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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...

RIM introduces 2 new smartphones; changes company name to BlackBerry

Jan 31, 21:51

Research In Motion (RIM) has changed its name to BlackBerry, and has introduced two new smartphones based on the new BlackBerry 10 platform, the Z10 and Q10. The two models will be...

Line to maintain leading market status in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand in 2013, says NHN Japan CEO

Jan 31, 15:37

Line, a smartphone- and PC-based instant messaging application developed by Japan-based NHN Japan, aims to maintain its leading market share for mobile instant messaging in Japan,...

HTC to unveil M7 in London in February, say sources

Jan 29, 14:04

HTC plans to unveil its new M7 smartphone, a flagship model for the first half of 2013, in London in early February, according to sources at the supply chain.

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

Microsoft to launch WP8 reference design in mid-2013, say sources

Jan 25, 11:26

Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with chipset suppliers including Qualcomm on development of Windows Phone 8 reference design aiming to attract more smartphone makers in China...

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China market: Brands to introduce quad-core smartphones before Lunar New Year

Jan 23, 22:06

Many brands in China such as Huawei and ZTE plan to introduce quad-core smartphones that adopt MediaTek's MT6589 or Qualcomm's MSM8x25Q solutions before the Lunar New Year holidays...

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

Jan 23, 15:40

Providers of mobile advertising services on smartphones, tablets and other mobile terminal devices generated estimated total revenues of NT$2.64 billion (US$89.5 million) in 2012,...

Taiwan market: WeChat targeted for 80% penetration of mobile device users

Jan 22, 15:30

China-based Tencent launched its WeChat mobile messenger service in the Taiwan market in October 2012 and aims at reaching 80% of mobile device users, according to the company.

Android platform to continue dominating 5-inch and larger smartphone market in 2013

Jan 21, 15:44

Google's Android platform will continue to dominate the 5-inch and larger smartphone segment in 2013, while other platforms such as Apple's iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry have...

US consumers likely to swap traditional technology with tablets and new media in 2013, says Belkin

Jan 17, 20:39

Approximately 39% of US adults between the ages of 18-34 would consider replacing their TV cable and satellite providers with a streaming media subscription service in 2013, according...

Compal Communications aims to ship 10 million smartphones in 2013

Jan 17, 13:53

Compal Communications expects its shipments of smartphones to reach 10 million units in 2013, powered by the fast growing smartphone industry in China and its growing number of clients,...

Bestec Power sees continual sales growth in 2013

Jan 15, 11:36

Taiwan-based switching power supply maker Bestec Power Electronics expects its sales for 2013 to exceed the amount it posted in 2012 during which revenues soared 68.2% to NT$1.93...

CES 2013: More new multi-core chipset solutions unveiled, heating up competition

Jan 11, 14:47

Chipset vendors including Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics and ST-Ericsson have all unveiled their new multi-core solutions for mobile devices and other applications at CES 2013,...

China market: 2012 mobile Internet-access revenues, users up 84.2%, 30.1%, says Analysys

Jan 10, 14:09

Operators of mobile Internet services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY158.8 billion (US$25.17 billion) in 2012, hiking 84.2% from 2011, while the corresponding...

Samsung, Huawei ready to launch WP8 smartphones, say sources

Jan 10, 13:55

Samsung Electronics and Huawei Device are ready to launch Windows Phone 8 (WP8)-based models in the US and other markets, while Microsoft, Nokia and HTC have chosen to not participate...

Global LTE smartphone sales to reach 275 million units in 2013, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 4, 11:49

Global sales of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to triple to 275 million units in 2013, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers see decreased New Year text message traffic

Newswatch - Jan 3, 12:18

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile and Far EasTone Telecommunications saw declines in New Year mobile text message traffic due to growing use of free instant messenger applications...

China software industry posts January-November revenues of over CNY2,192 billion, says MIIT

Jan 2, 11:53

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY2,192.76 billion (US$346 billion) in January-November 2012, growing by 27.3% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and...

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