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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,...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

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Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks

Jun 21, 01:05

Intel plans to host what it call the Intel Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in two locations, one in Taiwan on July 31 and one in China on August 2, according to sources from notebook...


Computex 2012: AMD reveals E-series APUs to help extend notebook battery life

Jun 7, 01:00

AMD has announced the launch of its latest AMD E-series accelerated processing unit (APU) platform. Designed for essential notebook and desktop personal computers which meet basic...

Notebook chassis and battery makers report growth in May revenues

Jun 6, 01:05

Notebook chassis maker Catcher Technology, and battery makers Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have announced revenues for May all achieved growth both on on-year...

Celxpert May revenues up sequentially

Stockwatch - Jun 5, 15:18

Celxpert Energy, a Taiwan-based maker of battery packs, had revenues of NT$514 million (US$17.3 million) for May increasing 17.23% on month but decreasing 3.61% on year. Revenues...

Intel pushes new battery solutions to reduce ultrabook cost

May 22, 01:30

To lower production costs of ultrabooks, Intel has been aggressively trying to find replacement components and is currently pushing two new battery solutions - 16650 cylindrical battery...

Dynapack April revenues hit record

Stockwatch - May 8, 11:09

Dynapack Interntional Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of battery packs for notebooks and tablets, generated consolidated revenues of NT$2.512 billion (US$85.2 million) in April,...

Simplo to deal out 2011 dividend of NT$7

May 2, 12:00

Simplo Technology, which makes battery packs mainly for notebooks, has said it will distribute a dividend per share of NT$7 - NT$6 in cash and NT$1 in stock - for 2011 operation.

Notebook battery makers achieve revenue growth in March

Apr 6, 16:03

Notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy have announced their March revenues with each achieving growth of more than 10% both...

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    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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    Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

    Microsoft has unveiled its Universal Foldable Keyboard that can be used across iOS, Android and Windows platforms in Taiwan. The keyboard is specifically designed for Windows tablets,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Intel sixth-generation Core processor

    Intel has introduced the sixth-generation Core processor family for a range of device designs - from the ultra-mobile compute stick, to 2-in-1s and high-definition all-in-one desktops,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 3.

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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