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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: Tuesday 1 September 2015 [2974 news items]

Amazon announces new tablets

Sep 19, 16:18

Amazon has introduced its latest tablet products, the new Fire HDX 8.9, Fire HD, Fire HD Kids Edition and two Kindles.

Asustek aiming to achieve 15% on-year PC shipment growth

Sep 18, 14:11

Asustek Computer is looking to achieve 15% on-year growth in its PC shipments each year starting 2014 and expects its annual desktop and notebook shipments together to reach 50 million...

Asustek pushing gaming products to maintain gross margins

Demand for notebook components in 3Q14 short of expectations

Sep 12, 12:20

Despite seeing strong second-quarter performance, demand for notebook components in the second half of 2014 has so far fallen short of expectations, according to sources from supply...

Market demand for lower-priced notebooks buoyant in 3Q14, says MIC

Sep 11, 16:13

Shipment volumes of Taiwan's notebook industry stood at around 36.06 million units in the second quarter of 2014, up 4.7% sequentially and 0.4% on year, according to MIC. "Shipment...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see 5-10% on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 11, 15:46

Although the IT market has already started preparing for back-to-school demand, the global top-five notebook vendors' combined shipments and top-three ODMs' combined shipments only...

Notebook ODMs see mixed revenue performances in August

Sep 11, 14:32

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have announced mixed performances in their August revenues.

Quanta lands half of Acer notebook orders for 2015

Sep 10, 22:33

Quanta Computer has landed orders for Acer's 15-inch notebooks for 2015, which will account for 45-50% of Acer's overall orders. Quanta will become Acer's largest ODM partner and...

Compal, Wistron August notebook shipments up sequentially, Inventec sees drop

Sep 9, 22:46

ODMs Compal Electronics and Wistron saw August shipments of 3.9 million notebooks up on month by 8.3% and 1.8 million units by 5.9% respectively, while fellow maker Inventec shipped...

IFA 2014: Asustek unveils new innovations at pre-IFA conference

Sep 4, 15:10

Asustek Computer has unveiled the ZenWatch and a low-cost 11.6-inch notebook, the EeeBook X205 at a pre-IFA launch conference, both priced at EUR199 (US$262). The x205 is part of...

IFA 2014: Acer unveils new touchscreen products

Sep 4, 14:37

Acer hosted a pre-IFA press conference to unveil its theme, A Touch More Connected, and announced a series of touchscreen products. IFA 2014 will be hosted from September 5-10 in...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO, promoting new products at a pre-IFA conference

PC IC vendors look to better order visibility in 3Q14

Sep 3, 21:47

Order visibility for Taiwan-based PC and notebook related IC vendors for the third quarter of 2014 is better than expected due to a rebound in demand for notebooks and other PC products,...

PC motherboard

Clevo chairman to develop innovation park in northern Taiwan

Sep 3, 16:01

Chairman Kent Hsu for notebook maker Clevo has signed with the government of New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, to invest NT$5.84 billion (US$195 million) to develop an innovation...

Notebook panel supply expected to see 20% shortage in 3Q14

Sep 2, 21:46

Notebook panel supply is expected to see a 20% shortage in the third quarter of 2014 as panel makers have shifted production capacity to other applications.

Digitimes Research: Bit-growth of DRAM chips lower in 2014 on weak PC demand

Sep 2, 14:21

Although global notebook shipments are seeing less impact from tablets, PC shipments in the second half of 2014 are still expected to suffer an on-year drop, which will cause DRAM...

Global notebook shipments may drop 20-30% in 4Q14, say component makers

Aug 28, 19:54

As notebook vendors deceased orders in late August, global notebook shipments are likely to slip 20-30% on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to component makers.

Innolux notebook panel supply currently faces 20% shortage

Aug 27, 22:43

Innolux expects 1-2% growth on year in notebook panel shipments and currently faces a 20% shortage to meet current market demand.

Intel sees proportion for entry-level notebook CPUs rise to 60-70%

Aug 27, 14:53

Along with notebook vendors launching more inexpensive models, Intel has seen the shipment proportion of entry-level notebook CPUs, namely its Pentium and Celeron series, increase...

