HTC begins new chapter following deal with Google

Taipei, Jan. 31 (CNA) 2018 could be a decisive year in the ambition of Taiwanese smartphone and virtual reality (VR) device maker HTC Corp. to be the top business in the global VR, augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) sector, now that ... ( read original story ...)

Shareholders of Apple supplier Foxconn OK subsidiary’s IPO

New Taipei City, Taiwan -- Shareholders of key Apple supplier ... Foxconn hopes to raise capital and boost its financials as it faces mounting challenges to grow its core business as global smartphone demand slows. On Wednesday, Foxconn Chairman Terry ... ( read original story ...)

Burton Mills: Germany and France Call for Eurozone Reform

TAIPEI, Taiwan, January 31, 2018 – Burton Mills economists report that French finance minister Bruno Le Maire says Germany and France aim to reach a mutual agreement on euro zone reform, including capital markets, the banking union and tax convergence by ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Stock Market May Extend Tuesday’s Losses

For the day, the index plummeted 145.03 points or 1.29 percent to finish at the daily low of 11,076.78 after peaking at 11,189.57 on turnover of 137.38 billion Taiwan dollars. Among the actives, Cathay Financial plummeted 1.45 percent, while Fubon ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan suspends Tasmanian fruit imports

Taiwan has suspended fruit imports from Tasmania after adult fruit flies and their larvae were found in the Apple Isle's north. Adult flies, considered a list-A pest, have been found on Flinders Island this month while larvae was discovered at Spreyton ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan Demands Compensation for US Solar Safeguard Tariffs

Taiwan has joined South Korea in demanding compensation for steep US tariffs on solar panels, opening a 30-day window for negotiations, a World Trade Organization filing showed on Tuesday. Last week US President Donald Trump signed into law a 30% tariff on ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei Game Show 2018 in a Few Words and Lots of Pictures

Indeed, a 2015 Google report cited in The Taipei Times reports that 66 percent of the population play games for at least 30 minutes a day, with an almost even balance between male and female gamers. Mobile devices are ubiquitous in Taiwan, and 92 percent ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan holds live-fire drills amid tensions

HUALIEN — Taiwan troops staged live-fire exercises Tuesday to simulate fending off an invasion, as the island’s main threat China steps up pressure on President Tsai Ing-wen and a row over airline routes escalated. The military dispatched ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan demands compensation for U.S. solar safeguard tariffs

GENEVA (Reuters) - Taiwan has launched a demand for compensation for U.S. safeguard tariffs on solar panels, opening a 30-day window for negotiations, a World Trade Organization filing showed on Tuesday. Taiwan said that as an exporter with a substantial ... ( read original story ...)

The Pixel 3 phones will be designed and engineered in Taiwan

Secondly, it gives Google a vast new engineering base in Taipei, Taiwan, where HTC is located. A crucial element of the acquisition is the power it will give Google to design its own consumer hardware as well as high-end, special objective chips. ( read original story ...)

FPC Announces New Integrations With Japanese and Taiwanese OEMs

New smartphones from major Japan- and Taiwan-based OEMs feature Fingerprint Cards fingerprint sensors, the company has announced. FPC hasn’t revealed the names of these clients, but indicated that the integrations include its FPC1035 and FPC1272 sensor ... ( read original story ...)

Google closes HTC deal, welcomes smartphone innovators

Neither and both happened. September last year, Google and HTC announced a $1.1 billion deal that, among other things, would see a large chunk of the Taiwanese smartphone maker’s mobile team transfer to the mothership. Google has now announced that deal ... ( read original story ...)

Chunghwa Telecom Reports 2018 Guidance

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) ("Chunghwa" or "the Company") today reported its guidance for 2018 on a consolidated basis. All figures were prepared in accordance with Taiwan-International ... ( read original story ...)