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Taiwan panel makers expected to maintain profits in 2014

Jan 2, 15:04

Taiwan's panel industry is expected to continue making profits into 2014 after recovering in 2013 following consecutive losses, according to market observers.

Ultra HD TV panels

China PCB makers to compete against Taiwan suppliers in HDI board segment

Jan 2, 12:25

The rise of China's PC, smartphone and LCD TV industries has triggered heavy investments, and consequently sustained growth for the PCB supply chain in China, enabling China-based...

PCB

Taiwan supply chain to see limited impact from LG quitting PC industry

Dec 31, 15:40

LG reportedly is planning to downsize its PC business and will turn to focus on products such as smartphones and tablets in the future, according to Korea media. Sources from the...

Lite-On Semi, Taiwan Semiconductor look to strong sales of slim bridge rectifier diodes in 2014

Dec 31, 14:48

Discrete component suppliers Lite-On Semiconductor and Taiwan Semiconductor both will see shipments of their slim bridge rectifier diodes increase substantially in 2014, according...

Taiwan energy program aims at energy self-sufficiency

Dec 31, 11:09

Taiwan's National Science and Technology Program-Energy (NSTPE) will implement its second phase during 2014-2018 with an annual investment of NT$5 billion (US$167 million) in energy...

Taiwan market: TWM launches three new smartphones and one tablet

Dec 30, 16:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched three new Amazing own-brand smartphones, the A5C, A6S and A7, for the entry-level segment in Taiwan. The Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator also...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing pull-in orders from gaming console and LED lighting sectors

Dec 27, 10:31

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders from the gaming console sector as well as China's LED lighting industry, according to industry sources...

KYEC to expand capacity in 2014

Dec 26, 21:37

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has completed construction of a new plant in Taiwan with volume production to kick off in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IC testing services...

Lelon breaks ground for new HQ

Dec 26, 14:06

Lelon Electronics, a Taiwan-based aluminum electrolytic capacitor specialist, on December 25 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters in Taichung, central Taiwan. It...

Taiwan FTC ruling may change Apple strategy

Dec 26, 12:03

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined Apple Asia NT$20 million (US$666,622) over its sales contracts demanding local telecom carriers sell its products at fixed prices. Sources...

Taiwan's FTC

Japan vendors may outsource MILCs to Taiwan makers

Dec 26, 11:04

As price competition among digital cameras is gradually expanding to mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) models, Japan-based vendors are likely to outsource production of...

Main notebook vendors accept notebook panel price hikes, say Taiwan makers

Dec 25, 19:11

Notebook vendors including Lenovo, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Asustek Computer have accepted panel makers' hikes in prices for 15.6-inch panels due to tight supply, according to supply...

Taiwan Chinsan, Lelon hold rosy business outlooks

Dec 25, 16:00

Aluminum electrolytic capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial has expressed optimism about company operations in the near future, citing steady orders from China-based...

Taiwan market: BenQ aims at 6% digital camera share in 2014

Dec 25, 11:40

Taiwan-based vendor BenQ aims to ship 30,000 digital cameras for a market share of 6% in the domestic market in 2014, according to the company.

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Microsoft and Sony competing over local multimedia content services on PS4 and Xbox One

Dec 24, 15:12

Microsoft has recently signed contracts with four multimedia content providers in the Greater China region, aiming to provide related services for its Xbox One and Xbox 360 game consoles,...

Taiwan makers to ship nearly 13 million STBs in 4Q13, says MIC

Dec 24, 14:46

Taiwan-based makers will ship an estimated 12.99 million cable, IP-based and OTT (over the top) set-top boxes (STBs) worth US$889.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, with the...

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

Dec 24, 10:16

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.73 for November 2013, decreasing by 1.84% on month but increasing by 0.50% on year, according to the Ministry...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets target coverage for 4G operation

Dec 23, 22:01

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, aims to cover 60% of the population in six metropolitan areas in the first year...

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

Dec 23, 21:35

Taiwan had 478,000 jobless citizens in November 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.16% which dropped by 0.08 percentage point on month and by 0.11 percentage point on year,...

CPT to dispose of factory land and buildings in northern Taiwan

Dec 23, 21:33

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will sell part of land and buildings of its factory in Ba-De, northern Taiwan, at a total price of NT$2.814 billion (US$94.7...

