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

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...

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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...

Taiwan notebook battery makers see drop in December revenues

Jan 11, 01:45

Taiwan-based notebook battery makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy have all reported on-month drop in December 2010 revenues mainly due...

Simplo expects production at new plants to start in August 2011

Dec 30, 01:45

Chairman of notebook battery maker Simplo Technology, Sung Fu-Hsin, at a forum in China, has said labor shortages in 2011 are expected to be very serious, but Simplo's new plant in...

Dynapack and Celxpert cancel merger plans

Dec 16, 15:08

Taiwan-based notebook battery makers Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy, on December 15, announced the cancellation of their merger plans and will void their stock...

GCL-Poly and LDK extends battle to strategic alliances and Taiwan solar cell market

Dec 14, 15:03

As more players enter the solar arena and companies continue to ramp up capacity, strategic integrations and alliances have become critical for success, particularly in the China...

Taiwan battery makers see mixed November

Dec 7, 02:20

Taiwan-based battery module makers Simplo Technology, Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy have posted mixed results for their November 2010 revenues.

Battery specialist Hi Tech to spin off electric car battery business

Nov 30, 01:35

Battery specialist Welldone has announced plans to spin off the electric car battery business of its wholly-owned subsidiary Hi Tech Energy to form a new subsidiary. The decision...

Asustek new purchasing strategy to benefit Simplo

Nov 26, 15:54

Asustek Computer is said to have recently adjusted its component purchase strategy following reports about notebook makers accepting improper benefits from upstream component makers...

Dynapack-Celxpert merger postponed

Nov 2, 16:03

Taiwan-based notebook battery makers Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy were originally planning to complete their merger on December 31, but as the two firms are...

Simplo to see slight drop in 4Q10 results

Oct 28, 01:55

Taiwan-based notebook battery maker Simplo Technology expects its revenues in the fourth quarter of 210 to drop slightly by 4.04% sequentially to reach about NT$9.75 billion (US$317.05...

Li-Ion/Poly batteries drive high growth of battery management ICs from headsets to electric vehicles, says Petrov Group

Oct 21, 16:10

The requirement for power-efficient and high performance solutions in Li-Ion/Poly battery-powered devices and equipment continues to open profitable growth opportunities for existing...

PPTC component maker Polytronics pushing sales to LED lighting and lithium battery segments

Sep 29, 13:59

Polytronics Technology (PTTC), a supplier of polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) components, has been pushing the sale of its products to the handset lithium battery...

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    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. ...

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    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.

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    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...

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