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  • Last update: Monday 18 November 2013 [196 news items]

Commentary: Love and loathing relationship between Europe and China solar firms

Jun 5, 15:28

China has been playing an important role in the debt crisis in Europe by supporting the region with funds.

solar module

Devaluation of Euro to affect 3Q12 solar installations in Europe

Jun 5, 01:35

Taiwan-based solar cells have been sold using US dollar quotes. However, the recent debt crisis in Europe, which has been causing the devaluation of the euro, is likely to affect...

solar panels

PC shipments to Europe in May fall short of expectations

May 18, 01:10

Deliveries of PCs taken by distributors and retail channels in Europe in May have so far fallen short of original expectations by 5-10% probably because of the impact of potential...

Digitimes Research: Order visibility of solar firms clear to end of 2Q12

Apr 20, 15:42

Solar spot prices in Greater China remained relatively flat this week. But Chihheng Liang, author of Digitimes Research's new report "

Solar panels at PV Taiwan 2011

Acer looks to regain lost market share

Mar 13, 15:34

Acer is on pace to recover some of its lost market share, eyeing a return to the world's number three notebook brand by the end of 2012, according to company corporate president Jim...

Acer corporate president Jim Wong

Ultrabooks less desirable in Europe, say Taiwan makers

Feb 15, 01:10

The proportion of global sales of notebooks for ultrabooks in 2012 is estimated at only 20%, lower than a target of 30% or even 40% as expected by Intel, and this is mainly because...

Solar firms face numerous entry barriers in non-Europe markets

Feb 6, 11:13

Germany, the world's largest solar market, continues to influence the solar industry with policies. The market suspects Germany to move mid-year incentive cuts to April 1, 2012. Germany...

Everlight to enter Japan lighting market in 2012, says chairman

Jan 20, 11:50

The market conditions for LED may still be in the clouds in first-half 2012, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight. While attending Lighting...

Digitimes Research: Philips to invest EUR2 billion in green products

Jan 19, 13:49

Third-quarter 2011 revenues of the lighting business unit in Philips were EUR1.886 billion (US$2.4 billion), a 8.1% increase on quarter and 32% on year. Sales from LED lighting accounted...

Philips has been developing OLED products

Asustek expected to suffer 20% on-quarter decline in 1Q12 revenues

Jan 17, 01:10

Asustek Computer is expected to see on-quarter revenues drop of 20% in the first quarter of 2012 with the amount drop to only NT$80 billion (US$2.67 billion) from about NT$100 billion...

Digitimes Research: Global solar market to grow by 11.9% to 26.9GW in 2012

Jan 11, 15:49

The solar industry faced oversupply problems that caused significant price drops in 2011. Most solar firms faced losses. However, the rapid decrease of cost for solar PV systems induced...

solar cell

Chinese and European vendors lower solar module prices in Europe market

Jan 3, 16:12

China-based vendors of solar modules have lowered quotes from EUR0.8-0.85/watt at the end of 2011 to EUR0.7-0.8/watt currently, while Europe-based competitors have also decreased...

solar module

Gintech sees capacity fully occupied

Dec 23, 11:40

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of solar cells, has received rush orders with prices above US$0.50/watt to fully occupy its production capacities, with some shipments scheduled...

Pan

Asustek and Acer quibble over notebook vendor rankings in China and Europe

Nov 1, 01:00

Asustek Computer, citing figures from research firm IDC, pointed out that the company's notebook shipments in China have already surpassed Acer and it has become the second largest...

Commentary: Taiwan solar industry needs government support

Oct 24, 15:56

After a wave of bankruptcies declared by US-based solar firms in third-quarter 2011, some Europe-based solar firms have also been reportedly facing difficulties obtaining funding...

A new wave of PC price cuts may approach Europe market

Sep 19, 15:59

Europe is expected to experience another wave of PC price cuts after the price war triggered by Acer's inventory digestion earlier in the year, as Acer's former-CEO Gianfranco Lanci...

Former Acer CEO Lanci joins Lenovo; Acer claims firm step in Europe

Sep 19, 10:52

Gianfranco Lanci, former CEO and present of Taiwan-based vendor Acer, has joined China-based vendor Lenovo as an Italy-based consultant for strengthening Lenovo's presence and marketing...

Taiwan solar firms over-dependent on Europe and US customers

Aug 23, 15:49

The return of demand in the third quarter has not been as strong as expected, hence many small- and medium-size solar firms in China might face production halts, according to China-based...

