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EMEA PC shipments decline 16% in 3Q13, says IDC

Oct 21, 16:06

According to the latest research from IDC, PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) declined 16%, reaching 21.4 million units in the third quarter of 2013. Portable...

Taiwan ODMs expected to benefit from new data centers in Northern Europe

Sep 25, 21:54

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to benefit from Microsoft and Facebook's new data center establishments in Northern Europe in 2014, according to...

High-end camera sales remain strong in western Europe, says GfK

Sep 5, 19:50

The photo market in western Europe presents a fragmented picture: while segments under strong substitution pressure from smartphones are losing sales badly, high-value digital cameras...

Telecommunication continues to lead the way in western Europe, says GfK

Aug 29, 22:08

The overall Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) market in Western Europe achieved a sales volume of EUR44.3 billion (US$58.75 billion) in the second quarter of 2013. This corresponded...

Carrier router/switch market roars back in 2Q13; Europe gains as well, says Infonetics Research

Aug 27, 20:31

Research firm Infonetics Research recently reported that global service provider router and switch revenues were up 27% on quarter in the second quarter of 2013 to US$4 billion, showing...

Interactive security to reach US$1.6 billion in Western Europe by 2018, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 21, 14:01

Strategy Analytics' research and analysis of the market for interactive security in Western Europe and the US concludes that a robust market is developing to expand home security...

Quanta to expand operating bases for cloud computing business

Aug 14, 22:08

Quanta Computer is planning to increase its operating bases worldwide to strengthen its cloud computing business. The company will initially focus on North America and Asia Pacific...

PC market in Western Europe down 20% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Aug 7, 21:00

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 10.9 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a decline of 19.8% compared with the same period in 2012, according to research firm Gartne...

Chroma ATE aims at 30% of revenues coming from US, Europe, Japan

Aug 7, 20:46

Automated testing solution/equipment provider Chroma ATE saw 24% of revenues in the second quarter of 2013 come from the US, Europe and Japan, and aims to increase the proportion...

Phison positive about NAND flash demand after August

Jul 30, 16:16

The back-to-school season in Europe and launch of new Apple products will stimulate demand significantly for NAND flash memory in September 2013, according to Phison Electronics.

The era of low-cost China solar modules in Europe ends as tariffs drive up pricing, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:40

The European Union's (EU) anti-dumping tariffs are spurring an increase in prices for China-made solar modules, marking the end of a period when available inexpensive photovoltaic...

Component makers see rising orders from game console players

Jul 30, 11:22

Component orders for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in 2013 reportedly may increase from 9-12 million units each to over 15 million units as their pre-orders in Europe and the US are...

If China-made solar wafers and cells get pass from EU, Taiwan solar cell makers expected to step into PV modules

Jul 30, 11:13

The European Union (EU) has not yet decided on whether to impose anti-dumping tariff rates on solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers and cells imported from China, and if the EU does...

Everlight plans to acquire Germany-based lighting fixture firm

Jun 27, 14:36

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight plans to spend less than EUR10 million (US$13 million) to acquire 100% of a Germany-based lighting fixture firm, according to the firm.

Europe solar anti-dumping duties may cause 2H13 installations to fall by 1.3GW, says IHS

Jun 13, 15:23

Europe solar installations are forecast to fall by more than 6GW in 2013, with 1.3 GW of this decline attributed to incoming EU anti-dumping duties on China-made modules, according...

Solar trade dispute spreads to wine industry; gets personal

Jun 7, 11:35

In retaliation for Europe setting a punitive tariff (11.8%) on China-made solar panels, China announced on June 5 plans to start an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation against...

Yingli Solar comments on Europe preliminary anti-dumping duties

Jun 6, 20:48

Yingli Green Energy (Yingli Solar), a China-based solar firm, has commented on the imposition of preliminary anti-dumping duties by the European Commission (EC) targeting solar products...

Digitimes Research: May LED light bulb prices fall in Japan

Jun 6, 15:14

In May, prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs in Japan were on average JPY1,719/unit (US$17.32/unit) and JPY2,350/unit, respectively. May prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED...

Europe sets 2-month 11.8% trade tariff on China solar panels

Jun 5, 12:37

The European Commission (EC) announced on June 4 a punitive tariff rate of 11.8% on China-made solar panels and main components such as solar cells and wafers, according to

solar products

Japan set to become largest solar revenue market in 2013, says IHS

May 30, 20:34

Japan's solar installations surged by 270% (in GW) in the first quarter of 2013, positioning the country to surpass Germany to become the world's largest solar market in terms of...

