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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in January

Newswatch - Feb 22, 15:30

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 692,000 units in January 2017, up 3.75% on month but down 5% from a year earlier, according to data compiled local retain channels...

3S Silicon Tech debuts on Taiwan emerging stock market

Feb 22, 14:14

3S Silicon Tech started trading on Taiwan's emerging stock market on February 21 at an initial price of NT$20 (US$0.65) per share, according to the semiconductor equipment company...

Taiwan makers to ship 1.2 million VR HMD devices in 2017, says MIC

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:32

Taiwan's shipments of VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices, including ODM models, are expected to reach 1.2 million units in 2017, according to Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 2, Redmi Note 4X

Feb 22, 11:46

Xiaomi has launched its Mi Note 2 and Redmi Note 4X smartphones in the Taiwan market. The two models will be available starting March 1, with the Mi Note 2 priced at NT$16,999 (US$552),...

Xiaomi Taiwan president Henman Lee

Taiwan IC production value to rise 5.8% in 2017, say TSIA and IEK

Feb 21, 15:34

The production value of Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, will increase 5.8% in 2017 reaching NT$2,591.6 billion (US$84.1...

Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March

Feb 21, 15:08

Taiwan-based MCU and consumer IC design houses have recently seen customer orders pick up, and are expected to see their revenues start to rise in March, according to industry sour...

Taiwan MCU and consumer IC suppliers set to enjoy revenue growth starting March

TPK to quit touch panel production for Apple Watch, say sources

Feb 21, 11:08

TPK Holding has been a suppleir of G/G (2 pieces of glass) touch panels for use in Apple Watch for two years, but since Apple adopted TOL (touch on lens) for second-generation Apple...

China and Taiwan fabs gearing up for next-gen memory production

Feb 21, 10:51

China- and Taiwan-based pure-play foundries are partnering with their fabless clients to fabricate next-generation memory types, such as 3D NAND, MRAM and ReRAM, while memory chipmakers...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$367 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 20, 21:34

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 198 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$366.86 million in January 2017, respectively...

Taiwan January export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Feb 20, 21:32

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.97 billion in total in January 2017, decreasing 12.8% on month but increasing 5.2% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan IC production value rises 8.2% in 2016, say TSIA and IEK

Feb 20, 15:40

Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated production value of NT$2,449.3 billion (US$79.5 billion) in 2016, increasing...

Aerosol science research center opens in Taiwan

Feb 20, 13:25

The National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan, has inaugurated the Aerosol Science Research Center, the first of its kind in Asia to study PM2.5 particulates,...

Inaugural ceremony for the Aerosol Science Research Center

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch QLED TVs

Feb 20, 11:29

Samsung Electronics showcased QLED TVs (quantum dot TVs) at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show taking in Las Vegas during January 5-8 and will launch 55-, 65-, 75- and 88-inch models...

Taiwan market: Cable TV operator CNS to procure 400,000 STBs in 2017

Feb 18, 15:53

Cable TV MSO (multi-system operator) China Network Systems (CNS) plans to set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$2.6-2.8 billion (US$83.9-90.3 million) for 2017, aiming to further...

AUO opens rooftop PV system in southern Taiwan

Feb 17, 13:54

AU Optronics (AUO) on February 16 inaugurated a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 3.87MWp in Tainan City, southern Taiwan. The system is able to generate 4.84 million...

Rooftop PV system at AUO factory in the Tainan Technology Park

Taiwan has 4 graphics card vendors among global top-5 in 2016

Feb 17, 10:52

Of the global top-five graphics card vendors in 2016, four were based in Taiwan, namely, Palit Microsystems, the largest shipping about seven million cards, Asustek Computer, second-largest...

Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 to open on February 21 in Taiwan

Feb 16, 15:41

The Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 will be hosted from February 21-24 at the Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. The show will host about 200 exhibitors and feature special...

Taiwan market: Fuji Xerox eyes 30% printer market share in 2017

Feb 16, 15:37

Printer vendor Fuji Xerox Taiwan has been expanding aggressively in Taiwan's enterprise market and is looking to increase its share in the local printer market to 30% in 2017 to narrow...

