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Linux-based mobile platforms hope for adoption in 2013, but smartphone vendors to keep watching

Dec 20, 20:33

While Android and iOS together occupy about 85% of the global smartphone market, other mobile platforms, mainly Tizen, Open webOS, Firefox OS and Sailfish OS, hope to be adopted in...

China market: 3Q12 mobile Internet user base grows to 489 million, says Analysys

Dec 20, 13:28

There were 489 million mobile Internet service subscribers in the China market in the third quarter of 2012, increasing 4.3% on quarter and 22.3% on year, according to China-based...

The challenge for mobile telecom carriers: Q&A with FET president Yvonne Li

Dec 19, 11:02

Along with increasing use of smartphones, competition among mobile telecom carriers is changing and they are faced with a big challenge to transform themselves into total solution...

FET president Yvonne Li

China Mobile aims to sell over 100 million TD-LTE end devices in 2013

Dec 13, 21:41

China-based telecom service provider, China Mobile, has stated that its 2013 sales target for TD-LTE end devices is to exceed 100 million units and believes smartphones will account...

Micron extends portfolio of phase-change memory for mobile devices

Dec 13, 13:54

Micron Technology has announced the addition of a new product to its phase-change memory (PCM) portfolio. With high-volume shipments of its 45nm, 1Gb PCM-based multichip package (MCP)...

PTI, Walton mobile DRAM capacities running in high gear

Dec 12, 21:58

Memory backend services companies Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen their production capacities for mobile DRAM running in high gear recently thanks...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers offer contract iPhone 5 deals

Dec 12, 16:05

Taiwan's mobile telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced the pricing for their respective contract iPhone...

Embedded NVM developer eMemory sells more IP for mobile devices

Dec 12, 15:39

Taiwan-based eMemory Technology, a developer and provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology, has enjoyed substantial growth in revenues generated by its silicon IPs...

China Mobile setting up TD-LTE trial network in western China, says report

Dec 12, 13:47

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, is establishing a TD-LTE trial network in Chengdu City, western China, with 1,200 TD-LTE base stations to be deployed by...

Toshiba develops MRAM for mobile processors

Dec 12, 10:42

Toshiba has announced the development of a prototype memory element for a spin transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory (STT-MRAM). The new MRAM element achieves what...

Worldwide mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4% in 2012, says IDC

Dec 5, 21:42

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% on year in 2012, the lowest annual growth rate in three years despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments...

Taiwan Mobile plans to spin off retail chain Myfone

Dec 3, 21:20

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carries in Taiwan, has planned to spin off Myfone, its self-operated retail chain to sell handsets and offer after-sale...

China market: October mobile phone user base reaches 1.095 billion, says MIIT

Dec 3, 11:31

A total of 1.095 billion users subscribed to mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2012, growing by 0.98% on month and by 13.63% on year, and 212.42 million...

Sequans powers devices for China Mobile's TD-LTE network expansion

Dec 3, 11:18

Sequans Communications has announced that its chips are powering a significant portion of the LTE devices to be used in the next phase of China Mobile's large-scale trial of TD-LTE...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile launches cross-platform mobile streaming video services

Nov 30, 12:31

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on November 29 launched myVideo, a mobile streaming video service for smartphones, tablets, notebooks...

Mobile communications equipment market set for double-digit growth in 2012, says IHS

Nov 29, 14:09

The market for mobile communications equipment will grow 13% in 2012, propelled by climbing shipments of mobile handsets and tablets, particularly devices supporting the 4G LTE wireless...

Rise of Sony Mobile, Lenovo to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Nov 27, 21:23

Sony Mobile Communications and Lenovo have both strengthened their positions in the global smartphone market, which will benefit their handset ODM partners in Taiwan, Foxconn International...

Intel reportedly speeds up development of low-power processors

Nov 22, 22:22

Intel is gearing up for a big comeback around mid-2013, accelerating the development of its next-generation, low-power mobile processor, according to sources in the PC industry.

