Taiwan Firm to Supply Touch Sensors to Samsung

Sintek Photronic, a Taiwan-based maker of touch panel sensors, has signed with Samsung Mobile Display a deal to help the South Korean company overcome a shortage...

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Rivals Nibble Into Apple's App Store Revenue, Report Says

Apple held on to its huge lead in global mobile phone applications last year due to its simple billing system but will give up much of that ground by 2014...

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Taiwan Strategy Seen Making Low-end Phones Even Cheaper

A little-known Taiwanese semiconductor firm's ambitious plan to grow mobile phone semiconductor sales in China this year foreshadows what analysts see as boom in...

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Smartphone Makers Best Equipped to Make Tablets: Analyst

Smartphone makers, not personal computer firms, are best positioned to make tablet PCs because of close links between external design and operating systems, a...

PC Maker Acer Announces New Iconia Smart Phone

Acer announced a new smartphone on Tuesday as the world's second largest PC maker takes another step into mobile devices.

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Taiwan Considers Letting China Invest in LCD Panels

Taiwanese officials are discussing ways to let investors from mainland China buy stakes in the island's LCD panel makers, an economics ministry representative...

Taiwan LCD Panel Maker to Set up Solar Plant

A subsidiary of AU Optronics, one of Taiwan's top panel makers, will open a solar factory in Taiwan late this year to save money and increase competitiveness in...

Asustek 2010 Earnings Signal Notebook Strength

Asustek Computer's revenue for 2010 grew 29 percent over the previous year, largely on the strength of traditional laptop computer sales, the world's...

Verizon Starts Testing Voice Over Its LTE Network

Verizon Wireless said on Thursday it had made the first voice call over a commercial LTE network using the Voice over LTE standard. The standard is one of two...

Rackspace to Buy Anso Labs, Advance Cloud Project

Web-hosting provider Rackspace has acquired software developer Anso Labs to help build up the OpenStack cloud computing project, a company official said.

Taiwanese PC Makers See Q1 Snags After Intel Recall

Taiwan's top computer makers such as Acer and Asustek expect dips in first-quarter shipments as they stop early sales of units containing potentially flawed...

Annual Taipei Game Show Targets China

An annual show in Taipei this year will roll out games geared toward the fast-growing and potentially lucrative China online market, event organizers said on...

Taiwan's Internet Economy Fights to Find Talent

Tseng Chien-lin turned down an offer from the Taiwan offices of Yahoo to take a job with a barely known Internet startup involved in the design of a social...

TSMC to Raise Chip Capacity, Puts Mobile Computing in Focus

TSMC, the world's biggest semiconductor foundry, said on Thursday it expects to expand capacity 20 percent this year as demand for PCs and mobile devices rises.

Acer Reports Record Revenue, Profit in 2010

Acer, one of the world's top PC vendors, reported record high revenue of NT$629.7 billion (US$19.9 billion) in 2010 and profits in its core business, the company...