Wang Peihsiang, Fuji Xerox Taiwan general manager

Taiwan 4Q16 economic growth estimated at 2.88%

Feb 16, 10:20

Taiwan's GDP growth for fourth-quarter 2016 is estimated at 2.88%, upward adjusted by 0.30pp from the preliminary estimate made in late January 2017, the Directorate General of Budget,...

Notebook shipments get bump in 4Q16

Feb 15, 15:57

The final quarter of 2016 brought good news to the global notebook industry, as shipments showed an on-year increase for the first time since 2012, according to data from Digitimes...

Pixart posts NT$1.20 EPS for 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 15, 15:26

IC design company Pixart Imaging's EPS for 2016 fell to NT$1.20 (US$0.04), the lowest level since its listing on Taiwan's OTC market in May 2006. Revenues for the year came to NT$398...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship nearly 313 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in 4Q16

Feb 14, 20:07

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers together shipped 312.94 million small- to medium-size units in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 1.0% on quarter and 10.2% on year.

CPU core IP provider Andes to debut on Taiwan OTC market in mid-March

Newswatch - Feb 14, 15:03

Taiwan-based CPU core IP provider Andes Technology, a subsidiary of MediaTek, will debut on Taiwan's OTC securities market in mid-March with the underwriting price for the IPO tentatively...

Taiwan market: Oppo aims to sell 800,000-1,000,000 smartphones in 2017

Feb 14, 13:37

China-based vendor Oppo aims to ramp up shipments of its smartphones in the Taiwan market to 800,000-1,000,000 units in 2017, up from 400,000 units shipped a year earlier, according...

Oppo Taiwan president Heaven Ho

Micron ramping up 1Xnm chip production, says executive

Feb 14, 10:49

Micron Technology's wafer plant in Taichung, central Taiwan is scaling up its output of DRAM chips built using 1Xnm process technology, and will have more than half of its total production...

Acer focuses 2017 PC marketing on slim notebooks, gaming notebooks, says Taiwan president

Feb 13, 11:32

Acer will focus PC marketing in 2017 on two market-niche product lines, slim notebooks and gaming notebooks, and will launch new models beginning the first quarter, according to the...

Acer Taiwan operations president Dave Lin

Micron starts making 1Xnm DRAM in Taiwan, says report

Newswatch - Feb 13, 11:25

Micron Technology's factory site in Taichung, central Taiwan is already producing DRAM chips using 1Xnm process technology, and will have all its production capacity using the newer...

Taiwan Mobile sees revenues down slightly in January

Newswatch - Feb 10, 11:27

Taiwan Mobile has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.94 billion (NT$320.06 million) for January, down 4% on month and 2.49% on year.

Taiwan Mobile to offer 1Gbps service in 2018

Feb 9, 15:08

Taiwan Mobile will continue to expand its hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) broadband networks to enable a data transmission speeds of 1Gbps in 2018, according to company president James...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

Taiwan market: FET, MSPE Asia withdraw buyout bid for local cable TV network

Feb 9, 13:53

Far EasTone Communications (FET) and its partner Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPE Asia) have decided to withdraw a buyout bid for Taiwan-based cable operator China Network...

Taiwan to undertake R&D and production of military aircraft

Feb 8, 21:57

Taiwan's Air Force on February 7 signed with the Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST), a research organization established by the government specifically for weapons...

Taiwan MCU suppliers optimistic about 2017

Feb 8, 15:46

Emerging IoT applications are set to boost demand for microcontrollers (MCUs) in 2017, with suppliers including Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology expressing optimism about...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to promote DDoS protection services

Feb 8, 15:18

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will strive to promote multilayer DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection services to business clients in 2017, the company has said.

Taiwan January CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Feb 8, 11:00

Taiwan's January 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.44 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.02% on month but increased 2.25% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Taiwan January export value down on month, up on year, says MOF

Feb 7, 16:42

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.74 billion for January 2017, decreasing 7.6% on month but increasing 7.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.25...

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    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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