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Touch-enabled mobile devices will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 2.5 billion by 2017, says DisplaySearch

Mar 6, 16:10

The growth of touch-enabled mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 1.5 billion in 2013 and more than 2.5 billion...

Worldwide large format printer shipments decline 3% in 4Q12, says IDC

Feb 19, 14:44

Most regional markets posted on-quarter growth in the worldwide large format printer (LFP) market during the fourth quarter of 2012 while on-year sales declined, according to the...

Acer starts AcerCloud service worldwide

Feb 18, 23:04

Acer has announced the activation of its cloud computing service platform AcerCloud worldwide. The platform crosses three major operating systems and the company expects to attract...

Android, iOS combine for 91.1% of worldwide smartphone OS market in 4Q12, says IDC

Feb 18, 11:25

Android and iOS, the number one and number two ranked smartphone operating systems (OS) worldwide, combined for 91.1% of all smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012,...

Apple and Samsung devices displace Nokia worldwide for first time in terms of Internet usage, says StatCounter

Feb 8, 11:33

Apple dislodged Nokia in January 2013 for the first time as the most popular mobile vendor in terms of global Internet usage, according to website analytics company StatCounter. Samsung...

Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 145 million in 2013, says ABI

Jan 24, 20:16

An estimated 145 million tablet devices will ship worldwide in 2013 due to a combination of new market entrants, more affordable choices for consumers, and increased adoption by business...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

Worldwide mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4% in 2012, says IDC

Dec 5, 21:42

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% on year in 2012, the lowest annual growth rate in three years despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments...

HP Taiwan not yet affected by layoffs

Nov 21, 21:48

Although Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to lay off 29,000 employees worldwide, HP Taiwan has pointed out that it has not heard any manpower reduction plans from headquarters.

Digitimes Research: Asustek to compete with Acer for top-3 worldwide notebook vendor spot in 2013

Nov 15, 15:45

Weak Global notebook demand is expected to reshuffle the top-10 notebook brand rankings in 2013, with Lenovo expected to successfully take over Hewlett-Packard's (HP) leading position...

PMA reports worldwide projector market of nearly 2.5 million in 3Q12

Nov 15, 15:41

Projector research firm Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its latest projector research, stating that the worldwide projector market totaled 2.47 million units in the third...

Worldwide sales of mobile phones decline 3% in 3Q12, while smartphone sees 47% increase, says Gartner

Nov 15, 11:17

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached almost 428 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a 3.1% decline from the third quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

Smart TV shipments grow 15% worldwide in 2012, according to DisplaySearch

Oct 18, 10:52

Smart TVs are moving from a novelty to mainstream, with shipments expected to grow 15% worldwide in 2012. With the shift, regional preferences and TV consumption habits are changing,...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

Worldwide server market sees shipment growth, revenues decline in 2Q12, says Gartner

Aug 30, 16:07

In the second quarter of 2012, worldwide server shipments grew 1.4% over the second quarter of 2011, while revenues declined 2.9% on year, according to Gartner.

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Worldwide mobile phone sales decline 2.3% in 2Q12, says Gartner

Aug 16, 01:00

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3% decline from the second quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Intel pushes SSD business into the enterprise market

Aug 9, 01:00

Intel, seeing cloud computing demand continuing to heat up, is accelerating its solid state drive (SSD) development targeting datacenter applications, and has also developed High...

Strong demand for smartphones in 2Q12 continues to drive the worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 30, 15:13

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1% on year to 406 million units in the second quarter of 2012, as Samsung Electronics and Apple shipped almost half of the world's smartphones,...

PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman

Jul 19, 01:10

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a cloud computing forum, pointed out that the PC industry will need consider how to sell smart services in the post-PC era, instead of focusing...

Barry Lam

Intel, Shuttle, Samsung, Lenovo, Asustek competing for education market

Jul 12, 01:10

Facing Apple iPad's domination of the consumer market, several tablet PC vendors including Intel, Asustek Computer, Shuttle, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are all turning aggressively...

Education market

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

Supply chain reportedly to start volume shipping products for new iMac in July

Jul 3, 01:10

Apple's supply chain reportedly will start supplying components for the mass production of Apple's upcoming new iMac all-in-one PC in July with the device's official launch possibly...

Apple reportedly to release new iMac in October

Quanta to manufacture Toshiba notebooks at Chongqing plants from July

Jun 28, 01:15

Toshiba, the sixth-largest notebook vendor worldwide, will have its notebooks from Quanta Computer shifted from Quanta's Songjiang plants to plants in Chongqing starting July, according...

Worldwide wafer fab equipment spending to decline 8.9% in 2012, Gartner says

Jun 25, 16:07

Worldwide wafer fab equipment spending is on pace to total US$33 billion in 2012, a decline of 8.9% from 2011 spending of US$36.2 billion, according to Gartner. The market will return...

MILC to enjoy growth in both worldwide and Taiwan sales

May 24, 01:30

Global mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC) are expected to enjoy shipment growth as high as 20% in 2012, while the Taiwan market is expected to achieve a growth of 30%...

MILC to see 20% on-year growth in global sales in 2012

Worldwide mobile phone sales declined 2% in 2Q12, says Gartner

May 18, 10:41

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached 419.1 million units in the first quarter of 2012, a 2% decline from the first quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. This is...

Global wafer shipments grow 1% in 1Q12, says SEMI

May 10, 10:45

Overall area of silicon wafers shipped in the first quarter of 2012 increased 1% on quarter, but decreased 11% from a year ago, according to SEMI in its quarterly analysis of the...

Despite a 7.2% decline in 4Q11, worldwide server revenues increase 5.8% in 2011, says IDC

Mar 1, 15:37

According to the IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenues in the worldwide server market decreased 7.2% on year to US$14.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011...

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Worldwide smartphone sales soar 47% on year in 4Q11, says Gartner

Feb 16, 16:11

Worldwide smartphone sales to end users soared to 149 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 47.3% increase from the fourth quarter of 2010, according to Gartner. Total smartphone...

Pegatron, ECS land ultrabook orders from regional brands worldwide, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 6, 16:30

Pegatron Technology and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) have recently landed orders from regional brand vendors worldwide including Epson, Onkyo, ViewSonic, Mustek, Motion Computing,...

Acer to go into attack mode in 2012

Jan 31, 01:05

Acer has already adjusted its strategy from purely defending its position in the market in 2011 to attacking the market in 2012 and the company will push four major product segments...

Worldwide projector market neared 10 million units in 2011, says Pacific Media

Jan 30, 10:04

Total projector volume hit nearly 10 million in 2011 as annual sales registered a solid double-digit gain in Asia along with single-digit gains in the Americas and EMEA (Europe, Mid-East,...

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    Before Going to Press | 9h 22min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit growth rate to top 37.5% in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 9h 23min ago

  • Korea vendors still hold prospects for OLED TVs

    Before Going to Press | 10h 32min ago

  • Supply chains see orders from Motorola Mobility until 4Q14

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    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new series of SD memory cards offering the world's fastest data write speed. The latest edition to its line-up of Exceria memory cards...

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