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Acer elects George Huang as chairman; appoints Oliver Ahrens as head of Pan-Asia Pacific region

Jun 18, 20:07

Acer's board of directors have elected George Huang to succeed Stan Shih as chairman, and invited Shih as honorary chairman; meanwhile, the company has also announced that its new...

Western Digital expects growth in surveillance HDD demand

Mar 25, 14:42

Western Digital expects demand for surveillance hard disc drives (HDD) to grow 10% within the next 3-5 years and the growth will be contributed mainly by the Asia Pacific market,...

Asia-Pacific region to account for half of global solar PV demand in 2014, says Solarbuzz

Jan 2, 15:49

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in 2014 will be dominated by the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, which will account for approximately 50% of all new solar PV demand during the year. According...

Microsoft and Sony competing over local multimedia content services on PS4 and Xbox One

Dec 24, 15:12

Microsoft has recently signed contracts with four multimedia content providers in the Greater China region, aiming to provide related services for its Xbox One and Xbox 360 game consoles,...

Public cloud services in MENA region on pace to total US$534 million in 2013, says Gartner

Dec 19, 15:34

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 24.1% in 2013 to total US$534 million, an increase of US$103 million from the...

Americas region remains leader in industrial chip purchases but emerging countries gain ground, says IHS

Nov 19, 11:57

Despite years of outsourcing and offshoring, the Americas region continues to lead the world in terms of spending on semiconductors for industrial electronics, although emerging economies...

Americas region remains largest market for pure-play foundry sales, says IC Insights

Sep 27, 10:55

Customers in the Americas region (primarily the US) are expected to account for nearly two-thirds of pure-play foundry sales in 2013, a slight increase from 2012, according to IC...

Micro-server vendors push into the Asia Pacific region

Sep 2, 22:24

In addition to Hewlett-Packard (HP) and IBM, Dell recently launched its latest micro-server, the PowerEdge T20, targeting small enterprises and personal studios. Since these types...

Solar demand in Asia Pacific region to reach 13.5GW in 2013, says NPD Solarbuzz

Feb 18, 10:38

Solar demand from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to grow to 13.5GW in 2013, growing 50% on year, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

China Mobile setting up TD-LTE trial network in western China, says report

Dec 12, 13:47

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, is establishing a TD-LTE trial network in Chengdu City, western China, with 1,200 TD-LTE base stations to be deployed by...

Notebook ODMs starting to reduce component orders for June

May 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, although still maintaining their shipment forecast for the second quarter, have recently started decreasing their orders to upstream component makers and...

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Acer, Inventec announce results for 1Q12

Apr 26, 01:35

Acer and Inventec have hosted investor meeting and announced their latest performance in the first quarter.

Xilinx collaboration with TSMC said to extend to 20nm

Apr 17, 01:20

The successful roll-out of Xilinx devices on 28nm at TSMC has encouraged the FPGA design firm to utilize TSMC's 20nm technology for its next-generation products, with the tape-out...

Taiwan market: Dell launches 12G server

Mar 8, 01:20

Dell has launched its latest 12 generation (12G) server in Taiwan to fulfill market demand for large data processing.

Yang Chao, Dell vice president and general manager of Greater China region

Acer, HP to expand notebook shipments from Chongqing, China in 2012

Feb 2, 01:05

As total notebook shipments from Chongqing, China increased to 15.74 million units in 2011 with production volume also growing more than 1,000 fold to US$5.15 billion, Acer and Hewlett-Packard...

Acer will not give up netbook market, says VP

Nov 29, 01:35

Commenting on the recent rumors that Korea-based Samsung Electronics will stop producing 10.1-inch netbooks in the first quarter of 2012, leaving the netbook market to the top-2 players...

Asustek and Acer quibble over notebook vendor rankings in China and Europe

Nov 1, 01:00

Asustek Computer, citing figures from research firm IDC, pointed out that the company's notebook shipments in China have already surpassed Acer and it has become the second largest...

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

Greater China solar spot pricing remains flat this week, says Digitimes Research

Sep 9, 17:14

Solar spot pricing remained flat in the Greater China market this week, with the price of polysilicon dropping slightly to US$49.50/kg. The price of solar wafers also showed a slight...

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Intel steps up its pace: Interview with Navin Shenoy, general manager, Asia-Pacific region for Intel

May 31, 13:52

One major topic at Computex Taipei this year is the rise of mobile computing devices built on the ARM platform. This trend is pitting multiple semiconductor firms against computing...

Navin Shenoy, general manager, Asia-Pacific region for Intel

Total solar cell production from China/Taiwan region increases 152% from 2009-2010, says Information Network

May 18, 14:49

Greater China continues to increase production of solar cells while exporting more than 90% of its product, according to a recent report by The Information Network.

