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Asustek subsidiary to push big data for medical care

Dec 8, 15:22

Asus Life, a cloud computing subsidiary of Asustek Computer, has announced to partner with Switzerland-based medical care data collector Clinerion to push medical care big data and a clinical trial service network.

Asustek promoting medical care products

AI, IoT to greatly benefit Taiwan ICT sector, says TCA chair

Dec 7, 14:14

Taiwan information and communication technology (ICT) industry has no reason to show pessimism about its future prospect, as such new tech applications as AI (artificial intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things), and smart cities will be extended to all the industrial and commercial fields in the near...

TCA chairman Tung Tzu-hsien

Taiwan NARLabs inks LOI with Microsoft on AI collaborations

Dec 7, 13:54

The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) under Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) signed on December 6 a letter of intent (LOI) with Microsoft Taiwan to build strategic partnership in three areas of AI (artificial intelligence) development: big data technology, AI platform...

NARLabs, Microsoft ink AI cooperation pact

Advantech, Adlink, Synnex tapping IoT markets in Southeast Asia

Dec 6, 14:03

Industrial computing device makers Advantech and Adlink Technology as well as IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International have been promoting IoT (Internet of Things) solutions in markets in Southeast Asia and India, according to industry sources.

Smart city to develop fast amid AI, IoT applications, says expert

Dec 5, 12:13

The raging development of AI (artificial intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things) and cloud computing applications will bring drastic changes to human life, and smart cities, particularly, will see the fastest fermentation, with smart street lights to serve as the best carrier of smart transportation...

Tony An, CMO and COO of Lite-On Technology's Smart Life and Applications Unit

Altek expects 3D sensing boom in next 5-8 years

Dec 5, 11:06

Digital camera and imaging solution supplier Altek expects 3D sensing to see strong demand in the next 5-8 years, according to company chairman and CEO Alex Hsia.

Altek

AWS to set up IoT certification laboratory in Taiwan

Dec 5, 10:47

Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to set up an IoT certification laboratory in Taiwan to tap the growing IoT market in Taiwan and enhance its cooperation with local enterprises, according to Alex Yung, managing director of AWS Greater China.

AWS managing director, Greater China, Alex Yung

Brogent expects Q-Ride VR systems to be growth driver in 2018

Dec 4, 16:16

Taiwan leading motion-sensing equipment supplier Brogent Technologies has launched Q-Ride gaming device in the second half of 2017, which is paired with Acer's MR (mixed-reality) headset to zero in on the market for lower-range motion-sensing devices in Asia. The new gaming sets are expected to serve...

Mitac to supply software solutions for car fleet management in North America

Dec 1, 16:02

GPS navigation solution developer Mitac International has reportedly won an open bid to supply software solutions for use to manage car fleets in North America with shipments to be fulfilled on a 3-year contract basis, according to industry sources.

Mitac Holdings president Billy Ho (left)

China keen to develop AI industry

Dec 1, 11:46

The production value of the AI (artificial intelligence) industry in China is expected to increase to CNY360 billion (US$54.46 billion) in 2017 from CNY300 billion recorded in 2016, according to an estimated of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Cloudera to help university train big data experts

Nov 30, 10:43

US-based Cloudera has signed an agreement to donate cloud computing curriculums, software and semiconductor-supporting practical technology to Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) to help its Department of Electric Engineering cultivate big data analytics experts, according to the universi...

Chassis maker In Win looks to turn profitable in 2018

Nov 29, 14:30

Computer chassis maker In Win Development is expected to swing back to profitability in 2018 as the company has shifted its production focus to power supply products, IPCs, servers and cloud software solutions, while also reducing production cost by farming out production of electronics parts, according...

China begins to set standards for smart home devices

Nov 28, 10:27

The China Light Industry Council (CLIC) has started a process to set technological standards for smart home devices including electric appliances, locks, lighting and furniture.

Commentary: China actively nurturing unicorns in Southeast Asia

Nov 27, 11:30

Statistics from US-based research body CB Insights show that non-US unicorn startups commanded a 50% share of total global unicorns as of the end of August 2017, sharply up from only 37% as of the end of 2014, indicating the US is no longer a dominant country in nurturing startups. It also suggests...

AI can be integrated with human intelligence to solve problems, says Microsoft Research Asia head

Nov 24, 15:38

AI (artificial intelligence) is different from human intelligence, but they can be integrated to form super intelligence for solving problems, according to Hon Hsiao-wuen, managing director for Microsoft Research Asia.

Microsoft Research Asia managing director Hon Hsiao-wuen

China January-October software revenues at CNY4.421 trillion, says MIIT

Nov 24, 14:00

China's software industry consisting of 35,108 companies generated revenues of CNY4.421 trillion (US$650.99 billion) in January-October 2017, growing 13.9% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

IT spending in India to reach US$87.1 billion in 2018, says Gartner

Nov 23, 16:05

India IT spending is projected to total US$87.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 9.2% from 2017 estimated spending of US$79.7 billion, according to Gartner.

