Taipei, Friday, July 25, 2014 12:14 (GMT+8)
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    • Neo Solar Power nets NT$1.02 per share for 1H14

      Green energy - Stockwatch | 32min ago

    • PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

      Bits + chips - Newswatch | 49min ago

    • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

      Mobile + telecom | 1h 28min ago

    • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

      Bits + chips | 1h 28min ago

    • Worldwide tablet market grows 11% in 2Q14, says IDC

      Mobile + telecom | 1h 30min ago

    • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

      Green energy | 1h 31min ago

    • Ultra HD TVs make gains but still lack market penetration, says IHS

      Displays | 1h 32min ago

    • TPK 2Q14 growth driven by increase in 11- to 16-inch products

      Displays | 1h 34min ago

    • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

      IT + CE | 1h 37min ago

    • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

      IT + CE | 1h 39min ago

    • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

      Mobile + telecom | Jul 24, 21:38

    • TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

      Bits + chips | Jul 24, 21:26

    • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

      Bits + chips | Jul 24, 19:30

    • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:50

    • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:48

    • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:35

    • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:24

    • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:24

    • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:21

    • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 20:21

    • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 19:12

    • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 19:03

    • LG launches cloud-based monitors

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:49

    • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:47

    • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

    • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

      Before Going to Press | Jul 24, 18:46

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    25-Jul-2014 markets closed


    TAIEX (TSE)9527.54+126.57+1.35% 

    TSE electronic376.9+6.43+1.74% 

    GTSM (OTC)149.82+0.84+0.56% 

    OTC electronic185.64+1.28+0.69% 

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