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Digitimes Research: Taiwan on-cell touch panel shipments to see strong growth, yet offer little profit

Mar 20, 11:36

Taiwan panel makers have been aggressively promoting their on-cell touch panels and quotes for a 5-inch HD (1280 by 720) on-cell touch panel already dropped to about US$10-12 in early...

Sony Mobile to reach revised smartphone shipment target for fiscal 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 11:34

Sony Mobile Communications saw its smartphone shipments increase 20.2% sequentially to 11.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, bringing combined shipments for the first...

Taiwan market: 171,126 printers shipped in 4Q14, says IDC

Mar 20, 11:04

There were 171,126 printers shipped in the Taiwan market during the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 2% on quarter but decreasing 6% on year, according to IDC Taiwan.

Global graphics card shipments in 1Q15 to fall 20-25%, say Taiwan vendors

Mar 20, 10:31

Global graphics card shipments in the first quarter of 2015 are expected to decrease on quarter by 20-25% due to stagnant demand for PCs. Shipments in the second quarter will continue...

Taiwan market: Epson launches color image scanner Epson Perfection V800 Photo

Mar 19, 12:12

Seiko Epson has launched Epson Perfection V800 Photo, a flatbed color image scanner, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$29,990 (US$952).

Epson Perfection V800 Photo color image scanner

Global semiconductor equipment sales rise 18% in 2014, says SEMI

Mar 18, 16:02

SEMI has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$37.5 billion in 2014, representing a year-over-year increase of 18%.

Taiwan white-box server makers land orders from Apple

Mar 18, 15:32

Apple has joined the Facebook-established Open Compute Project in line with its plans to set up new cloud data centers and replace servers used in existing data centers. Some Taiwan-based...

Gigabyte announces financial results for 2014

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 16:03

Gigabyte Technology's board of directors has approved its financial results for 2014, with consolidated operating income of NT$54.54 billion (US$1.72 billion), net profits before...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches stainless steel SmartWatch 3

Newswatch - Mar 17, 13:58

Sony Mobile Communications has launched the stainless steel version of its SmartWatch 3 in the Taiwan market priced at NT$9,990 (US$315).

Taiwan market: HTC delays delivery of HTC One M9, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 17, 11:54

HTC has delayed the delivery of its new flagship model, the HTC One M9, at its exclusive retail shops and online shop in the Taiwan market, citing the delay was caused by an upgrade...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 38.6% in 1Q15

Mar 16, 22:17

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues increase 38.6% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

China PV module makers may begin withdrawal from MIP

Mar 16, 22:13

With the European Union (EU) deciding to remove three China-based PV module makers from the Minimum Import Price (MIP) framework for suspected circumvention of minimum import pricing...

Taiwan market: TWM to begin contract-bundled sale of HTC One M9

Mar 16, 21:59

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the five 4G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on March 16 announced the sale of HTC One M9, a flagship smartphone offered by Taiwan-based vendor HTC,...

Smartphone HTC One M9

Xiaomi to strengthen cooperation with Taiwan handset supply chain

Mar 16, 14:55

Xiaomi Technology looks to further expand its cooperation with Taiwan-based makers in the handset supply chain as it continues to ramp up its shipment volume, according to company...

Xiaomi co-founder and president Lin Bin

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ready to develop smartphone payment system in 2015

Mar 13, 16:01

With 4G service subscribers accounting for 13% of Taiwan's overall telecom service users and the number of smartphone users in the country surpassing 13.5 million in 2014, Taiwan's...

National Instrument transforms Taiwan office to independent company

Mar 13, 15:59

National Instrument has announced it has transformed its branch office in Taiwan to become an independent company starting March and expects the company to achieve 20-40% on-year...

Taiwan market: HTC expects M9 to be top-selling smartphone in flagship segment

Mar 13, 15:35

The HTC One M9 will continue to rank as the top-selling flagship model among its peers in the Taiwan smartphone market, as did its predecessor the One M8, according to Jack Tong,...

