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  • Advantech has announced it will spend NT$200 million (US$6.41 million) acquiring a 15% stake in touch panel maker Mildex Optical, an equivalent to 15.71 million shares, from Panjit International.
  • IPC supplier Advantech has announced that it will collaborate with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in its New Delhi Strategy Center, which aims to enhance India's industrial and embedded IoT market.
  • Vivotek chairman Owen Chen
    IP surveillance camera maker Vivotek has become a founding member of Open Security & Safety Alliance, a non-profit and non-stock corporation that aims to create a framework outlining a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions, according to the Taiwan-based company's chairman...
  • IBM Taiwan forms an alliance for server maintenance
    IBM Taiwan has announced partnerships with Taiwan-based technology service providers Lealea Technology, HPi, Tung-I Information Services (TIIS), Ecom Software and Bestcom Infotech to establish a maintenance alliance for providing cross-brand and cross-system artificial intelligence (AI) technology...
  • Taipei's Education Department has adopted a cloud computing-based smart platform to manage power use at 299 city-run schools.
  • Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to US$100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through its strategic investments entity, Micron Ventures.
  • Bruce Lu, senior consultant, Greater China Pre-sales Support Department, SAS Institute Taiwan.
    Global enterprises are advised to use real-time monitoring, data collection, combined with back-end analysis applications in order to access early alerts, notifications and any updates to avoid unexpected equipment anomaly or breakdown, according to Bruce Lu, senior consultant, Greater China Pre-sales...
  • The China market will become the main source of growth in global demand for industrial robots. There were 380,600 industrial robots sold globally in 2017, growing 29% on year, with 138,000 or 36.3% of them shipping to China, hiking 58% on year, according to the International Federation of Robotics.
  • Inventec sees strong revenues from the server business in 3Q18
    Inventec has registered consolidated revenues of NT$48.04 billion (US$1.53 billion) for September, down 3.68% on month, but up 11.76% on year with combined consolidated revenues from January-September rising 11.33% on year to arrive at NT$372.78 billion.
  • Quanta Computer's September sales dropped while most other major notebook ODMs saw their revenues for the month increase.
  • The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has stepped up efforts trying to accommodate Taiwan-based makers moving their production lines back from China amid the escalating US-China trade war, according to government officials.
  • armenia
    Deeply aware of Taiwan's robust tech prowess, Armenia hopes that industries in both countries can build closer partnerships and that more young tech talent can complement each other through bilateral industrial exchanges, according to Hakob Arshakyan, Armenia's minister of transport, communications...
  • Economic minister Shen Jong-chin at Taiwan Business Alliance Conference
    Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed letters of intent (LoI) with 23 foreign enterprises for planned investments in Taiwan.
  • supermicro
    Taiwan-based server motherboard makers are likely to be required by their clients to accelerate their plans to move production back to Taiwan or other sites outside China, according to industry sources.
  • WITSA chairwoman Yvonne Chiu (front, third from right)
    Yvonne Chiu, currently chairwoman of the Information Service Industry Association of Taiwan, has been re-elected as chairwoman for the World Information Technology Service Alliance (WITSA), a consortium of ICT organizations around the world.
  • A growing number of Taiwan-based IT product makers, which are relocating their production in China back to Taiwan or other places in Southeast Asia amid escalating US-China trade tensions, may see weaker results in fourth-quarter 2018 and first-half 2019, industry observers have warned.
  • SW Lai, chief software engineer at Innova Solutions
    While advanced hospitals are adopting smart systems to let patients save payment time, blockchain technology can be applied to further boost quality and security of the systems, according to SW Lai, chief software engineer at Innova Solutions, a US-based IT service company specializing in highly complex...
  • Taipei City mayor Ko Wen-je
    Taipei has been workign towards becoming a smart city based on three core concepts: government as a platform, city as a living laboratory, and innovation is the DNA of development, according to mayor Ko Wen-je.
  • Companion robot Kebbi
    Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has announced that it has obtained an exclusive sales agent right for Kebbi, a companion robot developed by Hong Kong-based Nuwa Robotics and produced by Foxconn Electronics with children being target users.
  • As part of the efforts to transform itself into a tech service group from an EMS provider, Foxconn has been actively proceeding with deployments in smart city and smart residential community sectors and its latest deployment is to set up the Foxconn Place Racine in the US state of Wisconsin.
  • ATrack Technology has announced a strategic alliance with SkyEyes GPS Technology to develop new car fleet monitoring and management platforms and hardware by integrating ATrack-developed 4G GPS tracking devices with SkyEyes-developed software solutions.
  • NXP launches high-performance end-to-end radar soluti
    NXP Semiconductors has expanded its radar ecosystem with an automotive radar solution that combines its S32R processors, RF transceiver and antenna design on a new reference platform.
  • With blockchain technology applications gaining momentum for rapid development, bockchain specialists including Acute Angle Cloud (AAC) and Flowchain are aggressively deepening their deployments in the field, seeking to tap more business opportunities with new business models.
  • server
    Worldwide server shipments will grow at a CAGR of 14% in the forecast period 2018 to 2023 as demand from social media, e-commerce and digital enterprises applications continues growing plus the emerging technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G network.
  • In the second quarter of 2018, the EMEA server market reported an on-year increase in vendor revenues of 29% to US$4.1 billion, with an on-year decline of 3.7% in units shipped to 515,000, according to IDC. From a euro standpoint, second-quarter-2018 EMEA server revenues increased 18.7% on year to...

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