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Taiwan panel makers to continue producing high-end technologies and expand product differentiation

Nov 13, 15:43

Taiwan's panel makers intend to continue producing high-end technologies and expand product differentiation in order to offset any potential losses from a recently signed free trade...

4K Ultra HD TV panel development to be critical for Taiwan makers

US-based polysilicon suppliers building up inventories for China market

Nov 13, 10:30

Some of US-based polysilicon suppliers are building up their inventories in preparation for the China market, as they anticipate a settelment between Beijing and Washington on their...

Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee 4Q14 sales to drop up to 5%

Nov 12, 22:06

Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial are expected to enjoy a particularly strong fourth quarter buoyed by the ramping of 20nm process products...

Commentary: Are children a viable market for wearables?

Nov 12, 16:16

Several wearable device players in Europe, the US, Japan, China and Taiwan have turned their development focuses to child-use products hoping to attract demand.

Order visibility highest for Apple, Lenovo notebook shipments for 2015, say Taiwan makers

Nov 12, 15:28

Based on orders received, Taiwan-based notebook supply chain makers indicated that orders for notebooks to be shipped in 2015 from Apple and Lenovo have the highest visibility.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of LCD monitors increase 3.2% to 22.32 million in 3Q14

Nov 11, 20:13

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD monitors increased 3.2% on quarter to 22.32 million in the third quarter of 2014, which also represented a 7.4% on-year decline.

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014; monitor and public display demand to remain strong in 4Q14

Nov 11, 15:55

Taiwan makers expect 15% growth in TV panel surface shipped in 2014 driven by shipments of larger-size TVs.

Taiwan makers expect strong on-cell touch panel shipments going into 2015

Nov 11, 15:19

Taiwan makers expect strong shipments for on-cell touch panels going into 2015 as more China vendors are expected to use the technology in entry-level and mid-range handsets.

Will the China-South Korea FTA affect Taiwan panel makers?

Nov 10, 21:28

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs estimates that the recently signed free trade agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea will affect about 25% of Taiwan's industrial exports,...

TSMC to buy Qualcomm Taiwan factory for backend business expansion, says report

Newswatch - Nov 10, 13:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is mulling buying a Qualcomm factory in Taiwan as part of plans to expand its packaging and test business, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan October export value up, says MOF

Nov 10, 10:29

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.90 billion for October 2014, increasing 1.8% on month and 0.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$22.28 billion...

Taiwan makers focus on improving product mix, high-profit production in 2015

Nov 6, 22:09

Taiwan panel makers will continue to focus primarily on improving product mix and the production of high-profit products such as Ultra HD TV panels in order to maintain profits in...

ASE payment to settle patent litigation with Tessera reduced

Nov 6, 19:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that its payment to settle patent disputes with Tessera have been...

Notebook hinge maker SZS announces 3Q14 results

Stockwatch - Nov 5, 22:20

Taiwan-based notebook hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) has announced results for the third quarter of 2014 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$2.06 billion (US$67.52 million), net...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen pushing Bluetooth technology to advertise and provide mobile payments

Nov 5, 22:19

Taiwan-based IT retail chain Tsann Kuen will adopt iBeacon technology in its stores nationwide to promote products and provide mobile payment services. iBeacon technology is able...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset touch panel shipments decline in 3Q14

Nov 5, 21:34

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handsets reached 50.44 million in the third quarter of 2014, down 5.7% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

TSMC buys NT$1.4 billion of equipment from three suppliers

Stockwatch - Nov 5, 21:27

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Kinmax Technology, Screen Semiconductor Solutions and Tokyo Electron...

Taiwan makers tapping emerging markets of LED lighting

Nov 5, 11:14

Taiwan-based makers from the LED lighting sector have been tapping emerging markets, including Indonesia, Thailand, India, Russia and Brazil, as they face fierce competition in North...

Taiwan solar cell makers introducing PERC process to hike energy efficiency

Nov 5, 10:51

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have introduced or plan to introduce PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to increase energy conversion rates for...

