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IBM Taiwan names new general manager

Jul 3, 15:55

IBM has appointed Lisa Kao as general manager for its Taiwan branch office, replacing Jennifer Hwang who is retiring at the end of July.

Lisa Kao will be the new GM for IBM Taiwan

Taiwan making all-out effort to develop AI applications

Jul 3, 13:57

With global investment fever likely to last for 20 years in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) applications, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)...

Taiwan AI labs gearing up for AI development

Taiwan boosting development of smart city solutions under Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan

Jul 3, 11:29

Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has devised the Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan to promote development of smart city solutions for Taiwan initially and then for export,...

Taiwan market: Microfusion pushing advertisement solutions using Microsoft Azure

Jun 30, 15:31

Taiwan-based cloud solution provider Microfusion Technology has launched its Dofi solution, targeting Taiwan's digital advertisement market.

Taiwan to launch self-designed remote sensing satellite

Jun 30, 15:01

Taiwan will launch FormoSat-5, a self-designed remote sensing satellite, on August 25, 2017, with the launch to be undertaken by US-based SpaceX on a commission basis using its Falcon...

Taiwan market: Apple first store opens on July 1

Jun 30, 14:31

Apple Taipei 101 opens July 1 at 11am, bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in Taiwan for the first time.

Apple Taipei 101 store

Taiwan solar cell makers face tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline wafers

Jun 30, 11:14

Taiwan-based polycrystalline silicon solar cell makers are facing tight supply of solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers, according to the makers.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 3% in 2017

Jun 30, 09:58

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will grow only 3.3% on year to NT$637.3 billion (US$20.9 billion) in 2017, as a result of weaker growth coming from MediaTek, according...

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to set up joint venture PV module factory

Jun 29, 22:05

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers plan to set up a joint venture PV module factories via strategic alliances to target domestic demand, according to industry sourc...

Motech Industries chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng

Stan Shih optimistic about Taiwan AI development

Jun 29, 16:37

There is no need for Taiwan to worry about lagging behind in the development of artificial intelligence (AI), as AI development remains at a nascent stage worldwide and its major...

Acer group founder Stan Shih, third from right, poses with winners of Innovation and Startups Award

Taiwan market: Microsoft releases new Surface Pro

Jun 29, 14:15

Microsoft has released its latest fifth-generation Surface Pro 2-in-1 device in Taiwan and the software giant’s ultra-thin touch-control Surface Laptop is also scheduled to...

Lite-On Technology starts construction of operational center in southern Taiwan

Jun 29, 11:37

EMS provider Lite-On Technology on June 28 held a groundbreaking ceremony for an operational center in Nantze Export Processing Zone in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan, with plans...

Lite-On Technology CEO Warren Chen (second from right)

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to open stores, says paper

Jun 28, 15:48

China-based Xiaomi Technology, in addition to its online shopping website, is planning to establish a total of five physical stores in Taiwan in the second half, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: Chief Telecom debuts on emerging stock market

Jun 28, 15:30

IP telecom service provider Chief Telecom, a subsidiary of Chunghwa Telecom, made its debut on Taiwan's Emerging Stock Board with an initial price of NT$85 (US$2.795) on June 28.

Taiwan hopes to cooperate with EU in green economy

Jun 28, 13:17

The Taiwan government hopes to cooperate with the European Union (EU) in a green economy, in particular: plastic materials recycling, garbage reuse, reclamation of precious metals...

Taiwan lags behind in AI development

Jun 28, 11:25

Compared to US' leadership in AI (artificial intelligence) technology development, Taiwan lags far behind, according to Ho Mei-yueh, a former economicc minister and currently a presidential...

Taiwan cannot ignore trade benefits from markets beyond China, says premier

Jun 28, 11:15

Taiwan cannot develop economic and trade ties only with China by taking advantage of shared cultural and language backgrounds, but should, instead, break through cultural and language...

Taiwan may benefit from ASEAN economic take-off, says TIER

Jun 27, 14:35

With the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as forecast by the World Bank, poised to score the fastest growth among emerging markets and become the main growth engine...

