Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • The Taiwan government will move to implement five action plans in line with eight major international AI (artificial intelligence) development trends to turn Taiwan into one of the world's major hubs in the development of smart technological innovations, including establishing a national advanced AI...
  • Taiwan's National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) has signed a pact with the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) to jointly carry out research projects and promote dual-degree programs, in a bid to push for more Indian science and engineering students to study and work in Taiwan to strengthen Taiwan's...
  • Shipments of NB-IoT (narrow band IoT) chip modules to the China market may grow exponentially from five million pieces in 2017 to 100 million pieces in 2018 as demand for such chips is likely to take off in the year amid concerted efforts by both government and private sectors to bolster the development...
  • Taiwan's four major notebook ODMs - Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec - have reported better-than-expected revenues in January despite declines in notebook shipments, thanks to their efforts in intensifying deployments in non-PC segments.
  • Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has relaxed regulations on applications for funding under its jurisdiction to better support and encourage investments in AI (artificial intelligence), big data and biomedicine sectors.
  • Dassault Systemes SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi
    After scoring impressive revenue and profit performances in 2017, Dassault Systemes, a France-based specialist in offering 3D design and engineering software products, will move to deepen integration of VR, AR, 3D printing and IoT to power its next wave of business growth, and will also seek to become...
  • Dell EMC executives at product launch event in Taipei
    Dell EMC has released its latest all-flash storage products and other cloud datacenter solutions including software-defined storage, data protection, and hyper-converged infrastructure in Taiwan, aiming to provide the government and private sectors with comprehensive solutions and services ranging...
  • Intel Xeon D-2100 processor
    Intel has introduced the new Intel Xeon D-2100 processor, a system-on-chip (SoC) processor architected to address the needs of edge applications and other data center or network applications constrained by space and power.
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP) Taiwan has launched its latest enterprise PCs and workstations in Taiwan as well as a virtual reality (VR) backpack, a wearable workstation system supporting enterprise VR applications. It weighs only 4.6kg and features a wireless design.
  • AI-based facial recognition technology has advanced drastically to achieve a negligible deviation after outperforming human eyes for the first time in 2014, according to Xiaogang Wang, managing director of SenseTime Research Institute.
  • Accton chairman Lee Yen-sung (left) and president Lee Chih-chiang
    Accton Technology sees bright business opportunities ahead for its datacenter switch products as demand from datacenter clients has continued rising, while more telecom operators and enterprises are emerging as potential customers, according to company chairman Lee Yen-sung.
  • Qualcomm and USI to form a joint venture in Brazil
    Qualcomm and Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai), a subsidiary of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, have signed an agreement to form a joint venture in Sao Paulo. This joint venture, which remains subject to various closing conditions, would focus on an installation of a semiconductor module...
  • Taiwan-based server chassis supplier Chenbro is upbeat about its revenue and profit performances throughout 2018, with shipments to the China market to surge significantly in the first half of the year on strong demand for datacenter servers there, and deliveries to the US to see impressive growth...
  • Foxconn chairman Terry Gou
    Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will invest NT$10 billion (US$341 million) over the next five years to develop AI (artificial intelligence) applications for industrial Internet to boost smart manufacturing, according to company chairman Terry Gou.
  • Taiwan's economics ministry has released a set of blueprints for promoting the development of smart machinery, seeking to make the country the world's research and manufacturing center for intelligent machinery and related high-end equipment parts and components by integrating domestic precision machinery...
  • The fastest growing types of microprocessors in 2012-2017 were mobile system-on-chip (SoC) designs for smartphones and tablets, and microprocessors used in embedded-processing applications, according to IC Insights.
  • The chip vendors' results have been supported by cost reductions and product mix adjustments
    Though not scoring good revenue and profit performances in most part of 2017, chipmakers Intel and MediaTek have both witnessed significantly improved gross margins in the fourth quarter due mainly to their efforts in trimming operating costs and adjusting business deployments, allowing to aim at better...
  • Foxconn chairman Terry Gou
    Foxconn Electronics has given priority to building up its industrial IoT (IIOT) networks as it moves to transform itself from a hardware manufacturing firm into a platform service company, according to company chairman Terry Gou.
  • A post equipped with LED lamps, traffic lights and IoT capabilities in Taipei
    EMS provider Lite-On Technology has erected several LED lamp posts that are equipped IoT devices in Taipei, in a project to demonstrate smart city solutions, according to the company.
  • Alibaba Cloud has announced the launch of its Malaysia City Brain initiative in collaboration with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country's digital economy development agency, and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), the city council in the capital.
  • AOpen expects rising business with Acer's assistance
    Acer has obtained three seats on AOpen's board of directors after taking a major stake in the Taiwan-based digital signage developer. Acer chairman Jason Chen has also been elected as the chairman of AOpen.
  • 5G promises great business opportunities for various sectors
    As the imminent arrival of the 5G era will trigger a new round of demand for cloud servers, Taiwan white-box server suppliers Quanta Computer and Wiwynn are aggressively taking different approaches to tap the lucrative demand, with Quanta seeking orders directly from telecom operators while Wiwynn...
  • Worldwide server shipments in the first quarter of 2018 are expected to stay flat or drop slightly due to seasonal impact, but demand from large-size datacenter clients will remain strong.
  • Advantech's European Service Center in the Netherlands
    Advantech has unveiled its expanded European Service Center in the Netherlands, doubling office and warehouse space and almost tripling CTOS (configure to order services) production capacity, according to the company.
  • Chiueh Tzi-cker (left), head of ITRI's Information and Communication Research Laboratories
    Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), in collaboration with the Information Industry Institute (III) and National Chung-shan Institute of Science & Technology (NCIST), has unveiled a hardware/software platform of surrounding sensing subsystem for autonomous driving and a mid-size...

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