Taiwan's Acer ranks No. 5 PC vendor, Asustek No. 6 worldwide in Q3: Gartner

Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc. retained their titles as the fifth- and sixth-largest global PC suppliers, respectively, in the third quarter of this year, according to global market information a...

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...

Foxconn’s Sharp laptop unit to set up factory in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Japanese electronics giant Sharp will set up a unit of its laptop maker Dynabook in Taoyuan next month, posing a threat to Taiwanese brands Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., ...

Half a million computers hacked via server at Taiwan's ASUS: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As many as half a million computers might have installed malware disguised as an update from electronics giant ASUS after the Taiwanese company’s server was hacked, accord...

Fortune ranks Taiwan's ASUS and TSMC among 'most admired' global tech firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesses Asustek Computers and Taiwan Semiconductors (TSMC) have been recognized by Fortune Magazine index of the “World ‘s Most Admired Companies&...

Taiwan’s ASUS sees sales drop by more than 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Electronics group Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩), also known as ASUS, saw its sales drop by more than 10 percent during the final quarter of 2018 compared to the same period the pre...

Taiwan’s ASUS CEO resigns to head for AIoT project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Asustek Computer (華碩) CEO Jerry Shen (沈振來) announced his resignation Thursday to head for an Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) project to be partly funded by the Ta...

TOP 20 Taiwanese global brands in 2018: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taiwan International Brand Value List was released by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs Friday, Nov. 30. ASUS (華碩) , Trend Micro (趨勢科技), and Want Want ...

Taiwan model Lin Chi-ling features on Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) is the only celebrity to be featured on Forbes Magazine’s list of 40 Asian “Heroes of Philanthropy” for 20...

Taiwania 2 ranked as 20th-most powerful supercomputer in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwania 2 has achieved a ranking of 20th in the world, the highest rating for a Taiwan-made supercomputer ever, announced the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) yesterd...

Taiwanese electronics company ASUS denies layoff reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Computer and phone maker AsusTek Computer Inc., also known as Asus (華碩), denied reports Thursday that it was planning massive layoffs in Taiwan and China. The company had con...

Samsung tops smartphone sales volume in Taiwan in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea had the highest sales volume among other suppliers in Taiwan in August, driven by the launch of its latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy...

Taiwan ministry partnering with major tech firms on AI platform

TAIPEI (CNA) - The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on Friday joined forces with three major tech companies to develop an artificial intelligence platform based on cloud technology. The th...

ASUS ZenFone 5 begins sales in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s premier smartphone maker ASUS begins sales of its ZenFone 5 in Taiwan today (April 12). ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih (施崇棠) told a press conference Thursday th...

iPhone 8 Plus overtakes iPhone X as bestseller in Taiwan

Taipei, March 3 (CNA) The 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus became the top-selling smartphone in Taiwan in January, edging out Apple's larger flagship model the iPhone X, according to market sources. The ...