Alexa

Maui Musings: Finding the right schedule in a long year

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — There are 32 players in the Sentry Tournament of Champions who will take the 30-minute flight to Oahu next week for the Sony Open, the second leg of the Hawaii Swing. ...

Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts, Cai Guo-qiang to launch VR fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-qiang's (蔡國強) new exhibition featuring a virtual reality collaboration with Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts kicked off at the Palace Mus...

From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

We streamed, we Zoomed, we ordered groceries and houseplants online, we created virtual villages while navigating laptop shortages to work and learn from home. When it comes to technology, 2020 was a ...

Snowboard icon: Sports are great with or without Olympics

To all those surfers, rock climbers, skateboarders and, now, break dancers, who dream of taking their act to the Olympics soon, one of history's best snowboarders has a message: Your sports are great ...

German regulators launch new Facebook investigation over VR

BERLIN (AP) — German regulators launched an investigation Thursday into Facebook over the company's decision to link its Oculus virtual reality products to the social network, authorities said. ...

NCKUH showcases innovative medical solutions at Taiwan Healthcare Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest healthcare expo wrapped up on Sunday (Dec. 6), with over 550 exhibitors and 150 startups showcasing their new digital healthcare technologies — ...

Taiwan vice president expresses confidence in local creative industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Nov. 18) attended the opening ceremony of the inaugural Taiwan Creative Content Fest (TCCF) and encouraged Taiwanese creato...

Taiwan’s HTC chairwoman wins VR award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HTC Corporation Chairwoman and CEO Cher Wang (王雪紅) won the Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award for her company’s efforts in developing virtual reality technology...

Foreign ministry launches VR film promoting Taiwan's coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) launched a virtual reality film on Wednesday (Oct. 21) to promote Taiwan’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as an e...

i-Maker announces cooperation with Carol Interior Design to expand interior design business-the combination of technology and traditional decoration design

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 14 October 2020 - i-Maker and Carol Interior Design announced today that they have launched a 10-year partnership development plan to develop market-oriented integr...

[Interview] Taipei strives to accelerate industrial transformation in post-COVID era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Considering that the global economy has been shaken by COVID-19 since early this year, Lin Chung-chieh (林崇傑), commissioner of the Taipei City Government Department of Econ...

Microsoft Accelerator helps build national startups team in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Microsoft Taiwan held an event Tuesday (Oct. 6) related to the implementation of the Microsoft Accelerator initiative that has empowered more than 30 Taiwan-based startups...

Potty training: NASA tests new $23M titanium space toilet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s first new space potty in decades — a $23 million titanium toilet better suited for women — is getting a not-so-dry run at the International Space Station before even...

SEMICON Taiwan 2020 and parallel online version to open Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — SEMICON Taiwan 2020 will open at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 on Wednesday (Sept. 23) and run through Friday, showcasing 550 exhibitors, and the event's onl...

Tourism Bureau launches pseudo-trips to Taiwan in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau on Sunday (Sept. 13) launched a special event at Tokyo's Eslite Spectrum Nihonbashi to promote the country's tourism and help quench the ...