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Commentary: Will Taiwan satellite industry ever take off?

Aug 31, 15:14

Taiwan's first indigenously produced Earth observation satellite Formosat-5 was successfully launched August 25 from California, the US, into a low Earth orbit, about 720 kilometers...

Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory production

Aug 31, 15:01

Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.

Taiwan market: JPW to open 8 VR arcades in September

Aug 31, 13:55

JPW International Technology, a VR motion and arcade solution provider, will open a total of eight JoyLand VR arcades in five cities around Taiwan in September, according to company...

JPW promoting VR experiences through VR arcades

WI Harper manages US$165 million fund to help Taiwan develop AI

Aug 31, 11:09

US-based venture capital firm WI Harper Group manages a US$165 million fund partly contributed by the Taiwan government, in a bid to help Taiwan develop AI (artificial intelligence)...

WI Harper Group venture partner Norman Liang

Taiwan electronics makers urged to tap into Google driverless car supply chain

Aug 30, 19:15

With autonomous driving emerging as one of the hottest innovation R&D projects actively under way in the Silicon Valley, authorities there have relaxed regulations to facilitate...

Tom Yeh, science and technology division chief at Taipei's representative office in San Francisco

Appier obtains investment of US$33 million in series C round, says paper

Aug 30, 14:52

Taiwan-based AI (artificial intelligence)-based application developer Appier has raised venture capital funds of US$33 million in series C round from Japan-based SoftBank and LINE,...

Ibase Gaming to debut on Taiwan OTC market in September

Aug 30, 14:48

Taiwan-based gambling machine and motherboard supplier Ibase Gaming Technology, a subsidiary of industrial PC firm Ibase, will debut on Taiwan's over the counter (OTC) stock market...

Ibase Gaming to be listed on Taiwan OTC market

Taiwan market: HTC updates entry-level smartphone model

Aug 30, 14:26

HTC has launched an update version of its HTC One A9s in the Taiwan market aiming to further expand its market share. The product is available at NT$4,990 (US$165) unlocked.

Taiwan IC firms enjoys robust RFIC demand

Aug 30, 14:25

RF chip demand has been growing and is expected to peak in the third quarter, which will buoy sales at Taiwan-based Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8

Aug 30, 13:10

Samsung Electronics will start taking pre-sale orders for its Galaxy Note 8 in the Taiwan market from September 1-11 and officially market the products through local retail channels...

Samsung has launched Galaxy Note 8 in Taiwan

Taiwan passive component firms bracing for seasonal demand pickup

Aug 30, 13:08

Taiwan-based suppliers of capacitors, chip resistors, MLCCs and power inductors, as well as suppliers of materials for manufacturing these passive components, are bracing for a seasonal...

Taiwan passive component firms brace for seasonal demand pickup

Commentary: Innovation is key to survival for Taiwan IC designers

Aug 29, 15:38

Due to lackluster business performances recorded by most Taiwan IC design houses in the first half of 2017, the overall production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will see only...

Taiwan to install 3 million smart power meters by 2024, says paper

Aug 29, 14:59

The Taiwan government will boost the use of smart power meters, aimming to install three million such devices by 2024, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report

HTC, Asustek smartphone businesses hit headwinds

Aug 29, 11:52

Taiwan's top-two smartphone vendors HTC and Asustek Computer are facing mounting pressure on how to make a turnaround of their beleaguered smartphone business amid increasing competition,...

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Taiwan approves 5-year NT$16 billion AI development plan

Aug 29, 10:41

The Taiwan government has approved a Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) proposal to undertake five strategic tasks with a 5-year budget of NT$16 billion (US$527 million) to...

MOST has worked out a five-year plan for Taiwan's AI development

Silicon Works striving for orders from China, Taiwan

Aug 29, 10:22

Korea-based Silicon Works is striving for orders from China- and Taiwan-based panel vendors, and intends to reduce its reliance on orders placed by LG Display, according to a Korea-based...

Domestic demand may save Taiwan solar cell makers, says TSEC chairman

Aug 28, 16:11

The Taiwan government has decided to strengthen development of renewable energy, mostly PV and wind power, as it seeks to phase out nuclear power, and this has afforded opportunities...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao

Taiwan market: Shopee combines C2C and B2B2C

Aug 28, 11:24

Singapore-based mobile e-commerce operator Shopee has combined C2C and B2B2C in the Taiwan market into a single platform to simplify use of its shopping services, according to the...

