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  • Last update: Monday 14 April 2014 [172 news items]

Taiwan battery module makers eye orders from China 4G base stations

Apr 14, 21:57

Taiwan-based battery module makers are looking to enter the supply chain of China's telecom carriers for backup battery orders for their 4G base stations. However, since the China...

Apple placing next-generation iPhone battery orders with Simplo and Desay

Mar 26, 21:45

Apple has reportedly placed its next-generation iPhone battery orders with only two suppliers: Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and China-based Shenzhen Desay Battery Technology. Dynapack,...

Apple pushing automated production

Mar 24, 13:37

Apple is planning to have its iPhone batteries fully manufactured on automated production lines in 2014 to reduce its manpower demand. The move is expected to trigger other brand...

China battery pack makers reportedly to enter iPad mini supply chain in 2H14

Feb 27, 15:07

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...

Linear releases 80V buck-boost lead acid, lithium battery charging controller

Dec 4, 13:10

Linear Technology has announced the LT8490, a synchronous buck-boost battery charging controller for lead acid and lithium batteries, featuring automatic maximum power point tracking...

Electric cars to take 5-10 years to become standardized, say sources

Nov 5, 14:08

Electric cars may not have a chance to become standardized for another 5-10 years since the products are currently still facing several issues such as high prices, safety concerns...

Power Integrations unveils Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 charger reference design

Oct 22, 09:49

Power Integrations has introduced a reference design for a Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-enabled charger power supply. Launched earlier this year, the Quick Charge 2.0 protocol from Qualcomm...

Sysgration cooperates with Japan-based FDK

Oct 9, 14:12

PC peripheral and power supply device maker Sysgration on October 8 signed with Japan-based battery maker FDK for strategic-alliance cooperation to adopt FDK-developed Ni-MH batteries...

Makers see increasing 18650 lithium battery demand

Sep 23, 22:47

The price of the 18650 cylindrical lithium battery will have a chance to rise as demand from electric cars and cloud computing data centers have started to pick up recently, according...

Simplo eyeing the electric vehicle battery market

Sep 16, 12:16

As the notebook industry is seeing declining shipments, Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology is now eyeing the automobile, motorcycle and bicycle industries.

Nearly 6 billion portable battery cells to be shipped annually by 2023, says Navigant Research

Sep 13, 10:54

The explosion in portable devices, from consumer electronics to medical devices, has transformed many aspects of modern life. Until recently, however, the batteries that power these...

Lenovo introduces new ThinkPad ultrabooks

Sep 3, 19:52

Lenovo has announced new thinner and lighter additions to its ThinkPad portfolio. The ThinkPad T440s, T440 and X240 ultrabook notebooks are 20% thinner form factors, and have 45%...

Simplo expects more than 10% gross margins for 3Q13

Aug 5, 22:04

Taiwan-based notebook battery maker Simplo Technology expects its third-quarter gross margin to remain at 11%, about the same as that of the first half of the year and the company...

Simplo, Dynapack see decreasing gross margins due to production of single-cell battery packs

Jun 20, 21:44

Battery pack makers Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have extended production to single-cell battery packs for use in smartphones and tablets, but are facing...

Digitimes Research: Battery technologies regain focus as energy storage demand rises

May 13, 14:15

Demand for energy storage continues to rise and lithium-ion batteries are a common choice. However, due to prices, safety and energy storage, many substitutes such as lithium-sulfur...

Battery pack makers post mixed sequential growth in April revenues

May 7, 12:00

Taiwan-based notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology had consolidated revenues of NT$3.775 billion (US$127 million) for April increasing on month by 5.51%, while fellow makers...

Simplo sees decreased March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 14:59

Notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology has posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.578 billion (US$120 million) for March, down 3.51% on month and 19.19% on year. Consolidated...

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery packs for iPhone, say sources

Mar 27, 11:41

Apple, in a bid to hike yield rates and production efficiency through competition, has selected Taiwan-based Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology to join the iPhone...

