Why the US-China trade war is an opportunity for Taiwan

The recent US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing into "A New Approach for an Era of U.S.-China Competition" raised an intriguing new opportunity for Taiwan. The USA and China a...

US Military admonishes Google for ties to CCP, assisting Chinese military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Google is facing increasing scrutiny from the U.S. military for their dealings with the Chinese communist party, in what many analysts say may be undermining U....

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___ Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the c...

Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer plans to meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ...

First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday's animated Google Doodle shows the c...

EU commissioner Vestager running for bloc's top posts

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The EU's competition commissioner says she is one of seven candidates from the European Parliament's liberal, pro-business ALDE faction running for top posts within the Euro...

Costa Rica president wants free elections for Nicaragua

SEATTLE (AP) — Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado has said Central America should not be satisfied until Nicaragua holds free elections and re-establishes a free press, democracy and human rights g...

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___ Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged and projected no rate hikes i...

Puerto Rico lures tech developers as hurricane season looms

ISABELA, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the dark and isolating days after Hurricane Maria, people across Puerto Rico invented new ways to communicate: Elderly couples in need of food or water would raise a fla...

Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Evaldas Rimasauskas (...

Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling a lower court to take another look at a class-action settlement involving Google and privacy concerns. Google agreed to settle the clas...

EU fines Google 1.49 billion euros in advertising case

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. The EU's competition comm...

EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.68 billion) for abusing its dominance in online advertising

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.68 billion) for abusing its dominance in online advertising.

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___ High-level US-China trade talks to resume next week WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of...

Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation's major social media companies, claiming they're biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he us...