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.

Pokemon GO causes rash of traffic tickets
Published in News
Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:49

Pokemon GO causes rash of traffic tickets

Violations a-plenty

Traffic police in Taiwan have doled out over 1,000 tickets since Pokemon GO was launched in Taiwan last week.

Taiwanese flag
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 16:23

Brexit threatens Taiwan business


Subsidiaries mostly into IT

A report from Price Waterhouse Coopers Taiwan has warned firms with subsidiaries in Britain could well face being stung for extra tax after the European country completes its divorce from the European Union.

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:31

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards


Chang worried about Intellectual Property theft

While Taiwan should welcome Chinese investors into the island's protected chip sector, they should not be allowed to become directors so that prized intellectual property is not nicked, claims TSMC.

Apple carries out bizarre financial manoeuvres in the dark
Published in News


Raises a billion in Taiwan

The fruity cargo cult Apple, which is sitting on a cash mountain larger than Mount Everest is flogging off a billion dollars of bonds in Taiwan to raise money.

Taiwan worried about Chinese semi-conductor deals
Published in Processors


Tsinghua plans a "huge threat"

Taiwan is investigating Chinese state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup's proposals to buy stakes worth nearly $1 billion in Powertech Technology and ChipMOS two domestic semiconductor companies.

China using Beidou to track people
Published in News
Thursday, 05 May 2016 14:02

China using Beidou to track people


Taiwan government warns employees not to use it

The Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology is warning government employees to avoid using phones that use China's GPS system Beidou to prevent ‘targeted attacks’

Global server sales growing
Published in News
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:05

Global server sales growing


New report good news for Taiwan

Worldwide server shipments are on the rise with a spin off effect on motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment makers.

TSMC advanced wafer plant in China
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 10:47

TSMC advanced wafer plant in China

$3 billion investment in 12-inch fab

TSMC is building a 12-inch fab Nanjing City Government and will write a cheque for $3 billion as part of the deal.

China gets its paws on another Taiwanese chipmaker
Published in Processors


The little red chequebook opens

The Chinese government appears to be opening its little red chequebook and buying up chipmakers from what it calls its renegade province.