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LTE broadcast may be widely adopted for mobile TV services, say Taiwan makers

Jun 3, 13:38

LTE (Long Term Evolution) broadcast technology using eMBMS (enhanced multimedia broadcast multicast service) standard is likely to be widely adopted for delivering mobile TV services,...

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Sapphire substrate applications expected to expand in handsets, says LEDinside

May 27, 16:21

Out of sapphire substrate non-LED applications, mobile devices have shown the strongest demand. Sapphire substrate non-LED applications are projected to reach a 32% share in 2014,...

China April mobile phone user base grows to 1.252 billion, says MIIT

May 26, 10:27

There were 1.252 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of April 2014, growing 0.28% on month and 8.38% on year. 454.20 million (36.28%) 3G users...

Sony Mobile may release ODM orders for 20-25 million smartphones to Taiwan makers

May 19, 21:18

Japan-based vendor Sony Mobile Communications has set target shipments of 50 million smartphones for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014-March 2015) and the vendor is likely to release orders...

Nokia tax dispute to affect FIH Mobile deployments in India, say sources

May 16, 16:08

A dispute over taxes between Nokia and the India government is likely to bring some adverse impacts to the related supply chain, including a plant of FIH Mobile, in Chennai, India,...

Taiwan market: Sony launches SmartBand SWR10

May 6, 10:59

Sony Mobile Communications has announced the launch of SmarBand SWR10 smart bracelet in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$3,990 (US$132).

Sony SmartBand SWR10

China mobile telecom carriers considering infrastructure joint venture, says reports

May 5, 14:13

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom, three main mobile telecom carriers in China, have been evaluating the feasibility of establishing an infrastructure joint venture specifically...

China March mobile phone user base up to 1.248 billion, says MIIT

Apr 30, 10:36

There were 1.248 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of March 2014, growing 0.7% on month and 8.96% on year. 445.02 million (35.65%) were 3G...

China Mobile 1Q14 profitability down on year

Apr 23, 14:02

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, on April 22 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2014, with EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation,...

China Mobile aims at 100 million TD-LTE users by end of 2014, says CNS

Newswatch - Apr 22, 16:06

China Mobile is actively deploying TD-LTE networks around China and aims to have 100 million subscribers to its 4G mobile communication services by the end of 2014, according to China-based...

Cooling module makers to further reduce mobile device heat pipe thickness; expect penetration rate of over 15%

Apr 21, 21:52

Cooling module makers such as Japan-based Furukawa Electric Group and Fujikura and Taiwan-based Chaun-Choung Technology and Taisol Electronics, are looking to reduce the thickness...

Mobile display revenues to surpass TV display revenues for the first time, says DisplaySearch

Apr 21, 16:19

Since 2006, LCD TVs have accounted for the largest share of flat panel display (FPD) revenues; however, in 2014, mobile displays will take the lead. According to DisplaySearch, combined...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom teams up with Sony Mobile to launch 4G devices

Apr 18, 10:34

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on April 17 announced cooperation with Sony Mobile Communications to launch four 4G-enabled smartphones and a 4G-enabled tablet in a bid to promote its 4G services...

Samsung, HTC, Sony Mobile likely to launch mini flagship models

Apr 16, 11:32

Samsung Electronics, HTC and Sony Mobile Communications are expected to launch mini versions of their latest flagship smartphones starting at the end of the second quarter of 2014,...

Packet core to see US$18 billion in mobile broadband market through 2017, says ABI Research

Apr 10, 15:06

Worldwide traffic in 3G and 4G will reach new highs as consumers everywhere strive to satisfy their craving for mobile broadband. Operators will meet this demand with expanded network...

Microsoft and MediaTek rumored to be looking to push Windows tablets in the China white-box tablet market

Apr 7, 21:33

Microsoft reportedly has been aggressively trying to persuade MediaTek to push Windows-based tablets in China's white-box market and with the software giant's announcement of offering...

Lenovo to buy mobile patents from NEC

Apr 7, 13:06

Lenovo has announced that it has purchased a portfolio of patents from NEC consisting of more than 3,800 patent families filed in numerous countries around the world.

