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  • Last update: Tuesday 14 October 2014 [181 news items]

Acer working with Panasonic on cloud computing battery management system

Oct 14, 15:27

Acer reportedly is cooperating with Panasonic to develop a battery management system for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunities,...

Acer BYOC platform

New battery and charging technologies required for 8 billion mobile devices in 2019, says ABI Research

Oct 9, 13:35

ABI Research forecasts that the installed base of mobile devices (smartphones, basic mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and notebooks) will reach eight billion by 2019, providing...

Simplo, Dynapack see revenue growth in September thanks to iPhone

Oct 7, 15:26

Battery maker Simplo Technology has announced revenues of NT$5.4 billion (US$177.3 million) for September 2014, up 7.85% on month and 1.66% on year, with combined revenues for the...

Simplo confident of earning paid-in capital for 2014

Aug 12, 20:26

Notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology is confident it will attain its target net profit equal to its paid-in capital for 2014, company chairman Raymond Sung said at an August...

Simplo, Dynapack see increased July revenues

Aug 6, 15:35

Notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology saw July consolidated revenues of NT$4.8 billion (US$160 million) rise 4.3% on month and 6.69% on year, while fellow maker Dynapack International...

Notebook cooling module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

Jul 25, 15:13

Notebook cooling module makers including Taiwan-based Chaun-Choung Technology and Japan-based Furukawa Electric, in view of the large potential demand for heat dissipation solutions...

Apple orders for new iPhones to benefit Taiwan component maker revenues but not gross margins

Jul 16, 14:34

Taiwan-based component makers are reducing the thickness of components including panels, chassis and battery packs for upcoming iPhones, and are facing technological difficulties...

Shipments of advanced battery cells reach 6.7 billion in 2013, says Navigant

Jul 4, 12:21

The advanced battery industry saw continued growth in 2013, as demand for batteries as an alternative means to power vehicles, grid management equipment, and devices increased in...

ProLogium Technology lands orders for high-energy density batteries

Jun 11, 15:27

Flexible printed circuit lithium-ceramic battery (FLCB) maker ProLogium Technology has obtained orders from a US-based smartphone vendor for FLCBs with high-energy density of 750-800W-hours/liter,...

ProLogium to release new FLCB in 2015

Taiwan battery module makers eye orders from China 4G base stations

Apr 14, 21:57

Taiwan-based battery module makers are looking to enter the supply chain of China's telecom carriers for backup battery orders for their 4G base stations. However, since the China...

Apple placing next-generation iPhone battery orders with Simplo and Desay

Mar 26, 21:45

Apple has reportedly placed its next-generation iPhone battery orders with only two suppliers: Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and China-based Shenzhen Desay Battery Technology. Dynapack,...

Apple pushing automated production

Mar 24, 13:37

Apple is planning to have its iPhone batteries fully manufactured on automated production lines in 2014 to reduce its manpower demand. The move is expected to trigger other brand...

China battery pack makers reportedly to enter iPad mini supply chain in 2H14

Feb 27, 15:07

Apple has reportedly invited China-based battery makers to join its iPad supply chain, and the makers will start supplying orders in the second half of 2014, according to sources...

Linear releases 80V buck-boost lead acid, lithium battery charging controller

Dec 4, 13:10

Linear Technology has announced the LT8490, a synchronous buck-boost battery charging controller for lead acid and lithium batteries, featuring automatic maximum power point tracking...

Electric cars to take 5-10 years to become standardized, say sources

Nov 5, 14:08

Electric cars may not have a chance to become standardized for another 5-10 years since the products are currently still facing several issues such as high prices, safety concerns...

Power Integrations unveils Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 charger reference design

Oct 22, 09:49

Power Integrations has introduced a reference design for a Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-enabled charger power supply. Launched earlier this year, the Quick Charge 2.0 protocol from Qualcomm...

Sysgration cooperates with Japan-based FDK

Oct 9, 14:12

PC peripheral and power supply device maker Sysgration on October 8 signed with Japan-based battery maker FDK for strategic-alliance cooperation to adopt FDK-developed Ni-MH batteries...

Makers see increasing 18650 lithium battery demand

Sep 23, 22:47

The price of the 18650 cylindrical lithium battery will have a chance to rise as demand from electric cars and cloud computing data centers have started to pick up recently, according...

Simplo eyeing the electric vehicle battery market

Sep 16, 12:16

As the notebook industry is seeing declining shipments, Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology is now eyeing the automobile, motorcycle and bicycle industries.

Nearly 6 billion portable battery cells to be shipped annually by 2023, says Navigant Research

Sep 13, 10:54

The explosion in portable devices, from consumer electronics to medical devices, has transformed many aspects of modern life. Until recently, however, the batteries that power these...

Lenovo introduces new ThinkPad ultrabooks

Sep 3, 19:52

Lenovo has announced new thinner and lighter additions to its ThinkPad portfolio. The ThinkPad T440s, T440 and X240 ultrabook notebooks are 20% thinner form factors, and have 45%...

Simplo expects more than 10% gross margins for 3Q13

Aug 5, 22:04

Taiwan-based notebook battery maker Simplo Technology expects its third-quarter gross margin to remain at 11%, about the same as that of the first half of the year and the company...

Simplo, Dynapack see decreasing gross margins due to production of single-cell battery packs

Jun 20, 21:44

Battery pack makers Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have extended production to single-cell battery packs for use in smartphones and tablets, but are facing...

Digitimes Research: Battery technologies regain focus as energy storage demand rises

May 13, 14:15

Demand for energy storage continues to rise and lithium-ion batteries are a common choice. However, due to prices, safety and energy storage, many substitutes such as lithium-sulfur...

Battery pack makers post mixed sequential growth in April revenues

May 7, 12:00

Taiwan-based notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology had consolidated revenues of NT$3.775 billion (US$127 million) for April increasing on month by 5.51%, while fellow makers...

Simplo sees decreased March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:59

Notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology has posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.578 billion (US$120 million) for March, down 3.51% on month and 19.19% on year. Consolidated...

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery packs for iPhone, say sources

Mar 27, 11:41

Apple, in a bid to hike yield rates and production efficiency through competition, has selected Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology to join the iPhone...

Simplo and Dynapack to join iPhone supply chain

Simplo, Coxon profitability increases due to adjusted product mixes and automation

Mar 25, 10:19

Taiwan-based notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology and component maker Coxon Precise Industrial have increased profitability through adjusting product lines and hiking automation...

Simplo reports 2012 EPS of NT$10.71

Mar 22, 15:15

Battery pack maker Simplo Technology reported fourth-quarter 2012 financial performance with revenues reaching NT$16.62 billion (US$556 million). The firm reported gross profits of...

Notebook battery makers see decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 11:24

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack international Technology and Celxpert Energy have reported decreased consolidated revenues for February.

Alta devices develops new generation solar cell technology for use in products such as tablets and smartphones

Mar 5, 14:04

Alta Devices has disclosed that it has reached 30.8% solar cell efficiency. This new NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) verified record has resulted from the company's first...

Digitimes Research: Used automobile lithium batteries could store renewable energy

Jan 24, 14:54

US-based automobile maker GM has been conducting R&D with professionals in different industries on the possibility of storing energy on used automobile lithium batteries.

Acquiring Sony battery biz will help Foxconn strengthen vertical integration

Nov 30, 15:15

As reports have recently been circulating that Sony is looking to sell its battery business, rumors have pointed to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and China-based...

Intel to promote Haswell platform at IDF San Francisco

Sep 6, 01:15

Intel is set to host its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco from September 11-13 and the company expects more than 4,000 IT industry-related visitors to participate at the...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

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