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Motech to increase solar cell capacity in China

Jan 28, 10:16

Solar cell maker Motech Industries, in order to hike production capacity in China, will shift part of its production capacity from Taiwan to its two factories in China, with the proportions...

UMC buys equipment from Lam, Tokyo Electron

Stockwatch - Jan 28, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased a total of NT$1.96 billion (US$58.4 million) worth of equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments increase 2.6% in 4Q15

Jan 27, 15:00

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels reached 60.14 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 2.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Resea...

Taiwan Star Cellular aims at over 1 million 4G users by end of 2016

Jan 27, 14:15

Mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Star Cellular has set a goal of exceeding one million subscribers by the end of 2016, 3.5 times the number at present, according to company president...

Taiwan market: TWM launches VoLTE services

Jan 27, 11:08

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched VoLTE (voice over LTE) services based on SRVCC (single radio voice call continuity) technology which features seamless switching from VoLTE to 3G...

Taiwan LED makers expected to benefit from US objection to Philips selling Lumileds, says report

Newswatch - Jan 26, 15:10

Philips has canceled the planned sale of an 80.1% stake in Philips Lumileds Lighting to China-based GO Scale Capital due to objections from US authorities concerned for the sake of...

Order visibility prior to Lunar New Year remains unclear, say Taiwan IC designers

Jan 25, 21:49

Taiwan-based IC design houses have expressed caution about the first quarter of 2016 citing unclear order visibility. Customers are still reluctant to place orders despite the approach...

TSMC orders equipment worth NT$7 billion

Stockwatch - Jan 25, 21:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced two purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$7.09 billion (US$211.5 million) from...

Taiwan December manufacturing production index down on year, says MOEA

Jan 25, 11:52

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.76 for December 2015, increasing 3.43% on month but decreasing 5.52% on year, according to the Ministry of...

Neo Solar Power lowers utilization at PV module plant

Jan 25, 11:39

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power, in response to decreased orders for PV modules, has lowered the utilization of production capacity at its PV module factory in Chunan, northern Taiwan,...

Taiwan market: Dell launches XPS 13, XPS 15 notebooks

Jan 22, 15:54

Dell has launched two Windows 10 notebooks, the 13-inch XPS 13 equipped with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and 15-inch XPS 15 equipped with Core i7 processor in the Taiwan market...

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

Jan 22, 10:36

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in December 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which dropped 0.04pp on month but rose 0.08pp on year, according to statistics released...

China market: Force touch sensor demand to increase in 2H16

Jan 22, 10:22

More China-based Android phone developers are ready to roll out new models featuring force touch screens in 2016, but orders for force touch sensors from China are unlikely to see...

ChipMOS Bermuda, ChipMOS Taiwan to merge

Jan 22, 09:55

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced plans to merge with its 58.3%-owned subsidiary ChipMOS Technologies (ChipMOS Taiwan), with ChipMOS Taiwan to be the surviving company.

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales to reach 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016

Jan 22, 09:47

Smartphone sales in the Taiwan market are expected to stay flat at 7.5-8.0 million units in 2016 as compared to a year earlier, according to sources from local retail channels.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$4.8 billion in 2015, says MOEA

Jan 21, 14:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,789 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.797 billion in 2015, respectively increasing...

Taiwan December export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:08

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.81 billion in total in December 2015, decreasing 4.8% on month and 12.3% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

SPIL engineer probed over suspected data theft

Jan 21, 11:06

Taiwan's Investigation Bureau has received a request from Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to investigate an engineer suspected of stealing confidential company data.

Winbond orders equipment from UIS

Stockwatch - Jan 21, 10:24

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) for about...

Richtek to delist from TSE on April 29

Jan 21, 10:20

Richtek Technology will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on April 29, the date when its acquisition by MediaTek becomes effective, according to the analog IC specia...

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.

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    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...

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    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...

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    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,...

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    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...

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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...

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