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Hon Hai raises the stakes, wants 20 percent ownership of Sharp

ASUS FonePad ships April 26th in the UK, up for pre-order now

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Back when ASUS first introduced that unorthodox FonePad to the masses at MWC, the Taiwanese company said the 7-inch device would be arriving in the European market at some point in March. Fast forward to today -- a couple of weeks late, no less -- and ASUS has announced...
ASUS FonePad ships April 26th in the UK, up for pre-order now
Never-seen-before HTC tablet leaked in benchmarks

HTC head denies rumored details of Apple licensing deal

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In a statement to reporters on Tuesday, HTC CEO Peter Chou denied analysts' guesses as to the details surrounding the Taiwanese company's ten-year licensing deal with Apple, calling the widely-cited estimates "baseless."...
HTC head denies rumored details of Apple licensing deal

Apple manufacturer Foxconn improves on Chinese workers' hours and safety

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Facing mounting criticism, factories have made significant changes, but bigger steps are ahead for electronics supplierFoxconn, Apple's top manufacturer, has improved safety conditions and cut working hours in an effort to resolve violations at its plants that triggered a global scandal for the iPad and iPhone maker.The Taiwanese company submitted...
Apple manufacturer Foxconn improves on Chinese workers' hours and safety

Facebook Home limps past million downloads as AT&T dumps 'HTC First'

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Android app launcher developed by social network receives poor reviews and slow downloads, while US network gets ready to drop dedicated Facebook phone by HTCFacebook Home, the app intended to turn Android phones into a sort of "Facebook phone", is struggling. Having taken almost a month to hit a million...
Facebook Home limps past million downloads as AT&T dumps 'HTC First'
HTC Officially Reveals The 8X: 4.3-Inch 720p Display, 1.5GHz Dual-Core Processor, Beats Audio

IT'S OFFICIAL: The New HTC One Is Hands Down The Best Android Phone Around

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Reviews are in for HTC's latest smartphone, the One. While the Taiwanese company doesn't have the same marketing man-power as its top rivals Apple and Samsung, it does have an incredibly well-crafted offering that easily stands above the rest. The high-quality smartphone is receiving high praise across the entire industry...
IT'S OFFICIAL: The New HTC One Is Hands Down The Best Android Phone Around

Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

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An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world's most popular consumer electronics. As well as working with companies like Dell, Motorola, Nokia and Hewlett-Packard, Foxconn assembles...
Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

Newly Published Samsung Patent Points To A Stylus You Can Talk To

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If that microstylus just isn’t cutting it for you, then you may want to see what Samsung has been mulling over. A recently published patent reveals some interesting new tricks that Samsung may be planning to stick in their forthcoming styluses (styli?). I don’t need to tell you that Samsung...
Newly Published Samsung Patent Points To A Stylus You Can Talk To

HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE gets July 5 release date, available on Verizon for $149.99

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Launched at this year’s CTIA Wireless 2012 event, HTC’s Droid Incredible 4G LTE has finally received a release date, coming to Verizon stores and its website on July 5 for a price of $149.99 on a two year contract. The device becomes the 23rd 4G LTE device to be offered...
HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE gets July 5 release date, available on Verizon for $149.99
Android 4.0 update coming soon to 16 HTC devices

ARM and TSMC team up on 64-bit chips and FinFET transistors

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ARM and TSMC are renewing their vows and plan to continue collaborating well into the future, as they work to optimize the 64-bit v8 architecture for the Taiwanese company's FinFET transistor tech. The two will push next-gen ARM chips to 20nm and beyond, and hopefully shorten the time to...
ARM and TSMC team up on 64-bit chips and FinFET transistors
HTC Confirms Jelly Bean Updates For Most One Series Smartphones
HTC rumored to be working on a streaming music service

iPads seized in China over trademark dispute

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Apple in legal battle as company threatens to halt exports of Chinese-made iPads saying it copyrighted name in 2001Chinese authorities have seized iPads from retailers in an escalating trademark dispute between Apple and a Chinese company that threatens to disrupt global sales of the tablet.Shenzhen Proview Technology registered the iPad...
iPads seized in China over trademark dispute

