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Dell aims to strengthen software businesses in Greater China

Jun 24, 15:24

Dell has set up four major departments, End-User Computing, Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG), Dell Software Group (DSG) and Services, and plans to strengthen businesses in Greater...

Commentary: Tier-two LCD driver IC houses to face shortages in 3Q13

Jun 24, 10:30

China's smartphone market continues to boom and demand for related components from domestic brands has been strong in the first half of 2013. Demand for small-size panels above 5-inch...

Commentary: China telecom market dominated by local firms

Jun 21, 14:02

In the past 2-3 years, Taiwan-based telecom firms have been seeking business opportunities in the growing wireless hotspot and broadband network market in China. However, only a small...

Innovation should be based on solving customer problems, says Epistar chairman

Jun 21, 10:56

In a forum hosted by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, emphasized the importance of innovation...

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

Jun 21, 10:53

There were 637,604 desktops and notebooks shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 9% on quarter and 16% on year, and the corresponding shipment value...

Taiwan market: Nearly 127,000 inkjet, over 44,000 laser printers shipped in 1Q13, says IDC

Jun 20, 19:53

There were 126,922 inkjet printers shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, increasing on quarter by 8.3% but decreasing on year by 6.5%, and 44,640 laser printers...

Taiwan market: HTC launches HTC Butterfly S and HTC Desire 600

Jun 20, 15:43

HTC has unveiled an updated version of its Butterfly family smartphone, the HTC Butterfly S, as well as a midrange model, the HTC Desire 600, initially for the Taiwan market. The...

Formosa Epitaxy may see 3Q13 revenues grow 20-30% sequentially, says company chairman

Jun 20, 15:21

Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy predicts the firm will return to profitability in the third quarter, and quarterly revenues will show sequential...

Taiwan market: ViewSonic to launch Full HD projectors by end of 2013

Jun 20, 14:59

ViewSonic will launch 1080p 3D projectors in the Taiwan market by the end of 2013 at retail prices of about NT$32,900 (US$1,097) and expects the proportion of all projectors that...

Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance to propose Taiwan-China common standards for LED lighting

Jun 18, 15:58

The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance will propose common interface specifications and standards for driver circuits and lighting modules for Taiwan- and China-based LED lighting...

Taiwan market: Handset shipments in 1Q13 hit record, says IDC

Jun 18, 14:38

There were 2.32 million handsets shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, the highest quarterly level on record and increasing 3% on quarter and 5% on year,...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Handycam camcorder GW88V

Jun 18, 11:16

Sony has unveiled a Handycam camcorder, GW88V, for launch in the Taiwan market on June 20 at a recommended retail price of NT$24,900 (US$830).

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch VoIP at M+

Jun 18, 10:48

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will launch VoIP (voice over IP) services at M+ Messenger, its mobile instant message application, in July 2013, according to company marketing co-president Cliff...

Taiwan market: Tablet sales in 2013 to reach nearly 2 million units, says FET executive

Jun 17, 21:40

Demand for tablets in the Taiwan market is growing fast, with nearly two million units to be sold in 2013 including mobile telecom carriers' contract-bundled sales and sales of Wi-Fi...

Global output of LED light bulbs to reach 600 million units in 2013, says Epistar chairman

Jun 17, 16:14

According to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, global shipments of LED light bulbs in 2013 are likely to reach 600 million units compared to 200 million...

Taiwan market: Vibo Telecom mulls partnership for 4G investment

Jun 17, 10:42

Taiwan-based Vibo Telecom is considering seeking partners for joint investment in next-generation mobile communication (4G) operation, company chairman Rock Hsu has revealed.

LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge

Jun 17, 10:33

South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...

Rising demand for large-size TVs beneficial to polarizer makers: Q&A with Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Jun 14, 16:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Group, once a major LCD panel maker, now focuses on providing upstream components and material for the flat panel industry. Digitimes recently sat down with Ho...

Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Taiwan market: LCD TV sales in 2013 expected to fall 10-15% on year

Jun 14, 12:06

An estimated 1.1 million LCD TVs will be sold in the Taiwan market in 2013, decreasing 10-15% from 2012 mainly because government subsidies for energy-saving models will end, according...

Taiwan market: FET aims to be first to start 4G operations

Jun 14, 11:32

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, also aims to be the first to begin commercial operations of 4G mobile communication,...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom to launch New HTC One dual for contract-bundled sale

Jun 13, 15:58

Asia Pacific Telecom, the only CDMA 2000 mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, on June 12 unveiled the New HTC One dual, a 4.7-inch CDMA/GSM dual-mode smartphone developed by Taiwan-based...

