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.
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...
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...
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,...
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.
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.
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.
Foxconn adopts cloud computing-based security monitoring system
Aug 27, 15:34
Foxconn Electronics has adopted a cloud computing-based security monitoring system equipped with in-house-developed hardware and software at its headquarters in northern Taiwan to monitor labor safety and environmental conditions at its main factories in Taiwan and China, according to industry sourc...
Acer unveils cloud-supported hearing device
Aug 26, 14:50
Acer has unveiled a hearing device that leverages cloud computing resources to optimize settings at a convention in Shenzhen, China, which started on August 25. The device is able to connect with other personal mobile devices and apps to assist seniors and hearing impaired people to improve their quality...
Lenovo looking for help from Taiwan server players
Aug 25, 21:46
Following its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is looking to establish partnerships with Taiwan-based server players such as Quanta Computer, Mitac International and Wistron for assistance from the hardware design segment, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Intel, CHT ink IoT cooperation pact
Aug 25, 10:40
Intel and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have signed an MOU for cooperation in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined network (SDN).
Foxconn taking aggressive moves to enter IoT industry
Aug 20, 22:11
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is interested about the Internet of Things (IoT) industry and has been investing in related businesses as well as looking at its existing businesses to make connections with the IoT industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Worldwide PELS market sees moderate shipment growth in 2Q14, says IDC
Aug 18, 15:15
The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market was up by 1.5% on year with almost 17 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal and Entry Level Storage Tracker. Shipment values increased along with shipments by 1.8% from a year ago to...
Advantech to set up investment subsidiary
Aug 13, 16:16
Industrial computing device maker Advantech will establish a subsidiary, Advantech Corporate Investment (ACI), to help the company promote development of smart cities and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), with investment targets to be in the manufacturing, robotics, medicare, retail, in-car...
Foxlink to set up robot arms in China plants, says paper
Newswatch - Aug 7, 15:03
Foxlink is planning to install 35 six-axis robot arms at its plants in Dongguan, China in August to help reduce manual labor and is aiming to establish a total of 100 units by 2015 to handle parts its connector manufacturing process, according to a Chinese-language Apple Daily report citing...
Fujitsu Taiwan and local university to set up Big Data R&D platform
Jul 23, 11:42
Fujitsu Taiwan and National Cheng Kung University on July 22 signed an MoU for cooperation to establish a Big Data R&D platform specifically for agricultural applications combining the former's cloud computing and Big Data technology and the latter's achievements in biological gene research.
Taiwan server ODMs may benefit from Project Scorpio 2.0
Jul 23, 10:56
Taiwan-based server ODMs including Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec may obtain orders arising from the beginning of Project Scorpio 2.0, the second version of a project to boost low-cost and highly scalable data center infrastructure jointly by China-based Internet service operators Baidu, Alibaba...