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Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June

Mar 31, 08:56

MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...

Fire strikes Epistar Hsinchu factory

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 16:31

A fire broke out at LED chipmaker Epistar's factory at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan in the late hours of March 28. No employees have been reported injured by the fire,...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

Taiwan ODMs/OEMs take up 91% of 2015 global server shipments, says IDC

Mar 29, 22:01

There were 9.68 million servers and server motherboards shipped globally in 2015 and Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs accounted for 91% of the volume, according to IDC.

Taiwan government should create regulatory environment to let PV contractors go international, says SAS chairman

Mar 29, 14:59

The incoming Taiwan government should amend existing regulations on PV installation to facilitate Taiwan-based contractors for PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) projects...

Taiwan market: Samsung ranks top smartphone vendor in sales volume in February

Mar 29, 11:25

Samsung Electronics ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in February with a 22% share, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Taiwan analog IC firms expected to post gross margin growth in 2016

Mar 28, 21:16

With many second- and third-tier players phasing out their analog IC businesses, and international firms switching their focus to other products instead of analog ICs, major Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan players have strong influence in server upstream supply chain

Mar 28, 16:01

Server brand vendors and ODMs are mainly purchasing their components in three business styles: buy and sell, direct sourcing and direct buying and Taiwan-based component makers are...

Taiwan analog IC vendors set for improved sales in 2016, say sources

Mar 25, 15:22

Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers are set for a better year in 2016 thanks to recent industry consolidation and new demand arising from the rising popularity of virtual reality (VR)...

Taiwan market: Canon launches EOS 80D camera

Mar 25, 14:59

Canon has unveiled the EOS 80D for launch in the Taiwan market on March 25 at a retail price of NT$36,900 (US$1,118) for body only, NT$40,900 for body plus EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens...

Canon EOS 80D

Taiwan market: LG launches modular G5

Mar 25, 12:14

LG Electronics has unveiled its G5, an Android 6.0 modular smartphone, in Taiwan at a contract-free retail price of NT$23,900 (US$724) with availability to begin in early April. The...

Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 23, 22:07

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 86.28 for February 2016, decreasing 15.30% on month and 4.65% on year, according to statistics released by...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Taiwan market: CatchPlay launches OTT steaming service

Mar 23, 15:35

CatchPlay, a provider of online entertainment content in the Taiwan market, on March 22 launched CatchPlay On Demand, with charge rates of NT$60 (US$1.81) or NT$80 for a streaming...

15 million 4-inch iPhone SE to ship in 2016

Mar 23, 14:50

Component makers in the iPhone supply chain in Taiwan are mostly conservative about the prospects of the new iPhone SE, expecting total shipments to reach 15 million units in 2016,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Mar 22, 22:09

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in February 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95%, rising 0.08pp on month and 0.26pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 500,000 OTT users at end of 2016

Mar 22, 11:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will enrich its OTT (over the top) content by procuring more drama series, movies and songs at a budget of up to NT$20 million (US$606,000) in...

TUC to appeal patent ruling favoring Isola

Mar 22, 11:14

Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) will file an appeal against a US district court ruling in favor of Isola in a patent dispute, according to the Taiwan-based CCL maker.

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

Mar 21, 22:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$27.67 billion in total in February 2015, decreasing 19.1% on month and 7.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

China vendors to ship 200-300 million fingerprint-recognition-enabled smartphones in 2016

Mar 21, 22:10

China-based smartphone vendors have been mostly inclined to adopt fingerprint recognition for their mid-range and high-end models and consequently they will ship an estimated 200-300...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$932 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 491 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$931.63 million in January-February 2016,...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

HPE and 2 universities cooperate to study intelligent transportation in Taiwan

Mar 21, 15:30

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), National Chiao Tung University and Chung Hua University have cooperated in research based on government-provided open data as well as IoT (Internet...

Taiwan IC design firms cautious about placing orders for 2Q16

Mar 21, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are still reluctant to raise their wafer starts at foundry service providers given that end-market demand except demand from China's handset market remains...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

Taiwan PC monitor shipments drop 7% on year in 2015, says IDC

Mar 17, 22:17

Shipments of PC-use monitors by Taiwan-based makers totaled 1.32 million units in 2015, decreasing 7% from a year earlier, according IDC.

Xiaomi to delay first notebook launch to 2Q16

Mar 17, 22:14

Xiaomi Technology is expected to delay the launch of its first notebook to the second quarter of 2016, one quarter behind its original schedule, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: JD.com to start B2C online shopping platform

Mar 17, 16:35

JD.com, a China-based operator of B2C online shopping services, on March 16 held a conference in Taipei to introduce Taiwan-based own-brand makers or vendors to its JD Worldwide pl...

ASE fails to gain antitrust approval for SPIL bid

Mar 17, 11:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be unable to win antitrust approval in Taiwan by March 17 - the deadline of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in Siliconware...

Taiwan IC design companies to foray into solution market for commercial drones

Mar 16, 16:55

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor will foray into the chipset solution market for commercial drones, particularly for the China market.

Taiwan government to set aside budget of NT$2.4 billion for R&D of 5G technologies in 2017-2020

Mar 16, 15:23

The Taiwan government has decided to set aside an annual budget of NT$600 million (US$18.2 million) for R&D of 5G technologies each year between 2017-2020, with recipients of...

TAICS, NGMN Alliance sign an MoU for cooperation

Quanta lands OEM orders for VxRail from EMC

Mar 15, 21:50

Quanta Computer has obtained OEM orders for US-based EMC's VxRail storage equipment based on hyper-converged infrastructure, which integrates servers with storage devices to minimize...

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    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.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    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.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    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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