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Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$521 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 10:23

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 475 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$521.93 million in January-February 2014,...

SanDisk releasing eMMC module, USB 3.0 controller chip orders to Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 21:22

Silicon Motion and Phison Electronics reportedly have landed controller chip orders for eMMC modules and USB 3.0 flash drives, respectively, from SanDisk, according to industry sou...

Taiwan market: LCD monitor market expected to reach 800,000 units in 2014, says LG

Mar 20, 21:14

The LCD monitor market in Taiwan is expected to reach 800,000 units in 2014, with LG Electronics to hold a 15% market share, according to the company.

Taiwan market: FET sells 200,000 Xiaomi smartphones

Mar 20, 21:04

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has sold 200,000 Xiaomi 3 and Hong-mi (Red Rice) smartphones developed by China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology through...

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

Mar 20, 19:43

Taiwan received export orders worth US$30.71 billion in total in February 2014, decreasing 15% on month but increasing 5.7% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils Galaxy S5

Mar 20, 16:21

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its Android smartphone Galaxy S5 for launch in the Taiwan market on April 11 at a contract-free retail price of NT$22,900 (US$756) for 16GB version...

Taiwan market: LG launches G Pro 2

Mar 20, 16:17

LG Electronics has unveiled its Android smartphone G Pro 2 for contract-bundled sale by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) in Taiwan beginning March 20.

Sony to take back LCD TV production; reducing orders to Taiwan to 300,000 units in 2014

Mar 20, 16:00

Sony is reportedly considering spinning off its LCD TV business and turn it into an independent subsidiary in July 2014, with plans to shift its outsourcing orders back to in-house...

Taiwan market: NCC approves Chunghwa Telecom broadband price cuts

Mar 20, 13:52

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on March 19 approved the reduction in circuit-lease fees for fixed-line ADSL and fiber-optic broadband, by 4.41-4.80% proposed by...

Leadray Energy becomes largest LED street lamp supplier in Taiwan

Mar 20, 12:11

LED lighting supplier Leadray Energy has cumulatively shipped nearly 80,000 street lamps to local governments in Taiwan and has become their largest supplier since 2010, according...

International IDMs placing short lead-time orders at Taiwan wafer foundry houses

Mar 19, 21:45

International IDMs have joined IC design companies to place wafer orders at Taiwan foundry houses due to an upsurge in demand for IC parts from downstream device vendors, according...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Trend Micro cooperate to launch free mobile security software

Mar 19, 15:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 18 announced the launch of one-year free security software to prevent smartphone and tablet users from viruses, fraud, and theft, through cooperation...

Taiwan PV module makers could live with 15-20% US anti-dumping tariffs

Mar 19, 12:06

The US government is likely to impose anti-dumping tariffs on PV modules imported from China and Taiwan, and Taiwan-based makers could remain competitive in the US market if the tariffs...

Micron to release more commodity DRAM packaging orders to Taiwan backend service suppliers

Mar 18, 21:37

Micron Technology reportedly plans to release more backend packaging orders for its commodity DRAM chips to Taiwan-based IC testing and packaging companies starting the first half...

PC vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO PCs

Mar 18, 19:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Asustek Computer and other vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO (all-in-one) PCs in a bid to tap the low-cost segment, but this will decrease demand for...

Taiwan Vaio component makers suffering inventory pile ups

Mar 18, 18:48

Sony has completely stopped taking shipments of Vaio components from Taiwan-based suppliers following its signing with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) to sell the business in early...

Taiwan IC production value to grow 11.1% in 2014, say TSIA and IEK

Mar 18, 11:20

Taiwan's IC sector, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated production value of NT$1,888.6 billion (US$63.3 billion) in 2013, increasing 15.6%...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan posts EPS over NT$4 for 2013

Newswatch - Mar 14, 15:04

IC backend service company STATS ChipPAC Taiwan saw its net profits climb 11.2% to NT$547.62 million (US$18.04 million) in 2013. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$4.02 for...

Taiwan market: Leica launches X Vario Silver digital camera

Mar 14, 10:25

Germany-based Leica Camera AG on March 13 launched the Leica X Vario Silver in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$98,000 (US$3,234), according to its Taiwan sales...

Samsung, HP to launch Chrome OS AIO PCs

Mar 13, 20:06

Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will follow LG Electronics to launch Chrome OS all-in-one PCs later in 2014, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Global demand for HDDs used in security surveillance to grow 10% annually in 3-5 years, say Taiwan retailers

Mar 13, 19:59

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) used in security surveillance solutions is expected to increase by as much as 10% a year in 3-5 years, according to Taiwan retail channels...

