Taiwan's Compal to Raise Laptop Part Prices

Compal Electronics, one of the world’s biggest contract laptop makers, will raise component prices this year to shore up a drop in profits, affecting computers...

Taiwan's TSMC Reports 42 Percent Sales Gain in 2010

TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, reported a 42 percent increase in sales last year, the company said on Tuesday, as a global proliferation of new...

WiMax Update Set for Go-ahead This Year

A faster, more secure and energy-efficient update to the WiMax wireless Internet standard will get final approval and see commercialization within a year...

Tablets, Internet-linked Smart Sensors to Star at Computex

Computex, the world’s second-largest computer show, will grow in scale this year with tablet PCs and new object-locator Internet technology as the headline acts...

BitTorrent to Put Its Stamp on Taiwanese Electronics

BitTorrent will work with a Taiwanese research institute to develop a certification for local electronics makers who want to put its filesharing applications in their products.

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Taiwan Brainstorms Ideas for Future Handheld Devices

Taiwan will offer local manufacturers ideas and subsidies to build novel handheld products, aiming to triple the island's production of such devices by 2014, a...

Gigabyte Releases New High-speed Motherboards

Gigabyte Technology on Thursday released a series of high-speed motherboards designed to let more applications run at once, without losing speed, and to convert...

Taiwan Libraries to Offer 11,000 Titles for E-readers

Taiwan's semi-governmental technology research arm plans to offer about 11,000 public library books for download to e-readers in 2012, potentially bringing those...

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Oversupply Sends DRAM Prices to One-year Low

DRAM chip prices reached a one-year low on Tuesday and approached their cheapest ever due to a post-holiday oversupply. The cheap memory chips are pushing PC...

Qualcomm to Build $1B E-reader Display Factory in Taiwan

Wireless technologies developer Qualcomm will build a US$1 billion plant in Taiwan to make low-power color displays, Taiwan's economics ministry said on Monday...

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Report: Asustek to Unveil Tablet PC With Sliding Keyboard

Asustek Computer will introduce two tablet PCs this month, one with a detachable keyboard and another with a sliding keyboard, according to a report.