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Taiwan March CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Apr 7, 11:05

Taiwan's March 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.66 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.37% on month but increased 0.18% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

TSMC orders equipment for nearly NT$5 billion

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 20:01

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on April 5 disclosed a total of nearly NT$5 billion (US$164.4 million) spent on machinery equipment from ASML and...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues expected to grow 5.9% on year in 2017

Apr 6, 14:25

Because of rising demand for cloud computing, shipments of server and rack products have increased, and revenues at Taiwan's server motherboard, storage and network equipment players...

Taiwan market: Gigabyte, MSI prepare new gaming products for Spring Computer Show

Newswatch - Apr 6, 14:14

Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) will both participate at the upcoming Spring Computer Show 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan from April 7-10 and have also prepared aggressive...

Taiwan market: Acer launches 21-inch gaming notebook

Apr 6, 12:05

Acer Taiwan president Dave Lin expects the PC market worldwide to continue suffering declines in 2017, but Acer will achieve growth in Taiwan thanks to its gaming and ultra-thin notebooks...

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to set up PV module joint venture

Apr 6, 11:58

Four Taiwan-based solar cell makers are planning to set up a PV module joint venture, with Motech Industries chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng as the coordinator, according to industry...

WT Micro and Maxtek halt trading amid merger speculation

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 11:30

WT Microelectronics and Maxtek Technology both halted trading on April 6 amid speculation about a potential merger or some form of collaboration between the two IC distributors.

Taiwan market: 29% of compact fluorescent bulbs fail to pass official testing

Apr 5, 16:06

The Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) under the Executive Yuan has sampled 410 compact fluorescent bulbs from retail stores for testing of service life by the Bureau of Standards,...

Global semiconductor materials market grows 2.4% in 2016, says SEMI

Apr 5, 14:24

The global semiconductor materials market increased 2.4% in 2016 compared to 2015 while worldwide semiconductor revenues grew 1.1%, according to SEMI.

Taiwan market: Oppo leapfrogs Sony Mobile in smartphone vendor rankings

Apr 5, 14:07

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo outperformed Sony Mobile Communications for the first time to capture the fifth position with a 9.8% share in terms of shipment volume in the Taiwan...

TSEC to set up automated PV module factory in Taiwan

Apr 5, 11:54

TSEC has disclosed plans to invest NT$1.669 billion (US$54.8 million) to set up what it claims to be the first fully automated PV module production line in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Gigabyte to start marketing Sabre 15 gaming notebook

Newswatch - Apr 5, 11:08

Gigabyte Technology will start marketing its 15.6-inch gaming notebook, the Sabre 15, in the Taiwan market in conjunction with Taipei Spring Computer Show 2017 to be held from April...

Taiwan makers competing in China LED automotive lighting market

Mar 31, 15:44

In view of fast growing demand for LED automotive lighting in the China market, some Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers and LED automotive lighting module makers have been...

Taiwan local governments expected to procure over 200,000 LED street lamps in 2017

Mar 31, 15:35

The Taiwan government set aside a budget of NT$5.5 billion (US$173 million) in 2016 to subsidize local governments' procurement of LED street lamps to replace mercury vapor street...

MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

Mar 29, 11:18

MediaTek's merger with affiliate Airoha Technology has entered the second stage where MediaTek will purchase the remaining shares in the company. MediaTek through an investment arm...

Taiwan market: CHT, MSOs upgrading fixed-line Internet-access services to 1Gbps, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 27, 15:01

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is upgrading and expanding its fiber-optic networks to increase the proportion of fixed-line broadband Internet-access subscribers using maximum download speed...

AUO completes largest rooftop PV system in Taiwan

Mar 24, 15:19

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has completed a PV system established on roofs of two large buildings at its factory in northern Taiwan and the PV system, occupying roof area...

A PV system on the roofs of AUO buildings

TEEMA forms automotive alliance

Mar 24, 10:42

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has invited semiconductor, information technology and communications (ITC) and automobile and automotive component...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Mar 24, 10:38

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 98.15 for February 2017, decreasing 7.21% on month but increasing 13.97% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan science parks post 2016 total revenues of NT$ 2.376 trillion, says MOST

Mar 23, 15:57

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.376 trillion (US$74.97 billion)...

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

Mar 22, 13:37

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in February 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.85% which rose 0.07pp on month but dropped 0.10pp on year, according to statistics released...

Micron to establish backend site for DRAM in Taiwan

Mar 21, 21:03

Micron Technology has announced that on March 14 it successfully won the auction for Cando assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan. Micron...

Taiwan IC design houses hold mixed 2Q17 outlook

Mar 21, 20:58

Taiwan-based consumer IC suppliers are expected to report revenue growth of over 20% sequentially for the second quarter, while handset-related IC firms expect sales to recover from...

Taiwan MLCC firms set for growth in 2017

Mar 21, 20:57

Taiwan-based multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) suppliers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Holy Stone Enterprise are expected to enjoy a ramp-up of demand for automotive electronics...

Taiwan market: LG launches 4 smartphones targeting entry-level to mid-range segment

Mar 21, 15:37

LG Electronics has launched four smartphones, the LG Stylus 3, LG K10, K8 and K4, in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-tier segment. These new phones will be available...

TSEC to set up 3.5MWp rooftop PV system in northern Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 21, 14:41

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker TSEC has indicated that Forsun Energy, its subsidiary engaged in PV power generation EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) and operation,...

Taiwan February export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Mar 20, 22:39

Taiwan received export orders worth US$33.75 billion in total in February 2017, decreasing 6.2% on month but increasing 22.0% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$571 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 20, 22:16

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 453 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$571.57 million in January-February 2017,...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments see first on-year decline in 2016, says IDC

Mar 20, 11:47

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market decreased 18% on year to 8.74 million units in 2016, the first year-on-year decline in Taiwan's smartphone market, according to data...

Asustek sees largest global market share for gaming notebooks in January, say Taiwan makers

Mar 17, 12:17

Asustek Computer had the largest global market share of 25% for gaming notebooks in January 2017, followed by Lenovo with 16%, HP with 14%, and Micro-Star International and Acer each...

Taiwan market: Imported PV modules heat up competition

Mar 17, 12:01

Foreign PV module vendors have been tapping the Taiwan market by quoting prices lower than local suppliers, and this will impose potential risks on owners of PV power generation projects...

Taipei looking to transform city into test ground for IoT applications

Mar 16, 15:09

The city government of Taipei, Taiwan is looking to cooperate with enterprises to test various kinds of IoT applications in the city, according to vice mayor Charles Lin. Lin said...

Taiwan analog IC firms to post revenue growth in 1Q17

Mar 15, 20:04

Taiwan-based analog IC firms including Anpec Electronics, Advanced Analog Technology (AAT), Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) and Macroblock are expected to enjoy on-year growth...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches black Mate 9, Porsche Design Mate 9

Mar 15, 14:49

Huawei has launched a black-colored Mate 9 in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$22,900 (US$740) unlocked. Additionally, it also introduced a limited edition Porsche Design Mate 9 priced...

Gary Tsao, president of wireless device business unit of Xunwei

Taiwan startups creating platforms via Microsoft Visual Studio and cloud services

Mar 15, 10:17

Taiwan-based startups Pyramius, Wishing-Soft and Biomdcare are releasing software products designed using Microsoft's Visual Studio and services. To support such demand, Microsoft...

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  • Firich Enterprises to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$1

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  • MediaTek smartphone-chip shipments likely to fall in 2017

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  • Macronix reports profit for 1Q17

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  • GiONEE, Oppo, Vivo to launch smartphones with dual-lens cameras

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    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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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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