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Branded motherboard shipments to drop 10% in 2017 due to weak demand from China

Jan 3, 12:32

Worldwide motherboard shipments are expected to drop 5-10% on year in 2017 with demand from China already starting to weaken, affecting most of the players' shipments, according to...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

Robot products may not enjoy demand as expected in 2017, says market watchers

Dec 22, 12:33

Although many vendors have already entered into the robot market and released products aiming for 2017, some market watchers are pessimistic about their demand as these products are...

Pegatron, Quanta land 80% of OEM orders for 2017 Asustek notebooks

Dec 19, 10:40

Pegatron and Quanta Computer will be the largest and second largest OEMs for high-end and mid-range notebooks launched by Asustek Computer in 2017, together accounting for 80% of...

Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see combined shipments increase in November

Dec 15, 15:33

The worldwide top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 8% on month in November, while the top-3 ODMs' notebook shipments increased 10% thanks to rising sales from North...

India currency reform having mix influence on Taiwan IT players, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 15:22

India's recent currency reform reportedly has made local consumers become less willing to make purchase and has impacted smartphone sales in the country; however, Compal Electronics,...

PC upstream suppliers conservative about Microsoft pushing MR ecosystem

Dec 13, 15:03

Microsoft has recently announced a plan to partner with PC brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and 3Glasses to push an ecosystem for...

Asustek to remain the largest gaming monitor vendor in 2017, says company executive

Dec 13, 00:54

Seeing that more competitors are joining the gaming monitor market, Vincent Chiou, associate president of Asustek Computer's Monitor Business Unit, is not concerned about the competition...

Vincent Chiou, associate president of Asustek Computer Monitor Business Unit

Gaming monitor competition to heat up in 2017

Dec 6, 11:26

Despite many research firms' pessimistic forecast on consumer LCD monitor shipments, overall LCD monitor shipments are expected to stay flat from a year ago in 2016 thanks to rising...

VR/AR developers facing weak demand in 2017

Dec 5, 16:00

The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) market was originally expected to pick up strongly in 2016, but demand for related applications has been weakening recently. Since the supply...

Asustek opens developer program for Zenbo robots

Newswatch - Dec 1, 15:49

Asustek Computer has officially kicked off its Zenbo robot developer program with the release of the Zenbo software development kit (SDK) and Zenbo developer tools, according to the...

Taiwan market: Huawei to launch MateBook in 2017

Dec 1, 11:53

Huawei Technologies will launch MateBook, a 2-in-1 notebook/tablet hybrid model, in the Taiwan market in 2017, according to the company's Taiwan sales agent XunWei Tech.

Intel, Nvidia ready to unveil new platforms for CES 2017

Nov 30, 16:10

Following the launches of its Y and U series 14nm Kaby Lake processors at the end of August, targeting ultra-thin notebooks and 2-in-1 devices, Intel is ready to unveil its H series...

Asustek tops Taiwan-based global brands in 2016, says MOEA

Nov 29, 18:54

Asustek Computer has, for the fourth consecutive year, been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2016 with brand market value of US$1.748 billion, according...

Asustek to unveil Google Tango-enabled smartphone at CES 2017

Nov 14, 09:48

Asustek Computer will unveil its first AR-enabled smartphone, the ZenFone AR, during the forthcoming CES 2017. The smartphone will support Google Tango, according to company CEO Jerry...

Asustek October revenues decline

Nov 10, 10:46

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$38.3 billion (US$1.22 billion) for October, down 14.2% on month and 7.5% on year. Combined consolidated revenues for the...

Asustek Computer sponsors e-sports in UCI

Nov 7, 11:22

Asustek Computer has sponsored eSport Arena established in September 2016 at University of California, Irvine (UCI) by providing high-end motherboards, graphics cards and LCD monitors...

Asustek, Gigabyte pushing their presence in motherboard market

Nov 3, 11:25

Despite seeing weak demand for desktops, Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology will continue to expand in the motherboard market in 2016 by snatching market shares from smaller...

Acer, Asustek adjusting notebook strategies for 2017

Oct 28, 11:15

Acer and Asustek Computer will adjust their strategies for marketing notebooks in 2017, with Acer to decrease shipments of entry-level models and focus on gaming, 2-in-1 and slim...

Taiwan market: Asustek Transformer Mini becomes available

Oct 13, 13:45

Asustek Compute has started selling its new 10-inch Transformer Mini 2-in-1 device in Taiwan and expects the device to boost its shipments in the fourth quarter as tablet demand has...

