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Light and proximity sensors achieve double-digit revenue growth, says IHS

Jul 31, 14:55

Light and proximity sensors in mobile phones and tablets are set for expansive double-digit growth within a five-year period, thanks to increasing usage by electronic giants Samsung...

China market: Mobile phone users grow to 1.176 billion in June, says MIIT

Jul 31, 12:13

There were 1.176 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of June 2013, growing by 0.91% on month and by 11.84% on year, and 318.87 million (27.12%)...

Uber offers mobile application for Taipei car rentals

Jul 31, 11:43

California-based Uber has cooperated with car rental firms in Taipei to provide luxury automobile rental services based on its in-house-developed application for iPhone and Android...

Samsung mobile business posts profit shrink in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has reported record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, with all businesses except its mobile business posting profit growth sequentially.

5G development to integrate existing technologies to meet future mobile Internet-access demand, says METIS director

Jul 29, 12:29

The development of fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technology will aim to integrate existing technologies and upgrade them to meet mobile Internet-access demand in the...

Growth accelerates in worldwide mobile phone and smartphone markets in 2Q13, says IDC

Jul 26, 14:51

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 6% on year in the second quarter of 2013. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped a total of 432.1 million mobile...

Mobile connected devices drive CE industry; resurgence in auto, audio, TV segments, finds CEA forecast

Jul 25, 16:16

Mobile connected devices, including smartphones and tablets, continue to drive consumer electronics (CE) industry sales, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). CEA...

Apple shifts touch sensor structures toward in-cell in mobile phones, film in tablets, says DisplaySearch

Jul 24, 15:44

Apple's adoption of two new touch sensor structures, in-cell for the iPhone 5 and GF2 (double-sided ITO film) for the iPad, has produced shifts in the touch-panel industry supply...

UMC 28nm process implements SuVolta DDC technology to target mobile applications

Jul 24, 13:39

United Microelectronics (UMC) and SuVolta have announced that they are working together to develop a 28nm process that integrates SuVolta's Deeply Depleted Channel (DDC) transistor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to launch Xperia Z Ultra

Jul 22, 21:07

Sony Mobile Communications will launch the 6.4-inch smartphone Xperia Z Ultra in the Taiwan market around the end of July at a contract-free retail price of NT$22,900 (US$763), with...

FIH Mobile to launch a series of customized smartphones for clients

Jul 19, 15:41

FIH Mobile, formerly known as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has recently started developing a series...

Top-3 mobile telecom carriers in Russia to give up iPhone, say Taiwan makers

Jul 18, 19:46

Russia-based Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and MegaFon as well as Netherlands-based VimpelCom, the three largest mobile communications operators in the Russia market, have decided to stop...

Lenovo to not invest in NEC Casio Mobile

Jul 17, 20:40

Lenovo has not reached a consensus with Japan-based NEC about investment in NEC Casio Mobile Communications, NEC handset subsidiary, according to Japan-based Nikki News.

Nokia Siemens offers lowest prices for China Mobile procurement

Jul 17, 11:48

Nokia Siemens Networks has offered the lowest prices in a bid to supply 207,000 TD-LTE base stations to China Mobile, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

China Mobile procures 200,000 TD-LTE devices

Jul 15, 13:47

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has procured about 200,000 TD-LTE terminal devices from a number of China-based and international suppliers, according to...

Taiwan market: Google launches updated mobile Google Maps

Jul 15, 11:21

Google has launched updated mobile Google Maps applications and voice navigation services in the Taiwan market, according to head of Google Maps' Asia Pacific division Lu Yun-cheng...

Mobile PC market suffers worst 2Q performance in more than a decade, says IHS

Jul 11, 16:04

Battered by the nonstop onslaught of media tablets, the mobile PC market in 2013 delivered the worst second-quarter performance in 11 years, according to preliminary data provided...

Mobile device shipments grow 9.7% on year in Japan in 1Q13, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 8, 20:48

Total shipments of mobile devices, including PCs, smartphones, tablets, e-book readers and data communications (including mobile cards and personal routers), in Japan totaled 13.6...

NOR revenues from wireless to keep declining, says IHS

Jul 3, 10:42

Sales of NOR flash in wireless applications in 2013 will decline by nearly one third compared to last year, although use of the memory remains strong in the embedded segment, according...

Taiwan chipmakers stepping up investment to meet mobile IC demand, says SEMI

Jul 2, 11:45

The semiconductor market is experiencing a surge in demand for mobile and wireless communications applications. While Taiwan sets a good example of rising the tide of mobile demand...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan mobile phone shipments rise over 40% sequentially in 2Q13

Jul 1, 11:16

Shipments of mobile phones by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs grew over 40% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

China Mobile aims to start VoLTE business in 2014, says company president

Jun 28, 11:56

China Mobile plans to start testing Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in second-half 2013 and aims to start commercial operations in 2014, company president Li Yue revealed at the 2013 Mobile...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

China market: Chine Mobile to launch over 10 TD-LTE smartphones in 2H13, says report

Jun 27, 15:07

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, will launch more than 10 models of TD-LTE smartphones in the China market, China-based tech.163.com quoted company...

Mobile devices to consume more DRAM than traditional PCs in 2015, says IHS

Jun 26, 11:45

For a generation now, the PC and DRAM industries have been tied together as tightly as the automotive and crude oil businesses. However, in a telling sign of the arrival of the post-PC...

Western European mobile phone market declines in 1Q13, driven by smartphone slowdown, says IDC

Jun 26, 11:39

The Western European mobile phone market shrank in the first quarter of 2013 due to a lower than expected slowdown in the smartphone shipments, according to IDC. Total shipments dropped...

China market: Sony Mobile unveils 3 new Xperia smartphones in Shanghai

Jun 25, 21:59

Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled three new Xperia family smartphones, the Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia C and Xperia SP, in Shanghai. The Xperia C, outsourced to Arima Communications,...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

China May mobile phone user base growing to 1.165 billion, says MIIT

Jun 25, 10:28

There were 1.165 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of May 2013, growing by 0.88% on month and by 11.96% on year, and 303.37 million (26.12%)...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom expects to attain 3.6 million mobile Internet-access subscribers by end of 2013

Jun 24, 21:22

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) saw the number of its mobile Internet-access subscribers increase to 3.0 million at the end of May 2013 and expects the number to steadily rise to 3.6 million...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments rise in 2Q13

Jun 24, 21:01

The China mobile application processor (AP) market is forecast to reach a total of 114.5 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 9.6% sequentially and 88.6% from the 60.7...

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Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch VoIP at M+

Jun 18, 10:48

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will launch VoIP (voice over IP) services at M+ Messenger, its mobile instant message application, in July 2013, according to company marketing co-president Cliff...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP market to expand in 2013

Jun 14, 11:04

The China mobile application processor (AP) market will expand over 60% in 2013 to 506 million units, with smartphone-use APs accounting for 77.4% of total shipments, Digitimes Research...

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China market: China Mobile inviting TD-LTE testing in 5 cities

Jun 10, 15:32

China Mobile is inviting voluntary users of its TD-LTE trial services for six months in Shanghai, eastern China, Tianjing, northern China, Fuzhou and Xiamen, southeastern China, and...

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

  • Qualcomm+Snapdragon+810+and+808+processors

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

  • Nvidia+Jetson+TK1+Developer+Kit

    Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit

    The Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit provides developers with the tools to create systems and applications that can enable robots to navigate, physicians to perform mobile ultrasound...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

  • SK+Hynix+6Gb+LPDDR3

    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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