Taipei, Friday, July 25, 2014 00:54 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
28°C
News tagged Taiwan
  • Last update: Thursday 24 July 2014 [5624 news items]

LTE broadcast may be widely adopted for mobile TV services, say Taiwan makers

Jun 3, 13:38

LTE (Long Term Evolution) broadcast technology using eMBMS (enhanced multimedia broadcast multicast service) standard is likely to be widely adopted for delivering mobile TV services,...

ARM establishes CPU design center in Taiwan

Jun 3, 13:33

ARM has announced the establishment of a new CPU design center in the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Taiwan. This is ARM's first CPU design center in Asia, and it will focus on the design,...

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Taiwan PCB production value down 14.1% sequentially in 1Q14, says IEK

May 30, 11:51

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China recorded total production value of NT$125.3 billion (US$4.14 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing 14.1%...

Taiwan panel makers struggling with high color saturation Ultra HD TV panels

May 29, 21:29

Taiwan panel makers are struggling with high color saturation Ultra HD TV panel shipments and are currently facing increased competition from Korea for low-priced units, according...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom kicks off 4G operations

May 29, 21:00

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on May 29 announced the beginning of its 4G commercial operations, becoming the first LTE telecom carrier in Taiwan.

Notebook vendors demanding price cuts

May 29, 20:50

Notebook vendors have asked ODMs and component makers to lower quotes in an attempt to maintain profitability due to stagnant demand, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Tatung setting up rooftop PV systems at central Taiwan schools

May 29, 12:22

Taiwan-based Tatung has been constructing rooftop PV systems at more than 70 public schools in central Taiwan and already unveiled the first one on May 28, according to the company...

Taiwan solar cell makers roll out PERC

May 29, 12:14

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in response to demand from clients in Japan and the US, have stepped into production of PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell)...

TSMC to host Taiwan Technology Symposium on May 29

May 28, 15:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its Taiwan Technology Symposium 2014 on May 29, with the agenda of the annual event to focus on current production of 20nm...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments expected to reach 337 million in 2Q14

May 27, 20:48

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size TFT LCD panels are expected to reach 337 million in the second quarter of 2014, up 12% on quarter but down 6.8% on year, according...

Demand for data center servers to keep growing over 5 years, say Taiwan ODMs

May 27, 20:43

While there is an opinion that strong demand for data center servers may maintain for three years at the most and subsequently there will be demand for replacement and maintenance...

Taiwan PCB makers look to more orders from China-based Xiaomi

May 27, 15:55

Taiwan-based PCB makers are expected to land more orders, particularly for high-end HDI boards, from Xiaomi Technology as the China-based vendor has begun to ramp up shipments of...

Taiwan 1Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.14%, says DGBAS

May 26, 10:22

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the first quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 3.04% estimated in April 2014 to 3.14%, according to preliminary estimates...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

May 26, 10:19

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.29 for April 2014, increasing 0.49% on month and 5.21% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Sony shifts LCD TV ODM orders back to Taiwan makers

May 23, 15:55

Amid limited profits from the LCD TV business in 2013, Sony transferred LCD TV ODM orders back to in-house production, causing LCD TV makers to see major order declines, with Foxconn...

Sony shifts some LCD TV ODM orders back to Taiwan makers

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to contribute 90% of worldwide server shipments in 2014 thanks to IDC industry

May 23, 15:54

Taiwan makers have successfully entered the supply chain of the Internet datacenter center (IDC) industry and may contribute over 90% of the global server shipments in 2014. Combined...

Giga Solar sees bigger share in PV silver paste market

May 23, 14:25

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has seen increasing market share in the silver paste segment, heaping pressure on international competitors, such as DuPont,...

Taiwan cooling module makers to be surpassed by China makers in 2 years

May 23, 12:15

While Taiwan-based cooling module makers have been developing 0.6-0.8mm ultra-thin heat-pipes for smartphones, China-based makers have brought continued competitive pressure through...

Taiwan market: TWM to launch own-brand 3G, 4G smartphones, 4G tablet

May 23, 11:49

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on May 22 unveiled two own-brand 4G smartphones, the Amazing X1 and Amazing X2, an own-brand 3G smartphone, the Amazing A8, and an own-brand 4G-supporting tablet,...

