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Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to remain flat in 2H15

Aug 5, 10:48

Combined handset shipments by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs in the third and fourth quarters are likely to be lower than the amount they shipped in the second quarter, reflecting...

Taiwan market: Acer sees strong sales at TCAS

Aug 4, 14:12

Acer has achieved better-than-expected results during the Taiwan Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2015 in Taipei, recording a sales growth of 40% compared to 2014. The results may...

Taiwan motherboard players targeting China embedded market for growth

Aug 3, 15:39

Seeing that PC demand remains weak, motherboard players have been trying to expand into the embedded product market especially in China. Players such as Gigabyte Technology and ASRock...

Taiwan motherboard players see business opportunities in China embedded market

Taiwan promoting recycling of household wastewater for industrial use

Jul 31, 15:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has been assisting industrial parks to set up disposal facilities to recycle household wastewater for use in production at the industrial...

Taiwan IC design houses expect orders for handsets to pick up in August

Jul 31, 15:33

IC demand for handsets is expected to pick up in August buoyed by an influx of orders from China, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Grand Prime

Jul 31, 12:00

Samsung Electronics has launched upgrade versions of its entry-level smartphone the Galaxy Grand Prime and the entry-level tablet the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 LTE in the Taiwan market, aiming...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sees 4G user base increase to 2.9 million

Jul 30, 21:55

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) saw the number of its 4G mobile communication subscribers increase to 2.9 million at the end of July and has offered several sales promotions in a bid to target...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 LCD TV shipments decline 8% on year

Jul 30, 15:28

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 7.97 million in the second quarter of 2015, up 6.6% on quarter but down 8.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 small- to medium-size panel shipments drop 0.4%

Jul 30, 14:47

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels slipped 0.4% in the second quarter of 2015 to 287 million due to shrinking orders for feature handsets, according to Digitimes...

Wistron chairman expresses concerns about China supply chain takeover

Jul 30, 13:59

Commenting on the Taiwan government's recent project of providing NT$500 billion (US$15.91 billion) loans to Taiwan's medium-to-large size enterprises, Wistron chairman Simon Lin...

Taiwan IC firms positive about demand for USB 3.1 Type-C solutions

Jul 30, 13:57

Taiwan-based IC design companies including ASMedia Technology, Etron Technology and VIA Labs are all gearing up to offer USB 3.1 Type-C solutions as they anticipate the interface...

Taiwan market: TWM, FET maintain monthly price of NT$998 for unlimited 4G use

Jul 30, 11:41

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on July 29 announced the continuation of a monthly charge rate of NT$998 (US$31.8) for unlimited 4G mobile access to the Internet, and Far EasTone Telecommunications...

PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 11:20

As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new...

Taiwan IoT makers have to develop innovative applications, says Acer founder

Jul 29, 16:08

To compete for business opportunities in the global Internet of things (IoT) market, Taiwan-based makers should capitalize on advantages in information and communication technology...

Intel defines 6 desktop market segments for CPU platforms, say Taiwan makers

Jul 29, 15:41

Intel, in a bid to promote desktop CPU platforms, has divided the whole market into six segments in terms of market positioning and price: Enthusiast Tower catering to demand for...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphones

Jul 29, 15:10

Xiaomi Technology has adjusted its marketing strategy to promote its smartphones in Taiwan, shifting its focus to mid-range and high-end smartphones instead of low-priced models in...

Xiaomi sales director Henman Lee

Demand for UV-A LED may take off in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jul 29, 12:08

As the LED backlighting market is approaching saturation and prices for LED lighting, despite growing demand, have been falling, many LED makers have been developing UV (ultraviolet)-A...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see flat growth for large-size panels in 2H15

Jul 29, 11:43

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels are expected to only grow 0.7% on quarter in the third quarter of 2015 followed by 0.6% sequential growth...

Taiwan market: Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2

Jul 29, 11:37

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy Tab S2 Android 5.0.2 tablet models for launch in the Taiwan market in early August at recommended retail prices of NT$19,900 (US$635) for 9.7-inch...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy J7

Jul 28, 15:28

Samsung Electronics has launched its Galaxy J7 smartphone in the Taiwan market, targeting the entry-level to mid-range segment. The Galaxy J7 will be available at NT$7,990 (US$253)...

Taiwan market: 66% of Internet users use gaming services, says Google

Jul 28, 14:50

Of Internet users in Taiwan, 66% play online or Web games for more than 30 minutes a day and nearly 92% of them play games mobile devices, according to a market survey jointly undertaken...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to grow 14% in 3Q15

Jul 28, 14:25

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is forecast to rise 14.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to peak seasonal effects, as well as rollouts of new...

Taiwan solar cell makers hike August quotes to US$0.31/W

Jul 28, 11:42

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of strong demand mainly from China-based PV module makers, have raised quotes from US$0.30-31/W for July to an average...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments decline over 10% in 2Q15

Jul 27, 21:53

Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments reached only 19.42 million units in the second quarter of 2015, down 10.3% from the same quarter a year ago, showing that the industry is still in a...

Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones

Jul 27, 19:59

Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...

China makers gain upper hand over Taiwan rivals in IoT orders

Jul 24, 12:07

Many Silicon Valley-based startups have chosen makers in Shenzhen, China, instead of Taiwan-based ODMs, for production of hardware devices for IoT (Internet of Things) applications,...

Prices for solar cells produced outside Taiwan, China expected to rise 2-3% in August

Jul 24, 10:55

As demand for crystalline silicon solar cells produced in countries other than Taiwan and China has rebounded mainly due to higher than expected US final anti-dumping and anti-subsidization...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Mi Note 64GB

Jul 24, 10:52

Xiaomi Technology has launched its Mi Note 64GB version in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET).

Xiaomi Mi Note

Asustek, Taiwan ODMs benefit from growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in Japan

Jul 24, 10:46

There is increasing demand for inexpensive SIM-free smartphones in the Japan market and consequently ZenFone series models launched by Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer have been...

Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim

Jul 24, 10:44

HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and...

The HTC Vive

Taiwan sees decreased June manufacturing production index, says MOEA

Jul 23, 20:17

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 106.75 for June 2015, decreasing 0.41% on month and 1.18% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan to release 2.5-2.6GHz band units for 4G operation in 4Q15

Jul 23, 15:29

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on July 22 announced the release of 2.5-2.6GHz frequency band units with total bandwidth of 190MHz to six 4G licensees through open-bid...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic to establish online shopping website

Jul 23, 15:22

LCD monitor vendor ViewSonic has expanded into the e-commerce business in Taiwan and will establish a ViewSonic online shopping website via Yahoo Taiwan's shopping mall platform.

Teco, China Steel establish joint venture for Taiwan wind power business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:43

Teco Electric & Machinery has established a joint venture with Taiwan-based steel maker China Steel (CSC) specifically to produce offshore wind power-generating turbines, according...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT business opportunities

Jul 23, 14:21

Japan-based server brand vendor Fujitsu launched several new server products in Taiwan on July 22, eying the business opportunities from Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Fujitsu launches new servers for IoT in Taiwan
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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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    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...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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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...

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