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Taiwan IT ODMs seeking orders for smart wearable devices

Jun 10, 11:53

As Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, Apple, LG Electronics and other international vendors are unlikely to release ODM/OEM orders for smart wearable devices, Taiwan-based...

Taiwan May export value up slightly on month, year, says MOF

Jun 9, 21:51

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.67 billion for May 2014, increasing by 0.3% on month and by 1.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.38 billion,...

AUO setting up largest rooftop PV station in Taiwan

Jun 9, 11:12

AU Optronics' (AUO) Solar Business Group is establishing Sungen Power, the largest rooftop PV power-generating station so far in Taiwan, at its panel factories in central Taiwan,...

Taiwan bracing for strong economic performance in 2H14, says TSMC chairman

Jun 6, 16:08

Taiwan's economic performance in the second half of 2014 will be better than that in the previous half year as well as a year earlier, according to Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

EU may probe China-made PV products again, say Taiwan makers

Jun 6, 14:30

While the European Union (EU) has settled disputes over dumping and subsidization of China-made PV products with the China government voluntarily setting a floor export price and...

Taiwan ODMs focusing on integrated server, storage, switch solutions

Jun 6, 10:45

Taiwan-based server ODMs are pushing aggressively into storage and switch businesses to enhance their profitability as solutions that integrate server, storage and switch, will become...

Taiwan ODMs focusing on solutions with server/storage/switch integration

Computex 2014: Microsoft, Google showcasing expanded supply chain in Taiwan

Jun 6, 10:26

Microsoft and Google are showcasing their efforts to expand the supply chain ecosystems for their Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Chromebook notebooks in Taiwan at Computex 2014.

Taiwan May CPI up, says DGBAS

Jun 5, 15:58

Taiwan's May 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.89 (2011 as base year) increased 0.14% on month and 1.61% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.91%...

Commentary: Where do Taiwan makers fall as China makers aggressively develop new panel technologies?

Jun 4, 20:31

As China makers continue to develop and invest in new technologies as well as expand production capacity, many market observers are concerned about the future of Taiwan makers as...

Taiwan market: FET starts 4G operations

Jun 4, 12:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) on June 3 kicked off 4G commercial operations in Taiwan.

Taiwan server players to benefit from growing demand from China

Jun 3, 21:23

As China and the US dispute over the stealing of confidential information through the Internet, China has launched counter attacks to reject server products from IBM, Oracle and Cisco...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Taiwan market: ViewSonic aims at 20% market share for LCD monitors in 2014

Jun 3, 15:32

ViewSonic will focus marketing on high-end large-size LCD monitors in Taiwan, with a target market share of 20% in 2014, according to the company.

Taiwan market: Proportion of 4G smartphone sales to rise to 50% at end of 2014, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jun 3, 14:12

4G LTE smartphones will take up 10% of all smartphones sold in the Taiwan market during the first half of 2014, and as Chunghwa Telecom kicked off 4G commercial operation in late...

Taiwan IT supply chain has considerable global influence, says Intel VP

Jun 3, 13:46

Taiwan's IT supply chain is highly capable of integrating technologies and maintaining product quality and therefore has considerable global influence, according to Intel Sales and...

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...

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  • China to temporarily disallow polysilicon imports through export processing zones

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  • Commentary: India smartphone market has huge potential for Taiwan companies

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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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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