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  • Last update: Wednesday 23 September 2015 [195 news items]

Sysgration lands OEM orders for automotive battery modules from China

Newswatch - Sep 23, 11:54

Sysgration has obtained OEM orders for 8,000 battery modules worth NT$800 million (US$24.4 million) from a new energy vehicle maker based in northern China, with shipments to begin...

Simplo expects 4% growth in 3Q15

Aug 13, 12:26

Battery module maker Simplo Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$15.65 billion (US$489.28 million), net profits of NT$745 million and EPS of NT$2.34 for the second...

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery modules for use in new Surface, say Taiwan makers

Jul 21, 22:01

Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have landed orders for battery modules for use in new Surface devices to be launched by Microsoft in the third quarter, according...

Wei Chi Energy, APPSRC co-develop hybrid battery system for electric vehicles

Jul 1, 12:17

Battery maker Wei Chi Energy Technology and Advanced Propulsion and Power System Research Center (APPSRC) of Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University have co-developed a hybrid battery...

An electric car equipped with a hybrid battery system

LG Chem to mass produce hexagonal battery for smartwatches

Jun 29, 15:26

LG Chem has developed a hexagonal battery for use in smartwatches, a move that will allow for 25% more energy efficiency than a rectangular battery, according to various Korea media...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches new flagship Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet

May 28, 13:48

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3+ in London, the UK and has also hosted a launch conference in Taiwan.

Sony Mobile Xperia Z3+

Simplo under pressure in competition for next-generation iPhone battery orders

May 26, 12:30

Taiwan-based Simplo Technology is coming under strong pressure from China makers in competition for Apple's battery orders for the next-generation iPhone, according to industry sou...

Simplo pushing new businesses

Mar 31, 15:35

Notebook battery maker Simplo Technology is preparing to enter the automation and Internet of Things (IoT) industries in 2015 and is developing a smart robotic arm that will be installed...

Cylindrical battery demand to see 32% increase in demand during 2015, says firm

Mar 11, 20:49

Cylindrical battery demand will see an on-year increase of 32% from 882 million in 2014 to 1.171 billion units in 2015, according to EnergyTrend.

Sysgration lands orders for electric bus-use battery modules from CSR

Mar 3, 20:50

Sysgration has obtained orders for battery modules for use in 500 electric buses from China-based maker CSR, with each module priced at CNY750,000 (US$119,590) and shipments to begin...

Simplo, Dynapack reportedly to supply batteries for Microsoft products

Nov 10, 21:32

Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology and Dynapack reportedly have successfully entered Microsoft's supply chain with Simplo having landed most of the battery orders for the...

Battery material supplier Aleees reports strong on-year revenue gains for October

Nov 5, 15:34

Taiwan-based electric bus (e-bus) and lithium ferrous phosphate cathode material maker Aleees has reported revenues of NT$89 million (US$2.92 million) for October 2014, down 5% sequentially...

Plug-in electric vehicles expected to make up 2.4% of global light-duty vehicle sales by 2023, says Navigant

Oct 23, 14:53

The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs), which includes hybrids (HEVs), plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), and battery electric vehicles (BEVs), is a small but growing part...

Taiwan Li-ion battery makers look to data center applications

Oct 21, 22:31

Taiwan-based Li-ion battery module makers, in view of weak global demand for notebooks and slow growth in tablet sales, are looking to new business opportunities from data center...

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%...

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    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Intel sixth-generation Core processor

    Intel has introduced the sixth-generation Core processor family for a range of device designs - from the ultra-mobile compute stick, to 2-in-1s and high-definition all-in-one desktops,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 3.

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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