TokenBacon revolutionizes Taiwan’s art market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan tech startup TokenBacon has developed the world's first-ever cross-blockchain cloud platform, allowing users to quickly build their own blockchain service. In doi...

Chinese subsidies for leading Taiwan companies a bone of contention: Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Research by Nikkei Asian Review revealed that Taiwan electronics supplier Foxconn, the chairman of which has announced a bid to run for president, and media conglomerate W...

Tsai: Taiwan must move towards becoming an innovative economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tsai Ing-wen said during a reception at the Presidential Office on Tuesday that Taiwan must brandish its technological expertise and move in the direction of becoming an i...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

Taiwanese tech startups win awards at CES 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight Taiwanese startups won innovation awards at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 (CES 2019) event in Las Vegas last week, reported CNA. More than US$6 million (NT$1...

Line to launch automated Chinese-language customer service in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular chat app Line will launch an automated customer service program in Chinese next year, reported CNA. The automated program will answer user questions in real tim...

Taiwan's VIA Technologies well-placed to benefit from emerging technologies: CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – CEO of integrated circuits giant VIA Technologies, Chen Wen-chi (陈文琦), said that the company is well placed to make the most from emerging technologies like artificial int...

McKinsey launches North Asia Industrial IoT Hub in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pre-eminent global management consulting company McKinsey & Company has expanded its presence in Taiwan, with the opening of its North Asia Industrial IoT Hub (麥肯錫北亞工業...

Canadian Technology Accelerator to spur Taiwan-Canada innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Innovation, entrepreneurship, and joint ventures between Canada and Taiwan are now easier to achieve, with the launch of the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in Taipe...

Taiwan’s Acer and National Yang-Ming University collaborate on self-driving car technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electronics giant Acer and National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) announced a collaborative partnership on Dec. 10, in which the pair will jointly develop self-dri...

Taiwan’s UMC freezes ties with Chinese firm in response to US sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s second-largest contract chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC, 聯華電子) has frozen its dealings with Chinese state-owned semiconductor firm Fujian Jinhu...

Taiwan’s semiconductor industry expected to grow by 4.5-5.3% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) expects Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to grow by 4.5-3.5 percent in 2019, with total output...

Taiwan company invests US$1m to promote ‘environmentally friendly’ mining in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based Xinye Precious Metal Technology Co. (鑫業貴金屬科技股份) has invested US$1 million (NT$30.88 million) to promote a more environmentally-friendly method of gold and nic...

Taiwan’s KYMCO enters Indian electric scooter market with US$65m joint venture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese motorcycle company KYMCO (光陽工業) has entered the Indian scooter market, with a US$65 million (NT$2 billion) investment in Indian electric scooter startup 22Motors...

Taiwan’s TSMC to continue as Apple's exclusive A-series chip supplier: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電) has won the 2019 contract to be the exclusive supplier of Apple’s new A13 chips, used in upcoming iPhone and i...