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Taiwan market: Cable TV user base nearly 5 million in March, says NCC

May 15, 14:43

There were 4.9798 million subscribers of cable TV services in Taiwan as of the end of March 2013, taking up 60.70% of households, according to statistics by the National Communications...

Taiwan market: Home appliance makers expect decreased performances in 2013

May 14, 15:36

Home appliance makers in Taiwan expect their performances to improve on quarter in the second quarter of 2013 but decrease on year, according to market observers.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch own-brand tablet

May 14, 11:34

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will launch myPad P4 Lite, an own-brand 7-inch tablet, for contract-bundled sale on May 15.

Gintech unveils 19.5% energy efficiency multi-crystalline solar cell

May 14, 11:02

Taiwan-based Gintech has unveiled a multi-crystalline solar cell with the highest possible conversion efficiency of 19.5% and mass production average conversion rate of 18.4-18.8%,...

Wen-Whe Pan, president and COO of Gintech

Taiwan market: Mitac launches motorcycle on-board camcorder Mio MiVue M300

May 10, 16:09

Mitac International has launched Mio MiVue M300, an own-brand on-board motorcycle camcorder capable of recording at 1080p, 120-degree wide angle and 5-megapixel for the Taiwan market...

Lite-On Technology adjusts merger plans

May 10, 10:38

Lite-On Technology has announced adjustments to its planned merger with Lite-On IT. As of May 7, 2013, Lite-On Technology has obtained 93.76% of Lite-On IT shares. According to regulations,...

Taiwan market: LG to release Ultra HD TVs in 3Q13

May 9, 15:33

LG Electronics is expected to release 55-, 65- and 84-inch Ultra HD TVs in the Taiwan market during third quarter of 2013, according to LG Electronics Taiwan.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC vendor revenues down 7.4% sequentially in 1Q13

May 8, 22:07

Accumulated revenues of Taiwan-based IC design houses reached NT$98 billion (US$3.32 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, down 7.4% from the previous quarter but up 8.5% from a...

Giga Solar front silver paste shipments reach 2 tons in 1Q13

May 8, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar conductive paste maker Giga Solar has reported front silver conductive paste shipments in the first quarter reached 2.4 tons. Including shipments of back silver...

Wen-Jui Huang, general manager of Giga Solar (left), Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar (right)

Motech, Giga Solar report 1Q13 financial results

May 8, 18:49

Solar cell maker Motech reported first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$3.667 billion (US$124 million), representing an on-quarter increase of 11% but an on-year decrease...

Taiwan market: Channels begin to clear old models before launch of Haswell

May 8, 14:58

As Intel will unveil Haswell in early June, retail channels in the Taiwan market have begun to clear notebooks and desktops by lowering prices by 10% on average, while some models...

Taiwan market: HP sets up classroom of the future

May 8, 12:35

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has cooperated with Lih Jen International Private Elementary and Middle School in Taipei to establish a classroom of the future at the school.

SAS to acquire full stake in Sino Solar

May 8, 12:22

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on May 7 announced a merger with Sino Solar, its joint venture which makes crystalline silicon solar cells, through the acquisition...

Doris Hsu, president of SAS

Neo Solar, DelSolar merger to complete on May 31

May 7, 12:58

The merger of Taiwan-based solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will be completed on May 31, 2013, said Quincy Lin, chairman...

Sam Hong, CEO of NSP (left), Quincy Lin, chairman and CSO of NSP (middle), Thomas Hsu, CFO and seni

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims to have smartphones take up 90% of handset sales by end of 2013

May 6, 22:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is promoting contract-bundled sale of smartphones as part of its efforts to boost mobile access to the Internet and aims to increase the proportion of total...

Taiwan market: Projector shipments down in 1Q13, says IDC

May 3, 16:04

There were 19,452 projectors shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 20.9% on quarter and 24.4% on year, according to IDC Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Sony to launch 3 Cyber-shot digital cameras

May 3, 16:00

Sony Taiwan on May 2 unveiled three Cyber-shot series digital camera models, the HX50V for launch in the Taiwan market in mid-June, and the WX300 and TX30 launching in mid-May.

Taiwan market: Tablet sales in 2013 estimated at over 1.5 million units

May 2, 21:40

There will be at least 1.5 million tablets sold in the Taiwan market in 2013 mainly 7-inch models, growing 25% from 2012, according to local retail channels.

Chunghwa Telecom cooperates with Thuraya to launch satellite communication services

May 2, 11:21

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 30 formally launched international satellite communication services through cooperation with Thuraya Telecommunications, a mobile satellite service...

Taiwan market: Samsung and LG to sell 55-inch OLED TVs in 3Q13

Apr 30, 11:53

Samsung Electronics is expected to start selling its 55-inch OLED TV in the Taiwan market in third-quarter 2013, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: HTC adjusts New HTC One supply to retail channels

Apr 30, 10:37

HTC has adjusted the supply of its New HTC One smartphones to retail channels in Taiwan by delivering the models every 1-2 days in small volumes, instead of supplying larger volumes...

