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Toshiba reportedly to close R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 4, 12:34

Toshiba reportedly plans to close its R&D center in Taiwan and will lay off about 100 engineers working at the center, according to sources in Taiwan's notebook industry.

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America...

Compal Electronics to adjust ODM organization into 2 business groups

Jan 21, 10:54

Compal Electronics will adjust its ODM organization into PC and smart device business groups, with the former to cover notebooks, desktops and servers and the latter tablets, smartphones...

Second- and third-tier notebook ODMs to see weak shipment performance in 2016

Jan 18, 16:29

Taiwan- and China-based second and third-tier notebook ODMs including Shuttle, Clevo, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Uniwill, Malata and BYD are facing declining orders in 2016...

Facebook, Google server outsourcing strategy change expected to impact profitability for ODMs

Dec 11, 11:53

Facebook is planning to add Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, as a new datacenter server supplier, joining its primary supplier Quanta Computer in order to lower its risks and...

Inventec to undertake ODM production of 12.5-inch notebook for Xiaomi

Dec 9, 12:02

Taiwan-based Inventec will undertake ODM production of a 12.5-inch notebook model for China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology at its factory in Shanghai, eastern China, with shipments...

Join In to acquire a 100% stake of handset ODM Wingtech

Dec 1, 21:40

China-based real estate developer Join In Holding will acquire all outstanding shares of handset ODM maker Wingtech at CNY17.54 (US$2.74) per share. Join In currently holds a 51%...

Apple seeking second supplier for next-generation Apple Watch, says report

Newswatch - Nov 19, 15:26

Apple has placed orders for four million Apple Watches for the fourth quarter, targeting mainly demand from the year-end holidays. Sales of Apple Watch are expected to surpass 10...

China ODM TV shipments climb 39% in 3Q15, says firm

Nov 9, 14:32

China ODM shipments of TV products reached 11.62 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 38.8% on year, according to Sigmaintell Consulting.

Inventec optimistic about new orders from big client

Oct 6, 14:51

Inventec chairman Richard Lee has commented that a big client (understood to be Xiaomi) is currently developing new products, and Inventec is optimistic about related orders. Xiaomi...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman (center)

Commentary: Taiwan notebook ODMs may not see profitability improve in 2H15

Sep 17, 11:05

The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs all saw their profits decline significantly in the second quarter of 2015, and it still remains unclear if they can turn around in the second...

Notebook players believe September shipments will decide 4Q15 performance

Sep 14, 21:39

Notebook ODMs have mostly seen their August revenues performing better than expected, but are rather cautious about their September shipment performance as it is a key indicator for...

Digitimes Research: Top notebook vendors and ODMs see over 10% on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 8, 14:06

The global top-5 Wintel notebook brand vendors' combined shipments grew 17% on month in August, but compared to the same month a year ago, the volume was down 14%. Meanwhile the top-3...

Xiaomi said to release notebook in 2016 with help from Inventec and Foxconn

Sep 1, 14:26

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi reportedly is planning to launch a notebook in 2016 and is currently developing the device jointly with its ODM partners Inventec and Foxconn...

Notebook component makers shift to server applications along with ODMs

Jul 31, 11:36

While notebook ODMs, such as Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics, have been expanding staff specifically for servers used in cloud computing data centers, their component suppliers,...

Commentary: China notebook ODMs set to ramp up shipments

Jul 28, 11:35

Although the production capability of China-based notebook ODMs is still too small to make a significant impact on their Taiwan-based counterparts, the notebook supply chain in China...

Taiwan supply chain makers expect ODM orders for Windows 10 smartphones

Jul 27, 19:59

Microsoft, having closed Nokia's factories and dismissed Nokia R&D staffs, is unlikely to invest much in own-brand Windows 10 smartphones and instead may partner with vendors...

Microsoft may increase smartphone outsourcing as it closes China plants

Jul 16, 10:21

Microsoft has closed its China-based handset manufacturing plants in Beijing and Dongguang, a move which will pave the way for the company to increase outsourcing of smartphones to...

Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs

Jul 8, 14:53

Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for...

Quanta sees rising notebook shipments in May

Jun 10, 22:24

Quanta Computer's notebook shipments reached 3.4 million units in May, up 6.25% on month from 3.2 million units in April. Since Quanta's notebook shipments are estimated to grow 10%...

PC ODMs expect to obtain orders at losses in 2H15

Apr 16, 21:48

As vendors are conservative about global PC demand and have launched more inexpensive models, they will select ODMs with the lowest quotes to maintain thin profitability in the second...

Notebook ODMs partnering with IoT startups

Apr 13, 15:32

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating their paces building partnerships with Internet of things (IoT) startup companies and are providing financial, production and technological...

Diode maker Eris 1Q15 revenues rise 5.15%

Apr 8, 21:21

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, saw its first-quarter revenues increase 5.15% compared with the same period in 2014.

Commentary: Automated production lines a priority for ODMs

Mar 27, 14:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has signed contracts with Korea-based SK C&C to establish a joint venture and apply SK C&C's IT services to Foxconn's automated...

Apple rumored entry-level iPhone 6C to be made by Wistron

Mar 26, 15:05

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new range of iPhones in the second half, and among the new smartphones, the 4-inch entry-level iPhone 6C is expected to be manufactured by...

Altek expects operations to bottom out in 1Q15

Mar 10, 20:27

Digital camera ODM Altek, viewing that its in-house-developed dual-lens solutions have been adopted by two smartphone vendors for launch in the second quarter of 2015, expects its...

PC shipments in 1Q15 may fall over 20%, say upstream suppliers

Mar 6, 15:08

PC shipments so far in the first quarter of 2015 have been short of expectations because many vendors are still clearing inventories and demand in Europe and emerging markets including...

Quanta Computer reportedly vying for server ODM orders from Dell

Feb 10, 20:21

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has been competing for server ODM orders from Dell, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG outsource TV orders to ODMs to secure panel supply

Feb 10, 15:57

Korea-based vendors who have adopted a one-stop business model for their LCD TV business have recently placed some strategic orders with outside ODMs for 2015. Samsung Electronics...

Taiwan handset ODMs looking for more orders from regional brands

Jan 5, 14:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are stepping up efforts to solicit orders from regional brand vendors in India and Southeast Asia in order to keep their growth momentum, according to sources...

Wistron to make investment in telematics device maker

Dec 29, 11:10

Notebook ODM Wistron has decided to step into the telematics segment by committing investment in Taiwan-based Join-link International Technology, which focuses on production of car...

Compal plans to hike ODM prices by 5-15% to reflect wage hikes in China

Dec 26, 14:46

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics is negotiating an increase in ODM prices by 5-15% with clients, with the adjustment needed to reflect ongoing wage hikes in China and...

Ray Chen, Compal president

Compal reportedly to undertake ODM production of LCD TVs for LG

Dec 25, 11:05

Compal Electronics will obtain ODM orders for 1-2 million 32-, 60- and 70-inch LCD TVs from LG Electronics in 2015, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

Asustek aims at 3rd-largest global notebook market share in 2015

Dec 3, 14:46

Asustek Computer aims to ship at least 22.1 million notebooks to have the third-largest global market share in 2015, with more than 30% of the shipments to be low-cost Transformer...

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