Taiwan Chelic expects growth in 2H17 business

Jun 27, 13:25

Pneumatic automation component maker Taiwan Chelic expects significant growth in the second half of 2017 because its products are mainly used in equipment to process handset chassis,...

Taiwan Union Technology adopts Nexcom IoT solution

Jun 27, 12:11

Copper-clad laminate maker Taiwan Union Technology (TUT) has adopted an IoT (Internet of Things) solution developed by industrial PC maker Nexcom International for application to...

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers 3Q17 revenues to increase over 15%

Jun 27, 10:59

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have become more optimistic about their revenue outlook for the third quarter of 2017, as short lead-time orders from mainly China-based handset...

Taiwan market: FET to enhance IoT deployment

Jun 26, 20:18

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will strengthen its deployment in the IoT segment to lay down the foundations for its next phase of sustained growth, leveraging the forthcoming...

FET president yvonne Li

Taiwan market: Tainan and Chiayi City looking to try out autonomous driving

Jun 23, 16:30

The governments of Tainan and Chiayi City, Southern Taiwan have both expressed interest to become trial areas for autonomous driving, according to an official from the Industrial...

Taiwan market: HMD Global launches Nokia 5, Nokia 3

Jun 23, 16:30

HMD Global has launched Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), priced at NT$5,390 (US$177) and NT$3,990, respectively,...

Nokia 5 and 3

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Jun 23, 16:30

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 111.78 for May 2017, increasing 6.75% on month and 2.02% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Qisda pushing to adopt more robotic arms at Taiwan plants

Jun 22, 22:24

Qisda has been increasing the adoption of robotic arms at its plants in Taiwan and is looking to purchase 500-1,000 units in 2017, which will translate into 1,000-2,000 manpower,...

Taiwan May unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Jun 22, 22:14

Taiwan had 431,000 jobless citizens in May 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.66%, down 0.01pp on month and 0.18pp on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders pick up

Jun 22, 15:29

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen customer orders pick up on seasonality with some expected to post sequential revenue growth of 10% or more in the third quarter, according...

Taiwan market: Oppo launches R11 in local market

Jun 22, 13:23

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has launched its new smartphone, the Oppo R11, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$15,990 (US$525) unlocked.

The Oppo R11

Taiwan science parks post January-April total revenues of over NT$758 billion, says MOST

Jun 21, 19:02

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$758.531 billion (US$25.05 billion)...

Nanya sells more Micron shares

Jun 21, 14:36

Nanya Technology has sold an additional six million shares of Micron Technology, with an aim to increase the company's working capital and repay loans, according to company filings...

Taiwan market: Acer develops smart taxi operation platform

Jun 21, 10:25

Acer has developed a smart taxi operation platform for recommending hot spots, locations with potentially the most taxi passengers, for taxi drivers under Taiwan Taxi, the largest...

Acer

Taiwan sees increased May export order value, says MOEA

Jun 20, 19:50

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.81 billion in total in May 2017, increasing 3.4% on month and 9.1% on year, and marking the 10th consecutive month of on-year growth, according...

Taiwan has advantage to develop Micro LED, says AUO chairman

Jun 20, 15:07

Taiwan's mature TFT-LCD and LED industries create an advantage in the development of Micro LED technology, if the two industries can cooperate on development, according to chairman...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.3 billion in January-May, says MOEA

Jun 20, 14:19

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,260 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.316 billion in January-May 2017, decreasing...

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    Apple Taipei 101 store

    Apple has opened its first retail store in Taiwan at Taipei 101. Unveiled on July 1 at Taiwan's tallest building, the store features Apple's latest store design. The Forum, centered...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

  • Asustek+Zenbo+home+service+robot

    Asustek Zenbo home service robot

    Asustek Computer has officially launched its home service robot, the Zenbo, in the Taiwan market. The company has started taking pre-orders for the robots. Zenbo is powered by Intel's...

    Photo: Monica Chen, Jan 4.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    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.

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  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

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