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Micron to release more commodity DRAM packaging orders to Taiwan backend service suppliers

Mar 18, 21:37

Micron Technology reportedly plans to release more backend packaging orders for its commodity DRAM chips to Taiwan-based IC testing and packaging companies starting the first half...

PC vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO PCs

Mar 18, 19:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Asustek Computer and other vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO (all-in-one) PCs in a bid to tap the low-cost segment, but this will decrease demand for...

Taiwan Vaio component makers suffering inventory pile ups

Mar 18, 18:48

Sony has completely stopped taking shipments of Vaio components from Taiwan-based suppliers following its signing with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) to sell the business in early...

Taiwan IC production value to grow 11.1% in 2014, say TSIA and IEK

Mar 18, 11:20

Taiwan's IC sector, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated production value of NT$1,888.6 billion (US$63.3 billion) in 2013, increasing 15.6%...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan posts EPS over NT$4 for 2013

Newswatch - Mar 14, 15:04

IC backend service company STATS ChipPAC Taiwan saw its net profits climb 11.2% to NT$547.62 million (US$18.04 million) in 2013. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$4.02 for...

Taiwan market: Leica launches X Vario Silver digital camera

Mar 14, 10:25

Germany-based Leica Camera AG on March 13 launched the Leica X Vario Silver in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$98,000 (US$3,234), according to its Taiwan sales...

Samsung, HP to launch Chrome OS AIO PCs

Mar 13, 20:06

Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) will follow LG Electronics to launch Chrome OS all-in-one PCs later in 2014, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Global demand for HDDs used in security surveillance to grow 10% annually in 3-5 years, say Taiwan retailers

Mar 13, 19:59

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) used in security surveillance solutions is expected to increase by as much as 10% a year in 3-5 years, according to Taiwan retail channels...

Foxconn to raise salaries for Taiwan employees in April

Mar 13, 16:19

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is set to increase salaries for employees who earn less than NT$1.2 million (US$39,560) per year in Taiwan and those qualified will...

Taiwan solar cell makers mull mergers in the wake of US anti-dumping probe

Mar 13, 11:30

Taiwan-based solar cell makers, due to concerns about impacts from the possibility of US imposing anti-dumping tariffs on their products, have begun mulling the feasibility of mergers,...

Lenovo may become second largest Android smartphone vendor, say Taiwan makers

Mar 12, 20:03

While Samsung Electronics has dominated the global Android smartphone market with a market share of 65% and LG Electronics, HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and Motorola Mobility have...

Acer, Asustek increase tablet orders to China ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Mar 11, 20:30

Acer and Asustek Computer have increased tablet orders released to China-based ODMs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan notebook ODMs impacted by on-month revenue drops in February

Mar 11, 15:50

Quanta Computer has announced shipments of 3.3 million notebooks in February, decreasing on month from 3.6 million units in January, and corresponding consolidated revenues of NT$69.32...

Taiwan touch panel makers drop product pricing; plan to adjust production lines

Mar 11, 15:43

Taiwan's touch panel makers are continuing to lower their pricing for touch panel products and will also make adjustments to their production lines in 2014, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Consumer digital camera unit sales drop as much as 40% in 2013

Mar 11, 11:48

There were 770,000-840,000 digital cameras sold in the Taiwan market in 2013, consisting of 500,000-550,000 consumer units (non-interchangeable-lens models, decreasing 35-40% on year),...

Taiwan PC vendors facing brain drain

Mar 10, 12:19

Several international PC brand vendors' moves to set up or expand R&D operations in Taiwan are expected to trigger a brain drain for Taiwan-based brand vendors, according to sources...

Taiwan February export value down on month, up on year, says MOF

Mar 10, 10:45

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$21.29 billion for February 2014, decreasing 12.4% on month but increasing 1.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.72...

US ITC names 5 Taiwan solar cell makers as candidate respondents in anti-dumping probe, sources say

Mar 7, 15:56

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has recommended five Taiwan-based solar cell makers as candidate respondents to the Department of Commerce's (DOC) anti-dumping investigation,...

