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  • TPV sees LCD TV and monitor shipments increase 7.5% in 3Q14

    Displays | 5h 59min ago

  • China market: Smartphone vendors to streamline product lines

    Mobile + telecom | 6h 9min ago

  • Oppo, Gionee increase AMOLED handset panel orders to Samsung

    Displays | 7h 38min ago

  • China market: Over 5.4 million consumer tablets sold in 3Q14, says Analysys

    IT + CE | 7h 57min ago

  • Epistar sees decreasing capacity utilization

    LED | 8h 18min ago

  • Huawei denies filing lawsuit against competitors, says report

    Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics to expand businesses in China in 2015, says paper

    Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

  • Innolux clarifies Chi Mei Lighting debt issues, looking to secure loan from Taiwan banks

    Before Going to Press | 6h 22min ago

  • China market: Local brands to engage in patent wars

    Before Going to Press | 7h 40min ago

  • Most motherboard players turn to defend gross margins in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 7h 56min ago

  • New Microsoft Surface tablet to be available in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 8h 17min ago

  • Taiwan market: 4G user base tops 2.1 million at end of October, says NCC

    Before Going to Press | 8h 50min ago

  • China market: Over 5.4 million consumer tablets sold in 3Q14, says Analysys

    Before Going to Press | 9h 6min ago

  • Inotera orders equipment from Applied Materials

    Before Going to Press | 9h 8min ago

  • Co-Tech looking to diversify products

    Before Going to Press | 9h 8min ago

  • Micron, Winbond team up for serial NOR flash

    Before Going to Press | 9h 8min ago

  • iPhone chip orders slow down, say IC designers

    Before Going to Press | 9h 9min ago

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Server player AIC sees SSD server orders from Sony and France client, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 24, 22:04

Taiwan-based server player AIC has recently landed orders from Sony for its NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) server solution SB122-TO and also acquired orders from the largest data center in France for the same device, and the orders are expected to boost the company's gross margins in the fourth...

Xiaomi to launch smart home device soon

Nov 24, 15:53

Xiaomi is planning to launch a product for the smart home market between the end of 2014 and January 2015 and expects the product to surprise the market, according to the head of Xiaomi's smart hardware platform business, Gao Ziguang.

Asustek hosts event to showcase cloud computing, IoT solutions

Nov 19, 21:55

Asustek Computer hosted Asus Cloud Solution Day on November 19 to demonstrate its latest Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing solutions and strategies.

Jonathan Tsang, Asustek vice chairman

Inventec plans to launch cloud computing services via cooperation with Microsoft

Nov 19, 15:45

Inventec is talking with Microsoft about cooperation to integrate Microsoft-developed cloud computing software with Inventec hardware to launch related services in 2015, with target users to be small-to-medium-size enterprises in Taiwan and China, according to the company, adding that Inventec is setting...

Inventec pushes cloud computing services

Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 expected to drive replacement of servers, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 14:55

Microsoft plans to end technical support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015 and this is expected to drive global demand for replacing or upgrading more than 10 million Windows Server 2003 servers, according to industry sources.

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$12.2 billion on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Nov 17, 15:57

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$12.2 billion on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 1.3% over 2013 revenues of US$12 billion, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center, devices and telecom...

Digitimes Research: White-box server users focus on rack, micro models pre-installed with Linux

Nov 17, 14:06

As users of white-box servers (produced by ODMs and sold directly to clients) mostly need a large number of small-size, low-power and inexpensive models pre-installed with Linux and customized to some extent, white-box servers are mostly rack or micro types instead of towers or blades.

Commentary: Foxconn strives to rekindle its e-commerce business

Nov 17, 11:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has tried again to build up its e-commerce business by removing its flagship online store, flnet.com, from its host web in China, the Alibaba-run T-Mall.com, and enhanced the presence of flnet.com by promoting "Double 11" Single's Day online...

Alibaba sells over CNY57 billion worth of goods on Double 11 online shopping festival

Nov 12, 15:03

China-based Alibaba Group has announced that total sales concluded through its online shopping platform on the single day of the "Double 11" (November 11, 2014) shopping festival amounted to CNY57.11 billion (US$9.34 billion), an increase of 57.75% from CNY36.2 billion recorded a year earl...

Alibaba posts total transaction value on a signboard

Alibaba building up cloud computing, Big Data services

Nov 11, 15:52

Cloud computer and Big Data services will play an important role of future development of China-based Alibaba Group, according to industry sources.

Alibaba preparing for upcoming global Double 11 online shopping holiday

Nov 10, 22:23

The upcoming so-called "Double 11" online shopping holiday in China will be a crucial test for China-based Internet service giant Alibaba Group Holding after the group debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) recently, according to industry sources. The Double 11 shopping festival, which...

Avalue Technology posts 3-quarter net EPS of NT$2.54

Nov 7, 16:15

Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$2.674 billion (US$88.8 million), gross margin of 24.2%, net operating profit of NT$168 million, net profit of NT$133 million and net EPS of NT$2.54 for January-September 2014, the company indicated...

