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Taiwan chipmakers unaffected by earthquake

7h 9min ago

Taiwan-based chipmakers including foundries TSMC and UMC, and IC packager ASE have said that their operations have not been affected by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the...

Taiwan mobile payments ecosystem lacking despite mature NFC supply chain

8h 17min ago

Despite the availability of NFC smartphones, NFC IC cards, card readers and NFC antennas locally, development of a mobile payments ecosystem is still struggling, according to industry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.236 billion in January-March, says MOEA

Apr 20, 22:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.236 billion in January-March 2015, respectively...

Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

Apr 20, 21:59

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.43 billion in total in March 2015, increasing 28.6% on month and 1.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan 1Q15 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.479Tbps, says TWNIC

Apr 20, 14:49

Taiwan's direct Internet connections with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 1.479Tbps as of the end of the first quarter of 2015, increasing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments decline in 1Q15

Apr 20, 14:47

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels reached 60.165 million in the first quarter of 2015, down 10.2% on quarter but down 3.3% on year, according...

Taiwan science park January-February total revenues top NT$365 billion, says MOST

Apr 20, 10:46

The three science parks developed and operated by the government in Taiwan, Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

TSMC targets 10% revenue CAGR over next 5 years

Apr 17, 16:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is targeting a 10% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for both revenues and profits over the next five years, according to the pure-play...

Taiwan market: Online advertising value in 2014 tops NT$16 billion, says DMA

Apr 17, 12:04

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$16.177 billion (US$512 million) in 2014, increasing 18.25% on year, according to Digital Marketing...

Asustek shifting ZenFone touch panel orders back to Taiwan

Apr 17, 12:02

In order to secure stable shipments and maintain profitability, Asustek Computer will shift touch panel orders from O-Film to makers in Taiwan including JTouch, TPK and Young Fast...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 1Q15 digital camera shipments

Apr 16, 21:53

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped a total of 2.3 million digital cameras in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 42.4% on quarter and 13.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

PC ODMs expect to obtain orders at losses in 2H15

Apr 16, 21:48

As vendors are conservative about global PC demand and have launched more inexpensive models, they will select ODMs with the lowest quotes to maintain thin profitability in the second...

SEMI reports 2014 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.2 billion

Apr 16, 13:48

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.2 billion in 2014 and is forecast to reach US$3.4 billion in 2016.

Samsung Taiwan mobile business head to resign

Apr 15, 15:17

Andy Tu, general manager of Samsung's mobile communication business in Taiwan, will step down at the end of May for personal reasons, Samsung Taiwan has announced.

Andy Tu, general manager of mobile communication, Samsung Taiwan

First-tier China PV module firms ask for Taiwan cell supplies on credit

Apr 15, 10:56

Some first-tier China-based PV module firms have asked Taiwan solar cell makers to supply products on credit from, and the suppliers are considering whether to accept the requests,...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom reaches 2 million 4G users

Apr 14, 21:14

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 14 announced that 4G mobile communication subscriptions have reached two million, the highest among 4G operators in Taiwan.

Taiwan should not be discouraged by not being founding member of AIIB, says Stan Shih

Apr 14, 15:42

Commenting on Taiwan not being able to become a founding member of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) led by protests from the China government, Acer founder Stan Shih said...

Taiwan supply chain makers hope for increased adoption of force touch solutions

Apr 13, 16:09

With Apple's adoption of force touch technology onto the trackpad of its new MacBook, related component makers hope the trend will prompt other notebook vendors to adopt the solutions...

ASE building water reclamation plant

Apr 10, 14:20

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is constructing a water reclamation plant in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, with a total investment reaching as high as NT$1.15 billion (US$37...

Taiwan market: Digital camera sales expected to drop 10% in 2015, says Canon

Apr 10, 10:43

There were 629,000 digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2014, slipping 32.6% on year, and the volume in 2015 will drop 10% to 566,000 units, according to vice president Jesse...

Canon DSLR EOS M3

TSMC to construct Fab 15 Phase 5 facility starting May

Apr 9, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground for the fifth phase construction of its 12-inch wafer plant in central Taiwan in May, according to industry sour...

tsmc

TEEMA chairman expects 10-20% growth in electric vehicle industry scale each year; optimistic about Taiwan supply chain

Apr 9, 14:19

While participating in an Automobile show in Taiwan, Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) chairman and chairman of Foxlink Guo Tai-qiang noted that...

Acer partners with Taiwan venture fund AppWorks for IoT business

Apr 9, 11:51

Acer has announced it will cooperate with Taiwan-based venture fund AppWorks, combining Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform with AppWorks' resources to incubate start-up companies...

China makers expect to surpass Taiwan in TFT LCD capacity in 2017

Apr 9, 11:02

China panel makers estimate their TFT LCD production capacity could surpass that of Taiwan makers as early as 2017 to hold the global number two spot behind Korea, as they continue...

BOE displays 8K display technology at Finetech Japan

Taiwan to install 692,000 LED street lamps by end of 2016

Apr 8, 22:11

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will complete replacement of mercury street lamps with LED models installing an additional 692,000 LED lamps around Taiwan by the end...

Taiwan market: HTC ranks as top smartphone vendor in 2014, says IDC

Apr 8, 22:06

HTC ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in 2014, followed by Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer, Apple and Sony Mobile Communications, according to...

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

Apr 8, 21:52

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.27 billion for March 2015, increasing 27.2% on month but decreasing 8.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.20...

Taiwan March CPI down on month, year, says DGBAS

Apr 8, 14:37

Taiwan's March 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.42 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.22% on month and 0.61% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 89.07...

Taiwan ICT industry looks to find new niches in automotive electronics market

Apr 8, 11:39

AutoTronics Taipei is underway and will run from April 8-11 2015 at the TWTC Hall 1 and Nangang Exhibition Hall, offering a professional platform for vendors to showcase an array...

Taiwan sets target PV installation capacity of 500MWp for 2015

Apr 7, 21:36

The Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has increased the target installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations to be established...

China design houses raiding Taiwan driver IC makers for talent

Apr 7, 12:16

China-based IC design houses have stepped up efforts to lure talent away from Taiwan-based LCD driver IC companies in an attempt to improve the quality and competitiveness of their...

Rooftop PV systems are stage for Taiwan solar cell makers: Q&A with Win Win Precision chairman Davis Chen

Apr 1, 14:02

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been impacted by the US imposing an average 19.5% anti-dumping tariffs rate. But rooftop PV systems, especially those built...

Win Win chairman David Chen

IC demand from China picking up, say Taiwan firms

Mar 31, 22:04

IC demand from China's smartphone market is showing signs of a pick-up, as inventories at non-Apple vendors ease, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Taiwan plastic chassis makers reducing capacities

Mar 31, 21:07

Ju Teng International Holdings, Huan Hsin Holdings and Zhan Yun Shanghai Electronics have been decreasing production capacities for plastic chassis due to shrinking demand for notebooks...

Taiwan market: Gogoro to launch Smartscooter in summer 2015

Mar 31, 11:30

Taiwan-based Gogoro has unveiled Smartscooter, an electric scooter developed and produced in house, for launch in the Taiwan market in the summer 2015, according to company CEO Horace...

Gogoro Smartscooter
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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.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    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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