Posts Tagged ‘OEM’

Foxconn’s Acquisition Of Sharp Approved By Antitrust Authority Of China

Apple, Sharp, and Foxconn (Hon Hai)Hon Hai’s Foxconn, which is already a major original equipment manufacturer for Apple, is set to enhance its ability to …


First Of 4 IoT Ecosystem Accelerators Opens In China

British-based ARM has partnered with Chinese smart device firm Thundersoft to launch an Internet of Things accelerator in Beijing. The ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator is an IoT one-stop shop for startups and OEMs in Beijing. The Beijing facility is the first of four planned and is aimed at further advancing China’s IoT industry. Financial terms […]


China’s Inspur Forms Linux Partnership With Red Hat

Chinese technology company Inspur and American open source manufacturer Red Hat have reached a strategic deal to combine Red Hat’s latest-generation enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with Inspur’s X86 platform products. According to the agreement, Inspur and Red Hat will become OEM partners. The OEM partner designation is the highest partner rank […]


Who Says Foreign Tech Companies Can’t Grow In China?

EMC claims its China business has grown for many years, while other foreign firms and Internet heavyweights like Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube can’t even step foot in China. Ye Chenghui, president of EMC Greater China, said that EMC China’s growth in the past year was beyond expectations and the company has realized growth over eight […]


Hon Hai Sells Wearable Computing Patents To Google

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry announced that the company has reached an agreement with Google to sell some of its wearable computing-related patents to the American search engine. These patents include a head-mounted display technology, which is used to superimpose computer-generated images on a real-world view. Hon Hai said in a statement that this kind […]


Microsoft Cancels Packaged Windows 8 For Chinese Market

Microsoft announced its new product sales strategy in the Chinese market to only provide the electronic online version and OEM pre-installed versions of Windows 8, cutting the sales of packaged operating system sales. In the past, Microsoft normally sold its operating system products in three ways, including the packaged version, OEM pre-installed version, and online […]


Acer’s Acquisition Of iGware Approved By FTC In Taiwan

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved Acer’s acquisition of iGware, a U.S. cloud computing technology company, and said the acquisition only has slight influence on the Taiwanese cloud computing software service market. In July 2011, Acer announced plans to acquire the entire stake in iGware for USD320 million, and the company submitted an application to […]


China’s ZTE Sued For Patent Infringement In U.S.

U.S. broadband service provider Novatel Wireless has sued its competitors Franklin Wireless and ZTE for infringing five patents related to its MiFi mobile hotspot equipment. According to local media reports, Novatel Wireless’ MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot equipment can access to the Internet via the cellular data network. The MiFi line creates a personal cloud of […]


Ericsson Sues Acer, D-Link For Wireless Patent Infringement

According to reports in Taiwanese local media, Ericsson has sued companies, including D-Link, Acer and Netgear, in Texas, U.S., for infringement of wireless products. The reports state that the prosecuted businesses in Ericsson’s lawsuit include D-Link’s parent company; D-Link’s subsidiary in America; Acer’s parent company; Acer’s subsidiary in America; Netgear; and Gateway, which has been […]


SMIC Signs Cooperative Agreement With Datang

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, the Shanghai-headquartered integrated circuit foundry, has announced that the company has signed a two-year strategic cooperative agreement with the Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Datang Holdings.