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  • 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)...
  • Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro notebook
    Apple has unveiled a new MacBook Pro featuring a 16-inch Retina Display, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.
  • 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.
  • Power Logic chairman Vincent Hsu
    Cooling fan maker Power Logic has seen orders for graphics cards pick up substantially in the second half of 2019, and expects the order pull-in momentum to carry on through 2020.
  • Chinese DRAM firm CXMT ramps up 19nm production
    China's bid to increase semiconductor self-sufficiency will take a step further - albeit a small one, perhaps - as homegrown DRAM maker CXMT is ramping up 19nm production. CXMT's goal is to reach an output of 40,000 wafers monthly for the 19nm...
  • Inventec expects server sales to rise in 2020
    Inventec expects to post a significant increase in its server business revenues next year when server shipments worldwide are expected to rebound by 4-6%, according to company president Maurice Wu.
  • The ongoing trade disputes continue to affect negatively China's datacenter market
    The US-China trade war may be hurting the economy of both countries, but as far as the server industry is concerned, the impact on the Chinese market seems greater than that on the US. It may take a few more months before China's server market...
  • 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.
  • China datacenter demand undermined by US-China trade tensions
    The ongoing trade disputes between the US and China continue to affect negatively China's datacenter market, with recovery unlikely to take place until the end of 2019 or even 2020, according to sources at server and related device makers.
  • 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.
  • AMS CEO Alexander Everke
    Austrian sensor chipmaker AMS has developed a wide range of solutions supporting innovative user experiences for consumers, leveraging its tech prowess to expand its presence in terminal markets.
  • Wiwynn to see rising revenues in 2020
    Wiwynn, a cloud computing server affiliate of Wistron, has reported third-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$33.35 billion (US$1.09 billion), down 31.3% on year with net profit of NT$1.37 billion and EPS of NT$7.84.
  • 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.
  • Server demand to recover in 2020
    Server demand may have been slow in 2019 with clients adjusting inventory, but orders are expected to pick up in 2020. Major suppliers are eyeing different segments for server shipment growth. The year 2020 is promising not just for the...
  • 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.
  • Datacenter server demand to pick in 2020
    Taiwan's white-box server shipments are expected to rebound in 2020 after public cloud datacenter players finish adjusting their inventory levels in 2019, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
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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.
  • 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...
  • Acer ITS' smart roadside parking system
    Acer's subsidiary electronic transportation solution developer Acer ITS has completed a smart roadside parking system of 483 parking space units in Tainan City, southern Taiwan, according to the company.
  • Taiwan notebook ODMs have completed most of their plant relocation
    Taiwan-based ODMs have been eager to move production out of China upon suggestion by their clients amid the US-China trade disputes. But most of the notebook clients have not been as keen when it comes to committing their production to the relocated production lines. Now the ODMs are striving to improve...
  • Taiwan ODMs looking to improve yield rate and costs in non-China production lines
    Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have completed most of their plant relocation and their present focus is to improve production yield rates and reduce costs at the relocated facilities in a bid to retain clients, according to industry sources.
  • SoftChef founder and CEO Josh Chai
    Taiwan cloud software startup SoftChef has been devoted to developing comprehensive solutions from edge devices to infrastructures since its inception in 2017, providing customized IoT solutions to better serve clients, according company founder and CEO Josh Chai.

China smartphone AP shipments – 3Q 2019

Global server market – 3Q 2019

Global small- to mid-size LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond

Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond

Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2020 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tablets

Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19

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