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  • Adlink will form a JV with Foxconn
    IPC solution provider Adlink Technology will set up a joint venture for developing AMR (autonomous mobile robot) software with Foxconn Electronics, company chairman and CEO Jim Liu.
  • Advantech is looking to expand its presence in Latin America
    Advantech has announced the establishment of a joint venture subsidiary in Mexico with the Taiwan-based IPC maker's major channel partner Interlatin. Advantech and Interlatin will hold 60% and 40% stakes respectively of the new subsidiary.
  • Chief Telecom chairman Joseph Wu (right) and president Yao-Yuan Liu (left)
    Taiwan-based Chief Telecom's cloud computing and Internet datacenter (IDC) businesses are expected to see growths thanks to uprising demand from the stay-at-home economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to company chairman Joseph Wu.
  • Foxconn Industrial Internet chairman Li Junqi
    Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), a maker of communication network and cloud computing equipment, will work to develop cross-domain industrial IoT (IIoT) platofrms, according to company chairman Li Junqi. .
  • Micron has reported impressive sales
    Micron Technology has announced results for its third quarter of fiscal 2020, which ended May 28, with revenue registering increases of 13% sequentially and 14% on year.
  • AMD and Nvidia see rising revenue contribution from server business
    Nvidia is currently still ahead of competitors in the server GPU market and saw its revenues from the datacenter business reach US$2.98 billion in 2019, nearly three times those of AMD estimated at around US$1 billion.
  • Cloud IT infrastructure spending continued to grow in 1Q20
    Vendor revenues from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first quarter of 2020 while investments in traditional, non-cloud, infrastructure plunged 16.3% on year, according...
  • QCT joins Open RAN
    Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a datacenter solution provider, has joined Open RAN Policy Coalition, a group of companies formed to promote policies that will advance the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the radio access network (RAN).
  • Ennoconn chairman and CEO Steve Chu
    IPC and IIoT solution provider Ennoconn has developed short-throw laser projection technology featuring high resolution and brightness catering to industrial, commercial and home entertainment purposes, according to company chairman and CEO Steve Chu.
  • Acer Enduro series ruggedized PCs
    Acer has introduced its new Enduro series ruggedized notebooks and tablets for healthcare and other niche-market applications.
  • Nvidia
    Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia have teamed up working to create an in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure. Starting in 2024, this will be rolled out across the fleet of next-generation Mercedes-Benz vehicles, enabling them with upgradable automated driving functions, according to the...
  • Sales of PC products may slow down in 2H20
    PC vendors and their suppliers are having mixed views for their shipment prospects for the second half of 2020, after experiencing higher than expected growth in the first half propelled by the rise of the pandemic-induced stay-at-home activities.
  • Pegatron chairman TH Tung
    Taiwan ODM Pegatron will gradually boost its non-China production ratio to 10-20% by 2021 to cushion possible impacts of intensifying US-China trade tensions, according to company president SJ Liao.
  • Many ICT product makers are moving production out of China
    The Chinese government is tightening trade freedom as it turns more private enterprises into state-run businesses, which may prompt supply chains focusing on shipments to the US and Europe to accelerate moving out of China, according to a study by a private think tank commissioned by the Taiwan gove...
  • Neptune Container Swap CTO John Chin (left) and CEO Spencer Feng
    Global shipping lines have been plagued by substantial empty container repositioning costs, but now such costs can be drastically reduced through a container sharing platform set up by Taiwan-based startup Neptune Container Swap (NCS), according to company executives.
  • Maxwin Technology president Roger Cheng
    IoV (Internet of vehicle) data collected from ADAS (advanced driver assistance system), OBUs (on-board units) and RSUs (roadside units) have to be screened to extract information to serve different purposes, according to Roger Cheng, president for intelligent transportation solution provider Maxwin...
  • The top-3 notebook ODMs are optimistic about 2H20
    Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron are all optimistic about their sales in the second half of 2020, as many users will need to upgrade their notebooks, and demand from users working and studying from home will continue into the third quarter.
  • Quanta Storage has settled ODD price-fixing lawsuits with HP
    Quanta Storage has reached a settlement with Hewlett-Packard (HP) in a legal battle sparked by the US vendor's accusations against the Taiwanese firm over alleged price-fixing for optical disc drives (ODD).
  • Wistron chairman Simon Lin
    Wistron chairman Simon Lin has disclosed the company's operation in the second quarter has been better than expected, but the coronavirus pandemic, which he originally expected to be contained by the third quarter, is unlikely to ease anytime soon. He does not expect the post-pandemic global economy...
  • Accton is upbeat about high-speed switches
    Networking device maker Accton Technology is optimistic about high-speed switch demand for large-scale datacenter and enterprise server applications, with prospects to realize volume production of its 400G switches for commercial deployments in 2021, according to company CEO Edgar Masri.
  • Xiaomi invested in BYD Semiconductor for the automotive business
    China-based Xiaomi has invested a total of CNY50 million (US$7.06 million) in a Series A+ round of financing that BYD arranged for its chipmaking affiliate BYD Semiconductor. Xiaomi has acquired a 0.49% stake in BYD Semiconductor.
  • Ibase's new factory in Taiwan will start production in July
    IPC maker Ibased Technology will start production at a new factory in northern Taiwan in July and expects shipments to increase significantly in fourth-quarter 2020, according to company president and CEO Jeff Hsu.
  • Kaori chairman Hans Han (right)
    Taiwan-based cooling solution developer Kaori Heat Treatment is scheduled to kick off shipments of a liquid immersion cooling system to its China-based datacenter client at the end of August, according to company chairman Hans Han.
  • New games consoles to be launched later this year will boost demand for NAND
    The games console market is expected to see vendors launch new devices, intensifying competition against each other later this year. The keen competition means strong demand for NAND flash to support the consoles' large storage. Meanwhile,...
  • The liquid immersion cooling solutions becoming popular among datacenter players
    With power consumption of servers rising due to increased CPU and GPU performances, traditional air cooling solutions are becoming less efficient in heat dissipation, prompting more cloud computing services providers to upgrade their machines to the latest liquid cooling solutions, according to sources...

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