What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of ...

Google shifts hardware manufacturing from China to Taiwan to avoid tariffs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Google is reportedly moving its hardware production from China to Taiwan amid an escalating trade conflict that will see Chinese exports to the U.S. hit with ta...

Supermicro shifts production from China to Taiwan to avoid spying rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to rebuild its damaged reputation after news broke late last year that spy chips had been allegedly planted in its motherboards, Supermicro is planning on shifting pro...

ASUS acknowledges computers infected by auto-update virus

BOSTON (AP) — The Taiwanese computer company ASUS is acknowledging that suspected nation-state hackers planted malware on its online automatic update service in a sophisticated and targeted espionage ...

Half a million computers hacked via server at Taiwan's ASUS: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As many as half a million computers might have installed malware disguised as an update from electronics giant ASUS after the Taiwanese company’s server was hacked, accord...

Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

BOSTON (AP) — Security researchers say that hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software last year through the company's online automatic upda...

House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking

NEW YORK (AP) — Several House Republicans asked T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users' cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that inform...

AT&T to end all location-data sales to data brokers

AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge....

New Taipei man in hot water for selling live crabs in claw machine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man is facing charges after being caught selling live crabs and crayfish in a claw machine in New Taipei City, reported UDN. A 45-year-old man surnamed Feng (馮) is facing...

Charges undermine Assange denials about hacked email origins

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the beginning of 2017, one of Julian Assange's biggest media boosters traveled to the WikiLeaks founder's refuge inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London and asked him where he got...

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 tech g...

BUFFALO Inc. Selects Aquantia to Deliver 10GbE for New TeraStation WS5020 Line

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--Computex – Aquantia, a leader in Multi-Gigabit Ethernet, announced today that Buffalo has selected the Aquantia AQtion AQC107 Multi-Gig Ethernet controlle...

ASUS Wins 17 Awards at Computex 2018

FREMONT, Calif. & TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--ASUS today announced that its products won six Best Choice and 11 d&i (design and innovation) awards at ceremonies held during C...

ASUS Introduces the New ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580) with ScreenPad

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--ASUS today announced the new ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad (UX580), a high-performance professional-grade laptop that innovates how the touchpad is used....

ASUS Announces New VivoBook S15 (S530) and S14 (S430)

FREMONT, Calif., and TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--ASUS today announced VivoBook S15 (S530) and S14 (S430), a pair of stylish and lightweight laptops designed for the young, and the yo...