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ITRI licenses STOBA to Taiwan Mitsui Chemicals for explosion-proof Li batteries

Sep 30, 15:42

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on September 29 signed for exclusive licensing deal for STOBA (self terminated olygomers with hyper-branched...

Largan Precision obtains factory site in central Taiwan

Stockwatch - Sep 30, 10:42

Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision has acquired 45.48 hectares (112.38 acres) of factory land in central Taiwan at NT$3.1 billion (US$102.5 million) from the Taichung...

Taiwan market: FET leads in 4G user base at end of August

Sep 29, 23:06

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 254,000 4G subscribers at the end of August, the largest number among the three main 4G mobile communication operators in Taiwan, according...

Inventec chairman sees no effect on Taiwan government banning Xiaomi smartphone usage, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 16:10

The Taiwan government is planning to ban the usage of China-based Xiaomi's handsets by government employees due to the possibility of data leakage. However, Inventec chairman Richard...

Asustek struggling to stay competitive in IT market, say Taiwan ODMs

Sep 26, 14:03

Compared to Lenovo which is supported by large demand in the domestic market as well as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell which have gained the upper hand in the enterprise segment by...

Commentary: Taiwan electronics industry experiencing outflux of talent to China

Sep 26, 12:14

Taiwan's electronics industry is experiencing an outflux of talent to China while upper management is beginning to retire, leaving many industry analysts worried about the stability...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular aims at 200,000-300,000 4G users at end of 2014

Sep 26, 11:54

Taiwan Star Cellular, which started 4G commercial operations on August 25 has more than 60,000 subscribers currently and aims to reach 200,000-300,000 at the end of 2014, according...

China market: SSD prices drop sharply, say memory module makers

Sep 26, 10:47

SSD (solid-state drive) prices in the China market have drastically fallen, with prices for a 128GB model dropping to US$50-55 and those for a 256GB model to below US$100, according...

Taiwan makers feel pressure from high-end handset panel production in China

Sep 25, 23:08

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to see pressure from China makers as they expand production capacity for high-end handset panels.

Korea and Taiwan touch panel makers showing signs of declining operations

Sep 25, 23:06

Korea and Taiwan touch panel makers are showing signs of declining operations as low-price competition from China makers continues to increase.

Taiwan IT firms diversifying into contact lens sector

Sep 25, 15:25

Taiwan's IT players are investing in facilities to further enter the medical segment, with production of materials for contact lens expected to be a major focus.

Taiwan market: NCC offers 5700-6400MHz unlicensed band for 4G Small Cell

Sep 25, 11:08

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has decided to assign 5700-6400MHz as an unlicensed frequency band for 4G mobile communication operators to deploy outdoor Small...

Taiwan market: HTC leads in August smartphone sale

Newswatch - Sep 24, 14:48

HTC was the largest smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in August, accounting for 22% in terms of unit sales and 25% in terms of sales value, according to Taiwan-based Central...

Japan PV module vendors mulling OEM partnerships with Taiwan cell makers

Sep 24, 11:10

In view of increasing competition from China-based firms, Japan-based PV module vendors have been in talks with Taiwan-based solar cell makers about OEM production for 2015, according...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down on month, says MOEA

Sep 24, 10:59

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.56 for August 2014, decreasing by 1.54% on month and but increasing by 7.20% on year, according to the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Microsoft launches Xbox One

Sep 23, 14:52

Microsoft launched Xbox One in the Taiwan market on September 23 and will launch at least 50 new games by the end of 2014, with 20 titles specifically based on the Xbox platform and...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers continue to focus on a-Si panels for high-end smartphones

Sep 23, 14:51

Taiwan panel makers will continue to focus on production of a-Si panels for use in handsets to compete in the high-end smartphone panel segment, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan August export order value slightly up on month, says MOEA

Sep 23, 10:42

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$38.21 billion in August 2014, increasing 0.1% on month and 5.2% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Sony Mobile to focus on high-end smartphones, will decrease ODM orders, say Taiwan makers

Sep 22, 22:43

Sony Mobile Communications, in view of its unsatisfactory smartphone sales performance, has cut its smartphone business personnel by 15% and adjusted operational strategies by focusing...

