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Taiwan supply chains show optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors

Sep 4, 14:22

Taiwan supply chains are showing optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors as they are making attempts to further expand into markets throughout Southeast Asia, as well...

PV thin-film makers seize North America market share due to the US-China trade war, says EnergyTrend

Aug 8, 10:14

After the US announced its preliminary determination on the CVD and AD duty, PV makers in both China and Taiwan have been confronted by high tariff rates. Module and cell prices shipped...

Taiwan notebook ODMs to benefit from HP, Dell sales in North America

Jul 30, 15:21

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen good sales in the North America notebook market in July, Taiwan ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec for HP and Compal Electronics and Wistron...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

Jul 24, 11:34

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.47 billion in orders worldwide in June 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09,...

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV panels in short supply as demand in North America increases

Jul 9, 14:33

Ultra HD TV panels sized 60-inch and above are currently in short supply as vendors prepare for an increase in sales in the North America market during the second half of 2014.

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV demand to grow in 2H14

Amtran receives TV orders from Sharp for sale in North America

Jun 10, 21:51

TV maker Amtran has received orders from Sharp to produce TVs for sale in the North America market, according to industry sources.

Energy storage systems for microgrids to reach nearly US$4.2 billion in market value by 2024, says Navigant Research

May 23, 12:21

Delivering services both to microgrids and, in the case of grid-tied systems, to the centralized grid, energy storage is becoming an essential enabling technology for all types of...

Senao Networks ranks 3rd in March WLAN AP sales in North America, says chairman

May 13, 21:19

Wireless communications device maker Senao Networks ranked third in terms of WLAN AP device sales by volume in the North America market in March 2014, next only to Cisco Systems and...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.02 in December 2013, says SEMI

Jan 24, 14:56

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.38 billion in orders in December 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, according...

Penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in North America to be at 2% in 2014, says Vizio

Jan 22, 21:19

The penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in the North America market in 2014 is expected to be at around 2%, according to Vizio chairman Wang Wei.

CES 2014: Asustek expects 20% shipment growth for notebooks and tablets in North America in 2014, says executive

Jan 8, 22:12

Asustek Computer expects its notebook and tablet shipments in North America to grow at least 20% on year in 2014, raising its ranking in the region's notebook market from seventh...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

Delta to expand North America headquarters

Dec 9, 10:45

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics, eyeing growth potential in the US market, will expand Delta Products Corporation, its subsidiary and North America operational headquarters in Fremont,...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

North America households with Ultra HD TVs expected to pass 10% by end of 2018, says ABI Research

Nov 14, 11:56

Asia-Pacific, notably, China, is expected to lead Ultra HD TV unit shipments. However, the North America market is anticipated to be the first region to eclipse 5% (in 2017) and 10%...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues slide, says SEMI

Oct 22, 14:14

The three-month average book-to-bill ratio for North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.97 in September 2013, down for the third consecutive month, according...

Microsoft clearing first-generation Surface inventory

Aug 21, 22:02

Microsoft has recently started clearing its first-generation Surface tablet inventory to welcome its upcoming second-generation models, which reportedly will be launched in October...

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...

Samsung holds top spot in TV sales in North America in 1H13 followed by Vizio and LG

Aug 5, 14:43

Samsung Electronics held the top spot in the North America market in terms of LCD TV sales in the first half of 2013 followed by Vizio and LG Electronics, according to market obser...

North America and Asia Pacific lead geothermal power market, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:01

According to Navigant Research, North America and Asia Pacific lead the world in terms of geothermal power projects in the final stages of development, with 56 reported projects in...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues growth, says SEMI

Jan 28, 14:07

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.92 in December 2012, up for the third consecutive month, according to SEMI.

Asustek to aim for rapid sales growth in North America in 2013

Jan 9, 22:26

Asustek Computer saw strong sales performance in North America in 2012 and is set to challenge an exponential sales growth target in 2013, according to Asustek North America's vice...

Asustek wins recognition from North America consumers: Q&A with Asustek North America president Steven Chang

Nov 27, 14:52

Asustek Computer's Zenbooks, Transformer tablets and the Nexus 7 have helped expand its brand recognition, raising its share in the North America notebook market from 7% in the second...

Steven Chang, Asustek North America president

TV replacement demand stimulated by price drops

Nov 27, 12:19

TV replacement demand has been stimulated by the rapid fall in LCD TV prices. In addition, the depreciation of the Japanese yen has also given Japan-based vendors more flexibility...

North America and China TV shipments rise ahead of holidays, says DisplaySearch

Nov 21, 15:33

Despite a 7% on-year dip in global TV shipments, retail sales in North America have been steady, and unit shipments were up almost 3% in the third quarter of 2012 after posting small...

Digital signage TV demand picks up in North America, says IHS

Nov 1, 14:16

The North America market for signage and professional displays grew in the second quarter of 2012, aided by higher demand of lower-priced digital signage televisions (DS TVs) that...

Vizio to launch 70-inch LCD TVs in North America at end of 2012

Oct 19, 11:03

Vizio, a vendor affiliated with Taiwan-based maker Amtran Technology, has been selling 60-inch LCD TVs at US$998 in the North America market and will reportedly launch a 70-inch model...

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

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January-September LCD TV sales in North America grow slightly

Oct 4, 11:28

Taiwan-based supply chain makers have indicated that sales of LCD TVs in the North America market during January-September 2012 only increased slightly on year, and that LCD TV sales...

North America IC equipment industry book-to-bill ratio hits 9-month low, says SEMI

Sep 25, 10:43

The book-to-bill ratio of North American semiconductor equipment makers slid to 0.84 for August 2012, hitting the lowest level since November 2011, according to data compiled by SE...

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Amtran reports 86% on-year increase in consolidated revenues

Sep 7, 01:05

Amtran has reported an 86% on-year increase in consolidated revenues for the month of August due to the flat screen TV market heating up in North America.

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Amtran steps up high-end TV competition in North America

Aug 15, 01:15

Amtran has revealed plans to make high-profit, large-sized TVs that have smart functions such as Internet connectivity for various TV vendors in order to bump up TV sales in North...

Amtran reports 56.34% on-year growth due to growth in North America

Aug 14, 01:05

Amtran has reported a 56.34% on-year revenue increase during July this year, stating the increase is largely due to an economic recovery in North America.

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