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Sony Mobile to reduce smartphone models for 2016

Dec 17, 10:25

Sony Mobile Communications is likely to reduce the number of new smartphones launched in 2016, and consequently the vendor may also dismiss its R&D unit in Taiwan, according to...

China market: China Mobile aims at 500 million TD-LTE users at end of 2016

Dec 15, 14:20

China Mobile has completed deployment of one million TD-LTE base stations around China and plans to add 300,000 in 2016, aiming to increase the number of TD-LTE subscribers to 500...

China October mobile phone user base grows to 1.302 billion, says MIIT

Dec 3, 15:42

There were 1.302 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.97% on year, and 418.93 million (32.18%)...

China market: FIH Mobile sets up electric car rental service company in Hangzhou

Newswatch - Dec 2, 21:54

FIH Mobile, a mobile device maker under the Foxconn Group, has invested CNY1.2 billion (US$187.57 million) to set up an electric car rental service company in Hangzhou, China, according...

Taiwan market: Gamania becomes 1st O2O mobile e-payment operator

Dec 1, 11:10

GASH Pay has become the first O2O (online to offline) mobile e-payment service operator in Taiwan after obtaining a license from the Financial Supervisory Commission, according to...

More China firms developing own ARM-based chips

Nov 26, 10:27

China-based ZTE has received a cash injection from the government enabling the company to accelerate the development of its own application processors, while Lenovo also intends to...

Sony Mobile, LG reportedly to develop smartphone application processors in-house

Nov 18, 11:00

Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics reportedly will follow the steps of Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei to develop smartphone-use application processors in-house,...

Global 3Q15 mobile DRAM sales rise 18%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 16, 11:07

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$4.55 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 18% from US$3.85 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

MediaTek, HLMC announce tape-out of 28nm mobile chips

Nov 16, 11:04

MediaTek and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) have completed the tape-out of a 28nm mobile chip design, according to the China-based 12-inch foundry.

Spreadtrum ready to roll out 1Xnm mobile chips in 2016, says CEO

Nov 16, 10:21

China's Spreadtrum Communications is looking to boost its handset-chip shipments in 2015, and is set to roll out its next-generation chips built using 14/16nm FinFET technologies...

NCC rejects Global Mobile application to renew WiMAX license

Nov 11, 14:30

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on November 10 rejected an application by Global Mobile to renew its WiMAX license which will expire on December 10, 2015, according...

China mobile phone users reach 1.3 billion in September, says MIIT

Nov 10, 11:46

China had 1.3 billion mobile communication service subscribers as of the end of September 2015, growing 0.28% sequentially and 2.14% on year. Of the subscribers, 427.41 million (32.88%)...

Mobile DRAM prices to fall at slower pace in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:51

Rollouts of new smartphone models will stimulate demand for mobile DRAM memory in the fourth quarter of 2015, with the chip prices falling at a slower pace, according to DRAMeXchan...

Acer to launch Liquid Z330 in Japan in cooperation with Rakuten Mobile

Oct 30, 10:49

Acer on October 29 announced that it will launch Liquid Z330 as a SIM-free 4G smartphone in the Japan market through Japan-based Rakuten Mobile's online retail channels and retail...

Digitimes Research: Third-party service providers dominate mobile payment service market in China

Oct 27, 15:51

Mobile payments outside financial institutions in China expanded to CNY8.24 trillion (US$1.299 trillion) in 2014 from the CNY1.19 trillion a year earlier, with third-party e-payment...

Richtek to focus on analog chips for mobile devices, wearables

Oct 26, 22:37

After becoming a unit of MediaTek, Richtek Technology will continue to expand its analog IC portfolio and move more aggressively to gain market share, according to sources familiar...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile unveils Xperia Z5 Premium

Oct 23, 10:51

Sony Mobile Communications on October 22 unveiled Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone for launch in the Taiwan market in early November at a recommended contract-free retail price of NT$25,900...

MediaTek to attract investment from China Mobile, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 23, 10:47

China Mobile will make an equity investment in MediaTek to form a strategic alliance with the Taiwan-based IC design house, according to a recent Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Digitimes Research: Android Pay to become a prevailing mobile payment tool

Oct 22, 14:47

Android Pay, announced at Google I/O 2015, will eventually beat Apple Pay to capture a majority share of the global mobile payment market, making "payment apps as a service"...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

NCC cancels approval of Global Mobile changes in infrastructure construction

Oct 5, 15:20

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on October 4 announced the cancellation of its approval of changes in infrastructure construction requested by WiMAX operator Global...

4G smartphone market takes off as telecoms drive mobile broadband development, says TrendForce

Oct 5, 11:43

There has been an explosive growth in the number of 4G network users worldwide in 2015. According to TrendForce, sales of global 4G-enabled smartphones will reach 450 million units...

VIA Telecom assets sold to Intel

Oct 2, 15:51

VIA Technologies has announced that its mobile phone chip subsidary VIA Telecom has sold part of its assets to Intel.

China August mobile phone users reach 1.296 billion, says MIIT

Sep 30, 11:50

There were 1.296 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of August 2015, growing 0.12% on month and 2.30% on year, according to China's Ministry...

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

China Unicom focuses on 4G mobile network deployment, says report

Sep 25, 11:44

China Unicom will temporarily stop expansion of 3G networks and concentrate investment on expanding 4G ones, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

Head mounted display shipments to reach 65 million in 2020, says report

Sep 24, 15:52

All Head Mounted Display (HMD) segments will see strong growth over the coming years. The total HMD market is expected to ship around 65 million units in 2020, with a CAGR of 88%...

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based devices in October

Sep 17, 11:11

Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based mobile devices, including Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets, at a product event to be held in New York on October 6, according...

Samsung mobile device orders expected to be weak in 4Q15

Sep 14, 21:41

Due to wavering market share and unreliable shipments of high-end smartphones and tablets, Samsung Electronics is lowering its related component orders for the first quarter of 2015,...

KYEC August revenues slip 3%

Sep 9, 21:10

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probe and final test services for mainly mobile chip solutions, saw its August revenues slip 3.3% sequentially.

Soft-World and Baidu to co-develop mobile games, says report

Newswatch - Sep 9, 15:30

Soft-World International, the largest Taiwan-based online game developer and operator, will cooperate with Baidu, the largest China-based web portal, to develop smartphone-based mobile...

Taiwan market: Microsoft offers business-use mobile information security solution

Sep 4, 16:10

Microsoft on September 3 unveiled Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), a software solution to help enterprises protect information when operations involve employees' using mobile terminal...

IFA 2015: Sony Mobile unveils next-genration Xperia Z5, Z5 Compat, Z5 Premium

Sep 4, 15:53

Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium at a pre-IFA 2015 show event, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K...

Taiwan market: Yuanta Securities offers Apple Watch-based mobile securities purchasing services

Sep 3, 14:13

Securities brokerage firm Yuanta Securities on September 1 introduced a mobile electronic securities purchasing service for the Apple Watch.

South Korea market: SK Telecom to launch Luna produced by FIH Mobile

Sep 1, 15:46

Korea-based SK Telecom will start marketing a smartphone with high specifications but a low price tag, the Luna, in the Korea market on September 4, according to a Korea-based Yonhap...

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

  • Samsung+256GB+UFS+card

    Samsung 256GB UFS card

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

  • Samsung+PM971%2DNVMe

    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

  • AMD+7th%2Dgeneration+A+series+processor

    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

    Photo: Company, Apr 11.

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