Foxconn pushes new strategy to help Sharp transform
Jun 23, 14:24
At the company's investor conference on June 22, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo said that several of Foxconn's vice presidents will join Sharp's board of directors to help Sharp transform over three stages of planning.
Foxconn chairman looks at LeEco ecosystem for possible cooperation
Jun 22, 14:07
Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou and a number of top executives of the EMS giant have recently visited an experience shop of the "LeEco ecosystem" operated by China-based conglomerate LeEco (formerly LeTV) in Shenzhen to tap the possibility of enhancing cooperation between the two companies,...
Inventec expects to achieve NT$460 billion revenues in 2017
Jun 22, 13:59
Inventec chairman Richard Lee has pointed out that the company in the past 12 months has been integrating its resources in Taiwan and China and transforming its businesses to focus on developing Internet of Things (IoT) and industrial 4.0 applications.
Inventec to ship drones and service robots in 2H16
Jun 21, 21:58
Inventec will begin shipping drones and service robots in the second half of 2016, but these new product lines will only have a limited contribution to revenues, according to David Ho, general manager of Inventec Appliances.
Notebook ODMs eye medical electronics device opportunity
Jun 21, 15:19
ODMs have been partnering with medical product players to push into the medical electronics device market. Compal Electronics recently cooperated with Portugal-based Alert Life Science to sell its products in Taiwan and has partnered with medical product maker Apexcare to develop a smart medical care...
Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders
Jun 21, 14:56
Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues from the business are likely to stay flat from a year ago because of dropping product ASP, according to Fred Chang,...
Wistron expects strong 2016, say executives
Jun 16, 16:05
Wistron chairman Simon Lin is optimistic the company's 2016 operations will improve significantly and its revenue ratio for the first and second halves of 2016 will reach 45:55, changing from 50:50 in 2015 because of seasonality and strong revenue contribution from the smartphone and server business...
Dell sees rising share in notebook market
Jun 16, 14:02
In addition to the enterprise notebook sector, Dell has also been successfully expanding its presence in the consumer notebook sector recently and has seen increased market share in North America and emerging markets such as Brazil, India and China.
Taiwan notebook ODMs look to strong shipments in June, says paper
Newswatch - Jun 13, 16:24
The top-four Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec, are expected to see their notebook shipments remain strong in June after posting strong gains in May, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
Foxconn sees decreased May revenues
Jun 13, 09:23
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$295.411 billion (US$9.062 billion) for May, decreasing 8.37% on month and 2.05% on year, according to the company.
Wistron revenues increase in May
Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:09
Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.13 billion (US$1.49 billion) for May 2016, representing a 8.3% increase on month and 7.25% increase on year.
Compal reports on-year drop in May revenues
Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:07
Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$56.71 billion (US$1.76 billion) for May 2016, representing a 22.46% increase on month and 12.14% drop on year.
Inventec reports revenue growths for May 2016
Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:05
Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$34.18 billion (US$1.06 billion) for May 2016, representing a 0.73% increase on month and 20.13% increase on year.
PCB Drilling board maker Aurona reports strong sales in May
Newswatch - Jun 7, 22:07
Aurona Industry, a leading provider of PCB drilling back-up boards, has reported revenues of NT$100 million (US$3.11 million) for May, up 7.25% on year. Year-to-date revenues totaled NT$505 million, increasing 5.76% from a year earlier.
Pegatron to announce non-notebook products on June 7
Jun 3, 16:20
Pegatron Technology will host a press conference on June 7 to announce its entry into the virtual reality, smart home, pre-school education and drone markets and will demonstrate its latest R&D progress on these products.
Nintendo NX mass production postpones to early 2017
Jun 2, 10:44
Nintendo's next-generation game console, the Nintendo NX is scheduled to enter mass production in early 2017, delaying about half a year from the company's original mass production plan in the mid-2016. Sources from the related upstream supply chain pointed out that the delay was because Nintendo wished...
