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Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments grow sequentially in 3Q16

Oct 20, 12:32

Worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) increased 8.6% sequentially in the third quarter thanks to growing demand from the enterprise sector, vendors preparing for the year-end holidays, and increasing Chromebook shipments. The third-quarter shipments were down 4.1% on year.

Notebook ODMs may see exchange losses in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 18, 14:41

Appreciation of the New Taiwan dollar and depreciation of the Chinese yuan are expected to create exchange losses for Taiwan ODMs in the third quarter, especially Inventec since the ODM is the manufacturer of Xiaomi's smartphones and notebooks, and transactions were both done in Chinese yuan, according...

Microsoft retrieving component purchasing rights to maintain server quality

Oct 17, 15:12

Microsoft has recently become more involved in choosing specific hardware component suppliers for its datacenter servers. Microsoft used to let its ODM partners choose the component suppliers, but is now picking them directly to ensure quality, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Apple to set up 2nd R&D center in China, says CEO

Oct 13, 15:38

Apple plans to set up a research and development center in Shenzhen, China, according to a China-based Shenzhen Economic Daily report, citing comments from Tim Cook. Apple opened an R&D center in Beijing in August.

Chicony Power reports brisk sales for September

Oct 13, 11:08

Power supply device maker Chicony Power Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.767 billion (US$87.478 million) for September, up 8.5% sequentially and 10.54% on year.

Foxconn subsidiary to partner with Korea-based SK C&C for logistics services, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 12, 15:53

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) logistics subsidiary Jusda has partnered with Korea-based SK C&C to establish a joint venture, FSK, looking to push a platform for customized artificial intelligence-driven logistics services, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Compal faces strong competition for Amazon tablet orders from China-based Huaqin

Oct 12, 15:16

Compal Electronics has faced increasing competition for Amazon's tablet ODM orders from China-based Huaqin Telecom Technology. Amazon has increased ODM orders to Huaqin due to costs, according to industry sources. However, Compal declined to comment on its orders.

Foxconn reports strong performance for September

Newswatch - Oct 12, 15:14

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$468.362 billion (US$14.817 billion) for September, up 49.78% on month and 1.62% on year.

Wistron September notebook shipments hit 2016 high

Oct 11, 20:36

ODM Wistron shipped 2.1 million notebooks in September, the highest monthly level so far in 2016 and increasing 16.7% on month, 5.4 million units in the third quarter, sequentially growing 17.4%, and 13.8 million units in January-September, according to the company.

Quanta ships 3.7 million notebooks in September

Oct 11, 20:34

Quanta Computer shipped 3.7 million notebooks in September, declining 7.5% on month, according to the company.

Pegatron to make Microsoft new Surface PC products, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 11, 15:32

Microsoft is expected to announce its next-generation Surface Pro series 2-in-1 and notebook products including the Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2 and new Surface-brand desktops (likely all-in-one PCs) and tmost of them are expected to be made by Pegatron Technology, according to a Chinese-language...

Lenovo rumored acquisition of Fujitsu PC business may benefit Compal, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 11, 13:43

Lenovo is rumored to be considering acquiring Japan-based Fujitsu's PC business and if the rumors are true, Compal Electronics is expected to benefit from new orders, according a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Foxlink sees revenues up over 20% sequentially in September

Newswatch - Oct 11, 11:05

Foxlink Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.5 billion (US$333.6 million) for September, up 23% on month but down 15.9% on year.

ECS revenues drop in September

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 16:05

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.962 billion (US$94.26 million) for September 2016, representing a 3.84% drop on month and 47.62% drop on year.

VR, AR, AI developments to have greater scalability, says Google Taiwan head

Oct 6, 14:16

In addition to applications related to virtual reality (AR), augmented reality (AR) and Internet of Things (IoT), the development of artificial intelligence will have a greater scalability in the future, and Google will continue to strengthen its cooperation with Taiwan-based players in these areas,...

Chien Lee-feng, head of Google Taiwan

Sinbon building new plant for aerospace electronic components

Oct 6, 11:41

Connector and cable assembly maker Sinbon Electronics held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant to be built in Maioli, western Taiwan on October 5. The new plant, which is scheduled for completion by year-end 2017, will produce aerospace electronic components targeting the aviation industry in...

