul 1, 21:55

In May 2015, 32.6% of smartphone sales in China were for HD units while 21.4% were for Full HD, according to a new report from Sigmaintell Consulting.

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    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.

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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.

  • 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...

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