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TSMC orders NT$6.8 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 2, 11:29

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Siemens Limited and ASML Hong Kong for a total...

Taiwan panel makers calling on China government for component tariff reductions

Dec 1, 16:08

Panel makers in Taiwan are calling on the China government to allow for zero tariffs on panel components due to Taiwan's weakening panel supply chain industry.

More Taiwan firms step up development for large-size touchscreen ICs

Dec 1, 15:44

More Taiwan-based IC design houses have stepped up development of touchscreen controller ICs for large-size applications such as all-in-one (AIO) computers, and touch-enabled monitors...

Taiwan 4G user base over 10 million at end of October, says NCC

Dec 1, 15:42

The total number of 4G mobile communication subscribers in Taiwan increased to 10.087 million as of the end of October 2015, accounting for 43.8% of the population (user density),...

Taiwan market: Gamania becomes 1st O2O mobile e-payment operator

Dec 1, 11:10

GASH Pay has become the first O2O (online to offline) mobile e-payment service operator in Taiwan after obtaining a license from the Financial Supervisory Commission, according to...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$25.275 billion, says NCC

Nov 30, 23:13

Open-bid competition for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands available for 4G mobile communications on November 30 resulted in total bidding prices of NT$25.275 billion (US$778 million),...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$23.820 billion, says NCC

Nov 30, 14:16

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands available for 4G mobile communications on November 27 resulted in total bid prices of NT$23.820 billion (US$733 million), 65.42% over...

Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth rate forecast at 0.49%, says DGBAS

Nov 30, 13:55

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, for the fourth quarter of 2015 is forecast at 0.49%, downward adjusted 1.41pp from the preceding forecast in August, according...

GCL-Poly Energy to reduce solar wafer supply to Taiwan cell makers

Nov 30, 12:27

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of solar-grade poly-Si wafers, will reduce supply to Taiwan-based solar cell makers by 10% in December, according to Taiwan-based...

China-based Luxshare becoming threat to Taiwan connector makers, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:26

China-based connector maker Luxshare ICT has announced a private fund raiser to raise CNY4.6 billion (US$720.34 million) for capacity expansion for its USB Type-C, wearable and Internet...

Taiwan market: Acer expects strong sales for Predator gaming notebooks during IT Month

Nov 27, 11:51

Acer has launched the full series of its Predator gaming products in Taiwan and expects demand to grow strongly during the local IT Month events running from November 28-January 13...

Taiwan notebook makers seeking lower chip quotes for 2016

Nov 27, 10:09

Taiwan-based notebook makers are demanding their chip providers lower quotes for 2016 so that cost structures can be improved amid less-favorable market conditions.

TSMC raises holdings in affiliate Xintec

Stockwatch - Nov 27, 10:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has hiked its holdings in affiliate Xintec to more than 51%, as a result of the addition of two new subsidiaries to TSMC, Xintec...

Intel unveils 2016 tablet processor road map, say Taiwan makers

Nov 26, 21:48

Intel has revealed its 2016 road map for launching tablet-use processors to partnering vendors, with the Atom X3 for use in entry-level tablets to arrive in the first quarter, according...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$23.1 billion, says NCC

Nov 26, 21:45

Bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communications on November 26 resulted in total bids of NT$23.100 billion (US$711 million), 60.42% over the total floor price,...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

TEEMA urges Taiwan government to take action on China hostile headhunting

Nov 26, 14:22

The Taiwan Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) has urged the Taiwan government to take measures on China enterprises' hostile headhunting as their actions...

Taiwan PCB production value increases 7.1% sequentially in 3Q15

Nov 26, 11:26

The production value of PCB products manufactured by Taiwan-based makers in Taiwan and China totaled NT$147.5 billion (US$4.544 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, up 7.1% on quarter...

Taiwan market: TWM withdraws from 4G bidding

Nov 26, 10:56

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has waived its bidding rights four times in Taiwan's auction for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands and therefore lost its rights to continue bidding in the competition...

ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

Nov 26, 10:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand the workforce at its manufacturing site in Chungli, northern Taiwan to 15,000 from the current 9,000, as sales generated from...

Bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$22.55 billion, says NCC

Nov 25, 15:03

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communications on November 24 resulted in total bids of NT$22.55 billion (US$694 million), 56.6% over the total floor price...

RS Technologies to open wafer reclaim fab in Taiwan

Nov 25, 10:58

Japan-based RS Technologies, a provider of wafer reclaim services for the semiconductor industry, will hold an opening ceremony for a new wafer reclaim plant in Tainan, southern Taiwan...

Taiwan 3Q15 international Internet bandwidth rises to 1.611Tbps, says TWNIC

Nov 24, 15:19

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.611Tbps as of the end of third-quarter 2015, increasing 3.23% on...

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$22.12 billion, says NCC

Nov 24, 14:14

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands for 4G mobile communications on November 23 resulted in total bidding prices of NT$22.12 billion (US$681 million), 53.61% in excess of...

Taiwan market: LG Electronics announces the availability of Nexus 5X

Nov 24, 11:08

LG Electronics has announced the availability of Nexus 5X, a smartphone developed jointly with Google, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$13,900 (US$428) for 16GB version and NT$16,900...

Taiwan October unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Nov 23, 21:33

Taiwan had 455,000 jobless citizens in October 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.90% which rose 0.01 percentage point on month but dropped 0.05 percentage point on year,...

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

Nov 23, 21:31

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.19 for October 2015, increasing 2.53% on month but decreasing 6.35% on year, according to statistics released...

Targeting Taiwan IC sector: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Nov 23, 12:02

China-based Tsinghua Unigroup is currently riding high in the global semiconductor industry with a series of acquisitions totaling over US$10 billion in the past two years. Tsinghua...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$3.7 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 23, 11:13

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,118 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.689 billion in January-October 2015,...

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

Nov 23, 11:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$42.55 billion in total in October 2015, increasing 2.9% on month but decreasing 5.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech launches RicoPay

Nov 20, 14:46

TSM (trusted service manager) Alliance Digital Tech on November 19 announced the launch of RicoPay, a NFC electronic wallet for third-party mobile electronic payments, in the Taiwan...

Taiwan market: Huawei steps up marketing for smartphones

Nov 20, 13:52

Huawei plans to double the number of retail outlets for promotion of its smartphones in the Taiwan market to 400 in 2016 from 200 currently, according to sources from local retail...

The Huawei G7 Plus

DSLR models to account for over 50% of Taiwan camera shipments in 2015, says Canon

Nov 20, 12:13

Seeing declining demand for entry-level digital still cameras, Canon has turned to push DSLR models instead, and is looking to achieve shipment growth. Taiwan's DSC shipments will...

Canon launches new EOS 5DS-series cameras in Taiwan

Alibaba offers Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund

Nov 20, 12:11

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has started operating the Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund, a venture capital fund of NT$10 billion (US$308 million) specifically for Taiwan-based...

Alibaba executive vice chairman Joseph Tsai

Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$18.66 billion on 3rd day, says NCC

Nov 20, 10:34

Open-bids for 2,500-2,600MHz frequency bands available for 4G mobile communications, on November 19, resulted in total bidding prices of NT$18.66 billion (US$574 million), 29.58%...

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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.

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