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  • Last update: Tuesday 14 April 2015 [313 news items]

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...

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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