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Taiwan IC design houses look to auto and IoT related products for 2016 growth

Dec 16, 11:13

IC shipments for automotive electronics, wearables and IoT devices will enjoy a higher increase than shipments for PCs, tablets and smartphones in 2016, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

HTC to set up virtual reality product experience center in Taipei, Taiwan

Dec 15, 15:32

High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced it will cooperate with Syntrend, an IT mall in Taipei, to establish an experience center for consumers to test its virtual reality product HTC...

Should Taiwan open its IC design industry to China capital?

Dec 14, 23:28

Taiwan has come to a turning point as whether it should open its IC design industry to China investment. The issue arises now as China-based Tsinghua Unigroup wants to buy a 25% stake...

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to buy stakes in SPIL and ChipMOS

Dec 14, 10:54

China's state-controlled Tsinghua Unigroup plans to spend a total of about US$2 billion to acquire stakes in ChipMOS Technologies Taiwan and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments down in 3Q15, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 11, 15:53

Shipments of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 2.26 million units in the third quarter of 2015, down 17% sequentially and 12% on year, the Chinese-language Liberty Times...

Taiwan flexible PCB firms report decreased November revenues

Dec 11, 10:54

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers Career Technology, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology Holding have reported sequential decreases of 2.6%, 22.2% and 12.8%, respectively,...

Taiwan PCB firms post mixed November results

Dec 11, 10:29

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers have posted mixed revenue results for November 2015.

Taiwan FTC fines 10 capacitor firms for price fixing

Dec 10, 14:44

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a verdict to slap fines totaling NT$5.79 billion (US$176.64 million) on 10 aluminum and tantalum capacitor makers, including seven...

International enterprises inquiring about setting up data centers in Taiwan, says vice premier

Dec 9, 14:16

In addition to Facebook's plans to set up a data center in central Taiwan, other international enterprises have inquired about doing so, according to vice premier Simon Chang.

Inventec to undertake ODM production of 12.5-inch notebook for Xiaomi

Dec 9, 12:02

Taiwan-based Inventec will undertake ODM production of a 12.5-inch notebook model for China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, with shipments...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to decline 1.8% in 4Q15

Dec 8, 21:51

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to drop 1.8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015, due mainly to seasonal factors, according to Digitimes Rese...

Taiwan November CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Dec 8, 14:16

Taiwan's November 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.47 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.69% on month but increased 0.53% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Taiwan attractive for setting up data centers due to low power, water costs

Dec 7, 23:42

Google has set up a data center in a coastal industrial park in central Taiwan and Facebook plans to set up a data center beside a high-speed rail station in central Taiwan. In addition,...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands end at NT$27.925 billion, says NCC

Dec 7, 23:10

Open-bid competition for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands available for 4G mobile communication operations on December 7 closed at a total bidding price of NT$27.925 billion (US$859...

Taiwan November export value down on month, year, says MOF

Dec 7, 23:09

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.13 billion for November 2015, decreasing 7.5% on month and 16.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.38 billion...

Taiwan MOEA confirms receipt of TSMC application for 12-inch fab in China

Dec 7, 23:04

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has confirmed it has received an application submitted by TSMC for establishing a 12-inch wafer manufacturing...

Taiwan LED makers should develop invisible-light LEDs to avoid overcrowded market, says HPL chairman

Dec 4, 16:08

Large-scale price completion from China-based makers in the visible-light LED market has caused product prices to keep falling, resulting in an overcrowded market, according to chairman...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan TV shipments to grow 2.6% in 2016

Dec 4, 12:29

Taiwan TV makers' shipments are expected to reach 35.14 million in 2016, up 2.6% on year, to hold a 16.4% global share of the overall 215 million TVs estimated to ship in the year,...

Production of 5th-generation Apple TV to begin in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:37

The fifth-generation Apple TV will come into trial production in December and volume production in the first quarter of 2016, with Apple for the first time adopting a heat-dissipation...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$27.605 billion, says NCC

Dec 4, 11:18

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands available for 4G operations on December 3 resulted in total bids of NT$27.605 billion (US$849 million), 91.7% over the total floor price, according...

Inotera orders NT$2.55 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 4, 11:12

Inotera Memories recently announced two separate equipment purchases from KLA-Tencor and Tokyo Electron totaling about NT$2.55 billion (US$77.8 million).

Taiwan app developer Call Saver planning to sue Asustek over IP infringement

Newswatch - Dec 4, 11:05

Taiwan-based app developer Call Saver is planning to file a lawsuit against Asustek Computer for infringement of its intellectual property as Asustek smartphones' built-in quick-dial...

China should drop LCD tariffs to help Taiwan LCD makers, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 3, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Guo has vocalized that he believes the China government should drop tariffs on LCDs shipped from Taiwan into China from 5% to 0% in order to help...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$27.145 billion, says NCC

Dec 3, 14:26

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands for 4G operations on December 2 resulted in total bids of NT$27.145 billion (US$835 million), 88.51% over the floor price, according to the National...

Taiwan players expect business opportunities from Facebook datacenter

Dec 3, 14:19

Commenting on reports Facebook is considering plans to establish a datacenter in Changhua, central Taiwan, related upstream supply chain players pointed out that Taiwan's low power...

Taiwan market: Apple begins selling iPad Pro tablets in local market

Dec 3, 14:14

Apple has begun selling its iPad Pro products in the Taiwan market, with a 32GB Wi-Fi version priced at NT$27,900 (US$853), 128GB Wi-Fi version at NT$32,900 and 128GB Wi-Fi+Cellular...

Taiwan market: TWM launches own-brand 4G smartphones

Dec 3, 12:16

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched two own-brand entry-level 4G smartphone models, the Android 5.0 Amazing X7 and Android 5.1 Amazing X5s, in the Taiwan market...

TWM own-brand smartphone Amazing X7

BenQ sets up incubation center

Dec 3, 12:03

Projector and display device vendor BenQ has established a joint-venture start-up business incubation center in Tainan, southern Taiwan, with the Department of Electrical Engineering...

KYEC buys equipment from Teradyne

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 11:26

Wafer probing service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has purchased equipment from automated test equipment supplier Teradyne for a total of NT$517.81 million (US$15.8 million),...

Egistec to list on Taiwan OTC

Dec 3, 11:25

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) will be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market as early as the end of December, according to the company.

Idle solar cell equipment expected to be in high demand in 2016

Dec 2, 21:58

Viewing that demand for crystalline silicon solar cells has been increasing, Taiwan- and China-based solar cell makers are expected to try their best to expand production capacities...

Workers with unpaid leave in Taiwan highest since 2012

Dec 2, 14:56

The amount of workers forced to take unpaid leave in Taiwan has now reached 5,437 – the highest since March 2012. In order to prevent the issue from exacerbating Foxconn Electronics...

Facebook assessing plans to set up data center in central Taiwan, says local government

Dec 2, 14:33

Facebook plans to set up a data center in a site beside Changhua High-speed Rail Station in Changhua County, central Taiwan, according to the county government.

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$26.305 billion, says NCC

Dec 2, 13:13

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands available for 4G on December 1 reached NT$26.305 billion (US$809 million), 82.67% over the floor price, according to the National Communications...

Taiwan market: Logitech offers gaming peripherals for bundled sale with Ubisoft game

Dec 2, 12:07

Switzerland-based PC peripheral vendor Logitech International on December 1 offered entry-level, mid-range and high-end gaming mice and keyboards for sale bundled with Rainbow 6 Siege,...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    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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