The world's largest contract laptop computer maker shipped over 2 million notebook computers in the month of January, an all-time high for a single month, due to strong orders ahead of the launch of Microsoft Windows Vista, the company's president said Friday.
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Families with new high definition (HD) video camcorders and news anchors being broadcast in HD have already discovered just how revealing the picture quality is.
Asustek Computer plans to launch two motherboards complete with phone jacks able to turn common household telephones into Internet phones using Skype's popular VOIP software.
The first US$100 laptop PCs for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program will roll off production lines by the end of this year, and mass production will start in the first quarter of 2007, Quanta Computer said Tuesday.
The US$100 (NZ$151) laptop PC at the heart of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative aimed at school children in developing countries will start rolling off production lines in the second quarter of next year.
Telstra has paid US$254 million (NZ$386 million) for a controlling stake in SouFun Holdings Limited, which runs one of China's largest real-estate and home improvement websites.
Simplo Technology has already won orders for around 400,000 new notebook PC batteries from Dell amid that company's massive battery recall prompted by fires in several laptops.
Taiwan’s state-controlled telco plans to invest NT$100 billion (NZ$5 billion) over the next five years to upgrade its network and further develop applications and services based on Web 2.0, a spokeswoman says.
Semiconductor sales grew 9.4% year-over-year in May, fueled by strong demand for mobile phones and consumer electronics, says the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Worldwide growth in chip revenue could be higher than originally expected this year due to strong demand and an increase in the number of chips used in various electronics products, says World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS).
Acer, the world's third largest PC company, has withdrawn its representative from the board of directors at BenQ so each company can focus on its own brand name and to avoid conflict over their competing businesses.
Carly Fiorina, the former chairman and chief executive officer of HP, has joined the board of directors at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing as an independent member.
China's largest computer vendor on Wednesday said it agreed to buy out its joint venture partner's stake in Lenovo Mobile Communication Technology because of the handset manufacturer's strong performance this year and its improving market share.
Lenovo Group nabbed an executive from Dell to replace the chief executive officer it gained from IBM after it purchased that company's PC division earlier this year.
A deal between Google and America Online would be "disastrous" if it means the popular Internet property won't be able to seek mergers or business deals with other companies, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said in an open letter to the board of directors of Time Warner.