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Lithium polymer to account for 15-20% of total battery shipments in 2012

Mar 20, 15:37

Lithium polymer's proportion in the overall battery shipments is expected to rise to 15-20% in 2012 from 5% in 2011 as tablet PC and ultrabook players including Hewlett-Packard (HP),...

Tablet PCs to trigger demand for lithium-polymer battery

Taiwan market: Acer prices new Cedar Trail netbook below NT$10,000

Feb 21, 01:10

Notebook vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Toshiba have all already started selling their latest Cedar Trail-based netbooks...

Li-poly battery penetration expected to rise to 24% in 2012, say makers

Feb 1, 16:12

The proportion of global demand for lithium-ion polymer (Li-poly) batteries is expected to increase from 15-16% in 2011 to 24% in 2012 due to fast growing sales of tablets and ultrabooks,...

CES 2012: ViewSonic and Lenovo showcase 7-inch tablet PCs

Jan 12, 01:10

With many non-Apple players turning aggressively to the 7-inch tablet PC segment, ViewSonic and Lenovo are both showcasing their latest 7-inch models at CES 2012.

Asustek going Android, Acer eyeing Windows 8 for tablet PC market

Jan 5, 01:15

Acer, after refuting rumors about plans to phase out of the tablet PC and smartphone markets, has adjusted strategies for its tablet PC business and will focus on a Windows-based...

Apple to increase battery capacity of upcoming high-end version of new iPad, say sources

Dec 29, 10:53

The battery capacity for the high-end version of Apple's new iPad - due to be unveiled in January 2012 - will be increased to 14,000mAH compared to 6,500mAH used currently, according...

Simplo, Dynapack see mixed October results

Nov 8, 11:05

Notebook battery pack makers Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology saw mixed results for October, with the former's revenues rising 0.05% but the latter's dropping...

Real iPad 3 reportedly to launch in 3Q12

Nov 3, 01:30

Apple's new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed...

Dynapack sees strong performance in 3Q11 revenues

Oct 27, 01:15

Notebook battery maker Dynapack International Technology has reported strong revenue performance for the third quarter with net profits growing 64.02% sequentially.

Simplo forecast 2011 net profit 1.3 times capital

Oct 24, 11:04

Simplo Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of battery packs used in notebooks, released its financial report for the third quarter of 2011 and financial forecast for the fourth quarter...

Simplo battery problem already resolved, says chairman

Oct 13, 01:35

Chairman of Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology Raymond Sung, at a press conference on October 12, confirmed that the company had some issues with its batteries, but the...

Apple shifts orders from Simplo to Dynapack due to defective battery packs used in iPad 2

Oct 12, 16:10

Because Li-polymer battery packs used in iPad 2 have been found to be defective, Apple in late September shifted some orders from Simplo Technology which produced the defective products...

Dynapack September revenues hit record

Oct 5, 10:07

Dynapack International Technology, a Tawian-based maker of battery packs for notebooks, has reported unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$2.472 billion (US$83.1 million) for September,...

Ultrabooks expected to impact tablet PCs

Sep 29, 01:10

With notebook players such as Acer, Asustek Computer as well as Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard (HP) all set launch ultrabooks in the near future, sources...

Smart grids spur massive demand for lithium ion batteries, says IHS

Sep 26, 14:25

The expected proliferation of electrical smart grids during the next decade will generate nearly US$6 billion worth of demand by 2020 for lithium ion batteries used mainly in energy...

Simplo, Dynapack achieve historical high in August revenues

Sep 6, 01:40

Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology and Dynapack International Technology have both seen their revenues achieve historical high in August.

Global capacity of Li polymer battery cells to exceed 400 million units at end of 2011

Aug 31, 16:31

In view of fast growing demand for lithium polymer batteries used in tablets and slim notebooks, the global total annual capacity of lithium polymer battery cells is estimated to...

Tablet PC fever is already cooling down, says Acer chairman

Aug 25, 01:20

Acer chairman JT Wang, commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted...

Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

Lithium-ion battery market set for boom courtesy of hybrid and electric vehicles, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 16, 13:42

Driven by plunging prices and accelerating demand from the electric and hybrid automobile market, lithium-ion will emerge as the world's leading rechargeable battery technology and...

Simplo revenues hit record in July

Aug 8, 10:28

Battery pack maker Simplo Technology generated revenues of NT$4.466 billion (US$155 million) in July, hitting a record for the fifth consecutive month, according to the company.

Dynapack July revenues hit record high; Catcher sees growth

Aug 5, 12:25

Notebook battery maker Dynapack International Technology saw its consolidated revenues increase 10.7% on month and 34.8% on year to a record high of NT$1.99 billion (US$68.77 million)...

Coretronic reportedly forms alliance with Celxpert Energy eyeing lithium battery potential

Jul 13, 15:36

Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic reportedly has formed an alliance with battery maker Celxpert Energy with Coretronic having taken a seat on Celxpert's board and will...

Growing demand for car lithium batteries

Jul 13, 14:15

Demand for batteries that power vehicles has been increasing due to the increasing popularity of hybrid and electric vehicles. According to statistics, the global market of hybrid...

Quanta to establish chassis manufacturing subsidiary in China

Jul 7, 01:10

Quanta Computer has announced plans to invest US$15 million to set up a subsidiary in Chongqing, China for manufacturing chassis and cooling modules.

Foxconn announces plans to expand investments in China subsidiaries

Jul 5, 01:40

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will increase its investments in its subsidiaries in...

Ultra-thin notebooks to boost demand for lithium-polymer batteries

Jun 23, 16:15

Market demand for lithium-polymer batteries, which are used mainly in products such as tablet PCs or notebooks with ultra-thin designs, is expected to increase significantly as ultra-thin...

Battery maker AcBel to benefit from cloud computing opportunity

Jun 16, 01:45

Taiwan-based battery maker AcBel expects its revenues to see a double-digit percentage growth in 2011, benefiting from cloud computing driving demand for server power supplies, according...

Taiwan battery makers say no impact from HP recall

May 31, 01:30

With Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announcing a recall to some notebook batteries due to overheating and being a fire hazard, Taiwan-based notebook battery makers pointed out that...

Computex 2011: Asustek announces Padfone, bundling smartphone with tablet PC

May 31, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer, at its pre-Computex press conference, announced its Padfone, bundling a 4.3-inch smartphone with a 10-inch tablet PC for an estimated...

Asustek chairman Jonney Shih introducing Padfone

HP notebook battery recall to have limited impact to new notebook model production

May 30, 16:38

Sources from Taiwan-based notebook makers, have commented on Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) recently planned notebook battery recall because of the possibility of overheating and the resulting...

Aleees introduces electric bus solution

May 19, 16:24

In the wave of promoting greener environment, the market of electric vehicles has become the next battlefield for many firms from different industries. Taiwan-based firm Advance Lithium...

Taiwan market: Acer announces new Timeline notebooks; aims to sell 6 million units

Apr 7, 01:10

Acer has announced its third-generation Timeline notebooks featuring Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and ultra-thin industrial design in Taiwan and the company is aiming to sell six...

Quanta releases share holdings in Simplo Technology

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has released its share holdings in battery maker Simplo Technology and sold 7.321 million shares at a price of NT$185 (US$6.27) per share...

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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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