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Soft-World sees over 50% of 1Q13 profit from 3 subsidiaries

May 17, 15:26

Online games developer Soft-World International has posted net profit of NT$161.4 million (US$5.4 million) for first-quarter 2013, with NT$83.91 million or 52% coming from non-operating...

Windows 8.1 estimated to launch in late October

May 16, 14:18

Notebooks featuring Microsoft's new Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) will start volume production in mid-September with the official launch of the operating system estimated to be around...

Chunghwa Telecom, IBM cooperate to launch Smart PaaS in Taiwan

May 10, 15:54

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest fixed-line and mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, on May 9 announced cooperation with IBM Taiwan to launch Smart PaaS (platform as a service), a...

China software industry posts 1Q13 revenues of nearly CNY619 billion, says MIIT

Apr 29, 21:59

China's software industry generated total sales revenues of CNY618.861 billion (US$99.42 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, growing by 24.7% on year, according to statistics by...

China market: Keyword search advertising valued at CNY7.28 billion in 1Q13, says Analysys

Apr 26, 13:50

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of CNY7.28 billion (US$1.17 billion) for keyword search advertising services in the first quarter of 2013, decreasing...

CyberLink 1Q13 net profit down on quarter, up on year

Apr 26, 10:16

CyberLink, a Taiwan-based developer/provider of digital multimedia software solutions, posted net profit of NT$198.004 million (US$6.63 million) for the first quarter of 2013, decreasing...

Syscom Computer sets up CloudMaster joint venture

Apr 25, 13:56

Syscom Computer Engineering, a Taiwan-based IT system integration service provider, on April 24 announced the establishment of CloudMaster, a joint venture with Japan-based Tokai...

Taiwan market: NCC plans to cut cable TV pricing to boost digitization

Apr 25, 11:06

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on April 24 proposed a draft plan for a progressive downward adjustment in cable TV charges to drive cable TV digitization in Taiwan,...

Windows 8 expected to trigger global growth in touch-enabled notebooks, says DisplaySearch

Apr 19, 12:34

The penetration of touch screens in notebooks was under 3% in 2012, but is expected to grow to more than 12% in 2013. This compares to touch-screen penetration of 77% in mobile phones...

Southeast Asia potential market for Taiwan-based Internet service providers, says Google Taiwan head

Apr 18, 13:38

As the population is large and Internet services as well as use of smartphones and other mobile terminal devices are growing rapidly in Southeast Asia, while there are relatively...

Foxconn to pay Microsoft for production of Android/Chrome devices

Apr 17, 22:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on April 17 signed contracts with Microsoft to acquire authorization for patents used in the production of Android- and Chrome-based...

Microsoft reportedly developing Windows Blue for PC, mobile OS integration

Apr 8, 15:20

Microsoft is reportedly developing Windows Blue as an independent project that will help merge Windows (PC) with Windows Phone. Rumors have also spread that Microsoft is developing...

Taiwan market: GigaCloud launches cloud computing services for SMBs

Apr 3, 10:39

Taiwan-based GigaCloud on April 2 announced the launch of SaaS (software as a service) public cloud computing services in the Taiwan market, targeting small and medium businesses...

Taiwan market: Google unveils Chinese-language version of YouTube EDU

Apr 2, 12:11

Google has unveiled a Chinese-language version of YouTube EDU, its open platform offering online videotaped courses for learning by Internet users around the world, for the Taiwan...

Lenovo, HP, Dell to release PCs with Chinese Linux OS in China

Apr 1, 22:59

Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell reportedly will launch new PCs featuring a Linux-based Chinese-language operating system, Ubuntu Kylin that has recently been endorsed by the...

Intel, ARM to developing financial security platforms

Apr 1, 14:38

To push their shares in the mobile device market, Intel and ARM have both recently started strengthening the mobile transaction functions of their platforms.

Intel to showcase latest technology in IDF 2013 Beijing

Mar 29, 14:00

Intel's annual IDF in Beijing, China, will be held from April 10-11 and hosted by Ian Yang, president of Intel China. Top company executives such as senior vice president Kirk Skaugen,...

