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Taiwan attracts January-March foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion

Apr 23, 12:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 540 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.056 billion in January-March 2012, respectively...

Government of Chongqing, China reportedly to accelerate subsidy to notebook players

Apr 3, 01:10

After the sudden replacement of Chongqing's committee secretary in China, the government of Chongqing reportedly will accelerate the subsidy it promised to notebook players as a pacification...

Foxconn to subscribe to CMI new shares

Mar 28, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Inudstry) and its associated companies will subscribe to new shares to be released by Chimei Innolux (CMI) in 2012-2014 based on the portion...

Taiwan attracts January-February foreign direct investment of over US$442 million

Mar 21, 13:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 323 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$442.51 million in January-February 2012,...

Acer chairman reportedly to visit Chongqing for a cloud computing event

Mar 20, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang reportedly will visit Chongqing, China for a cloud computing-related event to promote its AcerCloud, which is set to launch in April and since Chongqing's Committee...

JT Wang

SMIC secures US$600 million syndicated loan

Mar 19, 11:52

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest semiconductor foundry, has announced that SMIC (Beijing) has signed a syndicated loan agreement for a total of US$600...

Taiwan DSC makers aggressive striving for MILC orders

Mar 6, 01:20

Taiwan digital still camera (DSC) makers, seeing first-tier camera brand vendors have all started entering the development stage for their new machines for 2013, are aggressively...

Taiwan DSC makers are aggressive striving for MILC orders

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Taiwan attracts January foreign direct investment of over US$237 million

Feb 21, 10:04

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 159 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$237.5 million in January 2012, respectively...

Foxconn ready to start production of smartphones, tablet PCs in Brazil

Feb 1, 15:33

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has finished preparations at its assembly lines for smartphones and tablet PCs in Brazil and is ready to kick off production, according...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$4.9 billion in 2011

Jan 30, 12:23

Taiwan approved 2,283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.955 billion in 2011, respectively increasing by 11.80% and by 30.01% on year,...

Excess PV installations in Germany may be due to investment from China-based makers

Jan 20, 11:12

China's solar supply chain in 2011 invested a great deal to set up solar PV systems or small PV power plants in Europe in an attempt to use self-produced products, and this is likely...

PTI reportedly has no plans to financially support Elpida

Dec 30, 01:05

Elpida Memory, which reportedly is seeking an extension on its public fund repayment, may not be able to gain financial support from Powertech Technology (PTI) as the Taiwan-based...

MediaTek increases investment in China-based Goodix

Newswatch - Dec 23, 14:10

MediaTek has announced that its overseas subsidiary Gaintech has invested an additional US$2.09 million in China-based capacitive touch-controlled solution vendor Goodix on behalf...

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of nearly US$4.5 billion

Dec 21, 10:37

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,053 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.482 billion during January-November 2011, respectively...

TSMC breaks ground for new facility equipped for 20nm and below

Dec 9, 14:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on December 9 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Phase 3 facility at Fab 15 in Taichung, central Taiwan, and also revealed that...

Groundbreaking ceremony for TSMC Phase 3, Fab 15 facility

Intel to cooperate Taiwan's ITRI with investment of US$5 million

Dec 7, 16:39

Intel on December 6 announced cooperation between Intel Labs and the Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to undertake research projects, with...

Intel to coopearte with ITRI for new memory technology

Walton to buy stake in Elpida subsidiary

Nov 28, 10:34

Elpida Memory has announced that Taiwan-based Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services mainly for DRAM products, has agreed to make a JPY3.75 billion...

GCL-Poly says investment in US on schedule

Nov 24, 12:26

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, a China-based integrated solar firm, has said its planned investment in the US will follow the set schedule despite anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.6 billion in January-October

Nov 22, 09:20

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,767 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.628 billion during January-October 2011,...

Foxconn suspends investment in southern China

Nov 4, 12:21

Foxconn in early 2011 decided to invest US$25 million to set up touch screen production lines for tablet PCs at leased factory buildings in Dongguan, southern China, but has suspended...

Flat panel maker CMI evaluating investment in Brazil

Nov 3, 14:41

LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has said it is evaluating the possibility of setting up a flat panel plant in Brazil and will map out the investment project considering its current...

Taiwan attracts January-September foreign direct investment of over US$3.3 billion

Oct 25, 09:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,577 foreign direct investment projects (excluding China) totaling US$3.350 billion during January-September 2011, respectively...

Notebook upstream players suffer from labor and electricity shortage in Chongqing

Sep 27, 01:25

Notebook upstream players that have investments in Chongqing, China - including component and notebook makers - are facing labor and electricity shortages in the city and the issues...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Taiwan market: TBC to make 5-year investment of NT$2 billion in digital cable TV operation

Sep 23, 11:58

Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), a MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in Taiwan, will invest NT$2.0 billion (US$67.8 million) in digital cable TV services over the next...

Taiwan attracts January-August foreign direct investment of over US$2.9 billion

Sep 21, 01:15

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,388 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.949 billion during January-August 2011,...

3M invests in Pixel Qi

Sep 14, 11:38

US-based 3M, through its 3M New Ventures organization, has announced it has invested in Pixel Qi, a developer of next-generation LCD panels with operations in Taiwan and California...

Foxconn to issues corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion

Sep 8, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), on September 8, decided to issue corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion (US$206.11 million). This will be the fourth time in 2011 that...

Intel investment reduction plans may affect PC and semiconductor players

Sep 1, 01:15

Intel, facing weak PC performance, reportedly is considering to temporarily halt its plans to upgrade to a 22nm process at Fab 24, and has decided to delay the launch of its next-generation...

LGD to not expand capacity in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 30, 11:05

LG Display (LGD) will not expand its LCD panel production lines in 2012 due to continuous oversupply of large-area LCD panels, the Korean-language Electronic Times has cited LGD chairman...

Taiwan attracts January-July foreign direct investment over US$2.6 billion

Aug 23, 17:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,205 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.62 billion during January-July 2011,...

CMI may be affected by closer Apple-Sharp ties

Aug 18, 15:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) may see more obstacles to becoming a regular LCD panel supplier for the iPad, as Apple reportedly is working out a deal with Sharp to secure supply from Sharp.

HTC to acquire 51% stake in US-based Beats Electronics

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 15:50

High Tech Computer (HTC) announced on August 11 plans to invest in US-based Beats Electronics for an amount not exceeding US$309 million and will acquire a 51% stake in the company,...

Solomon Systech invests in C2 Microsystems

Aug 10, 10:54

Solomon Systech has announced its investment in C2 Microsystems, a fabless semiconductor company focusing on the development and sales of SoC solutions for Internet TV. The investment...

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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.

  • Intel+Xeon+7500+series+processor

    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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