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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,...

Samsung sees growth in 1Q11 notebook shipments, the only vendor among top-10

Apr 26, 01:00

Top-10 notebook brand vendors worldwide saw their notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2011 drop sequentially with the only exception being Korea-based Samsung Electronics,...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Motherboard prices to see second wave of increases in May

Mar 31, 01:15

Motherboard prices, affected by upstream component shortages caused by the Japan earthquake, are set to rise for the second time this year after mid-April, according to sources from...

BenQ to reorganize retail channels in China

Mar 30, 01:30

Eyeing the 40 million unit LCD TV market in China in 2011, BenQ plans to reorganize its retail channels and expects shipments to double by the end of the year.

China retail chain Gome sees sequential growth in 2010 operations

Mar 30, 01:00

Hong Kong-listed Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings, the operator of Gome which is the second-largest retail chain of consumer electronics and home-use electric appliances in China,...

PC supply chain still has up to 3 months of inventory, says Acer Taiwan president

Mar 17, 01:10

Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin has pointed out that the PC industry's upstream supply chain still has an inventory level of about 2.5-3 months, and therefore will only see limited...

Asustek to launch US$200-250 netbook in June

Mar 17, 01:05

Asustek Computer is set to launch a new netbook priced at US$200-250 in June in cooperation with Intel, and hopes to achieve its goal of shipping six million netbooks in 2011, according...

Foxlink sees February revenues grow over 60% on year

Mar 10, 01:40

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.77 billion (US$128.38 million) for February, down 28.58% on month, but up significantly by 60.96%...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

Pico projectors and personal projectors show increasing popularity of DLP models, says PMA

Mar 1, 16:50

Consumers of front projectors from the US storefronts and direct marketers (web and catalog) are increasingly choosing smaller, sub-500 lumen brightness, "New Era" projectors,...

Foxconn retail affiliate Cybermart to invest in Kunming, southern China

Feb 21, 15:43

Cybermart under the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group will invest CNY1 billion (US$150 million) to set up an electronics shopping mall plus a software R&D and incubation center in Kunming...

China-based Sunning has no intention to enter Taiwan retail channel in the short term

Feb 17, 02:00

China-based channel retailer Sunning Appliance in response to questions whether the company has plans to cut into Taiwan's retail channel, chairman Zhang Jindong pointed out that...

Acer, Asustek cutting into tier-4 to 6 cities in China

Feb 17, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer have recently been aggressively cutting into China's tier-4 to tier-6 cities as both players are optimistic about these cities' potential in the future.

Samsung places about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 orders for new Galaxy Tab

Feb 15, 02:10

Korea-based brand vendor Samsung Electronics has placed orders to Nvidia for about 1-1.5 million Tegra 2 processors and will be used for its new 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet PC,...

Digital camera chassis makers to see shipment growth more so than profit growth

Feb 15, 01:55

Digital camera chassis makers will see their shipment volume increase in 2011 benefiting by Japan-based digital camera vendors releasing production to their Taiwan-based OEMs; however,...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

China market: Clevo acquires real estate for expanding retail chain

Feb 1, 15:09

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook maker Clevo on January 31 announced the acquisition of a land parcel located in Suzhou, eastern China, at US$36 million and an existing building...

Taiwan market: HTC to set up chain of 100 exclusive retail shops

Jan 28, 01:50

HTC will further step up its presence in the Taiwan market with plans to set up three flagship outfits to promote own-brand smartphones as well as to cooperate with channel operators...

Quanta, Wistron see up, while Compal down in December notebook shipments

Jan 11, 02:25

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology have announced their revenues for December 2010 with Quanta and Wistron both seeing...

Foxconn plans to push Mirasol panels in color e-book reader market

Jan 6, 01:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to cooperate with upstream partners to push Mirasol panels in the color e-book reader market, according to market watchers.

Foxlink profiting from investment in Apple retail chain in Taiwan

Jan 5, 16:21

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink saw increased returns on its non-operating investment in Studio A, a premium reseller of Apple products with nearly 30 Studio A chain stores around...

Buynow to adopt LED lighting devices from Chicony Power

Dec 28, 01:55

Taiwan-based power supply maker Chicony Power Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicony Electronics, started shipping LED lighting device in November to Clevo's China retail...

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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.

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    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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    SanDisk 32GB microSDHC card

    SanDisk has announced it will begin shipping what it claims is the world's highest-capacity removable memory card for mobile phones - 32GB SanDisk microSDHC card. SanDisk is mass...

    Photo: Company, Mar 24.

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    WD SiliconEdge Blue

    Western Digital (WD) has announced shipping its first consumer-oriented SSD with the new WD SiliconEdge 2.5-inch SSD family. WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs, in capacities up to 256GB,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 8.

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    Intel Intelligent Digital Signage concept

    Intel has demonstrated a new 7-foot-6-inch multi-user, multi-touch Intel Intelligent Digital Signage concept at the National Retail Federation Convention (NRF) in New York. Intel...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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