Large size panel sales set to fall
Published in News


Down 1.5 percent on year


Taiwan's shipments of large-size panels - nine inch and above - will be 1.5 percent lower than last year.

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog
Published in Processors


Company says it disagrees

Qualcomm has been fined a record $773 million by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission in the latest blow from regulators over the way the US company prices mobile phone chips and patents.

TSMC builds 3nm Fab in Taiwan
Published in Processors


Not the US

As we predicted,TSMC will build the 'world's first' semiconductor plant to support the creation of 3nm node silicon chips in Taiwan.

Taiwan invests in AI research
Published in News


$32.73 million a year to support local industry


Taiwan is to spend $32.73 million every year over a period of five years to develop artificial intelligence research centres.

Korea replaces Taiwan as leading chip nation
Published in Processors


Second only to Scotland where chips are very important 

Taiwan is no longer the world's top manufacturer of computer chips and has lost its crown to South Korea.

Server sales booming
Published in News
28 November 2016

Server sales booming

Will be even better when Purley arrives

Revenues from Taiwan-based makers' server motherboards, servers, storage and network equipment are expected to grow to $17.45 billion this year.

HTC 10 Evo smartphone announced in Taiwan
Published in Mobiles


Larger display, but no headphone jack

HTC took the wraps off yet another flagship smartphone in its product lineup for 2016, the HTC 10 Evo. The device is headed for the Taiwan market at the moment and will be up for pre-order this week, with availability starting in December.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
Published in News


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades
Published in News


And poaches Intel man

Taiwanese fab company TSMC has approved a capital injection of $4.91 billion at a board meeting.

Lenovo returns to Taiwan
Published in Notebooks


China getting expensive

Chinese PC maker Lenovo appears to think that its home turf is getting too expensive.