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MediaTek to triple India workforce in 3 years

Oct 7, 10:26

MediaTek has announced a training program to foster and develop talent for India's fast-growing handset industry, while disclosing plans to triple its workforce locally to 1,500 em...

Japan market: Foxconn to launch in-house-produced smartphones

Oct 6, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics is expected to introduce its entry-level and mid-range smartphones into the Japan market through its subsidiary Sharp in the first quarter of 2017, according to...

Digitimes Research: Google Pixel shipments expected to reach 3-4 million in 2016

Oct 6, 15:12

The recently launched Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3-4 million shipments in the second half of 2016, according to Luke Lin, senior analyst of Digitimes Research. While...

VR, AR, AI developments to have greater scalability, says Google Taiwan head

Oct 6, 14:16

In addition to applications related to virtual reality (AR), augmented reality (AR) and Internet of Things (IoT), the development of artificial intelligence will have a greater scalability...

Chien Lee-feng, head of Google Taiwan

FIH Mobile warns net profits to fall 52% in 2016

Newswatch - Oct 4, 15:42

FIH Mobile has warned that its net profits for 2016 will be lower than US$110 million, decreasing 52% from the US$229 million recorded a year earlier.

Oppo aims to ship 130-140 million smartphones in 2017

Oct 4, 14:01

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo aims to ship 130-140 million smartphones worldwide in 2017, compared to 100 million units targeted for 2016, according to sources from Taiwan's...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3 Max, targeting price-performance ratio-oriented buyers

Oct 3, 22:03

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphones in Taiwan on October 3, featuring a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch display, 4100mAh battery and a function to serve as a power bank....

Fitbit sets up office in Taipei

Newswatch - Oct 3, 12:54

Smart wearable device vendor Fitbit has set up a branch office, Fitbit International, in Taipei, which will focus on marketing and R&D efforts in Taiwan, according to a Chinese-language...

HTC Viveport app store going online in over 30 countries

Oct 3, 10:59

Viveport, HTC's app store for its Vive virtual reality headset, which opened in China in April, is now launching publicly in more 30 countries, according to HTC.

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up 7% on month in August

Sep 30, 11:11

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 663,000 units in August, an increase of 44,000 units or 7% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail...

Apple sets up first R&D center in China

Sep 29, 15:01

Apple has set up its first R&D center in China in Beijing's Zhongguancun Science Park, according to a statement issued by the Zhongguancun Park Management Committee.

Analog IC firm Leadtrend grows shipments for mobile devices

Sep 29, 14:20

Leadtrend Technology has enjoyed rising shipments of fast-charging solutions for mobile devices, which boosted its August revenues to a record NT$126 million (US$4.02 million).

China market: Xiaomi launches Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi TV 3s

Sep 28, 23:04

Xiaomi Technology has launched its new flagship smartphone products, the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus along with the Mi TV 3s, the company's first TV with artificial intelligent (AI) capab...

Mi TV 3s

Foxconn to produce smartphones for OnePlus in India, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 28, 12:00

Foxconn Electronics will begin to manufacture the OnePlus 3 smartphone for China-based vendor OnePlus in India in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers

Sep 28, 11:38

Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4

Sep 27, 12:40

Xiaomi Technology has launched its Redmi Note 4 smartphone in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$5,999 (US$191) unlocked.

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4

Apple still leads in smartwatch sales, but sector growth slow, says Kantar Worldpanel

Newswatch - Sep 27, 11:27

As of July 2016, 15.2% of US consumers owned either a smartwatch or fitness band compared to 8.1% for the four major markets in Europe - the UK, Germany, France and Italy, according...

Potential of wireless charging technology: Q&A with WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Sep 27, 10:56

To help foster the development of related wireless charging technology in Taiwan, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Taiwan Association...

WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Digitimes Research: China starts tightening up control on third-party payment service companies

Sep 26, 16:51

The enactment of the administrative measures on non-financial institutions by the People's Bank of China (PBOC) in 2010 has since then resulted in a proliferation of more than 200...

Foxconn permitted to repair iPhone at subsidiary in Shanxi, China, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 15:50

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) subsidiary in Shanxi, China has been permitted by the local government to conduct maintenance services for Apple's iPhone products,...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile signs pact with Tesla

Sep 23, 15:32

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has entered an agreement with Tesla to cooperate in the B2B connected car market in Taiwan, according to company president James Jeng.

TWM president James Jeng

Digitimes Research: Shipments of VR video-enabled smartphones, bundled VR devices to soar in 4Q16

Sep 23, 12:29

The penetration rate of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will continue to soar in the fourth quarter of 2016,...

Oculus reportedly in talks with MSI for VR cooperation

Sep 22, 12:14

Oculus reportedly is also interested in virtual reality (VR) backpack PC products developed by Micro-Star International (MSI), and the two companies are currently in talks for cooperation,...

China market: LeEco launches new smartphone

Sep 22, 11:14

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco has launched its new Le Pro 3 smartphone and with the device, the company is expected to ship over 15 million smartphones in 2016, according...

LeEco Le Pro 3 smartphone

Microsoft unveils Nokia 216 feature phone

Newswatch - Sep 22, 09:01

Microsoft has unveiled a new feature phone, the Nokia 216, which sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display enabling Internet browsing, viewing pictures, playing videos and gaming.

Nokia 216

Taiwan market: China smartphone vendor Meitu launches M6

Newswatch - Sep 21, 21:40

China-based smartphone vendor Meitu has launched its Meitu M6 smartphone in the Taiwan market. The Meitu M6, which features a 5-inch Full HD display and an octa-core MediaTek Helio...

China market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3, notebooks and 2-in-1s

Sep 21, 16:09

Asustek Computer announced its new notebooks and smartphones including ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro in China on September...

Taiwan market: HTC launches Desire 10 Lifestyle

Newswatch - Sep 21, 14:49

HTC has begun marketing its mid-range HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle smartphone in Taiwan and globally. The Desire 10 Lifestyle, which features a 5.5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400...

iPhone 7 materials costs higher than previous versions, IHS says

Sep 21, 14:47

The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries US$219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Marki...

China market: Smartphone vendors foray into mobile payment market

Sep 21, 12:39

With the number of mobile payment users in China still expanding robustly and is likely to reach 200 million in 2016, which is more than five times the market size in the US, brand...

Acer to release VR backpack for 2017, targeting B2B market

Sep 21, 11:48

Acer is planning to launch a virtual reality (VR) backpack for 2017, but instead of the consumer sector, the product will mainly focus on the business to business (B2B) market. The...

Jerry Kao,IT products business division general manager at Acer

Asustek launches ZenFone 3 in Russia, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:41

Asustek Computer recently hosted a product launch conference in Moscow, Russia and is the largest vendor in the country for many product lines including motherboards, graphics cards...

China market: LeEco set to launch new smartphone on September 21

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:31

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco is set to release a new smartphone on a product event in Beijing on September 21, according to media reports in China. The vendor is...

Sprint intros MediaTek-powered smartphone

Sep 19, 14:36

Sprint has introduced the LG X Power, which features the MediaTek Helio P10-series chipset. The device is the first MediaTek-powered smartphone available from Sprint breaking new...

China market: Oppo still ramping up component, panel orders, say sources

Sep 19, 13:50

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo, which had its shipments impeded partially by tight supply of flat panels recently, has continued to ramp up its orders for parts and components,...

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    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

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