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GCL-Poly slightly lower solar wafer quotes for Taiwan cell makers

Apr 11, 11:43

China-based poly-Si solar wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has lowered quotes for Taiwan-based solar cell makers to an average US$0.87 per wafer from the March level of US$0.88,...

Taiwan market: iPhone SE launches

Apr 8, 15:54

Apple on April 7 launched the 4-inch iPhone SE in the Taiwan market, with a 16GB version for sale at NT$15,500 (US$473) and 64GB model at NT$19,500, according to sources from the...

Taiwan solar cell makers shift to higher efficiency models for shipments to China

Apr 8, 12:20

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of price-cut competition for polycrystalline solar cells with energy conversion rates of 17.8-18.0%, have increased production...

Japan Display seeking panel orders for notebooks, tablets and 2-in-1s

Apr 7, 21:10

Japan Display has had its sales team solicit panel orders from Lenovo, Huawei Technologies and Asustek Computer for notebook, tablet and 2-in-1s , according to Taiwan-based supply...

TSMT reports March revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Apr 7, 21:02

Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology (TSMT), an LCD surface-mount technology (SMT) production solutions provider, has announced consolidated revenues for March 2016 decreased 10.5%...

Digitimes Research: Global server shipments grow 9.8% in 2015

Apr 6, 21:46

Taiwan server players' revenues from products including server motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment, continued to enjoy growth on year to surpass NT$500 billion...

Taiwan MOEA confirms receipt of Tsinghua Unigroup application to invest in PTI, says report

Newswatch - Apr 1, 16:12

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on March 31 confirmed it has received an application submitted by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup to invest...

Taiwan market: FET starts running 4.5G networks on 2,600MHz band

Apr 1, 10:53

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) on March 31 started operation of 4.5G networks on two 2,600MHz frequency bands in the Taiwan market, becoming a 3CA (3-carrier aggregation) 4G...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers lower quotes for April

Mar 31, 22:12

Some Taiwan-based solar cell makers, especially those heavily relying on orders released by China-based module makers, have seen decreasing orders from China and thus have lowered...

Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June

Mar 31, 08:56

MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...

Fire strikes Epistar Hsinchu factory

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 16:31

A fire broke out at LED chipmaker Epistar's factory at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan in the late hours of March 28. No employees have been reported injured by the fire,...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

Taiwan ODMs/OEMs take up 91% of 2015 global server shipments, says IDC

Mar 29, 22:01

There were 9.68 million servers and server motherboards shipped globally in 2015 and Taiwan-based ODMs/OEMs accounted for 91% of the volume, according to IDC.

Taiwan government should create regulatory environment to let PV contractors go international, says SAS chairman

Mar 29, 14:59

The incoming Taiwan government should amend existing regulations on PV installation to facilitate Taiwan-based contractors for PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) projects...

Taiwan market: Samsung ranks top smartphone vendor in sales volume in February

Mar 29, 11:25

Samsung Electronics ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market in February with a 22% share, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Taiwan analog IC firms expected to post gross margin growth in 2016

Mar 28, 21:16

With many second- and third-tier players phasing out their analog IC businesses, and international firms switching their focus to other products instead of analog ICs, major Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan players have strong influence in server upstream supply chain

Mar 28, 16:01

Server brand vendors and ODMs are mainly purchasing their components in three business styles: buy and sell, direct sourcing and direct buying and Taiwan-based component makers are...

Taiwan analog IC vendors set for improved sales in 2016, say sources

Mar 25, 15:22

Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers are set for a better year in 2016 thanks to recent industry consolidation and new demand arising from the rising popularity of virtual reality (VR)...

Taiwan market: Canon launches EOS 80D camera

Mar 25, 14:59

Canon has unveiled the EOS 80D for launch in the Taiwan market on March 25 at a retail price of NT$36,900 (US$1,118) for body only, NT$40,900 for body plus EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens...

Canon EOS 80D

Taiwan market: LG launches modular G5

Mar 25, 12:14

LG Electronics has unveiled its G5, an Android 6.0 modular smartphone, in Taiwan at a contract-free retail price of NT$23,900 (US$724) with availability to begin in early April. The...

Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 23, 22:07

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 86.28 for February 2016, decreasing 15.30% on month and 4.65% on year, according to statistics released by...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Taiwan market: CatchPlay launches OTT steaming service

Mar 23, 15:35

CatchPlay, a provider of online entertainment content in the Taiwan market, on March 22 launched CatchPlay On Demand, with charge rates of NT$60 (US$1.81) or NT$80 for a streaming...

15 million 4-inch iPhone SE to ship in 2016

Mar 23, 14:50

Component makers in the iPhone supply chain in Taiwan are mostly conservative about the prospects of the new iPhone SE, expecting total shipments to reach 15 million units in 2016,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Mar 22, 22:09

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in February 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95%, rising 0.08pp on month and 0.26pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 500,000 OTT users at end of 2016

Mar 22, 11:23

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) will enrich its OTT (over the top) content by procuring more drama series, movies and songs at a budget of up to NT$20 million (US$606,000) in...

TUC to appeal patent ruling favoring Isola

Mar 22, 11:14

Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) will file an appeal against a US district court ruling in favor of Isola in a patent dispute, according to the Taiwan-based CCL maker.

Taiwan February export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$27.67 billion in total in February 2015, decreasing 19.1% on month and 7.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

China vendors to ship 200-300 million fingerprint-recognition-enabled smartphones in 2016

Mar 21, 22:10

China-based smartphone vendors have been mostly inclined to adopt fingerprint recognition for their mid-range and high-end models and consequently they will ship an estimated 200-300...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$932 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 491 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$931.63 million in January-February 2016,...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

HPE and 2 universities cooperate to study intelligent transportation in Taiwan

Mar 21, 15:30

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), National Chiao Tung University and Chung Hua University have cooperated in research based on government-provided open data as well as IoT (Internet...

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