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Acer focusing on raising market share and gross margins, says CEO

Jun 19, 15:46

Acer CEO Jason Chen at the company's investors meeting on June 18, said that Acer has already stopped falling and is now turning to focus on raising its market share and gross margins...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Amazon Fire phone shipments estimated to reach 2-3 million by year-end 2014

Jun 19, 15:20

Total shipments of Amazon's Fire phones are expected to reach 2-3 million units by year-end 2014, which is unlikely to make a significant impact on the global smartphone market, according...

Amazon introduces Fire smartphone

Jun 19, 14:58

Amazon has unveiled Fire, the first smartphone designed by the company and features Amazon's Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Dynamic Perspective uses a new sensor system to respond...

Amazon Fire smartphone

Smartphones to play major role in 2014 World Cup, says IAB

Jun 19, 14:52

Smartphone-owning soccer fans across the globe expect their mobile devices to take on a pivotal role when it comes to their FIFA World Cup 2014 experience, according to the Interactive...

China market: Coolpad is top 4G smartphone vendor in May, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 19, 11:47

Coolpad ranked as the top 4G smartphone vendor in the China market in May with a 23.1% share in the segment, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) cited Sino Market...

Wearable device shipments: Activity Trackers outsell smartwatches 4-to-1 in 1Q14, says ABI Research

Jun 18, 16:05

Activity Trackers dominated sales of wearable devices in the first quarter of 2014, outselling much-hyped smartwatches by 4-to-1, with 2.35 million devices shipped, according to ABI...

Smartphones to drive double-digit growth of smart connected devices in 2014 and beyond, says IDC

Jun 18, 16:01

Worldwide smart connected devices (SCDs) are forecast to grow 15.6% on year in 2014, reaching close to 1.8 billion devices according to IDC. Smartphone growth is expected to lead...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to sell Hong-mi Note exclusively through PChome

Jun 16, 21:40

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology on June 16 unveiled its new smartphone model, Hong-mi (meaning Red Rice) Note, for sale in the Taiwan market at a contract-free retail price of...

Xiaomi Technology offers smartphone Hong-mi Note

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia looks to strong replacement demand for smartphones

Jun 16, 15:56

The ratio of 3G/4G subscribers to total mobile phone users in Southeast Asia remains relatively low despite the fact that most countries in the region have already set up their 3G...

LG likely to ship 15-16 smartphones in 2Q14, say Taiwan sources

Jun 13, 12:04

LG Electronics is expected to see its smartphone shipments grow 20-30% sequentially to 15-16 million units in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by the brisk sales of its latest flagship...

Intel prepared for emerging industries, says company president Renee James

Jun 13, 12:03

Intel president Renee James, during a recent interview, told Digitimes that the company and its partners in Taiwan are committed to developing smart devices with integrated designs...

Renee James, Intel president

Taiwan market: HTC launches HTC One mini 2 smartphone

Jun 13, 10:25

HTC has launched its HTC One mini 2 in the Taiwan market with a suggested retail price of NT$13,900 (US$463), targeting the mid-range 4G segment.

HTC One mini 2

MediaTek begins volume production of Aster solutions for wearable devices

Jun 11, 21:56

MediaTek will begin commercial production of Aster, its SoC solution for wearable devices, in June with initial shipments to reach two million units a month, according to industry...

Pegatron suffers 9% on-month revenue drop in May

Jun 11, 16:13

Pegatron Technology saw its consolidated revenues for May drop 9.09% on month and 8.55% on year to reach NT$65.89 billion (US$2.2 billion), with combined consolidated revenues from...

Wearable devices such as iWatch to spur sapphire market demand in 2015, says LEDinside

Jun 11, 15:29

Apple's reported iWatch, which is expected to be released in late 2014, will use sapphire watch covers, according to research firm LEDinside. If iWatch sales reach market estimations...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to begin marketing Xperia Z2a, Xperia T3 4G smartphones in July

Jun 11, 15:10

Sony Mobile Communications has unveiled its latest 4G smartphones, the Xperia Z2a and Xperia T3, in the Taiwan market, aiming to catch up with rival vendors Samsung Electronics and...

