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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...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Connector maker BizLink looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2015

Nov 26, 10:42

Connector maker BizLink Holding expects its sales to grow by a double-digit rate in 2015, buoyed by increasing shipments to the automobile and medicare sectors, according to company vice present Tsai Yao-chen.

BizLink vice president Tsai Yao-chen

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.

Notebook supply chain starts preparing 1Q15 orders to minimize impact of labor shortages

Nov 20, 14:14

With the notebook supply chain's labor shortages in the first quarter of 2015 expected to be a lot more serious than in previous years, some notebook brand vendors such as Dell have asked suppliers to start processing their orders in December, a month earlier than usual, according to sources from the...

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...

China-Korea trade pact to weigh on foreign investments in Taiwan, says Foxconn chairman

Nov 17, 15:55

The consensus reached by China and Korea on a free trade agreement (FTA) is a warning to Taiwan as it will weigh on foreign investors for making investments in Taiwan, according to Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry).

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou

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...

China-Korea FTA to impact Taiwan IT industry

Nov 13, 18:32

China and South Korea recently signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Acer founder Stan Shih said the agreement will put Taiwan at a disadvantage in IT competition.

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...

Quanta October revenues decrease 3.72% sequentially

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 16:04

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$81.983 billion (US$2.73 billion) for October 2014, representing a 3.72% drop on month and 4.36% increase on year.

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.

Compal reports 4.37% on-month drop in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 16:20

Compal has reported consolidated revenues of NT$81.142 billion (US$2.7 billion) for October 2014, representing a 4.37% drop on month and 29.26% increase on year.

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.

Quanta reportedly receives Google server orders for 1Q15

Nov 4, 11:43

Quanta Computer reportedly has received new orders from Google for servers recently and will start supplying in the first quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. Quanta declined to comment on its orders.

Foxconn to set up production base, exhibition center in Northern China, says paper

Nov 4, 00:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has signed on for an investment to set up a production base for handsets and connectors and a center for exhibiting robotics, automation equipment, molds for international e-trade as well as a logistics operation in Shandong Province,...

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 subsidiary invests in cloud computing solution provider Hope Bay

Oct 16, 15:50

Ingrasys Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has acquired a 40% stake in Taiwan-based cloud computing-based storage and computing solution provider Hope Bay Technologies.

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...

Quanta reports 4.8% on-month rise in September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 13, 15:34

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$85.155 billion (US$2.84 billion) for September 2014, representing a 4.8% increase on month and 11.84% increase on year.

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.

Wistron, Inventec announce growth in September revenues

Oct 8, 21:33

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$61.45 billion (US$2.01 billion) for September 2014, representing a 27.99% increase on month and 4.89% 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,...

Inventec chairman sees no effect on Taiwan government banning Xiaomi smartphone usage, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 16:10

The Taiwan government is planning to ban the usage of China-based Xiaomi's handsets by government employees due to the possibility of data leakage. However, Inventec chairman Richard Lee believes the plan will not significantly affect its shipments, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

Commentary: Taiwan electronics industry experiencing outflux of talent to China

Sep 26, 12:14

Taiwan's electronics industry is experiencing an outflux of talent to China while upper management is beginning to retire, leaving many industry analysts worried about the stability of Taiwan's technology segment in the future.

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.

Taiwan IT firms diversifying into contact lens sector

Sep 25, 15:25

Taiwan's IT players are investing in facilities to further enter the medical segment, with production of materials for contact lens expected to be a major focus.

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 promises assistance for ill workers in response to leukemia report

Sep 16, 11:35

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plants in Shenzhen, China reportedly have seen many of their workers develop leukemia because of long-term operations in the presence of electronic cleaners.

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.

IDF 2014: Intel unveils new developer tools, future technologies spanning tablets, analytics, wearable devices and PCs

Sep 10, 15:24

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich kicked off Intel's annual technical conference with a set of computing initiatives and projects showing how the company is going to enable new market segments where everything is smart and connected. Krzanich and other executives announced new hardware and software developer...

Foxlink reports sequential increase in August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 15:44

Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.445 billion (US$214.83 million) for August 2014, representing a 3.92% increase on month and 17.52% drop on year.

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.

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Supply chains ramp up production for 9.7-inch iPad

Sep 2, 21:45

Supply chains are ramping up production for components used in Apple's soon-to-be-released 9.7-inch iPad.

Gaining an advantage in emerging markets: Q&A with India-based handset player Micromax

Aug 27, 12:30

Sales of handsets in the India market reached 61.07 million units in the first quarter of 2014, with smartphones accounting for 17.59 million units or 28.8%. Notably, smartphone sales showed a 186% on-year growth in the first quarter compared to a 31% growth recorded in China, indicating rising growth...

Micromax co-founder Rajesh Agarwal

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...

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