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Taiwan market: Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi enhancing marketing efforts for smartphones

Jun 3, 13:49

Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology have recently strengthened their marketing efforts in the Taiwan market, with each expecting to take a 5% share in the local smartphone market in...

China smartphone players in talks with Taiwan panel makers for supply

Jun 3, 11:37

China-based smartphone vendors and supply chain makers, in view of tight panel supply, have sent executives to Taiwan to talk with Innolux, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chunghwa Picture...

Taiwan MOEA approves Micron-Inotera deal

Jun 3, 10:48

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved a planned merger between Micron Technology's Taiwan unit and Inotera Memories.

Computex 2016: Dell launches new notebooks and desktops in Taiwan

Jun 2, 19:59

Dell has announced new 2-in-1 products including the Inspiron 5000 and 7000-series for Taiwan during Computex 2016.

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P9 Plus smartphone

Jun 2, 19:58

Huawei has launched its latest smartphone, the P9 Plus, in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up its share in the local handset market to 5% in 2016.

Huawei P9 Plus smartphone

Taiwan ultra-thin heat-pipe makers under price cut pressure

May 31, 20:32

Due to increasing competition for orders for ultra-thin copper-based heat-pipes used in smartphones, prices for pipes with a diameter of 0.4mm have dropped from US$1 in early 2016...

Anji Technology looks to PV demand in Taiwan

May 31, 14:35

Anji Technology has extended its business operation from producing PV modules to investment in establishing and operating distributed PV systems in Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches smartwatch

May 30, 14:58

Seiko Epson has launched Smart Canvas, a smartwatch with four e-paper-based changeable display formats in the Taiwan market at a retail price of NT$5,490 (US$169), according to Epson...

Taiwan 1Q16 economic growth estimated at negative 0.68%, says DGBAS

May 30, 10:08

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the first quarter of 2016 is estimated at negative 0.68%, upward adjusted by 0.16pp from the forecast made in April 2016, according...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R9 Plus smartphone

May 27, 16:21

Oppo has unveiled its latest smartphone, the Oppo R9 Plus, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on June 1, priced at NT$16,990 (US$522) unlocked for a 64GB version...

Taiwan tier-2 motherboard players aggressively seeking new business opportunities

May 27, 11:01

Second- and third-tier Taiwan's motherboard players have been aggressively looking for business opportunities outside of the branded motherboard market as competition from the top-two...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5 smartphones

May 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics has launched its new mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy J7 (2016) and Galaxy J5 (2016) in the Taiwan market targeting the NT$5,000-10,000 (US$154-308) segment.

Samsung launches new Galaxy J7 and J5

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales slow down in April

Newswatch - May 25, 22:40

Sales of handsets, mostly smartphones, in the Taiwan market totaled 650,000 units in April, decreasing 2.9% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail chan...

Taiwan 4G Internet download speeds average 40.87Mbps in 1Q16, says NCC

May 25, 16:05

Mobile broadband Internet download speeds in Taiwan during first-quarter 2016 reached at an average 40.87Mbpa for 4G networks and 8.84Mbps for 3G, according to the National Communications...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone shipments set to decline in 2Q16

Newswatch - May 25, 15:53

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs are expected to reach 12.6 million units in the second quarter of 2016, down 9.7% sequentially and 42.9% on year,...

NSP to shut down PV module factory in Taiwan

Stockwatch - May 25, 11:29

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced that it will close a PV module factory in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, at the end of May.

Taiwan backend firms seeing robust orders from HiSilicon

May 25, 11:10

Demand for HiSilicon's chips has been robust, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend firms, which have identified the China-based fabless IC vendor as one of their important...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-foundry combined revenues to rise 8% in 2Q16

May 24, 14:09

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

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

May 23, 22:38

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.68 for April 2016, decreasing 5.99% on month and 4.50% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan April unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

May 23, 14:02

Taiwan had 451,000 jobless citizens in April 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.86% which dropped 0.03pp on month but rose 0.23pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan April export order value down, says MOEA

May 23, 11:57

Taiwan received export orders worth US$33.16 billion in total in April 2016, decreasing 9.5% on month and 11.1% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Lextar to move part of Taiwan LED packaging capacity to China

May 23, 11:20

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics will move part of LED packaging capacity at its factory in Taiwan to its factory in Suzhou, eastern China, to reduce production cost,...

Amazon considering setting up cloud data centers in Taiwan

May 23, 11:05

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is considering establishing cloud data centers in Taiwan and has finished a feasibility evaluation but has not yet made any decision, Amazon corporate vice...

Amazon vice president and AWS greater China managing director Alex Yung

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US1.5 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 20, 14:20

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,019 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.533 billion in January-April 2016, respectively...

Denmark-based Universal Robots to set up subsidiary in Taiwan

May 20, 11:27

Universal Robots, a Denmark-based developer of collaborative robots, will set up a subsidiary in Taiwan in June 206 to tap the local market. The subsidiary will start operations in...

Universal Robots-developed UR3 6-axis collaborative robot

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 52.6 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q16

May 20, 09:15

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display will together ship 52.647 million large-size (above 9-inch) panels...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 7% in 2016

May 20, 09:00

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 7.4% on year to NT$570.75 billion (US$17.4 billion) in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

MediaTek to spin off VR business unit as soon as June, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 08:57

IC design house MediaTek plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) division to form an independent company in a bid to boost its VR business, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: HTC ties up with Volkswagen to enter IoV market

Newswatch - May 19, 14:21

HTC has tied up with automaker Volkswagen to jointly develop in-car monitoring systems in a bid to penetrate into the fast growing Internet of Vehicles (IoV) market.

Competition in VR market among Taiwan brands heating up

May 19, 11:51

Both Asustek Computer and Acer will follow the step of smartphone vendor HTC to enter the virtual reality (VR) device market soon, heating up competition among local brands in the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to increase 6.7% in 2Q16

May 19, 10:16

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 6.7% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a pick-up in handset demand, according to Digitimes...

TSMC mulling cutting 16/20nm prices

May 18, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is considering dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins,...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom reaches 1 million 4G users

May 17, 21:01

Asia Pacific Telecom, one of the five 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 17 announced that it has reach one million 4G subscribers.

Taiwan disaster PWS still in testing, says NCC

May 13, 16:11

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC), in response to questions why some of 3G and 4G mobile subscribers did not receive PWS (public warning and information system) early...

Everlight to supply 100,000 LED streetlamps to Taiwan government

May 13, 15:38

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has revealed it has won a bid to supply about 100,000 LED streetlamps to the Taiwan government.

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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.

China smartphone touch-panel industry 2016 forecast
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