Tablet market to decline in 2014 while notebook market expected to grow, says TrendForce

Aug 26, 15:09

Branded tablets will experience negative growth in 2014 at 153 million units shipped, an on-year decrease of 1.8%. Notebook shipments, on the other hand, will increase 1% on year...

Touch Taiwan: Innolux to showcase latest Ultra HD display technology

Aug 25, 15:33

Innolux will participate in Touch Taiwan 2014 where it will showcase a series of new Ultra HD display panels and integrated touch screen solutions.

Notebook shipment results improve after 7 consecutive quarters of decline, says DisplaySearch

Aug 22, 12:02

After seven consecutive quarters of shipment declines, the global notebook market improved in the second quarter of 2014. According to NPD DisplaySearch, notebook PC shipments reached...

Lenovo to reduce notebook outsourcing to 40% of target shipments in 2015

Aug 19, 20:32

Lenovo will further hike in-house notebook production and reduce orders to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2015, with total outsourcing orders to decrease by over three million units on year...

Taiwan market: Vendors hold promotion events for notebooks, monitors

Aug 19, 14:31

Vendors in Taiwan are holding promotional events for notebook and monitor products as the new school season approaches in a attempt to boost sales, according to Taiwan-based retail...

Inventec posts 2Q14 net EPS of NT$0.41

Aug 18, 15:19

Inventec has released its financial report for the second quarter of 2014, recording consolidated revenues of NT$104.9 (US$3.5 billion), gross margin of 5.3%, net operating profit...

Notebook sales expected to rise in 2H14 as vendors price below US$300

Aug 13, 15:25

With many vendors having been reducing their notebook prices to below US$300, sources from the upstream supply chain expect overall notebook sales to increase in the second half of...

Pegatron sees growth in July revenues; announces profits for 2Q14

Aug 12, 14:33

Pegatron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$67.3 billion (US$2.24 billion) for July, down 6.69% on month and 1.67% on year, while the company also unveiled net profits...

Quanta sees revenue growth despite notebook shipment decline in July

Aug 12, 12:45

Quanta Computer has announced revenues of NT$77.93 billion (US$2.6 billion) for July, up 8.53% on month and 8.63% on year with combined revenues for the first seven months of 2014...

USB peripheral maker Good Way sees potential in docking stations

Aug 8, 15:37

Taiwan-based USB peripheral maker Good Way Technology will soon be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market and expects the company's notebook docking station business...

Acer to see 3Q14 shipments rise 25-30% sequentially; announces profits for 2Q14

Aug 8, 12:39

Acer, based on its order placements, is expected to see total shipments in the third quarter of 2014 increase 25-30%, higher than the growth of worldwide shipments according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors, top-3 ODMs see sequential drops in July notebook shipments

Aug 8, 10:20

The five largest notebook vendors' combined shipments in July decreased 25% on month while the three largest ODMs' combined shipments also slipped 17%, according to Digitimes Resea...

Channel retailers kick off back-to-school promotions

Aug 6, 14:23

To satisfy back-to-school demand, channel retailers have been offering new promotions for notebooks, LCD TVs and PC accessories recently. The deals are expected to help notebook recover,...

Pricing for LCD monitor, notebook panels expected to increase slightly in August

Aug 6, 11:12

Supply for LCD monitor panels sized 19-, 21.5-inch is expected to be tight in the first part of August 2014 and therefore pricing is expected to rise approximately US$0.10, according...

Panel shortages to increase LCD monitor pricing in 3Q14

Aug 6, 10:53

Supply for LCD monitor panels is being pushed down by production of TV, notebook and small- to medium-size applications, which will lead to a 9.2% sequential decline in supply as...

Notebook decline eases as tablet shipments level out, says Canalys

Aug 5, 12:32

PC shipments worldwide reached 123.9 million units in the second quarter of 2014, representing an on-year growth of 14%. But with effectively no sequential growth, it would appear...

TCAS 2014: Lenovo sees strong sales

Aug 5, 12:22

Lenovo saw strong demand for its traditional notebooks, tablets and gaming notebooks during the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2014, hosted from July 31 to August 4 and expects...

Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

Jul 31, 11:59

Notebook vendors have significantly reduced their orders for shipments to Latin America because sales have been impacted by recent strong demand for LCD TVs in the area, according...

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