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Acer smartphone chief to leave, likely to head Qualcomm Taiwan

Aug 15, 10:39

Acer has announced that ST Liew, co-president of Acer's BYOC Smart Products Business unit, will leave the company. The announcement follows local media reports indicating that Liew...

Acer smartphone business chief ST Liew

Asia Pacific Telecom forms first Taiwan IoT alliance

Aug 11, 22:20

Mobile telecom carrier Asia Pacific Telecom on August 9 announced the formation of IoT by GT, Taiwan's first IoT alliance based on LoRa (low-power long-range WAN) technology.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 61.57 million large-size panels in 3Q16

Aug 11, 22:10

Taiwan-based panel makers will together ship 61.57 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels during the third quarter of 2016, growing 5.5% on quarter and 5% on year, and accounting...

Taiwan market: Cable TV user base over 5.14 million at end of 2Q16, says NCC

Aug 11, 15:14

There were 5.1438 million subscribers of cable TV services in Taiwan at the end of the second quarter of 2016, accounting for 60.52% of all households, according to statistics released...

Taiwan Mobile leads telecom operators with highest EPS for January-July period

Newswatch - Aug 11, 13:57

Taiwan Mobile led the top-3 Taiwan-based telecom operators with an EPS of NT$0.50 in July, followed by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) with NT$0.41 and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET)...

Taiwan market: Samsung expected to ship 500,000 Galaxy Note 7s

Aug 9, 15:17

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship model, the Galaxy Note 7, in the Taiwan market, and sources at the local retail channels expect the Korea-based vendor to ship over...

Taiwan memory chipmakers post revenue growth for July

Aug 9, 11:20

Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has disclosed revenues for July 2016 climbed to the highest since August 2010, while mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix...

Taiwan prosecutors investigating Phison for possible accounting fraud

Aug 9, 11:08

Hsinchu district prosecutors are investigating Phison Electronics and its subsidiaries for possible accounting fraud and the accuracy of financial representations made to the Taiwan...

Phison investigated for possible accounting fraud

Taiwan sees increased July export value

Aug 8, 22:24

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$24.12 billion for July 2016, increasing 5.4% on month and 1.2% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.51 billion rose...

Taiwan July CPI up, says DGBAS

Aug 8, 12:41

Taiwan's July 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.02 (2011 as base year) increased 0.22% on month and 1.23% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.87...

AUO to combine wholly-owned subsidiary Taiwan CFI

Aug 8, 11:05

AU Optronics (AUO) will merge with Taiwan CFI, a color filter subsidiary, on October 1, 2016, according to AUO.

Nintendo to start production of NX in early 4Q16, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 11:11

Nintendo will start trial production of its next-generation console, the NX, in the third quarter of 2016 and start volume production in early fourth quarter, about one quarter ahead...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 19 million LCD monitors in 2Q16

Aug 5, 10:50

Taiwan-based makers shipped 19.629 million LCD monitors in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 1.2% on quarter but decreasing 4.1% on year, with the shipment volume accounting...

Sigfox hopes to cooperate with Taiwan makers

Aug 3, 15:26

Sigfox, a France-based developer of low-power long-range wireless communication technology specifically for IoT, hopes to cooperate with Taiwan-based semiconductor and device makers...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments total 607,000 units in June

Aug 3, 11:57

Shipments of smartphones totaled 607,000 units in the Taiwan market in June 2016, down from the 641,000 units shipped in the previous month and 640,000 units shipped a year earlier,...

Windows 10 new project to benefit Taiwan supply chain, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 2, 14:51

In addition to releasing an update for its Windows 10, Microsoft is also planning to partner with upstream suppliers to provide enterprises with Windows 10 for a licensing fee of...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 58.38 million large-size panels in 2Q16

Aug 1, 21:59

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 58.38 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels in the second quarter of 2016, growing 18.1% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to...

TSMC capex hike to prompt capacity ramps by foundry houses in Taiwan and China

Aug 1, 16:20

Many wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are expected to join the race to ramp capacity after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced recently that it will...

Taiwan 2Q16 economic growth estimated at 0.69%, says DGBAS

Jul 29, 15:42

Taiwan's GDP growth for second-quarter 2016 is estimated at 0.69%, upward adjusted by 0.21 pp from the forecast made in May 2016, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting...

Taiwan market: Flagship smartphones unable to boost 4G subscriptions, says TWM president

Jul 29, 11:28

New flagship smartphones, including Apple's upcoming iPhone, are not expected to boost the number of 4G subscribers in Taiwan's telecom market in second-half 2016 because demand for...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships nearly 8.5 million LCD TVs in 2Q16

Jul 27, 21:26

Taiwan-based makers shipped 8.448 million LCD TVs in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 14.9% on quarter and 6.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan to be flexible in allocating frequency band for IoT, says minister

Jul 27, 11:29

The Taiwan government, specifically for IoT application, will allocate frequency band units based on flexibility and application-oriented considerations, according to minister of...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships over 269 million small- to medium-size panels in 2Q16

Jul 26, 20:35

Taiwan-based makers shipped 269.249 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels during the second quarter of 2016, slipping 0.5% on quarter and 6.3% on year, according to Digitimes...

Pepper enters Taiwan service market

Jul 26, 11:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has started selling its Pepper robot in Taiwan via its subsidiary and will initially focus on the B2B market mainly. Several Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone ODM/OEM shipments drop in 2Q16

Jul 25, 20:29

Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs shipped 12.06 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2016, slipping 13.5% on quarter and 43.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Panel cutting service provider Nanoplus to debut on Taiwan emerging stock market, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 25, 20:29

Nanoplus Tech, a Taiwan-invested nano particle/thermal materials and laser cutting technology developing company in Kunshan, China, will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market in...

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

Jul 25, 10:31

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.76 for June 2016, decreasing 0.46% on month but increasing 1.58% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan June unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 10:57

Taiwan had 459,000 jobless citizens in June 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.92%, up 0.08pp on month and 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Taxi introduces Gama Pay mobile e-payment services

Jul 21, 15:32

Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment on July 20 announced that Taiwan Taxi, the largest taxi service provider in Taiwan, has introduced Gama Pay, mobile...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 21, 12:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,625 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.503 billion in January-June 2016, respectively...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to introduce Pepper into local market

Newswatch - Jul 21, 12:29

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the five 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will officially introduce Pepper, a service robot jointly developed by SoftBank and Foxconn Electronics,...

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

Jul 20, 21:01

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.70 billion in total in June 2016, increasing 5.9% on month but decreasing 2.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches mobile e-payment-enabled smart band

Jul 20, 15:43

Garmin on July 19 launched the vivosmart HR, a smart wristband supporting mobile electronic payments (e-payment) via a built-in iPASS chip, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail...

Green Energy Technology obtains Taiwan patent for wafer-processing solution

Jul 20, 12:32

Solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) on July 19 announced that it has obtained a patent for an in-house-developed etching solution and method...

Green Energy Technology

Former Acer executive to helm optical fiber sensor startup

Jul 19, 16:43

Former Acer Taiwan's president Towny Huang has recently joined Internet of Things (IoT) startup Citpo Technologies and become the chairman of the firm.

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