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Google currently has no plans to sell Nexus 4 in Taiwan

Nov 7, 21:55

Google and LG Electronics currently have no plans to release the Nexus 4 smartphone in Taiwan, according to LG Taiwan.

Commentary: Is it a blessing for Asustek to have Google backing?

Nov 7, 15:25

Asustek Computer has seen its brand image improve in the US and Japan recently thanks to the launch of dual-branded Nexus 7 in cooperation with Google. Asustek is proud of its product...

Commentary: Notebook ODMs face uncertainties in tablet market

Nov 6, 16:16

The rise of tablets and smartphones, plus the economic downturn in the US and Europe, have been causing PC brands such as HP, Dell and Acer to report unsatisfactory sales results...

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Google, Amazon and other vendors in China to lead pricing in low-cost smartphone segment, say sources

Nov 5, 22:59

While sales of low-cost smartphones are expected to continue growing in the next few years, Google, Amazon and other Internet service companies in China may lead price competition...

Digitimes Research: Google will become more influential in tablet market

Nov 2, 15:42

Senior analyst James Wang of Digitimes Research believes that Google's recently announced Nexus 10, developed...

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Google aggressive pricing for Nexus 4 smartphone to affect sales of other brands

Oct 30, 21:45

Google's pricing of US$299-349 for its newly released 4.7-inch, quad-core Nexus 4 smartphone is lower than market expectations, and thus could affect the sales of Android-based smartphones...

LG sees 3Q12 smartphone shipments increase

Oct 24, 21:36

South Korea-based LG Electronics has reported smartphone shipments in the third quarter accounted for more than 50% of total mobile phone shipments. LG has been focusing on LTE smartphones...

Commentary: Nokia, Motorola, RIM may be sold in part amid mounting losses

Oct 24, 16:04

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Research in Motion (RIM) are likely to be torn down and sold in parts, separately, due to continual losses at their handset businesses.

Tablet brand vendors seeking cooperation from telecom carriers to compete against first-tier players

Oct 19, 14:44

As Microsoft, Apple and Google are all attacking the tablet market with competitive products, smaller tablet brand vendors including white-box players have been seeking solutions...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Google to debut US$99 Nexus tablet in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 12:12

Google, following the launch of Nexus 7 tablet models in June 2012, will unveil a Nexus tablet model for US$99 later in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply...

Bluetooth 4.0 to boom in 2013, say handset makers

Oct 11, 21:46

Handset makers have indicated that following Apple's footsteps, mobile platform makers such as Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), and Google all plan to support Bluetooth 4.0 in...

Google, Microsoft sing different tune for Nexus and Surface smartphones, say sources

Oct 4, 11:44

Google and Microsoft both reportedly plan to extend the Nexus 7 and Surface tablet lineups to include smartphones as a means to further increase the penetration of their own platforms,...

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Google and Asustek Computer rumored to be planning US$99 Nexus 7 for the end of 2012

Sep 27, 01:40

Google is reportedly making two new versions of the Nexus 7 that are expected to be thinner, and will use TN panels made by Taiwan-based panel maker HannStar Display, according to...

Asustek denies plans to launch US$99 Nexus tablet with Google

Sep 27, 01:20

Google and Asustek Computer reportedly are considering launching two new Nexus 7 tablets – an US$199 upgraded model and an US$99 entry-level model; however, Asustek has refuted...

Google for Entrepreneurs Week kicks off in Taiwan

Sep 26, 15:40

Google Taiwan on September 25 held a conference as part of Google for Entrepreneurs Week, Google's event taking place in 28 cities of 13 countries to boost entrepreneurship, with...

Samsung Tizen smartphones to face market challenges

Sep 25, 01:40

Samsung Electronics will reportedly launch its new Tizen-based Galaxy smartphone codenamed i9300 in near future, but sources from smartphone players believe the device will face challenges...

