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ARM builds new R&D center in Taiwan

Nov 18, 01:05

ARM has announced the opening of a new R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan. The focus of the center will be physical IP development and processor implementation...

ARM builds new R&D center in Taiwan

Notebooks players bid on both Intel and ARM

Nov 11, 15:53

As ARM has been aggressively cutting into the notebook industry, where Intel has dominated for a while, notebook players are adopting a strategy to bid on both ARM and Intel platforms...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Asustek delays Transformer Prime to December

Nov 8, 01:35

Asustek Computer, which had originally been set to launch its latest Transformer Prime tablet PC with Android 3.2 on November 9, has postponed the launch schedule to early December...

Asustek expected to ship 1.8 million tablet PCs in 2011, says CEO

Nov 1, 01:20

Asustek Computer expects its tablet PC shipments will reach its goal of 1.8 million units in 2011 as the company launches its second-generation quad-core Transformer Prime on November...

Acer chairman welcomes HP decision to not spin off PC business

Oct 31, 16:55

Commenting about Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) recent decision that the company will not spin off its PC business, Acer chairman JT Wang has welcomed the decision and believes that HP's...

New Windows verification process creates controversy between ODM and brand vendors

Oct 25, 01:00

Microsoft's new verification system for Windows 8 - OA 3.0 - which will add complications toward the upstream ODM's production lines and relatively generate significant extra cost,...

Asustek launches Zenbook series ultrabooks

Oct 13, 01:30

Asustek Computer has unveiled its Zenbook series ultrabooks saying it is confident it has the closest performance/price ratio compared to Apple's MacBook Air.

Asustek Zenbook series ultrabook

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Notebook players pessimistic about ability of Ice Cream Sandwich to defeat iOS

Sep 22, 01:30

Notebook players, seeing that first-tier brand vendors such as RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all backing away from the tablet PC bandwagon, are turning pessimistic about...

Microsoft reimagines Windows, presents Windows 8 developer preview

Sep 15, 01:35

At its developer-focused BUILD conference, Microsoft has showcased a detailed preview of the next major release of Windows, codenamed Windows 8. The company also detailed new tools...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

AMD sets to deliver next generation x86 platforms for Windows 8

Sep 14, 17:02

AMD has announced that it has created drivers to enable support for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system on AMD-based tablets, netbooks, PCs and servers. Continuing a long history...

Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Ultrabooks and Windows 8 to drive sales momentum for notebooks in 2012, says Wistron chairman

Aug 22, 14:33

The launch of ultrabooks and Microsoft's Windows 8 OS will serve as growth drivers for the notebook industry in 2012, according to Simon Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based notebook ODM...

Compal sees drop in July revenues and notebook shipments

Aug 11, 01:00

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.95 billion (US$1.93 billion) for July, down 6% on month, with combined consolidated revenues from January to July also...

ARM to have big slice of notebook market in 2015, says IHS

Jul 19, 10:38

After more than 30 years of domination by a single microarchitecture - Intel's X86 - the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition with shipments of...

Insyde brings UEFI BIOS to TI OMAP platform supporting next-version Windows

Jun 29, 17:00

Insyde Software has announced the delivery of UEFI BIOS and engineering services to customers designing ultra-thin laptops, tablets and mobile internet devices based on the ARM-based...

Windows 8 Preview to bring 4 major factors to mobile device industry, says Digitimes Research

Jun 8, 16:55

Microsoft's display, at Computex 2011, of the touch controls of Windows 8 using the company's technologies from Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. Digitimes Research believes Microsoft using...

Microsoft reportedly considers launching own-brand tablet PC

Jun 8, 16:42

Microsoft is reportedly considering to launch an own-brand tablet PC that features Windows 8 by the end of 2012 with cooperation from Texas Instruments and Taiwan-based OEMs/ODMs,...

ARM to own 40% share in 2015 notebook market with help from Windows 8, says ARM president

Jun 7, 16:46

ARM CEO Tudor Brown, during an exclusive interview with Digitimes, pointed out that he estimates that ARM will be able to take a 40% share of the global notebook market in 2015, helping...

BIOS designer Phoenix readies for tablet PC competition

Jun 7, 14:09

PC BIOS designer Phoenix Technologies, facing the rise of tablet PCs, has prepared solutions for ARM architectures with expectations to gain a strong market share in the upcoming...

Microsoft says companies are welcome to join new OS development

Jun 3, 01:50

Despite adjustments made in the development process of Windows 8, Microsoft claimed it has reserved space for new partners to join its Integrated Development Program (IDP).

Michael Angiulo, corporate VP of Microsoft's planning and PC ecosystem team

Insyde working on EFI BIOS for Windows 8

Jun 3, 01:30

Taiwan-based Insyde Software has announced that it is working on BIOS solutions supporting the UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) standard for Microsoft's next version of...

Microsoft previews Windows 8

Jun 2, 12:45

At 2011 Computex today, Microsoft showed hardware partners the next version of Windows, internally codenamed "Windows 8." As part of this technical preview, Mike Angiulo,...

Windows 8 demonstrated by Microsoft at Computex 2011

Microsoft postpones IDP for 2 weeks to re-consult with chip players

Jun 2, 01:10

Microsoft has postponed its Integrated Development Program (IDP) for Windows 8 as the plan created significant dissatisfaction within the upstream supply chain. Microsoft is set to...

Taiwan ODMs not feeling the love from Microsoft on Windows 8 development

Jun 1, 10:12

With a number of ODMs feeling left out due to Microsoft not inviting Taiwan-based IT vendors to participate in its Integrated Development Program (IDP) specifically for developing...

Call for Taiwan participation in development of Windows 8 goes unanswered

Jun 1, 01:30

As Microsoft has not invited Taiwan-based IT vendors Acer, Asustek Computer and HTC to participate in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows 8, Acer...

Microsoft should set rules from viewpoint of ecosystem, says Acer chairman

Jun 1, 01:25

Microsoft has not invited Taiwan-based IT vendors to participate in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows 8 for use in tablet PCs. In response, Acer...

Acer chairman JT Wang at the Computex

Taiwan PC vendors seeking participation in developing Windows 8

May 25, 16:06

Microsoft has talked with Nvidia, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments (TI), Intel and AMD for their participation in its Integrated Development Program specifically for developing Windows...

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    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Acer has unveiled its Iconia W3, an 8.1-inch tablet running Windows 8 with an Intel Atom processor. The Iconia W3 will features pre-installed Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013...

    Photo: Company, Jun 13.

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    Computex 2012: Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

    Acer has introduced its latest premium Windows 8 ultrabook devices, the Aspire S7 series, at Computex Taipei 2012. Available in two sizes - 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch - the series adopts...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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