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Lite-On IT downward adjusts 2Q10 ODD shipment goal

Jun 10, 15:41

Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has downward adjusted its shipment goal for the second quarter from the original prediction of 10% sequential increase to flat growth, according...

Taiwan makers to ship nearly 22 million ODDs in 2Q10, says Digitimes Research

May 10, 10:24

Taiwan-based makers will ship 21.9 million optical disc drives (ODDs) in the second quarter of 2010, increasing by 9% on quarter and by 29% on year, according to forecast by Digitimes...

Shortage of slim-type ODD pick-up heads easing

May 5, 12:01

The short supply of pick-up heads used in slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) from the second quarter of 2009 has begun to ease, according to Taiwan based ODD makers.

Lite-On IT to deal out 2009 dividend of NT$1.51

Apr 28, 11:12

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT on April 27 announced the distribution of a dividend per share of NT$1.51 (US$0.05) - NT$1.46 in cash and NT$0.05 in stock -...

Lite-On IT posts net profit of over NT$1.8 billion for 2009

Mar 26, 10:53

Lite-On IT, the largest Taiwan-based maker of half-height optical disc drives (ODDs), on March 25 published its 2009 financial report, with net profit of NT$1.886 billion (US$57.4...

Computer storage market set to resume growth in 2010, says iSuppli

Mar 12, 10:23

After suffering a decline in 2009, global revenues from shipments of hard disk drives (HDDs) and optical disk drives (ODDs) used in computers is expected to grow in 2010 as PC shipments...

Slim-type ODD proportion increases for Lite-On IT

Mar 2, 11:08

Lite-On IT, the largest Taiwan-based maker of half-height optical disc drives (ODDs), is increasing the proportion of slim-type models, which are expected to account for 35% of overall...

Lite-On IT to ship 42 million H/H, 20 million slim ODDs in 2010, says newspaper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 16:24

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT will ship 42 million half-height (H/H) models and 20 million slim units in 2010, the Chinese-language newspaper Economic...

Lite-On IT China factory facing labor shortage

Feb 23, 12:10

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT's factory in southern China is running short of about 800-1,000 workers, about 10% of its regular personnel, due to a prevailing...

Lite-On IT expects Blu-ray Disc to occupy 10-15% of total ODD capacity

Jan 26, 10:04

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT expects Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and PC-use drives to account for 10-15% of its total ODD capacity in 2010, up from less than...

Lite-On IT aims at 15% global market share for slim-type ODDs in 2010

Jan 25, 10:30

Lite-On IT, the largest Taiwan-based maker of half-height (H/H) optical disc drives (ODDs), shipped about 10 million slim-type ODDs for a global market share of 7-8% in 2009 and expects...

Lite-On IT inaugurates second factory in China

Jan 22, 11:10

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT will formally inaugurate its new factory located in Beihai Export Processing Zone in Guangxi in southern China today (January...

ODD makers Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see December revenues decline on month

Jan 11, 11:22

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) makers Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage have released unaudited consolidated revenues for December 2009, both slipping on month but growing on ye...

Lite-On IT expects 4Q09 slim-type ODD revenues to rise 50% on year

Dec 22, 10:19

Lite-On IT, the largest half-height optical disc drive (ODD) maker in Taiwan, is gearing up for production of slim-type ODDs, whose revenues are expected to increase 50% on year in...

ODD maker Quanta Storage sees growth in November

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 10:28

Taiwan-based slim-type optical disc drive (ODD) specialist Quanta Storage has reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$2.291 billion (US$70.8 million) for November, rising 13.42%...

Lite-On IT November 2009 revenues slightly down on month

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 13:59

Optical drive maker Lite-On IT has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.46 billion (US$169 million) for November 2009, dipping 3.64% from the record level of NT$5.67 billion posted...

Taiwan ODD makers optimistic about global demand for slim-type drives in 2010

Nov 16, 10:53

Taiwan-based ODD makers expect to see on-year growth in global slim-type ODD shipments mainly due to the trend of notebooks replacing desktops as well as increasing demand for all-in-one...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see September revenues up on month

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 11:32

Taiwan-based Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, which specialize in half-height and slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) respectively, saw September consolidated revenues increase on...

