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Acer looks to stable smartphone business, says CEO

Jan 26, 16:35

Acer's smartphone business has not yet turned profitable, but it will continue to adopt a stable business model to look for business opportunities in the market, according to company...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Still aiming at growth in PC market: Q&A with Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Jan 26, 12:02

Lenovo, which had the fourth-largest market share next to Asustek Computer, Acer and Apple in the Taiwan notebook market in 2014, aims at a 2-digit market share through focusing on...

Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Taiwan market: Acer aims at 2-digit on-year growth in 1Q15 revenues

Jan 26, 11:33

Acer aims to see its first-quarter 2015 revenues in the Taiwan market increase by double-digits on year, according to Acer Taiwan general manager Tony Huang.

Intel said to form stylus alliance

Jan 23, 16:05

Intel has recently invited several touch sensor IC designers to form an alliance, looking to establish a specification standard for stylus to make the input device usable across different...

Taiwan market: LG expects 20% sales growth in home electronics segment in 2015

Jan 23, 15:08

LG Electronics estimates it will see 20% on-year sales revenue growth in the Taiwan home electronics market driven by sales of refrigerators and washing machines, according to the...

Digitimes Research: Windows 10 unlikely to bring dramatic changes to mobile device market in 2015

Jan 23, 14:58

Microsoft on January 21, 2015 announced Windows 10, but Digitimes Research believes the operating system, though falling in line with the software giant's Mobile First, Cloud First...

Digitimes Research: China players becoming strong threat to first-tier brand vendors

Jan 23, 14:04

Observing vendors' showcases at CES 2015, Digitimes Research believes first-tier notebook brand vendors' 2-in-1 devices are expected face fierce price competition from China's white-box...

China market: IC demand for 4G smartphones to pick up after Lunar New Year holidays

Jan 22, 19:36

IC demand for 4G smartphones is set to pick up after the Lunar New Year holidays as China-based brand vendors and OEMs are gearing up for new product roll-outs in the second quarter,...

Digitimes Research: CES 2105 highlights new developments of parts and components for smartwatches

Jan 22, 12:22

Smartwatch vendors were exhibiting new prototypes and newly developed parts and components, mainly displays, watchbands and sensors, to test the market responses during the recently...

HP appoints new chairman for China subsidiary H3C Technologies

Newswatch - Jan 22, 10:51

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has appointed chairman of HP China Mao Yunan to concurrently serve as new chairman of its subsidiary in Hangzhou, H3C Technologies. The move has reportedly triggered...

Chimei reports strong 4Q14 results due to home electronics sales

Jan 21, 21:59

Taiwan home electronics maker Chimei reported a 60% increase in sales during the fourth quarter of 2014 as the company shifted focus to sales of dehumidifiers, heaters and air ventilation...

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

Xiaomi shipment growth to benefit component suppliers

Jan 20, 19:58

Xiaomi is looking to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015, which will benefit its component suppliers such as HDI-board makers including Compeq Manufacturing, Zhen Ding Technology...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 1Q15 to exceed 38 million units

Jan 20, 19:56

There will be 38.525 million notebooks shipped globally during the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 16.4% on quarter and 2.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Profitability is priority, says Acer CEO

Jan 20, 14:59

Acer has modified its business operational strategies from focusing on revenues and market share to maximizing net profit, and it aims to hike revenue proportions for mobile terminal...

ECS sees Classmate PCs and Liva X mini PCs boost profits

Jan 20, 13:49

Despite seeing motherboard shipments and profits continuing to decline, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is enjoying stable profits from its Classmate PC and Liva X mini PC product...

Second-generation Liva X mini PC from ECS

Taiwan market: PC vendors step up competition

Jan 19, 15:14

Toshiba reportedly will turn to focus mainly on enterprise products in Taiwan in 2015 as parts of its plan to gradually phase out from the consumer market worldwide and vendors including...

Compal Electronics aims to ship 100 million devices in 2015, says president

Jan 19, 10:51

ODM Compal Electronics aims to ship 100 million notebooks, tablets, AIO (all-in-one) PCs, smartphones, LCD TVs and servers in total in 2015, according to company president Ray Chen...

Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu (right) and president Ray Chen at company year-end party

Acer leads in 4Q14 consumer PC, notebook sales in several countries

Jan 16, 15:17

Acer recorded the largest market shares for consumer PCs and notebooks in several countries including Austria, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, the Philippines and Thailand,...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments in 4Q14 over 46 million units

Jan 15, 23:28

There were an estimated 46.059 million notebooks shipped globally during the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing by 3.1% on quarter and remaining unchanged on year, according to Digitimes...

Worldwide PC shipments grow 1% in 4Q14, says Gartner

Jan 15, 16:12

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 83.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 1% increase from the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Gartner. These results indicate a slow,...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to decline 11.8% in 2015

Jan 15, 15:07

Global tablet shipments are estimated to drop 11.8% on year to reach 244 million units in 2015 as demand for high-end and entry-level tablets has both become saturated, while large-size...

Inventec chairman confident of shipping 100 million products in 2015

Jan 14, 23:18

Inventec chairman Richard Lee, at Xiaomi's product launch conference in Taiwan, pointed out that the company is expected to see about 100 million ODM/OEM product shipments in 2015,...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Acer founder lauds CEO despite revenues decline

Jan 14, 15:01

Although Acer's consolidated revenues for 2014 hit an 8-year low, the company's founder Stan Shih still praised company CEO Jason Chen's performance, saying that it was not easy for...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Worldwide tablet shipments rise at slower pace, says MediaTek

Jan 14, 14:06

Worldwide tablet shipments have risen at a slower pace and will grow at only a single-digit rate in 2015, according to MediaTek.

IHS identifies technologies to transform the world over next five years

Jan 13, 23:04

The Internet of Everything, cloud computing/big data and 3D printing are the three technologies most likely to transform the world during the next five years, according to IHS Tech...

Quanta ramping production of 12-inch MacBook Air, say supply chain sources

Jan 13, 15:12

Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer has begun volume production of the new 12-inch MacBook Air, paving the way for Apple to launch the device in the first quarter of 2015, according...

Quanta December revenues highest in 2014

Jan 13, 14:15

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$88.843 billion (US$2.80 billion), hitting the highest monthly level in 2014. The figure represents a 9.91% sequential...

Acer sees slightly increased December revenues

Jan 13, 12:02

Acer has announced revenues of NT$28.98 billion (US$913 million) for December, growing 1.72% on month and 2.09% on year. For all of 2014, revenues amounted to NT$329.84 billion, decreasing...

Synnex Technology December revenues up sequentially

Jan 13, 10:56

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.94 billion (US$1.01 billion) for December,...

ECS denies reported withdraw from own-brand DIY motherboard business

Jan 12, 23:13

Taiwan-based Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), in response to a report that it will quit production and marketing of its own-brand DIY motherboards and focus on motherboard ODM production...

Inventec automating production lines in eastern China

Jan 12, 21:39

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Inventec, in order to reduce impact of continued wage hikes and tight supply of labor, started trial automation of production lines at factories in Shanghai,...

Asustek ships 22 million DIY motherboards in 2014

Jan 12, 12:02

IT vendor Asustek Computer shipped 5.6 million DIY motherboards in fourth-quarter 2014, leading to shipments of 22 million units for the whole year, which increased on year by 6.3%,...

Asustek reports revenues for December 2014

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:06

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.26 billion (US$1.32 billion) for December 2014, representing a 13.66% drop on month and 5.95% increase on year.

Taiwan market: Epson launches cloud-based MFPs

Jan 9, 15:55

Seiko Epson has launched two cloud computing-based MFP (multi-function peripheral) models, Epson WF-2631 and Epson WF-2651, in the Taiwan market for sale at recommended retail prices...

Epson WF-2651
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    Asustek is showcasing its Transformer Book Chi 2-in-1 device, featuring Windows operating system, Intel's Core M processor and aluminum chassis during CES 2015. The device has 12.5-...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    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.

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    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

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    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

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    Ibudy has launched a smartwatch that connects parents and children. The Ibudy app allows parents to track the child's activity (his location and route), find the child with the smart...

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