China has 1.24 billion mobile phone users in February, says MIIT

Mar 31, 10:13

There were 1.24 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of February 2014, growing 0.36% sequentially and 9.52% on year, and 429.79 million (34.67%) of them...

Worldwide PC, tablet, ultra-mobile and mobile handset shipments to grow 6.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Mar 28, 11:03

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultra-mobiles and handsets) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 6.9% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

Nvidia unveils new mobile supercomputer for embedded systems

Mar 27, 11:46

Nvidia has opened the door to the development of a new generation of applications that employ computer vision, image processing and real-time data processing - with the launch of...

Digitimes Research: Melfas eyes top notch in Korea touch panel industry

Mar 26, 15:05

Samsung Electronics' mid-range and entry-level mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) in 2013 mostly adopted touch panels using thin-film technologies such as glass-film-film (GFF)...

China Mobile 2014 capex up 22% on year

Mar 21, 14:13

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has set aside a capex budget of CNY225.2 billion (US$36.6 billion) for 2014, increasing 21.8% mainly because its budget...

Hong Kong Electronics Fair to push 3D printing, baby electronics and mobile communication products

Mar 19, 21:51

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is set to host the Hong Kong Electronics Fair – Spring Edition 2014, from April 13-16 and will promote products such as 3D printing,...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Trend Micro cooperate to launch free mobile security software

Mar 19, 15:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 18 announced the launch of one-year free security software to prevent smartphone and tablet users from viruses, fraud, and theft, through cooperation...

China handset vendors will account for over 50% of mobile handset sales in 2015, says ABI Research

Mar 17, 15:03

China-based handset vendors will account for over 50% of mobile handset sales in 2015. China-based vendors accounted for 38% of mobile handset shipments in 2013 and the ongoing shift...

Mobile market to be dominated by 64-bit mobile processors with 55% market share in 2018, says ABI Research

Mar 17, 14:38

Just one quarter after the launch of Apple's A7, the first 64-bit mobile processor, the company managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with the chip. With the introduction...

China Mobile requires 5-mode support for TD-LTE smartphones

Mar 14, 11:08

China Mobile requires that all TD-LTE smartphones to be certified beginning May 31, 2014 support five mobile communication standards: TD-LTE, FDD LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA and GSM, according...

HTC, Sony Mobile and LG shifting focus to mid-range smartphone models

Mar 11, 13:43

HTC, Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics appear to have shifted their efforts to focus on the US$300-400 mid-range smartphone segment due to increasing saturation in the...

China January mobile phone user base growing to 1.235 billion, says MIIT

Mar 5, 15:58

There were 1.235 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of January 2014, growing 0.5% on month and 10.08% on year. 419.24 million (33.94%) were...

Taiwan Mobile to deploy 8,000-10,000 4G base stations by end of 2015

Feb 25, 13:59

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, will kick off 4G commercial operations on a 700MHz frequency band in quarter of...

MWC 2014: One market focus will be Atom and LTE combo for Intel

Feb 24, 22:01

At an Intel news conference for Mobile World Congress (MWC), Intel president Renee James introduced two Intel Atom processors, an LTE-Advanced communications platform, and announced...

Global mobile DRAM output value to rebound in 2Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 24, 13:57

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry will return to a sequential growth track in the second quarter of 2014, following two quarters of decreases, according to DRAMeXcha...

Explaining the Chaiwan model for the mobile device supply chain: Q&A with Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien

Feb 21, 12:08

While Digitimes is known as a media outlet, the company also includes a business unit that solely focuses on market research. Run independently from the Digitimes news organization,...

Joanne Chien, senior analyst & director, Digitimes Research

Inventec lands smartphone orders from Sony Mobile, x86 server orders from Lenovo, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 10:47

Inventec has landed smartphone orders from Sony Mobile Communications as well as x86 server orders from Lenovo, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report.

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit

    The Nvidia Jetson TK1 Developer Kit provides developers with the tools to create systems and applications that can enable robots to navigate, physicians to perform mobile ultrasound...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

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    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

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