Arbor Technology expects growing revenues from medical applications

Mar 29, 13:56

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) firm Arbor Technology has reported that revenues from medical applications accounted for 38% of total revenues in 2012. According to company CEO,...

China market: Microsoft to launch Surface Pro, say Taiwan makers

Mar 29, 10:56

Microsoft, following the launch of the10.6-inch Surface RT in the China market, will launch the 10.6-inch Windows 8 Surface Pro there on April 2 at a retail price of CNY6,500 (US$1,045)...

Microsoft to merge Windows RT into next-generation Windows OS

Mar 27, 22:18

Microsoft will no longer launch products under its Windows RT line and will instead merge the product line into the software giant's next-generation Windows, codenamed Blue, according...

Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom talking about cooperation with TV vendors for MOD

Mar 25, 14:12

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest fixed-line telecom carrier in Taiwan, is talking with local LCD TV vendors including Sampo, Tatung and Amtran Technology about cooperation to build...

China software industry January-February revenues top CNY402 billion, says MIIT

Mar 25, 10:23

China's software industry generated revenues of CNY402.263 billion (US$64.57 billion) in January-February 2013, growing 25.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information...

Digitimes Research: More software developers join Android camp

Mar 20, 16:03

More and more software developers and free software projects are willing to join development for the Android platform in view of the dynamic shipment growth demonstrated by Android-based...

Commentary: Taiwan cloud industrial parks to face reality check

Mar 20, 15:23

In the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan's government began announcing projects regarding government cloud services. In January 2013, the governments of Taipei and New Taipei City both...

Wistron ITS becomes sales agent for Japan-based TIS, Qualica

Mar 19, 21:22

Wistron Information Technology & Services (Wistron ITS), a business-use software developer belonging to the Wistron Group, on March 19 signed with Japan-based IT system integration...

Intel uses Hillcrest Labs motion control for set-top boxes

Mar 19, 15:46

Hillcrest Labs has announced that Intel's just-unveiled reference design kit for IPTV set-top boxes (STBs) and media servers will use its motion control technology.

First-tier vendors to supply more notebook models with no OS

Mar 18, 21:28

Several first-tier notebook brand vendors including Lenovo have reportedly been raising their shipment proportions of models without an operating system (OS) to attract consumers,...

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Google executive reshuffle may affect relationship with handset brands, say sources

Mar 15, 15:37

Google's Android chief, Andy Rubin, has stepped down from his current post. If Rubin is assigned to strengthen in-house handset products, it may affect Google's relationship with...

A Google OS would struggle to compete with Windows for 1-2 years, say Taiwan notebook platers

Mar 15, 12:22

While Google is likely to integrate Chrome OS with Android, such a Google OS would struggle to compete with Windows in the global notebook market at least for one to two years, according...

Google said to integrate Android with Chrome OS

PC supply chain sentiment remains weak despite Microsoft price cuts

Mar 13, 13:46

Despite price breaks offered by Microsoft on its Windows 8 and Office software, sentiment in the PC supply chain still remains weak, in view of orders received in March and second-quarter...

Too late for China to develop own mobile operating systems, say Taiwan makers

Mar 7, 11:11

While China Academy of Telecommunication Research under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in its white paper calls for China's development of own operating systems...

Taiwan market: VMware to cooperate with server ODMs for software bundled sale

Mar 6, 15:14

VMware will extend its partnerships from server vendors, such as Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and IBM, to Taiwan-based server ODMs to pre-install its desktop virtualization...

Microsoft to offer discount on Windows 8 OEM prices

Mar 5, 22:21

Viewing that Windows 8 has fallen short of expectations in driving demand mainly because Windows 8 notebooks and tablets are too expensive, Microsoft will lower OEM licensing costs...

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    Sony has introduced its Internet TV line featuring four LCD HDTVs with built-in Google TV. The product line includes the 24-inch NSX-24GT1 (US$599.99), the 32-inch NSX-32GT1 (US$799.99),...

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