Tuesday 7 January 2020
Quanta Storage to appeal ruling favoring HP
Quanta Storage will file an appeal against a US court ruling in favor of HP, which accuses the Taiwan-based company and six other disk-drive makers of participating in a price-fixing...
Thursday 27 December 2012
1Q13 ODD shipments to fall sequentially by 5-10%, say Taiwan makers
As PC replacement driven by Windows 8 has been short of original expectation and is estimated not to become significant in the first quarter of 2013, global PC-use ODD (optical disc...
Wednesday 5 December 2012
Lite-On IT pushes for 3.5-4 million SSD shipments in 2013
Optical disc drive maker (ODD) Lite-On IT has been aggressively expanding its solid state drive (SSD) business and expects its annual capacity for 2013 to reach 3.5-4 million units,...
Thursday 13 September 2012
Future uncertainty keeps ODD makers away from developing thinner models
Optical disc drive (ODD) makers have successfully reduced slim-type ODD thickness from the traditional size of 12.7mm to only 9.5mm to satisfy Intel's requirements for ultrabooks,...
Tuesday 7 August 2012
Lite-On IT to strive for flat performance in 3Q12
As the traditional peak season effect in the PC industry may not appear in the third quarter of 2012, optical disc drive (ODD) makers such as Lite-On IT are now turning conservative...
Friday 27 July 2012
Lite-On IT to cooperate with EC antitrust probe
The European Commission (EC) will launch antitrust investigation of 13 companies supplying optical disc drives (ODDs) in the European Union market for alleged participation in worldwide...
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Lite-On IT sees drop in June revenues; conservative about 2H12
Lite-On IT has announced revenues of NT$4.74 billion (US$158.12 million) for June, down 5.3% on year with revenues for the first half of 2012 reached NT$26.31 billion, down 11.5%...
Tuesday 8 May 2012
Lite-On IT April revenues up sequentially
Lite-On IT, which makes optical disc drives (ODDs), has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.73 billion (US$160 million) for April, growing 5.7% on month but falling 10.4% on yea...
Tuesday 24 April 2012
HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD
As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...
Thursday 19 April 2012
Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012
Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Lite-On sees on-month growth, but on-year drop in March revenues
Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.47 billion (US$151.28 million) for March, up 17.1% on month, but down 7.1% on year, while the...
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Lite-On IT December revenues decrease
Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.05 billion (US$133.7 million) for December 2011, decreasing 9.1% on month and 15.4% on year.
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Lite-On IT achieves new historical high in 3Q11 revenues
Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has announced consolidated revenues of NT$17.65 billion (US$585.02 million) for the third quarter, a new historical high and...
Thursday 8 September 2011
Lite-On IT sees increased August revenues
Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$5.83 billion (US$201 million) for August, rising 7.0% on month and 25.6% on year, while...
Tuesday 2 August 2011
ODD shipments still facing a crisis in 2H11 as Intel focuses on the ultrabook
Optical disc drive (ODD) shipments are facing a great uncertainty in the future as Intel is aggressive pushing its new ultrabook design, which will not require the adoption of an...