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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,...

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,...

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Toshiba Exceria Pro SD cards

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

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