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Taiwan solar cell makers struggle to directly compete with China, says NSP chairman

May 9, 15:16

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers are at a substantial disadvantage to directly compete with China-based solar makers because Chin makers have been reducing outsourcing...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new 9.7-inch tablet; Galaxy S8 in short supply

May 9, 12:02

Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S8, particularly the Galaxy S8 Plus, in the Taiwan market have been better than expected resulting in a short supply of the smartphones in the local channels,...

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

May 8, 23:07

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$24.32 billion for April 2017, decreasing 5.4% on month but increasing 9.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.53...

Taiwan April CPI up on month, year, says DGBAS

May 8, 16:17

Taiwan's April 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.94 (2011 as base year) increased 0.27% on month and 0.12% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 85.20...

Foxconn may set up 6G panel line in US, say Taiwan makers

May 8, 16:10

Foxconn Electronics is talking with the US federal government and state governments about investing in the US and is likely to set up a 6G TFT-LCD panel factory there to produce small-...

Taiwan market: FET posts highest ARPU for mobile service in 1Q17

May 5, 15:27

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) posted the highest ARPU of NT$883 (US$29.29) for its mobile service subscribers in the first quarter of 2017, compared to NT$861 of Taiwan Mobile...

Taiwan market: Price competition for mobile telecom services expected to ease

May 5, 15:19

Price competition in Taiwan's mobile telecom service market is expected to ease shortly as the prevailing low rates for unlimited 4G services have significantly cut into the profits...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

SMIC urges Taiwan chipmakers to partner with China-based peers

May 5, 11:24

The Taiwan government should encourage its local chipmakers to collaborate with their China-based peers to create a win-win for both sides' semiconductor industries, according to...

Taiwan market: Android Pay service to be available in June, says paper

Newswatch - May 4, 15:00

Android Pay, a mobile payment service developed by Google, will be available in the Taiwan market starting June 1 with support from three local banks, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches rental inkjet color MFP

May 4, 10:30

Seiko Epson has unveiled WF-C869R, an inkjet color MFP (multi-function printer), for use on a 5-year lease contract in the Taiwan market, according to Epson Taiwan Technology &...

WF-C869R inkjet color MFP

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q17 LCD TV shipments lowest in 7 years

May 3, 11:24

Taiwan-based makers together shipped 6.735 million LCD TVs in first-quarter 2017, the lowest quarterly level since first-quarter 2010. The volume represents decreases of 33.2% sequentially...

Acer pushing gaming, enterprise products in Asia Pacific region

May 2, 16:12

President of Acer Pan Asia Andrew Hou has noted that Acer’s operation directions for 2017 will focus on youth, technology and fashion and mainly target the gaming and enterprise...

Andrew Hou, Acer Pan Asia president

Taiwan market: Digital advertising in 2016 valued at NT$25.871 billion, says DMA

May 2, 15:18

Digital advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$25.871 billion (US$809 million) in 2016, growing 33.69% on year, according to Digital Marketing...

Taiwan 1Q17 economic growth estimated at 2.56%, says DGBAS

May 2, 15:16

Taiwan's economic growth rate for the first quarter of 2017 is estimated at 2.56%, upward adjusted 0.11pp from the preliminary estimate made in February 2017, according to the Directorate...

UMC to roll out 22nm process as early as 2018

Apr 28, 11:46

Foundry chipmaker UMC has disclosed plans to roll out 22nm process technology as early as 2018. UMC has started IP development for its 22nm process, and expects to introduce the node...

UMC planning 22nm process technology

Taiwan market: More China vendors to follow Oppo to expand share in local smartphone market

Apr 27, 14:02

Oppo's success in Taiwan's smartphone market is expected to encourage more China-based vendors to duplicate its strategy to penetrate into the local market, which may lead to a drastic...

Taiwan market: Perobot adds 2 Pepper sales agents

Apr 26, 15:45

Perobot, Foxconn Electronics' subsidiary for marketing its Pepper service-providing humanoid robot in the Taiwan market, has added two sales agents, Systex and High Performance Information,...

Humanoid robot Pepper

Micron talks about its integrated global operations

Apr 26, 15:37

Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...

Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at Micron

Taiwan market: Bank launches AI financial advisory services

Apr 26, 11:34

E.Sun Bank has launched AI (artificial intelligence) ChatBot financial advisory services in the Taiwan market through cooperation with IBM Taiwan and LINE.

Taiwan server makers see reshuffle of orders from Microsoft, Facebook, Google

Apr 26, 11:12

For Taiwan-based makers of servers for direct sale to clients, there has been a reshuffle of orders for servers used in cloud computing data centers from Microsoft, Facebook and Google...

Amazon opens office in Taiwan to promote B2B online trading

Apr 25, 15:08

Amazon has opened an office in Taipei for Amazon Global Selling, its platform specifically for B2B online sales between manufacturers (sellers) and corporate or institutional buyers,...

Amazon Global Selling Asia head Cindy Tai

Taiwan 1Q17 international Internet bandwidth stands at 2.095Tbps, says TWNIC

Apr 25, 13:46

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 12 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 2.095Tbps as of the end of the first quarter of 2017, increasing 1.38%...

Taiwan market: CHT expects significant revenues from IoT platform

Apr 25, 12:03

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is to promote its in-house developed IoT platform to the business sector and aims to generate revenues of over NT$10 billion (US$33.04 million) a year from...

Taiwan sees increased March manufacturing production index, says MOEA

Apr 24, 19:35

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 115.18 for March 2017, increasing 17.23% on month and 4.70% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Digitimes Research: IR, UV-C LEDs major attractions at Taiwan lighting show

Apr 24, 16:12

IR (infrared) and UV-C (ultraviolet with wavelength of 240-290nm) LED, automotive headlights, Micro LED and OLED lighting were major attractions at Taiwan International Lighting Show...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments down in March

Newswatch - Apr 24, 11:46

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 599,000 units in March, down 5.82% on month and 10.86% on year, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Taiwan March unemployment rate down, says DGBAS

Apr 24, 11:21

Taiwan had 445,000 jobless citizens in March 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.78% which dropped 0.07pp on month and 0.11pp on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan market: Paypal enhances service by disabling domestic payment processing

Apr 21, 12:35

Digital payments platform Paypal has been forced to stop processing domestic payments between accounts registered in Taiwan in order to comply with local laws and regulations. But...

Taiwan market: Delta Electronics-developed EV charging solutions adopted at Taipei 101

Apr 21, 12:18

Pan German Motors, a Taiwan sales agent for Germany-based automaker BMW, has installed a 50KW DC quick EV (electric vehicle) charger and five compact AC EV charging units, both developed...

EV charging infrastructure at Taipei 101

Taiwan market: LG launches new flagship smartphone, smartwatches

Apr 21, 11:49

LG Electronics has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the LG G6, in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on May 1. It is priced at NT$24,900 (US$816) unlocked.

LG unveils the G6 smartphone

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion in January-March, says MOEA

Apr 20, 22:35

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 757 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.094 billion in January-March 2017, respectively...

Taiwan March export order value up, says MOEA

Apr 20, 22:30

Taiwan received export orders worth US$41.12 billion in total in March 2017, increasing 21.8% on month and 12.3 on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Taiwan science parks post January-February revenues of over NT$358 billion

Apr 18, 21:26

Government-developed and run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$358.506 billion...

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    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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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 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.

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    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.

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  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

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