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Digitimes Research: China vendors to ship 152 million smartphones globally in 2Q17

China-based vendors will together ship 151.8 million smartphones globally during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 13.0% on quarter but decreasing 2.7% on year and taking up 46.7% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 19th, 2017

China AI service provider Unisound gains strategic funding of US$45 million

China's AI service platform Unisound has gained CNY300 million (US$45 million) in strategic investment from an undisclosed group of investors to finance the firm's R&D on AI technologies and expansion of services to more areas, and the investors will.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News35 min. ago

Soft-World sees 94% of 2Q17 sales from MyCard

Online game developer and operator Soft-World International has revealed 94% of its second-quarter 2017 revenues came from MyCard, its platform for purchasing credit points......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News35 min. ago

China market: Online advertising in 2Q17 reaches CNY74.10 billion, says Analysys

Online advertising service providers in the China market generated revenues of CNY74.1 billion (US$10.8 billion) in second-quarter 2017, increasing 17.8% sequentially and 16.8% on year, according to Analysys International......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News35 min. ago

AUO, Innolux TV panel shipments to remain steady in 2H17, says report

Shipments of TV panels by AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux will remain steady in the second half of 2017 thanks to demand from China-based TV vendors, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News35 min. ago

China to phase in 14nm semiconductor process in 2018, says top tech master

China is proceeding with systematic deployments in 14nm semiconductor fabrication equipment, process, packaging and materials, which will be fully industrialized in 2018. And the nation will render major support to the development of 5-7nm procesess.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News35 min. ago

eBay opens U.S. platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership

 Starting this week, products from select vendors in six African countries are available on eBay’s U.S. shopping site. The collaboration starts in style, with opening merchandise categories of fashion, art, jewelry, and clothing. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Bixby Voice released globally a day before Galaxy Note 8 launch

Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is now available in the UK and Australia, along with 200 other countries. UPDATE: Staying true to its word, Samsung has launched its Bixby voice assistant in 200 countries, including the UK and Australia. Samsung.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

China Relaunches World"s Fastest Train

China has decided to relaunch the world's fastest train service following a fatal crash in 2011, where the high speed train service reduced its upper limit from its then-record holding 350 km/h (217 miles/hour) to 250-300 km/h (155-186 miles/hour). F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

 While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which counts over 60 million paying users, wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Walton net profits jump in 1H17

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the first half of 2017 reached NT$153 million (US$5.05 million), up robustly from only NT$17 million a year earlier. EPS for the six-month period came to NT$0.32......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Global 2Q17 NAND flash market posts 8% growth, says DRAMeXchange

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$13.22 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up 8% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Galaxy S8 best-selling Android smartphones in 2Q17, says Strategy Analytics

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 was the world's best-selling Android smartphone in the second quarter of 2017. Combined shipments of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus reached 19.2 million units in the quarter, according to Strategy analytics......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Qualcomm developing 3D depth sensing technology

Qualcomm is partnering with its ecosystem partners to develop 3D depth sensing technology, which will be applied to Andriod smartphones powered the Snapdragon mobile chips, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Compal reportedly to sell stake in China JV soon

Compal Electronics has started to relocate its executives at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology - the notebook manufacturing joint venture between the ODM and Lenovo - back to the headquarters in Taiwan amid rumors that it is ready to sell its entir.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Taiwan sees foreign direct investment of US$4.4 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has disclosed it approved 1,853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.407 billion in January-July 2017, respectively decreasing 4.88% and 27.39% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone shipments, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt more diamond wire-sliced wafers, which will account for 50% of thei.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

China PCB firms step up capacity expansion

China-based PCB manufacturers including Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) and Jiangxi Holitech Technology have moved to expand their production capacities eyeing a bigger piece of the global PCB market, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Energy Firm Slapped With $65,000 Fine For Making 1.5 Million Nuisance Calls

A UK firm offering people energy-saving solutions has been fined after making almost 1.5 million unsolicited calls without checking if the numbers were registered on the UK's opt-out database. From a report: Southampton-based Home Logic used a dialle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

Hacked smart devices double as surveillance tools, new research finds

Hackers can turn smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs into surveillance tools by hacking the devices and accessing their microphones, according to a new study out of the University of Washington The post Hacked smart devices double as surveillance too.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago