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Taiwan market: Microsoft debuts Surface Laptop

Aug 7, 13:55

Microsoft has released its Surface Laptop as a new member of Microsoft Surface series of touchscreen Windows PCs, in a bid to rival Apple MacBook in the Taiwan market.

Microsoft Surface Laptop to be available in Taiwan on August 8

Amazon Echo faces challenge to stay on top of smart speaker market

Jul 25, 16:05

Amazon's top-selling Echo smart speaker may see serious challenge from competitors, as it lacks support for non-English-speaking countries, according to sources from market watcher...

Microsoft cloud strength highlights fiscal 4Q17 results

Jul 21, 16:32

Microsoft has announced financial results for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 (ended June 30, 2017) with revenues reaching US$23.3 billion GAAP, US$24.7 billion non-GAAP; operating...

Worldwide tablet shipments expected to remain weak in 2H17

Jul 12, 15:39

Worldwide slate-type tablet demand is expected to continue weakening in the second half of 2017 and impact related shipments, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Tablet sales have been weak for the past few years

Pegatron sees weak smartphone and notebook orders

Jul 4, 10:43

Pegatron Technology has seen weakening orders from clients recently, as Apple has yet to launch its next-generation iPhones and orders for Microsoft's Surface devices have been smaller...

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Solectron founder offers recipes to boost Taiwan tech strength

Jul 3, 14:22

Winston H Chen founded Solectron in 1978. Under his leadership, the company grew into the world’s largest electronics manufacturing services provider with annual revenue of...

Solectron founder Winston H Chen

Digitimes Research: Computex 2017 keeps VR/AR momentum going

Jul 3, 09:34

The global VR/AR campaigns that began in 2016 continued into the recently concluded Computex 2017, highlighted by a slew of VR devices for high-end business applications, VR backpacks...

Taiwan market: Microfusion pushing advertisement solutions using Microsoft Azure

Jun 30, 15:31

Taiwan-based cloud solution provider Microfusion Technology has launched its Dofi solution, targeting Taiwan's digital advertisement market.

Taiwan market: Microsoft releases new Surface Pro

Jun 29, 14:15

Microsoft has released its latest fifth-generation Surface Pro 2-in-1 device in Taiwan and the software giant’s ultra-thin touch-control Surface Laptop is also scheduled to...

Samsung mass producing Exynos-branded IoT solution

Jun 22, 22:13

Samsung Electronics has announced the start of mass production of its first Exynos-branded IoT solution, the Exynos i T200.

Quanta, Wiwynn to expand server capacity as orders increase

Jun 12, 21:08

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server affiliate of Wistron, are expected to see server shipments increase in the second half of 2017, thanks to rising demand for big data generated...

Asustek, HP and Lenovo develop mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips

Jun 1, 15:21

At the ongoing Computex trade show in Taipei, Qualcomm has announced that Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by its...

Taiwan players expect AI to benefit PC hardware supply chain

May 30, 15:39

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots are both hot topics for Computex 2017 and will become focuses for the IT industry for the next several years. Taiwan's PC and server supply...

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations...

Welcome to Computex 2017

Microsoft reveals next generation of Surface Pro

May 25, 16:22

Microsoft has revealed the next generation of Surface Pro. Now powered by 7th Generation Intel Core processors, the ultra-thin Surface Pro will deliver increased power, super-fast...

Compal president expects PC demand to return growth in 2017

May 11, 15:49

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen expects PC demand to return to growth in 2017 because of a replacement trend from the enterprise sector created by Microsoft ending support for...

Compal reportedly working with Microsoft on smart voice recognition product

May 11, 15:22

Compal Electronics president Ray Chen has noted that the company has recently landed orders for a smart voice recognition device from a US-based client and he believes that voice...

Japan IT Week to focus on IoT and embedded applications

May 11, 14:01

Japan IT Week will be hosted from May 10-12 in Tokyo, Japan, and 1,600 IT players worldwide including Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Oracle, Bosch, Advantech, and...

Japan IT Week opens May 10-12

Acer pushing MR, VR hardware

May 2, 12:02

Acer’s mixed reality (MR) head-mounted display (HMD) that it developed jointly with Microsoft has recently begun shipments and the company has already shipped around 1,000 units...

