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  • In efforts to accelerate Chinese-language AI development in Taiwan, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will release 400 hours of data from its AI voice databank set up in collaboration with local radio stations, with the data to be licensed free of charge to related government, industry,...
  • PTC VP Howard Heppelmann
    PTC has in recent years expanded its deployments in AR and industrial IoT (IIoT) and other technologies through strategic alliances and acquisitions, and coupled with its well-received 3D design and product lifecycle management (PLM) software/platform products, the company has transformed itself into...
  • IBM Greater China CTO Dong Xie
    IBM has been looking to expand its presence in the cloud computing industry via the releases of its AI+ and the offering of hybrid cloud solutions, and expects enterprise AI to be the key growth driver.
  • foxconn
    Foxconn Technology Group has established complete 8K+5G ecosystems, marking another big step forward in the group's development roadmaps beyond cloud computing, mobile devices, IoT, big data, smart living and robots, according to Lu Fang-ming, chairman of Foxconn's telecom arm Asia Pacific Telecom...
  • IOTA
    IOTA Foundation, a German blockchain NPO, announced on May 17 that it is setting aside US$2 million to set up an IOTA Ecosystem Fund to support developers. The announcement has caught much attention in the blockchain community, but not too many are aware that IOTA Foundation is also building its first...
  • Taiwan-based Quanta Computer is assessing the feasibility of setting up new production lines in Southeast Asia, which are most likely to be located in Thailand, where the firm's affiliates Quanta Storage operates HDD production facilities, according to industry sources.
  • SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son
    SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son believes artificial intelligence will bring the biggest paradigm shift in human history, revolutionize all industries.
  • Terry Gou has stepped down as chairman of Foxconn Technology Group to facilitate his bid for Taiwan's presidency, handing over the reins to a collective management by a nine-member committee.
  • Foxconn new chairman Young Liu
    Foxconn Technolgy Group has elected a new chairman, Young Liu, succeeding Terry Gou, who has stepped down to facilitate his bid for Taiwan's presidency.
  • Taiwan blockchain startup Bincentive is striving to provide investors with decentralized assets management solutions and serve as an incentivized matchmaking platform for vetted crypto traders and investors, according to company CEO CM Cho.
  • Asustek said to suspend robotic projects
    Asustek Computer has reportedly suspended R&D of its robot projects and devoted more efforts to developing AIoT products.
  • 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 Young Liu, general manager of the company's semiconductor sub-group.
  • 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...

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