Company needs to beat the 18 million it sold last year
Asustek Computer, the world’s fourth largest PC vendor by unit sales, managed to ship just 4.2 million notebooks in the first quarter of 2017, though its profits continued to remain strong thanks to higher average selling prices (ASPs), according to sources in the upstream supply chain.
Microsoft's partnership with Citrix continues to expand
Earlier this month, expert Windows author and columnist Ed Bott recently pointed out that Microsoft is preparing to unleash “big changes” to the way the world’s most popular OS can be deployed to devices and systems very soon.
Still up 18 percent over February following iPhone order cuts
Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturer and third largest technology company by revenue, reported consolidated revenues of NT$341.69 billion in March 2017, an increase of nearly 18 percent over February and nearly 2 percent year-over-year.
Component shortages, exchange rates creating concerns for revenue
According to the latest Far East reports, Asustek is expected to experience a weak second quarter due to difficulties with its next-generation smartphones entering mass production, along with component shortages that continue to create rising cost pressure.
Companies expected to maintain a collaborative relationship
In a matter proceeding from the result of “regulatory headwinds” by Chinese regulators, LeEco has announced that it no longer intends to buy Irvine-based Vizio.
Seeks boost in performance, development and affordability of AI products
Last week, Intel said that it would begin collaborating with Japan based Preferred Networks (PFN) on the development of a Python-based deep learning framework to boost the performance, development and affordability of AI applications on the market.
OLED market share increases to 40 percent this year
Organic light emitting diode panels in the smartphone market are expected to surpass LCD panels by 2018, according to LG Display senior executives during a keynote speech at Finetech Japan 2017 last week.
Cracking down on bad actors uploading existing content
YouTube has announced a sweeping change to its partner program on Thursday that will prevent content creators from receiving financial compensation until they hit at least 10,000 lifetime views on their channels, according to a company blog post.
With a price close to five figures
On Thursday, Acer Taiwan officially released the latest design in its line of professional gaming notebook products, this time without holding back any strings on screen size or portability.
Company seeks to increase focus on high-margin components
Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract manufacturer and third largest technology company by revenue, reported net profits of NT$68.766 billion ($2.17 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2016, its highest ever quarterly level since being founded in February 1974.