Please Don’t Let This Be What The EVO One Looks Like

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Well, I suppose it was bound to happen. Just one day before HTC and Sprint kick off their so-called collaboration event in New York City, the team at PocketNow has gotten their hands on what they claim is the first press shot of the device to be unveiled: the EVO...
Please Don’t Let This Be What The EVO One Looks Like

REPORT: Company Behind Crazy Taiwanese Animations Is Hemorrhaging Cash And Looking To Sell

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We're not sure how this happened given its brilliance, but Next Media Ltd., the Taiwanese company behind the hilarious animated takes on current events, has been taking massive losses and is now up for sale. The Taipei Times reports the firm is seeking a $500 million price. Owned by...
REPORT: Company Behind Crazy Taiwanese Animations Is Hemorrhaging Cash And Looking To Sell
HTC won’t use cheap phones to bolster sales, CEO says

TSMC Anticipates Big Orders. Is Apple One of Them?

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The chief executive of TSMC, one of the biggest semiconductor makers in the world, hinted at big orders to come, fueling the Apple rumor mill that the iPhone maker may soon shift its chip production to the Taiwanese company....
TSMC Anticipates Big Orders. Is Apple One of Them?

Charge your phone, with your other phone

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A Taiwanese company is demonstrating two-way touch charging this week at the Computex exhibition, using a new chip that allows two people to share one phone's battery by holding their devices together....
Charge your phone, with your other phone

Asustek: Nexus 7 Sales Approaching One Million a Month

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Sales of Google Inc. Nexus 7, made by Taiwan’s Asustek Computer Inc., are closing in on one million units a month, the Taiwanese company revealed. The 7-inch tablet has created a big buzz this year with its low starting price of $199, but both Google and Asustek have been cagey...
Asustek: Nexus 7 Sales Approaching One Million a Month

Apple appeals against iPad trademark decision in China

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Having lost its entitlement to the iPad trademark in China, Apple has appealed a court ruling that asserts a local monitor company owns the right to the iPad name, limiting the impact of potential trademark infringement lawsuits in the future. ComputerWorld reports that Apple appealed the ruling on January 5, having been...
Apple appeals against iPad trademark decision in China

HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits

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World's fifth biggest phone maker is squeezed by larger rivals Apple and SamsungHTC, the world's fifth biggest phone maker, has suffered a 79% crash in quarterly profits as the popularity and marketing muscle of Apple and Samsung continue to squeeze out smaller rivals.Third quarter net income plummeted to NT$4.9bn (£104m)...
HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits

Apple to use fingerprint sensor to enhance the security of NFC mobile payments in next iPhone?

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A translated report this morning from China Times (via Macotakara) appears to claim the iPhone 5S will be the first device from Apple to include fingerprint sensor and NFC technology. According to the report, Taiwanese company Chipbond will be providing the integrated touch display driver and other components necessary to...
Apple to use fingerprint sensor to enhance the security of NFC mobile payments in next iPhone?
Google-branded 7-inch tablet expected in July

Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

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It’s a lot harder to pursue a trademark case when you’re bankrupt. And that could soon be the scenario faced by Proview, the Taiwanese company that is asserting it — and not Apple — owns the iPad trademark in China. The Associated Press reports Monday that Fubon Insurance, a Proview...
Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

Foxconn Steps Up Hiring as Apple Readies New iPhone

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Foxconn Technology Group has resumed hiring assembly-line workers in China after a postholiday freeze, in the latest sign that major customer Apple Inc. is gearing up for production of the new iPhone. Foxconn is the trade name for Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese company said Monday it...
Foxconn Steps Up Hiring as Apple Readies New iPhone

If Foxconn Replaced Its Humans With Robots, Would You Feel Better?

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that manufactures devices for Apple, Nokia, and Sony, has over 1.2 million employees, mostly in factories on the Chinese mainland. By 2016, it would like to replace as many of those as possible with robots that can do the job 24/7. That would address the human...
If Foxconn Replaced Its Humans With Robots, Would You Feel Better?

Gigabyte unveils U2442 ultrabooks and P2542G gaming laptop at CeBIT

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You didn't think a company like Gigabyte would roll into CeBIT empty-handed, did you? The Taiwanese company knows how to rock a trade show properly and came packin' a whole bevy of goodies. Getting top billing are the brand new U2442 ultrabooks and the P2542G gaming laptop. The slim...
Gigabyte unveils U2442 ultrabooks and P2542G gaming laptop at CeBIT
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