Cloud service stocks set to gain from Wuhan virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares in cloud services are likely to rebound in the second quarter when Wuhan virus (COVID-19) cases are expected to gradually taper off, according to market analysts. ...

Iowans, they're just like us. Sometimes.

Right about now, on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, when the nation's political microscope turns to inspect the small state's DNA, people start to complain about this quirk of American presidential poli...

Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations has been hacked. An internal confidential document from the United Nations, leaked to The New Humanitarian and seen by The Associated Press, says tha...

Facebook riles tiny Oregon town with plan for undersea cable

TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in a tiny Oregon town with no stoplights or cellphone service is pitting residents against one of the world's biggest tech companies. ...

Looking down on a decade: Satellite images tell the stories

There has been no shortage of big news over the last decade. Spanning the globe, some stories were expected while others caught the world off guard. Some were so massive they were visible from space, ...

Looking down on a decade

There has been no shortage of big news over the last decade. Spanning the globe, some stories were expected while others caught the world off guard. Some were so massive they were visible from space, ...

Arctic habitats and cultures on thin ice as region warms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising temperatures and shrinking snow and ice cover in the Arctic are endangering habitats, fisheries and local cultures, according to a report issued Tuesday by the National Oceani...

Warming toll: 1 degree hotter, trillions of tons of ice gone

Since leaders first started talking about tackling the problem of climate change, the world has spewed more heat-trapping gases, gotten hotter and suffered hundreds of extreme weather disasters. Fires...

Google gets green light to infuse NT$26 billion into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. search engine giant Google received the Taiwanese government's approval on Monday (Oct. 28) to invest NT$26 billion (US$852 million) in the country. The Minist...

Ex-Tennessee Gov. Bredesen introduces renewable energy firm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new business venture by former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen takes on global warming by helping companies fund solar panels in communities with dirty-power electric grids. ...

HP Inc.’s new CEO unveils plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — HP Inc.’s new CEO has unveiled the company’s latest plan to streamline its operations — one that envisions cutting its workforce by as much as 16% over the next three years. ...

Germany shuts down illegal data center in former NATO bunker

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were...

Foxconn plans high performance computing data center in Wisconsin

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to build a High Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) in Wisconsin as part of its major investment in the U.S. state. Hon H...

Google to set up second data center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American tech giant Google announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) plans to establish a data center in Tainan as it ramps up investment in Taiwan. The company has procured la...

Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years. The head of Ukraine's national security service Ivan Ba...