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Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments set to drop in 1Q16

Mar 1, 12:21

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs are expected to decline 13.3% on quarter and 11.4% on year to 15.55 million units in the first quarter of 2016, affected...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Mar 1, 11:03

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.13 for January 2016, decreasing 3.67% on month and 6.32% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan market: HTC sets Vive price

Newswatch - Mar 1, 11:00

HTC's first virtual reality (VR) device, the HTC Vive, will be available at NT$28,288 (US$848) in the Taiwan market, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased handset shipments in 4Q15

Feb 26, 14:24

Total handset shipments by Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs reached 17.94 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 5.7% on quarter and 29% on year, according to...

Taiwan PCB output value increases 1.8% in 2015

Feb 26, 14:00

The production value of PCBs produced by Taiwan-based companies in Taiwan and China rose 1.79% on year to NT$573.2 billion (US$17.3 billion) in 2015, according to the Industrial Economics...

Taiwan January unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 11:23

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in January 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which remained unchanged on month but rose 0.16pp on year, according to statistics...

Taiwan market: Advantech cooperates with Microsoft to market cloud computing solutions

Feb 25, 14:34

Industrial computing device maker Advantech, in view of large market potential for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, has cooperated with Microsoft to provide cloud computing-based...

Taiwan FTC extends review period on ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Feb 25, 14:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its review period on a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire a majority stake in Siliconware...

China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC

Feb 25, 14:20

China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Taiwan January export order value down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 12:09

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$34.19 billion in January 2015, decreasing 11.9% on month and 12.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Taiwan science parks post 2015 total revenues of over NT$2.3 trillion, says MOST

Feb 25, 11:17

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.308 trillion (US$70.27 billion)...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 24, 11:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility equipment from M+W High Tech Projects Taiwan and United Integrated Services (UIS) for a total of about NT$2.72...

Taiwan plans to allow PV power stations on inarable land

Feb 23, 12:07

The Taiwan government plans to allow PV power stations to be built on contaminated land not suitable for farming and land with serious subsidence, according to vice economics minister...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$533 million in January

Feb 23, 11:47

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$533 million in January 2016, respectively increasing 2.17%...

Samsung Display offers standard AMOLED solutions to tout China smartphone vendors

Feb 23, 11:37

Samsung Display, in an attempt to tout China-based smartphone vendors, has offered standard AMOLED touch panel solutions for common use to keep prices down, according to Taiwan-based...

Several Taiwan IC design houses ready for virtual reality boom

Feb 23, 11:04

Etron Technology, Elan Microelectronics and C-Media Electronics are already engaged in the development of chips for virtual reality (VR) devices gearing up for the market boom. However,...

ASE, KYEC make equipment purchases

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 23:56

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have both announced equipment purchases via their respective company filings...

Testing company CHPT to list on Taiwan OTC

Feb 22, 23:48

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT), which specializes in high-end IC testing solutions such as load boards for final testing and probe cards for wafer probing, will be listed...

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

Taiwan government urged to boost PV power generation

Feb 19, 16:09

Executives from three local PV firms have jointly urged the Taiwan government to step up efforts promoting PV power generation to phase out the country's nuclear power plants and...

IBM Taiwan to request parent company set up local data center

Feb 19, 16:05

In order to strengthen marketing of cloud services in the Taiwan market, IBM Taiwan will request its US headquarters to establish a data center either on its own or through cooperation...

Mars Hsu, vice president of cloud computing business at IBM Taiwan

Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

Taiwan 4Q15 economic growth rate estimated at negative 0.52%, says DGBAS

Feb 18, 22:30

Taiwan's economic growth rate in GDP, for the fourth quarter of 2015 is estimated at negative 0.52%, downward adjusted by 0.24pp from the preceding forecast in January 2016, according...

Taiwan market: TWM leads in mobile Internet-access speeds

Feb 18, 15:07

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has said its mobile networks have the highest average Internet-access speed at 37Mbps among mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, higher than 29Mbps for Chunghwa...

Taiwan IC design houses look to short lead-time orders in March-April

Feb 18, 11:31

Demand for smartphone-, tablet- and other mobile device-related chips is unlikely to gain any momentum until the end of March or early April when clients start placing short-lead...

Taiwan sees decreased January export value, says MOF

Feb 16, 21:30

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.20 billion for January 2016, decreasing 1.6% on month and 13.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.69 billion...

Taiwan semiconductor firms expected to start restocking inventories

Feb 5, 16:34

Companies in Taiwan's semiconductor industry supply chain are expected to start restocking their inventories at the end of the first quarter or in early second-quarter 2016, leading...

A few local makers win Taiwan government LED street lamp procurement bids

Feb 5, 11:36

A few Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers and LED lighting makers, mainly Everlight Electronics, Leotek Electronics, Delta Electronics, Bright Led Electronics, Genius Electronic...

Inotera announces execution of share swap deal with Micron

Feb 4, 12:40

Inotera Memories has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to conduct a share swap transaction with Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST). After closing of the transaction,...

Taiwan MOEA approves TSMC 12-inch fab investment in China

Feb 4, 12:38

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved TSMC's proposal to set up a 12-inch wafer fab and a design service center in Nanjing, China...

Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

China PV module makers ask Taiwan makers to lower solar cell prices

Feb 4, 12:32

China-based PV module makers, in view of high inventory levels and an unexpected decrease in demand in the US market, have asked Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 10.235 million LCD TVs in 4Q15

Feb 4, 12:27

Taiwan-based makers shipped 10.235 million LCD TVs on ODM, OEM or OBM (own brand manufacturing) worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 12.0% on quarter but decreasing...

Taiwan market: Foxconn leads patent applications in 2015

Feb 3, 14:32

Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) topped local companies in the number of patent applications in 2015, with 659, according to data released by the Intellectual Property Office...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$6 for 2015

Feb 3, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$6 (US$0.18) cash dividend per common share for...

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