Wistron to see good profits in 2015 thanks to iPhone 5c, says paper
Newswatch - Nov 27, 12:34
Wistron is expected to achieve shipments at levels similar to those of 2014 for its notebook, desktop and LCD TV businesses in 2015, but the ODM's handheld device business is expected to continue benefiting from Apple's iPhone 5c orders and an improved yield, the company is looking at a possible EPS...
Foxconn to continue investment in central Taiwan, says chairman
Nov 26, 15:55
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), viewing that local governments and enterprises in central Taiwan plan to integrate resources to develop precision machinery, precision optics, electric vehicles, robots, industrial automation and the Internet of Things, will continue to invest in the...
Foxconn to build airborne logistic hub in Zhengzhou
Nov 21, 15:37
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will sign agreements with Administration Commission of Zhengzhou Airport Economic Comprehensive Experimental Area in China by the end of 2014 to establish an airborne logistic hub 2km east of the airport.
Pegatron may not achieve NT$1 trillion revenue goal until 2015
Nov 17, 22:00
Because of a weak first half in 2014, Pegatron Technology is unlikely to be able to achieve its NT$1 trillion (US$32.61 billion) revenue goal for 2014 despite the fact that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter are expected to rise dramatically thanks to Apple orders for the iPhone 6, according...
Wistron Kunshan to acquire equipment from Wistron InfoComm Technology
Stockwatch - Nov 17, 21:52
Wistron has announced that its subsidiary Wistron Kunshan, located in Kunshan, China will acquire equipment sets from its affiliate Wistron InfoComm Technology - also located in Kunshan - for an amount of CNY72.04 million (US$11.75 million), according to a company post on the Taiwan Stock Exchange...
Foxconn posts 3Q14 net EPS of NT$2.30
Stockwatch - Nov 14, 14:05
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on November 13 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, recording consolidated revenues of NT$950.49 billion (US$31.37 billion), gross margin of 7.1%, net operating profit of NT$31.37 billion, net profit of NT$34.62 billion and net...
Quanta sees EPS of NT$1.23 in 3Q14
Nov 13, 13:53
Quanta Computer has announced third-quarter results with operating profits reaching NT$11 billion (US$359.31 million), up 3.97% sequentially and EPS at NT$1.23; however, the company's operating gross margin dropped to only 4.5%, down from 4.93% in the second quarter, because of an increase in the company's...
Qisda posts over NT$1 billion in 3Q14 profit
Nov 13, 10:45
DMS (design and manufacturing service) provider Qisda has released its third-quarter 2014 financial report, recording net profit of NT$1.095 billion (US$36.5 million)and net EPS of NT$0.53 for the third quarter.
FTC reports revenues for October 2014
Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:27
Foxconn Technology (FTC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.758 billion (US$425.27 million) for October 2014, representing a 46.25% increase on month and 30.07% increase on year.
Foxconn sees over 10% sequential revenue growth in October
Nov 11, 16:16
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$469 billion (US$15.35 billion) for October, up 12.89% on month and 22.58% on year, mainly thanks to its strong consumer electronics shipments, while its PC and communication products also achieved steady on-month...
Notebook ODMs announces shipment performance for October
Nov 10, 22:21
Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have unveiled their shipment performance for October with Quanta having shipped 3.9 million notebooks in the month, down from 4.8 million units in September.
Pegatron October revenues rise
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 16:10
Pegatron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$120.028 billion (US$4 billion) for October 2014, representing a 13.25% increase on month and 35.79% increase on year.
Altek revenues drop in October
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:11
Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.006 billion (US$33.53 million) for October 2014, representing a 10.23% drop on month and 28.44% drop on year.
Foxlink reports revenues growth for October
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:03
Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.225 billion (US$340.83 million) for October 2014, representing a 24.81% increase on month and 3.61% increase on year.
Inventec October sales flat on month
Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:00
Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$36.822 billion (US$1.23 billion) for October 2014, representing a 0.14% increase on month and 18.14% drop on year.
