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Asustek, Inventec push into cloud computing business

Mar 15, 01:20

Asustek Computer has been aggressive about cloud computing and is set to launch its private cloud service for the National Taiwan University (NTU) in March, while Inventec, seeing...

Taiwan players aggressive in cloud computing business

Notebook component makers slow down pace of relocating China facilities

Mar 13, 01:00

Some component makers in the ODM notebook supply chains have apparently slowed down their moves for relocation of their production bases to Chongqing or Chengdu in western China on...

ASRock steps in ODM production of IPC motherboards

Feb 22, 01:35

ASRock has stepped into production of industrial PC motherboards on an ODM basis, according to the company.

ASRock COO Hsu Lung-luen

Foxconn, Wistron to undertake ODM production of Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet

Feb 20, 11:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has obtained ODM orders for 10-inch Kindle Fire from Amazon and will begin shipments in the second quarter of 2012, while Wistron...

Gross margins for ODM TV production to remain low in 2012

Feb 10, 01:25

Gross margins for the production of TVs by Taiwan-based ODMs are expected to remain low in 2012 as branded TV vendors will continue to press down ODM production costs due to increasing...

Pegatron lands notebook orders from HP

Feb 9, 01:10

Pegatron Technology has recently landed notebook orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP). With its existing orders from Toshiba and Acer for 2012, the company's shipments are expected to...

Inventec January revenues down

Feb 8, 16:23

Notebook ODM Inventec had revenues of NT$27.378 billion (US$926 million) for January decreasing 6.53% on month and 0.90% on year, according to the company. Inventec shipped 1.45-1.5...

Acer, HP to expand notebook shipments from Chongqing, China in 2012

Feb 2, 01:05

As total notebook shipments from Chongqing, China increased to 15.74 million units in 2011 with production volume also growing more than 1,000 fold to US$5.15 billion, Acer and Hewlett-Packard...

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs to drop to 3 million units in 1Q12, say sources

Jan 20, 01:15

ODM orders for Kindle Fire tablet PCs are expected to be cut by half to three million units in the first quarter of 2012, down from about six million units shipped in the last quarter...

Taiwan ODMs considering cash only transactions with Kodak

Jan 17, 01:30

As Kodak is facing bankruptcy crisis, rumors about the company filing lawsuits against Apple, High Tech Computer (HTC) and Fujifilm as a last resort to help its financial situation,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ODM notebook shipments to slide 9.4% on quarter in 1Q12

Jan 12, 13:55

Notebook shipments by Taiwan-based ODMs are expected to slip 9.4% on quarter and 3.2% on year to below 40 million units in the first quarter of 2012 due to seasonal factors in the...

Panasonic to release more camera orders to Taiwan in 2012-2013

Jan 3, 10:53

Japan-based vendor Panasonic, in order to minimize production cost, began placing orders for its Lumix digital cameras with Taiwan-based makers Ability Enterprise and Foxconn Electronics...

Quanta to remain as biggest notebook maker in 2012

Jan 2, 10:44

Quanta Computer is expected to ship 57.43-60.50 million notebooks in 2012, remaining as the largest notebook maker, according to industry sources.

Samsung to release 2012 ODM orders to Compal

Dec 21, 01:05

Samsung Electronics plans to place ODM orders for notebook PCs with Taiwan-based Compal Electronics for shipments in 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Motorola to outsource all sub-US$350 smartphones in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 12:21

Motorola Mobility will subcontract all of its orders for entry-level and mid-range smartphones with a price tag of below US$300-350 to handset ODMs in 2012, with Foxconn International...

Japan-based vendors become source of orders for Taiwan-based handset makers

Dec 6, 01:20

Japan-based vendors, including Sony Ericsson, Fujitsu Toshiba, NEC, Sharp and Panasonic, have become a main source of ODM orders for handsets, mainly 3G smartphones, for Taiwan-based...

Cloud computing player Wyse acquisition of Trellia to benefit Inventec

Nov 24, 01:00

Cloud client computing solution player Wyse Technology's recent acquisition of cloud computing infrastructure management player Trellia is expected to benefit its major ODM partner...

Taiwan digital camera shipments to decrease due to Thailand flooding

Nov 22, 10:01

Japan-based Nidec Copal has temporarily stopped production of shutters, lens kits and precision motors used in digital cameras at its factory in Thailand due to the impact of flooding...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

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...

Foxconn to land more ODM TV orders from Sony in 2012; to compete with TPV for top-ranking

Nov 16, 15:02

The ranking of Taiwan-based LCD TV ODMs may undergo a major shift in 2012 due to increased outsourcing from Sony as well as Sony's switching part of its orders from Wistron to Foxconn...

MacBook shipments to remain stable in 4Q11

Nov 15, 01:30

Despite rumors about Apple perhaps reducing its shipment forecast for the fourth quarter spreading around in the IT market due to the company's chassis supplier Catcher Technology...

ODM PC supply may be 10% short in December 2011, 1Q12 due to HDD shortages, say PC vendors

Nov 7, 11:17

The global ODM supply of PCs, due to short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) arising from the flooding in Thailand, may be short of demand by 10% in December 2011 and the first quarter...

Quanta lands increased 2012 ODM orders for notebooks from Acer

Nov 7, 11:14

Taiwan-based Quanta Computer has obtained ODM orders for 9-10 million notebooks to be shipped in 2012 from Acer, more than double the order volume in 2011, according to Taiwan-based...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

New Windows verification process creates controversy between ODM and brand vendors

Oct 25, 01:00

Microsoft's new verification system for Windows 8 - OA 3.0 - which will add complications toward the upstream ODM's production lines and relatively generate significant extra cost,...

Branded notebook vendors cutting orders by 5-10% for 4Q11

Oct 14, 01:10

With the exception of Apple and Lenovo, other branded notebook vendors are reportedly cutting their orders to ODMs by 5-10% for the fourth quarter of 2011 after combined shipments...

Taiwan share of global LCD TV outsourcing on the decline due to competition from China

Oct 7, 10:39

Global production outsourcing of LCD TVs in 2011 is forecast at 68 million units and Taiwan-based ODM/OEMs will turn out 52.5 million units for a share of 77.2%, lower than 84.3%...

Demand from vendors for new manufacturing process affecting notebook ODM profits

Oct 6, 01:25

Notebook brand vendors such as Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo, which originally outsourced the assembly of their ultrabook panels and panel-bezels to their notebook ODM partners,...

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...

Compal may lose Acer orders

Sep 29, 13:48

Commenting on revelations that Acer's major ODM partner Compal Electronics will establish a joint venture with Lenovo for manufacturing PC products, Acer vice president Scott Lin...

Pegatron poised to compete for ultrabook ODM orders

Sep 21, 16:11

While many Taiwan-based ODMs are conservative about the prospects of ultrabooks, Pegatron Technology thinks they are worth investment and has prepared to compete for more ODM orders...

PC ODMs to increase R&D expenses to develop multi-platform products in 2012

Sep 16, 01:10

PC ODMs are likely to be required to increase their R&D expenses substantially in 2012 to cope with demand from branded PC vendors, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Dell...

ODM orders for business-use networking equipment to Taiwan on the rise, say Accton president

Sep 9, 13:51

International vendors have released increasing ODM orders for business-use networking/communication equipment to Taiwan-based makers, according to Samuel Chang president of Accton...

Gross margins for PC ODMs expected to turn healthy in 2012

Sep 1, 01:10

Gross margins of PC ODM players are expected to return healthy in 2012 as the notebook supply chain has already reached a mutual consensus to refuse low-margin orders in the future,...

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