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Taiwan semiconductor firms expected to start restocking inventories

Feb 5, 16:34

Companies in Taiwan's semiconductor industry supply chain are expected to start restocking their inventories at the end of the first quarter or in early second-quarter 2016, leading...

A few local makers win Taiwan government LED street lamp procurement bids

Feb 5, 11:36

A few Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers and LED lighting makers, mainly Everlight Electronics, Leotek Electronics, Delta Electronics, Bright Led Electronics, Genius Electronic...

Inotera announces execution of share swap deal with Micron

Feb 4, 12:40

Inotera Memories has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to conduct a share swap transaction with Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST). After closing of the transaction,...

Taiwan MOEA approves TSMC 12-inch fab investment in China

Feb 4, 12:38

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved TSMC's proposal to set up a 12-inch wafer fab and a design service center in Nanjing, China...

Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

China PV module makers ask Taiwan makers to lower solar cell prices

Feb 4, 12:32

China-based PV module makers, in view of high inventory levels and an unexpected decrease in demand in the US market, have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 10.235 million LCD TVs in 4Q15

Feb 4, 12:27

Taiwan-based makers shipped 10.235 million LCD TVs on ODM, OEM or OBM (own brand manufacturing) worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 12.0% on quarter but decreasing...

Taiwan market: Foxconn leads patent applications in 2015

Feb 3, 14:32

Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) topped local companies in the number of patent applications in 2015, with 659, according to data released by the Intellectual Property Office...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$6 for 2015

Feb 3, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$6 (US$0.18) cash dividend per common share for...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 4Q15 shipments of small- to medium-size panels

Feb 1, 22:39

Taiwan-based makers shipped 284.026 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 7.5% on quarter and 20.3% on year, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan market: HP to shift marketing focus from market share to profitability

Feb 1, 16:01

Viewing that Taiwan has become a developed PC market, Hewlett-Packard (HP) will adjust its strategy through shifting focus from market share to profitability and thereby will strengthen...

HiSilicon ramps orders to Taiwan foundry, backend service companies, says report

Newswatch - Feb 1, 14:26

China-based chipset vendor HiSilicon Technologies has increased wafer and IC packaging/testing orders at Taiwan-based foundry and backend service companies as it plans to ramp output...

Taiwan IC suppliers look to land more orders from Huawei, Lenovo in 2016

Feb 1, 13:23

Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly LCD driver IC vendors, are eyeing orders from Huawei and Lenovo to sustain sales growth and market share in 2016, according to industry...

Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth estimated at -0.28%, says DGBAS

Jan 29, 14:56

Taiwan's on-year economic growth for fourth-quarter 2015 is estimated at -0.28%, downward adjusted by 0.77pp from a previous forecast in November, according to the Directorate General...

Everlight Electronics to start production at new factory in central Taiwan in 2Q16

Jan 29, 11:01

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is constructing a new factory in central Taiwan and will complete the first phase and begin production in the second quarter of...

Production of new 4K iPad Air to begin in 2Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 28, 15:29

Apple is expected to unveil new models of its iPad Air in March 2016 and production will start in the second quarter, with General Interface Solution and TPK Holding to supply touch...

Motech to increase solar cell capacity in China

Jan 28, 10:16

Solar cell maker Motech Industries, in order to hike production capacity in China, will shift part of its production capacity from Taiwan to its two factories in China, with the proportions...

UMC buys equipment from Lam, Tokyo Electron

Stockwatch - Jan 28, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.96 billion (US$58.4 million) worth of equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments increase 2.6% in 4Q15

Jan 27, 15:00

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels reached 60.14 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 2.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Resea...

Taiwan Star Cellular aims at over 1 million 4G users by end of 2016

Jan 27, 14:15

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Star Cellular has set a goal of exceeding one million subscribers by the end of 2016, 3.5 times the number at present, according to company president...

Taiwan market: TWM launches VoLTE services

Jan 27, 11:08

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched VoLTE (voice over LTE) services based on SRVCC (single radio voice call continuity) technology which features seamless switching from VoLTE to 3G...

Taiwan LED makers expected to benefit from US objection to Philips selling Lumileds, says report

Newswatch - Jan 26, 15:10

Philips has canceled the planned sale of an 80.1% stake in Philips Lumileds Lighting to China-based GO Scale Capital due to objections from US authorities concerned for the sake of...

Order visibility prior to Lunar New Year remains unclear, say Taiwan IC designers

Jan 25, 21:49

Taiwan-based IC design houses have expressed caution about the first quarter of 2016 citing unclear order visibility. Customers are still reluctant to place orders despite the approach...

TSMC orders equipment worth NT$7 billion

Stockwatch - Jan 25, 21:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced two purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$7.09 billion (US$211.5 million) from...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index down on year, says MOEA

Jan 25, 11:52

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.76 for December 2015, increasing 3.43% on month but decreasing 5.52% on year, according to the Ministry of...

Neo Solar Power lowers utilization at PV module plant

Jan 25, 11:39

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, in response to decreased orders for PV modules, has lowered the utilization of production capacity at its PV module factory in Chunan, northern Taiwan,...

Taiwan market: Dell launches XPS 13, XPS 15 notebooks

Jan 22, 15:54

Dell has launched two Windows 10 notebooks, the 13-inch XPS 13 equipped with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and 15-inch XPS 15 equipped with Core i7 processor in the Taiwan market...

Taiwan December unemployment rate down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Jan 22, 10:36

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in December 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which dropped 0.04pp on month but rose 0.08pp on year, according to statistics released...

China market: Force touch sensor demand to increase in 2H16

Jan 22, 10:22

More China-based Android phone developers are ready to roll out new models featuring force touch screens in 2016, but orders for force touch sensors from China are unlikely to see...

ChipMOS Bermuda, ChipMOS Taiwan to merge

Jan 22, 09:55

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced plans to merge with its 58.3%-owned subsidiary ChipMOS Technologies (ChipMOS Taiwan), with ChipMOS Taiwan to be the surviving company.

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to reach 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016

Jan 22, 09:47

Smartphone sales in the Taiwan market are expected to stay flat at 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to sources from local retail channels.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$4.8 billion in 2015, says MOEA

Jan 21, 14:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,789 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.797 billion in 2015, respectively increasing...

Taiwan December export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:08

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.81 billion in total in December 2015, decreasing 4.8% on month and 12.3% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

SPIL engineer probed over suspected data theft

Jan 21, 11:06

Taiwan's Investigation Bureau has received a request from Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to investigate an engineer suspected of stealing confidential company data.

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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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    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.

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