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Lenovo looking for help from Taiwan server players

Aug 25, 21:46

Following its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is looking to establish partnerships with Taiwan-based server players such as Quanta Computer, Mitac International and...

China market: x86 server shipments up 22.9% in 1Q14, says IDC

Jun 17, 15:23

Shipments of x86 servers in the China market during the first quarter of 2014 totaled 350,000 units, up 22.9% on year. Meanwhile, factory revenues of x86 servers during the quarter...

ARM to see pricing advantages against Intel in micro-server industry

Mar 10, 21:21

With AMD ready to release an ARM-based server platform in the fourth quarter, sources from server players expect micro-server products based on the platform to have advantages in...

Inventec lands smartphone orders from Sony Mobile, x86 server orders from Lenovo, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 10:47

Inventec has landed smartphone orders from Sony Mobile Communications as well as x86 server orders from Lenovo, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report.

VIA reportedly moving x86 CPU resources to new joint venture in China

Feb 19, 22:09

VIA Technologies is rumored to have started shifting its x86 CPU technologies and related personnel to its newly formed IC design joint venture with a China government-owned investment...

Commentary: Is time ripe for Lenovo to acquire IBM x86 server business?

Jan 27, 12:29

Lenovo has signed a definitive agreement with IBM for the acquisition of IBM's x86 server hardware and maintenance business for US$2.3 billion. It is an important step for Lenovo...

Lenovo to buy IBM x86 server business for US$2.3 billion

Jan 24, 11:09

Lenovo and IBM have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to acquire IBM's x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers...

MEA x86 server market enjoys strong growth in 3Q13, says IDC

Jan 8, 13:58

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) x86 server market played host to significant on-year growth in the third quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The MEA x86 server market expanded 9.9%...

Embedded players see great potential in ARM systems

Sep 26, 14:25

Taiwan-based embedded product makers such as Advantech, Adlink Technology, IEI Integration, Avalue Technology and Ibase Technology have started placing more resources on developing...

IBM to invest US$1 billion to develop x86 server products over next 3 years

Sep 11, 21:49

IBM is planning to invest US$1 billion to strengthen and improve its System x product line hoping to grab future business opportunities in the high-density server market, according...

Growth for China x86 server market slows in 1Q13, says IDC

Jul 22, 16:05

IDC has revealed that the total shipments of X86 servers in China reached nearly 286,000 units in the first quarter of 2013, indicating a mild market growth of 3.9% on year.

Make good products and growth will come naturally: Q&A with Gigabyte notebook team

Jun 5, 11:56

Despite being one of the market leaders in the motherboard and graphics card industries, Gigabyte Technology is relatively unknown as a notebook player. Digitimes recently sat down...

Richard Ma

AMD falls to 4th rank MPU supplier in 2012, says IC Insights

May 21, 15:54

A slowdown in notebook and desktop PC purchases coupled with strong growth in smartphones and tablets knocked AMD down to fourth place in microprocessor (MPU) sales in 2012 from second,...

China market: Over 310,000 x86 servers shipped in 2Q12, says IDC

Nov 2, 12:09

There were 316,000 x86 servers shipped in the China market during the second quarter of 2012, increasing by 5.6% on year. Of the shipments, 26,700 were 4-way units, up 33% on-year,...

AMD to bridge x86 and ARM processors for data centers

Oct 30, 11:05

AMD has announced that it will design 64-bit ARM technology-based processors in addition to its x86 processors for multiple markets, starting with cloud and data center servers. AMD's...

Supply chain estimates x86 Surface Price at US$500-700 and RT below US$399

Sep 18, 01:30

Microsoft's own-brand Surface tablets are expected to launch at the end of October with the related supply chain players estimating that the Surface RT's hardware cost is at around...

Windows 8 tablet PCs expected to be launched in October, say Taiwan makers

Mar 21, 01:00

In line with Microsoft's release of Windows 8 in September-October, first-tier vendors including Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer are developing x86-based...

Windows 8

Notebook players pessimistic about ability of Ice Cream Sandwich to defeat iOS

Sep 22, 01:30

Notebook players, seeing that first-tier brand vendors such as RIM, Motorola and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all backing away from the tablet PC bandwagon, are turning pessimistic about...

AMD sets to deliver next generation x86 platforms for Windows 8

Sep 14, 17:02

AMD has announced that it has created drivers to enable support for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system on AMD-based tablets, netbooks, PCs and servers. Continuing a long history...

ARM to have big slice of notebook market in 2015, says IHS

Jul 19, 10:38

After more than 30 years of domination by a single microarchitecture - Intel's X86 - the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition with shipments of...

NPC to ramp up CPU-use FC substrate output

May 20, 01:10

Nan Ya PCB (NPC) will be able to grow its output of flip-chip (FC) substrates for Intel's x86 CPUs later in the second quarter of 2011, on the strength of improved yields, according...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

CES 2011: Microsoft announces support of SoC architectures for next-generation Windows

Jan 6, 14:41

Microsoft has announced at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011, that the next version of Windows will support system on a chip (SoC) architectures, including ARM-based systems from...

