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Digitimes Research: Qualcomm rethinks AP development strategy

Apr 17, 14:02

Qualcomm has received recognition from brand vendors for its mobile application processors (APs) based on its in-house developed architecture. However, its competitors have started...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODMs losing out as PC brand vendors turn to China supply chain for tablets

Apr 7, 15:46

Among global top-7 PC brand vendors, only Apple (sixth place) still outsources its tablet orders mainly to Taiwan-based EMS providers and ODMs, while the rest - Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard...

China market: K-Touch launches secondary brand for smartphones

Mar 14, 15:39

Following the steps of fellow companies Huawei, Coolpad and Gionee, China-based Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment, the vendor of K-Touch brand smartphones in China, has launched...

Digital camera players offering cheap full-frame DSLR cameras to boost sales

Mar 10, 21:04

Full-frame DSLR cameras' current share in overall digital camera sales has risen to 15% and the share is expected to surpass 30% by the end of 2014 with factors such as the release...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone vendors rely on international brands for overseas expansion

Mar 10, 14:59

China-based smartphone players' shipments to markets outside of China currently account for 20% of their total volume. As demand from the local market - which has been their main...

Taiwan ODMs seek server talent from brand vendors

Mar 6, 13:37

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been headhunting talent from first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell recently as their orders from large Internet players...

China suppliers to compete for notebook cooling module orders in 2014

Mar 3, 21:46

The China supply chain has reportedly entered the notebook cooling module industry recently and is set to expand their supply to notebook brand vendors in 2014, according to sources...

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments from brand vendors and ODMs better than expected in January

Feb 6, 16:08

Notebook shipments from the top-5 brand vendors were better than expected in January 2014, showing an increase of 9% from a year earlier despite a 15% decline from the previous month,...

Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

Intel new business strategy helps bring in mobile CPU orders

Dec 30, 23:12

Intel's aggressive coordination with its brand vendor partners recently over product pricing and R&D supports has earned the CPU giant mobile processor orders from these vendors,...

Big brand tablet installed base to surpass 285 million, says ABI Research

Dec 20, 15:47

Tablets have been on the top of many wish lists since 2010 when Apple launched its first iPad device. The installed base of big brand media tablets is expected to surpass 285 million...

HP to take lead in 4Q13 notebook shipments

Dec 16, 21:41

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to be the largest notebook brand vendor in the fourth quarter with shipments of 7.6 million units, leading Lenovo at 7.2 million, Dell (5.2 million),...

Brand vendors to back down from releasing touchscreen conventional notebooks in 2014

Dec 11, 21:31

Some first-tier notebook brand vendors have recently adjusted their notebook roadmaps for 2014 and will delay the releases of touchscreen conventional notebooks to focus on non-touchscreen...

Global brand motherboard shipments in 2013 to drop slightly on year

Dec 9, 21:36

Global brand motherboard shipments are expected to reach 75 million units in 2013, down slightly from 80 million in 2012, while shipments in China are estimated to fall slightly to...

Digitimes Research: Non-Apple brand vendors to ship 105 million tablets in 2014

Nov 19, 15:11

Global tablet shipments are expected to reach 289 million units in 2014, up 23.6% on year. The growth, however, will be weaker than that for smartphones due to the fact that the tablet...

PC brand vendors release new Windows 8.1 products

Oct 28, 10:57

Asustek Computer recently released its Transformer Book T100 2-in-1 device featuring Windows 8.1 and Intel Bay Trail-T processor, priced at US$349 for a 32GB model and US$399 for...

Brand vendors to be more aggressive with supplies from China in 2014

Oct 28, 10:52

IT product vendors are expected to become more active over seeking partnerships with China-based component suppliers in 2014, hoping to reduce their costs. Some PC peripheral vendors...

Brand vendors seek profits from gaming notebooks

Oct 9, 13:46

As demand for gaming notebooks continues to rise, notebook brand vendors such as Dell, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and Asustek Computer, have been developing...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brand vendors and ODMs enjoy around 10% growth in September

Oct 3, 15:48

Global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs enjoyed on-month shipment growths of 13% and 9% in September, respectively. Among first-tier vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Xiaomi outperforms HTC to become fifth most used smartphone brand in China, says TrendForce

Oct 3, 14:48

While Samsung Electronics and Apple remain the top-2 brands in China, Xiaomi Technology has managed to outperform HTC to take the fifth spot in China's most used smartphone brand...

Commentary: Suppliers need to prepare for Dell strategy change

Sep 27, 15:25

As Dell is expected to become privatized, Taiwan's upstream component suppliers may need to start preparing for the US vendor's business reorganization.

Notebook brand vendors may reduce 3Q13 shipment forecasts

Sep 11, 21:44

Despite having placed increased orders for August, notebook vendors are still under pressure to reduce their shipment forecasts for the third quarter as consumer demand remains weak,...

Microsoft to push own brand with help from Nokia

Sep 4, 14:23

Microsoft, following its acquisition of Nokia's Device and Services business, is likely to promote its own-brand Surface tablets with the help from Nokia smartphones, similar to Apple's...

As LCD monitor shipments shrink in 2013, so will Samsung market share, says WitsView

Sep 2, 16:02

According to WitsView, the global top-10 LCD monitor brands' 2013 shipments will be around 120 million units, declining 7.1% from 2012. Due to lacking economic recovery in 2013 and...

Digitimes Research: Notebook vendors suffer over 20% on-month shipment drops in July

Aug 14, 13:54

The disappearance of the back-to-school demand in 2012 has extended into 2013 as first-tier notebook brand vendors and ODMs suffered on-month drops of 23% and 17%, respectively, in...

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

HTC introduces new ad campaign with Robert Downey Jr

Aug 12, 18:52

HTC has introduced the Change brand platform. Featuring a broad range of digital, social, PR and above the line activity, the global Change platform will kick off with a series of...

Brand vendors may not start pushing 2-in-1 devices until 1Q14

Aug 2, 14:24

While Intel held an Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in Taipei on July 30 and will hold another in Shenzhen, southern China, on August 2 in a bid to promote ultrabook/tablet 2-in-1 models,...

PC players eager to enter the wearable IT device market

Aug 1, 11:45

Seeing wearable IT devices gradually becoming popular, most PC brand vendors and ODMs have established R&D teams to develop related products and expect the devices to enjoy surging...

Intel to get rid of Atom brand name

Jul 18, 11:37

Seeing its Atom brand giving an impression of low-end products, Intel internally is considering eliminating the brand name and the process may start in the fourth quarter, according...

China sees weakening PC demand in 3Q13

Jul 15, 21:59

PC brand vendors originally hoped China's PC market would help cover their dropping sales from other major regions worldwide in the third quarter, but such a hope may not come true...

Motherboard vendors turn to focus on server and embedded markets

Jul 11, 14:34

Motherboard vendors, seeing the brand motherboard industry suffering from dropping demand, have turned their focuses to the server and embedded motherboard markets for growth.

Notebook brand vendors hesitant over orders in 2014

Jul 10, 22:09

Notebook brand vendors are having trouble finishing their 2013 request for quotation (RFQ) processes as early as in previous years due to conservative attitudes about the notebook...

China market: Brand vendors start selling motherboards online

Jul 9, 13:53

The motherboard industry in China is gradually turning its sales focus from the conventional retail channel to online shopping platforms as tablet demand continues to impact sales...

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