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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 July 2016 [1365 news items]

Notebook players less keen to adopt USB Type C

Jul 27, 11:44

While the USB Type-C interface is seeing growing popularity among smartphones and tablets, notebook and all-in-one (AIO) PC vendors are less aggressive about adopting the technology...

Rebound in notebooks in Western Europe boosted PC shipments in EMEA in 2Q16, says IDC

Jul 25, 16:07

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) performed above expectations, reaching 16.1 million units in the second quarter of 2016 - a 4.7% on-year decrease, according...

Oculus tying up with Asustek to promote Rift, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 25, 10:33

Oculus VR will partner with Asustek Computer to promote the sale of Oculus Rift in the Taiwan market, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

HTC to partner with HP and launch Vive branded PCs

Jul 21, 15:53

High Tech Computer (HTC), in addition to strengthening its software-hardware integration and retail channel expansion, is reportedly planning to release HTC Vive-branded PCs bundled...

Asustek to raise UK PC prices by 9% in October

Jul 21, 12:22

With the depreciation of the British pound because of the Brexit vote, Asustek has decided to raise prices in the UK by 9% in October, while Acer still has not yet reached a final...

Acer, Asustek see small impact from Turkey coup, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 19, 15:57

The recent attempted coup in Turkey is expected to only have a small effect on the operations of Acer and Asustek Computer in the country. However, since the Turkish lira suffered...

Acer, Asustek consider raising PC prices in the UK, says report

Newswatch - Jul 15, 16:12

With Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) both having decided to raise their PC prices in the UK by 10% beginning August, Acer and Asustek Computer are also considering following suit and...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 5.2% in 2Q16, says Gartner

Jul 13, 16:09

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 64.3 million units in the second quarter of 2016, a 5.2% decline from the second quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...

PC shipments beat expectations in 2Q16 as US market returns to growth, says IDC

Jul 12, 16:00

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, an on-year decline of 4.5%, beating the forecast of negative 7.4% by roughly 3%, according to the...

Acer expects no exchange losses in 2Q16 despite dropping EUR and GBP

Jul 7, 13:52

Commenting on a market rumor that PC brand vendors are planning to raise their PC prices in Europe in response to recent fierce depreciation in the euro and British pound, Acer chairman...

George Huang, Acer chairman

Global PC demand in 3Q16 to be short of supply chain expectations

Jul 6, 15:16

Taiwan-based supply chain makers originally expected global PC demand to significantly rebound in the third quarter of 2016, but they will be disappointed as retail channels appear...

Industry PC maker Ennoconn reports sales gains for June

Newswatch - Jul 5, 16:00

Industry PC supplier Ennoconn has reported revenues of NT$1.314 billion (US$40.72 million) for June, up 11.35% on month and 40% on year.

Microsoft said to release Surface AIO in 3Q16

Jun 30, 11:21

With its success from Surface 2-in-1 devices, Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with upstream supply chain players to develop an all-in-one (AIO) PC under the Surface brand and...

Philippines PC market hits record-high shipment levels in 1Q16, says IDC

Jun 29, 15:55

The performance of the Philippines PC market in the first quarter of 2016 exceeded expectations, posting the highest shipment levels since the third quarter of 2014. According to...

India PC shipments declined 7.4% in 1Q16, says Gartner

Jun 29, 15:52

PC shipments in India totaled nearly two million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 7.4% decrease over the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner.

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

PC shipments to rise 20% in 3Q16, say analog IC firms

Jun 21, 14:31

Judging from the current order visibility, Taiwan's analog IC suppliers have predicted PC shipments for the third quarter will likely increase 20% on quarter.

Lenovo Taiwan eyes growth in PC and server businesses

Jun 16, 14:40

Lenovo is aiming to increase its PC sales in Taiwan by 10% on year in 2016 and is also looking to raise its share in Taiwan's server market by 10pp, according to Lenovo Taiwan's general...

Ted Chen, general manager of Lenovo Taiwan

Global PC shipments to decline 7.3% in 2016, says IDC

Newswatch - Jun 15, 13:41

Worldwide PC shipments (excluding handhelds, tablets and portable PCs with detachable keyboards) are forecast to decline 7.3% on year to 255.6 million units in 2016, according to...

PC market stability remains elusive as markets continue to struggle, says IDC

Jun 13, 16:06

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.3% on year in 2016 according to an updated forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The outlook continues to call...

Ruggedized PC supplier Getac sees May sales increase on year

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:41

Ruggedized PC player Getac Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.538 billion (US$47.81 million) for May, down 1% on month but up 9.41% on year.

ASRock expects growing performance in 2016

Jun 8, 10:58

ASRock had an unsatisfactory performance in 2015 due to decreased motherboard shipments in China and increased expenses on server and industrial PC (IPC) investments; however, the...

Intel, AMD new CPU platforms target January 2017 launch

Jun 7, 14:28

Market watchers originally expected Intel and AMD to launch their new CPU platforms in the third and fourth quarter, respectively, to help boost PC demand in the second half, but...

Gaming monitor market to see growing competition between Asustek, BenQ and TPV

Jun 3, 15:30

With the gaming market growing more popular, monitor brand vendors, which have been seeing declining profits, have also entered into the gaming market. Asustek expanding its presence...

Gaming PC competition heats up among ODMs

Jun 3, 11:28

While most of the major PC brand vendors have been launching new gaming products, competition among ODMs for their gaming PC orders has also heated up.

Major PC brands are keen to have a share of the gaming market

Digitimes Research: Global OEM AIO PC market to undergo drastic change in 2016

Jun 2, 14:39

The landscape of the global OEM AIO (all-in-one) PC market will undergo a dramatic change in 2016 as number-two maker TPV-Inventa Technology begins making its gradual exit from the...

Alibaba increasing investments in online video services

May 19, 14:28

Yin Jing, president of the home appliance business unit at China-based Alibaba's e-commerce subsidiary T-mall has commented at CES Asia 2016 that Alibaba has been keen on investing...

Intel, Microsoft to limit OS support on new processors; to increase IPC players costs

May 16, 22:25

With Intel planning to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10, industrial PC (IPC) players are concerned that the move will dramatically increase their costs...

Taiwan motherboard players crossing into IPC, embedded industries

May 12, 13:56

Facing weakening worldwide PC demand, Taiwan-based motherboard players have been expanding their businesses into new industries such as industrial PC (IPC), healthcare, car electronics...

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) app...

Inventec sees PC revenue proportion slip to below 50%

May 10, 22:46

Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion dropping to below 50%, the company said at a May 10 investors conference.

Asustek denies plans to split company businesses

Apr 28, 12:53

Asustek Computer has refuted a rumor that the company is considering separating its Open Platform business group, which includes motherboard, graphics card, monitor and peripheral...

PC, handset supply chain makers conservative about prospects for 2016

Apr 27, 11:15

Makers in the PC and handset supply chains in Taiwan are conservative about a business rebound in the second half of 2016 as well as the overall performance for the entire year amid...

Rising industrial PC market to stabilize in 2018, says IHS

Apr 21, 15:54

While the global market for industrial PCs has experienced ups and downs in recent years, it is forecast to pick up in 2016 and will start to stabilize in 2018. The key reason for...

EMEA PC shipments declined 10% in 1Q16, says Gartner

Apr 19, 21:49

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) totaled 19.5 million units in the first quarter of 2016, a 10% decline from the first quarter of 2015, according to preliminary...

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