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Taiwan Chinsan reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 15, 21:31

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has reported net profits of NT$196 million (US$6.153 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 83.17% from a quarter...

Fujifilm to open new plant for advanced IC materials in Taiwan

Nov 14, 23:05

Fujifilm has announced that its semiconductor business subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, will launch the operation of its third plant in Taiwan in late November. The new...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments by Taiwan makers lower than expected in 3Q16

Nov 14, 10:28

Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs declined 35% on year to 12.36 million units in the third quarter of 2016, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

Taiwan Mobile leads telecom operators with highest EPS for October

Newswatch - Nov 11, 13:53

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) led the Taiwan's top-three telecom operators with the highest EPS of NT$0.48 for October, compared to NT$0.38 of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and NT$0.27 of Far EasTone...

Taiwan October CPI up, says DGBAS

Nov 8, 20:15

Taiwan's October 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 106.99 (2011 as base year) increased 1.45% on month and 1.70% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.67...

Qualcomm strikes deal for cooperation with Taiwan MOEA

Nov 8, 15:30

Qualcomm and Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have signed a MoU on cooperation in the wireless communications sector including joint development of IoT, 4G and 5G networks,...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches 5s Plus, Mi Box

Nov 8, 15:18

Xiaomi Technology has launched its new flagship smartphone, the Mi 5s Plus, as well as the Mi Box, in the Taiwan market with availability to begin on November 10.

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

Taiwan October export value hits 23-month high, says MOF

Nov 8, 11:45

Taiwan recorded export value of US$26.75 billion for October 2016, the highest monthly level since December 2014 and increasing 18.6% on month and 9.4% on year. Import value for the...

Lenovo president asks Taiwan component makers to lower prices

Nov 4, 15:46

Gianfranco Lanci, president and COO of Lenovo recently came to Taiwan to ask PC component makers, especially high-cost ones such as display panels and memory products, to lower prices...

World Telecom Smart City Conference to take place in Taiwan in February 2017

Nov 3, 15:13

Viewing that development smart city solutions has brought many business opportunities for the IoT supply chain, the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has collaborated with the 4G...

Taiwan should build smart cities to drive new value-added services, says Acer founder

Nov 3, 11:21

Stan Shih, founder of Acer, has urged the Taiwan government to establish a virtual cross-industry national team to build up service-oriented smart cities through which local companies...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks

Nov 2, 14:45

Acer on November 1 unveiled four Swift-series ultra-thin notebooks for launch in the Taiwan market, with the 14-inch Swift 1 for sale at a recommended retail price of NT$18,900 (US$598),...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 309 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in 3Q16

Nov 2, 11:43

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers shipped 309.749 million small- to medium-size panels in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 15.0% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to Digitimes...

HannStar Display ranked second in shipments

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees increased LCD TV shipments in 3Q16

Nov 1, 21:59

Taiwan-based ODMs, OEMs and OBMs together shipped 9.565 million LCD TVs in the third quarter of 2016, growing 13.2% on quarter and 4.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Oppo launches mid-range A39 smartphone

Nov 1, 11:45

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo has introduced a mid-range smartphone, the A39, into the Taiwan market, priced at NT$7,490 (US$237) unlocked.

Oppo selfie phone A39

Taiwan Mobile sees earnings down slightly in 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 1, 11:10

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has reported net profits of NT$3.98 billion (US$128.85 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 3% sequentially and 4% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at...

France-based Ciel & Terre International taps Taiwan market

Oct 28, 16:04

Ciel & Terre International, a France-based EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor for rooftop PV systems and ground-mounted PV power-generating stations, has...

A Hydrelio floating PV system developed by Ciel and Terre International

DrayTek shifts production capacity from China to Taiwan

Oct 28, 14:37

Own-brand router, switch and wireless access point maker DrayTek has moved production capacity from Changshu, eastern China, to Taiwan because production in China is no longer competitive,...

