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Gigabyte sees growth in March revenues

Apr 9, 13:50

Gigabyte Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.43 billion (US$147.54 million) for March, up 30.3% on month and 8.96% on year, while revenues reached NT$12.4 billion...

Commentary: Labor shortages, rising wages in China push notebook component firms toward automation

Apr 1, 11:10

China continues to increase minimum wages but labor shortages along the coast continue sending the notebook supply chain moving inward to central China. The lack of labor is notebook...

Arbor Technology expects growing revenues from medical applications

Mar 29, 13:56

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) firm Arbor Technology has reported that revenues from medical applications accounted for 38% of total revenues in 2012. According to company CEO,...

Inventec sees clients asking to place server orders directly

Mar 28, 12:27

As placing orders directly to ODMs is gradually becoming a trend among large Internet players, Inventec has revealed that a few clients have been asking about directly placing orders,...

Wistron, Inventec post profits for 2012

Mar 27, 12:19

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$657.84 billion (US$22.26 billion), gross margin of 4.85%, net operating profit of NT$8.22 billion, net profit of NT$6.67 billion,...

Embedded system makers eyeing medical applications

Mar 26, 14:05

Taiwan-based embedded system makers such as Advantech, ICP Electronics, Arbor Technology, Avalue Technology, and Unitech have been aggressive in developing the medical application...

Brand vendors cautious about Microsoft when it comes to hardware design

Mar 25, 22:46

Notebook brand vendors have turned cautious about revealing their new products' industrial designs for next-generation Windows as they are concerned that Microsoft may use their designs...

Acer, Asustek, Lenovo to participate in next-generation Windows development

Mar 25, 22:19

Microsoft has recently finished the preparation for its integrated development program (IDP) for the next-generation Windows operating system and several brand vendors including Acer,...

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

TPV announces 2012 financial results

Mar 25, 16:05

LCD display OEM TPV Technology has announced that its 2012 comprehensive income amounted to US$12 billion, up 8.5% on year.

FIH posts heavy losses in 2012

Mar 25, 12:23

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-based handset arm of Foxconn Electronics, has reported net losses of US$316 million or US$0.043 per share on revenues of US$5.24...

Commentary: Foxconn does not need Sharp Mexico plant

Mar 22, 16:29

According to Japan-based media, Sharp originally wanted to sell its LCD TV plant in Mexico to Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), and the negotiation was...

Pegatron to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$1.50

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:30

Pegatron Technology will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$1.50 for 2012, according to a decision made by the company's board of directors on March 21.

Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang

Mar 18, 15:10

Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...

Chicony, Inventec pass UL testing for India market

Mar 15, 11:23

Taiwan-based makers Chicony Electronics and Inventec have passed tests conducted by Underwriter Laboratories (UL) for their IT products to be available for sale in the India market,...

Foxconn to issue JPY corporate bonds

Mar 14, 15:58

Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced that Foxconn (Far East) Limited, its wholly owned subsidiary, will issue 3-year unsecured...

ASRock nets NT$9 per share in 2012

Mar 14, 11:12

Taiwan-based motherboard vendor ASRock has posted consolidated revenues of NT$10.658 billion (US$361 million) for 2012, with net EPS reaching NT$9 for 2012.

Amazon said to be considering taking back Kindle Fire purchasing rights

Mar 13, 22:30

Amazon reportedly plans to change its component purchasing strategy for Kindle Fire and will make all the decisions itself instead of relying on ODMs, according to sources from the...

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AMD launches Richland

Mar 13, 16:19

AMD on March 12 launched Richland, a new APU equipped with a Radeon HD 8000 graphics core. The APU is superior to AMD's Trinity APU in graphics and computing performance, and power...

AMD releases its latest APUs

Intel may obtain 10% of Apple A7 processor orders, say institutional investors

Mar 12, 16:00

Foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung Electronics are reportedly competing for Apple's A7 processor orders. Rumors regarding the...

