An apology delivered by the founder of Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering might fail to convince environmental officials and prosecutors.
Based in Taipei, Chiu Yu-Tzu looks at trending issues in Taiwan's enterprise technology industry.
Based in Taipei, Chiu Yu-Tzu has been a journalist covering Asia's tech hardware hub Taiwan since mid-1990s. Currently, she contributes news reports about policies, technology industry, R&D updates, among others, to New York-based IEEE Spectrum, Washington D.C.-based Bloomberg BNA, and other media outlets.
Facing a possible shutdown of an offending plant involving water pollution at home, Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering might be seeing the shift of some orders to its rivals.
More global companies could follow Google's lead in rolling out a data center in Taiwan, according to its government, which will help further grow the cloud industry.
A plant of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, the world's largest semiconductor packaging company, might receive an order to halt operation if it fails to file an acceptable explanation to the local government by December 19.
Innovative wearable electronic devices will be highlighted at a coming nationwide IT Month electronic fair in Taiwan.
After underestimating segments outside of the high-end market, it's launched four new mid-end phones in Taiwan under the Desire series positioned as affordable quality devices.
Japan's Line Corp will unbound its market potential in Taiwan by expanding its Taiwan branch and teaming up with the country's biggest mobile provider.
Apple has amended its inclusion of Taiwan under China in its new maps app, following outcry from the Taiwanese government.
The Taiwanese government has expressed concerns over a mistake made by Apple on its new map app, which wrongly lists the island country as a province of China, demanding a correction as soon as possible.
The Taiwanese government gave a green light to a Chinese investment project, proposed by a Hong Kong firm, to buy out a Taiwanese company selling Chinese Xiaomi brand smartphones domestically.
The Taiwanese unit of Samsung Electronics was fined for a smear campaign against rivals on local online forums including hiring bloggers to mislead consumers.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co reports its third-quarter net profit hit a new-high of US$1.77 billion due to boosted demand for consumer electronics devices. It also forecasts higher capital expenditure in 2014 of at least US$10.6 billion.
Operator of the convenience store chain in Taiwan adds 7-inch tablet and multimedia device to its range of product offerings manufactured by Foxconn, with plans to add smartphones and notebooks by year-end.
Analysts say the Taiwanese smartphone maker may remain profitable in 2013 after it announced plans last week to sell its remaining shares in Beats Electronics for US$265 million.
Nation's dynamic free society and apparent addiction to all things social offer a high potential growth market for social media companies including Facebook and Twitter.