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  • Last update: Thursday 27 August 2015 [1287 news items]

Global PC demand impacted by currency depreciation and high inventory, says Acer CEO

Aug 27, 16:12

Global PC demand was weaker than expected in early 2015 due to impacts from changes in foreign exchange rates and vendors' inventory levels, according to Acer CEO Jason Chen.

PC-related players taking measures to survive the cold winter

Aug 24, 22:12

Many PC players have started to adopt plans to tighten their management over spending and inventory and have also halted most of their unnecessary expenses including those from personnel,...

Lenovo reportedly to raise PC prices in China because of Chinese yuan deprecation

Aug 24, 15:18

China-based Lenovo reportedly is planning to raise its PC prices in China at the end of August due to a significant depreciation of the country's currency, and the vendor will next...

Turkey PC market declines amid weak consumer and public sector demand, says IDC

Aug 21, 16:02

Ongoing social and political unrest across the country caused Turkey's PC market to suffer a dramatic on-year decline during the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures...

Portable PC sales to remain flat despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research

Aug 20, 21:43

According to the latest market data findings from ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015, essentially...

AIO PC demand from China Internet cafes rising

Aug 14, 10:59

Despite the PC market's weak performance, all-in-one (AIO) PCs have become popular in China's Internet cafe market after the China government relaxed the restrictions on Internet...

Arbor forms partnership with Trade-Van for smart shopping business

Aug 13, 12:45

Following its cooperation with MediaTek and Wistron, Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Arbor Technology on August 12 signed contracts to form a partnership with Taiwan-based Trade-Van...

High-end graphics cards become new focus for vendors

Jul 30, 14:08

Graphics card players have recently started turning their focuses to mid-range and high-end graphics cards as related demand from enthusiast gamers continues to rise despite the fact...

PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 11:20

As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new...

Semi material distributor Topco positive about silicone business

Jul 27, 19:53

Semiconductor material distributor Topco has expressed optimism about demand for silicon materials which can be applied to a broad range of applications including PC peripherals,...

DRAM contract prices to fall further, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 21, 22:03

DRAM contract prices discontinued their six-month rally in November 2014, and have fallen since, according to DRAMeXchange. Growing chip supplies, coupled with weak PC sales and decelerating...

IPC makers pushing EtherCAT-based solutions for Made in China 2025 project

Jul 21, 14:06

Taiwan-based industrial PC makers including Advantech, Adlink Technology, Nexcom and Delta Technology have all been pushing products based on the Ethernet for Control Automation Technology...

Upstream supply chain expect weak 2H15 PC performance

Jul 13, 16:08

With AMD having lowered its second-quarter revenues guidance, and Asustek Computer downwardly adjusting its notebook shipment goal for 2015 by almost three million units, the upstream...

Worldwide PC shipments declined 9.5% in 2Q15, says Gartner

Jul 10, 11:56

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.4 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 9.5% decline from the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...

Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs

Jul 8, 14:53

Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...

PC, server demand in Russia rebounding, say Taiwan makers

Jul 8, 11:51

Russia-based Internet service providers, along with growing demand for hardware used in data centers, have resumed placement of orders with Taiwan-based PC and server vendors/makers,...

Getac reports growth in June revenues

Jul 6, 21:46

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC vendor Getac Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.56 billion (US$50.42 million) for June, up 11.3% on month and 14.8% on year with the...

Taiwan IC distributors optimistic about demand for handsets, TVs

Jul 3, 15:07

Chip demand for handsets will enjoy a seasonal pick-up in the second half of 2015, while shorter TV replacement cycles and the trend towards higher resolutions will drive the number...

Silicon providers main beneficiaries of enthusiast PC growth; opportunities exist for vendors to raise profits with innovative products, says HWinsights

Jun 23, 15:28

The rapid expansion in demand for premium PC hardware from the enthusiast and overclocking segments has given hardware vendors a much needed opportunity to bolster declining sales...

No clear business prospects for PC component suppliers until July, say sources

Jun 23, 12:25

Orders received this coming July will be crucial for the second half 2015 business prospects for Taiwan-based component makers in the notebook and PC industry supply chain, according...