AI complementary to HI, says Microsoft Taiwan marketing head

Aug 28, 11:10

AI (artificial intelligence) and HI (human intelligence) have respective advantages and thus should complement each other, according to Microsoft Taiwan's new marketing and operating...

Microsoft Taiwan marketing and operating director Jason Tsao

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments down in July, but Oppo moves up

Aug 25, 11:52

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market reached 604,000 units in July, down 4.14% on month and 2.37% on year, according to data compiled by local channels.

Smartphone shipments to the Taiwan market dropped in July

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up on year

Aug 24, 11:04

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 113.45 for July 2017, decreasing 0.07% on month but increasing 2.94% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch smartphone-based affinity credit card

Aug 23, 15:08

Taiwan Mobile plans to team up with EasyCard and Taipei Fubon Bank to launch in September Taiwan's first smartphone-based affinity credit card to promote mobile payments in the local...

Taiwan Mobile to launch smartphone-based affinity credit card in September

Winbond announces equipment purchases

Aug 23, 15:05

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has disclosed two purchases of machinery equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron...

Taiwan July unemployment rate down on year, says DGBAS

Aug 23, 14:33

Taiwan had 454,000 jobless citizens in July 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.84% which rose 0.10pp on month but dropped 0.18pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

Aug 22, 12:00

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt...

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Taiwan sees foreign direct investment of US$4.4 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 22, 11:36

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has disclosed it approved 1,853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.407 billion in January-July 2017,...

Taiwan July export order value up on year, says MOEA

Aug 22, 11:31

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$38.72 billion in July 2017, decreasing 4% sequentially but increasing 10.5% on year. It was 12th consencutive month that saw on-year growth,...

Compal reportedly to sell stake in China JV soon

Aug 22, 11:26

Compal Electronics has started to relocate its executives at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology - the notebook manufacturing joint venture between the ODM and Lenovo - back to the...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook brand and top-3 ODMs see shipments slide on month in July

Aug 21, 14:58

With inventory preparation for back-to-school demand reaching an end in June, first-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July with the top-5 brands' combined shipments...

First-tier notebook vendors' shipments slowed down in July

Competition heating up among Taiwan contact lens makers

Aug 21, 11:39

Taiwan-based contact lens makers' competition in the domestic and overseas markets has become increasingly intense, according to industry sources.

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping poses with contact lenses produced by Largan Medical

Taiwan to build AI innovation ecosystem, says MOST

Aug 21, 11:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will undertake five strategic tasks to establish an AI (artificial intelligence) innovation ecosystem in a bid to boost development...

MOST minister Chen Liang-gee (right)

Taiwan 2Q17 economic growth estimated at 2.13%, says DGBAS

Aug 21, 11:23

Taiwan's economic growth for first-quarter 2017 has been upward adjusted by 0.06pp from 2.60% estimated in late May to 2.66% and growth for second-quarter 2017 is estimated at 2.13%,...

Taiwan science ministry may introduce smart power storage system from Tesla

Aug 21, 10:52

With a recent massive power outage revealing the fragility of Taiwan's electrical grid and highlighting the need for power storage, the nation's Ministry of Science and Technology...

Tesla offers outstanding energy storage systems

HY Electronic plans TSE listing

Aug 21, 10:10

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic plans to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) between late third-quarter and early fourth-quarter 2017, according to the Cayman-incorporated...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches Zen Fone 4 family products

Aug 18, 15:46

Asustek Computer has officially launched its ZenFone 4 series products at an event in Taiwan, with three out of the family's four models to be available immediately in the local ma...

Korean actor Gong Yoo (left) Asustek chairman Jonney Shih (center) at the ZenFone 4 launch in Taipei
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    Jazz Hipster smart speaker

    Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality. Jazz Hipster's smart speaker features...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

  • Apple+Taipei+101+store

    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

  • Asustek+Zenbo+home+service+robot

    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.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    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.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    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.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.