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Nvidia, Intel expected to show latest progress on AI product lines

May 25, 15:37

Nvidia and Intel are expected to unveil their latest plans on hardware platforms for artificial intelligence (AI) applications at Computex 2017, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

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China propels APeJ growth for fourth consecutive quarter as SMB stimulates increased demand for print, says IDC

May 25, 15:34

According to the latest IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, the total hardcopy peripherals shipment in 2017Q1 for the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) was 7.27 million units. This is a 5.6% improvement compared to the same period last year and marks the fourth consecutive...

Pegatron to showcase new products on June 1

May 25, 11:40

Pegatron is scheduled to showcase an array of new products and applications, including AI (artificial intelligence), VR (virtual reality) and in-car electronics devices, as well as wireless charging applications, on a product event to be held at its headquarters in Taipei on June 1. Pegatron chairman...

Pegatron chairman TH Tung

Posiflex unveils new headquarters

May 24, 11:06

Own-brand POS (point of sale/service) device and peripheral maker Posiflex Technology has unveiled an 8-story headquarters building located in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, according to the company.

Vapor chamber may become new heat-dissipation choice for smartphones

May 23, 15:45

Smartphone vendors have been eager to try out vapor chamber technology to improve heat dissipation efficiency, with Taiwan-based Asustek Computer and China-based ZTE having undertaken small-volume trial use and Apple rumored to be interested in the solution, according to Taiwan-based suply chain mak...

Volta and Vega: With increased integration, what's left for Taiwan vendors to customize?

May 19, 16:55

Last week's Nvidia GTC event was - from the hardware point of view, at least - all about the new Volta GPU generation, and its expected leadership in AI (Artificial intelligence) and HPC (High-performance computing). As an example, a single 19-inch rack sized moderately dense Volta cabinet, with 200...

Intel looking to bundle motherboard and memory to promote Kaby Lake

May 18, 15:53

Because of weak demand in the PC DIY market, Intel is considering bundling its Optane memory with motherboards using 200 series chipsets such as Z270, in the PC DIY channel to stimulate demand for the Kaby Lake platform. However, some retailers are pessimistic about the idea since the next-generation...

Computex 2017: VIA Labs to showcase USB solutions

May 16, 16:07

VIA Technologies subsidiary VIA Labs is planning to showcase its peripheral products including USB Type-C solutions for handsets, USB 3.1 Gen2 Host chips for notebooks and products for Nintendo's Switch at Computex 2017.

Asustek shifting focus away from consumer desktop market

May 16, 14:17

Asustek Computer has recently decided to release fewer traditional consumer desktop products and will focus on China and Taiwan’s enterprise sector as well as all-in-one PC and high-end Republic of Gamers (ROG) branded gaming products.

BizLink sees over 14% on-year growth in 1Q17 revenues

May 16, 10:29

Connector and cable maker BizLink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.34 billion (US$77.7 million) for the first quarter, up 14.18% on year, while net profits for the quarter were NT$196 million, up 18% on year. EPS came to NT$1.92.

ASRock expects strong 2017

May 15, 22:27

ASRock saw its first-quarter EPS reach NT$0.82 (US$0.03), the highest quarterly record for the past two years and the company’s sales in the second quarter are expected to achieve further growth thanks to stable orders for IPC and server products despite seasonality.

Jarllytec nets NT$1.57 per share for 1Q17

May 15, 12:39

Notebook and LCD monitor hinge maker Jarllytec has reported first-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$1.32 billion (US$43.4 million), gross margin 24.47%, net operating profit NT$143.3 million, net profit NT$94.2 million and net EPS NT$1.57.

Battery maker Simplo to develop more industrial products

May 15, 11:37

Lithium ion battery pack maker Simplo Technology will devote more resources to developing industrial products, such as those for electric bicycles, electric vehicles, medium-size servers and home-use electric appliances, company chairman Raymond Sung said at a May 12 investors conference.

Simplo Technology chairman Raymond Sung

Foxconn April revenues flat on year

May 12, 16:14

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$322.79 billion (US$10.73 billion) for April, down 5.53% on month, but up 0.12% on year and the company's consolidated revenues from January-April were NT$1.29 trillion, up 1.49% from the same period a year ago.

Asustek 1Q17 net profit hits 23-quarter low

May 12, 16:10

Asustek Computer has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, recording total revenues of NT$98.206 billion (US$3.23 billion), gross margin 13.39%, net operating profit NT$3.809 billion, net profit NT$3.651 billion and net EPS NT$4.92, with net profit being the lowest quarterly level since...

