Things did not go well
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth rumour that Asustek’s outsourcing deal with BYD and Wistron did not go down well.
Growing 20 percent
Gaming notebook shipments are expected to see their industry grow over 20 per cent in 2017.
ZenFone will be delayed
Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.
Sorting out suppliers
Asustek is choosing suppliers for its VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices so it can have its production start in the third quarter of 2017.
Killing partner’s profits
Nvidia’s Founders Edition graphics cards have angered its own partners who are complaining that the range is gutting their own profits.
Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst
Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.
No longer seeing growth in certain units
Since the first half of 2016, Asustek Computer has experienced a rapid decline of sales in its tablet businesses, while Gigabyte has not seen much profitability from its PC accessories unit.
Competition not harming us
Asustek says it is not concerned by an increase in the numbers of rivals trying to enter its gaming monitor turf.
Lower than expected results
Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.
Back to black
Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year. This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.