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Global tablet shipments to top 170-180 million units in 2013

Jan 15, 15:27

Global sales of tablets are expected to top 170-180 million in 2013 with 7-inch models likely to enjoy higher growth momentum, according to industry sources, citing data released...

More brands launching devices supporting latest Google TV but Samsung yet to follow

Jan 9, 13:44

While more hardware brands including Asustek Computer, Hisense, TCL and Netgear have rolled out LCD TVs or STBs supporting the latest Google TV platform, Samsung Electronics has not...

Google data center in Taiwan may begin operations in 2H13

Jan 3, 22:07

Google's three data centers in Asia are said to begin operations in 2013 starting with the data center in Singapore. However, Google Taiwan noted that there has been no notice about...

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

Handset and platform makers compete to dominate map data

Dec 13, 21:19

Handset and platform makers such as Nokia and Google have been expanding in-house map data platforms. Apple is reportedly considering buying Tom Tom, a Dutch navigation product provider,...

Google Taiwan head recommends Taiwan ODMs cooperate with telecom carriers in Southeast Asia for marketing Chromebooks

Dec 4, 14:08

As sales prices for Chromebooks have fallen to a low level and Chrome browser is increasingly popular in the Southeast Asia market, Taiwan-based ODMs are recommended to directly cooperate...

Google to launch own-brand touch-control notebook, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 26, 14:02

Google will launch a 12.85-inch Chrome OS touch-controlled notebook for own-brand sale, with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics responsible for OEM production and Wintek supplying touch...

Samsung chip powers new Google Chromebook

Nov 21, 21:07

Samsung Electronics has announced that its Exynos 5 Dual application processor powers the new Google Chromebook. Exynos 5 Dual is the industry's first ARM Cortex-A15 CPU and ARM Mali-T604...

Android takes 90% smartphone platform market share in China

Nov 15, 21:43

Google's Android platform has taken a 90% share of the smartphone platform market in China. However, as iPhone 5 and many Windows Phone 8 models will be introduced to the China market...

Second-generation Chromebook shipments expected to remain weak

Nov 14, 16:19

Samsung Electronics launched an 11.6-inch Chromebook developed through cooperation with Google for sale at US$249 in October 2012 and Acer launched another 11.6-inch Chromebook for...

Taiwan market: 57% of smartphone users do Internet-based searches every day, says Google

Nov 8, 20:18

According to Google Taiwan, among major websites in Taiwan, 79% have not achieve mobile friendliness. This gives consumers a less satisfactory user experience. Google Taiwan and clients...

Digitimes Research: Nexus 4 to be popular in prepaid SIM card and telecom retail channels

Nov 7, 21:57

Google's Nexus 4, which comes with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display and Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, is expected to become a popular model in the prepaid SIM card segment...

Google currently has no plans to sell Nexus 4 in Taiwan

Nov 7, 21:55

Google and LG Electronics currently have no plans to release the Nexus 4 smartphone in Taiwan, according to LG Taiwan.

Commentary: Is it a blessing for Asustek to have Google backing?

Nov 7, 15:25

Asustek Computer has seen its brand image improve in the US and Japan recently thanks to the launch of dual-branded Nexus 7 in cooperation with Google. Asustek is proud of its product...

Commentary: Notebook ODMs face uncertainties in tablet market

Nov 6, 16:16

The rise of tablets and smartphones, plus the economic downturn in the US and Europe, have been causing PC brands such as HP, Dell and Acer to report unsatisfactory sales results...

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Google, Amazon and other vendors in China to lead pricing in low-cost smartphone segment, say sources

Nov 5, 22:59

While sales of low-cost smartphones are expected to continue growing in the next few years, Google, Amazon and other Internet service companies in China may lead price competition...

Digitimes Research: Google will become more influential in tablet market

Nov 2, 15:42

Senior analyst James Wang of Digitimes Research believes that Google's recently announced Nexus 10, developed...

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Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

LG sees 3Q12 smartphone shipments increase

Oct 24, 21:36

South Korea-based LG Electronics has reported smartphone shipments in the third quarter accounted for more than 50% of total mobile phone shipments. LG has been focusing on LTE smartphones...

Commentary: Nokia, Motorola, RIM may be sold in part amid mounting losses

Oct 24, 16:04

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Research in Motion (RIM) are likely to be torn down and sold in parts, separately, due to continual losses at their handset businesses.

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Google to debut US$99 Nexus tablet in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 12:12

Google, following the launch of Nexus 7 tablet models in June 2012, will unveil a Nexus tablet model for US$99 later in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply...

Bluetooth 4.0 to boom in 2013, say handset makers

Oct 11, 21:46

Handset makers have indicated that following Apple's footsteps, mobile platform makers such as Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), and Google all plan to support Bluetooth 4.0 in...

Google, Microsoft sing different tune for Nexus and Surface smartphones, say sources

Oct 4, 11:44

Google and Microsoft both reportedly plan to extend the Nexus 7 and Surface tablet lineups to include smartphones as a means to further increase the penetration of their own platforms,...

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Google and Asustek Computer rumored to be planning US$99 Nexus 7 for the end of 2012

Sep 27, 01:40

Google is reportedly making two new versions of the Nexus 7 that are expected to be thinner, and will use TN panels made by Taiwan-based panel maker HannStar Display, according to...

Asustek denies plans to launch US$99 Nexus tablet with Google

Sep 27, 01:20

Google and Asustek Computer reportedly are considering launching two new Nexus 7 tablets – an US$199 upgraded model and an US$99 entry-level model; however, Asustek has refuted...

Google for Entrepreneurs Week kicks off in Taiwan

Sep 26, 15:40

Google Taiwan on September 25 held a conference as part of Google for Entrepreneurs Week, Google's event taking place in 28 cities of 13 countries to boost entrepreneurship, with...

Samsung Tizen smartphones to face market challenges

Sep 25, 01:40

Samsung Electronics will reportedly launch its new Tizen-based Galaxy smartphone codenamed i9300 in near future, but sources from smartphone players believe the device will face challenges...

Google attitude against modified Android may lead to split in Android, say Taiwan handset makers

Sep 18, 01:10

Google's opposition to Taiwan-based vendor Acer's launch of the A800, a smartphone based on the Alibaba-developed operating system Aliyun, reflects Google's attempt to check development...

Cumulative Android smartphone shipments will exceed one billion in 2013, says IHS

Sep 12, 16:03

Just five years after Google's Android appeared on the market in 2008, IHS forecasts that cumulative global shipments of smartphones using the operating system since it was introduced...

Market observers conservative about e-book reader growth in 2H12

Sep 12, 01:00

Market observers are conservative about e-book reader growth in the second half of 2012 as consumers are expected to purchase new tablet products from major makers such as Google...

Quanta to enjoy 20-30% growth in Google server orders in 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 16:21

Google is reportedly in negotiations with Quanta Computer over server orders for 2013, and Quanta is expected to enjoy 20-30% on-year growth in orders, according to a Chinese-language...

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    Before Going to Press | May 3, 20:40

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    Before Going to Press | May 3, 20:39

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    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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