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Acer revenues drop on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 10, 16:31

Acer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$17.664 billion (US$571.61 million) for May 2015, representing a 11.63% increase on month and 30.86% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators to differentiate smartphones with special features

Jun 10, 15:57

Smartphones launched by the top-three Japan-based telecom operators for summer 2015 are almost identical in hardware specifications, but the carriers have been trying to differentiate...

Taiwan market: Tablet sales to reach 1.2 million units in 2015; Huawei to launch MediaPad X2

Jun 10, 11:05

Sales of tablets in the Taiwan markets are expected to decline 14% on year to 1.2 million units in 2015 due to dwindling demand and impact from the rising popularity of large-size...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches P8 lite

Jun 9, 21:42

China-based Huawei has launched its P8 lite smartphone in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET). Huawei aims to ship over 100,000 units of the...

Huawei P8 lite

Asustek handset business starts generating profits in May

Jun 9, 11:31

Asustek Computer has said that it shipped over 1.5 million smartphones in May, allowing its handset business to start generating profits in the month.

HTC lowers guidance for 2Q15, expects loss

Newswatch - Jun 8, 11:21

HTC has lowered its sales target for the second quarter of 2015 to NT$33-36 billion (US$1.06-1.16) compared to its previous guidance of NT$46.5-51 billion, citing slack demand for...

Sysgration cooperates with Whistle Labs to launch Tagg GPS Plus

Jun 5, 16:04

Sysgration, a maker of components and modules for IoT (Internet of Things) and IoV (Internet of Vehicles) applications, and Whistle Labs, a US-based vendor of GPS pet trackers, on...

Tagg GPS PLus

Taiwan market: Smart wearable device sales lower than expected

Jun 5, 15:42

Sales of smart wearable devices in the Taiwan market, including branded products from Asustek Computer, have been lower than expected, according to market sources.

Wearable market remained strong in 1Q15 despite pending debut of Apple Watch, says IDC

Jun 5, 12:19

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device...

Computex 2015: China mobile device players showing advantages in cost management

Jun 4, 21:22

Several China-based mobile device brand vendors and manufacturers have participated at Computex 2015 to exhibit their latest products. Seeing demand for smartphones and tablets from...

Garmin sales riding high on sports smart wearable devices

Jun 4, 14:44

Despite the dwindling PND market, Garmin has seen its revenues and profits grow steadily, buoyed by rising sales of sports-related wearable devices, according to the company's Asia...

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch P8 and P8 Lite

Jun 4, 11:23

Huawei has announced that it will unveil its new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P8, as well as the mid-range Huawei P8 Lite in Taiwan on June 9.

Mitac to ship IoV devices to US- and Japan-based automakers

Newswatch - Jun 4, 11:06

Mitac International's development of Internet of vehicles (IoV) systems will begin to bear fruit in 2015 with related products likely to find their ways into the supply chains of...

Billy Ho, Mitac president expects strong revenues from the IoV business in 2016

Taiwan wearable device makers shift production focus to smartwatches

Jun 3, 21:36

Taiwan-based wearable device makers, including Mitac International, Papago, Holux Technology and GlobalSat Worldcom, have recently shifted focus to develop smartwatches instead of...

Aidmics pushing innovations for biotechnology industry

Jun 3, 13:59

Several Taiwan-based start-up companies are at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them is Aidmics Biotechnology, which is showcasing its latest inspection products...

TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges

Jun 3, 11:59

Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record...

TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association

Gigabyte pushing in-house designs for gaming notebooks to stay competitive: Q&A with Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Jun 2, 20:58

Although the company has not been operating in the gaming notebook industry for long, Gigabyte Technology is still performing stably in the gaming market thanks to its long experience...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Digitimes Research: Microsoft to partner with Acer, Lenovo and Inventec for US$169-249 Windows 10 notebooks

Jun 2, 16:07

In addition to its cooperation with Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) to launch an 11.6-inch inexpensive notebook priced at US$179 for the education market, Microsoft is planning...

HTC to roll out new series of smartphones in 2H15, says chairperson

Jun 2, 16:01

HTC will continue to strengthen its smartphone development and will roll out a new series of products in the second half of 2015, according to company chairperson and CEO Cher Wang...

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-embedded devices to exceed 112 million units in 2015, says Gartner

Newswatch - Jun 2, 15:09

Global sales of non-smartphone cellular-enabled devices (mobile PCs, tablets and mobile hot spot devices) will reach over 112 million units in 2015, up 5.6% from a year earlier, Gartner...

Asustek unveils several Zen series devices

Jun 2, 14:21

Asustek Computer on June 1 unveiled its ZenPad series tablets, ZenFone Selfie smartphone and Zen AiO all-in-one PC, all of which are being showcased at Computex Taipei 2015.

Asustek ZenFone Selfie

Welcome to the Computex of Things

Jun 1, 19:36

Computex Taipei, the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, will begin its 35th year today, attracting over 130,000 visitors, including 38,000 international...

China market: Smartisan to launch 5.5-inch smartphone, say reports

May 29, 16:59

China-based Smartisan Technology will launch a smartphone equipped with Qualcomm MSM8939 processor, 5.5-inch 1080p touch screen and supporting GSM, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, TD-LTE and FDD...

Xiaomi to use MediaTek Helio X10 chips for 2 smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - May 29, 15:31

Xiaomi Technology reportedly will adopt MediaTek's Helio X10 (MT6795) 8-core processors in two new smartphones slated for release in the third quarter of 2015, according to a Chinese-language...

PC shipments will continue to decline in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 14:47

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by 6.2% in 2015 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining volume as the...

Emerging markets drive worldwide smartphone sales to 19% growth in 1Q15, says Gartner

May 28, 21:05

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3% during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. This growth was led by strong smartphone...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.368 billion units

May 28, 20:59

There will be an estimated 1.368 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, growing 13.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

HTC to block media from attending shareholders meeting

May 28, 14:49

HTC has announced that it will not open its upcoming shareholders meeting, scheduled on June 2, to media, a measure which is not common for listed companies in Taiwan and may reflect...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches new flagship Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet

May 28, 13:48

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3+ in London, the UK and has also hosted a launch conference in Taiwan.

Sony Mobile Xperia Z3+

Sharp to launch smartphones in Indonesia, says report

May 27, 20:01

Sharp will launch smartphones in the Indonesia market in 2015, starting with the Aquos Crystal, a model launched in North America in October 2014 through cooperation with Sprint,...

Global smartphone growth to slow to 11.3% in 2015, says IDC

Newswatch - May 27, 14:00

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 11.3% in 2015, which is down from 27.6% in 2014, according to IDC.

Taiwan ODMs to snap up all orders for next generation iPhone, say sources

May 27, 11:32

Taiwan-based handset ODMs will continue to snap up all orders for production of next generation iPhone devices despite recent market rumors indicating that Apple plans to add a China-based...

Xiaomi Technology expects 2015 cloud computing revenues to hike 4-5 fold, says chairman

May 26, 21:54

Xiaomi Technology expects its revenues from cloud storage services in 2015 to hike on year by 4-5 fold, according to company chairman and founder Lei Jun speaking at the Global Big...

Digitimes Research: Lenovo ranks as 3rd largest smartphone vendor in 1Q15

May 26, 21:49

Lenovo outperformed domestic rival vendors Huawei and Xiaomi Technology to take the third position in the global smartphone vendor rankings in the first quarter of 2015, according...

China market: HTC to launch HTC One E9sw to ramp up sales, says paper

Newswatch - May 26, 15:47

HTC plans to launch a new model of its HTC One E9+ family products, the HTC One E9sw, in the China market to boost its market share, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

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