Purchase of GigaMedia Shares by CEO Cheng-Ming Huang

TAIPEI, Sept. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Cheng-Ming Huang a.k.a. James Huang has purchased a total of 21,570 shares of G...

Purchase of GigaMedia Shares by CEO Cheng-Ming Huang

TAIPEI, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Cheng-Ming Huang a.k.a. James Huang has purchased a total of 68,737 shares of G...

GigaMedia Announces Purchase of Convertible Note of Aeolus Robotics Corporation

TAIPEI, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced that, on August 31, 2020, the Company has entered and executed an convertible note purchase agreement to acquire ...

Infinix to announce Zero 8 soon as its flagship smartphone for 2020

NAIROBI, KENYA and DODOMA, TANZANIA - Media OutReach - 13 August 2020 - Infinix is said to launch Zero 8 soon, which is the latest product of its flagship smartphone series Zero. It is also rumored th...

GigaMedia Announces Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

TAIPEI, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced its second-quarter 2020 unaudited financial results. Comments from Management In the second quarter of 2020, Gi...

Nintendo marks profit jump as people stay home amid pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. scored a 33% jump in annual profit, as people stuck at home turn to playing games. Kyoto-based Nintendo, which did not break down...

Masks of Chinese mobile game characters removed to ‘maintain harmony’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The mobile game Shining Nikki (閃耀暖暖) created by Paper Games, a Chinese company, has removed masks from its characters, prompting users to link this to Hong Kong's anti...

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. The...

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded cr...

Taipei Game Show names candidates for Indie Game Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 22 new computer games have won nominations for the Indie Game Awards to be presented later this month at the Taipei Game Show. In order to promote more independent...

China's Tencent partners with law enforcement to limit online gameplay for minors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to criticism from the public and the Chinese government, the Chinese tech giant Tencent is responding by increasing monitoring and identity verification measur...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the course of ...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and brought in an esti...

Taiwanese man plays Pokémon GO on 15 smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - How many phones do you need to play a proper game of Pokémon GO? The answer is 15, if you are Chen San-yuan (陳三元), a 70-year-old man who traveled especially to the so...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the southern T...