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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...

Bluetooth Smart support in Android 4.3 expected to boost demand for Bluetooth devices, say Taiwan makers

Jul 31, 20:35

Android 4.3's native support for Bluetooth Smart is expected to drive growth in demand for Bluetooth-enabled devices mainly for health care, sports and physical fitness, home entertainment...

China software industry posts 1H13 revenues of nearly CNY1.4 trillion, says MIIT

Jul 31, 11:17

China's software industry generated total sales revenues of CNY1.392 trillion (US$226.9 billion) in January-June 2013, growing by 24.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry...

Enterprise PC demand may benefit from the end of Windows XP support

Jul 29, 15:30

As Microsoft is set to end its support for Windows XP in April, 2014, sources from the upstream supply chain believe the action will help trigger a PC replacement trend in the enterprise...

CyberLink conservative about 3Q13

Jul 26, 10:25

Taiwan-based digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink is conservative about its business operations in the third quarter of 2013, expecting consolidated revenues to...

Taiwan market: Gomaji aims at group buying revenues of NT$3.5 billion for 2013

Jul 25, 12:04

Gomaji, currently the largest operator of group buying services in the Taiwan market, generated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$53.6 billion) for the first half of 2013 and has hiked...

Microsoft reports fiscal 4Q and full-year results

Jul 19, 11:41

Microsoft has announced quarterly revenues of US$19.9 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Operating income, net income, and diluted EPS for the quarter were US$6.07 billion,...

Taiwan 2Q13 international Internet bandwidth rises to over 942Gbps, says TWNIC

Jul 19, 10:56

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 942.715Gbps as of the end of the second quarter of 2013, increasing...

Order visibility for notebook touch modules improving

Jul 17, 15:32

Order visibility for Taiwan-based touch module suppliers has improved recently after Microsoft lowered the technical specifications of touch modules for use in Windows 8.1 touch-enabled...

Taiwan market: Asustek develops digital content cloud computing platform

Jul 12, 11:18

Asustek Computer and the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs on July 11 jointly announced the establishment of Taiwan Digital Mart, a cloud...

Google launches crisis response information platform in Taiwan

Jul 11, 18:13

Google on July 10 launched a platform for providing information on natural disasters in Taiwan for public crisis response, using open data provided by Taiwan government agencies,...

Taiwan market: New Egg to start B2C operation in July-August

Jul 9, 11:16

New Egg, the second largest B2C online shopping platform in the US market next only to Amazon, will launch B2C online shopping services in the Taiwan market in July-August 2013, according...

Taiwan market: PChome Store launches auction platform

Jul 5, 16:02

PChome Store, an online shopping service operator in Taiwan, on July 4 launched an auction platform with incentives of free listings and a 2% fee on sales value in the first year...

China-based group buying platform to sell Taiwan-made food

Jun 26, 15:07

A group buying platform under the largest China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba will cooperate with Taiwan's Chinese National Federation of Industries to sell more than 30 Taiwan-made...

Taiwan plays key role in Chromebook Pixel development, says Google Taiwan general manager

Jun 26, 11:00

Google runs a global Chrome OEM/ODM R&D center in Taiwan. According to Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan, the team in Taiwan is a major R&D team for developing...

Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

Quanta targets 3S as the new business directions

Jun 24, 21:12

Quanta Computer is targeting the 3S - software, system and solution - as the company's new business directions for the future and is set to bring the revenue contribution of its notebook...

Dell aims to strengthen software businesses in Greater China

Jun 24, 15:24

Dell has set up four major departments, End-User Computing, Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG), Dell Software Group (DSG) and Services, and plans to strengthen businesses in Greater...

Taiwan IC firms should seize Google Glass business opportunity, says Google Taiwan general manager

Jun 21, 12:39

Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan, has stated that the concept of wearable devices has been around for years but it did not turn into a marketable product until 2013...

Windows RT facing pressure from being isolated

Jun 19, 22:25

Microsoft's Windows RT operating system may fall to the same fate as Hewlett-Packard's (HP) webOS as most brand vendors have already stopped developing related products, leaving Microsoft's...

Advantech steps into intelligent services with long-term outlook

Jun 14, 15:32

Industrial PC maker Advantech has stepped into providing intelligent services and expects the business to begin to substantially generate revenues and profits in five years, company...

Commentary: Samsung deepens cooperation with Microsoft, paving way to notebook market

Jun 10, 15:49

South Korea-based Samsung Electronics supplies key components such as panels to Microsoft while developing new notebooks using Microsoft's operating systems. Samsung can use discounts...

Computex 2013: Microsoft introduces Windows 8.1

Jun 6, 19:43

Microsoft has showed several new functions and designs for its upcoming Windows 8.1 at its Computex 2013 conference.

Nick Parker, Microsoft corporate vice president of OEM division

Google adjusts hardware strategy to expand platform market share

Jun 5, 11:36

According to recent strategy adjustments made by Google, the firm has been shifting focus back to its core business, advertising, and any from developing hardware. After all, Google...

Foxconn, Mozilla cooperate to develop Firefox OS ecosystem

Jun 3, 21:20

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on June 3 announced the signing of an MoU with Mozilla for strategic cooperation to develop Firefox OS.

Microsoft to focus on Windows 8.1 at Computex, while Google will keep a low profile

Jun 3, 19:22

Computex has been largely centered on Microsoft Windows-related products throughout the history of the show, and a number of Microsoft executives have participated in the event. This...

Taiwan market: So-net steps into online games

May 30, 16:20

So-net Entertainment Taiwan, an ISP and provider of payment services to online game operators in Taiwan, on May 29 announced the extension of its business to online gaming services,...

China software industry posts January-April revenues of nearly CNY859 billion, says MIIT

May 30, 13:49

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY858.918 billion (US$138.17 billion) in January-April 2013, growing 25.2% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan market: TWM launches online shopping services

May 28, 22:04

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on May 28 launched myfone online shopping services, with customers able to collect deliveries at myfone...

China market: Online gaming revenues over CNY 12 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 23, 11:42

Online gaming operators in the China market generated revenues of CNY12.788 billion (US$2.05 billion) during first-quarter 2013, increasing 4.4% sequentially and 13.5% on year, according...

Windows 8 expected to take up 5-8% of global tablet shipments in 2013, say Taiwan makers

May 22, 20:36

Possibly because Microsoft has lowered licensing rates for Windows 8 for use in tablets, many vendors are developing Windows 8 tablets for launch in the second half of 2013, and thus...

China market: B2C transaction value over CNY133 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 22, 15:31

In the China market, B2C (business to customer) online shopping operators generated a total sales transaction value of CNY133.12 billion (US$21.38 billion) during the first quarter...

China market: Third-party e-payment services generate CNY1.2 trillion in 1Q13 total trade value, says Analysys

May 21, 15:22

In the China market, third-party e-payment services generated total sales transaction value of CNY1.253 trillion (US$201.2 billion) in first-quarter 2013, rising 3% on quarter and...

China market: Online advertising valued at CNY18 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

May 21, 15:09

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenue of CNY18 billion (US$2.89 billion) during the first quarter of 2013, falling 14.5% on quarter...

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