Chicony Electronics posts 1Q17 net EPS of NT$0.90

May 12, 11:05

Keyboard, mouse and CCM (compact camera module) maker Chicony Electronics has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$16.942 billion (US$557 million), gross margin of 16.91%, net operating profit of NT$838.6 million, net profit of NT$607.9 million and...

Hiwin Technologies nets NT$1.04 per share for 1Q17

May 11, 10:35

Mechanical motion control component maker Hiwin Technologies has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$4.300 billion (US$141 million), gross margin of 32.28%, net operating profit of NT$452 million, net profit of NT$286 million and net EPS of NT$1....

Lite-On Technology sees decreased April revenues

May 10, 21:08

EMS provider Lite-On Technology on May 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.815 billion (US$555 million) for April, decreasing 12.00% on month and 2.42% on year.

Chicony Electronics sees revenues rise 2.23% on year in April

Stockwatch - May 10, 16:11

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.406 billion (US$178.68 million) for April 2017, representing a 18.02% drop on month and 2.23% increase on year.

Gigabyte revenues up slightly on year in April

Stockwatch - May 10, 16:09

Gigabyte Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.946 billion (US$130.42 million) for April 2017, representing a 8.38% drop on month and 1.88% increase on year.

MSI reports decreased revenues for April

Stockwatch - May 10, 16:06

Micro-Star International (MSI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.443 billion (US$212.96 million) for April 2017, representing a 26.67% drop on month and 4.69% drop on year.

ECS revenues decline in April

Stockwatch - May 10, 16:04

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.091 billion (US$69.11 million) for April 2017, representing a 11.47% drop on month and 1.96% drop on year.

Pegatron 1Q17 net profit hits 11-quarter low

May 9, 19:49

Pegatron Technology has reported first-quarter net profit of NT$3.882 billion (US$128 million), its lowest quarterly level since the third quarter of 2014.

Catcher sees weak 1Q17 and April; expects growing performance in upcoming months

May 8, 22:53

Chassis maker Catcher Technology reported its financial results for the first quarter with consolidated revenues at NT$14.58 billion (US$483.29 million), down 39.29% sequentially and 13.44% on year, net profits dropping 78.11% sequentially and 49.81% on year to reach NT$2.09 billion and EPS at only...

Tatung enjoys profits of NT$93 million for 1Q17

May 8, 16:15

Tatung has announced its financial results for the first quarter and achieved net profits of NT$93 million (US$3.1 million). The company is planning to increase capital by NT$6 billion to push its solar business and will talk about the plan in its upcoming investors meeting.

Largan sees increased April revenues

May 8, 11:12

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.69 billion (US$122 million) for April, increasing 1.68% on month and 18.66% on year, and those of NT$14.498 billion for January-April grew 27.44% on year.

Casetek Holdings sees drastic decrease in 1Q17 business

May 5, 12:19

Metal-alloy chassis maker Casetek Holdings has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, with revenues and profits declining significantly mainly due to decreased orders for chassis used in iPad.

Quanta Storage nets NT$0.25 per share for 1Q17

May 4, 15:41

Quanta Storage has reported first-quarter 2017 consolidated revenues of NT$1.91 billion (US$63 million), growing 3.65% on year, net operating profit of NT$203.3 million, up 184.34%, net profit of NT$70.8 million, down 24.03%, and net EPS of NT$0.25.

BizLink completes acquisition of Lenoi electronics business group

May 4, 13:57

Connector and cable maker BizLink has announced it has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Lenoi’s electronics product business group. The transaction will allow the company to acquire the business group’s production bases in Europe and China, as well as related staff, helping it...

Taiwan market: Seiko Epson launches rental inkjet color MFP

May 4, 10:30

Seiko Epson has unveiled WF-C869R, an inkjet color MFP (multi-function printer), for use on a 5-year lease contract in the Taiwan market, according to Epson Taiwan Technology & Trading.

WF-C869R inkjet color MFP

Chicony Power nets NT$0.61 per share for 1Q17

May 3, 11:29

Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, posting net EPS of NT$0.61 (US$0.02).

AMD 1Q17 revenues rise 18% on year

May 2, 14:32

AMD has announced revenues of US$984 million for the first quarter of 2017, up 18% on year but down 11% sequentially. Operating loss for the quarter came to US$29 million, with net loss of US$73 million, or US$0.08 per share.

