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Acer looks to stable smartphone business, says CEO

12h 9min ago

Acer's smartphone business has not yet turned profitable, but it will continue to adopt a stable business model to look for business opportunities in the market, according to company...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Still aiming at growth in PC market: Q&A with Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Jan 26, 12:02

Lenovo, which had the fourth-largest market share next to Asustek Computer, Acer and Apple in the Taiwan notebook market in 2014, aims at a 2-digit market share through focusing on...

Lenovo Taiwan president Justin Liang

Intel said to form stylus alliance

Jan 23, 16:05

Intel has recently invited several touch sensor IC designers to form an alliance, looking to establish a specification standard for stylus to make the input device usable across different...

Digitimes Research: Windows 10 unlikely to bring dramatic changes to mobile device market in 2015

Jan 23, 14:58

Microsoft on January 21, 2015 announced Windows 10, but Digitimes Research believes the operating system, though falling in line with the software giant's Mobile First, Cloud First...

Rising competition from China supply chain: Q&A with Compal president Ray Chen

Jan 21, 11:18

Compal Electronics was one of the pioneers that relocated its major production base to China from Taiwan in 1990 and has since then transformed itself into an IT conglomerate with...

Compal president Ray Chen

Profitability is priority, says Acer CEO

Jan 20, 14:59

Acer has modified its business operational strategies from focusing on revenues and market share to maximizing net profit, and it aims to hike revenue proportions for mobile terminal...

ECS sees Classmate PCs and Liva X mini PCs boost profits

Jan 20, 13:49

Despite seeing motherboard shipments and profits continuing to decline, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) is enjoying stable profits from its Classmate PC and Liva X mini PC product...

Second-generation Liva X mini PC from ECS

Taiwan market: PC vendors step up competition

Jan 19, 15:14

Toshiba reportedly will turn to focus mainly on enterprise products in Taiwan in 2015 as parts of its plan to gradually phase out from the consumer market worldwide and vendors including...

Globalfoundries and Linear to offer joint analog solution for wearables and MEMS sensors markets

Jan 15, 23:17

Contract chipmaker Globalfoundries and Linear Dimensions Semiconductor, which specializes in low-power analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, have announced that they are working...

Worldwide PC shipments grow 1% in 4Q14, says Gartner

Jan 15, 16:12

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 83.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 1% increase from the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Gartner. These results indicate a slow,...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to decline 11.8% in 2015

Jan 15, 15:07

Global tablet shipments are estimated to drop 11.8% on year to reach 244 million units in 2015 as demand for high-end and entry-level tablets has both become saturated, while large-size...

Commentary: Foxconn achieves success in one-stop service

Jan 15, 14:30

The Foxconn Group's one-stop service integrating design, manufacturing and sales has achieved initial success in the release of Nokia N1 in China recently, where the initial shipments...

Inventec chairman confident of shipping 100 million products in 2015

Jan 14, 23:18

Inventec chairman Richard Lee, at Xiaomi's product launch conference in Taiwan, pointed out that the company is expected to see about 100 million ODM/OEM product shipments in 2015,...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Worldwide tablet shipments rise at slower pace, says MediaTek

Jan 14, 14:06

Worldwide tablet shipments have risen at a slower pace and will grow at only a single-digit rate in 2015, according to MediaTek.

IHS identifies technologies to transform the world over next five years

Jan 13, 23:04

The Internet of Everything, cloud computing/big data and 3D printing are the three technologies most likely to transform the world during the next five years, according to IHS Tech...

Quanta ramping production of 12-inch MacBook Air, say supply chain sources

Jan 13, 15:12

Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer has begun volume production of the new 12-inch MacBook Air, paving the way for Apple to launch the device in the first quarter of 2015, according...

Acer sees slightly increased December revenues

Jan 13, 12:02

Acer has announced revenues of NT$28.98 billion (US$913 million) for December, growing 1.72% on month and 2.09% on year. For all of 2014, revenues amounted to NT$329.84 billion, decreasing...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2014

Jan 11, 17:16

Taiwan makers produced over 90% of the notebooks worldwide in 2008. The top-five notebook makers – Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Inventec and Asustek Computer...

