China’s information warfare against Taiwan as harmful as military attack: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been conducting information warfare against smaller populations in Taiwan that experts warn poses a threat no less potent than military attacks. According to ...

Taiwan offers NT$20 million prize to improve Chinese-language AI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is accepting registrations for its “dialogue with AI” competition until Oct. 7. The competition foc...

Taiwan doubles efforts to woo its overseas-based technology talent

The 31 overseas-based Taiwanese participating in the program have expertise in the fields of information communication, electronics engineering, and biomedical science, and most of them are from the U...

Taiwan's AI guru: 'I don't use Chinese-made apps and devices'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese AI guru Ethan Tu (杜奕瑾), a former Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft in the U.S., says he would avoid Chinese-made apps and devices out of cybersecuri...

Taiwan AI Labs and Microsoft launch AI platform to facilitate genetic analysis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An artificial-intelligence-based platform developed by Taiwan’s AI Labs in collaboration with Microsoft Taiwan was launched Thursday in Taipei. It is claimed that th...

AI is key to shackles of business: Taiwan AI Labs head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese computer engineer and founder of Taiwan AI Labs (台灣人工智慧實驗室) Ethan Tu (杜奕瑾) said Taiwan is well placed to collaborate with the world on artificial intelligence (A...

Former Estonian president headlines Digital Innovation Forum 2018 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President of Estonia, Toomas Henrik Ilves will give a keynote speech at the Digital Innovation Forum 2018, lending his experience in digitization in Taipei on July ...

Artificial intelligence could be Taiwan's niche in the world

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) 2018 has been dubbed by many tech and business insiders the year of artificial intelligence (AI). As Taiwan seeks to innovate on multiple scientific, cultural and humanitarian fr...

MOST strives to obtain NT$5B budget to construct crucial AI infrastructure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To support Taiwan’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry development, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) seeks to obtain a multi-year NT$5 billion (US$165....

PTT founder quits high salary Microsoft job in U.S. to launch Taiwan AI Lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Ethan Tu (杜奕瑾), founder of Taiwan’s popular online bulletin board system PTT, announced he was leaving Microsoft in the United States to take on the new challenge of l...