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Taiwan Mobile plans to spin off retail chain Myfone

Dec 3, 21:20

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carries in Taiwan, has planned to spin off Myfone, its self-operated retail chain to sell handsets and offer after-sale...

Taiwan market: Samsung to push into PC retail

Nov 29, 15:16

Samsung Electronics Taiwan expects its channel retail network to expand significantly in 2013 and the company will also start entering Taiwan's enterprise PC and government procurement...

Digitimes Research: Nexus 4 to be popular in prepaid SIM card and telecom retail channels

Nov 7, 21:57

Google's Nexus 4, which comes with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display and Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, is expected to become a popular model in the prepaid SIM card segment...

Taiwan market: Canon to release EOS M series MILC on October 30

Oct 24, 21:33

Canon, after announcing its EOS M series mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) in late July, is set to start selling the model in Taiwan on October 30.

Taiwan market: PC peripheral, DIY retail channels hike inventories in expectations of increased sales due to Windows 8

Oct 17, 15:40

Retail channels of PC peripherals and DIY products in the Taiwan market have raised inventory levels and expect 10% sequential growth in fourth-quarter revenues due to expectations...

Taiwan market: E-Life Mall setting up more retail stores

Oct 8, 11:25

E-Life Mall, an IT and consumer electronics product retail chain in Taiwan, opened its second retail store in northern Taiwan on October 6 and plans to establish three additional...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

China market: Smartphone vendors strengthening ties with retail and online channels

Sep 25, 14:00

China-based ZTE, Huawei Technologies and other handset vendors have been strengthening ties with local retail channels or online stores to boost sales of their smartphones, given...

US flat-panel TV retail pricing hits highest level in more than two years, says IHS

Jul 31, 16:30

Average retail pricing for US flat-panel televisions rose to the highest level in two-and-a-half years during the second quarter, driven by the growing proportion of TV sets bearing...

TCAS 2012: Channel retailers expect flat performance on year

Jul 24, 01:40

Taipei Computer Applications Show (TCAS) 2012, a consumer trading show in Taiwan, is only expected to achieve flat on-year performance as their channel retailers' orders from downstream...

Cybermart turns to run store itself

Jul 17, 01:50

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) channel retailing subsidiary Cybermart is set to transform its business model from acting as a landlord of its IT mall to running...

Senao aims to expand China retail chain to 100 stores in 2012

Jul 10, 12:32

Senao International, a Taiwan-based retail chain of handsets and other consumer electronics, has set up a retail chain, Wo Senao, in China on a joint venture basis with China Unicom...


LED lighting performance/cost to fall to 1W/US$ in retail market at end of 2012, says Edison chairman

Jun 26, 11:31

Continual drops in price have been driving demand for LED lighting products, with performance/cost ratio of 1W/US$ quoted by manufacturers currently expected to fall to 1W/US$ quoted...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

Intel smartphone platform

Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O

Jun 19, 01:45

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...

Asustek tablet

China market: Small-scale makers and retail channels to stage comeback in smartphone segment

Jun 15, 14:47

Small-scale handset makers as well as retail handset channels in China may stage a comeback in the smartphone segment optimizing the availability of low-priced models, according to...

Acer enters tier-3 to -5 cities in China

Jun 14, 01:30

Acer, starting 2012, is executing a three-year plan in China to expand its channel bases from tier-1 and -2 cities to tier-3 to -5 cities and is set to open new stores at a rate of...

Scott Lin, Acer vice president and president of Acer Greater China

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-low price handset market

Jun 14, 01:05

China-based second-tier smartphone brand vendors have recently been pushing their ultra-low price smartphones, priced at only CNY500 (US$79), in the retail channel, but since these...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-cheap smartphones

Foxlink to expand retail chains in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong

Jun 13, 01:40

Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry), a Taiwan-based maker of electronic connectors, had 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$81.597 billion (US$2.70 billion) hiking 43% from 2010 mainly...

Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-chiang

Taiwan market: Lenovo releases second-generation ultrabooks

Jun 12, 01:20

Lenovo on June 11, announced its second-generation ultrabooks in Taiwan, featuring Intel's Ivy Bridge processors with 13-inch IdeaPad U310 is priced at NT$28,900 (US$966) and IdeaPad...

