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Notebook makers see on-month decline in January shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 4, 10:59

Top-tier notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Pegatron Technology and Inventec all saw on-month declines in their January shipments with Wistron suffering...

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...

Toshiba, Lenovo to outsource WoA tablet PCs to Quanta Computer

Jan 19, 01:20

Toshiba and Lenovo reportedly both plan to outsource their production of WoA (Windows on ARM) tablet PCs to Quanta Computer, according to industry sources. WoA models are expected...

Quanta Computer leads in LTE terminal devices among Taiwan makers

Jan 17, 11:28

Quanta Computer has gained the upper hand over other Taiwan-based makers in development and shipments of LTE (Long Term Evolution) terminal devices including handsets, mobile routers...

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.

Rhythm & Hues Studios to invest in Taiwan

Jan 2, 10:31

Rhythm & Hues Studios (R&H), a US-based visual effects studio serving movie studios in Hollywood, on December 30 signed a letter of intent with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic...

Quanta expected to see 20% sequential decrease in December notebook shipments

Dec 23, 01:00

Mainly Due to short supply of hard disk drives (HDD) arising from the impact of flooding in Thailand, Taiwan-based ODM maker Quanta Computer's shipments of notebook PCs in December...

Quanta adopts new R&D strategy

Dec 20, 15:35

Quanta Computer has recently changed its development strategy for cloud computing server business and is demanding its R&D teams to create story-telling films to introduce their...

Ted Chang, CTO of Quanta Computer

Notebook ODMs picking up the pace in inland China production

Dec 20, 01:15

Notebook ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have both recently picked up their pace in production in inland China with Compal's plants in Chengdu set to produce 10...

Acer to downsize product lines by two-thirds in 2012, says chairman

Dec 15, 01:00

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on the company's operations in 2012, pointed out that Acer will conduct a full-scale evaluation of its product lines and will simplify them based...

Notebook supply chain expects to see improving gross margins for 2012

Dec 13, 01:25

Players in the notebook upstream supply chain expect their gross margin in 2012 to improve as notebook brand vendors are turning their focuses to ultrabooks, which have better profitability...

Server brands reportedly put pressure on ODMs to not acept orders directly from end clients

Dec 12, 16:39

As social network website players such as Google and Facebook are placing their data center orders directly with PC ODMs, server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and...

Quanta Computer sees decreased revenues, Wistron hits record in November

Dec 9, 01:00

Quanta Computer saw consolidated revenues for November decrease 9.68% on month and 3.41% on year, while fellow maker Wistron generated record consolidated revenues of NT$66.097 billion...

Taiwan PC component makers asked to supply for peak demand before 2012 Lunar New Year

Dec 7, 01:00

PC ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, have asked component makers to increase supply volumes by 40-50% larger than normal levels to meet expected peak...

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...

Quanta Computer donates R&D cloud computing platform to Taiwan university

Nov 11, 17:10

Taiwan-based Quanta Computer on November 11 donated a cloud computing platform for R&D application to the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of National Taiwan...

Quanta Computer October revenues hit high

Nov 9, 01:00

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$107.241 billion (US$3.55 billion) for October, its second-highest monthly level next only to NT$114.569 billion posted in...

Google's Eric Schmidt to visit Taiwan to promote Android

Nov 8, 01:30

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is set to visit Taiwan on November 9 to have a conference with Taiwan-based PC vendors and promote its Android operating system, according to...

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...

Quanta, Compal face labor shortages in Chongqing

Nov 2, 17:05

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have sent employees from factories in eastern China to support their factories in Chongqing City, western China, due to short supply of labor,...

Quanta announces growth in 3Q11 revenues

Nov 1, 15:10

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$283.33 billion (US$9.48 billion) for the third quarter, up 3.3% sequentially, with gross margin of 3.65%, up 0.2pp from the...

Quanta chairman optimistic about artificial intelligence for the future

Oct 26, 16:33

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a 2011 International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress Taipei conference, pointed out that after cloud computing, artificial intelligence including...

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.

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...

Mitac, Quanta Computer land server orders from Google, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 29, 14:00

Taiwan-based Mitac International and Quanta Computer have landed orders for servers from Google, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report. Google recently...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Acer to ship 40,000 notebooks by rail across China and Europe

Sep 22, 01:25

Acer will ship 40,000 notebooks by railroad across Chongqing, China and Duisburg, Germany. The shipments are expected to arrive in Europe in two weeks.

Quanta cuts PlayBook production lines

Sep 21, 01:10

Quanta Computer has reportedly cut back production lines for RIM's PlayBook at its factory in northern Taiwan due to a large decrease in orders and has offered preferential compensation...

PC players optimistic about re-rise of Wintel

Sep 15, 01:05

PC players are starting to turn optimistic about a return of Wintel as Intel and Microsoft have each hosted global developer conferences to promote the upcoming Ivy Bridge processors...

Facebook has Quanta Computer, Wistron set up Internet data centers in US

Sep 14, 16:49

Facebook has skipped original partner Dell to commission Taiwan-based ODM Quanta Computer to set up a customized data center in Oregon and another one in North Carolina through cooperation...

Notebook vendors keep close eye on end-side inventory levels

Sep 13, 13:38

First-tier notebook brand vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Dell, currently, are closely monitoring their end-side inventory levels and are conservative about placing new orders...

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...

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

Quanta announces 2Q11 results; expects strong growth for cloud computing products

Sep 1, 01:25

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$274.39 billion (US$9.47 billion) for the second quarter, up 9.1% on quarter, but down 7% on year, while gross margin also...

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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