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HTC seeks to spin off VR business

Jun 27, 10:43

The establishment of an independent VR (virtual reality) subsidiary will help HTC build alliances with, or solicit equity investment from, potential strategic partners, HTC president...

Taiwan market: 641,000 handsets sold in May, says CNA

Jun 23, 20:51

There were 641,000 handsets, mostly smartphones, sold in the Taiwan market in May, decreasing 1.3% on month, according to Taiwan-based Central News Agency (CNA).

Foxconn chairman expects channel retail business to grow strongly in 1 year

Jun 23, 15:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has told investors that the company has already resumed its channel retail business, but he refused to provide...

China market: Xiaomi likely to launch smartwatch in September, says report

Newswatch - Jun 22, 22:17

Xiaomi Technology is expected to launch its first smartwatch in September at the earliest. The Mi smartwatch is likely to come with a 1.3-inch round display powered by a Qualcomm...

Asustek, HTC caught up in Tessera patent infringement case in the US

Jun 22, 15:33

Commenting on US-based Tessera Technologies and its subsidiary Invensas filing lawsuits against players such as Broadcom and Avago as well as Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer...

Foxconn chairman looks at LeEco ecosystem for possible cooperation

Jun 22, 14:07

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou and a number of top executives of the EMS giant have recently visited an experience shop of the "LeEco ecosystem" operated by China-based...

HTC confirms departure of former CEO

Jun 22, 12:02

HTC has confirmed that its former CEO Peter Chou has left the company. Chou is currently serving as chairman of Hong Kong-based Digital Domain though he is still an honorary consultant...

Sales of HTC 10 higher than expected in Taiwan, Japan, says company

Jun 21, 13:41

HTC expects its sales performance in the Taiwan market in the second quarter of 2016 to be better than that a quarter earlier due to strong sales of its flagship model the HTC 10,...

China market: Foxconn enters financial service sector

Jun 21, 11:27

Foxconn Electronics has entered the financial service market in China and also plans to launch an online financial service platform in 2016, according to media reports in China.

Himax provides Quad HD display driver IC for Tango-enabled AR smartphone

Jun 21, 11:12

Himax Technologies has announced its HX8396-A display driver IC has secured the design win in the world's first augmented reality (AR) smartphone, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The Phab 2 Pro...

Asustek becomes largest client of Arima Communications

Jun 17, 10:44

Asustek Computer has accounted for about 40% of Arima Communications' smartphone shipments to become the largest client, followed by LG Electronics with about 20% and Sony Mobile...

Wearable shipments to reach 213.6 million units worldwide in 2020, says IDC

Jun 17, 10:01

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016, representing 29% growth over 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable...

Digitimes Research: Growing VR ecosystem to accelerate development of VR video market

Jun 16, 15:24

Video and gaming applications for virtual reality (VR) devices were the highlights of the recently concluded Computex 2016 as demonstrated by the number of related products and exhibitors...

Apple stepping up procurement for new Apple Watch

Jun 15, 10:51

Apple has stepped up procurement of chips and components for the second-generation Apple Watch which is expected to debut later in 2016, according to sources from the supply chain.

Asustek cuts 2Q16 revenue guidance due to weak smartphone demand

Jun 14, 14:11

Because of weaker than expected demand in the Asia Pacific market, the smartphone industry is entering a new era of competition and smartphone ASPs are dropping. Asustek Computer...

HTC launches new mid-range smartphone, ties up with Bethesda Softworks

Jun 14, 13:56

HTC has unveiled a new mid-range smartphone, the HTC One S9, which will be available at its exclusive shops in the Taiwan market on June 17 priced at NT$9,990 (US$309) unlocked. The...

China holds 8 spots among top-12 smartphone vendors, says IC Insights

Jun 13, 21:10

Eight of the world's top-12 smartphone companies during the first quarter of 2016 are China-based including Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, Lenovo, TCL and Meizu, according to IC...

Arima Communications speeds up expansion into non-smartphone product lines, says president

Jun 13, 21:09

Smartphone ODM Arima Communications, in view of slow growth in global demand for smartphones and increasing market competition, has adjusted its business operation model to reduce...

Asustek sees stable performance in Brazil

Jun 8, 16:32

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen has pointed out that the company is rather cautious about its operations Brazil, which has see high inflation, increasing unemployment and weakening...

Worldwide smartphone sales to slow in 2016, says Gartner

Jun 8, 16:21

Gartner expects global smartphone sales twill continue to slow and will no longer grow in double digits. Worldwide smartphone sales are expected to grow 7% in 2016 to reach 1.5 billion...

Apple completes sales of first bond issue in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:07

Apple has completed the sale of US$1.277 billion worth of bonds in Taiwan, with the yield for the 30-year bond issue set at 4.15%, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 6% in 2Q16

Jun 8, 13:59

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will increase 6% sequentially to 20.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: LG launches G5 Speed smartphone

Jun 7, 13:52

LG Electronics has launched its LG G5 Speed smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), priced at NT$23,900 (US$740) unlocked.

Synnex sees increased May revenues

Jun 7, 12:19

IT and consumer electronics distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27.38 billion (US$840 million) for May, increasing 3.5% on month and...

HTC May sales performance remains weak

Newswatch - Jun 6, 22:49

HTC has reported revenues of NT$6.75 billion (US$208.44 million) for May, increasing 17.3% sequentially but declining 37.4% from a year earlier.

Worldwide smartphone growth to slow to 3.1% in 2016, says IDC

Jun 3, 14:41

Smartphone shipments are expected to grow 3.1% in 2016, which is a substantial slowdown from the 10.5% growth in 2015 and 27.8% in 2014, according to IDC. The forecast is 2.6pp lower...

Taiwan market: Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi enhancing marketing efforts for smartphones

Jun 3, 13:49

Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology have recently strengthened their marketing efforts in the Taiwan market, with each expecting to take a 5% share in the local smartphone market in...

Asustek expected to focus on development of IoT, robots, AR/VR

Jun 3, 12:36

Asustek Computer is expected to shift its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products, seeing the motherboard/graphics card...

MediaTek stepping up development for auto electronics, VR

Jun 3, 10:11

MediaTek's R&D teams have started to work with Europe-based car vendors and worldwide handset firms on the development of the company's product lines targeted at automotive electronics...

Next generation iPhone features minor upgrades; production volume to decline in 2016, says TrendForce

Newswatch - Jun 3, 10:07

Apple has settled on most of the specifications for the next generation iPhone, which will come in two sizes: 4.7- and 5.5-inch. The major hardware highlights include expanded storage...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P9 Plus smartphone

Jun 2, 19:58

Huawei has launched its latest smartphone, the P9 Plus, in the Taiwan market, aiming to ramp up its share in the local handset market to 5% in 2016.

Huawei P9 Plus smartphone

Foxconn integrating Sharp, Nokia marketing efforts

Jun 2, 15:37

Foxconn Electronics has begun to integrate the marketing and sales efforts of Sharp's smartphones and Nokia's feature phones after taking control of the two brands recently, according...

HTC to spin off VR business in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 1, 13:10

HTC is expected to spin off its virtual reality (VR) business in the third quarter of 2016 at the earliest, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, citing...

Brazil market: Xiaomi recalls handset team, to not introduce new models temporarily

Jun 1, 11:13

Xiaomi Technology reportedly has recalled its handset team stationed in Brazil back to China due to difficulty promoting smartphones in the country and will not introduce new models...

Everyone wants in on virtual reality opportunity

Jun 1, 11:04

If the IT industry has not quite entered the era of virtual reality (VR), most key players at Computex Taipei 2016 are trying to expedite the process. Major technology launches on...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

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