Microsoft VP Nick Parker to deliver keynote speech at Computex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft Taiwan announced on Monday (May 20) that Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales at Microsoft, Nick Parker, will deliver a keynote speech at Computex...

Less dependence on China means stable growth for Taiwan’s economy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Looking back at her first three years as President, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is seeking re-election, laid out all the reforms and policies her administration has carried ou...

China's technology tactics irk its trading partners

BEIJING (AP) — For four decades, Beijing has cajoled or pressured foreign companies to hand over technology. And its trading partners say if that didn't work, China stole what it wanted. ...

Insider Q&A: Velodyne advocates for safer self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) — Self-driving Tesla electric vehicles could be on the road sometime next year under CEO Elon Musk's vision to bring financial success to his upstart company. But critic...

AI research platform powered by supercomputer Taiwania 2 to launch in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Artificial intelligence platform Taiwan Computing Cloud (TWCC) is set to officially commence services for academic and research projects in June, according to the National Cen...

Q&A: Is there a way out of the US-China trade fight?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have been trading punches over trade for months. And the slugfest has only intensified this month. Claiming that the Chinese had reneged...

Countertops and rubber bands: US pursues obscure trade cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's high-profile trade offensives have grabbed headlines and rattled financial markets around the world. He's battling China over the industries of the future, s...

Int'l human rights group to hold first Asian congress in Taiwan

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), a Paris-based human rights group consisting of 184 organizations, announced Thursday that it has chosen Taiwan as the location for its first congr...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IRAN BLASTS US SANCTIONS AS TENSIONS MOUNT Iran's foreign...

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won't be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks th...

Taiwanese schools form alliance to fight stroke with new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three academic institutions in Taiwan are teaming up to create a “Digital Medical Alliance” to establish a platform combining the Internet of Things, smart tec...

10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia

IT companies in Bangladesh started exporting software around two decades ago, joining the business process outsourcing (BPO) bandwagon in the 1990s. Since then, many of them have diversified into expo...

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology ...

Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions

BEIJING (AP) — China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The U...