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China vendors to ship 200-300 million fingerprint-recognition-enabled smartphones in 2016

Mar 21, 22:10

China-based smartphone vendors have been mostly inclined to adopt fingerprint recognition for their mid-range and high-end models and consequently they will ship an estimated 200-300...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$932 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 491 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$931.63 million in January-February 2016,...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

HPE and 2 universities cooperate to study intelligent transportation in Taiwan

Mar 21, 15:30

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), National Chiao Tung University and Chung Hua University have cooperated in research based on government-provided open data as well as IoT (Internet...

Taiwan IC design firms cautious about placing orders for 2Q16

Mar 21, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are still reluctant to raise their wafer starts at foundry service providers given that end-market demand except demand from China's handset market remains...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

Taiwan PC monitor shipments drop 7% on year in 2015, says IDC

Mar 17, 22:17

Shipments of PC-use monitors by Taiwan-based makers totaled 1.32 million units in 2015, decreasing 7% from a year earlier, according IDC.

Xiaomi to delay first notebook launch to 2Q16

Mar 17, 22:14

Xiaomi Technology is expected to delay the launch of its first notebook to the second quarter of 2016, one quarter behind its original schedule, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: JD.com to start B2C online shopping platform

Mar 17, 16:35

JD.com, a China-based operator of B2C online shopping services, on March 16 held a conference in Taipei to introduce Taiwan-based own-brand makers or vendors to its JD Worldwide pl...

ASE fails to gain antitrust approval for SPIL bid

Mar 17, 11:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be unable to win antitrust approval in Taiwan by March 17 - the deadline of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in Siliconware...

Taiwan IC design companies to foray into solution market for commercial drones

Mar 16, 16:55

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor will foray into the chipset solution market for commercial drones, particularly for the China market.

Taiwan government to set aside budget of NT$2.4 billion for R&D of 5G technologies in 2017-2020

Mar 16, 15:23

The Taiwan government has decided to set aside an annual budget of NT$600 million (US$18.2 million) for R&D of 5G technologies each year between 2017-2020, with recipients of...

TAICS, NGMN Alliance sign an MoU for cooperation

Quanta lands OEM orders for VxRail from EMC

Mar 15, 21:50

Quanta Computer has obtained OEM orders for US-based EMC's VxRail storage equipment based on hyper-converged infrastructure, which integrates servers with storage devices to minimize...

ZTE sanctions won't have serious effect on Taiwan makers

Mar 15, 17:25

While the US Department of Commerce has placed sanctions on China-based telecom equipment vendor ZTE, Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers indicated that their shipments...

Taiwan to have difficulty starting 5G commercial operations by 2020, says NCC chairman

Mar 14, 22:17

Chairman Howard Shyr for Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC), in response to whether Taiwan can begin commercial operations for 5G mobile communication services in 2020...

NCC chairman Howard Shyr

Taiwan market: Lenovo to launch ultra-thin 14-inch notebook

Mar 11, 12:17

Lenovo will launch the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch business-use Windows 10 notebook, featuring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic chassis, thinness of 17.7mm and a weight of 1.31kg, for...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Newswatch - Mar 11, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, in the Taiwan market.

NEC to test earthquake early warning system in Taiwan

Mar 10, 11:35

Japan-based NEC will begin field testing of its in-house-developed earthquake early warning system in Taiwan through cooperation with Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) in September...

Taiwan market: Lenovo aims at 8% market share for consumer PCs in 2016

Mar 9, 20:14

Lenovo aims to increase its market share for consumer PCs in the Taiwan market from 4% in 2015 to 8% in 2016, and sets a target growth of over 10% in sales of consumer-use PCs, according...

Microsoft producing HoloLens in-house, say Taiwan makers

Mar 9, 15:19

Microsoft is currently producing its augmented reality (AR) device, HoloLens, at its own factory in the US instead of having Pegatron Technology, its main manufacturing partner in...

Microsoft HoloLens is produced by Microsoft in-house

Taiwan February CPI up, says DGBAS

Mar 9, 14:04

Taiwan's February 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.11 (2011 as base year) increased 1.94% on month and 2.40% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of...

Taiwan, China PERC solar cell production not smooth as expected

Mar 9, 11:06

Taiwan- and China-based solar cell makers have seen issues with PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) production due to equipment suppliers' adjustment of manufacturing process,...

Toshiba reportedly to sell stake in Taiwan backend houses

Newswatch - Mar 9, 10:56

Toshiba reportedly plans to sell all or a portion of its shares in Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering, according to recent reports from Taiwan's...

China ODMs ship 35.8 million LCD TVs in 2015

Mar 8, 15:51

China-based ODMs shipped 35.8 million LCD TVs in 2015, increasing 16.5%, for a global market share of 40.2%, according to Sigmaintell Consulting.

Taiwan sees decreased February export value, says MOF

Mar 7, 22:08

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$17.78 billion for February 2016, decreasing 19.9% on month and 11.8% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$13.63 billion...

Taiwan market: Epson crosses into wearable market, targeting mainly mid-range and high-end

Mar 4, 16:19

Optimistic about wearable device demand, Epson established a department specifically to handle healthcare and sport sensor product development in 2013 and later reorganized the department...

Epson launches wearable devices in Taiwan

Smartphone AP suppliers to team up with TSMC to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung in 10nm chip market

Mar 4, 10:48

Smartphone-use application processor (AP) makers in Taiwan and China are teaming up closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung...

SPIL says management on the same page regarding ASE takeover bid

Mar 3, 16:44

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has published a statement in Taiwan's local newspapers saying management is on the same page with the company's chairman Bough Lin regarding...

Taiwan earthquake causing aftershocks in LCD panel market

Mar 3, 16:44

With Taiwan LCD panel maker Innolux experiencing damage on production equipment producing 39.5-inch TV applications, some customers are shifting their orders to 40- and 43-inch panels,...

Taiwan earthquake may lead to price fluctuations in TV panel market

China vendors pushing into 2-in-1 market

Mar 2, 22:22

With assistance from Microsoft and Intel, China-based brand vendors and white-box players have been aggressively pushing new 2-in-1 devices recently. In addition to Huawei's MateBook...

Taiwan market: Huawei Device launches flagship smartphone

Mar 2, 14:45

Huawei Device on March 1 launched Mate 8, its Android 6.0 flagship smartphone, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$17,900 (US$535).

Huawei Device launches flagship smartphone Mate 8

Delta Electronics embraces green energy industrial policies, says founder

Mar 2, 14:07

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics' operational transformation coincides with green energy-based industrial development policies proposed...

Taiwan passes South Korea to become No.1 in total IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Mar 1, 15:10

As of December 2015, Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with nearly 22% of worldwide IC capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments set to drop in 1Q16

Mar 1, 12:21

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 13.3% on quarter and 11.4% on year to 15.55 million units in the first quarter of 2016, affected...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Mar 1, 11:03

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.13 for January 2016, decreasing 3.67% on month and 6.32% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    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.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    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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