HTC new flagship smartphone the HTC One M9

Taiwan FPCB production value to grow at double-digit rate over 3-5 years, says Career Technology

Mar 13, 11:53

The production value of Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers is likely to grow by a double-digit rate in the next 3-5 years thanks to a take-off of Internet of Things (IoT) applications,...

Career president Wu Yung-hui

Sony Mobile Taiwan head refutes rumors of selling mobile business

Mar 12, 13:51

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan, has re-stated that Sony does not have any plans to put its mobile device business unit up for sale, and will continue...

Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony Mobile Taiwan

Taiwan market: LG launches mobile products for teenagers and children

Mar 12, 11:59

LG Electronics has launched a new mid-range smartphone the LG AKA for the 10-18 age group and the KizOn smart bracelet for children in the Taiwan market.

Inspection tool maker HMI opens new plant in southern Taiwan

Mar 11, 16:02

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has announced the opening of a new plant at the...

HMI new plant in southern Taiwan

Taiwan tablet supply chain facing increased competition from China

Mar 11, 15:04

China-based tablet component makers and ODMs, including Shenzhen Zowee Technology, Shenzhen DPT-Touch, 3Nod Electronics and Camerking, have offered lower quotes to compete with Taiwan-based...

Taiwan LED makers to adopt 6-inch sapphire wafers

Mar 10, 22:36

As prices for 6-inch sapphire wafers are on the decline and China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers are increasing their use of 4-inch sapphire wafers, Taiwan-based LED makers...

Taiwan market: Major smartphone brands to release new models soon

Mar 10, 22:33

Competition in Taiwan's smartphone market is set to heat up in the coming quarter as major vendors including Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and HTC all plan to introduce...

Taiwan supply chains to benefit from Apple Watch release

Mar 10, 20:55

A number of supply chains in Taiwan, including those for touch panels, system assembly, NFC chips, wireless charging and flexible PCBs, are to benefit from the release Apple Watch...

Taiwan sees decreased February export value, says MOF

Mar 9, 21:42

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$19.86 billion for February 2015, decreasing by 20.9% on month and by 6.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$15.30...

Lens Technology, Biel Crystal expected to benefit from Apple Watch, say Taiwan makers

Mar 9, 21:31

As some Apple Watch series will be equipped with covers made from sapphire, Lens Technology and Biel Crystal Manufactory, two China-based cover glass makers, are expected to become...

Taiwan market: Alienware returns

Mar 9, 11:46

Dell has launched its new Alienware gaming notebooks in Taiwan with a top-end 17-inch model priced as high as NT$127,900 (US$4,074). Dell Taiwan president Terence Liao pointed out...

Dell pushing into Taiwan gaming PC market

Taiwan February CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Mar 9, 11:12

Taiwan's February 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.66 (2011 as base year) increased 0.36% on month but decreased 0.19% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Taiwan market: Leica unveils 24-megapixel digital camera

Mar 6, 16:22

Germany-based Leica Camera AG on March 5 unveiled the M-P Edition "Safari" digital camera, for launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$380,000 (US$12,063),...

Leica M-P Edition - Safari - digital camera

Taiwan market: 3G avergae download speed reaches 6.27Mbps, says NCC

Mar 5, 12:04

Taiwan's 3G mobile access to the Internet reaches an average download speed of 6.27Mbps and upload speed of 1.08Mbps, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).

Taiwan solar cell makers looking for idle equipment in China

Mar 4, 22:20

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, including Motech Industries, Neo Solar Power and Gintech Energy, plan to set up production lines in countries other than China...

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

Foundry houses in China, Taiwan set to compete for specialty process orders

Mar 3, 21:01

Competition by foundry houses in China and Taiwan on specialty BSI (backside illuminated) technology is heating up after China-based SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International)...

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

Mar 3, 20:55

Taiwan received export orders worth US$39.04 billion in total in January 2015, decreasing 11.7% on month but increasing 8.1% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

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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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    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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