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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...

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
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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.

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    HTC ChaCha, Salsa

    HTC has announced two new phones - the ChaCha and Salsa - which target the social network segment with a dedicated Facebook button for one-touch access. The Facebook button on the...

    Photo: Company, Feb 22.

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    Sony full HD Google TV

    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),...

    Photo: company, Oct 15.

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.