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Taiwan market: Competition for entry-level smartphones heating up

May 12, 15:22

Competition in Taiwan's entry-level smartphone market is intensifying as a number of vendors including Asustek Computer, HTC, InFocus and Xiaomi Technology have stepped up their presence...

Taiwan market: Ambit to start 4G operation

May 12, 11:25

Taiwan-based Ambit Microsystems, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, has announced that it will kick off 4G telecom services on May 15.

Taiwan touch-panel players see weak performance in April

May 11, 22:04

Young Fast Optoelectronics has reported its April 2015 revenues reached NT$243 million (US$7.9 million), down 26.13% on month and down 65.51% on year.

Capex from Taiwan panel makers in 2015 to reach NT$80 billion, says report

Newswatch - May 11, 15:54

Capital expenditures from the four main panel makers in Taiwan, including AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display, are expected to reach an...

Taiwan sees decreased April export value, says MOF

May 11, 11:11

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.49 billion for April 2015, decreasing 7.1% on month and 11.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.73 billion fell...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers accept on-credit supplies to China module clients

May 8, 16:02

Several China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based solar cell makers to supply them on credit, and some of the latter have accepted the request mainly due to intense competition...

Microsoft to release server orders, say Taiwan makers

May 8, 15:00

Microsoft, in line with increasing cloud computing services, has been setting up data centers and is expected to soon release new orders for related hardware for the second half of...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi 4i smartphone

May 8, 10:52

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled one of its latest smartphones, the Mi 4i, in the Taiwan market. The model will be available at NT$6,499 (US$212) unlocked, starting May 15.

Huga Barra, vice president, Xiaomi

Intel to host conference for newly established stylus alliance

May 7, 15:02

Intel's Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) is set to host a supply chain conference in Taiwan at the end of May to establish an unified stylus standard that can be used across different...

Taiwan makers to benefit from new smartphones from Xiaomi, LeTV

May 6, 21:51

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Pegatron, Foxconn Electronics, Compal Electronics and Largan Precision, are expected to benefit from strong sales of new...

Taiwan DRAM makers post mixed April results

May 6, 21:49

Nanya Technology saw its April revenues decline 4% sequentially while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' sales increased 1.3% on month.

Taiwan market: CNS to finish digitization of cable TV networks by end of 2015

May 6, 12:10

China Network Systems (CNS), a multi-system operator of cable TV services in the Taiwan market, plans to complete digitization of its networks around Taiwan by the end of 2015, according...

TSMC InFO-WLP technology to generate significant revenues starting 2016

May 5, 22:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) backend integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging (WLP) technology will start contributing significantly to the IC foundry's...

PC demand slow in 2Q15, say Taiwan IC design firms

May 5, 22:15

IC demand for PCs is unlikely to pick up until the second half of 2015, when new Intel processors and Windows 10 will be available, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design...

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

May 5, 22:13

Taiwan's April 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.91 (2011 as base year) increased 0.48% on month but decreased 0.8% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

EU may soon decide whether to start anti-circumvention probe of China PV module makers

May 5, 14:05

The European Union (EU) is likely to determine soon whether a formal investigation will be launched into China-based PV modules makers over alleged circumvention of minimum import...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to ship 25.5 million handsets in 2Q15

May 4, 22:01

Taiwan-based vendors HTC and Asustek Computer as well as ODMs Foxconn Group (including FIH Mobile and Chi Mei Communication Systems), Compal Electronics and Wistron will ship 25.50...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments in 1Q15 lowest since 2010

May 4, 15:13

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 7.48 million in the first quarter of 2015, down over 30% on quarter and the lowest since the first quarter of 2010, according to Digitimes...

China PV module makers seeking solar cells produced outside of China, Taiwan

Apr 30, 10:38

China-based PV module makers, viewing that PV module demand in the US is rebounding and prices are relatively high, have been seeking supply sources of crystalline silicon solar cells...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular aims at 500,000 4G users for end of 2015

Apr 29, 21:37

Taiwan Star Cellular aims to increase the number of its 4G mobile communication subscribers from 200,000-250,000 currently to 500,000 at the end of 2015, according to company president...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to launch Mi 4i in May

Apr 29, 16:04

Xiaomi Technology plans to launch its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4i, in the Taiwan market on May 7, with its global vice president Hugo Barra presiding over the product event.

