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Global semiconductor equipment sales set to reach record high in 2017, says SEMI

Jul 12, 15:11

Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 19.8% to total US$49.4 billion in 2017, marking the first time that the semiconductor equipment...

Taiwan makers lag behind in polycrystalline black silicon solar cell production

Jul 12, 11:26

Taiwan-based solar cell makers is lagging behind their China-based peers in adjusting manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black silicon models, according to industry...

China solar cell makers are keen to adjust manufacturing process to produce polycrystalline black

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers focus on automotive applications at LED Expo Taiwan

Jul 12, 11:15

At LED Expo held in Taipei last month, Taiwan-based LED and laser diode makers demonstrated a strong focus on automotive applications.

Broadcom to slash workforce in Taiwan

Jul 11, 15:40

Broadcom is set to cut its workforce in Taiwan by over 90% at the end of August, according to industry sources. The speculation has drawn the attention of several chipmakers such...

Taiwan market: Top-3 telecom companies post higher than expected earnings for 1H17

Jul 11, 14:52

Taiwan's top-three telecom operators, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), all posted higher-than-expected earnings in the first half...

Micron resumes DRAM production at Taiwan plant

Jul 11, 14:32

Micron has reiterated that DRAM chip production at its Taoyuan, Taiwan site, where there was a minor facility related event on July 1, has already resumed.

Asustek 2Q17 revenues drop

Jul 11, 10:58

Asustek Computer's June consolidated revenues reached NT$38.9 billion (US$1.3 billion), up 24% on month but down 8% on year. The company's revenues in the second quarter of 2017 also...

ASKey lands smart navigation system orders from the Taipei government

China graphics card vendors eyeing cryptocurrency business opportunity

Jul 11, 10:49

The growing cryptocurrency market has created shortages of AMD-based graphics cards and tight supply of Nvidia's GPUs. But Taiwan- and China-based graphics card players are taking...

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Taiwan to upgrade digital infrastructure

Jul 10, 18:45

The Taiwan government, under its four-year (2017-2021) Infrastructure Development Program, has announced a plan to upgrade the country's digital infrastructure with a total budget...

Taiwan market: New profit-sharing scheme needed for TV operators and content providers

Jul 10, 14:53

A friction between Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and content providers for profit-sharing on content delivered through CHT's MOD (multimedia-on-demand) platform has become an issue involving...

Taiwan Mobile starts charity crowdfunding for setting up rooftop PV system

Jul 10, 14:47

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has announced a partnership with crowdfunding platform operator Sunny Founder for a project to set up a rooftop PV system at a center taking...

Frankfurt ISC 2017 post-show European high end computing adventure: a place in Taiwan for it?

Jul 10, 14:19

Half a month in late-June European heatwave may make Computex-time Taipei feel actually comfortable; however there was a good reason this time to endure the heat – the ISC 2017...

Taiwan taps deeper into US market with advanced automotive electronics

Jul 10, 13:22

Taiwan's auto parts industry is gaining significant growth momentum for shipments to the US, now the industry's largest export outlet, as some American high-tech heavyweights are...

Giga Sola Materials wins initial patent war against Heraeus in Taiwan

Jul 10, 11:20

Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court on July 7 decided to reject charges filed by a Germany-based Heraeus' affiliate against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials...

Heraeus Photovoltaics president Andreas Liebheit

Taiwan sees increased June export value, says MOF

Jul 10, 10:02

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.83 billion for June 2017, increasing 1.2% on month and 13.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.00 billion decreased...

Taiwan to create AI innovation ecosystem

Jul 7, 15:39

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has set aside a 5-year budget of NT$5 billion (US$165 million) specifically for developing AI (artificial intelligence) core technologies...

Taiwan PCB firms post revenue growth in June

Jul 7, 14:24

HDI PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing, and flexible PCB specialists Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect all enjoyed revenue growth in June.

Covestro Taiwan plant is major TPU production site in Asia

Jul 7, 11:27

The Changhua Site of Covestro (Taiwan) celebrated its 10th anniversary recently as the site has become the largest production base for Covestro's thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)...

Taiwan makers to introduce UV-C LED products in 2H17

Jul 7, 11:22

Prices for low-power (0.2W) UV-C LED devices have dropped from US$7-8 in 2016 to US$2-3 currently due to improved yield rates thanks to technological improvements. Consequently, Taiwan-based...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

HTC investigating smartphone fire incident in France

Jul 7, 10:32

High Tech Computer (HTC) has commented on a couple reports that its smartphones has spontaneously caught fire in Taiwan and France, saying it is cooperating with third-party investigations...

New CHPT HQ set to open in 3Q19

Jul 6, 21:52

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the site of its new headquarters in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan. The new...

Taiwan market: NCC to release more bandwidth for 4G communications

Jul 6, 15:46

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will begin accepting bids from July 19 to September 1 for the release of 2100MHz and 1800MHz frequency band units for...

Taiwan foundries to see 8-inch fabs run at full utilization till October

Jul 6, 15:23

Taiwan-based pure-play foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see...

Transportation vehicles are largest source of PM2.5 in Taiwan

Jul 6, 13:48

Of PM2.5 (suspended particulate matter with diameters of 2.5-micron or below) in Taiwan, 34-43% are attributable to sources external to Taiwan. Transportation vehicles account for...

Micron responds to report of scrapped wafers at Taiwan fab

Jul 5, 22:04

Micron Technology has issued a statement regarding recent reports about its fabrication facility in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Micron clarified that there was no nitrogen leaking incident nor...

Taiwan government plans to facilitate bank lending for offshore wind power projects

Jul 5, 15:35

The Taiwan government, in view of local banks' conservative attitude towards offering loans for offshore wind power generation projects, plans to take measures to hike lending.

Pegatron offers unsecured bonds to raise NT$7 billion in Taiwan

Jul 5, 14:50

Pegatron Technology has announced details of its unsecured corporate bonds offering and will issue NT$7 billion (US$233.8 million) worth of bonds in the first phase each priced at...

Taiwan ODMs consider suspending ties with LeEco

Jul 5, 14:00

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics is evaluating all possible situations in order to decide whether it will continue to cooperate with China-based LeEco amid the deterioration of its...

About half of wafers produced at Micron Taiwan fab scrapped, says report

Jul 5, 13:49

A Taiwan-based DRAM foundry owned by Micron Technology, which was formerly Inotera Memories, recently scrapped half of the wafers produced at its 12-inch fab due to problems associated...

China smartphone vendors shifting panel orders away from Taiwan

Jul 5, 11:08

With Taiwan-based panel makers experiencing tight production capacity for 18:9 all-screen panels, China-based smartphone vendors such as Vivo have shifted some orders to local panel...

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Taiwan backend firms gearing up for robust demand for TDDI chips

Jul 4, 20:38

Demand for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips is set to boom starting the third quarter of 2017 which will buoy sales at related backend companies including Chipbond...

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Taiwan proposes 8-year infrastructure development program

Jul 4, 13:33

The Taiwan government has proposed a tentative 8-year (2017-2024) Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program to create economic growth potential and accelerate industrial...

IBM Taiwan names new general manager

Jul 3, 15:55

IBM has appointed Lisa Kao as general manager for its Taiwan branch office, replacing Jennifer Hwang who is retiring at the end of July.

Lisa Kao will be the new GM for IBM Taiwan

Taiwan making all-out effort to develop AI applications

Jul 3, 13:57

With global investment fever likely to last for 20 years in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) applications, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)...

Taiwan AI labs gearing up for AI development
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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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