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Taiwan IC design houses remain cautious about 4Q15

Oct 23, 16:25

Taiwan-based IC design houses remain cautious about their sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2015 having not received a pull-in of short lead-time orders.

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile unveils Xperia Z5 Premium

Oct 23, 10:51

Sony Mobile Communications on October 22 unveiled Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone for launch in the Taiwan market in early November at a recommended contract-free retail price of NT$25,900...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q15 handset shipments to reach 19.88 million units

Oct 23, 10:45

Taiwan-based vendors, ODMs and JDMs (joint design manufacturers) will together ship 19.88 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 1.7% on quarter but decreasing...

Taiwan September unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Oct 22, 11:45

Taiwan had 454,000 jobless citizens in September 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.89% which dropped 0.01pp on month and 0.07pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan market: HTC expects revenues to rise on year in 4Q15

Newswatch - Oct 22, 11:05

HTC expects its revenues in the Taiwan market in the fourth quarter of 2015 to be higher than those reported a year earlier thanks to the release of its new flagship model the One...

HTC North Asia president Jack Tung

TPCA Show 2015 to take place from October 21-23

Oct 21, 16:14

The TPCA Show 2015 will take place at the Taiwan World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall from October 21-23 with focuses on flexible and printed electronics, automation intelligence...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.3 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 21, 11:23

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed it approved 2,769 foreign direct investment projects (excluding those from China) totaling US$3.313 billion in January-September...

Taiwan September export order value down on year, says MOEA

Oct 21, 11:14

Taiwan received export orders worth US$41.35 billion in September 2015, increasing 18.0% on month but decreasing 4.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments drop over 10% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 20, 21:37

Combined smartphone shipments by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs declined by more than 10% sequentially to 19.54 million units in the third quarter of 2015, according to an estimate...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues to rise 4.7% in 2015; global server shipments to drop 6.3%

Oct 20, 12:18

Taiwan's revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in...

Tight supply of solar wafers may remain till March 2016, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 23:03

Supply of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, due to heating demand for setting up PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems in China, has been in tight supply and...

Taiwan touch panel makers optimistic about new demand in 4Q15

Newswatch - Oct 19, 21:20

Touch panel makers in Taiwan witnessed double-digit revenue declines in the third quarter of 2015 due to a slowdown in the market coupled with declining pricing but they expect revenues...

Marvell strengthening competitiveness in SSD controller market

Oct 19, 21:08

Marvell has accelerated its transition to 28nm process production for its SSD controller chips, while partnering with China-based Longsys Electronics to expand its market presence...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments slowing down due to increased competition

Oct 19, 15:24

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels grew only 6.9% on quarter in the third quarter of 2015 to 307 million units largely due to China makers' furthering their...

Philips asks for reduction in ex-factory price for LED light bulbs to US$0.80 in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Oct 19, 13:41

Philips has asked Taiwan- and China-based ODMs/OEMs to lower ex-factory prices for an LED light bulb to US$0.80 in 2016, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan to replace 700,000 mercury vapor street lamps with LED ones in 2016

Oct 19, 10:21

The Taiwan government has set aside a budget of NT$5.49 billion (US$169 million) to subsidize local governments to procure about 700,000 LED street lamps via open-bids to replace...

NCC to allow foreign indirect investment in terrestrial TV broadcast business

Oct 16, 14:22

While Taiwan's existing laws prohibit foreign investments in the terrestrial TV broadcast business, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has drawn up draft Regulatory Rules...

Huawei Device to launch 2-in-1 notebooks in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Oct 16, 10:46

China-based smartphone vendor Huawei Device is developing Windows 10 2-in-1 hybrid notebooks for launch in 2016, with China-based BYD to undertake OEM production, according to Taiwan-based...

Largan to spend NT$2.01 billion to build air conditioning systems

Stockwatch - Oct 15, 13:37

Largan Precision will invest NT$2.01 billion (US$61.94 million) to establish air conditioning systems for its clean rooms, according to a company posting on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

China downstream firms should be allowed to invest in Taiwan IC design houses, says science minister

Oct 15, 11:06

China-based downstream clients of Taiwan's IC design houses should be allowed to make equity investments or buy a portion of stakes in Taiwan-based IC vendors so as to form strategic...

