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Etron begins volume production of USB 3.0 host controller chips

Oct 20, 14:30

Etron Technology has begun mass production of its new USB 3.0 host controller chip, the EJ168, and is supplying in volume to major computer manufacturers starting from October 2010...

Onkyo launches tablet PCs made by Inventec in Japan

Sep 30, 01:10

Japan-based speaker maker Onkyo has recently launched three Windows 7-based tablet PCs, the 10.1-inch TW317A5 and TW217A5, and 11.6-inch TW117A4.

IC design houses Innostor and VIA Labs launching USB 3.0 NAND flash device controllers

Sep 17, 15:52

Taiwan-based IC design house Innostor Technology has begun shipping USB 3.0 NAND flash device controllers, while peer company VIA Labs also plans to launch its own models in Octobe...

IDF San Francisco 2010: Gigabyte reveals P67-based motherboards

Sep 16, 01:30

Gigabyte Technology has demonstrated new Intel P67-based motherboards, supporting Sandy Bridge processors and USB 3.0 technology at IDF in San Francisco.

IC designers may delay USB 3.0 chip launch

Sep 7, 12:25

Taiwan-based IC design houses ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer; VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies; and Etron Technology as well as the US-based Fresco...

Intel to announce addition of USB 3.0 into new motherboard reference design, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 16:44

As AMD is already preparing to integrate USB 3.0 into its future chipset designs, Intel is expected to announce the addition of a USB 3.0 host controller into its Cougar Point motherboard...

Shipments of USB 3.0 chips by Taiwan makers not to be significant in 2010, say sources

Aug 2, 16:43

Although more than 10 Taiwan-based IC design houses, including Genesys Logic, JMicron Technology, ASMedia Technology, VIA Labs, Prolific Technology, Alcor Micro, Etron Technology...

Realtek says no comment on report speculating it will buy rival Asix

Newswatch - Jul 27, 15:20

Taiwan-based Realtek Semiconductor has declined to comment on a local report saying that the company is looking to acquire rival IC design house Asix Electronics at a price of NT$70...

AMD to integrate USB 3.0 support in upcoming chipsets; to launch more CPUs in 2H10

Jul 27, 14:48

AMD is currently in talks with Renesas Electronics, which was merged with Japan-based NEC, about the licensing of USB 3.0 technology, and is considering integrating USB 3.0 support...

NEC to cut USB 3.0 chip prices in 4Q10

Jul 23, 12:25

To counter competition from Taiwan-based USB 3.0 chipmakers, Japan-based chipmaker NEC reportedly plans to significantly cut prices for its first- and second-generation USB 3.0 chips...

USB controller IC vendor Alcor Micro posts strong revenue gains in June

Newswatch - Jul 6, 12:03

USB hub controller IC maker Alcor Micro has posted revenues of NT$197.73 million (US$6.14 million) for June, up 1.3% sequentially and 25.6% on year, according to company data. The...

SDRAM maker Etron to ship USB 3.0 controllers in 4Q10, says chairman

Jun 24, 10:52

SDRAM chipmaker Etron Technology has delivered its USB 3.0 host controller chips to five major motherboard makers for verification, and the company expects to begin volume shipping...

Etron chairman Nicky Lu

USB controller chip vendors looking to recruit talent from memory sector

Jun 14, 15:27

Taiwan-based USB controller design houses are recruiting talent from the memory chip sector as they are gearing up efforts to compete for orders in the growing USB 3.0 controller...

Display Taiwan 2010: 3M showcases multi-touch, 3D and USB-driven displays

Jun 10, 15:36

US-based 3M is showcasing a range of multi-touch, 3D and USB 3.0 display solutions, as well as its DBEF (dual brightness enhancement film) applications at Display Taiwan 2010.

3M USB-driven monitor

Taiwan-based Innostor launches single chip USB 3.0 UFD controller

Jun 3, 11:45

Since AMD's announcements of chipsets accommodating USB 3.0 data transfer scheme, motherboard makers have responded with a slew of products supporting the new specification, especially...

Innostor single chip USB 3.0 UFD controller

Etron sampling USB 3.0 host controllers

Jun 1, 14:11

Specialty DRAM chip vendor Etron Technology has said it is sampling an in-house developed USB 3.0 host controller for design-in at major motherboard makers with mass shipments slated...

Faraday and Innostor jointly launch USB 3.0 flash disk single-chip controller

May 28, 12:00

IC design houses Faraday Technology and Innostor Technology have jointly unveiled a USB 3.0 flash disk single-chip solution for storage applications, according to the companies.

Computex: Innostor to unveil USB 3.0-SATA II controller chips

May 21, 12:34

IC design house Innostor Technology will unveil USB 3.0-SATA II controller chips at Computex 2010, with plans to begin volume production in June, according to the company.

