Microsoft VP Nick Parker to deliver keynote speech at Computex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft Taiwan announced on Monday (May 20) that Corporate Vice President, Consumer and Device Sales at Microsoft, Nick Parker, will deliver a keynote speech at Computex...

Taiwanese schools form alliance to fight stroke with new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three academic institutions in Taiwan are teaming up to create a “Digital Medical Alliance” to establish a platform combining the Internet of Things, smart tec...

10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia

IT companies in Bangladesh started exporting software around two decades ago, joining the business process outsourcing (BPO) bandwagon in the 1990s. Since then, many of them have diversified into expo...

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. ...

Taiwan to exhibit smart technology at 2 European trade shows in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, May 6, the Secretary-General of the Taiwan External Development Council (TAITRA), Walter Yeh (葉明水), announced that Taiwan will be participating in two European ...

COMPUTEX returns to Taipei, brings attention to 5G, AI, IoT development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – COMPUTEX Taipei 2019 is taking place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall and Taipei World Trade Center between May 28 and June 1, presenting a platform to showcase th...

Exclusive interview: UK Department of Trade Chief Scientific Adviser Michael Short

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British mission to this year’s Smart Cities Summit & Expo (SCSE) was led by Dr. Michael Short, Chief Scientific Adviser for the U.K. government Department of...

5G is 'the connectivity fabric for future innovations' say developers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 5G will completely revolutionize systems of interaction between people, communities and businesses, said various tech enterprise leaders at a Smart Cities conference today...

Smart solutions to healthcare problems showcased at Taiwan's Smart City Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have provided a framework on which innovative solutions can be developed to improve daily life, said Presiden...

Teco to start shipping service robots to Australia in May

The Taiwanese conglomerate Teco Group said Tuesday that its robots will go into service in restaurants in Australia, starting in May. Robots made by Teco Electric & Machinery Co. will provide s...

Greater China Amazon Web Services IoT Lab to open in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Friday that its Greater China Area AWS Internet of Things (IoT) Lab will open in Taipei to help accelerate the design and deployment of...

RISC-V Taiwan established to herald era of AIoT, 5G networks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Spearheaded by Powerchip Semiconductor Chairman Frank Huang (黃崇仁), RISC-V Taiwan was established March 7, paving the way for the next generation of computing design and in...

Japan tech giant SoftBank reports profit decline

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. has reported a 23 percent decline in fiscal third-quarter profit as adjustments in its major investment funds eroded income. ...

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...