Asustek sees increased September revenues

Oct 11, 11:17

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$44.614 billion (US$1.42 billion) for September, increasing 11.93% on month and 1.53% on year.

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3 Max, targeting price-performance ratio-oriented buyers

Oct 3, 22:03

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphones in Taiwan on October 3, featuring a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch display, 4100mAh battery and a function to serve as a power bank....

Strong demand for gaming products boosts related ASP

Sep 30, 15:33

Despite seeing dropping shipments, CPU, motherboard and graphics card ASPs still continued to enjoy growths recently thanks to increasing demand for gaming products. Players including...

Taiwan market: Asustek Computer to launch ZenBook 3 series

Sep 28, 11:31

Asustek Computer will launch the ultra-thin notebook series ZenBook 3 in the Taiwan market at retail prices from NT$48,000 (US$1,527) to nearly NT$70,000 on September 29, according...

China market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3, notebooks and 2-in-1s

Sep 21, 16:09

Asustek Computer announced its new notebooks and smartphones including ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone 3 Ultra, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro in China on September...

Asustek August revenues up on month

Sep 12, 10:57

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$39.858 billion (US$1.26 billion) for August, increasing 19.55% on month but decreasing 2.38% on year, and NT$295.795 billion...

Weak tablet demand prompting vendors to leave segment

Aug 30, 14:02

With tablet demand continuing to weaken, Taiwan-based vendors have taken a conservative attitude about their tablet operation. Asustek Computer and Acer have turned to focus more...

Acer, Asustek to release 18-inch and larger gaming notebooks

Aug 30, 11:18

Asustek Computer and Acer are planning to launch gaming notebooks with 18-inch and above displays. Asustek is currently developing an 18-inch gaming notebook, while Acer is looking...

Vendors to shift away more orders from BYD

Aug 30, 11:07

Asustek Computer and Huawei are expected to shift more of their existing orders for notebooks and smartphones away from China-based BYD, which is having a difficult time fulfilling...

Asustek to struggle to reach 2016 smartphone shipment target

Aug 26, 11:46

Asustek Computer will struggle to attain its revised goal of shipping 25 million smartphones in 2016 due to strong competition it faces from local vendors in China, as well as from...

Asustek looking to ship 1 million gaming notebooks in 2016

Aug 19, 11:20

Asustek Computer expects its gaming notebook shipments to reach around one million units in 2016, with units under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand to reach 700,000-800,000, according...

Asustek 2Q16 brand operations down

Aug 15, 16:15

Asustek Computer saw global brand operations in the second quarter of 2016 drop on quarter and on year in terms of revenue and profitability, the company said at an August 12 investors...

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen

Asustek sees decreased July revenues

Aug 11, 10:39

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) for July, decreasing 21.34% on month and 3.49% on year, and NT$255.94 billion for January-July,...

Acer CEO to become chairman in 2017

Aug 3, 15:03

Acer plans to have CEO Jason Chen succeed current chairman George Huang to take over chairmanship while maintaining the position of CEO in 2017, according to company co-founder Stan...

Asustek to elect new directors and supervisors

Jul 21, 15:56

Asustek Computer will host an investors conference on July 28 and elect new directors and supervisors. The company's CSO Ted Hsu, who left Pegatron Technology and joined Asustek in...

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    IFA 2017: Asustek Windows mixed reality headset

    Asustek's Windows mixed reality headset features Microsoft technology to bring immersive real-world and virtual experiences to users. It features a design with a pattern of hundreds...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    IFA 2017: Asustek Designo Curve MX38VC

    Asustek's Designo Curve MX38VC is a 37.5-inch ultrawide QHD+ (3840 x 1600) monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio.The monitor has a sundial-inspired design and an edge-to-edge frameless...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    IFA 2017: Asustek ZenBook Flip 15

    Asustek's ZenBook Flip 15 (UX561) is a 2-in-1 notebook with a 360-degree rotatable 15.6-inch display in a new design. The vendors says ZenBook Flip 15 is the most powerful ZenBook...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    IFA 2017: Asustek ZenBook Flip S

    Asustek describes its ZenBook Flip S (UX370) as the world's thinnest and one of the lightest convertible notebooks at just 10.9mm thin and 1.1 kg light. It features a 360-degree flippable...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Asustek ZenFone AR available in US

    Asustek has announced the availability of the ZenFone AR smartphones in the US market. The ZenFone AR supports both Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies developed by Google. In...

    Photo: Company, Aug 7.

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