Notebook component supply returning normal

Oct 1, 13:52

Notebook component supplies, including optical drives, have recently started to return to normal and price increases should not be seen in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to...

Global demand for PC-use Blu-ray Disc drives not to take off until 2H10, say Taiwan makers

Sep 1, 11:43

While Sony reportedly will lower the retail price for its half-height internal Blu-ray Disc (BD) optical disc drive (ODD), the BDU-X105, to US$49.99, PC-use BD drives will not be...

Blu-ray not finding traction in PC industry, says iSuppli

Aug 26, 12:14

Despite a rapid rise in the sales of consumer Blu-ray players, a fall in their prices and an increase in the number of high-definition movie titles, Blu-ray Drives (BDs) in PC systems...

Quanta Storage to start shipping super-slim ODDs for ultra-thin notebooks in 4Q09

Aug 26, 10:13

Taiwan-based Quanta Storage has successfully developed super-slim optical disc drives (ODDs) intended for use in ultra-thin notebooks and has obtained certification from potential...

Quanta to appeal US$52 million fine for patent infringement

Jul 8, 15:27

A US federal court in Texas has ruled that Taiwan-based Quanta Computer infringed optical disc drive patents owned by Japan-based LaserDynamics and awarded compensation of US$52 mi...

Optical disc drive supplies to remain tight in 3Q09

Jul 3, 10:14

The supply of optical disc drives used in notebook and desktops will remain tight in the third quarter of 2009 due to a shortage of pick-up heads (PUHs), according to industry sources...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see May revenues down on month

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 14:13

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the largest makers in Taiwan of half-height and slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs), respectively, have reported self-estimated consolidated revenues...

Computex 2009: Booth tour of IT players Part 2

Jun 5, 14:58

As the tour of Computex 2009 booths continues, read part 1, Getac, the rugged PC brand of Mitac Technology is also...

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Optical drive issue reported in Acer 15.6-inch ultra-thin notebook

May 21, 14:43

The optical drive of Acer's upcoming 15.6-inch CULV-based ultra-thin notebook, which is manufactured by Wistron, reportedly had a defect that could have caused the drive to stop running,...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see consolidated revenues decrease in April

Stockwatch - May 11, 10:20

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the two largest Taiwan-based ODM/OEM makers of optical disc drives (ODDs), have reported consolidated that revenues for April dropped by 3.28% and 5.31%...

ODD pick-up heads in short supply

May 6, 10:30

The global supply of pick-up heads (PUHs) used in optical disc drives (ODDs) has fallen into considerable short supply, which will not ease until the end of the second quarter, according...

Asustek axes 10% of employees, says paper

Newswatch - May 4, 15:13

Asustek Computer dismissed around 400-500 employees in April as it began the process of reorganizing its business, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report,...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage report increases in March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 13, 10:52

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the largest Taiwan-based ODM/OEM makers of half-height and slim-type optical disc drives respectively, have reported consolidated revenues for March...

Asustek announces the Eee PC 1004DN netbook

Apr 1, 11:07

Asustek Computer has announced the Eee PC 1004DN, the first in the Eee PC range to feature a super-multi optical disc drive (ODD), enabling users to read and write optical discs for...

Asustek Eee PC 1004DN netbook

Asustek to launch new Eee PC with built-in ODD in mid-April

Mar 27, 16:09

Asustek Computer is scheduled to launch its new Eee PC, the E1004DN, which will be the first Eee PC to have an optical disc drive (ODD), in mid-April, and will follow with the 1008HA...

Asustek striving to recover from poor performance

Feb 13, 17:10

Asustek expects its gross margin for the first quarter of 2009 to climb despite an estimated 30% on-quarter drop in revenues thanks to inventory clearances, new strategies to protect...

Optical disc drive makers Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage see November revenue dip

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 11:57

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the largest Taiwan-based ODM/OEM makers of half-height and slim-type optical disc drives, respectively, reported their consolidated revenues for November...

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