Compal to resume production at Vietnam factory, says president Aaron Lee, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 29 December 2014] Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will resume production at its factory in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, as soon as the second half of 2015, according to company president Ray Chen. Compal in November 2007 announced an investment of … More

Quanta sees slight on-month decline in revenues, but growth in notebook shipments in November Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES¬†[Wednesday 10 December 2014] Quanta Computer saw its November consolidated revenues drop 1.4% on month and 17.8% on year to reach NT$80.83 billion (US$2.59 billion), but combined consolidated revenues from January-November 2014 grew 6.58% on year … More

Notebook supply chain mulling shift back to production plants in China coastal areas Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES¬†[Tuesday 9 December 2014] Notebook supply chain players have recently started considering a return to their original production hubs in coastal cities of Southeastern China such as Kunshan since the Chongqing and Chengdu governments’ tax-free subsidies have … More

Foxconn to cooperate with Alibaba, 21 Vianet to set up Wi-Fi network in southwestern China Ninelu Tu, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES¬†[Friday 28 November 2014] Foxconn Electronics, Alibaba and 21 Vianet Group on November 26 jointly signed with the city government of Guiyang, southwestern China, to set up a citywide network of Wi-Fi hot spots to … More