Southeast Asia may become production hub in the future

May 3, 01:30

Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacture's Association has recently released an investigation report for investment risk and environment of Southeast Asia and India in hoping...

Intel adjusts netbook strategy

Apr 14, 01:05

Intel has recently adjusted its netbook strategy and is set to cooperate with its partners including Asustek Computer and Acer to launch netbook devices priced below US$199 in regions...

AOpen to relocate China factory to Wistron industrial park

Mar 21, 10:34

AOpen will invest US$3.5 million to relocate its factory from Zhongshan City, southern China, to an optoelectronics park developed by Wistron also in Zhongshan, according to AOpen.

Asustek to invest US$50 million to set up second China operational headquarters in western region

Stockwatch - Mar 21, 10:27

Asustek Computer's board of directors on March 18 decided to invest US$50 million to establish a subsidiary, tentatively named Asustek Computer (China), in either Chengdu City or...

Acer signs contract with China-based Sunning to further cut into China market

Feb 17, 01:05

Acer announced on February 16, that the company has signed contracts with China-based IT channel vendor Sunning Appliance for a two year, US$500 million worth sales agreement. Acer...

IT players in China competing for talent

Feb 10, 15:25

IT players in China recently started to compete for talent as labor shortages in 2011 are becoming a lot more serious than in previous years. In addition to competition between coastal...

Touch panel supply to be tight in 2011, says Cypress

Dec 22, 01:40

Despite that first-tier touch panel makers are all actively expanding their capacity and are expected to double in 2011, Cypress Semiconductor expects touch panel supply to be short...

AMD announces lineup of Brazos motherboards; new president for Greater China region

Dec 20, 16:28

AMD has announced a lineup of motherboard products for AMD's 2011 low-power mobile platform (Brazos) and the AMD Embedded G-Series platform for embedded systems (eBrazos), both based...

Labor shortages worsening in eastern China

Nov 30, 01:20

China's labor shortages are worsening, particularly in the eastern region, according to panel component makers. Labor shortages are now an annual issue, but the problem has occurred...

Worldwide mobile payment users to reach 108.6 million in 2010, says Gartner

Jun 22, 14:38

The number of mobile payment users worldwide will exceed 108.6 million in 2010, a 54.5% increase from 2009, when there were 70.2 million users, according to Gartner. Mobile payment...

SEMI, SEAJ book-to-bill ratios stay strong in May 2010

Jun 21, 10:37

Japan's semiconductor production equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.13 in May 2010, up from 1.07 in April, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association...

Asia Pacific to become the largest smartphone market by 2012, Canalys says

Jun 15, 16:32

The smartphone market continues to see impressive growth around the world, and in particular the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Shipments in the region are expected to grow 53% year-on-year...

Europe debt crisis has limited impact on global semiconductor industry, says TSMC chairman

Jun 11, 11:27

The impact of the debt crisis in Europe on the global semiconductor market will be limited as North America remains the largest semiconductor market in the world, and the China market...

Front projector market to grow over 30% in 2010, says Pacific Media Associates

Jun 7, 10:25

The worldwide front projector market is on target to grow 30% or more in 2010 from its 2009 level, thanks to a particularly strong first quarter that notched 1.9 million units worldwide,...

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    Mobile + telecom | 46min ago

  • Domestic suppliers dominate China solar inverter market as demand doubles, says IHS

    Green energy | 49min ago

  • Taiwan server ODMs may benefit from Project Scorpio 2.0

    IT + CE | 59min ago

  • Bay Zu Precision to showcase roll-to-roll vacuum sputtering systems at Touch Taiwan 2014

    Displays | 1h 3min ago

  • Chi Mei Materials starts construction of polarizer factory in China

    Displays | 1h 5min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Optical-use sapphire demand to reach 12.44 million mm of 2-inch equivalents in 2014

    IT + CE | 1h 7min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments reach 55.06 million units in 2Q14

    IT + CE | 1h 23min ago

  • Innolux, AUO facing competition from South Korea-based Ultra HD TV makers in China

    Displays | 1h 42min ago

  • E Ink Holdings sells CPT convertible bonds

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 21:46

  • Commentary: Microsoft moves to eliminate Nokia

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 21:41

  • Investment in production of N-type monocrystalline solar cells may take off in 2-3 years

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 21:38

  • TPCA urges Taiwan government to upgrade PCB industry

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 21:16

  • China market: Xiaomi launches new flagship smartphone

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 21:01

  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 20:59

  • Apple new iPhones to come with different time tables to avoid competition

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 20:57

  • USI reportedly lands SiP module orders for iWatch devices

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 19:56

  • Microsoft facing increased competition from MacBook, Chromebook, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | Jul 22, 18:38

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