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Taiwan solar cell makers may see continued losses in 1H15, says KGI Securities Taiwan

Jan 23, 10:06

As it is difficult for Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers to hike quotes mainly due to the US International Trade Commission's (ITC) investigation of imported Taiwan-...

Taiwan December unemployment rate down on month, year, says DGBAS

Jan 22, 15:46

Taiwan had 439,000 jobless citizens in December 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.79% and down 0.1pp on month and 0.29pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: HTC to ramp up sales through retail channels

Jan 21, 21:56

HTC plans to strengthen its cooperation with open retail channels to promote sales of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up the ratio of channel sales to 35-40%...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.7 billion in 2014, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:58

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,577 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$5.770 billion in 2014, respectively increasing 11.57%...

Taiwan market: Proportion of LCD TVs sized 47-inch and above reaches 50.3%

Jan 20, 21:54

From January-November 2014 the proportion of LCD TVs sized 47-inch and above sold in the Taiwan market reached 50.3%.

Taiwan December export order value marks second high, says MOEA

Jan 20, 20:17

Taiwan received export orders worth US$44.23 billion in total in December 2014, the second highest monthly figure on record with growth of 1.6% on month and 4.5% on year, according...

Taiwan has chance to serve as major IoT application center, says TCA chairman

Jan 20, 16:23

Taiwan's technology industry, being a major design and manufacturing base for the global IT industry, is now stepping up efforts developing Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city...

TCA chairman TH Tung

Taiwan touch panel makers report dismal 2014 results

Jan 20, 14:05

Price wars in the touch panel segment are said to have been a major factor in Taiwan makers' declining performances in 2014, resulting in TPK seeing an on-year 18.58% decline and...

Taiwan makers halt expansion of PERC capacities

Jan 19, 21:39

Many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2014 upgraded their production lines for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells to produce PERC (passivated emitter...

Taiwan market: PC vendors step up competition

Jan 19, 15:14

Toshiba reportedly will turn to focus mainly on enterprise products in Taiwan in 2015 as parts of its plan to gradually phase out from the consumer market worldwide and vendors including...

Taiwan market: Ultra HD TV sales expected to reach 3,000 in 1Q15; 10,000 in 2015

Jan 19, 14:39

Ultra HD TVs in the Taiwan market held an estimated 30% share of overall TV sales during the fourth quarter of 2014 and are likely to see a five-fold increase in on-year sales over...

Ultra HD TV sales increasing in Taiwan

Taiwan market: LED light bulb penetration reaches 50% in 2014, says Philips executive

Jan 16, 14:48

In the Taiwan market, LED light bulbs accounted for 50% of all types of light bulbs in 2014 and the penetration rate is likely to rise to 60% in 2015, according to Philips Taiwan...

Philips new LED light bulb models

China LED chip production value expected to surpass Taiwan's in 2015-2016

Jan 15, 23:29

Many China-based LED chip makers have expanded or been expanding production capacities and consequently, China's production value for LED chips is expected to exceed Taiwan's in 2015...

Taiwan startups advised to target mobile Internet, smart household sectors, says Xiaomi chairman

Jan 15, 23:27

Taiwan-based innovative startups are urged to step into two promising sectors: mobile Internet and smart household devices, optimizing Taiwan's well-established industry base and...

Xiaomi chairman Lei Jun

Taiwan 2014 optoelectronics production value estimated at NT$2.467 trillion, says PIDA

Jan 15, 23:22

Taiwan's optoelectronics industries generated a total production value of NT$2.467 trillion (US$80.2 billion) in 2014, flat on year and accounting for about 12% of global total, according...

Taiwan market: So-net launches 2 mobile games

Jan 15, 10:30

So-net Entertainment Taiwan, a subsidiary of Japan-based Internet service provider So-net, has announced two mobile games developed by Japan-based Colopl.

Inventec chairman confident of shipping 100 million products in 2015

Jan 14, 23:18

Inventec chairman Richard Lee, at Xiaomi's product launch conference in Taiwan, pointed out that the company is expected to see about 100 million ODM/OEM product shipments in 2015,...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Taiwan 2015 export value to grow 3.58% on year, says TAITRA

Jan 14, 23:11

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$295.2 billion for 2014, increasing on year by 2.75%, and the value for 2015 is expected to increase by 3.58% on year, according to Taiwan...

