Monday, September 28, 2015
To promote the concepts of "Green and Smart Transportation," encouraging the public to better understand the ETC and eTag technologies and future applications directions, the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 永續能源基金會) and Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF, 紡拓會) are inviting interested persons to their upcoming International Green and Smart Mobility Forum, TAISE said.
Taiwanese contract notebook maker Inventec Corp. (英業達) is working with China's Xiaomi Inc. (小米), the world's fourth-largest smartphone maker, to produce Xiaomi's first laptop, which is expected to ship early next year.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Companies in Taiwan are falling behind their employees' expectations to be more collaborative, innovative and productive in a more mobile working world, according to a survey released by Microsoft Taiwan on Friday.
High-end technology processes are expected to account for about 40 percent of Taiwan's contract chip manufacturing industry in 2015, staying little changed from the ratio seen a year earlier, according to the Market Intelligence Center under the government-sponsored Institute for Information Industry (MIC,資策會產業情報研究).
The latest batch of 1,000 "Pepper" robots developed by Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Corp. and Taiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. were sold out in one minute after being put up for sale Saturday morning, according to the Japanese company.
The Kaohsiung Food Show will take place Nov. 5-8, featuring local Southern food, wine tasting and specialties from 13 other countries.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs on Friday approved conditionally an investment plan in a Chinese chip-maker by local firm Powerchip Technology Corp.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Stock prices for Inotera Co. (華亞科), Nanya Co. (南亞科) and Winbond Co. (華邦電) plunged yesterday after the world's largest DRAM provider Samsung Electronics Co. (三星) applied price cuts amid sinking demand.
A major think tank yesterday forecast that the Central Bank's cut to its key
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher Friday as earlier gains were capped, although the Central Bank cut its key interest rates for the first time after a freeze for the past 16 quarters, to boost the local economy, dealers said.