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  • After Google's Chrome OS-powered mobile computing devices have scored a dominant share of the K-12 education market in the US, the tech giant is moving to tap the business PC market with its Chrome Enterprise-powered PC devices, riveting significant attention from players in related sectors, according...
  • The Chengdu Shuangliu Free Trade Zone, a major part of the Sichuan FTZ in southwestern China and now home to 2,444 businesses with aggregate registered capitals of CNY33.8 billion (US$5.28 billion), is projected to score operating revenues of CNY160 billion, 53 million passenger trips and 700,000 tons...
  • Adlink Technology moving to seek strategic investors
    Taiwan IPC maker Adlink Technology will move to carry out private placements of new common shares or convertible corporate bonds, aiming to bring in strategic investment partners, according to a resolution passed by the firm's recent annual shareholders meeting.
  • Taiwan startup ReCactus
    The 2018 Infinity Ventures Summit (IVS), hosted by Japan's Infinity Ventures (IVP) as an annual gathering for global tech startups, has recently wrapped up its three-day run in Taipei, with Taiwan-based startup team ReCactus winning the championship at the IVS LaunchPad contest.
  • In bracing for the advent of the AI era, IBM has focused its efforts on developing AI and cloud application solutions, seeking to explore immense application opportunities ranging from manufacturing, transportation, smart cities, healthcare, and more, according to IBM Japan president Elly Keinan speaking...
  • The Shuangliu District of Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, is actively developing tech innovations and new economy, seeking to nurture 1-2 startup unicorns and over 50 "gazelle" enterprises - young and fast growth firms - within five years, according to the district's Science, Technology...
  • computex
    Computex, which had been gradually losing its luster along with the rise of e-commerce and the slowdown of the PC industry in recent years, seems to start showing signs of revival during its 2018 edition, mainly driven by AI (artificial intelligence) and gaming applications, which stole the spotlights...
  • Catcher Technology chairman SS Hung
    Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology will see its revenues surge quarter by quarter in 2018, and its capacity utilization rate will pick up significantly in the third quarter before peaking at 100% in the fourth quarter to fulfill robust orders, with revenue ratios estimated at 33:67...
  • As one of the main districts under the administration of Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, and with a robust industry carrier, the Shuangliu District is aggressively soliciting investments from global leading and quality enterprises to form industrial clusters and build city-industry integrated,...
  • pegatron
    Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron will speed up deployments in emerging sectors such as AIoT (artificial intelligence IoT), AI, AR/VR and machine learning to brace for the advent of the AOE (AI of everything) era and develop new growth momentum beyond notebooks, company chairman TH Tung has said.
  • A mobile robotic arm in Qisda's smart factory solution
    EMS provider Qisda has disclosed it has seen clients in Taiwan's ICT and food insutries adopt its smart factory solution.
  • Taiwan's export value totaled US$29.12 billion in May, the third highest-ever monthly level with growth of 8.9% sequentially and 14.2% on year, while the corresponding import value reached US$24.71 billion, up 9.5% sequentially and 12.0% on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
  • Members of Ubiz Spheres alliance
    In view of the growing development of cloud-based industries and edge intelligence (EI), a total of 16 Taiwan firms including AOpen, YPCloud, TENLife and Digitimes have jointly set up the Ubiz Spheres alliance to develop and promote multiple applications of cloud technologies.
  • wiwynn
    Taiwan's cloud infrastructure provider Wiwynn has teamed up with Intel and Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to test new-generation datacenter technologies, with the company taking the lead to test its Cluster Manager platform with Intel RSD (rack scale design) 2.2 architecture at the CHT's Software Defined Data...
  • Digitimes Car Tech and AIoT Technology Forum
    Audi unveiled the all-new A8 luxury car in 2017 at Audi Summit, showcasing the first car to reach Level 3 autonomous drive. This is an indication that the car industry is shifting gear fast towards a car revolution. Starting from this year, more automakers will be making big moves to advance their...
  • Ericsson is providing its insights of the 5G technology trend
    Digitalization is a prerequisite for all industries and enterprises to remain competitive in today's economic context, and 5G will play the key role for business and society to undergo such a digital transformation, according to Hakan Cervell, president of Ericsson Taiwan.
  • Zhang Yongli, vice president of Microsoft Greater China
    Business opportunities generated by smart manufacturing in Greater China will be more tremendous than in the US and Europe, as almost all the products requiring the use of electricity are manufactured in the area, now the world's largest production base, according to Zhang Yongli, vice president of...
  • Samsung NEXT vice president Raymond Liao
    Samsung NEXT, a multifaceted innovation group within Samsung Electronics, is actively seeking investment targets in the fields of AI, IoT, AR/VR, blockchain, smart healthcare data analysis and information security with decentralized applications and business models, according to company vice president...
  • Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.62 billion (US$87.6 million) for May, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive times and increasing 6.43% sequentially and 55.04% on year.
  • Merry Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.275 billion (US$76.526 million) for May, up 22.6% on month and 22.9% on year. For the first five months of 2018, revenues totaled NT$8.48 billion, increasing 6.2% from a year earlier.
  • As a leading network equipment and solutions provider in Taiwan, Alpha Networks will be focusing on mobile communications and cloud RAN (radio access network) at the core of its operations to capitalize on potential opportunities in the 5G and IoV (Internet of Vehicles) application sectors, according...
  • Computex to introduce latest AI development and trends
    Computex has added two new themes to the 2018 edition in response to some of the hottest trends in the tech industry: 5G and blockchain - along with the mainstays that have been featured at the largest IT tradeshow in Asia.
  • Smart manufacturing production line at Chengdu CEC Panda Display Technology
    As one of the major IT hubs in China, Chengdu, the capital city of the southwestern province of Sichuan, is actively developing a mega complex in the suburban Shuangliu District to cluster mainly semiconductor players and some prospective investors in other IT fields, seeking to accelerate strategic...
  • PV module maker and rooftop system investor Anji Technology has diversified into the customized 3D printing sector using metal powder, company chairman and president Daniel Huang has disclosed.
  • Apple reportedly to tighten grip on parts supply for MacBooks
    Apple is reportedly to tighten its grip on the supply chains of new MacBook models through direct pricing negotiations with third-party suppliers of non-key parts such as screws, metallic parts and plastics parts needed for the production of key components by contracted suppliers, a move seen to significantly...

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