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Competition increasing between first-tier China, Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 2, 14:17

Of the 20-largest global crystalline silicon solar cell makers, 10 China-based and seven Taiwan-based makers are expected to see increasing competition because global production capacity...

Taiwan to release more 4G frequency bands in 3Q15

Mar 2, 14:14

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on February 25 announced plans to release a total bandwidth of 190MHz for operating 4G mobile communication services through open...

Taiwan January unemployment rate down on month, year, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 14:01

Taiwan had 430,000 jobless citizens in January 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.71%, down 0.08pp on month and 0.31pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

ASE orders equipment for NT$1.3 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 25, 21:03

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased machinery and equipment from Advantest and Premtek International for a total of about NT$1.31 billion (US$41.75...

Taiwan display industry looks promising going into 2015, says TDUA

Feb 25, 15:32

Taiwan's display industry looks promising going into 2015 driven by demand for niche products, Ultra HD TV panels and vehicle displays, according to the Taiwan Display Union Association...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$313 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 24, 19:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 277 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$313.16 million in January 2015, increasing...

HP cooperation with Accton to benefit white-box server makers

Feb 24, 19:51

Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced cooperation with Taiwan-based Accton Technology to sell switches matched with software developed by Silicon Valley-based Cumulus Networks....

Taiwan solar cell industry expected to reshuffle in 2015

Feb 17, 12:38

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally in a weak price-negotiating position due to the negative impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, and consequently...

Taiwan 4Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.35%, says DGBAS

Feb 16, 21:46

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, for the fourth quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 3.17% estimated in January 2015 to 3.35%, according to the Directorate...

Chunghwa Telecom aims at Taiwan 4G market share of 40% in 2015

Feb 16, 20:50

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) recorded a market share of 38.6% of total 4G subscribers in Taiwan at the end of 2014 and aims to increase the market share to 40% and expand its 4G network...

Four more Taiwan PV makers to tap US market

Feb 16, 15:52

In addition to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries which has marketed own-brand PV modules in the US market, Taiwan-based PV module makers Win Win...

Flexible PCB makers to post double-digit revenue growth in 1Q15

Feb 16, 13:39

Flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Career Technologies, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology are all expected to report double-digit on-year revenue growth for the first quarter...

ASE to create more than 6,500 jobs in northern Taiwan

Feb 13, 15:49

With a new plant coming on line, more than 6,500 jobs will be created at Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) manufacturing site in Chungli, northern Taiwan, chairman Jason...

Taiwan market: Fixed-line Internet-access speeds in 2014 same as advertised levels, says NCC

Feb 13, 15:10

Fixed-line broadband Internet-access speeds in Taiwan in 2014 were found to generally meet levels advertised by operators, with average download speeds reaching 93.3-110.3% of claimed...

Taiwan science park revenues up 6.28% on year in 2014, says MOST

Feb 13, 14:39

The three science parks developed and operated by the government in Taiwan: Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

Taiwan makers lose top spot for Ultra HD TV panel shipments in 2014

Feb 13, 14:35

Following a 76% share in the global Ultra HD (4K) TV display segment in 2013 to hold the number one spot, Taiwan makers fell behind Korea-based panel makers Samsung Display and LG...

Inspection tool maker HMI to open new plant

Feb 13, 10:11

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, will complete the construction of its new plant...

Taiwan market: Huawei to beef up marketing for mobile devices

Feb 13, 10:01

China-based vendor Huawei will strengthen the marketing for its smartphones and tablets in the Taiwan market by deepening its cooperation with retail channels and setting up an online...

Taiwan market: Projector shipments up in 4Q14, says IDC

Feb 12, 20:05

There were 21,898 projectors shipped in the Taiwan market during the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing 3% on quarter and 2.2% on year, according to IDC Taiwan.

Asustek to launch motherboards with USB 3.1 at end of February

Feb 12, 19:55

Asustek Computer will take the initiative to launch motherboard with support for USB 3.1 at the end of February, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs see LCD monitor shipments decrease in 4Q14

Feb 12, 11:44

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped 21.90 million LCD monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, decreasing 1.2% sequentially and 10.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments up sequentially

Feb 11, 20:04

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 356.472 million small- to medium-size panels in the fourth quarter of 2014, growing 8.1% on quarter but dipping 3.3% on year, according to...

TSMC posts record revenues for January 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 11, 15:05

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) increased 25.3% sequentially and 69.4% from a year ago to NT$87.12 billion (US$2.76 billion) in January...

Taiwan market: NCC to release 2600MHz band units for 4G in 3Q15

Feb 10, 15:54

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) will release 2600MHz frequency band units for operating 4G mobile communication services through open-bid competition in the third...

Taiwan market: Samsung, HTC release 4G smartphones

Feb 10, 15:19

Samsung Electronics and HTC have both launched new smartphones targeting the entry-level to mid-range segments in the Taiwan market. The new models will compete with comparable models...

HTC showcases the HTC Desire 626

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to drop nearly 30% on quarter in 1Q15

Feb 10, 14:59

Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs will ship a total of 18.05 million handsets in the first quarter of 2015, down 29.4% on quarter but up 11.2% on year, according to Digitimes Res...

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

Feb 10, 11:43

Taiwan recorded export value of US$25.12 billion for January 2015, decreasing 2.1% on month but increasing 3.4% on year, while import value totaled US$20.32 billion, slipping 4.2%...

TSMC set to step up investment in central Taiwan

Feb 9, 21:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed plans to invest more than NT$500 billion (US$16 billion) in its manufacturing site at the Central Taiwan Science Park...

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China to offer new subsidies for energy-efficient LCD TVs, say Taiwan makers

Feb 9, 15:21

The China government is preparing a new program to subsidize purchases of energy-efficient home-use electric appliances of which a large portion will be LCD TVs, and is expected to...

Taiwan market: Sampo aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs to keep largest market share

Feb 9, 15:08

Taiwan-based home-use electric appliance vendor Sampo recorded the largest shipment volume among all LCD TV vendors in the Taiwan market in 2014 and aims to ship 250,000 LCD TVs to...

Google to cultivate digital advertising talent in Taiwan

Feb 9, 15:03

Google will begin to implement its Digital Mars Initiative, a plan to cultivate young digital marketing professionals in Taiwan, in March 2015, according to Google Taiwan managing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments in 4Q14 highest since 1Q12

Feb 6, 11:05

Taiwan makers' LCD TV shipments reached 10.86 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, the first time they broke the 10 million mark since the first quarter of 2012, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan market: CHT may start 4G Small Cell deployment in 2015

Feb 6, 10:51

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is likely to begin to deploy 4G Small Cells in a small volume in Taiwan in 2015, according to the company.

0.4mm thermal pipes may be used in smartphones in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Feb 5, 20:51

Notebook thermal pipe makers have further reduced diameters from 0.6mm to 0.4mm and thereby are likely to see 0.4mm pipes adopted by smartphone vendors in 2015, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Samsung cuts 55-inch Ultra HD TV pricing below US$1,000

Feb 4, 20:49

Samsung Electronics is holding sales events in Taiwan to promote Ultra HD TVs, with 55-inch units now being sold for just under NT$30,000 (US$1,000), according to local retailers.

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    Before Going to Press | 3h 36min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 3h 36min ago

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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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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.