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Computex 2016: Quanta, Wiwynn to showcase OCP- and RSA-based rack servers

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn will exhibit 19-inch rack servers compatible with OCP (Open Compute Project) standards, as well as other server models based on Intel's Rack Scale Architecture (RSA), in a bid to tout direct-sale orders from enterprise users dur.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 27th, 2016

UMC to post brisk 2Q16 results

IC foundry UMC is expected to enjoy significant revenue and profit growth sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a ramp-up of orders from its fabless clients as well as new 28nm chip orders, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 12th, 2016

Digitimes Research: Global server shipments grow 9.8% in 2015

Taiwan server players' revenues from products including server motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment, continued to enjoy growth on year to surpass NT$500 billion in 2015, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 6th, 2016

Internet service providers slowing down on taking in server orders

Worldwide Internet service providers such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have recently started slowing down on pulling in their server orders from ODMs as they have been expanding their datacenters too quickly during the past few years, while s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 29th, 2015

Quanta, Wiwynn to compete for orders for servers small- to medium-size datacenters

As competition for orders for datacenter-use servers from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has become intense and the companies have added suppliers, ODMs Quanta Computer and Wiwynn will shift white-box business focus to servers for small- to medium.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2015

Quanta sees notebook shipment growth in November, but may not achieve 2015 revenue goal

Quanta Computer saw its notebook shipments rise 500,000 units on month to reach 3.8 million units in November thanks to strong orders from Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP). However, as most of these orders were for inexpensive models, Quanta's re.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2015

Facebook, Google server outsourcing strategy change expected to impact profitability for ODMs

Facebook is planning to add Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, as a new datacenter server supplier, joining its primary supplier Quanta Computer in order to lower its risks and increase its bargaining ability, while Google has been doing the same. Th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2015

Digitimes Research: Notebook players enjoy over 10% on-month shipment growth in November

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors and top-3 ODMs saw their shipments grow 18% and 12% on month, respectively, in November thanks to increased orders for the year-end holidays and emerging markets. Although demand for notebooks from Europe and North .....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 8th, 2015

Quanta, Wiwynn see more orders from server clients for 2016

Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, are expected to land more cloud server orders from their clients in 2016 as Internet service providers are looking to reduce their suppliers in order to further cut costs. Hewlett-Packard (HP) an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2015

Quanta lands server orders from Uber and Wiwynn from Twitter

Seeing competition growing fierce, Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, a server subsidiary of Wistron, have turned to target second-tier Internet service providers for orders with Quanta receiving orders from Uber for its datacenter and Wiwynn acquiring orders fr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 9th, 2015

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues to rise 4.7% in 2015; global server shipments to drop 6.3%

Taiwan's revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in 2015. The growth will be weaker than that seen in 2014 and 2013, as enterpr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 20th, 2015

Report: Google to Launch Commuter-Focused Rideshare Service Powered by Waze

Waze, the navigation platform purchased by Google in 2013, may become its own rideshare service if Google’s reported plans come to fruition. According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, Google wants to offer commuters yet another means of gettin.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

The most absurd Internet privacy class-action settlement ever

Lawyers get millions. Consumers get nothing. E-mail snooping continues unabated. (credit: Neon Tommy) In 2013, Yahoo announced that it would begin scanning its users' e-mail for targeted advertising purposes—just as Google does. As is par for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Google discontinues the Chromebook Pixel 2 without replacing it

Google remains "committed to the Pixel program," but there's no replacement yet. Enlarge / The Chromebook Pixel 2. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Since it was introduced in 2013, Google's Chromebook Pixel line has always been an option for people who.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

A few extra pounds can"t hurt you -- or can they?

Being overweight increases the chances of premature death . This statement is backed by a four-continent effort involving 239 studies and data from 10.6 million people. The study -- one of the largest to date -- runs counter to the results of a 2013 paper.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

The hidden cause of slow internet and how to fix it

In 2010, Jim Gettys, a veteran computer programmer who currently works at Google, was at home uploading a large file to his work server. His kids came into his study and said, “Daddy, the internet is slow today.” Wondering how his upload activity coul.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Google hopes to crowdsource Android Wear watch face designs from you and your friends

Thanks to a new partnership between Paper and Android Wear, you'll be able to partake in a social media competition that involves a "global search for unique watch face designs" for the Android Wear watch. The post Google hopes to crowdsource Android Wear.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 27th, 2016

AT&T explains why it sometimes delays Google Fiber access to poles

Google Fiber can’t always access AT&T utility poles despite US-wide agreement. Enlarge (credit: Google Fiber) Google Fiber has been battling AT&T over access to utility poles for a few years now. During a dispute in Austin, Texas late in 2013, A.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016

Google Fiber to make cuts, Uber"s huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flawGoogle Fiber to make cuts, Uber suffers huge loss

Google Fiber's slow growth forces cost cuts, Uber posts a loss of at least $1.27 billion in the first half of 2016, and Apple fixes a security flaw that was used to target an activist......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016

Google Fiber to make cuts, Uber"s huge loss, Apple fixes iOS security flaw video - CNET

Google Fiber's slow growth forces cost cuts, Uber posts a loss of at least $1.27 billion in the first half of 2016 and Apple rolls out a security flaw that was used to target an activist......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016