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  • China market: Subor Electronics teams up with AMD to develop VR gaming chip, says report

    Bits + chips | 9h 54min ago

  • TCL sees smartphone shipments decline nearly 13% on year in May

    Mobile + telecom | 10h 30min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Samsung Display AMOLED panel shipments to increase to 560 million units in 2019

    Displays | 10h 47min ago

  • Commentary: Samsung Display to continue dominating AMOLED market until 2H17

    Displays | 10h 50min ago

  • IC design houses allocating 28/40nm orders to UMC, SMIC

    Before Going to Press | 10h 42min ago

  • Fingerprint sensor startup raises nearly NT$200 million

    Before Going to Press | 10h 56min ago

  • China market: Foxconn plans to resume retail deployment

    Before Going to Press | 11h 2min ago

  • Qualcomm aims to roll out 5G SoC solutions in 2018-2019

    Before Going to Press | 11h 5min ago

  • SAS not seeing rebound in China market

    Before Going to Press | 11h 6min ago

  • Arcadyan Technology to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$1.60

    Before Going to Press | 11h 10min ago

  • LTE Cat-M1, LTE Cat-NB1 to become mainstream IoT technology, says Qualcomm at MWC Shanghai 2016

    Before Going to Press | 11h 11min ago

  • Hiwin Technologies to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$2.30

    Before Going to Press | 11h 12min ago

  • Wafer Works to not deal out 2015 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 11h 13min ago

  • InterServ International to not deal out 2015 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 11h 14min ago

  • Egis fingerprint sensor adopted by Samsung

    Before Going to Press | 11h 15min ago

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Healthcare providers in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$2.78 billion on IT in 2016, says Gartner

Jun 27, 16:10

Healthcare providers in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$2.78 billion on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (which includes hospitals and physicians' practices) on internal services, software, IT services, data...

Sony to ship 9 million PS VR headsets in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 27, 13:52

Sony is expected to ship up to six million units of PlayStation VR (PS VR) headsets in 2016, accounting for 67% of the global VR HMD market, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times reports, citing data fromTaipei-based Topology Research Institute.

Inventec enhancing marketing of cloud computing services in China

Jun 21, 17:36

Inventec has stepped into providing cloud computing services in Taiwan and China through integrating in-house-produced servers and other hardware with software developed by Taiwan- and China-based partners. Inventec is strengthening marketing in the China market via adding data centers and local software...

Digitimes Research: IoT development faced with problems

Jun 20, 21:22

While IoT (Internet of Things) is booming, development is faced with problems in frequency band, value-added service and information security, respectively related to use of licensed and unlicensed bands, limited availability of real value-added services on demand, difficulty in obtaining personal...

Digitimes Research: Arcade-type VR gaming business model workable

Jun 20, 14:07

Suppliers in the PC supply chain are looking to the VR (virtual reality) gaming market for future growth as digital gaming appears to have become one of the main applications of VR devices, according to Digitimes Research.

Insyde intros flagship UEFI BIOS

Jun 1, 12:05

Insyde Software has announced that its flagship UEFI product, InsydeH2O, is now ready for system and device manufacturers to test the Windows 10 Anniversary Update targeted to be released this summer by Microsoft.

The gaming notebook competition: Q&A with Jone Chang from Gigabyte notebook department

Jun 1, 09:52

Gaming notebooks have become the main focus of Gigabyte Technology's notebook department and despite increasing competition from first-tier brand vendors since 2015, the company is not concerned about demand for its products. Gigabyte has been in the gaming market for 30 years and its long-developed...

Jone Chang, Product Division Director of Gigabyte notebook department

This concludes our broadcasting day: Vizio redefines the TV

Jun 1, 09:05

Vizio could be credited as the most innovative LCD TV maker in terms of product planning in 2016, as it is the first vendor to remove ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) tuner from TV sets and replace it with built-in Chromecast (or SmartCast as Vizio named it) functionality and attach a tablet...

