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China market: Xiaomi launching consumer loan company, says report

Jun 18, 14:02

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology will launch an online consumer loan company in Chongqing, allowing the smartphone vendor to step into China's financial market, according...

Acer has no acquisition plans, says CEO

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:05

Acer will continue to invest in its smartphone business but will not consider a merger or acquisition for the time being, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch high-spec version ZenFone 2

Newswatch - Jun 17, 13:50

Asustek Computer plans to launch the flagship model of its ZenFone 2 series with 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM priced at NT$11,990 (US$388) in the Taiwan market on June 18, according to a...

Global wearable shipments to reach 45-50 million in 2015

Jun 17, 11:42

The release of the Apple Watch will help accelerate the growth of the wearable market, pushing global shipments of wearable devices to 45-50 million units in 2015, up 125-150% from...

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 1 million HTC Desire family smartphones

Jun 16, 21:23

HTC has shipped over one million units of its HTC Desire family products, including the HTC 816, HTC 820 and HTC 626, in the Taiwan market during the period from May 2014 to April...

HTC dismisses acquisition speculation

Jun 16, 15:22

HTC will not consider any possible acquisition offer from Asustek Computer, and it has not contacted Asustek to discuss the possibility for such a deal, the Taiwan-based smartphone...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches flagship Xperia Z3+ smartphone

Jun 16, 10:52

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest smartphones including the flagship Xperia Z3+ and mid-range M4 Aqua Dual in Taiwan and is looking to boost its share in Taiwan's...

Sony Mobile showcases the Xperia Z3+, M4 Aqua Dual

Synnex Technology mulls tapping three more overseas markets, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 15, 14:02

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International is evaluating the feasibility of expanding operations into Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, Chinese-language...

Asustek net profit deceases in 2014

Jun 12, 15:20

Asustek Computer has posted consolidated revenues of NT$477.4 billion (US$15.43 billion) for 2014, up 3% on year and net profit of NT$19.47 billion, down 9% on year. The 2014 net...

Pegatron chairman expects IT industry to see rising demand in 2H15

Jun 12, 11:52

Commenting on the IT industry's overall weaker performance in the first half, Pegatron Technology chairman TH Tung said the IT industry was slack during the first half, but many players...

Australia market sees a major drop in tablet and 2-in-1 shipments in 1Q15, says IDC

Jun 11, 22:04

IDC has found shipments of tablets and 2-in-1s totaled 770,752 units in Australia in the first quarter of 2015; this represents a 40% on-quarter decline. Whilst a seasonal slump in...

Mobile phone shipments grow in Australia market in 1Q15, says IDC

Jun 11, 16:03

According to IDC, 2.32 million units of mobile phones were shipped into Australia in the third quarter of 2015. This represents a decline of 22% on quarter, which is expected when...

Tablet vendors developing models for business, gaming and education applications

Jun 11, 14:20

Tablet brands are developing models for business, gaming and education applications as a means to cushion off the impact of slacking demand caused by the rising popularity of large-size...

Arima Communications settles licensing dispute with InterDigital

Stockwatch - Jun 11, 11:07

Arima Communications has signed a settlement agreement and release of claims with the US-based InterDigital Group to end the licensing royalty disputes between the two companies,...

Synnex Technology sees decreased May revenues

Jun 10, 21:27

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on June 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$21.90 billion (US$712 million) for May,...

Foxconn revenues down 14% on month in May

Jun 10, 21:24

Foxconn Electronics has reported revenues of NT$301.6 billion (US$9.71 billion) for May, down 14.4% from the previous month but up 12.6% from a year earlier. For the first five months...

Asustek revenues drop on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 10, 16:32

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.682 billion (US$1.09 billion) for May 2015, representing a 1.94% increase on month and 8.58% drop on year.