Fresco USB 3.0 host controller secures USB-IF certification, says Faraday

May 21, 12:10

Faraday Technology has announced that the USB 3.0 host controller of its customer, Fresco Logic, has passed USB-IF certification and obtained the xHCI controller logo. This controller,...

USB 3.0 chip shipments to boost Genesys and Alcor Micro 2Q10 revenues

May 18, 11:40

IC design houses Genesys Logic and Alcor Micro are expected to see their revenues grow over 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010 buoyed by increasing shipments of USB 3.0...

Asustek announces notebook lineup for 2H10

May 14, 17:12

Asustek Computer, on May 13, announced its notebook product lineup for the second half of 2010, including the U-Bamboo and NX/N/U series.

USB 3.0 driver chip shipments to reach 25 million units

May 7, 16:34

USB 3.0 driver chip shipments are expected to reach 25 million units worldwide, with 20 million units used in motherboards and others in notebook products, according to industry so...

ASMedia seeks USB 3.0 chip orders with aggressive quotes

Apr 21, 16:49

ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, is aggressively seeking USB 3.0 chip orders from motherboard makers and is said to be offering prices below US$3 per unit to...

Motherboard makers compete over technologies

Apr 16, 15:16

Motherboard makers Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have all recently unveiled new technologies for their motherboards to compete for market...

MSI Big Bang-Fuzion motherboard features Hyrdra technology

Tight analog IC supply to not ease until May

Apr 8, 14:03

The tight supply of analog ICs will not ease until May as OEM/ODM makers in China will continue to build up their inventories before the May 1 Labor Day holiday, according to industry...

TV makers continue to breathe new life into TV market, says DisplaySearch

Apr 7, 13:59

A deluge of new product announcements so far this year shows that TV set makers are far from running out of ideas, and will continue to bring new features to the global TV market,...

Gigabyte and Asustek aim for strong USB 3.0 product shipments in 2010

Apr 2, 15:48

Gigabyte Technology vice president of motherboard business Henry Kao, at the recent USB-IF forum, pointed out that the company expects to ship a total of five million USB 3.0 motherboards...

IC distributor Aeco upbeat about USB 3.0 controllers

Mar 30, 16:00

Demand for USB 3.0 controllers is expected to increase significantly in the fourth quarter of 2010 before bracing for a robust growth in 2011, according to YK Chu, president of Aeco...

Asustek, Gigabyte plan to put USB 3.0 in cheaper motherboards, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 29, 16:21

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology are considering adding USB 3.0 technology into their mid-range and entry-level motherboards, according to a Chinese-language Apply Daily...

Host controller vendors eyeing USB 3.0 market in 2010

Mar 29, 15:29

USB controller design houses including ASMedia Technology, JMicron Technology and VIA Labs are all eyeing the growing USB 3.0 and SATA 3.0 controller solution market in 2010. The...

Asustek to adopt USB 3.0 in PC product lines

Mar 25, 15:50

Asustek Computer has announced that the company will add USB 3.0 support in its PC product lines including mainstream notebook, Eee PC and Eee Box.

Intel USB 3.0 controller expected to speed up transition of the technology

Mar 23, 15:37

As Intel reportedly plans to launch a standalone USB 3.0 controller in 2010, sources from motherboard makers believe the transition from USB 2.0 to 3.0 will speed up.

LCD monitor shipments increase 3.8% in 2009, says iSuppli

Mar 5, 16:37

Global LCD monitor shipments increased by 3.8% in 2009 to 176.5 million units, up from 170.1 million units in 2008, according to iSuppli.

Genesys denies it's sampling USB 3.0 controllers at Apple

Feb 3, 14:18

Genesys Logic has begun sampling USB 3.0 device controllers for a client and sources within the industry believe the client is Apple. However, Genesys has denied the sources' claim...

MSI introduces USB 3.0 motherboard and new ultra-thin notebook

Jan 19, 16:35

Micro-Star International (MSI) has announced its USB 3.0-ready motherboard, the P55-GD85.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Microsoft+Surface+2+tablet

    Microsoft Surface 2 tablet

    The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and its battery life can last up to 10 hours for video playback, according to Microsfot. The device features a 10.6-inch...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

  • Razer+Kraken+7%2E1+Surround+Sound+USB+gaming+headset

    Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

    Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset. The Razer Kraken 7.1 comes equipped with an advanced virtual surround sound...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

  • Asustek+H81+series+motherboard

    Asustek H81 series motherboard

    Asustek Computer has announced six new entry-level motherboards based on the Intel H81 chipset in ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX form factors. Designed for fourth-generation Intel Core...

    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

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