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Google releases Android 3.1, to launch Oak Trail/Chrome or Cedar Trail platforms

May 13, 01:25

Google has released Android 3.1 and will cooperate with Intel to push for Oak Trail/Chrome or Cedar Trail/Chrome platforms for netbooks and notebooks. Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo...

MSI to launch 2 new tablet PCs at Computex 2011

May 12, 01:30

Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to announce two new tablet PCs – the WindPad 100A, adopting Google Android 3.0 and Nvidia Tegra 2, and WindPad 110W, adopting AMD's Brazos...

Intel pushes Android plans

Apr 14, 01:10

Intel, in the third quarter of 2011, is set to announce a new plan for tablet PCs – PRC Plus, pushing an Intel/Android 3.0 platform, after nearly half of year of negotiations...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Google and ARM reportedly plan to establish standardization for Android/ARM platforms

Mar 31, 01:05

Google is reportedly considering a push for standardization of its Android 3.0 hoping the new strategy will help resolve the drawbacks of the operation system; meanwhile, Google may...

Samsung aims for 30% of Smart TV market in 2011

Mar 25, 01:45

Samsung Electronics is actively promoting Smart TV to compete with Sony's Google TV and aims to ship 12 million units in 2011, accounting for 30% of the global Smart TV shipments.

Foxconn looking into Microsoft patent lawsuit

Mar 23, 16:48

Microsoft, on March 21, filed a lawsuit against US-based Barnes & Noble for violating its patents with the Android operating system that the company adopted for its e-book reader...

Players to announce Android 3.0 tablet PCs in near future; concerns for OS support remain

Mar 22, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer is set to announce its Android 3.0-based 10.1-inch tablet PC on March 25 with Acer, Samsung Electronics and High Tech Computer...

Google rumored to set up regional cloud computing data center in Taiwan

Feb 22, 11:36

There is a report around the Taiwan bourse that Google will invest NT$1 billion (US$34.1 million) to acquire a 15-hectare site in a government-developed industrial park located in...

Apple to expand iPhone screen size to 4-inches

Feb 15, 01:40

Apple reportedly will change the screen size of iPhone to 4-inch for its fifth generation iPhone to compete with the Google Android platform in the 4- to 7-inch smartphone market,...

Smart TV at the center of global LCD TV market in 2011

Jan 12, 02:00

Smart TV will be the focus of the global LCD TV market in 2011 as Samsung Electronics plans to add smart TV functions to all of its 40-inch and larger models, while LG Electronics...

Google giving priority to cooperate with Motorola, Samsung and HTC on Android 3.0 tablet PCs

Jan 7, 01:50

Google has apparently given priority to Motorola, Samsung Electronics and HTC for cooperation to develop tablet PCs that will run on Android 3.0 Honeycomb, according to industry so...

Taiwan market: Google to reinforce interest-based online advertising services

Dec 27, 11:59

Google launched re-marketing advertising, a type of interest-based online advertising service, in the Taiwan market earlier in the fourth quarter of 2010 and will launch a second...

NFC handset sales to gain momentum in 2011

Dec 9, 01:40

Sales of NFC (Near Field Communication)-enabled handsets are expected to gain momentum starting 2011 as branded handset vendors including Nokia, Samsung Electronics, RIM as well as...

Acer, Samsung to launch Chrome notebook in 1H11, says Google Taiwan

Dec 9, 01:35

Google Taiwan at a video press conference on December 8 announced its latest Chrome OS and pointed out that both Acer and Samsung Electronics will launch Chrome OS-based notebooks...

Inventec ships 60,000 Chrome OS netbooks to Google

Dec 8, 15:19

Alongside Google's announcement of its new Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system as well as Chrome OS on December 7, Inventec internally confirmed that it has already shipped...

Nanya reportedly enters supply chain for Google TV

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 16:37

Nanya Technology's specialty DRAM chips have been adopted by China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE for their set-top boxes (STBs) specifically for use with Google TV, according to a...

Vendors to debut Chrome-featured smartbooks later in November

Nov 2, 01:45

Global brand vendors are expected to launch their new generation smartbooks featuring the Google Chrome operating system (OS) later this month (November), while Google also plans...

Engineer samples of Android 3.0-loaded tablet PCs to be ready in December

Oct 19, 01:35

Google has recently notified its partners that the Android 3.0 operating system (OS) will soon be completed with the related tablet PC engineer samples set to show up in December,...

