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Global PC demand to rebound in 2H14, says Asustek chairman

Jun 17, 21:07

The negative impact on PC sales from tablets is decreasing and global PC demand is expected to significantly rebound in the second half of 2014, Jonney Shih, chairman of Asustek Computer...

IPC makers looking to move production back to Taiwan

Jun 11, 21:58

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) makers have started considering moving their production lines back to Taiwan as China's increasing labor costs have started creating pressure on the...

Turning a smartphone into a PC in a pocket: Q&A with Analogix

Jun 10, 14:08

According to a recent IDC research note, the transition toward mobile and cloud-based computing is unstoppable, with tablet volumes expected to pass total PC volume in the fourth...

Matt Ready, sales VP at Analogix

PC outlook remains subdued despite some gains in mature markets, says IDC

Jun 6, 10:24

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall 6% in 2014, a slight adjustment from the previous forecast of negative 6.1%, according to IDC. Mature regions benefitted primarily from...

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 1.7% in 1Q14, says Gartner

Apr 14, 14:48

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7% decline from the first quarter of 2013, according to Gartner.

Taiwan market: Lenovo expects 200% increase in 2014 PC sales to SMBs

Apr 14, 10:34

Lenovo expects desktop, notebook and tablet sales to small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs) in the Taiwan market to triple in 2014, according to Lenovo Taiwan general manager Justin...

Windows XP migration and commercial spending helped offset weak consumer PC demand in 1Q14, says IDC

Apr 10, 15:27

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 73.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a decline of 4.4% on year, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although still in decline...

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...

Worldwide PC, tablet, ultra-mobile and mobile handset shipments to grow 6.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Mar 28, 11:03

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultra-mobiles and handsets) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 6.9% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

Dell and HP see positive growth in worldwide monitor market despite overall decline in 4Q13, says IDC

Mar 19, 14:56

Total worldwide monitor shipments were slightly below 35 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease of 0.4% compared to the previous quarter, according to IDC. The negative...

PC vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO PCs

Mar 18, 19:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Asustek Computer and other vendors plan to develop 15- to 17-inch AIO (all-in-one) PCs in a bid to tap the low-cost segment, but this will decrease demand for...

Ennoconn aims to become 3rd largest Taiwan-based industrial PC maker

Mar 13, 11:18

Ennoconn has set a short-term goal of becoming the third largest industrial PC maker in Taiwan and will list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on March 28 at an initial price of NT$120...

Taiwan PC vendors facing brain drain

Mar 10, 12:19

Several international PC brand vendors' moves to set up or expand R&D operations in Taiwan are expected to trigger a brain drain for Taiwan-based brand vendors, according to sources...

PC-related IC suppliers see demand pick up

Mar 7, 12:08

Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses have landed a pull-in of orders recently prompting them to boost wafer starts at foundries, according to industry sources.

HDD makers pushing enterprise products for growth

Mar 5, 22:04

Hard disk drive (HDD) makers have recently turned to focus on enterprise-level storage products, after seeing their consumer HDD shipments continue to suffer from weak PC demand,...

PC shipments to fall by 6% in 2014 and decline through 2018, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:17

Worldwide PC shipments fell 9.8% in 2013, slightly better than a projected decline of 10.1%, but still the most severe contraction on record, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

Dell to enter home entertainment market via AlienWare

Feb 27, 13:55

Dell is planning to add new product lines under its sub-brand AlienWare and will expand from the PC industry to the home entertainment market, according to sources from the upstream...

Dell to shift PC R&D resources from US to Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:21

Dell is reducing PC R&D resources at its development center in Austin, Texas and will shift the resources to its Taiwan development center, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Chaintech steps into graphics cards, motherboards for medical, industrial PC use, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 09:59

Taiwan-based graphics card and motherboard maker Chaintech Technology has extended business operations from IT to medical and industrial computing applications, according to a Chinese-language...

Global mobile PC market underperforms in 4Q13 despite 9% quarterly growth, says IHS

Feb 14, 10:21

Despite the strongest sequential growth in four years, the global market for mobile PCs came in below expectations in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IHS.

Sony announces plans to address reform of PC and TV businesses

Feb 6, 20:51

Sony has announced new measures to address reform of its PC and TV businesses aimed at accelerating the revitalization and growth of its electronics business.

Global 4Q13 PC shipments rise 18% boosted by tablet sales, says Canalys

Feb 5, 11:11

Worldwide PC shipments grew 17.9% from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2013, thanks to a surge in tablet shipments, according to Canalys. Tablets grew 65.2% on year to reach 76.3...

Ultra-portable PCs top 12% of notebook market in 2013, says ABI Research

Jan 29, 15:06

An estimated 12.3% (22.5 million) of the notebook shipments in 2013 (182.7 million) fit into the ultra-portable segment, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. The on-year...

Leading notebook vendors reducing 2014 shipment targets, says DisplaySearch

Jan 28, 16:02

Scheduling delays and weakened consumer demand for replacement notebooks are forcing leading notebook vendors – including Apple, Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo,...

Intel unveils latest Education Tablet and Classmate PC

Jan 23, 10:55

Intel has unveiled its new education-focused reference devices at Bett 2014, a learning technology event in London, the UK. The new Intel Education Tablet and the Intel classmate...

Intel new Education Tablet

Nexcom chairman expects 5% revenues to come from IPcam business in 2014

Jan 22, 21:40

Industrial PC (IPC) maker Nexcom International is looking to have the IPcam business contribute 5% of its revenues in 2014 as the company is planning to integrate the product line...

Touch panel makers expect weak orders from Taiwan PC vendors

Jan 15, 21:16

Touch panel makers in the supply chains of Taiwan PC vendors expect weak orders throughout January and February 2014.

Asustek is second largest PC vendor in Japan in 2013, says CNA

Newswatch - Jan 15, 11:17

Asustek Computer shared 16.1% of notebook, desktop and tablet sales in the Japan market in 2013, next only to Apple's 19.1%, and followed by NEC's 15.9%, Toshiba's 13.2% and Fujitsu's...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 6.9% in 4Q13, says Gartner

Jan 10, 16:12

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...

CES 2014: HP unveils new 27-inch all-in-one workstation and new Android-based all-in-one PC

Jan 9, 12:23

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled a new-generation all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display, the HP Z1 as well as its new all-in-one PC products including one featuring...

Worldwide device shipments on pace to grow 7.6% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 8, 14:06

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 7.6% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

Foxconn said to land 50% of HP AIO PC orders for 2014

Jan 6, 21:22

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reportedly shifted some of its all-in-one PC orders from Quanta Computer, Pegatron Technology and Wistron to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

Taiwan supply chain to see limited impact from LG quitting PC industry

Dec 31, 15:40

LG reportedly is planning to downsize its PC business and will turn to focus on products such as smartphones and tablets in the future, according to Korea media. Sources from the...

TSMC seeing pull-in orders from PC and smartphone chip clients

Dec 30, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed a pull-in of orders from PC and smartphone chip clients for delivery in the second half of January 2014, according...

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