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Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers willing to buy equipment from China-based vendors

May 21, 13:52

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers will give priority to second-hand unused crystal-growing furnaces supplied by China-based makers when securing equipment...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 21, 11:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,061 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.092 billion in January-April 2014, respectively...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers may offer substantial subsidies for 4G smartphones

May 21, 10:49

Anticipating intense competition in 4G mobile communication market in Taiwan, telecom carriers are likely to offer handsome subsidies for purchases of 4G smartphones in 2015, according...

Taiwan expansion plans in Vietnam unchanged despite anti-China protests

May 20, 19:30

Although many of factories set up in Vietnam by Taiwan-based enterprises were attacked by mobs in anti-China protests last week, Taiwan-based makers operating in Vietnam say their...

Taiwan April export order value up, says MOEA

May 20, 18:09

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.87 billion in total in April 2014, increasing 2.4% on month and 8.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Gintech tops Taiwan solar cell makers in 1Q14 profits

May 20, 12:25

Gintech Energy recorded net EPS of NT$0.60 (US$0.0198) for the first quarter of 2014, the highest among main Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers.

Sony to expand datacenters; outsource orders to Taiwan ODMs

May 19, 21:40

Sony is reportedly considering to expand its data centers to strengthen its cloud computing services, as well as explore and develop applications for big data business opportunities,...

Sony Mobile may release ODM orders for 20-25 million smartphones to Taiwan makers

May 19, 21:18

Japan-based vendor Sony Mobile Communications has set target shipments of 50 million smartphones for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) and the vendor is likely to release orders...

Hiwin Technologies, Tsing Hua University to set up joint R&D center in Taiwan

May 19, 21:13

Hiwin Technologies, a Taiwan-based maker of components of precision mechanical transmission systems, on May 19 signed with National Tsing Hua University to establish a joint R&D...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundry houses perform well in 1Q14

May 19, 14:52

Despite the impact of seasonality and inventory adjustments at PC and consumer electronics product clients, the top-three Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses still managed to ramp up...

Taiwan market: Epson launches MFPs

May 16, 15:28

Seiko Epson has unveiled the WorkForce WF-5621 inkjet color MFP (multi-function peripheral), WorkForce AL-MX300DNF laser monochrome MFP, WorkForce WF-5191 inkjet color printer and...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches mid-range LTE smartphone

May 16, 14:14

Samsung Electronics has launched a mid-range LTE smartphone, the Galaxy Core LTE, in the Taiwan market, competing directly with HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics...

Taiwan polysilicon maker Powertec receives government funding

May 16, 11:37

Taiwan-based polysilicon maker Powertec Energy has obtained equity investment of NT$700 million (US$23.2 million) from Taiwan's National Development Fund through private placement,...

Taiwan market: LCD TV demand in 2014 to remain flat

May 15, 14:39

LCD TV demand in Taiwan during 2014 is expected to remain flat on year at around 1.4 million units.

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Taiwan solar-grade wafer makers uninterested in producing monocrystalline models

May 14, 15:31

While Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been generally shifting to, or increasing production of, monocrystalline solar cells to meet growing demand, Taiwan-based...

Asustek increases Zenfone components orders to meet demand in China

May 14, 14:34

Asustek Computer is expected to attain its target global shipments of 10 million ZenFone smartphnes in 2014 as the devices are seeing significant demand in the China market, according...

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV makers see shipments decline over 20% in 1Q14

May 13, 16:02

Taiwan LCD TV makers' shipments reached 7.53 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 20.8% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan smartphone panel makers faced with heating competition in China market

May 13, 15:18

In view of fast growing demand from China-based smartphone vendors, JDI (Japan Display) and LG Display have lowered quotes to compete for orders for panels used in mid-range and high-end...

Gintech, GET plan to merge subsidiaries

May 13, 11:15

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Gintech Energy plans to merge with PV module maker Apollo Solar Energy, a subsidiary solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET), while GET plans...

MacBook shipments in 2Q14 to grow 28.6% sequentially, say Taiwan makers

May 12, 10:33

There will be 3.6 million MacBook notebooks shipped in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 28.6% on quarter, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Pegatron only Taiwan notebook ODM to see sequential growth in April revenues

May 12, 10:30

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec, Wistron and Pegatron have reported consolidated revenues for April, with only Pegatron seeing on-month growth, according to...

Taiwan April export value down on month, says MOF

May 9, 16:28

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.6 billion for April 2014, decreasing 4.2% on month but increasing 6.2% on year, while the corresponding import value of US$24.06 billion...

Some Taiwan solar wafer makers mulling merger with China firms

May 9, 16:24

Major China-based solar wafer makers reportedly have contacted Taiwan-based fellow makers about the possibility of mergers. Taiwan-based makers, due to continued operating losses...

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 9-inch and above panel shipments fall to 62.21 million units in 1Q14

May 9, 12:33

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of 9-inch and above size TFT LCD panels reached 62.21 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 3.2% on quarter, according to Digitimes Resear...

TacBright to invest NT$3 billion to expand TAC film facilities

May 8, 20:40

TacBright Optronics, a TAC (triacetyl cellulose) film subsidiary of Taiwan-based Shinkong Synthetic Fibers (SSF), will invest NT$3 billion (US$100 million) to construct a new TAC...

China vendors to rely on Taiwan high-end TV panels, says Innolux president

May 8, 14:14

As China's panel industry is expected to see significant increases in TV panel production capacity by 2015, many market observers claim Taiwan's TV panel industry is likely to be...

China datacenter orders to be dominated by Taiwan server makers

May 7, 22:06

As China's datacenter market is seeing rapid growth, first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both aggressively trying to enter the industry. Since...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments drop 18.9% in 1Q14

May 7, 21:45

Taiwan makers' LCD monitor shipments dropped 18.9% on quarter and 4.4% on year in the first quarter of 2014 to 19.83 million units, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan generates 213,400GWh of power in 2013, says Taipower

May 7, 15:43

A total 213,400GWh of electricity was generated in Taiwan in 2013, according to state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower).

Taiwan makers see orders for notebook touch panels shift to China

May 7, 15:37

Taiwan touch panel makers are losing orders for touch panels used in notebooks to makers in China due to price competition, according to industry sources.

Global market share for monocrystalline solar cells may rise, say Taiwan makers

May 7, 15:18

Since the polycrystalline silicon solar cell sector has come to a bottleneck hiking energy conversion rates and cost is increasing, monocrystalline silicon solar cells seem to have...

Tongli to establish R&D facilities in Taiwan

May 6, 16:20

China-based protective film maker Tongli Optoelectronic Technology will set up research and development facilities in Taiwan in order to further harness business opportunities from...

Taiwan April CPI up on month, year, says DGBAS

May 6, 16:11

Taiwan's April 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.73 (2011 as base year) increased 0.66% on month and 1.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.84%...

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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.

  • Optoma+3D+ready+projector%2C+the+DS512

    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

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