Sinbon opens new plant in Hungary
Taiwan-based IPC component and solution provider Sinbon Electronics has unveiled its new plant in Tatabanya, Hungary that will be used primarily for the development and manufacturing of components such as connectors and cables, for new-energy vehicles and smart IoT automobiles.
Through attending various commercial activities hosted by the World Information Technology and Services Alliances (WITSA), Taiwan information software and hardware firms can more easily tap global business opportunities, according to Yvonne Chiu, chairperson of both WITSA and the Information Service...
Taiwan August export order value up
Taiwan received export orders totaling US$43.68 billion in August 2018, increasing 4.5% sequentially and 7.1% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Vietnam has a population of near 100 million and there are over 70 million handset and Internet users, providing a good foundation for stable development of the country's information and communications technology (ICT) industry, according to Phan Tam, deputy minister of Vietnam's Ministry of Information...
Covestro has been developing waterborne polyurethane coating and adhesive products, aiming to replace solvent-borne solutions and to support global sustainable development, according to Xiaobin Zhong, APAC senior vice president for coatings, adhesives and specialties at Covestro.
Taiwan server, network product firms moving production back to Taiwan to avoid US tariff
With the US government imposing a 10% tariff on China-imported goods including network communication equipment, several Taiwan-based server and network communication product makers have begun expanding their production lines in Taiwan to minimize the impact.
Vietnam is a young country with more and more people ready to swarm into urban areas, and Hanoi will become an iconic place for promoting the country's overall smart city projects highlighting energy resources, water resources and transportation, Nguyen Duc Chung, chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee,...
TH Tung, chairman of Pegatron, has noted that his company has reestablished some manufacturing sites in Taiwan in recent years, and that moving production back to Taiwan could be a key direction to help reshape some of Taiwan's manufacturing industries.
Taiwan to build science park for smart machinery
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on September 17 for the Erlin Campus of the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), paving the way for establishing a platform for the development of smart technology, smart machinery and biotechnology, while helping accelerate Taiwan's industrial transformation.
The IoT (Internet of Things) applications will see explosive development in 2019-2020 with total NB (narrow band)-IoT solutions to be fully incorporated into the smart city field, but no enterprises can fight single-handedly in the era, according to KC Liu, chairman of Advantech.
Taiwan's makers in the iPhone supply chain are likely to face increasing uncertainty over their sales outlook for the fourth quarter of 2018 due to the high pricing of the just-released next-generation iPhone devices, according to industry sources.
Xiaomi has announced that shipments of its Mi Band 3 in the Taiwan market have reached over 50,000 units since its launch on August 28.
Apple unveils two OLED, one LCD next-generation iPhones
Apple has announced its new-generation smartphones: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The 5.8-inch iPhone Xs and 6.5-inch iPhone Xs Max feature Super Retina OLED displays, while the iPhone XR is equipped with a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD screen.
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology is carrying out an autonomous driving sub-system technology R&D program with concerted efforts from the government, academic and industry sectors.
After experiencing a big tech stride from PC networking to mobile networking, people will embrace a larger stride evolving from mobile networks into smart ones amid rapid developments of IoT, cloud computer, big data and AI technologies, with big data-driven smart manufacturing to be the next focal...
Techman showcasing collaborative robots at IMTS 2018
Techman Robot is showcasing collaborative robots at International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018 taking place in Chicago during September 10-15, in a bid to tap the North America market.
Pegatron sees on-year growth in August revenues
Pegatron has registered consolidated revenues of NT$98.21 billion (US$3.16 billion) for August, down 5.52% on month, but up 10.19% on year with combined consolidated revenues from January-August growing 13.82% on year to reach NT$754.24 billion.
Foxconn August revenues up
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$396.79 billion (US$12.9 billion) for August 2018, up 0.3% sequentially and 25.3% on year.
Quanta, Wistron August revenues increase
Quanta Computer and Wistron have both reported sequential increases of more than 10% in August consolidated revenues, thanks mainly to growing sales of their non-notebook product lines.
Inventec has taken legal actions against three senior ex-employees that joined Compal Electronics in 2017, accusing them of violating non-disclosure agreements.
The shortages of Intel's new 14nm processors are undermining Taiwan-based notebook ODMs' performances with Compal Electronics' August PC shipments staying flat from a month ago, while other ODMs also reportedly have reduced their shipment estimates for the third quarter.
Taiwan August export value up on year
Taiwan's export value totaled US$28.30 billion in August 2018, slipping 0.2% sequentially but growing 1.9% on year, while imports totaled US$23.77 billion, down 9.0% sequentially but up 7.9% on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
Taiwan biotech can take off by overcoming challenges, says Frank Kung, founder of Vivo Capital
Having started three businesses, two of which successfully went public, founder of Vivo Capital Frank Kung set foot in the biotech sector in the 1970s. Thanks to Kung's decades of experiences in investing in biotech firms in the US and Greater China, Vivo Capital has made itself the largest biotech...
Hiwin posts strong August revenues
Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.735 billion (US$89.1 million) for August, growing 46.21% on year to reach the second highest monthly level, compared to the company record of NT$2.811 billion for July 2018.
NXP, FII partners on IIoT
NXP Semiconductors will provide Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) with its iIndustrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform solutions and technical support., according to an MOU signed on behlaf of their repesctive companies by NXP's executive vice president of Global Sales & Marketing Steven Owen...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2018
Taiwan's monitor shipments grew 5% on year to reach 21.03 million units in the second quarter of 2018.
Taiwan handsets - 2Q 2018
Taiwan handset shipments increased 16.1% sequentially and 0.3% on year to arrive at 20.66 million units in the second quarter...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2018
Taiwan makers shipped a total of 7.65 million LCD TVs in the second quarter of 2018, up 15.9% sequentially and 6.5% on year.
iPhone shipment analysis and forecast, 2H18
This Digitimes Reserch iPhone Shipment Analysis and Forecast Special Report provides an insight into Apple's pricing strategy...
Global smartphone AP demand forecast till 1Q19
This DIGITIMES Special Report provides insights into various aspects of the smartphone AP market, including suppliers' shipments,...
Global AP market, 2017-2021
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone application processors (AP) worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67...