Friday 19 April 2024
Beat Nvidia with RISC-V? Samsung expands its AI chip unit in Silicon Valley
Samsung Electronics is reportedly expanding its artificial intelligence (AI) chip design research organization in Silicon Valley to challenge Nvidia, the current leader in the AI semiconductor market, by developing AI chips based on the RISC-V architecture.
Friday 19 April 2024
AI giants wrestle with data drought amid LLM race
In the rush to train Large Language Models (LLMs), tech giants encounter not just power supply hurdles but also confront the scarcity of internet data.
Thursday 18 April 2024
Dell unveils new AI laptop line: LLM ready without cloud dependency
Dell has launched a new series of AI laptops capable of running LLMs.
Thursday 18 April 2024
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Affected by the overall global economic situation in 2023, Taiwanese industrial PC (IPC) manufacturers saw high inventory levels among their downstream customers with DIGITIMES Research estimating that the total revenue of Taiwanese IPC manufacturers reached NT$283.66 billion (US$8.66 billion) for annual decrease of 1.3% in 2023, a relatively weak performance, according to DIGITIMES Research's latest AIoT report covering Taiwanese IPC makers' performance in recent years.
Thursday 18 April 2024
Boston Dynamics retires decade-old hydraulic Atlas, unveils next-gen commercial electric model
The landscape of humanoid robots is evolving rapidly, with industry pioneer Boston Dynamics announcing the retirement of its 11-year-old hydraulic humanoid robot, Atlas, on April 16.
Wednesday 17 April 2024
UAE's G42 chooses US over China for Nvidia chips and US$1.5 billion investment from Microsoft
Microsoft's substantial investment of US$1.5 billion has secured it a board seat in the United Arab Emirates-based AI firm G42, albeit with a trade-off.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
China's two ways of building AI GPU ecosystems to compete with Nvidia
Under the fast-changing technology trend, no matter which way China's AI industry chooses to build its ecosystem or stay compatible with CUDA, the elimination and consolidation processes will ultimately be driven by the choice of the market and customers. The Chinese market is simply too big to ignore.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
HKGAI offers localized GenAI for Hong Kong, homegrown GPT to launch in summer
Hong Kong has been actively getting into the Generative AI game.
Monday 15 April 2024
UK antitrust watchdog sirens market monopoly amid tech giants' AI investments
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) cautioned tech giants about their AI investments, citing potential monopolistic behavior.
Monday 15 April 2024
Low-profile nFore penetrates global vehicles with leading communication modules
Taiwan-headquartered nFore has captured the attention of European and US automakers, with some visiting the company's site in private. The traction gained as carmakers found a significant portion of nFore's Digital Signal Processing (DSP) solutions when tearing down competitors' Telematics-Box (T-Box) and analyzing their software.
Monday 15 April 2024
Apple services to account for 25% of revenue by 2025
The latest research indicates that the annual revenue of Apple's service division will surpass US$100 billion by 2025, accounting for 25% of the company's total revenue.
Thursday 11 April 2024
How a 'young' Berlin became a model city for smart healthcare
In recent years, under the policy of "chip diplomacy," Taiwan's bilateral relations with Germany have become increasingly close.
Thursday 11 April 2024
GenAI industry shifts: Apple and Google's rumored alliance and OpenAI's Asian entry sparks buzz
The rise of GenAI came with a surge of alliances between industry giants, the most notable being Apple's rumored adoption of Google's Gemini.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Taiwan's perpetual futures newbie Quantrend Technology ranks in global top ten
Taiwanese quantitative trading outfit Quantrend Technology ranks among the top ten global market share quantitative trading companies.
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Is Apple CarPlay on track to lose momentum?
The US Department of Justice recently said Apple CarPlay's phone-mirroring service shows the company's anticompetitive behavior over competitors. While automotive suppliers might disagree with the justice department, they also said CarPlay will likely lose traction.
Monday 8 April 2024
Data dilemma: Microsoft wants to have its sustainability cake and eat it
Following the announcement of several data center expansion projects, Microsoft reiterated its commitment to sustainability.
Monday 8 April 2024
Blue-ocean market opportunities for LLM applications, says APMIC CEO Jerry Wu
The landscape of Large Language Model (LLM) applications is still a blue-ocean market boasting wide-open opportunities, with OpenAI being just one of the players in the field, as noted by Jerry Wu, founder and CEO of Asia Pacific Machine Intelligence Company (APMIC), a Taiwan-based provider of Model as a Service (MaaS) solutions.
Monday 8 April 2024
Apple wants Google and Baidu to join its AI odyssey
"Does it surpass GPT-4?"
Monday 8 April 2024
Xiaomi EV creates catfish effect, revealing next-level competition in Chinese auto market
Xiaomi secured over 88,000 orders for its SU7 vehicle 24 hours after the launch.
Monday 8 April 2024
Microsoft rolls out security arsenal on Azure AI platform amid rising AI risks
Microsoft has introduced a series of security tools on its Azure AI platform to mitigate the risks associated with AI applications.
Wednesday 3 April 2024
OpenAI set to establish new branch in Tokyo, enhancing its Japanese language services
OpenAI is set to establish a branch and office in Tokyo, Japan, in April 2024.
Wednesday 3 April 2024
GenAI to increase marketing productivity by more than 40% by 2029, says IDC
New research from IDC shows that applying generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) to a range of enterprise marketing tasks will result in an estimated productivity increase of more than 40% by 2029.
Monday 1 April 2024
Is vehicle data the real ambition behind Xiaomi's auto market entry?
Xiaomi finally launched its first EV, the SU7.
Monday 1 April 2024
Spending on shared cloud infrastructure continues to lead way in enterprise infrastructure investments, says IDC
According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker, buyer and cloud deployment, spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud deployments, including dedicated and shared IT environments, increased 18.5% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2023 to US$31.8 billion.
Monday 1 April 2024
China cloud service spending to grow by 18% in 2024, says Canalys
Cloud infrastructure services spending in China grew 22% on year in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to Canalys estimates, reaching US$9.7 billion and accounting for 12% of worldwide cloud spend. In 2023, China's cloud service market grew by 16% overall, up from 10% in 2022. Canalys expects growth to accelerate further in 2024, with Chinese cloud infrastructure services spending set to increase by 18%.
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Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research