Dan NystedtIDG News Service

Europe's Imec Signs on for R&D Center in Taiwan

The Belgian research center, Imec, signed an agreement to build a new research center in Taiwan that will focus on semiconductors.

Texas Instruments Buys Its First Chip Factory in China

Texas Instruments announced the purchase of its first chip factory in China on Friday in the city of Chengdu.

Google Soars on Earnings, Seagate on Takeover Talks

Google's stock soared in after-market trading on the Nasdaq after a strong Q3, while Seagate rose on reports it plans to go private.

LCD Price Fixing Probe Nets Ninth Taiwanese Executive

A long-running price-fixing probe into the LCD panel business has netted its ninth indictment against a Taiwanese executive, said the DOJ.

Asus Delivers Digital Flowers to Taipei Int'l Flora Expo

Asustek delivered digital flowers to the Taipei International Flora Exposition.

HTC CEO Talks on Business Behind New Windows Phone 7 OS

HTC's CEO said network operators, phone makers and Microsoft moved swiftly to cooperate on the Windows Phone 7 OS.

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HTC Goes in Big With Five Windows Phone 7 Handsets

HTC unveiled five Windows Phone 7 smartphones on Monday.

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Hands on With HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 Handset

HTC gave us a chance to play with the new Windows Phone 7 handset, the HTC HD7.

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Samsung Reveals First Windows Phone 7 Handset, Omnia 7

Samsung revealed the Omnia 7, its first Windows Phone 7 smartphone.

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Samsung's Q3 Earnings Will Fall but Sales to Hit New High

Samsung provided guidance for the third quarter that showed its operating profit will fall from its all-time-high, but that its sales will reach a new peak.

Samsung to Unveil WiMax 2 Trial System in Japan

Samsung Electronics plans to reveal its latest Mobile WiMax technology at the CEATEC Japan 2010 electronics show this week in Tokyo.

Microsoft Confirms Oct. 11 Launch of Windows Phone 7

Microsoft confirmed the Oct. 11 launch event for its new Windows Phone 7 OS.

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Verizon Blames Built-in Phone Software for Overcharges

Verizon Wireless stands ready to hand back millions of dollars to customers who were overcharged on their mobile phone bills due to built-in software.

BenQ Unveils New K61 E-reader With 6-inch Touchscreen

BenQ launched its second e-reader on Friday, a device able to download e-books via Wi-Fi or 3G networks and take notes using the touchscreen.

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TSMC Allowed to Upgrade Chip Technology in China

Taiwan granted chip giant TSMC permission to start using a more advanced chip technology at a factory in China.