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  • Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan.

    Last update: Friday 20 June 2014 [31 news items]

New Corning glass looks to reduce bacteria growth on touchscreens

Jun 20, 11:55

The proliferation of touch-enabled devices has been accompanied by a growing awareness of bacteria growth on such devices among consumers and IT industry players.

Joydeep Lahiri, division vice president and program director, Specialty Surfaces at Corning

Turning a smartphone into a PC in a pocket: Q&A with Analogix

Jun 10, 14:08

According to a recent IDC research note, the transition toward mobile and cloud-based computing is unstoppable, with tablet volumes expected to pass total PC volume in the fourth...

Matt Ready, sales VP at Analogix

Ultra HD monitors focus for many vendors at Computex 2014

Jun 9, 13:10

Ultra HD monitors were a major theme at Computex 2014, with vendors focusing mostly on 27,- 28- and 32-inch units equipped with 60Hz and above.

Ultra HD monitors on display at Computex 2014

Computex 2014: Microsoft, Google showcasing expanded supply chain in Taiwan

Jun 6, 10:26

Microsoft and Google are showcasing their efforts to expand the supply chain ecosystems for their Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Chromebook notebooks in Taiwan at Computex 2014.

ECS looking to evolve: Q&A with ECS executive Samuel Yeh

Jun 5, 11:56

As a long runner in the motherboard industry, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been competing in the motherboard market with innovations and technology and for 2014, ECS plans...

Samuel Yeh, ECS Vice President, Channel Business Unit

Gigabyte turning graphics cards into professional products: Q&A with Eddie Lin, associate VP of Gigabyte VGA business

Jun 5, 11:54

Gigabyte Technology continues to develop products and innovations for the graphics card market and is focusing on enhancing its graphics cards to help them become professional prod...

Eddie Lin, Associate VP of Gigabyte VGA business

Cloud providers fueling server boom

Jun 5, 11:52

Recent IDC cloud research shows that spending on public cloud services will grow by a 30% CAGR to surpass US$14 billion in 2017. By then, more than 80% of new cloud applications will...

Computex 2014: Colorful aims for non-China markets

Jun 4, 15:56

China-based graphics card vendor Colorful announced during Computex plans to expand its iGame brand product lines beyond motherboards and chassis and will cooperate with its OEM partner...

The HCM encryption solution: An interview with Enova Technology president Robert Wann

Jun 4, 15:44

Smart devices including PCs, tablets and smartphones are changing people's life. In 2013, 2.32 billion units of smart devices were shipped to the market according Gartner. It highlights...

Rober Wann, president and CEO of Enova Technology

What works in telecom can work in high-speed manufacturing: Leveraging IoT with Vitesse

Jun 4, 14:35

Until recently, Vitesse Semiconductor saw its core market as being the carrier Ethernet market, particularly what it calls the IP edge, which is anything from base stations to picocells...

Vitesse CTO Martin Nuss

Supermicro talks up Computex server lineup

Jun 4, 14:28

Supermicro Computer, a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, has continued to expand its server and storage rack solutions...

TwinPro

Smart solutions for smart devices: How Carry is expanding its business model

Jun 4, 14:11

Carry Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of portable multimedia and storage products, will highlight its new Apotop products, including its wireless snapshot for iPhone...

Taron Chang, Carry president

Mobile device high-speed peripheral bus and audio-video transmission primer

Jun 4, 13:53

With the world advancing from Full HD to Ultra HD (4K) audio-video display as well as desktop, notebook, tablet, mobile phone, and LCD flat-screen TV multi-screen display applications,...

Major mobile phone vendors introduce flagship mobile phone models with 4G support

The UPD benefits: Q&A with Microchip executive Ken Nagai

Jun 4, 12:13

USB is a data interface that can also supply power. Previously it could only supply limited power, but the latest USB Power Delivery (UPD) specifications enable power delivery of...

Ken Nagai, senior product marketing manager of USB and Networking Group at Microchip

Gigabyte pushing top-end products through Aorus: Q&A with Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales

Jun 4, 12:05

Although not best known for its notebooks, Gigabyte Technology has been operating in the notebook business for quite a while and entered the gaming notebook business two years ago.

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales division

Computex 2014: Intel unveils innovations for mobile devices, desktops and 2-in-1s

Jun 4, 11:56

Intel president Renee James has unveiled several new innovations at Computex 2014 including a SoC platform for entry-level mobile devices, 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design,...

Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

Oaxis in pursuit of the 'X' element: Q&A with Gajah CEO Yong Guan Jer

Jun 3, 14:19

Singapore-based Gajah has been an ODM/OEM since it was set up in 2004 to make electronic devices, such as e-book readers. But in 2010 it launched its own Oaxis brand. In a recent...

Gajah CEO G-Jay Yong Guan Jer

Scalability from datacenter to IoT: Q&A with Intel

Jun 3, 14:16

Intel was one of the main driving forces behind the consumer PC era of desktops and notebooks, but the trend in recent years towards low-power devices such as tablets, wearables and...

Jason Chen, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and Country Manager, Intel Taiwan

Bringing the focus back to the desktop: Q&A with the Gigabyte motherboard team

Jun 3, 14:16

Gigabyte Technology is unique in many ways, it is the only PC player for which own-brand motherboards remains the primary business, it is the only motherboard maker that still maintains...

James Lo, Division Director of Gigabyte Motherboard Business Unit Technical Marketing Department

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

Big Data trends intensify storage business boom

Jun 3, 13:15

The cumulative amount of data produced worldwide is predicted to reach 40ZB by 2020, which is 50 times more than that of 2010 according to preliminary estimates. That means the amount...

Advanced IT infrastructure enhances efficiency for retail operations

Jun 3, 13:13

Digital signage, POS and kiosk constitute the major IT infrastructure for the retail industry. The rapid introduction of touch and networking technologies has reinforced the functions...

Digital signage has become a crucial IT device in convenience stores

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Computex 2014: Dell to showcase new AIO PCs, tablets, notebooks and Chromebooks

May 29, 14:13

Although not having a booth at the Computex 2014, Dell will still rent a space around the exhibition center to showcase its products such as all-in-one PCs, tablets, notebooks and...

Computex 2014: Toshiba, Seagate aggressive about enterprise storage solutions

May 29, 12:28

Toshiba and Seagate are set to showcase their latest storage products at the Computex 2014. Toshiba has unveiled its new enterprise hard drive recently. The hard drive is designed...

Computex 2014: Etron to showcase 3D image sensor chips

May 29, 12:17

Etron Technology will showcase its 3D image sensor chip, the eSP870, at Computex Taipei 2014 from June 3-7. The chip supports dual sensors for 3D image capture and real-time depth...

Haswell Refresh already available in retail channels ahead of Intel announcement at Computex 2014

May 19, 16:54

Intel's Haswell Refresh processors and 9-series chipset-based motherboards are already available in retail channels worldwide despite Intel still having not yet made an official announcement,...

Exhibitors show mixed expectations for Computex 2014

May 5, 22:31

Computex 2014 will be hosted from June 3-7 at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taiwan. Some exhibitors are concerned that the show may not be as attractive to visitors this year (2014)...

Computex 2014: Touch panel makers to focus on wearable device technology

May 5, 14:45

Touch panel makers will display new solutions for wearable devices in addition to smartphones, tablets and PCs at Computex 2014.

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