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Taiwan halts nuclear power plant project

Apr 29, 11:59

The Taiwan government, bowing to anti-nuclear pressure from the general public, has decided to immediately suspend construction on the country's nearly completed fourth nuclear power...

China-based GCL-Poly Energy sets up subsidiary in Taiwan

Apr 29, 10:50

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the largest China-based maker of polysilicon and solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, has established a subsidiary in Taiwan to strengthen cooperation...

Taiwan market: FET to launch 2nd own-brand 4G smartphone, the Smart 403

Apr 28, 22:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, on April 28 unveiled the Smart 403, its second own-brand 4G smartphone...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to grow over 40% in 2Q14

Apr 28, 15:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and brand vendors are expected to see their combined handset shipments grow over 40% on quarter and also on year to a total of 23.4 million units in the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments to rise 4.4% in 2Q14

Apr 28, 14:32

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels are expected to reach 64.95 million units in the second quarter of 2014, up 4.4% on quarter but down...

Samsung offering 48-inch LCD TV panels at similar price as 50-inch Taiwan models

Apr 28, 13:47

Samsung Display is reportedly trying to push its new 48-inch LCD TV panels into the market, offering them at prices at approximately US$30 cheaper than Taiwan makers' 50-inch units,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see sequential growth in 2Q14 digital camera shipments

Apr 28, 11:39

Taiwan-based ODMs Ability Enterprise, Altek, Asia Optical and Foxconn Electronics will ship 2.703 million digital cameras in total in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 14.2%...

Taiwan market: LEDs can save 45.9% of lighting power consumption, say analysts

Apr 28, 10:43

The total electricity used in industrial, commercial, residential and public (including street lamps) lighting in Taiwan in 2013 has been estimated at 22 billion kWh, and if all lighting...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see decreased 2Q14 notebook ODM shipments

Apr 28, 10:39

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship a total of 33.476 million notebooks in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 83.91% of global total. The volume will represent a sequential decrease...

Taiwan Star Cellular to acquire Vibo Telecom via stock swap

Apr 28, 10:30

Taiwan Star Cellular, one of the six next-generation (4G) licensees in Taiwan, will hold a 100% stake in Vibo Telecom, a 3G mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, through a stock swap...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan flip-chip LED production value in 2014 estimated at US$160 million

Apr 25, 15:33

Taiwan-based flip-chip LED makers generated a total production value of US$11.63 million in the first quarter of 2014, taking up 3.1% of total LED production value, and flip-chip...

Taiwan market: Huawei launching Honor 3C smartphone

Apr 25, 15:03

China-based Huawei will start marketing its Honor 3C smartphone in the Taiwan market at the end of April with a suggested retail price of NT$4,999 (US$165) unlocked.

Tesla seeing short production capacity, say Taiwan makers

Apr 25, 15:01

US-based electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has seen production capacity fall far short of its fast growing global demand, and a feasible solution is to set up production lines in...

Taiwan thermal module makers expanding heat-pipe capacities

Apr 25, 14:11

Major Taiwan-based thermal module makers expect fast growing demand for thin heat-pipes from smartphone and tablet vendors, and are expanding production capacities in preparation...

Taiwan IC design houses see booming orders from China smartphone vendors

Apr 25, 13:56

China-based smartphone vendors have been increasing their purchases of IC parts, including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs, analog ICs and ambient...

Taiwan monocrystalline solar cell makers under pressure to hike energy efficiency to obtain orders from Sharp

Apr 25, 11:16

Japan-based PV vendor Sharp plans to hike the required energy conversion rates for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells its procures over the next 3-6 months, putting pressure...

Taiwan market: 40% of LCD TVs sold in 2014 expected to be large-size, Ultra HD, says LG

Apr 24, 15:23

About 40% of LCD TVs sold in the Taiwan market in 2014 are expected to be large-size or Ultra HD units, according to LG Display.

