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Digitimes Research: Taiwan smartphone makers see dropping orders from Amazon, Microsoft Mobile and Facebook in 2014

Sep 3, 16:07

Taiwan handset makers originally expected to continue receiving orders for Lumia series products from Microsoft Mobile and also acquire new orders from Amazon and Facebook in 2014,...

Sales of branded smartphones from service providers such as Amazon, Facebook, and Alibaba lower than expected

Aug 29, 11:25

Sales of own-brand smartphones launched by online retailers or social networking service companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent have been lower than expected,...

Taiwan ODMs seeing increased direct-account orders for data center servers

Apr 3, 10:53

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn have seen large increases in direct-account orders for data center servers from Facebook and Microsoft, with production capacities already fully utilized,...

Quanta to showcase battery backup system at Facebook OCP Summit

Jan 28, 13:21

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, Wistron's subsidiary provider of cloud computing system integration services, will participate in Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit to take...

Internet firms diversify server supplies

Oct 11, 14:37

Google and Facebook have started dividing their server orders between different ODMs to avoid placing all their eggs in one basket. Inventec will start supplying servers to Google...

Taiwan ODMs expected to benefit from new data centers in Northern Europe

Sep 25, 21:54

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to benefit from Microsoft and Facebook's new data center establishments in Northern Europe in 2014, according to...

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...

Smartphone brands reluctant to develop Facebook Home-enabled models

Jun 24, 12:48

A number of branded smartphone vendors, including Samsung Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei are now reluctant to cooperate with Facebook for the joint...

Facebook OCP creating competition for Taiwan hardware makers

May 27, 16:08

Although Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) is expected to benefit Taiwan-based ODMs in terms of shipping servers directly to Internet players, sources from the server industry...

Facebook sets up OCP Taiwan

May 24, 15:20

Facebook on May 23 established Open Compute Project (OCP) Taiwan in a bid to attract Taiwan-based hardware makers and promote industry standards for cloud computing data center equipment,...

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

More brands to introduce smartphones in 2013

Dec 19, 22:02

Firms such as Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft all intend to introduce own-brand smartphones which may stir up price competition and become major influences on the market in the second...

Notebook ODMs expect surging growth in cloud computing business in 2013

Sep 25, 01:25

As cloud computing business opportunities are expanding, several notebook ODMs have been aggressively pushing their related business segments and expect strong revenue growth from...

Quanta to establish R&D building in Taiwan and recruit software talent in Taiwan

Aug 30, 01:20

Quanta Computer is set to establish new building in Taiwan for R&D purposes and plans to recruit 4,000 software technicians to focus on developing the cloud computing market,...

PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman

Jul 19, 01:10

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a cloud computing forum, pointed out that the PC industry will need consider how to sell smart services in the post-PC era, instead of focusing...

Barry Lam

AMD may be able to increase server platform global market share through joining OCP, say Taiwan makers

May 4, 14:49

AMD's participation in Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) is likely to afford opportunities to hike its global market share for server platforms used in data centers which currently...

HTC, Facebook jointly developing smartphone, say sources

Apr 25, 16:10

Given that Google is expected to continue to cooperate with Samsung Electronics for the development of the next-generation Nexus smartphone, HTC reportedly has decided to move forward...

Server brands reportedly put pressure on ODMs to not acept orders directly from end clients

Dec 12, 16:39

As social network website players such as Google and Facebook are placing their data center orders directly with PC ODMs, server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and...

MediaTek ties up with Facebook

Nov 9, 11:33

MediaTek has announced a strategic alliance with Facebook allowing it to embed the social networking giant's services into its mobile platform solutions.

Facebook to set up data center in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 8, 09:53

Facebook will establish a data center in the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN).

Facebook has Quanta Computer, Wistron set up Internet data centers in US

Sep 14, 16:49

Facebook has skipped original partner Dell to commission Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer to set up a customized data center in Oregon and another one in North Carolina through cooperation...

Quanta, Wistron, Taiwan Mobile announce cloud computing cooperation

Aug 30, 01:20

Taiwan-based PC makers Quanta Computer and Wistron, and telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile have jointly announced cooperation over cloud computing service with the two PC makers to also...

Digitimes Insight: webOS may resurrect if to sells to Facebook

Aug 23, 15:56

With Hewlett-Packard (HP) announcing it will stop developing webOS-based products including smartphones and tablet PCs and will spin off its Personal System Group (PSG) business,...

