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    • China market: CNY500 4G smartphones expected to be launched by end of 2014, says China Mobile Device president

      Mobile + telecom | 7h 26min ago

    • AUO enters Sony SmartWatch 3 supply chain

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    • China Mobile chairman hopes China, Taiwan telecom industries can cooperate to develop 5G

      Before Going to Press | 7h 33min ago

    • LG to supply Apple with AMOLED panels for Apple Watch

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    • Asustek plans to accuse motherboard competitors of patent infringement

      Before Going to Press | 8h 47min ago

    • MediaTek announces 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/router SoC

      Before Going to Press | 8h 49min ago

    • China-based handset vendors unlikely to launch Android One smartphones

      Before Going to Press | 8h 50min ago

    • Taiwan panel makers see increased pressure from China in entry-level, mid-range segments

      Before Going to Press | 8h 51min ago

    • Neo Solar Power to raise NT$650 million additional capital

      Before Going to Press | 8h 52min ago

    • Taiwan market: Ultra HD TVs to make up 10% of retail TV sales in 2014

      Before Going to Press | 8h 53min ago

    • LCD TV shipments in India reach 2.2 million in 2Q14

      Before Going to Press | 8h 54min ago

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