Taiwan market: Meizu likely to launch smartphone MX4

Sep 22, 22:40

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu Telecom Equipment is interested in tapping the Taiwan market and talking with local online store operators about cooperation to launch the MX4,...

Taiwan August unemployment rate at 4.08%, says DGBAS

Sep 22, 10:40

Taiwan had 473,000 jobless citizens in August 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.08%, which rose by 0.06 ppt on month but dropped by 0.25 ppt on year, according to the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers plan to further develop on-cell touch for large-size applications

Sep 19, 11:38

Taiwan panel makers plan to further develop embedded touch panels such as on-cell for use in large-size applications in addition to in-cell products, according to Digitimes Researc...

Taiwan TV panel makers see orders surge as China vendors slash TV prices

Sep 19, 11:17

Taiwan panel makers are seeing a surge of new panel orders from China-based TV vendors for 60- and 65-inch units as the vendors expect to see sales for the two sizes increase during...

Ultra HD TV demand expected to continue during October in China

Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

Sep 19, 10:31

Global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells in 2014 is estimated at 40GWp, mainly consisting of 11GWp in China, 8GWp in Europe, 7GWp in Japan, 5GWp in the US and 1.3GWp in India,...

Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics will donate hardware, software, integrated system platforms and high-speed Internet to set up smart e-learning classrooms in three senior high schools in Taiwan...

Pegatron component subsidiary Asuspower to acquire equipment

Stockwatch - Sep 18, 11:36

Asuspower, a Shanghai-based subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, will spend NT$701.76 million (US$23.3 million) on acquiring production equipment, according to a Pegatron filing with...

Rakuten Taiwan introduces Taiwan online stores to Singapore

Sep 17, 15:09

Rakuten Taiwan on September 16 announced that it has helped 27 Taiwan-based online store operators offer more than 5,000 items for sale in the Singapore market through Rakuten Sing...

Taiwan panel makers see increased pressure from China in entry-level, mid-range segments

Sep 17, 14:59

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to see increased pressure from China makers in the entry-level and mid-range segments as China makers deepen relations with local handset vendors...

Taiwan market: Ultra HD units to make up 10% of retail TV sales in 2014

Sep 17, 14:43

Taiwan retailers expect Ultra HD TVs to make up 10% of their overall TV sales in 2014.

Ultra HD TV sales continuing to grow in Taiwan

Taiwan makes plan for TD-LTE, FDD LTE, says NCC

Sep 17, 12:03

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has made a draft plan to release frequency band units for TD-LTE and FDD LTE mobile communication operation, according to NCC chairman...

Taiwan market: Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus sell out fast in online pre-order, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 17, 11:22

Chunghwa Telecom on September 16 began online pre-ordering for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and sold out 60,000 units available at the first batch in only 40 minutes, according...

China Mobile chairman calls for cross-strait cooperation in 5G development

Sep 17, 11:15

China Mobile chairman Xi Guo-hua, in an opening speech for the Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI) annual conference in Taiwan on September 16, expressed the hope that the telecom industries...

China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua

Central Taiwan Innovation Park inaugurated

Sep 16, 15:13

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on September 15 inaugurated the Central Taiwan Innovation Park, which will conduct R&D for intelligent equipment technology used in precision...

Taiwan assigns too few band units for TDD, says SerComm president

Sep 16, 11:47

The Taiwan government plans to assign 2600MHz frequency band units of 50MHz bandwidth for TDD (time division duplexing), and the bandwidth takes up only 10% of total bandwidth available...

4G smartphone prices expected to fall to below US$100 in 1H15, say Taiwan makers

Sep 15, 21:22

Mainly because Qualcomm has offered an inexpensive 4G chip solution to compete with Taiwan-based MediaTek and market competition for 4G smartphones among China-based vendors has been...

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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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    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.

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    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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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

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