Acer to showcase IoT solutions for car in 3Q15 with ATS
May 18, 13:58
Acer is set to showcase its new Internet of things (IoT) solutions for cars that it has developed jointly with Germany-based Advanced Telematic Systems (ATS) in the third quarter, said Maverick Shih, head of Acer's BYOC and tablet businesses.
Worldwide PELS market declines in 1Q15, says IDC
May 15, 16:20
Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments declined 6.4% on year and 13.6% sequentially, finishing the first quarter of 2015 with 17.6 million units, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal and Entry Level Storage Tracker. Shipment values declined along with shipments, down 11.6% from...
Compal to establish holding company for IPC business
May 12, 16:09
Compal Electronics chairman Ray Chen stated during an investors conference on May 11 that the company will accelerate its pace for acquiring or investing in industrial PC (IPC) players and the company will also establish a holding company for the acquired or invested in industrial PC companies. The...
Taiwan server players look to expand into China
May 12, 15:42
Taiwan server players such as Inventec, Mitac International and AIC are optimistic about China's server market and have been accelerating their expansion into the market, while Quanta Computer is reportedly planning to form a deeper relationship with China-based server vendor Inspur and Wiwynn will...
Acer targeting China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines for BYOC business
May 11, 15:30
Taiwan-based Acer is looking to export its cloud computing services to other countries and has targeted China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines as it looks for local system integrators for cooperation. Acer's president of Pan-Asia Pacific Regional Operation Oliver Ahrens noted that the company is...
Mitac Holdings April revenues hit record
May 11, 11:03
Mitac Holdings brought in consolidated revenues of NT$5.905 billion (US$192 million) for April, hitting a monthly record and increasing 15.39% on month and 41.03% on year, according to the company.
Advantech reports revenues for April
Stockwatch - May 8, 15:51
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.27 billion (US$106.56 million) for April 2015, representing a 3.52% drop on month and 3.77% increase on year.
Microsoft to release server orders, say Taiwan makers
May 8, 15:00
Microsoft, in line with increasing cloud computing services, has been setting up data centers and is expected to soon release new orders for related hardware for the second half of 2015, according to sources with Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
The mbed IoT ecosystem: Q&A with ARM CEO Simon Segars
May 6, 11:16
Through intensified cooperation with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and MediaTek, semiconductor IP provider ARM performed well in 2014, seeing its clients ship over 12 billion units of ARM-based SoCs and over 550 million units of Mali-based GPUs, mostly to mobile devices such as...
Tencent partners with Bank of Beijing, says report
Apr 29, 21:44
China-based Tencent has signed contracts with Bank of Beijing for a strategic partnership. The bank will provide CNY10 billion (US$1.61 billion) to support Tencent's Internet+ project in Beijing, China, according to reports from China media.
Acer showcases range of new products in New York
Apr 24, 15:40
Acer has unveiled more than 40 new products, including smart bracelets, smartphones, tablets, PCs, projectors and cloud application products at a product presentation held in New York recently.
IoT to drive semiconductor growth, says TSMC co-CEO
Apr 22, 10:52
Internet of Things (IoT) will be the semiconductor industry's next growth driver, spurring demand for chip components for use in applications particularly automotive, medical/healthcare and smart family, according to TSMC president and co-CEO CC Wei.
Delta showcasing industrial solutions at Hannover Messe
Apr 16, 16:01
Delta Electronics is showcasing its industrial automation, energy management and smart grid solutions as well as demonstrating its Scara industrial robot at the Hannover Messe show, in Hannover, Germany, from April 13-17. Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has also sent executives to...
China data center server standard project 3.0 to announce at year-end 2015
Apr 14, 14:08
The third version of China's data center server technology standard project led by China-based Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are set to be announced at the end of 2015 and the project will cover more standards and adopt a modularized design to help reduce China data centers' server purchasing costs, according...
Notebook ODMs partnering with IoT startups
Apr 13, 15:32
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have been accelerating their paces building partnerships with Internet of things (IoT) startup companies and are providing financial, production and technological support to these players, looking to enhance their presence in the industry. The ODMs are expected to achieve...
Advantech revenues increase in March
Stockwatch - Apr 9, 16:04
Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.393 billion (US$109.04 million) for March 2015, representing a 43.95% increase on month and 9.5% increase on year.
Acer partners with Taiwan venture fund AppWorks for IoT business
Apr 9, 11:51
Acer has announced it will cooperate with Taiwan-based venture fund AppWorks, combining Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform with AppWorks' resources to incubate start-up companies for the Internet of Things (IoT). Acer's general manager of BYOC business Robert Wang said that Acer has already...
Tapping into OTT video growth key for pay TV, says ABI Research
Apr 7, 16:15
The pay TV market has been struggling with increasing customer churn and maintaining ARPU, and is forecast for only 3.7% CAGR through 2020, according to ABI Research. In contrast, OTT video continues its strong growth, and should see around 26% total revenue growth in 2015, with 24% CAGR through 2019...
HP-Foxconn partnership to fuel competition in datacenter market in 2H15
Apr 2, 11:32
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently unveiled its new Cloudline series cloud computing servers, manufactured and developed by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and the two firms' cooperation is expected to fuel competition in the datacenter server industry in the second half of 2015, according...
Wistron invests in Arbor Technology
Apr 1, 15:20
Wistron has announced an investment of NT$246 million (US$7.8 million) in Arbor Technology for a 10.69% stake to become the largest corporate shareholder. Arbor makes industrial embedded/networking computing devices and ruggedized computing devices.
Avalue Technology aims at medical applications
Mar 27, 10:44
Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology aims to become a leading provider of industrial computing solutions for medical applications, the company said at a March 26 investors conference.
Getac chairman expects over 15% on-year growth in rugged PC shipments in 2015
Mar 26, 22:20
Rugged PC vendor Getac Technology, an affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve on-year shipment growth of at least 15% in 2015, higher than the rugged PC market's average growth of 5-10%. The company recently started shipping products to new clients and expects rugged PC products to contribute...
Acer Octon seeking cooperation with top-3 telecom carriers in North America
Mar 23, 11:50
Acer Octon, a joint venture established in November 2014 by Taiwan-based IT vendor Acer and US-based multimedia application developer Octon, will soon announce the outcomes of talks it has been holding with the three largest telecom carriers in North America about cooperation, according to company...
Asustek recruiting new blood for emerging businesses
Mar 19, 13:32
Asustek Computer is planning to hire 1,000 new employees in 2015 starting March as the company has been aggressively expanding its emerging businesses such as Internet of things (IoT) and wearable devices. Asustek currently has about 10,000 employees worldwide.
Taiwan white-box server makers land orders from Apple
Mar 18, 15:32
Apple has joined the Facebook-established Open Compute Project in line with its plans to set up new cloud data centers and replace servers used in existing data centers. Some Taiwan-based white-box server makers have obtained orders from Apple and will begin shipments soon, according to Taiwan-based...
Advantech revenues drop in February
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:13
Advantech Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.357 billion (US$74.7 million) for February 2015, representing a 22.77% drop on month and 0.64% drop on year.
Server demand from emerging markets rising
Mar 9, 15:41
Demand from emerging markets such as Russia and China for white-box servers directly supplied from ODMs has been increasing, pushing related ODMs to accelerate their paces on establishing full product lineups, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Mitac expected to see growing cloud computing sales in 2015
Mar 5, 14:26
Mitac Computing Technology, a cloud computing affiliate of the Mitac Group, is expected to achieve a double-digit percentage growth on year in 2015. In addition to increased cooperation with system integrator clients, the company also sees its server and storage OEM business growing, according to sources...