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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to drop in 2016

Apr 26, 11:20

Smartphone shipments in Taiwan are expected to drop on year in 2016 as the penetration rate of smartphones in the local market has already reached a rather high level, a market condition...

Taiwan solar cell makers to stay in US anti-dumping review after JA Solar withdrawal

Apr 25, 15:50

Taiwan-based solar cell makers who have considered withdrawing their applications for the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to review the anti-dumping tariffs imposed on them since...

Taiwan market: Microsoft launches Lumia 950 smartphone

Apr 25, 15:32

Microsoft has launched its Windows 10-based high-end Lumia 950 smartphone in Taiwan and will initially push the device into the enterprise sector.

Taiwan university develops aluminum ball bonding technology

Apr 25, 10:42

While copper wire is considered a cheaper alternative to gold wire for ball wire bonding used in semiconductor packaging, a process based on aluminum wire has been developed by Taiwan's...

Aluminum wire developed for use in semiconductor packaging

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

Apr 25, 10:35

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.51 for March 2016, increasing 26.39% on month but decreasing 4.16% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to adjust 4G service pricing

Apr 22, 14:55

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will adjust rates for its 4G services by the end of April, under which the gap of different tariffs will widen and the entry-level price will be reduced, according...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

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

Apr 22, 11:21

Taiwan had 455,000 jobless citizens in March 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.89%, down 0.06pp on month but up 0.17pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.29 billion

Stockwatch - Apr 22, 10:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment and intangible assets from Hermes Microvision (HMI), Fortrend Engineering, Kilopass...

Taiwan March export order value up on month, down on year, says MOEA

Apr 21, 14:52

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.62 billion in total in March 2015, increasing 32.4% on month but decreasing 4.7% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.2 billion in January-March, says MOEA

Apr 21, 14:34

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 741 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.225 billion in January-March 2016, respectively...

Handset supply chains in Taiwan, China face inventory losses

Apr 21, 11:25

Makers in the handset supply chains in Taiwan and China are becoming more conservative about building up inventories for parts and components due to intensifying competition in the...

Taiwan analog IC firms develop automotive-related products

Apr 19, 15:48

Acknowledging the steady growth of the automobile market, Taiwan-based analog IC companies have developed new product lines for auto-related applications, such as LED driver ICs for...

Taiwan market: Dell launches enterprise notebook with ultra-thin bezel design

Apr 19, 15:28

Dell has launched its new enterprise notebook, the Latitude 13 7000, featuring a 13-inch display with an ultra-thin 7mm bezel making the overall chassis as small as a typical 12-inch...

Taiwan 1Q16 international Internet bandwidth stands at 1.715Tbps, says TWNIC

Apr 19, 13:56

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.715Tbps as of the end of first-quarter 2016, increasing 0.04% on...

Taiwan solar cell makers may withdraw from US anti-dumping tariff review

Apr 19, 12:32

JA Solar has asked the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to select Vietnam-based PV module makers Vina Solar Technology and Boviet Solar Technology as respondents in its review of the...

TSMC to launch 7nm trial production in 1H17

Apr 19, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to launch 7nm trial production in the first half of 2017, company chairman Morris Chang said in a report sent to TSMC's...

Firms offer drone-based security services, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 18, 22:13

Security service provider Taiwan Shih Kong Security and GeoSat Aerospace & Technology, a provider of satellite-based navigation, location, remote-sensing and GIS (geographic information...

University team develops cloud-based symbiotic system for fish farms and hydroponics

Apr 18, 11:24

A team consisting of several professors from the Department of Electronic Engineering at the National Taipei University of Technology has developed a symbiotic ecosystem between fish...

Taiwan component makers facing competition over MacBook orders

Apr 15, 12:10

Apple is ready to launch new ultra-thin MacBooks in the second half of 2016, but Taiwan component makers are seeing increasing competition for related component orders. US-based Amphenol...

TSMC reiterates revenue target for 2016

Apr 15, 11:23

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) target of 5-10% growth in 2016 consolidated revenues remains unchanged, according to the pure-play foundry.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Star Cellular starts 4G operation on 2,600MHz band

Apr 15, 11:09

Taiwan Star Cellular has started operating its 4G network on a 2,600MHz frequency band with bandwidth of 40MHz in the Taiwan market, the third 4G operator to do so.

Taiwan flexible PCB firms March revenues down on year

Apr 14, 15:53

Taiwan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers Career Technology, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology Holding have reported on-year decreases in consolidated revenues for March...

ITRI and TLFEA showcasing OLED lighting products at Taiwan International Lighting Show

Apr 14, 10:02

Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA) are showcasing more than 30 jointly-developed OLED lighting...

Taiwan consumer IC firms expect 2Q16 sales to rise over 20%

Apr 13, 22:21

Taiwan-based consumer IC design houses are expected to see their second-quarter revenues rise more than 20% sequentially as demand picks up on seasonality, according to industry so...

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Inotera deal

Apr 13, 21:55

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger between Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST), a Taiwan-based unit of Micron Technology, and Inotera Memories.

IC design firm Nyquest to list on Taiwan OTC

Apr 13, 14:01

Consumer IC design company Nyquest Technology expects to be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market in early May.

Taiwan market: Oppo to launch R9

Apr 13, 11:58

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will launch the R9, an Android 5.1 selfie smartphone, in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of NT$14,990 (US$460) on May 1.

Oppo R9 selfie smartphone

Taiwan forms IoT alliance

Apr 13, 11:51

Taiwan-based enterprises and research/academic organizations on April 12 announced the formation of the Asia IoT Alliance (AIoTA) in an attempt to promote IoT applications across...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2 billion

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased engineering and facility equipment from Applied Materials, Fu Tsu Construction and Tokyo Electron for a total of about...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers start shipments to China, Korea smartphone vendors

Apr 12, 14:32

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers have started shipping products to China- and Korea-based smartphone vendors, according to sources at Taiwan-based foundries.

Taiwan March export value up on month, down on year, says MOF

Apr 11, 21:46

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.72 billion for March 2016, increasing 27.8% on month but decreasing 11.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.22...

GCL-Poly slightly lower solar wafer quotes for Taiwan cell makers

Apr 11, 11:43

China-based poly-Si solar wafer maker GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has lowered quotes for Taiwan-based solar cell makers to an average US$0.87 per wafer from the March level of US$0.88,...

Taiwan market: iPhone SE launches

Apr 8, 15:54

Apple on April 7 launched the 4-inch iPhone SE in the Taiwan market, with a 16GB version for sale at NT$15,500 (US$473) and 64GB model at NT$19,500, according to sources from the...

Taiwan solar cell makers shift to higher efficiency models for shipments to China

Apr 8, 12:20

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in view of price-cut competition for polycrystalline solar cells with energy conversion rates of 17.8-18.0%, have increased production...

Japan Display seeking panel orders for notebooks, tablets and 2-in-1s

Apr 7, 21:10

Japan Display has had its sales team solicit panel orders from Lenovo, Huawei Technologies and Asustek Computer for notebook, tablet and 2-in-1s , according to Taiwan-based supply...

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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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