Taiwan to ban government use of Huawei, Lenovo products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following allegations of spying risks of using telecom equipment made by China's Huawei, governments around the world are taking action, and Taiwan is said to follow suit by...

Bio Asia biotech conference to take place in Taiwan for first time in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joined the Taiwan Bio-Industry Association (Taiwan BIO) in announcing that the Bio Asia-Taiwan 2019 International Conferenc...

AI more disruptive than internet: Taiwan TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder of the world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), Morris Chang (張忠謀), said that the proliferation of artificial intelligence (...

McKinsey launches North Asia Industrial IoT Hub in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pre-eminent global management consulting company McKinsey & Company has expanded its presence in Taiwan, with the opening of its North Asia Industrial IoT Hub (麥肯錫北亞工業...

Canadian Technology Accelerator to spur Taiwan-Canada innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Innovation, entrepreneurship, and joint ventures between Canada and Taiwan are now easier to achieve, with the launch of the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in Taipe...

LINE TAIWAN TechPulse 2018 conference to be held Dec. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese communication software development company LINE Corp. announced today that this year’s LINE TAIWAN TechPulse Developer Conference will be held in Taipei on ...

Microsoft launches Taiwan startup accelerator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft in partnership with Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs launched the “Microsoft Startup Accelerator” in Taipei on Nov. 19, hoping to support ...

Taiwan researcher urges optimism as AI changes human labor and industry in years ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An analyst with Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Huang Yi-Wen (黃筱雯), discussed the potential impact of artificial intelligence on the human work ...

SoftBank mobile unit to go for IPO raising some $20 billion

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. will carry out an initial public offering of its Japanese mobile subsidiary, set for Dec. 19. The Tokyo Stock Exchange a...

SoftBank CEO decries journalist's death, defends Saudi fund

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son has denounced the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but defended the Japanese technology giant's investment fund, which inclu...

Acer founder urges Taiwan, Japan to join hands developing autonomous cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are positioned to benefit from the joint creation of a “paradigm shift” in the industry of autonomous vehicles, as both sides can play importa...

Taiwan’s semiconductor industry expected to grow by 4.5-5.3% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) expects Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to grow by 4.5-3.5 percent in 2019, with total output...

Taiwan to see manufacturing output growth slip to 3.21% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The production growth for Taiwan’s manufacturing sector in 2019 is predicted to slip 1.54 percent to 3.21 percent on a yearly basis amid trade woes and signs of a re...

APEC information and communications meeting in Taipei centers on IoT, digital governance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s information and communications regulator on Oct. 1 urged APEC members to strengthen cooperation and implement digital governance strategies to address risin...

Taiwanese company SINBON opens new factory in Hungary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan continues to increases economic ties across the world, a new business venture in Europe has been established by Taiwanese company SINBON in Hungary. The elect...