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Taiwan IC design firms to post gross margin decreases in 3Q15

Sep 30, 11:08

Most Taiwan-based fabless IC firms are expected to report sequential decreases of 1pp to 2pp in gross margins for the third quarter of 2015, due to falling chip prices, according...

Taiwan market: NCC to auction 2,600MHz spectrum in 4Q15

Sep 25, 15:48

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has delayed the auction of the 2,600MHz spectrum from the third quarter to the fourth. The bidding will be conducted online.

Taiwan drone regulations pending parliament approval

Sep 25, 15:35

The Taiwan government has passed draft amendments to the Civil Aviation Act to regulate drones, pending parliamentary approval. Local governments will be responsible for regulating...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 3Q15 top foundries combined revenues to fall

Sep 25, 14:30

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries are experiencing a particularly weak third quarter with their combined revenues set to decrease 0.8% sequentially and 3.7% on year, according to Digitimes...

Tmall Global sets up Taiwan pavilion

Sep 25, 11:19

Tmall Global, a cross-country B2C online shopping platform belonging to the China-based Alibaba Group, has announced the establishment of a Taiwan pavilion on its shopping platform...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor OnePlus withdraws from local market

Sep 25, 11:10

China-based smartphone vendor OnePlus has stopped marketing and delivery of its smartphones in the Taiwan market, saying the decision was made in consideration of its healthy growth...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Sep 24, 15:55

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.28 for August 2015, decreasing 4.73% on month and 5.52% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan, China IT industries reach consensuses for cooperation for next 12 months

Sep 24, 15:53

The 12th Cross-Strait Information Industry and Technology Standards Forum hosted by Sinocon Industrial Standards Foundation, Chinese Electronics Standardization Association and China...

Taiwan, China makers plan to hike solar cell prices in October

Sep 24, 15:47

Taiwan- and China-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of strong demand, plan to increase quotes to above US$0.32/W and by 2-3% respectively in October, according...

Pegatron expands investments in chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 15:46

Pegatron Technology has increased investments in its chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China under Casetek Holdings via its three investment subsidiaries. The investment totals...

Taiwan poised to develop 5G technology

Sep 23, 15:38

The Taiwan government has set aside a two-year budget of US$50 million specifically to boost Taiwan's participation in international specification of 5G technology standards.

New ARM CPU design center opens in Taiwan

Sep 23, 15:32

A new ARM CPU design center located in Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) officially opened on September 22. The workforce of the center will reach 100 employees by the end of 2015,...

ARM opening new CPU design center in Taiwan

Taiwan August employment stable, says DGBAS

Sep 23, 12:27

Taiwan had 456,000 jobless citizens in August 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.90% which rose 0.08 percentage point on month but dropped 0.18 percentage point on year,...

Foxconn acquires 100% stake in optical product maker Wcube

Stockwatch - Sep 22, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has spent US$10.62 million acquiring a 21.18% stake in Wcube from Ace Noble Investments via its investment subsidiary. Following the...

Taiwan pushing Industry 4.0 developments geared toward smart production

Sep 21, 22:51

The Taiwan Electronic Equipment Industry Association (TEEIA) has formed an Industry 4.0 group that will be geared toward fostering development of smart factory and production processes...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$2.7 billion in January-August, says MOEA

Sep 21, 20:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,434 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.726 billion from January to August 2015,...

Taiwan August export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Sep 21, 20:40

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.03 billion in total in August 2015, decreasing 3.5% on month and 8.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Siemens to help set up offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:47

Siemens AG will provide two wind power-generating turbines each with capacity of 4MW and technical assistance for Formosa I Wind Power to set up an offshore wind farm west of Taiwan,...

Siemens Taiwan president and CEO Erdal Elver

LED lighting vendors shifting orders to Taiwan in wake of recall

Sep 18, 11:03

In the wake of Cree's and Osram's recent recall of defective LED light tubes, many international lighting vendors have shifted their orders to Taiwan-based makers from China's out...

Taiwan unveils draft regulations for drones

Sep 17, 15:07

Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) has unveiled draft regulations governing the flying of drones, dividing them into four categories based on weight and purposes.

Commentary: Taiwan notebook ODMs may not see profitability improve in 2H15

Sep 17, 11:05

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs all saw their profits decline significantly in the second quarter of 2015, and it still remains unclear if they can turn around in the second...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung launch inexpensive 4G dual-SIM smartphones

Sep 15, 16:18

HTC and Samsung Electronics have both launched new 4G smartphones with high hardware specifications at low prices in the Taiwan market in order to cope with increasing competition...

Taiwan market: Alcatel-Lucent, CHT to jointly to deploy network

Sep 15, 11:18

Alcatel-Lucent on September 14 announced a partnership with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to establish a fixed-line broadband Internet-access network based on integration of GPON (gigabit...

Taiwan IC design houses receive short lead-time orders

Sep 14, 21:18

Taiwan-based handset-use IC suppliers, which are offering solutions including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs and analog chips, have landed an influx...

