Taiwan’s tech sector might face dim future: publisher

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/01/10
By: Pan Chi-i and Kay Liu

Taipei, Jan. 10 (CNA) Half of the companies in Taiwan’s technology sector 201601100020t0001could be forced out of business if they fail to expand beyond hardware manufacturing, a publisher and analyst said Sunday.

Apple Inc. is the world’s largest company in terms of market value, but the company has seen its value drop from a high of US$750.1 billion to around US$530 billion, because of a lack of a new killer product as the growth of iPhones has peaked, wrote Hsieh Chin-ho (謝金河), chairman of Taiwan-based Investment Media Ltd. in a Facebook post.

While Apple’s next step will hinge on whether it can conquer the auto business, Hsieh said Google Inc. is closing in, riding on the limitless possibilities of Internet technology.     [FULL  STORY]

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