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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...

Taiwan January unemployment hits 67-month low, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 15:03

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in January 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.02%, which was the lowest monthly level since July 2008 and down 0.06pp on month and 0.14pp...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 500,000 4G users in 2014

Feb 26, 13:56

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will start commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band unit...

Taiwan market: FET launches 4 own-brand smartphones

Feb 25, 21:06

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on February 25 unveiled the Smart 401, Smart 402, Smart 501 and Smart 502, for immediate...

Taiwan Mobile to deploy 8,000-10,000 4G base stations by end of 2015

Feb 25, 13:59

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will kick off 4G commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band in quarter of...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 11:15

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.43 for January 2014, decreasing 3.32% on month and 1.93% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

March solar cell orders from China not decreasing as expected, say Taiwan makers

Feb 25, 11:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers originally expected China-based PV module makers to reduce orders due to the impact of a US anti-dumping investigation of Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: CHT, TWM, FET shifting 2G users to 3G

Feb 24, 21:37

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have been shifting mobile communication...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues edge up in 2013

Feb 24, 19:57

The combined revenues of Taiwan's top-6 LCD (display) driver IC makers amounted to NT$100.5 billion (US$3.32 billion) in 2013, increasing 11.7% from a year earlier, according to Digitimes...

Microsoft to lower Windows 8.1 licensing fees for entry-level PCs, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 15:31

Microsoft plans to further decrease Windows 8.1 licensing rates for entry-level PCs priced below US$250 and tablets, from nearly US$50 currently to about US$15, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Projector vendors look to develop high-end units in 2014

Feb 24, 15:23

Following a decline in the overall projector market in Taiwan during 2013, vendors are looking to develop more mid-range and high-end value-added units to increase their competitiveness...

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Taiwan makers to benefit from Samsung exit from microSD card market

Feb 24, 14:56

Samsung Electronics' move to no longer manufacture microSD cards in-house will eventually benefit Taiwan-based memory module firms and related packaging and testing houses, according...

Dell to shift PC R&D resources from US to Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:21

Dell is reducing PC R&D resources at its development center in Austin, Texas and will shift the resources to its Taiwan development center, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Google may cancel Chromebook subsidies, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:12

In view of booming sales of Chromebooks, Google is likely to cancel subsidies for development and marketing, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Lextar Electronics tops Taiwan LED makers in patent application in 2013

Feb 21, 15:10

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics filed applications for 208 patents with the Intellectual Property Office under...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment over US$325 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 274 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$325.24 million in January 2014, respectively...

Taiwan January export order value down, says MOEA

Feb 21, 09:41

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.11 billion in total in January 2014, decreasing 14.7% on month and 2.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to launch flagship smartphone MI3

Feb 20, 21:38

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology will launch MI3, its flagship smartphone, in the Taiwan market for online sale beginning February 26 at a contract-free retail price of NT$9,999...

Taiwan touch panel makers are continuing to lower product pricing

Feb 20, 21:29

Taiwan touch panel makers are continuing to lower product pricing amid increased competition from makers in China.

Twitter to release server orders to Taiwan ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Feb 20, 21:15

Twitter will place orders for servers directly with Taiwan-based ODMs instead of vendors such as Hewlett-Packard, Dell and IBM, according to server supply chain players.

Taiwan science parks see 2013 total revenues up over 9%

Feb 20, 11:44

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.188 trillion (US$73.41...

Taiwan solar cell makers can bear up to 15% US anti-dumping tax

Feb 20, 11:34

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has started an anti-dumping investigation of China- and Taiwan-based solar players and is expected to announce preliminary anti-dumping tariffs...

Taiwan IC design houses March sales to soar

Feb 19, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Richtek Technology, Novatek Microelectronics and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are expected to report...

Taiwan 4Q13 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 2.95%, says DGBAS

Feb 19, 14:24

Taiwan's economic growth rate in the fourth quarter of 2013 has been upward adjusted from 2.92% estimated in January 2014 to 2.95%, according to estimates released by the Directorate...

Silicon reclaim wafer market increases 14% in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 19, 12:55

The worldwide reclaim wafer market is estimated at US$460 million in 2013 and is forecast to reach US$493 million by 2015, according to SEMI. Both revenues and number of wafers reclaimed...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi may win fifth smartphone vendor ranking in local market

Feb 19, 12:52

China-based Xiaomi Technology is likely to win the fifth place in smartphone vendor rankings in the Taiwan market soon thanks to strong sales of its Red Rice smartphones, according...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to start 4G operations in 4Q14, says CNA

Newswatch - Feb 18, 15:03

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will begin commercial operations in the fourth quarter of 2014, the Central...

Taiwan cell makers looking to answer charges in US PV anti-dumping probe

Feb 18, 13:58

A US anti-dumping investigation is targeting PV modules imported from China. However, because Taiwan crystalline silicon solar cell makers generally are suppliers for China-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs to see decreased 1Q14 digital camera shipments

Feb 18, 10:54

Taiwan-based ODMs Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical will ship a total of 2.762 million digital cameras in the first quarter...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims to kick off 4G operation in July

Feb 17, 20:31

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), among the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees, aims to start commercial operation in July 2014 and is expected to be the first one to do...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to drop 6% in 1Q14

Feb 17, 16:21

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop 6.2% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014, due to seasonal factors and continued inventory adjustments at...

China crucial to global DIY market, say Taiwan motherboard makers

Feb 17, 16:01

The China market occupied about 40% of global DIY motherboard shipments in 2013 and 60% of shipments to China were for sale in smaller cities or towns, according to Taiwan-based motherboard...

Taiwan market: Samsung, Apple, HTC, Sony Mobile together occupy nearly two-thirds of smartphone sales

Feb 14, 15:59

Samsung Electronics, Apple, HTC and Sony Mobile Communications are the four largest smartphone vendors in the Taiwan market, with a combined market share of nearly two thirds in terms...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    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.

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    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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