Student arrested for being admin of social media group supporting Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The student admin for a Telegram app group linked to the Hong Kong extradition bill protesters was arrested by police on “public nuisance” charges on Tuesday (...

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats rebuffed attempts by Republicans Wednesday to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia...

After China tariffs, Trump should recognize Taiwan, the Pentagon likely agrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration is turning up the pressure on China, with a not-so-subtle threat that if Chinese leader Xi Jinping refuses to meet with Trump during the upcoming ...

Taiwan's cable companies can no longer use semiconductors from China in TV boxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Communication Commission (NCC) has just adopted new restrictions on cable TV box components which will forbid the use of semiconductors or wafers m...

Philippines showcases 11 startups at Taiwan technology trade show

The Philippines' representative office in Taiwan on Wednesday showcased 11 cutting edge and innovative startups representing the Philippine start-up community at InnoVEX 2019, the startup-focused ...

Taiwan, US, and Japan co-host workshop on cybersecurity

[Last update: May 29 09:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan opened on Tuesday (May 28) in Taipei, bringing together 33 exper...

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet with US President Donald Trump next week, the White House announced on Tuesday. During the May 13 meeting, the two leaders "will discuss ways to d...

Huawei Mediapad M5 found to be snooping on engineer in Taiwan from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that a Huawei P30 Pro was apparently querying servers in China, a Canadian IT engineer who lives in Taiwan says he has discovered that his Huawei Mediapad M5 i...

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will meet with US President Donald Trump next week, the White House announced on Tuesday. During the May 13 meeting, the two leaders "will discuss ways to d...

Nations eye threat of China's Huawei at 5G Security Conference in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 5G Security Conference in Prague kicked off on Thursday, May 2 in the capital of the Czech Republic, bringing together representatives from 32 countries to discuss sec...

Supermicro shifts production from China to Taiwan to avoid spying rumors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to rebuild its damaged reputation after news broke late last year that spy chips had been allegedly planted in its motherboards, Supermicro is planning on shifting pro...

US, Japan double down on cyberwarfare threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bilateral security treaty outlining Washington’s obligation to defend Japan could apply to cyberattacks, officials from the United States and Japan confirmed on Fr...

Openfind is first Taiwanese web security company to pass ISO27550 review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Online security company Openfind Information Technology, Inc. (網擎資訊) has become the first Taiwanese business to pass the review for the European Union’s General Data...

Experts warn of cyber threats ahead of Israel's election

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel prepares to hold a national election next week, experts say it is vulnerable to the kind of foreign hacks and cyber campaigns that have disrupted the political process in ot...

Arrest revives security concerns at Trump's Florida estate

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot. She said she was going to the swimming ...