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Taiwan July unemployment rate down on year, says DGBAS

Aug 23, 14:33

Taiwan had 454,000 jobless citizens in July 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.84% which rose 0.10pp on month but dropped 0.18pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

Aug 22, 12:00

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt...

solar

Taiwan sees foreign direct investment of US$4.4 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 22, 11:36

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has disclosed it approved 1,853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.407 billion in January-July 2017,...

Taiwan July export order value up on year, says MOEA

Aug 22, 11:31

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$38.72 billion in July 2017, decreasing 4% sequentially but increasing 10.5% on year. It was 12th consencutive month that saw on-year growth,...

Compal reportedly to sell stake in China JV soon

Aug 22, 11:26

Compal Electronics has started to relocate its executives at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology - the notebook manufacturing joint venture between the ODM and Lenovo - back to the...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook brand and top-3 ODMs see shipments slide on month in July

Aug 21, 14:58

With inventory preparation for back-to-school demand reaching an end in June, first-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July with the top-5 brands' combined shipments...

First-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July

Competition heating up among Taiwan contact lens makers

Aug 21, 11:39

Taiwan-based contact lens makers' competition in the domestic and overseas markets has become increasingly intense, according to industry sources.

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping poses with contact lenses produced by Largan Medical

Taiwan to build AI innovation ecosystem, says MOST

Aug 21, 11:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will undertake five strategic tasks to establish an AI (artificial intelligence) innovation ecosystem in a bid to boost development...

MOST minister Chen Liang-gee (right)

Taiwan 2Q17 economic growth estimated at 2.13%, says DGBAS

Aug 21, 11:23

Taiwan's economic growth for first-quarter 2017 has been upward adjusted by 0.06pp from 2.60% estimated in late May to 2.66% and growth for second-quarter 2017 is estimated at 2.13%,...

Taiwan science ministry may introduce smart power storage system from Tesla

Aug 21, 10:52

With a recent massive power outage revealing the fragility of Taiwan's electrical grid and highlighting the need for power storage, the nation's Ministry of Science and Technology...

Tesla offers outstanding energy storage systems

HY Electronic plans TSE listing

Aug 21, 10:10

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic plans to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) between late third-quarter and early fourth-quarter 2017, according to the Cayman-incorporated...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches Zen Fone 4 family products

Aug 18, 15:46

Asustek Computer has officially launched its ZenFone 4 series products at an event in Taiwan, with three out of the family's four models to be available immediately in the local ma...

Korean actor Gong Yoo (left) Asustek chairman Jonney Shih (center) at the ZenFone 4 launch in Taipei

Taiwan ICT vendors have to offer turnkey solutions in Indonesia market: Q&A with TAITRA representative

Aug 18, 14:50

Taiwan has adopted a New Southbound Policy eyeing trade opportunities from ASEAN and South Asia economies. The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)...

Danny Liao (right), director for TAITRA's Taiwan Trade Center, Jakarta

Taiwan market: Acer sponsors smarwatches for Universiade Taipei

Aug 18, 14:20

Acer has sponsored 13,000 units of its limited-edition Leap Ware smartwatches for the Summer Universiade 2017 sporting event, hosted in Taipei, Taiwan from August 19-30.

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).

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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.

  • Asustek+Zenbo+home+service+robot

    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.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    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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