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Micron sells Lexar to Longsys

Sep 1, 10:32

Micron Technology has agreed to sell its retail brand, Lexar, to Shenzhen Longsys Electronics, according to the China-based storage device maker. Financial terms were not disclosed...

Longsys acquires the Lexar trademark and branding rights from Micron

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8

Aug 30, 13:10

Samsung Electronics will start taking pre-sale orders for its Galaxy Note 8 in the Taiwan market from September 1-11 and officially market the products through local retail channels...

Samsung has launched Galaxy Note 8 in Taiwan

Graphics card prices to be raised to reflect increasing memory costs

Aug 28, 15:57

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from GDDR memory shortage and first-tier vendors are expected to raise their Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080/1070/1060/1050...

AMD Vega graphics cards in shortages

Aug 25, 11:10

AMD's new Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards, which have become available since August 15, are currently seeing tight supply in the retail channel reportedly due to an insufficient...

AMD Vega GPUs in shortages

Global 2Q17 NAND flash market posts 8% growth, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 22, 10:51

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$13.22 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up 8% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

China market: Clevo pushing retail stores

Aug 16, 14:54

In addition to pushing the transformation for its Buynow IT malls to become shopping plazas, Clevo has also been establishing JSpot retail stores in the Buynow shopping plazas to...

Desktop sales expected to resume growth in 3Q17

Aug 3, 21:26

Desktop demand remained weak in the first half of 2017, but is expected to start growing in the third quarter driven by new products from AMD and Intel for the gaming and high-end...

Smartphone shipments in China fall in 2Q17, says Canalys

Jul 27, 20:10

After six consecutive quarters of growth, smartphone shipments in China fell 3% on year to 113 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys.

Self-serving store brings business opportunities to IT suppliers

Jul 21, 15:02

Self-serving stores have grown to become a popular application in the IT and retail channel markets recently, prompting smart retailing hardware suppliers to turn aggressive about...

China market: Unmanned retail store sales on the rise

Jul 17, 10:32

In the China market, transaction value at unmanned retail stores in 2017 will total CNY38.94 billion (US$5.73 billion) and will increase to CNY1.8 trillion in 2022, while the number...

Tao Cafe unmanned accounting and payment system

ALi reports 5th consecutive quarterly loss in 1Q17

May 5, 12:06

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, has reported a fifth consecutive quarterly loss in the first quarter of 2017 in which net losses came...

Acer expects growth in Chromebook shipments

May 2, 11:42

Acer has been expanding its Chrome-based product lines recently and company CEO Jason Chen expects its Chromebook sales to enjoy a double-digit percentage growth in 2017.

Gaming PC sales in North America in 2016 grow 25-30%

Apr 28, 13:52

Commenting on the gaming PC market in North America, Kevin Jones, vice president for US-based retail chain Micro Center said that overall sales increased 25-30% on year in 2016, and...

Kevin Jones, Micro Center vice president (left)

Intel unveils Responsive Retail Platform and plans for US$100 million investment at NRF 2017

Jan 17, 16:27

At NRF 2017, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered a keynote to retailers, highlighting the important role of data and smart and connected solutions in transforming the retail industry,...

Simbe Robotics Tally solution

India market: China smartphone vendor setting up retail shops in tier-2, -3 cities

Sep 9, 11:00

China-based smartphone vendors have stepped up efforts to promote sales in tier-2 and -3 cities in India in order to maintain their shipment momentum in the local market, according...

Taiwan market: ACTi offers cloud computing-based retail store solution via cooperation with Microsoft

Aug 17, 12:06

Microsoft Taiwan has announced that ACTi, a provider of IP surveillance solutions, has become a new partner under its Cloud Solution Provider program. ACTi has launched a cloud computing-based...

Huawei Technologies to add 15,000 retail stores globally in 2016

Aug 1, 21:57

China-based vendor Huawei Technologies, in line with its target global sales of 140 million smartphones in 2016, will add 15,000 retail stores around the world in 2016, according...

HTC to partner with HP and launch Vive branded PCs

Jul 21, 15:53

High Tech Computer (HTC), in addition to strengthening its software-hardware integration and retail channel expansion, is reportedly planning to release HTC Vive-branded PCs bundled...

