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  • Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily updates on shipments, supplier contracts and financial data on the more than 10 Taiwan makers involved in notebook manufacturing.

    Last update: Thursday 31 July 2014 [2766 news items]

Taiwan ODMs to handle less than 80% of global notebook shipments in 2014

Sep 30, 11:21

Taiwan makers will see their share of global notebook shipments drop below 80% in 2014, as one of the biggest vendors, Lenovo, will reduce its outsourcing sharply, according to sources...

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX and cheaper Kindle Fire HD

Sep 26, 15:22

Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets combine the latest hardware, the newest version of Fire OS, and new...

Booming market for touch screen notebook displays hits speed bump in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:42

Shipments of touch screen panels for notebooks amounted to 4.4 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 4.9% from 4.6 million in the previous quarter. Up until the second...

Upstream component makers conservative about touch screen notebook growth in 2013

Sep 23, 21:50

Upstream component makers are maintaining conservative views about touch screen notebook growth in 2013 but expect demand will pick up in 2014.

HannStar Board cuts notebook board ratio to 50%

Sep 18, 12:15

PCB maker HannStar Board has managed to reduce the ratio of notebook-use PCBs to 50% of its total PCB products from the previous 60% as part of the company's efforts to improve its...

Dell expected to overtake Acer to become third-largest notebook vendor in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Sep 17, 19:50

Microsoft's ending Windows XP technical support in April 2014 has triggered growing replacement of business-use notebooks, and this is expected to significantly benefit Dell because...

Notebook ODMs, component makers suffer labor shortages in China

Sep 17, 19:25

Factories established in China by Taiwan-based notebook ODMs and component makers are suffering from labor shortages, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply chain makers.

China makers see positive results from low-priced notebook touch panel solutions

Sep 17, 15:28

Pricing for touch panels used in notebooks has recently been on the decline as touch panel makers are using low-priced strategies for their products amid less-than-expected shipments...

Samsung halves September notebook component orders

Sep 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook component orders for September to about half of its original forecast and the company reportedly may also reduce its shipment forecast for...

Samsung is trapped in a similar plight as other first-tier vendors

Russia PC shipments continue to slow in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 13, 15:07

According to IDC, PC shipments in Russia in the second quarter of 2013 continued their steep decline, with volume slipping by 37.3% on year to a total of 2.47 million units. The notebook...

Compal, Quanta share 90% of Acer notebook ODM orders

Sep 12, 21:26

Compal Electronics has landed orders for 15-inch notebooks to be shipped in 2014 from Acer while fellow ODM Quanta Computer has obtained orders for 14- and 17-inch notebooks and an...

Notebook brand vendors may reduce 3Q13 shipment forecasts

Sep 11, 21:44

Despite having placed increased orders for August, notebook vendors are still under pressure to reduce their shipment forecasts for the third quarter as consumer demand remains weak,...

Wistron out of Acer 2014 main notebook ODM list, say Taiwan makers

Sep 10, 19:44

Acer has not released orders for mainstream notebook models to be shipped in 2014 to Wistron, currently one of its main ODMs, which indicates it will not use Wistron as one of its...

Notebook display panel shipments fall 23% in July as most vendors cut orders, says IHS

Sep 10, 15:11

In another troubling sign for the notebook market, eight of the nine leading vendors reduced their LCD panel purchases in July 2013, causing global market shipments to decline by...

Notebook ODMs see growing revenue performance in August

Sep 9, 22:36

Notebook ODMs Wistron, Compal Electronics and Inventec have announced their revenues for August with all enjoying growth for both on-month and on-year comparisons.

Taiwan market: Back-to-school notebook sales may drop 20-30% on year

Sep 9, 13:22

Taiwan's notebook sales during the back-to-school season in 2013 may drop 20-30% compared to those in 2012 despite the fact that channel retailers and brand vendors have been aggressively...

HP internally estimates shipping only 21 million notebooks in 2014

Sep 9, 12:11

Hewlett-Packard (HP) internally estimates its notebook shipments to reach only 21 million units for 2014, and the volume in 2013 is estimated to be less than 30 million, down from...