HP-Foxconn server joint venture starts competing for data center orders

Nov 5, 19:06

The server joint venture set up by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Foxconn Electronics has begun to exercise its muscle to solicit data-center server orders from Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon, a trend which will intensify competition in the server segment in 2015, according to industry sources.

Quanta reportedly receives Google server orders for 1Q15

Nov 4, 11:43

Quanta Computer reportedly has received new orders from Google for servers recently and will start supplying in the first quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. Quanta declined to comment on its orders.

Public IT cloud services spending to reach US$127 billion in 2018, says IDC

Nov 4, 00:42

Public IT cloud services spending will reach US$56.6 billion in 2014 and grow to more than US$127 billion in 2018, according to IDC. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.8%, which is about six times the rate of growth for the overall IT market. In 2018, public IT cloud...

Huawei to be strong competitor in cloud computing industry, says CCAT executive

Oct 28, 14:58

Commenting on recent cloud computing developments, Tzi-Cker Chiueh, secretary general of the Cloud Computing Association in Taiwan (CCAT), has pointed out that business opportunities have become more solid, especially for cloud computing data centers and currently only Taiwan has accumulated sufficient...

Intel updates server processor plan; to release Haswell-EX/EP4S in 2Q15

Oct 27, 15:34

Intel's next-generation server processors for 2015 including new Haswell-EX (Xeon E7 v3 series) and -EP4S (Xeon E5-4600 v3 series), are scheduled to be released in the second quarter of 2015, giving clients more time to transition to the new platform, according to industry sources.

Intel updates server processor plan

Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:20

The Intel Global Summit 2014, which takes place November 3-5, is likely to focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart wearable devices, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Japan new fund raising policy to provide positive benefit to crowd funding market

Oct 20, 15:51

Following the passing of Japan's 2014 amendment of financial instruments and exchange act, etc. on May 23, 2014, unlisted companies in Japan are now allowed to raise funds through the Internet and the move is expected to prompt Japan's crowd funding platforms to include investment projects, which is...

Foxconn subsidiary invests in cloud computing solution provider Hope Bay

Oct 16, 15:50

Ingrasys Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has acquired a 40% stake in Taiwan-based cloud computing-based storage and computing solution provider Hope Bay Technologies.

Acer cooperates with Octon to offer enterprise switch solution

Oct 14, 22:25

Acer on October 14 announced a strategic partnership with Octon, a Cayman Islands-registered Taiwan-based provider of contact center software solutions and services, to launch abPBX plus, a communication switch solution for use by enterprises.

Acer working with Panasonic on cloud computing battery management system

Oct 14, 15:27

Acer reportedly is cooperating with Panasonic to develop a battery management system for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunities, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Acer declined to comment.

Acer BYOC platform

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition kicks off

Oct 13, 16:17

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition 2014, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) from October 13-16, has a total of 4,100 exhibitors showcasing their latest products.

Foxconn, 21Vianet to set up IDC joint venture

Oct 13, 11:39

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and 21Vianet Group, a China-based Internet data center (IDC) service provider, will invest US$25 million initially to establish Smart Time Technologies, a joint venture to provide planning, design, construction, project financing, operation and maintenance...

Digitimes Research: Enterprise segment to benefit, but PC segment to suffer from HP spin-off

Oct 9, 15:49

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will separate into two companies, HP Inc. and HP Enterprise with the former focusing mainly on PC and printer products and the later on servers, storage, software and services.

Server players eye data center orders from Europe

Oct 9, 12:57

As demand for data center hardware in Europe has started growing strong recently, server players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Quanta Computer have been aggressively investing resources in the market, looking to land orders, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Advantech seeking cooperation with Haier for IoT

Oct 9, 12:32

Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Advantech is said to have sought a partnership with China-based Haier recently, looking to enter the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Taiwan ODMs say little impact from HP split in short term

Oct 8, 15:29

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will split into two companies, HP Enterprise and HP Inc., but this will not cause a substantial change to its ODM orders in the short term. But if this is the first step to selling HP Inc. (which will focus on PC and printer sales) eventually, the long-term influence remains to...

Foxconn ships white-box servers for data centers

Oct 3, 15:22

Foxconn Electronics has landed orders for white-box servers used in data centers from search engine and e-commerce operators, and software service providers, according to industry sources.

Compal Electronics to become largest shareholder of Avalue Technology

Oct 3, 10:27

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics on October 2 announced that it will acquire a 20.54% stake in Avalue Technology, a Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker, to become the largest shareholder through subscribing to 14 million new shares issued by Avalue for private placement at NT$35.35 per share...

Lenovo becomes the biggest x86 server provider in China as acquisition of IBM x86 server business completes, says IDC

Oct 1, 16:27

Lenovo has become the biggest x86 server provider in China as its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business completes. IDC said it believes this acquisition will enrich Lenovo's x86 server portfolio and strengthen its products and channels.

