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BlackBerry to offer BBM on Android and iOS platforms

May 15, 22:16

BlackBerry plans to offer its messenger app, BBM, to competing platforms such as Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Nokia introduces Asha 501

May 10, 15:59

Nokia has unveiled the first of a new Asha family of smartphones, the Asha 501, targeting the sub-US$100 budget smartphone segment in emerging markets, including India, Latin America...

Nokia, BlackBerry to steal spotlight with new models or roadmaps in mid-May

May 6, 21:27

Nokia and BlackBerry will try to steal the spotlight from the market and smartphone users in mid-May as the two vendors will unveil either new smartphones or product roadmaps in huge...

Samsung takes 30% of global smartphone market in 1Q13, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 23, 12:22

In the first quarter of 2013, smartphone shipments increased steadily worldwide, with total shipments reaching 216.4 million units for a 9.4% on growth. Since the beginning of 2012,...

Nokia reports increased Lumia shipments but decreased revenues for 1Q13

Newswatch - Apr 19, 14:11

Nokia has reported that shipments of its Lumia phones increased 27% on quarter to 5.6 million units in the first quarter of 2013, reflecting increasing momentum.

Southeast Asia potential market for Taiwan-based Internet service providers, says Google Taiwan head

Apr 18, 13:38

As the population is large and Internet services as well as use of smartphones and other mobile terminal devices are growing rapidly in Southeast Asia, while there are relatively...

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: Alibaba launches new smartphones running on AMOS

Apr 17, 15:38

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has teamed with five local handset makers to launch six smartphones running on its home-grown AMOS (Alibaba Mobile OS). It remains to be...

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...

Web access from STBs and TVs up 138%, feature phones down 12% in 6 months, says Netbiscuits

Mar 27, 21:45

Based on the Netbiscuits Platform which handles billions of mobile Web and content impressions a month, the company believes that consumers are accessing the Web through new emerging...

Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

Taiwan market: Smartphone user monthly average data communication reaches 1,140MB, says InsightXplorer

Mar 26, 16:00

In the Taiwan market, smartphone users' data communications reach a monthly average volume of 1,140MB, according to marketing research company InsightXplorer.

Kingway Technology 2012 revenues up 80%

Mar 26, 11:35

Kingway Technology, a Taiwan-based provider of electronic map data and navigation software, brought in revenues of NT$280 million (US$9.5 million) for 2012, hiking by 80% from 2011,...

China software industry January-February revenues top CNY402 billion, says MIIT

Mar 25, 10:23

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY402.263 billion (US$64.57 billion) in January-February 2013, growing 25.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information...

Commentary: Who would buy the Panasonic handset business unit?

Mar 20, 22:09

Japan-based Panasonic reportedly plans to sell its handset business unit. Industry observers believe China-based firms might be interested, but the chances of the Japan vendor reaching...

Digitimes Research: More software developers join Android camp

Mar 20, 16:03

More and more software developers and free software projects are willing to join development for the Android platform in view of the dynamic shipment growth demonstrated by Android-based...

Taiwan market: Amazon likely to launch e-book services

Mar 18, 14:32

Amazon has passed examination by Taiwan's National Communications Commission for its Kindle Fire, 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD to be launched in the Taiwan market,...

Google executive reshuffle may affect relationship with handset brands, say sources

Mar 15, 15:37

Google's Android chief, Andy Rubin, has stepped down from his current post. If Rubin is assigned to strengthen in-house handset products, it may affect Google's relationship with...

Tablets will generate 35% of US$25 billion app revenues in 2013, says ABI Research

Mar 13, 15:00

Tablet apps will generate US$8.8 billion in revenues in 2013, compared to the US$16.4 billion expected from smartphone apps, according to ABI Research. Of the combined US$25 billion,...

Sony Mobile makes headway with Xperia Z; to move to other platforms

Mar 11, 14:08

Sales of Sony Mobile Communications' new high-end flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, have been successful, which could help the vendor ramp up sales of its entry-level to mid-range...

Amazon much-fanfared smartphone may be delayed, say sources

Mar 11, 12:23

Market rumors have indicated that Amazon may not be able to release its first smartphone in the second quarter of 2013 as originally scheduled, as the production progress at its manufacturing...

Too late for China to develop own mobile operating systems, say Taiwan makers

Mar 7, 11:11

While China Academy of Telecommunication Research under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in its white paper calls for China's development of own operating systems...

China handset makers hope to reduce reliance on Android

Mar 6, 22:23

The China Academy of Telecommunication Research for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has published a white paper stating that China's handset industry has been...

Smartphones expected to outship feature phones for first time in 2013, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:40

More smartphones are forecast to be shipped globally than feature phones in 2013, the first such occurrence in the mobile phone market on an annual basis, according to IDC. Handset...

Mobeam and ams: Smartphone barcodes will finally be readable by all POS laser scanners

Mar 4, 22:25

Mobeam and ams AG have announced they have formed a partnership that will accelerate the ability of smartphones to transmit barcoded content that can be read by all point-of-sale...

Tizen and others join competition for mobile OS market

Mar 4, 21:34

Mobile device OS (operating system) operators including Tizen, Firefox OS, Ubuntu Touch and Sailfish OS all showcased their platforms and terminal products at the recently concluded...

MWC 2013: Qualcomm, MediaTek not ready to develop 8-core smartphone CPUs

Feb 27, 11:19

Qualcomm and MediaTek appear to have temporarily suspended their respective plans to develop 8-core CPUs for smartphones based on product roadmaps revealed by the companies.

MWC 2013: Nokia launches four new mobile phones

Newswatch - Feb 26, 14:47

Nokia has announced four new smartphones – the Nokia Lumia 720, Lumia 520, Nokia 105 and Nokia 301 – at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) and has said it will strengthen...

Acer looks to ship two million smartphones in 2013, says chairman

Feb 26, 11:58

While showcasing three new smartphones at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, Acer expects its smartphone shipments to reach two million units in 2013, according to company...

Linaro to extend Linux reach to networking equipment

Feb 21, 10:50

Linaro, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM architecture, has announced the formation of the Linaro Networking Group (LNG) with...

HTC to revamp marketing, says CEO

Feb 20, 19:03

HTC will improve product positioning and strengthen its marketing in terms of innovation and execution to address, resolve and overcome the challenges it is facing in today's smartphone...

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Android, iOS combine for 91.1% of worldwide smartphone OS market in 4Q12, says IDC

Feb 18, 11:25

Android and iOS, the number one and number two ranked smartphone operating systems (OS) worldwide, combined for 91.1% of all smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012,...

Android powers a third of all mobile phones shipped in 4Q12, says Canalys

Feb 8, 15:24

Canalys has published its final mobile phone shipment estimates across the 50 plus countries that it tracks. The total mobile phone market, at 438.1 million units, was flat on year,...

China market: Mobile gaming services generate nearly CNY1.7 billion in revenues in 4Q12, says Analysys

Feb 7, 11:59

Mobile gaming service operators in the China market generated total revenues of CYN1.677 billion (US$268 million) during fourth-quarter 2012, growing 24.93% sequentially and 52.54%...

China market: DeNA aims to be most valuable, instead of largest, social gaming platform, says executive

Feb 4, 10:40

DeNA, a leading social gaming platform in Japan with 45 million users, entered the China market in July 2011 and aims to be the most valuable social gaming platform instead of the...

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 58min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 59min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 12h 2min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 12h 5min ago

  • Simplo pushing new businesses

    Before Going to Press | 12h 5min ago

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