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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...

Orange Electronic to launch iPhone-, iPad-based tire pressure monitoring systems

Dec 28, 14:38

Taiwan-based automotive electronics maker Orange Electronic will launch iPhone- and iPad-based tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and related free application software in the...

China-based acoustic device makers ramping market share, say sources

Dec 27, 13:59

China-based acoustic device makers, including AAC Technologies and Goertek, have seen their market share surpass that of Taiwan's counterparts, buoyed by their cooperation with a...

Intel expected to show new smartphone platform at 2013 MWC

Dec 25, 21:56

Intel is expected to unveil a new smartphone platform, and new Atom processors based on 22nm and 14nm processes featuring lower power consumption, at the 2013 Mobile World Congress...

RIM optimistic about BlackBerry 10 orders

Dec 22, 15:11

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) plans to introduce BlackBerry 10 to expand market share. According to Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of RIM, there have been some 150...

Taiwan Mobile instant message application aims to reach 5-6 million users in 2013

Dec 21, 11:56

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, introduced an in-house instant message application, M+ Messenger, in August 2012 and has accumulated...

Tough competition ahead for Nokia, RIM and HTC in 2013

Dec 20, 15:36

Nokia, Research in Motion (RIM) and HTC have seen disappointing sales in 2012 and hope to win back market share with the introduction of Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10 and Android...

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...

More brands to introduce smartphones in 2013

Dec 19, 22:02

Firms such as Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft all intend to introduce own-brand smartphones which may stir up price competition and become major influences on the market in the second...

Taiwan market: FET plans to launch smart TV apps

Dec 19, 11:10

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to launch about 30 smart TV applications at S Mart, the Taiwan-based telecom carrier's online app store, initially in April 2013 at the...

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

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

Handset and platform makers compete to dominate map data

Dec 13, 21:19

Handset and platform makers such as Nokia and Google have been expanding in-house map data platforms. Apple is reportedly considering buying Tom Tom, a Dutch navigation product provider,...

Nokia increasing competition in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Dec 7, 14:02

Nokia is strengthening its deployment in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone market with the launch of Lumia 620, a move which will affect the sale of Windows Phone 8 handsets...

Digitimes Research: Android phones to account for 70% of global smartphone market in 2013

Dec 6, 12:19

Android will further solidify its market leadership in the smartphone operating system race in 2013, thanks to a broad support from smartphone vendors and the rollout of a wide range...

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...

iPhone 5 yield rates improving, say sources

Dec 5, 14:44

Yield rates for the production of iPhone 5 in the supply chain appear to have improved recently, as Apple has shortened the standby period for pre-sale orders in the US and Europe...

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