Simplo and Dynapack to join iPhone supply chain

Simplo, Coxon profitability increases due to adjusted product mixes and automation

Mar 25, 10:19

Taiwan-based notebook battery pack maker Simplo Technology and component maker Coxon Precise Industrial have increased profitability through adjusting product lines and hiking automation...

Simplo reports 2012 EPS of NT$10.71

Mar 22, 15:15

Battery pack maker Simplo Technology reported fourth-quarter 2012 financial performance with revenues reaching NT$16.62 billion (US$556 million). The firm reported gross profits of...

Notebook battery makers see decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 11:24

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack international Technology and Celxpert Energy have reported decreased consolidated revenues for February.

Alta devices develops new generation solar cell technology for use in products such as tablets and smartphones

Mar 5, 14:04

Alta Devices has disclosed that it has reached 30.8% solar cell efficiency. This new NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) verified record has resulted from the company's first...

Digitimes Research: Used automobile lithium batteries could store renewable energy

Jan 24, 14:54

US-based automobile maker GM has been conducting R&D with professionals in different industries on the possibility of storing energy on used automobile lithium batteries.

Acquiring Sony battery biz will help Foxconn strengthen vertical integration

Nov 30, 15:15

As reports have recently been circulating that Sony is looking to sell its battery business, rumors have pointed to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and China-based...

Intel to promote Haswell platform at IDF San Francisco

Sep 6, 01:15

Intel is set to host its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco from September 11-13 and the company expects more than 4,000 IT industry-related visitors to participate at the...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

Lithium iron phosphate powder maker Hirose sees losses widen in 1H12

Sep 3, 16:14

Hirose Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of flat panel display inspection and measurement equipment and also a producer of lithium iron phosphate powder, saw its net losses widen 89.6% on...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium

Jul 31, 01:35

Intel general manager of mobile platform business Navin Shenoy at a pre-show conference before the company's Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium on July 31 in Taiwan, pointed out that the...

Hirose completes lithium iron phosphate powder plant

Jul 26, 01:40

Hirose Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of flat panel display inspection and measurement equipment, has completed construction of a new plant for the production of lithium iron phosphate...

Notebook battery makers expect growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jul 24, 01:45

Notebook battery makers, despite the fact that the notebook supply chain is seeing a weak performance, expect their revenues in the third quarter to have chance to achieve double-digit...

ITRI, Taiwan battery firms jointly showcase STOBA lithium batteries in Japan

Jul 13, 14:11

To support Taiwan-based battery firms entering international markets, the Taiwan-based Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has set up a Self Terminated Olygomers with...

Notebook industry to push standardized prismatic lithium-ion batteries as a new specification

Jul 12, 01:50

Prismatic lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that Intel has been aggressively promoting in the notebook industry, have already received full support from Japan-based Panasonic and Korea-based...

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Notebook battery makers expected to see growing performance in 3Q12

Jul 12, 01:30

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack Technology and Celxpert Energy are all expected to see strong shipment performance at the end of the third quarter benefiting from...

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Notebook battery makers to enjoy 30-50% shipment growth in 2H12

Jun 28, 01:25

Notebook battery makers are expected to see shipment growths of 30-50% in the second half of 2012 as the notebook industry is entering the third quarter, the traditional peak season,...

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    On Semiconductor LC709203F

    On Semiconductor has introduced a new family of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) battery fuel gauge ICs that provide measurements of the remaining power level of one-cell...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Samsung+PCIe+SSD+for+ultra%2Dslim+notebooks

    Samsung PCIe SSD for ultra-slim notebooks

    Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drives (SSD) for ultra-slim notebooks. The new Samsung SSDs are shipped to major notebook makers starting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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    Acer Liquid S1 tablet/phone

    Acer has announced its tablet/phone, the Acer Liquid S1, designed to be a travel companion for consumers. With a 5.7-inch HD 1280 by 720 display, the device is able to enhance mobile...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

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