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BTC to quit optical drive business

Dec 5, 17:13

Behavior Tech Computer (BTC), a Taiwan-based maker of PC peripherals, has decided to end production of optical disc drive (ODD) loaders as well as marketing ODDs under its brand BTC,...

Taiwan ODD shipments to continue falling in 4Q08, says Digitimes Research

Nov 25, 01:25

Taiwan makers shipped 18.6 million optical disc drives (ODDs) in the third quarter, down 3% sequentially and down 17% on year, as the Taiwan sector felt the impact from the global...

Taiwan market: Sony to launch first 8x Blu-ray Disc burner

Nov 20, 09:52

Sony will launch BWU-300S, its first model of 8x Blu-ray Disc (BD) burners, in the Taiwan market on November 29 at a recommended retail price of about NT$11,000 (US$332), according...

Sony BD burner BWU-300S

Lite-On IT dismisses layoff rumors

Nov 18, 10:35

Rumors have spread that Lite-On IT, the largest Taiwan-based maker of optical disc drives (ODDs), will downsize its personnel by 5-10% and reduce salaries for its high-level executives...

Taiwan ODD makers Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage post three-quarter net EPS of NT$1.55, NT$3.12

Oct 31, 16:28

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the top two Taiwan-based ODM/OEM makers of optical disc drives (ODDs), have published their financial reports for the third quarter of 2008, recording...

Lite-On IT delays 6x Blu-ray Combo drive production schedule

Oct 16, 01:10

Lite-On IT originally planned to begin volume production of 6x Blu-ray Disc (BD) Combo drives in the third quarter of 2008 but has decided to postpone the start until November, according...

Lite-On IT saw 2008-highest, Quanta Storage hit record consolidated revenues in September

Oct 13, 10:40

Taiwan-based ODM/OEM optical disc drive makers Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage have reported record breaking revenues for September 2008, with Lite-On recording the highest monthly...

Quanta Storage sees 1H08 profitability drop on year

Sep 2, 11:55

Quanta Storage, the largest Taiwan-based ODM/OEM maker of slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs), on September 1 published its consolidated financial report for the first half of 2008,...

Pioneer may outsource ODD production to Taiwan-based makers

Aug 15, 01:15

Since the contract between Pioneer and Asustek Computer for ODM/OEM optical disc drive (ODD) production expired in July 2008, Pioneer is very likely to select one or more new ODM/OEM...

Mitsubishi Chemical to produce high-power laser diodes used in Blu-ray pick-up heads

Aug 14, 14:27

Japan-based Mitsubishi Chemical, in view of global short supply of Blu-ray Disc (BD) pick-up heads (PUHs), is planning to step into production of high-power (200-300mW) laser diodes...

Prodisc seeks court protection from creditors; blames Philips for its financial woes

Aug 5, 01:00

Prodisc Technology, the third largest Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker and the fourth largest worldwide, on August 4 announced that it has made a request to a local Taiwan court...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see June revenues up, CMC, Ritek suffer drops

Jul 11, 10:01

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, the top two Taiwan-based makes of optical disc drives, as well as CMC Magnetics and Ritek, the top two Taiwan-based producers of blank optical discs,...

With its OEM contract with Pioneer to expire in July, Asustek may close out its ODD business

Jun 24, 01:20

Asustek Computer's contract for OEM production of optical disc drives (ODDs) for Pioneer will expire in July 2008, and the Taiwan-based vendor of motherboards and PCs may dispose...

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    Micron Technology has announced Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has selected its 25nm NAND as the flash memory solution for a new hybrid optical disk drive (ODD). The hybrid drive...

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