Digitimes Research: Growing HMD devices stir up development of professional VR application market

May 31, 12:13

While a number of consumer virtual reality (VR) applications for games and video have been developed in 2016, the introduction of more head-mounted display (HMD) VR devices has also brought new aspects to the professional VR application market, according to Digitimes Research.

Computex looks to take on new identity

May 31, 08:51

This year's Computex Taipei 2016 will mark a turning point for Asia's biggest tradeshow, as Taiwan begins asserting itself as being not only the center of the global ICT supply chain but also as a key partner for building the global technology ecosystem and driving innovation. This new positioning...

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Amazon considering setting up cloud data centers in Taiwan

May 23, 11:05

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is considering establishing cloud data centers in Taiwan and has finished a feasibility evaluation but has not yet made any decision, Amazon corporate vice president and AWS greater China managing director Alex Yung revealed at AWS Summit in Taipei on May 20.

Amazon vice president and AWS greater China managing director Alex Yung

Shipments of Chromebooks integrated with Google Play set to increase

May 20, 15:50

Google has announced that new Chromebooks rolled out by its notebook partners will start supporting Google Play, a move which is likely to substantially ramp up shipments of Chromebooks.

BenQ to showcase store management system solutions at Computex

May 20, 14:14

Display solution provider BenQ has been developing smart solutions for years and will showcase its new store management system solutions for retail stores, factories, physical fitness centers and education at Computex Taipei 2016 during May 31-June 4, according to the company.

Alibaba increasing investments in online video services

May 19, 14:28

Yin Jing, president of the home appliance business unit at China-based Alibaba's e-commerce subsidiary T-mall has commented at CES Asia 2016 that Alibaba has been keen on investing in and developing online video services and is optimistic about video services' prospects.

Tencent sees increased 1Q16 revenues

May 19, 11:54

China-based Internet value-added service provider Tencent Holdings has published its first-quarter 2016 financial report, posting consolidated revenues of CNY31.995 billion (US$4.952 billion), up 5.10% sequentially and 42.84% on year.

China market: Online advertising value over CNY 54 billion in 1Q16, says Analysys

May 17, 11:58

Providers of online advertising services in the China market generated total revenues of CNY54.25 billion (US$8.30 billion) during the first quarter of 2016, dropping 12.6% on quarter but growing 35.6% on year, according to Analysys International.

Worldwide server virtualization market is reaching peak, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

The worldwide x86 server virtualization market is expected to reach US$5.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 5.7% from 2015, according to Gartner. Despite the overall market increase, new software licenses have declined for the first time since this market became mainstream more than a decade ago. Growth...

China market: Online search value nearly CNY18 billion in 1Q16, says Analysys

May 16, 22:27

Online search engines in the China market generated total revenues of CNY17.82 billion (US$2.72 billion) in the first quarter of 2016, decreasing by 17.0% on quarter but increasing by 16.7% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys International.

MediaTek announces sale of auto IC subsidiary to China firm

Stockwatch - May 13, 15:06

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek has announced the signing of a strategic cooperation framework agreement with NavInfo, a China-based digital mapping service provider. According to the agreement, NavInfo will also acquire AutoChips, in which MediaTek holds an 82.9% stake, for a total of US$600...

Alibaba 1Q16 operations up on year

May 6, 11:13

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding has reported consolidated revenues of CNY24.184 billion (US$3.751 billion) increasing 38.8% on year, net operating profit of CNY5.112 billion hiking 96.7% and net profit of CNY5.314 billion for first-quarter 2016.

Taiwan market: Online advertising services valued at NT$19.352 billion in 2015, says DMA

May 3, 14:25

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$19.352 billion (US$589 million) in 2015, increasing 19.6% on year, according to Digital Marketing Association (DMA) Taipei.

Soft-World sets up joint venture in Indonesia

Apr 27, 15:45

Online game developer and operator Soft-World International has announced the establishment of an Indonesia-based joint venture, PT. Maya Kartuku International, with Indonesia-based advertising agent PT. Damai Sejahtera Utama and Singapore-based financial consulting company Balius Capital Limited to...