Qualcomm, Microsoft to bring ARM notebook back

Apr 28, 14:52

ARM has recently revealed that a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook will be launched in the market by the end of 2017 and some market watchers believe ARM and Microsoft’s...

Taiwan server makers see reshuffle of orders from Microsoft, Facebook, Google

Apr 26, 11:12

For Taiwan-based makers of servers for direct sale to clients, there has been a reshuffle of orders for servers used in cloud computing data centers from Microsoft, Facebook and Google...

Micron, Microsoft announce collaboration

Apr 25, 22:17

Micron Technology and Microsoft have announced a collaboration that aims to address the major challenge of providing trusted computing models for IoT deployments in industrial, automotive...

Nintendo expects to ship 20 million Switch devices in first year

Mar 24, 12:27

Nintendo estimates shipments of the Switch in its first year at 20 million units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, adding that they have a conservative estimate of shipping...

Microsoft announces IP licensing program for connected cars

Mar 23, 15:37

The automotive industry is undergoing a digital transformation. The technology in automobiles that's connected to the Internet and capable of receiving services from the cloud is...

Microsoft new Surface Book enters mass production

Mar 16, 14:09

Microsoft's new Surface Book reportedly entered mass production recently and shipments are expected to rise each month, according to sources from the related upstream supply chain...

Advantech offers WISE-PaaS Marketplace

Mar 16, 10:27

Industrial computing device maker Advantech has announced at the ongoing Embedded World 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany the offering of WISE-PaaS Marketplace, an online store of various...

Taiwan startups creating platforms via Microsoft Visual Studio and cloud services

Mar 15, 10:17

Taiwan-based startups Pyramius, Wishing-Soft and Biomdcare are releasing software products designed using Microsoft's Visual Studio and services. To support such demand, Microsoft...

Acer ready to ship developer edition of MR headsets, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 3, 15:09

Acer will begin to ship the developer edition of its first mixed reality (MR) headset, co-developed with Microsoft, in March, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Microsoft to partner with notebook vendors to push Lunar New Year promotions

Jan 26, 15:57

Microsoft has cooperated with its notebook partners including Acer, Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) to promote their notebooks over the Lunar New Year holidays.

Component orders from AR/VR vendors still low in 2017

Jan 24, 10:53

Current component orders for production of AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality) and MR (mixed reality) head-mounted display (HMD) devices from brand vendors are still insufficient,...

Microsoft lowers 2017 Windows 10 licensing rates for low-cost notebooks

Jan 12, 21:09

Microsoft has settled with notebook vendors on Windows 10 licensing rates for models to be launched in 2017, with costs for under 14.1-inch low-cost models lowered from 2016, according...

Acer showcases MR head-mounted device at CES

Jan 9, 11:31

Acer exhibited a MR (mixed reality) head-mounted display device developed through cooperation with Microsoft at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas during January 5-8, according to Acer.

Microsoft new Surface Pro set for 1Q17 launch; to boost Pegatron performance, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 14:50

Microsoft is planning to launch its new Surface Pro 5 2-in-1 in the first quarter of 2017 which will feature an Ultra HD display and magnetic charging stylus, with Pegatron Technology...

Shipments of Surface Studio better than expected in 4Q16, say Taiwan makers

Dec 28, 16:07

Global shipments of Microsoft's top-end Surface Studio all-in-one PC during the fourth quarter were originally estimated at 15,000 units mainly because its prices of US$2,999, US$3,499...

Taiwan market: Microsoft unveils BizTalk Server 2016

Dec 23, 15:57

Microsoft on December 22 unveiled BizTalk Server 2016, a platform for automating mission critical business processes and integrating private cloud with public clouds, for launch in...

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Microsoft Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM feature phone

    Microsoft has announced the new Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM, aimed at first-time mobile phone buyers, as well as people looking for a reliable backup device for their smartphones...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled the latest addition to its GTX family, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti, featuring the company's latest Maxwell-architecture and has three times the performance of its GTX...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    Lumia 435 and 532

    Microsoft has announced the Lumia 435 - its first 400-series - and the Lumia 532 smartphones. Both smartphones come with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, the Lumia...

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.