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DRAM inventory rises

Aug 24, 01:15

PC OEMs now have two to three months of DRAM inventory on average, up from the four to six weeks previously. The surge is being caused by sluggish PC sales as consumers hold back...

DRAM inventory at PC OEMs rising

Daxin expects Windows 8 release to increase 2H12 profits

Aug 22, 01:45

Daxin Materials, a Taiwan-based design house of specialty chemicals used in TFT-LCD and touch panels, said it expects the release of Windows 8 to bring in increased touch screen material...

Toshiba halting development of Windows RT tablet PCs may cause chain reaction

Aug 16, 14:28

With Toshiba recently announcing it will halt development plans for Windows RT tablet PCs due to component supply delays, sources from notebook players believe the action could trigger...

Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market

Aug 16, 01:05

As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand...

Asustek to release component purchasing authority to notebook ODMs

Aug 14, 01:20

Asustek Computer, which used to handle most component purchasing itself, is currently considering to release the authority to its upstream ODM partners such as Quanta Computer and...

Nokia, HTC to unveil Windows Phone 8 smartphones in September, say sources

Aug 13, 12:35

Nokia and HTC have been accelerating development of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in a bid to halt their declining market shares by launching new models ahead of the release of...

Microsoft working to minimize Surface impact, says Acer chairman

Aug 10, 11:06

After publicly urging Microsoft to reconsider its move to launch own-brand tablet PCs recently, Acer chairman JT Wang on August 9, commented that Microsoft is pushing Surface to help...

CyberLink to benefit from Windows 8

Aug 9, 11:25

CyberLink, a Taiwan-based provider of digital multimedia software solutions, has won OEM orders from globally top 10 PC vendors for its products to be pre-installed in Windows 8 PCs...

Wistron, Inventec suffer on-month revenue drop in July

Aug 9, 01:40

Wistron has announced consolidated revenues of NT$48.84 billion (US$1.63 billion), down 16.32% on month and 5.28% on year, with combined consolidated revenues for the first seven...

Notebook ODMs shipments may stay weak in August

Aug 9, 01:05

Taiwan notebook ODMs may see their shipments in August stay flat on month and will not have a chance to recover until September, according to sources from notebook makers.

Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12

Aug 7, 01:25

As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...

HP and Dell to launch Windows RT tablet PCs at the end of October

Aug 2, 01:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to launch Windows RT-based tablet PCs after the release of the new operating system. HP will adopt chip solutions from Texas Instruments...

Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium

Jul 31, 01:35

Intel general manager of mobile platform business Navin Shenoy at a pre-show conference before the company's Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium on July 31 in Taiwan, pointed out that the...

Lenovo and Motorola delay launch of Intel-based tablets

Jul 26, 01:25

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting the combination of its Medfield platform with Android for the smartphone and tablet PC markets, the recent decisions of the company's...

Notebook battery makers expect growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jul 24, 01:45

Notebook battery makers, despite the fact that the notebook supply chain is seeing a weak performance, expect their revenues in the third quarter to have chance to achieve double-digit...

Genesys Logic obtains Windows 8 certification for USB 3.0 hub controller

Jul 24, 01:25

Genesys Logic, a Taiwan-based IC design house, has passed Windows 8 Hardware Certification Kit for its USB 3.0 controller IC GL3520, and expects shipments of the IC in 2012 to be...

TalkBox supports Windows Phone, BlackBerry platforms

Jul 18, 15:41

TalkBox, smartphone-based instant voice messaging software developed by a Hong Kong-based company, has extended versions from iOS initially and Android then to supporting Window Phone...

Elan touch ICs receive Windows 8 certification

Jul 13, 11:21

Elan Microelectronics has announced its smart capacitive touch screen ICs for 13.3-inch ultrabooks have received Windows Hardware Certification for Windows 8.

Windows 8 is unlikely to benefit from enterprise market in short term

Jul 12, 14:52

Although Microsoft is confident about its recently released Windows 8 upgrade plans to help trigger new PC replacement in the enterprise market, sources from notebook players are...

