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Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

Nov 28, 14:58

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China are forecast to generate total production value of NT$558.4 billion (US$18.1 billion) in 2014, rising 6.93% on year,...

Taiwan market: TV vendors slash Ultra HD TV prices 15% to spur sales

Nov 28, 14:53

TV vendors in Taiwan are cutting prices for Ultra HD (4K) TVs by 15% and are also releasing new 4K OLED units and various 60-inch and above size units in order to spur sales in the...

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications,...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments in 3Q14 hit record, says IDC

Nov 28, 10:04

There were 2.45 smartphones shipped in the Taiwan market during the third quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record and accounting for 96.1% of total handset shipments. Taiwan had...

Innolux clarifies Chi Mei Lighting debt issues, looking to secure loan from Taiwan banks

Nov 27, 14:46

Commenting on one of the Taiwan government-owned banks reportedly having refused to join Innolux's syndicated loan plans because of debt issues at Innolux's ex-affiliate Chi Mei Lighting...

Taiwan market: 4G user base tops 2.1 million at end of October, says NCC

Nov 27, 12:33

The total number of 4G mobile communications subscribers in the Taiwan market increased to 2.103 million as of the end of October, according to the National Communications Commission...

Foxconn to continue investment in central Taiwan, says chairman

Nov 26, 15:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), viewing that local governments and enterprises in central Taiwan plan to integrate resources to develop precision machinery, precision...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Taiwan market: Acer, Lenovo expect good PC sales during IT Month

Nov 26, 15:40

While global PC demand in the fourth quarter of 2014 is expected to decrease on quarter, Acer and Lenovo expect their PC shipments to still enjoy growth. They are also confident about...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom raises target 4G user base for end of 2014

Nov 26, 15:10

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has upward adjusted its internal target of 4G subscribers for the end of 2014 to 1.3 million, according to industry sources.

Taiwan IC designers seeing gross margin under pressure

Nov 26, 14:38

Taiwan-based IC design houses are seeking to improve their gross margins in 2015, by securing new orders for mobile devices set to roll out during the first half of the year, according...

IC designers expect higher gross margin in 2015

TSMC to grab 40-50% of A9 chip orders

Nov 26, 13:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to secure a combined 40-50% of Apple's A9 processor orders for next-generation iPad and iPhone devices, according to...

Tablet vendors may decrease number of models to be launched in 2015

Nov 26, 11:12

As it is difficult to make profit from tablets, Asustek Computer has decided to reduce the number of new models to be launched in 2015, and Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are also...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments reach 329.7 million in 3Q14

Nov 26, 10:46

Taiwan makers' small- to medium-size panel shipments reached 329.7 million in the third quarter of 2014, down 6.2% on quarter and 12.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

GIS applies for listing on Taiwan Stock Exchange

Nov 25, 16:03

General Interface Solution (GIS) Holding, a touch panel module subsidiary of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has filed an application to seek a primary listing on...

Taiwan and Korea makers expanding touch-embedded solutions in 2015

Nov 25, 15:59

Despite China makers holding an 80% proportion of embedded touch solutions to China handset vendors, Taiwan and Korea makers are expected to continue expanding production in 2015...

ASMedia announces partnership with AMD

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 22:20

Taiwan-based ASMedia has announced is has signed contracts with AMD for a partnership, but no details were disclosed about the relationship except that the projects are related to...

Taiwan IC designers see demand slowing down

Nov 24, 22:06

Demand for PC, 3G phone and consumer electronics ICs has slowed down recently, due to seasonal weakness, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Nov 24, 22:03

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 112.10 for October 2014, increasing by 2.76% on month and by 9.00% on year, according to statistics released...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.4 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 21:55

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers plan to cut personnel

Nov 24, 21:49

Some Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, faced with price drops and decreased orders arising from the US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariffs at an average...

Taiwan October unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Nov 24, 10:41

Taiwan had 457,000 jobless citizens in October 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95% which dropped 0.01pp on month and 0.29pp on year, according to statistics released...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers will ship over 24 million handsets in 4Q14

Nov 24, 10:32

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 24.05 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 15.1% on quarter and 43.8% on year. 20.55 million units (85.4%) will...

Medical equipment makers investing in new facilities in Taiwan

Nov 21, 15:53

Artificial tooth maker HC Bio-S has launched new facilities in the Kaohsiung Science Park and estimates the move will help bring the company more than NT$700 million (US$22.63 million)...

Taiwan estimated to supply 20% of global IC packaging materials, says IEK

Nov 21, 15:37

Output from Taiwan-based IC packaging materials suppliers is forecast to account for about 20% of the global output in 2014 indicating the industry's less-competitive global presence...

VIA stock demoted in TSE; expects strong performance in 4Q14

Nov 21, 15:11

VIA Technologies has recently been demoted to become a full-cash delivery stock by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) because its stock's net asset value dropped below NT$5 (US$0.16)...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$4 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 21, 10:43

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,932 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.957 billion in January-October 2014,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues to rise 6% in 2014

Nov 20, 21:23

The combined revenues of Taiwan's top-six LCD driver IC makers are expected to register a 6.1% increase in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Win Win Precision cooperates with vendor to market HeatCap in Japan

Nov 20, 20:06

PV module maker Win Win Precision Technology has cooperated with a Japan-based PV vendor to co-market HeatCap, patented PV modules developed by Win Win Precision, in the Japan rooftop...

Taiwan October export order value hits record, says MOEA

Nov 20, 19:09

Taiwan received export orders worth US$44.91 billion in total in October 2014, historically the highest monthly level and increasing 3.7% on month and 13.4% on year, according to...

Taiwan market: Lenovo launches new Yoga tablets

Nov 20, 14:31

Lenovo has launched its full series of Yoga tablets in Taiwan including the Yoga Tablet 2, the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro and the Yoga 3 Pro with sizes ranging from 8- to 13-inch.

Lenovo Yoga-series tablet

Taiwan market: Philips expects to sell 50,000 TVs in 2015

Nov 20, 14:16

Philips expects to sell 20,000 TVs in the Taiwan market during 2014 followed by 50,000 in 2015.

Monocrystalline solar cell prices may fall in 4Q14, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 21:36

As many Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have increasingly shifted production from polycrystalline models to monocrystalline ones for higher gross margins, increased...

TSMC buys Qualcomm Taiwan factory for US$85 million

Stockwatch - Nov 19, 15:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has acquired a Qualcomm factory in Longtan, northern Taiwan, for US$85 million, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock...

Inventec plans to launch cloud computing services via cooperation with Microsoft

Nov 19, 15:45

Inventec is talking with Microsoft about cooperation to integrate Microsoft-developed cloud computing software with Inventec hardware to launch related services in 2015, with target...

Inventec pushes cloud computing services

Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 expected to drive replacement of servers, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 14:55

Microsoft plans to end technical support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015 and this is expected to drive global demand for replacing or upgrading more than 10 million Windows Server...

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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.

  • Samsung+BX2231+21%2E5%2Dinch+LED+monitor+

    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.

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