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Taiwan IC design houses see order visibility continue improving

Aug 31, 21:54

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen their order visibility continue improving recently, which will allow them to meet their sales targets set for the third quarter of 2015, according...

Advantech, Panasonic, Aurotek cooperate to boost Industry 4.0 in Taiwan

Aug 31, 10:34

Advantech, the largest Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker, Panasonic and Aurotek, a Taiwan sales agent for automation components produced by Advantech and Panasonic, have...

Taiwan key economic indicator continues to signal slow growth

Aug 31, 10:31

Taiwan's economic conditions remain soft, affected by weak international economies, the National Development Council (NDC) has said, citing its latest survey on the outlook of the...

Taiwan solar cell makers see demand in excess of capacities in September

Aug 28, 14:06

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have obtained orders in excess of production capacities in September, according to the makers.

Taiwan market: BenQ cooperates with Chunghwa Telecom to set up smart bus stations

Aug 28, 12:00

Display device vendor and display solution provider BenQ has cooperated with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to establish a system of smart bus stations in Taichung City, central Taiwan, with...

Touch Taiwan: Corning exhibits new glass products

Aug 28, 11:41

Corning is showcasing products from its Corning Glass Technologies portfolio including recently launched Corning Lotus NXT Glass at Touch Taiwan 2015. Corning is also featuring Corning...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches 3 ZenFone smartphones

Aug 28, 10:52

Asustek Computer has unveiled three ZenFone-series smartphones, the ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone 2 Laser and ZenFone 2 Deluxe, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market.

SEMICON Taiwan 2015 to kick off with more than 700 exhibitors

Aug 28, 10:38

The 20th annual SEMICON Taiwan tradeshow will kick off on September 2 and run through September 4 at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. The show will host more than 700 exhibiting...

Touch Taiwan: New Cando flexible touch panels to appear in smartphones in 2016

Aug 27, 14:23

Touch panel maker Cando, a subsidiary of TPK Holding, has unveiled new flexible thin-film touch panel technology that is expected to go into production by the end of 2015 and be integrated...

Taiwan approves BOE subsidiary set up

Aug 27, 13:55

The Investment Commission under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has approved an application by China-based TFT-LCD panel maker BOE Technology to set up a local subsidiary to...

Taiwan market: CHT partners with Microsoft to provide cloud computing services

Aug 27, 11:21

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has signed a strategic-alliance agreement with Microsoft for cooperation on Cloud Solution Provider and Cloud OS Network, with CHT responsible for providing...

Taiwan market: Samsung expects Galaxy Note 5 shipments to reach 50,000 units in 1st month

Aug 27, 11:12

Samsung Electronics expects sales of its new flagship model, the Galaxy Note 5, in the Taiwan market to reach over 50,000 units in the first month of launch.

Taiwan market: InFocus unveils 4G smartphones

Aug 27, 11:06

US-based vendor InFocus has unveiled M812, M808 and M370, respectively a flagship, mid-range and entry-level Android 5.0 4G smartphone models, for launch in the Taiwan market in early...

Taiwan market: Local vendors cut LED light bulb prices

Aug 26, 21:29

In the wake of Philips' lowering retail prices for a 6.5W LED light bulb from NT$249 (US$7.60) to NT$169 in the Taiwan market, several Taiwan-based vendors have followed suit, for...

Taiwan market: Philips lowers prices for LED table lamps

Aug 26, 15:43

Philips has offered price discounts for LED tablet lamps for sale in the Taiwan market, with retail prices reduced from NT$2,499 (US$76.90) to NT$999, from NT$1,500 to NT$899, and...

More consolidation efforts needed to shore up Taiwan IC-design industry

Aug 26, 15:31

More consolidation efforts are needed in Taiwan's IC-design industry in order to cope with increasing global competition, according to sources at local IC design houses.