Foxconn sees decreased February revenues

Mar 11, 10:28

The largest Taiwan-based EMS provider, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), saw consolidated revenues of NT$235.060 billion (US$7.91 billion) for February, down 25.03%...

Foxconn chairman to meet Sharp executives to close partnership deal, say market watchers

Mar 8, 14:07

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo reportedly will have a meeting with Sharp's executives in Japan soon to finalize the two firms' partnership, according...

Retail channel motherboard inventory levels too high due to overstocking

Mar 7, 19:42

In order to hit their 2012 shipment targets, motherboard vendors significantly increased shipments in November-December 2012 although market demand did not rise, and consequently...

Samsung investment in Sharp may trigger Foxconn-Samsung partnership, say market watchers

Mar 7, 13:53

Although most market watchers expect Samsung Electronics' investment in Sharp to affect Sharp's relationship with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), some market watchers...

Foxconn notified of Samsung investment in Sharp in advance

Mar 7, 10:52

Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in response to Samsung Electronics' investment of JPY10 billion (US$107 million) to acquire a stake of...

Pegatron expects decreases in 1Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Mar 5, 18:57

Pegatron Technology expects notebook shipments during the first quarter of 2013 to slip on quarter by 20-25% and desktop and motherboard shipments by 30-35%, company CEO Jason Cheng...

Component shipments for iMac in March may not bounce back to January level

Mar 5, 11:50

Component shipments for Apple's new iMac suffered a big drop on month in February due to fewer working days caused by the Lunar New Year holidays and March shipments are also expected...

Advantech targets US$1 billion revenues in 2013

Mar 1, 15:34

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Advantech has announced 2012 total consolidated revenues of NT$27.552 billion (US$930 million), representing an on-year growth of 4.2% compared...

Commentary: Entering the entry-level tablet competition a must for ODMs

Mar 1, 10:32

Although some upstream supply chain players do not think notebook ODMs should join the entry-level tablet competition because of profitability concerns, it seems a neccessary step...

Foxconn reportedly to move production lines out of China

Feb 27, 14:04

Seeing that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has no plans to recruit standard workers in China, rumors have started circulating in the IT market that Foxconn is considering...

Acer to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, say sources

Feb 25, 12:21

Acer may be able to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, up more than 400% on year, due to strong demand for entry-level tablets, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Top notebook manufacturers start 2013 on a weak note, says IHS

Feb 22, 11:40

The world's leading notebook ODMs will endure a bleak first quarter and slow first half in 2013, before ultra-thin PC sales help revive the market later in the year, according to...

Taiwan government-run science parks 2012 total revenues over NT$2 trillion

Feb 21, 11:11

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) and Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) generated total revenues of NT$2.004 trillion (US$67.9 billion)...

Foxconn not recruiting workers for Shenzhen factory

Feb 20, 14:00

While factories in China have begun recruiting workers after the 2013 Lunar New Year, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has not done so for its large factory in Shenzhen,...

Quanta ships 3.3 million notebooks in January

Feb 19, 15:36

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$70.24 billion (US$2.38 billion) for January with notebook shipments reaching 3.3 million units, down from 3.8 million in...

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    Seagate Momentus XT drive

    Seagate has announced channel and OEM shipments of its Momentus XT drive, which it claims is the world's fastest 2.5-inch laptop PC hard drive combining SSD-like performance. The...

    Photo: Company, May 31.

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    Light Blue Optics projector with interactive touch screen

    Light Blue Optics (LBO) has launched a projector with a 10-inch projected interactive touch screen, the Light Touch. Light Touch is a reference product and will be made available...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Intel Conte/T30 white-box ultra-thin notebook made by ECS

    Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has launched Intel-designed Montevina-based white-box notebooks for regional brand vendors around the globe, according to market sources. The notebooks...

    Photo: Monica Chen, May 11.

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