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Elitegroup Computer Systems nets NT$1.67 per share for January-September

Oct 29, 15:58

Motherboard, desktop, notebook and tablet maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) on October 28 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, with consolidated revenues...

Asustek launches ZenFone 5 in Japan

Oct 29, 15:41

Asustek Computer on October 28 announced its ZenFone 5, a 4G-enabled smartphone, in Japan for launch on November 8 and will additionally launch a smartwatch, the ZenWatch, in late...

ITRI eyes flexible display development as wearables market estimated to reach 100 million in 2017

Oct 28, 15:39

Following the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) in smart home, vehicle and automation applications, coupled with expected growth in the wearables market, FlexUP Technologies...

Digitimes Research: Top-3 Japan-based telecom operators promoting smartphones differently for winter season

Oct 28, 14:26

The top-three Japan-based telecom operators, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI au and SoftBank Mobile, have adopted different approaches to promote smartphones for the winter season, according to...

Huawei Device ships 16.8 million smartphones in 3Q14

Oct 27, 22:14

China-based vendor Huawei Device shipped 32.03 million handsets in the third quarter of 2014, with 16.8 million units being smartphones, increasing on year by 26%, according to Taiwan-based...

TV panel shipments to grow 2.7% in 2014

Oct 27, 14:57

Spurred by recovering growth in North America and Europe and rising demand in emerging economies, flat-screen TV panel shipments are expected to grow 2.7% in 2014 from 217 million...

Digitimes Research: Sales of 4G smartphones to remain sluggish in China in 4Q14

Oct 27, 14:03

Major China-based handset vendors including Coolpad, Lenovo and Xiaomi Technology are unlikely to reach their shipment goals set for 2014 due to slow sales of 4G models in the third...

Sony to launch 12-inch tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:49

Sony Mobile Communications will launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Several other vendors are also developing large-size tablets for launch in the first or second...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

Newswatch - Oct 24, 09:45

There were 730,000 handsets sold in the Taiwan market in September and HTC maintained the largest market share at 20.8% in terms of sales volume, followed by Samsung Electronics with...

Apple rumored to raise payments to accelerate iPhone 6 Plus production

Oct 23, 15:46

Seeing higher-than-expected iPhone 6 Plus demand, Apple is rumored to be considering raising its payments to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) by 20-25% to encourage...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches 2 entry-level LTE smartphones

Oct 23, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has launched two low-priced 4G LTE smartphones, the Galaxy Grand Prime and Galaxy Core Prime, in the Taiwan market targeting the entry-level segment.

Supply chain estimated to deliver 50 million units of iPhone 6 in 2014

Oct 23, 15:06

Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology's orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Apple turns to focus on price management to save tablet business

Oct 23, 13:55

Digitimes Research believes Apple is planning to sacrifice its gross margins to save its tablet business, which has already fallen into decline. Apple's entry into price competition...

Sony Mobile to amend strategy for releasing flagship models

Oct 22, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will amend its policy for the launch of flagship models by releasing only one new model a year, instead of two models currently, according to sources at...

Wearable sensor market to expand sevenfold in 5 years, says IHS

Oct 22, 16:01

Driven by rising demand for fitness and health monitoring features as well as by improved user interfaces, shipments of sensors used in wearable electronic devices will rise by a...

Apple announces financial results for fiscal 4Q14

Oct 21, 22:19

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter that ended September 27, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenues of US$42.1 billion and quarterly net...

Apple likely to supply more iPhone 6 Plus to satisfy strong demand from China, say sources

Oct 21, 16:03

Apple may have to adjust again the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China, according to industry sources.

Lenovo to set up secondary brand for mobile devices

Oct 21, 14:13

The Lenovo Group has announced that it will create a new company to focus on sales of smart devices and services through Internet. The new company will operate under a separate name...

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% in 3Q14, says TrendForce

Oct 21, 12:08

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the third quarter of 2014, and iPhone 6 shipments surpassed Apple's target of 73.5 million units to reach 80 million...

