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Wafer Works expects wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand

Aug 18, 14:05

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-size semiconductor-grade wafers, expects silicon wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand.

Taiwan market: Acer subsidiary to sell tablets for the elderly

Aug 18, 10:34

Acer's subsidiary Grandpad, which focuses on designing tablets for elderly users, has chosen Taiwan as the second market for its products.

UL Taiwan amid first-round IEC 62619:2017 labs

Aug 18, 10:19

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Taiwan has disclosed its battery testing lab is among the certification body testing laboratories undertaking testing and certification for IEC 62619:2017...

Commentary: Taiwan faces challenges in energy transition

Aug 17, 11:49

Taiwan has set a policy to create a "nuclear-free homeland," aiming to phase out nuclear power generation by 2025, increase renewable energy and decrease coal-fueled power. However,...

ASE output hit by power outage

Aug 16, 21:25

A sudden massive blackout took place in Taiwan on August 15 which hit Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) plants in Kaohsiung. The incident will likely result in losses of...

Electric car vendor Thunder Power to build plants in Taiwan

Aug 16, 15:36

Hong Kong-based Thunder Power Holding has announced a new electric car in Taiwan and has also recently signed a letter of intent with a local government to establish plants for battery...

Taiwan science ministry to enforce 4-year AI chips research project

Aug 16, 13:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology has decided to implement a four-year "Semiconductor Moonshot Project" to encourage university professors to lead students in researching...

Taiwan market: Sharp intros Aquos S2

Aug 16, 12:12

Sharp has introduced its new Aquos S2-series smartphones in the Taiwan market targeting the mid-tier to high-end segment.

Sharp Aquos S2 smartphones

Taiwan market: Garmin launches smart bands

Aug 16, 11:36

Garmin has partnered with pharmaceuticals distributor Chunghwa Yuming Healthcare for launching vivo series smart wrist bands, mainly vivosmart 3, vivofit jr and vivosmart HR, in the...

Taiwan Chelic 2Q17 revenues rise 58% sequentially

Aug 15, 16:03

Pneumatic automation component maker Taiwan Chelic has reported its second-quarter 2017 consolidated revenues reached NT$418 million (US$14.09 million), up 58.33% sequentially, with...

Commentary: Consolidation of Taiwan solar supply chain badly needed

Aug 15, 15:53

The integration of the supply chain of Taiwan's solar cell industry is a pressing job, as it is increasingly difficult for makers to survive volatile market situations and ever-expanding...

Robust silicon wafer, photoresist demand to boost Topco revenues in 3Q17

Aug 15, 11:51

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to report brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017 thanks to strong demand for silicon wafers and photoresists, according...

SPIL to invest US$25 million in China

Aug 15, 10:27

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced plans to invest indirectly a total of US$25 million in its newly-established wholly-owned subsidiary in China. Named Siliconware...

Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

TSMC 12nm FinFET process ready for volume production in 4Q17, says report

Aug 14, 15:57

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will enter volume production of chips built using its 12nm FinFET process in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Taiwan professor develops radar to track bee flying

Aug 14, 11:36

A university researcher has developed a harmonic radar that can track flying of bees with body length of 1.5cm in an effort to study causes of disappearance of bees.

A bee is attached with a thin flexible chip for tracking its flying

Taiwan government to foster 30,000 startups in 3 years via direct investment

Aug 11, 15:19

Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has decided to make direct investments in tech startups, instead of offering them subsidies as done in the past, aiming to build sound...

Taiwan market: Top-3 telecom operators fare well in January-July period

Aug 11, 11:29

Taiwan's top-three telecom operators - Chung Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) - were performing better than expected in the first seven...

Taiwan market: Hojin introduces smartphone for seniors

Aug 11, 09:28

Taiwan-based Hojin International (also known as iNO) has launched a new smartphone, the iNO S9, targeting the senior citizen market. The iNO S9 carries a price tag of NT$7,990 (US$...

