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Apple to add 10.5-inch models to iPad series in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 24, 10:51

Apple, in addition to existing 7.9-inch iPad mini, 9.7-inch iPad and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, will launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, with production to begin in December, according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 20 million LCD monitors in 4Q16

Nov 23, 22:19

Taiwan-based ODMs and OBMs will together ship 20.158 million LCD monitors in the fourth quarter of 2016, decreasing 2.5% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 65.2% of the...

Taiwan makers poised to use IR LED in biometrics

Nov 23, 21:59

Taiwan-based epitaxial wafer and chip makers and LED packaging service providers have developed IR LED chips or devices for biometric applications, mainly iris and facial recognition,...

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Nov 23, 21:34

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.97 for October 2016, increasing 2.10% on month and 5.67% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: Canon unveils EOS M5

Nov 23, 14:57

Canon has unveiled EOS M5, a digital mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC), for launch in the Taiwan market, according to Canon Marketing (Taiwan).

Canon EOS M5

Taiwan market: Lenovo to launch Moto Z-series smartphones

Nov 23, 11:28

Lenovo has announced that it will introduce its Moto Z-series smartphones and related accessories, Moto Mods, into the Taiwan market on November 30 - a move, which will mark the reentry...

Taiwan market: HTC unveils HTC 10 evo for high-end segment

Nov 23, 11:25

HTC has unveiled a new high-end smartphone, the HTC 10 evo, in the Taiwan market, aiming at ramping up its smartphone business for the fourth quarter of 2016. The company will start...

The HTC 10 evo

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors, top-3 Taiwan ODMs October notebook shipments down 22%, 12% on month

Nov 22, 22:51

The five largest notebook vendors together shipped 10.19 million Windows units equipped with Intel processors in October, decreasing 22% on month, while the three largest Taiwan-based...

Taiwan October unemployment rate down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Nov 22, 15:46

Taiwan had 464,000 jobless citizens in October 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95% which dropped 0.04pp point on month but rose 0.05pp on year, according to statistics...

China firms headhunting talent from Taiwan fabless and DRAM companies

Nov 22, 15:35

China's emerging memory companies have been aggressively headhunting talent from Taiwan-based fabless and DRAM firms, according to industry sources.

Taiwan aims at prevailing fixed-line Internet download speed of 2Gbps in 2025

Nov 22, 11:13

The Taiwan government has set up a target prevailing download speed of 1Gbps for fixed-line broadband Internet-access services for 2020 and 2Gbps for 2025, according to industry so...

Taiwan October export order value slightly down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Nov 21, 23:00

Taiwan received export orders worth US$42.68 billion in total in October 2016, decreasing 0.7% on month but increasing 0.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$10.3 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 21, 22:56

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,838 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.291 billion in January-October 2016,...

Booming notebook orders to last until 1Q17, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 11:09

Shipments of notebooks from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain strong in the first quarter of 2017 as some brand vendors have been pulling in more orders on short supply of some key components,...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

China investment funds wooing Taiwan IC vendors

Nov 18, 14:17

More semiconductor investment funds backed by local governments in China have stepped up their contact with Taiwan-based IC vendors, aiming to lure them to establish IC-design companies...

Taiwan FTC OKs ASE-SPIL merger

Nov 17, 10:12

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

Taiwan IC production value to fall 4.8% in 4Q16, says IEK

Nov 16, 14:38

Taiwan's IC production value is forecast to decline 4.8% sequentially to NT$627.7 billion (US$19.8 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Industrial Economics and...

Proportion of notebooks for single-spindle models to rise significantly in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 16, 11:16

Based on notebook vendors' RFQ (request for quotation) for models to be launched in 2017, the proportion of 15-inch and above notebooks for single-spindle models without built-in...

TSMC orders NT$2.4 billion worth of facility equipment for Nanjing site

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 11:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed its Nanjing subsidiary has ordered facility equipment from Taiwan Puritic and L&K Engineering (Suzhou) totaling...

Taiwan Chinsan reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 15, 21:31

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$196 million (US$6.153 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 83.17% from a quarter...

Fujifilm to open new plant for advanced IC materials in Taiwan

Nov 14, 23:05

Fujifilm has announced that its semiconductor business subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, will launch the operation of its third plant in Taiwan in late November. The new...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan makers lower than expected in 3Q16

Nov 14, 10:28

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs declined 35% on year to 12.36 million units in the third quarter of 2016, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

Taiwan Mobile leads telecom operators with highest EPS for October

Newswatch - Nov 11, 13:53

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) led the Taiwan's top-three telecom operators with the highest EPS of NT$0.48 for October, compared to NT$0.38 of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and NT$0.27 of Far EasTone...

Taiwan October CPI up, says DGBAS

Nov 8, 20:15

Taiwan's October 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 106.99 (2011 as base year) increased 1.45% on month and 1.70% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.67...

Qualcomm strikes deal for cooperation with Taiwan MOEA

Nov 8, 15:30

Qualcomm and Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have signed a MoU on cooperation in the wireless communications sector including joint development of IoT, 4G and 5G networks,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches 5s Plus, Mi Box

Nov 8, 15:18

Xiaomi Technology has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Mi 5s Plus, as well as the Mi Box, in the Taiwan market with availability to begin on November 10.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

Taiwan October export value hits 23-month high, says MOF

Nov 8, 11:45

Taiwan recorded export value of US$26.75 billion for October 2016, the highest monthly level since December 2014 and increasing 18.6% on month and 9.4% on year. Import value for the...

Lenovo president asks Taiwan component makers to lower prices

Nov 4, 15:46

Gianfranco Lanci, president and COO of Lenovo recently came to Taiwan to ask PC component makers, especially high-cost ones such as display panels and memory products, to lower prices...

World Telecom Smart City Conference to take place in Taiwan in February 2017

Nov 3, 15:13

Viewing that development smart city solutions has brought many business opportunities for the IoT supply chain, the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has collaborated with the 4G...

Taiwan should build smart cities to drive new value-added services, says Acer founder

Nov 3, 11:21

Stan Shih, founder of Acer, has urged the Taiwan government to establish a virtual cross-industry national team to build up service-oriented smart cities through which local companies...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 2, 14:45

Acer on November 1 unveiled four Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks for launch in the Taiwan market, with the 14-inch Swift 1 for sale at a recommended retail price of NT$18,900 (US$598),...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 309 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in 3Q16

Nov 2, 11:43

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 309.749 million small- to medium-size panels in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 15.0% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to Digitimes...

HannStar Display ranked second in shipments

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees increased LCD TV shipments in 3Q16

Nov 1, 21:59

Taiwan-based ODMs, OEMs and OBMs together shipped 9.565 million LCD TVs in the third quarter of 2016, growing 13.2% on quarter and 4.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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  • PTI to deal out cash dividend of NT$4 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 10h 59min ago

  • AMD to release Ryzen in March with initial shipments to top 1 million

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  • Transition to 18-inch wafers unlikely to happen over next 3 years, says Applied

    Before Going to Press | 11h 5min ago

  • MediaTek-Richtek deal probed for possible insider trading

    Before Going to Press | 11h 6min ago

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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...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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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.

  • 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.

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