China, Taiwan-based IC foundries gearing up for MEMS market boom

Sep 14, 21:01

IC foundries based in China and Taiwan are all gearing up for rapid demand growth for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices driven by a new wave of expansion for the Internet...

Cathay Real Estate, Cathay Life Insurance subscribe for new shares of Taiwan Star Cellular

Sep 14, 20:56

Cathay Real Estate and Cathay Life Insurance, two members of the Cathay Group, on September 14 announced the subscription of 65 million new shares issued by 4G operator Taiwan Star...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches MediaPad M2 8.0 tablet

Sep 14, 15:19

Huawei has launched its new connected MediaPad M2 8.0 tablet in Taiwan. The tablet is priced at NT$9,900 (US$305) and will be available at retail outlets of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT),...

Epistar to lay off 65 employees at factory in southern Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 14, 10:54

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar will lay off 65 employees working at its factory in the Southern Taiwan Science Park on September, according to Chinese-language newspaper...

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches home-use projector

Sep 11, 15:16

Seiko Epson on September 10 announced the Epson EH-TW5300 in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$39,900 (US$1,218), according to Epson Taiwan Technology & Tra...

Epson EH-TW5300

EC anti-circumvention probe team to visit Taiwan in October

Sep 11, 15:14

The European Commission, which in late May 2015 decided to launch an anti-circumvention investigation of Taiwan- and Malaysia-based solar cell and PV module makers as well as China-based...

Commentary: MediaTek to account for over 50% revenues of Taiwan IC design industry

Sep 10, 15:09

The landscape of Taiwan's IC design industry is set to undergo significant changes in 2016 as MediaTek has disclosed plans to acquire up to 100% stake in analog IC vendor Richtek...

Taiwan solar cell makers see influx of pre-orders from China

Sep 10, 11:50

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen an influx of pre-orders from China-based PV module makers amid speculation the China government may not lower feed-in...

Production of new 21-inch iMac begins, say Taiwan makers

Sep 9, 20:44

Production of a new 21-inch iMac featuring a 4096 by 2304 screen kicked off in early September and will be launched in the fourth quarter, with shipments in the quarter estimated...

iPhone demand estimated at 45-50 million units for 3Q15, 70-80 million units for 4Q15, say Taiwan makers

Sep 8, 14:00

Total shipments of iPhone devices, including updated iPhones which are to be unveiled shortly, are expected to total 45-50 million units in the third quarter of 2015 and hit 70-80...

Taiwan August CPI up on month, says DGBAS

Sep 8, 11:40

Taiwan's August 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.38 (2011 as base year) increased 0.63% sequentially but decreased 0.45% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

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  • TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

    Before Going to Press | 4h 32min ago

  • ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

    Before Going to Press | 4h 33min ago

  • All-in-one PC shipments to drop over 10% in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 4h 39min ago

  • Acer launches Predator series products in Taiwan, eying opportunity from IT Month show

    Before Going to Press | 4h 40min ago

  • Taiwan PCB production value increases over 7% sequentially in 3Q15

    Before Going to Press | 4h 47min ago

  • D-Link sees strong smart home product sales in Europe

    Before Going to Press | 4h 51min ago

  • Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

    Before Going to Press | 4h 59min ago

  • Global LCD TV shipments to grow 2% in 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 4min ago

  • Himax obtains design-wins for smartphone-use force touch solutions

    Before Going to Press | 5h 7min ago

  • ZTE receives government funds to accelerate development of in-house mobile processors

    Before Going to Press | 5h 11min ago

  • TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 12min ago

  • Sales of 40-inch TVs in Japan strong in October

    Before Going to Press | 5h 14min ago

  • Taiwan notebook makers seeking lower chip quotes for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 5h 15min ago

  • TWM withdraws from bidding for 2,500-2,600MHz bands

    Before Going to Press | 5h 18min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators offering household robots to boost revenues

    Before Going to Press | 5h 28min ago

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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...

    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...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Taiwan LCD TVs - 3Q 2015

    Taiwan-based makers saw significant shipment growths in the third quarter of 2015, as clients in Europe and North America prepared for the year-end shopping season.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Fast outpaced in capacity expansion by their China and Korea competitors, Taiwan-based large-size LCD panel makers have seen their worldwide market share declining.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors - 3Q 2015

    Seasonal demand will drive up monitor shipments in the fourth quarter. But the trend of decline in the mature monitor market is clear, judging from the on-year drops in shipments.

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Taiwan makers are seeing growing competition in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market. Competition from Japan Display and China-based makers is heating up in the smartphone panel...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2015

    The launch of Windows 10 devices and the availability of Intel's Skylake-U processors shored up Taiwan makers' notebook shipments sequentially in the third quarter of 2015. But that...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

    Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

    Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2015

    Asustek was the only Taiwan-based handset brand vendor that saw shipment growth in the thrid quarter of 2015. Its shipments already surpassed those from HTC, the once top Taiwan smartphone...

Display panels for wearable devices
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.