Data Systems Consulting, Techmation form strategic cooperation to tap China automated plastic production market

Apr 27, 15:44

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution provider Data Systems Consulting and Techmation, a developer of automated control systems for plastic injection molding machinery, on April 26 signed a strategic cooperation agreement to promote automated monitoring and management systems for plastic manufacturing...

ITTS steps into smart factory, city, logistics services

Apr 27, 15:19

IT outsourcing and business process outsourcing service provider Information Technology Total Services (ITTS) has extended operations to Internet of Things-based (IoT) services for smart factories, smart cities and smart logistics, according to the company.

XPEC and AltPlus to form partnership

Apr 26, 11:17

Game developer XPEC Entertainment has announced it will form a strategic alliance with Japan-based mobile game developer AltPlus through cross investment.

HTC ties up with Dassault Systemes to develop business VR solutions

Newswatch - Apr 22, 11:32

HTC has signed a strategic partnership agreement with 3D software solution provider Dassault Systemes, and together the two firms will aim to develop business-use virtual reality (VR) solutions, according to HTC.

Foxconn-invested B2B online shopping platform commences operations

Apr 21, 14:12

A Foxconn-invested B2B business website, ibuyplastic.com, which is based in China, came online recently. The B2B platform aims to facilitate sales of more than 500 plastic parts and components from 18 companies to more than 3,000 clients initially, according to a China-based 163.com report.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Oculus Rift CV1 delayed on shortage of lenses

Apr 21, 10:51

Shipments of Oculus' first virtual reality (VR) device, the Rift CV1, will be delayed to August due to a shortage of parts. While Oculus is reluctant to reveal which components are in short supply, Digitimes Research's sources indicate that there is a shortage of its customized Fresnel lenses.

Chunghwa Telecom developing usage-based insurance solution

Apr 18, 11:31

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is developing a UBI (usage-based insurance) solution, that utilizes Big Data analysis of driving behavior to produce a reference for setting insurance premiums, through cooperation with security service provider Taiwan Fire & Marine Insurance.

University team develops cloud-based symbiotic system for fish farms and hydroponics

Apr 18, 11:24

A team consisting of several professors from the Department of Electronic Engineering at the National Taipei University of Technology has developed a symbiotic ecosystem between fish culture and vegetable hydroponics, according to the team.

Taiwan forms IoT alliance

Apr 13, 11:51

Taiwan-based enterprises and research/academic organizations on April 12 announced the formation of the Asia IoT Alliance (AIoTA) in an attempt to promote IoT applications across industries through partnerships with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Vendors see stable demand for enterprise notebooks thanks to Windows 10

Apr 6, 16:01

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen their clients from the enterprise sector aggressively pulling in orders recently, but orders from the consumer sector remain weak, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

China software revenues reach over CNY620 billion in January-February, says MIIT

Mar 29, 10:53

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY620.606 billion (US$94.71 billion) in January-February 2016, growing by 15.5% on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Taiwan market: CatchPlay launches OTT steaming service

Mar 23, 15:35

CatchPlay, a provider of online entertainment content in the Taiwan market, on March 22 launched CatchPlay On Demand, with charge rates of NT$60 (US$1.81) or NT$80 for a streaming movie or NT$250 a month for unlimited titles, according to the company.

IoT business value to grow at CAGR of 17.5% over next 5 years, says Pegatron chairman

Mar 23, 15:27

Internet of Things (IoT) has taken off, especially in smart city solutions that integrate IoT, cloud, and open data technologies. Overall IoT business value will grow at a CAGR of 17.2% over the next five years, Pegatron chairman and Taipei Computer Association president TH Tung said at the opening...

HPE and 2 universities cooperate to study intelligent transportation in Taiwan

Mar 21, 15:30

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), National Chiao Tung University and Chung Hua University have cooperated in research based on government-provided open data as well as IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data analytical technologies to derive value-added information for setting up intelligent transportation...