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.2 billion, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:24

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,862 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.243 billion in January-November 2013,...

Taiwan November export order value hits record, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:19

Taiwan received export orders worth US$41.05 billion in total in November 2013, the highest monthly level recorded and increasing 3.7% on month and 0.8% on year, according to statistics...

Pegatron chairman takes over TCA

Dec 20, 15:30

Acer's ex-chairman JT Wang has finished his term as the13th chairman of Taipei Computer Association (TCA), and Pegatron Technology chairman TH Tung has been elected as his successo...

Japan Display to acquire Taiwan LCM maker and establish new subsidiary in China

Dec 20, 12:23

Japan Display (JDI) has decided to make Star World Technology Corporation (STC), a Taiwa-based manufacturer of LCD modules (LCMs), into a subsidiary of Taiwan Display (TDI), JDI's...

PCB maker Apex 2013 revenues to grow more than 10%

Dec 20, 11:49

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock Exchange (TSE), is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2013, according to...

Global PV installation capacity to reach 40GWp in 2014, says BOE

Dec 19, 16:02

The total capacity of new PV systems installed around the world in 2013 is estimated at 34GWp, growing 9.7% on year, and global installation capacity is expected to rise to 40GWp...

Foxconn planning panel R&D center in Taiwan

Dec 19, 13:36

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to establish an R&D center in Taiwan to assist its panel and touchscreen technology R&D center in Japan, Foxconn...

Taiwan IC suppliers developing chips for MediaTek smartphone solutions

Dec 18, 21:30

MediaTek's growing shipments of smartphone solutions, which are expected to top 200 million units in 2013 and 300 million units in 2014, have encouraged Taiwan-based suppliers of...

Entire Technology to start production at PET film factory in northern Taiwan in 1Q14

Dec 18, 20:44

Diffuser plate and light guide plate maker Entire Technology will kick off production of optical-grade PET film at its new factory in northern Taiwan in the first quarter of 2014,...

Taiwan market: Windows models occupy one-third of business-use tablet sales, says Microsoft Taiwan

Dec 18, 14:52

Windows 8/8.1-based tablets including Microsoft's Surface have attained a market share of one-third in the business-use tablet segment in Taiwan, according to general manager of Microsoft...

Taiwan market: Senao to add 40-60 digital convergence stores in 2014

Dec 18, 14:08

Senao International, the operator of the Senao handset and IT retail chain in Taiwan, plans to expand its retail network around Taiwan adding 40-60 digital convergence stores to total...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues up over 10% in 2013

Dec 18, 11:34

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers as a whole will ramp up their revenues in 2013 for the second straight year, with the combined figures for the year reaching NT$87.74 billion (US$2.96...

Taiwan IC substrate suppliers see no impact from ASE production halt

Dec 17, 14:59

Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers including Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Unimicron Technology expect no impact from a possible shutdown of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's...

Studio A to expand retail networks in Taiwan, China

Dec 17, 14:43

Taiwan-based Studio A, an Apple premium reseller in the Asia Pacific, will expand its retail network in Taiwan and China in 2014, according to the company.

Primax lands orders for CCMs used in Amazon smartphones, say sources

Dec 17, 11:20

Primax Electronics has obtained orders from Amazon for compact camera modules (CCMs) for use in smartphones to be launched in first-half 2014, according to sources with Taiwan's supply...

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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.

  • Hiachieve+eWonderPad+tablet+PC

    Hiachieve eWonderPad tablet PC

    Taiwan-based Hiachieve Digital Technology, which provide digital contents for education purposes, has launched an education-specific tablet PC, the eWonderPad, with cloud computing...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

  • Samsung+BX2231+21%2E5%2Dinch+LED+monitor+

    Samsung BX2231 21.5-inch LED monitor

    Samsung Electronics has introduced an LED-backlit LCD monitor, the BX2231, in the Taiwan market. The BX2231 features 2ms response time, 5 mega:1 contrast ratio, 1,920x1,080 resolution...

    Photo: company, Oct 7.

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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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    Optoma 3D ready projector, the DS512

    Optoma Technology has introduced four new front projectors, including three 3D ready models in Taiwan market. The DS512 projector features DLP Link technology, 120Hz 3D projection,...

    Photo: company, Sep 14.

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