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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,...

Taiwan players may be left out of smart TV competition

Dec 27, 01:25

As smart TVs are expected to become major focuses of the IT industry in 2012, Taiwan players may be left out from the competition, according to sources from supply chain players.

Market share of non-Apple tablet PCs to surge in 2012, says Nvidia CEO

Dec 15, 01:05

Although non-Apple tablet PCs are only expected to account for 30% of the worldwide tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun pointed out that after hardware and software platforms'...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

MEMC to cut 1,300 jobs worldwide

Dec 9, 10:41

US-based solar firm MEMC Electronic Materials (MEMC) has announced a series of actions to be taken during the fourth quarter of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 that will reduce...

Asustek sets shipment goal for 2012

Dec 6, 01:35

Asustek Computer, at its global sales meeting on December 5, has set the shipment goals for its four major product lines for 2012 with notebooks and netbooks together to surpass 22...

Jerry Shen, Asustek president

Worldwide server shipments grew 7%; revenues 5% in 3Q11, says Gartner

Nov 30, 14:18

Worldwide server shipments in the third quarter of 2011 grew 7.2% on year, while revenues increased 5.2% on year, according to Gartner.

Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP

Nov 29, 01:35

Commenting on the recent rumors that Korea-based Samsung Electronics will stop producing 10.1-inch netbooks in the first quarter of 2012, leaving the netbook market to the top-2 players...

Digitimes Research: Branded tablet PC shipments to grow 60% in 2012

Nov 11, 17:12

Global branded tablet PC shipments in the fourth quarter are not expected to see growth creating concerns among market watchers whether the tablet PC market has already reached saturation,...

Tablet

Worldwide PC processor revenues in 3Q11 rise over 12% sequentially, says IDC

Nov 3, 12:14

Worldwide PC microprocessor revenues in the third calendar quarter of 2011 rose to US$10.7 billion, up 12.2% compared to the second quarter and up 16.1% compared to the third quarter...

Taiwan market: Nikon expects to surpass Sony and become the largest MILC player

Sep 22, 01:45

Japan-based Nikon, benefiting from its strong experience in DSLR cameras, expects to surpass Sony to become the largest mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) player in Taiwan...

Masayuki Numako, international planning division senior sales manager of Nikon

Foxconn to issues corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion

Sep 8, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), on September 8, decided to issue corporate bonds worth NT$6 billion (US$206.11 million). This will be the fourth time in 2011 that...

Chip equipment billings up 31% in 2Q11, says SEMI

Sep 7, 14:47

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$11.92 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 1% lower than that in the...

Worldwide server market revenues increase 17.9% in 2Q11, says IDC

Aug 24, 17:05

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenues in the worldwide server market increased 17.9% on year to US$13.2 billion in the second quarter of 2011....

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

US government spending cuts expected to affect enterprise PC players

Aug 18, 01:05

Demand for enterprise PCs is expected to be significantly impacted by the US government's plans to reduce its spending. Major enterprise PC brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard...

50 million flat panel TVs shipped in 2Q11

Aug 9, 14:13

Flat panel TV shipments in second-quarter 2011 totaled 50 million units worldwide, representing an on-quarter increase of 3% and on-year increase of 12%, with LCD TVs taking up most...

Inventec, Mitac Tech announce July results

Aug 9, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook maker Inventec has announced revenues of NT$33.1 billion (US$1.14 billion) for July with combined consolidated revenues from January to July reached NT$193.04...

Worldwide mobile phone market grew more than 11% in 2Q11, says IDC

Jul 29, 17:02

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 11.3% on year in the second quarter of 2011, despite a weaker feature phone market, which declined for the first time since the third quarter...

Rugged notebooks expected to see annual growth of 10% in 2011

Jul 21, 01:50

Despite PC vendors are conservative about consumer demand in Europe and the US in the second half of 2011, rugged notebook makers still expect the rugged notebook market to maintain...

Lenovo pushes oversea acquisition to expand PC market share

Jul 19, 01:20

With China-based PC vendor Lenovo successfully surpassed Acer and became the third largest PC vendor worldwide in the second quarter, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming pointed out that the...

Worldwide PC shipments increase 2.3% in 2Q11, says Gartner

Jul 15, 16:46

Worldwide PC shipments surpassed 85.2 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 2.3% increase from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner. These...

Acer may fall out of the worldwide top-3 notebook ranking in 2Q11

Jun 16, 01:20

As Acer is still working on resolving its notebook inventory issues and expects to suffer a sequential shipment drop of 10% in the second quarter, Lenovo, the fourth-largest global...

Intel new server platform expected to start large replacement trend

Jun 14, 01:15

Intel is set to launch a new server platform Romley in the third quarter of 2011 with social network websites such as Google and Facebook all planning to upgrade their servers by...

Lenovo CEO visits Taiwan to secure relationship with upstream partners

May 31, 01:35

CEO of China-based PC brand Lenovo Yuanqing Yang visited Taiwan on May 30 mainly to secure the company's relationships with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal...

Worldwide server shipments grow 9%; revenues increase 17% in 1Q11, says Gartner

May 27, 16:42

In the first quarter of 2011, worldwide server shipments grew 8.5% on-year, while revenues increased 17.3%, according to Gartner.

Taiwan BD makers facing strong competition from India-based MBI

May 24, 01:55

Despite global Blu-ray disc (BD) sales are rising in 2011, since Taiwan-based BD makers including CMC Magnetics and Ritek, will only have limited capacity growth in 2011, while competitor...

Worldwide PC processor shipments up 7.4% on year in 1Q11, says IDC

May 5, 16:49

Worldwide PC microprocessor shipments in the first quarter of 2011 grew 1.6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2010 and 7.4% on year, according to the latest PC microprocessor market...

Taiwan market: Apple launches iMac starting at NT$38,900

May 5, 01:25

Apple has launched its new iMac all-in-one PC in Taiwan, featuring Intel's latest processor and Thunderbolt technology as well as AMD's Radeon GPU with pricing starting at NT$38,900...

Samsung sees growth in 1Q11 notebook shipments, the only vendor among top-10

Apr 26, 01:00

Top-10 notebook brand vendors worldwide saw their notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2011 drop sequentially with the only exception being Korea-based Samsung Electronics,...

Android to command nearly half of worldwide smartphone OS market by year-end 2012, says Gartner

Apr 8, 16:18

Worldwide smartphone sales will reach 468 million units in 2011, a 57.7% increase from 2010, according to Gartner. By the end of 2011, Android will move to become the most popular...

Taiwan market: Acer announces new Timeline notebooks; aims to sell 6 million units

Apr 7, 01:10

Acer has announced its third-generation Timeline notebooks featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and ultra-thin industrial design in Taiwan and the company is aiming to sell six...

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