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21 makers passing EU anti-circumvention probe account for 90% of Taiwan's PV exports to Europe

Dec 28, 23:06

The European Commission under the European Union (EU) has announced that 21 Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and PV module makers have passed its anti-circumvention...

Chang Peng-heng, CEO for Motech Industries

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

Taiwan records January-September solar cell production value of NT$68.9 billion, says MOEA

Dec 28, 11:34

Taiwan-based makers generated total production value of NT$68.9 billion (US$2.10 billion) from crystalline silicon solar cells during January-September 2015, decreasing 9.3% on year,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi ships over 600,000 smart bracelets in first nine months of 2015

Dec 25, 16:13

Xiaomi Technology shipped over 600,000 units of its smart Mi Band in the Taiwan market during the January-September period of 2015, according to the company.

NTU research team discovers optoelectronic application for molybdenum disulfide

Dec 25, 15:43

A research team under the National Taiwan University (NTU) has discovered an optoelectronic application for molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a 2-dimensional semiconductor material, according...

Taiwan market: Notebook, consumer electronics sales to remain flat in 2016, says Apple device dealer

Dec 25, 15:31

Sales of consumer electronics, computer and communication devices in the Taiwan market are expected to remain flat in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to Andy Tu, president...

Taiwan market: Asustek ranks top notebook vendor during January-October period

Dec 25, 12:45

Asustek Computer ranked as the number one notebook vendor with a 54% share in Taiwan's notebook market in the first 10 months of 2015, according to sources from the local retail ch...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom aims at 1.4 million 4G users by end of 2016

Dec 25, 11:45

4G operator Asia Pacific Telecom has 700,000 subscribers currently and has set a goal of reaching 1.4 million by the end of 2016, according to company chairman Lu Fang-ming.

Asia Pacifc Telecom chairman Lu Fang-ming

Taiwan November manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Dec 23, 21:50

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.1 for November 2015, decreasing 2.74% on month and 5.03% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: Netflix plans to enter in 1Q16

Dec 23, 21:49

Netflix plans to enter the Taiwan market in the first quarter of 2016 and has reportedly held cooperation talks with Chunghwa Telecom specifically for securing sufficient mobile and...

Taiwan market: HP offers inkjet printers for rent

Dec 23, 15:36

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has begun offering inkjet printers for rent in the Taiwan market targeting small- to medium-size businesses.

Taiwan November unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Dec 23, 15:01

Taiwan had 457,000 jobless citizens in November 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.91% and rising 0.01pp on month and 0.02pp on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Secom provides retail management services via cooperation with Microsoft

Dec 23, 14:54

Taiwan Secom, the largest residential/commercial security service provider in Taiwan, on December announced cooperation with Microsoft to provide cloud-based management services to...

ASE seeking to buy another 25% stake in SPIL

Dec 23, 11:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), which has already purchased 25% shares of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced new plans to acquire another 25% stake in...

Asustek, Gigabyte plan to launch VR devices, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:58

Asustek Computer plans to launch wearable virtual reality (VR) devices to be used with its gaming notebooks, while with Gigabyte Technology is also doing so by working with VR technology...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC foundry capacity utilization rate to fall in 4Q15

Dec 22, 11:47

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will fall further to 85.8% in the fourth quarter of 2015 - the lowest level in 13 quarters, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan November export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Dec 21, 21:30

Taiwan received export orders worth US$40.76 billion in total in November 2015, decreasing 4.2% on month and 6.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$4.1 billion in January-November, says MOEA

Dec 21, 21:26

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,412 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.128 billion in January-November 2015,...

2-in-1 PC shipments to see significant growth in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Dec 21, 11:58

While notebook and tablet shipments have seen slow growth or decreases, 2-in-1 notebook/tablet shipments have significantly increased and therefore global 2-in-1 shipments in 2016...

Corning to supply glass substrates for BOE 10.5G fab, says Corning Taiwan president

Dec 21, 11:31

As BOE Technology started constructing a 10.5G LCD panel fab in Hefei, northern China, in early December, Corning will set up a production base adjacent to it to become its glass...

Taiwan firms obtain verification for OLED driver ICs from Samsung, but still awaiting orders

Dec 18, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have disclosed their OLED panel-use driver ICs already went through verification by Samsung's procurement unit, but they have not landed orders from...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches 2nd-generation Mi Band

Dec 18, 15:56

Xiaomi Technology has begun marketing its second-generation Mi Band smart fitness bracelet in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$595 (US$18.10).

Taiwan market: TLW cooperates with Unity Opto Technology for LED light bulbs, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 18, 15:22

TLW, a DIY merchandise retail chain in Taiwan, has cooperated with LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology to ODM produce own-brand LED light bulbs for sale in its chain...

Taiwan market: 3Glasses launches VR device

Dec 18, 14:50

China-based VR technology developer 3Glasses on December 17 unveiled D2, its second-generation VR headset featuring 5.5-inch 2560 by 1440, 110-degree viewing-angle and 13ms delay...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims at 6.4 million 4G users at end of 2016

Dec 18, 14:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) expects its number of 4G mobile communication subscribers to increase from 4.28 million at present to 4.4 million at the end of 2015 and sets a target of 6.4...

Taiwan market: Projector shipments up in 3Q15, says IDC

Dec 18, 14:03

There were 25,572 projectors shipped in the Taiwan market during the third quarter of 2015, increasing 7.7% on quarter and 20.3% on year, according to IDC Taiwan.

TV panel shipments fall in November; China makers overtake Taiwan in volume, says WitsView

Dec 18, 13:27

A total of 22.74 million LCD TV panels were shipped in November 2015, representing a 0.8% decrease compared with the prior month and a 2.2% increase on year, according to WitsView...

Taiwan science parks post January-October revenues of over NT$1.9 trillion, says MOST

Dec 18, 12:00

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.92 trillion (US$58.53...

Asustek ZenFone 3 to come with fingerprint recognition, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 10:37

Asustek Computer will for the first time adopt fingerprint recognition technology for its third-generation ZenFone series smartphones to be launched in May-June 2016, according to...

Taiwan market: FET to set up TD-LTE networks

Dec 17, 16:03

4G mobile communication operator Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has acquired D6 frequency band unit(2,595-2,620MHz) and will use it to provide TD-LTE 4G mobile communication...

Taiwan notebook ODMs will struggle to see business growth in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Dec 17, 14:24

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, mainly Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, will find it considerably difficult to increase operations in 2016 mainly because global...

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to invest in Phison China subsidiary, says report

Dec 16, 19:44

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup intends to acquire a 51% stake in Taiwan-based NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics' subsidiary in Hefei of China's Anhui...

TSMC orders NT$1.4 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 19:38

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Disco for a total of about...

Apple expected to focus on micro-LED displays at new Taiwan facilities

Dec 16, 16:13

Apple is expected to focus on developing micro-LED displays at its new facilities in Taiwan in order to create thinner and more energy-efficient products, according to Digitimes Research...

Apple Taiwan lab developing flexible OLED technology, say sources

Dec 16, 15:03

Apple's new lab in Longtan, northern Taiwan is dedicated to developing flexible OLED technology for new displays for use in its devices including iPhones and iPads, and has a team...

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    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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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    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...

    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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