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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...

Digitimes Research: HTC sees 1Q13 shipments fall sequentially

Apr 18, 21:16

In the first quarter of 2013, Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC reported falling shipments compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 due to lack of key components causing shipment delays...

Taiwan market: TWM Broadband, kbro cut Internet-access prices

Apr 18, 15:22

TWM Broadband and kbro, two MSOs (multi-system operators of cable TV) in Taiwan, on April 17 lowered charges for their cable-modem Internet-access services to follow Chunghwa Telecom's...

Taiwan market: Sampo sells 50,000 LCD TVs in 1Q13; 32- and 42-inch TVs to remain popular in the market

Apr 18, 14:57

Taiwan-based Sampo reached 50,000 in LCD TV shipments during the first quarter of 2013, showing flat growth compared to the first quarter in 2012.

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom offers App mobile push services

Apr 17, 15:40

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has stepped into mobile advertising by offering App mobile push services for use by businesses in Taiwan, according to the company.

Taiwan FTC investigates Samsung over false advertising allegations

Apr 17, 11:11

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Samsung Electronics' local branch over allegations concerning an advertising campaign to smear its rival HTC, according the Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: TV brands to introduce large-size Ultra HD TVs in 2013

Apr 16, 15:12

Japan-, and Taiwan-based brands will be introducing new products that focus on large-sizes and high resolutions during the second quarter of 2013.

Taiwan market: TWM expects smartphones to take up 85-90% of handset sales in 2H13

Apr 16, 13:55

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, saw the proportion of smartphones from contract-bundled handset sales increase from 78% at the end...

Taiwan LED firms report rising total March revenues

Apr 16, 12:18

LED firms that are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) have reported total March revenues of NT$9.39 billion (US$313 million), up by 35.1% on month. These LED firms are expected...

Taiwan market: BlackBerry launches Z10

Apr 15, 23:45

BlackBerry and Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on April 15 jointly announced the launch of Z10, a smartphone model based on the BlackBerry...

Commentary: Sanan financial report scandal stirs subsidy controversy

Apr 15, 11:34

China-based LED industry leader Sanan Optoelectronics has been accused of falsifying financial reports, according to China-based media. This has sparked a debate concerning what critics...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen to launch affordable 50-inch LED TV

Apr 12, 15:12

Tsann Kuen, a large IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, will launch a 50-inch direct-type LED-backlit LCD TV under its own brand Fujimaru in the Taiwan market at NT$19,900...

Softex Taipei: More channel retailers to participate, says TCA

Apr 12, 15:10

The Softex Taipei 2013 consumer trade show, will be hosted from April 17-21 in Taipei, Taiwan with the number of participating channel retailers increasing 20% to 200, and number...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims to hike 50Mbps, 100Mbps FTTx user bases

Apr 12, 10:32

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to increase the number of its 50Mbps/20Mbps FTTx subscribers from about one million currently to 1.44 million by the end of 2013 and that of 100Mbps FTTx...

Taiwan market: Foxconn to offer 40-inch Full HD TV for contract-bundled sale

Apr 12, 10:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced the offering of an internally produced 40-inch Full HD LED-backlit LCD TV for contract-bundled sale at NT$8,800 (US$294)...

Gigastorage, GET see March revenues increase on month

Apr 11, 21:50

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Gigastorage reported March consolidated revenues of NT$736 million (US$24 million), up 28.63% on month. Gigastorage noted that the rising revenues were...

Taiwan market: NCC gives CHT green light to ADSL, FTTx price cuts

Apr 11, 13:57

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on April 10 approved the reduction in pricing for ADSL and FTTx broadband Internet-access services proposed by Chunghwa Telecom (CHT),...

Taiwan market: Samsung to offer sub-NT$20,000 40-inch LCD TV

Apr 10, 21:53

To push its sales in Taiwan, Samsung Electronics plans to offer a 40-inch LCD TV, featuring LED backlights and Internet connectivity, at a price below NT$20,000 (US$667), down from...

Taiwan market: FET offers smartphone Xiaomi 2S for pre-order

Apr 10, 16:09

Taiwan-based Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) is offering Xiaomi 2S, an Android 4.1 smartphone developed by China-based Xiaomi Technology, for pre-order, with the device's launch...

Taiwan market: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

I-Chiun sees March revenues increase 29% sequentially

Apr 9, 10:58

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.5 million), showing an on-month increase of 29.69% and...

Taiwan market: Canon launches DSLR EOS 700D

Apr 8, 16:08

Canon has unveiled the EOS 700D DSLR camera for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$22,900 (US$767) for body only. Prices will be NT$26,900 with...

Taiwan market: FET to procure 1.5 million handsets in 2013

Apr 8, 15:39

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to procure 1.5 million handsets, many of which will be smartphones, in 2013, during which it will also...

Taiwan market: Canon launches camcorders Cinema EOS C500, C100 and DSLR EOS-1D C

Apr 3, 15:27

Canon has unveiled two digital video cameras, Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C100, and a flagship DSLR camera model, EOS-1D C, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at recommended...

Canon Cinema EOS C500

Taiwan market: Home electronics makers expect to see improved performances in 2013

Apr 3, 12:25

Taiwan-based home electronics makers are expected to see increased performances in 2013.

Graphics card prices up 10-15%

Apr 3, 12:13

Several graphics card vendors have hiked retail prices for products made with DDR3 in the DIY market by 10-15% in order to reflect the increases in DRAM pricing, according to sources...

Taiwan market: GigaCloud launches cloud computing services for SMBs

Apr 3, 10:39

Taiwan-based GigaCloud on April 2 announced the launch of SaaS (software as a service) public cloud computing services in the Taiwan market, targeting small and medium businesses...

Everlight chairman urges tighter Greater China cooperation

Apr 2, 15:05

LED firms in Greater China should cooperate and build a single brand to maximize their competitive advantages, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

Commentary: TSMC holds key to future of Taiwan solar industry

Apr 2, 14:52

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), noted in August 2012 that the firm had changed its position in relation to investments in solar...

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of TSMC

Taiwan market: Google unveils Chinese-language version of YouTube EDU

Apr 2, 12:11

Google has unveiled a Chinese-language version of YouTube EDU, its open platform offering online videotaped courses for learning by Internet users around the world, for the Taiwan...

Foxconn denies closing Cybermart in Taiwan

Apr 2, 12:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed rumors that it is closing its Cybermart IT retail operations in Taiwan.

Foxconn will not close down its retail stores in Taiwan

Solar demand in emerging Asian countries to grow by 28% annually through 2017, says Solarbuzz

Apr 2, 10:40

Solar demand from the emerging Asia Pacific and Central Asia (EAPCA) region is forecast to exceed 3GW by 2017, according to Solarbuzz. Compared to 723MW of solar demand in 2012, this...

Taiwan market: CHT offers HTC Desire P

Apr 2, 10:26

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and HTC on April 1 jointly unveiled the HTC Desire P smartphone for the carrier's exclusive contract-bundled sale in the Taiwan market.

CHT Desire P

Taiwan market: E-Life Mall expanding retail network

Apr 1, 16:15

E-Life Mall, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, is expanding its outlets from 322 currently to 360 by the end of 2013, according to the company.

Taiwan market: TV prices expected to further drop in April

Apr 1, 14:49

LCD TV prices are expected to further drop in Taiwan during April 2013, with 32-inch units expected to drop to as low as NT$8,000 (US$267), according to market observers.

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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.

  • Asustek+ROG+MARS+II+graphics+card

    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.

  • Toshiba+Libretto+W100+dual%2Dscreen+notebook

    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.

  • Motorola+Milestone+XT701+smartphone

    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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