Google said Tuesday it was bringing Android to wearable devices, as LG and Motorola started the countdown to Internet-enabled watches based on the dominant platform for smartphones.
Efforts by China-based smartphone vendors to push sales through online trading is likely to result in significant impacts on sales volumes and vendor rankings in the China market in 2014 and beyond, according to industry watchers in Taiwan.
Smartphone supplier Xiaomi is looking to work closer with Hutchison Whampoa's telecommunications operations as the Beijing-based company expands into new markets in Asia.
Amazon.com Inc. will begin shipping its long-awaited video-streaming device in early April, through its website as well as retailers including Best Buy Co. and Staples Inc., said people familiar with the company's plans.
The South Korea government, seeing strong potentials in the wearable device market, has already come up with a series of strategies for the sector in the run up to 2020. It aims at having the country's wearable device shipments account for 40 percent of the global volume by 2020.
Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google’s Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to take over Nokia’s handset business.
Digital still camera (DSC) shipments by Taiwanese contract makers will continue their downward spiral in the first quarter, as vendors struggle to counter the growing use of smartphone cameras, according to a local market research firm.
Rising Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Sunday launched a connected watch to rival Samsung's Gear 2, both unveiled on the eve of the world's biggest mobile fair in Barcelona, Spain.
Samsung launched Sunday a new smart watch, the Gear 2, after a first version won over few critics, adding new features and ditching Google's Android in favor of its own operating system.
Faced with a horde of cheap, new rivals and the prospect of slowing growth, Samsung is trying to expand its presence in two of its largest markets.
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