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New Micron president and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra visits Taiwan

Jun 8, 15:47

Sanjay Mehrotra, the newly appointed president and CEO of Micron Technology, commenced an overseas tour of Micron's manufacturing sites after the first month in his new role, with...

Taiwan sees increased May export value, says MOF

Jun 8, 14:10

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.52 billion for May 2017, increasing 5% on month and 8.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$22.07 billion grew 2.5%...

MediaTek denies reports of massive layoffs

Stockwatch - Jun 7, 21:47

MediaTek has denied several Taiwan media reports saying the company plans to lay off about 3,000 employees within a year.

China-based Thunderobot ramping up overseas shipments of gaming notebooks

Jun 7, 15:53

China-based gaming notebook vendor Thunderobot, a subsidiary of Haier, has stepped up efforts to ramp its shipments to overseas markets, including Taiwan, Singapore and other Southeast...

Taiwan inspection equipment makers Machvision, Utechzone post brisk May revenues

Jun 7, 15:19

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialists Machvision and Utechzone have both reported brisk revenue results for May 2017, and are set to enjoy a particularly strong...

Korea replaces Taiwan as largest semiconductor equipment market

Jun 6, 14:55

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached a record US$13.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to SEMI. The billings figure was 14% higher than...

Taiwan May CPI up on month, year, says DGBAS

Jun 6, 14:07

Taiwan's May 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.03 (2011 as base year) increased 0.10% on month and 0.59% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.12...

Facebook said to expand datacenter scale and prepare new hardware devices for 2018

Jun 5, 23:15

Facebook is reportedly planning to establish more datacenters worldwide for possible launches of new services, according to sources from the upstream supply chain, who added that...

Taiwan solar-grade silicon wafer makers decrease domestic supply

Jun 5, 14:49

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers, which are unable to compete with China-based makers due to high slurry-based slicing costs, have increased exports of solar-grade...

Taiwan market: Android Pay launches

Jun 2, 12:33

Google has launched its mobile payment service, Android Pay, in the Taiwan market through cooperation with two local banks initially, CTBC Bank and First Commercial Bank.

Android Pay launches in Taiwan

Taiwan ICT industry gaining momentum with growing connected car technology investments

Jun 2, 12:23

Consumers are connected anywhere and anytime through their smartphones or other mobile devices. They rely on that connectivity to get the latest information. Such a trend is spreading...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to grow 3.5% in 2017

Newswatch - Jun 2, 11:00

The production value of Taiwan's semiconductor industry is expected to amount to NT$2.4 trillion (US$79.74 billion) in 2017, up 3.5% from a year earlier, compared to 7.1% growth projected...

Production value of Taiwan communication industry to dip 4% in 2017

Newswatch - Jun 2, 10:58

The production value of Taiwan's communication industry, which includes handset products and overseas shipments of communication parts and components, is expected to reach NT$2.96...

Taiwan 1Q17 economic growth estimated at 2.60%, says DGBAS

May 31, 14:02

Taiwan's economic growth rate for the first quarter of 2017 is estimated at 2.60%, upward adjusted by 0.04pp from the preliminary estimate made in April 2017, according to the Directorate...

Taiwan players expect AI to benefit PC hardware supply chain

May 30, 15:39

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots are both hot topics for Computex 2017 and will become focuses for the IT industry for the next several years. Taiwan's PC and server supply...

The enterprise platform revolution of 2017: An opportunity for Taiwan vendors to take the lead

May 30, 15:37

With all the overcooked buzz about mobility, IoT and other consumer-oriented market speak, it is easy to forget the less sexy, but far more profitable and strategically important...

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations...

Welcome to Computex 2017

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments decline sharply in April

May 26, 11:25

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 543,000 units in April, down nearly 10% from the previous month and 20% from a year earlier period, according to data compiled...

Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

May 24, 11:16

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local...

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

May 23, 22:39

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.11 for April 2017, decreasing 10.02% on month but increasing 0.79% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech to boost mobile e-payment services

May 23, 15:39

Alliance Digital Tech, a TSM (trusted service management) company jointly established by five local mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corp., will promote mobile e-payment services...

China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value

May 23, 15:38

The output value of both China's IC design and backend industry sectors has already outpaced that of their counterparts in Taiwan. According to the China Semiconductor Industry Association...

Taiwan market: FET offers rental online consulting services

May 23, 15:35

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has teamed up with Soluto to launch online consulting services regarding use of handsets and connected consumer electronics for its subscribers,...

FET chief sales & marketing officer Maxwell Cheng

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.462 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 22, 22:01

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 991 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.462 billion in January-April 2017, respectively...

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

May 22, 21:57

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.61 billion in total in April 2017, decreasing 13.4% on month but increasing 7.4% on year which was on-year growth for the ninth consecutive...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 21 million handsets in 2Q17

May 22, 21:54

Taiwan-based ODMs, OBMs (own-brand manufacturers) and JDM (joint-design manufacturers), but not including OEMs (such as for the iPhone), will together ship 20.92 million smartphones...

Taiwan April unemployment rate down

May 22, 11:32

Taiwan had 432,000 jobless citizens in April 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.67% which dropped 0.11pp sequentially and 0.19pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Northland Power, Yushan Energy jointly propose offshore wind farm project in Taiwan

May 22, 11:28

Canada-based Northland Power and Singapore-based Yushan Energy have jointly proposed a project to establish wind power-generating facilities some 50km off Taiwan's west coast, according...

Volta and Vega: With increased integration, what's left for Taiwan vendors to customize?

May 19, 16:55

Last week's Nvidia GTC event was - from the hardware point of view, at least - all about the new Volta GPU generation, and its expected leadership in AI (Artificial intelligence)...

Tripod disposes of factory and land in China

Stockwatch - May 19, 16:13

Taiwan-based PCB firm Tripod Technology announced on May 18 the company had disposed of a factory and land located in Zhejiang province of China for CNY73.99 million (US$10.7 milli...

Apple to ship 5-6 million 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablets in 2017, say Taiwan makers

May 19, 15:39

The upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches Xperia XZ Premium smartphone

Newswatch - May 18, 12:30

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, in the Taiwan market, featuring a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display. It is the world's first smartphone...

Taiwan market: Readmoo offers e-book reader mooInk

May 18, 10:54

Readmoo, the largest traditional Chinese e-book platform and channel in Taiwan, has announced the cooperation with e-book reader ODM Netronix and e-paper maker E Ink Holdings to offer...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 58.15 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q17

May 17, 21:42

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers will together ship 58.15 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 3.4% on quarter but decreasing...

ASE, SPIL get US antitrust approval

May 17, 14:36

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have received approval from US antitrust regulators for their proposed merger, according to the...

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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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