Advantech introduces edge computing to IoT solutions
Feb 24, 15:35
Industrial computing device maker Advantech has introduced the concept of edge computing to its IoT (Internet of Things) solutions by offering edge intelligent servers, in which built-in middleware undertakes preliminary computing to lighten the burden of transferring a huge amount of data for cloud...
Advantech nets NT$8.96 per share for 2016
Feb 24, 14:58
Industrial computing device maker Advantech posted consolidated revenues of NT$10.805 billion (US$341 million), gross margin 40.26%, net operating profit NT$1.737 billion, net profit NT$1.430 billion and net EPS NT$2.24 for the fourth quarter of 2016, leading to consolidated revenues of NT$42.002 billion,...
Mentor Graphics announces Veloce Strato platform scales up to 15BG
Feb 17, 15:35
Mentor Graphics has announced the Veloce Strato emulation platform. The company also claimed it is the only emulation platform on the market with full scalability across both software and hardware. As part of the announcement, Mentor is launching the Veloce StratoM high-capacity emulator and Veloce...
Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 to open on February 21 in Taiwan
Feb 16, 15:41
The Smart City Summit and Expo 2017 will be hosted from February 21-24 at the Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. The show will host about 200 exhibitors and feature special exhibition zones for nine Taiwan cities and counties and six non-Taiwan cities, to showcase the latest smart city innovations...
Lenovo quarterly sales down 6% on year
Feb 16, 14:48
Lenovo has announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. Quarterly revenues were US$12.2 billion, a 6% decrease year-on-year. Third quarter pre-tax income was US$101 million, a 68% decline year-on-year. Net income fell 67% year-on-year to US$98 million.
AI helps Nvidia reach record revenues
Feb 10, 12:15
Nvidia has reported fourth quarter (ending January 29, 2017) Fiscal Year 2017 revenues of US$2.17 billion, up 55% from US$1.40 billion a year earlier, and up 8% from US$2.00 billion in the previous quarter. For Fiscal 2017, revenues reached a record US$6.91 billion, up 38% percent from US$5.01 billion...
IBM, Nokia and AT&T get together to foster trust in IoT
Feb 9, 12:15
In a 2016 AT&T survey, 58% of the companies they spoke to stated that were not confident in the security of their IoT devices. This is not surprising considering that in the past three years, AT&T has seen a 3,198% increase in attackers scanning for vulnerabilities in IoT devices.
Intel announces US$7 billion investment for 7nm fab
Feb 9, 12:13
Intel has announced plans to invest more than US$7 billion to complete Fab 42, which is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The high-volume factory is in Chandler, Ariz., and is targeted to use a 7nm manufacturing process. It will produce microprocessors.
Number of connected things to surpass global population in 2017
Feb 8, 14:13
The number of connected "things" in the overall installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide in 2017 will surpass the total global population for the first time in 2017. According to Gartner there will be 8.4 billion connected things in use worldwide in 2017, up 31% from the 6.4 billion...
Advantech sees revenues drop to 11-month low
Newswatch - Feb 7, 14:35
Advantech saw its consolidated revenues decline 20.68% on month and 7.75% on year to an 11-month low of NT$3.034 billion (US$98.086 million) in January.
Acer expect fruition of new business development in 2017
Feb 2, 21:23
Acer has been developing new business other than PCs for a while and expects to begin commercial application of AI (artificial intelligence) and deep learning and shipments of in-house-developed robots in 2017. The company also began to ship digital signage in January 2017, according to company CEO...
Google develops meldCX via cooperation with AOpen
Jan 25, 15:13
Google has offered meldCX, customized software and services to enable Chromebox, Chromebase and Chromebook compatibility with retail operators' existing peripheral devices not based on Chrome OS. meldCX was developed through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen, Google's hardware partner.
VIA launches Custom IoT Platform Design Service
Jan 19, 16:10
VIA Technologies has announced the launch of its VIA Custom IoT Platform Design Service to enable customers to accelerate the development of application-specific IoT systems and devices tailored to meet their usage requirements.
