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Vive Flow VR headset from Taiwan's HTC to hit shelves Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese electronics brand HTC has announced that its new VR model, the HTC VIVE Flow, will hit the market on Monday (Nov. 1). The news comes amid renewed interest in ...

Taiwan HTC share price continues to soar on metaverse craze

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A decade after its disastrous fall from a 2011 peak, Taiwan consumer electronics company HTC is seeing strong buying this week, thanks to a metaverse craze. On Oct. 18 ...

Taiwan's HTC builds world's first holographic music platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — HTC’s virtual reality content brand Vive Originals announced the world’s first holographic music platform, Beatday, which is working with Taiwanese band Bisiug...

Taiwan’s HTC joins Cat Art creator to present VR exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yamamoto Shu, a Japanese artist renowned for turning the subjects of classic artworks into cats, has partnered with HTC’s Viveport to present an online virtual reali...

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$...

French Senate backs Taiwan's entry in international organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — France's Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday (May 6) that called for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and three other m...

Review: Once more unto the breach in 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

“Godzilla vs. Kong” begins, fittingly, with the big guy asleep. There is King Kong, colossus of the big screen, slowing waking on a mountainside. He rouses slowly in the morning sun ...

Look out, Labs: French bulldogs now 2nd most popular US dog

NEW YORK (AP) — Could the French bulldog become America's favorite purebred pooch? After riding a rocket ship to popularity over the last quarter-century, Frenchies came in second on...

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...

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...

Turning 100: Lebanon, a nation branded by upheaval, crises

BEIRUT (AP) — It was a century ago on Sept. 1, 1920, that a French general, Henri Gouraud, stood on the porch of a Beirut palace surrounded by local politicians and religious leaders and declared the ...

Activation Announces 2020 Interim Results

Actively Developing Digitalized Business and Investing in Pan-cultural Sector to Capture Market Opportunities in Post-pandemic Era HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27 August, 2020 - Activation Grou...

Taiwan's HTC announces layoffs to reduce costs

Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC Corp. announced Monday (June 1) that it will "strategically adjust" its human resources and continue optimizing its organizational structure to r...

Mexico holds big music festival despite coronavirus concerns

MEXICO CITY (AP) — While the coronavirus pandemic has led authorities around the globe to cancel concerts and sporting events, and even shut down daily activities in some places, Mexico City is going ...

Taiwan’s HTC to open VR store in Saudi Arabia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Viveland, an affiliate of Taiwanese electronics brand HTC Corp., will open a VR (virtual reality) outlet in Saudi Arabia early this year, reports said Thursday (Jan. 2). ...