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Apple expands independent repair program to Canada and Europe

Apple officially allowed independent shops to repair your iPhone one year ago. The program first launched in the US and currently boasts over 700 locations that are part of 140 independent companies.Now the Ind    

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OEM/ODM TV shipments increase in May

Global shipments of OEM/ODM TVs posted its first on-year growth since the turn of 2020 in May as the coronavirus impacts have started easing in some markets and some governments have offered subsidies to stimul    

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Oppo pushes in-house development of mobile chips

Oppo is reportedly stepping up efforts to develop its own mobile application processors in house and will appropriate an annual R&D budget of over NT$20 billion (US$673.6 million) to support the project in    

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Samsung unlikely to partner with Huawei

Samsung Electronics is unlikely to be a foundry partner of Huawei to support the Chinese vendor's "de-Americanization" of its supply chain in the wake of the US trade sanctions, according to indu    

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Average selling price of Samsung smartphones grows to the highest level of the last six years

The Average Selling Price (ASP) of Samsung smartphones for the first quarter of 2020 increased by 8.5% compared to Q1 of last year, reports Strategy Analytics. Compared to the last three months of 2019, the ASP    

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Highlights of the day: MediaTek to enjoy growth in 2020

Despite the coronavirus pandemic's influence on global demand for handsets, MediaTek is still optimistic about its sales in the second half of 2020 as 5G will take off and relatively boosting sales of 5G s    

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Highlights of the day: Graphics card shipments to stay strong

The first half of a year has been usually the slow season for graphics cards, but this year the coronavirus pandemic-triggeed stay-at-home needs has shored up demand. With AMD and Nvidia set to launch their nex    

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Highlights of the day: Smartphone sales rise sharply in China

Smartphone sales in China rose sharply in April on a sequential basis following weeks of stagnant demand amid the coronavirus outbreak. While strong momentum has been seen in the 5G segment, massive migration t    

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HTC revenue takes a dip in April, totals less than 10 million

HTC's revenue stream is drying up - the company posted a report for April of this year, which shows that it brought in only NTD 297 million (in US dollars, that's just under10 million). This is a shar    

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China smartphone sales nosedive in 1Q20, says Digitimes Research

Sales of smartphones in the China market slumped by 51.9% sequentially and 38.9% on year to their lowest quarterly levels of recent years in the first quarter of 2020 due to the impacts of coronavirus pandemic    

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