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  • Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily updates on shipments, supplier contracts and financial data on the more than 10 Taiwan makers involved in notebook manufacturing.

    Last update: Tuesday 29 July 2014 [2764 news items]

Lenovo raising in-house notebook production in 2014 and 2015

May 26, 22:10

Lenovo's joint venture with Compal Electronics is expected to ship 15 million notebooks in 2014, up significantly from a year ago and the volume is expected to surpass 20 million...

Gigabyte, Asustek step up gaming notebook competition against MSI

May 26, 15:16

Gigabyte Technology and Asustek Computer are pushing their gaming notebook businesses aggressively to compete against Micro-Star International (MSI), which has had strong sales in...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 22, 12:23

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments in April dropped 24% on month and 3% on year, while shipments of the top-3 ODMs dropped 15% on month and 9% on year, according...

Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3

May 22, 12:16

Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

Panel makers expect 2-in-1 notebook panel orders to be steady in 2014

May 21, 14:26

Panel supply chains are increasing competition with one another in terms of pricing amid positive market outlooks for 2-in-1 notebook orders in 2014.

Quanta expects 10% sequential growth in 2Q14 notebook shipments

May 14, 12:20

Quanta Computer expects its notebook shipments in the second quarter of 2014 to increase 10% sequentially mainly due to growing global demand for low-price models, according to company...

Rising labor costs to impact notebook supply chain in 3Q14

May 12, 21:55

With several provinces and cities in China continuing to raise their minimum wages and some even planning to have another increase in July, notebook component suppliers are expected...

Pegatron only Taiwan notebook ODM to see sequential growth in April revenues

May 12, 10:30

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs Compal Electronics, Inventec, Wistron and Pegatron have reported consolidated revenues for April, with only Pegatron seeing on-month growth, according to...

Notebook vendor shipments see instability due to lack of panel access

May 9, 12:02

Some notebook vendors' shipments are being affected due to lack of panel access as panel makers shift their production capacity to mobile and TV panels.

Supply chains see increased orders for 2-in-1 notebooks

May 9, 11:47

Supply chains are seeing increased orders from notebook vendors for 2-in-1 units. Lenovo, Asustek Computer and Acer are all putting in orders to supply chains for the units as they...

Pegatron expects sequential growth of up to 5% in 2Q14 notebook shipments

May 9, 11:13

Pegatron expects ODM notebook shipments in the second quarter of 2014 to grow up to 5%, and motherboard and desktop shipments to decline 15-20%, company CEO Jason Cheng said at a...

Compal expects over 10% sequential growth in 2Q14 notebook shipment, says president

May 9, 10:05

Compal Electronics shipped 8.9 million notebooks in the first quarter of 2014 and expects an on-quarter increase of over 10% in the second quarter, company president Ray Chen said...

Asustek, Acer, Lenovo snatching notebook market share from Samsung and Sony in Europe

May 8, 15:00

Asustek Computer, Acer and Lenovo are expected to see their notebook market shares in Europe grow as both Samsung Electronics and Sony are paying less attention on their notebook...

Asustek sees profit drop in 1Q14; ships 4.9 million notebooks

May 7, 21:39

Asustek Computer has announced net profits of NT$4.36 billion (US$144.69 million) for the first quarter, down 23% on quarter and 28% on year with EPS reaching NT$5.87. Asustek shipped...

Acer debuts new products

Apr 30, 15:17

Acer held a global launch event themed A Touch More Connected in New York on April 29, unveiling four new notebooks, two tablets, two AIO (all-in-one) PCs and a notebook/tablet 2-in-1...

Cando approves capital reduction amid lower-than-expected shipments of touch notebook panels

Apr 29, 15:23

Touch panel maker Cando's board of directors have passed a decision that will decrease the company's capital by NT$2.88 billion (US$95.32 million).

