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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...

Taiwan market: So-net steps into online games

May 30, 16:20

So-net Entertainment Taiwan, an ISP and provider of payment services to online game operators in Taiwan, on May 29 announced the extension of its business to online gaming services,...

Taiwan market: Intel to cooperate with retail channels to show Haswell-based WiDi, touch control technologies

May 30, 13:51

In order to promote its Haswell platform, Intel will cooperate with retail network operators in the Taiwan market to showcase Haswell-based Wireless Display (WiDi) and touch control-supporting...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen to open pastry store

May 30, 12:01

Tsann Kuen Enterprise, which operates an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, has announced it has invested NT$50 million (US$1.67 million) to establish a French pastry...

Taiwan market: Sony launched A58 DSLR camera

May 29, 15:02

Sony has unveiled the A58 in its α series DSLR cameras for launch soon in the Taiwan market. A58 features a 20.1-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a 2.7-inch 460,000-pixel LCD screen,...

Sony DSLR camera A58

Taiwan market: TWM launches online shopping services

May 28, 22:04

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 28 launched myfone online shopping services, with customers able to collect deliveries at myfone...

Sony Mobile to extend cooperation with ODM firms, says marketing executive

May 23, 21:39

Dennis van Schie, global head of marketing for Sony Mobile, has commented that the firm will extend cooperation and view ODM firms as strategic partners in product development to...

Taiwan market: LG launches waterproof smartphone

May 22, 22:13

Following the steps of Sony Mobile Communications and HTC, LG Electronics has launched a waterproof smartphone, the Optimus GJ. LG expects sales of the waterproof model in the Taiwan...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch Xperia Tablet Z

May 22, 15:21

Sony Mobile Communications Taiwan on May 21 unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z, an Android 4.1.2 waterproof tablet equipped with Qualcomm S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 10.1-inch 1920...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung optimistic about May sales

May 16, 21:25

HTC and Samsung Electronics introduced new flagship models for 2013, the HTC One and Galaxy S4, in April. Both firms believe May sales of the new flagship models will exceed the monthly...

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia

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.

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  • Taiwan solar cell, PV module makers may rely on markets other than US in 2H14

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  • Baidu to release smartphone with MediaTek processor, says report

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  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 67.52 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q14

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  • Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China to grow sequentially in 3Q, 4Q14

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  • Holtek nets NT$1.65 per share for 1H14

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  • Innolux posts 2Q14 net EPS of NT$0.33

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  • Tatung to set up rooftop PV systems with total installation capacity of 4MWp in Pescadores

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  • Acer, Asustek see opportunities from enterprise replacement trend

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  • Competition for notebook panels may heat up due to South Korea makers increasing output, say Taiwan makers

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  • Aces enjoys orders from BMW and Benz

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  • Foxconn said to invest in Anhui, China

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  • TWM foresees sequential drop in 3Q14 profitability

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  • Asustek, Gigabyte releasing new gaming notebooks in 3Q14 to challenge MSI

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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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