DDR4 memory prices fall at rapid pace

Jun 22, 23:24

Contract prices for DDR4 memory have recently experienced a dramatic fall, due mainly to Samsung Electronics' price cuts aimed at increasing market share, according to industry sou...

High inventory levels signal further declines for MEA PC market, says IDC

Jun 15, 15:42

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered an on-year decline of 9.6% in the first quarter of 2015, with shipments to the region totaling 4.3 million units. That's according...

PC inventory issues growing serious in Europe; retailers boycotting vendors dumping inventory

Jun 9, 14:38

First-tier PC vendors reportedly are seeing serious inventory issues in Europe and may try to digest stocks by offering price cuts. At the same time, some channel retailers are reacting...

Computex 2015: Startup company Endless pushing PC for developing countries

Jun 4, 15:51

Startup company Endless, an operating system developer, has participated at Computex 2015 showcasing its first product, the Endless PC, priced from US$169-229, targeting mainly developing...

The Endless PC

Motherboard players fire up for mini PC market

Jun 3, 11:54

With demand for PCs staying low, Intel has been aggressively pushing mini PC products, hoping to stop desktop sales from declining. Gigabyte Technology and Elitegroup Computer Systems...

PC evolution, cloud and emergence of IoT: Q&A with Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Jun 2, 14:42

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the IT industry is all about change. But the more things change, the more things stay the same. For example, it always seems to be Intel...

Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

PC shipments will continue to decline in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 14:47

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by 6.2% in 2015 according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining volume as the...

Demand for overclocking surges in the face of declining desktop market, says HWinsights

May 28, 14:07

Demand for enthusiast class PC hardware which offers high-performance, reliability, and above all gives the end-user the ability to tweak, fine-tune and tinker, has seen a rapid increase...

Compal to establish holding company for IPC business

May 12, 16:09

Compal Electronics chairman Ray Chen stated during an investors conference on May 11 that the company will accelerate its pace for acquiring or investing in industrial PC (IPC) players...

Acer aiming to become top-3 in India PC market in 2 years

May 11, 15:20

Acer's president of Pan-Asia Pacific Regional Operation Oliver Ahrens pointed out that the company is looking to become the third-largest notebook vendor in India in two years and...

PC demand slow in 2Q15, say Taiwan IC design firms

May 5, 22:15

IC demand for PCs is unlikely to pick up until the second half of 2015, when new Intel processors and Windows 10 will be available, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design...

Acer prefers profitability to PC shipment growth, says founder

Apr 29, 14:33

Acer will focus on developing product lines that will benefit its business development and will give up the policy of ramping up shipments at the expense of profitability, according...

Acer will compete in PC market to the last, says CEO

Apr 27, 22:07

While the PC industry has matured and is saturated with 4-5 vendors competing in the global PC market, Acer says it will compete to the last through the continued improvement of its...

Acer CEO Jason Chen at a new product debut conference in New York

PC ODMs expect to obtain orders at losses in 2H15

Apr 16, 21:48

As vendors are conservative about global PC demand and have launched more inexpensive models, they will select ODMs with the lowest quotes to maintain thin profitability in the second...

Intel pushes into mini desktop market in 2015

Apr 16, 10:09

Despite weak global PC sales, inexpensive mini desktops are still seeing strong demand from consumers, prompting Intel to strengthen its mini desktop platform R&D and related...

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    Intel fifth-generation Core (Broadwell-H) processors

    The fifth-generation Intel Core family also now includes the first LGA socketed desktop processor with integrated Iris Pro graphics, Intel's most powerful client processor graphics...

    Photo: Company, Jun 4.

  • Samsung+NVMe+PCIe+SSD

    Samsung NVMe PCIe SSD

    Samsung Electronics has started mass production of NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) which has an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. Samsung has also begun shipping...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    CES 2015: Gigabyte Brix X micro PC

    Gigabyte has unveiled its latest Brix and Brix S micro PCs featuring Intel's new 14nm fifth-generation Core processors. Both micro PCs support dual-screen output via HDMI and mini...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • SanDisk+iXpand+Flash+Drive

    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

  • Intel+14nm+fanless+mobile+PC+reference+design

    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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