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  • Last update: Thursday 24 July 2014 [291 news items]

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Jan 16, 12:28

Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless...

Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

Digitimes Research: Google turns to push Android-based TV products

Dec 26, 16:01

Google TV, which was first launched in 2010, will no longer see any subsequent product release in the future as Google has already merged its Google TV team with the Android team,...

Google starts using Internet data center in Taiwan

Dec 12, 11:30

Google has inaugurated an Internet data center in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, central Taiwan, its 12th around the world, according to Google Taiwan.

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Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%

Dec 10, 21:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.

Google intends to set compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms

Dec 5, 14:45

Efforts by PND vendors to roll out Android-based devices may impede by Google's intention to hammer out a set of compliance standards for Android-based in-car platforms, according...

Apple, Intel, Google in race for motion control technology development

Nov 25, 21:19

IT platform developers such as Apple, Intel and Google have all been aggressively expanding their presence in the motion control industry through acquisitions of related players.

Arcadyan Technology to begin shipments of Google TV-based STBs in 1Q14

Oct 22, 21:12

Taiwan-based networking/communications device maker Arcadyan Technology has obtained licensing for its STB (set-top boxes) based on the Google TV platform and has landed orders from...

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...

Google likely to partner with LG for Nexus 5 smartphone, say Taiwan makers

Sep 18, 14:29

Google may partner with LG Electronics again to develop and launch a co-branded 5-inch smartphone, the Nexus 5, following cooperation on the Nexus 4 launched in the fourth quarter...

Digitimes Research: Sony/Google relationship to affect SmartWatch 2 sales

Sep 17, 15:36

Sony Mobile Communications launched the successor of its LiveView watch, the SmartWatch 2 in June 2013 featuring a larger display, higher resolution, NFC support and water- and dust-proof...

Quanta may not achieve 20 million tablet shipments in 2013

Sep 16, 22:10

Weaker-than-expected sales of Google's second-generation Nexus 7 may cause Quanta Computer, the manufacturer of the tablet, to be unable to reach its tablet shipment goal of 20 million...

Wintel destined to eventually fail, says Acer founder

Sep 10, 14:29

Commenting on recent events in the PC industry at a recent media conference, Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel camp is destined to fail since the two giants have been keeping...

Asustek pushing new tablets to get away from the aura of Google

Sep 6, 13:55

As Google is said to be considering replacing Asustek Computer as the manufacturer for future Nexus products and shipments of the Nexus 7 currently account for a large proportion...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft aims to become mobile platform provider via Nokia acquisition

Sep 6, 12:23

While Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business indicates the software vendor aims to develop its own-brand mobile end-market devices, the move also demonstrates...

Foxconn sells head mounted display patents to Google

Stockwatch - Aug 26, 21:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it has sold its patents and technologies related to head mounted display (HMD) to Google. However, since the two sides...

Digitimes Research: Android may lose its competitiveness in the entry-level segment

Aug 26, 13:49

The Android platform's gradually increasing demand over hardware specifications is expected to endanger the platform's share in the entry-level segment as hardware prices are gradually...

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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.

Google second-generation Nexus 7 tablet

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...

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  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | 7h 31min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 7h 32min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

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  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 33min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

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  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 7h 35min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 36min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 7h 37min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

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