Science and technology minister Jyuo-min Shyu

Taiwan IC design industry not yet open to China investments, says MOEA

Oct 13, 16:11

China-based companies are still prohibited from setting up independent IC design houses in Taiwan or committing equity investments in the local IC design firms, according to the Ministry...

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Taiwan preparing for 2nd-round TPP talks

Oct 12, 20:29

As the initial members of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP) on October 5 reached an agreement to the trade pact, Taiwan is now in active preparation...

Taiwan market: Japan-based Sansui Electric launches inexpensive LED light bulbs

Oct 12, 20:25

Japan-based own-brand audio and video equipment maker Sansui Electric has launched inexpensive LED light bulbs in the Taiwan market, with a 6W LED light bulb equivalent to a 40W incandescent...

Maanshan Electronics Expo to open on October 30

Oct 8, 16:09

Maanshan Electronic Expo will be hosted from October 30-November 1 in Maanshan, China and staff from the local government, the Maanshan Economic and Technological Development Zone...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s device distributor Data Express looks to strong sales

Oct 8, 16:04

Data Express, a Taiwan-based distributor for iPhone devices and other branded IT products, expects its sales to grow by a double-digit rate in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared...

Data Express president Andy Tu

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch 1Gbps/600Mbps Internet-access services

Oct 8, 15:29

The National Communications Commission (NCC) on October 7 approved the pricing for 1Gbps/600Mbps and 500Mbps/250Mbps fixed-line broadband Internet-access services proposed by Chunghwa...

Compal to establish healthcare business unit in 2016

Oct 8, 15:12

Following its partnership with Taiwan's Chang Gung University on the development of smart garments and healthcare cloud services, and the establishment of a healthcare R&D center,...

Taiwan panel makers show revenue declines for 3Q15

Oct 8, 13:55

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display have both reported revenue declines for September and the third quarter of 2015.

Taiwan exports decrease in September, says MOF

Oct 8, 11:06

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.54 billion for September 2015, decreasing 5.8% on month and 14.6% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$17.30 billion...

TAITRONIC 2015 opens in Taipei, Taiwan

Oct 8, 10:02

The Taipei International Electronics Show (TAITRONIC) 2015, an annual exhibition of electronic components, is taking place during October 6-9, with nearly 600 exhibitors setting up...

Guo Taiqiang, chairman of TEEMA

Taiwan market: HTC unveils mid-range Desire 728 dual-SIM

Oct 8, 09:57

HTC has unveiled its new mid-range smartphone, the HTC Desire 728 dual-SIM, in the Taiwan market, with availability to begin in the second half of October priced at NT$7,990 (US$24...

HTC Desire 728 Dual-SIM

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms look to post more than 10% revenue decreases in 4Q15

Oct 7, 22:17

LCD driver IC design specialists including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology, Fitipower Integrated Technology, Raydium Semiconductor and FocalTech...

Taiwan September CPI up, says DGBAS

Oct 7, 11:35

Taiwan's September 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.09 (2011 as base year) increased 0.68% sequentially and 0.28% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

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  • China LED lighting production in 2015 valued at CNY210.5 billion

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    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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    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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    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...

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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...

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  • Taiwan LCD TVs - 3Q 2015

    Taiwan-based makers saw significant shipment growths in the third quarter of 2015, as clients in Europe and North America prepared for the year-end shopping season.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Fast outpaced in capacity expansion by their China and Korea competitors, Taiwan-based large-size LCD panel makers have seen their worldwide market share declining.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors - 3Q 2015

    Seasonal demand will drive up monitor shipments in the fourth quarter. But the trend of decline in the mature monitor market is clear, judging from the on-year drops in shipments.

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Taiwan makers are seeing growing competition in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market. Competition from Japan Display and China-based makers is heating up in the smartphone panel...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2015

    The launch of Windows 10 devices and the availability of Intel's Skylake-U processors shored up Taiwan makers' notebook shipments sequentially in the third quarter of 2015. But that...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

    Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

    Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2015

    Asustek was the only Taiwan-based handset brand vendor that saw shipment growth in the thrid quarter of 2015. Its shipments already surpassed those from HTC, the once top Taiwan smartphone...

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