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.
Nvidia's big names making big cash
Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.
Likely to make five million target by the end of the year
MSI has shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year.