Why you don't need a 5G phone just yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Phone companies are building speedier 5G wireless networks and making big claims about revolutionary new applications. But if you're shopping for a new phone, experts recommend being s...

Taiwan central government presents first balanced budget in 22 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government was presenting the first balanced budget in 22 years, showing it valued fiscal discipline, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇振昌) said Friday (September 20). The l...

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...

Taiwan and U.S. to conduct joint cybersecurity drills in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States will for the first time conduct large-scale joint cybersecurity drills in November, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christen...

Taiwan’s HTC appoints France’s Yves Maitre as CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan electronics brand HTC Corporation has appointed Frenchman Yves Maitre as its new CEO, though his predecessor Cher Wang (王雪紅) will stay on as chairwoman of the compa...

Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei's access to U.S. technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its...

SEMICON Taiwan expected to attract 50,000 visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SEMICON Taiwan will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1, from Wednesday (Sept. 18-20). This year SEMICON Taiwan has assembled more than 700 exhibitor...

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...

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning o...

Apple's new offerings: Cheaper iPhone, streaming TV

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is dangling deals for its new phones and TV streaming service as it seeks to offset slumping device sales with new services. Here's a look at what Appl...

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 ...

Apple expected to unveil iPhones echoing last year's models

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to unveil three new iPhone models that are so similar to last year's lineup, they may be upstaged by details about the company's upcoming video service. ...

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...