Software, big data
  • 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,...
  • 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.
  • Alibaba Group has reported consolidated revenues of CNY119.017 billion for third-quarter 2019
    Alibaba Group has reported consolidated revenues of CNY119.017 billion (US$16.65 billion) for third-quarter 2019, increasing 3.56% sequentially and 39.78% on year.
  • 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,...
  • InSynerger Technology president Polon Chuang
    Taiwan-based InSynerger Technology has introduced cloud computing-based power management services by virtue of IoT, big data analysis and AI for non-residential users, according to company president Polon Chuang.
  • Tencent has reported third-quarter 2019 consolidated revenues reached CNY97.236 billion
    China-based Internet value-added service provider Tencent Holdings has reported third-quarter 2019 consolidated revenues reached CNY97.236 billion (US$13.84 billion), growing 9.47% sequentially and 20.65% on year.
  • 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)...
  • 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.
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    E-commerce operator Yahoo! Kimo has converted two conventional warehouses in northern Taiwan into an automated logistics center for delivering online purchased merchandise items.
  • 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.
  • Taiwan Startup Stadium
    The #AsiaRocks, the first and only Asia-focused startup event, will open on November 13 for a three-day run in Taipei, aiming to help local and overseas startups expand their businesses in the Asia Pacific region and strengthen ties between regional startup ecosystems, according to event organizer...
  • 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.
  • CarWink
    Taiwan-based startup InnoVart Design has developed a digital communication device, CarWink, allowing drivers to communicate with other drivers and vehicles behind them using texts and animations, according to company founder and CEO WC Chou.
  • 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.
  • Huawei is pushing Huawei Cloud to satisfy rising demand for computing
    Facing rising demand for computing capacity, Huawei is currently offering a solution that combines one cloud system with two computing platforms.
  • CloudMile CEO Spencer Liu (right) and COO James Kao
    CloudMile, a Taiwan-based AI-based cloud computing service provider and strategic partner for Google Cloud Platform, will set up an AI R&D center in Taiwan, according to company founder and CEO Spencer Liu.
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    OpenStack Foundation (OSF) is hosting Open Infrastructure Summit in Shanghai, eastern China, during November 4-6, with major attendees including Intel and China-based Tencent, Baidu, China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom.
  • Garmin has cooperated with France-based life reinsurance company SCOR Global Life
    Garmin has cooperated with France-based life reinsurance company SCOR Global Life to help life insurance companies in Taiwan collect biometric data from their clients via smart wearable devices to deliver underwriting insight, according to Garmin.
  • Apple reportedly is partnering with US game developer Valve for its AR product
    Apple reportedly is partnering with US game developer Valve for its AR product that will be manufactured by Quanta and Pegatron. Meanwhile, Asustek's gaming smartphone's shipments in 2019 are expected to be less than planned originally due to issues with component supply. TSMC, however, is expected...

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