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Pneumatic component maker Chelic ramping capacity in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 22:34

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components, has committed investments of NT$1 billion (US$30.3 million) to ramp up its production capacity at its plants in Taiwan and...

Taiwan market: Telcos announce contract-bundled pricing for iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Oct 5, 22:28

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced its contract-bundled pricing for the new iPhone series which will launch on October 9, with a free 16G iPhone 6s Plus bundled with a 30-month...

MediaTek dismisses layoff rumors

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 21:59

MediaTek has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing rumors of pending layoffs.

Tera Xtal to shut down northern Taiwan plant

Oct 5, 11:14

Sapphire ingot and wafer maker Tera Xtal Technology will close its Yangmei plant in northern Taiwan by November 25 because the lease of the factory will expire soon, according to...

Amazon new 7-inch tablets to benefit Taiwan, China supply chain makers

Oct 2, 15:12

Amazon has launched a new 7-inch tablet for sale at as low as US$49.99, a campaign which is likely to benefit supply chain makers in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources...

Taiwan market: Gogoro Lite electric scooter launched

Oct 2, 15:03

Taiwan-based start-up company Gogoro has launched Gogoro Lite, an entry-level electric scooter, for sale in the Taipei metropolitan area at NT$88,000 (US$2,675), according to company...

Taiwan market: Toshiba no longer selling consumer notebooks

Oct 2, 11:39

Toshiba has shifted its notebook marketing focus from consumer to business-use models in Asia, Latin America and Central Europe, and has stopped selling consumer notebooks in Taiwan,...

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s/6s Plus to hit local shelves on October 9

Oct 1, 15:50

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in the Taiwan market on October 9, and most telecom operators have begun taking pre-orders online or at retail outlets.

Taiwan market: Acer launches Predator products

Oct 1, 12:15

Acer has launched a number of gaming products including a tablet, and several notebooks and desktops under its Predator brand. The products will become available in Taiwan starting...

ASKey to reduce capital by over 30%

Stockwatch - Sep 30, 21:53

Asustek Computer has announced that its cable modem manufacturing subsidiary ASKey will reduce its capital by 30.77% or 213.3 million shares, equivalent to NT$2.13 billion (US$64.63...

Acer Taiwan denies layoffs

Sep 30, 15:17

In response to reports that Acer Taiwan will lay off 10% of its personnel, president Towny Huang for Acer Taiwan regional operations on September 29 clarified that Acer Taiwan's average...

Taiwan high court rules in favor of ASE in pollution case

Sep 30, 11:43

The Kaohsiung branch of Taiwan's high court has overturned a district court ruling by acquitting Advanced Semiconductor Engineering and its five employees of pollution charges in...

Taiwan market: 8.66 million 4G users in August, says NCC

Sep 30, 11:39

The total number of 4G mobile communication subscribers in the Taiwan market increased by 730,000 to 8.664 million in August, according to the National Communications Commission (N...

Taiwan IC design firms to post gross margin decreases in 3Q15

Sep 30, 11:08

Most Taiwan-based fabless IC firms are expected to report sequential decreases of 1pp to 2pp in gross margins for the third quarter of 2015, due to falling chip prices, according...

Taiwan market: NCC to auction 2,600MHz spectrum in 4Q15

Sep 25, 15:48

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has delayed the auction of the 2,600MHz spectrum from the third quarter to the fourth. The bidding will be conducted online.

Taiwan drone regulations pending parliament approval

Sep 25, 15:35

The Taiwan government has passed draft amendments to the Civil Aviation Act to regulate drones, pending parliamentary approval. Local governments will be responsible for regulating...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 3Q15 top foundries combined revenues to fall

Sep 25, 14:30

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries are experiencing a particularly weak third quarter with their combined revenues set to decrease 0.8% sequentially and 3.7% on year, according to Digitimes...

Tmall Global sets up Taiwan pavilion

Sep 25, 11:19

Tmall Global, a cross-country B2C online shopping platform belonging to the China-based Alibaba Group, has announced the establishment of a Taiwan pavilion on its shopping platform...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor OnePlus withdraws from local market

Sep 25, 11:10

China-based smartphone vendor OnePlus has stopped marketing and delivery of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, saying the decision was made in consideration of its healthy growth...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Sep 24, 15:55

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.28 for August 2015, decreasing 4.73% on month and 5.52% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months

Sep 24, 15:53

The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China...

Taiwan, China makers plan to hike solar cell prices in October

Sep 24, 15:47

Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of strong demand, plan to increase quotes to above US$0.32/W and by 2-3% respectively in October, according...

Pegatron expands investments in chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 15:46

Pegatron Technology has increased investments in its chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China under Casetek Holdings via its three investment subsidiaries. The investment totals...

Taiwan poised to develop 5G technology

Sep 23, 15:38

The Taiwan government has set aside a two-year budget of US$50 million specifically to boost Taiwan's participation in international specification of 5G technology standards.

New ARM CPU design center opens in Taiwan

Sep 23, 15:32

A new ARM CPU design center located in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) officially opened on September 22. The workforce of the center will reach 100 employees by the end of 2015,...

ARM opening new CPU design center in Taiwan

Taiwan August employment stable, says DGBAS

Sep 23, 12:27

Taiwan had 456,000 jobless citizens in August 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.90% which rose 0.08 percentage point on month but dropped 0.18 percentage point on year,...

Foxconn acquires 100% stake in optical product maker Wcube

Stockwatch - Sep 22, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has spent US$10.62 million acquiring a 21.18% stake in Wcube from Ace Noble Investments via its investment subsidiary. Following the...

Taiwan pushing Industry 4.0 developments geared toward smart production

Sep 21, 22:51

The Taiwan Electronic Equipment Industry Association (TEEIA) has formed an Industry 4.0 group that will be geared toward fostering development of smart factory and production processes...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$2.7 billion in January-August, says MOEA

Sep 21, 20:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,434 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.726 billion from January to August 2015,...

Taiwan August export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Sep 21, 20:40

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.03 billion in total in August 2015, decreasing 3.5% on month and 8.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Siemens to help set up offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:47

Siemens AG will provide two wind power-generating turbines each with capacity of 4MW and technical assistance for Formosa I Wind Power to set up an offshore wind farm west of Taiwan,...

Siemens Taiwan president and CEO Erdal Elver

LED lighting vendors shifting orders to Taiwan in wake of recall

Sep 18, 11:03

In the wake of Cree's and Osram's recent recall of defective LED light tubes, many international lighting vendors have shifted their orders to Taiwan-based makers from China's out...

Taiwan unveils draft regulations for drones

Sep 17, 15:07

Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) has unveiled draft regulations governing the flying of drones, dividing them into four categories based on weight and purposes.

Commentary: Taiwan notebook ODMs may not see profitability improve in 2H15

Sep 17, 11:05

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs all saw their profits decline significantly in the second quarter of 2015, and it still remains unclear if they can turn around in the second...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung launch inexpensive 4G dual-SIM smartphones

Sep 15, 16:18

HTC and Samsung Electronics have both launched new 4G smartphones with high hardware specifications at low prices in the Taiwan market in order to cope with increasing competition...

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    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.

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    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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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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