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Chunghwa Telecom hikes 2013 target mobile Internet-access user base

Aug 21, 14:12

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, has upward adjusted its target number of mobile Internet-access subscribers for 2013 from 3.5 million...

China emerging as 'mobile only' in sharp contrast to the US multiscreen market

Aug 19, 22:11

With smartphone penetration still in the early stages in China, a new study indicates that the country could become a "one screen nation," outpacing the US in consumers...

China Mobile 1H13 revenues up over 10% on year

Aug 19, 10:22

China Mobile, the only TD-SCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, generated total revenues of CNY303.104 billion (US$49.4 billion) for the first half of 2013, increasing 10.4% on year,...

Global 2Q13 mobile DRAM sales rise 11%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 15, 15:14

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to US$2.89 billion in the second quarter of 2013, rising 11.1% from about US$2.6 billion in the first quarter, when smartphone shipments worldwide increased...

FIH Mobile swings back to profitability in 1H13

Newswatch - Aug 13, 20:07

FIH Mobile (formerly Foxconn International Holdings) has reported net profits of US$17.66 million for the first half of 2013, compared to a net loss of US$226 million a year earlie...

Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 11:18

ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone...

China market: China mobile to launch own-brand smartphones

Aug 5, 11:04

China Mobile, the only TD-SCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, will launch two own-brand smartphones, M701 and M601, in the China market in late August at contract-free retail prices...

Qualcomm to shift some mobile AP orders away from TSMC, sources say

Aug 5, 10:43

Qualcomm is looking to shift some of its mobile application processor orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to other foundry services providers, according...

Off-grid mobile telecommunications base station power revenues will reach US$10.5 billion by 2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 2, 15:03

Driven by rising energy costs and government policy initiatives, the market for "green base stations" for mobile telecommunications networks is gaining significant traction...

Sony Mobile may be only Japan-based handset vendor to survive, say Taiwan makers

Aug 1, 21:02

Japan-based handset vendor NEC Casio Mobile Communications (NCMC) has decided to withdraw from the global smartphone market due to continued operating losses. Other Japan-based vendors...

Mobile devices invade the workplace of the tech savvy, says IGS

Aug 1, 15:53

The adoption of mobile devices for personal use is well documented but less is known about their use at work. An IDG Global Solutions (IGS) survey found a growing overlap between...

Taiwan market: FET sees 54% of mobile communication subscribers use smartphones

Aug 1, 14:02

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) had 5.504 million subscribers to its mobile communication services at the end of second-quarter 2013, with 54% of them using smartphones, the...

Mobile wireless accessory shipments to approach 170 million by 2018, says Juniper Research

Aug 1, 11:47

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed the high growth surge expected in the emerging smart wireless accessory sector.

Light and proximity sensors achieve double-digit revenue growth, says IHS

Jul 31, 14:55

Light and proximity sensors in mobile phones and tablets are set for expansive double-digit growth within a five-year period, thanks to increasing usage by electronic giants Samsung...

China market: Mobile phone users grow to 1.176 billion in June, says MIIT

Jul 31, 12:13

There were 1.176 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of June 2013, growing by 0.91% on month and by 11.84% on year, and 318.87 million (27.12%)...

Uber offers mobile application for Taipei car rentals

Jul 31, 11:43

California-based Uber has cooperated with car rental firms in Taipei to provide luxury automobile rental services based on its in-house-developed application for iPhone and Android...

Samsung mobile business posts profit shrink in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has reported record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, with all businesses except its mobile business posting profit growth sequentially.

5G development to integrate existing technologies to meet future mobile Internet-access demand, says METIS director

Jul 29, 12:29

The development of fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technology will aim to integrate existing technologies and upgrade them to meet mobile Internet-access demand in the...

Growth accelerates in worldwide mobile phone and smartphone markets in 2Q13, says IDC

Jul 26, 14:51

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 6% on year in the second quarter of 2013. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped a total of 432.1 million mobile...

Mobile connected devices drive CE industry; resurgence in auto, audio, TV segments, finds CEA forecast

Jul 25, 16:16

Mobile connected devices, including smartphones and tablets, continue to drive consumer electronics (CE) industry sales, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). CEA...

Apple shifts touch sensor structures toward in-cell in mobile phones, film in tablets, says DisplaySearch

Jul 24, 15:44

Apple's adoption of two new touch sensor structures, in-cell for the iPhone 5 and GF2 (double-sided ITO film) for the iPad, has produced shifts in the touch-panel industry supply...

UMC 28nm process implements SuVolta DDC technology to target mobile applications

Jul 24, 13:39

United Microelectronics (UMC) and SuVolta have announced that they are working together to develop a 28nm process that integrates SuVolta's Deeply Depleted Channel (DDC) transistor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to launch Xperia Z Ultra

Jul 22, 21:07

Sony Mobile Communications will launch the 6.4-inch smartphone Xperia Z Ultra in the Taiwan market around the end of July at a contract-free retail price of NT$22,900 (US$763), with...

FIH Mobile to launch a series of customized smartphones for clients

Jul 19, 15:41

FIH Mobile, formerly known as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has recently started developing a series...

Top-3 mobile telecom carriers in Russia to give up iPhone, say Taiwan makers

Jul 18, 19:46

Russia-based Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and MegaFon as well as Netherlands-based VimpelCom, the three largest mobile communications operators in the Russia market, have decided to stop...

Lenovo to not invest in NEC Casio Mobile

Jul 17, 20:40

Lenovo has not reached a consensus with Japan-based NEC about investment in NEC Casio Mobile Communications, NEC handset subsidiary, according to Japan-based Nikki News.

Nokia Siemens offers lowest prices for China Mobile procurement

Jul 17, 11:48

Nokia Siemens Networks has offered the lowest prices in a bid to supply 207,000 TD-LTE base stations to China Mobile, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

China Mobile procures 200,000 TD-LTE devices

Jul 15, 13:47

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has procured about 200,000 TD-LTE terminal devices from a number of China-based and international suppliers, according to...

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...

Mobile PC market suffers worst 2Q performance in more than a decade, says IHS

Jul 11, 16:04

Battered by the nonstop onslaught of media tablets, the mobile PC market in 2013 delivered the worst second-quarter performance in 11 years, according to preliminary data provided...

Mobile device shipments grow 9.7% on year in Japan in 1Q13, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 8, 20:48

Total shipments of mobile devices, including PCs, smartphones, tablets, e-book readers and data communications (including mobile cards and personal routers), in Japan totaled 13.6...

NOR revenues from wireless to keep declining, says IHS

Jul 3, 10:42

Sales of NOR flash in wireless applications in 2013 will decline by nearly one third compared to last year, although use of the memory remains strong in the embedded segment, according...

Taiwan chipmakers stepping up investment to meet mobile IC demand, says SEMI

Jul 2, 11:45

The semiconductor market is experiencing a surge in demand for mobile and wireless communications applications. While Taiwan sets a good example of rising the tide of mobile demand...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan mobile phone shipments rise over 40% sequentially in 2Q13

Jul 1, 11:16

Shipments of mobile phones by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs grew over 40% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

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    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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    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...

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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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    SK Hynix 8Gb LPDDR3

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