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Taiwan market: Sony unveils Bravia LCD TVs

7h 49min ago

Sony on May 26 unveiled eight 32- to 75-inch Ultra HD and Full HD LCD TVs under its Bravia brand for launch in the Taiwan market.

Taiwan ODMs to snap up all orders for next generation iPhone, say sources

10h 40min ago

Taiwan-based handset ODMs will continue to snap up all orders for production of next generation iPhone devices despite recent market rumors indicating that Apple plans to add a China-based...

Prices declining for 4-inch PSS

May 26, 22:05

Prices for a 4-inch PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) have fallen from US$50 in the first quarter of 2014 to US$40-42 in the first quarter of 2015 and further to US$38-39 currently...

Protests over Hydis factory shutdowns continue in Taiwan

May 26, 22:02

Protests are continuing over recent factory shutdowns by Hydis, with Korea-based workers holding another protest on May 26 in Taiwan. Parent company E Ink Holdings (EIH) meanwhile...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down up on year, says MOEA

May 26, 15:08

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 107.39 for April 2015, decreasing 5.01% on month but increasing 1.15% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Hans von Mangoldt Taiwan sets up electric reactor factory

Newswatch - May 26, 11:26

Hans von Mangoldt (HvM) Taiwan, Germany-based Hans von Mangoldt's joint venture in Taiwan, on May 25 held a groundbreaking ceremony for an electric reactor factory in Kaohsiung, Southern...

New iPhones reportedly to use smaller LED backlighting chips

May 25, 22:05

Apple, in order for its next-generation iPhones to become slimmer and lighter, will reportedly adopt 0.4t (dimensions of 3.0 x 0.85 x 0.4mm) LED chips for backlight units (BLUs),...

Taiwan makers promoting PERC polycrystalline solar cells

May 25, 21:59

In view of an expected rebound in demand in June, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been boosting PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline models...

Taiwan 1Q15 economic growth rate downward adjusted to 3.37%, says DGBAS

May 25, 11:09

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, for the first quarter of 2015 has been downward adjusted from 3.46% estimated in April 2015 to 3.37%, according to the Directorate...

Samsung steps up purchases of IC parts from Taiwan

May 22, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has stepped up purchases of IC parts from its Taiwan-based suppliers, including Himax Technologies, Richtek Technology and Silergy, according to industry source...

Taiwan unemployment rate down in April, says DGBAS

May 22, 10:52

Taiwan had 421,000 jobless citizens in April 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.63% which dropped 0.09pp on month and 0.28pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Crystal Applied Technology unveils sapphire substrate plant in Taiwan

May 22, 10:32

Sapphire substrate maker Crystal Applied Technology (CAT) on May 21 inaugurated a new factory with a monthly production capacity of 300,000 substrates in northern Taiwan, according...

Google seeking Taiwan partners to promote Chromebook, say makers

May 21, 21:13

Google's Chromebook team has come to Taiwan to talk with Acer and Asustek Computer as well as Quanta Computer in a bid to seek cooperation to extend marketing of Chromebooks from...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.5 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 21, 14:49

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed it approved 1,162 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$1.517 billion in January-April 2015,...

Taiwan sees decreased April export order value, says MOEA

May 20, 21:03

Taiwan received export orders worth US$37.32 billion in total in April 2015, decreasing 2.9% on month and 4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan to closely check origin of production certificates for solar exports to Europe, US

May 20, 11:36

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs on May 19 indicated that it will strictly examine origin of production certificates issued for crystalline...

Quanta Computer exclusively supplies VCE with servers used in VxRack System, say Taiwan makers

May 19, 22:00

Quanta Computer has become VCE's exclusive supplier of servers used in its VxRack System, a hyper-converged rack-scale system for private cloud applications unveiled by VCE in early...

ESMT, Etron enter Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 1Q15

May 19, 16:04

Memory-IC design companies Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology both broke into Taiwan's top-10 IC design houses in the first quarter of 2015.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to see revenues fall 4.5% in 2Q15

May 19, 15:13

Taiwan's major IC foundries will see their combined revenues decrease 4.5% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research. Weaker-than-expected smartphone...

