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  • Last update: Wednesday 9 July 2014 [14 news items]

Foxlink sees decreased June revenues

Jul 9, 13:48

Connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry) saw its consolidated revenues of NT$5.32 billion (US$177 million) for June 2014 drop 8.97% on month and 12.78% on year, NT$17.47...

Notebook component makers have no role to play in smart wearable devices

Jul 9, 12:11

While notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have stepped into production of wearable devices, there is no role for battery pack, heat-dissipation...

Tablet market to lose attention as competition rises in wearable industry

Jul 8, 15:44

As tablet shipment growth for 2014 is expected to only reach less than 5%, and Apple's iPad sales also declined 16% sequentially in the first quarter, the IT industry is gradually...

Google I/O 2014: Samsung expands Gear portfolio with Android Wear

Jun 27, 15:50

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers customization...

Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

Foxconn sees profit growth in 2013; expects better performance in 2014

Jun 26, 14:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.95 trillion (US$131.82 billion) for 2013, a new historic high, with EPS growing to NT$8.16,...

Compal optimistic about smart shoes business

Jun 26, 12:26

Compal Electronics is optimistic about the smart shoes sector and expects them to become a new star product of the wearable device industry since shoes are worn more commonly than...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek open platform to attract more wearable device vendors

Jun 24, 19:06

MediaTek's open LinkIt platform developed for wearable devices may offer opportunities for hardware developers to come out with wearable devices with killer applications rather than...

Wearable device shipments to surge in 3Q14

Jun 23, 14:52

Wearable device shipments are expected to surge in the third quarter as most vendors have decided to launch devices during the quarter. Vendors which originally planned to release...

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

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...

Acer to integrate MediaTek LinkIt in BYOC for wearable and IoT

Jun 6, 10:45

Acer chairman Stan Shih at a cloud computing and Internet of thing (IoT) conference during Computex announced cooperation with MediaTek to bundle MediaTek's LinkIt IoT platform into...

MediaTek CEO MK Tsai (left) and Acer chairman Stan Shih (right)

Taiwan-based IC design houses eager to develop chips for wearable devices

May 22, 13:53

Taiwan-based IC design houses have been eager to develop chips, including customized IC parts, for wearable devices, while international IC players are more conservative about the...

Handset ODMs ready capacities for wearables, but orders yet to come

May 15, 11:48

Most Taiwan-based handset ODMs have built up capacities for producing wearable devices, but have yet to see any orders coming from major vendors, according to industry sources.

MediaTek to begin rolling out solutions for wearable devices, IoT applications in 3Q14

Apr 29, 21:46

MediaTek plans to begin volume production of its Aster solutions for wearable device and IoT (Internet of Things) applications in the third quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Realtime news
  • Digitimes Research: China sees increased smartphone AP shipments in 2Q14

    Bits + chips | 5h 15min ago

  • Taiwan market: FET aims at 95% 4G coverage at end of 2014

    Mobile + telecom | 5h 17min ago

  • ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

    Bits + chips | 5h 22min ago

  • China polysilicon maker LDK Solar to resume production

    Before Going to Press | 5h 46min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351 million small-to-medium-size panels in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 47min ago

  • UMC reports EPS NT$0.28 for 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 48min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Xiaomi continues to rank as number one smartphone vendor in China in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 48min ago

  • InFocus looking to become top-3 smartphone vendor in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 6h 38min ago

  • ASE to ramp up SiP packaging revenues in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h 43min ago

  • Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

    Before Going to Press | 6h 45min ago

  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | 7h 11min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 7h 12min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 7h 12min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 13min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 7h 14min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 7h 15min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 7h 16min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 7h 17min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | 7h 18min ago

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Garmin Vivofit

    Garmin has launched a fitness band (smart pedometer bracelet), Vivofit, in the Taiwan market. Vivofit can record users' step counts, walking distance and calories burned in daytime...

    Photo: Company, Apr 22.

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