Getac sees revenues hit record high in September

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 10:25

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.104 billion (US$67 million) for September, increasing 18.22% on month and 34.89% on year. September revenues were the company's highest monthly figures.

Foxconn details 40,000 robots at factories, says report

Oct 5, 14:49

The Foxconn Group has installed 40,000 robots for handling manufacturing jobs at a number of its plans in China, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report, citing the group's general manager of the automation technology department committee, Dai Chia-peng.

MediaTek lands chip orders from Amazon for Echo Dot

Newswatch - Oct 5, 11:05

MediaTek reportedly has landed tablet chip orders from Amazon for production of its second generation smart home device, the Echo Dot. Shipments of the chips will peak in October-November, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Terry Guo, Masayoshi Son, NantWorks founder to set up anti-cancer platform

Oct 4, 15:33

Terry Guo, chairman for Foxconn Electronics, Masayoshi Son, chairman for Japan-based SoftBank, and Patrick Soon-Shiang, founder of US-based NantWorks, will jointly establish Cancer MoonShot 2020, a platform specifically for fighting cancer.

China MIIT forms alliance to promote VR industry

Oct 4, 15:29

Under the initiative of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), a total of 180 businesses, research institutes and academic organizations have jointly established an Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance (IVRA) in China, according to China-based Beijing Times report.

BASF to expand capacity

Sep 30, 14:46

Germany-based chemical material supplier BASF is planning to expand its capacity and will establish a world-class acetylene production plant in Ludwighafen, Germany to replace its existing production equipment. The new system will begin operation at the end of 2019.

China-based Lianluo to take up a majority stake in Newegg, says report

Sep 30, 12:14

China-based mobile Internet service company Hangzhou Lianluo Information Technology (formerly Beijing Digital Grid Technology) plans to invest CNY1.77 billion (US$265.47 million) in cash to take up a 55.7% stake in US-based e-commerce operator Newegg, according to a China-based Beijing Business...

Apple sets up first R&D center in China

Sep 29, 15:01

Apple has set up its first R&D center in China in Beijing's Zhongguancun Science Park, according to a statement issued by the Zhongguancun Park Management Committee.

Potential of wireless charging technology: Q&A with WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Sep 27, 10:56

To help foster the development of related wireless charging technology in Taiwan, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS). Together with local research institutions and businesses, WPC and...

WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Delta becomes core member of CharIN

Sep 26, 16:48

Delta Electronics, a supplier of power and thermal management solutions, has announced it has become a core member of the Charging Interface Initiative e. V. (CharIN), an open coalition of world-class firms within the electric vehicle (EV) industry aiming to support and promote the Combined Charging...

Foxconn permitted to repair iPhone at subsidiary in Shanxi, China, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 26, 15:50

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) subsidiary in Shanxi, China has been permitted by the local government to conduct maintenance services for Apple's iPhone products, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of VR video-enabled smartphones, bundled VR devices to soar in 4Q16

Sep 23, 12:29

The penetration rate of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will continue to soar in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Server shipments expected to pick up as Internet service providers place orders

Sep 22, 14:27

With Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon ready to pull in their new datacenter server orders for the second half, sources from the server-related upstream supply chain expect server shipments to enjoy growth in the last half of 2016 and competition between server players will also start heating...

China market: LeEco launches new smartphone

Sep 22, 11:14

China-based LCD TV and smartphone vendor LeEco has launched its new Le Pro 3 smartphone and with the device, the company is expected to ship over 15 million smartphones in 2016, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

LeEco Le Pro 3 smartphone

Digitimes Research: Collaborative robots to drive Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing

Sep 20, 14:16

Buoyed by increasing investments by makers and rising popularity in use, collaborative robots, which are designed to promote collaborative operations between human being and machines, are expected to become a major force to push forward Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing, according to Digitimes Resear...

Foxconn to raise US$1 billion through EMTN issues

Newswatch - Sep 19, 11:01

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision) plans to raise a total of US$1 billion through two tranches of corporate bond issues, according to a company statement filed with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Stamping component maker Min Aik sees revenues up on month in August

Newswatch - Sep 14, 11:27

Handset- and PC-use metal stamping component maker Min Aik Precision Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$210 million (US$6.618 million) for August, up 19% on month but down 22.59%.

