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Inventec to push cloud computing and solar businesses for 2014-2016, says chairman

Dec 18, 22:09

Seeing difficulties achieving further growth in the notebook business, Inventec is planning to switch its focus to the cloud computing and solar industries for 2014-2016, according...

Inventec chairman Richard Lee

HP to take lead in 4Q13 notebook shipments

Dec 16, 21:41

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to be the largest notebook brand vendor in the fourth quarter with shipments of 7.6 million units, leading Lenovo at 7.2 million, Dell (5.2 million),...

HP and Dell surprisingly turn to lower-priced products, says the supply chain

Dec 16, 21:36

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have both been trying to increase their sales through releasing more low-price products recently and with Acer also taking the same approach, sources...

Some notebook vendors consent to panel price hikes, say Taiwan makers

Dec 16, 21:20

In view of growing demand for notebooks in emerging markets and business-use models, notebook panel makers have asked for price hikes and a few notebook vendors, including Hewlett-Packard,...

Notebook supply chain sees strong December orders thanks to Lunar New Year holidays

Dec 16, 14:34

The notebook supply chain is expected to see strong orders in December as brand vendors are preparing extra inventories to avoid possible supply shortages caused by the upcoming Lunar...

Notebook supply chain sees strong December orders

Compal acquires new enterprise notebook orders for 2014 from HP

Dec 11, 21:49

Compal Electronics reportedly has landed orders for Hewlett-Packard's (HP) enterprise notebooks and will start shipments in June 2014, according to sources from the upstream supply...

Brand vendors to back down from releasing touchscreen conventional notebooks in 2014

Dec 11, 21:31

Some first-tier notebook brand vendors have recently adjusted their notebook roadmaps for 2014 and will delay the releases of touchscreen conventional notebooks to focus on non-touchscreen...

Quanta November notebook shipments up 19%

Dec 10, 21:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.4 million ODM notebooks in November, increasing 18.9% on month, according to the company.

Sonix November sales rise 11%

Dec 10, 15:22

Consumer IC design houses Sonix Technology saw its November revenues increase 10.8% sequentially to NT$333 million (US$11.24 million), thanks to a pick-up in orders for notebook webcam...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 2014 touch panel shipments up for smartphones, notebooks, down for tablets

Dec 10, 10:08

Taiwan-based makers together will ship 242.72 million smartphone touch panels, 51.81 million tablet touch panels and 17.76 million notebook touch panels in 2014, respectively increasing...

Growth in mobility trend spells further decline for PC market in MEA, says IDC

Dec 6, 11:57

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market continued to experience a steep decline during the third quarter of 2013, decreasing 15% in volume on year, according to research firm IDC...

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors and ODMs post shipment gains in November

Dec 4, 16:05

Notebook shipments by the top-five brand vendors and the top-three ODMs increased 14% and 12%, respectively, on month in November, partly driven by shipments of up to three million...

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H14, say Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:08

Viewing that notebook vendors have taken conservative attitudes in developing new models for launch in 2014, global demand for notebooks is expected to remain stagnant in the first...

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Tablets and smartphones drive demand for SCDs in Western Europe, says IDC

Dec 3, 15:19

The smart connected device (SCD) market continued to post strong growth in the third quarter of 2013, with combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and smartphones reaching almost 55 million...

PC shipments to fall by double digits in 2013, says IDC

Dec 3, 14:34

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by 10.1% in 2013, slightly below the previous projection of 9.7%, and by far the most severe yearly contraction on record, according to...

ODMs to see TV shipments sink in 2013

Dec 2, 14:39

Some ODMs will see their shipments of TVs decline sharply in 2013 due to decreasing global TV demand, according to industry sources.

Analog IC suppliers look to slight rebound in orders in November-December

Nov 27, 22:09

Taiwan-based analog IC vendors expect orders from the notebook sector to increase 5% sequentially in November and another 5% in December as supply chains in Taiwan and China replenish...

Prolonged Ivy Bridge life-cycle affects Intel 2014 CPU roadmap

Nov 27, 22:05

Intel's slow transition from Ivy Bridge to Haswell has impacted the CPU maker's original roadmap for 2014 as Ivy Bridge remains the mainstream platform of the notebook industry and...

