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Acer and Windows team up to launch mixed reality device in 4Q17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan-based computer company Acer has teamed up with Windows to develop the Acer Windows Mixed Reality HMD headgear, a mixed reality device, and showcased a developer kit v...

Why has IoT gained traction over the last six years?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— For the non-tech savvy population, it might appear as if the term Internet of Things (IoT) popped out of nowhere in recent years, and nearly every company is advocating tha...

Computex discusses real-time data analysis technology for IoT devices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A subject that reoccurred in key speakers' presentations at the Computex Keynote forum, “Future Technology Trends” on Tuesday, was transforming large quantit...

Asia’s largest ICT show Computex kicks off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In its 37th year, about 1,600 global and domestic manufacturers attended Computex, said James Huang (黃志芳), Chairman of Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), du...

Taiwan's heavy drones for surveillance still in pilot project phase

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Military officials announced Tengyun (騰雲機), a heavy drone designed for surveillance purposes, developed by Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology's (CIST) was sti...

Taiwan expands scope of politicians’ anti-money laundering investigations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s new anti-money laundering laws which will become effective on June 28, 2017 will expand the scope of anti-money laundering investigations to include family, f...

Century-old lion-dog statue destroyed by ex-councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A century old Japanese stone lion-dog statue, erected in front of Yixian Elementary School (逸仙國小) in Beitou District of Taipei City, was vandalized by former Taipei City Cou...

Firefighters rescue Taiwan hiking groups trapped on Babokuru Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two hiking groups consisting of 22 members trapped on Babokuru Mountain (巴博庫魯山) or also known as Mawanglai Shan (馬望來山) hiking trail on May 28 were safely located and rescued...

Central Cross-island Highway closed over rockslides

TAIPEI (Taiwan)—Today marks the first day of Taiwan's Dragon Boat Festival, but those planning to take the Central Cross-island Highway to visit the scenic mountainous terrain in central and...

Taiwan Headline News

The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on the first day of Dragon Boat Festival as follows: @United Daily News: Taiwan local governments scramble for resources to save disappearing golden coastli...

Sexual harassment scandal at Taiwan’s Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chen Yueh-fang (陳月芳) , Taiwan's first female squadron leader, filed a sexual harassment complaint against one of President Tsai Ing-wen's bodyguards. In late Apri...

Gogoro 2 priced cheaper than iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Telecommunication company FarEasTone smartphone clients that have signed a two-year binding contract will be able to purchase the ergonomic electric scooter Gogoro 2 at a ba...

Judges urge lawmakers to draft new bills to protect same-sex couple marriage rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Following Taiwan's Constitutional Court landmark ruling on Wednesday that made the nation the first in Asia to rule in favor of same-sex marriages, judges are now pushin...

CWB issues heavy rain alert in nine cities and counties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a heavy rain alert in nine cities and counties in central and southern Taiwan, as the recent weather front shifts south causing inten...

Uncertainty cast over Ariana Grande Taiwan tour following Manchester Arena bombing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—American pop singer Ariana Grande suspended her "Dangerous Woman Tour" in Europe in the aftermath of a tragic terrorist bombing incident at Manchester Arena in UK ...