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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...

Thinking wins thermo-sensitive resistor orders from US tablet PC vendors

Mar 23, 01:15

Protective component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial has received thermo-sensitive resistor orders for US-based tablet PC vendors, according to the company.

Players to announce Android 3.0 tablet PCs in near future; concerns for OS support remain

Mar 22, 01:25

Taiwan-based notebook brand vendor Asustek Computer is set to announce its Android 3.0-based 10.1-inch tablet PC on March 25 with Acer, Samsung Electronics and High Tech Computer...

Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact

Mar 17, 01:55

Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...

Nvidia launches new 3D Vision glasses and entry-level GPU

Mar 17, 01:25

Nvidia recently launched a new 3D Vision bundle priced US$149, lower than US$199 of the previous 3D Vision bundle, to boost demand for 3D applications, according to the company.

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake raises concern about notebook battery supply

Mar 16, 15:32

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, possible shortages of notebook-use lithium batteries are a concern for the PC sector although global demand for...

Share of battery material market

Japan earthquake: Notebook players concerned about battery cell, MLCC, DRAM supplies

Mar 15, 15:22

Taiwan-based notebook makers, after evaluating the damage caused by Japan's earthquake on their upstream supply chain, pointed out that supplies of notebook battery cells and MLCCs...

Japan earthquake: Battery cell prices likely to be pushed up, say Taiwan makers

Mar 14, 11:26

Sony's two battery cell factories located in Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, have stopped production in the wake of Friday's earthquake, and this may push up international...

Taiwan notebook makers to see shipment growth in March

Mar 10, 01:25

Despite seeing their shipments drop significantly in February, Taiwan-based notebook makers including Compal Electronics, Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec are all expected to...

Polytronics shipping components for notebook batteries

Mar 8, 11:29

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology (PTTC) saw February consolidated revenues decline by 16.2% sequentially to NT$98 million (US$3.34 million), but the company indicated...

Battery pack makers see mixed growth in February revenues

Mar 7, 11:23

Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy, three Taiwan-based makers of battery packs, saw their February revenues drop by 8.20%, rise by 1.05% and...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

Taiwan-based battery makers report January results

Feb 10, 12:12

Simplo Technology posted NT$3.053 billion (US$105.8 million) in January revenues, up 15.4% on year, and Dynapack International Technology saw revenues increase 44.15% from a year...

Vendors push netbooks into education market

Jan 27, 01:25

As demand for netbook from the educational market is gradually rising, netbook vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have all launched models specifically targeting...

Rush to produce tablet PCs may cause component shortages

Jan 18, 02:05

As tablet PCs are becoming popular and most vendors plan to ship more than 700,000 units every quarter, sources from upstream component makers pointed out that several components...

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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.

  • Acer+DA223+HQL+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    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.

  • Acer+Liquid+S1+tablet%2Fphone+

    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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