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Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom kicks off 4G commercial operation

Dec 25, 11:36

Asia Pacific Telecom began commercial operation of 4G mobile communication services on December 24 and aims to have its 4G subscribers accounting for 15-20% of all 4G subscribers...

IC design service firms partnering with foundry houses to solicit orders for advanced processes

Dec 24, 22:59

Taiwan-based Global Unichip and Alchip Technologies, two IC design service companies partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), have stepped up efforts to lure...

Western Digital to set R&D center in Taiwan

Dec 24, 16:19

Western Digital has announced to establish an R&D center in Taiwan and expects Taiwan's talent and rich R&D experience to benefit its software development process.

Jim Welsh, executive vice president, WD Content Solutions Business and worldwide sales

Taiwan team announces SEMI PV57-1214 standards

Dec 24, 15:53

A Taiwan team has announced SEMI-recognized international standards of performance measurement for dye-sensitized solar cells and organic solar cells, coded SEMI PV57-1214.

Taiwan market: Oppo launches two flagship smartphones

Dec 24, 15:34

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has launched two flagship models, the Oppo R5 and N3, in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications,...

The Oppo R5

Taiwan market: Apple is top smartphone vendor in November

Dec 24, 14:54

Apple ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in November, in terms of both sales volume and sales value, according to data compiled by local retail channel...

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

Dec 23, 21:28

Taiwan reported a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 107.58 for November 2014, decreasing by 4.13% on month but increasing by 6.92% on year, according to statistics...

UTAC said to set up 12-inch wafer-level packaging line in Taiwan

Dec 23, 15:13

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC), a Singapore-based assembly and test company, will continue its investment in Taiwan in 2015 by setting up a 12-inch wafer-level packaging line,...

PSI to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Dec 23, 11:03

Phoenix Silicon International (PSI) will start trading on the Emerging Stock Board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 23, with a planned listing price of $55 (US$1.74),...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$4.4 billion in January-November, says MOEA

Dec 22, 21:56

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,223 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.433 billion in January-November 2014,...

Taiwan November export order value down sequentially, up on year, says MOEA

Dec 22, 21:54

Taiwan received export orders worth US$43.51 billion in total in November 2014, decreasing by 3.1% on month but increasing by 6.0% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan, China notebook vendors halt notebook sales in Russia, report says

Newswatch - Dec 22, 16:20

Asustek Computer, Acer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and Lenovo have stopped selling their notebooks in Russia as they have been suffering losses due to a free...

Taiwan November unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Dec 22, 15:32

Taiwan had 451,000 jobless citizens in November 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.89% which dropped by 0.06pp on month and by 0.27pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

WCG Ultra HD models to be TV sales promotion focus in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:21

Japan-, South Korea- and China-based LCD TV vendors are expected to focus marketing on WCG (wide color gamut) Ultra HD models in 2015 and consequently WCG models as a proportion of...

International vendors to launch QD LCD TVs in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 11:19

International LCD TV vendors, including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony and China-based TCL and Hisense, are expected to launch quantum dot (QD) models for market differentiation...

Dow CMP pad plant in Taiwan to operate at full capacity in 2015

Dec 19, 16:00

Dow Chemical expects its CMP (chemical mechanical polishing) solution and pad production plant in Chunan, northern Taiwan, to operate at full capacity through 2015, according to the...

Dow Chunan plant manager KM Chen

Notebook orders from Russia decreasing, say Taiwan ODMs

Dec 19, 14:04

Notebook orders from channel retailers and regional brands in Russia have been decreasing due to impacts of the Russian rouble's drastic devaluation, according to Taiwan-based ODMs...

Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage

Dec 19, 11:36

LG Electronics has launched 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage equipped with IPS panels produced by LG Display and multimedia editing software in the Taiwan market, with small-...

Japan smartphone panel makers bring price pressure on China and Taiwan competitors

Dec 19, 11:27

Japan-based Japan Display and Sharp have reduced quotes to compete for orders for panels used in high-end smartphones from China-based vendors, brining price competitive pressure...

Taiwan market: FET expects 4G users to exceed 1 million by year end, says president

Dec 19, 11:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), based on applications for using 4G mobile communication services, is confident of attaining more than one million 4G subscribers by the end of...

Taiwan science parks January-October total revenues up 3.61% on year, says MOST

Dec 18, 21:56

The three science parks developed and operated by the government in Taiwan, Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

Prices for 32-inch TV panels rising, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 11:33

Prices for 32-inch LCD TV panels have risen 25% to US$95 since March 2014 mainly due to continued demand from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, which has benefited China Star...

Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei to open in March 2015

Dec 17, 23:18

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) new IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the air bridge between the building and Guang Hua...

