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One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

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According to a brief in the Want China Times, workers in the Foxconn plant in Chengdu rioted in a male dormitory, throwing bottles, trash, and furniture after plant security came to the dormitory to investigate a thief. Approximately a thousand workers threw trash bins and paper and set off fireworks...
One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant
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HTC may develop its own processors for low-end smartphones

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HTC may be looking to follow in Samsung and Apple’s footsteps in developing its own processors, according to a rumor from China Times. The Taiwanese vendor has reportedly signed a “memorandum of cooperation” with ST-Ericsson to co-develop a new dedicated chip for low-end smartphones that will come out in 2013. The...
HTC may develop its own processors for low-end smartphones
Foxconn workers rise up against security guards, dozens arrested
Amazon’s next-generation Kindle Fire to launch in August, says China Times

Coming Soon From Amazon: Kindle Towering Inferno

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Here’s another report to add to the chorus of predictions that Amazon is gearing up to launch a larger version of its Kindle Fire tablet. The occasionally reliable Digitimes claims that Foxconn has won the contract for a new 10-inch Fire and is expected to begin shipping the devices in...
Coming Soon From Amazon: Kindle Towering Inferno

Apple Shifts its ARM Flip-Chip Biz from Samsung to Unimicron

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... Taiwan based China Times has been told that Apple has shifted orders ......
Apple Shifts its ARM Flip-Chip Biz from Samsung to Unimicron

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

TSMC expects to approach 100% market share on 28nm process in 2013, leading analysts to predict Apple deal

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TSMC Chairman and CEO Morris Chang has indicated that the company expects to achieve close to 100% market share on its 28nm chip process as wafer shipments triple this year, prompting market watchers to predict a crucial deal with Apple for its A series processors, China Times reports. Chang told...
TSMC expects to approach 100% market share on 28nm process in 2013, leading analysts to predict Apple deal

Amazon's second-gen, possibly larger Kindle Fire to set off at end of Q2?

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Still anticipating the Kindle Fire's successor? Well, here's some gossip from the Far East for you Bezos fans. According to the well-connected China Times of Taiwan, it's been informed by parts suppliers that Amazon's next tablet does not yet have a finalized specification, though it hinted that a 10-inch...
Amazon's second-gen, possibly larger Kindle Fire to set off at end of Q2?
Asus pushing to be the top non-Apple tablet maker
4.8-inch iPhone 'Math' reports don't add up

Acer hints at very low-cost, quad-core 8- and 10-inch tablets

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Acer pushed the boundaries of price for major brand tablets with its $150 Iconia B1. It's not about to quit with just one model under its belt, however. The company's Greater China head, Linxian Lang, explained to China Times that there should also be 8- and 10-inch tablets on...
Acer hints at very low-cost, quad-core 8- and 10-inch tablets

Google's Supposed Chromebook Pixel (And Its Touch Display) Stars In Leaked Video

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Got your grains of salt at the ready? Good. Rumors of a more extravagant Chromebook have been making the rounds for months now, but the new, supposedly leaked video the new touch-friendly Chromebook Pixel may provide the first real glance at what Google has been working on behind closed...
Google's Supposed Chromebook Pixel (And Its Touch Display) Stars In Leaked Video

HTC to develop its own processors, mimicking Apple and Samsung, in deal with ST-Ericsson: Report

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In an attempt to reduce its reliance on third-party processor makers, HTC has reportedly signed a memorandum of cooperation with ST-Ericsson to develop its own mobile chips, following the same route as its rivals Apple and Samsung. According to a report by the China Times, HTC will develop a dedicated...
HTC to develop its own processors, mimicking Apple and Samsung, in deal with ST-Ericsson: Report

A Surface Smartphone From Microsoft? Yes, Please!

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If Microsoft really is considering its own "Surface" smartphone, the business decision would be a callous, cold-hearted one that could alienate future partners and leave just two other manufacturers of Windows Phones. But as history has shown, this kind of bold move could pay off. Boy Genius Report claimed Tuesday that...
A Surface Smartphone From Microsoft? Yes, Please!

RUMOR: Apple Will Release THREE New iPhones This Year (AAPL)

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There's a report out of Asia tonight that Apple is working on three new iPhone models, two of which will be out by June. The report comes from quite a chain of sources. The Commercial Times of Taiwan made the original report. It was then picked up by the China...
RUMOR: Apple Will Release THREE New iPhones This Year (AAPL)

3 new iPhones due out this year?

