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Compal reportedly receives extra orders from Lenovo and Dell

Nov 17, 01:20

Compal Electronics reportedly has received extra orders from Lenovo and Dell for 2011 and will become the two notebook vendors' largest ODM partner, according to sources from the...

Inventec October revenues down sequentially

Nov 8, 10:47

Taiwan-based maker Inventec has reported revenues of NT$32.571 billion (US$1.08 billion) for October, decreasing 1.27% on month but increasing 1.88% on year. January-October revenues...

Taipei Department of Labor demands more evidence from Inventec for legalize layoffs, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 3, 15:26

The Department of Labor of the Taipei City government, on November 2, has said that documents submitted by Inventec proving the company has encountered a business contraction and...

Inventec to lay off over 400 employees

Oct 28, 01:40

Inventec plans to fire as many as 432 employees, according to sources close to the company, adding that it is being carried out starting today (October 27). The sources blamed an...

Inventec 3Q11 gross margin hits 7-quarter low

Oct 26, 01:05

Notebook ODM Inventec has released its financial report for the third quarter of 2011 at an October 25 investors conference, with its gross margin of 3.81% marking a 7-quarter low.

Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

Solar cells

Taiwan notebook makers see mixed revenue performance in September

Oct 12, 16:32

Taiwan-based notebook makers saw mixed revenue performance in September with Quanta suffering an on-month decline, while Wistron and Inventec enjoyed growth.

Inventec reportedly cuts workers from tablet PC business

Oct 6, 01:05

Inventec reportedly laid off employees on October 5 due to changes in its tablet PC orders. Company spokesperson Alexander Hsu confirmed the lay offs, but refused to reveal which...

Taiwan notebook ODMs expected to see sequential growth in September shipments

Oct 5, 01:10

ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec are expected to see September notebook shipments increase on month due to vendors taking increased deliveries for the...

Notebook makers post mixed August results

Sep 9, 01:15

Inventec has reported a 24.5% sequential drop in August revenues while Wistron saw almost flat growth. Meanwhile, Quanta Computer's August sales only saw a single-digit rise on month...

Barnes & Noble reportedly to launch new Nook Color in September

Sep 2, 17:09

Taiwanese suppliers will ship key components to be used in Barnes & Noble's Nook Color 2, scheduled for release in September 2011, according to industry sources.

Inventec loses NT$770 million from investments in 1H11

Sep 1, 15:03

Taiwan-based notebook maker Inventec has announced revenues of NT$159.9 billion (US$5.52 billion) for the first half of 2011, down 5% on year, with gross margin of 4.21%. Although...

E-Ton reports 2H11 net loss of NT$4.77 per share

Aug 30, 15:03

Taiwan-based solar cell firm E-Ton Solar reported revenues of NT$5.424 billion (US$187 million) for the first half of 2011. Net losses were NT$2.039 billion, representing NT$4.77...

HP upstream suppliers suffered from piled up TouchPad components

Aug 30, 01:05

As first-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently halted all its TouchPad projects, upstream suppliers are currently suffering from the component inventory, which is...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

HP WebOS hardware production partners set for uncertainty

Aug 22, 16:19

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will stop selling WebOS-based smartphones and tablet PCs is expected to have a strong impact on its hardware production partners in Taiwan,...

Taiwan panel makers face challenges over HP's PC spin-off plan

Aug 22, 11:51

Hewlett-Packard's (HP) LCD panel suppliers and contract manufacturers are bracing for changes to their partnerships with the US client in the wake of its plan to separate its PC business,...

Inventec, Foxconn eye e-schoolbag market in China

Aug 15, 10:55

Inventec and Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in view of large market potential for electronic schoolbags in China, are poised to tap the market, according to industry sources...

Inventec, Mitac Tech announce July results

Aug 9, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook maker Inventec has announced revenues of NT$33.1 billion (US$1.14 billion) for July with combined consolidated revenues from January to July reached NT$193.04...

HP aims to ship 12 million notebook in 3Q11, say sources

Jul 13, 16:13

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reportedly demanded its Taiwan-based suppliers be ready to ship 12 million notebooks in the third quarter of 2011, according to industry sources. If realized,...

Inventec posts strong sequential revenue gains in June

Jul 8, 01:20

Inventec has posted revenues of NT$32.17 billion (US$1.12 billion) for June, up 22.3% sequentially but down 7.4% on year. For the first six months of 2011, revenues totaled NT$159.94...

Taiwan notebook ODMs see slight sequential shipment growth in 2Q11

Jul 5, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook makers, facing an impact from Japan's earthquake, competition from tablet vendors and the fact brand vendor significantly cleared inventory, saw their notebook...

Vertical integration is crucial for solar industry, says Inventec chairman

Jun 27, 15:35

Inventec chairman, Yeh Kuo-yi, appeared in E-Ton Solar's shareholders meeting on June 24 for the first time since Inventec acquired the majority shares of the solar cell maker. According...

Taiwan market: HP to push WebOS-based tablet PC and smartphone in 2H11

Jun 21, 01:35

First-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to add its TouchPad tablet PC and smartphone as new products line in the IT market, to help fill in the gap of its cloud computing...

Inventec said to supply tablet PC to HP

Jun 15, 16:32

Inventec has been undertaking ODM production of Hewlett-Packard (HP) TouchPad series tablet PCs and will begin shipments later in June, according to industry sources. However, Inventec...

Intel new server platform expected to start large replacement trend

Jun 14, 01:15

Intel is set to launch a new server platform Romley in the third quarter of 2011 with social network websites such as Google and Facebook all planning to upgrade their servers by...

Inventec to lower notebook revenues to 50% in 2012

Jun 10, 01:35

Notebook ODM Inventec plans to lower the ratio of notebook business to its total sales to 50% in 2012 from 70% projected for 2011, according to company chairman Richard Lee. Inventec's...

Foxconn unveils plans to enter solar industry in 2H11

Jun 9, 10:36

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is set to expand into the solar business in the second half of 2011, the company announced at its annual shareholders meeting on June...

Quanta, Wistron, Inventec see mixed results in May

Jun 9, 02:00

Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec reported mixed results in May revenues. Quanta and Wistron both saw growth in notebook shipments in the month.

Inventec lands 2012 orders for 11-12 million notebooks from HP

May 25, 01:00

Inventec has obtained orders for 30-33 models of business-use notebooks for shipments in 2012 from Hewlett-Packard (HP), with a total order volume of 11-12 million units, according...

HP places strong notebook orders in May and June

May 17, 01:10

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently notified its upstream component partners that its component shortage issues have already been resolved with its...

Inventec to establish subsidiary in China for real estate business

Stockwatch - Apr 27, 16:58

Taiwan-based notebook maker Inventec has announced it will invest US$50 million to establish a subsidiary in China for real estate business.

Inventec chairman becomes a director of GIH

Apr 21, 14:44

Inventec Group chairman Yeh Kuo-yi has become a director of a subsidiary of E-Ton Solar Tech, in an apparent move to reform the management of the solar-cell maker.

HP fine-tunes new notebook orders to ODMs, say sources

Apr 18, 14:46

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reportedly fine-tuned again the release of its new notebook orders, raising the ratios of orders to Compal Electronics and Wistron, while lowering the portions...

Asustek to set up second China operational headquarters in Chongqing

Apr 13, 01:05

Asustek Computer will invest US$150 million to establish its second China operational headquarters in Chongqing City, western China, according to the company.

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