Taipei, Thursday, December 25, 2014 10:08 (GMT+8)
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    • China-based TCL November LCD TV sales down on year

      Displays | 11h 8min ago

    • IC design service firms partnering with foundry houses to solicit orders for advanced processes

      Bits + chips | 11h 9min ago

    • Lextar aims to ship over 40 million LED light bulbs in 2015

      LED | 11h 11min ago

    • Tripod profits to rise 5-10% in 2015, says report

      Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 11h 12min ago

    • HTC to launch more entry-level models in 1Q15

      Mobile + telecom | 11h 14min ago

    • Server board suppliers to enjoy brisk sales in 1Q15

      Bits + chips | 11h 15min ago

    • Everlight Electronics to invest NT$10.0 billion to expand capacity by 25% in 2015-2017

      LED | 11h 16min ago

    • Shipments of USB 3.1 peripherals and chips to take off in 1H15

      Bits + chips | 11h 19min ago

    • Tripod profits to rise 5-10% in 2015, says report

      Before Going to Press | 11h 30min ago

    • Unimicron approves NT$10.67 billion for 2015 capex

      Before Going to Press | 11h 31min ago

    • UMC board approves capex for capacity expansion

      Before Going to Press | 11h 31min ago

    • Sony also ready to launch a large-size tablet in 1H15

      Before Going to Press | 11h 32min ago

    • UMC to sell 6-inch wafer fab to GaAs foundry subsidiary

      Before Going to Press | Dec 24, 21:45

    • Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenWatch at NT$5,990

      Before Going to Press | Dec 24, 21:43

    • VIA president sees opportunity to turn profitable operation in 2015

      Before Going to Press | Dec 24, 21:42

    • First-tier IC design houses eye sales rebound in 2015

      Before Going to Press | Dec 24, 21:38

    • Compal Electronics reportedly to undertake ODM production of LCD TVs for LG

      Before Going to Press | Dec 24, 21:37

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