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Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Google, IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia, Tyan announce development group for data centers

Aug 7, 11:50

Google, IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia and Tyan have announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium - an open development alliance based on IBM's Power microprocessor architecture. The Consortium...

Shipments of second-generation Nexus 7 estimated at 3.5 million in 2013

Aug 7, 11:28

Global shipments of the second-generation Nexus 7 through the end of 2013 are estimated at 3.5 million, mainly because the model will not be launched in the China market and there...

No new Nexus 7 for Taiwan before September, say channel retailers

Jul 29, 21:39

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may not show up in Taiwan before the end of August despite the fact that the tablet is co-branded by Google and Asustek Computer. Since the new...

MediaTek to push sales of next-generation tablet CPUs to Google, Amazon

Jul 29, 11:33

MediaTek aims to push sales of its next-generation ARM big.LITTLE-based tablet processor, the MT8135, to Google, Amazon and Sony in addition to branded notebook and tablet vendors,...

Google announces Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7

Jul 25, 15:15

Google has launched its second-generation Nexus 7 and the Chromecast, a device that can be plugged into TVs, PCs, smartphones or tablets for watching online content.

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Asustek expects to benefit from second-generation Nexus 7 in 3Q13

Jul 22, 21:17

Google and Asustek Computer's co-developed second-generation Nexus 7 is expected to start selling at the end of this month (July) in markets such as the US and should boost Asustek's...

Google to acquire stake in Himax LCOS microdisplay unit

Jul 22, 21:12

Taiwan-based Himax Technologies on July 22 announced that Google has agreed to purchase certain amount of preferred shares in Himax Display, and will hold a 6.3% interest in the su...

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Smartwatches to explode by 2014, says Canalys

Jul 17, 12:59

More than five million smartwatches will ship in 2014, Canalys said in its new report. Canalys defines smartwatches as smart wearable bands that are multi-purpose devices running...

Chromebooks to enjoy surging shipment growth in 2H13

Jul 15, 22:03

Chromebook shipments in the second half are expected to double or even triple those in the first half as Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Samsung Electronics are all reportedly...

Taiwan market: Google launches updated mobile Google Maps

Jul 15, 11:21

Google has launched updated mobile Google Maps applications and voice navigation services in the Taiwan market, according to head of Google Maps' Asia Pacific division Lu Yun-cheng...

Sales of second-generation Nexus 7 will struggle to reach 8 million units, say Taiwan makers

Jul 12, 10:44

Some Taiwan-based vendors estimate that as many as eight million second-generation Nexus 7s can be sold globally in 2013, but Taiwan-based supply chain makers have indicated that...

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 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

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...

Wintek to benefit from Google and Amazon touch panel orders

Jun 18, 15:09

Touch panel maker Wintek is expected to reach NT$8 billion (US$267.47 million) in revenues during the third quarter of 2013 due to orders from Google and Amazon, according to industry...

Asustek expects 10% sequential drop in 2Q13 notebook and tablet shipments

Jun 18, 10:48

Asustek Computer, originally expected to enjoy sequential growth in notebook shipments and a slight on-quarter drop in tablet shipments in the second quarter, has adjusted both forecasts...

Second-generation Nexus 7s will stay away from entry-level price competition, say sources

Jun 13, 15:11

Google's second-generation Nexus 7 tablets are estimated to be available in the retail channel in July with a 16GB version priced at US$229 to avoid competing directly against entry-level...

Digitimes Research: Google tying up with branded vendors to strengthen its online retail channel

Jun 11, 15:46

The launch of HTC's New HTC One Google Edition and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 Google Edition by Google on June 26 through Google Play highlights Google's attempt to further strengthen...

Google adjusts hardware strategy to expand platform market share

Jun 5, 11:36

According to recent strategy adjustments made by Google, the firm has been shifting focus back to its core business, advertising, and any from developing hardware. After all, Google...

Microsoft to focus on Windows 8.1 at Computex, while Google will keep a low profile

Jun 3, 19:22

Computex has been largely centered on Microsoft Windows-related products throughout the history of the show, and a number of Microsoft executives have participated in the event. This...

LG may not cooperate with Google on Nexus 5

May 29, 21:08

South Korea-based brand LG has no plans regarding the development of Google's next Nexus smartphone, according to company executives.

AUO to supply panels for use in 2nd-gen Nexus 7, say sources

May 23, 22:11

Co-created by Google and Asustek Computer, the second-generation Nexus 7 will start shipping the end of the second quarter and is expected to hit market shelves in the third quarter,...

Acer, Asustek to launch new Chromebooks in 2H13

Apr 29, 14:12

Acer and Asustek Computer are optimistic about the long-term prospects of Chromebooks and plan to release new models in the second half of 2013, during which Google is expected to...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

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...

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: 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...

Digitimes Research: Androidbook may show up in 3Q13

Apr 2, 11:52

Google has already been in the notebook industry for almost three years with its Chromebook. Although the device's shipments are still small, the volume should be able to surpass...

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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...

Tablet market entering maturity in 2013, says Acer chairman

Mar 22, 13:59

JT Wang, chairman of Taiwan-based Acer, recently stated that, because sales of tablets are forecast to reach 200 million units in 2013, the market is heading towards maturity. Also,...

JT Wang, chairman of Acer

Second-generation Nexus 7 to use Qualcomm processor

Mar 18, 22:30

Google's and Asustek Computer's co-branded second-generation Nexus 7 tablet reportedly has adopted a solution from Qualcomm instead of Nvidia, which was the processor supplier of...

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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

Himax reportedly lands LCoS solution orders for Google Glass

Mar 7, 14:39

Himax Technologies reportedly has landed orders for LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon) solutions from Google for its Google Glass devices, and shipments of LCoS solutions are expected...

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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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    Google Chromecast TV stick

    The Chromecast is priced at US$35 and works with Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Music, with more apps like Pandora coming soon. Once Chromecast is set...

    Photo: Company, Aug 1.

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    Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

    Google has announced its latest notebook product - the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a 12.85-inch display with a density of 239 pixels per inch and touchscreen function, and an anodized...

    Photo: Company, Feb 26.

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    Google Nexus 7 tablet

    Google has launched Nexus 7 tablet with up to 32GB of storage and the ability to connect to mobile data networks. Nexus 7 is built by Asustek Computer and comes with an Nvidia Tegra...

    Photo: Company, Nov 2.

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2014 global smartphone market forecast
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