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Commentary: Taiwan could lag China in developing Big Data businesses

Jun 4, 11:06

Taiwan could lag behind China in the development of Big Data related businesses as Taiwan makers are still focusing on hardware products such as servers and storage devices, while...

Taiwan wearable device makers shift production focus to smartwatches

Jun 3, 21:36

Taiwan-based wearable device makers, including Mitac International, Papago, Holux Technology and GlobalSat Worldcom, have recently shifted focus to develop smartwatches instead of...

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to hike prices

Jun 3, 12:19

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cells makers plan to increase quotes for June by an average of 2%, according to industry sources. Polycrystalline models with energy conversion...

TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Google to launch Chromebox digital signage solutions via AOpen in 3Q15

Jun 3, 11:53

Google will launch two Chromebox digital signage solutions for commercial application through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen in the middle of the third quarter of 2015, according...

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PC evolution, cloud and emergence of IoT: Q&A with Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Jun 2, 14:42

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the IT industry is all about change. But the more things change, the more things stay the same. For example, it always seems to be Intel...

Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Taiwan university transfers intelligent medical cloud platform to US-based Inform Genomics

Jun 2, 12:07

Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has transferred technology for an intelligent medical cloud computing platform to Inform Genomics, a US-based company using proprietary analytical...

China, Taiwan makers to set up overseas solar cell capacity of 3GWp by end of 2015

Jun 1, 21:01

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in a bid to cope with US anti-dumping and anti-subsidization taxes, will set up solar cell production...

Taiwan motherboard makers less active in Computex 2015 due to delayed Skylake

Jun 1, 19:51

With Intel deferring the unveiling of its Skylake platform and 100 series chipsets until August 2015, Taiwan-based motherboard players are expected to only showcase their 100 series...

Wistron expanding presence in cloud computing industry, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 1, 14:53

Wistron has been aggressively expanding its presence in the cloud computing industry and has cooperated with hospitals in Taiwan to launch telemedical applications in China and will...

EU starts anti-circumvention investigation of Taiwan solar firms

Jun 1, 12:07

The European Commission on May 29 announced an anti-circumvention investigation of China-, Taiwan- and Malaysia-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules.

Taiwan FPCB makers facing increasing competition from Japan for iPhone orders

Jun 1, 11:41

Taiwan-based flexible (FPCB) makers in the iPhone supply chain are likely to be forced to lower their prices in order to fend off competition from Japan-based rivals for securing...

Taiwan to talk with EU about PV circumvention probe

May 29, 12:39

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on May 28 indicated that it has sent a delegation to Brussels to talk with the European Commission...

Advantech developing IoT base in northern Taiwan

May 29, 10:20

Industrial computing device maker Advantech is developing an IoT (Internet of Things) R&D and production base in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan. The first phase was completed...

Semi-equipment component maker Calitech debuts on Taiwan ESB

May 28, 20:57

Taiwan-based Calitech, which provides key parts for semiconductor front-end equipment, recently started trading on Taiwan's emerging stock market.

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches new flagship Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet

May 28, 13:48

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3+ in London, the UK and has also hosted a launch conference in Taiwan.

Sony Mobile Xperia Z3+

Taiwan becomes major revenue contributor to Google

May 28, 11:50

Taiwan has become an important market for Google, a top-five market in terms of revenue contribution from paid apps at Google Play, according to Google.

Taiwan solar cell makers under pressure of upgrading technology

May 28, 11:44

As China has become the largest PV producing country and PV market around the world, China-based PV makers have been bringing increasing competitive pressure on Taiwan-based makers...

Seagate names new head for Taiwan office

Newswatch - May 27, 22:01

Seagate has appointed Huang Yuching as its new general manager for Taiwan operations and has assigned him to handle tasks such as sales and marketing.

Taiwan market: Sony unveils Bravia LCD TVs

May 27, 14:23

Sony on May 26 unveiled eight 32- to 75-inch Ultra HD and Full HD LCD TVs under its Bravia brand for launch in the Taiwan market.

Taiwan ODMs to snap up all orders for next generation iPhone, say sources

May 27, 11:32

Taiwan-based handset ODMs will continue to snap up all orders for production of next generation iPhone devices despite recent market rumors indicating that Apple plans to add a China-based...

Prices declining for 4-inch PSS

May 26, 22:05

Prices for a 4-inch PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) have fallen from US$50 in the first quarter of 2014 to US$40-42 in the first quarter of 2015 and further to US$38-39 currently...

Protests over Hydis factory shutdowns continue in Taiwan

May 26, 22:02

Protests are continuing over recent factory shutdowns by Hydis, with Korea-based workers holding another protest on May 26 in Taiwan. Parent company E Ink Holdings (EIH) meanwhile...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index down up on year, says MOEA

May 26, 15:08

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 107.39 for April 2015, decreasing 5.01% on month but increasing 1.15% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

Hans von Mangoldt Taiwan sets up electric reactor factory

Newswatch - May 26, 11:26

Hans von Mangoldt (HvM) Taiwan, Germany-based Hans von Mangoldt's joint venture in Taiwan, on May 25 held a groundbreaking ceremony for an electric reactor factory in Kaohsiung, Southern...

New iPhones reportedly to use smaller LED backlighting chips

May 25, 22:05

Apple, in order for its next-generation iPhones to become slimmer and lighter, will reportedly adopt 0.4t (dimensions of 3.0 x 0.85 x 0.4mm) LED chips for backlight units (BLUs),...

Taiwan makers promoting PERC polycrystalline solar cells

May 25, 21:59

In view of an expected rebound in demand in June, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been boosting PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline models...

Taiwan 1Q15 economic growth rate downward adjusted to 3.37%, says DGBAS

May 25, 11:09

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, for the first quarter of 2015 has been downward adjusted from 3.46% estimated in April 2015 to 3.37%, according to the Directorate...

Samsung steps up purchases of IC parts from Taiwan

May 22, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has stepped up purchases of IC parts from its Taiwan-based suppliers, including Himax Technologies, Richtek Technology and Silergy, according to industry source...

Taiwan unemployment rate down in April, says DGBAS

May 22, 10:52

Taiwan had 421,000 jobless citizens in April 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.63% which dropped 0.09pp on month and 0.28pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Crystal Applied Technology unveils sapphire substrate plant in Taiwan

May 22, 10:32

Sapphire substrate maker Crystal Applied Technology (CAT) on May 21 inaugurated a new factory with a monthly production capacity of 300,000 substrates in northern Taiwan, according...

Google seeking Taiwan partners to promote Chromebook, say makers

May 21, 21:13

Google's Chromebook team has come to Taiwan to talk with Acer and Asustek Computer as well as Quanta Computer in a bid to seek cooperation to extend marketing of Chromebooks from...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.5 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 21, 14:49

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has revealed it approved 1,162 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$1.517 billion in January-April 2015,...

Taiwan sees decreased April export order value, says MOEA

May 20, 21:03

Taiwan received export orders worth US$37.32 billion in total in April 2015, decreasing 2.9% on month and 4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan to closely check origin of production certificates for solar exports to Europe, US

May 20, 11:36

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs on May 19 indicated that it will strictly examine origin of production certificates issued for crystalline...

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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...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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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.

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