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HTC December revenues lowest in 10 years

Jan 8, 13:38

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.517 billion (US$198.1 million) for December 2015, down 36.64% on month and 57.08% on year. The monthly figures were also the lowest...

Digitimes Research: Apple iPhone 6s/6s Plus expected to see 5-10% on-year decline in 1Q16

Jan 8, 10:57

Apple's iPhone shipments are expected to have registered single-digit percentage growth on year in the fourth quarter of 2015, but shipments are likely to drop 5.2-10.1% on year in...

HTC teams up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox

Jan 7, 16:10

HTC has teamed up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system kit comprising of three devices: a wearable wristband, a heart rate monitor and a Wi-Fi connected...

China market: Xiaomi ready to launch Mi 5

Jan 7, 12:07

Xiaomi Technology is ready to roll out its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5, shortly after the Lunar New Year holidays, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

HTC denies report about selling HQ building

Jan 6, 14:20

HTC has denied a local media report indicating that the company plans to liquidate its headquarters building located in Hsintien, northern Taiwan.

CES 2016: Asustek to start marketing ZenFone Zoom in US in February

Newswatch - Jan 6, 11:04

Asustek Computer has announced that it will begin marketing its flagship smartphone, the ZenFone Zoom, in the US in February, priced at US$399.

CES 2016: Acer announces new Chrome products, smartphones and LCD monitors

Jan 5, 21:36

Acer has announced its latest Chrome products: the Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC and the Chromebook 11, as well as its new Liquid Jade Primo smartphone, TravelMate P648 commercial notebook,...

Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Asustek to face strong challenge ramping smartphone sales in Southeast Asia in 2016

Jan 4, 11:36

Asustek Computer will meet a strong challenge to boost its smartphone shipments in Southeast Asia in 2016 as China-based vendors including Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi, Meizu, Oppo and...

Taiwan market: Home appliances and smartphones see rising demand thanks to subsidies

Dec 31, 15:18

The Taiwan government has offered subsidies to consumers for purchasing power-saving home appliances and smartphones and will continue until February 29, 2016. The promotion has successfully...

China market: Smartisan launches Smartisan T2 smartphone

Newswatch - Dec 31, 14:58

China-based Smartisan Digital has launched a new smartphone, the Smartisan T2, which features a metallic frame.

Acer expands smartphone presence into Latin America

Dec 31, 10:41

Acer has announced cooperation with Bahamas Telecommunications and Ecuador's Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones to sell its smartphones and wearable devices.

Apple more than doubles smartphone shipments in MEA region in 3Q15, says Counterpoint Research

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:34

Overall the mobile phone market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) grew 23% on year in the third quarter of 2015, with the smartphone segment growing 31%, almost three times faster...

Commentary: Gaming notebooks, VR devices may not be as promising as expected

Dec 30, 14:13

While the production of gaming notebooks and VR (virtual reality) devices looks to be promising in 2016, keen competition in the gaming notebook sector and a lack of supply chain...

iPhone shipments from production lines in 4Q15 to be 5-10% short of original expectations, say Taiwan makers

Dec 29, 16:21

As demand for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus appear to have slowed down recently, shipments of iPhone devices from production lines in the fourth quarter of 2015 are likely to be 5-10%...

Arima Communications to expand capital of Brazil subsidiary

Stockwatch - Dec 29, 10:53

Handset ODM Arima Communications will expand the capital of its wholly owned subsidiary in Brazil, Arima Communicacoes Brasil, by US$25 million, according to a company filing with...

Taiwan market: Handset sales down slightly in November

Dec 28, 12:04

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market totaled 765,000 units in November, down slightly from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Smartphones currently...

Taiwan market: Xiaomi ships over 600,000 smart bracelets in first nine months of 2015

Dec 25, 16:13

Xiaomi Technology shipped over 600,000 units of its smart Mi Band in the Taiwan market during the January-September period of 2015, according to the company.

