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Taiwan market: Oppo launches R11s

Nov 23, 11:37

China-based vendor Oppo has launched its new model, R11s, an all-screen Android smartphone, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin in early December at prices starting...

Oppo launches R11s in Taiwan

Taiwan October unemployment down

Nov 22, 19:43

Taiwan had 443,000 jobless citizens in October 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.75% which dropped 0.02pp sequentially and 0.20pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Xiaomi taps ex-MediaTek executive as investment partner

Nov 22, 14:08

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has appointed former MediaTek co-COO Jeffrey Ju as a partner of its industrial investment unit, sparking widespread concerns in Taiwan's...

Xiaomi hiring talent from Taiwan to sharpen its management

Taiwan Tohcello to establish ICROS tape factory

Nov 21, 15:45

Taiwan Tohcello Functional Sheet, a newly established subsidiary of Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello in Taiwan, has received approval to set up a plant in the Tainan campus of...

Qualcomm suspends IIoT development projects with Taiwan IT players, say sources

Nov 21, 14:58

Qualcomm may also temporarily suspend its cooperation with Taiwan-based IT players on the development of related Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications after it had decided...

Taiwan October export order value hits record

Nov 21, 13:44

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$46.60 billion in October 2017, hitting the highest-ever monthly level and increasing 1.5% sequentially and 9.2% on year. The value grew on...

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales remain weak in October

Nov 21, 12:50

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 581,000 units in October, down 1.02% from the previous month and 19.53% from a year earlier, according to data compiled by local...

Taiwan market: Garmin to launch vivomove HR

Nov 20, 16:16

Garmin has unveiled vivomove HR, a stylish hybrid smart atch, for launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$6,990 (US$231) for a sports edition and NT$9,990...

Garmin stylish hybrid smartwatch vivomove HR (sports edition)

Taiwan market: HMD Global to launch new Nokia 3310 3G

Nov 20, 14:48

Finland-based HMD Global will soon launch new Nokia 3310 3G feature phone in the Taiwan market at a price tag of around NT$2,000 (US$66.48), in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications,...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-October

Nov 20, 11:22

The Taiwan's government approved 2,719 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.523 billion in January-October 2017, decreasing 4.19% and...

Apple reportedly whittles down micro LED R&D team in Taiwan

Nov 20, 10:07

Apple has reportedly downsized its R&D team for development of micro LED display products in Longtan, northern Taiwan, due to issues related to mass transfer of micro LED chips...

Taiwan government to boost general participation in setting up rooftop PV systems

Nov 17, 15:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced a program to encourage owners of residential, commercial and office buildings to apply for setting up rooftop PV systems...

Economics minister Shen Jong-chin (left) touting the rooftop PV systems

AI to bring opportunities, challenges for Taiwan semiconductor industry

Nov 16, 15:46

Artificial intelligence (AI) will bring huge business opportunities and challenges for Taiwan's semiconductor industry, and the industry will face fierce competition from China, where...

CC Wei, TSIA chairman and TSMC co-CEO

Taiwan 2-tier touch panel makers see profit margins improving

Nov 16, 15:20

Taiwan-based second-tier touch panel makers have seen their profit margins improve recently as their efforts to penetrate into the niche and industry segments have begun bearing fruit,...

Taiwan government meets with PV makers over possible US anti-dumping measures

Nov 15, 16:06

Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade has met with 14 local makers and exporters of solar cells and PV modules to discuss how to cope with possible anti-dumping measures to be taken by...

Taiwan market: Garmin to launch D2 Charlie aviator watch

Nov 15, 16:00

Garmin has unveiled D2 Charlie, a watch specifically designed for aviators, for the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$32,990 (US$1,092), according to Garmin Taiwan.

Innolux to take up Foxconn 6G LTPS line

Nov 15, 15:52

Innolux will take up Foxconn Electronics' 6G LTPS LCD fab in Luzhu, southern Taiwan for NT$31.4 billion (US$1.041 billion), a move which will ramp up its global LTPS panel market...

Innolux president Robert Hsiao

Synopsys extends help for Taiwan AI development

Nov 14, 14:21

Synopsys has signed a letter-of-intent (LOI) with a Taiwan government-run research lab to form a strategic partnership to help the country develop an artificial intelligence (AI)...

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI

Nov 14, 11:33

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic specializing in diode products has disclosed plans to acquire a 70% stake in Taiwan GPP (TGI) for NT$350 million (US$11.52 million).

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI to strengthen its vertical integration

Taiwan to increase industrial land supply

Nov 14, 10:05

The Taiwan government has announced measures to increase land supply in a bid to boost investments in industrial sectors.

Taiwan seeking to secure sufficient electricity after phasing out nuclear power

Nov 13, 20:18

The Taiwan government has promised to make efforts to secure stable and sufficient power supply to achieve its goal of completely phasing out nuclear power by 2025.

