Industry 4.0, IoT opportunites for information security industry: Q&A with ACSI president
Industrial control engineers now face unknown areas as Internet-based information security has extended from IT to OT (operational technology) involving production equipment, and further to IoT (Internet of Things). For Acer Cyber Security Inc (ACSI), whch has extended its information security management...
Hema Supermarket realizes new retail concept
The successful operation of Hema Supermarket integrating online ordering and offline sales in China has proved the feasibility of the concept of new retail proposed by Alibaba Group, according to the chain store's CEO.
Smart transportation enabled by synchronized automatic traffic light control, says THI Consultants
Traffic lights along main roads can be synchronized by automatic control based on real-time conditions to ease traffic flows, accordig to Jessica Lin, president for intelligent transportation planning consulting company THI Consultants.
Taiwan ODM Quanta Computer has decided to relocate production of high-end products to Taiwan from China as part of its efforts to cushion possible impact from the US-China trade war, while also planning to set up an AI lab in its home country to develop related technologies and applications, according...
AR (augmented reality) will surely integrate AI and IoT to facilitate wider applications to rehabilitation medicine, city tour guide or cultural promotions, and traditional human tourist guides will be replaced by AR, according to Jaye Chiang, planning director at Werold Game Studio, a Taiwan startup...
Alibaba aims to serve 2 billion consumers globally in 2036, says executive vice chairman
China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group is expanding both its domestic and international B2C online shopping businesses, aiming to serve two billion consumers globally and allow 10 million vendors to make profits on its platforms by 2036, according to company executive vice chairman Joseph Tsa...
Taiwan university works with self-driving EV developers
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has signed an MoU with France-based autonomous driving vehicle developer EasyMile and its Taiwan partner 7StarLake for cooperation in developing the local self-driving industry.
Smart retail to emphasize human side of business
Rapidly developing smart retail will see three major trends in 2019, including an emphasis on the human side of business, according to CC Liu, secretary general of Asia AIoT Alliance.
Alibaba Double 11 records CNY213.5 billion in sales
Alibaba Group recorded online transactions of CNY213.5 billion (US$30.87 billion) during Double 11 (November 11), or Singles' Day , increasing 26.9% on year, according to the company.
Based in the US with a branch in Taiwan, Toii is dedicated to creating brand-new gaming experience integrated with AR (augmented reality) and location-based service (LBS) and mobile gaming, according to company founder Allen Yu.
Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has disclosed its IWA (intelligent wireless access) system has been adopted for smart green buildings.
PChome Online report loss for January-September
Taiwan-based web portal and e-commerce operator PChome Online has reported net loss per share of NT$8.40 (US$0.27) for January-September.
Samsung unveils foldable Infinity Flex Display
Samsung Electronics has unveiled a flexible display along with new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms.
AMD unveils 7nm datacenter GPUs
AMD has announced its Radeon Instinct MI60 and MI50 accelerators, the world's first 7nm datacenter GPUs, designed to deliver the compute performance required for next-generation deep learning, HPC, cloud computing and rendering applications.
IoT applications can provide fertile soil for incubating unicorn startups, as long as startups can find key solutions in the process of developing creative IoT devices to satisfy the needs of users, ramp up production in the short term and then develop economies of scale to pave the way for becoming...
Far EasTone takes 70% stake in Nextlink
Far EasTone (FET), a Taiwan-based provider of telecommunications and digital services, has disclosed it has taken a 70% stake in cloud managed service provider Nextlink Technology.
NAND flash solution provider Phison Electronics during a recent forum hosted by Advantech in Suzhou, China, announced its latest high-speed SSD storage controller chips will support Advantech's new edge computing smart software platform.
As demand for anti-virus software solutions has extended from IT to OT (operational technology) along with fast growing development of AI (artificial intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things), developers of information security software will see excellent business opportunities, according to Trend...
The progress from Internet and IoT to industrial Internet and industrial IoT involve different development aspects, architectures and applications, and of them, industrial Internet not only integrates information technology (IT) and operation technology (OT) but also supports the development of digital...
Alibaba 3Q18 revenues grow 54% on year
China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding has released third-quarter 2018 consolidated revenues of CNY85.148 billion (US$12.398 billion), increasing 54.47% on year.
Dream big: The CEATEC revival
The birth of Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) can be dated back to 1962, when Japan's consumer electronics industry was beginning to take off. Following suit, emerging economies in Asia, including Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong, started to hold electronics trade shows in the 1970s...
Smart city opportunities are taking off right now, whether arising from visible green buildings and city illumination or invisible city monitoring and Internet of Vehicles (IoV), and related industrial sectors require more comprehensive architectures and methods to better promote the development of...
Brogent opens VR facility in Japan
Brogent Technologies has disclosed it has opened hexaRide, a VR (virtual reality) immersion experience facility, at Diver City Plaza in Tokyo, its first in Japan.
Commenting on IBM's planned acquisition of open source software designer Red Hat, Damien Wong, vice president and general manager of Red Hat Asian GEMs has noted that Red Hat's operation will remain independent and its cooperation models with partners will also be unchanged despite the buyout.
Baidu sees increased 3Q18 revenues
China-based search engine Baidu has released financial report for the third quarter of 2018, with consolidated revenues of CNY28.203 billion (US$4.15 billion) increasing 8.59% on quarter and 20.07% on year, according to the company.
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments increased 5.5% sequentially, but dropped 6.8% on year to come to 21.8 million units in the third...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Entering the traditional strong season, Taiwan's large-size TFT LCD panel shipments increased 4.4% sequentially and 5.6% on...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Weak demand resulted in Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments recording decreases of 1.3% sequentially and 2.5% on...
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