Foxconn to raise salaries for Taiwan employees in April

Mar 13, 16:19

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is set to increase salaries for employees who earn less than NT$1.2 million (US$39,560) per year in Taiwan and those qualified will...

Taiwan solar cell makers mull mergers in the wake of US anti-dumping probe

Mar 13, 11:30

Taiwan-based solar cell makers, due to concerns about impacts from the possibility of US imposing anti-dumping tariffs on their products, have begun mulling the feasibility of mergers,...

Lenovo may become second largest Android smartphone vendor, say Taiwan makers

Mar 12, 20:03

While Samsung Electronics has dominated the global Android smartphone market with a market share of 65% and LG Electronics, HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and Motorola Mobility have...

Acer, Asustek increase tablet orders to China ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Mar 11, 20:30

Acer and Asustek Computer have increased tablet orders released to China-based ODMs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan notebook ODMs impacted by on-month revenue drops in February

Mar 11, 15:50

Quanta Computer has announced shipments of 3.3 million notebooks in February, decreasing on month from 3.6 million units in January, and corresponding consolidated revenues of NT$69.32...

Taiwan touch panel makers drop product pricing; plan to adjust production lines

Mar 11, 15:43

Taiwan's touch panel makers are continuing to lower their pricing for touch panel products and will also make adjustments to their production lines in 2014, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Consumer digital camera unit sales drop as much as 40% in 2013

Mar 11, 11:48

There were 770,000-840,000 digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2013, consisting of 500,000-550,000 consumer units (non-interchangeable-lens models, decreasing 35-40% on year),...

Taiwan PC vendors facing brain drain

Mar 10, 12:19

Several international PC brand vendors' moves to set up or expand R&D operations in Taiwan are expected to trigger a brain drain for Taiwan-based brand vendors, according to sources...

Taiwan February export value down on month, up on year, says MOF

Mar 10, 10:45

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$21.29 billion for February 2014, decreasing 12.4% on month but increasing 1.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.72...

US ITC names 5 Taiwan solar cell makers as candidate respondents in anti-dumping probe, sources say

Mar 7, 15:56

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has recommended five Taiwan-based solar cell makers as candidate respondents to the Department of Commerce's (DOC) anti-dumping investigation,...

Taiwan market: Leica launches D-Lux 6 Edition 100 digital camera

Mar 7, 10:41

Germany-based Leica Camera AG on March 6 unveiled the Leica D-Lux 6 Edition 100 for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$35,000 (US$1,153, including...

Taiwan ODMs seek server talent from brand vendors

Mar 6, 13:37

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been headhunting talent from first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell recently as their orders from large Internet players...

Japan PV vendors shifting outsourced production from Taiwan solar cell makers to China PV module makers

Mar 5, 20:58

Japan-based PV vendors, due to cost considerations and the depreciation of the Japanese yen, have been shifting from outsourcing solar cells production to Taiwan-based makers for...

Taiwan February CPI down on month, year, says DGBAS

Mar 5, 15:38

Taiwan's February 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.85 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.4% on month and 0.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 97.39%...

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  • Taiwan makers expected to hold over 50% Ultra HD TV panel market share in 2014

    Displays | 4h 44min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments drop 30% sequentially in 1Q14

    IT + CE | 4h 47min ago

  • Taiwan market: Competition in 4G LTE smartphone segment heating up

    Mobile + telecom | 4h 51min ago

  • Upstream suppliers eye server orders from Lenovo

    IT + CE | 5h 32min ago

  • Panel supply chain expects performance to increase in 2Q14

    Displays | 5h 57min ago

  • Yingli Green Energy expects to turn profitable in 2Q14

    Green energy | 6h 55min ago

  • Tatung hopes to hike revenue proportion of electromechanical energy-saving systems to 30% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 5h 45min ago

  • Touchscreen controller IC vendors expanding product lines

    Before Going to Press | 5h 57min ago

  • Intel optimistic about interactive whiteboard demand

    Before Going to Press | 6h 10min ago

  • LCD equipment makers to see order visibility improve in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h 29min ago

  • Demand for TV, STB and LED driver ICs picking up

    Before Going to Press | 6h 37min ago

  • NCC delays approval of Ambit Microsystems 4G plans on national security concerns

    Before Going to Press | 6h 38min ago

  • Taiwan market: Cable TV digitization ratio over 50% in 1Q14, says NCC

    Before Going to Press | 6h 56min ago

  • Taiwan market: 40% of LCD TVs sold in 2014 expected to be large-size, Ultra HD, says LG

    Before Going to Press | 7h 3min ago

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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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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

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