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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

Glass ‘Enterprise Edition’ name appears on Google support page, suggests accessory lineup coming

When Google Glass was first announced back in 2013, it was only available to a limited number of “Explorers” at the hefty price of $1500 USD. After opening up Google...When Google Glass was first announced back in 2013, it was only available t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsJun 25th, 2016

New research paper from Google reveals what the company fears most about AI

It’s hard to think of a company more infatuated with AI than Google. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t aspects of AI that scare the search giant. In a newly-published paper, it reveals what those things are -- and what it's doing about them. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2016

New research paper reveals the behaviors that give Google the heebiejeebies about AI

It’s hard to think of a company more infatuated with AI than Google. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t aspects of AI that scare the search giant. In a newly-published paper, it reveals what those things are -- and what it's doing about them. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2016

Boston Dynamics’ latest robot is here to fuel your nightmares, wash dishes

Boston Dynamics, the robotics company Google X purchased in 2013 for $500-million, just released a video showcasing its latest BigDog model, SpotMini. Essentially a smaller version of Spot, the BD...Boston Dynamics, the robotics company Google X purchased.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsJun 24th, 2016

Google Is Bullish on Virtual Reality, But It Has a Long Way to Go

Google is showcasing the growth of virtual-reality content on YouTube this week during the Cannes Lions ad festival. But the company’s executives acknowledge the medium still has a way to go......»»

Category: topSource:  wsjRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2016

Google"s AI fears are adorably mundane, for now

If Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and other ultra-IQ folks fear AI, shouldn't we? Even Google -- which produces terrifying robots (for now) -- sees the downsides, so its researchers have produced a paper called "Concrete Problems in AI Safety." Put your......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2016

Cataloging the problems facing AI researchers is a cross between a parenting manual and a management book

Concrete Problems in AI Safety, an excellent, eminently readable paper from a group of Google AI researchers and some colleagues, sets out five hard problems facing the field: robots might damage their environments to attain their goals; robots might figu.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2016

Intent Media buys startup Voyat, aims to keep ad revenue away from Google

Intent Media, whose investors include New York-based private and growth equity firm Insight Ventures, is paying an undisclosed sum for Voyat The post Intent Media buys startup Voyat, aims to keep ad revenue away from Google appeared first on Tech2. I.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 21st, 2016

Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues from the business are likely to stay flat from a year ago because of .....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 21st, 2016

Judge orders Leonardo DiCaprio to testify in "Wolf of Wall Street" lawsuit

Leonardo DiCaprio has been ordered to appear in court. A judge ordered the actor to testify in the libel lawsuit surrounding the 2013 comedy The Wolf of Wall Street. Former stockbroker executive, Andrew Greene, filed the lawsuit in 2014, claimin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 20th, 2016