Chunghwa begins app swap with Unicom (China, Taiwan)

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Chunghwa Telecom, which operates in Taiwan, has listed over 100 apps on China Unicom’s app store, WoStore. China Unicom has listed some 200 of its apps on China Unicom’s Hami Apps store in return. Chunghwa also stated that the number of Hami Apps users is going up by 15% per month and now totals 250,000.  

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MOE mulls over mobile phone ban for schoolchildren (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Education (MOE) of Taiwan plans a public hearing to talk about whether to implement a mobile phone ban on schoolchildren or not. The move comes on a request by lawmakers and environmentalists who are calling for the ban after the WHO classified radiation from cell phones as “possibly carcinogenic to humans. According t reports, Cheng Jiau-hua, the secretary-general …

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HTC announces mobile developer support program, SDK Toolkit (Taiwan)

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HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today launched HTCdev, a program designed to support mobile developers through tools, resources and community. HTC also announced the HTC OpenSense SDK, which will allow developers to harness software and hardware innovations on HTC phones to develop more richly integrated mobile applications and experiences. In launching HTCdev, together with the …

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Chunghwa to surpass 10 mn subscriber mark in Q3 (Taiwan)

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Chunghwa Telecom, which operates in Taiwan, is anticipating reaching its 2011 subscriber goal in the third quarter. According to reports, Chunghwa’s target was set at 10 million mobile subscribers before the end of the year but the company now expects to reach the target ahead of schedule. The company also expects to attract 500,000 Hami Apps users.  

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Amazon picks Taiwan manufacturers for tablet

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If reports are to be believed, Amazon.com has reportedly selected Taiwan’s manufacturers to supply compon­ents and assemble the computing devices. E-Ink Holdings’ Hydis Technologies will be supplying the Fringe Field Switching (FFS) display technology; TPK Holding and HannsTouch Solution will supply touch panels; and Quanta Computer will assemble the computers. According to sources, Amazon.com will ship around 800,000 tablets a …

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Myriad to Ship Industry-Leading Java Virtual Machine on Qualcomm’s Brew Mobile Platform

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Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.8 billion software applications on more than 2.2 billion phones, today announced an agreement to ship Myriad’s Jbed Advanced Java Virtual Machine (JVM) on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Brew® Mobile Platform (Brew MP™). Myriad’s Jbed Advanced, a market-proven Java ME platform, will be pre-integrated and optimized for Brew …

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Intrinsyc joins Open Handset Alliance

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Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX: ICS) (“Intrinsyc”), a leading Android™ software solutions provider to the global mobile device community, today announced that it is bolstering its support of the Android device market with the announcement of membership in the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). The OHA is a consortium with over 80 mobile industry members that are strongly committed to promoting …

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HTC inaugurates showroom in Hanoi (Vietnam, Taiwan)

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HTC, which is a Taiwanese handset maker, has inaugurated its first showroom in Vietnam. The showroom is sited in the Pico Mall in Hanoi. The company is planning to open further showrooms in larg­e cities in the future.  

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Broadcom leads the way in security for tablet, pc, and cloud computing with latest secure SOCs

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Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced two additions to its industry leading security system-on-a-chip (SoC) family with the introduction of the BCM5882 and BCM5883, the most highly integrated secure SoC processors in the industry. The new SoCs provide PC OEMs with a security solution which is both highly …

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