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Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:20

The Intel Global Summit 2014, which takes place November 3-5, is likely to focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart wearable devices, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Japan new fund raising policy to provide positive benefit to crowd funding market

Oct 20, 15:51

Following the passing of Japan's 2014 amendment of financial instruments and exchange act, etc. on May 23, 2014, unlisted companies in Japan are now allowed to raise funds through the Internet and the move is expected to prompt Japan's crowd funding platforms to include investment projects, which is...

Foxconn subsidiary invests in cloud computing solution provider Hope Bay

Oct 16, 15:50

Ingrasys Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has acquired a 40% stake in Taiwan-based cloud computing-based storage and computing solution provider Hope Bay Technologies.

Acer cooperates with Octon to offer enterprise switch solution

Oct 14, 22:25

Acer on October 14 announced a strategic partnership with Octon, a Cayman Islands-registered Taiwan-based provider of contact center software solutions and services, to launch abPBX plus, a communication switch solution for use by enterprises.

Acer working with Panasonic on cloud computing battery management system

Oct 14, 15:27

Acer reportedly is cooperating with Panasonic to develop a battery management system for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform for Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunities, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Acer declined to comment.

Acer BYOC platform

Government IT spending in India forecast to reach US$7.2 billion in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:19

Government IT spending in India will total US$7.2 billion in 2015, a 5% increase over 2014, according to Gartner. Government IT spending is on pace to total US$6.6 billion in 2014.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition kicks off

Oct 13, 16:17

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Autumn Edition 2014, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) from October 13-16, has a total of 4,100 exhibitors showcasing their latest products.

Foxconn, 21Vianet to set up IDC joint venture

Oct 13, 11:39

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and 21Vianet Group, a China-based Internet data center (IDC) service provider, will invest US$25 million initially to establish Smart Time Technologies, a joint venture to provide planning, design, construction, project financing, operation and maintenance...

Digitimes Research: Enterprise segment to benefit, but PC segment to suffer from HP spin-off

Oct 9, 15:49

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will separate into two companies, HP Inc. and HP Enterprise with the former focusing mainly on PC and printer products and the later on servers, storage, software and services.

Server players eye data center orders from Europe

Oct 9, 12:57

As demand for data center hardware in Europe has started growing strong recently, server players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Quanta Computer have been aggressively investing resources in the market, looking to land orders, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Advantech seeking cooperation with Haier for IoT

Oct 9, 12:32

Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Advantech is said to have sought a partnership with China-based Haier recently, looking to enter the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Taiwan ODMs say little impact from HP split in short term

Oct 8, 15:29

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will split into two companies, HP Enterprise and HP Inc., but this will not cause a substantial change to its ODM orders in the short term. But if this is the first step to selling HP Inc. (which will focus on PC and printer sales) eventually, the long-term influence remains to...

Foxconn ships white-box servers for data centers

Oct 3, 15:22

Foxconn Electronics has landed orders for white-box servers used in data centers from search engine and e-commerce operators, and software service providers, according to industry sources.

Compal Electronics to become largest shareholder of Avalue Technology

Oct 3, 10:27

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics on October 2 announced that it will acquire a 20.54% stake in Avalue Technology, a Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker, to become the largest shareholder through subscribing to 14 million new shares issued by Avalue for private placement at NT$35.35 per share...

Lenovo becomes the biggest x86 server provider in China as acquisition of IBM x86 server business completes, says IDC

Oct 1, 16:27

Lenovo has become the biggest x86 server provider in China as its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business completes. IDC said it believes this acquisition will enrich Lenovo's x86 server portfolio and strengthen its products and channels.

Mitac Holdings to see 3Q14 non-operating profit of NT$191 million from Synnex

Oct 1, 14:58

Mitac Holdings is expected to report a non-operating profit of NT$191 million (US$6.3 million) for the third quarter of 2014 coming from Synnex, a US-based IT service provider in which Mitac holds a 14.17% stake, as Synnex posted third-quarter net profits of US$45 million, according to Mitac.

Lenovo to finish acquisition of IBM server business; still needs 6 months for internal reorganization

Sep 30, 14:05

Lenovo will finish its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business on October 1 and the deal will see Lenovo become the third-largest server vendor. Some server vendors believe Lenovo will need at least six months after the acquisition to finish reorganizing the two companies' internal structures.

