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Low-end Google Nexus 7 carries US$152 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Jul 12, 14:33

The entry-level 8GB version of Google's new Nexus 7 media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$151.75, according to preliminary findings from the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

Asustek, Pegatron see growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 01:55

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$36.02 billion (US$1.2 billion) for June, a new record high with growths of 26.83% on month and 27.46% on year, while the company's revenues...

Asustek

Taiwan handset ODMs welcome small changes in Jelly Bean from Android 4.0

Jul 3, 16:06

The release of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has offered relief to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, as the newly revised platform indicates that Google has slowed down the upgrade cycle of its...

Commentary: Google hardware thrust to marginalize brand vendors

Jul 3, 15:04

The launch of Nexus 7, Nexus Q and Google Glass shows the growing ambition of Google to create its own hardware devices. Google's latest move, either for establishing new benchmarks...

Wintek ships 500,000 OGS touch panels to Google in June, say sources

Jun 29, 01:35

Wintek shipped 500,000 units of OGS (one glass solution) touch panels for Google's Nexus 7 tablet PCs in June, according to industry sources. The company's total shipments of OGS...

Google announces Nexus 7 tablet PC at Google I/O 2012

Jun 29, 01:10

At Google I/O 2012, the company has announced several new products including its latest Nexus 7 tablet PC.

Google to unveil Nexus 7 at Google I/O 2012, say sources

Jun 28, 01:35

Google is expected to unveil its new own-brand tablet PC, the Nexus 7, during Google I/O 2012 which opens on June 27. Market sources indicate that Google will outsource production...

Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O

Jun 19, 01:45

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...

Asustek tablet

New Chromebooks likely to be launched before 2012 holiday season, says Google Taiwan

Jun 4, 15:16

Google has had many hardware partners develop new models of Chromebooks which will be launched mainly in the peak sales period prior to the end of 2012, according to Google Taiwan...

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Google 7-inch tablet PC to ship in June with initial volume of 600,000 units

May 24, 01:00

Google's 7-inch tablet PC, which the company co-developed with Asustek computer, is set to start shipping in June with initial shipments to reach about 600,000 units. The machine...

Taiwan market: Google launches cloud computing services for business users

May 18, 15:09

Google on May 17 formally launched its cloud computing services specifically for use by enterprises in the Taiwan market, with Master Concept Technology, Kingwaytek Technology and...

China government refutes rumors of banning Google from mobile devices

May 7, 11:15

According to China media outlet ND Daily, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), has said the department has not issued any announcement...

Rumors of Google ban on mobile devices flare up on China discussion boards

May 4, 16:39

A Shenzhen-based consulting firm that helps handset makers receive government certification for their devices on May 3 posted a notice stating that the China goverment would be banning...

Google unlikely to sell Motorola in short-term, say sources

Apr 13, 14:19

Despite persistent speculation indicating that Google might eventually release control over Motorola Mobility, it is unlikely Google will sell the handset vendor any time soon, since...

Google starts data center construction in Taiwan

Apr 5, 11:22

Google on April 3 held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Internet data center to be constructed on a 15-hectare (37.1-acre) site in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park located in...

Google to start construction of data center in central Taiwan on April 3, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:26

Google will kick off construction of an Internet data center on a 15-hectare (37.07-acre) site at the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, in central Taiwan, on April 3, with completion...

Google 7-inch tablet PCs to bring price-cut pressure on other vendors

Mar 28, 16:34

Google, in order to compete with Amazon, will cooperate with Asustek Computer to launch a 7-inch inexpensive tablet PC in May-June 2012 and this is expected to bring pressure of price...

Google, Asustek co-brand 7-inch tablet PC to debut earliest in May

Mar 9, 01:30

Google and Asustek will unveil a 7-inch co-branded tablet PC as early as May, with the model targeting Amazon's Kindle Fire and to be priced at US$199-249, according to industry so...

Asustek tablet PC

Non-Apple tablet PC vendors sandwiched by Apple and Google

Mar 5, 16:24

With Apple expected to release its new iPad soon, while Google reportedly may also launch its 7-inch tablet PC as soon as March or April, non-Apple-and-Google tablet PC brand vendors...

New iPad is creating strong pressure toward smaller tablet PC vendors

Google may launch Android 5.0 in 2Q12, say Taiwan makers

Feb 16, 01:00

Viewing that the adoption of Android 4.0 has fallen short of original expectations and Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter of 2012, Google is likely to launch Android...

Google Android

Asustek to launch 7-inch Eee Pad Memo priced at US$249

Jan 11, 16:30

Asustek Computer, seeing Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire with priced at US$199 is winning an edge in the tablet PC market, while Google may launch a 7-inch tablet PC at US$199 and China's...

CES 2012: Samsung, LG plan to introduce Google TV

Jan 11, 01:35

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both indicated they plan to introduce Google TV products. However, LG noted that its own Netcast platform will account for 60% of all TV products...

LG TVs

LG to roll out Google, in-house developed smart TVs

Jan 9, 14:28

LG Electronics plans to roll out two lineups of smart TVs, with one lineup of products running on Google TV platform and another on its own system developed in house, according to...

Google tablet PC believed to be targeting Kindle Fire

Jan 5, 01:05

As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain believe that Google, instead of Apple, may actually...

Tablet PCs to dominate touch-controlled device market in 2012

Dec 28, 01:00

Buoyed by the release of Android 4.0 and Windows 8 operating systems, tablet PCs will dominate the touch-controlled device market in 2012 with models below 10.1-inch sizes accounting...

Taiwan players may be left out of smart TV competition

Dec 27, 01:25

As smart TVs are expected to become major focuses of the IT industry in 2012, Taiwan players may be left out from the competition, according to sources from supply chain players.

Google Nexus launch likely to affect sales of Android 4.0 tablet PCs, say sources

Dec 26, 11:38

Google's plan to release its own tablet, the Google Nexus, in the next six months may cause conflict with branded PC vendors who are cooperating with Google to launch Ice Cream Sandwich-based...

Acer chairman optimistic about Wintel

Dec 15, 01:15

As the PC market will enter the generation of multiple platforms in 2012, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that Apple, Google and Wintel will be the three major platforms to drive...

Server brands reportedly put pressure on ODMs to not acept orders directly from end clients

Dec 12, 16:39

As social network website players such as Google and Facebook are placing their data center orders directly with PC ODMs, server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and...

Penetration rate of smart TVs expected to reach 20% in 2012

Nov 23, 01:20

Industry sources estimate the penetration rate of smart TVs in 2011 should be around 10% and anticipate the figure to grow to 20% in 2012.

LCD TV

Notebooks players bid on both Intel and ARM

Nov 11, 15:53

As ARM has been aggressively cutting into the notebook industry, where Intel has dominated for a while, notebook players are adopting a strategy to bid on both ARM and Intel platforms...

Google pushing Chrome OS for PCs; vendors give it the cold shoulder

Nov 10, 13:59

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, at speech in Taiwan on November 9, promoted Chrome OS in high-profile for the PC market, but PC players are rather pessimistic about the idea...

Google to maintain a well-functioning Android ecosystem

Nov 10, 01:00

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, commenting on concerns about the company's acquisition of Motorola during his visit to Taiwan on November 9, pointed out that the company will...

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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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    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...

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