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  • NetApp general manager Taiwan Sean Lin
    After topping the external enterprises storage systems market in Taiwan for nine consecutive quarters through the fourth quarter of 2017, NetApp is looking to maintain its leadership by offering more flexible product portfolios, catering to fields including hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), hybrid...
  • SAS Taiwan deputy GM Allen Chen
    While IoT, big data, AI and machine learning technologies are increasingly applied to improve production process and management, predictive and advance warning mechanisms can be integrated with AI algorithms to help manufacturers better upgrade their automation capabilities and overall operating efficiencies,...
  • A concept vehicle at Taipei's self-driving testing field
    Taipei has unveiled a field for testing self-driving, IoV (Internet of Vehicles) and intelligent infrastructure technologies - the first of its kind in Taiwan.
  • Erdal Elver, Siemens Taiwan president and CEO
    Siemens Taiwan has unveiled its open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system MindSphere in Taiwan and announced to invest NT$60 million (US$2.04 million) to establish a digital experience and R&D center in Taichung.
  • SAS Taiwan GM Mike Chen
    Global analytics software leader SAS saw its revenues from the Taiwan market post a 25%% CAGR over the past eight years after scoring a high growth of over 20% in 2017 driven particularly by robust demand for anti-fraud and risk management solutions from the financial sector, and the Taiwan revenues...
  • Foxconn chairman Terry Guo (left) and Uni-President Group president Alex Lo
    Foxconn Electronics and Uni-President Group have cooperated to promote personal health management by installing H2U Health ATM, a smart physical checkup facility, at 7-Eleven stores in Taiwan.
  • EMS provider Lite-On Technology has diclosed it will attend China Automotive Parts & Processing Technology Expo (Auto Tech) 2018 in Wuhan, China, during March 22-24.
  • Jason Chen, Acer chairman
    Acer chairman Jason Chen, at the company's supply chain conference on March 14, said that Acer's business transformation will soon enter the third stage where the goal is to maintain sustainable operations. The company will focus on creating more startups that fit with the markets' changes.
  • The Cloud Computing and IoT Association in Taiwan (CIAT) is actively promoting the development of SIGs (special interest groups) in four major areas - IoT information security, AI (artificial intelligence), cloud drones and smart passports, and is also seeking more potential startup teams to join the...
  • Amid speculations on reasons behind the recent speedy regulatory approval of Foxconn Industrial Internet's (FII) initial public offering (IPO) in China, it remains unclear to outsiders what role FII wil play in the Foxconn Group's industrial IoT (IIoT) platform.
  • Wistron chairman Simon Lin expects good 2018
    Wistron, having survived the difficult times over the past two to three years, is seeing rapid growths for its high-margin products and expects its gross margins and operating profit margins to improve in 2018, according to company chairman Simon Lin.
  • Facebook has launched Marketplace in the Taiwan market. Marketplace's C2C competitors in Taiwan include Personal Store and Ruten under PChome Online, Yahoo! Kimo Auction, Singapore Shopee and Carousell.
  • HTC supporint VR startups to develop VR technologies and services
    HTC has announced that it will set up its sixth VR accelerator center in London to support VR startups in the UK and Europe.
  • China's three web giants Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, collectively dubbed as BAT, are actively exploring the blockchain-based applications although the blockchain technology is still at a nascent stage of development, with Baidu and Tencent already launching their blockchain-based BaaS (backend as a...
  • Aaeon enters AI business with Intel's assistance
    Taiwan-based IPC player Aaeon has cooperated with Intel to unveil an artificial intelligence (AI) Core module that is equipped with Intel's Movidius Myriad 2 VPU, at Embedded World 2018, targeting the AI business opportunity.
  • Acer unveils the Leap Beads
    Acer has announced its latest wearable device, the Leap Beads, for the Taiwan market, targeting specifically the religious followers.
  • Brogent Technologies, a developer of 3D dynamic simulation technology and facilities, has announced that it has signed with an Iceland-based enterprise to set up a flying theater in the country, with completion scheduled for 2019.
  • Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink has released its 2017 financial report, posting net EPS of NT$2.72 (US$0.09) - lowest-ever annual level.
  • Wistron to expand its software R&D team
    Taiwan-based IT hardware contract maker Wistron will double the scale of its existing software product research and development center in Kaohsiung by setting up a second office there to house 200 more software engineers to be hired within three years, according to a joint statement issued by the company...
  • Alibaba Cloud has partnered with China-based Tequ Group and Dekon Group to apply its ET Brain artificial intelligence (AI) platform to raising pigs, aiming to enable each sow to give birth to three more piglets on average a year and decrease piglets' average mortality rate to below 3%, according to...
  • The number of startup developers of AI (artificial intelligence) chips has increased fast over the past two years but some of them may bow out in 2018, according to predictions by Alibaba Damo Academy.
  • Kai-fu Lee has founded an AI research institute in Beijing
    In a bid to turn China's capital city into a hub for talent in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), an AI research institute in Beijing was newly inaugurated, with Kai-fu Lee - who was former vice president at both Google and Microsoft - serving as the founding president.
  • Speakers and organizers at a recent D Talk forum
    AI (artificial intelligence) is deemed as the last integral part of the IoT (Internet of Things) architecture, and the integration of AI and IoT can generate brand new AIoT business opportunities that can be better tapped with creative thinking. As one of the world's tech hubs, Taiwan has witnessed...
  • The Taiwan government will move to implement five action plans in line with eight major international AI (artificial intelligence) development trends to turn Taiwan into one of the world's major hubs in the development of smart technological innovations, including establishing a national advanced AI...
  • The 32 Taiwan startups that showcased products and services at CES 2018 in January attracted 43,211 visitors and held 2,402 business talks with venture capital firms with potential funding and purchases estimated at US$47.62 million and US$604,000 respectively, according to the Ministry of Science...

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