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Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

Apr 22, 15:06

Ultra HD TV displays and touch panel technologies such as metal mesh were displayed at the 2014 Finetech Japan Expo in Tokyo.

Windows tablets gaining traction in Japan

Apr 15, 14:34

Sales of Windows-based tablets in Japan have been rising as vendors have been aggressively releasing Windows 8.1-based 8-inch models since October 2013. In February 2014, 15.7% of...

Taiwan PV module makers looking to orders from Japan vendors

Apr 15, 11:17

Japan-based PV vendors, including Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic and Toshiba, are likely to return to the international market in 2016 and release OEM orders to Taiwan-based module makers,...

Taiwan PV module makers expanding capacities to compete for orders from Japan

Apr 1, 11:34

Taiwan-based PV module makers have been expanding or will expand production capacities in 2014 to compete for orders from Japan-based clients who have adjusted their business strategies,...

Japan Display to ship 5.5-inch 538ppi smartphone panels in April

Mar 28, 15:33

Japan Display has begun mass producing WQHD (2,560 by 1,440) panels and is expected to begin shipments in April 2014, according to industry sources.

Japan-, Korea-based vendors increase ODM orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets

Mar 28, 12:02

Japan- and Korea-based vendors have recently released more orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets to ODMs in Taiwan, which is expected to boost Windows' share in the tablet market,...

Japan becomes largest market for China-made PV products, says CCCME

Mar 27, 11:33

Japan has become the largest market for China-made PV products, accounting for 24.63% of total export value in 2013 and 34.23% in January-February 2014, according to the China Chamber...

Australia, Japan reportedly mulling anti-dumping probes against China PV makers

Mar 19, 11:41

The Australia and Japan governments reportedly are considering launching anti-dumping and anti-subsidization investigations of PV products imported from China, according to China-based...

Corning to transfer Gorilla Glass production to Korea

Mar 7, 10:45

Corning has announced that it will transfer the production of its Gorilla Glass from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea. Corning expects...

Japan PV vendors shifting outsourced production from Taiwan solar cell makers to China PV module makers

Mar 5, 20:58

Japan-based PV vendors, due to cost considerations and the depreciation of the Japanese yen, have been shifting from outsourcing solar cells production to Taiwan-based makers for...

Giga Solar Materials obtains JPY3.5 billion joint lending for setting up PV power station in Japan

Mar 4, 10:40

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on March 3 signed with a few local banks for a 7-year syndicated loan of JPY3.5 billion (US$34.3 million) for constructing...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Silicon reclaim wafer market increases 14% in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 19, 12:55

The worldwide reclaim wafer market is estimated at US$460 million in 2013 and is forecast to reach US$493 million by 2015, according to SEMI. Both revenues and number of wafers reclaimed...

Digitimes Research: January 40W-equivalent LED bulb prices in Japan market down on month

Feb 19, 11:43

Average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W and 60W incandescent ones in the Japan market stood at JPY1,633 (US$16) and JPY2,473 respectively in January 2014, slipping...

Toshiba shifting notebook R&D center to Taiwan

Feb 5, 19:50

Toshiba has started shifting its notebook R&D center in Japan to Taiwan and will expand its Taiwan R&D staff of over 100 engineers, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply...

Eversol secures 80MWp PV system projects in Japan

Jan 23, 11:15

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon ingot and wafer maker Eversol has landed EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) projects for installing ground-mounted PV systems...

Asustek is second largest PC vendor in Japan in 2013, says CNA

Newswatch - Jan 15, 11:17

Asustek Computer shared 16.1% of notebook, desktop and tablet sales in the Japan market in 2013, next only to Apple's 19.1%, and followed by NEC's 15.9%, Toshiba's 13.2% and Fujitsu's...

