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Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

2 Feb

Facebook, Inc. today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016.

“Our mission to connect the world is more important now than ever,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. “Our business did well in 2016, but we have a lot of work ahead to help bring people together.”


BOE Jumps to No. 4 in Ranking of TV Panel Suppliers Based on Combined Shipments of First Three Quarters: TrendForce

21 Oct

The latest large-size panel shipment report by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, reports that TV panel shipments totaled 24.47 million units in September, representing a monthly increase of 9.9% and a year-on-year increase of 13.8%. Iris Hu, WitsView assistant research manager, stated that TV panel market experienced a steady rise in stock-up demand during the first half of 2015. (more…)

Major Foundries Ready to Battle for a Share of China’s Fast-Growing IC Market, TrendForce Reports

21 Oct

Taiwan-based chip maker and semiconductor foundry Powerchip broke ground for a 12-inch fab today (October 20) in Hefei, capital city of Anhui Province in China. This fab is a RMB 13.53 billion joint venture between Powerchip and Hefei City Government and will be initially producing large-size LCD driver ICs on the 0.15um process. (more…)

ON Semiconductor unveils 1080p Video Development Kit for IoT

16 Oct

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced an open imaging platform for low power video streaming applications. (more…)

InfoComm Announces Digital Signage Roundtable Sponsors

13 Oct

InfoComm International has announced that audio-visual supplier TD Maverick and digital signage manufacturer ONELAN will sponsor the association’s upcoming
Digital Signage = Business Value Roundtable events at the spectacular locations of Chandos House, Westminster, London from 14:00-19:00 on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 and The Plaza Hotel, Dublin from 14:00-19:00 on Thursday, 22 October 2015. (more…)

European High-Tech Companies With High Demand For Venture Capital

5 Oct

Technology startups and growth companies are essential for Europe’s high-technology regions. They activate their eco-systems with new inventions and clever solutions and make a significant economic contribution for employment and wealth of a region. (more…)

Taiwan Ranks Seventh on Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building

23 Jul

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Taiwan ranked seventh on USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 Countries for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The Top 10 list highlights countries and regions outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation, illustrating the ever-growing international demand for LEED green buildings. The announcement comes at a time of increased international focus on climate change mitigation in the lead up to the United Nations’ COP21 climate negotiations this December. (more…)

NTT Communications to Launch Prepaid SIM Vending Machines for Tourists and Business Travelers at Narita Airport

20 Jul

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today that it will begin operating prepaid SIM card vending machines for foreign visitors to Japan at Narita International Airport from July 24. (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 9.5 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015

14 Jul

PC Industry Faces Slowdown as Industry Anticipates the Launch of Windows 10

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.4 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 9.5 percent decline from the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This was the steepest PC shipment decline since the third quarter of 2013. PC shipments are projected to decline 4.4 percent in 2015. (more…)

Verifone Appoints New Leaders in Asia Pacific and China

13 Jul

Verifone today announced the appointment of Steve Aliferis as president of Asia Pacific. Additionally, the company announced the appointment of Arthur Jiang as senior vice president and general manager for China, which was recently established as a separate region reporting to CEO Paul Galant. (more…)