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White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

Taiwan market: Prices for supply of HDDs for retail channels to rise by 10% in early December

Nov 28, 10:58

Prices for hard disk drives (HDDs) supplied to retail channels in the Taiwan market have risen 20-30% due to short supply arising from flooding in Thailand, and will be hiked by 10%...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Taiwan market: Channel retailers conservative about demand during IT Month Show in December

Nov 15, 01:40

Channel retailers are turning conservative about the IT Month trading show in Taiwan in December, which is a show with promotion products that will usually boost consumer demand,...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Western Digital and Samsung will not supply hard drives to Taiwan channels in November

Nov 3, 01:10

As floods in Thailand have seriously impacted the hard drive supply chain, Western Digital recently notified its distributors in Taiwan that the company will not distribute any hard...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

Senao to expand retail networks in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 01:15

Senao International, a communications products retail chain and a sales agent for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), will expand its retail network in Taiwan adding 20 outlets in the fourth...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

Synnex achieves strong revenue performance in August

Sep 8, 01:20

Channel retailer Synnex Technology International announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.76 billion (US$987.98 million) for August, a new monthly high and up close to 20% on year...

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

Acer reports losses for 2Q11

Aug 25, 01:00

Acer has announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011 with consolidated revenues of NT$102.1 billion (US$3.5 billion), down 32% on year, while operating...

Acer chairman JT Wang

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

AMD Llano processors suffering from shortage; to be resolved in September

Aug 18, 01:30

AMD's latest Llano-based processors are currently suffering from shortages due to the weaker-than-expected yield rates of the related 32nm process; however, AMD has already notified...

Tablet players expected to cut price to digest inventory overstock

Aug 16, 01:00

Non-Apple tablet PC players, facing the fact their devices are having weaker sales than their order volumes, while demand from the retail channel has been quickly shrinking, are expected...

Foxconn cooperates with Synnex for China motherboard market

Aug 2, 01:15

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will form a strategic alliance with channel retailer...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Foxconn reportedly considering ECS acquisition

Jul 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is considering to acquire motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer...

Lenovo pushes oversea acquisition to expand PC market share

Jul 19, 01:20

With China-based PC vendor Lenovo successfully surpassed Acer and became the third largest PC vendor worldwide in the second quarter, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming pointed out that the...

Notebook vendors bracing for Europe bad debts, say sources

Jul 14, 11:40

Retail channels in Southern Europe including Italy, Greece and Portugal are reportedly facing a crisis paying off their debts to upstream brand vendors, which may affect several first-tier...

Desktop PC market is expected to achieve 8% shipment growth in 2011

Jul 13, 14:49

The desktop PC market, benefiting from the rise of tablet PCs, is expected to achieve a growth of 8% on year in terms of shipments in 2011 with motherboard players including Gigabyte...

Foxconn breaks ground for Taipei IT mall

Jul 12, 10:13

Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on July 11 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Taipei Information Park, an IT shopping mall project based on a BOT (build-operate-transfer)...

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou

Foxconn to establish Cybermart IT mall in Taiwan

Jul 7, 01:45

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will start establishing buildings for the Taipei IT mall project on July 11 with company chairman Terry Guo to attend the groundbreaking...

Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

Taiwan-based Senao to open 22 joint venture chain stores in China by end of July

Jun 14, 01:50

Senao International, a handset and communication device retail chain in Taiwan, in the first quarter of 2011 established Wo Senao, a joint venture in the China market with China United...

Acer notebook shipments in retail channel expected to surpass 3 million in June

Jun 14, 01:25

Acer's notebook shipments in the retail channel are expected to surpass three million units in June and if the company's upstream partners such as Compal Electronics, Wistron and...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Taiwan market: iPad 2 may launch in the next 1-2 weeks

May 17, 01:20

The official launch schedule of Apple's iPad 2 in Taiwan remains unconfirmed despite some channel retailers already rumored that the launch will be on May 20, since Apple product-only...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Foxlink to expand retail chains for Apple products in Asia

May 13, 13:56

Taiwan-based Foxlink plans to expand the number of its exclusive stores for Apple products in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea to 100 outlets by the end of the year, from 50 currently,...

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