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments drop 5.5% on year in 1Q14; HP, Asustek, Apple enjoy growth

Apr 24, 14:29

Taiwan and worldwide notebook shipments dropped 13.8% and 14.2% sequentially, and 6.8% and 5.5% on year, respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research's...

Taiwan March manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Apr 24, 11:55

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.66 for March 2014, increasing 18.85% sequentially and 3.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan makers expected to hold over 50% Ultra HD TV panel market share in 2014

Apr 23, 22:02

Taiwan-based panel makers are expected to hold an over 50% market share in the Ultra HD TV panel market in 2014 while Korea-based makers are expected to hold 40%.

Taiwan market: Competition in 4G LTE smartphone segment heating up

Apr 23, 21:55

Competition for sales of 4G LTE smartphones in Taiwan is expected to heat up soon as Samsung Electronics, HTC and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to introduce mid-range to high-end...

Taiwan market: 80% of FET subscribers willing to shift to 4G services

Apr 23, 15:12

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six 4G licensees in Taiwan, has surveyed its 2G/3G subscribers, with the results showing that 80% are willing to shift to 4G subscriptions,...

Taiwan market: China solar-grade wafer makers competing with local makers

Apr 22, 21:41

China-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have shifted to tap the Taiwan market where demand from crystalline silicon solar cell makers has remained strong, according...

Intel looking to tap entry-level tablet market with Bay Trail-Entry

Apr 22, 19:24

In an attempt to tap China and other emerging markets for Android entry-level tablets, Intel will launch Bay Trail-Entry, a CPU platform specifically for use in entry-level tablets...

Asustek becomes large client for Intel, say Taiwan makers

Apr 22, 14:33

Asustek Computer has comprehensively adopted Intel CPU platforms for motherboards, desktops, notebooks, tablets and smartphones, becoming a large client for Intel, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$833 million in January-March, says MOEA

Apr 22, 11:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed it approved 773 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$833.74 million in January-March 2014,...

Taiwan March unemployment down, says DGBAS

Apr 22, 11:43

Taiwan had 463,000 jobless citizens in March 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.03%, which dropped 0.06ppt sequentially and 0.14ppt on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

Apr 22, 11:38

Main Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers, including D-Link, Gemtek Technology and Accton Technology, have been transforming their operational models, combining hardware...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches Vivofit

Apr 22, 11:03

GPS device vendor Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132), according to the...

Garmin fitness band, Vivofit

Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

Apr 21, 21:47

Taiwan received export orders worth US$37.94 billion in total in March 2014, increasing by 23.6% on month and by 5.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of...

Taiwan international Internet bandwidth rises to over 1.3Tbps in 1Q14, says TWNIC

Apr 21, 14:58

Taiwan's direct Internet connections with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 1.311Tbps as of the end of the first quarter of 2014, increasing...

Taiwan market: Brother Industries aims at 30% growth in printer sales in 2014

Apr 21, 10:45

Japan-based vendor Brother Industries aims to increase printer sales in the Taiwan market in 2014 by 30% on year, according to Brother Industries Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Fitel PHS coverage shrinking

Apr 21, 10:14

First International Telecom (Fitel), the only low-power PHS mobile operator in Taiwan, and a WiMAX operator in northern Taiwan, has been frustrated in the process of turning around...

Taiwan LED firms hold rosy business outlook for 2Q14

Apr 21, 10:10

Taiwan-based LED chip makers and packaging houses are generally optimistic about their business operations in the second quarter of 2014 mainly due to strong demand from LCD TVs and...

Asustek apologizes over ZenFone pricing blunder

Apr 18, 16:22

Asustek Computer has apologized to Taiwan's consumers for a difference in prices and specifications for its ZenFone smartphones sold in Taiwan and China.

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih (center) and other company executives
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  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 2h 39min ago

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  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

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  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 3h 4min ago

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | 3h 5min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

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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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    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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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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