Digitimes Research: Japan to keep largest share of global LED lighting in 2014

Jan 7, 15:51

Among main lighting markets around the world , Japan will remain as the largest LED lighting market with a global share of 25.6% in 2014, down 3.4pp on year, according to Digitimes...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

Digitimes Research: Asustek and Apple are top-2 tablet vendors in Japan market

Dec 30, 12:11

Asustek Computer and Apple are currently the top-2 tablet vendors in Japan. In terms of operating system, Google and Apple led the tablet market in Japan with Android and iOS together...

Japan vendors may outsource MILCs to Taiwan makers

Dec 26, 11:04

As price competition among digital cameras is gradually expanding to mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) models, Japan-based vendors are likely to outsource production of...

Digitimes Research: Japan PC market sees increased sales value, but volumes down

Dec 25, 15:45

Japan's PC market saw its sales value in October 2013 rise 4.4% on year despite an on-year drop in sales volume. Notebook sales have also seen increased value, but declining volumes...

Japan market: Asustek dominates DIY motherboard sales, says BCN

Dec 17, 15:03

Asustek Computer shared 45% of own-brand motherboard sales in Japan's DIY market during January-November 2013, surpassing the second- and third-largest vendors with 25% and 18%, respectively,...

Japan to revise PV subsidy downward, investment in PV system installation may increase in the short run, says EnergyTrend

Nov 26, 14:23

Rumors have it that the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan (METI) is considering revising PV subsidy downward to JPY34/kWh in 2014 and JPY30/kWh in 2015. According...

Spansion gearing up for Japan MCU market

Nov 21, 21:35

Having acquired Fujitsu's MCU unit, Spansion is set to expand its presence in Japan with a focus on industrial and other application-specific applications.

Flat screen TV sales in Japan drop 3% in October, says JEITA

Nov 21, 20:36

Flat screen TV sales in Japan dropped 3% to 370,000 units in October 2013, according to the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).

Digitimes Research: Sales of new iPhones by NTT DoCoMo impact Japan handset market

Nov 18, 22:29

Sales of Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by NTT DoCoMo starting in September 2013 have brought a number of impacts to Japan's handset market, including changes in the subscriber bases...

UBright reports steady performance; expects proportion of orders from Japan to rise

Nov 18, 14:33

UBright Optronics, a Taiwan-based maker of brightness enhancement films (BEF) has reported revenues of NT$967 million (US$32.77 million) for the third quarter of 2013 as well as 21%...

Digitimes Research: LED bulb average prices in Japan fall in October

Nov 14, 11:14

Average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W and 60W incandescent ones in the Japan market stood at JPY1,717 (US$17.2) and JPY2,468 respectively in October, slipping...

Giga Solar Materials starts construction of PV power plant in Japan

Oct 28, 14:29

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on October 25 began construction of a ground-mounted PV power-generating station with an annual capacity of 17MWp in Fukushima...

Japan Display establishes Taiwan Display to further cooperation between panel makers

Oct 24, 15:31

Japan Display has announced it will form a subsidiary in Taiwan called Taiwan Display, which will focus on panel development between Japan- and Taiwan-based panel makers.

Japan SMB IT market to remain virtually flat in 2013, says IDC

Oct 17, 13:41

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan small and medium-sized business (SMB) IT market from 2013 to 2017. The weaker yen and higher share prices have helped improve Japan's economy,...

Japan LTPS display shortages may hit Taiwan touch panel shipments to China smartphone vendors in 4Q13

Oct 11, 14:20

China-based smartphone vendors, including Xiaomi, Coolpad, BBK and Meizu, are set to launch several new models in the fourth quarter of 2013 and therefore have increased their touch...

Japan mobile device market grows 26.8% in 2Q13, says IDC

Oct 9, 16:06

IDC has published a forecast for the Japan mobile device market, comprised of PCs, smartphones, tablets, and data communication products such as mobile cards and personal routers,...

Japan zero nuclear power issue triples PV market demand in 2013, says EnergyTrend

Oct 1, 14:31

Regular inspections have been conducted on the number four reactor at Japan's Oi nuclear power plant. However, delayed inspections has once again led to Japan's "zero nuclear...

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    Photo: BenQ, Jun 23.

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    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

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