Taiwan 3Q17 international Internet bandwidth at 2.237Tbps

Nov 13, 19:01

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 12 countries and regions reached total bandwidth of 2.237Tbps as of third-quarter 2017, increasing 2.50% sequentially and 25.86% on year,...

Academia Sinica sets up Taiwan AI Academy

Nov 13, 14:24

Taiwan's Academic Sinica has newly inaugurated the Taiwan AI Academy as part of its efforts to help the industrial sectors nurture AI (artificial intelligence) talent and develop...

AI may reshape Taiwan role in global tech sector, says Google Taiwan chief

Nov 13, 10:40

As the world is moving into the AI First era from the Mobile First one, AI (artificial intelligence) development will be of great importance to Taiwan and likely to reshape its role...

Google Taiwan managing director LF Chien

Taiwan IC designers vying for 8-inch foundry supply

Nov 10, 16:14

Taiwan fabless IC firms are aggresively vying to secure capacity at 8-inch foundries to meet increasing orders in 2018, particularly for MCU and MOSFET chips needed to support a variety...

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TSEC PV module plant almost complete

Nov 10, 11:47

Solar cell maker TSEC on November 9 held a beam-raising ceremony for its PV module plant in Pingtung, southern Taiwan, marking the near-completion of its construction.

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao (third from right) at a beam-rasing ceremony

Taiwan October export value up 3% on year

Nov 8, 14:57

Taiwan recorded export value of US$27.54 billion for October 2017, decreasing 4.7% sequentially but increasing 3.0% on year, while the corresponding import value of US$22.34 billion...

Taiwan passive component makers report flat results for October

Nov 8, 13:36

Most Taiwan-based passive component makers including MLCC specialist Walsin Technology, capacitor makers Apaq Technology and Kaimei Electronic, and inductor suppliers Chilisin Electronics...

Taiwan diode makers thrive on wireless charging boom

Nov 7, 17:01

With wireless charging poised to become a mainstream trend for mobile devices following Apple's adoption of the new charging system in its iPhone X devices, many Taiwan suppliers...

Taiwan flat panel production value surges 25% in January-August 2017

Nov 7, 16:55

The production value of Taiwan's flat panel industry totaled NT$621.7 billion (US$20.62 billion) in the first eight months of 2017, increasing 24.9% from a year earlier, which marked...

Toppan gearing up support for migration to 7nm, 5nm

Nov 7, 11:12

Toppan Printing is gearing up for its foundry customers' migration to 7nm process technology in 2018 and 5nm process in 2019, according to the Japan-based photomask vendor.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments to decline in 4Q17

Nov 3, 14:37

Taiwan's shipments of large size panels (9-inch and above) are expected to reach around 61 million units (not including those from Shar) in the third quarter, rising 4.8% sequentially,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments to decrease in 4Q17

Nov 3, 14:24

Taiwan-based flat panel makers are expected to ship a combined 290 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the fourth uarter of 2017, down 8.5% on quarter, due mainly to seasonality,...

Taiwan market: HTC launches U11+

Nov 3, 12:12

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11+, in the Taiwan market at NT$19,900 (US$660) unlocked for a 4GB RAM version and NT$21,900 for a 6GB RAM version.

Wiwynn seeking new clients

Nov 3, 11:46

Wiwynn, which is scheduled to list on the emerging stock market in Taiwan on November 13, is looking to enter the supply chains of three new customers, company president Emily Hong...

Wiwynn president Emily Hong
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    Jazz Hipster smart speaker

    Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality. Jazz Hipster's smart speaker features...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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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.

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2017

    Shipments of Nokia-branded devices to HMD Global continued to buoy Taiwan's handset shipments in the third quarter of 2017. HMD's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, benefited most.

  • Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2017

    Shipments to North America saw significant growth in the third quarter of 2017 because of seasonality. Year-end holiday promotions are expected to drive up Taiwan's LCD TV shipments...

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2017

    Taiwan panel makers saw strong orders for 18:9 all-screen smartphone applications in the third quarter, during which their 6G LTPS production capacity also increased.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2017

    Taiwan saw its worldwide shipment share drop in the third quarter as a result of growing competition from China panel makers who have been aggressively expanding their capacity.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors – 3Q 2017

    After four consecutive quarters of on-year declines, Taiwan's monitor shipments finally rebounded in the third quarter of 2016, thanks to significant increases in shipments from TPV...

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    The notebook industry still saw increased demand from the enterprise sector in the third quarter of 2017, but the shipment momentum in the consumer space continued to wane.

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments to decrease in 4Q17

    Taiwan-based flat panel makers are expected to ship a combined 290 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the fourth uarter of 2017, down 8.5% on quarter, due mainly to seasonality,...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 21 million monitors in 3Q17

    Taiwan-based makers shipped 21.051 million LCD monitors in third-quarter 2017, increasing 5.1% sequentially and 1.0% on year to take up 67.0% of the global total. The shipment value...

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China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.