Tablets to make up 50% of PC market in 2014, says Canalys

Nov 27, 14:46

In 2014 tablets will almost out-ship all other PC form factors combined, forming almost 50% of the total client PC market (desktops, notebooks, and tablets), according to a prediction...

Automation becomes latest trend in notebook ODM industry

Nov 19, 16:03

Facing rising labor costs, several notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics are starting to push automation across their production lines in China for 2014. Compal...

Time ripe for development of smart peripherals: Q&A with Arima Communications president Owen Chen

Nov 19, 11:34

Smartphone ODM Arima Communications has decided to expand its product lines to include tablets, smart accessories and other new products, optimizing its platform development expertise...

Arima president Owen Chen

Europe expected to see notebook shipment rebound

Nov 18, 22:33

Notebook shipments in Europe are expected to rebound in the near future as many brand vendors have recently started preparing inventory for the market's year-end shopping season....

Clevo sees profit growth from notebook and China shopping mall businesses

Nov 18, 22:31

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Clevo saw its consolidated revenues grow 6% sequentially to NT$4.4 billion (US$149.49 million) in the third quarter with its net profits dropping...

Tablets unable to replace notebooks, says Quanta chairman

Nov 18, 13:35

While global notebook sales in 2013 are expected to significantly decrease on year mainly due to fast growing demand for tablets, it is impossible for tablets to replace notebooks...

Asustek expects 10% growth in 2014 notebook shipment, says CEO

Nov 14, 11:53

Asustek Computer expects its notebook/convertible notebook shipments in 2014 to increase 10% on year mainly due to large growth in shipments of New EeePC and Chromebook models, company...

Wistron to see shipments decline, but profits grow for notebooks in 2014

Nov 14, 11:07

Wistron saw its gross margins return above 5% in the third quarter and expects the percentage to continue increasing in 2014 despite a decline in notebook shipments, which are estimated...

Compal looking to ship 40 million notebooks in 2014

Nov 13, 22:05

Compal Electronics expects its notebook shipments to reach 40 million units in 2014, up slightly on year, with shipments of tablets to grow significantly to 15 million units, according...

Quanta October notebook shipments down 7.5%

Nov 12, 19:54

The largest Taiwan-based notebook ODM Quanta Computer shipped 3.7 million units in October, slipping 7.5% on month, according to the company.

Samsung places fewer notebook component orders than expected

Nov 11, 11:05

Samsung Electronics' component orders from June to October 2013 were reportedly only 40% of the Korea-based vendor's original forecast, while Apple's iMac shipments during the same...

ODM notebook shipments to remain weak in 4Q13

Nov 7, 16:14

Notebook shipments from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain weak in the fourth quarter as strong demand for tablets will continue to squeeze the notebook market, according to industry so...

Acer October notebook shipments down sequentially

Nov 6, 14:03

Acer shipped 1.4 million notebooks in October, dropping 10% on month, and is expected to ship 4.5 million units in the fourth quarter, according to notebook supply chain makers.

Digitimes Research: Overall shipments from top-5 notebook vendors drop in October

Nov 5, 15:50

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors saw their combined shipments drop 18% on month in October, while the top-3 notebook ODMs together also saw an on-month shipment drop of 14%.

Notebook touchscreen controller chip prices drop lower than US$1

Nov 4, 22:00

Notebook touchscreen controller chips have recently seen their prices drop sharply with some even reaching below US$1, down from around US$4 in July, as notebook vendors have turned...

Notebook ODMs demanding upstream supply chain shares cloud costs

Nov 4, 12:51

To increase profits, some notebook ODMs have recently started demanding their upstream component partners share the costs of their jointly developed cloud computing projects. Most...

Notebook market achieves sequential growth in 3Q13, but annual plunge continues, says IHS

Oct 31, 16:30

Mobile PC shipments worldwide are estimated to have reached 47.9 million units in the third quarter, up 6% from the second quarter. This represents the largest sequential growth since...

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