Digitimes Research: Thread to compete with ZigBee ZHA initially
Nov 6, 14:15
Thread, a new networking protocol for household appliances initiated by Google's Nest Labs, looks to compete with the ZHA (ZigBee Home Automation) standard, but there is a possibility for the two technologies to integrate together as they share some basic standards, according to Digitimes Research.
Intel Capital invests US$62 million in 16 innovative companies
Nov 5, 15:19
Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment organization, has announced at the Intel Capital Global Summit investments in 16 technology companies. Totaling approximately US$62 million, the investments cover a broad spectrum of innovative technologies.
Apple rumored to raise payments to accelerate iPhone 6 Plus production
Oct 23, 15:46
Seeing higher-than-expected iPhone 6 Plus demand, Apple is rumored to be considering raising its payments to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) by 20-25% to encourage the Taiwan-based EMS provider to accelerate mass production efficiency for the device, according to sources from the upstream...
Supply chain estimated to deliver 50 million units of iPhone 6 in 2014
Oct 23, 15:06
Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology's orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will also deliver about 25 million...
Foxconn offers maximum reward of CNY10 million for anti-corruption informers
Oct 15, 15:32
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is offering rewards up to CNY10 million (US$1.63 million) for informing against corrupt employees who have taken bribes or kickbacks while handling Foxconn's procurement, according to industry sources, adding that the rewards will be given if offenders...
Compal reports revenues growth for September
Stockwatch - Oct 9, 16:40
Compal has reported consolidated revenues of NT$84.85 billion (US$2.83 billion) for September 2014, representing a 17.21% increase on month and 37% increase on year.
Foxlink sees September revenues drop on year
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 15:43
Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.192 billion (US$273.1 million) for September 2014, representing a 27.11% increase on month and 18.23% drop on year.
Foxconn hiring workers for iPhone 6-series smartphones
Sep 30, 14:28
Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is pushing Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to start large-scale hiring at its plants in Shenzhen and Zhengzhou, China, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Foxconn assisting China smartphone vendors, looking to reduce reliance on Apple
Sep 29, 15:01
Despite having strong performance thanks to iPhone sales, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been aggressively helping its China-based smartphone clients such as Xiaomi, Meitu, Oppo and Meizu boost their sales and is looking to increase the revenue contribution from non-Apple players,...
Foxconn engaged in carbon emissions trading for energy saving
Sep 25, 15:31
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has made continued efforts to cut energy consumption at all of its factories to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and has further stepped into carbon emissions trading, according to market watchers.
Foxconn Brazil plant resumes production
Sep 19, 13:54
Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plant in Brazil has resumed operations after the company enlisted a local arbitration court to resolve an employee strike.
Foxconn considering lawsuit over leukemia report
Sep 16, 15:41
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering taking legal action against UK-based Daily Mail for its recent report claiming Foxconn employees working in Shenzhen plants have developed leukemia. Foxconn has demand the Daily Mail present evidence of its claim within...
ARTC unveils driverless vehicle
Sep 16, 15:07
Taiwan's Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC) has recently unveiled a driverless vehicle that it has spent two years developing.
Foxconn reports slight sequential revenue gains for August
Sep 11, 16:11
Foxconn Electronics has reported revenues of NT$275.08 billion (US$9.18 billion) for August, up 5.71% sequentially but down 1.91% on year. For the first eight months of 2014, revenues totaled NT$2.29 trillion, edging up 0.5% from a year earlier.
Foxconn looking to expand investments in Shanxi, China in 2014
Sep 4, 15:45
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is looking to invest over CNY5 billion (US$813.82 million) in Shanxi province, China in 2014. Foxconn currently has two production hubs in the province and has already invested almost CNY20 billion there, according to company chairman Terry Guo.
Voices from India: How can Taiwan best tap the booming India handset market
Aug 27, 12:27
There will be an estimated 250 million handsets sold in the India market in 2014, 35% of which will be smartphones, an increase from the 23% in 2013. However, with a population of 1.2 billion and an underdeveloped infrastructure in India has resulted in a complicated system for marketing handsets and...