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Taiwan passive component makers post record July revenues

Aug 8, 10:53

Major Taiwan-based passive component makers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Chilisin Electronics have reported record-high revenues for July 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer...

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Global semiconductor equipment sales set to reach record high in 2017, says SEMI

Jul 12, 15:11

Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 19.8% to total US$49.4 billion in 2017, marking the first time that the semiconductor equipment...

TSMC names new president for North America operation

Jun 8, 16:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has announced the promotion of a veteran executive, Dave Keller to president of TSMC North America. Rick Cassidy remains as CEO of TSMC...

Korea replaces Taiwan as largest semiconductor equipment market

Jun 6, 14:55

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached a record US$13.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to SEMI. The billings figure was 14% higher than...

WinMate hopes to merge sales agents in North America

May 31, 14:11

WinMate, a maker of ruggedized tablets, industrial panel PCs and digital signage hopes to merge with long-term sales agents in the North America market, according to the company.

SMIC expects revenues to drop 3-6% in 2Q17

May 11, 15:42

China-based pure-play foundry SMIC expects to post a sequential decrease of 3-6% in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 25% to 27%.

Acer expects growth in Chromebook shipments

May 2, 11:42

Acer has been expanding its Chrome-based product lines recently and company CEO Jason Chen expects its Chromebook sales to enjoy a double-digit percentage growth in 2017.

Gaming PC sales in North America in 2016 grow 25-30%

Apr 28, 13:52

Commenting on the gaming PC market in North America, Kevin Jones, vice president for US-based retail chain Micro Center said that overall sales increased 25-30% on year in 2016, and...

Kevin Jones, Micro Center vice president (left)

Magellan, Samsung America to partner on ELD products

Apr 27, 14:13

Magellan, the GPS brand subsidiary of Mitac International Magellan, has announced cooperation with Samsung Electronics America to supply enterprise-level electronics logging devices...

Magellan ELD

SerComm expects strong demand from China, North America, emerging markets in Europe in 2017

Mar 28, 12:21

Networking/communication device maker SerComm expects strong demand for devices used in fiber-optic networks in the China market, DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1 routers used in cable TV networks...

Getac expects revenues to grow strongly in 2H17

Mar 8, 11:21

Ruggedized PC player Getac Technology expects its revenues to decrease sequentially in the second quarter, but the volume will have a good chance to grow strongly in the second half...

Pegatron chairman talks about capacity expansion in North America, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 15:46

Commenting on questions on whether Pegatron Technology will move production to North America during the company's year-end banquet, company chairman TH Tung noted that Pegatron currently...

HTC eyes better sales for U series

Jan 13, 15:52

High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced two new high-end smartphones, the U Ultra and U Play in Taiwan, and Chialin Chang, HTC president of Global Sales has pointed out that the company...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to up over 16% on quarter in 3Q16

Aug 25, 10:36

Global tablet shipments will bounce back 16.3% sequentially to reach nearly 47 million units in the third quarter, but the volume will still be down over 10% compared to the same...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet players see weak shipments in 2Q16

Aug 9, 21:25

White-box tablet shipments were down 15.3% from sequentially to reach only 13.8 million units in the second quarter because the quarter was a slow season for North America and Europe,...

Dell sees rising share in notebook market

Jun 16, 14:02

In addition to the enterprise notebook sector, Dell has also been successfully expanding its presence in the consumer notebook sector recently and has seen increased market share...

HTC partners with Microsoft and GameStop to establish experience centers

Apr 12, 15:35

HTC has been seeking partnerships for its Vive virtual reality device and in addition to cooperation with car vendors Audi and BMW, HTC has also partnered with Microsoft and GameStop...

Europe becoming new battlefield for datacenter server players

Apr 7, 14:22

Datacenter server competition has recently expanded from North America to Europe and players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Quanta Computer and Wistron's server subsidiary, Wiwynn,...

Asustek sees 30% growth in Europe LCD monitor market, Acer leads in North America

Mar 31, 22:00

Asustek Computer and Acer are seeing increasing sales of their LCD monitors with Asustek dominating in the gaming sector and enjoying over 30% growth in Europe in 2015, while Acer...

