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Patrick Lee: Let's make Taiwan a metaverse

Patrick Lee, the founder of Rotten Tomatoes, is closely watching how the metaverse develops. After a six-month stay in Taiwan, he recognized how this small but growing ecosystem here in Taiwan owns th...

Apple increases iPhone 13 chip orders from Taiwan’s TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple has upped chip orders for its newest iPhone 13 series from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) by scaling back on orders for older, existing models. Sou...

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...

Hong Kong Baptist University secures funding from RGC Theme-based Research Scheme to build platform technologies for symbiotic creativity

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 13 July 2021 - A research project led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) entitled "Building Platform Technologies for Symbiotic Creativity in Hong Kong" has bee...

Taiwan VR film wins best story at Cannes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese artist Huang Hsin-chien (黃心健) won big at the Cannes Film Festival-associated Marché du Film with his VR production "Samsara." A multimedia ar...

Taiwanese films to compete at Cannes Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Taiwanese productions have made it to the nomination list of the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in various categories. For the VeeR Future Award competition, two Ta...

VICIS has top 3 helmets in survey including lineman model

VICIS has the top three performing helmets in the NFL/NFLPA's seventh annual study, with a position-specific helmet tested for the first time and ranking second overall. The VICIS ZE...

'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

Last week Daisy Ridley and Jennifer Hudson went to a movie premiere together. They posed for photos and made remarks from a stage while an audience watched quietly. Or, more accurat...

C AllStar hosts Asia’s first virtual Minecraft concert

The famous Hong Kong pop group threw a virtual concert for eager fans on Minecraft and Microsoft Teams, redefining innovative entertainment experiences HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 December 202...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans to expand India plant despite Wistron incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn said its plans to expand a factory in southern India have remained unchanged despite riots breaking out at another Taiwanese factory. On Dec. 12, a protest by a...

Taiwanese Apple suppliers expand operations in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese Apple suppliers are expanding their operations in India thanks in part to generous investment incentives and the American push for "moving factories o...

Taiwan telecom providers offer special deals on iPhone 12 pre-orders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be released for pre-order Friday night (Oct. 16) at 8 p.m. Taiwan time, with special offers available for those who order them before ...

Extinction Rebellion blockades Murdoch-owned plants

Environmental activists disrupted the publication of several British national newspapers on Saturday after they blockaded printing presses owned by media magnate Rupert Murdoch. More than 100 protest...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in Indian iPhone plant: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology will invest US$1 billion (NT$29.48 billion) in a factory in south India where it is already producing iPhones for Apple, Reuters reported Saturday (July...

Climate activists disrupt reopening of Paris' Orly Airport

PARIS (AP) — Twenty-nine environmental activists were arrested Friday after breaking onto a runway of Paris’ Orly Airport to protest plane emissions — just hours after the airport reopened for the fir...