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Taiwan market: Google promoting Street View

Feb 4, 14:20

Google has expanded its Street View service in the Taiwan market, from covering just Taipei City at its launch in August 2009 to most cities around Taiwan with a cumulative street...

Google Nexus One-style active noise cancellation to boost MEMS microphone market, says iSuppli

Feb 3, 16:25

The introductions of Google's Nexus One and Motorola's Droid marked the arrival of active noise cancellation (ANC) technology in the handset market, a development that is expected...

Chairman of China's largest web-portal speaks out against Google

Jan 20, 16:37

Jack Ma, founder and chairman China's largest web-portal Alibaba, spoke out against Google's announcement that it may withdraw from the China market at an economic forum in Taipei...

Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba

Google Nexus One carries US$174.15 materials cost, says iSuppli

Jan 11, 14:37

The Nexus One, sold with the Google brand name but manufactured by High Tech Computer (HTC), carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$174.15, based on a preliminary estimate from iSuppli...

Nexus One serves as key technology showcase/research tool for Google, says iSuppli

Jan 8, 16:38

Google's new Nexus One smartphone serves as a showcase for the latest version of the Android operating system and will allow the company to gather critical user data for developing...

CES 2010: Samsung launch 3D LED TV, e-book readers, and Samsung Apps

Jan 8, 15:40

Samsung Electronics is showcasing its latest series of 3D-capable TVs, e-book readers and launching its Samsung Apps website at the ongoing 2010 International Consumer Electronics...

Samsung e-book reader, E6

HTC optimistic about future cooperation with Google, but no comments on Nexus One, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 12:44

HTC (High Tech Computer) has remarked that it is still optimistic about the future prospects of cooperation with Google, without commenting on the recent media reports of the speculated...

Google Maps Navigation may impact PND vendors

Nov 6, 14:13

Google's recent release of Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0-platform devices may impact GPS PND vendors such as Garmin and TomTom as well as other handset makers, according...

China market: 3Q09 search engine revenues total about 2 billion yuan, says Analysys

Nov 5, 10:19

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of 2.003 billion yuan (US$293 million) in the third quarter of 2009, increasing 10.7% sequentially and 36.8% on...

Taiwan market: Google to enhance online adverting service for export-oriented SMBs

Nov 2, 11:08

Google has cooperated with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council to provide keyword-search advertising to globally exposed Taiwan-based SMBs focusing on exports and, will...

Google global VP for greater China sales John Liu (right)

Google to launch Chinese-language mobile voice search service

Oct 16, 15:51

Google will launch a Chinese-language version of mobile voice research service for handset users a few weeks later, with China, Taiwan and Hong Kong to be target markets, according...

Google engineering vice president Vic Gundotra

Commentary: Can Motorola make a turnaround by riding on Android-powered handsets and white-box approach?

Sep 21, 16:29

Looking for ways to revive its struggling handset business, Motorola has recently come out with two relatively strong initiations - unveiling its first Android-powered handset, the...

Google online library kicks up copyright dispute in China, says report

Sep 4, 17:10

Google's online virtual library has ben accused by the China Written Words Copyright Society (CWWCS) of infringing copyrights of Chinese-language books authored by China citizens...

Lenovo to enter smartbook market, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 15:31

China-based PC vendor Lenovo plans to launch a smartbook at the end of September 2009, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report citing PC makers in China.

Google launches Street View in Taiwan

Aug 19, 16:55

Google on August 18 launched its Street View service in the Taiwan market, with images of urban areas initially covering only Taipei, according to Google Taiwan.

Google welcomes China white-box handset makers to adopt Android platform, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 18, 11:42

Google welcomes China-based white-box handset makers to develop smartphones based on Android platform, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted Kai-Fu Lee, president...

China market: 2Q09 on-line advertising valued at 3.791 billion yuan

Aug 10, 09:56

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenues of 3.791 billion yuan (US$555 million) during the second quarter of 2009, according to China-based...

NAND flash sales for smartphones to boom, says iSuppli

Aug 6, 09:48

Global sales of NAND flash memory for use in smartphones are expected to rise by nearly six-fold from 2008 to 2013, as shipments of the high-end phones boom in the coming years, according...

