Amazon Web Services brings latest cloud services to Taipei in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Service (AWS) held its “re:Invent 2019 re:Cap” in Taipei on Wednesday (Jan. 8) and introduced its expanding cloud services to the world. AWS play...

Taiwan talent drain sees professors poached by Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least five faculty members from Taiwan’s most prestigious universities have been poached by Hong Kong over the past two years, highlighting the academic talent dr...

Taiwan's education ministry pushes universities to start winter break early for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is sending letters to universities nationwide asking them to administer final exams earlier, as some current testing dates would conflict w...

2019 FUTEX in Taipei set to spotlight smart agriculture tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 FUTEX future technology exhibition taking place in Taipei between Dec. 5-8 will emphasize Taiwan’s smart agricultural biotech. Featured at the annual tec...

Number of visiting HK students, professors spikes in Taiwan amid escalating protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students and professors applying to study and teach at Taiwanese universities as guests has spiked amid the prolonged protests in Hong Kong, which ...

Taiwan develops world’s first non-intrusive kidney dialysis measurer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Chiao Tung University (NTCU) has developed the first non-intrusive kidney dialysis measurer in the world, with help from the Ministry of Science and Technology (M...

Taiwan's NCTU develops smart contact lens to detect dry eye syndrome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team at a Taiwanese university has successfully developed the world’s first smart contact lens that can instantaneously detect dry eye syndrome, Liberty Times repo...

More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

Former III, HP Taiwan chairman leaps to his death from Taipei building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The former chairman of the Institute for Information Industry (III) and Hewlett Packard (HP) Taiwan, was found dead on Thursday morning (Oct. 31) after having apparently c...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

11 Taiwan institutions rank among top 500 in latest QS World University Rankings

A total of 11 Taiwan universities are among the top 500 globally, according to the latest QS World University Rankings released June 19. Taipei City-based National Taiwan University leads the way ...

Startup finding success with new contactless blood pressure sensor

TAIPEI --A Taiwanese university startup, which has developed image-sensing technology to measure a person's blood pressure and heartbeat simply by looking at his/her face, is starting to find comm...

AI cooperation pacts inked by Taiwan, Singapore

A pair of memorandums of understanding on artificial intelligence cooperation were inked May 27 in Taipei City between two local AI research facilities and Singapore-headquartered Certis Group, accord...

CommonWealth: Taiwan universities fall prey to predatory journals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After six months of collaboration with German-based Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Taiwan's CommonthWealth Magazine recently published a 14-page investigative report on a mo...

Taiwan industry calls for increased investment in bridging AI skills gap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan-based AI-driven marketing company on Wednesday warned about a widening skills gap in Taiwan in the age of digital transformation, and urged the corporate world to...