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Taiwan Mobile sees profits up 7% on year in January-February

Mar 10, 12:32

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile saw its net profits increase 7% on year to NT$2.68 billion (US$86.47 million) in the first two months of 2017.

Taiwan forms alliance to promote IoT

Mar 10, 11:17

Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has organized Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency (ASVDA), a cross-industry alliance specifically to promote IoT, according to NDC deputy...

Stan Shih, Acer founder and ASVDA honorary president

Taiwan market: Asustek, Acer to compete on pricey gaming notebooks

Newswatch - Mar 9, 15:55

Asustek Computer and Acer plan to start marketing their latest but pricey gaming notebooks in the Taiwan market soon, heating up the already keen market, according to industry sour...

Taiwan market: IgniteNet, Q-Ware to offer wireless network solutions to financial firms

Mar 9, 14:58

IgniteNet, a business unit of Accton Technology, will team up with wireless Internet service provider Q-Ware Systems & Services to jointly offer wireless network solutions to...

Taiwan to release more frequency bands for 4G

Mar 9, 14:32

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on March 8 indicated that it plans to release frequency bands with a total bandwidth of 150MHz for 4G mobile communications, with...

Taiwan market: SolidWizard to distribute Markforged 3D printing products

Mar 8, 16:05

Taiwan-based SolidWizard Technology, a distributor of Solidworks' 3D CAD design software in the local market, has signed a contract to also distribute Markforged's 3D printing products...

SolidWizard president Hsu Tai-yuan

Taiwan market: HMD launches Nokia 6

Mar 8, 15:34

HMD Global has launched the Android-based Nokia 6 smartphone in the Taiwan market targeting the mid-tier market. The phone will be available from Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) or yahoo.com...

The ceremony for the launch of the Nokia 6

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan swings back to profitability in 2016

Newswatch - Mar 8, 14:55

IC backend service supplier STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$611 million (US$19.78 million) for 2016 compared to a net loss of NT$164 million of a...

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

Mar 7, 20:53

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.66 billion for February 2017, decreasing 4.5% on month but increasing 27.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.30...

Taiwan IC design service and IP providers seeing robust 10nm, 16nm chip demand in China

Mar 7, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have recently enjoyed a ramp-up of demand for 10nm and 16nm products from their China-based customers, according...

Taiwan February CPI down, says DGBAS

Mar 7, 14:05

Taiwan's February 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.08 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.34% on month and 0.04% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of...

VMware expects demand for hybrid cloud system from Taiwan to rise

Mar 6, 15:48

General manager of VMware Taiwan Barry Chen, citing research firm figures, pointed out that worldwide public cloud systems' information loading ratio will increase to 30% in the next...

Barry Chen, general manager of VMware Taiwan

San'an Optoelectronics recruiting university graduates in Taiwan

Mar 6, 14:59

San'an Optoelectronics, the largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, is recruiting graduates with master's and doctroal degrees from Taiwan's universities as executives...

US review lowers anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan solar cell makers

Mar 6, 11:09

The US Department of Commerce has reviewed anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2014, and made an initial decision to lower rates...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches pink-colored ZenFone 3 Max

Mar 3, 15:43

Asustek Computer has released a new pink-colored model of its ZenFonre 3 Max family products into the Taiwan market.

Asustek ZenFone 3 Max

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundries see combined revenues fall 7.6% on quarter in 1Q17

Mar 2, 22:06

Combined revenues of Taiwan's top-3 foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), are...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB limited edition

Mar 2, 13:53

Mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has begun taking pre-sale orders for a limited edition of gold-colored iPhone 6 32GB to be launched in the Taiwan market on March 10, according...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan brand vendors, ODMs to decline nearly 40% in 1Q17

Mar 2, 10:33

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 39.6% on year to below 10 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship nearly 20 million LCD monitors in 4Q16

Mar 1, 12:03

Taiwan-based makers shipped 19.825 million LCD monitors in fourth-quarter 2016, slipping 5% on quarter and 6.9% on year, and taking up 65.9% of the global total, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan market: HMD to start marketing Nokia 6 in early March

Newswatch - Mar 1, 10:56

HMD Global will start marketing the new Nokia 6 in the Taiwan market on March 8 after the Finland-based firm officially unveiled the model along with the Nokia 5, 3 and the iconic...

Taiwan starts LWA 4G+Wi-Fi commercial operation

Feb 24, 15:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), networking/communication device maker SerComm, IC design house MediaTek and smartphone vendor HTC have jointly announced the beginning of commercial operation...

Senyun to rent plants at CTSP for lens manufacturing, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 15:39

Gigabyte Technology-invested optical component maker Senyun Precision Optical has been approved for an investment project for Central Taiwan Science Park and will rent plants there...

Taiwan maintains largest share of global IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 11:07

Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.3% share, a slight decrease from 21.7% in 2015 when the country first became the global wafer capacity leader, according...

Taiwan January unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Feb 24, 10:54

Taiwan had 445,000 jobless citizens in January 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.78% which dropped 0.01pp on month and 0.09pp on year, according to statistics released...

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

Feb 24, 10:52

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 106.13 for January 2017, decreasing 6.81% on month but increasing 3.80% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in January

Newswatch - Feb 22, 15:30

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 692,000 units in January 2017, up 3.75% on month but down 5% from a year earlier, according to data compiled local retain channels...

3S Silicon Tech debuts on Taiwan emerging stock market

Feb 22, 14:14

3S Silicon Tech started trading on Taiwan's emerging stock market on February 21 at an initial price of NT$20 (US$0.65) per share, according to the semiconductor equipment company...

Taiwan makers to ship 1.2 million VR HMD devices in 2017, says MIC

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:32

Taiwan's shipments of VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices, including ODM models, are expected to reach 1.2 million units in 2017, according to Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 2, Redmi Note 4X

Feb 22, 11:46

Xiaomi has launched its Mi Note 2 and Redmi Note 4X smartphones in the Taiwan market. The two models will be available starting March 1, with the Mi Note 2 priced at NT$16,999 (US$552),...

Xiaomi Taiwan president Henman Lee

Taiwan IC production value to rise 5.8% in 2017, say TSIA and IEK

Feb 21, 15:34

The production value of Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, will increase 5.8% in 2017 reaching NT$2,591.6 billion (US$84.1...

Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March

Feb 21, 15:08

Taiwan-based MCU and consumer IC design houses have recently seen customer orders pick up, and are expected to see their revenues start to rise in March, according to industry sour...

Taiwan MCU and consumer IC suppliers set to enjoy revenue growth starting March

TPK to quit touch panel production for Apple Watch, say sources

Feb 21, 11:08

TPK Holding has been a suppleir of G/G (2 pieces of glass) touch panels for use in Apple Watch for two years, but since Apple adopted TOL (touch on lens) for second-generation Apple...

China and Taiwan fabs gearing up for next-gen memory production

Feb 21, 10:51

China- and Taiwan-based pure-play foundries are partnering with their fabless clients to fabricate next-generation memory types, such as 3D NAND, MRAM and ReRAM, while memory chipmakers...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$367 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 20, 21:34

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 198 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$366.86 million in January 2017, respectively...

Taiwan January export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Feb 20, 21:32

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.97 billion in total in January 2017, decreasing 12.8% on month but increasing 5.2% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

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    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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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...

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