2016 will be the year of USB Type C and DisplayPort is along for the ride: Q&A with Analogix

Dec 24, 17:50

At this point most consumers are not that familiar with the USB Type C specification but it has the IT industry excited, with adoption rates among makers ramping up quickly. Leading...

Andre Bouwer, vice president of marketing for IC design house Analogix

China market: Meizu 2015 smartphone shipments to reach over 20 million units

Dec 24, 14:37

Smartphone shipments by Meizu in 2015 will reach over 20 million units, increasing 350% from a year earlier, according to a China-based qq.com report, citing company vice president...

HTC, Huawei to release new smartphones in 1Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 24, 10:54

HTC and Huawei both are expected to launch their respective new smartphones in the first quarter of 2016, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Worldwide wearables shipments to surpass 200 million in 2019, says IDC

Dec 23, 12:02

The worldwide wearable device market will see continued growth as second- and third-generation iterations reach the market. These new devices will build upon the hardware and software...

Acer announces brisk sales of smart bracelets

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:42

Acer has announced that it sold out 70,000 units of its fitness bracelet Liquid Leap Active during a 24-hour limited-time promotional campaign held through a TV shopping channel in...

India market: Smartphone shipments down slightly in October, says IDC

Dec 23, 11:07

Smartphone shipments in India totaled 9.3 million units in October, down from 10 million shipped in the previous month, and 4G models accounted for over 50% of total smartphone shipments...

Huawei smartphone shipments meet 2015 target

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:05

Huawei has announced that its smartphone shipments has reached over 100 million units so far in 2015, meeting the company's target set for the year and making it the first China-based...

HTC ties up with Audi to promote HTC Vive

Dec 21, 16:00

HTC has signed a cooperation agreement with automaker Audi and will install its HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) devices in Audi's flagship shops in 2016 to enable consumers to review...

ZTE to develop smartphone application processors in house

Dec 21, 15:13

ZTE has stepped up its efforts to internally develop smartphone chipset solutions, aiming to re-capture the title as one of the top-three smartphone vendors in China, according to...

Lenovo gives priority to emerging markets for handsets, says report

Dec 18, 11:51

Lenovo is giving priority to promote its handsets in emerging markets, especially in Brazil, India and Russia, according to a China-based tech.sina.com report, citing company chairman...

Asustek ZenFone 3 to come with fingerprint recognition, say Taiwan makers

Dec 18, 10:37

Asustek Computer will for the first time adopt fingerprint recognition technology for its third-generation ZenFone series smartphones to be launched in May-June 2016, according to...

IoT market to nearly double by 2019, says IC Insights

Dec 17, 19:02

Between 2015 and 2019, worldwide systems revenues for applications connecting to the Internet of Things (IoT) will nearly double reaching US$124.5 billion in the final year of the...

Digitimes Research: Over 331 million smartphones shipped globally in 3Q15

Dec 17, 18:58

There were 331.9 million smartphones shipped globally in the third quarter of 2015, increasing 10.5% on quarter and 7.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

HTC to be prohibited from selling HTC One M9 in Germany

Dec 17, 15:14

HTC is likely to be prohibited from continuing to sell its HTC One M9 and other models in Germany for violating a patent involving voice coding technology owned by Acacia, according...

Taiwan notebook ODMs will struggle to see business growth in 2016, say Taiwan makers

Dec 17, 14:24

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, mainly Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, will find it considerably difficult to increase operations in 2016 mainly because global...

China wearable device market continues to grow, with varied performance between segments, says IDC

Dec 17, 13:56

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC ), wearable device shipments in China reached 7.37 million units in the third quarter of 2015, up 40.1% from the previous quart...

Sony Mobile to reduce smartphone models for 2016

Dec 17, 10:25

Sony Mobile Communications is likely to reduce the number of new smartphones launched in 2016, and consequently the vendor may also dismiss its R&D unit in Taiwan, according to...

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