Quanta to establish service center in Europe for server orders

Sep 29, 23:03

To compete for more datacenter server orders, Quanta Computer reportedly will establish a service center in Europe in October, helping its server business to cross North America, Asia and Europe, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. Other Taiwan-based makers such as Wistron, Inventec,...

Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms revenues increase 33.8% on year in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 26, 15:31

The worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms market saw revenues increase 33.8% on year to US$2.4 billion during the second quarter of 2014, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Integrated Infrastructure and Platforms Tracker. The market generated more than 833PB (petabytes) of new storage...

Global information storage to grow to 447ZB in 2020, says HGST executive

Sep 25, 10:39

Global information storage in 2013 was estimated at 4.4ZB (zettabyte) and is forecast to increase to 447ZB in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate of 44% during the seven-year period, according to HGST Taiwan and Shanghai general manager Vincent Chen.

Western European Big Data technology and services market to grow by 24.6% CAGR by 2018, says IDC

Sep 23, 15:59

A new Big Data technology and services study from IDC forecasts that the Western European Big Data market will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.6% between now and 2018.

Worldwide market for HPC technical servers declines slightly in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 19, 15:19

Worldwide factory revenues for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market declined modestly on year by 2.6% to US$2.45 billion in the second quarter of 2014, down from US$2.51 billion in the same period of 2013, according to IDC.

Foxconn donates 3 smart classrooms in Taiwan

Sep 18, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics will donate hardware, software, integrated system platforms and high-speed Internet to set up smart e-learning classrooms in three senior high schools in Taiwan.

Foxconn considering lawsuit over leukemia report

Sep 16, 15:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering taking legal action against UK-based Daily Mail for its recent report claiming Foxconn employees working in Shenzhen plants have developed leukemia. Foxconn has demand the Daily Mail present evidence of its claim within...

ARTC unveils driverless vehicle

Sep 16, 15:07

Taiwan's Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC) has recently unveiled a driverless vehicle that it has spent two years developing.

Advantech cooperates with China Mobile M2M to tap China IoT, smart city market

Sep 15, 15:12

Industrial computing solution developer Advantech and China Mobile M2M, a wholly owned subsidiary of the largest China-based mobile telecom carrier China Mobile, have signed an agreement for strategic cooperation on the Advantech WebAccess industrial IoT (the Internet of Things) application alliance,...

Acer looking to reach five million BYOC users by end of 2014

Sep 15, 14:10

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform currently has three million users and the number is estimated to reach five million by the end of 2014 and to surpass 10 million in 2015, according to BYOC business manager Maverick Shih.

Maverick Shih, manager of Acer BYOC business

Intel launches digital signage turnkey solutions

Sep 12, 12:39

Intel has extended its digital signage business by launching turnkey solutions consisting of its Next Unit Computing (NUC) series and software to retail. The move will put competitive pressure on entry-level digital signage makers, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan market: Dell unveils new Power Edge servers with Intel Xeon processors

Sep 11, 12:37

Dell has announced its latest Power Edge servers in Taiwan and will offer a total of five models with form factors including blade, rack mount and tower, featuring Intel's Xeon E5-2600v3 processors.

Intel announces Xeon processors aiming to accelerate data center transformation for the digital services era

Sep 10, 15:27

Intel has introduced the Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor product families to address the requirements of diverse workloads and the rapidly evolving needs of data centers. The new processor families include enhancements that provide performance increases of up to three times over the previous generation,...

Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 processor

IDF 2014: Intel to showcase innovations for IoT, wearable and robot markets

Sep 9, 14:37

Intel Developer Forum (IDF) will start on September 9 in the US and the CPU giant is set to showcase its latest plans and technologies for the Internet of things (IoT) market.

Delta Electronics signs up Xander as Taiwan sales agent

Aug 28, 12:10

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on August 26 signed with IT retail channel operator Xander International for Xander to become its Taiwan sales agent for Delta's InfraSuite, a data center solution consisting of power supply systems, rack and accessory modules,...

Good Way Technology listed on OTC

Aug 27, 15:53

USB docking station and peripheral maker Good Way Technology on August 26 started listing on Taiwan's over-the-counter stock market at an initial price of NT$105 (US$3.50) per share. The company said it is developing wireless docking stations and will offer products for testing in November.

Worldwide server market revenues increase 2.5% in 2Q14 as infrastructure refresh cycle continues, says IDC

Aug 27, 15:48

According to IDC, factory revenues in the worldwide server market increased 2.5% on year to US$12.6 billion in the second quarter of 2014. Server shipments improved 1.2% on year to 2.2 million units as investments in hyperscale datacenter capacity were largely offset by consolidation, which continued...

