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Asustek and Acer quibble over notebook vendor rankings in China and Europe

Nov 1, 01:00

Asustek Computer, citing figures from research firm IDC, pointed out that the company's notebook shipments in China have already surpassed Acer and it has become the second largest...

Acer chairman welcomes HP decision to not spin off PC business

Oct 31, 16:55

Commenting about Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) recent decision that the company will not spin off its PC business, Acer chairman JT Wang has welcomed the decision and believes that HP's...

Inventec to lay off over 400 employees

Oct 28, 01:40

Inventec plans to fire as many as 432 employees, according to sources close to the company, adding that it is being carried out starting today (October 27). The sources blamed an...

Taiwan market: HP launches new PC products

Oct 20, 13:41

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Taiwan on October 19, launched its latest PC products in Taiwan. When asked about its plans to spin off its PC business, Tony Chou, vice president and general...

Some PC vendors switching to Windows 8-based tablet PCs

Oct 17, 12:10

Some PC vendors, including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell, reportedly plan to venture into the development of Microsoft's Windows 8-based tablet PCs with the new models likely to...

Lenovo rises to the second largest PC brand in 3Q11, says IDC

Oct 14, 14:59

Worldwide PC shipments increased by 3.6% in the third quarter of 2011 compared to the same quarter in 2010, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The results are up...

Inventec reportedly cuts workers from tablet PC business

Oct 6, 01:05

Inventec reportedly laid off employees on October 5 due to changes in its tablet PC orders. Company spokesperson Alexander Hsu confirmed the lay offs, but refused to reveal which...

HP, Dell to launch ultrabooks by 1Q12

Oct 5, 01:05

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell will launch ultrabooks at the end of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 respectively, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

HP to not finalize its spin-off plans until year-end 2011; trying to revive employee morale

Sep 30, 12:05

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will not finalize its plans to spin off its PC units until the end of the year and is trying to revive morale among its employees. HP will continue...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

HP names Meg Whitman president and CEO

Sep 23, 10:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced that its board of directors has appointed Meg Whitman as president and CEO.

HP likely to cancel plans to spin off PC unit

Sep 23, 01:15

Hewlett-Packard (HP) may back off from its previous announcement to spin off its PC business unit if CEO Leo Apotheker is ousted as is being reported, according to notebook makers...

Notebook players pessimistic about ability of Ice Cream Sandwich to defeat iOS

Sep 22, 01:30

Notebook players, seeing that first-tier brand vendors such as RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all backing away from the tablet PC bandwagon, are turning pessimistic about...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

Asia-based PC vendors may develop regional OS in 20 years, says Acer founder

Sep 9, 11:46

Branded PC vendors in Asia will have opportunities to develop PC operating systems, in 20 years or less, for Asia if they are able to control the global PC market after US businesses,...

Acer sees surging notebook orders from channel in September, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 8, 14:08

Acer saw its notebook orders from retail channels worldwide increase strongly from 1.7-1.9 million units in July and 2-2.2 million units in August to 1.2-1.4 million units in just...

PC vendors tapping Argentina market

Sep 7, 15:57

PC vendors, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Acer, Asustek Computer, Lenovo and Samsung Electronics, have begun tapping the Argentina market, the second-largest next to Brazil...

HP PSG chief believes division should become independent business, says report

Newswatch - Sep 7, 01:00

Head of Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) Personal System Group, Todd Bradley, has commented in a recent interview that the spin-off of its PC business will provide HP's investors the maximum...

US$99 TouchPad unlikely to come to Taiwan, say retailers

Sep 2, 16:54

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) US$99 TouchPad tablet PC is unlikely to appear in Taiwan's retail channel as Taiwan retailers, so far, still have not yet received any information that the...

HP to launch second-round sales promotion of TouchPad to clear supply chain inventory

Sep 2, 01:30

Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to launch a second sales promotion for its 9.7-inch TouchPads in late October in an attempt to clear out inventories of components in the supply chain,...

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HP upstream suppliers suffered from piled up TouchPad components

Aug 30, 01:05

As first-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently halted all its TouchPad projects, upstream suppliers are currently suffering from the component inventory, which is...

Samsung reportedly recruits ex-HP VP for PC business; considers buying webOS

Aug 29, 16:25

Samsung Electronics, despite refuting reports it plans to take over Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) PC business, reportedly has already recruited HP's ex-vice president of PSG marketing...

Compal expects 3Q11 revenues to grow up to 5%

Aug 26, 14:06

Compal Electronics' revenues for the third quarter of 2011 are expected to increase by up to 5% sequentially, according to company chairman Rock Hsu. Orders for the China market remain...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Acer reports losses for 2Q11

Aug 25, 01:00

Acer has announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011 with consolidated revenues of NT$102.1 billion (US$3.5 billion), down 32% on year, while operating...

Acer chairman JT Wang

HannStar Board and GBM notebook PCB orders unlikely to be affected by HP spin-off

Aug 23, 14:20

Sales of notebook-use PCBs at HannStar Board and Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) are unlikely to be affected by Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plans to spin-off its PC unit, according to...

HP spin-off plan undermining peak-season effects for IC parts in 3Q11

Aug 23, 13:53

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) intention to spin off its PC unit will further undermine the already weaker-than-expected peak-season effects for the third quarter of 2011 and even drive...

Taiwan handset ODMs bracing for structural upheaval

Aug 23, 12:25

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are bracing for repercussions of structural upheaval to be brought by Google's intention to buy Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan to stop...

HP may quit developing WebOS printer

Aug 23, 12:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Taiwan's Image and Printing Group (IPG), commenting on the headquarters' recent announcement that HP will quit the development of WebOS-based tablet PCs and smartphones,...

DRAM makers concerned about Samsung's potential takeover of HP PC unit

Aug 23, 11:17

If Hewlett-Packard (HP) finally disposes of its PC business unit by selling it to Samsung Electronics, DRAM chip suppliers, particularly those less-competitive players in Taiwan,...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

HP PC spin-off plan may cause fierce PC price competition in 4Q11

Aug 23, 01:05

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan of spin off its PC business has already caused a great impact to the PC industry and with the company reportedly already started working on plans to...

Digitimes Insight: HP cutting off PC department may affect upstream supply chain

Aug 22, 17:03

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) decided to perhaps spin off its PC business, which contributes revenues of about US$40 billion, it is becoming more obvious that HP intends to turn its focus...


HP WebOS hardware production partners set for uncertainty

Aug 22, 16:19

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will stop selling WebOS-based smartphones and tablet PCs is expected to have a strong impact on its hardware production partners in Taiwan,...

Taiwan panel makers face challenges over HP's PC spin-off plan

Aug 22, 11:51

Hewlett-Packard's (HP) LCD panel suppliers and contract manufacturers are bracing for changes to their partnerships with the US client in the wake of its plan to separate its PC business,...

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    The HP Slate21 Pro AiO is designed for productivity in office, education and kiosk environments. The all-in-one PC features a 21.5-inch Full HD IPS touch screen with wide 178-degree...

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    HP has announced the Chromebook14, the company's first Chromebook powered by an Intel processor based on the Haswell microarchitecture, a large display and optional 4G for connectivity...

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