USI to supply iWatch chips?

“USI is the sole SiP [system in package] supplier for iWatch devices, which are expected to come in three versions: one style for men, one for women, and another low-cost version due for release in 2015”, sources have told Taiwan’s DigiTimes... More















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Chunghwa launches NFC payments in Taiwan

Chunghwa Telecom

Taiwan’s largest mobile network operator’s NFC payment service has gone live and four banks will now begin the roll-out of Chunghwa Telecom’s mobile credit card service, which enables Mastercard PayPass credit cards to be issued over-the-air to customers’ NFC-enabled SIMs, starting with Cathay United Bank... More


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Chunghwa Telecom to test NFC and QR combo payments platform

Chunghwa's mobile wallet in action

“It is an all-in-one digital wallet that lets customers choose which way they want to pay,” the Taiwanese carrier’s Joseph Kuo has told NFC World. “The wallet supports multiple credit and bank cards, loyalty cards, coupons etc, and I think Chunghwa Telecom would like to see a big development in both technologies.”  More


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Taiwan TSM plans face opposition

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The decision, taken yesterday by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission, to grant conditional approval for Taiwan’s five carriers and transit card issuer EasyCard to set up a national TSM joint venture for NFC payments and ticketing has not been universally welcomed... More


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Taiwan TSM project gets approval

Taiwanese flag

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has given the go-ahead for transportation card issuer EasyCard and the country’s five carriers to form a joint venture company to deliver NFC payments and ticketing services — provided the partners comply with a number of conditions designed to ensure a competitive environment is maintained. More