Everlight hopes to expand share in China LED lighting market

Apr 29, 14:36

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight has own-brand LED lighting products and market observers believe the firm's 2013 LED lighting revenues may reach NT$2-3 billion (US$67-101...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch 55-, 65-inch Ultra HD LCD TVs

Apr 26, 14:05

Sony on April 25 unveiled 55-inch and 65-inch Ultra HD LCD TVs for launch in the Taiwan market in early July 2013, and believes there will be an estimated 1.2 million LCD TVs sold...

Sapphire substrate prices may increase in 2Q13

Apr 25, 21:43

Sapphire substrate makers have noted that order visibility is clear to May due to expected demand growth in the LED backlighting and lighting markets. Market observers believe prices...

Taiwan market: 4G license applications to open in May

Apr 25, 16:13

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on April 24 said that applications for 4G mobile communications licenses will begin on May 1, 2013 and end on June 15.

Taiwan market: Xiaomi taps local market with Xiaomi 2S

Apr 25, 16:11

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has launched its new flagship model, the Xiaomi 2S, in the Taiwan market, with a 16GB version available immediately at a suggested...

Taiwan market: NCC plans to cut cable TV pricing to boost digitization

Apr 25, 11:06

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on April 24 proposed a draft plan for a progressive downward adjustment in cable TV charges to drive cable TV digitization in Taiwan,...

Sapphire substrate market in oversupply

Apr 24, 14:58

The market of sapphire substrates, an upstream material for LEDs, has been in oversupply with prices falling. The prices are lower than the production costs of many firms. This has...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches 6-inch flagship smartphone

Apr 24, 14:38

China-based Huawei Device on April 23 unveiled its 6.1-inch flagship smartphone, the Ascend Mate, for contract-bundled sale by Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) in the Taiwan market...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom expands EAP-SIM off-loading of 3G traffic

Apr 23, 13:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 22 expanded off-loading of 3G mobile Internet traffic onto its Wi-Fi hot-spot network using EAP-SIM (extensible authentication protocol-SIM) capabilities...

Taiwan market: LED lighting demand to take off in 2H13, says Everlight Electronics

Apr 22, 21:55

Demand for LED lighting in the Taiwan market is expected to take off in the second half of 2013, with mainstream power of LED light bulbs to rise from 8W currently to 10-12W and sales...

Xiaomi 2S may spur China competition in Taiwan smartphone market

Apr 22, 21:39

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) are partnering to offer the Xiaomi 2S smartphone in the Taiwan market. Other China-based vendors may...

Taiwan LED firms eying Japan market in 2013

Apr 22, 15:53

Taiwan-based LED firms aim to expand share in the Japan market in 2013. Japan-based firms used to have strong competitive advantages due to patents. However, some of the lawsuits...

Taiwan market: kbro plans to procure 400,000 STBs in 2013, 800,000 units in 2014

Apr 22, 15:41

kbro, an MSO (multi-system operator of cable TV) in Taiwan, plans to procure 400,000 set-top boxes (STBs) in 2013 and 800,000 units in 2014 in line with the progress of digitizing...

Cando signs NT$3.2 billion syndicated loan

Apr 19, 10:48

Taiwan-based touch panel maker Cando, a subsidiary of TPK, signed a NT$3.2 billion (US$107 million) five-year syndicated loan with a consortium of eight banks for the firm's new plant...

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    Asustek Memo Pad HD7

    Asustek showcased the Memo Pad HD7 tablet at Computex 2013. The product is priced at US$169/unit. The Memo Pad HD7 tablet adopts Google's Android 4.2 and weighs only 302 grams....

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Jun 19.

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    HP Envy series ultrabooks

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) has introduced two ultrabooks, Envy 14 Spectre and Envy 15 Spectre, for launch in the Taiwan market at retail prices of NT$49,900 (US$1,683) and NT$64,900. Unlike...

    Photo: Michael Lee, Digitimes, Mar 7.

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    Asustek ROG MARS II graphics card

    Nvidia and Asustek Computer have cooperated to launch ROG MARS II, a graphics card equipped with two Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 GPUs and 3GB GDDR5 memory specifically for professional...

    Photo: Company, Aug 25.

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    Toshiba Libretto W100 dual-screen notebook

    Toshiba, as part of the 25th anniversary of its notebook innovation, has launched two limited edition notebooks - Libretto W100 and Portege R700 globally. The Libretto W100 features...

    Photo: Company, Jun 24.

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    Motorola Milestone XT701 smartphone

    Motorola and Taiwan-based carrier Chunghwa Telecom have co-launched the Milestone XT701 smartphone, which features a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, 5-megapixel digital camera and the...

    Photo: Terry Ku, Digitimes, May 12.

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