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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...

China market: Nufront to launch quad-core chips for smartphone, tablets

Jun 7, 15:29

China-based Nufront, a developer of ARM-based SoCs, has rolled out quad-core solutions for mobile phones and tablets with shipments slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 at the earliest,...

Z-Com aims to supply 30% of Wi-Fi hot-spot equipment to China Mobile in 2013

Jun 4, 20:15

Z-Com, a Taiwan-based maker of broadband wireless Internet-access devices and provider of wireless/mobile data solutions, aims to land orders from China Mobile, China's largest mobile...

Tight supply of AMOLED mobile phone panels expected in 2H13, says DisplaySearch

Jun 4, 19:41

AMOLED phone panel shipments are projected to reach more than 217 million units in 2013, up from 134 million units in 2012, which, along with increasing screen sizes, will lead AMOLED...

China Mobile launches Jego VoIP messenger service on smartphones

Jun 4, 16:06

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has launched smartphone apps for its Jego in-house-developed VoIP and instant messenger service, according to a Chinese-language...

Focused on mobile storage and peripherals: Q&A with Carry Tech president Taron Chang

Jun 4, 12:17

Once chiefly known as an OEM for PC card readers and memory modules, Carry Technology has expanded its product portfolio to include Wi-Fi products and other peripherals for mobile...

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Mobile computing devices to spur SSD market growth, says LSI

May 31, 13:48

A fundamental shift from PC computing toward computing on mobile devices will create huge demand for related devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and data centers for cloud computing...

Thad Omura, VP of marketing for LSI flash components division

LGE accelerates in-house mobile AP development

May 28, 11:04

LG Electronics is set to develop its own mobile application processors, accelerating the in-house development of ARM-based chips for mobile devices.

China smartphone market: Sony Mobile, LG, Motorola in serious competition, say Taiwan makers

May 27, 21:46

In the China smartphone market, Samsung Electronics has performed well among international vendors while Sony Mobile Communications, LG Electronics and Motorola Mobility have fallen...

Tablets and touch adoption expected to drive mobile PC shipments through 2017, says DisplaySearch

May 27, 16:11

The mobile PC market is expected to increase from 367.6 million units shipped in 2012 to 762.7 million globally by 2017, driven by touch-enabled form factors, according to research...

China April mobile phone user base grows to 1.155 billion, says MIIT

May 27, 15:03

There were 1.155 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of April 2013, growing 0.79% on month and 2.14% on year. 288.74 million (25%) were 3G...

Computex 2013: Memory module firms to showcase new SSDs

May 24, 14:50

Taiwan-based memory module makers including Adada Technology, Transcend Information and InnoDisk all plan to showcase their latest SSD solutions for business or industrial applications...

Sony Mobile to extend cooperation with ODM firms, says marketing executive

May 23, 21:39

Dennis van Schie, global head of marketing for Sony Mobile, has commented that the firm will extend cooperation and view ODM firms as strategic partners in product development to...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

Asia Pacific leads worldwide mobile phone sales growth in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 22:10

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7% from the same period in 2012, according to Gartner...

Mobile DRAM revenues slip 5% in 1Q13, says DRAMeXchange

May 16, 21:04

Global mobile DRAM revenues slipped 5.2% sequentially to US$2.60 billion in the first quarter of 2013, due to seasonal factors, with Korea-based companies continuing to dominate the...

AMD introduces Radeon HD 8970M mobile GPU

May 16, 12:22

AMD has launched the Radeon HD 8970M powered by the company's Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. The AMD Radeon HD 8970M features AMD's Enduro technology allowing the GPU to optimize...

Digitimes Research: Rising mobile device demand drives TSMC, UMC wafer shipment growth in 2Q13

May 15, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their wafer shipments increase sequentially in April 2013, thanks to rising demand for...

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China Mobile procures 1.5 million Wi-Fi APs

May 14, 11:27

China Mobile has procured 1.5 million Wi-Fi access points (APs) from 10 suppliers through open-bid competition, according to a report from China.

Smart mobile device shipments exceed 300 million in 1Q13, says Canalys

May 10, 10:51

Total smart mobile device (notebook, tablet and smartphone) shipments for first-quarter 2013 hit 308.7 million units, according to Canalys' latest worldwide estimates. This represents...

China Mobile to procure equipment of 200,000 TD-LTE base stations through open bid

May 7, 10:19

China Mobile will start an open-bid competition process as early as in mid-May to procure equipment of 200,000 TD-LTE base stations as well as equipment of 110,000 TD-SCDMA base stations...

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    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...

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    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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    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...

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