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Qualcomm Leads Global Ranking of Top 10 Fabless IC Design Companies Based on Annual Revenue for 2016, Says TrendForce

6 Dec qualcomm-624x417

Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (abbreviation QCT, here referred to as Qualcomm) tops the projected ranking of the top 10 fabless IC design houses worldwide based on annual revenues for 2016, according to TrendForce’s analysis. Broadcom Limited is expected to be runner-up, while MediaTek will take third place. The ranking positions of these three companies are fairly secure in the short term because collectively they would represent about 65% of the total revenue generated all the design houses that are listed on this year’s top 10 ranking. (more…)

ASUS Remains Most Valuable Taiwanese Brand in 2016

1 Dec asus_zenbook-600x353

For the fourth straight year, ASUS retains the title as Taiwan’s most valuable brand in 2016, according to a study on the value of Taiwan’s international brands, conducted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. (more…)

Apple Pay Messaging at Point-of-Sale Drives 135% Increase in Mobile Payments Usage

22 Nov apple-pay_leiphone0716

USA Technologies, Inc., a payment technology provider of cashless and mobile transactions in self-serve retail, has announced the results of a six-month study testing targeted point-of-sale advertising of Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.  (more…)

Nokia Claims to Have Outperformed Rival Ericsson in Sales

17 Nov nokia-default-tp-suri2-600x400

By Aastha Chugh, The Tech Portal

Ever since the advent of 4G mobile broadband equipment, telecoms network suppliers are fighting a harsh battle to cope with the rising demands of 4G networks. Amidst this era of struggle, Finnish multinational communications and information technology company Nokia, on Tuesday claimed that it is outperforming rival Ericsson, which recently sprung to the forefront of news for issuing a dramatic profit warning and ousting its chief executive. (more…)

India Surpasses US as World’s Second-Largest Smartphone Market

27 Oct Indian-Flag-min-e1445404789450

India is expected to see a significant uptake in mobile subscriptions, broadband and connectivity by 2020, marking a period of rapid development of the country’s mobile economy, according to a new GSMA Intelligence study published today. (more…)

Taiwan and China’s August Manufacturing PMI Both Hit Record High

6 Sep shutterstock_369346997-624x416

Following the traditional high season in the electronics industry, Taiwan’s manufacturing PMI climbed to 55% in August 2016, which marks the highest record in the past 16 months. Chinese authorities also released its manufacturing PMI on Sep. 1, 2016, marking its return to a reading of more than 50, which represents a new high for the past few 22 months. (more…)

Show Report: Universal Robots Showcases UR10 Collaborative Robotic Arms at Taipei International Automation Exhibition

6 Sep 2016-09-01-13.24.58-624x424

This year, Universal Robots, a Danish manufacturer of industrial robots, has set up a branch in Taiwan and for the first time participated in Taipei International Industrial Automation Exhibition, at which it showcased the UR industrial robotic arms and their multiple applications. (more…)

Taiwan to Build a Platform for Smart Manucturing Industry: President Tsai

5 Sep 2016-08-31-16.40.41-624x412

The 2016 Asia Industry 4.0 & Intelligent Manufacturing Expo started on Aug. 31st at the Nangang exhibition center in Taipei. The event’s official opening ceremony was hosted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing Wen, who took the stage to reaffirm Taiwan’s existing commitment to intelligent manufacturing technologies and its latest efforts to develop an integrated platform for industry 4.0. She also stressed that it is becoming increasingly important for Taiwanese manufacturers to raise their competitiveness during the era of smart manufacturing. (more…)

Huawei: Accelerating Carriers’ Cloud Transformation And Enabling The Digitization of Vertical Industries

1 Sep 640_huawei_logo-624x415-490x325

At the Carrier Cloud Transformation Summit held as part of Huawei Connect 2016, Huawei and leading international telecom carriers, industry organizations, and partners shared their successes with digital transformation and discussed the theme of ” Accelerating carriers’ cloud transformation and enabling the digitization of vertical industries”. (more…)

Self-Driving Cars: What to Do with All That Spare Time?

31 Aug google-driverless-car

It appears that semi-autonomous cars may not always be carrying a driver who’s alert and ready to take over control of the vehicle if necessary, according to a new survey from State Farm. (more…)