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Taiwan 2Q16 TFT-LCD production value up on quarter, down on year, says PIDA

Sep 26, 22:17

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers generated total production value of NT$164.135 billion (US$5.13 billion) in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 1.90% on quarter but decreasing...

Nvidia GTC 2016 shows artificial intelligence innovations

Sep 26, 16:39

Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016 opened on September 21 in Taiwan, with over 2,000 visitors' participating on the first day. During the conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun...

Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia CEO

Taiwan market: Lite-On Technology to supply over 150,000 LED street lamps

Sep 26, 11:23

Lite-On Technology has won several Taiwan local governments' open-bid procurements of over 150,000 LED street lamps to become the largest supplier, followed by Everlight Electronics...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile signs pact with Tesla

Sep 23, 15:32

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has entered an agreement with Tesla to cooperate in the B2B connected car market in Taiwan, according to company president James Jeng.

TWM president James Jeng

Taiwan market: NCC urges smooth shift from 2G to 3G/4G

Sep 23, 15:01

As Taiwan's operating licenses for GSM 2G mobile communication will expire June 30, 2017 and 2G services will end beginning July 1, 2017, the National Communications Commission (NCC)...

Taiwan government aims to install 3 million low-voltage smart power meters in 2024

Sep 23, 10:56

The Taiwan government, in line with energy saving and reduction in carbon emission policies, aims to install 200,000 low-voltage (110V) smart power meters in 2017, one million units...

Taiwan sees increased August export order value, says MOEA

Sep 22, 22:16

Taiwan received export orders worth US$37.93 billion in total in August 2016, increasing 8.3% on month and on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan August unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Sep 22, 14:41

Taiwan had 480,000 jobless citizens in august 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.08%, rising 0.06pp on month and 0.18pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor Meitu launches M6

Newswatch - Sep 21, 21:40

China-based smartphone vendor Meitu has launched its Meitu M6 smartphone in the Taiwan market. The Meitu M6, which features a 5-inch Full HD display and an octa-core MediaTek Helio...

Southeast Asia is stage for Taiwan online service providers, says TiEA president

Sep 21, 16:03

For Taiwan-based online e-commerce, shopping or gaming service operators, Southeast Asia countries afford relatively good opportunities for extending business operations from the...

TiEA president Jamie Lin

Taiwan market: HTC launches Desire 10 Lifestyle

Newswatch - Sep 21, 14:49

HTC has begun marketing its mid-range HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle smartphone in Taiwan and globally. The Desire 10 Lifestyle, which features a 5.5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400...

Inotera provides update on acquisition by Micron

Stockwatch - Sep 21, 10:59

Inotera Memories has provided an update on the progress of its share-swap deal with Micron Technology, under which the US firm will buy all the shares it does not own in the Taiwan-based...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6.6 billion in January-August

Sep 21, 10:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,273 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.627 billion in January-August 2016, respectively decreasing...

FET unveils first 5G lab in Taiwan

Sep 20, 15:29

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has unveiled the first 5G laboratory ever established in Taiwan through cooperation with Ericsson. The lab, which is also...

Taiwan Photon Source inaugurated

Sep 20, 12:14

Taiwan's National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) on September 19 held a ceremony for starting operation of Taiwan Photon Source (TPS), a synchrotron radiation facility...

Part of Taiwan Photon Source under National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center

Nichia, Taiwan LED chips makers to start UV-C LED production

Sep 20, 11:22

Japan-based Nichia will begin production of UV-C (ultraviolet with wavelength of below 280nm) LED products in fourth-quarter 2016, while Taiwan-based LED chip makers will do so by...

Weblink will not see major strategy changes in next 3-6 months, says Acer Taiwan head

Sep 14, 15:54

Commenting on brand partners' concerns over his succession as the head of Acer Taiwan at a distributor conference on August 13, new general manager Lin Chia-chang said that Weblink...

Lin Chia-chang, Acer Taiwan new general manager

Inspur starts price war for servers in Europe, say Taiwan makers

Sep 14, 15:46

China-based server vendor Inspur Technologies has triggered price-cut competition for servers used in cloud data centers in Europe, looking to expand in Europe's cloud computing server...

