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Friday 3 February 2023
Taiwan-based listed electronics firms record US$953 billion in total 2022 sales
All firms with considerable business scales in Taiwan's electronics industry are publicly traded. When they release their tentative annual financial indicators, we can already grasp the growth momentum of the industry, as well as the interactions between different industry sectors and the medium- and long-term outlook. DIGITIMES has again collected data on the ICT product manufacturing, semiconductors, optoelectronics, IC distribution and components sectors, providing readers with a comprehensive picture of the electronics industry and an outlook of the industry trends in 2023.
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Apple delays AR glasses, plans cheaper mixed-reality headset
Apple Inc. is still planning to unveil its first mixed-reality headset this year, but an even more important follow-up product — lightweight augmented-reality glasses — has been postponed due to technical challenges.
Monday 16 January 2023
Wistron ITS reports record net profit for 4Q22 and 2022
Wistron ITS reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.09 billion (US$68.45 million) for the fourth quarter of 2022, up 19.8% on year with the net profit surging over 40% on year to the highest quarterly record of NT$164 million.
Friday 13 January 2023
Qualcomm kickstarts 2023 QITC startup competition
Qualcomm Technologies Inc. announced on January 13 the launch of its 5th Qualcomm Innovate in Taiwan Challenge (QITC) to support Taiwan startups in developing innovative solutions using Qualcomm's mobile platforms in the areas of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Edge AI, Machine Learning, Smart Cities, Robotics and Multimedia.
Thursday 12 January 2023
Cutting-edge technologies presented at Young Innovators Conference
Taiwan's Epoch Foundation invited nine top young innovators under the age of 35 from all over the world to share their research directions in essential technical fields, presented online at the Young Innovators Conference on Jan 12 Taipei time. Seven of these bright innovators are winners of the 2022 MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35.
Thursday 12 January 2023
Digital brain health solution provider, Neurovine, looking for partnership to advance wearable technology
Neurovine, an EEG (Electroencephalogram)-based cognitive pacing solution provider, tapped into the global ICT supply chain last year by joining the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) business development program in Taipei. The company expects to advance its wearable technology by leveraging expertise from Asian partners.
Wednesday 21 December 2022
Broadcom's $61 billion VMware deal faces in-depth EU probe
Broadcom Inc.'s proposed $61 billion takeover of cloud-computing company VMware Inc. faces an extended European Union review, after EU regulators warned that the deal could lead to "higher prices, lower quality and less innovation" for business customers.
Monday 19 December 2022
Moongate powers Taipei Blockchain Week with NFT-gated ticketing
Despite the recent fallout in the crypto industry and some of the negative connotations derived from speculations on non-fungible tokens (NFT), entrepreneurs and developers of the novel technology gathered last week at the Taipei Blockchain Week to share some of the practical use cases and what Web3 and blockchain can bring to the table for the future.
Friday 2 December 2022
After taking on Facebook, Vietnam startup is setting its sights on the world
A Vietnamese Internet startup that's successfully defended its home market of 100 million people against global giants like Facebook is now going into attack mode.
Friday 28 October 2022
India's fine against Google highlights years-long dispute in local app ecosystem
India's antitrust watchdog fined Google twice within a week. Local developers are delighted by the decision and expect a bourgeoning of the mobile ecosystem in the world's third-largest startup ecosystem.
Monday 22 August 2022
Data localization takes effect on October 1 in Vietnam
Data localization will take effect in Vietnam on October 1, 2022. The requirements are been set out in the Cybersecurity Law and a decree covering data protection. All technology firms are required to store their users' data locally and set up local offices.
Wednesday 10 August 2022
HTC showcases new virtual production solution at Siggraph
HTC has teamed up with Departure Lounge and Arcturus to showcase its new virtual production solution Vive Mars CamTrack at the Siggraph 2022 held in Vancouver, Canada from August 8-11.
Thursday 4 August 2022
Digital service, transportation platform are most popular in Taiwan in 2022, says TIER
Digital platforms in the Taiwan market basically belong to four categories, that is, transportation, services related to daily life, merchandise items and accommodations, and platforms for services related to daily life are expected to rank first in terms of sales revenues in 2022, according to vice president Alice Chou for Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER).
Monday 18 July 2022
SEA roundup: SGMW may increase production of EV components in Indonesia
Chinese carmaker SGMW may increase production of EV components in Indonesia, while Vietnam EV maker VinFast is expanding fast in the US.
Thursday 30 June 2022
Metaverse Research (5): What metaverse can offer to future generations?
Talking about metaverse, a frequently-asked question is – "What are the use cases of metaverse?" Gaming is the most obvious and frequent-mentioned use case. However, as the technologies progress, metaverse will definitely bring more to our future generations.
Thursday 23 June 2022
Metaverse Research (4): Metaverse version of creator economy is better than your favorite social media apps
Creator economy, defined as the 100+ billion-dollar businesses of independent content creators, has been the pillar of our existing social platforms, generating business opportunities not only for the creator themselves but the employees and partnered brands.
Monday 23 May 2022
Taiwan Taxi provides data-driven, customized services
With 6.5 million users on its app, Taiwan Taxi has moved beyond transport and secured a footing into the service sector. The huge repository of data allows the company to identify cab-hailing hotspots and promote customized services.
Thursday 12 May 2022
BMW deploys Here Technologies' Real-Time Traffic
German automaker BMW is adopting Here Real-Time Traffic by Here Technologies to support its connected navigation services (CNS) and predictive routing to personalize driver's journeys by analyzing driving patterns.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Keysight sees promising demand for 5G mmWave, quantum, AI/ML
US-based Keysight Technologies has offered precision measurement tools for 5G mmWave and satellite device applications, while being engaged in the development for next-generation 6G devices. The company also expects demand for AI/ML, quantum and other emerging technologies to boom starting the second half of 2022, according to David Lo, deputy general manager of field marketing at Keysight Taiwan.
Thursday 14 April 2022
Local developers booming after India's ban on Chinese apps
After nearly two years since India's ban on apps, Indian local developers have successfully filled the gap left by Chinese apps in a market where smartphone users keep growing fast.
Friday 8 April 2022
Tata challenges Amazon and Flipkart with super app launch
Tata Digital published has launched its super app Tata Neu, marking a big step for Tata in developing its digital business in a fast-growing e-commerce market in India.
Monday 14 March 2022
New iPhone SE gnaws away at Android market share
Following the launch of new 5G iPhone SE model, the market is observing whether Apple will dominate the midrange phone segment as it did previously.
Friday 4 March 2022
Samsung posting brisk sales of S22 phones
Samsung Electronics, after launching its flagship smartphone series last month, has reported robust sales following two weeks of pre-orders. The company said it plans to open more stores across Taiwan in 2022.
Thursday 24 February 2022
Southeast Asia: The allure of play-to-earn blockchain games
The blockchain gaming market is worth billions of dollars and Southeast Asia (SEA) is one of its key markets. The concept of play-to-earn has made the virtual gaming world very popular among gamers, which has led to its rapid growth in this region.
Thursday 10 February 2022
Samsung unveils faster, smarter phones and tablets
Samsung Electronics on Feb 9 launched two new flagship series, S22 smartphones and Galaxy Tab S8 tablets, aiming to consolidate its leadership in the industry.