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ECS to ship 2.5 million education tablets

Nov 30, 12:14

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has obtained tablet orders from the education sector in Latin America via cooperation with Intel, and expects to ship 2.5 million units by the end...

The smartphone ambition: Q&A with Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Nov 30, 12:00

Buoyed by its ZenFone series smartphones, Asustek Computer has captured a portion of the global smartphone market and more importantly has started generating profits from its handset...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen (center)

Taiwan market: Acer expects strong sales for Predator gaming notebooks during IT Month

Nov 27, 11:51

Acer has launched the full series of its Predator gaming products in Taiwan and expects demand to grow strongly during the local IT Month events running from November 28-January 13...

Asustek launches Chromebit CS10

Nov 20, 15:26

Asustek has announced its Chromebit CS10, a small Chrome-based device that turns a HDMI-compatible TV or monitor into a Chrome OS desktop. Chromebit CS10 is available in two colors...

Asustek Chromebit CS10 PC stick

Apple seeking second supplier for next-generation Apple Watch, says report

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:26

Apple has placed orders for four million Apple Watches for the fourth quarter, targeting mainly demand from the year-end holidays. Sales of Apple Watch are expected to surpass 10...

China market: Xiaomi to unveil new smartphone on November 24

Newswatch - Nov 18, 10:57

Xiaomi Technology is expected to unveil its new smartphone the Redmi Note 2 Pro and Mi Pad 2 during a product event to be held on November 24. The product offerings may also include...

Asustek looking to become largest consumer notebook vendor in 2017

Nov 13, 16:02

In response to competitors and research firms naming his company as one of the PC brand vendors that will quit the PC market, Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen pointed out that Asustek...

Quanta reports strong performance for 3Q15

Nov 13, 13:40

Quanta Computer has reported its financial results for the third quarter with consolidated revenues growing 9.9% sequentially and 12.9% on year to reach NT$275.9 billion (US$8.44...

Acer pan-Asia chief quits

Nov 12, 10:49

Acer has announced that its president of pan-Asia operations Oliver Ahrens has left the company and its position will be taken over by CEO Jason Chen. President of Acer China Zhang...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2015

Nov 8, 16:44

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...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments decline 18% on year in 3Q15

Nov 3, 15:56

Worldwide tablet shipments reached only 50.64 million units in the third quarter, up 9% from the second quarter, but still down sharply by 18% on year, despite the fact that Europe...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Gear S2 smartwatch, supporting wireless charging

Oct 29, 14:47

Samsung Electronics has launched its Gear S2 smartwatch in Taiwan and is looking to release the Gear S2 e-Sim around the Lunar New Year holidays. Currently, the Gear S2 e-Sim is only...

China tablet makers turn production lines to entry-level notebooks

Oct 29, 10:15

A number of China-based white-box tablet makers have switched their production lines to notebooks and showcased a bunch of entry-level models at the recently concluded Global Sources...

Richtek to focus on analog chips for mobile devices, wearables

Oct 26, 22:37

After becoming a unit of MediaTek, Richtek Technology will continue to expand its analog IC portfolio and move more aggressively to gain market share, according to sources familiar...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to decline 17.5% on year in 4Q15

Oct 26, 22:26

Global notebook shipments (not including detachable 2-in-1 products), are expected to drop 17.5% on year and 5.3% sequentially in the fourth quarter as most notebook vendors already...

Suppliers see weaker-than-expected orders for iPad Pro

Oct 26, 22:16

Apple is ready to sell its iPad Pro in November, but has only placed limited orders with the related upstream supply chain prior to the end of 2015 and for the first quarter of 2016,...

Xiaomi notebook to enter mass production in 1Q16

Oct 26, 15:58

China-based Xiaomi's first notebook products reportedly will enter mass production in the first quarter of 2016 and the vendor plans to release two models, a 12.5-inch and a 13.3-inch,...

Acer establishes subsidiary to enter electric vehicle power system and battery industries

Oct 23, 10:47

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business recently established a new subsidiary, MPS Energy, to focus on developing car-use batteries and electric vehicle power systems and will...

Notebook brand vendors strengthening high-end product lines

Oct 22, 14:50

Seeing that Microsoft plans to push Surface Book into the high-end segment, first-tier notebook brand vendors have started strengthening the quality and design of their high-end product...

Innovations at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Oct 20, 16:17

Several companies have demonstrated their new innovations such as 360 degree cameras, sport cameras, modularized smartphone protective cases and brain wave controllers at the Hong...

Modularized smartphone protective cases

EMEA PC shipments see another quarter of decline, says IDC

Oct 20, 15:55

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 18.4 million units in the third quarter of 2015, posting a 23% decline on year, according to IDC. The market was...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow 6% sequentially in 3Q15

Oct 19, 16:00

Worldwide notebook shipments started seeing growth in September after over six months of inventory digestion. The growth was stimulated by Microsoft Windows 10 released at the end...

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Acer, Toshiba finishes RFQ for 2016 notebook orders

Oct 13, 12:00

Acer and Toshiba have recently finished their request for the quotation (RFQ) process for notebook orders for 2016 and Acer's orders for 15-inch notebooks, which account for the largest...

Acer sees healthy inventory level

Oct 13, 11:48

Acer's PC inventory is currently at a healthy level after aggressive moves to clear it in the past three months, and the company is expected to continue seeing growth in its education,...

MSI reports revenues for September 2015

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 22:17

Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.6 billion (US$266.46 million) for September 2015, representing a 17.05% increase on month and 4.85% increase...

Acer pushing new business operation to achieve growth

Oct 12, 20:37

Acer is aggressively trying to find a new path within the PC market and has launched products such as gaming tablets and PCs, looking to stay away from price competition. In addition,...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Taiwan market: iPhone 6s device distributor Data Express looks to strong sales

Oct 8, 16:04

Data Express, a Taiwan-based distributor for iPhone devices and other branded IT products, expects its sales to grow by a double-digit rate in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared...

Data Express president Andy Tu

Notebook vendors see growing demand

Oct 6, 14:19

Notebook brand vendors have recently started turning aggressive in placing orders and are expected to see strong shipment performances in October and further growth in November as...

ECS reports revenue growth for September 2015

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 22:01

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.66 billion (US$174.11 million) for September 2015, representing a 39.06% increase on month and 48.08%...

Taiwan market: Acer launches Predator products

Oct 1, 12:15

Acer has launched a number of gaming products including a tablet, and several notebooks and desktops under its Predator brand. The products will become available in Taiwan starting...

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

Acer encouraging staff to transfer to BYOC business

Sep 29, 14:00

Acer has been encouraging its staff to transfer to the Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business and is planning to adjust its performance evaluation program to boost workers' willingness...

Asustek takes 40% share in global gaming notebook shipments in 1H15

Sep 25, 12:33

Asustek Computer was the largest gaming notebook vendor in the first half of 2015 and acquired a share of around 40% in shipments of gaming notebooks featuring Nvidia GeForce GTX...

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries to decline 3.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Sep 24, 16:08

Worldwide IT spending across vertical industries is forecast to total US$2.69 trillion in 2015, a 3.5% decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Analysts said...

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

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    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

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