Server components including ICs, passive components, cables and chassis have seen supply growing tighter in the second quarter, according to sources from the server supply chain.
Alibaba plans to establish a new datacenter in Hangzhou, China using immersion liquid cooling solutions there.
Microsoft has announced to begin implementing a two-phase immersion liquid cooling solution that is co-developed with Wiwynn, to its datacenter in the state of Washington for testing.
Dell, eyeing the potential of liquid cooling for servers, has developed a technology to detect leakage of liquid cooling modules, according to Eric Leung, director of Enterprise Solution at Dell EMC.
SiriuXense develops fetal monitoring patch
SiriuXense has developed a medical patch equipped with physiological sensors to monitor fetal heart rates, movements and ECG (electrocardiogram) during pregnancy, according to Tsai Fu-ji, CEO of the startup.
Arm is expanding its presence in the edge computing server market as its server solutions' lower power consumption and costs are giving the chip designer competitiveness.
IC testing interface solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test (CHPT) has upgraded its factory in northern Taiwan into 5G-based smart facility through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), its parent company, according to CHPT.
FII produces EV components
Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) has stepped into production of components for electric vehicles (EVs) in line with Foxconn Electronics' EV business development, according to company CEO Brand Cheng.
Taiwan to set up IoV R&D and certification center
Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) is looking to establish an IoV R&D and certification center in a bid to boost development and application.
The current short supply of semiconductor fab capacity is not normal, as the overall capacity should be more than enough to satisfy all demand in normal times, according TSMC chairman Mark Liu, who describes as "economically unrealistic"...
Over 65% of global GDP to come from digital products, services in 2022, says Dell Taiwan GM
The pandemic has been accelerating digital transformation at enterprises and industries worldwide with over 65% of global GDP estimated to come from digital products and services in 2022, and many sectors including healthcare, catering, manufacturing and retail are fast creating brand-new digital business...
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Ennoconn expects its sales in 2021 to be driven by new opportunities for its three major businesses - brand operation, system integration and ODM/JDM.
eCloudvalley expects strong 2021
Taiwan-based AWS Premier Consulting Partner eCloudvalley expects robust growth for its sales in 2021.
Judging from orders on hand and end-market demand, Compal Electronics expects its notebook and non-notebook shipments to experience double-digit growth in 2021, according to company president Martin Wong.
Foxconn developing EV-use batteries
Foxconn Electronics is developing LFP (lithium iron phosphate) and solid-state batteries for use in electric vehicles (EVs), according to industry sources.
Wiwynn commits investments in LiquidStack
Server ODM Wiwynn has committed a US$10 million investment in LiquidStack through the liquid cooling solution provider's Series A fund-raising program, securing one seat on its board, according to a company announcement.
Taiwan's cabinet has decided to establish a ministry of digital development in 2022 to accelerate the country's digital transformation, promote digital economy and improve information and communications security, according to minister without portfolio Yau-hwang Kuo .
MIH Alliance members gather for first time
The MIH Alliance gathered together about 200 members to attend the first meeting in Taipei on March 25 since the Foxconn-founded electric vehicle development platform was launched in October 2020.
WiAdvance eyeing Southeast Asia market
WiAdvance, a subsidiary of Wistron, is looking to start expanding its presence in the 5G and AIoT solutions markets in Southeast Asia in 2022, according to company president Michael Hsia.
ODM Wistron has been developing electronic components and modules for electric vehicles (EVs) for years, and expects to start making profits from them later in 2021, according to company chairman and CEO Simon Lin.
Semiconductor suppliers prepare for Intel Whitley
Suppliers of semiconductor components and materials, such as CCL and PCBs, have all geared up for the upcoming release of Intel's Whitley next-generation server CPU platform.
Third-party foundries will continue to play an important role in Intel's freshly unveiled IDM 2.0 strategy. TSMC is currently a major contract chipmaker for the US chip giant, and is expected to remain so in the foreseeable future. Chip...
A total of 25 companies in Taiwan have newly formed a 5G Smart Pole Standard Promotion Alliance, aiming to draft technological standards and tap huge smart-city business opportunities worldwide.
Acer Group eyes smart city business
The Acer Group via its four affiliates - AOpen, Acer Being Communication, Acer ITS and Altos Computing - is eyeing the business opportunities from smart city development particularly applications for buildings, traffic and water resource management, according to AOpen president Dale Tsai.
Cooling module maker Asia Vital Components (AVC) will be scaling up its output for cloud servers and datacenters in 2021 when the Taiwan-based company expects its profits to hit another record high.
Taiwan LCD monitors – 4Q 2020
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Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2020
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Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2020
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Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2021
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China semiconductor industry: From 13th 5-year Plan to 14th 5-year Plan, 2015-2025
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Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2021 and beyond
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