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  • JTouch continues to see steady demand for metal mesh products

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  • Digitimes Research: Intel 28nm SoFIA 4G AP delayed to early 2016; may face overlap issue with 14nm version

    Bits + chips | 10h 11min ago

  • Epistar expects business operations to peak in 3Q15

    LED | 10h 16min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan has potential demand for UAVs

    IT + CE | 10h 17min ago

  • Industry mergers may boost SPIL's role, says company chairman

    Bits + chips | 10h 19min ago

  • Taiwan LED makers faced with decreased global TV demand, competition from China makers

    LED | 10h 20min ago

  • ASE to raise US$200 million through ECB

    Bits + chips | 10h 22min ago

  • 4K TV panel shipments grow nearly 60% in 2Q15

    Displays | 10h 25min ago

  • Foxconn considers to spin off subsidiaries for listing in China stock market, says report

    Before Going to Press | 9h 45min ago

  • Taipower to limit power supply to industrial user

    Before Going to Press | 9h 47min ago

  • STB purchases from Pay TV operators down in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 9h 48min ago

  • TEEMA opens second Smart Living Center in Nantong, China

    Before Going to Press | 10h 6min ago

  • Digitimes Research: LED makers extend development from LED lighting to IR LED, UV LED

    Before Going to Press | 10h 38min ago

  • Taiwan PV makers hold rosy business outlook

    Before Going to Press | 10h 39min ago

  • Global LED light bulb sales to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, says Epistar chairman

    Before Going to Press | 10h 40min ago

  • Numerous panel technologies still at forefront for wearable devices

    Before Going to Press | 10h 42min ago

  • Vendors seeking cheaper solutions for metal notebook chassis

    Before Going to Press | 10h 43min ago

  • Go Scale Capital facing challenges with investment in Lumileds, says Epistar chairman

    Before Going to Press | 10h 43min ago

  • Sony, Huawei expanding mobile device sales in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 10h 46min ago

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Commentary: Taiwan notebook vendors, ODMs cautious about 2H15 outlook

Jun 24, 14:51

Taiwan-based notebook vendors and ODMs are guardedly optimistic about the prospects of the notebook market for the second half of 2015 and are pinning their hopes on the release of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.

Digitimes Research: Usage of Thunderbolt 3.0, USB Type-C connectors to affect external interface applications

Jun 22, 23:28

Intel's upgrade of external interfaces from Thunderbolt 2.0 to 3.0 and the switch from Mini DisplayPort (mDP) connectors to Type-C USB connectors will lead the way for the Type-C USB connectors to replace the Type-A USB connectors used in current PC systems as well as the micro-USB connectors used...

Quanta to strengthen software R&D for enterprise server business

Jun 16, 15:34

Quanta Computer reportedly is planning to expand its server business software team and will double the existing personnel to 100 by the end of 2015 and double the number again to 200 in 2016 to prepare for entering the enterprise server industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners

Jun 4, 16:05

At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10 is enabling the next generation of devices and cloud-based solutions. Parker highlighted the vast opportunities that Windows...

Commentary: Taiwan could lag China in developing Big Data businesses

Jun 4, 11:06

Taiwan could lag behind China in the development of Big Data related businesses as Taiwan makers are still focusing on hardware products such as servers and storage devices, while rivals in China have stepped up efforts to develop applications and ecosystems.

Delta Electronics founder launches online teaching platform MOOC

Jun 3, 14:50

Bruce Cheng, the founder of power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics, has launched Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), an online vocational teaching platform.

TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record number of more than 5,000 exhibition booths, is expected to remain as a robust platform where vendors showcase their new...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Google to launch Chromebox digital signage solutions via AOpen in 3Q15

Jun 3, 11:53

Google will launch two Chromebox digital signage solutions for commercial application through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen in the middle of the third quarter of 2015, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

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Welcome to the Computex of Things

Jun 1, 19:36

Computex Taipei, the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, will begin its 35th year today, attracting over 130,000 visitors, including 38,000 international visitors. While Computex will feature more than 1,700 exhibitors and more than 5,000 booths, this year the show will...

Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing

Jun 1, 19:23

With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating system and the apps that run on it handles various devices being displayed at the show. However, while the technology...

Foxconn to build supply chain financial service system

May 28, 15:49

Foxconn Electronics plans to build up a financial service system for the industrial supply chain, offering loans and real time information to suppliers within the system, according to company chairman Terry Gou.

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou

Taiwan becomes major revenue contributor to Google

May 28, 11:50

Taiwan has become an important market for Google, a top-five market in terms of revenue contribution from paid apps at Google Play, according to Google.

Google BrandLab to set up branch office in Singapore in 2H16

Newswatch - May 27, 22:02

BrandLab, a business unit of Google, plans to set up a branch office in Singapore in the second half of 2016 in order to meet increasing demand from brand operators in Japan and Southeast, according to Kim Larson, global director of BrandLab.

