Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • IPC players to expand capacity in Taiwan
    Several Industrial PC (IPC) firms are planning to expand their capacities in Taiwan to cope with the US-China trade tensions, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
  • A 6m long autonomous shuttle bus (second right) and a 4m long one (second left)
    A theme park in central Taiwan has adopted four autonomous shuttle buses developed by Turing Drive, according to Turing CEO David Shen.
  • Kiwi Campus founder Felipe Chavez Cortes
    Silicon Valley-based Kiwi Campus is a startup dedicated to operating a semi-autonomous robotic platform for delivering foods, beverages and groceries to consumers on college campuses and in neighboring communities. The company, attracted by Taiwan's sound business climate, robust hardware manufacturing,...
  • Wiwynn expects growing operation in 2020
    Wiwynn, a cloud computing server affiliate of Wistron, is optimistic about its business outlook for 2020 with plans to build more production lines at is plant in southern Taiwan, according to company CTO Sunlai Chang.
  • Intel unveils new GPU architecture and oneAPI software stack
    Intel, addressing the increasing use of heterogeneous architectures in high-performance computing, has announced a new category of discrete general-purpose GPUs optimized for AI and HPC convergence.
  • Nexcobot general manager Jenny Shern (left)
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has recently teamed up with robot developer Nexcobot to jointly develop a smart robotic solution, prodiving users from non-manufacturing industries with a modularized toolkit to reduce their learning curves and accelerate development of smart robots that suit their specific...
  • Smart cloud management services needed to support production globalization
    Cloud services providers are gaining new business opportunities from the relocation of production lines from China to other parts of the world in the wake of the US-China trade war, as many enterprises have to rely on cloud-based rotary equipment monitoring solutions to manage their plants worldwide...
  • Foxconn to serve as EV software-hardware integrator
    Foxconn Technology Group will mainly serve as a software and hardware system integrator in the supply chain of electric vehicles (EV), which will join smart healthcare and robotics as the company's three major domains for priority development to transform itself into a provider of technology services,...
  • Taiwan urged to learn from Israel in building startup ecosystem
    For Taiwan to efficiently develop startups, it is imperative for the government to help young talent connect to Israel's startup ecosystem and bring back that country's entrepreneurship, according to TA Wang, chief of the Science and Technology Division at Taipei Economic and Culture Center in Tel-A...
  • Intel Nervana NNP-T for AI applications
    Intel has demonstrated its Nervana neural network processors (NNP) for training (NNP-T1000) and inference (NNP-I1000) - Intel's first purpose-built ASICs for complex deep learning for cloud and datacenter customers. Intel also revealed its next-generation Intel Movidius vision processing unit (VPU)...
  • Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro notebook
    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook Pro featuring a 16-inch Retina Display, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.
  • dTran Smart Consulting chairman Huang Chi-yuan (left) and CEO KY Wang (right)
    A serach for "digital transformation" on Google will come up with more than 350 million results - an indication of the attention it has been drawing. But many Taiwanese firms have seen frustrations while implementing digital transformation for their operations.
  • Power Logic chairman Vincent Hsu
    Cooling fan maker Power Logic has seen orders for graphics cards pick up substantially in the second half of 2019, and expects the order pull-in momentum to carry on through 2020.
  • Chinese DRAM firm CXMT ramps up 19nm production
    China's bid to increase semiconductor self-sufficiency will take a step further - albeit a small one, perhaps - as homegrown DRAM maker CXMT is ramping up 19nm production. CXMT's goal is to reach an output of 40,000 wafers monthly for the 19nm...
  • Inventec expects server sales to rise in 2020
    Inventec expects to post a significant increase in its server business revenues next year when server shipments worldwide are expected to rebound by 4-6%, according to company president Maurice Wu.
  • The ongoing trade disputes continue to affect negatively China's datacenter market
    The US-China trade war may be hurting the economy of both countries, but as far as the server industry is concerned, the impact on the Chinese market seems greater than that on the US. It may take a few more months before China's server market...
  • Mitac president Billy Ho
    The Mitac Group will see three major growth drivers - edge computing, large-scale datacenters and Internet of Vehicles - in 2020 with subsidiaries Mitac Computing Technology and Mitac Digital Technology to be responsible for these business opportunities, according to group president Billy Ho.
  • JWI will have a chance of obtaining an investment of NT$1 million from StarFab
    IoT startup JWI Intelligent Technology has won the championship in the final match at the 2019 CIAT Accelerator Program, jointly hosted by the Cloud Computing and IoT Association in Taiwan (CIAT) and StarFab.
  • FruitPay CEO Darren Chang
    Taiwan startup FruitPay offers a weekly fresh fruit subscription service aiming to help consumer address the inconvenience, bad quality and high price issues when buying fruits, according to company Darren Chang, founder and CEO.
  • China datacenter demand undermined by US-China trade tensions
    The ongoing trade disputes between the US and China continue to affect negatively China's datacenter market, with recovery unlikely to take place until the end of 2019 or even 2020, according to sources at server and related device makers.
  • Adlink and IBM Taiwan to help makers upgrade to Industry 4.0
    Industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology and IBM Taiwan have partnered to help Taiwan-based makers upgrade manufacturing processes to Industry 4.0 standards through integrating IT, OT (operational technology) and AI.
  • AMS CEO Alexander Everke
    Austrian sensor chipmaker AMS has developed a wide range of solutions supporting innovative user experiences for consumers, leveraging its tech prowess to expand its presence in terminal markets.
  • Wiwynn to see rising revenues in 2020
    Wiwynn, a cloud computing server affiliate of Wistron, has reported third-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$33.35 billion (US$1.09 billion), down 31.3% on year with net profit of NT$1.37 billion and EPS of NT$7.84.
  • Jeremy Wu, vice general manager of Tencent Cloud
    With Internet Plus becoming a national strategic policy for China, demand for digital transformation and cloud computing infrastructure has been rising exponentially in the country and Tencent has established an ecosystem with open architecture eyeing business opportunities from the market segment.
  • Server demand to recover in 2020
    Server demand may have been slow in 2019 with clients adjusting inventory, but orders are expected to pick up in 2020. Major suppliers are eyeing different segments for server shipment growth. The year 2020 is promising not just for the...

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