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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: Monday 26 January 2015 [2877 news items]

Acer to see 3Q14 shipments rise 25-30% sequentially; announces profits for 2Q14

Aug 8, 12:39

Acer, based on its order placements, is expected to see total shipments in the third quarter of 2014 increase 25-30%, higher than the growth of worldwide shipments according to Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 vendors, top-3 ODMs see sequential drops in July notebook shipments

Aug 8, 10:20

The five largest notebook vendors' combined shipments in July decreased 25% on month while the three largest ODMs' combined shipments also slipped 17%, according to Digitimes Resea...

Channel retailers kick off back-to-school promotions

Aug 6, 14:23

To satisfy back-to-school demand, channel retailers have been offering new promotions for notebooks, LCD TVs and PC accessories recently. The deals are expected to help notebook recover,...

Pricing for LCD monitor, notebook panels expected to increase slightly in August

Aug 6, 11:12

Supply for LCD monitor panels sized 19-, 21.5-inch is expected to be tight in the first part of August 2014 and therefore pricing is expected to rise approximately US$0.10, according...

Panel shortages to increase LCD monitor pricing in 3Q14

Aug 6, 10:53

Supply for LCD monitor panels is being pushed down by production of TV, notebook and small- to medium-size applications, which will lead to a 9.2% sequential decline in supply as...

Notebook decline eases as tablet shipments level out, says Canalys

Aug 5, 12:32

PC shipments worldwide reached 123.9 million units in the second quarter of 2014, representing an on-year growth of 14%. But with effectively no sequential growth, it would appear...

TCAS 2014: Lenovo sees strong sales

Aug 5, 12:22

Lenovo saw strong demand for its traditional notebooks, tablets and gaming notebooks during the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2014, hosted from July 31 to August 4 and expects...

Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

Jul 31, 11:59

Notebook vendors have significantly reduced their orders for shipments to Latin America because sales have been impacted by recent strong demand for LCD TVs in the area, according...

Taiwan notebook ODMs to benefit from HP, Dell sales in North America

Jul 30, 15:21

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen good sales in the North America notebook market in July, Taiwan ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec for HP and Compal Electronics and Wistron...

Asustek, Gigabyte releasing new gaming notebooks in 3Q14

Jul 29, 15:36

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have turned aggressive about the gaming notebook industry and are planning to release new models in the third quarter to compete against Micro-Star...

Competition for notebook panels may heat up due to South Korea makers increasing output, say Taiwan makers

Jul 28, 21:27

While global supply of notebook panels has been tight or short because demand has been larger than originally expected, South Korea-based makers have adjusted capacity from making...

Notebook cooling module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

Jul 25, 15:13

Notebook cooling module makers including Taiwan-based Chaun-Choung Technology and Japan-based Furukawa Electric, in view of the large potential demand for heat dissipation solutions...

Vendors partner with Wintel to release US$199-249 notebooks for 2H14

Jul 23, 22:53

Intel, Microsoft and notebook brand vendors are preparing to push entry-level notebooks priced at US$199-249 in the second half, according to sources from the upstream supply chain...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to grow 4.3% sequentially in 3Q14

Jul 22, 10:29

Buoyed by back-to-school demand, global notebook shipments are expected to grow 4.3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 before taking a dive of 1.1% in the fourth quarter,...

Dell aims to ship 30 million notebooks in 2015

Jul 21, 13:31

Based on requests for quotation (RFQ) received by Taiwan-based notebook ODMs, Dell aims to ramp up its notebook shipments by 40% to almost 30 million units in 2015, bringing it closer...

Dell aims to ship almost 30 million notebooks in 2015

Holitech eyes wearable device opportunities

Jul 14, 11:20

China touch panel maker Jiangxi Holitech Technology is aiming at touch panel opportuniites in the 7- to 15.6-inch segment during the second half of 2014 into 2015, and expects demand...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments decline 4.9% in 2Q14

Jul 14, 10:05

Global notebook shipments dropped 4.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Despite the end of Windows XP bringing about a surge of notebook orders,...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments

Jul 11, 11:56

Notebook ODMs expect their shipments to enjoy a sequential growth of 5-10% in the third quarter and have a chance to advance further in the fourth, helping their shipment ratio for...

Notebook ODMs expect 5-10% growth in 3Q14 shipments

Quanta Computer ships 4.3 million notebooks in June

Jul 10, 19:50

Quanta Computer shipped 4.3 million notebooks in June, increasing 10.25% on month, and 11.5 million units in the second quarter, rising 9.52% sequentially, according to the company...

Compal sees over 10% growth on month in June revenues; Inventec suffers small decline

Jul 9, 22:24

Compal Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$76.71 billion (US$2.56 billion) for June, up 12.8% on month and 34.57% on year thanks to the contribution from Compal...

