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Google may cancel Chromebook subsidies, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:12

In view of booming sales of Chromebooks, Google is likely to cancel subsidies for development and marketing, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Wistron to invest in Malaysia-based Formosa Prosonic Industries

Feb 21, 15:03

Wistron has announced plans to make a strategic investment of up to NT$560 million (US$18.5 million) in Formosa Prosonic Industries Berhad (FPI), a Malaysia-based maker of high-end...

Digitimes Research: Pay TV subscriber demand sees changes in 3Q13

Feb 21, 12:21

Pay TV subscriptions in the US reached 84.5 million in the third quarter of 2013, with cable TV users making up 47.2%, while 40.3% were direct broadcast satellite users ,and 12.5%...

Asustek to suspend dual-OS notebook project, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 11:09

Asustek Computer is likely to be forced to give up plans to launch its dual-OS notebook, the Transformer Book Duet TD300, due to resistance from Google, according to a Chinese-language...

Asustek, Gigabyte aim to ship 5.0, 5.2 million DIY motherboards in 1Q14

Feb 20, 21:13

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology aim to ship five million and 5.2 million own-brand DIY motherboards respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to supply chain pl...

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 5.3 million worldwide, says Sony

Feb 20, 13:53

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has announced that PlayStation 4 sales have reached more than 5.3 million units around the world as of February 8, 2014.

Altek scores points in marketing mobile device imaging solutions

Feb 18, 21:37

Digital camera ODM Altek has extended development and production to imaging components and solutions used in mobile terminal devices and seen increasing orders, with the revenue proportion...

3D printer market expected to reach 6 million units by 2018, says IEK

Feb 18, 15:05

The 3D printer market is expected to grow from 100,000 units in 2014 to about six million units in 2018, according to the Industrial Economics & Knowledge Center (IEK) under Taiwan's...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs to see decreased 1Q14 digital camera shipments

Feb 18, 10:54

Taiwan-based ODMs Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Asia Optical will ship a total of 2.762 million digital cameras in the first quarter...

Asustek expects to ship four million desktops in 2014, says company president

Feb 17, 20:37

With the notebook industry no longer seeing as strong demand as seen previously, Asustek Computer is taking a more aggressive stance in the desktop market and expects to ship four...

Acer operations will not stabilize until 2H14, say sources

Feb 17, 15:59

Acer's operations and product developments are unlikely to stabilize until the second half of 2014 following its recent top management reshuffles and organizational changes, according...

Asustek Computer expects 3rd-largest global notebook market share in 4Q14

Feb 17, 10:28

As some competitors have withdrawn from the market or seen decreasing business operations, Asustek Computer expects its global notebook market share to continually rise to the third...

Notebook production in Chongqing suffers labor shortage

Feb 17, 10:19

Notebook production in Chongqing City, western China, has been impacted by labor shortages, with shipments below order volumes by as much as 40%, according to Taiwan-based ODMs.

Intel to launch Haswell Refresh 1 month early

Feb 14, 10:53

Intel originally planned to launch Haswell Refresh and 9-series chipsets in May but has changed its plans to launch the CPUs in April, according to Taiwan-based DIY motherboard mak...

AMD will not launch Kabini in China, say Taiwan makers

Feb 14, 10:34

AMD is expected to launch its APU platform Kabini at the end of March in emerging markets except China because AMD has already lowered prices for many APU models to compete with Intel...

Global mobile PC market underperforms in 4Q13 despite 9% quarterly growth, says IHS

Feb 14, 10:21

Despite the strongest sequential growth in four years, the global market for mobile PCs came in below expectations in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IHS.

Smartphone sales surpass sales of feature phones for first time in 2013, says Gartner

Feb 14, 10:20

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 968 million units in 2013, an increase of 42.3% from 2012, according to Gartner. Sales of smartphones accounted for 53.6% of overall...

Microsoft to unveil new mobile devices running on integrated OS, say sources

Feb 13, 15:05

Microsoft is expected to unveil an array of new mobile devices with display sizes below 8.5-inch running on an integrated OS derived from Windows RT and Windows Phone in June, according...

Acer to have over 30% tablets manufactured by China makers in 2014

Feb 12, 22:01

Acer is expected to outsource over 30% of its tablet manufacturing to China-based makers in 2014 since China makers already have mature technologies, but are more competitive in terms...

Quanta, Compal notebook shipments drop in January

Feb 12, 10:22

Quanta Computer shipped 3.6 million notebooks in January, decreasing 10% sequentially, while Compal Electronics shipped 2.8 million units, slipping 37.8%, according to the companie...