Foxconn adopts cloud computing-based security monitoring system

Aug 27, 15:34

Foxconn Electronics has adopted a cloud computing-based security monitoring system equipped with in-house-developed hardware and software at its headquarters in northern Taiwan to monitor labor safety and environmental conditions at its main factories in Taiwan and China, according to industry sourc...

Acer unveils cloud-supported hearing device

Aug 26, 14:50

Acer has unveiled a hearing device that leverages cloud computing resources to optimize settings at a convention in Shenzhen, China, which started on August 25. The device is able to connect with other personal mobile devices and apps to assist seniors and hearing impaired people to improve their quality...

Lenovo looking for help from Taiwan server players

Aug 25, 21:46

Following its acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is looking to establish partnerships with Taiwan-based server players such as Quanta Computer, Mitac International and Wistron for assistance from the hardware design segment, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Intel, CHT ink IoT cooperation pact

Aug 25, 10:40

Intel and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) have signed an MOU for cooperation in the fields of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined network (SDN).

Intel and CHT sign IoT cooperation pact

Foxconn taking aggressive moves to enter IoT industry

Aug 20, 22:11

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is interested about the Internet of Things (IoT) industry and has been investing in related businesses as well as looking at its existing businesses to make connections with the IoT industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Foxconn looking to step into medical equipment, says chairman

Aug 20, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics will step into the development and production of equipment for medical applications based on its economies-of-scale electronics manufacturing capability, according to company chairman Terry Guo.

Digitimes Research: Japan household appliance makers rolling out HEMS compatible products

Aug 18, 15:44

While major Japan-based household appliance suppliers, including Toshiba, Sharp, Panasonic and Mitsubishi Denki, have already made the controls and operations of their smart household appliance systems through smartphones as standards, sales of smart household appliances compatible with home energy...

Worldwide PELS market sees moderate shipment growth in 2Q14, says IDC

Aug 18, 15:15

The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market was up by 1.5% on year with almost 17 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal and Entry Level Storage Tracker. Shipment values increased along with shipments by 1.8% from a year ago to...

Axiomtek achieves profits for 1H14; optimistic about transportation and power businesses

Aug 14, 14:40

Industrial PC (IPC) maker Axiomtek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.23 billion (US$74.32 million), net profits of NT$199 million and EPS of NT$2.56 for the first half of 2014. The company also achieved revenues of NT$1.13 billion for the second quarter, a historic record with net profits...

Advantech to set up investment subsidiary

Aug 13, 16:16

Industrial computing device maker Advantech will establish a subsidiary, Advantech Corporate Investment (ACI), to help the company promote development of smart cities and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), with investment targets to be in the manufacturing, robotics, medicare, retail, in-car...

Foxlink to set up robot arms in China plants, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 7, 15:03

Foxlink is planning to install 35 six-axis robot arms at its plants in Dongguan, China in August to help reduce manual labor and is aiming to establish a total of 100 units by 2015 to handle parts its connector manufacturing process, according to a Chinese-language Apple Daily report citing...

Dell hosting conference in Taiwan to promote enterprise products

Aug 7, 14:22

Dell hosted the Dell Enterprise Forum in Taiwan on August 6 and unveiled new storage, server, Big Data, mobile, cloud computing and information security products and solutions to satisfy enterprise IT demand.

Players optimistic about digital signage payment systems

Aug 6, 22:29

Digital signage players are optimistic about the business opportunities from the combination of digital signage and mobile payment systems.

Taiwan government, Intel, Siemens to jointly hold APEC summit and competition

Aug 6, 21:15

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Intel and Siemens will jointly hold the 2014 APEC Accelerator Network Summit and Challenge in Taiwan on August 6 and 7, with 34 start-up teams from 15 APEC countries to participate in the competition.

Adlink develops 3D intelligent vision-aided positioning system

Jul 30, 11:22

Industrial computing solution provider Adlink Technology has developed a 3D intelligent positioning system through cooperation with government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), according to the company.

Fujitsu Taiwan and local university to set up Big Data R&D platform

Jul 23, 11:42

Fujitsu Taiwan and National Cheng Kung University on July 22 signed an MoU for cooperation to establish a Big Data R&D platform specifically for agricultural applications combining the former's cloud computing and Big Data technology and the latter's achievements in biological gene research.

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