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Digitimes Research: Verizon to ship three million own-brand tablets in 2015

Dec 17, 15:47

Several mobile communication industry-related players have achieved strong tablet sales for 2014 and in addition to brand vendors such as Lenovo and Huawei, several telecom carriers...

Android inspires another bright quarter for MEA tablet market, says IDC

Dec 15, 16:13

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market continued to record strong on-year growth in the third quarter of 2014, spurred by a huge increase in shipments of Android-based devices...

MEA PC market braves stormy conditions to record shipment growth, says IDC

Dec 15, 09:59

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market posted on-year growth in the third quarter of 2014, spurred in large part by two significant education deals in Pakistan and the revival...

Good Way Technology to raise funds for China expansion project

Dec 12, 10:44

Good Way Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of USB docking stations for notebooks, plans to raise new capital of NT$400 million (US$2.9 million) through an issuance of corporate bonds...

Pegatron reports 30% on-year revenue growth for November

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 15:46

Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$118.14 billion (NT$3.79 billion) for November 2014, representing a 1.57% drop on month and 30.64% increase on year.

Intel, AMD pushing new tablet lineups despite weakening demand

Dec 11, 14:51

Although demand for tablets has weakened with shipments expected to see an around 10% growth in 2014 and a flat performance in 2015, Intel and AMD are still aggressively preparing...

Acer sees slight on-month growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 21:41

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.49 billion (US$912.92 million) for November, up 0.94% on month, but down 7.33% on year, and combined consolidated revenues for the...

Smart connected devices continued to grow in Western Europe in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 10, 21:35

The smart connected device market posted another quarter of growth in Western Europe, driven mainly by increased demand for personal computers. According to figures published by IDC,...

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek see strong sales at IT Month

Dec 9, 15:54

PC sales in the Taiwan markert are expected to see sequential growth in the fourth quarter as both Acer and Asustek Computer achieved around 30% on-year growth from sales at the just...

The IT Month show in Taipei attracted 955,000 visitors

Asustek November revenues buoyed by smartphone demand

Dec 9, 15:38

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$48.95 billion (US$1.57 billion) for November, up 5.1% on month, but down slightly by 0.72% on year, and combined consolidated...

Notebook shipments of Taiwan players from 2006-2014

Dec 7, 17:45

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 catching up quickly with MSI in gaming notebook business

Dec 2, 14:32

Asustek Computer's good brand recognition in the high-end PC segment and price cut strategy, has reportedly helped the company to surpass Micro-Star International (MSI) in gaming...

Digitimes Research: iPad shipments to drop to 55 million units in 2015

Dec 1, 15:02

Thanks to Sony quitting the notebook market and Apple's price cuts, MacBook shipments in 2014 are expected to grow over 15% on year, the highest growth among the top-10 vendors. But...

iPhone chip orders slowing down, say IC designers

Nov 28, 14:55

Apple has started scaling back on chip orders for its latest iPhone, according to sources at IC design houses.

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 6% in 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 27, 12:24

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$3.46 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up 6% from US$2.27 billion in the second quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth was driven by increased...

Acer, Asustek pushing Chromebooks and inexpensive notebooks

Nov 25, 14:41

Acer is set to invest heavily in Chromebook development in 2015 with related shipments to grow over 50% on year to reach 4.8 million units. Meanwhile, Asustek Computer is also planning...

Xiaomi to launch smart home device soon

Nov 24, 15:53

Xiaomi is planning to launch a product for the smart home market between the end of 2014 and January 2015 and expects the product to surprise the market, according to the head of...

Digitimes Research: China makers Bitland, BYD to join Chromebook supply chain in 2015

Nov 21, 16:09

Following China-based application processor (AP) supplier Rockchip's entry into the Chromebook industry, China-based end device makers are also expected to join the Chromebook supply...

Notebook supply chain starts preparing 1Q15 orders to minimize impact of labor shortages

Nov 20, 14:14

With the notebook supply chain's labor shortages in the first quarter of 2015 expected to be a lot more serious than in previous years, some notebook brand vendors such as Dell have...