Asustek reports revenues for December 2014

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:06

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.26 billion (US$1.32 billion) for December 2014, representing a 13.66% drop on month and 5.95% increase on year.

Inventec notebook shipments down, Wistron up in December

Jan 9, 14:09

Inventec shipped 1.4 million notebooks in December, slipping on month by 200,000 units, while Wistron's notebook shipments for the month totaled two million units, up from November's...

Samsung to post lower sales and profits for 2014

Jan 8, 21:21

Based on the company's guidance for the fourth quarter, Samsung Electronics is set to post a sales decline in 2014.

Tablet supply chain seeing rising demand for enterprise models

Jan 8, 16:11

The tablet supply chain is seeing brand vendor clients starting to develop enterprise models as the consumer market is no longer seeing strong demand as it did in the past few years,...

Digitimes Research: China white-box players accelerate LTE tablet supply to Russia vendors

Jan 8, 12:02

Despite the fact that Russia's IT market has been greatly impacted by the fast depreciation of the country's currency, Digitimes Research expects demand for LTE tablets from Russia...

Notebook supply chain building up inventories to minimize impact from labor shortage

Jan 8, 08:48

To avoid a labor shortage caused by the Lunar New Year holidays from impacting their shipments, notebook component suppliers have been building up their inventories recently with...

Foxconn SiP subsidiary to list on TSE

Jan 8, 07:42

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, plans to have its stock...

MediaTek intros new chip for wearable devices

Jan 8, 00:59

MediaTek has announced its MT2601 SoC for wearable devices based on Google's Android Wear software. By enabling Android Wear on MT2601, MediaTek is offering a comprehensive platform...

CES 2015: Asustek showcases ZenFone 2, ZenFone Zoom

Jan 7, 14:51

Asustek Computer is exhibiting two Android 5.0-based smartphones, the ZenFone 2 and ZenFone Zoom, at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas...

Asustek ZenFone 2 smartphone

Tablet sales continue to be slow in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 6, 16:03

After a troubled year in 2014, the global tablet market is not returning to the levels of growth seen in the last four years as demand for tablets will continue to be slow in 2015...

Rugged PC vendor Getac sees revenue growth in 2014

Jan 6, 14:57

Taiwan-based rugged PC vendor Getac Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.76 billion (US$54.97 million) for December, up 15% on month and 23% on year, and NT$16.28...

Asustek ships 8 million smartphones in 2014

Jan 6, 12:04

Asustek Computer achieved shipments of eight million smartphones in 2014 and though the business is still suffering from losses, the company is confident it will achieve profitable...

CES 2015 to see few surprises

Jan 5, 14:59

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 may not offer as many surprises as in the previous years since the product focuses for the upcoming show will mainly be on smart home solutions,...

Digitimes Research: Asustek EeeBook X205 to see poor performance in 4Q14

Dec 30, 12:02

Asustek Computer's US$199 11.6-inch EeeBook X205 notebook (clamshell-type design), released during the IFA 2014 show, will only achieve shipments of 200,000 units in the fourth quarter...

Acer ranks as top consumer notebook vendor in Brazil in 3Q14

Dec 29, 11:08

Acer has said that it ranked as the top vendor for consumer notebooks in Brazil in the third quarter of 2014, accounting for 16.2% market share and registering 18.6% on-quarter growth...

Digitimes Research: Sub-US$300 15.6-inch Chromebooks to fuel notebook competition in 1Q15

Dec 25, 15:59

In addition to Acer, which is set to launch a Broadwell-U-based 15.6-inch Chromebook in March 2015, Dell is planning to launch a 15.6-inch Chromebook with similar specifications in...

Acer changes EMEA, Pan-America presidents

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 15:41

Acer has announced that its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa) operations president Luca Rossi will resign and the position will be succeeded by Emmanuel Fromont, currently Pan-America...

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  • Taiwan December manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

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    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 (left) and iPad mini 3 (right). The iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thin. Both devices offer Touch ID. Apple said the improved Retina display on the iPad...

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