Tons aims to hike revenue proportion of own-brand LED lighting

May 30, 13:55

Tons Lightology, which develops commercial LED lighting fixtures for OEM and own-brand sale, aims to increase the proportion of total revenues from own-brand sales from 10% in 2012...

Tom Tang, chairman of Tons Lightology

Worldwide server shipments declines 0.7% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 30, 12:12

In the first quarter 2013, worldwide server shipments declined 0.7% on year, while revenues declined 5% from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

Strong reaction from China, EU members over solar trade row

May 28, 11:13

Europe may levy anti-dumping tariffs on China-made solar products. This will increase the prices of China-made solar products in Europe. To retaliate, China will likely impose tariffs...

Solar cell prices may increase to US$0.43/W in Taiwan

May 23, 21:42

Since the beginning of the second quarter, prices of solar wafers and cells in Taiwan have been increasing due to expectations that Europe may levy anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs...

Digitimes Research: Europe solar trade tariffs may slow down market growth

May 20, 11:11

The European Union (EU) plans to announce the details of its anti-subsidy tariff against China-based solar firms on June 6, 2013. The tariff is expected to be 30-67.9% with the average...

PC shipments in Western Europe decline 20.5% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 14:08

PC shipments in Western Europe totaled 12.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a decline of 20.5% from the corresponding period of 2012, according to Gartner.

Neo Solar, DelSolar merger to complete on May 31

May 7, 12:58

The merger of Taiwan-based solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will be completed on May 31, 2013, said Quincy Lin, chairman...

Sam Hong, CEO of NSP (left), Quincy Lin, chairman and CSO of NSP (middle), Thomas Hsu, CFO and seni

Acer to focus smartphone marketing in Europe, Southeast Asia in 2013

Apr 26, 15:38

Viewing that its brand awareness for smartphones is not as global as for PCs, Acer will focus its marketing on Europe and Southeast Asia in 2013.

Europe solar module prices rise for first time in 4 years, says IHS

Apr 24, 15:27

Reflecting a major shift in the global solar market after four years of severe erosion, prices for solar modules in the key Europe market are rising due to number of factors, including...

PV inverter revenues expand to US$7 billion in 2012, says IHS

Apr 18, 10:49

Energized by a surge of shipments in Asia, the global PV inverter market in 2012 bucked weak worldwide solar industry conditions to expand by 5% and break the US$7 billion level for...

Epistar to begin LED lighting filament volume production at end of 2Q13

Apr 11, 21:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar plans to introduce three major LED lighting products in 2013 including LED lighting filaments for which volume production is expected to begin at...

Digitimes Research: Solar incentive programs aim at steady growth till grid parity

Apr 10, 14:38

In 2012, the global solar market was affected by incentive policy changes in various countries. Now such incentive programs are mostly aimed at pushing steady market growth until...

First Solar ranked largest solar EPC contractor in 2012 as Europe firms falter, says IMS Research

Mar 28, 14:15

For the first time First Solar became the world's largest solar EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor in 2012, with more than 500MW of projects completed - an...

Suntech executives hope to continue cooperation with Taiwan solar cell partners

Mar 27, 20:14

Executives from China-based solar firm Wuxi Suntech have visited Taiwan to hold talks with solar cell OEM firms. Wuxi Suntech hopes to continue cooperation with Taiwan-based solar...

Arcadyan expects continued growth in orders from Europe in 2013

Mar 25, 09:58

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology has shifted from ODM production for international vendors to direct-account production for telecom carriers...

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    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.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Mega

    Samsung Galaxy Mega

    Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy Mega - a 6.3-inch smartphone. The device is also light and thin, portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. The 6.3-inch...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

  • Samsung+Secu%2DNFC+chip+

    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Samsung+Galaxy+Nexus

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus

    Samsung Electronics and Google have jointly announced Galaxy Nexus, a smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest release of the Android platform. The Galaxy...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

  • HTC+Rhyme

    HTC Rhyme

    HTC has unveiled HTC Rhyme, with a unibody design. HTC Rhyme comes in three colors: Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum, the color Verizon Wireless will be offering in the US. With a...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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