Google attitude against modified Android may lead to split in Android, say Taiwan handset makers

Sep 18, 01:10

Google's opposition to Taiwan-based vendor Acer's launch of the A800, a smartphone based on the Alibaba-developed operating system Aliyun, reflects Google's attempt to check development...

Cumulative Android smartphone shipments will exceed one billion in 2013, says IHS

Sep 12, 16:03

Just five years after Google's Android appeared on the market in 2008, IHS forecasts that cumulative global shipments of smartphones using the operating system since it was introduced...

Market observers conservative about e-book reader growth in 2H12

Sep 12, 01:00

Market observers are conservative about e-book reader growth in the second half of 2012 as consumers are expected to purchase new tablet products from major makers such as Google...

Quanta to enjoy 20-30% growth in Google server orders in 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 16:21

Google is reportedly in negotiations with Quanta Computer over server orders for 2013, and Quanta is expected to enjoy 20-30% on-year growth in orders, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Asustek outlines future plans

Aug 30, 01:35

Asustek Computer hosted an investors conference on August 29, announcing that the company's sales performance in the second quarter was better than expected and achieved new records...

Handset vendors unlikely to benefit from indoor location-based service, say sources

Aug 28, 16:05

Handset vendors, with the exception of those with own mobile advertising platforms and other services, are unlikely to benefit directly from emerging business opportunities that will...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Software players start taking leadership in product development

Aug 17, 16:20

Software players are gradually taking over the leadership in the development of IT products, and hardware performance is no longer the key to driver of new trends, according to sources...

Motorola product strategy adjustments expected to impact supply chain, say Taiwan makers

Aug 14, 14:42

Google has adjusted product strategies for Motorola Mobility after its acquisition, with a focus on high-end smartphones to be developed by the US-based R&D team and entry-level...

Nvidia lands orders for at least 3 million Tegra 3 chips for Nexus 7

Aug 3, 10:56

Nvidia has obtained orders for at least three million Tegra 3 chips for use in Nexus 7 tablet PCs and at least 3-4 million units of the tablet will be shipped through the end of 2012,...

Asustek may not benefit from booming sales of Nexus 7

Aug 1, 16:16

While global sales of the Nexus 7 have been better than expected, and the model has provided Asustek Computer with access to the North and Europe markets, it may not add to Asustek's...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet PC shipments to reach 89 million units in 2012

Jul 31, 14:17

Affecting by weaker-than-expected global economic growth in the second half of 2012, Digitimes Research estimates that global branded tablet PC shipments will only reach 49.18 million...

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...

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Commentary: Is Nexus 7 launch a blessing or a curse for other Android tablet vendors?

Jul 18, 15:38

Google has begun shipping its Nexus 7 and the initial response to the tablet seems to be positive, with industry sources indicating that the platform vendor will be able to ship 2.5-3...

Asustek tablet PC shipments to surpass 2.5 million units in 3Q12

Jul 16, 15:53

Asustek Computer is expected to see its tablet PC shipments reach a total of 2.5 million units with the addition of shipments of Google's Nexus 7, according to market watchers.

Asustek expected to see surging tablet PC shipments in 3Q12

Taiwan-based IC design houses counting on sales of Surface or Nexus 7, say sources

Jul 13, 15:45

Taiwan-based IC design houses may have a chance to win IC orders from Microsoft or Google should the sale of their tablet PCs, the Surface and the Nexus 7, be able to break the dominance...

Low-end Google Nexus 7 carries US$152 BOM, IHS teardown reveals

Jul 12, 14:33

The entry-level 8GB version of Google's new Nexus 7 media tablet carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$151.75, according to preliminary findings from the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis...

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 36min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h ago

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | 7h 1min ago

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | 7h 3min ago

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 7h 3min ago

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 8h 12min ago

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 8h 13min ago

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | 8h 21min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | 8h 34min ago

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | 8h 35min ago

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 8h 37min ago

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | 8h 38min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 8h 38min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | 8h 39min ago

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 8h 40min ago

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    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...

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