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.
AUO chairman tipped to head TCA
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 stay 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.
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 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
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 acquires new plant for servers 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 see rising adoption in enterprise market
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, and has also scaled up its workforce locally, according to industry sources.
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...
Solving industry issues, integrating cross-domain connections seen as core values for biotech startups
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...
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...
Gigabyte, ASRock to see servers drive growth in 2019
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 expanding 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, 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...
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.
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 provides new Optane, 3D NAND updates
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 server market share expected to break 10% in 2020
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.
Everledger closes US$20 million series A led by Tencent
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, 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...
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 vendors gearing up for datacenter demand boom
NAND flash chip vendors have stepped up their pace of deployments in the enterprise and datacenter fields, eyeing new opportunities for future growth.
Storage market to return to growth track in 2020: Q&A with 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 to reshuffle top management
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.
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
Notebook shipments in 2019 are estimated to show a 1.6% increase with vendors ramping up inventory in preparation for the US-China...
Global server shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
According to Digitimes Research's observation, the server market is experiencing sluggish growth in 2019 with customer inventory...
Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments arrived at 13.8 million units in the second quarter of 2019, a level similar to that of the previous...
Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19
According to Digitimes Research's observation, with global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based...
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...