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.

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.