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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...

Taiwan market: HTC sets Vive price

Newswatch - Mar 1, 11:00

HTC's first virtual reality (VR) device, the HTC Vive, will be available at NT$28,288 (US$848) in the Taiwan market, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased handset shipments in 4Q15

Feb 26, 14:24

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs reached 17.94 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 5.7% on quarter and 29% on year, according to...

Taiwan PCB output value increases 1.8% in 2015

Feb 26, 14:00

The production value of PCBs produced by Taiwan-based companies in Taiwan and China rose 1.79% on year to NT$573.2 billion (US$17.3 billion) in 2015, according to the Industrial Economics...

Taiwan January unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 11:23

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in January 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which remained unchanged on month but rose 0.16pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan market: Advantech cooperates with Microsoft to market cloud computing solutions

Feb 25, 14:34

Industrial computing device maker Advantech, in view of large market potential for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, has cooperated with Microsoft to provide cloud computing-based...

Taiwan FTC extends review period on ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Feb 25, 14:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its review period on a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire a majority stake in Siliconware...

China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC

Feb 25, 14:20

China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Taiwan January export order value down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 12:09

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$34.19 billion in January 2015, decreasing 11.9% on month and 12.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Taiwan science parks post 2015 total revenues of over NT$2.3 trillion, says MOST

Feb 25, 11:17

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.308 trillion (US$70.27 billion)...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 24, 11:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility equipment from M+W High Tech Projects Taiwan and United Integrated Services (UIS) for a total of about NT$2.72...

Taiwan plans to allow PV power stations on inarable land

Feb 23, 12:07

The Taiwan government plans to allow PV power stations to be built on contaminated land not suitable for farming and land with serious subsidence, according to vice economics minister...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$533 million in January

Feb 23, 11:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$533 million in January 2016, respectively increasing 2.17%...

Samsung Display offers standard AMOLED solutions to tout China smartphone vendors

Feb 23, 11:37

Samsung Display, in an attempt to tout China-based smartphone vendors, has offered standard AMOLED touch panel solutions for common use to keep prices down, according to Taiwan-based...

Several Taiwan IC design houses ready for virtual reality boom

Feb 23, 11:04

Etron Technology, Elan Microelectronics and C-Media Electronics are already engaged in the development of chips for virtual reality (VR) devices gearing up for the market boom. However,...

ASE, KYEC make equipment purchases

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 23:56

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have both announced equipment purchases via their respective company filings...

Testing company CHPT to list on Taiwan OTC

Feb 22, 23:48

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT), which specializes in high-end IC testing solutions such as load boards for final testing and probe cards for wafer probing, will be listed...

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

Taiwan government urged to boost PV power generation

Feb 19, 16:09

Executives from three local PV firms have jointly urged the Taiwan government to step up efforts promoting PV power generation to phase out the country's nuclear power plants and...

IBM Taiwan to request parent company set up local data center

Feb 19, 16:05

In order to strengthen marketing of cloud services in the Taiwan market, IBM Taiwan will request its US headquarters to establish a data center either on its own or through cooperation...

Mars Hsu, vice president of cloud computing business at IBM Taiwan

Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth rate estimated at negative 0.52%, says DGBAS

Feb 18, 22:30

Taiwan's economic growth rate in GDP, for the fourth quarter of 2015 is estimated at negative 0.52%, downward adjusted by 0.24pp from the preceding forecast in January 2016, according...

Taiwan market: TWM leads in mobile Internet-access speeds

Feb 18, 15:07

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has said its mobile networks have the highest average Internet-access speed at 37Mbps among mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, higher than 29Mbps for Chunghwa...

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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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