Taiwan-based Asus revealed in its third quarter financial report that the company achieved its goal of shipping 4.8 million laptops in the third quarter
Asus says demand for smartphones continues to rise, but some shipments to consumers have been delayed.
Panasonic reportedly plans to close its Beijing factory which makes lithium batteries for laptops and smartphones.
China-based Lenovo Group is hoping to improve its bottom line with the layoffs of about 3,200 positions around the world.
Taiwanese PC maker Asus is riding the slowing wave of PC growth with plans to ship fewer units this year.
Samsung SDI has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Wuxi to build a polaroid film plant in China.