Gou Shou-cheng, manager of Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan

TSMC chairman disagrees with Alibaba chairman on lack of entrepreneurs in Taiwan

Dec 17, 16:11

Executive chairman Jack Ma for China-based Alibaba Group, in a speech delivered in Taipei on December 15, said that there have been no new entrepreneurs in Taiwan in the past 15 years...

Taiwan market: PND market becoming more centralized on few brands

Dec 17, 15:14

The PND device market in Taiwan has become more centralized on four brands, Garmin, Papago, Mio and TomTom, as second-tier and white-box makers have switched to focus on wearable...

Business software vendor SAP looks to team up with Taiwan cloud data centers

Dec 16, 22:09

Enterprise software and service provider SAP is looking to sign a number of strategic alliance agreements with Taiwan-based cloud data centers in 2005, driven by growing demand for...

SAP Taiwan general manager Janice Lai

SSD/HDD hybrid business-use notebooks expected to increase in 2015

Dec 16, 22:03

In view of continual drops in SSD prices, notebook vendors are more willing to adopt SSD/HDD hybrid storage devices for business-use models in 2015, with the proportion of hybrid...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches two metal smartphones

Dec 16, 14:54

Samsung Electronics has unveiled two metal-clad smartphones, the Galaxy A5 and A3, in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to midrange segment.

Unveiling of Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3

Taiwan market: China-based MLS to wage LED lighting price war

Dec 16, 12:01

China-based LED packaging house MLS has set up a Taiwan subsidiary in a bid to launch LED light tubes and bulbs in the Taiwan market at retail prices 30% lower than market levels...

ASE Kaohsiung plant allowed to resume operations

Dec 16, 11:21

The K7 factory of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) located in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan - suspended for months in the wake of major pollution violations - has been allowed...

Xiaomi plans to launch sub-CNY500 smartphones in 2015

Dec 15, 10:26

Xiaomi Technology, which has become the fifth-largest smartphone vendor by virtue of launching inexpensive models in 2014, plans to launch entry-level smartphones for sale at below...

Taiwan market: Artifacts introduces Romo

Dec 12, 15:22

High-end retail chain Artifacts has introduced Romo, a programmable robot toy that can be controlled via a connection with an iPhone, for sale in the Taiwan market at a retail price...

Romo, a programmable robot toy

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

Global demand for e-paper on the decline

Dec 12, 11:15

Global demand for e-paper from e-book reader vendors is decreasing mainly due to competition from tablets and as a result, several vendors including Toshiba, Sony and Panasonic have...

Taiwan market: Driving recorder sales see polarized developments

Dec 11, 14:20

The driving recorder market in Taiwan has seen polarized developments, with white-box makers competing for the sub-NT$2,000 (US$64) segment, and first-tier vendors focusing on the...

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  • TSEC to showcase P-type PERC monocrystalline solar cell at Japan Expo

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  • Everlight Electronics to shift LED lighting focus from indoor applications to outdoor and commercial, says chairman

    Before Going to Press | 5h 22min ago

  • TacBright expects new facilities to go into operation in June

    Before Going to Press | 5h 24min ago

  • Polarizer prices continuing to drop

    Before Going to Press | 5h 24min ago

  • 30% of Huawei smartphones in 2015 to be high-end products

    Before Going to Press | 5h 26min ago

  • Taiwan IC design houses January sales to rise

    Before Going to Press | 6h 1min ago

  • Facebook opens Taiwan office

    Before Going to Press | 6h 6min ago

  • Macronix expects return to profitability in 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | 6h 6min ago

  • AUO aims to hold a 30% share in curved Ultra HD TV panel shipments in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 7h 5min ago

  • Taiwan government increasing cooperation with local universities to develop medical equipment

    Before Going to Press | 7h 16min ago

  • AUO expects 6-8% on-year increase in LCD panel surface in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 7h 20min ago

  • AUO to increase production capacity at Taiwan 8.5G facilities

    Before Going to Press | 7h 23min ago

  • Digitimes Research: WPC far surpasses PMA in wireless power charging certification

    Before Going to Press | 7h 34min ago

  • China market: Meizu to launch inexpensive TD-LTE smartphone

    Before Going to Press | 7h 36min ago

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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.

  • Hiachieve+eWonderPad+tablet+PC

    Hiachieve eWonderPad tablet PC

    Taiwan-based Hiachieve Digital Technology, which provide digital contents for education purposes, has launched an education-specific tablet PC, the eWonderPad, with cloud computing...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

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    Samsung BX2231 21.5-inch LED monitor

    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...

    Photo: company, Oct 7.

2015 China IC design market forecast
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

29-Jan-2015 markets closed

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TAIEX (TSE)9510.92-10.67-0.11% 

TSE electronic383.5-0.26-0.07% 

GTSM (OTC)139.68-0.17-0.12% 

OTC electronic181.09+0.02+0.01% 

Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.