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Can virtual banks carve out niche in overbanked Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Across East Asia, digital banks have been gaining traction from financial centers like Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Taiwan greenlit three online-only banks &m...

Taiwan's HTC depends on VR, Google’s Pixel phones for survival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Walk into HTC’s big, boxy, monolithic office in Xindian and there are two entrances: one for the Googlers and the other for HTC’s staff. Google invested NT$...

It’s a case of the blues for Taiwan’s Gold Card program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gold Card program, highlighted by the government as a way to bring in high-caliber foreign talent, is currently at a crossroads as some holders repatriate t...

Is Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek’s dependency on China sustainable?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MediaTek came to the rescue of beleaguered Huawei as Washington slapped sanctions on Chinese firms at the height of the trade war. When Qualcomm and Taiwan Semiconducto...

2nm fab of Taiwan's TSMC to fend off competitors by feeding smartphone, HPC demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It may be lonely at the top, but Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) intends to stay there. To do so, the world’s largest contract chipmaker is acce...

US Justice Department probe into stablecoin Tether may have Taiwan angle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan is not known as a crypto hub, Tether kept part of its fortune stashed in banks on the island for some time — until its relationship with a financial ins...

Asus ZenFone 8 launches in US while Xiaomi, Huawei struggle with trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the ZenFone has been successful in Taiwan and Southeast Asia, it never really got its chance to shine in the U.S. — but this could change as the market is diff...

Taiwan server boom due to data-hungry economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The imposition of a draconian national security law on Hong Kong has daunting implications for its role as a regional data storage hub. Big Tech is voting with its feet as...

TSMC Japan play aims to ease auto, image sensor shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is building its first fab in Japan to increase chip supply for image sensors and the automotive sector as local chipmaker...

Taiwan's TSMC likely to post double-digit earnings increase despite Intel ambitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to post earnings Thursday (July 15), and analysts are predicting a continued double-digit rise in profit des...

Taiwan analysts say notebook shortage to linger until Q4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global notebook market has been on a rollercoaster ride since COVID-19 erupted in January 2020. Driven by unprecedented demand for remote work and learning applicat...

What is TSMC? Chip designers vs. chipmakers explained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has frequently been in the news of late as demand for semiconductors hits record highs and a global shortage of silicon t...