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Digitimes Research: March analysis of tablet market

Mar 24, 11:53

China-based Huawei and CoolPad have both recently launched their new low-price high-specification phablets in China, aiming to grab shares from the high-end phablet market. Both vendors...

Digitimes Research: Solar spot prices in Greater China remain flat despite continuous demand from Europe

May 4, 14:52

Solar spot prices in Greater China have not shown signs of increasing despite continuous demand and clear order visibility, said Chihheng Liang, analyst at Digitimes Research and...

solar cells

Commentary: Long-term solar material supply contracts increase losses during industry downturns

May 3, 14:47

Long-term solar material supply contracts seem to stabilize the financial performance of solar firms during good times, but increase the magnitude of losses during down times.

polysilicon

Digitimes Research: April 1 solar FIT cuts in Germany to negatively impact solar spot prices

May 2, 15:32

The German parliament adopted a bill introducng a new solar feed-in-tariff (FIT) policy at the end of March 2012. The new policy, which took effect on April 1, 2012, cuts FITs for...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet PC shipments to reach 21.58 million units in 2Q12

Apr 30, 16:50

Global tablet PC shipments are expected to grow 47.5% on year to 21.58 million units in the second quarter of 2012; however, compared to the first quarter, shipments will drop 8.2%,...

Tablet PC

Digitimes Research: High demand in Europe holds Greater China solar spot prices steady

Apr 27, 15:43

Market demand in the second quarter has been hot causing price falls to seize, said Chihheng Liang, analyst of Digitimes and author of new report, PV 2012-Expectations for the...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: China solar module makers see major reshuffle in 4Q11 rankings

Apr 19, 11:42

Digitimes Research has found that solar module shipments from China's tier-one firms Yingli Solar, Suntech, Hanwha SolarOne and Jinko Solar decreased slightly, while Canadian Solar...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments drop in 1Q12

Newswatch - Apr 16, 16:16

Taiwan-based makers shipped 15.81 million handsets (excluding shipments from pure EMS assembly) in the first quarter of 2012, slipping 20.1% on quarter and 24.5% on year, Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Spot price of polysilicon in Greater China drops to US$22.5/kg

Apr 13, 13:58

The prices of solar products in China dropped slightly this week (April 9-13).

solar panel

Taipei 2012 International Lighting Show: A look at the LED lighting trends

Apr 11, 09:35

The 2012 Taiwan International Lighting Show was held on March 15-16 at the Taipei World Trade Center. Participants displayed the latest LED lighting products, were heavily focused...

LED street lamps

Digitimes Research: Suntech ranks number one in 4Q11 solar module shipments among China peers

Apr 9, 14:04

Digitimes Research tallied fourth-quarter 2011 solar module shipments of major China-based solar module firms. The ranking of the top five solar module makers by shipments changed...

Suntech

ZTE and Huawei dive into high-end smartphone market in 2012

Apr 9, 12:22

For the smartphone market, China-based ZTE and Huawei Technologies previously mainly focused on the low-price segment and their presence in high-end segment was rare. But they have...

Huawei

Digitimes Research: Flat solar spot prices in Greater China due to long holiday

Apr 6, 16:14

Due to long holidays in China, solar spot prices this week (April 2-6) has remained relatively flat.

solar panels

Digitimes Research: New iPad did not impact notebook shipments in March

Apr 3, 14:41

The notebook industry, which was in a downturn, seems to be in recovery in March as hard drive shortage issues have already been resolved, while consumer demand is also rising. In...

Notebook shipments are expected to be strong in March

Digitimes Research: Consistent demand in US market keeps Greater China solar price steady

Mar 23, 16:04

The prices of solar products in Greater China continue to hold despite the concerns over the upcoming Germany feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts. In addition, demand in the US has been picking...

solar module

Digitimes Research: Price of solar modules in Greater China falls on Yingli low offer

Mar 16, 16:15

Digitimes research analyst Chihheng Liang stated that prices across the supply chain have been falling. The price fall of solar modules was due to Yingli's quote of CNY5.18/W (EUR0.55/W)...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: Solar prices in Greater China begin to fall due to Germany FIT cuts

Mar 9, 16:32

The announcement of Germany's new feed-in-tariff (FIT) cuts has stopped the price increases of solar products that began in February. Despite the fact that the Germany government...

solar modules

Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

Digitimes Research: Elpida bankruptcy to have long-term negative impact on Taiwan DRAM industry

Mar 5, 16:30

The short-term impact of Elpida Memory's bankruptcy on Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers might be mixed. However, none of the Taiwan companies, which are second-tier suppliers in the global...