Single's Day highlights China e-commerce smart logistics

Nov 23, 11:48

China-based e-commerce operators, including Alibaba and JD.com, efficiently utilized smart logistics services to maintain express deliveries of ordered products at the 24-hour Single's Day online shopping festival on November 11, according to China-based media reports.

Digitimes Research: US leads in IoV development

Nov 22, 15:57

Internet of Vehicles (IoV) is being fast developed based on two standards of wireless communication technology, DSRC (dedicated short range communications) and C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) developed by 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project).

Baidu unveils smart transportation plan for Xiongan

Nov 21, 13:39

China-based search engine Baidu plans to cooperate with the government of Xiongan New Area, northern China, to create a city featuring smart transportation in line with its ambition to develop self-driving vehicles, company chairman and CEO Robin Li revealed at a recent company event in Beijing.

Baidu chairman and CEO Robin Li

Baidu plans to offer self-driving buses in 2018

Nov 20, 12:11

China-based Baidu, the developer of Apollo autonomous driving open platform, plans to cooperate with China-based Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry to begin small-volume production of autonomous buses and trial operation in July 2018, according to company chairman and CEO Robin Li.

Baidu chairman and CEO Robin Li introducing Apollo self-driving technology

Digitimes Research: Automotive OTA upgrade sees huge potential demand

Nov 20, 10:08

There is large potential demand for OTA (over the air) upgrading of firmware/software for in-car electronic devices because car owners need not drive to maintenance shops merely for such upgrading, according to Digitimes Research.

Over 1,100 VR applications available at Viveport, says HTC

Nov 16, 16:49

The number of VR (virtual reality) applications available at HTC's VR App store, Viveport, has reached over 1,100, including 800 supporting VR gaming arcades and over 300 supporting subscription services, according to sources at HTC.

HTC unveils Vive Wave VR platform to promote the develpment of VR

AI to bring opportunities, challenges for Taiwan semiconductor industry

Nov 16, 15:46

Artificial intelligence (AI) will bring huge business opportunities and challenges for Taiwan's semiconductor industry, and the industry will face fierce competition from China, where both the central and local governments are fully gearing up for developing semiconductor technologies, according to...

CC Wei, TSIA chairman and TSMC co-CEO

Quanta gearing up investments for AI, AR, VR and big data

Nov 15, 17:36

Quanta Computer is expanding its investments in AI, AR, VR, wearable devices and big data solutions and expects to roll out more new products starting 2019, according to company chairman Barry Lam.

Quanta chairman Barry Lam (left)

Digital transformation vital to survival of enterprises, says ITRI executive VP

Nov 15, 16:27

With the consumer-driven operation model gaining momentum, how to accelerate digital transformation to create new product values, optimize production process and efficiency, and achieve effective marketing effects has become crucial to securing the survival of enterprises, Liu Chun-ting, executive...

ITRI executive VP Liu Chun-ting

JD.com nets CNY1 billion for 3Q17

Nov 15, 16:09

China-based online shopping operator JD.com has reported net profit of CNY1.014 billion (US$152 million) for third-quarter 2017, compared to net loss of CNY921.59 million for third-quarter 2016.

Combination of 5G, IoT applications to bring huge biz, says experts

Nov 14, 15:00

The combination of 5G mobile network and IoT (Internet of Things) technologies and applications will pose profound influences to the ICT industry and bring unimaginable business opportunities, as 5G applications will cover three major areas of enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), LPWAN (low power wide...

The Shanghai forum attracts large audience

Advantech and 5 global firms to form Edgecross Consortium for Industry 4.0

Nov 14, 11:12

Intelligent systems supplier Advantech has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, Omron, NEC, IBM Japan, and Oracle Japan to establish the Edgecross Consortium to overcome boundaries between companies and industries in order to realize collaboration between factory automation (FA) and IT. The objective...

AI to help, not confront humans, says AlphaGo developer Aja Huang

Nov 14, 10:53

AI (artificial intelligence) will not confront human beings but serve as tools at their disopal, as human brain will remain the most powerful, although some say AI machines may be able to talk with people and judge their emotions in 2045 at the earliest, according to Aja Huang, one of the key developers...

Aja Huang, a Taiwanese senior researcher at Google DeepMind

Alibaba generates sales over CNY168 billon on Singles' Day

Nov 14, 09:55

All online shopping platforms under the largest China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group, mainly Tmall (B2B2C), Taobao (C2C and auction), Juhausuan (group buying), AliExpress (targeting consumers in overseas markets), generated sales totaling CNY168.27 (US$25.4 billion) in 24 hours on November...

Smart eCare solutions adopted by Taiwan hospitals

Nov 13, 18:30

Smart eCare's software-based smart solutions for medical care have been adopted by several large hospitals in Taiwan including Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Veteran General Hospital, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital and National Cheng Kung University Hospital, according to the company.

Academia Sinica sets up Taiwan AI Academy

Nov 13, 14:24

Taiwan's Academic Sinica has newly inaugurated the Taiwan AI Academy as part of its efforts to help the industrial sectors nurture AI (artificial intelligence) talent and develop AI solutions, according to James C Liao, president of the country's top academic research body.

