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Taiwan MCU suppliers optimistic about 2017

Feb 8, 15:46

Emerging IoT applications are set to boost demand for microcontrollers (MCUs) in 2017, with suppliers including Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology expressing optimism about...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to promote DDoS protection services

Feb 8, 15:18

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will strive to promote multilayer DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection services to business clients in 2017, the company has said.

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

Feb 8, 11:00

Taiwan's January 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.44 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.02% on month but increased 2.25% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

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

Feb 7, 16:42

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.74 billion for January 2017, decreasing 7.6% on month but increasing 7.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.25...

Investment compass pointing south for Taiwan ODMs

Feb 6, 17:09

China has long been considered the cause and solution for all of Taiwan's economic and political problems, but with exports to China stagnating and Taiwan's government introducing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 312.94 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in 4Q16

Feb 3, 15:12

Taiwan-based makers together shipped 312.94 million small- to medium-size (below 9-inch) TFT-LCD panels in the fourth quarter of 2016, increasing 1.0% on quarter and 10.2% on year,...

ASE orders equipment for NT$500 million

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 14:02

Packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased equipment from Towa for a total of NT$500.44 million (US$16.1 million), according to a company...

TSMC spends NT$13 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 11:32

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed 17 separate purchases of equipment and factory construction.

Taiwan market: Apple Pay mobile payment service to be available soon

Newswatch - Feb 2, 16:02

Apple Pay, a mobile payment service offered by Apple, will soon be available in the Taiwan market, Apple has announced on its website in Taiwan.

Acer expects over 10% on-year revenue growth from Taiwan

Jan 26, 14:15

Acer Taiwan general manager Dave Lin expects the company's revenues from Taiwan to grow by a double-digit percentage on year in 2017 and he has seen demand for the company's ultra-thin...

Taiwan market: Samsung set to recapture top smartphone vendor ranking in 2Q17

Jan 26, 12:13

Samsung Electronics is expected to recapture the number one title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the second quarter of 2017, powered by its high-performance mid-range models, according...

Taiwan Mobile expects revenues to grow mildly in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 26, 10:29

Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its revenues to grow 2% on year to NT$118.85 billion (US$3.793 billion) in 2017, while operating income will decline...

Winbond buys equipment for NT$3.32 billion

Stockwatch - Jan 26, 10:23

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and flash chips, has disclosed two purchases of machinery for NT$3.32 billion (US$105.9 million).

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 61 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 4Q16

Jan 25, 22:45

Taiwan-based makers shipped a total of 61.37 million large-size (9-inch and above) TFT-LCD panels during the fourth quarter of 2016, decreasing 1.5% on quarter but increasing 2% on...

Taiwan wearable product shipments to account for 42% of global shipments in 2018, says MIC

Newswatch - Jan 25, 22:43

The ratio of Taiwan's shipments of smart wearable devices, mainly smartwatches and bracelets, to global shipments will grow from 39% in 2016 to 42% in 2018 and further increase to...

Taiwan 4Q16 economic growth estimated at 2.58%, says DGBAS

Jan 25, 11:31

Taiwan's economic growth in GDP for fourth-quarter 2016 is estimated at 2.58%, upward adjusted by 0.21pp from the forecast made in November 2016, according to the Directorate General...

Taiwan market: CHT expects profits to edge down 8% in 2017

Jan 25, 11:24

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) expects its consolidated revenues to inch up 0.5% on year to NT$231.16 billion (US$7.373 billion) in 2017, but net profits are likely to decline 8% to NT$6.89...

Taiwan 4Q16 international Internet bandwidth stands at 2.067Tbps, says TWNIC

Jan 25, 11:19

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 2.067Tbps as of fourth-quarter 2016, increasing 16.26% sequentially...

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches Smart Canvas

Jan 24, 11:49

Seiko Epson has launched Smart Canvas smartwatch in the Taiwan market at NT$5,490 (US$173) for watch body alone plus NT$999 for a belt made of synthetic leather, according to Epson...

Seiko Epson Smart Canvas

Taiwan December manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

Jan 23, 22:10

Taiwan reported a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 113.93 for December 2016, increasing 0.65% on month and 7.46% on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan December unemployment rate down on month, year, says DGBAS

Jan 23, 21:52

Taiwan had 446,000 jobless citizens in December 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.79% and representing a drop of 0.08 percentage points on month and on year as well, according...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches police service app

Newswatch - Jan 23, 14:06

Asustek Computer has launched a smartphone-based app for providing police-related services through cooperation with Taiwan's National Police Agency (NPA), Chinese-language newspaper...

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

Jan 23, 10:15

Taiwan received export orders worth US$41.24 billion in total in December 2016, decreasing 5.5% on month but increasing 6.3% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$11 billion in 2016, says MOEA

Jan 20, 16:05

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,414 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$11.037 billion in 2016, respectively decreasing...

Cable TV in Taiwan to be fully digitized at end of 2017, says NCC

Jan 19, 21:46

96% of cable TV networks in Taiwan have been digitized and the remaining 4% is expected to be completed at the end of 2017, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC...

Pihsiang Machinery sets up 2MWp rooftop PV system in northeastern Taiwan

Jan 19, 15:07

Pihsiang Machinery Mfg., a maker of electric wheelchairs, scooters and bicycles, has cooperated with J&V Energy Technology, an investor in PV power generation, and New Green Power,...

Taiwan IC design houses pushing into automotive aftermarket

Jan 18, 16:00

Taiwan-based IC design houses including Generalplus, Himax Technologies, Macroblock, MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, Nuvoton Technology, Pixart Imaging, Sunplus Technology and...

Taiwan market: Largan Medical aims to double sales in 2017

Jan 18, 12:01

Largan Medical's own-brand contact lenses are now available at 1,398 retail stores around Taiwan and it aims to expand the network to 2,000 stores in 2017 and double its sales volume...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile ramps up share of high-end Android smartphone segment

Newswatch - Jan 18, 11:45

Sony Mobile Communications saw its share in the over NT$15,000 (US$475) segment of the Android smartphone market in Taiwan increase to 35% in 2016 from 24% of a year earlier, according...

Tatung starts operation of PV power stations at former landfill sites

Jan 18, 11:42

Electric machinery and appliance maker Tatung and the Taoyuan city government on January 17 jointly held a ceremony to unveil PV power-generating stations established by the company...

Taiwan market: Foxconn online shopping platform launches video content services

Jan 16, 21:28

A consumer electronics online shopping platform belonging to the Foxconn Group has launched Bandott, a free Android TV 6.0 digital set-top box (STB) integrated with video content...

UL appoints new Taiwan country manager

Jan 13, 15:25

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has appointed TH Chen as its country manager in Taiwan, the site of the safety consulting and certification company's largest business operation outside...

UL Taiwan country manager TH Chen

TSMC could build plant in the US, says Chang

Jan 13, 10:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang has said the company has not ruled out building a wafer fab in the US in response to Donald Trump's plans to...

Morris Chang on the sidelines of the quarterly investors meeting

Taiwan market: Sales of mid-range smartphones to increase in 2017, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jan 12, 14:15

The ratio of mid-range smartphones priced at NT$10,000-15,000 (US$313-470) to total smartphone sold in the Taiwan market is expected to grow to 15-16% in 2017, up from 11% at the...

Randy Lee, deputy general manager for mobile communications, Samsung Taiwan

Taiwan to end nuclear power generation by 2025

Jan 12, 11:08

Taiwan's legislature has amended the Electricity Act, ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025 and liberalizing the local electricity market.

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    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.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    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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