ATrack Technology expects revenues proportion from North America to top 50% in 2016

Feb 19, 11:00

Own-brand GPS maker ATrack Technology, in view of booming orders from North America, expects the revenue proportion from the regional market to rise from 25% in 2015 to over 50% in...

Zero net energy homes in North America expected to reach 27,000 in 2025, says Navigant

Dec 18, 12:04

As residential building codes call for greater energy efficiency, and the use of onsite generation for grid load management becomes more valuable, the market for zero net energy homes...

Intel pushing new entry-level PC processors in 2Q16-3Q16

Dec 1, 15:25

Despite weak overall demand for PC, sales of gaming notebooks, inexpensive desktops and mini PCs remain strong, especially models using Intel's Pentium and Celeron processors, which...

North America fab tool book-to-bill continues growth, says SEMI

Oct 23, 15:47

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.07 in September 2015, up for the third consecutive month, according to SEMI.

Light duty plug-in electric vehicle sales in North America expected to total nearly 7.4 million from 2015-2024

Sep 23, 15:41

North America is currently the world's largest market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), with more than 133,000 sold in 2014, and the majority of vehicles concentrated in California...

Prepaid electric meters expected to have installed base of more than 85 million from 2014-2024, says firm

Jun 4, 15:07

Although the overall adoption of prepaid electric metering is expected to increase thanks to increased acceptance by both utilities and customers, the trend is playing out differently...

Annual plug-in electric vehicle sales in North America expected to exceed 1.1 million by 2024, says Navigant

May 27, 14:26

With more than 133,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in 2014, North America is currently the world's strongest market for these vehicles. While regional sales are concentrated...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Apr 23, 11:13

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in March 2015, having been above parity for three months in a row, according to the...

Acer Octon seeking cooperation with top-3 telecom carriers in North America

Mar 23, 11:50

Acer Octon, a joint venture established in November 2014 by Taiwan-based IT vendor Acer and US-based multimedia application developer Octon, will soon announce the outcomes of talks...

Led by commercial systems, 9% of solar PV systems in North America will have storage attached in 2018, says IHS

Mar 17, 15:55

Approximately 9% of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 0.98 in December, says SEMI

Jan 26, 10:47

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.37 billion in orders worldwide in December 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98,...

HP, Dell adopt new approaches to regain server orders

Jan 22, 12:31

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both recently taken steps looking to win back orders that were lost to Taiwan-based white-box server players. HP has partnered with Foxconn Electronics...

Quanta, Wiwynn not in hurry to join China data center competition

Jan 15, 15:28

Although China is currently seeing strong demand for cloud computing data centers, Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server brand subsidiary of Wistron are not in a hurry...

Mitsui Chemical, SKC to merge polyurethane material businesses

Dec 23, 15:26

Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals and Korea-based petrochemical firm SKC on December 22 reached an agreement to establish a joint venture that will merge both firms' polyurethane material...

Samsung offers large price cuts for Ultra HD TVs in North America

Dec 4, 15:40

Samsung Electronics has made large reductions in the retail prices of Ultra HD LCD TVs in the North America market. Prices at Best Buy have been cut by US$700 from US$1,499 to US$799...

Asustek catching up quickly with MSI in gaming notebook business

Dec 2, 14:32

Asustek Computer's good brand recognition in the high-end PC segment and price cut strategy, has reportedly helped the company to surpass Micro-Star International (MSI) in gaming...

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    The Acer Chromebook 11 has a thickness of 0.73-inch thick and a weight of 1.1kg. It sports an 11.6-inch display that features non-glare Acer ComfyView and a 1366x768 resolution and...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

    Acer has announced the Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer's Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor, Android...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Acer Predator XB1 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with the Nvidia G-Sync-supported, flat-panel Predator XB1. The Predator XB1 series features the latest Nvidia...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Acer Predator Z35 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with Nvidia G-Sync-supported, curved Predator Z35. The Predator Z35 is the first product of Acer's Predator...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Samsung Secu-NFC chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new system-in-package (SIP) near field communications (NFC) chip, the SENHRN1. The new Secu-NFC chip combines a NFC controller and a secure element...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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