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Inhon braces for impact on parent company over food scandal

Oct 16, 12:14

Sales of Inhon Technologies Group (Inhontech), an ODM maker of glass fiber handset and notebook cases, chassis and other plastics parts, may be affected by an ongoing investigation...

Taiwan market: Leica X launched

Oct 15, 11:48

Leica Camera has launched Leica X (Typ113), a fixed-focus digital camera, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$74,000 (US$2,438, not including accessories).

Leica X (Typ113) digital camera

Taiwan makers to see large-size panel shipments drop in October, says report

Newswatch - Oct 14, 14:39

Taiwan makers' large-size panel shipments remained at around 6.3-6.5 million throughout August and September 2014 prior to the China October 1 holiday period and are expected to drop...

China, Taiwan PV makers seeking capacity in third locations to avoid US anti-dumping tariffs

Oct 14, 10:59

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in an attempt to avoid US anti-subsidization and anti-dumping tariffs, are seeking production...

Replacement of conventional lighting with LED picks up pace in US, Europe

Oct 13, 22:12

As power utilities in the US have offered subsidies for LED lighting products with Energy Star certification and the European Union will lower RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances...

Taiwan market: Chimei aims to sell 6,000 Ultra HD TVs in 2014; Ultra HD TV penetration rate to hit 1-2%

Oct 13, 14:36

Taiwan home electronics vendor Chimei is aiming to sell 6,000 Ultra HD TVs in 2014, up from 3,000 in 2013, according to the company.

Chimei Ultra HD TV sales aim to hit 6,000 in 2014

UMC to build 12-inch fab in Xiamen, keep 28/14nm production in Taiwan

Oct 13, 13:56

Having reached an agreement to invest in a 12-inch fab in Xiamen, China recently, United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has insisted that it will keep its advanced manufacturing...

Smartphones with screen sizes over 4.8-inch make up 80% of Taiwan own-brand shipments in 3Q14, says MIC

Oct 9, 12:36

Shipment volume of the Taiwan smartphone industry has topped around 5.4 million units in the third quarter of 2014, according to MIC. "The new rollouts of Samsung, Sony, and...

GTAT financial woes likely stem from low yield rates, say Taiwan makers

Oct 9, 11:07

US-based sapphire ingot producer GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has applied for bankruptcy protection possibly because its HEM technology-based ingot growing process has seen much...

Taiwan desktop industry witnessing highest-ever quarterly shipment volume in 3Q14, says MIC

Oct 8, 16:07

Shipment volume of the Taiwan desktop industry is estimated to have reached approximately 17.4 million units in the third quarter of 2014, marking the highest-ever quarterly shipment...

Taiwan ODMs say little impact from HP split in short term

Oct 8, 15:29

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will split into two companies, HP Enterprise and HP Inc., but this will not cause a substantial change to its ODM orders in the short term. But if this is the...

HP split is timely, says HP Taiwan head

Oct 8, 15:08

It is the right time for Hewlett-Packard (HP) to split into HP Enterprise and HP Inc. because HP's business groups for enterprise hardware and services, and PCs and printers have...

Taiwan market: TWM to offer tier pricing for 4G services

Oct 8, 13:54

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will offer tiered usage-based pricing for its 4G services in place of existing unlimited plans, with the new pricing effective from November, according to company...

Demand for non-Apple notebooks, tablets may remain weak until 2Q15, say Taiwan makers

Oct 8, 13:49

Under large pressure due to booming sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and new iPad models possibly to be launched in the fourth quarter and Apple Watch expected to be launched...

Cree investment is good for Taiwan LED development: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Oct 8, 12:35

US-based Cree will invest US$83 million to take a 13.32% stake in Taiwan-based Lextar Electronics, which provides LED epitaxial wafers and chips, as well as packaging services, as...

Lextar Electronics chairman and CEO David Su

12-inch MacBook Air starts small-volume production

Oct 8, 11:00

Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer started production of 12-inch MacBook Air in small volumes in October and will gradually increase output beginning November, according to sources...

Taiwan September export value up on year, says MOF

Oct 8, 10:52

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.43 billion for September 2014, decreasing 5.9% sequentially but increasing 4.7% on year, while the month's total import value of US$22.93...

