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Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

Nov 26, 14:22

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has urged the Taiwan government to take measures on China enterprises' hostile headhunting as their actions...

Taiwan PCB production value increases 7.1% sequentially in 3Q15

Nov 26, 11:26

The production value of PCB products manufactured by Taiwan-based makers in Taiwan and China totaled NT$147.5 billion (US$4.544 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, up 7.1% on quarter...

Taiwan market: TWM withdraws from 4G bidding

Nov 26, 10:56

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has waived its bidding rights four times in Taiwan's auction for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands and therefore lost its rights to continue bidding in the competition...

ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

Nov 26, 10:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand the workforce at its manufacturing site in Chungli, northern Taiwan to 15,000 from the current 9,000, as sales generated from...

Bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$22.55 billion, says NCC

Nov 25, 15:03

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communications on November 24 resulted in total bids of NT$22.55 billion (US$694 million), 56.6% over the total floor price...

RS Technologies to open wafer reclaim fab in Taiwan

Nov 25, 10:58

Japan-based RS Technologies, a provider of wafer reclaim services for the semiconductor industry, will hold an opening ceremony for a new wafer reclaim plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan...

Taiwan 3Q15 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.611Tbps, says TWNIC

Nov 24, 15:19

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.611Tbps as of the end of third-quarter 2015, increasing 3.23% on...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$22.12 billion, says NCC

Nov 24, 14:14

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communications on November 23 resulted in total bidding prices of NT$22.12 billion (US$681 million), 53.61% in excess of...

Taiwan market: LG Electronics announces the availability of Nexus 5X

Nov 24, 11:08

LG Electronics has announced the availability of Nexus 5X, a smartphone developed jointly with Google, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$13,900 (US$428) for 16GB version and NT$16,900...

Taiwan October unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Nov 23, 21:33

Taiwan had 455,000 jobless citizens in October 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.90% which rose 0.01 percentage point on month but dropped 0.05 percentage point on year,...

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

Nov 23, 21:31

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.19 for October 2015, increasing 2.53% on month but decreasing 6.35% on year, according to statistics released...

Targeting Taiwan IC sector: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Nov 23, 12:02

China-based Tsinghua Unigroup is currently riding high in the global semiconductor industry with a series of acquisitions totaling over US$10 billion in the past two years. Tsinghua...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$3.7 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 23, 11:13

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,118 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.689 billion in January-October 2015,...

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

Nov 23, 11:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$42.55 billion in total in October 2015, increasing 2.9% on month but decreasing 5.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech launches RicoPay

Nov 20, 14:46

TSM (trusted service manager) Alliance Digital Tech on November 19 announced the launch of RicoPay, a NFC electronic wallet for third-party mobile electronic payments, in the Taiwan...

Taiwan market: Huawei steps up marketing for smartphones

Nov 20, 13:52

Huawei plans to double the number of retail outlets for promotion of its smartphones in the Taiwan market to 400 in 2016 from 200 currently, according to sources from local retail...

The Huawei G7 Plus

DSLR models to account for over 50% of Taiwan camera shipments in 2015, says Canon

Nov 20, 12:13

Seeing declining demand for entry-level digital still cameras, Canon has turned to push DSLR models instead, and is looking to achieve shipment growth. Taiwan's DSC shipments will...

Canon launches new EOS 5DS-series cameras in Taiwan

Alibaba offers Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund

Nov 20, 12:11

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has started operating the Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund, a venture capital fund of NT$10 billion (US$308 million) specifically for Taiwan-based...

Alibaba executive vice chairman Joseph Tsai

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$18.66 billion on 3rd day, says NCC

Nov 20, 10:34

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands available for 4G mobile communications, on November 19, resulted in total bidding prices of NT$18.66 billion (US$574 million), 29.58%...

ASE orders equipment from UIS

Stockwatch - Nov 20, 10:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) for about NT$383...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J2

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:04

Samsung Electronics has launched a new entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy J2, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$4,280 (US$130) unlocked, targeting the younger generation.

Taiwan market: Tatung offers smart home-use appliances via cooperation with Taiwan Secom

Nov 18, 14:44

Own-brand electric machinery and consumer electronics maker Tatung on November 17 announced the offering of smart home-use appliances through cooperation with Taiwan Secom, the largest...

Taiwan Optical Platform to be listed in mid-December

Nov 18, 11:54

Taiwan Optical Platform (TOP), the fourth largest MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in Taiwan, will be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 16 at a tentative...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

Taiwan market: Mid-range segment becomes a new target for smartphone vendors

Nov 17, 15:57

As competition in Taiwan's smartphone market has continued to stay fierce, some brand vendors have started adjusting their business strategy and are no longer flooding the market...

Taiwan market: HTC launches One M9s

Nov 17, 15:06

HTC has unveiled its new smartphone, the HTC One M9s, a revised model of its One M9, for the Taiwan market priced at NT$12,900 (US$397).

MIRDC and CHEARI sign technical service cooperation memorandum

Nov 17, 12:09

Taiwan-based Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) and China-based China Household Electric Appliance Research Institute (CHEARI) have recently signed a technical...

Taiwan market: FET offers rental smartphones

Nov 17, 11:19

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has announced the offering of rental smartphones bundled with a 2-year contract at monthly rents of NT$297-397 (US$9.10-12.20) in the Taiwan market,...

Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015, 2016

Nov 16, 14:40

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to total 8-8.5 million units in 2015, equaling the amount shipped a year earlier, according to an estimate by sources from local...

Taiwan 12-inch foundries offer discounts to attract orders

Nov 13, 10:54

Taiwan-based IC foundries are encouraging their LCD driver IC and fingerprint sensor clients to accelerate their transition to 12-inch wafers by narrowing the cost gap between 12-inch...

Notebook orders from Huawei, Xiaomi lower than expected, say Taiwan makers

Nov 12, 10:46

China-based vendors Huawei Device and Xiaomi will launch notebooks in 2016 and therefore have released orders to Taiwan-based ODMs. But their orders are lower than originally expected,...

TSMC to invest in Tela for US$65 million

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 10:31

TSMC Partners, a TSMC unit engaged in making investments in semiconductor companies, will buy about 10 million shares of Tela Innovations for US$6.24 a share or a total of US$65 million,...

Production value of Taiwan telecommunication industry to grow 8.5% in 2016, says IEK

Newswatch - Nov 12, 10:21

The production value of Taiwan's telecommunication industry is expected to grow 8.5% on year to NT$1.15 trillion (US$35.18 billion) in 2016, driven by strong sales of personal terminal-end...

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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.

  • Taiwan LCD TVs - 3Q 2015

    Taiwan-based makers saw significant shipment growths in the third quarter of 2015, as clients in Europe and North America prepared for the year-end shopping season.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Fast outpaced in capacity expansion by their China and Korea competitors, Taiwan-based large-size LCD panel makers have seen their worldwide market share declining.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors - 3Q 2015

    Seasonal demand will drive up monitor shipments in the fourth quarter. But the trend of decline in the mature monitor market is clear, judging from the on-year drops in shipments.

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Taiwan makers are seeing growing competition in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market. Competition from Japan Display and China-based makers is heating up in the smartphone panel...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2015

    The launch of Windows 10 devices and the availability of Intel's Skylake-U processors shored up Taiwan makers' notebook shipments sequentially in the third quarter of 2015. But that...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

    Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

    Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2015

    Asustek was the only Taiwan-based handset brand vendor that saw shipment growth in the thrid quarter of 2015. Its shipments already surpassed those from HTC, the once top Taiwan smartphone...

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