Tencent brings in revenues of nearly CNY103 billion for 2015

Mar 18, 11:22

Tencent on March 17 released its financial report for 2015, with consolidated revenues of CNY102.863 billion (US$16.37 billion) increasing 30.32% on year, according to the company.

Taiwan market: JD.com to start B2C online shopping platform

Mar 17, 16:35

JD.com, a China-based operator of B2C online shopping services, on March 16 held a conference in Taipei to introduce Taiwan-based own-brand makers or vendors to its JD Worldwide platform.

HTC showcasing more VR contents at GDC 2016

Mar 14, 22:03

HTC will team up with Valve to showcase VR (virtual reality) applications at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2016 to be held in San Francisco from May 14-18, according to HTC.

Baidu aims at 1Q16 consolidated revenues of CNY15.140-15.970 billion

Feb 26, 14:52

Baidu, the largest China-based search engine, is targeting consolidated revenues of CNY15.140-15.970 billion (US$2.32-2.45 billion) for the first quarter of 2016, according to a financial report released by the company on February 25.

CyberLink optimistic about 1Q16

Feb 23, 16:13

Multimedia software developer CyberLink expects consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2016 to grow 7-10% on year and the corresponding gross margin and net operating margin to reach 83-86% and 34.5-37.5%, respectively, company chairman Jau Huang said at a February 22 investors conference.

NCC to start public warning system

Feb 18, 15:15

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) will begin operating public warning and information system on natural disasters and potential natural disasters, on April 1, 2016, according to NCC.

Acer will need to revamp business structure, says Stan Shih

Feb 17, 15:55

Commenting on Acer's operations, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that the company has already transformed from a pure hardware player to a provider of hardware, software and service integrated solutions and as the businesses are growing larger, Acer will need to spin off several of its businesses...

Acer produces e-books for National Palace Museum

Feb 17, 15:47

Acer on February 16 announced an exclusive licensing deal with Taiwan's National Palace Museum to produce electronic versions of 100 books at the museum for online sale. Acer has finished production of 30 e-books so far.

IoT, Big Data and biological sciences: Q&A with Dassault Systemes president Bernard Charles

Feb 16, 11:58

Dassault Systemes, a European multinational software company that develops 3D design, 3D engineering, 3D CAD, modeling and simulation as well as product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, has continued to strengthen its presence in the IoT and Big Data sectors, as well as biological sciences.

Dassault president Bernard Charles

Prospects for virtual reality, deep learning, autonomous cars: Q&A with Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

Jan 29, 15:07

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been outspoken with his predictions about future technologies and products, and developing industry trends. Huang recently sat down with DIGITIMES to share his comments on virtual reality (VR), deep learning and autonomous cars as Nvidia looks to strengthen its deployments...

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

Alibaba 4Q15 revenues, profit up on year

Jan 29, 14:59

China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding has published its financial report for fourth-quarter 2015, with consolidated revenues of CNY34.543 billion (US$5.333 billion) growing 32% on year, net operating profit of CNY12.434 billion up 33%, and net profit of CNY12.456 billion up 108%.

China software industry posts 2015 revenues of over CNY4.3 trillion, says MIIT

Jan 29, 14:28

China's software industry generated total revenues of CNY4.325 trillion (US$688 billion) in 2015, growing 16.6% on year, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies will surpass US$2 billion in 2019, says IDC

Jan 28, 15:17

According to IDC, worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies will grow to more than US$2.1 billion in 2019 with a CAGR of 16.8% over the 2014-2019 forecast period. Spending on DX technologies in the US will follow a similar trajectory, reaching nearly US$732 million in 2019.

Digitimes Research: Vendors showcase more applications to promote personal security at CES 2016

Jan 27, 11:02

Smart home device and service vendors were showcasing more devices and service applications dedicated to the promotion of personal security at the recently concluded CES 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

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