Taiwan market: TWM cooperates with Brightstar to collect 2nd-hand smartphones

Apr 29, 15:10

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on April 28 announced an exclusive cooperation agreement with Brightstar, a global distributor of mobile devices and a subsidiary of Japan-based SoftBank, to collect...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 14.3% in 2Q15

Apr 28, 21:26

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is forecast to rise 14.3% sequentially to NT$140.07 billion (US$4.58 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, buoyed mainly by a...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils entry-level tablet Galaxy Tab A

Apr 28, 11:41

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy Tab A, an entry-level tablet with an S Pen touch pen, for launch in the Taiwan market in early May.

Samsung Electronics entry-level tablet Galaxy Tab A

Solar firms cooperate to develop PERC mono-like cells

Apr 28, 11:36

Some system, wafer and cell makers from the US, Taiwan and China have been working together to develop PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) mono-like solar cells carrying significantly...

Over 60 million iPhone 6s to be shipped in 2Q15, say Taiwan makers

Apr 27, 21:59

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments in the second quarter of 2015 are expected to exceed 60 million units, more than the originally expected 50 million units, according to Taiwan-based...

Global handset demand likely to disappoint in 2015, say Taiwan IC design houses

Apr 27, 21:57

The global handset market could register flat growth in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that they have seen customer orders pick up at a slow pa...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers small- to medium-size panels drop over 19% in 1Q15

Apr 27, 21:52

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels dropped 19.1% on quarter in the first quarter of 2015 to 288 million units and are expected to grow 12.7% on quarter in the...

AMD to launch Godavari APUs at end of May, say Taiwan makers

Apr 27, 11:04

AMD will launch Godavari series APUs at the end of May to compete with Intel's Broadwell and Skylake platforms, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan notebook shipments down 16% sequentially in 1Q15, says MIC

Newswatch - Apr 24, 16:12

Taiwan makers shipped about 31.62 million notebooks in the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 16% from a quarter earlier, the government-backed MIC (Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Taiwan IC backend production value to rise 4.9% in 2015, says IEK

Apr 24, 14:59

The production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry sector is forecast to register increases of 5.7% and 3.2%, respectively, in 2015, according to the government-funded...

Wireless charging module makers to offer dual- or multi-mode solutions, say Taiwan makers

Apr 24, 14:06

Wireless charging module suppliers have geared up efforts to develop dual- or multi-mode models in order to cope with the rising popularity of wireless charging applications, according...

Intel to help vendors launch inexpensive tablets, say Taiwan makers

Apr 23, 22:30

Intel will offer new RDAs (reference designs for Android) in the second half of 2015 to help partnering vendors, including China-based white-box ones, launch inexpensive 7-, 8- and...

Taiwan March manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Apr 23, 20:34

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 112.84 for March 2015, increasing 23.99% on month 6.97% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 1Q15 LCD monitor shipments

Apr 23, 20:31

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped 18.799 million LCD monitors worth US$2.155 billion in the first quarter of 2015, with the shipment volume dropping 15.5% on quarter and 6.5% on year. Shipment...

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  • Semi-equipment component maker Calitech debuts on Taiwan ESB

    Bits + chips | May 28, 20:57

  • Global TV panel shipments to reach record of 265 million in 2015, says IHS

    Before Going to Press | May 28, 22:06

  • Flat panel display equipment spending forecast to reach US$9 billion in 2015, says IHS

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  • China market: Foxconn launches rental electric car service in major cities

    Before Going to Press | May 28, 21:01

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    Before Going to Press | May 28, 20:46

  • IC demand for PCs remains slow

    Before Going to Press | May 28, 20:45

  • Lextar Electronics expects capacity utilization to rise to 80-90% in 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | May 28, 20:44

  • Taiwan motherboard makers less active in Computex 2015 due to delayed Skaylake

    Before Going to Press | May 28, 20:42

  • Cree representative enters Lextar board of directors

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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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.

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    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.

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    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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