Digitimes Research: White-box wearable vendors see potential in sport and children's markets

Nov 18, 15:53

At the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) 2014, many IT vendors showcased their latest wearable devices with white-box smart bracelets being a spotlight at the show, and...

Touchscreen controller IC prices to fall further in 2015

Nov 17, 21:55

Prices of touchscreen controller ICs used in handsets are likely to fall 30% or more in 2015, due to fierce price competition among China- and Taiwan-based chip suppliers, according...

Wistron aims to ship 21 million notebooks in 2015

Nov 14, 15:27

Wistron aims to ship 21 million notebooks and 25 million smart hand-held devices including three million tablets for 2015, the company said at a November 13 investors conference.

Digitimes Research: Lenovo, Asustek to launch US$149 Chromebook

Nov 13, 12:00

Lenovo and Asustek are expected to release Chromebooks using Google-certified solutions from China-based Rockchip in the first half of 2015 at the latest, and their devices are expected...

Commentary: Are large-size smartphones really at odds with tablets?

Nov 13, 11:08

Many market watchers now believe that demand for tablets is set to decline, affected by reasons including a high penetration rate after three years of rapid growth, rising popularity...

Chipmakers of Apple Watch supply chain gearing up production

Nov 12, 22:05

Chip suppliers involved in the supply chain of the Apple Watch are gearing up to start production for the upcoming wearable device, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 4.7% in 4Q14

Nov 11, 20:11

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China are forecast to rise 4.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Meanwhile, shipments...

Acer enjoys on-year revenue growth in October

Nov 10, 21:21

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.22 billion (US$923.37 million) for October, down 9.25% on month, but up 2.36% on year. Acer also recently announced its third-quarter...

Compal reports 4.37% on-month drop in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 16:20

Compal has reported consolidated revenues of NT$81.142 billion (US$2.7 billion) for October 2014, representing a 4.37% drop on month and 29.26% increase on year.

Asustek sees revenues increase in October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 16:17

Asustek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$46.569 billion (US$1.55 billion) for October 2014, representing a 12.02% increase on month and 12.16% increase on year.

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments decline 15% in October

Nov 7, 12:26

Global notebook shipments by top-five brand vendors and top-three ODMs declined 15% on average in October, affected by the roll-outs of new low-priced models in the previous month,...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet market facing weakened demand in 3Q14

Nov 4, 15:19

Global tablet shipments are expected to reach 63.4 million units in the third quarter of 2014, growing a mere 1% from a year ago, showing that the market has entered the maturity...

Microsoft reportedly plans to develop larger Surface Pro tablet

Nov 4, 00:43

Microsoft reportedly plans to roll out new Surface tablets with display sizes larger than current models, according to industry sources, citing an improvement in sales of its Surface...

Foxconn re-joins China e-commerce industry

Nov 4, 00:22

Despite its previous failure in operating an e-commerce business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has used its system that originally resided on China's e-commerce...

More notebook brands shifting focus to gaming models, say sources

Oct 31, 16:23

Notebook brands including Asustek Computer, Lenovo and Acer have been shifting focus to gaming notebook models as strong sales of comparable models rolled out by Micro-Star International...

Digitimes Research: Skylake processor delay to weaken Windows 10 notebook demand

Oct 31, 15:55

Intel's Skylake-based processors, originally expected to launch in early third-quarter 2015 to support the release of Windows 10-based notebooks, may not become available until the...

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  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

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  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | 6h 20min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 21min ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | 6h 21min ago

  • Demand for 8-inch fab equipment rises

    Before Going to Press | 6h 22min ago

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | 6h 22min ago

  • Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage

    Before Going to Press | 6h 23min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Top-3 China based server vendors may ship 2 million units in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 6h 23min ago

  • Taiwan market: FET expects 4G user base to exceed 1.0 million at end of 2014, says president

    Before Going to Press | 6h 24min ago

  • US final anti-dumping, anti-subsidization taxation excludes solar-grade wafers

    Before Going to Press | 6h 24min ago

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