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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments decline sharply in April

May 26, 11:25

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 543,000 units in April, down nearly 10% from the previous month and 20% from a year earlier period, according to data compiled...

Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

May 24, 11:16

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

May 23, 22:39

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.11 for April 2017, decreasing 10.02% on month but increasing 0.79% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech to boost mobile e-payment services

May 23, 15:39

Alliance Digital Tech, a TSM (trusted service management) company jointly established by five local mobile telecom carriers and EasyCard Corp., will promote mobile e-payment services...

China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value

May 23, 15:38

The output value of both China's IC design and backend industry sectors has already outpaced that of their counterparts in Taiwan. According to the China Semiconductor Industry Association...

Taiwan market: FET offers rental online consulting services

May 23, 15:35

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has teamed up with Soluto to launch online consulting services regarding use of handsets and connected consumer electronics for its subscribers,...

FET chief sales & marketing officer Maxwell Cheng

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.462 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 22, 22:01

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 991 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.462 billion in January-April 2017, respectively...

Taiwan April export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

May 22, 21:57

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.61 billion in total in April 2017, decreasing 13.4% on month but increasing 7.4% on year which was on-year growth for the ninth consecutive...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 21 million handsets in 2Q17

May 22, 21:54

Taiwan-based ODMs, OBMs (own-brand manufacturers) and JDM (joint-design manufacturers), but not including OEMs (such as for the iPhone), will together ship 20.92 million smartphones...

Taiwan April unemployment rate down

May 22, 11:32

Taiwan had 432,000 jobless citizens in April 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.67% which dropped 0.11pp sequentially and 0.19pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Northland Power, Yushan Energy jointly propose offshore wind farm project in Taiwan

May 22, 11:28

Canada-based Northland Power and Singapore-based Yushan Energy have jointly proposed a project to establish wind power-generating facilities some 50km off Taiwan's west coast, according...

Volta and Vega: With increased integration, what's left for Taiwan vendors to customize?

May 19, 16:55

Last week's Nvidia GTC event was - from the hardware point of view, at least - all about the new Volta GPU generation, and its expected leadership in AI (Artificial intelligence)...

Tripod disposes of factory and land in China

Stockwatch - May 19, 16:13

Taiwan-based PCB firm Tripod Technology announced on May 18 the company had disposed of a factory and land located in Zhejiang province of China for CNY73.99 million (US$10.7 milli...

Apple to ship 5-6 million 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablets in 2017, say Taiwan makers

May 19, 15:39

The upstream supply chain's shipments for Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro have been increasing recently and the device's monthly shipment volume is expected to grow to 600,000 units...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches Xperia XZ Premium smartphone

Newswatch - May 18, 12:30

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, in the Taiwan market, featuring a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display. It is the world's first smartphone...

Taiwan market: Readmoo offers e-book reader mooInk

May 18, 10:54

Readmoo, the largest traditional Chinese e-book platform and channel in Taiwan, has announced the cooperation with e-book reader ODM Netronix and e-paper maker E Ink Holdings to offer...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 58.15 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q17

May 17, 21:42

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers will together ship 58.15 million large-size (9-inch and above) panels during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 3.4% on quarter but decreasing...

ASE, SPIL get US antitrust approval

May 17, 14:36

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have received approval from US antitrust regulators for their proposed merger, according to the...

Taiwan market: TBC completes digitization of cable TV networks

May 17, 11:19

Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC) has announced the completion of digitizing its cable TV networks, becoming the first MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in the Taiwan market...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 304 million small- to medium-size panels in 2Q17

May 16, 22:24

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers will together ship 304.278 million small- to medium-size panels during the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 2.8% on quarter and 13.0% on year,...

Taiwan IC vendors see orders rebounding

May 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC vendors have seen a rebound in orders from China's smartphone sector and expect the sales momentum to continue to the third quarter, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: 600,000-700,000 tablets to be sold in 2017

May 12, 15:13

In the Taiwan market, tablet sales in 2016 shrank 12% on year to about 700,000 units and are expected to further drop to 600,000-700,000 units in 2017, 70% of which will be 7- to...

Advantech to invest in Vietnam for Industry 4.0 business opportunity

May 11, 13:53

Advantech hosted a forum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam focusing on Industry 4.0 topics on May 10 with local system integrator Techpro. Tran Van Tung, an official from Vietnam's Ministry...

Taiwan IC distributors April revenues decrease

May 10, 19:41

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics and Edom Technology have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 10.4%, 4.4% and 14.9%, respectively.

Taiwan market: JPW to offer VR motion solutions for arcades

May 9, 20:16

More than 10 VR arcade entertainment centers will be set up across Taiwan starting June using VR motion solutions developed by the newly established JPW International Technology,...

Taiwan solar cell makers struggle to directly compete with China, says NSP chairman

May 9, 15:16

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers are at a substantial disadvantage to directly compete with China-based solar makers because Chin makers have been reducing outsourcing...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new 9.7-inch tablet; Galaxy S8 in short supply

May 9, 12:02

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S8, particularly the Galaxy S8 Plus, in the Taiwan market have been better than expected resulting in a short supply of the smartphones in the local channels,...

Taiwan April export value down on month, up on year, says MOF

May 8, 23:07

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$24.32 billion for April 2017, decreasing 5.4% on month but increasing 9.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.53...

Taiwan April CPI up on month, year, says DGBAS

May 8, 16:17

Taiwan's April 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.94 (2011 as base year) increased 0.27% on month and 0.12% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 85.20...

Foxconn may set up 6G panel line in US, say Taiwan makers

May 8, 16:10

Foxconn Electronics is talking with the US federal government and state governments about investing in the US and is likely to set up a 6G TFT-LCD panel factory there to produce small-...

Taiwan market: FET posts highest ARPU for mobile service in 1Q17

May 5, 15:27

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) posted the highest ARPU of NT$883 (US$29.29) for its mobile service subscribers in the first quarter of 2017, compared to NT$861 of Taiwan Mobile...

Taiwan market: Price competition for mobile telecom services expected to ease

May 5, 15:19

Price competition in Taiwan's mobile telecom service market is expected to ease shortly as the prevailing low rates for unlimited 4G services have significantly cut into the profits...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

SMIC urges Taiwan chipmakers to partner with China-based peers

May 5, 11:24

The Taiwan government should encourage its local chipmakers to collaborate with their China-based peers to create a win-win for both sides' semiconductor industries, according to...

Taiwan market: Android Pay service to be available in June, says paper

Newswatch - May 4, 15:00

Android Pay, a mobile payment service developed by Google, will be available in the Taiwan market starting June 1 with support from three local banks, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

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    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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