Asustek to start selling WoA tablet PC in October

Jun 5, 01:45

Asustek Computer has announced its latest 10.1-inch Windows-on-ARM (WoA) tablet PC – Tablet 600, which is expected to start shipping in September and will be available in retail...

Rumblings of tight Intel Pineview supply in IPC supply chain

May 29, 01:35

Intel's Atom D525 (Pineview) processor, which has been adopted in industrial PC (IPC) products such as point of sales (POS), digital signage, gambling machines and industrial automation...

PC shipments may only see slight sequential growth in 2Q12

May 24, 01:10

As Dell reported weaker-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter 2012 (February-April), some PC brand vendors pointed out that their orders from Europe's retail channel...


HP launches several ultrabooks and ultra-like notebooks

May 10, 01:40

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced several ultrabooks including the Envy Spectre and EliteBook Folio 9470m, featuring Intel's latest Core i7 processors, as well as ultra-like notebook...

China market: IT brand vendors turn to strengthen online shopping platforms

Apr 19, 13:46

Facing strong competition from China-based retail chains such as Gome and Suning as well as online shopping platforms, IT malls in China have started to lose their popularity, forcing...

China retail channel facing competition from online shopping platform

Notebook ODMs to see 10-20% on-month shipment drop in April

Apr 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are expected to see their shipments in April to suffer on-month drops of 10-20% as brand vendors are busy digesting their Sandy Bridge-based model inventories...

Notebook ODMs expected to suffer from on-month shipment drop in April

Two retail chains post mixed sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 9, 15:40

Tsann Kuen Enterprise and E-Life Mall, two operators of retail chains in Taiwan, saw revenues for March increase 4.96% and decrease 0.79% respectively on month, according to the co...

Foxlink reports strong growth in 2011 revenues

Apr 3, 14:49

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink, which has also been aggressive about the retail channel business, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$81.6 billion (US$2.77 billion) for...

Intel to push StudyBook tablet PC for emerging markets

Apr 3, 01:15

Intel is set to push a tablet PC product codenamed StudyBook to target emerging markets and will adopt the same sales model as its Classmate PC, according to sources from PC players...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new consumer DSCs; targeting to become the 3rd-largest vendor

Mar 29, 01:05

Samsung Electronics on March 28, launched several new mid-range and high-end consumer digital still cameras in Taiwan, pushing its Smart Camera concept, which connects its DSCs with...

First-tier motherboard makers drop 7 series motherboard prices

Mar 22, 01:00

First-tier motherboard makers have recently dropped their Intel 7 series motherboard prices to compete for market share, although Intel has not yet officially announced the chipset,...

7 series motherboard

Taiwan market: Sandy Bridge notebooks expected to see 20% price drops at the end of March

Feb 23, 01:15

As Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processor is set to launch in the near future, retail channels in Taiwan reportedly expect to see a wave of price drops by the end of March or early April...

Ultrabook prices are expected to see drop soon

Acer expects double ultrabook shipments in 2Q12, improving gross margin each quarter

Feb 16, 01:25

Acer has announced results for 2011 with operating profit turning from losses to gains in the fourth quarter of 2011, while company chairman JT Wang pointed out that gross margin...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

Ultrabook prices to drop 20-30% in early March to April

Feb 14, 01:25

Prices of the existing ultrabooks are expected to see a 20-30% drop in early March to April to help digesting notebook vendors' inventories as Intel is set to announce its next-generation...

Ultrabook price is expected to drop 20-30%

Clevo expected to see bigger profits in 2012

Feb 14, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook and retail channel player Clevo, after achieving profit of more than NT$1 billion (US$33.89 million) in 2011 from its retail IT mall business in China, is aiming...

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    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Samsung 840-series SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new lineup of SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

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    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    SanDisk 32GB microSDHC card

    SanDisk has announced it will begin shipping what it claims is the world's highest-capacity removable memory card for mobile phones - 32GB SanDisk microSDHC card. SanDisk is mass...

    Photo: Company, Mar 24.

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    WD SiliconEdge Blue

    Western Digital (WD) has announced shipping its first consumer-oriented SSD with the new WD SiliconEdge 2.5-inch SSD family. WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs, in capacities up to 256GB,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 8.

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