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EU fines Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer $130M for online price fixing

By | antitrust, asus, Boston Acoustics, Competition, competition law, consumer electronics, Denon & Marantz, eCommerce, Europe, european union, Gadgets, Hardware, Marantz, Margrethe Vestager, Philips, price - fixing, Pricing

The European Union’s antitrust authorities have issued a series of penalties, fining consumer electronics companies Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer more than €110 million (~$130M) in four separate decisions for imposing fixed or minimum resale prices on their online retailers in breach of EU competition rules. It says the four companies engaged in so called […]

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ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touchscreen instead of a touchpad

By | asus, Computex, Gadgets, laptops, taiwan, TC

The ASUS event today at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan had three main hooks: health, ergonomics and, most importantly, second screens. The headliner was the premium ZenBook Pro 14 and 15 (pictured above), the latest versions of ASUS’ premium notebook that feature a touchscreen where the touchpad would usually be Meant to increase the laptops’ multitasking […]

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ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining

By | asus, Asus Eee, Computer Hardware, computing, Gadgets, GUI, motherboard, North America, nvidia ion, PCI Express, taipei, TC, video card

Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically-designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in Bitcoin and little else. Asus, a motherboard maker of some renown, is now helping bridge the gap. The H370 Mining Master is a basic motherboard that supports 20 […]

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