Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology has teamed up with Nvidia to develop autonomous driving technology, with science minister Chen Liang-gee urging local firms, startups and academic units to join the government-fostered autonomous driving ecosystem as soon as possible.
  • Compal Electronics has announced a partnership with Taiwan's National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) to establish a bio-technology firm and will develop a platform to analyze brain waves via artificial intelligence (AI) for treatment of diseases and disorders such as depression.
  • A satellite-taken earth image
    Odysseus Space will provide 2.5-megapixel images taken by earth observation micro-satellites developed and launched by Japan-based Axelspace in the Taiwan market beginning May 2019.
  • Getac chairman James Hwang
    Ruggedized PC vendor Getac Technology expects its sales to increase by a double-digit percentage on year in 2019, and the company has been offering full-set platform solutions to its clients, aiming to catch up with the leading vendor Panasonic, which has an over 50% share in the ruggedized PC market,...
  • KKStream president Eric Tsai
    Taiwan startup KKStream, a video streaming service consultant affiliated with Taiwanese music streaming service provider KKBOX Group, will leverage AI, big data and cloud computing solutions as well as 4K and 8K applications to offer multiple B2B video streaming services to help clients better grab...
  • Google is gearing up expansion of its cloud service infrastructure constructions in Asia- Pacific to build a more extensive cloud ecosystem in the area, but the web giant has no plan to return to the China market for cloud services, according to Rick Harshman, Google Cloud's Asia-Pacific Managing Di...
  • The gathering at Google Cloud NEXT 2019
    Google is strengthening its cloud services and the competitiveness of its cloud platform by offering highly integrated and differentiated solutions, and seeking to build an ecosystem that will serve as the best strategic partner for business clients undergoing digital transformation, according to Google's...
  • Power supply and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics have reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.163 billion (US$655 million) for March, the highest-ever for the month with increases of 33.03% sequentially and 8.65% on year.
  • Collaborative robot developer Techman Robot showcased its collaborative robotic solutions, mainly TM Palletizing Operator, at Hannover Messe 2019 in Germany during April 1-5.
  • Micron executive
    The memory-chip market conditions will start to improve later in 2019, followed by several years of prosperity, according to Sumit Sadana, executive VP and chief business officer at Micron Technology.
  • China-based server vendor Inspur has been aggressively headhunting talent from Taiwan-based ODMs including Quanta Computer, Wistron and Inventec for its R&D office in Taiwan, according to industry sources.
  • AMD to see a ramp up in revenues in 2H19
    A ramp-up in CPU and GPU shipments for notebooks, motherboards and servers will buoy significantly AMD's sales performance in the second half of 2019, according to sources at PC makers.
  • The Foxconn Group (Hon Hai), after seeing its business transformation and diversification efforts gradually paying off, expects Internet Plus applications to fuel its next wave of business development, according to market sources.
  • i-Motion Group founder Jerry Shen
    Taiwan-based i-Motion Group, a startup founded by Asustek Computer ex-president Jerry Shen, has unveiled a new product combining the functionalities of a POS, a printer and a laser scanner, targeting specifically the retail and logistic industries.
  • Taiwan-based IC designer VIA Technologies has cooperated with China-based Aisimba to develop self-driving delivery vehicles and the two firms have demonstrated their 10th-generation product at China International New Energy & Intelligent Vehicle Forum 2019 starting from April 2-3 in Shanghai, China,...
  • Aten International has reported net profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$50.89 million) for 2018 with EPS reaching NT$13.19. For 2019, the company is focusing on seeking business opportunities from airports worldwide for its air traffic control and management solutions and will initially target China, Europe...
  • A Teco-developed service robot for meal delivery
    Teco Electric & Machinery and its subsidiaries are exhibiting smart solutions used in retail, transportation and energy management at Smart City Summit & Expo 2019 in Taipei during March 26-29.
  • Demand for AMD EPYC processors is rising
    Intel's server processor market share is likely to fall below 90% by the end of 2020, as AMD with its EPYC series continues to attract more orders from server vendors and cloud service providers, according to market sources.
  • Tim Hsu, chairman of Association of Hacks in Taiwan
    Blockchain technology is not immune to cyber threats, as there have been cases of PCs invaded by malicious crypto mining software and hackers stealing Bitcoin private keys, according to Tim Hsu, chairman of the Association of Hacks in Taiwan (HIT) and founder of HIT Conference (HITCON).
  • Alpha Networks chairman John Lee
    There are two breathtaking words for the networking industry in 2019 - 10Gbps and 5G - signaling that there will be comprehensive upgrades of networking technology and vast business opportunites coming along, according to John Lee, chairman of Alpha Networks.
  • Google Taiwan general manager Chien Lee-feng
    Google is to expand "exponentially" its "Intelligent Taiwan" initiative, an educational program launched in 2018 to cultivate local AI and digital marketing talent, in 2019, according to Google Taiwan general manager Chien Lee-feng.
  • Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have signed an agreement to set up a joint innovation center to foster local startup businesses and help small- to medium-size enterprises in digital transformation.
  • Inventec cautious about 2019
    Continued sluggish demand for servers and notebooks, Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and unfavorable global trade conditions are casting a shadow over Inventec's business outlook this year, according to company president Maurice Wu.
  • A business-use drone developed by Coretronic Intelligent Robotics
    Coretronic Intelligent Robotics (CIR), a startup developing computer vision, AI, high-performance computing and precision control technologies,has disclosed an aim to ship 200 business-use drones in 2019.
  • Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies has reported net profit of NT$5.392 billion (US$175 million), hiking 96.96% on year to hit a company record.

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