Compal and Wistron to evenly share Dell consumer notebook orders for 2015

Jul 9, 22:13

Dell has reportedly already finished the request for quotation (RFQ) process for its consumer notebook orders for 2015 with Compal Electronics and Wistron each landing half of the...

Notebook vendors continuing to shift touch panel orders to China

Jul 9, 15:10

Taiwan touch panel makers are continuing to see increased pressure from China-based makers due to their low-price solutions, which is also prompting more notebook vendors to shift...

Notebook component makers have no role to play in smart wearable devices

Jul 9, 12:11

While notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have stepped into production of wearable devices, there is no role for battery pack, heat-dissipation...

Wistron June notebook shipments hit monthly high

Jul 8, 22:01

Wistron shipped 1.9 million notebooks in June, the highest monthly level so far in 2014, and five million units in the second quarter, increasing 11% on quarter, according to the...

Asustek June revenues down sequentially

Jul 8, 11:51

Asustek Computer on July 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$33.91 billion (US$1.13 billion) for June, decreasing on month by 7.97% but increasing on year by 0.37%, while its sales...

Digitimes Research: Brand vendors and ODMs continue to enjoy shipment growth in June

Jul 7, 16:07

Global top-five brand vendors and top-three ODMs all enjoyed over 15% on-month shipment growth (not including detachable models) in June, buoyed by the release of new models and fresh...

Taiwan component makers to enhance competitiveness through vertical integration and automated production

Jul 2, 22:12

Having almost no advantages competing against China-based component makers in terms of price and volume, Taiwan-based notebook component makers have recently started organizing their...

Taiwan market: Asustek to launch convertible, gaming notebooks

Jul 2, 15:46

Asustek Computer has unveiled a convertible touchscreen notebook, the Transformer Book Flip, for launch in the Taiwan market on July 4 at NT$34,900 (US$1,163) for a 13.3-inch version...

Asustek to launch new convertible, gaming notebooks

New GLT facilities expected to enter production in 1H15

Jul 1, 20:25

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) announced it will hold a kick off ceremony for a new production plant located in western Taiwan that is expected to go into...

Notebook shipments up 6.4% on month in May 2014, says WitsView

Jun 30, 15:55

Notebook shipments reached approximately 14 million units in May 2014, up 6.4% on month and up 9% on year. Distributors' strong stock up demands for new models including low-priced...

Increased TV and notebook panel pricing to improve profits for Taiwan makers in 3Q14, says report

Jun 24, 15:43

Increased pricing for large-size panels throughout June into the third quarter is expected to bring increased profits for Taiwan-based panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO),...

Apple to mass produce 12-inch MacBook Air in 3Q14

Jun 23, 22:03

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook Air will enter mass production in the third quarter, filling the gap between the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well as enhancing Apple's leadership in...

Notebook cooling fan makers enter module assembly industry

Jun 16, 21:38

Taiwan-based notebook cooling fan makers such as Delta Electronics and Sunonwealth Electric Machine have recently expanded into the cooling module assembly business with some even...

Emerging markets see rising notebook demand

Jun 12, 12:12

Notebook demand in emerging markets has started recovering recently as international funds return to emerging markets after seeing a weak return on investment in the US and Europe,...

Notebook demand is rising in emerging markets

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply

Jun 10, 20:55

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply due to panel makers focusing more on small- to medium-size panel production, according to industry sources.

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 4min ago

  • Nanya nets NT$11.77 per share for 2014

    Before Going to Press | 10h 5min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 12min ago

  • Prices for non-China/Taiwan-made solar cells fall due to US lowering tariffs

    Before Going to Press | 10h 13min ago

  • Huawei aims to ship 100 million smartphones in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 10h 14min ago

  • Spansion and Macronix reach settlement agreement

    Before Going to Press | 10h 15min ago

  • Taiwan market: Xiaomi ships 100,000 smart bracelets in less than 2 months

    Before Going to Press | 10h 19min ago

  • PTI profits soar in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 10h 20min ago

  • Taiwan market: Sony Mobile to focus on mid-range to high-end smartphone segment

    Before Going to Press | 10h 34min ago

  • Intel cooperates with Spreadtrum, Fuzhou Rockchip to tap China mobile chip solution market

    Before Going to Press | 10h 35min ago

  • Acer BYOC to help Taiwan small app developers enter international markets

    Before Going to Press | 10h 42min ago

  • Acer to sell Liquid Z200 via cooperation with Bookoff in Japan

    Before Going to Press | 11h 30min ago

  • IoT opportunities reliant on dependent developments, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 11h 33min ago

  • Sharp estimates LCD TV shipments to reach 6 million in fiscal 2014-2015

    Before Going to Press | 11h 34min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels reach 66.99 million in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 11h 48min ago

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