HP appoints new chairman for China subsidiary H3C Technologies
Newswatch - Jan 22, 10:51
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has appointed chairman of HP China Mao Yunan to concurrently serve as new chairman of its subsidiary in Hangzhou, H3C Technologies. The move has reportedly triggered a strong protest from H3C's employees, arguing the appointment will affect the company's autonomy.
SerComm December revenues hit record
Stockwatch - Jan 13, 11:00
Networking/communication device maker SerComm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.236 billion (US$70.4 million) for December, hitting a monthly record, and growing 7.34% sequentially and 36.77% on year.
Foxconn said to partner with Ericsson for 5G R&D
Newswatch - Dec 30, 22:30
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is preparing to invest NT$4 billion (US$126.16 million) and a team of 200 technicians for 5G communication technology development and is considering forming cooperation with the largest telecom carrier in Europe Ericsson, looking to join the...
Digitimes Research: ZigBee to unveil ZigBee 3.0 standard to take on Thread
Dec 17, 23:23
The ZigBee Alliance has announced that it will officially unveil ZigBee 3.0, aiming to integrate a total of six applications developed based on the ZigBee PRO network layer protocol. Digitimes Research believes that ZigBee 3.0 is also aiming to take on the newly developed protocol, Thread.
Will Xiaomi get caught in the antitrust crossfire between China and Qualcomm?
Dec 5, 17:40
China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is investigating Qualcomm's alleged monopolization of patents concerning smartphones through alleged unreasonable licensing terms dictated to China-based smartphone vendors and, according to China-based media reports, the investigation is focusing...
China Unicom to procure 50,000 4G base station equipment
Dec 5, 10:10
China Unicom has held an open bid to procure equipment for deploying nearly 50,000 4G base stations in 143 cities around China. Competitors include Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Huawei Technologies and ZTE, according to China-based tech.sina.com.
Gemtek Technology to adopt Cloud Foundry operational model
Nov 28, 15:05
Wireless networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology, in order to transform its business operation, will adopt Cloud Foundry, a business operational model of integrating its hardware products with internally-developed cloud computing service platforms to provide cloud computing application...
D-Link to launch Home Talk smart home platform
Nov 19, 11:32
Networking/communication device vendor D-Link will launch internally-developed Home Talk, a smart home software platform to connect its cloud computing devices including IP cameras, wireless routers, motion sensors, gateways and smart plugs in late 2014 or early 2015, according to company chairman...
Alpha Networks revenues decline in October
Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:38
Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.805 billion (US$60.17 million) for October 2014, representing a 10.02% drop on month and 7.35% drop on year.
D-Link reports revenues for October 2014
Stockwatch - Nov 11, 16:25
D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.744 billion (US$91.47 million) for October 2014, representing a 0.75% increase on month and 2.85% drop on year.
Digitimes Research: Thread to compete with ZigBee ZHA initially
Nov 6, 14:15
Thread, a new networking protocol for household appliances initiated by Google's Nest Labs, looks to compete with the ZHA (ZigBee Home Automation) standard, but there is a possibility for the two technologies to integrate together as they share some basic standards, according to Digitimes Research.
Intel Capital invests US$62 million in 16 innovative companies
Nov 5, 15:19
Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment organization, has announced at the Intel Capital Global Summit investments in 16 technology companies. Totaling approximately US$62 million, the investments cover a broad spectrum of innovative technologies.
Accton reports revenues for September
Stockwatch - Oct 13, 14:45
Accton has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.921 billion (US$64 million) for September 2014, representing a 4.49% increase on month and 3.17% drop on year.
D-Link September revenues rise on month
Stockwatch - Oct 13, 14:28
D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.724 billion (US$90.8 million) for September 2014, representing a 13.72% increase on month and 11.18% drop on year.
SerComm 3Q14 revenues hit record
Oct 6, 21:48
Networking/communication device maker SerComm on October 6 reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.153 billion (US$204 million) for the third quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record for the second consecutive quarter, with growth hitting 2.15% on quarter and of 21.22% on year.
Worldwide WLAN market shows continued growth in 2Q14, says IDC
Sep 4, 16:07
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments grew 9.2% on year in the second quarter of 2014. According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker, the enterprise segment continued to grow at a steady rate and increased 7.7% over the same period last...
PCL Technologies to begin shipments of LTE-A optical transceiver modules
Sep 4, 11:46
PCL Technologies, a Taiwan-based optical component and module maker registered in Cayman Islands with production base in China, will begin shipping optical transceiver modules for use in LTE-A (LTE-Advanced) base stations to Japan-based NTT DoCoMo and KDDI through Japan-based partner NEC in fourth-quarter...
Arcadyan aims to ship 2 million STBs in 2015, says CEO
Aug 15, 15:10
Networking/Communication device maker Arcadyan Technology has begun small-volume shipments of STBs (set-top boxes) based on the Google TV platform to telecom carriers in Europe and stands a chance of shipping one million units in 2015, and therefore aims to ship two million STBs of all models in 2015,...
SerComm looks to IoT business opportunities
Aug 14, 12:01
Networking/communication device maker SerComm expects Internet of Thing (IoT) applications to bring business opportunities to support its business growth over the next few years, according to company CEO and president James Wang.
China-based HiWiFi unveils OS for smart routers, say reports
Jul 17, 14:03
China-based router maker HiWiFi has announced an in-house developed operating system, HiWi-Fi OS, designed specifically for smart routers. The OS features three major applications: HiCloud for cloud computing services, HiMobile for mobile terminals and HiStore for plug-ins.
SerComm June, 2Q14 revenues hit records
Jul 8, 11:53
Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm on July 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.090 billion (US$69.6 million) for June, hitting monthly record for the second consecutive time with growth of 0.47% on month and of 24.54% on year.
Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 2.1% in 2014, says Gartner
Jul 1, 14:43
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.7 trillion in 2014, a 2.1% increase on year, however, the grow rate is down from earlier projections of 3.2% growth, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The slower outlook for 2014 is attributed to a reduction in growth expectations for devices,...
Foxconn to invest in Korea-based SK Group
Jun 30, 22:03
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced it will invest KRW380.98 billion (US$376.49 million) in SK C&C, an affiliate of Korea-based SK Group, to acquire 2.45 million shares or a 4.9% stake in the company.
Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth
Jun 30, 15:43
In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other that is no longer interested in increasing the number of antenna or transmission speed, but instead focusing on meeting...