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    • Phison reports strong earnings for 1H14

      Bits + chips - Newswatch | 6h 17min ago

    • Hermes Microvision to see revenues stay flat in 3Q14

      Before Going to Press | 5h 28min ago

    • Delta Electronics 2Q14 gross margin, net profit hit records

      Before Going to Press | 5h 29min ago

    • Huawei ships 34 million smartphones in 1H14

      Before Going to Press | 5h 41min ago

    • Taiwan market: BenQ 1H14 LCD TV sales up 20% due to low-blue-light models

      Before Going to Press | 5h 42min ago

    • Commentary: China antitrust probe could affect Qualcomm performance

      Before Going to Press | 5h 43min ago

    • Demand for tablet touch panels decreasing, say Taiwan makers

      Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

    • Adlink develops 3D intelligent vision-aided positioning system in cooperation with ITRI

      Before Going to Press | 6h 19min ago

    • Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments grow over 13% sequentially in China in 2Q14

      Before Going to Press | 6h 36min ago

    • China market: Colorful Technology poses competitive threat to MSI, ASRock

      Before Going to Press | 6h 37min ago

    • UMC to post single-digit revenue growth in 3Q14

      Before Going to Press | 6h 38min ago

    • Taiwan notebook ODMs to benefit from HP, Dell sales in North America

      Before Going to Press | 6h 38min ago

    • Huawei Device sees high growth in 1H14 handset shipments

      Before Going to Press | 6h 39min ago

    • Sales for mini versions of flagship smartphones short of expectations

      Before Going to Press | 6h 40min ago

    • Digitimes Research: Taiwan digital camera shipments in 2Q14 up 43.3% sequentially

      Before Going to Press | 6h 41min ago

    • Global market share for iPad may slip to below 25% in 2H14

      Before Going to Press | 6h 42min ago

    • Acer tops US LCD monitor retail market in 1H14

      Before Going to Press | 6h 43min ago

    • Huawei Device to launch Ascend Mate 3 4G smartphone, says report

      Before Going to Press | 6h 44min ago

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