Mitac Holdings to see 3Q14 non-operating profit of NT$191 million from Synnex

Oct 1, 14:58

Mitac Holdings is expected to report a non-operating profit of NT$191 million (US$6.3 million) for the third quarter of 2014 coming from Synnex, a US-based IT service provider in which Mitac holds a 14.17% stake, as Synnex posted third-quarter net profits of US$45 million, according to Mitac.

Lenovo to finish acquisition of IBM server business; still needs 6 months for internal reorganization

Sep 30, 14:05

Lenovo will finish its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business on October 1 and the deal will see Lenovo become the third-largest server vendor. Some server vendors believe Lenovo will need at least six months after the acquisition to finish reorganizing the two companies' internal structures.

Quanta to establish service center in Europe for server orders

Sep 29, 23:03

To compete for more datacenter server orders, Quanta Computer reportedly will establish a service center in Europe in October, helping its server business to cross North America, Asia and Europe, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Other Taiwan-based makers such as Wistron, Inventec,...

Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms revenues increase 33.8% on year in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 26, 15:31

The worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market saw revenues increase 33.8% on year to US$2.4 billion during the second quarter of 2014, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms Tracker. The market generated more than 833PB (petabytes) of new storage...

Global information storage to grow to 447ZB in 2020, says HGST executive

Sep 25, 10:39

Global information storage in 2013 was estimated at 4.4ZB (zettabyte) and is forecast to increase to 447ZB in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate of 44% during the seven-year period, according to HGST Taiwan and Shanghai general manager Vincent Chen.

Western European Big Data technology and services market to grow by 24.6% CAGR by 2018, says IDC

Sep 23, 15:59

A new Big Data technology and services study from IDC forecasts that the Western European Big Data market will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.6% between now and 2018.

Worldwide market for HPC technical servers declines slightly in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 19, 15:19

Worldwide factory revenues for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market declined modestly on year by 2.6% to US$2.45 billion in the second quarter of 2014, down from US$2.51 billion in the same period of 2013, according to IDC.

Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics will donate hardware, software, integrated system platforms and high-speed Internet to set up smart e-learning classrooms in three senior high schools in Taiwan.

Foxconn considering lawsuit over leukemia report

Sep 16, 15:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering taking legal action against UK-based Daily Mail for its recent report claiming Foxconn employees working in Shenzhen plants have developed leukemia. Foxconn has demand the Daily Mail present evidence of its claim within...

ARTC unveils driverless vehicle

Sep 16, 15:07

Taiwan's Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC) has recently unveiled a driverless vehicle that it has spent two years developing.

Advantech cooperates with China Mobile M2M to tap China IoT, smart city market

Sep 15, 15:12

Industrial computing solution developer Advantech and China Mobile M2M, a wholly owned subsidiary of the largest China-based mobile telecom carrier China Mobile, have signed an agreement for strategic cooperation on the Advantech WebAccess industrial IoT (the Internet of Things) application alliance,...

Acer looking to reach five million BYOC users by end of 2014

Sep 15, 14:10

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform currently has three million users and the number is estimated to reach five million by the end of 2014 and to surpass 10 million in 2015, according to BYOC business manager Maverick Shih.

Maverick Shih, manager of Acer BYOC business

Intel launches digital signage turnkey solutions

Sep 12, 12:39

Intel has extended its digital signage business by launching turnkey solutions consisting of its Next Unit Computing (NUC) series and software to retail. The move will put competitive pressure on entry-level digital signage makers, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan market: Dell unveils new Power Edge servers with Intel Xeon processors

Sep 11, 12:37

Dell has announced its latest Power Edge servers in Taiwan and will offer a total of five models with form factors including blade, rack mount and tower, featuring Intel's Xeon E5-2600v3 processors.

Intel announces Xeon processors aiming to accelerate data center transformation for the digital services era

Sep 10, 15:27

Intel has introduced the Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor product families to address the requirements of diverse workloads and the rapidly evolving needs of data centers. The new processor families include enhancements that provide performance increases of up to three times over the previous generation,...

Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor

IDF 2014: Intel to showcase innovations for IoT, wearable and robot markets

Sep 9, 14:37

Intel Developer Forum (IDF) will start on September 9 in the US and the CPU giant is set to showcase its latest plans and technologies for the Internet of things (IoT) market.

Delta Electronics signs up Xander as Taiwan sales agent

Aug 28, 12:10

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on August 26 signed with IT retail channel operator Xander International for Xander to become its Taiwan sales agent for Delta's InfraSuite, a data center solution consisting of power supply systems, rack and accessory modules,...

Good Way Technology listed on OTC

Aug 27, 15:53

USB docking station and peripheral maker Good Way Technology on August 26 started listing on Taiwan's over-the-counter stock market at an initial price of NT$105 (US$3.50) per share. The company said it is developing wireless docking stations and will offer products for testing in November.

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