Taiwan FSC grants 6 licenses to 3rd-party e-payment service operators

Aug 26, 15:12

Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has granted operating licenses to six third-party e-payment services: AllPay, Gash+, E.Sun Bank, Bank of Taiwan, CTBC Bank and Bank...

Taiwan businesses urged to develop IoT devices

Newswatch - Aug 26, 11:05

Taiwan-based companies have an advantage in developing IoT products thanks to their innovative ideas, flexibility and efficient implementation, according to John Wang, founder of...

Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director

Aug 25, 22:09

Taiwan's top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a trade secret case against Liang Mong-song, a former senior director of R&D at TSMC. Liang has been accused of revealing TSMC's...

Compal to shift notebook capacity from Chengdu factory to Kunshan

Aug 25, 20:44

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will gradually move notebook production capacity at its factory in Chengdu City, western China, to its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, and has notified...

Touch Taiwan 2015: Panel makers shift competition from output to innovation value

Aug 25, 19:56

As global display panel production capacity has increased significantly but end-use demand has not grown, display panel makers' focus is shifting from production scale to innovative...

Microsoft, Amazon new large-size tablet to benefit Taiwan suppliers in 2H15

Aug 25, 16:21

Amazon and Microsoft are both preparing to release tablet devices with displays sized above 11-inch and their orders are expected to benefit Taiwan's upstream supply chain and boost...

Touch Taiwan: AUO to exhibit ALCD TV panels

Aug 25, 15:24

AU Optronics (AUO) will exhibit new ALCD LCD TV displays at Touch Taiwan 2015 that integrate Ultra HD (4K) resolution, curved design, quantum dot (QD) wide color gamut, and HDR (high...

Taiwan draws up drones law

Aug 25, 14:46

Taiwan is drafting a law to govern the flying of drones amid growing concerns over their threats to aviation safety.

Touch Taiwan: Innolux to showcase new vehicle displays

Aug 25, 14:17

Innolux will feature a new assortment of vehicle displays sized 8- and 10.2-inch at Touch Taiwan 2015, according to the company.

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up on month, down on year, says MOEA

Aug 24, 22:11

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.96 for July 2015, increasing 1.81% on month but decreasing 3.11% on year, according to statistics released...

E Ink Holdings to showcase various e-paper applications at Touch Taiwan 2015

Aug 24, 22:07

Electrophoretic technology-based electronic paper (e-paper) display maker E Ink Holdings will showcase a variety of applications of e-paper display technology at the Touch Taiwan...

AUO spends NT$3.62 billion to acquire equipment from Marubeni

Stockwatch - Aug 24, 22:04

Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced it has spent NT$3.62 billion (US$109.71) to acquire panel manufacturing equipment from Japan-based Marubeni, according to...

Touch Taiwan: AUO to display new technologies

Aug 24, 21:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced several mobile device displays and technologies, including slim, light and power-saving displays for wearable devices, Ultra HD (4K) displays for...

Taiwan July unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Aug 24, 11:02

Taiwan had 445,000 jobless citizens in July 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.82% which rose 0.11pp on month but dropped 0.20pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan science parks post January-June total revenues of over NT$1 trillion, says MOST

Aug 21, 14:21

The three science parks developed and operated by Taiwan's government, Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), generated...

Taiwan market: BenQ to sponsor gaming event

Aug 21, 12:41

Taiwan-based monitor brand vendor BenQ will sponsor the Capcom Pro Tour gaming event in Taiwan, which will be hosted starting August 22. The company's RL-series monitors will be the...

Second-tier IC foundries face low utilization in 4Q15

Aug 21, 10:51

Second-tier IC foundries will struggle to maintain their capacity utilization rates above 60% in the fourth quarter of 2015, due to disappointing demand for smartphones, tablets,...


China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry

Aug 20, 21:44

China is looking to build a homegrown panel-use driver IC industry in Hefei, China, which will likely threaten Taiwan's IC driver IC sector, according to industry sources.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$2.3 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 20, 21:38

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,068 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$2.310 billion in January-July 2015, increasing...

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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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    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.