Mobile, telecom, computing trends
Highlights of the day: TSMC 3nm monthly output to reach 100,000 wafersFriday 25 September 2020
Demand for TSMC's advanced process support has been strong. The foundry is set to move the 3nm node to volume production...
Foxconn, Adlink set up AMR joint ventureFriday 25 September 2020
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology on September 24 inaugurated FARobot, their joint venture for developing autonomous...
Samsung launches Galaxy S20 FE 5G in TaiwanFriday 25 September 2020
Samsung Electronics has launched its Galaxy S20 FE 5G, a lite version of its Galaxy S20, in the Taiwan market for NT$23,990 (US$820) with delivery to kick off on October 7.
ACSI expects rising demand for cyber security solutionsFriday 25 September 2020
Taiwan-based IT security specialist Acer Cyber Security (ACSI), a subsidiary of the Acer Group, is optimistic about its operation in 2020 and 2021 as enterprises worldwide have been...
Taiwan to invest NT$50 billion in 5G infrastructure in 2021-2025Friday 25 September 2020
Taiwan's government will invest up to NT$50 billion (US$ 1.709 billion) in 5G infrastructure construction in the next five years, according to vice president William Lai.
Huawei Kirin-powered smartphone prices hiking in ChinaFriday 25 September 2020
Retail channel operators for Huawei's smartphones in China are hiking prices of the vendor's models powered by HiSilicon's Kirin chips that are expected to become obsolete in the...
Adlink joins JB5GRIFriday 25 September 2020
Adlink Technology has joined nine other companies to explore technology beyond 5G, becoming a part of the global Joint Beyond 5G Research Initiative (JB5GRI) that investigates and...
Highlights of the day: TSMC mulling more 2nm capacityThursday 24 September 2020
TSMC is fast advancing its manufacturing processes, and it has already disclosed a plan to build a 2nm fab in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan. And if demand is strong, it may have to expand...
IC substrate makers not to gain much from Intel, AMD resuming shipments to HuaweiThursday 24 September 2020
Both Intel and AMD reportedly have resumed shipments to Huawei after obtaining export permits from US authorities, but Taiwan's IC substrates do not expect their revenues to receive...
Next-gen smart IoT gateways shipments to surpass 21 million by 2025, says ABI ResearchThursday 24 September 2020
The Internet of Things (IoT) gateways are becoming an increasingly important link in the IoT security and device authentication value chain and emerging as a crucial conduit for intelligent...
Sercomm gains FCC validation for 5G mmWave small cellsThursday 24 September 2020
Networking device maker Sercomm has announced that its 5G enterprise mmWave small cell, the SCE5151C-B261, has been granted FCC Part 30 validation.
Asustek smartphone sales gaining momentumThursday 24 September 2020
Asustek Computer is poised to see its smartphone business grow significantly in 2020, with overall handset ASPs trending upward and losses for its mobile device business unit further...
TelePlus Healthcare COO sheds light on telemedicineThursday 24 September 2020
The best entry to telemedicine is to choose a chronic disease, such as sleep disorders, and set up a service platform and ecosystem that can be gradually expanded, according to Rex...
Corning teams up with startups for AI-centric inspection solutionsThursday 24 September 2020
Corning Display Technologies Taiwan has recently tied up with two local startups, Memorence AI and TD42, to jointly develop image recognition technologies and solutions.
FET eyeing 5G vertical application servicesWednesday 23 September 2020
Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) aims to gain an edge against its fellow telecom firms in the 5G commercial service market in Taiwan by focusing on providing vertical application...
Highlights of the day: China eyes 3rd-gen semiconductors in self-sufficiency pushWednesday 23 September 2020
The intensifying US-China tensions are driving Beijing to accelerate its push for semiconductor self-sufficiency. China's 14th 5-year plan running 2021-2025 will focus its IC industry...
Worldwide RPA software revenues to reach nearly US$2 billion in 2021, says GartnerWednesday 23 September 2020
Global robotic process automation (RPA) software revenues are projected to reach US$1.89 billion in 2021, an increase of 19.5% from 2020, according to Gartner. Despite economic pressures...
China revving up to develop 3rd-gen IC materials, quantum computersWednesday 23 September 2020
China will be stepping up the development of its homegrown third-generation semiconductor materials and quantum computers in the next 5-10 years seeking to fully wean itself off US...
Royole rolls out 5G foldable smartphoneWednesday 23 September 2020
China-based flexible panel maker Royole has rolled out its second foldable smartphone, the Flex Pai 2, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU supporting 5G technology.
Wistron Medical expects rising sales in 2021Tuesday 22 September 2020
Wistron Medical Technology, an affiliate of the Wistron Group, sees good progress in medical product developments and expects its medical solutions to drive up the company's sales...
Low- to mid-range smartphones dominate worldwide shipments, says IDCMonday 21 September 2020
Economic uncertainties have increased the downward pressure on smartphone prices globally with 73% of shipments in 2020 expected to be priced below US$400, according to IDC.
Arm acquisition to enhance Nvidia datacenter biz, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 21 September 2020
Nvidia's GPU and AI solutions have seen strong demand from the datacenter market segment, and its acquisition of Arm should help complement the business.
Acer chairman calls for infrastructure enhancementsFriday 18 September 2020
Governments and businesses alike have to step up the buildups of infrastructure now in order to prevail after the post-pandemic era, Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen has said.
Chinese handset vendors scaling up orders for anylayer HDI boardsFriday 18 September 2020
Non-Huawei Chinese handset vendors are significantly scaling up orders with Taiwanese makers of HDI boards for midrange and high-tier handsets, seeking to snatch more market shares...
ABB, Fanuc, Kuka exhibiting new robotic models at CIIF 2020Friday 18 September 2020
ABB, Fanuc and Kuka are showcasing new robotic models at China International Industry Fair (CIIF) 2020 taking place in Shanghai during September 15-19.
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