11 top tech CEOs selected as new board of directors for Taiwan's top biomedical agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) hosted a re-election for the board of directors on Tuesday (Nov. 26), with a record of 11 tech CEOs elected as dire...

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that it has decided to suspend all advertisements by political candidates in Taiwan from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17. In a post on the of...

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...

Google to double office space in Taiwan, hire several hundred employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google announced today that it will double its office space in Taiwan by building a new space in New Tapei and will hire several hundred employees. At a press conference tod...

Google announces first Asia green energy project in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. technology giant Google announced its first green energy project in Asia yesterday, with the company set to partially power its data center in Changhua County with so...

Get a glimpse of the beauty of Taiwan in renewed Google Street View images

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Google Taiwan has renewed images for more than 150 indoor and outdoor sites, and some of the images were taken by Google's street view backpack. The refreshed scenes include...

Google announces “Smart Taiwan” initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of Google’s “Smart Taiwan” initiative, the company announced Wednesday that it is hiring over 300 new employees to join its team. This initiat...

Google to recruit talent for ambitious AI project in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’ most valuable tech giant joins Microsoft and AWS to tap into Taiwan’s talent pool to pursue promising developments of artificial intelligence (AI) t...

'Pokemon' tops Google Taiwan’s Year in Search

Google Taiwan just released its annual "2016 Year in Search" in which the popular mobile game Pokemon GO took the crown in overall trending searches at Google Taiwan, while U.S. President-el...

Foxconn to bolster investment in healthcare

After its strategic alliance and takeover of Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp. to partly expand its IoT market presence this year, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world’s biggest contract ele...

Taiwan taking steps to boost electronic payment transactions

Taipei, Nov. 2 (CNA) Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has proposed a plan to get local consumers into the habit of making payments electronically and double the share of total consu...

Females more active than males in local video game market: Google

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) Video games play a major role in the daily lives of most Taiwanese, as 66 percent of respondents to a Google online survey on local video game habits said they play video games f...

Google launches digital talent project for Taiwanese graduates

Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Google Inc. launched an initiative Thursday to provide tutorial and training resources for Taiwanese graduates as part of a strategy to strengthen its talent base and deepen co...