BenQ unveils 6 intelligent solutions

May 27, 11:38

IT product, consumer electronics and LED lighting vendor BenQ has unveiled six hardware/software-integrated intelligent solutions aimed at retail operations, manufacturing, energy, education, medical purposes and enterprises' operations. Taiwan and China will be target markets for the time being and...

BenQ president and CEO Conway Lee

China software industry posts January-April revenues of CNY1.215 trillion, says MIIT

May 27, 11:20

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY1.215 trillion (US$195 billion) in January-April 2015, growing 16.7% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Acer to set up China subsidiary to promote BYOC

May 22, 11:47

Acer has obtained approval from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to invest US$5 million to set up a subsidiary specifically for promoting its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business in the China market, according to the company.

Taiwan market: CNS to finish digitization of cable TV networks by end of 2015

May 6, 12:10

China Network Systems (CNS), a multi-system operator of cable TV services in the Taiwan market, plans to complete digitization of its networks around Taiwan by the end of 2015, according to the company.

China software industry posts January-March revenues of CNY880 billion, says MIIT

May 4, 12:15

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY880 billion (US$141 billion) in January-March 2015, growing 17.5% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Gamania nets NT$2.05 per share for 1Q15

Stockwatch - Apr 29, 16:04

Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment on April 28 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2015, recording consolidated revenues of NT$2.45 billion (US$78.3 million), net operating profit of NT$54.6 million, net profit of NT$323.3 million and net EPS of NT$2....

CalAmp adopts Mitac navigation software, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 24, 10:26

Mitac Holdings has partnered with US-based wireless communication product and service provider CalAmp to supply Magellan navigation software for use in the latter's MDT-7 car fleet management solution, according to Chinese-language newspaper Commercial Times.

Trend Micro forms strategic alliance with GMobi, VMFive

Apr 21, 15:11

Security software developer Trend Micro has formed a strategic alliance with two Taiwan-based start-ups, General Mobile (GMobi) and VMFive, to develop new mobile applications and business models for tapping the Taiwan and Japan markets, as well as emerging markets including Southeast Asia and Russia...

Taiwan forms Big Data Alliance

Apr 20, 12:21

The Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has formed the Big Data Alliance, a platform for exchanging and integrating data among government units, enterprises and academic organizations in a bid to boost big data pplication in Taiwan.

CyberLink sets up subsidiary

Apr 20, 10:50

Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink has established a subsidiary, Perfect, specifically to operate business related to two mobile cosmetic applications, YouCam Makeup and YouCam Perfect, according to the company.

Taiwan market: Online advertising value in 2014 tops NT$16 billion, says DMA

Apr 17, 12:04

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$16.177 billion (US$512 million) in 2014, increasing 18.25% on year, according to Digital Marketing Association (DMA), Taipei.

BYOC may account for over 50% of Acer profits after 3-5 years, says founder

Apr 16, 21:52

Acer expects its operational transformation to take 3-5 years and then BYOC (build your own cloud) business stands a chance of taking up more than 50% of its net profit, according to company founder Stan Shih.

Acer founder Stan Shih

Baidu to launch new online shopping mall, says report

Apr 16, 11:55

Baidu, the largest China-based web portal, will launch Baidu Mall, an online shopping and O2O (online to offline) platform, for the local market in May, according to a China-based media report citing sources familiar with Baidu's plans.

Digitimes Research: Microsoft patent fee cut to attract vendors to pre-install apps in Android products

Apr 14, 11:14

According to Digitimes Research's latest findings from Taiwan's and China's smartphone/tablet upstream supply chain, in exchange for hardware players to pre-install its software applications such as Office, OneDrive or Skype onto their Android-based devices, Microsoft is offering them discounts on...

China software industry January-February revenues top CNY546 billion, says MIIT

Mar 31, 14:29

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY546.876 billion (US$87.73 billion) in 2014, growing 15.8% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platform revenues rise 19.4% in 4Q14, says IDC

Mar 27, 15:40

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platform Tracker, vendor revenues for the worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market increased 19.4% on year to US$2.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014. The market generated 1.2EB (exabytes) of new capacity during...

Foxconn to cooperate with SK C&C to tap China IT service market

Mar 27, 10:49

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on March 26 announced cooperation with SK C&C, a South Korea-based IT service provider, to establish a joint venture for tapping the China's IT service market. The joint venture will start operations in May 2015.

Microsoft to add services onto more Samsung devices

Mar 24, 15:53

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have expanded their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services to more consumers and business customers. Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secured mobile productivity...

Google to help Taiwan banks nurture digital marketing talent

Mar 24, 15:23

Google has partnered with Taiwan's commercial and job banks to help them train digital marketing talent and the company is looking to nurture 2,000 marketing staff via a series of programs.

