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LED market oversupply may delay investment projects

May 2, 14:56

Rising demand for LED backlight and lighting products helped LED chipmakers see capacity utilization rates increase to 90% in the second quarter. Despite shortages of high-end products,...

Taiwan attracts January-March foreign direct investment of over US$1.2 billion, says MOEA

Apr 23, 14:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 665 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.26 billion in January-March 2013, respectively...

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Chang Wah to expand LED lead frame capacity

Mar 29, 13:50

Chang Wah Electromaterials plans to expand capacity for LED lead frames with an investment of NT$1 billion (US$33.5 million) during 2013-2014, according to company chairman and CEO...

Taiwan attracts January-February foreign direct investment of over US$853 million, says MOEA

Mar 21, 14:06

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 380 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$853.8 million in January-February, respectively...

Founder to make equity investment in Powerchip

Mar 18, 15:30

Frank Huang, founder and ex-chairman of Powerchip Technology, will use his own capital to acquire an up to 20% stake in the company, Powerchip announced recently. The price is set...

Powerchip founder offers to take the company in a new direction

Commentary: Samsung investment in Sharp one of many similar investments likely to come

Mar 18, 15:03

Samsung Electronics' recent investment in Sharp shows that Samsung is looking to bump up its competitive edge in the TV market amid increasing demand for large-size LCD TVs, most...

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Sharp investment plan not yet over, says Foxconn

Mar 15, 15:15

Sharp president Takashi Okuda hinted at a press conference on March 14 that talks over investments from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) are already in a status of...

Acer doubles R&D investment for 2013

Mar 12, 11:01

Acer plans to significantly raise its R&D and marketing funds for 2013 with such investment' share of revenues to gradually increase from 0.6-0.8% in 2012 to 1.2-1.5% by the fourth...

Samsung investment in Sharp not for developing IGZO technology, says Innolux chairman

Mar 11, 15:59

Samsung Electronic's recent investment in Sharp was mainly for developing LCD TV panels and not for developing IGZO technology, according to Innolux Corporation chairman Tuan Hsing...

Samsung investment in Sharp may trigger Foxconn-Samsung partnership, say market watchers

Mar 7, 13:53

Although most market watchers expect Samsung Electronics' investment in Sharp to affect Sharp's relationship with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), some market watchers...

Foxconn notified of Samsung investment in Sharp in advance

Mar 7, 10:52

Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in response to Samsung Electronics' investment of JPY10 billion (US$107 million) to acquire a stake of...

Sharp announces new investment agreement with Samsung Electronics

Mar 6, 21:45

Sharp has announced it has decided to issue new shares through a third-party allotment to Samsung Electronics Japan, a Japan-based corporation of Samsung Electronics, and form a capital...

GET plans to attract stake investment from polysilicon, PV module makers through private placement

Feb 26, 18:53

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) will issue 100 million new shares to raise additional paid-in capital of NT$1 billion (US$33.7...

Taiwan attracts January foreign direct investment of nearly US$390 million, says MOEA

Feb 21, 11:00

Taiwan approved 218 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$389.1 million in January, respectively increasing by 37.11% and by 30.07% on year, according...

Taiwan market: Total investment in 4G operation estimated at NT$148.4 billion, says TCA

Feb 20, 14:54

The total investment by 4G mobile communication licensees to start operation in Taiwan is estimated at NT$148.4 billion (US$5.0 billion), not including licensing prices through open-bid...

AUO announces new ADR investment

Feb 19, 15:26

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it plans to issue new American depositary receipts (ADRs), including 640-800 million new shares, to expand its current ADR program as well as finance...

Foxconn to expand investment in Taiwan, says chairman

Feb 18, 15:37

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a company event on February 18, said the company will focus on expanding its investments in Taiwan including...

Catcher Technology to add investment in China subsidiary

Feb 5, 20:44

Notebook chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced it will make an additional investment of CNY1.017 billion (US$163 million) in Topo Technology (Taizhou), its subsidiary in...

Paragon Technologies adds investment in China subsidiary

Feb 4, 11:37

Paragon Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of vacuum sputtering services for plastic notebook chassis, will invest US$15 million to expand vacuum sputtering capacity at its subsidiary's...

Taiwan attracts 2012 foreign direct investment of nearly US$5.6 billion, says MOEA

Jan 22, 11:16

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,738 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$5.559 billion in 2012, respectively increasing 19.93%...

VIA forms IC joint venture with Shanghai Alliance Investment

Jan 17, 18:45

VIA Technologies has announced that it has set up an IC design house jointly with Shanghai Alliance Investment Company targeting the growing chip market in China.

PQI to set up two holding firms

Jan 2, 11:32

Taiwan-based memory module maker Power Quotient International (PQI) will adjust its non-operating investment framework by establishing two wholly-owned subsidiary holding companies,...

Wistron aims to boost non-notebook business contribution

Dec 24, 22:45

Wistron is set to increase its investments by US$87 million on non-notebook businesses including after-sales service, small- to medium-size panels and smartphones, aiming to raise...

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.6 billion

Dec 21, 11:03

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,450 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.629 billion in January-November 2012,...

Compal, Inventec to increase notebook shipments from inland China in 2013

Dec 19, 22:08

Facing strong pressure from rising labor costs in China, notebook ODMs will accelerate their pace in shifting production to inland China in 2013 with Compal set to move all its notebook...

NCC gives green light to Vee TIME investment in 2 WiMAX operators

Dec 6, 20:24

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the investment proposed by Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in the southern region of Taiwan, for a 72.43% stake of Vmax Telecom...

Qualcomm, Sharp, Foxconn will become a new triangle chain in the industry, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 5, 20:37

Commenting on Qualcomm's investment in Sharp, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, on December 5, pointed out that Sharp notified Foxconn about the...

Lumax ramps investment in China, eyeing growing process control solution market

Dec 5, 15:43

Process control solution provider Lumax International has ramped its investment in China from US$1 million to US$5.6 million recently, eyeing the expanding local heavy infrastructure...

Taiwan attracts January-October foreign direct investment of US$4.3 billion

Nov 21, 15:36

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,177 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.3 billion in January-October 2012, respectively...

Some Taiwan makers hold negative views on China-based Sanan investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 14, 13:50

In response to China-based LED maker Sanan Optoelectronics' investment of NT$2.35 billion (US$80.4 million) in Formosa Epitaxy, some players in Taiwan's LED supply chain have expressed...

China market: For venture capital, cost and success rate are both low, says Innovation Works chairman

Nov 8, 11:12

For venture capital operations, the China market is characterized by the lowest investment cost but also the lowest chance of success, according to China-based venture capital firm...

Taiwan government wooing overseas Taiwan investors

Nov 1, 15:49

Taiwan's government has kicked off a three-year project aiming to attract Taiwan investors operating in overseas markets to commit investments back in the homeland.

Taiwan attracts January-September foreign direct investment of nearly US$4 billion

Oct 23, 10:39

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,917 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.933 billion in January-September 2012,...

PCB maker Apex to increase investment in Thailand

Oct 19, 12:19

PCB manufacturer Apex Circuit International plans to increase total investment in its new plant in Thailand by 25% to THB5 billion (US$163.2 million), with the additional capex to...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    Intel Xeon 7500 series processor

    Intel launched the Xeon 7500 processor series. Expandable to include from two to 256 chips per server, the new Xeon processors have an average performance three times that of Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Apr 2.

  • Intel+Core+i5+CPU

    Intel Core i5 CPU

    Intel has introduced its new Intel Core family of processors for notebooks, desktops and embedded devices. The introduction of new Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 chips coincides with the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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