Thursday, September 18, 2014
Japanese consumers have showed only lukewarm interest in Taiwan-based HTC Corp.'s (宏達電) newest flagship smartphone ahead of the release of Apple Inc.'s larger-screen iPhones, according to a survey by Japanese research firm BCN Inc.
Innolux Display Corp. (群創光電) gained a 27-percent global share of the segment in July, replacing Korean rival LGD to become the world's largest supplier of notebook PC panels.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩電腦) launched an entry-level gaming desktop computer in Taiwan on Wednesday to expand its offering of products and attract more core gamers.
A new cost-competitive 28-nanometer process developed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台灣積體電路) may help the world's largest contract chip maker gain more market share, according to Germany's Deutsche Bank AG.
The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.026 to close at NT$30.134 amid expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep its key interest rates low, dealers said.
A recent report from National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員) showed that population growth in Taiwan is expected to start falling in 2022, four years earlier than expected.
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Wednesday as the bellwether electronics sector made a comeback in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, dealers said.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pili International Multimedia (霹靂國際多媒體), a hand puppet show production company, yesterday staged an earnings conference with much fanfare while announcing that its stocks are poised to be listed on the Gre-Tai Securities Market on Oct. 7.
The production value of Taiwan's communications sector is expected to rise almost 10 percent next year on the efforts of international brands to launch new models, which could boost shipments by local communications companies, a local research group said Tuesday.
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest mobile operator, reported heavy demand for Apple Inc.'s new smartphone models on Tuesday, saying that the first batch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus put up for pre-sale “ordered out” within 40 minutes.