Ways to ease EU GDPR impacts: Q&A with Microsoft legal counsel Neal Suggs

Nov 13, 12:05

Following a two-year buffer period, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted by the European Union in April 2016, will officially take effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR, touted as the world's toughest-ever data protection act, will bring great challenges to enterprises, with violators...

Neal Suggs, Microsoft VP and legal counsel

Product marketability hinges more on user experience, says Dassault CEO

Nov 13, 10:59

The market catering to personalized and diverse demand hinges on user experience rather than product functionality, Bernard Charles, president and CEO of Dassault Systemes, has remarked at a company event in China.

Dassault Systemes CEO Bernard Charles

AI may reshape Taiwan role in global tech sector, says Google Taiwan chief

Nov 13, 10:40

As the world is moving into the AI First era from the Mobile First one, AI (artificial intelligence) development will be of great importance to Taiwan and likely to reshape its role in the global high-tech sector, Google Taiwan managing director LF Chien has said.

Google Taiwan managing director LF Chien

China AI unicorn SenseTime eyes new financing of US$500 million

Nov 10, 15:49

China AI unicorn SenseTime is reportedly to announce a new round of financing estimated at around US$500 million within one month, which will be the largest scale of its kind seen in the China AI industry, according to industry sources.

SenseTime and Qualcomm team up to develop AI applications

Asustek Zenbo to be available in China November 14

Nov 7, 11:32

Asustek Computer, in a partnership with China-based Tencent, will start selling its companion robot Zenbo in China next week. The robot is expected to be also available in the US and Japan in the first quarter of 2018 at the earliest.

Alibaba net profits hike nearly 150% on year in 3Q17

Nov 6, 11:03

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding has reported consolidated revenues of CNY55.122 billion (US$8.285 billion) for the third quarter of 2017, growing 60.74% on year, with a gross margin of 60.08%, down 1.65pps.

Alibaba setting up e-commerce hub in Malaysia

Oct 31, 15:36

Alibaba Group and the Malaysia government are jointly developing a digital free trade zone (DFTZ) in the country, creating a platform for cross-border e-trade services in a bid to make Malaysia a logistics hub in the Southeast Asia market, according to Malaysia-based Chinese-language See Hua Daily...

Insyde expected to earn profits in 2017

Oct 31, 10:29

BIOS designer Insyde Software is expected to return to profitable operation in 2017 with new orders for Dell's notebooks and will see rising revenues in 2018, according to market watchers.

Insyde to see improved operation in 2017 and 2018

Dynamic, smart production in China: Q&A with iSESOL GM Zhu Zhihao

Oct 30, 14:14

While the sharing economy is gaining momentum nowadays, the manufacturing sector is also utilizing cloud service platforms to materialize new business models associated with Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) technologies and applications. Established in 2015 as a joint venture by Shenyang Machine...

Smart equipment networking at iSESOL

Online retailer unveils logistics center in northern Taiwan

Oct 30, 11:52

TV and online shopping service operator momo.com has disclosed it has inaugurated an automated logistics center in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, with utilization of logistics capacity standing at 70% currently and expected to rise to 100% by year-end 2017.

Baidu 3Q17 net profit hikes 156% on year

Oct 30, 10:59

China-based search engine Baidu has released reported third-quarter 2017 net profit reached CNY7.949 billion (US$1.19 billion), hiking 156.25% on year.

GTC Taiwan 2017: Nvidia announces AI collaboration with Taiwan

Oct 27, 14:11

Nvidia at its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Taiwan 2017 event on October 26 underscored its commitment to helping Taiwan jump start deep learning in an economy best known for its central role in tech's global supply chain.

Nvidia to assist on AI development in Taiwan

China January-September software revenues estimated at CNY3.983 trillion

Oct 26, 17:03

China's software industry consisting of 35,081 companies generated revenues totaling CNY3.983 trillion (US$584.90 billion) in January-September 2017, growing 14.1% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Industrial IoT: Q&A with SAP Labs China head Li Ruicheng

Oct 26, 11:28

While smart manufacturing seems an unstoppable trend, Germany-based software vendor SAP SE keeps offering analytic tools to facilitate enterprises' upgrade toward Industry 4.0. Such a smart trend is also happening in China.

SAP

ARM pledges cooperation with Taiwan firms in AI, IoT applications

Oct 25, 19:57

ARM has signed a letter of investment intent with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), pledging to join the country's Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan through its global venture capital funds, and enhance cooperation with Taiwan companies in the fields of AI (artificial intelligence) and...

Foxconn expanding presence in FinTech sector, says report

Oct 25, 13:25

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) has continued to enhance its presence in the financial technology (FinTech) sector as the ODM giant aims to also become a financial service provider, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News report.

Digitimes Research: Development of edge computing accelerating

Oct 25, 13:21

The development of on-device edge computing technology is heating up as related makers are seeking technology breakthroughs to address the concerns of privacy and protection of sensitive date when applying deep learning under cloud applications and to lower costs for enterprises to adjust its internal...

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