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Europe shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped 41% in 2014, says firm

Jun 30, 14:30

Europe's shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% in 2014, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Diode maker Eris breaks into supply chain of car vendors in Europe, says chairman

Jun 16, 21:27

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has cut into the supply chain of Europe-based car vendors, according to company chairman Jonathan...

Jonathan Chang, chairman for Eris

ReneSolar, ET Solar to export OEM-made PV modules to Europe, says CBN Daily

Jun 12, 11:00

China-based PV module makers ReneSolar and ET Solar, as they have been removed from the European Union's (EU) MIP (minimum import price) framework and therefore will be subject to...

PC inventory issues growing serious in Europe; retailers boycotting vendors dumping inventory

Jun 9, 14:38

First-tier PC vendors reportedly are seeing serious inventory issues in Europe and may try to digest stocks by offering price cuts. At the same time, some channel retailers are reacting...

Solar cell, PV module orders from Europe decrease, say Taiwan makers

Jun 5, 12:23

Orders for crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules from Europe have decreased significantly and this is possibly due to negative impact of the European Union's (EU) decision...

Prepaid electric meters expected to have installed base of more than 85 million from 2014-2024, says firm

Jun 4, 15:07

Although the overall adoption of prepaid electric metering is expected to increase thanks to increased acceptance by both utilities and customers, the trend is playing out differently...

Tablet vendors battle for supremacy in saturated CEE market, says IDC

May 22, 10:34

Tablet and 2-in-1 shipments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) declined by more than 20% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter in 2014, according to the Europe,...

Taiwan to closely check origin of production certificates for solar exports to Europe, US

May 20, 11:36

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs on May 19 indicated that it will strictly examine origin of production certificates issued for crystalline...

Commercial tablet and 2-in-1 expansion accelerates in Western Europe, says IDC

May 15, 16:25

According to figures published by IDC, the overall tablet market in Western Europe remained challenged in the first quarter of 2015, declining 10.5% on year with shipments totaling...

Motherboard players unlikely to achieve shipment targets for 2015

Mar 31, 15:14

Since demand for motherboards from Europe and China is still weak, motherboard players such as Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Biostar are expected...

Supply chains shifting strategy due to weak notebook and tablet demand in Europe

Mar 30, 14:00

Tablet and notebook supply chains are starting to see the effects of weak consumer electronics demand in Europe, and are evaluating new strategies including further expansion into...

Compute and data hungry applications drive EMEA server spending growth of 3.4%, says IDC

Mar 16, 16:15

In the fourth quarter of 2014 the EMEA server market continued the strong growth seen in the past few quarters, reporting US$3.7 billion in revenues and 630,000 units shipped, for...

China-made PV modules seized at Europe ports in import violation probe, says report

Mar 12, 11:20

PV modules produced by 22 China-based makers have been seized by customs authorities at several seaports in Europe in investigations of alleged violation of floor import pricing and...

Apple to invest EUR1.7 billion in new data centers in Europe

Feb 24, 12:26

Apple today announced a EUR1.7 billion (US$1.93 billion) plan to build and operate two data centers in Europe, each powered by 100% renewable energy. The facilities, located in County...

Quanta, Wiwynn not in hurry to join China data center competition

Jan 15, 15:28

Although China is currently seeing strong demand for cloud computing data centers, Taiwan-based Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server brand subsidiary of Wistron are not in a hurry...

Quanta, Wiwynn to set up data center server factories in Europe, Mexico

Jan 8, 21:40

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Quanta Computer, in view of large potential demand for servers used in cloud computing data centers in Europe and North America, will set up a server factory...

Regional smartphone brands in Europe ramping market share

Dec 24, 12:00

Regional handset brands in Europe, including Wiko, Fly and Prestigio, have seen their shares in the region's smartphone sector increase substantially, posting a threat to China-based...

Mitsui Chemical, SKC to merge polyurethane material businesses

Dec 23, 15:26

Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals and Korea-based petrochemical firm SKC on December 22 reached an agreement to establish a joint venture that will merge both firms' polyurethane material...

Thin clients emerge unscathed from the battle with PCs in EMEA, says IDC

Dec 18, 15:41

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) thin-client market posted single-digit growth in the third quarter of 2014, according to IDC. In 2014, during a transition period of IT...

GW Instek expects sales from Europe to rise 30% in 2015

Dec 11, 22:08

Taiwan-based test and measurement instrument maker GW Instek has been eagerly expanding its sales in overseas markets and expects sales generate from the European market to increase...

Smart connected devices continued to grow in Western Europe in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 10, 21:35

The smart connected device market posted another quarter of growth in Western Europe, driven mainly by increased demand for personal computers. According to figures published by IDC,...

Asustek catching up quickly with MSI in gaming notebook business

Dec 2, 14:32

Asustek Computer's good brand recognition in the high-end PC segment and price cut strategy, has reportedly helped the company to surpass Micro-Star International (MSI) in gaming...

Taiwan server ODMs expanding services

Dec 1, 16:01

Taiwan-based server ODMs have been aggressively expanding their services worldwide. Quanta Computer's server centers in Japan, and in China's Hangzhou and Beijing have recently started...

Revenues from energy efficient buildings in Europe expected to reach US$109 billion annually by 2023, says firm

Nov 24, 14:56

Stringent regulations that apply across the European Union (EU) have contributed to the development of a growing market for energy efficient buildings in Europe. At the same time,...

Commentary: Are children a viable market for wearables?

Nov 12, 16:16

Several wearable device players in Europe, the US, Japan, China and Taiwan have turned their development focuses to child-use products hoping to attract demand.

North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific heading to US$8 billion in-building wireless market in the build up to 5G, says ABI Research

Nov 10, 13:17

According to research by ABI Research, North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific are heading to an estimated US$8 billion in-building wireless market as 5G advancements occur. North...

Replacement of conventional lighting with LED picks up pace in US, Europe

Oct 13, 22:12

As power utilities in the US have offered subsidies for LED lighting products with Energy Star certification and the European Union will lower RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances...

Server players eye data center orders from Europe

Oct 9, 12:57

As demand for data center hardware in Europe has started growing strong recently, server players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Quanta Computer have been aggressively investing...

Quanta to establish service center in Europe for server orders

Sep 29, 23:03

To compete for more datacenter server orders, Quanta Computer reportedly will establish a service center in Europe in October, helping its server business to cross North America,...

Acer expected to take over Chromebook demand left by Samsung in Europe, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 25, 15:56

Samsung Electronics exiting Europe's notebook market is expected to benefit its competitors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Asustek Computer, especially Acer as the vendor will have...

Taiwan supply chains show optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors

Sep 4, 14:22

Taiwan supply chains are showing optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors as they are making attempts to further expand into markets throughout Southeast Asia, as well...

Spending on energy efficient buildings in Europe expected to total nearly US$800 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Sep 2, 15:31

Buildings account for 40% of Europe's final energy consumption, and thus represent a key focus in efforts to improve overall energy efficiency. Two key pieces of European Union (EU)...

Motherboard price competition expands to Europe

Aug 27, 22:33

The fierce price competition between Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology has recently expanded to Europe as demand in China is falling short of expectations and is putting strong...

Worldwide hardcopy peripherals market declines in 2Q14, says IDC

Aug 25, 15:50

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market declined for the first time in three quarters to 25.5 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in a 2.3% on-year...

Cooling module maker Yen Sun enters supply chains of Europe car vendors

Aug 14, 11:58

Cooling module maker Yen Sun Technology has entered the supply chains of Europe-based car vendors Volkswagen, Daimler AG and BMW, and has already started supplying products, helping...

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