Lite-On Technology expects growth in 2Q17 revenue, profitability

May 2, 12:21

EMS provider Lite-On Technology expects consolidated revenues and net operating profit for the second quarter of 2017 to increase due to strong demand for LED outdoor lighting, LED automotive lighting and dual-lens compact camera modules (CCMs) used in smartphones, according to company CEO Warren Ch...

Delta Electronics nets NT$1.51 per share for 1Q17

May 2, 12:13

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has released its first-quarter 2017 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$1.51 (US$0.05).

ITRI unveils PBF 3D large-size printing platform

Apr 28, 15:44

The Laser and Additive Manufacturing Technology Center under the government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has unveiled an in-house-developed PBF(powder bed fusion) 3D printing platform able to print 50cm cubic objects, according to general director Tsau Fang-hei.

LMD 3D large-size printing platform developed by the Laser and Additive Manufacturing Technology Cen

Foxconn to build production center for Amazon in China

Apr 28, 12:14

Foxconn Electronics will team up with a number of China-based companies to build a production center in Hengyang, central China to produce of an array of devices for Amazon, according to industry sources.

Coretronic nets NT$0.64 per share for 1Q17

Apr 28, 11:37

Coretronic has released its financial report for the first quarter of 201, recording net EPS of NT$0.64.

Aurora nets NT$1.05 per share for 1Q17

Apr 28, 11:36

Office automation (OA) machine and office furniture distributor Aurora on April 27 released financial report for the first quarter of 2017, posting consolidated revenues of NT$3.506 billion (US$115 million), gross margin of 42.81%, net operating profit of NT$295.4 million, net profit of NT$327.7 million...

Ex-HTC executive launches startup to promote VR solutions

Apr 28, 11:33

Former HTC North Asia president Jack Tong has announced the establishment of JPW International Technology, a startup to develop and promote VR (virtual reality) motion solutions and related equipment.

JPW founder and CEO Jack Tong

Magellan, Samsung America to partner on ELD products

Apr 27, 14:13

Magellan, the GPS brand subsidiary of Mitac International Magellan, has announced cooperation with Samsung Electronics America to supply enterprise-level electronics logging devices (ELDs) that are able to track hours of service for trucks in North America.

Magellan ELD

HTC North Asia chief leaves company, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 15:08

Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia, has left the company for personal reasons, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

AMD unveils Radeon Pro Duo graphics card

Apr 26, 11:05

AMD has announced its first dual-GPU graphics card designed for professionals: the Polaris-architecture-based Radeon Pro Duo. Built on the capabilities of the Radeon Pro WX 7100.

Merry reports strong EPS for 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 25, 22:13

Headset maker Merry Electronics has reported net profits of NT$319 million (US$10.594 million) on revenues of NT$4.515 billion for the first quarter of 2017. First-quarter EPS stood at NT$1.74 compared to NT$0.21 of a year earlier.

Commentary: Motherboard players act passively about outcome of the market

Apr 24, 20:30

With PC demand remaining weak and the PC DIY channel continuing to experience decreased sales in the first quarter of this year, motherboard and graphics card players pointed out that the market is already in a phase of decline and most players are mainly waiting for competitors to quit the market...

Motherboard shipments may see over 10% decline in 2017

Apr 24, 15:42

Despite some research firms believing that worldwide PC shipments' decline has already started slowing down, many motherboard players still see weak demand from the PC DIY channel, especially in China. As a result, the players believe their motherboard and graphics card shipments in 2017 are unlikely...

Sinbon Electronics nets NT$1.25 per share for 1Q17

Apr 24, 14:09

Cable assembly and electronic connector maker Sinbon Electronics has reported first-quarter 2017 net EPS of NT$1.25 (US$0.041).

Delta Electronics showcases automation, energy-saving solutions at Techno-Frontier 2017

Apr 21, 14:58

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics is exhibiting a variety of automation and energy-saving solutions at Techno-Frontier 2017 taking place in Tokyo, Japan, during April 19-21. Automation solutions include a high-level PC-based EtherCAT multi-axis motion control...

IC distributor Audix reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 20, 13:50

IC distributor and component maker Audix has reported net profits of NT$108 million (US$43.55 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 35% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$1.01 for the quarter.

Delta Electronics creates green building in Netherlands

Apr 20, 11:03

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has announced that it has completed renovation and upgrading of a 30-year-old office building in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, its headquarters for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, into a green building capable of...

The green building in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands

HTC to promote Vive bundled with Nvidia, MSI products in the US

Apr 19, 22:01

HTC plans to team up with Nvidia, CyberPower PC and Micro-Star International (MSI) to promote its HTC Vive VR devices in the US market, according to the company.

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