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Digitimes Research: LED fluorescent powder prices dropping amid waning reliance on China rare earths

Apr 7, 11:11

The China government has lowered its rare earths export quotas for 2014 by 30% compared to 2013 after the actual export volume last year was lower than its original estimates. Prices...

Taiwan government considering 2.6GHz band for LTE, say telecom carriers

Jan 29, 15:03

The Taiwan government has considered assigning 2.6GHz frequency band units for either operating TD-LTE or TDD LTE and FDD LTE mobile communication services, according to local telecom...

China government to raise LCD tariffs

Jan 3, 15:37

China's Ministry of Finance will raise tariffs on 6G and smaller LCD glass substrates in 2014 while substrates above 6G will remain at 4%.

Digitimes Research: China pushing fixed-line broadband network development

Jan 3, 14:33

According to the statistics from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the number of fixed-line subscribers in China reached 185 million as of the third...

ASE starts moving production equipment at offending factories to other plants, say sources

Dec 16, 21:33

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has begun to move some of the production equipment installed at its K5, K7 and K11 factories to other plants, in order to mitigate the impact...

Commentary: Taiwan government needs to further help the local panel industry

Nov 22, 15:25

The panel industry in Taiwan is facing challenges. As of 2014, AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are expected to pay back roughly NT$100 billion (US$3.38 billion) in debts and it is...

Ruggedized PC vendors impacted by US government budget stall

Oct 16, 14:40

The suspension of the US government's budget has delayed procurement of ruggedized PCs and is expected to impact vendors' sales performance for the fourth quarter of 2013, according...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom cloud surveillance services adopted by local government

Oct 1, 14:11

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has disclosed its rental cloud computing-based surveillance system has been adopted by the government of Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan, to monitor traffic...

China government increases support for local cloud computing players

Sep 25, 22:00

The China government started changing procurement policies in the second half to help nurture local cloud computing players. The change is expected to impact first-tier brand vendors...

Epistar chairman urges Taiwan government to monitor cross-strait partnerships between LED makers

Sep 10, 11:18

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, has indicated he does not object to partnerships or technology transfers between Taiwan- and China-based...

China government approves MediaTek-MStar merger deal

Aug 28, 14:59

China's Ministry of Commerce has approved conditionally the proposed merger between MediaTek and fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor, according to MediaTek.

Taipei government to open new exhibition with help from IT players

Aug 2, 14:24

The city government of Taipei is cooperating with Asustek Computer, Epson and a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to remodel the Pavilion of Dreams, an...

China government likely to issue new LCD TV subsidies in 4Q13

Jul 25, 14:15

Rumors are circulating that the China government is likely to issue new energy-saving subsidies in the fourth quarter of 2013 that will include funding for LCD TV purchases.

China government may issue new wave of LCD TV purchase subsidies

Jul 18, 20:57

The China government has reportedly entered discussions about issuing new energy-saving subsidies that would provide local consumers funding for LCD TV purchases, according to industry...

China white-box tablet players seeing success in landing government procurement orders

Jul 1, 15:46

China-based white-box players are gaining the upper hand in the competition with first-tier brand vendors for tablet procurement orders from Asia Pacific governments due to their...

Taipei government to set up machines for trash dumping, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 28, 16:06

The government of Taipei, Taiwan plans to set up 50-80 refrigeration machines throughout the city for its citizens to dump their trash and will start a 3-month trail in October, charging...

Intel to compete for smart traffic system orders from China government

Jun 25, 13:33

Intel has recently formed cooperation agreement with China-based embedded device maker SBS Science & Technology in Shenzhen, China to compete for smart traffic system orders offered...

China government ends subsidies for TV purchases

May 30, 14:44

The China government has reportedly decided to discontinue subsidies for TV purchases from June 2013.

LCD TV purchases not included in next wave of Taiwan government energy subsidies

May 28, 22:06

The Taiwan government has announced that it will not issue subsidies for LCD TV purchases under its next wave of energy-saving subsidies. This is likely to bring about a 10% decline...

Taiwan government may allow WiMAX operators to upgrade technology

May 28, 13:55

The Taiwan government is inclined towards allowing WiMAX operators to upgrade technology, for example to LTE, with certain conditions, according to minister without portfolio Simon...

Taiwan makers expected to compete for China government LED lighting procurement

Apr 29, 21:21

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) will subsidize procurement of 30 million LED lighting products in 2013 through open-bid competition, and major Taiwan-based...

China government may raise TV panel tariffs from 5% to 8% in July

Apr 29, 16:05

The China government may increase tariffs on TV panels sized 32-inch and above from 5% to 8% by the end of July 2013 in an effort to further promote local panel makers, according...

Asustek to offer cloud computing services through cooperation with Taipei City Government

Apr 2, 22:12

Asustek Computer on April 2 signed an MOU with the Taipei City Government for cooperation to set up five cloud computing application platforms providing cloud computing services in...

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Everlight, Delta Electronics win government procurement of 500,000 LED bulbs

Apr 1, 21:31

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics and Delta Electronics have won open-bid procurement of 500,000 9W LED light bulbs at a total price of about NT$94 million (US$3.15 million) from...

Digitimes Research: Japan 2013 solar installations to reach over 3GW

Mar 25, 11:08

The Japan government continues to promote the use of renewable energy and lower the percentage of electricity generated from nuclear power. In July 2012, the government announced...

Commentary: Taiwan cloud industrial parks to face reality check

Mar 20, 15:23

In the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan's government began announcing projects regarding government cloud services. In January 2013, the governments of Taipei and New Taipei City both...

Taiwan government helps domestic firms enter Australia solar market

Mar 19, 15:35

Taiwan's Bureau of Energy has invited the Australian Solar Council and representatives from large-size engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms to join an investment...

Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang

Mar 18, 15:10

Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...

Lenovo acquisition of Blackberry quite unlikely due to Canada government, say Taiwan makers

Mar 13, 15:53

While Lenovo has expressed its willingness to acquire Canada-based vendor Blackberry to enhance its competitiveness in the international business-use PC market, the bid is likely...

Taiwan government setting up environment cloud computing platform

Mar 13, 11:11

Taiwan is constructing a cloud computing platform for environmental administration with a 4-year budget of NT$600 million, according to Environmental Protection Administration (EPA...

Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Gigastorage hopes Taiwan government to increase annual solar installation limit

Mar 8, 10:59

The necessity of having nuclear power plants has been under debate recently in Taiwan. Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage has suggested four ways that the government can take...

Commentary: Does Taiwan need another nuclear power plant?

Feb 26, 11:52

Taiwan is building its fourth nuclear power plant. The main island of Taiwan is only 36,193 square kilometers and already houses three nuclear power plants - two of them in New Taipei...

Acer chairman calls for government help for Taiwan makers to compete in TD-LTE market

Feb 22, 10:33

Acer chairman JT Wang, in his capacity as president of the Taipei Computer Association which organizes the Taipei Telecom Show 2013, at a speech made at the opening of the show on...

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  • Main Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

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  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipment to grow only 1.1% sequentially in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 58min ago

  • China market : Smartphone-use application processors dip over 4% in 1Q 14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 58min ago

  • Buynow to welcome more non-IT related businesses to its shopping malls

    Before Going to Press | 1h 59min ago

  • Gold Circuit likely to swing back to profitability in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 2h ago

  • Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 2h 8min ago

  • Toshiba unveils new Ultra HD notebook

    Before Going to Press | 2h 9min ago

  • Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

    Before Going to Press | 2h 10min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers' shipments show steep declines in 1Q14

    Before Going to Press | 2h 11min ago

  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

    Before Going to Press | 2h 11min ago

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