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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...

Acer founder believes Taiwan will play an important role in cloud computing

Mar 4, 14:15

Acer founder Stan Shih has said that although Google and Microsoft have advantages in leading the cloud computing industry, Taiwan's strong hardware manufacturing experience will...

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...

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  • China market: Outdoor LED lighting valued at CNY14.7 billion in 2014

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