HP TouchPad with WebOS operating system

Quanta, Wistron expected to strongly benefit from cloud computing in 2012

Jul 28, 01:10

Quanta Computer and Wistron are expected to see strong sales growth in their cloud computing-related businesses in 2012 with Quanta's revenues from server business to more than double,...

Intel new server platform expected to start large replacement trend

Jun 14, 01:15

Intel is set to launch a new server platform Romley in the third quarter of 2011 with social network websites such as Google and Facebook all planning to upgrade their servers by...

PC ODMs expect to gain share from first-tier server vendors, while vendors take the opposite view

Jun 14, 01:10

As cloud computing becoming a great business opportunity to server players, sources from PC ODMs believe that the server market, which is currently dominated by first-tier players...

Quanta Computer to supply servers for Facebook, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 18, 10:53

Quanta Computer has obtained orders for servers from Facebook, with shipments to begin in the third quarter of 2011, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

HTC launches 5 new smartphones with two equipped with dedicated Facebook button

Feb 16, 10:51

Smartphone vendor HTC unveiled five new smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Three models - the Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S - are enhanced versions of existing...

Soft-World lands sales right for MyCard Facebook in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau

Jan 27, 11:07

Taiwan-based online games developer/operator Soft-World International has secured an exclusive agent right from Facebook to issue and sell MyCard Facebook, a designated stored-value...

Taiwan market: Gamania, 7-Eleven cooperate to launch Facebook game Open! City

Jul 21, 16:56

Gamania Digital Entertainment and President Chain Store, the Taiwan operator of 7-Eleven, on July 20 jointly announced the launch of Open! City, a Facebook game, in the Taiwan market...

Taiwan market: Soft-World launches Facebook-like social portal Minik

Mar 26, 16:44

Soft-World International, the largest developer/operator of online games in Taiwan, has launched its Minik social network service portal, aiming to make it a "Facebook"...

Taiwan market: KKBOX to use Facebook for business promotion

Dec 23, 15:01

KKBOX, the largest platform of online streaming music in Taiwan, will capitalize on the large and wide social network of Facebook for advertising and sales of its service, according...

Taiwan market: Facebook hits third highest visit rate in October, says InsightXplorer

Nov 27, 17:13

Facebook, despite the fact that it has not set up any operational base or agent in the Taiwan market, attracted visits by about 70% of the local Internet surfers in October 2009,...

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  • Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

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  • Taiwan September manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

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  • Supply chains still experiencing pressure to reduce panel pricing

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  • Foxconn will not acquire TPK, says company

    Before Going to Press | 1h 5min ago

  • Taiwan makers still eyeing sales of Ultra HD TV panels, high-end IT displays

    Before Going to Press | 1h 24min ago

  • Himax Technologies sees booming orders for LCoS solutions

    Before Going to Press | 1h 39min ago

  • Innolux announces acquisition of assets from Hoya Microelectronics

    Before Going to Press | 1h 40min ago

  • Taiwan IC designers expect drops in 3Q14 gross margins

    Before Going to Press | 1h 47min ago

  • Taiwan makers 3-5 years ahead of China in LTPS technology, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 1h 51min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers developing more technology for second-wave 802.11ac devices

    Before Going to Press | 1h 54min ago

  • Digitimes Research: OLED TV pricing to remain double Ultra HD TV pricing through 2016

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  • Sony to launch 12-inch tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 2h 3min ago

  • Laibao reaches 80% yields on 5G line; OGS shipments reach 600,000 a month

    Before Going to Press | 2h 4min ago

  • Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA

    Before Going to Press | 2h 10min ago

  • Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 2h 18min ago

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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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    HTC introduces new smartphone series

    HTC has introduced three smartphone series, the Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S. The new devices will be broadly available to customers across major European and Asian markets...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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    SiS9561 Android Internet TV SoC

    Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced that China-based TCL has adopted its SiS9561 as the key SoC component of their first generation Internet smart TV. SiS9561, based on...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    Kogan Wi-Fi digital photo frame

    Kogan's 8-inch Wi-Fi digital photo frame features 800x600 resolution with built-in high speed JPEG decoder/rendering engine, touch-border design for navigation, and built-in 256M...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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    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

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