Acer revenues drop on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 10, 16:31

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.664 billion (US$571.61 million) for May 2015, representing a 11.63% increase on month and 30.86% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators to differentiate smartphones with special features

Jun 10, 15:57

Smartphones launched by the top-three Japan-based telecom operators for summer 2015 are almost identical in hardware specifications, but the carriers have been trying to differentiate...

Taiwan market: Tablet sales to reach 1.2 million units in 2015; Huawei to launch MediaPad X2

Jun 10, 11:05

Sales of tablets in the Taiwan markets are expected to decline 14% on year to 1.2 million units in 2015 due to dwindling demand and impact from the rising popularity of large-size...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P8 lite

Jun 9, 21:42

China-based Huawei has launched its P8 lite smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET). Huawei aims to ship over 100,000 units of the...

Huawei P8 lite

Asustek handset business starts generating profits in May

Jun 9, 11:31

Asustek Computer has said that it shipped over 1.5 million smartphones in May, allowing its handset business to start generating profits in the month.

HTC lowers guidance for 2Q15, expects loss

Newswatch - Jun 8, 11:21

HTC has lowered its sales target for the second quarter of 2015 to NT$33-36 billion (US$1.06-1.16) compared to its previous guidance of NT$46.5-51 billion, citing slack demand for...

Sysgration cooperates with Whistle Labs to launch Tagg GPS Plus

Jun 5, 16:04

Sysgration, a maker of components and modules for IoT (Internet of Things) and IoV (Internet of Vehicles) applications, and Whistle Labs, a US-based vendor of GPS pet trackers, on...

Tagg GPS PLus

Taiwan market: Smart wearable device sales lower than expected

Jun 5, 15:42

Sales of smart wearable devices in the Taiwan market, including branded products from Asustek Computer, have been lower than expected, according to market sources.

Wearable market remained strong in 1Q15 despite pending debut of Apple Watch, says IDC

Jun 5, 12:19

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device...

Computex 2015: China mobile device players showing advantages in cost management

Jun 4, 21:22

Several China-based mobile device brand vendors and manufacturers have participated at Computex 2015 to exhibit their latest products. Seeing demand for smartphones and tablets from...

Garmin sales riding high on sports smart wearable devices

Jun 4, 14:44

Despite the dwindling PND market, Garmin has seen its revenues and profits grow steadily, buoyed by rising sales of sports-related wearable devices, according to the company's Asia...

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch P8 and P8 Lite

Jun 4, 11:23

Huawei has announced that it will unveil its new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P8, as well as the mid-range Huawei P8 Lite in Taiwan on June 9.

Mitac to ship IoV devices to US- and Japan-based automakers

Newswatch - Jun 4, 11:06

Mitac International's development of Internet of vehicles (IoV) systems will begin to bear fruit in 2015 with related products likely to find their ways into the supply chains of...

Billy Ho, Mitac president expects strong revenues from the IoV business in 2016

Taiwan wearable device makers shift production focus to smartwatches

Jun 3, 21:36

Taiwan-based wearable device makers, including Mitac International, Papago, Holux Technology and GlobalSat Worldcom, have recently shifted focus to develop smartwatches instead of...

Aidmics pushing innovations for biotechnology industry

Jun 3, 13:59

Several Taiwan-based start-up companies are at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them is Aidmics Biotechnology, which is showcasing its latest inspection products...

TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Gigabyte pushing in-house designs for gaming notebooks to stay competitive: Q&A with Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Jun 2, 20:58

Although the company has not been operating in the gaming notebook industry for long, Gigabyte Technology is still performing stably in the gaming market thanks to its long experience...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to partner with Acer, Lenovo and Inventec for US$169-249 Windows 10 notebooks

Jun 2, 16:07

In addition to its cooperation with Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) to launch an 11.6-inch inexpensive notebook priced at US$179 for the education market, Microsoft is planning...

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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    Microsoft Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM feature phone

    Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM, aimed at first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable backup device for their smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Apple Watch smartwatches

    Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available on April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. The Apple Watch...

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