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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...

Taiwan August export value up on month, down on year, says MOF

Sep 7, 22:22

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.93 billion for August 2015, increasing 1.6% on month but decreasing 14.8% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.97...

Taiwan 1H15 LED production value down, says PIDA

Sep 7, 15:06

Taiwan-based LED wafer and chip makers generated total production value of NT$19.786 billion (US$623 million) in first-half 2015, slipping 19.49% on year, while LED packaging service...

Digitimes Research: Roundup of technologies displayed at Touch Taiwan

Sep 7, 14:59

The Touch Taiwan 2015 exhibition that recently ended in Taipei featured a number of new and improved applications from makers across the globe. Taiwan makers that displayed small-...

Major Taiwan-based fabless IC firms likely to suffer revenue decreases in 2015

Sep 7, 14:16

Many of Taiwan's leading IC design houses such as MediaTek and Novatek are likely to suffer revenue and profit declines in 2015, according to industry observers.

Taiwan IC designers expect orders to pick up in 1Q16

Sep 7, 14:02

Customers remain cautious about placing orders, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that orders are unlikely to pick up until early 2016.

Taiwan market: Microsoft offers business-use mobile information security solution

Sep 4, 16:10

Microsoft on September 3 unveiled Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), a software solution to help enterprises protect information when operations involve employees' using mobile terminal...

10-20MWp PV systems damaged by Typhoon in Taiwan

Sep 4, 10:52

Typhoon Soudelor which hit Taiwan over the August 8 weekend damaged 10-20MWp of PV systems and PV power-generating stations in Taiwan, according to industry sources.

IC demand unlikely to pick up until 2Q16, says TSIA chairman

Sep 4, 10:46

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA), has expressed caution about the semiconductor market in the second half of 2015. Demand is unlikely to...

Nicky Lu

Taiwan market: Projector market up 11.6% on year

Sep 3, 15:05

Taiwan's projector market increased to 23,700 units in the second quarter of 2015, up 11.6% on year and up 19.2% on quarter, according to statistics from IDC.

Taiwan market: Yuanta Securities offers Apple Watch-based mobile securities purchasing services

Sep 3, 14:13

Securities brokerage firm Yuanta Securities on September 1 introduced a mobile electronic securities purchasing service for the Apple Watch.

Taiwan market: Microsoft unveils cross-platform foldable keyboard

Sep 3, 11:27

Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan.

ASE chairman urges Taiwan companies to unite to face challenges from China supply chain

Sep 3, 10:36

Taiwan-based companies should work together to confront the challenges posed by the rise of China's IT supply chain, according to Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to remain weak in 3Q15

Sep 2, 15:09

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market remain weak in the third quarter of 2015 due to the maturing local market and slower than expected back-to-school demand, according to sources...

III sets up IoT intelligent commerce SIG to promote smart e-commerce in Taiwan

Sep 2, 11:45

The Taiwan government-sponsored Institute for Information Industry (III) has announced the establishment of the IoT (Internet of Things) Intelligent Commerce SIG (special interest...

SEMICON Taiwan 2015: Inotera, Applied and HMI positive about semi industry outlook

Sep 2, 11:26

Inotera Memories, Applied Materials and Hermes Microvision (HMI) are all positive about the prospects of the global semiconductor industry although they have different views about...

Scott Meikle of Inotera

Taiwan PCB production to edge up marginally in 2015

Newswatch - Sep 2, 11:09

The production value of Taiwan's PCB industry will edge up 1.46% on year to NT$571.3 billion (US$17.59 billion) in 2015, affected by a slowdown in demand for PCs, smartphones and...

Acer and Asustek looking to raise notebook prices in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 1, 16:10

Acer is planning to raise pricing of its new PC by 4.5-5% in Taiwan in September as the NT dollar has been depreciating over the past few weeks. Asustek Computer is also planning...

Sony Mobile Taiwan looking to acquire 20% market share with new wearables

Sep 1, 15:10

Sony Mobile Taiwan is looking to expand promotions for its wearable devices in Taiwan and will treat Internet of things (IoT) and smart wearable device as the future development focus...

HTC to lay off 600 employees working in Taiwan

Sep 1, 15:07

HTC will lay off 600 employees working in Taiwan, with the layoff to take effective at the end of October 2015. The layoff is part of its plan to reduce up to 15% of its workforce...

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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...

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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.