Digitimes Research: Notebook brands and ODMs ramp up shipments in August

Sep 5, 15:23

Notebook shipments of the world's top-five brands and top-three ODMs grew 22% and 11%, respectively, on month in August 2013, but performance of individual brands and ODMs varied...

Touch panel supply chain expects increased orders from notebook vendors

Sep 4, 21:07

Touch panel supply chains expect to see increased orders throughout September 2013 as notebook vendors plan to bump up their orders.

Acer to show new innovations at IFA 2013

Sep 3, 15:06

At IFA 2013, Acer will unveil the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet, the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording; and the refreshed Ezel...

Quanta, Compal to dominate Acer 2014 notebook orders, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 12:23

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have each landed about 40% of Acer's notebook orders for 2014, relegating Wistron, the second-largest supplier to Acer in 2013, to third place,...

HP may cooperate with Flextronics in the Brazil notebook market

Sep 2, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering cooperating with Flextronics for product manufacturing for the Brazil market, as the US-based vendor is said to be adopting a new business...

Inventec merger may trigger consolidation among notebook and handset ODMs

Aug 29, 14:33

Taiwan-based notebook and handset ODMs are likely heading for a new wave of industry consolidation taking cues from the successful merger between notebook maker Inventec and its associated...

Taiwan market: Acer offers sub-NT$20,000 Haswell notebook

Aug 29, 12:33

Acer has recently cut the price of a notebook featuring a Haswell-based Core i5 processor to below NT$20,000 (US$667) in Taiwan and is aiming to compete for the back-to-school demand...

Digitimes Research: Japan notebook vendors shift focus back to domestic market

Aug 27, 14:13

After Lenovo bought NEC's PC business and renamed it as NEC Lenovo, there are only four major Japan-based vendors that are still active in the PC industry: Fujitsu, Toshiba, Sony...

Japan vendors turn to focus on the local notebook market

Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs

Aug 26, 12:14

Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...

Chassis makers prefer thermoplastic curing process for carbon fiber products

Aug 23, 14:49

As carbon fiber-reinforced plastic chassis are expected to enjoy strong growth in 2014, chassis makers are placing most of their resources on developing the thermoplastic curing process...

Notebook shipments slow in July and August; expected to affect supply chain 3Q13 performance

Aug 23, 11:37

Notebook shipments have been slow throughout July and August 2013 and are not likely to pick up until September, according to supply chain sources.

Global second-tier notebook market declining

Aug 23, 11:26

The ratio of second-tier notebooks (notebooks offered by non-top-10 vendors) to global notebook shipments has dropped to below 10% recently as most makers have shifted to the development...

Pegatron expects sequential drops in 3Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Aug 22, 10:52

Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron expects a 5-10% sequential decrease in its third-quarter 2013 notebook shipments and a 10-15% decline for desktops and motherboards, according to the comp...

HP surpasses Lenovo in 10-month notebook shipments in 2013

Aug 21, 22:09

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to return as the largest notebook brand vendor worldwide with shipments for the first 10 months of 2013 reaching 23.5 million units, higher than Lenovo's...

Notebook players finding gaming PC business still a bright spot in dismal PC market

Aug 19, 22:09

Notebook players such as second-tier ODMs Clevo and Shuttle, as well as brand vendors Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI), are seeing their gaming notebook businesses...

Notebook ODMs seeking measures to stay competitive in 2014

Aug 19, 14:06

Notebook ODMs are taking measures to handle the challenges they may face in 2014. In addition to seeking new business opportunities such as wearable devices and cloud computing datacenters,...

Lenovo to produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014

Aug 19, 11:50

Lenovo reportedly will produce 60% of its notebooks in-house in 2014, while outsourcing to Compal Electronics will drop to only 30% of total shipments from the previous 50%, and Wistron's...

Digitimes Research: China tablet and notebook touch panel shipments to register pronounced growth in 3Q13

Aug 19, 10:19

While shipments of touch panels for handset applications will continue to dominate the touch panel industry in China in the second half of 2013, the ratio of tablet touch panels will...

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