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Asustek reports increased March revenues

Apr 11, 12:53

IT vendor Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.57 billion (US$1.48 billion) for March, rising 37.23% on month and 15.30% on year. Its January-March consolidated...

Acer China eyes enterprise business opportunities, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 8, 14:57

Acer China is turning to focus on the enterprise sector as demand for PCs in China continues to weaken, according to Acer China president Song Jinghua (transliterated from Chinese)...

Vendors see stable demand for enterprise notebooks thanks to Windows 10

Apr 6, 16:01

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen their clients from the enterprise sector aggressively pulling in orders recently, but orders from the consumer sector remain weak, according...

Tablet market to sink below 140 million in unit shipments in 2021, says ABI Research

Mar 30, 15:30

Tablet shipment volumes are tumbling, with ABI Research attributing the general decline over the past two years to two culprits. Demand for branded tablets in advanced market economies...

Middle East and Africa PC market suffers steepest ever decline in shipments in 4Q15, says IDC

Mar 29, 15:43

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered a 28.7% on-year slump in shipments in the final quarter of 2015, according to the latest insights from IDC. Shipments fell for...

Clevo ships 1.42 million notebooks in 2015, but sees increasing volume in high-end models

Mar 28, 22:24

Clevo's notebook shipments reached 1.42 million units in 2015, down 13.93% from 1.65 million in 2014, but revenues from the business grew 4% on year in 2015 as the company shipped...

PCB firms cautious about demand for smartwatches

Mar 28, 20:52

Apple Watch's "weaker than expected" shipments have prompted caution from companies in the PCB supply chain, which no longer believe Apple Watch or other smartwatch device...

Acer to undertake major restructuring; form holding company, say sources

Mar 22, 22:14

Acer reportedly plans to implement a corporate restructuring project under which the company will divide its business into three major segments: PC, cloud and data center management,...

Gaming DIY market to see stable growth in 2016

Mar 22, 16:13

The gaming market has grown more popular in 2016 and despite the fierce competition in the gaming notebook sector, the gaming DIY market continues to see stable growth and will enjoy...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-thin notebooks to compete against new MacBook

Mar 22, 16:04

With Apple's new ultra-thin 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to start shipping at the end of the second quarter, notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo have also...

Fingerprint sensors, facial recognition and biometric surveillance to propel biometrics market to US$30 billion by 2021, says ABI Research

Mar 22, 15:39

The global biometrics market will reach more than US$30 billion by 2021, marking an impressive 118% increase from 2015, according to ABI Research. Consumer electronics, particularly...

Apple introduces 9.7-inch iPad Pro

Mar 22, 15:22

Apple has introduced the all-new 9.7-inch iPad Pro - at just under one pound it features a new pro Retina display with greater brightness, wider color gamut, lower reflectivity, Night...

Brazil notebook market suffering inventory pile up

Mar 21, 15:35

With a 30% on-year drop in notebook sales in 2015, Brazil's notebook retail channel is suffering from a serious inventory pile up, and most brand vendors' orders for the country have...

Japan Display reforms highlight competitive nature of LTPS panel market

Mar 18, 15:08

The announcement that Japan Display (JDI) is undertaking structural reforms is no surprise considering the competitive state of the LTPS display market for small- to medium-size pa...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments up slightly on month in February

Mar 15, 11:12

Following significant drops both on month and on year in January, worldwide notebook shipments remained weak in February, growing only 2% sequentially for the top-five brand vendors...

Wistron, Inventec see better-than-expected shipments in February

Mar 9, 15:26

Wistron shipped 1.1 million notebooks, 800,000 desktops, 500,000 monitors, 300,000 LCD TVs and 130,000 servers in February, while fellow maker Inventec shipped 1.25 million IT devices...

Tablet supply chain sees weak 1Q16 orders as vendors reduce development

Mar 3, 11:49

The upstream tablet supply chain is seeing orders from clients continue to shrink, and shipments for the first quarter are expected to be significantly impacted. In addition to brand...

Middle East IT spending to reach US$212.9 billion in 2016, says Gartner

Mar 2, 15:47

Middle East (ME) IT spending is projected to reach US$212.9 billion in 2016, a 3.7% increase from 2015, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The IT industry is being driven...

Asustek to push breakeven for tablet business in 2016

Mar 1, 15:54

Seeing weakening demand for tablets, Asustek Computer believes its tablet sales are unlikely to be able to achieve growth in 2016 and is mainly aiming to maintain breakeven operations...

Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo looking to cross into smart family market in Japan, selling fixed and mobile networks together

Feb 25, 15:39

Japan-based telecom carrier NTT DoCoMo began establishing Uchisuma (smart family) experience zone in its stores and distributors' stores on October 16, 2015, looking to help consumers...

MediaTek expands wearables portfolio with MT2511 for health and fitness devices

Feb 23, 00:05

MediaTek has announced the MT2511, the company's first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chip designed for health and fitness devices. The MT2511 enables bio signal acquisition through...

Huawei introduces its first PC powered by Intel chips

Feb 22, 23:24

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Huawei has unveiled its first ever PC, the Huawei Matebook, which is a 2-in-1 device powered by a sixth-generation Intel Core m-series...

In Western Europe, 1 in 5 tablets sold in 4Q15 is detachable, says IDC

Feb 22, 14:54

According to figures published by IDC, in the fourth quarter of 2015 over 14 million tablets were shipped to Western Europe as the market volume declined 10.1% on year. In value terms,...

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

Digitimes Research: Added capacity in China to drive down high-end smartphone panel pricing in 2016

Feb 19, 17:02

In 2016, China's smartphone panel capacity is expected to increase steadily in 2016, as key makers Tianma Micro-electronics and BOE Technology increase capacity and other makers including...

Qualcomm and Lenovo sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Feb 19, 14:28

Qualcomm and Lenovo have announced that they have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, which covers devices marketed by both Motorola and Lenovo.

Asustek lowers 2016 target global smartphone shipments

Feb 18, 11:45

Asustek Computer originally set target shipments of 30 million ZenFone-series smartphones to all markets except China in 2016, but at a February 17 investors conference, it downward...

China market: Xiaomi falls out of top-2 smartphone vendors in 4Q15

Feb 18, 10:00

Xiaomi fell out of the top-2 smartphone vendors in China in the fourth quarter of 2015, but remained the region's top smartphone vendor in all of the year.

Acer will need to revamp business structure, says Stan Shih

Feb 17, 15:55

Commenting on Acer's operations, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that the company has already transformed from a pure hardware player to a provider of hardware, software and service...

Global smartphone and tablet AP markets decline in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 15, 22:11

The global markets for smartphone and tablet applications processors (AP) both fell in 2015 compared to 2014, according to Strategy Analytics.

Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

Global tablet shipments decline 13.7% on year in 4Q15, says IDC

Newswatch - Feb 3, 15:21

Despite the holiday season, worldwide tablet shipments declined 13.7% on year to 65.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to IDC. Total tablet shipments for 2015...

Microsoft ships 6.0 million Surface tablets in 2015, say sources

Feb 3, 12:07

Microsoft shipped 2.5 million Surface-series tablets in the fourth quarter of 2015, leading to total shipments for the year reaching six million units, or 50% higher than market expectations...

Apple products driving MEMS microphone market growth, IHS says

Feb 2, 16:09

The popularity of Apple's iPhone 6S and other products is boosting the MEMS microphone market to a CAGR of 13% from 2015 to 2019, according to IHS. The market is forecast to reach...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

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    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

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