Mitac constructs headquarters building in northern Taiwan

May 19, 11:39

Mitac Holdings on May 18 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its headquarters building located in Hwa Ya Technology Park, northern Taiwan, with completion scheduled for the end of...

Almost all major Taiwan solar cell makers see losses in 1Q15

May 19, 11:25

Among six Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, Tainergy Tech was the only one that made a profit in first-quarter 2015, according to industry sources.

Taiwan touch panel makers conservative about 2Q15

May 18, 21:47

Heading into the second quarter of 2015, Taiwan touch panel makers have conservative outlooks and some are even expected to see their revenues drop another 15-20% due to weak end...

Taiwan market: Ambit kicks off 4G operation

May 18, 11:09

Ambit Microsystems on May 15 started commercial operation of 4G mobile communication services, including VoLTE (voice over LTE), in the Taiwan market, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see sequential growth in 2Q15 touch panel shipments

May 15, 15:35

Taiwan-based makers will ship 41.579 million smartphone-use touch panels in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 23.5% on quarter but decreasing 22.3% on year, 8.941 million tablet-use...

Taiwan market: Microsoft releases 3 smartphones for entry-level to mid-range segment

May 15, 11:46

Microsoft has launched three smartphones, the Lumia 640 LTE, Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual SIM and Lumia 430 Dual SIM, in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment.

Microsoft introducing new Lumia devices

Taiwan market: HTC to launch One M9+ smartphone

May 15, 11:16

HTC has launched its new flagship model, the HTC One M9+, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$23,000 (US$781) unlocked.

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia

Fire at Inventec warehouse not affecting operations

Stockwatch - May 13, 21:37

Inventec's headquarters warehouse in Taipei, Taiwan was struck by a fire on May 12, but no damage occurred to personnel or property. The fire will not affect the company's operations,...

India LED light bulb procurement leading to large price cuts, say Taiwan makers

May 13, 21:33

The India government has started open-bids for two million LED light bulbs in two years for subsidizing purchases by local consumers, and wining prices for a 7W-equivalent 600lm LED...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch blue topaz Galaxy S6

May 13, 15:00

Samsung Electronics plans to launch its limited edition of blue topaz Galaxy S6 in the Taiwan market on May 18, to cash in on the current high demand for the Galaxy S6 devices in...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME to stop WiMAX operations

May 13, 10:46

Taiwan-based WiMAX operator Vee TIME has decided to stop operations due to large cumulative operating losses, according to the company.

Taiwan server players look to expand into China

May 12, 15:42

Taiwan server players such as Inventec, Mitac International and AIC are optimistic about China's server market and have been accelerating their expansion into the market, while Quanta...

Taiwan market: Competition for entry-level smartphones heating up

May 12, 15:22

Competition in Taiwan's entry-level smartphone market is intensifying as a number of vendors including Asustek Computer, HTC, InFocus and Xiaomi Technology have stepped up their presence...

Taiwan market: Ambit to start 4G operation

May 12, 11:25

Taiwan-based Ambit Microsystems, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, has announced that it will kick off 4G telecom services on May 15.

Taiwan touch-panel players see weak performance in April

May 11, 22:04

Young Fast Optoelectronics has reported its April 2015 revenues reached NT$243 million (US$7.9 million), down 26.13% on month and down 65.51% on year.

Capex from Taiwan panel makers in 2015 to reach NT$80 billion, says report

Newswatch - May 11, 15:54

Capital expenditures from the four main panel makers in Taiwan, including AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display, are expected to reach an...

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Hiachieve+eWonderPad+tablet+PC

    Hiachieve eWonderPad tablet PC

    Taiwan-based Hiachieve Digital Technology, which provide digital contents for education purposes, has launched an education-specific tablet PC, the eWonderPad, with cloud computing...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

  • Samsung+BX2231+21%2E5%2Dinch+LED+monitor+

    Samsung BX2231 21.5-inch LED monitor

    Samsung Electronics has introduced an LED-backlit LCD monitor, the BX2231, in the Taiwan market. The BX2231 features 2ms response time, 5 mega:1 contrast ratio, 1,920x1,080 resolution...

    Photo: company, Oct 7.

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