Hard for Samsung to compete with TSMC for Apple A9 processor orders, say Taiwan makers

Oct 7, 12:34

While Samsung Electronics has attempted to offer low quotes to obtain 14nm FinFET foundry orders for A9 processors from Apple in 2015, it may be difficult for the Korea-based company...

ECS reports revenue drops for September 2014

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 21:45

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.82 billion (US$125.42 million) for September 2014, representing a 6.48% drop on month and 27.98% drop...

Taiwan makers developing bi-facial solar cells

Oct 6, 12:03

Some Taiwan-based monocrystalline silicon solar cell makers have been developing bi-facial cells with the front side absorbing direct sunlight and the back side sunlight reflected...

Asustek to launch smartphones in Brazil in October

Oct 3, 15:43

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone-series smartphones in the Taiwan market in April 2014 and has so far sold more than one million units. The company will launch ZenFones in Brazil...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches entry-level Xperia E3

Oct 3, 14:05

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its Xperia E3 in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$6,900 (US$227) unlocked targeting the entry-level segment. The model is the lowest-priced...

Taiwan market: Over 95,000 inkjet, 62,000 laser printers shipped in 2Q14, says IDC

Oct 3, 10:37

There were 95,640 inkjet printers shipped in the Taiwan market during the second quarter of 2014, decreasing 17% on quarter and 21% on year, and 62,067 laser printers shipped in the...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch NFC mobile payment services

Oct 2, 10:56

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will launch NFC-based mobile payment services through cooperation with MasterCard, four local banks and EastCard on October 16. The service will...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4, Gear S and Gear Circle

Oct 1, 15:50

Samsung Electronics has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, as well as new smart wearable devices, including Gear S and Gear Circle, in the Taiwan market. The...

Taiwan market: InFocus launches M510t smartphone via cooperation with Asia Pacific Telecom

Oct 1, 15:34

US-based vendor InFocus on September 30 launched the M510t smartphone featuring Qualcomm S400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 5-inch HD IPS touch screen, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free...

Taiwan market: Epson launches Pulsense

Oct 1, 14:59

Seiko Epson has unveiled Pulsense GPS-enabled smart wearable devices for immediate launch in the Taiwan market and aims at a 30% market share for such devices in 2014.

China PV module makers set tough terms for Taiwan cell makers

Oct 1, 11:36

China-based PV module makers have drastically reduced orders released to Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers who are subject to US anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

ITRI licenses STOBA to Taiwan Mitsui Chemicals for explosion-proof Li batteries

Sep 30, 15:42

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on September 29 signed for exclusive licensing deal for STOBA (self terminated olygomers with hyper-branched...

Largan Precision obtains factory site in central Taiwan

Stockwatch - Sep 30, 10:42

Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision has acquired 45.48 hectares (112.38 acres) of factory land in central Taiwan at NT$3.1 billion (US$102.5 million) from the Taichung...

Taiwan market: FET leads in 4G user base at end of August

Sep 29, 23:06

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 254,000 4G subscribers at the end of August, the largest number among the three main 4G mobile communication operators in Taiwan, according...

Inventec chairman sees no effect on Taiwan government banning Xiaomi smartphone usage, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 16:10

The Taiwan government is planning to ban the usage of China-based Xiaomi's handsets by government employees due to the possibility of data leakage. However, Inventec chairman Richard...

Asustek struggling to stay competitive in IT market, say Taiwan ODMs

Sep 26, 14:03

Compared to Lenovo which is supported by large demand in the domestic market as well as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell which have gained the upper hand in the enterprise segment by...

Commentary: Taiwan electronics industry experiencing outflux of talent to China

Sep 26, 12:14

Taiwan's electronics industry is experiencing an outflux of talent to China while upper management is beginning to retire, leaving many industry analysts worried about the stability...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular aims at 200,000-300,000 4G users at end of 2014

Sep 26, 11:54

Taiwan Star Cellular, which started 4G commercial operations on August 25 has more than 60,000 subscribers currently and aims to reach 200,000-300,000 at the end of 2014, according...

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    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

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    Samsung Electronics has introduced an LED-backlit LCD monitor, the BX2231, in the Taiwan market. The BX2231 features 2ms response time, 5 mega:1 contrast ratio, 1,920x1,080 resolution...

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