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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...

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 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%...

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

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...

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...

China market: Clevo expects Buynow to generate revenues of NT$6 billion in 2011

Apr 6, 11:17

Clevo expects Buynow, its wholly-owned eletronics retail chain in China, to bring in revenues of NT$6 billion (US$203 million) in 2011, growing 20% from 2010, according to the comp...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

Price becomes priority for consumers purchasing notebooks

Jan 5, 16:25

Price is gradually becoming the priority consideration for consumers who want to purchase a notebook and upstream CPU makers' efforts to launch new platforms has not benefited overall...

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...

Weak year-end holiday PC sales may affect Huron River promotion in early 2011

Dec 23, 12:27

Notebook brands are concerned that the weak demand from the year-end holidays may reduce their downstream channel retailers' willingness to promote the upcoming Huron River platform-based...

Notebook vendors concerned that bad weather will affect demand in Europe

Dec 22, 16:56

As severe blizzards have recently hit Europe, Taiwan-based notebook vendors have pointed out that their distribution channels in Europe were fully prepared for the year-end holidays,...

Micro-projector products unlikely to see a strong market penetration in 2011

Dec 14, 01:30

Despite image product players such as Nikon, Samsung Electronics, BenQ and Aiptek International have all introduced products featuring an integrated micro-projector, but the price...

Taiwan market: Vendors cut notebook prices

Nov 23, 15:14

Notebook brand vendors in Taiwan have recently started reducing their notebook prices in a bid to digest their inventory and enable a smooth transition to the new Huron River platform...

Clevo to expand the number of Chicony department stores in China

Oct 25, 16:30

In addition to its Buynow IT mall, Clevo has also recently been focusing aggressively on its partially-invested Chicony department stores and expects the number of stores to expand...

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