Touch panel makers originally had high hopes for the development of touch screen notebooks in 2013, but due to less-than-expected popularity for Windows coupled with increasing competition from tablet vendors, the market...
Last update: Thursday 22 August 2013
Microsoft is reportedly ready to release its second-generation Surfaces in September or October and is currently working on clearing its first-generation models' inventory
Last update: Wednesday 21 August 2013
OLED TVs are being regarded as the next ultime TV viewing technology. However, due to low yields for the technology and high costs, pricing for OLED TVs are currently very high in the market, which is drastically limitng...
Last update: Tuesday 20 August 2013
Micron Technology, which completed its acquisition of Elpida on July 31, said the company will put profits first instead of fighting for market share.
Last update: Thursday 15 August 2013
In addition to Acer, Asustek Computer has also recently decided to enter the Chromebook market, hoping to find new business opportunity from the IT market.
Last update: Wednesday 14 August 2013
As China-based OEMs/ODMs and component suppliers are gradually achieving improvements in their technologies and are outmatching Taiwan players in terms of costs and flexibility, Taiwan's IT industry is now facing a serious...
Last update: Wednesday 14 August 2013
Intel has been aggressively promoting its 2-in-1 product plan and has hosted several conferences in hoping to push vendors to release related products.
Last update: Tuesday 6 August 2013
Taipei Computer Application Show 2013 is hosting from August 1-5 in Taipei, Taiwan and is the largest PC promotion activity of Taiwan in the summer.
Last update: Monday 5 August 2013
As channel retailers have turned to place their focuses on clearing up their Ivy Bridge-based notebooks, touchscreen notebooks seem to have lost their loves.
Last update: Wednesday 31 July 2013
Microsoft and Sony are set to release their latest game consoles for the year-end holidays of 2013 and are seeing strong pre-orders currently.
Last update: Tuesday 30 July 2013
Google and Asustek Computer's co-branded Nexus 7 has made its debut on July 25.
Last update: Thursday 25 July 2013
Samsung Electronics reportedly is looking to expand the purchase of memory products, including mobile DRAM chips and eMMC NAND devices, from outside.
Last update: Thursday 11 July 2013
The global DRAM market has entered a new phase in its evolution, as a fundamental shift from PCs to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is underway.
Last update: Monday 1 July 2013
Solar wafer firms in Taiwan expects prices to increase due to the possible shortage in second-half 2013
Last update: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Taiwan-based firms participated in 2013 LED Lighting Taiwan
Last update: Tuesday 25 June 2013
Over 1,700 exhibitors occupying 5,000 booths are showcasing their latest products at one of the world's leading ICT event.
Last update: Monday 10 June 2013
Executives talk about their companies, products and the markets.
Last update: Thursday 6 June 2013
The 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show was held in Taipei, Taiwan, from March 26-29, 2013.
Last update: Thursday 11 April 2013
Micron Technology and Elpida Memory's trustees have reached an agreement for Micron to acquire Elpida. Micron also announced a separate agreement with Powerchip Technology and certain of its affiliates to acquire the Powerchip...
Last update: Monday 1 April 2013
Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers including Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures.
Last update: Thursday 28 March 2013
Specializing in the manufacture of memory chips and LCD panels, Samsung's component operations are undergoing a focus shift to advanced process design fabrication targeting mobile communications applications. The move will...
Last update: Tuesday 26 March 2013
China-based large-size solar firm Suntech Power Holdings failed to pay back US$541 million in convertible notes on March 15 and announced the insolvency measure for its China subsidiary, Wuxi Suntech on March 20.
Last update: Friday 22 March 2013
Panel makers are gearing up to produce Full HD applications for high-end smartphones.
Last update: Tuesday 19 March 2013
Rumors have circulated for a while that Apple is looking to reduce its dependency on Samsung Electronics as a major chip supplier due to the two's direct competition in the smartphone and tablet PC markets.
Last update: Wednesday 27 February 2013
China government reportedly planned to announce the preliminary result of the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation on February 20, but now the announcement has been delayed, according to China-based reports.
Last update: Wednesday 20 February 2013
HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone in hopes to regain market share
Last update: Wednesday 20 February 2013
Taiwan's LED industry is optimistc about 2013
Last update: Friday 25 January 2013
China-based Huawei Technologies has reported handsome profits for 2012.
Last update: Tuesday 22 January 2013
Philips, Osram, Genesis Photonics, Opto Tech, Panasonic, Toshiba Lightech and Everlight participate in Lighting Japan 2013.
Last update: Friday 18 January 2013
China-based vendors have been aggressive in rolling out new smartphones.
Last update: Friday 11 January 2013
The DRAM industry accounts for about 10% of global semiconductor revenues, and chronic oversupply and diminished demand has led to a near collapse in the industry, with related shock waves affecting growth in the semiconductor...
Last update: Thursday 27 December 2012
Neo Solar Power to merge with Delta's subsidiary, DelSolar
Last update: Friday 14 December 2012
MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares. MediaTek said it expects to complete the merger process...
Last update: Thursday 6 December 2012
Mass-market products particularly smartphones have boosted demand for motion sensors such asMEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes
Last update: Wednesday 21 November 2012
HTC and Apple have reached a settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement. About two months ago, HTC chairperson Cher Wang said that the company had no intentions of settling...
Last update: Wednesday 14 November 2012
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