Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • Taiwan's environmental protection authority set up IoT-based air pollution monitoring network
    Taiwan's environmental protection authority has been installing air quality sensors around the country to form an IoT-based network of monitoring air pollution mainly caused by factories.
  • Outgoing TCA chairman TH Tung
    Paul Peng, chairman of AU Optronics (AUO), is being tipped to be the next chairman of Taipei Computer Association (TCA), succeeding incumbent TH Tung, who is obligated to step down after serving two consecutive terms.
  • Chenbro sees September revenues flat on year
    Taiwan-based server chassis expert Chenbro Micom has announced consolidated revenues of NT$570 million (US$18.33 million) for September, flat on year.
  • Worldwide server shipments to see CAGR of 6.5% from 2019-2024
    The server industry is having a weak 2019 due to high inventory levels at clients, but global server shipments are expected to grow around 5% on year in 2020 as clients' inventory disgestion has almost reached an end. There are three major factors driving the server market from 2019 to 2024: more enterprises...
  • Quanta chairman Barry Lam
    Quanta Computer has achieved significant progress in investments it made in smart medical care over a year ago, understanding more about what role it can play through communication with firms in the sector, according to company chairman Barry Lam.
  • Taiwan unveils AI Hub

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    The Industrial Development Bureau has started operation of AI Hub, a web-based one-stop AI application platform that is part of the 4-year (2018-2021) Taiwan AI Action Plan, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
  • Inventec has bought a new plant in Taiwan
    Inventec has invested NT$1.18 billion (US$37.78 million) to acquire a new plant in Taoyuan, Taiwan to expand its capacity locally, according to a company posting on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
  • AMD CPUs gain affection from enterprise applications
    AMD, in addition to growing presence in the PC DIY market, has also seen rising momentum in the enterprise segment with the adoption of its CPUs in Chromebooks, servers and regular notebooks.
  • Dell reportedly plans to increase its server purchases from Taiwan
    Dell reportedly plans to increase its server purchases from Taiwan, and has also scaled up its workforce locally, according to industry sources.
  • Differentiation and customization are two major concerns for biomedical startups
    Differentiation and customization are two major concerns for biomedical startups when they foray into the market for smart healthcare solutions, as many hospitals and care centers hope to have their own distinct medical services and technologies, according to Ken Yu, CEO of iMedtac, a Taiwan-based...
  • Medical devices need support of cross-domain integration
    For biomedical startups, solving industry issues and integrating cross-domain connections will be their two core values, and they will have a chance of enjoying unlimited growth if they start with broad industry perspectives and move to build cross-nation, cross-industry linkages, according to Ken...
  • Jilei Hou, senior engineering director and head of AI research group at Qualcomm
    Incorporating AI capabilities into terminal edge devices has become an inevitable trend, as intelligent devices are needed to facilitate effective machine-to-machine communication crucial for stable operations at IoT application scenarios, according to Jilei Hou, senior engineering director and head...
  • ASRock to see revenue growth in the server business
    Gigabyte Technology and ASRock, both of which used to rely on motherboards and graphics cards for revenues, are expected to see their server businesses expand and drive company growths in 2019, according to industry sources.
  • Microsoft is expanding its AI R&D center in Taiwan
    Microsoft is expanding its team at its AI R&D Center in Taiwan, which will focus on the development for three major areas - computer vision, user intention recognition and application of AI to vertical industries.
  • Pure Storage has announced the availability of its Pure as-a-service
    Pure Storage has announced the availability of its Pure as-a-service, allowing its clients to obtain services for all of its storage products via a subscription service, while Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has recently cooperated with VMware to integrate its GreenLake on-demand services with VMware...
  • BiiLabs and IoT solutions provider SoftChef have jointly launched Benchy-Alfred SaaS
    Blockchain startup BiiLabs and IoT solutions provider SoftChef have jointly launched Benchy-Alfred SaaS (Software as a Service) platform for machine-to-machine (M2M) encrypted IoT data.
  • NTPC-AWS JIC began second-round of startup team recruitment
    The NTPC-AWS Joint Innovation Center (JIC), established jointly by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the New Taipei City government, has activated the second phase of recruitment of startup teams, and is specifically looking for groups with backgrounds in smart manufacturing, smart medical care, smart...
  • Intel has unveiled its second-generation Optane storage-class memory codenamed Barlow Pass
    Intel has unveiled its second-generation Optane storage-class memory codenamed Barlow Pass that will be launched along with its new-generation Xeon CPUs in 2020. Intel also disclosed it is developing 144-layer QLC (4bits/cell) NAND flash memory for datacenter SSDs, also slated for launch next year.
  • AMD's second-generation EYPC server processors have landed significant orders from major IT players
    AMD's second-generation EPYC server processors have landed significant orders from major IT players such as Dell, IBM and Nokia recently, with the chip vendor standing a good chance of gaining more than 10% of the server market by the end of 2020, according to market observers.
  • UK Everledger has announced it has completed its US$20 million series A funding
    UK-based Everledger has announced it has completed its US$20 million series A funding. The round comes to a close with the backing of China's Tencent Internet-based services provider. Graphene Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Rakuten, Fidelity and Vickers Venture Partners have also participated, according...
  • Blockchain technology can be applied to manage patients' healthcare records
    Blockchain technology can be applied to manage patients' healthcare records, allowing them to access encrypted data and determine whether to decrypt the data when delivered to home doctors, health councilors or insurance firms for reference, according to Jacob Lee, founder and CEO of Digital Treasury...
  • Kathy Lee, North Asia director at Google Cloud
    Google Cloud will move to triple its global business service workforce in line with ever-expanding market for cloud applications, and will come out with more advanced cloud solutions to support digital transformations at enterprises, according to Kathy Lee, the company's director for North Asia.
  • NAND flash chip vendors eyeing new opportunities for future growth
    NAND flash chip vendors have stepped up their pace of deployments in the enterprise and datacenter fields, eyeing new opportunities for future growth.
  • Pure Storage CEO Charlie Giancarlo
    Pure Storage, an all-flash array storage product vendor, has seen double-digit growths that are far stronger than those of other major vendors who mostly have only single-digit increases or flat performances. In first-quarter 2019 Pure Storage ascended to fifth place in the storage market, competing...
  • Gigabyte reportedly will appoint Etay Lee as new president
    Gigabyte Technology reportedly will appoint Etay Lee, who currently oversees the company's network communications and server business, as new president, as part of its upcoming top management reshuffle, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

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