Taiwan Hon Hai reports highest-ever October sales

On the back of the debut of the latest smartphones from Apple Inc., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., one of the most important iPhone assemblers, reported Tuesday that sales hit the highest level ever ...

Arctic, 5G technology top Trump talks with Finland’s leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with Finland’s president and expressed his concern about Russia and China’s rising interest in the Arctic. Trump and Finland’s Sauli ...

U.S. brokerage upbeat about TSMC sales growth, raises target price

A U.S.-based brokerage has raised its target price on shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), with the securities house expressing optimism about sales growth momen...

Taiwan to play key role in global 5G supply chain: Economics Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will turn Taiwan into a key element in the global supply chain for 5G technology through the development of smart semiconductors, Economics Minister Shen Jo...

A panda is the mascot for the 2020 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a cerem...

Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technology

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia, which is among Europe's most wired and technologically advanced nations, is set to restrict the use of equipment and technology from Chinese telecom giant Huawei in its govern...

Taiwan’s TSMC breaks monthly revenue record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Exceeding expectations of an improvement, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), on Tuesday (September 10) announced ...

Taiwan exports up 2.6% year-on-year in August

Taiwan's exports rose by more than 2 percent from a year earlier in August, reversing a 0.5 percent decline seen a month earlier, largely on the back of the peak-season effects in the global elect...

US and Poland sign agreement to cooperate on 5G technology

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology as concerns grow about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Vice President Mike Penc...

Micron gets green light for NT$66 billion investment in Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After announcing on Monday (Aug. 26) that it was building a new plant coded A3, U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc. today (Aug. 28)...

Micron's Taichung plant in central Taiwan expected to be ready in 2020 Q4

Micron Memory Taiwan Co., a subsidiary of U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc., said Monday that construction of a new plant coded A3 is scheduled to be com...

Taiwan raises 2019 GDP growth forecast

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan has raised its forecast for gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019, reflecting increased investment in Taiwan by local suppliers looking to steer clear of the trade dispute b...

Taiwan's ITRI to build trailblazing domestic 5G ecosystem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工研院) has enlisted the help of 18 local companies to create Taiwan’s own 5G ecosystem. ITRI is set to unveil the fir...

EU has security concerns over Chinese 5G tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EU Commissioner Julian King has raised concerns over the potential use of Huawei mobile networks in Europe, citing a Chinese law requiring companies to “support” th...

Chinese group hacked 8 top tech firms to steal data from their clients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hackers linked to China’s Ministry of State Security launched an operation named “Cloud Hopper” to successfully intrude into the networks of eight techno...