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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...

China solar module exports to Southeast Asia rising, says report

Nov 10, 13:02

The Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) said recently it would accelerate the development of renewable energy projects, emphasizing the importance of producing energy locally to...

White-box vendors under competitive pressure from brand vendors in tablet with phone function market

Sep 5, 15:29

Some China-based white-box vendors launched tablets with built-in 3G modules to allow voice communications, in China and Southeast Asia in early 2014 and saw good sales performance,...

Taiwan supply chains show optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors

Sep 4, 14:22

Taiwan supply chains are showing optimism about orders from China-based handset vendors as they are making attempts to further expand into markets throughout Southeast Asia, as well...

Digitimes Research: Replacement demand for low-cost smartphones growing in Southeast Asia

Aug 22, 14:18

Since the penetration rates of 3G/4G smartphones in most Southeast Asian countries, including Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam, are currently hovering around 20%, there will...

Digitimes Research: Japan seeing increased exports to ASEAN

Jul 1, 11:58

Trading activities between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are growing rapidly with the two sides' import and export values both exceeding US$100 billion...

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia looks to strong replacement demand for smartphones

Jun 16, 15:56

The ratio of 3G/4G subscribers to total mobile phone users in Southeast Asia remains relatively low despite the fact that most countries in the region have already set up their 3G...

Inventec to launch cloud computing-based storage solutions in Southeast Asia

Mar 13, 16:12

Inventec will launch cloud computing-based storage solutions for SMBs in the Southeast Asia market in the third quarter of 2014 through cooperation with the Taiwan government-sponsored...

Asustek to start marketing ZenFone smartphones in March

Feb 10, 12:17

Asustek Computer has set a priority to ramp up its smartphone shipments in 2014 and will start marketing its Intel-based entry-level ZenFone series in China, Southeast Asia and other...

Acer to donate PCs to Myanmar

Oct 23, 13:41

In order to strengthen its presence in the Myanmar market, Acer will have the Acer Foundation donate PCs to the country through an APEC Digital Opportunity Center (ADOC) Project led...

Southeast Asia major domestic appliances segment generates US$3.4 billion in 1H13, says GfK

Sep 3, 20:05

Consumers in the Southeast Asia region, which is made up largely of emerging markets, are hungry for large appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and...

Arbor Technology to tap Southeast Asia market

May 7, 19:52

Arbor Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of embedded and industrial computing devices, will extend focus marketing from the North America market currently to Southeast Asia specifically...

Acer to focus smartphone marketing in Europe, Southeast Asia in 2013

Apr 26, 15:38

Viewing that its brand awareness for smartphones is not as global as for PCs, Acer will focus its marketing on Europe and Southeast Asia in 2013.

Southeast Asia potential market for Taiwan-based Internet service providers, says Google Taiwan head

Apr 18, 13:38

As the population is large and Internet services as well as use of smartphones and other mobile terminal devices are growing rapidly in Southeast Asia, while there are relatively...

Foxconn subsidiary enters Southeast Asia countries with Sharp smartphones

Jan 29, 11:59

Commtiva Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) that handles the parent company's business and product cooperation with Sharp, recently hosted...

Google Taiwan head recommends Taiwan ODMs cooperate with telecom carriers in Southeast Asia for marketing Chromebooks

Dec 4, 14:08

As sales prices for Chromebooks have fallen to a low level and Chrome browser is increasingly popular in the Southeast Asia market, Taiwan-based ODMs are recommended to directly cooperate...

Posiflex expects China, Southeast Asia markets to drive growth in 2013 revenues

Nov 27, 15:34

Taiwan-based POS (point of sale/service) terminal device and peripheral maker Posiflex Technology expects the China and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) markets to be...

FIH, Sharp to jointly develop smartphone markets in Southeast Asia, say sources

Nov 23, 15:05

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will continue its cooperation with Sharp in the development of smartphones, and the two firms will shift their focus to promote sales in Southeas...

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia solar markets need subsidies to stimulate growth

Nov 8, 20:25

Countries in Southeast Asia such as Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines have sufficient sunlight hours which is suitable to develop a strong solar market.

TV vendors focus more on Southeast Asia markets

Nov 8, 15:40

TV vendors that are not China-based are aiming to develop their products more in Southeast Asia, as the vendors are having difficulties increasing their market share in China, according...

Thailand and Indonesia to drive Southeast Asia solar market, says IMS Research

Nov 2, 11:03

Total cumulative solar installations in Southeast Asia are forecast to reach almost 5GW by 2016, according to IMS Research. By conducting analysis on the solar markets in Thailand,...

Taiwan market: Acer prices new Cedar Trail netbook below NT$10,000

Feb 21, 01:10

Notebook vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Toshiba have all already started selling their latest Cedar Trail-based netbooks...

TCloud Computing to tap Southeast Asia market

Jan 9, 12:06

TCloud Computing, a cloud computing application R&D company wholly owned by Taiwan-based information security software solution and service provider Trend Micro, has scored points...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

MediaTek announces investment in Spice Digital

Stockwatch - Aug 1, 11:53

MediaTek has announced that it will invest US$20 million in Spice Digital, an India-based mobile value added service (VAS) company with presences in close to 20 countries.

International smartphone vendors face competition from local brands in Southeast Asia

Jun 22, 14:42

With sales ratios of smartphones to total handset sales in some markets in the Southeast Asia region expecting to grow about from 10% currently to 40-50% in the next 3-5 years, the...

Smartphones to boom in Southeast Asia, says Canalys

Jun 20, 16:47

About 106 million mobile phones are expected to ship in Southeast Asia in 2011, up 19% from the 90 million units shipped last year, according to Canalys. Driveny primarily by smartphone...

Acer notebook shipments in retail channel expected to surpass 3 million in June

Jun 14, 01:25

Acer's notebook shipments in the retail channel are expected to surpass three million units in June and if the company's upstream partners such as Compal Electronics, Wistron and...

Growing demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules in Southeast Asia, but the pressure to cut quotes is high

May 5, 11:52

Demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules is growing significantly in the Southeast Asia region including the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, but potential clients are asking for low...

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...

MediaTek expects little impact from Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 01:00

IC design house MediaTek on March 15 said that the recent earthquake offshore of Japan will not affect the company's operations. Forecasts of first-quarter revenues remain at NT$19.5-21...

Nokia represents half of mobile game downloads on Djuzz gaming portal, says BuzzCity executive

Jan 20, 11:07

Although local white-box devices made an impact in the last quarter of 2010, Nokia still accounted for 49% of the mobile game downloads from Djuzz, a gaming portal under mobile media...

Sunwell expands sales to South and Southeast Asia

Dec 1, 16:08

Thin-film solar module maker Sunwell Technology is aiming to expand sales distribution to South and Southeast Asia markets. The company will sign a 20MWp supply contract with South...

First-tier notebook brands target emerging markets to clear inventory

Nov 16, 01:40

First-tier notebook brands have recently started digesting their Calpella- and Montevina-based notebook inventory, selling them mainly to emerging markets such as Latin America, Southeast...

Yosun consolidated revenues up 46% on month in September 2010

Oct 7, 16:40

Taiwan-based IC distributor Yosun Industrial has announced consolidated revenues of NT$13.68 billion (US$45 million) for September 2010, up 45.9% on month. The company attributed...

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

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