CWTC listed on Taiwan OTC

Sep 14, 14:55

Chang Wah Technology (CWTC), which manufactures LED leadframe packaging materials, started trading on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at an initial price of NT$102 (US$3.22)...

Entegris optimistic about equipment demand from Taiwan foundries

Sep 13, 21:23

Taiwan-based IC foundries including TSMC and UMC will continue to build additional capacity and advance their technologies for a larger pie of the foundry space, which will further...

Bertrand Loy, CEO for Entegris

Focusing on silicon technologies will be the future road for Taiwan, says Stan Shih

Sep 13, 14:06

Commenting on Taiwan IT industry's next step, Acer co-founder Stan Shih at a forum hosted by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on September 12, said the country...

Stan Shih, Acer co-founder

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers set to post strong 3Q16

Sep 13, 11:05

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers including Egis Technology (Egistec), Elan Microelectronics and FocalTech Systems are set to post brisk sales for the third quarter of 2016...

Growing adoption of fingerprint sensors among Android smartphones is driving the IC designers sale

Digitimes Research: Touch Taiwan 2016 becomes main stage for Taiwan display panel makers

Sep 12, 21:07

The exhibition at Touch Taiwan has been beyond touch panels and technology, for Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and...

Acer Taiwan general manager appointment raises concern among IT vendors

Sep 12, 16:01

Acer has appointed Lin Chia-chang, general manager of its subsidiary Weblink International, as general manager of Acer Taiwan and Lin will also continue to head Weblink. However,...

Mangoldt begins operation at reactor factory in Taiwan

Sep 12, 12:40

Germany-based reactor maker Hans von Mangoldt has started operation at its new factory and branch office in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The factory is estimated to be able to supply 24,000...

Mangoldt factory in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Taiwan market: Canon launches EOS 5D Mark IV

Sep 12, 11:04

Canon has launched EOS 5D Mark IV, a DSLR full-frame camera featuring a 30.4-megapixel CMOS image sensor, Dual Pixel RAW image technology and a 3.2-inch Clear View II LCD touch screen,...

Canon DSLR full-frame EOS 5D Mark IV

Taiwan Mobile, FET report earnings for August

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 10:24

Taiwan Mobile has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.56 billion (US$303.2 million) and an EBITDA of NT$2.88 billion for August. Net profits totaled NT$1.4 billion or NT$0.51 per...

Taiwan sets short-term PV installation capacity target of 1.52GWp

Sep 9, 14:57

The Taiwan government on September 8 approved a 2-year PV power generation development project proposed by the Bureau of Energy (BOE) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, with...

Taiwan sees increased August export value

Sep 8, 15:07

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$24.66 billion for August 2016, increasing 2.2% on month and 1% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.67 billion rose...

China smartphone vendors to place more orders with Taiwan ODMs

Sep 8, 13:53

China-based smartphone vendors are likely to place more orders for mid-range to high-end models with Taiwan-based handset ODMs as they are shifting their focus to the high-end segment,...

SEMICON Taiwan 2016: Advanced packaging remains in the spotlight

Sep 7, 12:22

Semicon Taiwan 2016 will kick off in Taipei from September 7-9, with advanced packaging remaining a major focus.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset makers to post decreased shipments in 4Q16

Sep 7, 12:13

Shipments of handsets, mostly smartphone models, by Taiwan-based handset makers are expected to peak at 14.49 million units in the third quarter of 2016 before sliding to 13.47 million...

Taiwan market: HTC begins selling fitness bands

Newswatch - Sep 6, 21:04

HTC has has begun selling the UA Band smart fitness bracelet in the Taiwan market and will launch the UA Heart Rate at the end of September. HTC co-developed the devices with US-based...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue expected to benefit Taiwan battery shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 15:35

The recall of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 over battery issues has raised concerns among worldwide smartphone brands about their battery quality and is expected to benefit Taiwan-based...

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

Sep 6, 12:28

Taiwan's August 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.99 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.03% on month but increased 0.57% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

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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.

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    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...

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    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...

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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...

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