Taiwan market: HTC to continue to be top Android smartphone vendor

Nov 4, 21:54

HTC's sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market in the fourth quarter of 2014 will be better than those recorded in the previous quarter, enabling HTC to continue to serve as the...

Digitimes Research: Quanta Computer is only Taiwan notebook ODM expected to see shipment growth in 2015

Nov 4, 20:53

Quanta Computer will ship 49.1 million notebooks in 2015, increasing on year by 7.8% and the only one among the five largest Taiwan-based notebook ODMs that will see sequential growth...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels to see 4 consecutive quarters of on-year growth in 4Q14

Nov 3, 14:36

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels will reach 67.01 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 1.3% on quarter but up 4.2% on year, representing...

Taiwan market: BenQ Esco tapping energy-saving solution market

Nov 3, 11:21

BenQ Esco, an energy-saving solution provider belonging to the BenQ-AUO Group, has provided energy-saving services for Burger King in Taipei and is attempting to land contracts from...

Taiwan 3Q14 economic growth rate adjusted to 3.78%, says DGBAS

Nov 3, 11:07

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the third quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 3.62% estimated in August 2014 to 3.78%, according to advance estimates...

Taiwan market: BenQ aims to sell 20,000 curved Full HD WCG TVs in 2015; Ultra HD TV penetration to reach 5%

Oct 31, 12:03

BenQ aims to release new curved wide-color gamut (WCG) Full HD TVs in 2015 and expects related sales to reach between 10,000-20,000 units.

BenQ pushes curved Full HD TVs in the market

Taiwan ODMs, component makers eye orders from China mid-range, high-end smartphone vendors

Oct 30, 20:04

Taiwan-based ODMs and component makers have been seeking orders from China-based vendors of mid-range and high-end smartphones, mainly Vivo, Oppo and Meizu, because of their considerable...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small-to-medium-size panel shipments to grow 2.6% sequentially in 4Q14

Oct 30, 14:17

The fourth quarter is traditionally a slow season for the small-to-medium-size panel industry, but in the fourth quarter of 2014, Taiwan's related shipments are expected to grow 2.6%...

Acer starts selling Ultra HD monitors in Taiwan

Oct 30, 11:59

Acer has unveiled own-brand Ultra HD monitors sized 23.8-, 27-, 28- and 32-inch in Taiwan. Since its Chromebooks will also likely be launched in Taiwan soon, Acer expects its revenues...

Microsoft cooperates with Intel to offer subsidies for Windows 8.1 with Bing desktops, AIO PCs, say Taiwan makers

Oct 29, 15:23

Microsoft will cooperate with Intel to offer subsidies to promote Windows 8.1 with Bing for entry-level desktops starting at retail prices of US$199, and 18.5-inch non-touch-screen...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Elta Technology cooperate to launch hievent

Oct 29, 14:25

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on October 28 announced the launch of hievent, an online video streaming service for enterprise users, through cooperation with Elta Technology, a Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: FET leads in 4G users as of September, says president

Oct 29, 11:26

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 410,000 4G subscribers as of September, the highest among all 4G telecom carriers in Taiwan with a market share of 35%, according to company...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels increase in 3Q14

Oct 28, 20:09

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels sized 9-inch and above reached 67.92 million in the third quarter of 2014, up 0.6% on quarter and up 5.3% on year, according...

Huawei to be strong competitor in cloud computing industry, says CCAT executive

Oct 28, 14:58

Commenting on recent cloud computing developments, Tzi-Cker Chiueh, secretary general of the Cloud Computing Association in Taiwan (CCAT), has pointed out that business opportunities...

AMD CEO to visit Lenovo, Asustek, TSMC and Acer

Oct 28, 12:27

AMD CEO Lisa Su is planning to visit Lenovo in China and Asustek Computer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Acer in Taiwan in the near future to tighten its relationships...

AMD CEO Lisa Su

Taiwan solar cell maker reportedly to relocate factory to Thailand

Oct 28, 11:50

To avert the impact of US anti-dumping tariffs, a Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker will relocate production lines with an initial annual capacity of 500MWp from Taiwan...

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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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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

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