Wistron Begins Production in Western China
Wistron has completed the development of its production base in Chengdu City, western China, in the first phase and has begun production.
Pegatron Posts Net Profit in 2011
The Board of Pegatron Technology has passed the company's financial report for 2011 with net profit reaching NT $110 million (US $3.72 million) and earning per share (EPS) of NT $0.05, benefiting mainly by the increased ODM quote and new notebook orders in the second half of 2011, while it also helped the company to turn a profit in the second half from losses in the first.
Oclaro's Shenzhen Operations Transition to Venture
"Today's announcement is a significant milestone in Oclaro's strategy to adopt an outsourced back-end manufacturing model, focus on our core competencies and position the company to scale," said Alain Couder, chairman and CEO of Oclaro.
Notebook Players to See Growth in 2Q12
After hitting bottom in the first quarter, notebook players and their upstream component suppliers are expected to see shipment growth of 10% sequentially in the second quarter.
Makers Cut Intel 7 Series Motherboard Prices
First-tier motherboard makers have recently dropped their Intel 7 series motherboard prices to compete for market share, although Intel has not yet officially announced the chipset.
LG to Tap Taiwan ODMs for Cheap Android Smartphones
LG Electronics has renewed talks with Taiwan-based handset ODMs for the production of inexpensive Android smartphones amid its ongoing efforts to rekindle its smartphone business.
Foxconn's 2011 Net Profit Exceeds Analysts Expectations
Foxconn, which assembles handsets for Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. and Sony Corporation, on Thursday posted a net profit of $72.84 million, ahead of the consensus of analysts' forecasts of $27.59 million according to Thomson Reuters.