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Some analysts think so. FORTUNE -- Another week, another Apple (AAPL) rumor. This one comes courtesy of the China Times. Different outlets are reporting somewhat different details -- likely due to translation -- but according to Jefferies Research, the Taiwan-based outlet claims three new iPhone models are in the works: a modest upgrade...
3 new iPhones due out this year?

RUMOR: Microsoft Will Release Its Own Smartphone In The Coming Months (MSFT)

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Microsoft is going to dive back into the smartphone market with its own home-built phone, Zach Epstein at BGR reports. The Microsoft-built smartphone will be released in the coming months, according to Epstein, though he doesn't have a specific date. This is one of those stories that has long been...
RUMOR: Microsoft Will Release Its Own Smartphone In The Coming Months (MSFT)

Apple's 'iTV' Could Be Launching Early Next Year Too [REPORT] (AAPL)

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Along with the news that Apple is working on a so-called iPhone 5S refresh for the first half of 2013, the China Times also reports that the long-rumored Apple television set will launch within the same time frame.  Overall, the report seems shaky. Apple has never refreshed the iPhone less than...
Apple's 'iTV' Could Be Launching Early Next Year Too [REPORT] (AAPL)

Fresh rumors of MS making own Windows Phone

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Fresh rumors have surfaced that Microsoft is developing its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone. According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is said to be ëtestingí is own Windows Phone 8 hardware with a device bearing a screen ìbetween four and five inches. A similar rumor emerged in early October,...
Fresh rumors of MS making own Windows Phone

Apple to Greatly Expand iPad mini Production in 2013

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Taiwan's Pegatron is expecting to grow a whopping 40 percent in 2013. Insiders speaking with China Times have stated that the dramatic increase is directly due to their growing partnership with Apple....
Apple to Greatly Expand iPad mini Production in 2013

HTC planning own phone chips: Where’s the sense?

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HTC is thinking about developing its own chips for smartphones reports the China Times on Monday. The Taiwanese company has signed a memorandum of cooperation and Unwired View suggests that ST-Ericsson will build the chips. For the past several years, HTC has relied up on Qualcomm to supply chips for HTC handsets...
HTC planning own phone chips: Where’s the sense?

Apple reportedly prepping 4.8-inch iPhone for June debut

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Among the less believable Apple (AAPL) rumors that have emerged from the Far East in recent weeks is a report suggesting Apple is preparing to launch a “phablet” this summer to compete with large-screened Android smartphones. China Times issued the claims on Monday, suggesting that a third new iPhone handset...
Apple reportedly prepping 4.8-inch iPhone for June debut

iPhone 5S to Include Both Fingerprint Sensor and NFC?

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China Times reports [Google translation, via Macotakara] that Taiwanese chip firm Chipbond has been selected to provide a number of components for the iPhone 5S, including the touch display driver as well as chips to support fingerprint sensor and near field communications (NFC) capabilities. The report suggests that Apple will...
iPhone 5S to Include Both Fingerprint Sensor and NFC?

Supply chain sources claim low-end iPhone due this year

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Apple is working on a low-cost iPhone model for release later this year, according to supply chain sources in touch with the China Times. The new hardware may allegedly ship around the same time as a sixth-generation high-end iPhone. The main incentive is said to be getting a better foothold...
Supply chain sources claim low-end iPhone due this year
With Windows Phone still failing to gain traction, Microsoft plans to launch its own smartphone

Foxconn plant in Taiyuan on strike, may make 2012 iPhone

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Foxconn's northern plant in Taiyuan, in China's northern Shanxi province, may become both a key hub of new iPhone production as well as a flashpoint for working condition issues. The China Times claimed that the factory was facing a "huge" shortage of about 20,000 workers as it got ready for...
Foxconn plant in Taiyuan on strike, may make 2012 iPhone
A Microsoft Phone: the wrong move at the wrong time for the wrong reasons

Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June

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According to new information from the China Times translated by BrightWire, Apple is planning to release the iPhone 5S alongside a larger phone, deemed the "iPhone Math" by the report. Because the iPhone Math name is highly unusual and does not fit in with Apple's traditional naming scheme, it is...
Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June
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