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Intel Capital fuels innovation with new US$60 million investments in 15 data-focused startups

Oct 20, 15:13

Intel Capital has announced new investments totaling more than US$60 million in 15 technology startups. The company introduced the CEOs and founders of the startups at the Intel Capital...

Epistar files infringement complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies

Oct 20, 13:08

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has filed a complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies in New Jersey District Court, alleging that US-based company's sales of Luxrite-brand...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$5.2 billion in January-September

Oct 20, 11:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,494 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.186 billion in January-September 2017,...

LED filament light bulb market estimated at US$831 million in 2017

Oct 18, 15:10

Global market value for LED filament light bulbs in 2017 is estimated at CNY5.66 billion (US$831 million), hiking 95% on year, and will see a 47.7% CAGR during 2017-2020, according...

Alibaba to spend over US$15 billion on global R&D

Oct 13, 14:27

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced that it will invest over CNY100 billion (US$15.177 billion) in the next three years into a global technology research and collaboration...

Alibaba CTO Jeff Zhang

Qualcomm faces antitrust fine in Taiwan

Oct 12, 11:40

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has concluded an investigation into wireless chipmaker Qualcomm, finding that certain of the company's business practices are in violation of...

Qualcomm says it will appeal the FTC ruling

Commentary: Triple-win decision for TSMC to build 3nm wafer fab in Taiwan

Oct 2, 14:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently decided to set up the world's first 3nm wafer fab in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) after gaining government...

ITC ruling raises Section 201 concern

Sep 26, 14:49

US International Trade Commission (ITC) has upheld Suniva's complaint that imported solar cells and PV modules have harmed US PV makers. The ruling has raised concern that the US...

Apple iPhone 8 Plus carries over US$280 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Sep 26, 13:47

The new Apple iPhone 8 Plus, equipped with 64GB of NAND flash memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$288.08, higher than any previous versions of the...

Foxconn chairman to visit Wisconsin in early October

Sep 26, 12:38

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Gou is expected to visit Wisconsin, the US in early October to sign agreements with the local government for the subsidy...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou

Education IT spending in APEJ to surpass US$11.8 billion by 2020, says IDC

Sep 25, 15:07

Education IT spending in the APEJ (Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan) area will increase from US$9.8 billion in 2015 to US$11.8 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

Google buys part of HTC smartphone team for US$1.1 billion

Sep 21, 11:19

Google and HTC have announced a definitive agreement under which certain HTC employees - many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones - will join Google...

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Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

Sep 20, 19:03

Taiwan approved 2,146 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.866 billion in January-August 2017, respectively decreasing 5.59% and 26.56% on year, according...

Dell sees solid on-year growth in worldwide monitor market in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 19, 15:33

Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to IDC. While the shipment total represented a decline of 6.4% over the prior year,...

Global semiconductor equipment billings hit record in 2Q17, says SEMI

Sep 12, 14:55

Worldwide billings for semiconductor manufacturing equipment reached US$14.1 billion in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding the record level set in the first quarter, according...

NAND flash market to top US$65 billion in 2020, says report

Sep 12, 10:45

The NAND flash market is forecast to top US$65 billion in 2020, up from US$40 billion in 2017, according to data from a ChinaFlashMarket.com report.

CFMS (China Flash Market Summit) 2017

TPK raises US$237 million from GDR issue

Sep 8, 11:51

Touch panel module maker TPK Holding has raised US$237 million in new funds by issuing 60 million new common shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs).

Taiwan moving to deepen high-tech cooperation with US

Sep 7, 16:03

As part of its efforts to enforce the "Reconnect USA" policy, a delegation organized by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) had signed six memoranda of understanding on cooperation...

US startup accelerator Plug and Play may set up branch in Taiwan

Sep 1, 15:36

Plug and Play Tech Center, claimed as the world's biggest startup accelerator and most active venture capitalist based in the Silicon Valley, is studying the feasibility of setting...

Young startup talent from Taiwan

Appier obtains investment of US$33 million in series C round, says paper

Aug 30, 14:52

Taiwan-based AI (artificial intelligence)-based application developer Appier has raised venture capital funds of US$33 million in series C round from Japan-based SoftBank and LINE,...

China AI startup Cambricon receives new funding of US$100 million

Aug 24, 15:35

China-based AI chip startup Cambricon Technologies has newly raised US$100 million in series A round funding to support its development of advanced AI chips, which is expected to...

China 1H17 LED lighting exports total US$10.4 billion, says GGII

Aug 24, 10:37

China-based LED lighting firms recorded total export value of US$10.4 billion in first-half 2017, increasing 63% on year, and the corresponding export volume of 7.9 billion units...

Hanwha Q Cells, LG, China PV makers reportedly mulling factory plans for US

Aug 24, 10:31

South Korea-based solar cell and PV module makers Hanwha Q Cells and LG Electronics as well as a few China-based fellow makers, to cope with US global safeguards investigation of...

OLED encapsulation materials market to grow 16% CAGR by 2021, says IHS

Aug 23, 12:12

The popularity of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TVs and smartphones has boosted not only the OLED display market but also the OLED encapsulation materials market. According...

China AI service provider Unisound gains strategic funding of US$45 million

Aug 22, 14:25

China's AI service platform Unisound has gained CNY300 million (US$45 million) in strategic investment from an undisclosed group of investors to finance the firm's R&D on AI technologies...

Unisound

HTC announces US$200 cut for Vive

Aug 22, 14:05

In a move to make its VR devices more accessible to the mass market, HTC has announced a US$200 price reduction for its Vive virtual reality (VR) headsets.

price cut to help HTC ramp up revenues

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 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.

Getac shipping video solution products to US

Aug 17, 15:38

Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has successfully tapped into the police and law enforcement equipment market in the US with its Getac video solution (GVS) products.

James Hwang, Getac chairman

NSP affiliate completes 225MWp PV systems in US

Aug 16, 12:24

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has disclosed its affiliate Clean Focus Yield (CFY) has completed rooftop PV systems and ground-mounted power stations in the US totaling 225...

China lags behind US in AI investment, says research institute

Aug 15, 11:02

While China has attached much importance to AI (artificial intelligence) development, local companies have significantly lagged behind US counterparts in terms of investment in AI...

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...

China-based Momenta attracts investment of US$46 million

Aug 4, 14:02

Momenta, a China-based start-up specializing in development of autonomous driving solutions, has attracted venture capital investment of US$46 million led by China-based NIO Capital...

Momenta founder and CEO Tsao Xu-dong (translated from Chinese)

Commentary: The US$30 billion question for Foxconn

Aug 3, 16:06

US president Donald Trump revealed at a meeting with a group of small-business leaders August 1 that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou told him privately that his company could invest as...

Asustek pays US$15 million to end lawsuits with VIA

Aug 1, 09:03

VIA Technologies has announced it has settled its lawsuits with Asustek Computer in Taiwan and the US, with Asustek agreeing to pay VIA US$15 million.

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