Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • VMware Taiwan general manager Barry Chen
    VMware has teamed up with Taiwan-based partners including Chunghwa Telecom, Chief Telecom, Far EasTone Telecommunications, Systex and Taiwan Mobile to offer its hybrid cloud solution to enterprise clients in Taiwan, with a goal of helping local firms to quickly relocate their datacenters to the cloud...
  • Samsung Electronics has announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
  • Nvidia has announced its support for Arm CPUs. Nvidia is making available to the Arm ecosystem its full stack of AI and HPC software - which accelerates more than 600 HPC applications and all AI frameworks - by year's end. The stack includes all Nvidia Cuda-X AI and HPC libraries, GPU-accelerated AI...
  • Taiwan's government has approved a budget of NT$20.4 billion (US$647.72 million) for facilitating the development of various value-added and verticalized application services under the 5G networks in the next four years, according to officials.
  • AI Strategy Summit
    Nvidia has committed itself to training more than 5,000 people in AI deep learning in Taiwan in three years, according to the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB)
  • Yallvend
    Taiwan startup Yallvend is ready to promote its newly developed vending upgrade kits (VUK) designed to make vending machines smart and able to perform mobile payment functions, according to company CEO CY Huang.
  • manufacturing
    The US-China trade war is disrupting IT supply chains and presenting three major challenges to makers trying to move production lines from China - difficulty in building complete logistics systems, a lack of assembly line and management personnel, and increase in operating cost.
  • Foxconn will leverage its core technologies such as industrial IoT (IIoT) to strengthen digital transformation and manage to become a provider of technology solutions associated with 8K+ 5G ecosystems in the AIoT era, according to Liu Yang-wei, general manager of the company's semiconductor sub-grou...
  • Intel has disclosed it has signed an agreement to acquire Barefoot Networks, a supplier of Ethernet switch silicon and software for use in the data center.
  • Server ODMs expect strong 2H19
    Taiwan-based ODMs, such as Quanta Computer, Wiwynn and Inventec, all expect demand for datacenter servers to pick up in the second half of 2019.
  • Foxconn Technology Group is moving at full throttle to develop industrial IoT (IIoT) applications, setting up 13 cloud affiliates to join forces with its Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) to promote dedicated applications of diverse industries, according to industry sources.
  • Data and computing capability will be a decisive key to success in the upcoming AI and IoT era, and as AI will be able to handle a high portion of existing human jobs, people had better engage in lifelong learning to avoid being replaced by AI, according to TSMC founder Morris Chang.
  • Microsoft and Oracle has announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. Enterprises can now connect Azure services, like Analytics and AI, to Oracle Cloud services, like Autonomous Da...
  • AIoT applications are gaining momentum worldwide, as there will be some 2.4 billion IoT networks in the next 2-3 years to store, process and analyze big data at edge devices while 50% of handsets will carry AI chips with edge computing capability, according to Joe Lo, general manager of Aetina, a Taiwan-based...
  • Taiwan-based IPC player Ennoconn is looking to expand its operation in China and expects sales growth in 2020 thanks to new projects for medical care and gambling applications.
  • huawei
    Trade restrictions imposed by the US government on Huawei are set to have an adverse impact on the China-based vendor's smartphone shipments in 2019, according to Digitimes Research. A substantial fall in its overseas shipments will drag down Huawei's overall smartphone shipments this year to 160-190...
  • AMD's EPYC server platform is expected to enjoy rising shipments and market share starting the third quarter with the releases of next-generation 7nm Rome-based processors, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
  • Wiwynn evaluating server plants in the US
    Wiwynn, a datacenter server making subsidiary of Wistron, is evaluating the feasibility of setting up a manufacturing site in the US to fulfill orders from its local customers in response to a hike of US tariffs on products imported from Mexico, according to the Taiwan-based server maker.
  • Machi X CEO Leo Cheng
    Innovative blockchain applications are proliferating fast to usher in huge business opportunities, and among them is the tokenization or digitalization of intellectual property (IP) assets. In March 2019, Taiwan blackchain startup Machi X was founded to function as an exchange platform for tokenized...
  • Apple Pro Display XDR monitor
    Apple has introduced the new Mac Pro, a completely redesigned workstation and Apple Pro Display XDR monitor. Designed for performance, expansion and configurability, the all-new Mac Pro features workstation-class Xeon processors up to 28 cores, a high-performance memory system with a 1.5TB capacity,...
  • 5g
    The deployment of 5G networks and related innovative applications in Taiwan will accelerate now that lawmakers have approved the Telecommunications Management Act enabling the utilization of spectrum in a more flexible and effective, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).
  • Taiwan-based Innodisk believes that AIoT will bring many new business opportunities that the company is exploring. The provider of industrial embedded flash and DRAM solutions is looking to expand its client base in this field to 300 companies by the end of 2019, according to company chairman Randy...
  • Denis Cabrol, GM of IoT & Security Solutions at NXP
    As smart applications cannot overly rely on cloud computing, equipping edge devices with machine learning and computing capabilities is giving rise to new market demand, but what counts most is that edge computing can be closely combined with the cloud to create the most efficient AI operating model...
  • Taiwan-based motherboard and graphic card maker Chaintech Technology has successfully ventured into the AI application market in China through its re-invested subsidiary Sitonholy, a China-based AI server supplier, with its revenues for April showing an annual increase of 33.2% after including those...
  • Taiwan-based server maker AIC has seen many potential US clients visit its booth at Computex 2019 seeking to build partnership with the company to diversify their supply sources of server-related products, according to company sources.

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