Steven Sinofsky, president, Microsoft Windows and Windows Live Division, announces the next version

x86-based digital media players to see rise in IPTV market

Dec 16, 16:49

As demand for digital media player devices from hotels and shopping malls in China is rising quickly plus x86-based digital media players are gradually replacing system-on-a-chip-based...

Netbook shipments of Taiwan-based vendors from 2007-2010

Oct 31, 16:41

Netbooks are low-cost notebooks with screen sizes below 10-inch mainly designed for Internet usage. Devices adopt either a solid state drive (SSD) or traditional hard drive and typically...

Adoption by Intel makes digital controllers mainstream technology, says Petrov Group

Oct 29, 10:37

The next generation of Intel's power architecture, VR12, to be introduced in the third quarter of 2011 represents a watershed industry event, according to Boris Petrov, managing director...

Intel takes central role in embedded space: Q&A with Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia

Oct 27, 17:00

With the PC market reaching a mature stage, Intel is giving more attention to new market segments to help drive growth. One area the chip giant and its partners see as having strong...

Michael Chen, managing director, Intel Microelectronics Asia

VIA expects to benefit from Intel lawsuit, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 11, 16:42

VIA Technologies recently noted that Intel's settlement with the US fair trade commission (FTC) will allow the company's x86 patent contract with Intel to be extended for another...

ARM-based CPUs will overtake x86 in ultra-mobiles in 2013, says ABI Research

Jan 22, 16:30

While an estimated 90% of ultra-mobile Devices (UMDs) shipped in 2009 were based on an x86 processor architecture, the introduction of ARM-based systems introduces greater choice...

Asustek aims to increase revenues by about 30% in 2010

Oct 30, 16:57

Asustek Computer expects that its 2010 revenues will have a chance to approach NT$300 billion (US$9.23 billion), which would represent on-year growth of about 30%. The company is...

Motherboard makers pessimistic about new CPU force from Japan

Sep 8, 15:33

Taiwan-based motherboard makers hold a pessimistic attitude toward recent news that several Japan-based semiconductor players plan to form alliance to develop a new CPU architecture...

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Competition for high-growth mobile chip market escalating in 2009, says In-Stat

Aug 19, 17:04

The battle for the fast-growing mobile semiconductor market will intensify in late 2009 with the introduction of new processors from each camp - ARM and x86, reports In-Stat. Intel...

Intel x86 CPU market share rose to 80% in 2Q09

Aug 10, 11:50

Intel's share of the x86 CPU market rose to 80.5% in the second quarter of 2009, up from 78.2% in the first, thanks to price cuts for its desktop CPUs and the recovery of some CPU...

Nvidia's 5-year plan coming to fruition as GPU compute goes mainstream, Q&A with Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing

Jun 2, 11:55

Nvidia built its name around satisfying PC gamers' desire for better graphics, higher resolutions, and higher frame rates, from one GPU generation to the next. But around five years...

Ujesh Desai, vice president of product marketing, Nvidia

AMD introduces new quad-core server processors

Apr 23, 14:49

AMD has introduced the 45nm quad-core AMD Opteron EE processor, a 40W average CPU power (ACP) processor designed for dense data center environments such as those built for cloud computing...

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  • TSMC to spend NT$718.74 billion purchasing equipment

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  • Lite-On Semi rolls out new full bridge rectifier diodes

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  • PCB makers to see HDI board lines running at full capacity till year-end 2014

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  • Pegatron component subsidiary Asuspower to acquire production equipment sets

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  • Asustek aiming to achieve 15% on-year PC shipment growth; to push gaming notebooks for gross margins

    Before Going to Press | 6h 7min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit growth rate to top 37.5% in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Korea vendors still hold prospects for OLED TVs

    Before Going to Press | 7h 17min ago

  • Supply chains see orders from Motorola Mobility until 4Q14

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  • NCC approves Vibo Telecom merger with Taiwan Star Cellular

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  • Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan

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    Nvidia NVLink technology

    Nvidia has announced that it plans to integrate a high-speed interconnect, called NVLink into its future GPUs, enabling GPUs and CPUs to share data five to 12 times faster than they...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

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    VIA dual-core Nano X2 E-series processors

    VIA Technologies has unveiled its new family of low power dual-core VIA Nano X2 series processors at the Embedded System Conference (ESC), held at the McEnery Convention Center, San...

    Photo: Company, May 3.

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    CES 2011: Asustek Eee Slate EP121

    Asustek Computer introduced its new tablet PC, the Eee Slate, at its pre-CES 2011 conference in the US. The Eee Slate EP121 is equipped with Intel Core i5 processor and Microsoft...

    Photo: Company, Jan 12.

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    AMD Opteron 6000 series processor

    AMD has announced availability of a new server platform, the AMD Opteron 6000 series, featuring eight- and 12-core x86 processor for the high-volume 2P and value 4P server market,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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    VIA Mobile ITX form factor-based motherboard

    VIA Technologies has announced Mobile-ITX, the latest VIA-developed open form factor specification for the creation of ultra-compact and portable embedded devices. Mobile-ITX defines...

    Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Dec 4.

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