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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...

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...

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    IT + CE | 11h 9min ago

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    Displays | 11h 12min ago

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  • Digitimes Research: Entry-level smartphone may help Amazon extend e-commerce reach

    Before Going to Press | 12h 7min ago

  • US ITC to probe Spansion MCU products for alleged patent infringement

    Before Going to Press | 12h 8min ago

  • Market watchers concerned about Acer inventory, CEO says inventory management a priority

    Before Going to Press | 12h 8min ago

  • Samsung to produce DRAM chips at Line-17 fab, causing concerns of oversupply

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 20:33

  • Acer unveils 8-core 4G LTE smartphone in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 20:27

  • HTC to push Desire and Butterfly family products to US and Europe

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:54

  • Scientech to ramp wet-process semiconductor equipment

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:49

  • Roughly 400 vendors preparing to feature new technologies at Touch Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:36

  • Penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs likely to reach 15% in August

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:27

  • Touch panel makers see G/G, G2 demand increase

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:27

  • EIH sees improved 2Q14 performance; expects growth in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | Aug 20, 19:16

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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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