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HTC Fitness Band to be Delayed until ‘Later This Year’

20 Jul

A fitness band developed by HTC Corp. and Under Armour Inc. (UA), a U.S. sports clothing and accessories supplier, will be delayed until later this year, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported Monday. (more…)

Apple’s iPhones, Macs See Strong Shipment Growth in Second Quarter

20 Jul

Apple shipped 54.2 million iPhones, 8.8 million iPads, 5.4 million Macintosh computers and 3.9 million Apple Watches in the second quarter, according to Apple Insider. iPhone and Mac shipments are up 54 percent and 21.6 percent, respectively, over a year earlier, but iPad shipments fell 33.5 percent. (more…)

IC Equipment Spending Growth to Cool: SEMI

16 Jul

Global semiconductor equipment spending will grow at a slower annual pace of 7 percent this year and 4 percent next year, with Taiwan remaining the biggest spender, the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) said yesterday. (more…)

ZenPad to Adopt USB Type-C Port in 2016

16 Jul

Asustek said Tuesday that it plans to adopt the USB Type-C port in all models of its next-generation ZenPad tablet range in 2016, as the company expects the technology to gain more popularity next year. (more…)

Alibaba Boosts Singapore Post Investment

13 Jul

Alibaba announced on July 8 an additional investment of 187 million Singaporean dollars (US$138 million) in Singapore Post, raising its stake to 14.51% from the 10.23% it acquired one year ago. (more…)

Xiaomi Preparing to Launch Redmi Note 2

13 Jul

Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi will soon launch its latest model, the Redmi Note 2, The Want China Times reported. (more…)

CNA Launches Apple Watch app

13 Jul

The Central News Agency, Taiwan’s national news agency, has unveiled an app to provide brief Chinese news reports for Apple Inc.’s smartwatch that has recently hit the country’s store shelves. (more…)

HTC Reports Massive Quarterly Loss of NT$8.03 billion

7 Jul

The fortunes of HTC Corp. continue to plummet as the Taoyuan-based handset maker reported a net loss yesterday of NT$8.03 billion (US$257.8 million) for the second quarter. (more…)

HTC Uses Top Model to Promote One M9 in UK

6 Jul

HTC Corp has hired top British model Kelly Brook to promote its flagship HTC One M9 handset in the United Kingdom, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. (more…)

Page views surge on Yahoo Mobile

6 Jul

The weekly mobile page views of Yahoo Taiwan’s mobile version have risen by 50 percent following a revamping of the search engine in early June, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. (more…)