Image

Digitimes Research: Solar prices in Greater China stay flat due to on-going negotiations

Feb 24, 15:16

Solar prices in Greater China were mostly flat this week (Feb 20-24), except for 156 mono solar cells which saw an increase of US$0.01/W, said Chihheng Liang, Digitimes Research an...

solar

Digitimes Research: Non-certified Android hardware may still become mainstream

Feb 24, 01:15

Google is currently focusing on designing Android in a direction to better suit smartphones and tablet PCs, the products that enjoy high volume shipments, but since Android is open...

Non-certified Android devices to become mainstream

Digitimes Research: Panasonic improves OLED lighting efficiency to 128lm/W

Feb 23, 15:50

Solid state lighting (LED and OLED) have been the focus of second generation of lighting. But OLED applications have not been developed as fast as LED ones due to high cost and low...

LED lighting uptake to rise sharply in 2012 and reach 25% by 2014, says a new report from Digitimes Research

Feb 21, 16:28

Taipei, Taiwan - Growing concerns about energy and emissions are driving a revolution in the lighting sector, according to a new report from Digitimes Research. Advances in technology...

Digitimes Research: Sharp solar business continues to report declining revenues

Feb 20, 14:49

Japan-based Sharp recently announced results for its fiscal third-quarter 2011 (October 1, 2011-December 31, 2011). Due to decreasing sales of LCD TVs in Japan, falling prices of...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: Solar cell prices in Greater China increase to reflect rising costs

Feb 17, 16:14

The return of demand has been helping solar firms in Greater China to increase capacity utilization rates, said Chihheng Liang, Digitimes Research analyst. Order visibilities are...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: LED ceiling lights gain popularity in Japan market

Feb 16, 12:11

A recent invesitgation by Digitimes Reseach of the recent LED product prices and trends in the Japan market has revealed that the latest buzz there is the LED ceiling light.

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Solar wafer makers in Greater China increase quotes

Feb 10, 15:12

The prices of solar wafers and cells have been increasing. However, polysilicon spot price remains flat at US$29.50/kg while the price of solar modules has dropped by EUR0.01/watt.

solar wafer

Digitimes Research: Solar PV installations booming in US southwestern states

Feb 10, 14:57

In the US, every state has its own solar PV incentive program. The ranking of the top-10 states that have the highest installations is expected to go through major reshuffles in 2011...

solar panels

Digitimes Research: High-brightness LED output value to grow by 13.4% and LED lighting penetration to increase to 11.3% in 2012

Feb 9, 16:48

Digitimes Research predicts the growth of high-brightness LEDs in 2012 to reach 13.4% with an output value of US$10.1 billion. However, MOCVD demand will shrink to 200 units in 201...

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

LG TVs

Digitimes Research: 2012 global solar installations to reach 28.5GW, higher than previous forecast

Feb 4, 11:17

Digitimes Research forecast 2012 total installations to be 26.9GW. However, Germany announced fourth-quarter 2011 installations surpassed the predicted 4GW. Hence, Digitimes Research...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: Monocrystalline solar wafer prices in Greater China show increases

Feb 3, 16:29

Compared with downstream firms, quotes from upstream solar firms have been increasing more apparently, according to Digitimes Research analyst, Chihheng Liang. Downstream firms such...

polysilicon

Digitimes Research: Polysilicon and wafer firms in Greater China plan to increase prices after Lunar New Year

Jan 20, 14:43

Due to the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays, prices of solar products in Greater China have been quite stable, however polysilicon and solar wafer firms are inclined to increase quotes...

solar panels

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

Digitimes Research: US DOE plans to develop OLED solid state lighting

Newswatch - Jan 18, 15:20

The US Department of Energy (DOE) hopes to increase the efficiency of solid state lighting through projects that can incorporate the government with the industry. By improving solid...

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