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Taiwan remains R&D base for Firefox OS, says Mozilla

Jul 22, 14:10

Mozilla on July 21 indicated that its team in Taiwan continues to play an important role for R&D of Firefox OS.

Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan loses staff

Jul 17, 10:30

Mozilla COO and Taiwan general manager Gon Li have resigned and set up a new company and recruited about 30 engineers from the Mozilla Firefox OS R&D team in Taiwan, almost suspending...

Smartphone platform providers eyeing emerging Africa market

Mar 4, 22:06

Smartphone platform providers including Google, Mozilla and Microsoft are planning to team up with handset makers, most likely China-based makers, to develop sub-US$100 smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Firefox OS shifting to TV stick technology

Dec 1, 10:35

While Firefox OS was previously used in smartphone followed by limited use in tablet devices, the software is now shifting to TV sticks and computer learning applications, according...

Japan market: KDDI to launch mid-range Firefox smartphones in December

Oct 15, 15:42

Japan-based mobile operator KDDI will team up with its hardware production partner LG Electronics to release a Firefox-based smartphone in December, targeting the mid-range segment,...

Firefox smartphones to be launched in India in July, says Mozilla COO

Newswatch - Jul 15, 11:24

Mozilla will launch a series of inexpensive Firefox OS smartphone models in the India market in July, with retail prices of up to US$50, according to company COO and Mozilla Taiwan...

Mozilla announces future plans for Firefox OS

Feb 24, 15:27

Mozilla has demonstrated its Firefox OS open mobile ecosystem at a press event on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event introduced seven new commercial Firefox...

Taiwan market: Android platform accounts for 90% of smartphone OS market

Jan 15, 12:35

Android-based smartphones currently account for over 90% of smartphone OS market share in Taiwan, leaving little room for other platforms, including Firefox OS and Tizen, according...

Foxconn to develop Firefox OS tablet

Jan 7, 14:03

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is cooperating with Mozilla to develop a tablet featuring Firefox OS. Taiwan-based chipmaker VIA Technologies will also join the pr...

Foxconn to development Firefox OS tablet with Mozilla

Firefox OS smartphones may struggle to compete with Android, Nokia models

Oct 28, 10:34

Smartphones running on Firefox OS may not be able to compete effectively against low-end Android phones or Nokia's Asha family models, despite successful initial sales of ZTE Open...

ZTE developing second-generation Firefox OS smartphone, says report

Sep 26, 15:42

China-based vendor ZTE is developing a second-generation Firefox OS-based smartphone equipped with dual-core processor, China-based tech.sina.com cited company executive...

Digitimes Research: Xiaomi steals spotlight; Firefox OS gains a foothold

Sep 17, 20:12

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology, while undermining market conditions by releasing low-priced smartphones to push sales in its home market where competition in hardware...

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

Firefox OS smartphones draw attention from vendors, ODMs, say Taiwan makers

Aug 21, 20:29

The selling of ZTE Open, an entry-level smartphone based on Firefox OS, has given the operating system interest from other smartphone vendors and ODMs, according to Taiwan-based handset...

Firefox OS aimed to become alternative to Android, says Mozilla vice president

Jun 21, 15:34

While Mozilla has offered Firefox OS for less than two years, the operating system based on HTML5 and Web technologies has been adopted by a number of smartphone vendors including...

Gong Li, Mozilla Mobile Device senior vice president and Asia Operations president

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.

Sony Mobile makes headway with Xperia Z; to move to other platforms

Mar 11, 14:08

Sales of Sony Mobile Communications' new high-end flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, have been successful, which could help the vendor ramp up sales of its entry-level to mid-range...

China-based smartphone vendors adopt WP8, Firefox OS

Jan 14, 20:20

While almost all of China-based vendors have selected Android, Huawei Device, ZTE and Lenovo have additionally adopted Windows Phone 8 (WP8) and ZTE and TCL Communication will adopt...

Firefox OS will struggle to compete with Android, iOS, say Taiwan makers

Jul 4, 15:19

While Mozilla Foundation will launch Firefox OS, a mobile operating system based on open Web standards and has won adoption by China-based vendors ZTE and TCL Communication Technology...

Yahoo! Open Hack Day in Taiwan picks Firefox Extension as top-prize

Sep 24, 12:02

Yahoo! held 24-hour Open Hack Day competition in developing innovative web applications in Taiwan last weekend and on September 22 announced that KeKeKe, a six-member team, won the...

Taiwan market: Yahoo! Kimo cooperates with Mozilla to extend services via Firefox 3.0

Jul 10, 15:42

Yahoo! Kimo (Yahoo! Taiwan), on July 9, announced its cooperation with Mozilla Online, Mozilla's China subsidiary, to offer Yahoo! Kimo services through the traditional Chinese version...

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