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Google to establish new Cloud Platform Region

Mar 24, 12:03

Google has announced it will expand its Cloud Platform Region and establish new centers in Oregon, the US and Tokyo, Japan with both to start operating at the end of 2016.

HTC stock price surges on speculated Nexus orders, says paper

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 14:00

The stock price of HTC has continued to rally on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in recent sessions amid rumors that the smartphone maker has signed a three-year contract for the...

Google Cardboard sales reach 5 million units since launch, says executive

Mar 3, 15:52

Google has sold close to five million Cardboard virtual reality (VR) devices since its launch in 2014 and apps on the Google Play Store that support the product have surpassed 2,000,...

HTC lands new Nexus smartphone orders from Google, says report

Jan 19, 21:28

HTC has landed OEM orders for production of next-generation Nexus-series smartphones to be released in fall 2016, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

Hardware vendors optimistic about VR potential to save PC industry

Jan 12, 15:33

With Sony, Samsung Electronics, Oculus/Facebook, High-Tech Computer (HTC) and Google developing virtual reality (VR) wearable devices, related supply chain players are becoming optimistic...

Internet service providers slowing down on taking in server orders

Dec 29, 13:48

Worldwide Internet service providers such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have recently started slowing down on pulling in their server orders from ODMs as they have been...

Digitimes Research: Google Brillo IoT OS still lacks system hardware partners

Dec 17, 13:51

While Google has revealed more details of technology and cooperation partners for its IoT operating system Brillo, a lack of system hardware partners and specific direction for product...

Facebook, Google server outsourcing strategy change expected to impact profitability for ODMs

Dec 11, 11:53

Facebook is planning to add Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, as a new datacenter server supplier, joining its primary supplier Quanta Computer in order to lower its risks and...

Asustek launches Chromebit CS10

Nov 20, 15:26

Asustek has announced its Chromebit CS10, a small Chrome-based device that turns a HDMI-compatible TV or monitor into a Chrome OS desktop. Chromebit CS10 is available in two colors...

Asustek Chromebit CS10 PC stick

Taiwan-based Google Play app developers double in 2 years

Nov 19, 12:45

The number of Taiwan-based app developers registered on Google Play increased by 200% in the past two years, while the money spent by users outside Taiwan for applications developed...

Karim Temsamani, head of Google Asia Pacific

Google pushing virtual reality applications

Nov 18, 15:55

Google has been pushing its R&D into virtual reality applications and is looking to enhance YouTube with the ability to provide virtual reality experiences.

Google leads technology, testing, software development for autonomous driving, says IHS

Nov 16, 14:55

Autonomous driving continues to be one of the most widespread research and development activities within the global automotive industry, as automakers and technology companies alike...

Digitimes Research: Google OnHub Wi-Fi routers to play an important role in IoT applications

Oct 23, 16:27

The OnHub household Wi-Fi routers being promoted by Google could also play an important role in Google's household IoT initiations as the interior design of the OnHub retains a number...

Digitimes Research: Android Pay to become a prevailing mobile payment tool

Oct 22, 14:47

Android Pay, announced at Google I/O 2015, will eventually beat Apple Pay to capture a majority share of the global mobile payment market, making "payment apps as a service"...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

Nexus 6P to help ramp up Huawei smartphone shipments in 2015

Oct 5, 22:36

China-based handset vendor Huawei is expected to be able to reach its goal of shipping 100 million smartphones in 2015, buoyed by strong sales of its Huawei P8 and Honor 6 devices...

Commentary: The implications of Google-Huawei tie-up for Nexus phones

Sep 29, 09:59

Google is rolling out two new Nexus phones: the Nexus 6P in cooperation with Huawei and the Nexus 5X with LG Electronics. While the market position of the Nexus phones has ebbed,...

Taiwan market: 66% of Internet users use gaming services, says Google

Jul 28, 14:50

Of Internet users in Taiwan, 66% play online or Web games for more than 30 minutes a day and nearly 92% of them play games mobile devices, according to a market survey jointly undertaken...