Quanta, Compal see increased notebook shipments in August

Newswatch - Sep 13, 14:59

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics saw increased notebook shipments in August with Quanta's volume rising 800,000 units on month to reach four million units and Compal increasing 600,000 units to reach three million, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Foxconn Technology Corporation reports revenues for August 2016

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 22:53

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.68 billion (US$241.86 million) for August 2016, representing a 11.89% increase on month and 2.95% drop on year.

Quanta revenues up slightly on month in August

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 11:10

Quanta Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$72.929 billion (US$2.313 billion) for August, up 1.04% on month but down 19.79% on year.

Foxconn, Pegatron see increased August revenues

Sep 12, 11:07

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Pegatron have reported August consolidated revenues of NT$312.697 billion (US$9.86 billion) and NT$82.608 billion respectively, the former increasing 6.72% on month and 6.75% on year and the latter growing 0.22% and 9.02% respectively.

Compal revenues up in August

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 16:10

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$64.599 billion (US$2.06 billion) for August 2016, representing a 13.45% increase on month and 0.58% increase on year.

Delta Electronics reports increased revenues for August

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 16:09

Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.737 billion (US$596.78 million) for August 2016, representing a 0.11% increase on month and 3% increase on year.

Chicony revenues hit 9-month high in August

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 16:00

Chicony Electronics saw its revenues grow 13.4% on month and 4% on year to a nine-month high of NT$7.055 billion in August.

Foxlink sees revenues up on month in August

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 15:42

Foxlink has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.538 billion (US$271.94 million) for August 2016, representing a 17.71% increase on month but a 14.4% drop on year.

Qisda sees growing revenues in August

Sep 9, 15:08

Qisda has announced consolidated revenues of NT$10.7 billion (US$341.23 million) for August, up 4.03% on month and 1.4% on year, and NT$84.27 billion for the first eight months of 2016 combined, down 3.06% on year. Of the amount, NT$7.99 billion were contributed by Qisda's design and manufacturing...

Wistron, Inventec ship 1.8 million, 1.7 million notebooks in August

Sep 9, 11:13

ODMs Wistron and Inventec shipped 1.8 million notebooks and 1.7 million units respectively in August, increasing 20.0% and 21.4% on month, according to the companies.

Terry Guo denies applying for Singapore citizenship

Sep 6, 15:11

Commenting on reports that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has abandoned his Taiwan citizenship and applied to became a citizen of Singapore, Guo's personnel lawyer has refuted the claims saying the reports are completely false.

Merry Electronics sees revenues hit record high for third consecutive month in August

Stockwatch - Sep 6, 12:04

Handset-use audio component maker Merry Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.682 billion (US$53.0 million) for August, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month and also representing growth of 13.3% on month and 61.36% on year.
Accumulated 2016 revenues through...

Foxconn giving bonuses to maintain workforce, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 5, 16:06

With Apple ready to announce its new iPhones, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been aggressively pushing new employment projects recently to ensure a sufficient number of workers on its iPhone production lines, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) re...

Delta Electronics unveils 3 robot arms

Sep 2, 11:46

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on September 1 unveiled two 6-axis vertical multi-joint robots as well as a new SCARA (selective compliance assembly robot arm) at the Taipei International Industrial Automation Exhibition taking place during August 31-September...

Linde establishes R&D center in Taiwan

Sep 1, 16:30

The Linde Group has opened a new electronics R&D center in Taichung, Taiwan on September 1, with the company investing approximately EUR five million (US$5.6 million) to help support local customers and development partners.

IFA 2016: Acer unveils VR devices and new notebooks

Sep 1, 12:33

Acer has unveiled a number of new products, including ultrathin notebooks, Chromebooks, VR devices, 2-in-1 models, tablets and smartphones, at a product presentation prior to the opening of IFA 2016.

Acer new gaming notebook the Predator 21X

China manufacturing IoT spending to hit US$128 billion by 2020 as industry shifts from production to services, says IDC

Sep 1, 12:10

Chinese manufacturing enterprises' spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach US$127.5 billion by 2020, with a compound average growth rate of 14.7% during 2016 to 2020, according to IDC. Software and services will lead the way for the fast growth of IoT spending in the manufacturing...

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