Taiwan, China firms to jointly set up cloud-based educational platform
Jul 30, 15:54
Taiwan-based Global View, an e-dictionary and e-translator vendor, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based Wei Dong Group to develop a cloud-based educational platform for the educational sector in China and other markets, according to Global View.
PC replacement pushed by Windows 10 may come slowly, say Taiwan makers
Jul 30, 11:20
As Microsoft will allow free upgrades of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to Windows 10, which has relatively low hardware requirements, PC replacement demand due to the launch of the new operating system (OS) is unlikely to surge immediately and instead may emerge slowly and gradually, according to Taiwan-based...
Taiwan IoT makers have to develop innovative applications, says Acer founder
Jul 29, 16:08
To compete for business opportunities in the global Internet of things (IoT) market, Taiwan-based makers should capitalize on advantages in information and communication technology to create hardware added value through developing innovation applications, Acer founder Stan Shih said at an IoT forum...
Windows 10 available in 190 countries as free upgrade
Jul 29, 15:51
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 is available, starting July 29, as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. Windows 10 includes innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productive, experience. Windows 10 offers one experience that...
Telecom carriers expected to play key role in IoT, says CHT president
Jul 29, 14:21
Mobile telecom carriers, along with increasing use of 4G mobile communication services, are expected to play a key role in boosting the Internet of Things (IoT) through providing IoT environment-based services, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) president Shih Mu-piao said at an IoT-featuring high-tech forum held...
Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim
Jul 24, 10:44
HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and Xiaomi Technology's Mi Note 64GB in the local market.
Windows 10 unlikely to hike PC demand, say Taiwan ODMs
Jul 8, 14:53
Many Taiwan-based ODMs hold the opinion that Windows 10 will not be able to boost large-scale PC replacements and upgrades because a large proportion of consumers mainly use PCs for Web surfing and document processing, and therefore do not need the advanced functions provided by Windows 10.
Dassault Systemes expanding clients in Taiwan
Jul 2, 15:10
France-based software company Dassault Systemes has stepped up its marketing in Taiwan and has expanded its client group to include Foxconn Electronics, Pegatron Technology, Largan Precision, Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), Evergreen Marine and Yulon Motor, according to company...
Quanta to strengthen software R&D for enterprise server business
Jun 16, 15:34
Quanta Computer reportedly is planning to expand its server business software team and will double the existing personnel to 100 by the end of 2015 and double the number again to 200 in 2016 to prepare for entering the enterprise server industry, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Computex 2015: Microsoft showcases Windows 10 devices from partners
Jun 4, 16:05
At Computex 2015, during a keynote addressed at the Taipei International Convention Center, Nick Parker, corporate vice president OEM Division, Microsoft, discussed how Windows 10 is enabling the next generation of devices and cloud-based solutions. Parker highlighted the vast opportunities that Windows...
TCA chairman optimistic about Taiwan ICT industries despite challenges
Jun 3, 11:59
Computex has evolved into one of the biggest and most important ICT trade shows in the world since its first edition was launched 35 years ago. Computex 2015, which boasts a record number of more than 5,000 exhibition booths, is expected to remain as a robust platform where vendors showcase their new...
Welcome to the Computex of Things
Jun 1, 19:36
Computex Taipei, the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world, will begin its 35th year today, attracting over 130,000 visitors, including 38,000 international visitors. While Computex will feature more than 1,700 exhibitors and more than 5,000 booths, this year the show will...
Microsoft to address Google Chromebook competition through Windows 10 pricing
Jun 1, 19:23
With Windows 10 set to be launched later this summer, Microsoft will enjoy a lot of attention at this year's Computex, as visitors look to get a better glimpse into how the operating system and the apps that run on it handles various devices being displayed at the show. However, while the technology...
Foxconn to build supply chain financial service system
May 28, 15:49
Foxconn Electronics plans to build up a financial service system for the industrial supply chain, offering loans and real time information to suppliers within the system, according to company chairman Terry Gou.
Google BrandLab to set up branch office in Singapore in 2H16
Newswatch - May 27, 22:02
BrandLab, a business unit of Google, plans to set up a branch office in Singapore in the second half of 2016 in order to meet increasing demand from brand operators in Japan and Southeast, according to Kim Larson, global director of BrandLab.
BenQ unveils 6 intelligent solutions
May 27, 11:38
IT product, consumer electronics and LED lighting vendor BenQ has unveiled six hardware/software-integrated intelligent solutions aimed at retail operations, manufacturing, energy, education, medical purposes and enterprises' operations. Taiwan and China will be target markets for the time being and...
Acer to set up China subsidiary to promote BYOC
May 22, 11:47
Acer has obtained approval from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to invest US$5 million to set up a subsidiary specifically for promoting its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business in the China market, according to the company.
Gamania nets NT$2.05 per share for 1Q15
Stockwatch - Apr 29, 16:04
Online game developer and operator Gamania Digital Entertainment on April 28 released its financial report for the first quarter of 2015, recording consolidated revenues of NT$2.45 billion (US$78.3 million), net operating profit of NT$54.6 million, net profit of NT$323.3 million and net EPS of NT$2....
CalAmp adopts Mitac navigation software, says paper
Newswatch - Apr 24, 10:26
Mitac Holdings has partnered with US-based wireless communication product and service provider CalAmp to supply Magellan navigation software for use in the latter's MDT-7 car fleet management solution, according to Chinese-language newspaper Commercial Times.
Trend Micro forms strategic alliance with GMobi, VMFive
Apr 21, 15:11
Security software developer Trend Micro has formed a strategic alliance with two Taiwan-based start-ups, General Mobile (GMobi) and VMFive, to develop new mobile applications and business models for tapping the Taiwan and Japan markets, as well as emerging markets including Southeast Asia and Russia...
Taiwan forms Big Data Alliance
Apr 20, 12:21
The Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has formed the Big Data Alliance, a platform for exchanging and integrating data among government units, enterprises and academic organizations in a bid to boost big data pplication in Taiwan.
CyberLink sets up subsidiary
Apr 20, 10:50
Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink has established a subsidiary, Perfect, specifically to operate business related to two mobile cosmetic applications, YouCam Makeup and YouCam Perfect, according to the company.
Baidu to launch new online shopping mall, says report
Apr 16, 11:55
Baidu, the largest China-based web portal, will launch Baidu Mall, an online shopping and O2O (online to offline) platform, for the local market in May, according to a China-based media report citing sources familiar with Baidu's plans.
Foxconn to cooperate with SK C&C to tap China IT service market
Mar 27, 10:49
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on March 26 announced cooperation with SK C&C, a South Korea-based IT service provider, to establish a joint venture for tapping the China's IT service market. The joint venture will start operations in May 2015.
Microsoft to add services onto more Samsung devices
Mar 24, 15:53
Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have expanded their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services to more consumers and business customers. Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secured mobile productivity...
Taiwan market: CHT signs smart city deals with 15 local governments
Mar 24, 15:19
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has been promoting smart city solutions as a focus of its development of ICT (information and communication technology) applications and services and has signed MoUs with 15 local governments in Taiwan to boost smart city business, according to the company.
Supply chain has weak order visibility for 3Q15 despite Windows 10 launch
Mar 23, 15:32
With Intel having recently lowered its revenue forecast for the first quarter, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that channel demand remains weak and order visibility until the third quarter is still unclear. Despite the fact that Microsoft is planning to release Windows 10 in...
Tencent 2014 net profit hikes 53% on year
Mar 19, 22:44
Tencent, a large China-based Internet service provider, on March 18 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2014, with net profit of CNY23.888 billion (US$3.904 billion) for 2014 increasing 53% on year.