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Monday 9 April 2018
Korea becomes largest semiconductor equipment market in 2017, says SEMI
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$56.6 billion in 2017, a year-over-year increase of 37% from 2016 sales of US$41.24 billion, according to SEMI....
Friday 16 March 2018
Acer to reach third stage of business transformation
Acer chairman Jason Chen, at the company's supply chain conference on March 14, said that Acer's business transformation will soon enter the third stage where the goal is to maintain...
Friday 9 March 2018
Advantech readies new business strategy for worldwide IoT business units
Advantech has disclosed its strategies, plans and goals for 2018, indicating that in November it company will organize an Internet of Things (IoT) summit in Suzhou, China to demonstrate...
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Global spending on semiconductors increases markedly in 2017, says IHS
In a clear sign of recovery from a disappointing downturn just two years ago, global spending on semiconductors rose to a five-year high in 2017, spurred by a hike in the pricing...
Thursday 1 February 2018
Global notebook shipments lower than expected in 4Q17, says Digitimes Research
Worldwide notebook shipments, not including detachable 2-in-1 devices, performed weaker than expected and arrived at only around 41.15 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017,...
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Acer takes helm at AOpen
Acer has obtained three seats on AOpen's board of directors after taking a major stake in the Taiwan-based digital signage developer. Acer chairman Jason Chen has also been elected...
Friday 26 January 2018
AcBel expects new products to boost 2018 revenues
Despite a nearly 10% on-year drop in 2017 consolidated revenues, Taiwan-based power supply maker AcBel Polytech still expects its 2018 revenues to benefit from volume production of...
Friday 26 January 2018
Acer, Compal eye business from elderly
Taiwan-based IT firms including Acer and Compal Electronics have been keen on planning products and services for Taiwan's elderly consumer groups.
Wednesday 17 January 2018
Global gaming notebook shipments to grow single-digit rate in 2018
Global gaming notebook shipments are expected to grow by a single-digit rate in 2018, as overall shipments of such products came to a lower-than-expected volume of around five million...
Friday 12 January 2018
Mitac receives navigation solution orders from NY
Taiwan-based Mitac International's Magellan brand return-to-route navigation solution has obtained orders from New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) for use in snowplow and...
Thursday 11 January 2018
Asustek, MSI together have 50% of gaming notebook market in 2017
Despite the fierce price competitions from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) still managed to perform strongly in the gaming notebook...
Monday 25 December 2017
China PV module makers strive to break barriers to shingled array technology
China-based PV module makers are making R&D efforts trying to break barriers of patents concerning shingled array modules owned by Europe- and US-based firms, according to industry...
Friday 22 December 2017
Acer enjoys growing notebook sales in North America during 2017 holiday season
Thanks to year-end holiday demand, Acer's notebook sales went up 78% on year in North America during the holiday period from November 19-26, according to company chairman Jason Chen...
Friday 1 December 2017
Mitac to supply software solutions for car fleet management in North America
GPS navigation solution developer Mitac International has reportedly won an open bid to supply software solutions for use to manage car fleets in North America with shipments to be...
Monday 27 November 2017
China and North America TV shipments fall sharply in 3Q17, says IHS Markit
The impact of higher LCD TV panel prices at the beginning of 2017 continued to weigh on retail demand for LCD TVs into third-quarter 2017 by way of slower retail price erosion, particularly...