IPC supplier IEI Integration braces for strong sales in 1Q17, says paper
Newswatch - Jan 17, 14:08
Industrial PC (IPC) OBM and ODM IEI Integration will be able to maintain its sales momentum in the first quarter of 2017 after its quarterly revenues hit a record high in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.
IPC maker Ennoconn sets price for ECB issue
Newswatch - Jan 17, 11:36
Industrial PC (IPC) supplier Ennoconn, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has set the conversion price of its five-year US$200 million European convertible bond (ECB) issue at NT$488 (US$15.41) per share.
Growth in cloud IT infrastructure spending will accelerate in 2017, says IDC
Jan 16, 15:57
According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switches) for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 18.2% in 2017 to reach US$44.2 billion. Of this amount,...
Advantech joins LoRa Alliance
Jan 13, 15:07
Advantech has announced that it has joined the LoRa Alliance, which is committed to developing a new industrial standard to empower the Internet of Things (IoT).
Delta Electronics sees December revenues increase
Jan 12, 14:53
Delta Electronics has announced its consolidated revenues for December 2016 totaled NT$19.489 billion (US$614.36 million), representing a 6% increase as compared to NT$18.47 billion for December 2015 and a 1% increase as compared to NT$19.321 billion for November 2016.
Advantech revenues rise in December
Stockwatch - Jan 11, 16:06
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.825 billion (US$119.89 million) for December 2016, representing a 0.5% increase on month and 14.85% increase on year.
D-Link to take legal action to protect its interest against FTC allegations
Stockwatch - Jan 10, 15:14
Taiwan-based networking device maker D-Link has said that it will take legal action to protect its interests after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint alleging that D-Link has "failed to take reasonable steps to secure the software for their routers and IP cameras" against...
Cloud storage solution provider Hope Bay to lay off employees
Newswatch - Jan 5, 14:13
Taiwan-based Hope Bay Technologies, an enterprise-use cloud storage solution provider, has decided to scale down its operations and plans to lay off 80% of its employees due to financial constraints, according to company founder and CEO Ben Jai.
Supermicro enters gaming motherboard market
Jan 5, 11:46
US-based server vendor Supermicro has entered the brand gaming motherboard market with its new Supero brand and released a series of products recently. The company has been pushing high-end motherboards initially and will turn to focus on releasing mid-range models and desktops later.
Adlink offers smart solutions for Taipei buses
Jan 3, 11:50
Industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology has won a contract to provide smart ticketing and tour-guide solution for use in eight double-decker sight-seeing buses in Taipei.
Huawei Technologies relocates data center in China
Dec 29, 15:33
China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has relocated its data center from Shenzhen, southern China, to Dongguan, with the new data center equipped with 3,000 server racks, according to Chinese-language Tencent report.
HPE Taiwan optimistic about Taiwan server market
Dec 29, 14:31
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) Taiwan chairman Jon Wang expects Taiwan's server market to enjoy good growth in 2017 with an improved economy and new cloud applications such as IoT increasing. As for Lenovo recently landing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) datacenter server orders,...
Worldwide HPC server revenue grows 3.9% in 3Q16, says IDC
Dec 28, 21:25
Worldwide factory revenues for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market grew by 3.9% to US$2.8 billion in the third quarter of 2016, compared with US$2.7 billion in the prior-year third quarter. Revenues for the first three quarters of 2016 totaled US$8.1 billion, up 3.4% from the...
Avalue expects over 10% growth in 2016 and optimistic about 2017 performance
Dec 27, 14:41
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Avalue Technology had weaker than expected growth in the second half of the year due to orders being postponed, but the company will still manage to achieve double-digit percentage growth in 2016 revenues thanks to its strong performance in the first half. As...
Foxconn appoints CMO, says report
Newswatch - Dec 26, 10:37
Foxconn Electronics has named Freddie Yuan as the first person to hold the title of chief marketing officer (CMO) for the company, with the appointment becoming effective in December, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report.
Lenovo lands datacenter server orders from TSMC with help from Compal
Dec 22, 12:31
Lenovo is cooperating with Compal Electronics to land orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for datacenter servers with orders reportedly lasting through July 2017, according to sources from the upstream supply chain, who added that the orders should help Lenovo remain the largest...