TWM own-brand smartphones

Taiwan makers struggling to automate equipment

May 23, 11:38

Many Taiwan-based makers operating in China have been making efforts to automate production at their factories to reduce the impact of continued wage hikes, however, automation is...

Taiwan April unemployment rate hits 71-month low, says DGBAS

May 22, 12:36

Taiwan had 449,000 jobless citizens in April 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.91%, which was the lowest monthly level since June 2008. The rate dropped 0.12ppt on month...

Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers willing to buy equipment from China-based vendors

May 21, 13:52

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers will give priority to second-hand unused crystal-growing furnaces supplied by China-based makers when securing equipment...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 21, 11:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,061 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.092 billion in January-April 2014, respectively...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers may offer substantial subsidies for 4G smartphones

May 21, 10:49

Anticipating intense competition in 4G mobile communication market in Taiwan, telecom carriers are likely to offer handsome subsidies for purchases of 4G smartphones in 2015, according...

Taiwan expansion plans in Vietnam unchanged despite anti-China protests

May 20, 19:30

Although many of factories set up in Vietnam by Taiwan-based enterprises were attacked by mobs in anti-China protests last week, Taiwan-based makers operating in Vietnam say their...

Taiwan April export order value up, says MOEA

May 20, 18:09

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.87 billion in total in April 2014, increasing 2.4% on month and 8.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Gintech tops Taiwan solar cell makers in 1Q14 profits

May 20, 12:25

Gintech Energy recorded net EPS of NT$0.60 (US$0.0198) for the first quarter of 2014, the highest among main Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers.

Sony to expand datacenters; outsource orders to Taiwan ODMs

May 19, 21:40

Sony is reportedly considering to expand its data centers to strengthen its cloud computing services, as well as explore and develop applications for big data business opportunities,...

Sony Mobile may release ODM orders for 20-25 million smartphones to Taiwan makers

May 19, 21:18

Japan-based vendor Sony Mobile Communications has set target shipments of 50 million smartphones for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) and the vendor is likely to release orders...

Hiwin Technologies, Tsing Hua University to set up joint R&D center in Taiwan

May 19, 21:13

Hiwin Technologies, a Taiwan-based maker of components of precision mechanical transmission systems, on May 19 signed with National Tsing Hua University to establish a joint R&D...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundry houses perform well in 1Q14

May 19, 14:52

Despite the impact of seasonality and inventory adjustments at PC and consumer electronics product clients, the top-three Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses still managed to ramp up...

Taiwan market: Epson launches MFPs

May 16, 15:28

Seiko Epson has unveiled the WorkForce WF-5621 inkjet color MFP (multi-function peripheral), WorkForce AL-MX300DNF laser monochrome MFP, WorkForce WF-5191 inkjet color printer and...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches mid-range LTE smartphone

May 16, 14:14

Samsung Electronics has launched a mid-range LTE smartphone, the Galaxy Core LTE, in the Taiwan market, competing directly with HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics...

5624 items [4/161]
Realtime news
  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 16min ago

  • TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

    Bits + chips | 3h 28min ago

  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

    Bits + chips | 5h 24min ago

  • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 4h 4min ago

  • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

    Before Going to Press | 4h 6min ago

  • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

    Before Going to Press | 4h 19min ago

  • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 4h 30min ago

  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

    Before Going to Press | 4h 30min ago

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | 4h 31min ago

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | 4h 33min ago

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 4h 33min ago

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 5h 42min ago

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 43min ago

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | 5h 51min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | 6h 4min ago

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 6h 7min ago

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | 6h 9min ago

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 6h 10min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    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.

  • Hiachieve+eWonderPad+tablet+PC

    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.

  • Samsung+BX2231+21%2E5%2Dinch+LED+monitor+

    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.

  • Garmin%2DAsus+Nuvifone+A10+smartphone

    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

  • Optoma+3D+ready+projector%2C+the+DS512

    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

DIGITIMES Research Tracker Services
Media news email alerts

21-Jul-2014 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9400.97-7.27-0.08% 

TSE electronic370.47-0.65-0.18% 

GTSM (OTC)147.84-0.32-0.22% 

OTC electronic182.98-1.06-0.58% 

2014 global mobile application processor market forecast
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.