Taiwan market: Mobile advertising valued at NT$2.64 billion in 2012, says FIND

Nov 19, 16:08

The total revenues from mobile advertising based on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in the Taiwan market in 2012 are estimated at NT$2.64 billion (US$90.3 billion),...

Worldwide sales of mobile phones decline 3% in 3Q12, while smartphone sees 47% increase, says Gartner

Nov 15, 11:17

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached almost 428 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a 3.1% decline from the third quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Sony Mobile likely to outsource 30-40% of smartphones for 2013 to ODMs

Nov 6, 22:17

Sony Mobile Communications aims to ship 50 million smartphones in 2013, with 30-40% out of the total shipments likely to be outsourced to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, including Foxconn...

China September mobile phone user base grows to 1.084 billion

Oct 30, 14:37

There were 1.08474 million subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2012, growing 1.17% on month and 13.91% on year, and 202.64 million (18.68%)...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

Gemtek debuts LTE mobile access point

Oct 26, 15:56

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology has unveiled an LTE-based mobile Wi-Fi access point.

Taiwan Mobile January-September mobile Internet-access revenues up 5.6% on year

Oct 26, 15:23

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, generated revenues of NT$3.763 billion (US$125 million) from mobile Internet-access services during...

IC substrate makers develop coreless substrates for thin-profile mobile devices

Oct 26, 13:59

Major Taiwan-based IC substrate suppliers, including Nanya PCB (NPC) and Unimicron Technology, have developed coreless IC substrates for use in thin-profile mobile devices, and already...

Taiwan market: Yahoo! Kimo launches handset-based mobile games through Cooperation with DeNA

Oct 25, 16:33

Yahoo! Kimo, the Taiwan subsidiary of Yahoo!, on October 24 announced the launch of handset-based mobile games for iOS and Android through a strategic-alliance with Japan-based DeN...

M.gear to supply antennas used in TD-LTE base stations to China Mobile

Oct 23, 14:22

M.gear (Wha Yu Industrial) has entered the supply chain of China Mobile and will begin shipments of antennas for use in TD-LTE devices in late October, according to the company.

China Mobile sees increased 3Q12 revenues

Oct 23, 10:35

China Mobile had revenues of CNY142.1 billion (US$22.37 billion) for the third quarter of 2012 growing 2.2% on quarter and 6.2% on year, according to China-based it.sohu.com

Mobile DRAM revenues hit record high in 2Q12, IHS says

Oct 18, 10:57

Mobile DRAM revenues rose to the highest level yet in the second quarter of 2012, driven by increased bit shipments and relatively steady pricing, according to IHS iSuppli. Revenues...

Ultra-slim PCs to account for a quarter of mobile PC market by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:36

Ultra-slim PC shipments will grow from 3.4 million in 2011 to 65 million by 2015, a quarter of mobile PC shipments, according to DisplaySearch.The mobile PC landscape is transforming...

China market: China Mobile aims to sell over 100 million TD-SCDMA devices in 2013

Oct 1, 16:39

China-based telecom carrier China Mobile has set a goal of selling more than 100 million TD-SCDMA terminal devices in 2013, with 80% of them to be smart devices, according to the...

Taiwan Market: FET mobile communication users to reach 7 million at end of 2012, says executive

Sep 28, 15:20

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, expects its number of mobile communication subscribers to increase to seven million,...

Qualcomm to offer TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE reference design to enter China Mobile supply chain

Sep 28, 01:00

Qualcomm will offer a TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE-based Qualcomm reference design (QRD) in a bid to enter China Mobile's supply chain in the first quarter of 2013.

China August mobile phone user base grows to over 1.072 billion

Sep 25, 14:06

There were 1.07224 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of August 2012, growing 0.96% on month and 14.06% on year, 192.56 million (17.96%) of...

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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.

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    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.

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    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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