Wistron is building a digital content innovation center in northern Taiwan in cooperation with Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and the facility is expected to begin operation in 2026, according to company president and CEO Jeff Lin during the project's groundbreaking ceremony.
Following the official unveiling of ERNIE Bot, Baidu's answer to ChatGPT, Baidu CEO Robin Li mentioned that the company's in-house Kunlun chip is only suitable for large-scale model inference, but in the future it will move towards AI model training. In other words, the computing power of ERNIE Bot, before it offically goes online, will be outmatched by Microsoft, Google and OpenAi as they adopt Nvidia's H100 GPUs based on 4nm technology. To address the problem, according to China-based media, Baidu has to repurpose the 7nm-based NVIDIA A100 GPUs originally allocated to its auto chip department.
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According to IDC's latest Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide, spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, is expected to reach US$36 billion in 2023, an increase of 16.7% over the previous year.
China's Baidu launched its latest generation of large language model-based, pre-trained AI generative product Ernie Bot (Wenxin Yiyan) on Mar 16. CEO Robin Li demonstrated on-stage some conversation with the AI.
India is reportedly planning to force smartphone manufacturers to allow users to remove pre-installed apps and require prior checks by regulators before releasing system updates of major mobile operating systems, which could affect manufacturers operating with low margins and extend system update release timelines.
The pendulum for AR/VR headsets swung the other way through the course of 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% on year to 8.8 million units, according to new data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. The decline was not completely unexpected, however, given the limited number of vendors in the market, a challenging macroeconomic environment, and a lack of mass market adoption from consumers.
According to Baidu CEO Robin Li Baidu will release its AI generative language model Ernie bot in March. However, specific dates regarding when it will be available remains unknown, but it could come "very soon". It is very likely that only Baidu's users (those owning a Baidu account) will have access to Ernie.
Askey Computer Corporation has officially confirmed its participation at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 in Barcelona. The exhibition will showcase a series of solutions for "Private 5G Networks", "Internet of Vehicles", and "Civil IoT", along with the latest 5G and Wi-Fi 7 devices.
Kioxia has announced its participation in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Spaceborne Computer-2 (SBC-2) program. As part of the program, Kioxia's SSDs provide robust flash storage in HPE Edgeline and HPE ProLiant servers in a test environment to conduct scientific experiments aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
After launching its beta version in September 2022, Intel has released version 1.0 of the Intel Quantum Software Development Kit (SDK). The SDK is a full quantum computer in simulation that can also interface with Intel's quantum hardware, including Intel's Horse Ridge II control chip and Intel's quantum spin qubit chip when it becomes available this year.
Baidu announced that it is integrating its AIGC service Ernie Bot across Baidu's operations to enhance user experience. There are also plans for Ernie Bot to be integrated into Apollo Smart Cabin and Xiaodu's smart devices and services, the company said at the latest earnings call on Feb 22.
Mercedes-Benz and Google have jointly announced a long-term strategic partnership, under which Mercedes-Benz will build its own branded navigation using new in-car data and navigation capabilities from Google Maps Platform.
Vehicles with connectivity and autonomous driving capability will require much higher computing performance and low latency. Industry source said up-to-date autonomous driving solutions generally need more than 1,000 TOPS computing power, which brings in the challenges of heat dissipation and real-time processing for chipmakers building the architecture for carmakers.
Veeam Software, the leader in Modern Data Protection, today announced the NEW Veeam Data Platform, a single platform delivering more advanced data security, recovery and hybrid cloud capabilities than ever before.
Following Google's decision to cooperate with India's anti-trust authorities to change its Android policies, Android phones in India may get a new version of Google Mobile Services, just like that in the European Economic Area or Turkey.
A sample survey conducted by CRIF Taiwan shows that 83.8% of Taiwan-based enterprises expect their business operation in the first half of 2023 to remain unchanged, 8.2% expect drops and 8.0% expect growth.
Taiwan-based Ubestream, dedicated to developing AI voice and semantic algorithms, will move to intensify cooperation with IC design houses to develop chip solutions with AI voice capability and plans to venture into the smart cockpit sector, according to company CEO Steven Su.
Dappworks Technology, a cybersecurity solution provider based in Richmond, Canada is working with a team in Taiwan, known as weTrusta, to promote multi-party data-sharing in a trusted execution environment (TEE) and to widen the adoption of TEE in medical data exchange.
In terms of overseas market expansions, Mr. Atlas Tung, founder and CEO of Wishing-Soft, pointed out that for a startup who wishes to reach customers in a foreign market, on top of single-point advances such as participating in exhibitions and networking, the most important thing is to understand its own value chain and acquire key partners. It is more effective to develop a bigger market by standing on the shoulders of giants. Wishing-Soft is a company dedicated to providing environments, safety, and health (ESH) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to enterprises,
By 2027, 60% of market leaders will have systemic, structured digital innovation programs and investments that support ongoing iterative innovation, enabling growth, scale, agility, and resilience, according to IDC, a global provider of market intelligence and advisory services focusing on the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets