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Taiwan's HTC swings back to profit in Q2
Taiwan's HTC swings back to profit in Q2

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC said it has swung back to profit in the April-June quarter thanks to a boost from sales of a new flagship handset, but...

8 Jul 2014 09:41

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HTC pins its hopes on M8 to make money
HTC pins its hopes on M8 to make money

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Once a star of the intensely competitive smartphone sector, Taiwan's HTC has seen its fortunes collapse - but the success of its latest model provides a glimmer of hope for the company.

9 Jun 2014 09:08

TAIWAN

Smartwear may make people healthier
Smartwear may make people healthier

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: A new generation of wearable technology is promising not only to log data about users' health but to predict and avert crises, from drivers falling asleep at the wheel to runners wearing themselves out in a marathon.

6 Jun 2014 08:30

TAIWAN

Intel backs the long-term survival of PCs
Intel backs the long-term survival of PCs

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: US computer chip company Intel declared its faith in the future of the personal computer in a landscape that is increasingly dominated by super-slim tablets and mobiles.

4 Jun 2014 10:30

TAIWAN

Acer launches software 'cloud' service drive
Acer launches software 'cloud' service drive

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's Acer has unveiled its cloud service centre as the struggling computer manufacturer seeks to revive its fortunes by diversifying away from the low-margin hardware business.

30 May 2014 11:07

TAIWAN

Taiwan's TSMC makes chips for new iPhone
Taiwan's TSMC makes chips for new iPhone

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co has started producing chips to be used in Apple's next iPhone, reports said on Wednesday, 5 March, as speculation swirls that US firm could be offloading rival Samsung as a supplier.

6 Mar 2014 08:16

TAIWAN

Taiwan's HTC forecasts first-quarter loss
Taiwan's HTC forecasts first-quarter loss

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's struggling smartphone manufacturer HTC forecast a first-quarter net loss of up to Tw$3.1bn (US$102.4m) due to weak sales of new flagship products.

12 Feb 2014 08:12

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HTC, Nokia reach settlement on patent lawsuits
HTC, Nokia reach settlement on patent lawsuits

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's smartphone manufacturer HTC said it signed a patent and technology collaboration agreement with Finnish phone company Nokia to end all pending patent litigation between them.

11 Feb 2014 05:59

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Taiwan's HTC designer indicted for leaks to China
Taiwan's HTC designer indicted for leaks to China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwanese prosecutors on Friday indicted a chief designer and five employees at leading smartphone maker HTC for allegedly leaking crucial trade secrets to China and breach of trust.

30 Dec 2013 13:45

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Google opens first data centres in Asia
Google opens first data centres in Asia

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: US search engine company Google opened its first data centres in Taiwan and Singapore to cater for demand in Asia and said it would double its planned investment in Taiwan to US$600m.

12 Dec 2013 06:59

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Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners
Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013 05:49

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Taiwan probes HTC staff over secrets theft

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwanese prosecutors are investigating allegations that three employees at leading smartphone maker HTC stole trade secrets to sell to Chinese firms, reports said on Saturday.

2 Sep 2013 09:33

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Taiwan's Hon Hai Q2 net profit up 41%

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision, a major supplier to Apple, said on Tuesday that its net profit in the three months to June rose 41% year-on-year.

15 Aug 2013 12:18

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Taiwan's HTC looks to Iron Man for rescue

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC is hoping Hollywood action-hero Robert Downey Jr can come to its rescue.

13 Aug 2013 08:07

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D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

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Taiwan's HTC postpones flagship smartphone rollout

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone due to parts shortages, a report said Wednesday, dealing a blow as it looks to lift sales and compete with the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy.

20 Mar 2013 15:56

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Comment: the launch of the HTC One
Comment: the launch of the HTC One

LONDON, UK / TAIPEI, TIAWAN: Julian Jest, research analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media comments on the launch of the HTC One.

20 Feb 2013 09:07

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Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23

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Taiwan minister quits after Facebook girlfriend post

TAIPEI, TAIWAN: Taiwan's government spokesman has resigned, a cabinet official said today, days after he revealed on his Facebook page that he is dating a former student 27 years his junior.

11 Oct 2012 12:38

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Trend to high-quality photo-products
Trend to high-quality photo-products

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Worldwide, the trend is moving towards high-quality cameras. New products with smartphone features are being offered and are winning an entirely new customer base. Japan, Russia, the Ukraine and Kazakhstan are posting double-digit growth on photo-products, while markets in Western Europe are characterised by increasing value creation.

25 Sep 2012 12:10

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Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets
Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012 11:16

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NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02

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Middle East Publishing Conference examines region's transformation
Middle East Publishing Conference examines region's transformation

DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) presented its 7th annual Middle East conference with a look at media transformation in the region and issued a call for proposals for innovative projects to support the independent press.

5 Mar 2012 08:12

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Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011
Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012 12:14

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comScore, InsightXplorer announce exclusive third-party alliance
comScore, InsightXplorer announce exclusive third-party alliance

TAIPEI, TAIWAN / RESTON, US: - comScore Inc and InsightXplorer have announced an exclusive third-party reseller alliance in the Taiwan market. This alliance will bring comScore's global digital measurement products and services to the Taiwan market, while leveraging InsightXplorer's local presence and expertise to better serve Taiwan as well as the Greater China market.

9 Nov 2011 09:52

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Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011 09:36

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Japan Internet users spend most time on blogs worldwide
Japan Internet users spend most time on blogs worldwide

TOKYO, JAPAN: comScore Japan KK, a wholly owned subsidiary of comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on blog usage in Japan from its comScore Media Metrix service.

25 Aug 2011 11:11

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Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend
Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

11 Jul 2011 12:07

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Technology markets continue to grow in Asia
Technology markets continue to grow in Asia

SINGAPORE: For the total year-to-date (Jan-Nov 2010) the markets continued to witness positive growth across the board in terms of value and units in nine Asian countries.

4 Feb 2011 06:14

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Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence
Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011 11:00

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