Wistron has partnered with AppWorks to activate an accelerator program, aiming to recruit startups particularly from the AI, cloud computing and cyber security industries.
Taiwan starts self-driving open road test
Taiwan has started testing self-driving vehicles on open roads, accrding to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan-based AWS Premier Consulting Partner eCloudvalley has formed strategic alliance with software solution providers such as Salesforce, SAP, Oracle and National Instruments (NI) to beef up digital transformation business in 2021.
SiriuXense develops fetal monitoring patch
SiriuXense has developed a medical patch equipped with physiological sensors to monitor fetal heart rates, movements and ECG (electrocardiogram) during pregnancy, according to Tsai Fu-ji, CEO of the startup.
Delta Electronics completes first smart factory
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has upgraded a plant in Taiwan to a smart factory based on 5G private network through cooperation with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), Microsoft and PTC, according to Delta.
Taiwan to set up IoV R&D and certification center
Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) is looking to establish an IoV R&D and certification center in a bid to boost development and application.
The current short supply of semiconductor fab capacity is not normal, as the overall capacity should be more than enough to satisfy all demand in normal times, according TSMC chairman Mark Liu, who describes as "economically unrealistic"...
Over 65% of global GDP to come from digital products, services in 2022, says Dell Taiwan GM
The pandemic has been accelerating digital transformation at enterprises and industries worldwide with over 65% of global GDP estimated to come from digital products and services in 2022, and many sectors including healthcare, catering, manufacturing and retail are fast creating brand-new digital business...
eCloudvalley expects strong 2021
Taiwan-based AWS Premier Consulting Partner eCloudvalley expects robust growth for its sales in 2021.
Taiwan's cabinet has decided to establish a ministry of digital development in 2022 to accelerate the country's digital transformation, promote digital economy and improve information and communications security, according to minister without portfolio Yau-hwang Kuo .
Tencent 4Q20 revenues up over 26% on year
China-based Tencent Holdings has released fourth-quarter 2020 financial results, with consolidated revenues reaching CNY133.669 billion (US$20.486 billion), growing 26.38% on year.
Apply's supply chain has started production for next-generation AirPods. Backend service supplier ASE Technology is packaging and testing optical sensors for new AirPods expected to launch in third-quarter 2021. Amid serious shortages...
MIH Alliance members gather for first time
The MIH Alliance gathered together about 200 members to attend the first meeting in Taipei on March 25 since the Foxconn-founded electric vehicle development platform was launched in October 2020.
WiAdvance eyeing Southeast Asia market
WiAdvance, a subsidiary of Wistron, is looking to start expanding its presence in the 5G and AIoT solutions markets in Southeast Asia in 2022, according to company president Michael Hsia.
How much should one pay for a chip or a component? Lytica, a Canadian supply-chain pricing analytics company, has the answer. Founded by former Nortel chief procurement officer Ken Bradley, who, like many others in the IT industry, was once bemused by component pricing, Lytica is transforming itself...
Third-party foundries will continue to play an important role in Intel's freshly unveiled IDM 2.0 strategy. TSMC is currently a major contract chipmaker for the US chip giant, and is expected to remain so in the foreseeable future. Chip...
A total of 25 companies in Taiwan have newly formed a 5G Smart Pole Standard Promotion Alliance, aiming to draft technological standards and tap huge smart-city business opportunities worldwide.
Acer Group eyes smart city business
The Acer Group via its four affiliates - AOpen, Acer Being Communication, Acer ITS and Altos Computing - is eyeing the business opportunities from smart city development particularly applications for buildings, traffic and water resource management, according to AOpen president Dale Tsai.
Taiwan-based QT Medical and Lubn Taiwan have joined Qualcomm Advantage Network (QAN), with both participating in Qualcomm's Smart Cities Accelerator Program and focusing on developing IoT innovations.
Microsoft, CHT, Teco team up for Industry 4.0
Microsoft, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Teco Electric & Machinery will cooperate to promote Industry 4.0 in Taiwan by integrating Microsoft's cloud computing technology and services, CHT's ICT capability and Teco' strength in electromechanics to develop smart solutions in line with fast growing application...
PatSnap, a Singaporean provider of innovation intelligence, has announced it has secured US$300 million in Series E funding, led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Tencent Investment with participation from CPE Industrial Fund and existing investors Sequoia China, Shun Wei Capital, and Vertex Ventures.
Posiflex lands orders for Bitcoin ATMs
Own-brand POS (point of sale/service) device and kiosk maker Posiflex Technology has obtained orders for Bitcoin ATMs (automated teller machines) and will gradually ship these machines beginning the second quarter of 2021, according to industry sources.
Foxtron cooperates with Nidec via MIH
Foxtron Vehicle Technologies has signed a MoU with Japan-based motor maker Nidec for cooperation to facilitate development of electric vehicles (EVs) via MIH, an open hardware/software-integrated platform for developing EVs, according to Foxtron president Andy Lee.
Flytech launches cloud computing-based UEM solution
POS (point of sale/service) device maker Flytech Technology has launched the in-house-developed cloud computing-based UEM (unified end-point management) solution to tap the IoT market under its Inefi brand.
Cisco establishes DevNet center in Taiwan
Cisco Taiwan has set up a DevNet center for information security training at a startup park in northern Taiwan.
Taiwan LCD monitors – 4Q 2020
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments grew 3.7% sequentially and over 10% on year to come to 25.69 million units in the fourth quarter...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2020
Taiwan's TV shipments went up 9.8% sequentially and 12.3% on year to come to 9.52 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2020
Taiwan's small- to medium-size LCD panel shipments plunged 25.3% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2020 due to a significant...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2021
Taiwan-based makers' server-related revenues are expected to climb 7.6% on year in 2021, buoyed by growing demand from cloud...
China semiconductor industry: From 13th 5-year Plan to 14th 5-year Plan, 2015-2025
China government has always attached great importance to advances of the semiconductor sector, but semiconductors' vital role...
Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2021 and beyond
Global large-size LCD panel shipments will fall at a CAGR of -0.3% 2020 through 2025, while shipments of small-to-medium-size...