Taiwan component suppliers losing their love from notebook brand vendors
As China component suppliers are growing quickly and offering quotes a lot lower than their Taiwan competitors with a quality not much worse, notebook brand vendors have turned to place their orders with China, leaving Taiwan suppliers stranded.
Wednesday 5 March 2014
Notebook vendors to raise component supply from 2nd-tier players
With Intel starting to push low-price processors and Microsoft offering Windows licensing discounts of up to 70% for sub-US$299 notebooks, sources from the upstream supply chain are...
Monday 3 March 2014
China suppliers to compete for notebook cooling module orders in 2014
The China supply chain has reportedly entered the notebook cooling module industry recently and is set to expand their supply to notebook brand vendors in 2014, according to sources...
Thursday 27 February 2014
China battery pack makers reportedly to enter iPad mini supply chain in 2H14
Apple has reportedly invited China-based battery makers to join its iPad supply chain, and the makers will start supplying orders in the second half of 2014, according to sources...
Monday 24 February 2014
AMD reportedly moves desktop headquarters to China to strengthen competitiveness
AMD has reportedly moved its desktop business headquarters from the US to Beijing, China and has also assigned its desktop business general manager Steven Liu to the new office with...
Monday 10 February 2014
Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014
With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...
Monday 13 January 2014
China upstream flat panel makers look to Taiwan for engineering talent
China-based components and materials makers are reportedly increasing their efforts to attract Taiwan engineers to their companies.