Large size panel sales set to fall
Published in News
Friday, 03 November 2017 11:50

Large size panel sales set to fall


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
Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:22

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog


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
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 12:33

TSMC builds 3nm Fab in Taiwan


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
Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:53

Taiwan invests in AI research


$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
Monday, 28 November 2016 15:16

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
Thursday, 24 November 2016 01:12

HTC 10 Evo smartphone announced in Taiwan


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
Monday, 14 November 2016 11:19

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline


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
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:42

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades


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
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:25

Lenovo returns to Taiwan


China getting expensive

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