Commentary: China ODM services increasing as local vendors aim to cut costs and expand handset lineups

Oct 20, 16:21

Low-priced, high-specification handsets are continuing to be focus for handset vendors in China, with Xiaomi, Coolpad and Huawei Device expected to push segment in 2015 in order to...

Asustek expects at least NT$2 billion in profits from handset business in 2015

Oct 20, 15:14

Asustek Computer expects its handset shipments to grow dramatically to 16 million units in 2015, helping its profits from the business line to reach at least NT$2 billion in the year,...

Asustek expects growth in shipments and profits in 2015

Tablet vendors developing models for education, business, gaming applications to boost growth in 2015

Oct 17, 14:48

Tablet vendors have been developing models designated for education, business and gaming applications in order to boost shipment growth in 2015 due to saturation in global demand...

Google launches Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus Player

Oct 16, 14:33

Google has launched its next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone with Motorola Mobility and its new tablet, the Nexus 9, in cooperation with HTC. The search engine giant has also teamed...

Google Nexus 6

Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays; expects flat performance in 2015

Oct 15, 22:03

Commenting on the company's recent performance, Acer CEO Jason Chen said the company enjoyed strong sales in China during the country's National Day holidays starting October 1, but...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO sees good sales during China National Day holidays

Elderly home monitoring growth drawing new players to the market, says ABI Research

Oct 15, 16:07

Over the next five years, a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million in 2019 up from just six million in 2013. In...

Japan market: KDDI to launch mid-range Firefox smartphones in December

Oct 15, 15:42

Japan-based mobile operator KDDI will team up with its hardware production partner LG Electronics to release a Firefox-based smartphone in December, targeting the mid-range segment,...

Ergotech showcases 3G smartwatch at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Oct 14, 10:40

Taiwan-based Ergotech Technology is exhibiting a smartwatch featuring 3G voice communication functionality at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition 2014 from October 13-16.

Ergotech 3G-enabled smartwatch

HTC unveils HTC Desire Eye, Re camera

Newswatch - Oct 13, 15:54

HTC has unveiled its new selfie phone, the HTC Desire Eye as well as a small, handheld camera called the Re camera.

iPhone 6 pre-orders in China reach 20 million, says report

Oct 13, 15:13

Pre-orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China are estimated to have reached 20 million during the pre-order period from October 10-13, according to a report from China-based...

Supply chains conservative about 4G handset development in China during 4Q14

Oct 13, 13:35

Handset supply chain makers are continuing to see the effects of lagging 4G handset sales in China as vendors clear out reserves of 3G units.

Foxconn, Pegatron see large sequential growth in September revenues

Oct 13, 10:37

Foxconn Electronics saw its September consolidated revenues of NT$415.412 billion (US$13.7 billion) increase 51% on month and 22.95% on year, while ODM Pegatron had those of NT$105.988...

Digitimes Research: Enterprise segment to benefit, but PC segment to suffer from HP spin-off

Oct 9, 15:49

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will separate into two companies, HP Inc. and HP Enterprise with the former focusing mainly on PC and printer products and the later on servers, storage, software...

Microsoft rumored to cease Surface tablet business

Oct 9, 14:59

Microsoft continues to see weak sales for its Surface Pro 3 tablet and is reportedly planning to cancel the product line since shipment performance has been far lower than expectations,...

Worldwide PC shipments down in 3Q14

Oct 9, 13:38

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 78.5 million units in the third quarter of 2014, an on-year decline of 1.7%, according to IDC.

New battery and charging technologies required for 8 billion mobile devices in 2019, says ABI Research

Oct 9, 13:35

ABI Research forecasts that the installed base of mobile devices (smartphones, basic mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and notebooks) will reach eight billion by 2019, providing...

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    Before Going to Press | 5h 29min ago

  • Sharp estimates LCD TV shipments to reach 6 million in fiscal 2014-2015

    Before Going to Press | 5h 30min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels reach 66.99 million in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 5h 44min ago

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