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.
In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.
Four milllion this year
MSI is laughing all the way to the bank because of rising game notebook sales.
Blame Boris, Grove and Farage
UK Asustek customers will have to pay more for their hardware after the Brexit vote decimated the pound.
Decline and fall
Fifteen years ago, the motherboard industry was a buoyant place to be but it looks as if the glory days are all over now.
Motherboards don't stand for comfort any more
Asustek is shifting its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products after seeing that motherboards and graphics are going to suffer for a good long while.