Taiwan market: CHT signs smart city deals with 15 local governments

Mar 24, 15:19

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has been promoting smart city solutions as a focus of its development of ICT (information and communication technology) applications and services and has signed MoUs with 15 local governments in Taiwan to boost smart city business, according to the company.

Google, AOpen to release solutions for IPC products

Mar 24, 15:08

Google and Taiwan-based AOpen have jointly developed solutions for digital signage and industrial PC applications, and they are expected to be released in the second quarter.

Supply chain has weak order visibility for 3Q15 despite Windows 10 launch

Mar 23, 15:32

With Intel having recently lowered its revenue forecast for the first quarter, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that channel demand remains weak and order visibility until the third quarter is still unclear. Despite the fact that Microsoft is planning to release Windows 10 in...

Tencent 2014 net profit hikes 53% on year

Mar 19, 22:44

Tencent, a large China-based Internet service provider, on March 18 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2014, with net profit of CNY23.888 billion (US$3.904 billion) for 2014 increasing 53% on year.

WinHEC 2015: Windows 10 to launch summer 2015 in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world

Mar 18, 22:01

At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows, Microsoft, announced that Windows 10 will launch in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world in summer 2015. Myerson also announced a diverse collection of strategic partnerships...

Microsoft, BlackBerry tying up with partners to promote software products

Mar 18, 21:55

Microsoft and BlackBerry have been stepping up their cooperation with other companies to promote sales of software platforms and related services instead of pushing sales of hardware products, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Dual-OS tablets becoming popular in white-box market, but Google GMS remains an obstacle

Mar 18, 15:04

China's second-tier and white-box players have recently turned their focuses to dual-OS (operating system) tablets and are aggressively preparing to ship these products to overseas markets.

AMD unveils LiquidVR for virtual reality headset products

Mar 5, 22:15

AMD has announced an initiative to deliver a VR experience for developers and users through new AMD technologies and partnerships at the Game Developer Conference (GDC). The first output of AMD's initiative is LiquidVR, a set of technologies focused on enabling VR content development for AMD hardware,...

Advantech, ITRI to set up Industry 4.0 system integration joint venture

Mar 4, 11:35

Taiwan-based industrial computing solution provider Advantech and Mechanical and Systems Research Laboratories under the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will establish a joint venture to provide Industry 4.0-based system integration services, according to Advantech...

Advantech chairman KC Liu

China Internet user base over 648 million at end of 2014, says CNNIC

Feb 24, 11:24

The number of fixed-line and mobile Internet users in China increased to about 648.75 million in December 2014, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

China market: B2C transactions top CNY454 billion in 4Q14, says Analysys

Feb 16, 10:03

In the China market, B2C (business to customer) online shopping portals generated a total transaction value of CNY454.17 billion (US$73.87 billion) during the fourth quarter of 2014, growing 35% on quarter and 54.3% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

Digitimes Research: Google to finish 2-in-1 Chromebook development in 1Q15

Feb 13, 14:22

Google is planning to push 2-in-1 devices in 2015, according Digitimes Research's inquiries within the upstream supply chain. Google's 2-in-1 Chromebook designed by Quanta Computer is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter.

China market: Online advertising revenues top CNY47 billion in 4Q14, says Analysys

Feb 13, 10:21

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY47.01 billion (US$7.65 billion) during the fourth quarter of 2014, growing 7.9% on quarter and 56.3% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

Beidu nets over CNY3 billion for 4Q14, says report

Feb 13, 10:18

Baidu, China's largest search engine, posted revenues of CNY14.05 billion (US$2.25 billion) and net profit of CNY3.229 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014, growing on year by 47.5% and 16% respectively, according to China-based tech.qq.com.

CyberLink nets NT$7.06 per share for 2014

Feb 12, 20:03

Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink generated net EPS of NT$7.06 (US$0.23) for 2014, according to its financial report released at a February 11 investors conference.

Foxconn continues to step up investments in software and application platforms

Feb 9, 15:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has continued to expand its investments in application technologies and integrated service platforms, aiming to increase added value in the IT supply chain, according to industry sources.

Google to cultivate digital advertising talent in Taiwan

Feb 9, 15:03

Google will begin to implement its Digital Mars Initiative, a plan to cultivate young digital marketing professionals in Taiwan, in March 2015, according to Google Taiwan managing director Chien Lee-feng.

Autonomous robots and intelligent virtual assistants to have highest CAGR in AI applications from 2014-2019, says MIC

Feb 2, 15:25

Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a pivotal role in Internet of Things (IoT) as it can be applied to a myriad of smart connected products, such as lighting, cars, wearables, medical care, smartphones, and smart home sensing control devices. In 2019, market value of expert systems is expected to surge...

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