LED market shows slight growth in 2Q11

Aug 22, 16:44

Low demand for LED TVs and the decreasing number of LED chips used per device have been causing the LED market to grow just 12.4% on quarter compared to first-quarter 2011. LED market...

PV demand forecast for 2011 raises over 22GW, says IMS Research

Aug 10, 14:57

Despite a very weak start to the year, IMS Research has recently increased its forecast for the full year by more than 1GW and predicts more than 22GW of new PV capacity will be added...

China-made PV modules less expensive than locally-made ones in Europe

Jul 22, 10:36

In the Europe market, prices for PV modules made in Europe stand at EUR1.10-1.30/W (US$1.56-1.84/W) currently, while first-tier and second-tier China-based makers quote EUR0.90/W...

Europe debt crisis might affect the solar industry

Jul 13, 01:10

The debt crisis in Europe might cause more turbulence in the solar industry. Italy, one of the biggest solar markets behind Germany, has been speculated to have unstable national...

Panel pricing for June remains flat

Jun 22, 01:10

The price of panels in June has remained flat due to weak demand in Europe and the US and the problem with backlogs. The price for 32-inch panels is between US$147-150 per unit. The...

Solar cell price continues to fall despite slight return of demand, says industry source

Jun 14, 01:05

Rumors in the European market indicated quotations of Taiwan-based solar cells have been falling to US$0.80/watt. Despite a slight return of demand, the price of solar products still...

Solar players mixed about market outlook

Jun 13, 14:33

Intersolar Europe was hoped to offer an indication of the market condition for the solar industry, but participants in the show held mixed views.

Price of panels flat in first half of June, states industry source

Jun 7, 16:15

The price for large-size panels has been increasing since May, but the pace of growth in June is slowing down. According to panel makers, the return to profits will have to wait until...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Sony to decrease TV shipments target

May 25, 01:10

Due to low sales for its LCD TV department, Sony might decrease shipment targets by 20-30%, according to industry sources. Sony predicted optimistically in 2010 that shipments will...

Brightek Optoelectronic to debut on Taiwan OTC market in 3Q11

May 19, 16:19

Shenzhen-based, Taiwan-funded LED packaging house Brightek Optoelectronic plans to debut on Taiwan's OTC market in the third quarter. Brightek was founded in 2001 and relocated headquarters...

Europe to continue dominating solar market in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 28, 17:12

Despite brewing trouble for the solar industry in the region, Europe in 2011 will continue to account for the lion's share of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the world, claiming...

AUO solar module receives MCS certification and expands into UK market

Dec 24, 09:58

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its multi-crystalline solar module EcoDuo PM 220 received UK MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) certification and will expand into the...

DelSolar signs supply contract with Europe-based renewable energy firm

Dec 10, 12:06

DelSolar has signed a one-year contract to supply PV modules to a leading renewable energy company in Europe in 2011, according to the Taiwan-based solar cell maker.

Spot solar cell price falls to US$1.42-1.43

Nov 19, 12:00

Spot price for solar cells has come down modestly from its peak of US$1.45 to US$1.42-1.43, according to industry sources, adding that however, not all first-tier cell makers in Taiwan...

iSuppli boosts 2010 solar installation forecast

Nov 9, 14:25

Stronger than expected growth in Germany has prompted iSuppli to boost its 2010 forecast for global installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. Worldwide installations in 2010...

Option withdraws anti-dumping charges against Huawei dashing hopes of Taiwan makers

Oct 29, 01:05

Belgium-based wireless Internet-access equipment maker Option has announced it has withdrawn its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy charges against imports of wireless/mobile Internet-access...

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    HTC HD mini

    HTC has introduced a Windows phone, the HTC HD mini, which utilizes HTC's in-house developed HTC Sense. HTC Sense is an interface focused on putting people at the center by making...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • LG+new+Chocolate

    LG new Chocolate

    LG Electronics (LGE) has announced worldwide retail release of the new Chocolate, LG-BL40, which will be released across Europe in September and expanded to the rest of the world...

    Photo: Company, Sep 23.

  • HTC+Hero+Andriod%2Dbased+smartphone

    HTC Hero Andriod-based smartphone

    High Tech Computer (HTC) has introduced the new HTC Hero, an Android-based smartphone with an anti-fingerprint screen coating for improved smudge resistance and a longer lasting,...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

  • Samsung+unveils+Android%2Dbased+smartphone

    Samsung unveils Android-based smartphone

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the I7500, its first Android-powered smartphone. The Samsung I7500 features a 3.2-inch AMOLED full touchscreen, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA and WiFi connectivity,...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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