Windows 8 may not enjoy a PC replacment trend that Microsoft expected from enterprise market in a s

Notebook battery makers expected to see growing performance in 3Q12

Jul 12, 01:30

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack Technology and Celxpert Energy are all expected to see strong shipment performance at the end of the third quarter benefiting from...

Notebook battery

Microsoft unveils Windows 8 OEM licensing charges

Jul 11, 15:52

Microsoft has released licensing rates for OEM Windows 8, including US$60-80 for Windows 8, US$80-100 for Windows 8 Pro (with Office) and US$50-65 for Windows RT (with Office), according...

Microsoft releases Windows 8 licensing prices

Asustek, Pegatron see growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 01:55

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$36.02 billion (US$1.2 billion) for June, a new record high with growths of 26.83% on month and 27.46% on year, while the company's revenues...

Asustek

Notebook makers see mixed result in 2Q12 shipments

Jul 10, 01:50

Notebook ODMs have shown mixed result for their shipment performance in the second quarter of 2012 with both Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics achieved growth sequentially, while...

Shipments of notebook ODMs see different result in 2Q12

HP, Dell to launch 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet PCs in 4Q12

Jul 6, 12:44

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell will launch 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet PCs equipped with processors developed by Texas Instruments and Qualcomm respectively in the fourth quarter of...

Second- and third-tier handset makers in China may not adopt Windows Phone 8 platform

Jul 5, 01:35

Microsoft has been eager to promote Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Windows RT. Despite having partners such as Nokia, Samsung, and HTC for Windows Phone 8, severe price competition...

Microsoft new Windows 8 promotion unlikely to boost PC demand

Jul 4, 16:27

After announcing its Windows 8 upgrade plan for newly purchased Windows 7-based PCs in early June, Microsoft recently announced a new upgrade plan allowing consumers to spend US$39.99...

Microsoft aggressviely promoting its Windows 8 upgrade plan

Pegatron turns conservative about 3Q12

Jun 28, 01:40

Pegatron Technology, seeing the weak global economy, while consumers have halted their purchase plans to wait for Windows 8, has turned conservative about the PC market in the third...

ECS passes 2011 finance report with growth of more than 7%

Jun 26, 01:10

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) hosted a shareholder meeting on June 25, passing its finance report for 2011 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$72.7 billion (US$2.43 billion),...

BIOS designers to compete for Windows smartphone market

Jun 22, 15:11

In addition to BIOS solutions for Windows 8, Insyde Software, Phoenix Technologies and American Megatrends are also aggressively competing for the smartphone BIOS market as Microsoft...

Insyde is aggressively focusing on Windows smarpthone market

Microsoft to push Windows Phone 8 smartphone launch to 4Q12

Jun 22, 01:35

Microsoft will push the launch of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones to the fourth quarter of 2012 with Nokia, HTC, Samsung Electronics and Huawei Device being in the first wave of...

Windows Phone

Lenovo reportedly to launch dual-screen notebook similar to Asustek Taichi

Jun 21, 01:30

As notebook vendors are gradually turning to push new notebook industrial designs hoping to attract consumers, Lenovo reportedly plans to develop a dual-screen notebook similar to...

Asustek Taichi

Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks

Jun 21, 01:05

Intel plans to host what it call the Intel Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in two locations, one in Taiwan on July 31 and one in China on August 2, according to sources from notebook...

ultrabook

Microsoft outsource Surface tablets to Pegatron; expected prices above US$599

Jun 20, 13:44

Sources from notebook players have revealed that Microsoft's 10.6-inch Surface tablet PCs will be outsourced to Pegatron Technology for assembly; however, there is still not a firm...

Microsoft-made hardware to be available starting with release of Windows 8 and Windows RT

Jun 19, 13:35

At an event in Hollywood, Microsoft unveiled Surface: PCs built to be the ultimate stage for Windows. Company executives showed two Windows tablets and accessories that feature significant...

Microsoft Surface tablet PC

Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

microsoft
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