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

Jun 11, 16:49

There were 14,531 servers shipped in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 17% on quarter and 7% on year, while the corresponding shipment value of US$63.8...

Taiwan market: Ritek to launch own-brand 7W LED bulbs

Jun 11, 14:17

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek plans to introduce 7W LED light bulbs. There will also be a promotional campaign where consumers can buy one and get one free for NT$299...

Genesis Photonics to focus marketing on Match LED in 2013

Jun 11, 11:55

Due to rising competition in the LED lighting market, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has been aggressive in vertical integration from LED chips to system products. The...

Taiwan market: TWM to launch own-brand smartphones

Jun 10, 22:32

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will launch four own-brand Amazing series smartphone models, A3, A4, A5 and A6 for contract-bundled...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan MOCVD capacity to account for 28% of global total in 2013

Jun 10, 12:18

Global MOCVD equipment capacity is still in oversupply while prices of LED light bulbs continue to fall. Among all global operational MOCVD tools, Taiwan-based makers account for...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims at 85% 100Mbps FTTx coverage at end of 2013

Jun 10, 10:24

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to hike 100Mbps FTTx coverage from 70% at the end of 2012 to 85% at the end of 2013 and further to 97% in 2015, according to the company.

Taiwan market: Samsung to expand market share with DSC advantages and MILC products

Jun 7, 12:31

Samsung Electronics is set to push its digital still camera (DSC) products' advantages: large screens, easy controls and Wi-Fi connectivity to expand its share in Taiwan's DSC market,...

Touchscreen notebook proportion expected to rise to 40% in 3Q13

Jun 3, 20:21

As vendors will launch more touchscreen notebooks, the proportion of notebooks sold in the Taiwan market with touchscreens is expected to rise from 10-15% in the first half of 2013...

Patent infringement lawsuit with Ledray does not affect operations, says Ledlink

Jun 3, 20:13

Taiwan-based LED optical lens maker Ledlink recently lost a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Taiwan-based LED heatsink maker Ledray, but the firm has stated that the case is not...

Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink

Taiwan market: Samsung unsure whether to launch OLED, Ultra HD TVs

May 31, 15:27

While Samsung Electronics on May 30 unveiled new smart TVs for launch in the Taiwan market, the vendor indicated that it is still uncertain whether to launch 55-inch OLED TVs as well...

NSP, DelSolar complete merger

May 31, 15:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced its merger with DelSolar, the solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, was completed on May 31, 2013. NSP is the surviving...

Taiwan market: 7-Eleven cooperates with WeChat to promote handset-based online shopping

May 31, 13:51

President Chain Store, the Taiwan operator of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain, on May 30 announced cooperation with WeChat, a free mobile instant messaging service provided by...

Sapphire substrate firms hope to increase PSS prices

May 30, 21:12

Prices of sapphire ingots have been increasing causing substrate makers to plan a price hike on patterned sapphire substrates (PSSs). Some firms have been adjusting prices since the...

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  • Spansion inks cross licensing of flash technologies, patents with Winbond Electronics

    Before Going to Press | 2h 48min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Intel cooperation with Fossil to develop smartwatches will help expand influence in wearables market

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  • TSMC expected to see 20nm revenue proportion rise to 20% in 4Q14

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  • Apple Watch along with other smartwatches will spur a new wave of wearables demand

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  • Mid-range handset sales spur HD panel demand

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  • TSMC confident of keeping global market share of over 80% for 28nm processes in 2015, says CFO

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  • Taiwan TV panel makers see orders surge as China vendors slash TV prices

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  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers plan to further develop on-cell touch panels for large-size applications

    Before Going to Press | 2h 52min ago

  • Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 2h 53min ago

  • Foxconn refers labor dispute at Brazil factory to arbitration court

    Before Going to Press | 2h 53min ago

  • Taiwan market: Digital camera sales value in 2014 estimated at NT$6-7 billion, say retail channels

    Before Going to Press | 2h 54min ago

  • China market: Leading smartphone vendors beefing up retail, online marketing

    Before Going to Press | 2h 55min ago

  • Acer becomes candidate supplier for China procurement orders

    Before Going to Press | 2h 56min ago

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom lowers 300M/100M FTTH price

    Before Going to Press | 2h 58min ago

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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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  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.