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Catcher, Simplo see September revenues up on month

Oct 7, 13:44

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.72 billion (US$245.48 million) for September 2016, up 10.3% on month, and NT$20.73 billion for the third...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches ZenFone 3 Max, targeting price-performance ratio-oriented buyers

Oct 3, 22:03

Asustek Computer launched its ZenFone 3 Max smartphones in Taiwan on October 3, featuring a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch display, 4100mAh battery and a function to serve as a power bank....

Lithium battery makers demand price rise due to shortages

Sep 27, 11:49

As demand for the traditional 18650 cylinder battery has been growing strong recently because of increasing notebook sales, upstream battery module makers have started asking for...

Rising notebook demand causing shortages in many components

Sep 26, 22:40

With demand for notebooks stronger than expected and notebook component suppliers conservative about their shipments, several components including panel, battery and solid state drive...

Amperex Technology expected to take over production of Galaxy Note 7 batteries

Sep 7, 15:36

Following the recall by Samsung Electronics of its Galaxy Note 7 due to defective batteries produced by Samsung SDI, China-based Amperex Technology, which was a secondary supplier...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue expected to benefit Taiwan battery shipments, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 6, 15:35

The recall of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 over battery issues has raised concerns among worldwide smartphone brands about their battery quality and is expected to benefit Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic expected to remain largest automotive Li battery maker, steps into LED automotive lighting

Aug 26, 10:24

Panasonic has started production at new automotive Li battery factories in Japan, the US and China and is expected to maintain the status as the global largest maker. In addition,...

Iljin Materials joins Tesla EV battery supply chain, says report

Aug 18, 12:40

Korea-based Iljin Materials' ectrodeposited (ED) copper foil technology reportedly has been validated by Tesla and Panasonic recently and the company will be able to join Tesla's...

Battery maker Simplo looks to flat sales in 3Q16

Newswatch - Aug 12, 16:11

Battery maker Simplo Technology expects sales to reach NT$14.06-14.6 billion in the third quarter of 2016, slightly higher than the NT$13.59 billion posted in the previous quarter.

Battery maker Simplo reports flat sales for July

Newswatch - Aug 4, 15:52

Battery maker Simplo Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.582 billion (US$144.67 million) for July, up 2.6% sequentially but down 10.8% on year.

Samsung to take up 4% stake in China-based BYD, says paper

Jul 15, 14:19

Samsung Electronics has decided to invest KRW500 billion (U$442 million) to take up a 4% stake in China-based electric vehicle maker BYD Electronic, according to a Korea Economic...

Hitech, Ezswap, Benma to push lithium-battery vehicles and exchange system in China

Apr 28, 12:22

Taiwan-based electric vehicle maker Hitech Energy has announced to partner with battery station operator Ezswap Networks and China-based Guangzhou Benma Industrial to establish battery...

Taiwan component makers facing competition over MacBook orders

Apr 15, 12:10

Apple is ready to launch new ultra-thin MacBooks in the second half of 2016, but Taiwan component makers are seeing increasing competition for related component orders. US-based Amphenol...

Simplo expects over 20% sequential decline in 1Q16 revenues

Mar 31, 14:39

Battery maker Simplo Technology has announced a forecast for the first quarter and expects revenues to reach between NT$13.34-13.86 billion (US$409-424.94 million), down 20.5-23.49%...

China market: Xiaomi announces Hongmi 3

Jan 11, 22:39

China-based Xiaomi has announced its Hongmi 3 smartphone, priced at CNY699 (US$106) and is marketing the product by mainly pushing its long battery life.

Taiwan market: Gogoro sees increasing electric scooter sales

Dec 29, 15:13

Gogoro has sold nearly 1,000 electric scooters in Taiwan in December, the highest monthly record since it was founded, and the company is now planning to add another 21 battery exchange...

Simplo achieves net profits of NT$797 million in 3Q15

Nov 12, 14:54

Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$16.14 billion (US$493.8 million) for the third quarter, while gross margins were 10.22%, net...

Acer establishes subsidiary to enter electric vehicle power system and battery industries

Oct 23, 10:47

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business recently established a new subsidiary, MPS Energy, to focus on developing car-use batteries and electric vehicle power systems and will...

