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

Jul 22, 15:20

Taiwan had 431,000 jobless citizens in June 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.71%, up 0.09pp on month but dropped 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan remains R&D base for Firefox OS, says Mozilla

Jul 22, 14:10

Mozilla on July 21 indicated that its team in Taiwan continues to play an important role for R&D of Firefox OS.

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen adjusting retail stores

Jul 22, 11:48

Tsann Kuen Enterprise is adjusting the operation of its IT and consumer electronics retail chain stores in Taiwan, according to company chairman Jerry Yen.

HTC to seek partnerships with game developers for HTC Vive

Jul 22, 11:43

HTC will showcase its forthcoming virtual reality device, the HTC Vive, at Taipei Game Developer Forum (TGDF) to be held from July 23-24, according to the forum organizers. The forum...

The HTC Vive

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery modules for use in new Surface, say Taiwan makers

Jul 21, 22:01

Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have landed orders for battery modules for use in new Surface devices to be launched by Microsoft in the third quarter, according...

Taiwan IT industries facing challenges from China supply chains, says MOEA

Jul 21, 16:00

A number of Taiwan's IT related industries, including IC design, LCD panel (touchscreen), camera module, battery and chassis, are facing severe challenges from the supply chain makers...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments drop for third consecutive quarter

Jul 20, 21:51

Taiwan large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments totaled 57.93 million in the second quarter of 2015, down 3.7% on quarter and down 14.2% on year. The decline represents...

Taiwan June export order value down 5.8% on year, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:03

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.58 billion in total in June 2015, increasing 2.2% on month but decreasing 5.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$2 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,741 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.988 billion from January-June 2015, respectively...

Taiwan 2Q15 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.561Tbps, says TWNIC

Jul 20, 10:10

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.561Tbps as of the end of the second quarter of 2015, increasing...

PERC solar cell equipment in short supply, say Taiwan makers

Jul 20, 09:59

As Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have adopted a PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) process to hike energy conversion rates, PERC equipment is...

Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan loses staff

Jul 17, 10:30

Mozilla COO and Taiwan general manager Gon Li have resigned and set up a new company and recruited about 30 engineers from the Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan, almost suspending...

Taiwan market: Dell unveils 2 ruggedized notebooks

Jul 16, 22:17

Dell on July 16 unveiled the Latitude 12 Rugged Extreme, a 12-inch ruggedized 2-in-1 convertible, and Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme, a 14-inch ruggedized notebook, for launch in the...

Dell ruggedized notebooks

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 3Q15 notebook shipments expected to drop 12.2% on year

Jul 16, 22:15

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship an estimated 32.067 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the third quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.6% of the global total...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch Galaxy A8

Jul 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics plans to unveil its new smartphone, the Galaxy A8, in the Taiwan market on July 21. The Galaxy A8 features a metal body, 5.7-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm 8-core...

Chip equipment spending to continue growth through 2016, says SEMI

Jul 15, 15:17

SEMI has forecast that the total semiconductor equipment market will grow 7% in 2015 reaching US$40.2 billion, and expand another 4% to US$41.8 billion in 2016. Following strong growth...

TSMC cuts 28/20nm prices as much as 10%

Jul 15, 11:23

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has slashed its prices on 28nm and 20nm process technologies by 5-10% in order to secure orders from major clients including Qualcomm...

Taiwan market: Oppo unveils smartphones R7, R7 Plus

Jul 14, 22:48

China-based vendor Oppo has unveiled its 5-inch R7 and 6-inch R7 Plus smartphone in the Taiwan market. The R7 is available immediately at NT$10,990 (US$355) unlocked, while the R7...

Oppo launches new phones in Taiwan

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 notebook shipments up on quarter, down on year

Jul 14, 22:32

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped an estimated 31.302 million notebooks (not including detachable hybrid models) during the second quarter of 2015, accounting for 81.7% of the global total...

Taiwan notebook ODMs face growing competition from China-based LCFC, Uniwill

Jul 14, 22:04

China-based ODMs LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology and Uniwill Technology are expected to have notebook shipments in 2015 significantly increasing on year, posing increasing competitive...

Taiwan large-scale companies urged to acquire small innovative firms to enhance competitiveness

Newswatch - Jul 14, 21:58

Taiwan's vice premier Chang San-cheng has encouraged Taiwan-based large-scale enterprises such as Foxconn Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to further...

Taiwan vice premier Chang San-cheng

Taiwan market: PChome Online launches smartphone instant messaging app

Jul 14, 15:07

PChome Online, a web portal and the largest operator of online shopping services in Taiwan, has launched PChome IM, an in-house-developed smartphone-based instant messaging application,...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom offers discounted inter-network voice call pricing for 4G users

Jul 13, 21:23

Asia Pacific Telecom on July 13 started offering new pricing for its 4G mobile communication subscribers, with free voice communication to other mobile communication networks (inter-network)...

Taiwan LED makers look to government procurement of street lamps

Jul 13, 21:19

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers as well as LED packaging service providers are keeping their eyes on large business opportunities arising from government procurement...

Taiwan touchscreen controller IC suppliers shift focus to large-size applications

Jul 13, 16:02

Taiwan-based touchscreen controller IC suppliers have turned their attention to large-size appliations such as touch-enabled monitors and displays for industrial, advertising and...

Taiwan market: NCC allows Global Mobile to set up TD-LTE small cells

Jul 9, 15:58

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has approved modification of infrastructure construction proposed by WiMAX operator Global Mobile, allowing the company to deploy...

Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs

Jul 8, 14:53

Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to deploy 2,600 4G base stations

Jul 8, 11:57

Asia Pacific Telecom will complete deployment of 2,600 4G base stations around Taiwan at the end of August or the beginning of September and aims to increase the number of 4G mobile...

Asia Pacific Telecom chairman Lu Fang-ming

PC, server demand in Russia rebounding, say Taiwan makers

Jul 8, 11:51

Russia-based Internet service providers, along with growing demand for hardware used in data centers, have resumed placement of orders with Taiwan-based PC and server vendors/makers,...

Taiwan June export value down on month, year, says MOF

Jul 7, 21:59

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.07 billion for June 2015, decreasing 10.0% on month and 13.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.89 billion grew...

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch Mirro 5s, R7 smartphones

Jul 7, 15:38

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will start marketing its Mirro 5s in the Taiwan market on July 9, with plans to unveil its new R7 smartphone in the local market one week later.

Oppo R7

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

Taiwan June CPI down on year, says DGBAS

Jul 7, 11:00

Taiwan's June 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.84 (2011 as base year) increased 0.69% on month but decreased 0.56% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

Taiwan panel makers focusing on niche products to stay afloat

Jul 6, 15:48

Taiwan makers are continuing to feel the heat from China makers' panel capacity expansion, and are still using product differentiation strategies to compete.

Taiwan IC distributors optimistic about demand for handsets, TVs

Jul 3, 15:07

Chip demand for handsets will enjoy a seasonal pick-up in the second half of 2015, while shorter TV replacement cycles and the trend towards higher resolutions will drive the number...

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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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