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Taiwan 2Q16 economic growth estimated at 0.70%, says DGBAS

Aug 22, 10:26

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the second quarter of 2016 is estimated at 0.70%, upward adjusted by 0.01pp from the estimate made in July 2016, according to the...

Commentary: Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes

Aug 19, 14:13

Apple has met resistance from makers in Taiwan's supply chain to lower their quotes for parts and components for iPhone 7 devices, a move which aims to force Apple to discontinue...

Taiwan market: Pokemon Go increases consumer demand for power banks

Newswatch - Aug 18, 10:27

The growing popularity of Pokemon Go in Taiwan has spurred demand for power banks, boosting the revenues for several power bank and charging technology suppliers, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan aims to install 3 million smart electricity meters by 2024

Aug 17, 20:21

The Taiwan government, in order to ease tight supply of power during peak hours and lower peak power consumption, will promote smart electricity meters and has set a target of installing...

Taiwan science park total revenues top NT$1 trillion in 1H16, says MOST

Aug 17, 20:16

Government-developed and run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.078 trillion...

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan reports earnings for 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 17, 14:25

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$107 million for the second quarter of 2016, down 16.4% on quarter but up 39% on year. EPS stood...

Taiwan market: ACTi offers cloud computing-based retail store solution via cooperation with Microsoft

Aug 17, 12:06

Microsoft Taiwan has announced that ACTi, a provider of IP surveillance solutions, has become a new partner under its Cloud Solution Provider program. ACTi has launched a cloud computing-based...

Taiwan government to boost development of flexible OLED industry

Aug 17, 11:49

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced that it will promote development of a flexible AMOLED and PMOLED supply chain in Taiwan, aiming to build a production cluster...

Taiwan firms enter supply chain for 2017 iPhone

Aug 16, 20:12

In addition to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chipbond Technology and MJC Probe (MPI) have entered the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhone series, according to...

Taiwan market: FET offers payment services for App Store, Apple Music, iTunes

Aug 16, 16:17

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has announced that it will allow its monthly mobile service subscribers to pay for applications and services purchased from Apple's App Store,...

Innolux to showcase smartphone-, tablet-use touch panels at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 16, 16:14

Innolux has extended development of touch panels from TOD (touch on display, On-Cell) to TID (touch in display, In-Cell) and will exhibit 5-, 5.2-, 5.5- and 5.7-inch TID smartphone-use...

Acer smartphone chief to leave, likely to head Qualcomm Taiwan

Aug 15, 10:39

Acer has announced that ST Liew, co-president of Acer's BYOC Smart Products Business unit, will leave the company. The announcement follows local media reports indicating that Liew...

Acer smartphone business chief ST Liew

Asia Pacific Telecom forms first Taiwan IoT alliance

Aug 11, 22:20

Mobile telecom carrier Asia Pacific Telecom on August 9 announced the formation of IoT by GT, Taiwan's first IoT alliance based on LoRa (low-power long-range WAN) technology.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 61.57 million large-size panels in 3Q16

Aug 11, 22:10

Taiwan-based panel makers will together ship 61.57 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels during the third quarter of 2016, growing 5.5% on quarter and 5% on year, and accounting...

Taiwan market: Cable TV user base over 5.14 million at end of 2Q16, says NCC

Aug 11, 15:14

There were 5.1438 million subscribers of cable TV services in Taiwan at the end of the second quarter of 2016, accounting for 60.52% of all households, according to statistics released...

Taiwan Mobile leads telecom operators with highest EPS for January-July period

Newswatch - Aug 11, 13:57

Taiwan Mobile led the top-3 Taiwan-based telecom operators with an EPS of NT$0.50 in July, followed by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) with NT$0.41 and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET)...

Taiwan market: Samsung expected to ship 500,000 Galaxy Note 7s

Aug 9, 15:17

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship model, the Galaxy Note 7, in the Taiwan market, and sources at the local retail channels expect the Korea-based vendor to ship over...