Taiwan aims at cumulative PV installation of 20GWp in 2025, says MOST

Oct 28, 11:22

The Taiwan government has set target cumulative PV installation capacity of 6.5GWp for 2020 and 20GWp for 2025, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).

Taiwan ITRI, Seria develop new technology for PCB production

Oct 28, 11:10

Taiwan's ITRI has teamed up with Japan-based Seria Engineering to develop a new process technology for the manufacture of PCBs, which has been showcased at the TPCA (Taiwan Printed...

Taiwan market: PChome InterPay launches mobile 3rd-party e-payment services

Oct 27, 15:11

PChome InterPay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PChomePay which in turn is a subsidiary of web portal and e-commerce operator PChome Online, on October 26 began to provide mobile third-party...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 309 million small- to mid-size panels in 3Q16

Oct 26, 12:06

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD makers shipped 309.749 million small- to medium-size panels in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 15.0% on quarter and 0.8% on year, according to Digitimes...

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

Oct 24, 20:40

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 109.14 for September 2016, decreasing 3.03% on month but increasing 6.47% on year, according to statistics released...

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

Oct 24, 15:42

Taiwan had 469,000 jobless citizens in September 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.99% which dropped 0.09pp on month but rose 0.10pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: iPhone 7 tops market share in September, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 24, 10:57

There were 684,000 smartphones sold in the Taiwan market in September, increasing 3.1% on month, and iPhones had the largest market share at 29% in sales volume and 61.6% in sales...

MIRDC working on communication standards for LED equipment

Oct 21, 15:34

Taiwan government-sponsored Metal Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC), under the auspices of Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, has...

Taiwan market: Gamania provides mobile e-payment services Gama Pay

Oct 21, 15:01

Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment has started operation of Gama Pay, smartphone-based third-party mobile e-payment services, in the Taiwan market, becoming...

Gamania Digital Entertainment chairman Albert Liu

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$10 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,549 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.084 billion in January-September 2016,...

Taiwan sees increased September export order value, says MOEA

Oct 21, 10:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$42.96 billion in total in September 2016, increasing 13.3% on month and 3.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan market: We Can Financial Technology launches smart POS

Oct 20, 15:14

We Can Financial Technology, a hardware/software system integration service provider for payment and retail value-added services, on October 19 announced the launch of MF-2351 in...

Taiwan market: Epson launches 5 inkjet printers

Oct 19, 11:25

Seiko Epson have launched five multi-functional inkjet printers, L1455, L605, L485, L385 and L380, in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$22,900 (US$725), NT$8,490,...

Epson multi-functional inkjet printer L1455

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundries see combined revenues rise in 3Q16

Oct 18, 11:13

Combined revenues of Taiwan's top-3 foundries - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) - are...

Merits of poly-Si and mono-Si wafers debated at PV Taiwan forum

Oct 17, 21:48

Shu Hua, vice president for the largest China-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, and Li Zhenguo, chairman of largest China-based solar-grade...

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings vice president Shu Hua

Taiwan market: MSO Taiwan Optical Platform to acquire 65% stake in EBC

Stockwatch - Oct 17, 11:35

Taiwan Optical Platform (TOP), a MSO (multi-system operator) of cable TV, has said it will acquire a 61% stake in Eastern Broadcasting Co. (EBC), a cable TV channel operator, from...

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  • MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

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  • Lenovo talking with Fujitsu about buying PC business, says Nikkei

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  • Mitac Holdings to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$2.50

    Before Going to Press | 11h 11min ago

  • Quanta to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$3.50

    Before Going to Press | 11h 17min ago

  • PChome Online to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5.583

    Before Going to Press | 11h 22min ago

  • Clevo to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.70

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  • Competition in AI platform market intensifying

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  • Inventec expects 10% growth in 2017 revenue from servers

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  • Hua Hong seeing robust smart card chip demand

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  • Invetec net profits stay flat in 2016

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  • Twinhead International to not hand out 2016 dividend

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  • Unitech Computer to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$1.30

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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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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    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.

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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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