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...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat the intractable problem of school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up ...

Taiwan singer Jolin's 'Ugly Beauty' nominated for 7 Golden Melody awards

Music and music video from the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依林)'s 14th music studio album "Ugly Beauty" have been nominated for awards in seven categories in this year's Golde...

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...

Why does Facebook fail to fix itself? It's partly humans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The question comes up over and over, with extremist material, hate speech, election meddling and privacy invasions. Why can't Facebook just fix it? It's complica...

Intel announces Project Athena lab in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Intel announced on Wednesday (May 8) plans to put into operation three “Project Athena Open Labs” in Taipei, Shanghai, and Folsom in California, in ...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

Google's privacy promises don't sway many experts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by ...

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Google expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company's hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the company's a...

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Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Assistant has made for a name for itself in a voice technology market once dominated by Amazon and Apple. Google is expected to announce updates to its vo...

Savile Row's Ozwald Boateng debuts womenswear in Harlem

NEW YORK (AP) — Ozwald Boateng, the one-time wunderkind of London's Savile Row, the bespoke tailor to the stars, filled the historic Apollo Theater to its rafters in celebration of the 100th anniversa...