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Topic: Taiwan

HomePod now available for purchase in Japan and Taiwan

08/23/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has launched the HomePod in Japan and Taiwan, giving Apple fans the chance to snag the smart speaker for themselves.

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Apple part of third-party solar certification program in Singapore and Taiwan

08/23/2019, 07:08 am

Apple and the Center for Resource Solutions are launching a new solar certification program in Singapore and Taiwan by certifying the Wan Ja Shan soy sauce brewery's solar installation.

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Apple considering micro LED display for 2020 Apple Watch

07/22/2019, 07:07 am

Following years of development with different suppliers, Apple is reportedly close to switching Apple Watch display from OLED to micro LED, and production is expected to begin in time for a fall 2020 launch.

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Apple considering further measures to save Japan Display

06/18/2019, 08:06 am

The financially struggling Japan Display is reportedly in talks with Apple about reinvestment and waiving debts following its loss of a bailout partner this week.

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Apple supplier Japan Display loses $230 million bailout investor

06/17/2019, 08:06 am

TPK Holding had been part of a Taiwanese consortium planning to bail out the iPhone screen maker, but has now decided to withdraw its $230 million contribution, casting doubt on the entire deal.

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Foxconn chairman Terry Gou declares run for presidency of Taiwan

04/17/2019, 08:04 am

Foxconn's chairman, Terry Gou, said on Wednesday that he's running to become President of Taiwan, a move that could trigger political and economic waves including at Apple.

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Macs sold in China no longer able to display Taiwanese flag

03/29/2019, 01:03 pm

Following Monday's release of macOS 10.14.4, Macs sold in China are reportedly no longer displaying the Taiwanese flag emoji -- though it's apparently easy to rectify the issue.

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AppleCare+ for Mac reaches China, Spain, Taiwan & other new regions

03/20/2019, 03:03 pm

Mac buyers can now get AppleCare+ coverage in several more markets, two of the biggest additions being Spain and China.

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Apple supplier Career accused of forcing 200 'voluntary' resignations amid iPhone slowdown

02/05/2019, 09:02 am

The Taiwanese city of Taoyuan is investigating charges that an important Apple supplier, Career Technology, pushed 200 full-time workers to sign "voluntary" resignations.

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China lambastes Apple, others for 'incorrect' references to Hong Kong & Taiwan

01/17/2019, 09:01 am

A think tank linked to the Chinese government is criticizing Apple, Amazon, Nike and other foreign companies for using "incorrect labels" in reference to Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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Array of iPhones and Android devices used on bike by Taiwan senior to play Pokemon Go

11/14/2018, 09:11 am

A 70-year-old man from Taipei, Taiwan has become famous for riding a bicycle equipped with 15 smartphones, all used for playing Niantic's Pokemon Go.

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Apple meets with Taiwanese firms about Mini and Micro LED display tech

08/30/2018, 10:08 am

Representatives for Apple recently met with two Taiwanese display makers to talk about Mini and Micro LED technology, which could potentially be used in future iPhones and Apple Watches.

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Qualcomm, Taiwan reach settlement on $773M antitrust fine

08/10/2018, 08:08 am

The chipmaker is facing one less lawsuit now that it has agreed to invest in Taiwan in exchange for the dismissal of a large fine.

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TSMC relying on 2018 iPhone to improve financials after bad quarter

07/19/2018, 10:07 am

Chip manufacturer and Apple partner now says sales will grow by "a high single-digit percentage" this year, rather than 10 percent.

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Apple in talks with PlayNitride to secure MicroLED supply for Apple Watch

04/05/2018, 10:04 am

Apple may be preparing to add Taiwanese firm PlayNitride to its partners on what appears to be a growing MicroLED initiative for future devices, according to a recent report.

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Apple's iPhone holds on to top spot in Taiwan in January even as sales shrink

03/01/2018, 10:03 am

Apple held on to its leading position in Taiwan's smartphone market in January, even as the company saw both its sales volume and value shrink month-to-month.

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Apple said to downsize Micro LED R&D in Taiwan, may be shifting focus to US

11/20/2017, 10:11 am

Apple has allegedly shrunk the workforce behind its Micro LED R&D efforts in Longtan, Taiwan, as a result of slow progress with the mass transfer of Micro LED chips onto receiver substrates -- though the company still appears committed to adopting the display technology on future products.

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Key Apple & Foxconn executives to meet amid iPhone X production woes

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple COO Jeff Williams will reportedly be meeting with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou when he visits Taiwan later this month, where he's expected to bring up the topic of production bottlenecks possibly hurting the iPhone X.

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Apple stockpiling 'massive' supply of camera lens modules ahead of 'iPhone 8'

08/25/2017, 10:08 am

Since July, Apple has reportedly been working to secure a "massive" quantity of camera lens modules for this fall's new iPhones -- something that could be aided by one of its suppliers launching a new factory by the end of September.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers say Taiwan power outage had little impact as 'iPhone 8' rollout nears

08/16/2017, 11:08 am

Several Taiwanese companies in Apple's supply chain -- including processor maker TSMC, and assembly firm Pegatron -- are insisting that a major blackout which hit the island on Tuesday did little to disrupt production, a serious concern given the imminent arrival of new iPhones.

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