Sony Mobile Xperia Z2a

Digitimes Research: Apple, Samsung remain top-2 smartphone vendors in 1Q14; Xiaomi, Coolpad enter top-5

Jun 10, 16:16

In the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics and Apple together continued to account for almost half of the global smartphone market with LG Electronics staying in third position,...

China market: China Mobile launches first own-brand 4G smartphone M811

Jun 10, 11:55

China Mobile has launched M811, its first own-brand 4G smartphone, for sale in the China market at a contract-free retail price of CNY999 (US$160), according to China-based tec...

Synnex Technology sees decreased May revenues

Jun 9, 14:47

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.9 billion (US$859 million) for May, dropping 6.2% sequentially...

Computex 2014: Microsoft, Google showcasing expanded supply chain in Taiwan

Jun 6, 10:26

Microsoft and Google are showcasing their efforts to expand the supply chain ecosystems for their Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Chromebook notebooks in Taiwan at Computex 2014.

Trends in mobile computing technologies and component packaging

Jun 6, 10:18

2.5D interposer packaging technologies are being used in products ranging from Intel's Haswell/Broadwell processors to AMD's mobile high-performance GPU chips. DDR4, which is about...

Quanta, Wistron, Pegatron compete for WP8 smartphone ODM orders

Jun 5, 18:51

Compal Electronics has already undertaken ODM production of Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones for Nokia, and fellow makers Quanta Computer, Wistron and Pegatron are poised to compete...

Cellular network jam spurs rising use of MIMO Wi-Fi technology in smartphones, says IHS

Jun 5, 15:49

With their cellular networks strained to the breaking point by the deluge of data traffic generated by smartphones, wireless operators are striving to offload traffic to Wi-Fi networks...

MediaTek 4G, tablet solution shipments to be higher than expected in 2014

Jun 4, 22:04

MediaTek's shipments of 4G smartphone solutions and tablet solutions in 2014 are expected to surpass its targets of 40 million and 15 million units, respectively, due to improved...

Smartphone component makers conservative about June and July 2014

Jun 4, 20:08

Smartphone component makers have conservative shipment outlooks for June and July 2014 due to high inventories in the end market, according to industry sources.

Smart solutions for smart devices: How Carry is expanding its business model

Jun 4, 14:11

Carry Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of portable multimedia and storage products, will highlight its new Apotop products, including its wireless snapshot for iPhone...

Taron Chang, Carry president

Mobile device high-speed peripheral bus and audio-video transmission primer

Jun 4, 13:53

With the world advancing from Full HD to Ultra HD (4K) audio-video display as well as desktop, notebook, tablet, mobile phone, and LCD flat-screen TV multi-screen display applications,...

Major mobile phone vendors introduce flagship mobile phone models with 4G support

HTC May revenues lower than expected

Newswatch - Jun 4, 13:51

HTC has reported revenues of NT$21.1 billion (US$702.4 million) for May, down 4.6% sequentially and 27.4% on year. The monthly figures were lower than market expectations.

Computex 2014: Intel unveils innovations for mobile devices, desktops and 2-in-1s

Jun 4, 11:56

Intel president Renee James has unveiled several new innovations at Computex 2014 including a SoC platform for entry-level mobile devices, 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,...

Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

Samsung launches Tizen-based Samsung Z smartphone

Jun 4, 11:40

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Samsung Z, the first commercially available smartphone powered by the Tizen platform. The Samsung Z is being displayed at the Tizen Developer...

Oaxis in pursuit of the 'X' element: Q&A with Gajah CEO Yong Guan Jer

Jun 3, 14:19

Singapore-based Gajah has been an ODM/OEM since it was set up in 2004 to make electronic devices, such as e-book readers. But in 2010 it launched its own Oaxis brand. In a recent...

Gajah CEO G-Jay Yong Guan Jer

Taiwan market: Proportion of 4G smartphone sales to rise to 50% at end of 2014, says Samsung Taiwan executive

Jun 3, 14:12

4G LTE smartphones will take up 10% of all smartphones sold in the Taiwan market during the first half of 2014, and as Chunghwa Telecom kicked off 4G commercial operation in late...

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

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