Android becomes smartphone market's secret sauce for success in 2Q10, says iSuppli

Oct 13, 10:56

In a sign of the growing momentum behind Google's Android, makers of handsets utilizing the operating system represented the majority of the fastest-growing firms among the top 10...

Chrome OS to have large business-use potential, says Google VP

Sep 29, 17:03

While Chrome OS will be initially used as a operating system for netbook PCs, it will have large potential in the business-use market segment. Google has received many inquiries from...

Taiwan market: FET receives exclusive rights to distribute entry-level Google smartphone

Sep 8, 11:25

Far Eastone Telecommunications (FET) will exclusively distribute in Taiwan a smartphone endorsed with the Google logo at the end of September at the earliest. The new handset, based...

Google may cooperate with Motorola for Android 3.0 tablet, says Digitimes Research

Aug 19, 16:36

As several smartphone makers are working aggressively to form cooperation agreements with Google for an Android 3.0 tablet PC, Motorola is currently the company's priority choice,...

Acer may delay tablet PC launch for another quarter to wait for Android 3.0

Aug 19, 14:17

Acer's ARM/Android-based tablet PC is expected to be delayed to the first quarter of 2011, from the fourth quarter of 2010, as the company plans to wait until Google launches Android...

Google to undertake Street View Trike photography in Taiwan

Aug 5, 11:07

Google will use its Street View Trike to take pictures in Taiwan, according to Google Taiwan.

MediaTek backs Android with lineup of handset solutions

Jul 13, 12:23

Fabless chip designer MediaTek has joined the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) to support the Android mobile device platform developed by Google, according to a company announcement.

Global pay-TV subscribers to grow 7% as more set-top box solutions enter the market

Jun 8, 17:11

More than 719 million pay-TV subscribers are expected to sign up in 2010 as the economic recovery continues to gain momentum, according to latest forecasts from ABI Research. Digital...

First Chrome OS notebook to be available in fall of 2010, says Google VP

Jun 3, 16:01

The first notebook equipped with the Google-developed Chrome OS is expected to be launched in the fall of 2010, according to Sundar Pichai, vice president of product management at...

Growth of Linux-based smartphone shipments will outstrip growth of smartphone market in 2010, says ABI

Jun 2, 15:32

The number of recent Linux-oriented initiatives in the mobile industry demonstrates that Linux will be a key technology in the next generation of mobile devices, according to ABI...

Acer says no Chrome OS netbook at Computex 2010

May 18, 14:20

Acer has issued a statement in response to market rumors the company plans to launch a Chrome-based netbook at Computex 2010 saying that it has no short-term plans for such a produ...

Asustek prepares Wintel tablet PC; Acer Internet device expected to eye on iPad

May 3, 13:59

Asustek Computer is preparing a tablet PC adopting the Intel Atom and Windows 7 operating system in addition to its Google Android/Chrome tablet PC, while Acer's recently revealed...

Former Microsoft executive Tim Chen rumored to head Google's Greater China operation

Apr 16, 12:38

According to China-based media, NBA China CEO Timothy Chen, a former CEO for Microsoft Greater China Region, will resign and join Google to head its Greater China operation. However,...

China-based carriers to continue to support Android platform, say sources

Mar 26, 13:59

Telecom service providers in China are expected to continue to roll out Android-based handsets, despite Google's decision to move its search service out of China, according to sources...

Foreign businesses in China should get to understand local demand, says ex-president of Google Greater China

Mar 24, 17:07

Former Google Greater China president Lee Kai-fu, while declining to answer any questions regarding Google's decision to partially withdraw from the China market, held the opinion...

Lee Kai-fu, former Google Greater China president, speaking in Taipei

Nexus One sale to reach 1-1.2 million units in first year, say sources

Mar 18, 13:53

Sales of the Nexus One Google phones in its first year on the market could reach only 1-1.2 million units compared to 2.5-3.5 million units as originally projected, according to industry...

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  • Samsung reports decreased handset and tablet shipments for 2Q14

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  • PCB/LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech to debut on OTC market

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 20:10

  • Nearly 50 firms stepping into 3D printing, says ITRI

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:59

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:57

  • Taiwan market: WD launches NAS HDDs

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:57

  • Russia market: Smartphone competition heating up

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:56

  • Taiwan panel makers plan to cooperate with China TV vendors to tap international market

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:56

  • UMC to ramp 28nm wafer capacity

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:55

  • Wintek becomes major touch panel supplier for Xiaomi

    Before Going to Press | Jul 31, 19:54

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    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...

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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...

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