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Commentary: Signing of FTA between China and Korea offers a choice for Taiwan

Dec 5, 14:10

The signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between China and Korea is expected to result in a structural change in trade patterns between the two counties. The FTA and its consequences...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular offers low voice call pricing for pre-paid card users

Dec 4, 15:35

Taiwan Star Cellular on December 3 offered a uniform price of NT$2 (US$0.065) per minute for voice calls made by its 3G pre-paid card users, much lower than NT$2.80-6 per minute for...

Taiwan market: Sales of smart bracelets to fall short of expectations in 2014, says Sony Mobile

Dec 3, 22:12

Sales of smart bracelets in the Taiwan market are expected to total only 20,000-30,000 units in 2014, lower than market expectations of 60,000-70,000 units, according to Sony Mobile...

Sony Mobile smart bracelets

Foxconn earns US$12.4 million from selling GoPro stock

Dec 3, 22:04

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced that its subsidiary Foxteq Holdings sold 211,354 shares of GoPro stock at US$75 per share and earned US$15.85 million...

Taiwan market: HTC launches mini camcorder

Dec 3, 15:42

Smartphone vendor HTC has started marketing its mini camcorder, the HTC Re, in the Taiwan market.

HTC Re mini camcorder

UMC orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 15:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a batch of production equipment from Applied Materials for NT$827 million (US$26.6 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

Medical applications for 3D printing faces 3 challenges, says UL Taiwan

Dec 3, 14:56

In terms of 3D printing applications, consumer electronics accounts for 29% of total output, automotive 19% and medical 13%, according to the Taiwan government-sponsored Information...

AWSC responds to media reports on 4Q14 sales

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 14:36

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of Chinese-language reports from...

Taiwan market: BenQ occupies 14% of LCD monitor shipments

Dec 3, 10:57

There will be an estimated 900,000 LCD monitors shipped in the Taiwan market in 2014 and BenQ expects a market share of 14%, with 85% of its shipments to be general-use models and...

Taiwan handset ODMs to see orders fluctuate significantly in 2015

Dec 3, 10:52

Taiwan-based handset ODMs may see their orders from Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics fluctuate significantly in 2015 following the recent reshuffles of top management...

Asustek catching up quickly with MSI in gaming notebook business

Dec 2, 14:32

Asustek Computer's good brand recognition in the high-end PC segment and price cut strategy, has reportedly helped the company to surpass Micro-Star International (MSI) in gaming...

TSMC to hold annual supply chain forum on December 4

Dec 2, 14:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum on December 4, and is expected to reveal the latest developments on its 16nm and...

Chicony sells stock in Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Stockwatch - Dec 1, 22:01

Chicony Technologies has announced that its subsidiary Chicony Overseas sold 1.32 million shares of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals stock at US$8.28 and acquired US$10.93 million from the...

Taiwan 4Q14 economic growth downwardly adjusted to 2.83%, says DGBAS

Dec 1, 21:54

Taiwan's on-year economic growth rate has been downwardly adjusted for the fourth quarter of 2014 from the 3.08% estimated in August 2014 to 2.83%, according to the Directorate General...

LED lighting vendors in Greater China expected to cut prices

Dec 1, 21:39

LED lighting vendors and players in the retail channel in the Greater China market, due to high inventory levels, are expected to reduce prices to promote sale before the 2015 Lunar...

Taiwan server ODMs expanding services

Dec 1, 16:01

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been aggressively expanding their services worldwide. Quanta Computer's server centers in Japan, and in China's Hangzhou and Beijing have recently started...

Taiwan market: LG sees TV market share drop as local vendors intensify competition

Dec 1, 11:04

As Ultra HD technology is gaining popularity in the Taiwan market, LG Electronics has seen its sales revenues from Ultra HD TVs increase over 6% in 2014 but overall the company's...

Taiwan market: Financial holding firms mulling investments in PV power generation

Nov 28, 15:47

Three to four Taiwan-based private financial holding companies have been evaluating existing PV power-generating stations or ones under construction in Taiwan as investment targets,...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

Nov 28, 14:58

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China are forecast to generate total production value of NT$558.4 billion (US$18.1 billion) in 2014, rising 6.93% on year,...

Taiwan market: TV vendors slash Ultra HD TV prices 15% to spur sales

Nov 28, 14:53

TV vendors in Taiwan are cutting prices for Ultra HD (4K) TVs by 15% and are also releasing new 4K OLED units and various 60-inch and above size units in order to spur sales in the...

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications,...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments in 3Q14 hit record, says IDC

Nov 28, 10:04

There were 2.45 smartphones shipped in the Taiwan market during the third quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record and accounting for 96.1% of total handset shipments. Taiwan had...

Innolux clarifies Chi Mei Lighting debt issues, looking to secure loan from Taiwan banks

Nov 27, 14:46

Commenting on one of the Taiwan government-owned banks reportedly having refused to join Innolux's syndicated loan plans because of debt issues at Innolux's ex-affiliate Chi Mei Lighting...

Taiwan market: 4G user base tops 2.1 million at end of October, says NCC

Nov 27, 12:33

The total number of 4G mobile communications subscribers in the Taiwan market increased to 2.103 million as of the end of October, according to the National Communications Commission...

Foxconn to continue investment in central Taiwan, says chairman

Nov 26, 15:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), viewing that local governments and enterprises in central Taiwan plan to integrate resources to develop precision machinery, precision...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Taiwan market: Acer, Lenovo expect good PC sales during IT Month

Nov 26, 15:40

While global PC demand in the fourth quarter of 2014 is expected to decrease on quarter, Acer and Lenovo expect their PC shipments to still enjoy growth. They are also confident about...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom raises target 4G user base for end of 2014

Nov 26, 15:10

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has upward adjusted its internal target of 4G subscribers for the end of 2014 to 1.3 million, according to industry sources.

Taiwan IC designers seeing gross margin under pressure

Nov 26, 14:38

Taiwan-based IC design houses are seeking to improve their gross margins in 2015, by securing new orders for mobile devices set to roll out during the first half of the year, according...

IC designers expect higher gross margin in 2015

TSMC to grab 40-50% of A9 chip orders

Nov 26, 13:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to secure a combined 40-50% of Apple's A9 processor orders for next-generation iPad and iPhone devices, according to...

Tablet vendors may decrease number of models to be launched in 2015

Nov 26, 11:12

As it is difficult to make profit from tablets, Asustek Computer has decided to reduce the number of new models to be launched in 2015, and Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are also...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments reach 329.7 million in 3Q14

Nov 26, 10:46

Taiwan makers' small- to medium-size panel shipments reached 329.7 million in the third quarter of 2014, down 6.2% on quarter and 12.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

GIS applies for listing on Taiwan Stock Exchange

Nov 25, 16:03

General Interface Solution (GIS) Holding, a touch panel module subsidiary of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has filed an application to seek a primary listing on...

Taiwan and Korea makers expanding touch-embedded solutions in 2015

Nov 25, 15:59

Despite China makers holding an 80% proportion of embedded touch solutions to China handset vendors, Taiwan and Korea makers are expected to continue expanding production in 2015...

ASMedia announces partnership with AMD

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 22:20

Taiwan-based ASMedia has announced is has signed contracts with AMD for a partnership, but no details were disclosed about the relationship except that the projects are related to...

Taiwan IC designers see demand slowing down

Nov 24, 22:06

Demand for PC, 3G phone and consumer electronics ICs has slowed down recently, due to seasonal weakness, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

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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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    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...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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