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Industry sources link uptick in CMC, Ritek optical disc orders to concerns surrounding MBI financial issues

Mar 21, 01:25

Optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek have received new orders worth more than NT$10 billion (US$339 million) in total since early March.

Optical disks

Transition to USB 3.0 to spur NAND flash demand for memory cards and drives

Mar 20, 01:40

Early March contract prices for NAND flash memory saw a slight decreases to flat growth, mainly due to sluggish demand for memory cards and USB drives. However, with storage devices...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage February revenues up sequentially

Stockwatch - Mar 12, 10:16

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, two Taiwan-based optical disc drive makers, had consolidated revenues for February increasing on month by 1.42% and 33.81% respectively, according to...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see January revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Feb 10, 16:09

Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$3.77 billion (US$127 million), dropping 7.1% on month and 24.7% on year. Fellow maker Quanta...

NAND flash demand to soar in 2012 due to eMMC, SSD, Wi-Fi mobile storage

Jan 16, 11:04

Global demand for NAND flash is expected to drastically increase due to fast growing demand for eMMCs, SSDs (solid-state drives) and Wi-Fi wireless mobile storage devices, according...

CES 2012: ViewSonic and Lenovo showcase 7-inch tablet PCs

Jan 12, 01:10

With many non-Apple players turning aggressively to the 7-inch tablet PC segment, ViewSonic and Lenovo are both showcasing their latest 7-inch models at CES 2012.

Taiwan market: 3Q11 external storage shipments down sequentially

Dec 13, 14:20

In the Taiwan market, shipments of external storage equipment/devices reached total capacity of 17,609TB during the third quarter of 2011, decreasing 7.4% on quarter but increasing...

Intel Romley delay due to SAS storage problem in chipset, say sources

Nov 25, 15:36

Intel's delay of its Romley server platform to the first week of March 2012 has been caused by problems with SAS storage after pairing Sandy Bridge-EP processors with C600 chipsets,...

Intel server systems

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Storage solution supplier Promise launches new private cloud solution

Nov 17, 15:59

Taiwan-based RAID storage solution supplier Promise Technology has cooperated with Taiwan's Institute for Information Industry to launch on November 16 its SmartApp cloud storage...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

Ultrabook players to adopt hybrid HDD to save cost

Oct 18, 01:10

Hybrid hard disc drives (HDD) have recently become a popular choice among notebook brand vendors for their ultrabook models, according to sources from ultrabook players.

Market for hard drives and other storage devices expands despite challenges, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 13, 14:21

Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Global HDD shipments to grow only 3% sequentially in 3Q11

Sep 27, 01:10

Global hard disc drive (HDD) shipments are expected to grow slightly by 3% in the third quarter, up from 165 million units in the second, while shipments in the fourth quarter are...

Taiwan market: External storage shipments up in capacity, down in value in 2Q11, says IDC

Sep 23, 16:05

In the Taiwan market, shipments of external storage devices reached a total capacity of 19,017TB during the second quarter of 2011, increasing 19.8% on quarter and 55.2% on year,...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Quanta, Wistron expected to strongly benefit from cloud computing in 2012

Jul 28, 01:10

Quanta Computer and Wistron are expected to see strong sales growth in their cloud computing-related businesses in 2012 with Quanta's revenues from server business to more than double,...

Coretronic reportedly forms alliance with Celxpert Energy eyeing lithium battery potential

Jul 13, 15:36

Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic reportedly has formed an alliance with battery maker Celxpert Energy with Coretronic having taken a seat on Celxpert's board and will...

Taiwan market: 1Q11 external storage shipments down on quarter, up on year

Jul 6, 16:01

In the Taiwan market, shipments of external storage devices reached a total volume of 15,925TB (terabytes) and a total value of US$32.55 million in the first quarter of 2011, dropping...

Hard drive supply gap estimated to widen to 15-20 million units in 3Q11

Jun 23, 01:50

Global hard drive demand in the third quarter is estimated to reach as high as 180 million units with the five major hard drive makers only capable of supplying 160-165 million units,...

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...

Global hard drive shipments to grow 15-20% sequentially in 3Q11, estimates Min Aik

Jun 14, 01:30

Taiwan-based hard drive component maker Min Aik Technology, calculated from its orders, has estimated that global hard drive shipments will grow 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter...

Intel new server platform expected to start large replacement trend

Jun 14, 01:15

Intel is set to launch a new server platform Romley in the third quarter of 2011 with social network websites such as Google and Facebook all planning to upgrade their servers by...

Positioning itself as a memory one-stop memory and storage shop: Q&A with Adata senior VP YJ Choi

Jun 2, 12:41

In early 2010, Adata Technoloy launched a new corporate identity and branding strategy with an aim to further expand the company's presence and brand awareness in the international...

Adata senior VP YJ Choi

Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May

May 10, 01:35

Japan's earthquake in March has significantly impacted the supply status of the hard drive industry and the effect is expected to persist in May with two of the top-5 makers - Western...

Quanta Storage to focus on maintaining gross margin

May 5, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Quanta Storage, facing declines in both shipments and revenues in early 2011, has turned conservative about its performance in the future and is also...

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.

Taiwan hard drive component makers may face difficulty negotiating quotes

Apr 21, 01:30

As the hard drive market will be fully occupied by three major players following Western Digital's acquisition of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Seagate completes...

Seagate buying Samsung HDD department rumor unlikely to occur shortly

Apr 19, 01:45

Rumor about hard drive maker Seagate may purchase Samsung Electronics' hard drive business has been spreading in IT market after report about Samsung considering selling its hard...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see March revenues down on year

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 10:36

Optical disc drive (ODD) makers Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage saw March consolidated revenues drop on year to NT$4.81 billion (US$163 million) and NT$1.198 billion, respectively,...

Memoright gearing up for tablet storage, says president

Mar 9, 16:23

In the face of rising tablet PC demand, Memoright will certainly not be absent from the tablet storage market, according to company president Alex Kuo. Initially Memoright will cooperate...

Memoright eMMC device

Quanta Storage settles patent lawsuit in US with Ricoh

Mar 3, 01:10

Quanta Storage has reached an agreement with Japan-based Ricoh to reconcile the latter's charges in the US for infringement of two patents, with both sides to withdraw the lawsuit,...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see mixed growth in January revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 11, 01:05

Optical drive maker Lite-On IT has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.0 billion (US$169 million) for January, increasing 4.33% on month and 3.75% on year, while fellow maker Quanta...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • Samsung+1TB+mSATA+SSD

    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+HK3R+SSD

    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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