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VPEC to book record EPS for 2015, says report

Stockwatch - Jan 21, 10:10

Taiwan-based Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), a manufacturer of GaAs pi-wafers made to fabricate power amplifiers (PA) for consumer technology products such as smartphones...

Taiwan market: Leica to launch range-finder digital camera

Jan 20, 14:52

Germany-based Leica Camera AG will launch the Leica M (Typ 262), a range-finder digital camera, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$210,000 (US$6,231, camera...

Leading TV brands to increase reliance on panel suppliers in Taiwan and China in 2016, says IHS

Jan 20, 14:06

Leading global TV brands Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, seeking to complete their product lineups, increase back-up supply and boost savings, plan to rely less on their captive...

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 2 million Android phones in 2015

Jan 20, 14:00

HTC shipped over two million smartphones in the Taiwan market in 2015, representing an increase of over 20% from a year earlier and making it the top vendor for Android phones in...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD monitor shipments decline over 10% in 2015; global shipments down 10%

Jan 18, 14:52

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD monitors reached 19.82 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 6.2% on quarter and down 10.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches 18.4-inch tablet

Jan 15, 11:45

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy View, a 18.4-inch tablet featuring in-house-developed Exynos 7580 1.6GHz 8-core processor, Full HD resolution, 2GB memory and 32GB storage,...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to take second position in local smartphone market in 2016

Newswatch - Jan 15, 10:53

Sony Mobile Communications aims to capture the second title ranking in Taiwan's smartphone market in 2016, according to Sony Mobile Taiwan general manager Jonathan Lin.

Taiwan market: Consumer and enterprise demand for consumer electronics and smartphones to pick up in January

Jan 14, 22:05

The Taiwan government's subsidies on home appliances and handsets to promote power-saving products and 4G services are expected to boost consumer demand for consumer electronics and...

Asustek shifts back notebook orders from BYD to Taiwan partners

Jan 12, 15:21

Asustek Computer originally outsourced part of its 2016 notebook orders to China-based EMS provider BYD, but has recently retracted some of the orders and given them back to its Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Samsung announces Gear VR

Jan 12, 14:48

Samsung Electronics has announced its virtual reality (VR) device, the Gear VR in Taiwan with the availability to start on January 15, priced at NT$3,490 (US$105).

Taiwan December export value down, says MOF

Jan 11, 12:37

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.06 billion for December 2015, decreasing 0.3% on month and 13.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$17.89 billion...

iPhone 6s/6s Plus-related orders to fall short of expectations by 10-30% in 1Q16, say Taiwan makers

Jan 8, 16:16

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are expected to see their orders fall short of expectations by 10-30% in the first quarter of 2016 as Apple has continued to adjust its inventory...

UMC buys more equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) worth of equipment from Murata Machinery and Applied Materials for its 12-inch wafer fab in...

TSMC spends NT$6.55 billion on equipment and facilities

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 10:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced several purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$6.55 billion (US$197 million)...

Weak iPhone sales affect December performance at Taiwan panel makers

Jan 7, 14:22

Several Taiwan touch panel makers have reported more than 30% on-month revenue declines for December 2015 as a result of weak iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales.

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

Jan 6, 21:16

Taiwan's December 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.70 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.74% on month but increased 0.14% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

TSMT December revenues rise 7%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 21:12

Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology (TSMT), an LCD surface-mount technology (SMT) production solutions provider, has announced consolidated revenues for December increased 7.4% sequentially...

UMC orders equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 20:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$1.05 billion (US$31.8 million) worth of equipment from KLA-Tencor for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, according to a company filing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel makers see increased shipments in 4Q15

Jan 6, 15:56

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handset and notebook applications increased 21% and 33.9% respectively in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research...

Taiwan market: Leica launches Leica D-Lux camera

Jan 6, 15:22

Germany-based Leica Camera AG has launched a new digital camera, Leica D-Lux, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$40,000 (US$1,212), according to the vendor's...

Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Taiwan solar cell makers to ask US to reconsider anti-dumping tariffs

Jan 5, 11:12

Taiwan-based solar cell makers will ask the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to reconsider anti-dumping tariffs imposed on their products, according to industry sources.

Elta Technology obtains Taiwan general agent right for 2016 Rio Olympics broadcasting, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 23:11

Digital HD content integrator and distributor Elta Technology has obtained the Taiwan general agent right for broadcasting 2,500-hour events of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to take...

TSMC buys equipment from Marketech, Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Jan 4, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$1.83 billion (US$55.3 million) on machinery equipment from Yankey Engineering, Marketech International and Applied...

Vivotek chairman optimistic about Taiwan competitiveness in surveillance market

Dec 31, 15:51

Commenting on the fierce price competition from China players, Taiwan-based surveillance product vendor Vivotek chairman Owen Chen said the company has already been in the market...

Taiwan market: Home appliances and smartphones see rising demand thanks to subsidies

Dec 31, 15:18

The Taiwan government has offered subsidies to consumers for purchasing power-saving home appliances and smartphones and will continue until February 29, 2016. The promotion has successfully...

Taiwan market: Acer desktop, notebook, tablet shipments to fall in 2015

Dec 30, 15:22

The Taiwan market will see desktop PC shipments decrease 20% on year in 2015, consisting of a decline of 30% for brand vendors and 10% for white-box vendors, according to Towny Huang,...

Taiwan, Malaysia violators in EU probe take up 9%, 7% of PV modules used in Europe

Dec 30, 12:03

Taiwan- and Malaysia-produced PV modules found to have circumvented minimum import pricing set by the EU account for 7% and 9% respectively of the modules used in Europe, according...

Global DIY motherboard shipments in 2015 to fall 21.7%, say Taiwan makers

Dec 30, 11:50

There will be an estimated 54 million DIY motherboards shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 21.7% on year, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for IoT boom

Dec 30, 11:15

Brisk orders for IoT-related products are expected to boost the performance of several Taiwan-based IC design houses specializing in MCUs, power management ICs and wireless transmission...

iPhone shipments from production lines in 4Q15 to be 5-10% short of original expectations, say Taiwan makers

Dec 29, 16:21

As demand for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus appear to have slowed down recently, shipments of iPhone devices from production lines in the fourth quarter of 2015 are likely to be 5-10%...

Taiwan market: Visa, E.Sun Bank to cooperate to offer HCE mobile payment services

Dec 29, 15:48

Visa and E.Sun Bank are cooperating to offer smartphone-based HCE (host card emulation), a software architecture that provides virtual representations of various electronic identity...

Taiwan market: Gogoro sees increasing electric scooter sales

Dec 29, 15:13

Gogoro has sold nearly 1,000 electric scooters in Taiwan in December, the highest monthly record since it was founded, and the company is now planning to add another 21 battery exchange...

21 makers passing EU anti-circumvention probe account for 90% of Taiwan's PV exports to Europe

Dec 28, 23:06

The European Commission under the European Union (EU) has announced that 21 Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and PV module makers have passed its anti-circumvention...

Chang Peng-heng, CEO for Motech Industries

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    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.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    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...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Aidmics+iSperm+inspection+device+for+pig+sperm

    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.

  • Aidmics+uHandy+mobile+microscope

    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.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    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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