Hojin CEO Johnny Chou showing its new iNO S9

Taiwan-developed self-driving technologies reach Levels 1 and 2, says ARTC

Aug 11, 09:23

Technologies so far developed by research and academic organizations in Taiwan for autonomous driving have reached only Level 1 and Level 2 as defined by the US National Highway Traffic...

TSMC July revenues fall to 3-month low

Aug 10, 20:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its July revenues fall to a three-month low of NT$71.61 billion (US$2.36 billion).

Taiwan market: Huawei introduces new products

Aug 10, 15:54

Aiming to make significant inroads in the Taiwan market, Huawei has introduced an array of new products into the local market, including its Y7 smartphone, a new version P10 Plus,...

Huawei launches an array of new products in Taiwan

Taiwan market: HPE may regain title as No. 1 server brand in 2018

Aug 10, 15:49

Artificial intelligence applications are not only driving scientific and technological developments, but also fueling the replacement of servers, prompting HPE, a spin-off from HP,...

Jon Wang, chairman of HPE Taiwan

Taiwan IC industry output value drops in 2Q17, says TSIA

Aug 10, 14:36

Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated output value of NT$572.6 billion (US$18.9 billion) in the second quarter of 2017,...

Taiwan IC industry output value drops in 2Q17

Oxford Instruments to expand R&D staff at ITRI

Aug 10, 10:11

UK-based precision instrument maker Oxford Instruments on August 9 announced the expansion of its R&D staff stationed at the Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology...

Finance director Adam Jaufurally for Plasma Technology under Oxford Instruments (second from right)

Taiwan IT industry can directly jump onto AI development: Q&A with LotaData CEO Apu Kumar

Aug 9, 10:59

While high-tech gurus have yet to reach a consensus over whether Taiwan is suitable for developing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, a US-based AI company quietly came to...

LotaData co-founder and CEO Apu Kumar

Taiwan passive component makers post record July revenues

Aug 8, 10:53

Major Taiwan-based passive component makers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Chilisin Electronics have reported record-high revenues for July 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer...

Capacitor

Taiwan July export value rises 12.5% on year, says MOF

Aug 7, 20:49

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$27.11 billion for July 2017, increasing 5.0% on month and 12.5% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.74 billion grew...

Taiwan memory chipmakers July revenues increase

Aug 7, 20:29

Mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix International has reported July revenues increased 18.7% sequentially while specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics' July revenues...

Taiwan market: Microsoft debuts Surface Laptop

Aug 7, 13:55

Microsoft has released its Surface Laptop as a new member of Microsoft Surface series of touchscreen Windows PCs, in a bid to rival Apple MacBook in the Taiwan market.

Microsoft Surface Laptop to be available in Taiwan on August 8

Taiwan fabless firms expect short lead-time orders to buoy 4Q17 revenues

Aug 4, 15:21

Taiwan-based fabless IC firms expects to receive an influx of short lead-time orders from their China-based clients prior to the country's National Day holidays in October followed...

China to face environmental problems from decommissioned PV modules in 20 years, says CRES

Aug 4, 09:55

China has witnessed large-scale rollouts of PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems, and consequently will face serious problems with environmental protection arising...

An estimated 70GW of PV modules are scheduled to be decommissioned in China in 2034

Taiwan ICT industries face challenges to upgrade, says IDB head

Aug 2, 15:40

While Taiwan's ICT industries have dominated global hardware production, they have faced challenges upgrading via transformation to cope with the global trend of smart applications,...

IDB acting director general Leu Jang-hwa

Taiwan market: CHT eyeing 2 million MOD service subscribers by year-end 2017

Aug 1, 16:16

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to boost the number of its MOD service subscribers to two million by year-end 2017, up from 1.36 million at the end of June, according to company chairman...

CHT promoting MOD business with enriched content

Taiwan solar cell makers see improved operations

Aug 1, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen improved operations due to rebounding demand, with some having already returned to profitability, according to industry sources.

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    Jazz Hipster smart speaker

    Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality. Jazz Hipster's smart speaker features...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

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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.

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    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...

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.