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PChome JV provides e-payment services in Thailand

Oct 21, 10:58

Taiwan-based web portal and online shopping platform PChome Online has announced its joint venture PChome Thailand will operate electronic payment services in the Thailand market.

China market: Suning, Alibaba to form e-commerce joint venture

Oct 20, 11:50, a subsidiary of China-based retail giant Suning Commerce Group, will form a CNY1 billion (US$148.41 million) e-commerce joint venture with the Alibaba Group in Chongqing,...

China market: Foxconn, HTC participate in Alibaba city brain project

Oct 17, 11:04

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has announced that it cooperates with 13 enterprises, including Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics and smartphone vendor HTC, to participate...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou at a Hangzhou conference

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

E Ink Holdings, HTC, Palladio cooperate to develop smart packaging solution for pharmaceuticals

Oct 5, 15:19

EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH), smartphone vendor HTC and Italy-based packaging solution provider Palladio Group have announced a jointly-developed smart...

Smart packaging solution for pharmaceuticals developed by EIH, HTC, Palladio

RoyalTek using pirated software, says BSA Taiwan

Oct 5, 15:07

Engineers working at RoyalTek, Quanta Computer's GPS navigation device subsidiary, have been found using pirated graphics software mostly developed by PTC and Autodesk. The software...

Government IT spending in India to reach US$7.2 billion in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 4, 15:31

The government in India is on pace to spend US$7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending...

China MIIT forms alliance to promote VR industry

Oct 4, 15:29

Under the initiative of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), a total of 180 businesses, research institutes and academic organizations have jointly established...

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.

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.

NXP establishing security standards for smart cars in China

Sep 29, 14:51

At a recent tech forum in China, NXP announced key collaborations including an alliance to establish security standards for smart cars in China with cross-sector collaborations.

Taiwan market: Online advertising services in 1H16 valued at over NT$11 billion, says DMA

Sep 29, 14:47

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$11.195 billion (US$350 million) during the first half of 2016, increasing 32.1% on year, according...

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...

Southeast Asia is stage for Taiwan online service providers, says TiEA president

Sep 21, 16:03

For Taiwan-based online e-commerce, shopping or gaming service operators, Southeast Asia countries afford relatively good opportunities for extending business operations from the...

TiEA president Jamie Lin

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...

China software revenues reach CNY2.662 trillion in January-July, says MIIT

Sep 13, 11:11

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY2.662 trillion (US$406.1 billion) in January-July 2016, growing 14.8% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and...

Commentary: Business outlook for HMD VR devices still unclear

Sep 8, 16:00

With HTC, Samsung Electronics, Oculus and Google keenly developing hardware devices and related software solutions, the virtual reality (VR) industry looks promising. But not all...

HTC invests in medicare VR software developer Surgical Theater

Sep 1, 12:00

HTC has invested a total of US$11 million in medicare VR software developer Surgical Theater, accounting for a 21.09% stake in the software company, according to the company.

Acer invests in 2 startups to expand cloud-based service business

Aug 31, 14:21

Acer has made investments in two startups as it strives to continue expanding its cloud service business.

Enterprise private, public cloud use on the rise, says VMware CEO

Aug 31, 12:01

Enterprises' internally operated IT workloads are decreasing due to increasing use of private and public cloud computing services, and the proportion of IT workloads for internal...

Former HTC CEO to attend Tokyo Game Show

Aug 30, 16:11

Peter Chou, former CEO of HTC and currently chairman of Taiwan-based VR (virtual reality) game developer Futuretown, will preside over a product presentation to be held at the Tokyo...

IBM Taiwan expects growth potential in Taiwan, says executive

Aug 30, 14:53

IBM Taiwan hardware business general manager Nelson Lee expects the company to still have a lot of room for growth in the Taiwan hardware market; however, instead of purely selling...

Nelson Lee, IBM Taiwan hardware business general manager

HTC speeding up development of Viveport app store

Aug 30, 13:57

HTC has said that it will continue to strengthen the development of its virtual reality app store, Viveport, as a means to foster the HTC Vive ecosystem and to ramp up sales of the...

Taiwan supply chain makers to benefit from release of PS4 Neo, PS4 Slim, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 25, 15:20

Taiwan-based makers in Sony's PlayStation supply chain, particularly lens maker Kinko Optical and ODMs Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron, will benefit significantly from the planned...

China Internet user base over 709 million at end of June, says CNNIC

Aug 25, 10:11

The number of Internet users in China increased to about 709.58 million as of the end of June 2016, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

Digitimes Research: Japan IT vendors stepping into IoT business

Aug 25, 10:06

Due to stagnant growth in the Japan IT market, many Japan-based IT vendors have stepped into developing cloud computing-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for the Japan market,...

China market: Online search valued at CNY21 billion in 2Q16, says Analysys

Aug 24, 15:40

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of CNY21 billion (US$3.22 billion) in the second quarter of 2016, increasing 17.8% on quarter and 9.3% on year,...

Digitimes Research: Japan to focus on developing self-driving, medicare and smart-factory industries

Aug 23, 14:57

The Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016 calls for the development of key technologies related to the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), including IoT, robot and artificial...

China market: B2C transaction value nearly CNY652 billion in 2Q16, says Analysys

Aug 23, 11:58

In the China market, B2C online shopping portals generated total transaction value of CNY651.94 billion (US$99.86 billion) in second-quarter 2016, growing 18.9% sequentially and 39.6%...

China market: Online advertising in 2Q16 valued at CNY63.46 billion, says Analysys

Aug 22, 10:28

Online advertising service providers in the China market generated total revenues of CNY63.46 billion (US$9.72 billion) during the second quarter of 2016, increasing 17% on quarter...

Insyde UEFI BIOS shipping on Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

Aug 18, 10:13

Insyde Software, a provider of UEFI BIOS and systems management software, has announced that its flagship product InsydeH2O is now shipping on the new Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air featuring...

Taiwan market: ACTi offers cloud computing-based retail store solution via cooperation with Microsoft

Aug 17, 12:06

Microsoft Taiwan has announced that ACTi, a provider of IP surveillance solutions, has become a new partner under its Cloud Solution Provider program. ACTi has launched a cloud computing-based...

Insyde Software unlikely to post profits in 2016, says chairman

Aug 17, 11:55

UEFI BIOS firmware developer Insyde Software suffered operating losses for the first and second quarters straight due to decreasing global demand for notebooks, and 2016 business...

POS solution provider Posiflex to acquire KIS Acquisition

Newswatch - Aug 15, 10:14

Own-brand POS (point of sale) equipment maker Posiflex Technology has announced that it will fully acquire US-based KIS Acquisition for US$105 million. The deal is expected to complete...

Alibaba 2Q16 operations up on year

Aug 12, 16:15

Alibaba Group on August 11 released its financial report for the second quarter of 2016, with GMV (gross merchandise volume) of CNY830.7 billion (US$126 billion) increasing 24% on...

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    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor

    Intel has introduced the Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor product families to address the requirements of diverse workloads and the rapidly evolving needs of data centers. The new processor...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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    Microsoft Surface tablet PC

    Microsoft has unveiled the Surface table PC for Windows. Conceived, designed and engineered entirely by Microsoft employees, Surface sports a full-sized USB port and a 16:9 aspect...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Apple iCloud

    Apple has introduced iCloud, a set of free new cloud services that work with applications on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store content...

    Photo: Company, Jun 9.

Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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TSE electronic381.6-0.39-0.1% 

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OTC electronic168.33+0.33+0.2% 

The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.