Notebook makers brace for minimum wage hike in eastern China

Apr 29, 11:01

The minimum wage in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, is expected to hike by 14.86% from CNY1,480 (US$239) currently to CNY1,700 in July 2014, which will affect Taiwan-based notebook...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see decreased 2Q14 notebook ODM shipments

Apr 28, 10:39

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship a total of 33.476 million notebooks in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 83.91% of global total. The volume will represent a sequential decrease...

Coretronic expects TV and notebook BLU shipments increase in 2014

Apr 25, 11:12

BLU maker Coretronic expects to see 15% on-year shipment growth for products used in TVs, up from original estimates of 10%, and also expects its notebook BLU shipments to grow 15%,...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments drop 5.5% on year in 1Q14; HP, Asustek, Apple enjoy growth

Apr 24, 14:29

Taiwan and worldwide notebook shipments dropped 13.8% and 14.2% sequentially, and 6.8% and 5.5% on year, respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research's...

Panel supply chain expects performance to increase in 2Q14

Apr 23, 20:49

The panel supply chain expects performance to increase in the second quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

TPK reports 1Q14 financial results

Apr 22, 20:00

TPK has reported that its net income for first-quarter 2014 totaled NT$129 million (US$4.26 million) while EPS was NT$0.39.

Notebook vendors taking cautious attitude on orders

Apr 14, 14:07

Notebook component suppliers saw clients placing short-term orders in March, showing that vendors are still conservative about the notebook market and are taking a cautious approach...

Quanta ships 3.6 million notebooks in March

Apr 10, 19:54

Quanta Computer shipped 3.6 million notebooks in March, growing 9.09% sequentially. First-quarter shipments were 10.5 million units, according to the company.

Notebook makers report on-month revenue growth for March

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 20:53

Compal Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$67.58 billion (US$2.25 billion) for March 2014, representing a 36.5% increase on month and 4.37% increase on year. Compal...

Wistron ships 1.8 million notebooks in March

Apr 8, 21:01

Wistron shipped 1.8 million notebooks in March, increasing 38% on month, according to the company.

Acer CTO retires

Apr 8, 11:45

Acer CTO David Lee has retired, and the notebook business will be fully handled by business general manager Jackson Lin, according to sources familiar with Acer's personnel changes...

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments enjoy over 25% on-month growth in March

Apr 7, 21:34

In March, global top-5 notebook brand vendors and top-3 ODMs both achieved an over 25% on-month shipment growth due to February's weak shipments caused by inventory adjustments, orders...

Clevo sees notebook shipment drop, but profits grow in 2013

Newswatch - Apr 2, 13:44

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook player Clevo shipped 1.57 million notebooks in 2013, down 13% on year, but its revenues from the business were only down 1% on year and profits increased...

HP ships 7 million notebooks in 1Q14; may return as largest vendor

Mar 31, 21:37

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to have shipped seven million notebooks in the first quarter, one million units more than expected and will have a chance to return as the largest...

Notebook component suppliers expect to see only slight growth in March

Mar 11, 20:27

Notebook component suppliers such as panel and touch panel makers are expected to see only slight growth in March as notebook vendors continue to expect weak demand in the first half...

Taiwan notebook ODMs impacted by on-month revenue drops in February

Mar 11, 15:50

Quanta Computer has announced shipments of 3.3 million notebooks in February, decreasing on month from 3.6 million units in January, and corresponding consolidated revenues of NT$69.32...

Taiwan PC vendors facing brain drain

Mar 10, 12:19

Several international PC brand vendors' moves to set up or expand R&D operations in Taiwan are expected to trigger a brain drain for Taiwan-based brand vendors, according to sources...

Digitimes Research: Notebook players see on-month shipment drop in February

Mar 6, 16:15

The global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three makers both suffered 0-3% of on-month shipment declines in February, a range similar to that a year ago. The decline in February...

Notebook vendors to raise component supply from 2nd-tier players

Mar 5, 14:15

With Intel starting to push low-price processors and Microsoft offering Windows licensing discounts of up to 70% for sub-US$299 notebooks, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

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