Taiwan model Lin Chiling features on Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chiling (林志玲) is the only celebrity to be featured on Forbes Magazine’s list of 40 Asian “Heroes of Philanthropy” for 201...

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou reclaims mantle as Taiwan’s richest person

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder and Chairman of Foxconn Terry Gou was named Taiwan’s richest man, with estimated net worth totaling US$7.3 billion (NT$225.8 billion) according to Chinese-ow...

Taiwan to install VR technology at music concert 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said that Taiwan is planning to apply virtual reality technology at a music concert scheduled for the Taipei Mu...

2 Taiwanese named on Harvard’s list of best performing CEOs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businessmen Terry Gou (郭台銘) and Tsai Ming-kai (蔡明介) were both named on Harvard Business Review’s list of 100 best performing CEOs of 2018. Gou was ranke...

Taiwan’s TSMC to continue as Apple's exclusive A-series chip supplier: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC, 台積電) has won the 2019 contract to be the exclusive supplier of Apple’s new A13 chips, used in upcoming iPhone and i...

Strategy Analytics: Q1 2018 Baseband Market Share: Samsung LSI Overtakes MediaTek

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--The global cellular baseband processor market grew a modest 0.3 percent year-over-year to reach $4.9 billion in the first quarter Q1 2018, according to Strategy ...

TSMC ranked No. 1 Taiwanese patent applicant in first half of year

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, was the No. 1 Taiwanese firm in invention patent applications in the country for the first half of this year,...

Harvard professor, tech industry converge at AI conference in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hsinchu Science Park (新竹科學工業園區) will put on an industry-university conference, drawing in participation from some of Taiwan's most successful tech companies and a Harv...

Taiwan Stock Exchange reveals names of 50 'best-paying' listed companies 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. (TWSE) announced Friday a list of the top 50 best-paying TWSE/TPEx-listed companies of 2017, which not surprisingly included the country's t...

Strategy Analytics: 2017 Smartphone Apps Processor Market Share: HiSilicon, Qualcomm and Samsung LSI Gain Share

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--The global smartphone Applications Processor (AP) market declined 5 percent year-over-year to reach $20.2 billion in 2017, according to Strategy Analytics Handse...

Strategy Analytics: 2017 Tablet Apps Processor Market Share: HiSilicon, Intel and Qualcomm Register Year-on-Year Growth

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018--The global tablet Applications Processor (AP) market declined 3 percent year-over-year growth to reach $2 billion in calendar year (CY) 2017, according to Strateg...

Taiwan's manufacturers enjoy 13.4 percent growth in profits

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwan's manufacturers listed on the local equity market posted NT$1.5 trillion (US$50.34 billion) in combined net profit in 2017, up 13.4 percent from a year earlier, with Tai...

Taiwan Military says no Chinese phones allowed, as Taipei green-lights Mediatek deal with ZTE Corp.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the decision last week of the U.S. Military to ban the sale of Huawei and ZTE communications products, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MOND) made it...

Microsoft, Taiwan to join forces on mixed reality

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) American tech giant Microsoft Corp. has agreed to partner with Taiwan to develop hardware standards and sample applications for mixed reality (MR) technology, Minister without P...

Taiwan imposes restrictions on exports to China telecom company ZTE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) followed the lead of the United States to impose restrictions on supplies to Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp. (中興通訊), reports sai...