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Acer reducing 3Q11 shipment forecast; company founder optimistic about inventory clearing progress

Jun 28, 01:10

Upstream component suppliers of Acer have recently been notified by Acer to reduce their inventory preparation for the third quarter as Acer has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Optical drive shipments expected to grow 5-10% sequentially in 3Q11

Jun 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage expect their shipments in the third quarter will only grow as high as 5-10% due to the unclear order visibility despite...

Acer may fall out of the worldwide top-3 notebook ranking in 2Q11

Jun 16, 01:20

As Acer is still working on resolving its notebook inventory issues and expects to suffer a sequential shipment drop of 10% in the second quarter, Lenovo, the fourth-largest global...

Acer reducing 2011 tablet PC shipment target by 50%

Jun 16, 01:10

Acer, on June 15, announced that the company has reduced its annual tablet PC shipment forecast from originally 5-7 million units to only 2.5-3 million units, a drop close to 50%...

Acer notebook shipments in retail channel expected to surpass 3 million in June

Jun 14, 01:25

Acer's notebook shipments in the retail channel are expected to surpass three million units in June and if the company's upstream partners such as Compal Electronics, Wistron and...

Soaring semiconductor inventory mitigates impact of Japan disaster in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 3, 11:50

Normally a cause for concern, excess inventory actually served as a boon for the global semiconductor industry in the first quarter of 2011 alleviating the severity of component shortages...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Inventory build-up hits solar wafer firms

May 17, 11:11

The falling price of solar wafers and contracting capacity of solar cell makers have caused many wafer firms in China and Taiwan to decrease production since April, according to industry...

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...

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Second-tier notebook vendors suffering as Acer cleans inventory

May 6, 13:25

Taiwan-based vendor Acer has lowered prices for existing notebook models in emerging markets, including Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Philippines, Indonesia and some countries in South...

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Massive launch of tablet PCs may result in excess inventory for players

May 4, 16:39

Non-Apple tablet PC players are at high risk of facing excess tablet PC inventory in the second half of 2011 as first-tier smartphone and notebook vendors as well as second-tier vendors...

Europe backlog of solar products may trigger 'race to the bottom'

May 4, 13:52

The backlog problem in Europe continues to hover over the solar industry. The estimation at the end of March for backlogs of solar modules is around 4-4.5GW. However, the backlog...

Lite-On IT expects 10% growth in slim optical drive shipments in 2011

Apr 28, 01:50

Lite-On IT expects its slim-type optical drive shipments to have 10% growth in 2011 with its new business model of slowly expanding its share, according to the company.

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Samsung sees growth in 1Q11 notebook shipments, the only vendor among top-10

Apr 26, 01:00

Top-10 notebook brand vendors worldwide saw their notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2011 drop sequentially with the only exception being Korea-based Samsung Electronics,...

Asustek remains optimistic about 2Q11, despite Acer dropping forecast

Apr 21, 01:15

Although Acer recently reduced its PC shipment forecast for the second quarter, Asustek Computer remains optimistic about its revenue performance for the quarter as the company was...

Glass yarn prices to rise on Japan supply disruption

Apr 7, 11:05

Quotes for fiber glass yarns are likely to increase in April, mainly due to failure of supplies from Japan, according to industry sources.

Apple to absorb increasing costs created by Japan earthquake

Mar 31, 01:35

Although Japan's power brownout policy is seriously affecting the operations of Japan-based upstream component makers, causing related upstream components to see price rises, since...

TPK sees no material shortages

Mar 29, 16:06

Touch panel solution maker TPK Touch Solutions remains optimistic regarding its business, seeing no impact from the Japan disaster. With 30-45 days of material inventory, TPK does...

Taiwan market: Motorola announces pre-order for 10-inch Xoom

Mar 29, 01:10

US-based handset brand Motorola has announced pre-order for 200 of its 10-inch Xoom tablet PC in Taiwan with the price of the 32GB model at NT$19,980 (US$678) and will start shipping...

Taiwan DRAM makers see supply constraints after July

Mar 25, 01:50

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers have notified their PC clients to be prepared for a possible 50% reduction in their output after July, due to issues relating to upstream material supplies,...

Notebook panel prices remain unchanged

Mar 22, 02:00

With enough inventory in stock, prices for 13.1- to 15.6-inch notebook panels are expected to remain the same, despite strong orders from brand vendors, and will not change before...

Taiwan market: Gray import digital cameras seeing increase in price

Mar 22, 01:20

Gray import digital cameras in Taiwan have seen their prices increasing as channel retailers concerned that the Japan's earthquake could cause the digital camera industry to see supply...

Macronix holds sufficient wafer inventory

Mar 21, 14:19

Macronix International currently has two to three months worth of wafer inventory, which is sufficient enough to fulfill orders over the short term, according to company chairman...

Japan earthquake prompts Advantech to start stockpiling inventory for 3Q11, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 18, 16:11

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Advantech has begun stockpiling inventory due to supply chain disruptions caused by the Japan earthquake, as the company has significant demand...

Japan earthquake to upset LCD TV supply chain

Mar 18, 15:59

The global LCD TV supply chain has been upset by the earthquake in Japan on March 11, and shipments of upstream materials and components for LCD TVs have been hampered.

Adata sees no supply disruption concerns

Mar 18, 01:00

Memory module firm Adata Technology has adequate inventory and multiple sources for chips, which will help it mitigate potential disruptions caused by the recent earthquake in Japan...

Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact

Mar 17, 01:55

Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...

PC supply chain still has up to 3 months of inventory, says Acer Taiwan president

Mar 17, 01:10

Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin has pointed out that the PC industry's upstream supply chain still has an inventory level of about 2.5-3 months, and therefore will only see limited...

DRAM makers hold 1-2 months of wafer inventory

Mar 16, 15:39

DRAM chipmakers currently have one to two months of wafer inventory, industry sources estimate, adding that there should be no interruptions in their supplies between March and April...

AWSC to see revenues recover in March

Mar 16, 01:30

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) expects revenues to recover in March 2011 thanks to power amplifier (PA) maker Skyworks resuming normal orders.

External keyboards for tablet PC expected to see weak demand

Mar 10, 01:05

Despite most first-tier tablet PC players have designed their products with support of an external keyboard, Taiwan-based keyboard makers are taking a conservative attitude about...

Hard drive shipments expected to see a double-digit growth sequentially in 2Q11

Mar 3, 01:25

Hard drive shipments in the first quarter of 2011 are expected to see a sequential drop of 4-5% to only about 155-165 million units as notebook vendors face inventory pressure generated...

Labor Day holiday in May to help generate panel prices and shipments

Feb 25, 01:05

Better-than-expected sales during the Lunar New Year holiday in China helped digest panel inventory levels in the system-end market, and with the upcoming Labor Day holidays in May,...

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