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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...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Handset vendors unlikely to benefit from indoor location-based service, say sources

Aug 28, 16:05

Handset vendors, with the exception of those with own mobile advertising platforms and other services, are unlikely to benefit directly from emerging business opportunities that will...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Software players start taking leadership in product development

Aug 17, 16:20

Software players are gradually taking over the leadership in the development of IT products, and hardware performance is no longer the key to driver of new trends, according to sources...

Motorola product strategy adjustments expected to impact supply chain, say Taiwan makers

Aug 14, 14:42

Google has adjusted product strategies for Motorola Mobility after its acquisition, with a focus on high-end smartphones to be developed by the US-based R&D team and entry-level...

Nvidia lands orders for at least 3 million Tegra 3 chips for Nexus 7

Aug 3, 10:56

Nvidia has obtained orders for at least three million Tegra 3 chips for use in Nexus 7 tablet PCs and at least 3-4 million units of the tablet will be shipped through the end of 2012,...

Asustek may not benefit from booming sales of Nexus 7

Aug 1, 16:16

While global sales of the Nexus 7 have been better than expected, and the model has provided Asustek Computer with access to the North and Europe markets, it may not add to Asustek's...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet PC shipments to reach 89 million units in 2012

Jul 31, 14:17

Affecting by weaker-than-expected global economic growth in the second half of 2012, Digitimes Research estimates that global branded tablet PC shipments will only reach 49.18 million...

PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman

Jul 19, 01:10

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a cloud computing forum, pointed out that the PC industry will need consider how to sell smart services in the post-PC era, instead of focusing...

Barry Lam

Commentary: Is Nexus 7 launch a blessing or a curse for other Android tablet vendors?

Jul 18, 15:38

Google has begun shipping its Nexus 7 and the initial response to the tablet seems to be positive, with industry sources indicating that the platform vendor will be able to ship 2.5-3...

Asustek tablet PC shipments to surpass 2.5 million units in 3Q12

Jul 16, 15:53

Asustek Computer is expected to see its tablet PC shipments reach a total of 2.5 million units with the addition of shipments of Google's Nexus 7, according to market watchers.

Asustek expected to see surging tablet PC shipments in 3Q12

Taiwan-based IC design houses counting on sales of Surface or Nexus 7, say sources

Jul 13, 15:45

Taiwan-based IC design houses may have a chance to win IC orders from Microsoft or Google should the sale of their tablet PCs, the Surface and the Nexus 7, be able to break the dominance...

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...

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  • Semi-equipment component maker Calitech debuts on Taiwan ESB

    Bits + chips | May 28, 20:57

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    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...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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