Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...

Huawei moving US research center to Canada

The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American sanctions on the company. In an interview with Toronto's Global and Mail newspaper...

US proposes rules to vet all telecoms-related purchases

The Department of Commerce has proposed requiring case-by-case approvals of all purchases of telecommunications equipment in a move likely to hit major Chinese suppliers like Huawei. The proposal i...

Taiwan's MediaTek sales to grow 20% in 2020 on 5G chips: U.S. brokerage

MediaTek Inc., the largest integrated circuit designer in Taiwan, will see 20 percent sales growth in 2020 on the back of new 5G chips, a U.S. brokerage forecast Wednesday. In a research note, the ...

AP Exclusive: Kaillie Humphries now ‘safe’ with USA Bobsled

Kaillie Humphries was on what bobsledders call a track walk a few days ago. The two-time Olympic champion was checking out the ice-covered sliding chute at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New Yor...

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a major policy reversal, South Korea said Friday it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan that it previously said it woul...

Automated Mini 7-Elevens sprout all over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 7-Eleven, the largest chain of convenience stores in Taiwan, has recently expanded its unmanned store concept and rolled out 140 Mini 7-Eleven vending machines across the ...

Taiwan's export orders down for 12th straight month in October

As global trade disputes have continued to affect demand, Taiwan, an export-oriented economy, saw its export orders falling year-on-year for the 12th consecutive month in October, the Ministry of Econ...

Asian shares retreat on poor Japan trade data, China jitters

BEIJING (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hik...

Taiwan's TSMC set to rank as world's No. 3 chip supplier

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is expected to rank as the world's third largest integrated circuit supplier in 2019, while MediaTek Inc., a Taiwanese IC designer,...

US again extends limited reprieve on tech sales to Huawei

The Trump administration has extended for 90 more days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese tech company in May, deeming...

English chips in and takes 1-shot lead at Mayakoba

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Harris English holed a chip-and-run from off the 18th green Saturday for birdie and a 7-under 64, giving him the 36-hole lead at the Mayakoba Golf Classic as he tries t...

Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling a folding smartphone without Google apps or U.S.-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington. The Mate X went o...

Huawei giving employees bonus for coping with US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is paying its employees bonuses totaling more than $285 million as thanks for helping the Chinese tech giant cope with U.S. sanctions that threaten its smartphone and other busin...

AP Interview: Huawei founder says US woes not hardest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...