Taiwan memory chipmakers post revenue growth for July

Aug 9, 11:20

Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has disclosed revenues for July 2016 climbed to the highest since August 2010, while mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix...

Taiwan prosecutors investigating Phison for possible accounting fraud

Aug 9, 11:08

Hsinchu district prosecutors are investigating Phison Electronics and its subsidiaries for possible accounting fraud and the accuracy of financial representations made to the Taiwan...

Phison investigated for possible accounting fraud

Taiwan sees increased July export value

Aug 8, 22:24

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$24.12 billion for July 2016, increasing 5.4% on month and 1.2% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.51 billion rose...

Taiwan July CPI up, says DGBAS

Aug 8, 12:41

Taiwan's July 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.02 (2011 as base year) increased 0.22% on month and 1.23% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.87...

AUO to combine wholly-owned subsidiary Taiwan CFI

Aug 8, 11:05

AU Optronics (AUO) will merge with Taiwan CFI, a color filter subsidiary, on October 1, 2016, according to AUO.

Nintendo to start production of NX in early 4Q16, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 11:11

Nintendo will start trial production of its next-generation console, the NX, in the third quarter of 2016 and start volume production in early fourth quarter, about one quarter ahead...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 19 million LCD monitors in 2Q16

Aug 5, 10:50

Taiwan-based makers shipped 19.629 million LCD monitors in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 1.2% on quarter but decreasing 4.1% on year, with the shipment volume accounting...

Sigfox hopes to cooperate with Taiwan makers

Aug 3, 15:26

Sigfox, a France-based developer of low-power long-range wireless communication technology specifically for IoT, hopes to cooperate with Taiwan-based semiconductor and device makers...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments total 607,000 units in June

Aug 3, 11:57

Shipments of smartphones totaled 607,000 units in the Taiwan market in June 2016, down from the 641,000 units shipped in the previous month and 640,000 units shipped a year earlier,...

Windows 10 new project to benefit Taiwan supply chain, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 2, 14:51

In addition to releasing an update for its Windows 10, Microsoft is also planning to partner with upstream suppliers to provide enterprises with Windows 10 for a licensing fee of...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 58.38 million large-size panels in 2Q16

Aug 1, 21:59

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 58.38 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels in the second quarter of 2016, growing 18.1% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to...

TSMC capex hike to prompt capacity ramps by foundry houses in Taiwan and China

Aug 1, 16:20

Many wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are expected to join the race to ramp capacity after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced recently that it will...

Taiwan 2Q16 economic growth estimated at 0.69%, says DGBAS

Jul 29, 15:42

Taiwan's GDP growth for second-quarter 2016 is estimated at 0.69%, upward adjusted by 0.21 pp from the forecast made in May 2016, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting...

Taiwan market: Flagship smartphones unable to boost 4G subscriptions, says TWM president

Jul 29, 11:28

New flagship smartphones, including Apple's upcoming iPhone, are not expected to boost the number of 4G subscribers in Taiwan's telecom market in second-half 2016 because demand for...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships nearly 8.5 million LCD TVs in 2Q16

Jul 27, 21:26

Taiwan-based makers shipped 8.448 million LCD TVs in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 14.9% on quarter and 6.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan to be flexible in allocating frequency band for IoT, says minister

Jul 27, 11:29

The Taiwan government, specifically for IoT application, will allocate frequency band units based on flexibility and application-oriented considerations, according to minister of...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships over 269 million small- to medium-size panels in 2Q16

Jul 26, 20:35

Taiwan-based makers shipped 269.249 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels during the second quarter of 2016, slipping 0.5% on quarter and 6.3% on year, according to Digitimes...

Pepper enters Taiwan service market

Jul 26, 11:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has started selling its Pepper robot in Taiwan via its subsidiary and will initially focus on the B2B market mainly. Several Taiwan-based...

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