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Second-tier IC foundries face low utilization in 4Q15

Aug 21, 10:51

Second-tier IC foundries will struggle to maintain their capacity utilization rates above 60% in the fourth quarter of 2015, due to disappointing demand for smartphones, tablets,...

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China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry

Aug 20, 21:44

China is looking to build a homegrown panel-use driver IC industry in Hefei, China, which will likely threaten Taiwan's IC driver IC sector, according to industry sources.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$2.3 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 20, 21:38

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,068 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.310 billion in January-July 2015, increasing...

Taiwan July export order value down, says MOEA

Aug 20, 21:36

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.29 billion in total in July 2015, decreasing 0.8% on month and 5% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Touch Taiwan: ITRI to display new On-Cell Touch AMOLED technology

Aug 20, 21:34

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will display On-Cell Touch AMOLED technology in addition to new wearable display solutions at Touch Taiwan 2015.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular opens online store

Aug 20, 21:23

Taiwan Star Cellular, a 4G mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, on August 20 announced the opening of its online store as an auxiliary retail channel to its retail chains.

Taiwan IP camera shipments top 2.33 million in 1H15, up 14.9% on year, says MIC

Aug 20, 21:16

The global IP camera market is projected to grow in 2015, but two factors pushed down Taiwan IP camera makers' shipment performance in the first half of 2015. China players' aggressively...

China IC foundries, backend firms soliciting orders from Taiwan

Aug 20, 21:11

China-based IC foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), and backend firms such as Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology...

AUO spends NT$1.57 billion to acquire LCD display manufacturing equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 20, 15:28

AUO has spent NT$1.57 billion (US$48.39 million) to acquire equipment for manufacturing LCD displays from Screen Finetech Solutions and ULVAC, according to a company filing with the...

Taiwan market: InFocus to launches 3 new smartphones

Newswatch - Aug 20, 14:46

The US-based smartphone vendor InFocus plans to launch three new models, the M812, M808 and M370, in the Taiwan market on August 25. The three models feature a 5-, 5.2- and 5.5-inch...

Touch Taiwan: Innolux to showcase 8K displays

Aug 20, 13:56

Innolux will display 8K 65-inch TV panels that feature 3D technology in addition to a variety of new Ultra HD (4K) displays at Touch Taiwan 2015.

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom reaches 400,000 4G users

Aug 20, 11:07

Asia Pacific Telecom has 400,000 subscribers of 4G mobile communication services, aiming to reach 700,000-800,000 by year-end 2015, according to company chairman Lu Fang-ming.

Taiwan to boost smart city application services

Aug 20, 10:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed with four 4G mobile telecom carriers to subsidize their developments of 4G-based smart city application services.

Samsung Taiwan appoints new general manager for Mobile Communication business

Aug 19, 15:41

Following the recent resignation of Samsung Electronics Taiwan's Mobile Communication business general manager Andy Tu, Samsung Taiwan has appointed its general manager of Consumer...

Taiwan solar cell makers striving to have US lower anti-dumping tariffs

Aug 19, 11:56

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers plan to apply to the US Department of Commerce (DOC) in 2016 to review anti-dumping tariffs it imposed in December 2014 in an attempt...

MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill

Aug 19, 11:32

The acquisition of US-based Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) by China's Uphill Investment is expected to run more smoothly after ISSI's Taiwan subsidiary Chingis Technology is taken...

HiSilicon, Spreadtrum head-hunting in Taiwan

Aug 19, 11:15

China-based HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have been aggressively hiring engineering talent at their local offices in Taiwan, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Sony CIS capacity ramp to affect Taiwan supply chain

Aug 19, 11:11

Sony plans to ramp up its CIS production capacity by 31% in 2016 focusing on mid-range and entry-level models, which may result in unfavorable impact on the CIS supply chain in Taiwan,...

Taiwan market: Samsung begins to sell Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+

Newswatch - Aug 18, 21:53

Samsung Electronics has begun marketing its new flagship models, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, in the Taiwan market. The vendor aims to ship over 50,000 units of the Galaxy...

The Galaxy Note 5

Orders for onboard recorders growing from China, say Taiwan IC designers

Aug 18, 21:12

Chip orders for onboard recorders from China's white-box makers have been rising in 2015, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Asustek to ship 20 million smartphones in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Aug 18, 20:01

While Asustek Computer aims to ship between 17 million and 25 million smartphones in 2015, the company is expected to ship 20 million units based on its ODM orders scheduled for the...

Quanta partners with Cisco to push cloud medical services

Aug 18, 12:47

Quanta Computer has partnered with Cisco to provide hardware- and software-integrated services to hospitals and clinics. Quanta will combine its QOCA medical platform, which it developed...

Taiwan firms optimize OpenStack software products for transition, says COO

Aug 18, 12:20

Taiwan's software developers and related firms will deploy cloud infrastructure and step into the related application market by getting involved in programs and applications initiated...

COO Mark Collier (left) and community manager Tom Fifiled of OpenStack Foundation

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel shipments on the rise in 3Q15

Aug 17, 21:21

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handset and notebook applications are expected to increase 5.9% and 9.6% respectively in the third quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan to promote offshore wind power generation

Aug 17, 19:40

Taiwan has designated 36 areas off its west coast with water depths of up to 50m as offshore wind power-generating farms, setting target cumulative investment of NT$88 billion (US$2.73...

Taiwan consumer IC suppliers seeing slow orders

Aug 17, 14:40

Taiwan-based consumer IC suppliers are facing poor order visibility for the second half of 2015 despite the period being the traditionally peak season for consumer electronics sales,...

Taiwan plans to release white space frequency bands

Aug 17, 13:43

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) plans to release white space frequency bands which will be available for use via application rather than open-bids as early as in...

Taiwan 2Q15 economic growth rate downward adjusted to 0.52%, says DGBAS

Aug 17, 10:24

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, for the second quarter of 2015 has been downward adjusted from 0.64% estimated in July, to 0.52%, according to the Directorate...

SAS may invest in overseas PV power-generating stations with Taiwan banks expanding abroad

Aug 14, 15:51

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) is likely to invest in setting up PV power-generating stations at overseas locations where Taiwan-based...

Taiwan IC production value slips 2.6% in 2Q15

Aug 14, 14:49

Taiwan's IC production value slid 2.6% sequentially to NT$555.9 billion (US$17.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center...

Arbor forms partnership with Trade-Van for smart shopping business

Aug 13, 12:45

Following its cooperation with MediaTek and Wistron, Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Arbor Technology on August 12 signed contracts to form a partnership with Taiwan-based Trade-Van...

Taiwan handset ODMs lands orders from regional brands in China, India and Southeast Asia

Aug 13, 12:06

Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics/FIH Mobile, Compal Electronics and Arima Communications, reportedly have landed orders from regional brands in China, India...

Taiwan foundries may soon get green light for 12-inch fabs in China, says report

Newswatch - Aug 12, 21:13

Taiwan-based semiconductor companies may soon be allowed to operate 12-inch fabs in China, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

TSEC to be listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange

Aug 11, 15:37

Crystalline silicon solar cell and PV module maker TSEC will be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on August 31, 2015 at an initial price of NT$15.50 (US$0.49) per share, according...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

Taiwan July export value down on year, says MOF

Aug 10, 15:57

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.55 billion for July 2015, increasing 2.1% on month but decreasing 11.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.93...

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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...

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