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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...

Renesas may see USB 3.0 chip shortage after May

Mar 22, 16:42

Japan-based chip designer Renesas has recently made clarifications to its downstream motherboard partners about the recent rumors that Renesas is currently seeing USB 3.0 controller...

Taiwan firms eyeing USB 3.0 host controller orders

Mar 18, 14:59

With Renesas suspending operations at several plants in the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Taiwan-based controller IC suppliers are speeding up the process...

External keyboards for tablet PC expected to see weak demand

Mar 10, 01:05

Despite most first-tier tablet PC players have designed their products with support of an external keyboard, Taiwan-based keyboard makers are taking a conservative attitude about...

USB 3.0 interface to become mainstream sooner or later: Q&A with Dan Harmon, interface product marketing manager, Texas Instruments

Feb 23, 15:32

Texas Instruments (TI) is actively venturing into the USB 3.0 interface market for notebooks, desktops and smartphones as rival Renesas Electronics is still thriving in the segment...

Dan Harmon, interface product marketing manager, TI

VIA Labs to ship new USB 3.0 hard drive controller in March

Feb 17, 02:05

VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies specializing in USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, is sampling new USB 3.0 controllers for external hard drives with volume shipments...

USB 3.0 chip shipments to show 120% CAGR to 2015, says Digitimes Research

Feb 11, 14:28

With more SuperSpeed-enabled motherboards, notebooks and other PC peripherals hitting store shelves, shipments of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips worldwide will increase...

Renesas holds off planned price cuts in USB 3.0 host ICs due to no competition from Taiwan designers

Jan 26, 01:55

Renesas Electronics has not carried out its planned reduction in USB 3.0 host IC prices to compete with Taiwan-based design houses, because the latter have not yet obtained USB-IF...

Connector makers expect good profit if no price war

Jan 25, 01:40

Taiwan-based PC connector makers expect the connector industry will see good growth in 2011 benefiting by the new notebook platforms as well as USB 3.0 applications. However, growth...

Himax unveils USB 3.0 pico-projector solution

Jan 19, 01:05

Himax Technologies announced on January 18, 2011 the launch of what it claims is the world's first USB 3.0 pico-projector solution, which combines SVGA (800 by 600) high-resolution...

Evolution Technology to begin volume production of audio/video over USB 3.0 chips

Jan 14, 12:08

ASIC design house Evolution Technology, a subsidiary of Faraday Technology, will soon begin volume production of its audio/video over USB 3.0 SoC chips, the ET12U32X, according to...

New Transcend USB 3.0 flash drive uses Innostor controller

Jan 6, 15:23

Transcend Information has introduced a new portfolio of flash memory drives, the JetFlash 700, which the company is demonstrating at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The drive uses Innostor's...

MSI to showcase new all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at CES 2011

Jan 4, 01:25

Micro-Star International (MSI), in addition to its notebooks and tablet PCs, will also showcase its latest all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at Consumer Electronics...

USB 3.0 chipmakers to push into new AMD platform

Jan 3, 16:11

USB 3.0 chipmakers have recently started to push their chips in AMD's new Ontario and Zacate platform, which do not support USB 3.0 natively, and since AMD will not launch a platform...

Zenitron points to touch panel IC and USB 3.0 as main growth drivers in 2011

Dec 15, 14:43

IC distributor Zenitron expects touch panel IC and USB 3.0 products to be the main revenue growth drivers in 2011.

ASMedia aims to ship 10 million USB 3.0 host controllers in 2011

Dec 1, 01:35

Taiwan-based IC design house ASMedia Technology has targeted to ship 10 million USB 3.0 host controller chips in 2011. It is currently waiting for a USB-IF certification for its devices,...

Apple to add 5 new features to iPad 2, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 26, 16:13

A Chinese-language Economy Daily News (EDN) report citing industry sources claims Apple will add five new features to the iPad 2: video phone, better mobility, USB port,...

Faraday to see sales from USB 3.0 IP products expand in 2011

Nov 26, 01:10

IC design service provider Faraday Technology is expected to see sales generated from USB 3.0 IP products grow substantially to account for more than 10% of its overall revenues in...

VIA Labs to ship USB 3.0 integrated controller ICs for flash drives

Nov 22, 15:05

Taiwan-based IC design house VIA Labs, following obtaining USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) certification for its USB 3.0 controller ICs specifically for flash drives in September...

Asustek and ASRock place orders for USB 3.0 host chips from Fresco Logic

Nov 18, 01:30

Asustek Computer and ASRock have recently placed orders to chip maker Fresco Logic for its FL1000 USB 3.0 host chip, which was recently certified by USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF),...

Notebook players in no hurry to fully advance to USB 3.0

Nov 5, 15:05

Notebook brand vendors believe that the notebook industry will need at least one more year before fully advancing to USB 3.0 since the cost and performance stability of existing USB...

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Etron Technology-developed USB 3.0 host chips adopted by ASRock

Nov 3, 01:55

Taiwan-based controller IC design house Etron Technology has won adoption of its USB 3.0 host chips at prices of US$1.8-2 from motherboard maker ASRock, according to industry sourc...

Faraday USB 3.0 device controllers receive USB-IF certificate logo

Oct 27, 14:11

Faraday Technology has announced that its USB 3.0 device controller has passed USB-IF certification via its storage products and obtained the USB 3.0 logo. Since the corresponding...

USB 3.0 controller maker JMicron to debut on Taiwan emerging securities market

Oct 27, 10:22

Shares of SATA interface and USB 3.0 device controller chipmaker JMicron Technology, an associate company of MediaTek, will debut on Taiwan's emerging securities market on October...

Innostor enjoys rising USB 3.0 device controller chip shipments

Oct 26, 10:59

Innostor Technology has said monthly shipments of its USB 3.0 device controller chips topped the one million mark in October 2010 which helped the company to reach, for the first...

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...

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    Asustek Zen AiO S all-in-one PC

    The Zen AiO S is the company's new top-end Windows 10 all-in-one PC, with an Ultra HD 3840 by 2160 IPS display, SonicMaster Premium sound system, an Intel's Skylake Core i7 quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    NextDrive Plug wireless USB device manager

    Taiwan-based startup company NextDrive has showcased its latest innovation, the NextDrive Plug at Computex 2015, allowing users to plug in their USB-based IT devices such as hard...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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    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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