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  • Last update: Monday 2 December 2013 [60 news items]

Nike to launch new smartwatch in 1H14

Dec 2, 16:11

Following the release of the Nike+Sportwatch and Fuelband SE smartwatch in 2013, Nike plans to launch a new smartwatch in the first half of 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's...

Flextronics lands 90% of Xbox One orders, leaving Foxconn the rest

Sep 4, 21:04

Singapore-based Flextronics has reportedly landed about 90% of Xbox One orders from Microsoft with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) acquiring the remaining 10%, according...

HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market

Sep 2, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...

JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS

May 2, 12:20

China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...

Motorola likely to bid farewell to Taiwan handset ODMs after Google sells plants to Flextronics

Dec 17, 13:01

The partnerships between Motorola Mobility and Taiwan-based handset ODMs such as Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) will begin to fade away, as Google, the parent company of Motorola,...

RIM restructuring supply chain; Wistron may benefit, say sources

Jun 20, 14:10

Wistron as well as Jabil and Flextronics International will have a chance to receive more smartphone orders from Research in Motion (RIM), as the Canada-based smartphone vendor is...

Asia Optical reorganizing joint venture

May 17, 14:03

Asia Optical, a Taiwan-based maker of optical lens modules and digital cameras, is readjusting the organization of AOF Imaging Technology, its joint venture with Singapore-based Flextronics...

Digitimes Research: Smaller first-tier notebook brands to achieve strong performance in 2012

Nov 8, 16:03

Despite that the global notebook market will remain in the doldrums, several smaller first-tier brands are expected to achieve shipment growth in 2011, and will continue to maintain...

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Flextronics R&D team recruited by Compal, Wistron

Jun 28, 01:25

With Electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Flextronics recently exiting the notebook manufacturing industry, the company's notebook R&D team was soon being recruited...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Flextronics hints at withdrawal from OEM notebook market

May 20, 01:00

Flextronics International will probably not tender bids to win OEM notebook orders in 2012 and beyond due to low margins, company CEO Mike McNamara indicated during a recent global...

Contract makers face stagnant growth in handsets, IHS iSuppli says

May 12, 10:48

The impact of the recession combined with rising sales of smartphones will deal a setback to contract manufacturers in the global handset market, limiting the companies to less than...

Flextronics reportedly laying off employees in Taiwan

Feb 25, 01:45

Flextronics International has reportedly laid off some of its staff working in the desktop and all-in-one (AIO) PC units of its plant in Taiwan due to lower-than-expected performance...

HP switches netbook orders from Flextronics to Quanta

Jan 21, 01:15

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has switched some of its netbook orders for the second half of 2011 placed with EMS firm Flextronics International back to Quanta Computer. Quanta is expected...

Flextronics considering investment in Henan, China, says report

Jan 19, 17:05

EMS provider Flextronics has recently paid a visit to Henan province in China and expressed its willingness to make investment in the area, according to a Chinese-language Chinanews.com...

Digital camera maker Asia Optical targets 35% growth in 2011 revenues

Jan 17, 14:19

Asia Optical expects its digital camera shipments to reach 10 million in 2011, with consolidated revenues to increase 35% sequentially from last year's NT$24.61 billion (US$769 million),...

CES 2011: Lenovo showcasing new all-in-one PCs

Jan 6, 02:05

Lenovo will showcase four new IdeaCentre all-in-one PCs, targeting the home-use market, at CES 2011.

Notebook industry outlook for 2011

Oct 26, 16:17

Global notebook brand vendors have recently finished their order distributions for 2011 with total volumes surpassing 200 million units, while Taiwan-based makers have landed more...

Flextronics expands operations in China

Oct 15, 02:00

Flextronics on October 14 held a ceremony to celebrate the launch of its newest Flextronics Computing facility, which is located in Wuzhong, China. This new computing-focused campus...

Inventec, Flextronics reportedly considering merger, but both companies refute rumor

Sep 21, 01:40

Both Inventec and Flextronics have refuted market rumors that the two are in talks for a merger stating that the rumors are purely market speculation.

Flextronics provides pay hike in southern China

Sep 1, 17:08

Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International has raised basic wages for employees at its production base in Zhuhai, southern China, from an average of 960 yuan (US$141)...

Flextronics expected to ship 12-15 million notebooks in 2011, say sources

Aug 27, 15:11

EMS provider Flextronics International is expected to see its notebook orders in 2011 increase from only six million units in 2010 to 12-15 million in 2011, according to market sou...

Wistron, Compal still top-2 notebook suppliers for Dell in 2011; Foxconn advances to third

Jul 22, 14:29

Dell has recently completed its notebook order distribution for 2011 with Wistron and Compal Electronics the top-two suppliers, receiving 10-11 million and 7-8 million units. Meanwhile,...

Foxconn becomes the second-largest notebook supplier of HP in 2011

Jul 19, 12:01

With first-tier notebook brand Hewlett-Packard (HP) getting close to finalizing its notebook outsourcing plans for 2011, sources from notebook players pointed out that the volume...

EMS providers bid to challenge ODM hegemony in mobile PCs, says iSuppli

Jul 14, 16:44

Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers are set to make inroads into the dominant position of ODMs in the mobile PC market, with the EMS share of shipments projected to...

Foxconn and Flextronics to begin shipping Project Natal to Microsoft in August

Jun 11, 15:14

Electronic manufacturing service (EMS) providers Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Flextronics International are expected to start shipping Project Natal devices...

Flextronics sets up annual capacity for 15 million notebooks

May 11, 14:27

Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International has established an annual production capacity of 15 million notebooks in China and has reserved some space at the production...

Asustek seeking third notebook ODM/OEM between Flextronics and Quanta

May 5, 15:57

Asustek Computer is seeking a third notebook manufacturing partner in addition to Pegatron Technology and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), with Singapore-based Flextronics...

SunPower-Flextronics deal presages boom in solar panel contract manufacturing, says iSuppli

Apr 26, 11:47

Thursday's announced deal between SunPower Corp and Flextronics International represents the early stages of a boom in solar panel contract manufacturing driven by a rapid expansion...

Flextronics southern China production site expects double-digit growth in 2010

Mar 18, 10:22

Singapore-based EMS provider Flextronics International expects its production site in Zhuhai, southern China - the largest of the company's production bases around the world - to...

Compal said to have turned down Asustek notebook orders due to Acer

Feb 8, 15:01

Asustek Computer was said to have planned to outsource notebooks to Compal Electronics, but the orders were suddenly turned down by the maker due to Acer, according to sources from...

Flextronics aims to double PC shipments in 2010

Jan 29, 14:25

Flextronics is aiming to double its PC shipments in 2010, according to Sean Burke, president of Flextronics Computing.

Flextronics lands 2 million netbook order from HP for 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 7, 16:53

Flextronics has recently landed orders for two million netbooks from Hewlett-Packard (HP) for 2010 through the vendor's e-bidding system with a manufacturing quote of US$45 for each...

Foxconn may land LCD TV orders from Sony Spain

Newswatch - Nov 24, 16:23

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) may land LCD TV outsourcing orders from Sony plant in Spain, according to a Chinese language Economic Daily News (EDN) rep...

Flextronics aims to become first-tier notebook maker

Oct 23, 17:02

Flextronics International aims to become one of the top three notebook makers worldwide, according to Sean Burke, president of Flextronics Computing and Peter Chu, general manager...

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