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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...

Chunghwa Telecom sees large on-year growth in 1Q13 mobile Internet-access revenues

May 3, 14:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) had revenues of NT$4.987 billion (NT$167 million) from mobile Internet-access services in the first quarter of 2013 hiking 67.98% on year, the company said...

Mobile devices lead electronics purchases, says CEA

May 2, 12:24

Consumers' desire for mobility is driving sales of tablets, smartphones, e-book readers and wireless mobile hotspots, according to a new study released by the Consumer Electronics...

Chunghwa Telecom cooperates with Thuraya to launch satellite communication services

May 2, 11:21

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 30 formally launched international satellite communication services through cooperation with Thuraya Telecommunications, a mobile satellite service...

Samsung making 20nm 4Gb LPDDR3 DRAM for mobile devices

Apr 30, 15:48

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now producing 4-gigabit (4Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) mobile DRAM chips using 20nm-class process technology.

Supply of any-layer PCBs to fall short in 2H13

Apr 29, 22:14

Global supply of any-layer HDI PCBs will likely struggle to keep up with demand in the second half of 2013, when the market for mobile devices enters its peak season, according to...

Mobile device applications to fuel serial flash demand, says Winbond president

Apr 29, 13:51

New applications for serial NOR flash memory will support and propel the market over the next four years, said Winbond Electronics president Tung-Yi Chan at an April 26 investors...

Winbond president expresses optimism about serial flash market

CCL makers 2Q13 sales to rise

Apr 26, 16:03

Copper-clad laminate (CCL) manufacturers Elite Materials (EMC) and Iteq both expect to post sequential revenue growth in the second quarter buoyed by strong mobile device demand,...

China March mobile phone user base growing to 1.146 billion, says MIIT

Apr 24, 10:20

There were 1.146 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of March 2013, growing 1.24% sequentially and 12.46% on year, and 277.27 million (24.20%)...

China Mobile sets 2013 capex of CNY41.7 billion for TD-LTE

Apr 22, 16:09

China Mobile has set aside a capex budget of CNY41.7 billion (US$6.7 billion) for procurement of about 200,000 TD-LTE base stations and related equipment in 2013 to deploy its TD-LTE...

FET inks cooperation framework agreement with China Mobile

Apr 19, 14:15

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on April 18 signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with China Mobile,...

Mobile devices, SSDs propelling NAND flash sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 12:29

Increasing HD video content, social networking, shared data via the cloud, low power consumption and instant-on features continue to drive growth of devices that use NAND flash memory...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom offers App mobile push services

Apr 17, 15:40

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has stepped into mobile advertising by offering App mobile push services for use by businesses in Taiwan, according to the company.

China market: China Mobile upgrading networks from IPv4 to IPv6

Apr 15, 15:56

In line with the China government's network development policies set in the 12th Five-year (2011-2015) Plan, China Mobile has started upgrading its networks from IPv4 to IPv6.

Arima, Compal Communications to benefit from Sony Mobile orders

Apr 10, 21:49

Taiwan-based smartphone ODM firms Compal Communications and Arima Communications are likely to see on-quarter revenue growth in the second quarter due to new smartphones from Sony...

Microsoft reportedly developing Windows Blue for PC, mobile OS integration

Apr 8, 15:20

Microsoft is reportedly developing Windows Blue as an independent project that will help merge Windows (PC) with Windows Phone. Rumors have also spread that Microsoft is developing...

Complete mobile platform solutions: Q&A with Broadcom executive VP Robert Rango

Apr 8, 10:41

In a relentless competition against rivals including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Media in the smartphone chipset market, Broadcom's mobile solutions have found their way into the supply...

Broadcom executive vice president Robert Rango

Feeling Technology, On-Bright ramping IC shipments for mobile power charging

Apr 2, 22:07

Taiwan-based IC design houses Feeling Technology and On-Bright Electronics have been ramping up their shipments of ICs for mobile power charging devices, buoyed by the growing popularity...

Digitimes Research: Mobile devices to drive 2013 DRAM market

Mar 29, 15:01

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, will spur an almost 30% increase in overall DRAM bit demand in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

Sony Mobile ramping penetration in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Mar 28, 13:46

Sony Mobile Communications is enhancing its presence in the entry-level to mid-range Android smartphone segment, leveraging the spectacular sales gained from its flagship model, the...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile aims to obtain 20% market share in 2013

Mar 27, 22:02

Launched in March, Sony Mobile's flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, has sold more than 50,000 units in less than a month in Taiwan. According to Jonathan Lin, general manager of Sony...

China Mobile to procure 1.24 million TD-LTE terminal devices

Mar 27, 09:52

China Mobile will initially procure 1.24 million TD-LTE terminal devices, consisting of 800,000 wireless Mi-Fi routers, 320,000 home-use CPE units and 120,000 dongles, according to...

Taiwan Mobile to issue 5-year unsecured bonds worth NT$5.8 billion

Mar 25, 22:08

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on March 25 announced that it will issue 5-year 1.29%-interest unsecured corporate bonds worth NT$5.8...

China Mobile reports higher 2012 profits than competitors

Mar 25, 10:43

China Mobile, the TD-SCDMA telecom carrier in China, recorded net profit of CNY129.3 billion (US$20.49 billion) for 2012, much higher than those for China Telecom, the CDMA2000 carrier,...

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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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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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