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Taiwan market: Spotify launches streaming music services

Sep 25, 14:04

Sweden-based global digital music provider Spotify on September 24 announced the launch of its streaming music services in the Taiwan market, according to company Asia director Sunita...

Microsoft unveils Surface 2, Surface Pro 2

Sep 24, 11:20

Microsoft has announced expansion of its Surface family of tablets. Two new Surface models - Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 - along with an expanded portfolio of new Surface accessories,...

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Sep 23, 13:10

Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. Total revenues in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18...

Microsoft OS head Terry Myerson to visit Taiwan in October, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 23, 12:24

Microsoft's executive vice president of operating systems Terry Myerson is set to travel to Taiwan and visit brand vendors including Acer and Asustek Computer in October, promoting...

Microsoft announces quarterly dividend increase and share repurchase program

Sep 18, 15:19

Microsoft has announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.28 per share, reflecting a US$0.05 or 22% increase over the previous quarter's dividend....

China IT security market to see rapid development over next 5 years, says IDC

Sep 18, 12:09

IDC expects China's IT security market to experience an on-year growth of 12.7% in 2013 to reach a market size of US$1.83 billion.

Digitimes Research: NHK offers new data broadcasting strategies

Sep 17, 15:34

Japan broadcaster NHK officially launched its broadcast-broadband service, Hybridcast, on September 2.

Taiwan market: Evernote registered users reach over one million

Sep 17, 13:56

Evernote, a California-based provider of cloud computing-based software for taking notes and archiving, has seen the number of registered users in Taiwan increase from 200,000-300,000...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches QR code credit card mobile e-payment service

Sep 13, 14:05

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on September 12 launched a QR code-based mobile e-payment service through cooperation with eight local credit card-issuing banks and a number of retail stores...

Foxconn plans to develop B2B sales of industrial products in China

Sep 13, 11:35

The Foxconn Group has experienced frustration operating B2C online shopping services in the China market, and is planning to resume B2B sales of industrial products made by its affiliates...

PChome Online to launch B2C shopping services in Japan

Sep 12, 15:48

PChome Online, a major online shopping platform in Taiwan, is set to start B2C online shopping services in the Japan market by the end of 2013, according to company chairman Jan Hu...

China market: B2C transactions top CNY157 billion in 2Q13, says Analysys

Sep 12, 11:19

In China, B2C online shopping portals generated transaction value of CNY157.20 billion (US$25.53 billion) during second-quarter 2013, growing 18.1% sequentially and 82.2% on year,...

China market: Online gaming revenues over CNY 13 billion in 2Q13, says Analysys

Sep 11, 14:19

Online gaming service operators in the China market generated total revenues of CNY13.457 billion (US$2.19 billion) during second-quarter 2013, increasing 5.2% seuentially and 17.8%...

China market: B2B e-commerce in 2Q13 reaches CNY3.93 billion, says Analysys

Sep 6, 14:52

In the China market, web portals of B2B services generated total transaction of CNY3.93 billion (US$638 million) during second-quarter 2013, growing 6.8% sequentially and 16.6%% on...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

ITRI unveils cloud computing OS

Sep 4, 11:31

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has unveiled ITRI Cloud OS 1.0, an internally-developed operating system for handling cloud computing-based...

China software industry posts January-July revenues of over CNY1.66 trillion, says MIIT

Sep 2, 10:25

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY1.661 trillion (US$270.7 billion) in January-July 2013, growing 23.8% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of...

Microsoft names new channel chief for Worldwide Partner Group

Aug 30, 12:37

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Phil Sorgen as corporate vice president of the company's Worldwide Partner Group. Sorgen will manage a team of sales and marketing professionals...

Dell optimistic about Windows 8.1 for enterprise PCs

Aug 29, 11:22

As Microsoft is ready to release Windows 8.1 on October 18, Jeff Clarke, Dell's vice chairman and president of Global Operations and End User Computing Solutions, has expressed his...