Taiwan market: HTC begins marketing Vive via retail channels

Jul 13, 11:47

HTC has begun marketing its Vive through retail channels in the Taiwan market. The company aims to establish up to 100 experience shops for the VR device by year-end 2016.

HTC to start marketing Vive via retail shops in Japan

Jun 28, 12:13

HTC has announced that it will hold a press conference in Tokyo on July 7 to promote sales of its HTC Vive through physical retail shops in Japan.

Foxconn chairman expects channel retail business to grow strongly in 1 year

Jun 23, 15:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has told investors that the company has already resumed its channel retail business, but he refused to provide...

ZTE plans to set up 23 flagship retail stores globally in 2016

May 27, 15:34

China-based telecom equipment vendor ZTE plans to set up 23 flagship retail stores around the world by the end of 2016, 20 in major cities of China and one each in Germany, Russia...

China white-box players eye VR, robot business opportunities

Apr 21, 14:08

With virtual reality (VR) becoming a hot topic in the IT industry, China-based white-box players have been aggressively releasing inexpensive head-worn VR devices and home-care robots,...

Foxconn reportedly to return to China retail channel

Apr 19, 11:49

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is planning to return to China's retail channel, but instead of creating a specific department, Foxconn is separating the...

China market: Tesla to add 10 self-operated retail stores in 2016

Apr 15, 14:59

US-based electric vehicle vendor Tesla will open a self-operated retail store in Beijing City on April 19, its fifth in the city and 17th in the China market. The company is planning...

Avalue Technology to produce tablets used in retail operation

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 16:09

Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology has developed tablets for use in retail through cooperation with Compal Electronics and will begin production in...

DNP and E Ink announce partnership

Mar 9, 12:28

Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) and E Ink Holdings have announced a strategic partnership to co-develop and co-market products using E Ink epaper. DNP will leverage its strong sales network...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Secom provides retail management services via cooperation with Microsoft

Dec 23, 14:54

Taiwan Secom, the largest residential/commercial security service provider in Taiwan, on December announced cooperation with Microsoft to provide cloud-based management services to...

China market: Apple to open 24th self-operated retail store, says paper

Oct 23, 14:42

Apple will open a self-operated retail store in Dalian, northeastern China, on October 24, its 24th in the China market, according to the China-based Guangzhou Daily, adding...

Digitimes Research: October average retail price for 27-inch monitors rises most among all sizes

Oct 16, 14:02

The global average retail price for 27-inch LCD monitors in October stands at US$418, increasing 5% on month, which is the highest growth among models of all sizes. Pricing for 24-inch...

Digitimes Research: Monitor retail pricing remains flat in August

Aug 19, 15:40

Retail pricing for 27-inch LCD monitor products will remain flat in August 2015 while 20- to 24-inch units will increase slightly, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Xiaomi opens 1st retail store

Aug 7, 16:02

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has opened its first retail store in Taipei, according to Xiaomi Taiwan. The vendor has established a total of 21 retail stores in...

Xiaomi first retail store in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen adjusting retail stores

Jul 22, 11:48

Tsann Kuen Enterprise is adjusting the operation of its IT and consumer electronics retail chain stores in Taiwan, according to company chairman Jerry Yen.

Retail OTT STBs to overtake telco IPTV STBs in shipments in 2015, IHS says

May 12, 15:57

Global shipments of over-the-top (OTT) set-top boxes (STBs) sold at retail - including Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku boxes - will overtake shipments of IPTV STBs used for pay TV services...

New Apple Watch has lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price, IHS teardown reveals

May 8, 11:12

The Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. The teardown of...

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    Alibaba Taocafe self-serving store

    China-based Alibaba's Taocafe self-serving store has opened in Hangzhou, China recently and attracted IT players' attention about such smart applications. Self-serving stores have...

    Photo: Company, Jul 24.

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    Simbe Robotics's Tally solution

    At NRF 2017, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrated Simbe Robotics' Tally, a robotic autonomous shelf auditing and analytics solution for retail. Tally works in concert with retail...

    Photo: Company, Feb 7.

  • VIA+ARTiGO+A900+Android+system

    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Samsung 840-series SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new lineup of SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

  • SanDisk+Extreme+Pro+CF+card+

    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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