Computex looks to take on new identity
May 31, 08:51
This year's Computex Taipei 2016 will mark a turning point for Asia's biggest tradeshow, as Taiwan begins asserting itself as being not only the center of the global ICT supply chain but also as a key partner for building the global technology ecosystem and driving innovation. This new positioning...
Powering the cloud: Intel embraces new identity
May 30, 22:09
The next wave of computing is now beginning to define the IT industry, where the boundaries of computing are expanding as billions of smart and connected devices, new data-rich services and cloud apps fueled by the Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly bring new experiences to our lives. Aligning itself...
Foxconn to obtain 66.67% stake in Canada-based Smart Technologies
Stockwatch - May 27, 12:38
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on May 26 announced that its Singapore-based subsidiary Foxconn Singapore Pte. and strategic investors will jointly acquire a 100% stake in Smart Technologies, a Canada-based developer of smart interactive display solutions for educational and business...
Commentary: Foxconn moves one step further to become brand operator
May 20, 09:10
The move by the Foxconn Group to take up control of two global technology brands, Sharp and Nokia, in less than two months has raised concerns that the EMS/OEM giant will eventually transform itself into a brand operator - a title which Foxconn has long dreamed for but has to deny.
Supply chain to start shipping new iPhones at the end of 3Q16
May 17, 14:11
The upstream supply chain is expected to begin shipping Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone products at the end of the third quarter. A new 4.7-inch iPhone will be handled by Pegatron Technology and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), while the new 5.5-inch model will be made by Wistron...
Gigabyte reports increased profits for 1Q16
Newswatch - May 16, 15:04
Gigabyte Technology has reported net profits of NT$542.11 million (US$16.62 million) for the first quarter of 2016, increasing 66.8% on quarter and 27.8% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.86 for the quarter.
Foxconn to deal out 9-year high dividend for 2015
Newswatch - May 13, 10:04
Foxconn Electronics plans to deal out a dividend of NT$5 per share for 2015, including NT$4 in cash and NT$1 in shares. The planned dividend will be the highest in nine years.
Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations
May 12, 11:43
Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) applications
Quanta sees on-month drop in April revenues
May 12, 10:43
Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$68.18 billion (US$2.1 billion) for April 2016, representing a 9.31% drop on month but a 0.98% increase on year. The company has totaled NT$265.54 billion in year-to-date revenues, down 2.63% compared with the same time last year.
Unitech sees April revenues down on month
May 12, 10:24
Rugged handheld computer vendor Unitech Electronics has reported revenues of NT$129 million (US$3.97 million) for April, down 22.23% on month and 21.88% on year. For the first four months of 2016, revenues totaled NT$577.57 million, decreasing 9.73% on year.
Silitech reports losses for 1Q16
Stockwatch - May 11, 21:08
Keypad and chassis maker Silitech Technology has reported a net loss of NT$67 million or NT$0.37 per share on revenues of NT$605 million for the first quarter of 2016.
Foxconn Electronics reports decreased April revenues
Stockwatch - May 11, 14:38
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$322.389 billion (US$9.92 billion) for April 2016, representing a 5.07% drop on month and 8.53% drop on year.
Pegatron expects decrease in 2Q16 shipments
May 10, 22:54
Pegatron expects operations in the second quarter to hit bottom for the year, with corresponding notebook shipments to drop 10-15% on quarter, motherboard/desktop shipments to fall 5-10% and revenues from consumer electronics to slip 20-25%, company CEO Jason Cheng said at a May 10 investors confere...
Inventec April revenues rise on year
Stockwatch - May 10, 11:20
Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.936 billion (US$1.05 billion) for April 2016, representing a 6.98% drop on month and 9.36% increase on year.
Compal revenues drop in April
Stockwatch - May 10, 11:20
Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$46.306 billion (US$1.43 billion) for April 2016, representing a 33.45% drop on month and 24.87% drop on year.