Commentary: Microsoft CEO resignation may be a good chance for Taiwan CEOs to consider successor

Aug 26, 14:58

As Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recently announced the decision to retire within 12 months, CEOs of Taiwan-based IT players, which are also facing difficulties may also need to face...

Digitimes Research: Android may lose its competitiveness in the entry-level segment

Aug 26, 13:49

The Android platform's gradually increasing demand over hardware specifications is expected to endanger the platform's share in the entry-level segment as hardware prices are gradually...

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Brogent looks to new I-Ride orders in 2H13

Aug 23, 15:18

Brogent Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of motion-based simulation theaters and mobile multimedia software solutions, is talking about new orders to set up I-Ride simulation...

Facebook launches bid to make Internet access available to all

Aug 22, 14:56

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, has announced the launch of internet.org, a global partnership with the goal of making Internet access available to the next five billion...

China market: Online shopping hits CNY754.2 billion in 1H13

Aug 22, 11:39

In the China market, B2C and C2C online shopping totaled CNY754.2 billion (US$122 billion) in first-half 2013, hiking 47.3% on year, according to China e-Business Research Center...

Samsung releasing software solution to expand into the enterprise market

Aug 21, 15:22

Samsung Electronics has recently launched an enterprise security software Knox, which sources from the PC industry believe is the Korea vendor's move for expanding its influence in...

Taiwan market: Chinese-language Flickr launched

Aug 20, 11:46

Yahoo Kimo (Yahoo Taiwan) has announced the launch of Chinese-language Flickr. Yahoo Kimo has set up a team specifically for operating Chinese-language Flickr.

Half of top iPad apps either unavailable or not optimized on Android, says Canalys

Aug 15, 15:39

New Canalys' App Interrogator research highlights one of the deficiencies of the Android ecosystem: limited availability of high-quality, tablet-optimized apps in the Google Play...

IT security spend to reach US$30.1 billion in 2017, says Canalys

Aug 13, 15:10

Canalys has released its latest set of country-level worldwide IT security forecasts. Security remains a priority for businesses and though they may be slashing their IT budgets due...

Soft-World, Gamania net NT$2.26, NT$0.71 per share for 1H13

Aug 13, 13:54

Soft-World International and Gamania Digital Entertainment, two Taiwan-based developers/operators of online games, recorded net EPS of NT$2.26 and NT$0.71, respectively, for the first...

BYOD initiatives offer new opportunities for consumer security providers, says Gartner

Aug 13, 12:39

Consumer adoption and willingness to pay for antivirus software on mobile devices is low, according to Gartner. Gartner believes that high consumer use of personal mobile devices...

Building energy management systems will reach US$5.6 billion in annual revenues by 2020, according to Navigant Research

Aug 8, 21:35

The market for building energy management systems (BEMSs) continues to grow, driven by technology advances as well as a growing familiarity among customers with the benefits that...

Bluetooth-enabled devices expected to reach 10 billion in 2018, says ABI

Aug 8, 21:15

The installed base of Bluetooth-enabled devices alone reached 3.5 billion in 2012 and is forecast to grow to almost 10 billion by 2018, not taking into account many other technologies...

Foxconn to complete cloud computing R&D center in southern Taiwan at end of 2013

Aug 6, 15:09

The Foxconn Group is constructing a cloud computing R&D center at the Kaohsiung Software Park located in southern Taiwan, with completion scheduled for the end of 2013, according...

Tablet shipments slow in 2Q13 as vendors look to capitalize on a strong 2H13, says IDC

Aug 6, 11:24

As expected, worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in the second quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Worldwide tablet...

Number of global music streaming subscribers to grow almost threefold from 2012 to 2017, says Parks Associates

Aug 1, 11:50

New digital audio research from Parks Associates predicts the number of music streaming subscribers worldwide will reach 15 million by 2017, and the number of connected audio products...

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21-Jul-2014 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9400.97-7.27-0.08% 

TSE electronic370.47-0.65-0.18% 

GTSM (OTC)147.84-0.32-0.22% 

OTC electronic182.98-1.06-0.58% 

2014 global smartphone market forecast