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Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Google to use Qualcomm 8-core CPUs for next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 15:24

Google will use Qualcomm's forthcoming 64-bit 8-core chipset solution, the Snapdragon 810, for its next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Google may cancel Chromebook subsidies, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:12

In view of booming sales of Chromebooks, Google is likely to cancel subsidies for development and marketing, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

HTC reportedly to cooperate with Google on next-generation Nexus 10

Feb 10, 14:19

HTC reportedly will team up with Google again and will jointly launch the next-generation Nexus 10 tablet, according to industry sources.

Google to launch 8-inch Nexus tablet

Feb 7, 14:10

Google has been developing an 8-inch tablet to avoid price competition in the 7-inch segment for launch at the end of April with initial shipments of two million units, according...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

Asustek to see shipments of 20 million notebooks in 2014

Jan 27, 21:58

Asustek Computer's notebook shipments are expected to reach 20 million units in 2014, up from 18.5 million units in 2013, while its tablet shipments are expected to remain at 12 million...

Google's acquisition of Nest shows how B2C and advanced automation make for success in home energy management, says Lux Research

Jan 21, 15:00

Google recently announced a cash purchase of home automation start-up Nest Labs for US$3.2 billion; Google Ventures has been a major investor in the company, whose last funding round...

Google turns focus to 8-inch tablet market

Jan 20, 22:15

Seeing its second-generation Nexus 7 demand has been impacted by competitors' low-price 7-inch tablets, Google is planning to turn its focus to the 8-inch model market in mid-2014,...

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Jan 16, 12:28

Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless...

Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

Digitimes Research: Google turns to push Android-based TV products

Dec 26, 16:01

Google TV, which was first launched in 2010, will no longer see any subsequent product release in the future as Google has already merged its Google TV team with the Android team,...

Google starts using Internet data center in Taiwan

Dec 12, 11:30

Google has inaugurated an Internet data center in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, central Taiwan, its 12th around the world, according to Google Taiwan.

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Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%

Dec 10, 21:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.

Google intends to set compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms

Dec 5, 14:45

Efforts by PND vendors to roll out Android-based devices may impede by Google's intention to hammer out a set of compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms, according...

Apple, Intel, Google in race for motion control technology development

Nov 25, 21:19

IT platform developers such as Apple, Intel and Google have all been aggressively expanding their presence in the motion control industry through acquisitions of related players.

Arcadyan Technology to begin shipments of Google TV-based STBs in 1Q14

Oct 22, 21:12

Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker Arcadyan Technology has obtained licensing for its STB (set-top boxes) based on the Google TV platform and has landed orders from...

Internet firms diversify server supplies

Oct 11, 14:37

Google and Facebook have started dividing their server orders between different ODMs to avoid placing all their eggs in one basket. Inventec will start supplying servers to Google...

Google likely to partner with LG for Nexus 5 smartphone, say Taiwan makers

Sep 18, 14:29

Google may partner with LG Electronics again to develop and launch a co-branded 5-inch smartphone, the Nexus 5, following cooperation on the Nexus 4 launched in the fourth quarter...

Digitimes Research: Sony/Google relationship to affect SmartWatch 2 sales

Sep 17, 15:36

Sony Mobile Communications launched the successor of its LiveView watch, the SmartWatch 2 in June 2013 featuring a larger display, higher resolution, NFC support and water- and dust-proof...

Quanta may not achieve 20 million tablet shipments in 2013

Sep 16, 22:10

Weaker-than-expected sales of Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may cause Quanta Computer, the manufacturer of the tablet, to be unable to reach its tablet shipment goal of 20 million...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

Asustek pushing new tablets to get away from the aura of Google

Sep 6, 13:55

As Google is said to be considering replacing Asustek Computer as the manufacturer for future Nexus products and shipments of the Nexus 7 currently account for a large proportion...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Foxconn sells head mounted display patents to Google

Stockwatch - Aug 26, 21:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it has sold its patents and technologies related to head mounted display (HMD) to Google. However, since the two sides...

Digitimes Research: Android may lose its competitiveness in the entry-level segment

Aug 26, 13:49

The Android platform's gradually increasing demand over hardware specifications is expected to endanger the platform's share in the entry-level segment as hardware prices are gradually...

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Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Google, IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia, Tyan announce development group for data centers

Aug 7, 11:50

Google, IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia and Tyan have announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium - an open development alliance based on IBM's Power microprocessor architecture. The Consortium...

Shipments of second-generation Nexus 7 estimated at 3.5 million in 2013

Aug 7, 11:28

Global shipments of the second-generation Nexus 7 through the end of 2013 are estimated at 3.5 million, mainly because the model will not be launched in the China market and there...

No new Nexus 7 for Taiwan before September, say channel retailers

Jul 29, 21:39

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may not show up in Taiwan before the end of August despite the fact that the tablet is co-branded by Google and Asustek Computer. Since the new...

MediaTek to push sales of next-generation tablet CPUs to Google, Amazon

Jul 29, 11:33

MediaTek aims to push sales of its next-generation ARM big.LITTLE-based tablet processor, the MT8135, to Google, Amazon and Sony in addition to branded notebook and tablet vendors,...

Google announces Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7

Jul 25, 15:15

Google has launched its second-generation Nexus 7 and the Chromecast, a device that can be plugged into TVs, PCs, smartphones or tablets for watching online content.

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Asustek expects to benefit from second-generation Nexus 7 in 3Q13

Jul 22, 21:17

Google and Asustek Computer's co-developed second-generation Nexus 7 is expected to start selling at the end of this month (July) in markets such as the US and should boost Asustek's...

Google to acquire stake in Himax LCOS microdisplay unit

Jul 22, 21:12

Taiwan-based Himax Technologies on July 22 announced that Google has agreed to purchase certain amount of preferred shares in Himax Display, and will hold a 6.3% interest in the su...

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

    Together with Asustek Computer, Google has upgraded the original Nexus 7 with a high-resolution panel and made the device lighter. The tablet is also capable of having more than nine...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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    Google Chromecast TV stick

    The Chromecast is priced at US$35 and works with Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Music, with more apps like Pandora coming soon. Once Chromecast is set...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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    Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

    Google has announced its latest notebook product - the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a 12.85-inch display with a density of 239 pixels per inch and touchscreen function, and an anodized...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.