Himax, Etron developing chips for VR applications

Jun 15, 10:52

While most Taiwan-based IC design houses are cautious in developing chips for virtual reality (VR) applications, Himax Technologies and Etron Technology may step into the VR market...

Google to launch Chromebox digital signage solutions via AOpen in 3Q15

Jun 3, 11:53

Google will launch two Chromebox digital signage solutions for commercial application through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen in the middle of the third quarter of 2015, according...

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Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing

Jun 1, 19:23

With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating...

Digitimes Research: Six 2-in-1 Chromebooks scheduled for 2015 to tackle non-education markets

May 28, 15:46

In addition to Lenovo's N21 2-in-1 Chromebook launched in February and Asustek Computer's Chromebook Flip 2-in-1 device announced in April, Google, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer are...

Taiwan becomes major revenue contributor to Google

May 28, 11:50

Taiwan has become an important market for Google, a top-five market in terms of revenue contribution from paid apps at Google Play, according to Google.

Google BrandLab to set up branch office in Singapore in 2H16

Newswatch - May 27, 22:02

BrandLab, a business unit of Google, plans to set up a branch office in Singapore in the second half of 2016 in order to meet increasing demand from brand operators in Japan and Southeast,...

Google seeking Taiwan partners to promote Chromebook, say makers

May 21, 21:13

Google's Chromebook team has come to Taiwan to talk with Acer and Asustek Computer as well as Quanta Computer in a bid to seek cooperation to extend marketing of Chromebooks from...

Google seeking new partners for nexy generation Nexus phones; China vendors may prevail

May 20, 15:46

Google will continue to roll out its next-generation Nexus smartphones, and a number of handset vendors including Lenovo, Xiaomi Technology, Huawei and LG Electronics are likely to...

LG launches new Google Cast compatible speakers and sound bars

Apr 14, 21:16

LG Electronics has announced a new lineup of smart speakers and sound bars that come equipped with Google Cast, allowing music to be sent from an Android handset or tablet, iPhone,...

Commentary: Samsung adoption of Microsoft apps could be ill-fated

Apr 13, 22:16

Samsung Electronics has announced that its mobile devices including smartphones and tablets will come with built-in Microsoft apps, a move which appears aimed at stemming its falling...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to push 2 inexpensive notebooks in mid-2015 to counter Chromebook penetration

Mar 27, 10:54

Although the launches of inexpensive Chromebooks using Rockchip's solutions were postponed recently, Google is not giving up plans to release such products in 2015, forcing Microsoft,...

Intel to partner with notebook players for Chromebook 2-in-1s

Mar 25, 21:48

Intel is planning to partner with Google and notebook players including Asustek Computer, Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Quanta Computer and Pegatron Technology to launch 2-in-1...

Google to help Taiwan banks nurture digital marketing talent

Mar 24, 15:23

Google has partnered with Taiwan's commercial and job banks to help them train digital marketing talent and the company is looking to nurture 2,000 marketing staff via a series of...

Google, AOpen to release solutions for IPC products

Mar 24, 15:08

Google and Taiwan-based AOpen have jointly developed solutions for digital signage and industrial PC applications, and they are expected to be released in the second quarter.

Digitimes Research: Dual-OS tablets becoming popular in white-box market, but Google GMS remains an obstacle

Mar 18, 15:04

China's second-tier and white-box players have recently turned their focuses to dual-OS (operating system) tablets and are aggressively preparing to ship these products to overseas...

AOpen to cooperate with Google to develop Chrome-based digital signage solutions

Mar 12, 22:43

AOpen on March 12 announced cooperation with Google to develop Chrome OS-based digital signage solutions and will unveil three in the second quarter of 2015.

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...

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    Asustek C201PA Chromebook

    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Asustek Chromebook Flip

    Asustek Computer showcased its Chromebook Flip at Computex 2015, featuring Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C processor, 2GB LPDDR3 SDRAM and 4GB onboard memory and 16GB or eMMC storage...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

    Together with Asustek Computer, Google has upgraded the original Nexus 7 with a high-resolution panel and made the device lighter. The tablet is also capable of having more than nine...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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