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PC shipments post the steepest decline ever in a single quarter, says IDC

Apr 11, 15:24

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, down 13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of 7.7%, according...

Wistron reports rising March revenues

Apr 9, 14:30

Notebook ODM firm Wistron saw March consolidated revenues reach NT$60.88 billion (US$2.02 billion), showing a sequential increase of 37.07% and an on-year increase of 11.18%. The...

Microsoft reportedly developing Windows Blue for PC, mobile OS integration

Apr 8, 15:20

Microsoft is reportedly developing Windows Blue as an independent project that will help merge Windows (PC) with Windows Phone. Rumors have also spread that Microsoft is developing...

PC component shipments to enjoy 20-50% growth in 2H13

Apr 1, 23:00

PC supply chain shipments in the second half are expected to enjoy growth of at least 20% compared to the first half and may even reach 50% due to Intel's new Haswell-based processors...

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

PC monitor demand to continue declining in 2013, but large display segment set to grow, says IDC

Mar 22, 13:48

A decline in demand for PC desktops has led International Data Corporation (IDC) to lower its estimate of PC monitors shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012 to 36.3 million units,...

AMD to cut APU prices in April

Mar 20, 22:21

AMD plans to cut some of its APU prices at the end of April to welcome its next-generation Richland APUs, set for launch in early June, according to sources from PC players.

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February PC shipments reflect slow 1Q13, says IDC

Mar 19, 12:33

New monthly PC tracking in the world's top PC markets from IDC reveals slower than expected growth in China during the first quarter of 2013. Although the slowdown is partially due...

PC-related IC designers likely to post disappointing 1Q13 results

Mar 15, 12:19

IC design houses including Elan Microelectronics, Realtek Semiconductor, and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are likely to report disappointing revenue results for the first quarter...

PC supply chain sentiment remains weak despite Microsoft price cuts

Mar 13, 13:46

Despite price breaks offered by Microsoft on its Windows 8 and Office software, sentiment in the PC supply chain still remains weak, in view of orders received in March and second-quarter...

HP turns to purchasing components from China makers

Mar 6, 21:53

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently turned to seek component supplies from China-based makers in order to cut costs and continue staying competitive in the PC market, according to sources...

PC market to decline for a second consecutive year in 2013, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:58

Despite intense industry efforts to overcome market inertia, 2012 nonetheless ended on a sour note with global PC shipment volume shrinking 3.7% on year. With limited initial traction...

Stagnant PC sales expected to last through 1H13, say Taiwan makers

Feb 22, 14:00

Viewing that Windows 8 has fallen short of expectations in stimulating sales, global PC sales are expected to remain slack at least in the first half of 2013, but may rebound after...

Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman

Feb 22, 11:16

As the PC Industry is having trouble achieving growth, transformation has become a new trend among the industry players, Wistron chairman Simon Lin has told Digitimes in a recent...

Simon Lin, Wistron chairman

Limited supply of touch screens and ultra-thin panels to impact ultra-slim PC availability, says DisplaySearch

Feb 8, 11:54

Limited commitments by touch screen suppliers and ultra-slim panel makers is putting a squeeze on the ultra-slim PC market, according to research firm DisplaySearch. A touch interface...

Asustek to add in-house 3D motion sensing technology into Haswell products

Feb 6, 22:18

Asustek Computer plans to add its in-house developed 3D motion sensing technology into its upcoming high-end Haswell-based PC products including all-in-one PCs and notebooks.

Microsoft involvement in Dell privatization may not benefit the PC vendor, says Acer founder

Feb 6, 21:39

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on reports about Microsoft's US$2 billion loan to Dell to assist the PC vendor's privatization, said that Microsoft's "professional advice"...

Upstream supply chain sees good profit from Intel Classmate PC shipments

Feb 4, 21:39

Despite fierce competitions within the notebook and the tablet markets, netbook and tablet products are currently still seeing good demand in the education segment, especially Intel's...

Lenovo 4Q12 performance hits records

Jan 31, 20:09

Lenovo generated its historically highest revenues at US$9.36 billion, net profit of US$205 million and global PC market share of 15.9% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Global 4Q12 PC shipments slip 5%, says Gartner

Jan 15, 14:16

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2011, according to Gartner.

PCB maker Allied Circuit looks to sales decrease in 1Q13

Jan 15, 11:45

PCB manufacturer Allied Circuit is expected to see sequential sales decrease in the first quarter of 2013, as its utilization rate will likely fall below 80% amid seasonal slowdown...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

PC industry will face a difficult year in 2013

Jan 9, 15:51

As TV and related innovative applications become the spotlights of CES 2013 and attract the most attention, PC players are concerned that the trend will lead to 2013 becoming a difficult...

Commentary: Taiwan touch panel makers to see shipments to PC segment soar in 2013

Jan 2, 16:11

Due to continuing success for Apple's iPhone 5, which uses in-cell embedded touch panel technology that is largely from Japan-based makers, G/G shipments from Taiwan-based touch panel...

Touchscreen offers new opportunity for PC brands: An interview with Acer president

Dec 27, 15:56

The PC industry saw several major developments in 2012, such as the rise of ARM-based products that greatly weakened the influence of the Wintel platform and Microsoft's launch of...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Compal to aim for all-in-one PC orders from HP

Dec 26, 21:36

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to expand its all-in-one PC business and is targeting to land 30% of Lenovo's total orders, as well as orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP), according...

Acer to host supply chain conference in January 2013

Dec 24, 22:34

Acer is set to host a supply chain conference on January 17, 2013 with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology, to all...

Acer to host a supply chain conference in January 2013

Nanya to discontinue taking PC DRAM chips from Inotera, say sources

Dec 19, 22:04

Nanya Technology plans to discontinue its rights to take delivery of PC DRAM chips from Inotera Memories, while allowing Micron Technology to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled...

Compal to enter server ODM business in 2013

Dec 17, 21:41

Compal Electronics reportedly plans to enter server the ODM business in 2013 and will establish a new department to handle all related services and sales, according to sources from...

PC IC vendors to see continued revenue setbacks in December, say sources

Dec 17, 14:57

Most Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses are likely to see their revenues sink another 10% sequentially in December after suffering a 10% decline on average in November, according...

Acer pushing tablet shipments

Dec 12, 22:07

Acer originally believed that tablets would soon lose their attractiveness to consumers helping notebooks to regain their influence; however as market watchers and IT players mostly...

PC players move budgets from CES to MWC 2013

Dec 12, 16:12

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 will be hosted from January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, the US; however, since the show is only two months after the launch of Windows 8 and Windows...

Asustek achieves record November revenues; Pegatron, ASRock see growth

Dec 10, 22:32

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$39.64 billion (US$1.36 billion) for November, a new monthly record with growths of 11.5% on month and 32.7% on year, while the company's...

Notebook ODMs saw mixed revenue results in November

Dec 10, 22:24

Notebook ODMs saw mixed performances in their November consolidated revenues with Quanta Computer suffering an on-month drop of 13.29% and an on-year drop of 11.16%, while Compal...

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