Taiwan market: Leica launches D-Lux 6 Edition 100 digital camera

Mar 7, 10:41

Germany-based Leica Camera AG on March 6 unveiled the Leica D-Lux 6 Edition 100 for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$35,000 (US$1,153, including...

Taiwan ODMs seek server talent from brand vendors

Mar 6, 13:37

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been headhunting talent from first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell recently as their orders from large Internet players...

Japan PV vendors shifting outsourced production from Taiwan solar cell makers to China PV module makers

Mar 5, 20:58

Japan-based PV vendors, due to cost considerations and the depreciation of the Japanese yen, have been shifting from outsourcing solar cells production to Taiwan-based makers for...

Taiwan February CPI down on month, year, says DGBAS

Mar 5, 15:38

Taiwan's February 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.85 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.4% on month and 0.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 97.39%...

ITRI OCP Global Certification Testing Center opens in Taiwan

Mar 5, 14:09

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on March 4 hosted an Open Compute Project (OCP) Taiwan Forum and announced the opening of the ITRI...

Apple to end 13-inch MacBook Pro production, Intel to offer second-generation ultrabooks, say Taiwan makers

Mar 5, 14:07

Apple is expected to stop production of the 13-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2014 and will replace the product line with thinner models equipped with a Retina display. Meanwhile,...

Twitter CTO expected to visit Taiwan to discuss server supplies

Mar 5, 14:03

Twitter CTO Adam Messinger reportedly will come to Taiwan later in the week to talk with Taiwan-based ODMs including Quanta Computer, Wiwynn, Inventec, Foxconn Electronics and Mitac...

Impact of US anti-dumping probe to show in May, say Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 5, 12:36

The impact of the US anti-dumping investigation of Taiwan-based makers who supply solar cells to China-based PV module makers is expected to start showing in May, according to industry...

Taiwan market: Ambit, Taiwan Star Cellular may cooperate with 7-Eleven, FamilyMart

Mar 4, 14:52

Ambit Microsystems and Taiwan Star Cellular, two newcomers set to operate 4G mobile communication services in Taiwan, are likely to cooperate with 7-Eleven and FamilyMart, the top...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches LCD TVs with built-in MOD

Mar 4, 10:37

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 3 announced the launch of 42- and 50-inch smart LCD TVs with built-in MOD (multimedia on demand), CHT's platform for delivering IPTV services, in the...

Taiwan panel makers continue to see increased orders for 4G smartphone panels

Mar 3, 21:39

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to see increased orders for handset panels used in 5- and 5.5-inch 4G smartphones, according to industry sources. Most of the orders are for HD...

Taiwan market: Channel retailers unlikely to meet 1Q14 sales goal

Mar 3, 21:37

Taiwan's channel retailers are expected to have difficulties achieving their sales target for the first quarter as back-to-school demand in February was weaker than expected, according...

Taiwan market: E-Life Mall to expand retail chain

Mar 3, 15:08

E-Life Mall, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, will expand around Taiwan in 2014, with the number of general stores to increase from 330 currently to 350 and...

Taiwan panel makers to lead Ultra HD TV display shipments in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Mar 3, 15:05

Ultra HD TV display panels have become increasingly available and affordable to TV vendors, and Taiwan panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are forecast to lead Ultra HD TV...

Taiwan Star Cellular adds 2 shareholders

Mar 3, 10:30

Taiwan-based memory module maker Power Quotient International (PQI) and real estate developer Cathay Real Estate will invest NT$500 million (US$16.5 million) for a 2.5% stake and...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers look to expand LTPS LCD production capacity

Feb 27, 15:08

Taiwan-based panel makers had conservative developments in expanding production capacity for LTPS TFT LCD technology in 2013 amid increased competition from Japan-, Korea- and China-based...

Taiwan Star Cellular to increase paid-in capital

Feb 27, 14:49

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will issue 1.2 billion new shares to expand paid-in capital by NT$12 billion (US$395...

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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.

  • Garmin%2DAsus+Nuvifone+A10+smartphone

    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

  • Optoma+3D+ready+projector%2C+the+DS512

    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

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