Synnex Technology sees decreased January revenues

Feb 11, 15:17

Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on February 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.1 billion (US$829 million) for...

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

HTC reportedly to cooperate with Google on next-generation Nexus 10

Feb 10, 14:19

HTC reportedly will team up with Google again and will jointly launch the next-generation Nexus 10 tablet, according to industry sources.

Acer to release tablet OEM orders to China

Feb 10, 10:27

Acer will have China-based OEMs undertake production of its tablets in 2014 to cut costs, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Inventec, Clevo January revenues down on month, up on year

Feb 10, 10:22

Inventec saw consolidated revenues of NT$42.373 billion (US$1.40 billion) for January decrease on month by 5.94% but increase on year by 22.35%, while fellow maker Clevo had those...

Senao January revenues hit record

Feb 10, 10:19

Senao International, the operator of handset and consumer electronics retail chain Senao in Taiwan, posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.233 billion (US$140 million) for January,...

Google to launch 8-inch Nexus tablet

Feb 7, 14:10

Google has been developing an 8-inch tablet to avoid price competition in the 7-inch segment for launch at the end of April with initial shipments of two million units, according...

Sony announces plans to address reform of PC and TV businesses

Feb 6, 20:51

Sony has announced new measures to address reform of its PC and TV businesses aimed at accelerating the revitalization and growth of its electronics business.

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments from brand vendors and ODMs better than expected in January

Feb 6, 16:08

Notebook shipments from the top-5 brand vendors were better than expected in January 2014, showing an increase of 9% from a year earlier despite a 15% decline from the previous month,...

Global tablet market heading for fierce price competition in 2014

Feb 6, 13:54

Price competition in the global tablet market is expected to become keener in 2014, which will not only further squeeze the profitability of first-tier vendors but also force white-box...

Global tablet shipments expected to drop 15-20% in 1Q14

Feb 6, 11:40

Global tablet shipments are expected to drop 15-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 due to off-peak season effects, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Toshiba shifting notebook R&D center to Taiwan

Feb 5, 19:50

Toshiba has started shifting its notebook R&D center in Japan to Taiwan and will expand its Taiwan R&D staff of over 100 engineers, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply...

Global 4Q13 PC shipments rise 18% boosted by tablet sales, says Canalys

Feb 5, 11:11

Worldwide PC shipments grew 17.9% from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2013, thanks to a surge in tablet shipments, according to Canalys. Tablets grew 65.2% on year to reach 76.3...

Ultra-portable PCs top 12% of notebook market in 2013, says ABI Research

Jan 29, 15:06

An estimated 12.3% (22.5 million) of the notebook shipments in 2013 (182.7 million) fit into the ultra-portable segment, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. The on-year...

Altek to launch Cubic smartphone attachable lens-style camera in China

Jan 28, 21:56

Digital camera ODM Altek launched the Altek Cubic, an attachable lens-style camera for smartphones or tablets, in the Taiwan market in late December 2013 and is poised to launch the...

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  • Leica+X+Vario+Silver

    Leica X Vario Silver

    Leica has launched its X Vario Silver in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$98,000 (US$3,234). The Leica X Vario Silver features a 16.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

  • Leica+D%2DLux+6+Edition+100+

    Leica D-Lux 6 Edition 100

    Leica has unveiled its D-Lux 6 Edition 100 for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$35,000 (US$1,153, including leather case). The Leica D-Lux...

    Photo: Company, Mar 7.

  • Intel+new+Education+Tablet

    Intel new Education Tablet

    The Intel Education Tablet runs on Android 4.2 and has kid-friendly features such as: rubber bumpers on the sides making it easier for small hands to hold; a power button that resists...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

  • HP+ProOne+400+AiO+

    HP ProOne 400 AiO

    The HP ProOne 400 AiO is available as a 21.5-inch touch version and a 19.5-inch non-touch version. It can be mounted to the wall, an arm, a cart or other accessories with standard...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

  • HP+ProOne+205+AiO+

    HP ProOne 205 AiO

    The HP ProOne 205 AiO features an 18.5-inch diagonal HD, WLED-backlight antiglare display that tilts to allow for placement. The built-in webcam and array microphone allow for enhanced...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

  • Taiwan server industry overview - May 2004

    What are the first names people think of when servers are mentioned? IBM, Sun, HP and Dell are likely to top the list. However, the box which sits in the corner of the office, or...

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