China-based Cheetah Mobile to set up seed fund in Taiwan

Jan 14, 14:57

Cheetah Mobile, a China-based Internet mobile company, plans to launch a NT$100 million (US$3.14 million) venture capital fund specifically for Taiwan startups in the mobile Internet...

Cheetah Mobile CEO Fu Sheng

Taiwan PCB makers look to automotive for growth

Jan 14, 14:37

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers, including Apex International, Nanya Printed Circuit Board, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, will see sales from the automotive...

Automated inspection can be introduced to assembly processes, say Taiwan makers

Jan 13, 23:07

While it is practically difficult to fully automate assembly lines, especially for precision products, the practice of inspecting components in assembly processes can be automated,...

China notebook component makers halt capacity expansion, say Taiwan makers

Jan 12, 15:34

China-based notebook component makers have temporarily stopped expansion of production capacities due to continual wage hikes and short supply of labor in China, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan December export value decreases, says MOF

Jan 12, 11:57

Taiwan recorded export value of US$25.65 billion for December 2014, decreasing 3.9% on month and 2.8% on year, while the month's import value of US$21.20 billion slipped 5.6% on month...

Digitimes Research: Production value of Taiwan IC design industry rallies 14.8% on year in 2014

Jan 12, 10:57

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry reached NT$541.9 billion (US$16.98 billion) in 2014, representing an on-year growth of 14.8%, higher than the 11.7% growth recorded...

Taiwan market: Epson launches cloud-based MFPs

Jan 9, 15:55

Seiko Epson has launched two cloud computing-based MFP (multi-function peripheral) models, Epson WF-2631 and Epson WF-2651, in the Taiwan market for sale at recommended retail prices...

Epson WF-2651

Taiwan market: CHT, Systex jointly launch EyeQuila

Jan 9, 15:35

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Systex, a Taiwan-based provider of IT management solutions and hardware/software system integration services, have announced their cooperation in launching...

GD Development completes 750KWp PV systems in southern Taiwan

Jan 9, 13:53

GD Development, a PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor established by Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy, has announced the completion of a rooftop...

New Wintel hard to drive PC replacement, say Taiwan makers

Jan 9, 12:06

Although Windows 10 and Intel's 14nm-based Skylake CPUs are both expected to launch in the third quarter, sources from the upstream supply chain are conservative about the new Wintel...

Taiwan panel makers wary of growth of China competitors

Jan 8, 15:01

Taiwan panel makers are beginning to show increased signs of concern over landing handset panel orders in 2015 as China makers increase production and improve technology.

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

Jan 8, 07:44

Taiwan's December 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.57 (2011 as base year) decreased by 0.36% on month but increased by 0.67% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price...

UMC orders NT$1.6 billion worth of equipment

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 10:57

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased machinery and engineering equipment from ASML and Tokyo Electron for a total of about NT$1.64 billion (US$51.07 million),...

Quanta, Wiwynn to see significant growth in 2015 direct-account server shipments

Jan 6, 22:13

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, Taiwan-based ODM Wistron's subsidiary specifically responsible for direct-account (white-box) sale of servers, are expected to...

Taiwan 2014 PV production value to exceed NT$150 billion, says MOEA

Jan 6, 11:59

Taiwan's PV industry recorded total production value of NT$131.8 billion (US$4.27 billion) for January-October 2014 and the production value for the entire year is expected to exceed...

Global LED backlighting production value to fall 10% in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jan 6, 11:53

Global LED backlighting production value will drop about 10% in 2015 as production value for TV and tablet applications continue to fall, according to Taiwan-based LED makers.

UMC allowed to invest in 12-inch foundry in China

Jan 6, 10:45

United Microelectronics' (UMC) application to invest in a 12-inch foundry in Xiamen, China has been approved by Taiwan's investment commission. UMC is allowed to invest a total of...

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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.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+series+

    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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