Acer positive about Microsoft Surface Book release

Oct 13, 12:02

Commenting on market watchers' concerns that Microsoft's Surface Book could potentially hurt its PC brand partners, Acer's president of corporate business planning and operations...

Sysgration lands OEM orders for automotive battery modules from China

Newswatch - Sep 23, 11:54

Sysgration has obtained OEM orders for 8,000 battery modules worth NT$800 million (US$24.4 million) from a new energy vehicle maker based in northern China, with shipments to begin...

Simplo expects 4% growth in 3Q15

Aug 13, 12:26

Battery module maker Simplo Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$15.65 billion (US$489.28 million), net profits of NT$745 million and EPS of NT$2.34 for the second...

Simplo, Dynapack to supply battery modules for use in new Surface, say Taiwan makers

Jul 21, 22:01

Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have landed orders for battery modules for use in new Surface devices to be launched by Microsoft in the third quarter, according...

Wei Chi Energy, APPSRC co-develop hybrid battery system for electric vehicles

Jul 1, 12:17

Battery maker Wei Chi Energy Technology and Advanced Propulsion and Power System Research Center (APPSRC) of Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University have co-developed a hybrid battery...

An electric car equipped with a hybrid battery system

LG Chem to mass produce hexagonal battery for smartwatches

Jun 29, 15:26

LG Chem has developed a hexagonal battery for use in smartwatches, a move that will allow for 25% more energy efficiency than a rectangular battery, according to various Korea media...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches new flagship Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet

May 28, 13:48

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone the Xperia Z3+ in London, the UK and has also hosted a launch conference in Taiwan.

Sony Mobile Xperia Z3+

Simplo under pressure in competition for next-generation iPhone battery orders

May 26, 12:30

Taiwan-based Simplo Technology is coming under strong pressure from China makers in competition for Apple's battery orders for the next-generation iPhone, according to industry sou...

Simplo pushing new businesses

Mar 31, 15:35

Notebook battery maker Simplo Technology is preparing to enter the automation and Internet of Things (IoT) industries in 2015 and is developing a smart robotic arm that will be installed...

Cylindrical battery demand to see 32% increase in demand during 2015, says firm

Mar 11, 20:49

Cylindrical battery demand will see an on-year increase of 32% from 882 million in 2014 to 1.171 billion units in 2015, according to EnergyTrend.

Sysgration lands orders for electric bus-use battery modules from CSR

Mar 3, 20:50

Sysgration has obtained orders for battery modules for use in 500 electric buses from China-based maker CSR, with each module priced at CNY750,000 (US$119,590) and shipments to begin...

Simplo, Dynapack reportedly to supply batteries for Microsoft products

Nov 10, 21:32

Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology and Dynapack reportedly have successfully entered Microsoft's supply chain with Simplo having landed most of the battery orders for the...

Battery material supplier Aleees reports strong on-year revenue gains for October

Nov 5, 15:34

Taiwan-based electric bus (e-bus) and lithium ferrous phosphate cathode material maker Aleees has reported revenues of NT$89 million (US$2.92 million) for October 2014, down 5% sequentially...

Plug-in electric vehicles expected to make up 2.4% of global light-duty vehicle sales by 2023, says Navigant

Oct 23, 14:53

The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs), which includes hybrids (HEVs), plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), and battery electric vehicles (BEVs), is a small but growing part...

Taiwan Li-ion battery makers look to data center applications

Oct 21, 22:31

Taiwan-based Li-ion battery module makers, in view of weak global demand for notebooks and slow growth in tablet sales, are looking to new business opportunities from data center...

Acer working with Panasonic on cloud computing battery management system

Oct 14, 15:27

Acer reportedly is cooperating with Panasonic to develop a battery management system for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunities,...

Acer BYOC platform

New battery and charging technologies required for 8 billion mobile devices in 2019, says ABI Research

Oct 9, 13:35

ABI Research forecasts that the installed base of mobile devices (smartphones, basic mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and notebooks) will reach eight billion by 2019, providing...

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+3+smartwatch

    Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Acer Chromebook 14

    Acer has released its Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum chassis. The Acer Chromebook 14 is the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • Apple+iPhone+SE+smartphone

    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

  • Apple+iPhone+6s+and+iPhone+6s+Plus

    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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