Google Chrome OS to directly challenge Microsoft in netbook market, says iSuppli

Jul 13, 12:31

Google 's new Chrome Operating System (OS) represents a direct challenge to Microsoft's hegemony in the burgeoning market for netbook software, according to iSuppli.

Intel reportedly in talks with Google on Android-based MIDs

Jul 10, 12:37

Intel is reportedly in talks with Google to support the Android platform on Intel-based mobile Internet devices (MIDs), according to sources from Taiwan-based MID makers.

Google to launch OS targeting netbooks

Jul 8, 14:14

Google has announced that it is developing a computer operating system (OS) that will be an extension of its Google Chrome browser. The announcement of the new OS, dubbed Google Chrome...

Development of Android-powered G1 a boost to HTC revenues and brand value, says CEO

Jun 26, 13:45

HTC's development and rollout of the Android-powered G1 (HTC Dream) smartphone in cooperation with Google has brought in at least NT$20-30 billion (US$607.9 million) in revenues and...

Yahoo! replaces Google as Chunghwa Telecom mobile keyword search partner

Jun 17, 16:35

Yahoo! has replaced Google to partner with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) in mobile keyword search services through linking Yahoo! oneSearch with CHT's mobile value-added service platform...

Acer to offer Android-powered smartphone in 4Q09

Jun 2, 11:59

Acer, on June 1, announced that it has joined the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), saying it plans to launch its first Android-powered smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Google dispatching sales executive to attend Computex 2009

May 27, 14:20

Daniel Alegre, vice president, Asia Pacific sales and operations at Google, will attend the CEO summit of Computex Taipei 2009 and also deliver a speech on the latest development...

China market: 1Q09 search engine revenues down 10.6% on quarter

May 22, 16:43

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of 1.37 billion yuan (US$200 million) in the first quarter of 2009, dropping by 10.6% on quarter but rising by 47.9%...

Garmin-Asus delays Nuvifone G60 handset launch, sources say

May 19, 14:44

The launch of the dual-branded Garmin-Asus Linux-based Nuvifone G60 handset jointly by Asustek Computer and Garmin will be pushed back to the third quarter of 2009 from the original...

Taiwan market: Google testing YouTube bottom advertising

May 19, 12:11

Google is testing bottom advertising put on its YouTube video-sharing service in the Taiwan market, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Android smartphone shipments to grow 900% in 2009, says Strategy Analytics

May 12, 11:36

Global Android smartphone shipments will grow 900% in 2009, according to Strategy Analytics. Healthy support from operators, vendors and developers is driving adoption. Apple iPhone...

Taiwan market: HTC and CHT unveil traditional Chinese-language Android-powered HTC Magic

May 7, 13:56

Chunghwa Telecom and High Tech Computer (HTC) have unveiled the first traditional Chinese-language Android-powered smartphone, the HTC Magic. The HTC Magic will be available on various...

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Taiwan market: FET developing customized Android-powered phones

Apr 29, 15:50

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) is developing customized Android-powered handsets with a Taiwan-based handset maker, with one of the two Google phones to be launched in the third...

Taiwan market: Samsung and Motorola to bring out Android-powered phones in 2H09

Apr 29, 14:37

Samsung Electronics plans to introduce its first Android-power phone, the i7500, into the Taiwan market in July, while Motorola is also likely to launch its Google phones into the...

Capacitive touch panel shipments may see significant growth in 2H09

Apr 21, 16:47

Shipments of handset-use capacitive touch panels are expected to see significant grow in the second half of 2009 as Apple plans to introduce the latest iPhone in June, High Tech Computer...

Foxconn forms R&D team for Android-powered handsets, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 31, 11:23

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has formed an R&D team to develop Android-based smartphones, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) quoted company...

Google sets up technology team in Taiwan to support Android-based products

Mar 6, 14:35

Google has set up an Android team in Taiwan aiming to offer technical support to Taiwan hardware makers developing Android-based products, including netbooks and embedded systems,...

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