Apple has struck a deal with the world's biggest contract microchip maker in what analysts see as an attempt to reduce its reliance on arch-rival Samsung, a report said.
Apple is easing its dependence on contract electronics colossus Foxconn by enlisting Pegatron to assemble a low-cost iPhone it is planning, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Taiwan's leading personal computer maker Acer said Tuesday it swung to profit in the first quarter of 2013 thanks to income from foreign exchange and stock sales.
Prosecutors are probing alleged insider trading connected to a $3.8 billion takeover of a Taiwan chip design company.
Global sales of tablet computers surged in the first quarter of 2013, led by Android-powered devices that outpaced gains by Apple's iPads, a research firm said Wednesday.
Taiwan's economic growth slowed in the first quarter as global demand for the island's electronics exports remained subdued.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported an 18 percent jump in first quarter profit as increased global sales of smartphones and tablet computers boosted demand for ...
Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel makers suffered ...
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai, parent company of FoxConn, will pay royalties to Microsoft to ward off a lawsuit over its production of devices using rival Google's Android and Chrome platforms.
Shares in Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn, closed 1.33 percent higher Tuesday at Tw$83.5 ($2.80) after the tech giant reported a record net profit last year.