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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.

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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...

Asustek delays Transformer Prime to December

Nov 8, 01:35

Asustek Computer, which had originally been set to launch its latest Transformer Prime tablet PC with Android 3.2 on November 9, has postponed the launch schedule to early December...

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

Google executive chairman Schmidt to visit Taiwan

Nov 2, 12:03

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will pay a one-day visit to Taiwan on November 9 and is expected to call on Android and Chrome OS device vendors, including HTC, Acer and Asustek...

Asustek expected to ship 1.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, says CEO

Nov 1, 01:20

Asustek Computer expects its tablet PC shipments will reach its goal of 1.8 million units in 2011 as the company launches its second-generation quad-core Transformer Prime on November...

Acer chairman welcomes HP decision to not spin off PC business

Oct 31, 16:55

Commenting about Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) recent decision that the company will not spin off its PC business, Acer chairman JT Wang has welcomed the decision and believes that HP's...

PC vendors concerned Google may reduce resources for tablet PCs

Oct 20, 01:15

Google launched its latest Android 4.0 operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich) on October 19, but since the focus of the launch conference was mainly concentrated on Samsung Electronics'...

Chunghwa Telecom to seek business opportunities from Google data center in Taiwan

Sep 30, 10:21

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) plans to talk with Google about providing network infrastructure at its planned data center in Taiwan, according to CHT. The data center will help Taiwan boost...

Mitac, Quanta Computer land server orders from Google, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 29, 14:00

Taiwan-based Mitac International and Quanta Computer have landed orders for servers from Google, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report. Google recently...

Acer, Asustek to join new Tizen project

Sep 29, 01:05

Asustek Computer and Acer are both set to add development for the recently announced Tizen operating system project, while High Tech Computer (HTC) is currently evaluating its decision,...

Google to set up data center in central Taiwan

Sep 28, 16:43

Google has decided to construct a data center at the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park in central Taiwan with an investment of over US$100 million including acquisition of a 15-hectare...

Motorola Mobility acquisition boosts Google TV, says IHS

Sep 20, 10:29

Google's recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility may yet allow the search giant to achieve success with its faltering Google TV product, as Google tries again to penetrate the market...

HTC files new patent complains against Apple, using patents transferred from Google

Sep 9, 01:25

HTC will take further legal action against Apple, adding new patent complaints to its previous filing lodged with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 16, and will...

Digitimes Insight: Google support against Apple will be noted in China

Sep 8, 17:12

When Apple sued HTC last year claiming the Taiwan smartphone vendor had violated twenty of its patents, Google noted that it would stand behind its Android OS and its hardware partners...

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Digitimes Insight: Acquisition of Motorola may enhance Android services

Aug 30, 16:03

Due to Google's recent acquisition of Motorola including the tablet vendor's mobile hardware business, market players have had growing concerns that Google may be heading toward the...

Quanta, Wistron, Taiwan Mobile announce cloud computing cooperation

Aug 30, 01:20

Taiwan-based PC makers Quanta Computer and Wistron, and telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile have jointly announced cooperation over cloud computing service with the two PC makers to also...

Taiwan market: Smartphone penetration rate reaches 26%, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 26, 14:24

The penetration rate of smartphones in the Taiwan handset market has reached 26%, with 83% of local smartphone users being first-time owners of smartphones, according a Chinese-language...

Taiwan handset ODMs bracing for structural upheaval

Aug 23, 12:25

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are bracing for repercussions of structural upheaval to be brought by Google's intention to buy Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan to stop...

Google right to acquire Motorola, says HTC executive

Aug 18, 14:59

The decision made by Google to acquire Motorola Mobility is correct as far as patent protection is concerned, according to Jack Tong, president of North Asia at HTC. But Tong refrained...

Taiwan handset PCB and chipset vendors hail Google acquisition of Motorola

Aug 17, 17:04

Taiwan-based handset PCB and chipsets makers have applauded Google's announcement of acquiring Motorola Mobility, expecting that a growing Android mobile device market will help boost...

IHS iSuppli lists fast facts on Google purchase of Motorola Mobility

Aug 17, 16:41

The Motorola Mobility acquisition puts Google in a stronger position in any potential patent dispute with Apple. "From an intellectual property (IP) standpoint, the acquisition...

Google acquisition of Motorola likely to benefit Taiwan production partners, but potential uncertain

Aug 17, 16:24

Share prices of Taiwan-based companies known to have strong business relations with Motorola staged a rally on August 16, one day after Google announced its plans to acquire Motorola...

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility

Aug 16, 01:10

Google and Motorola Mobility Holdings have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for US$40 per share in cash,...

Appearance of Android 3.2 to further impact notebook and netbook demand

Jul 26, 01:10

Google has recently revealed its Android 3.2 operating system with its downstream partners Motorola and Asustek Computer both to release plans at the last week of July for their users...

Google, Intel set to upgrade Chromebook performance

Jul 20, 16:58

Google plans to upgrade the Chromebook design from originally adopting Atom N570 processors to mainstream Core i series processors to significantly boost system performance, while...

Google to release Android 3.2 soon

Jul 15, 01:20

Google is expected to release its Android 3.2 OS to production partners at the end of July or early August, according to industry sources. Asustek has indicated it will launch Android...

ViewSonic to launch 7-inch tablet running on Google Honeycomb OS

Jul 8, 12:24

ViewSonic plans to launch the world's first 7-inch tablet PC running on Google Honeycomb OS soon. The 7-inch tablet will be powered by a dual-core Tegra CPU with a display solution...

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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.

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