TSMC starts work on US$19.6 Billion 3nm fab in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has begun construction on a new US$19.6 billion 3nm fab that is anticipated to be completed in 2023. TSMC has acquired 30 ...

Family Mart Taiwan opens second smart convenience store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 7-Eleven Japan Co. announced Monday (Oct. 21) that it had decided to shorten operating hours at some of its locations due to Japan's labor crunch, store operator...

Taiwan team places second at DEF CON hacker competition in Las Vegas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team representing Taiwan at the 27th annual DEF CON hacker convention won second place in the Capture the Flag (CTF) event, which took place Aug. 9 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada...

Hacker posts personal data of 200,000 users of Taiwan job bank 1111 on US forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A foreign hacker has gained access to the private data of 200,000 users of the Taiwanese job hunting website 1111 Job Bank and posted it to an American online forum. Accordi...

Taiwanese hackers win seed tournament, qualify for DEFCON CTF 2019 finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world famous DEFCON conference and Capture The Flag (CTF) hacking competition is scheduled this year for Aug. 8-11, and the Hackers in Taiwan Conference (HITCON) is pr...

CYBERSEC 2019 in Taipei evolves into an export-focused cyber security trade show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- CYBERSEC 2019, which runs March 19 – 21, has extended from a cyber security show that initially concentrated on the domestic market to an export-focused show, event organ...

After report on Huawei's 'Trojan Horse,' Taiwan retains ban on China-made gear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to a report by the National Interest referring to Huawei's products in Taiwan as a "Trojan Horse," the National Communications Commission (NCC) said t...

Huawei products are 'Trojan Horse' in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As news that Huawei's chief financial officer (CFO) was arrested in Canada on Thursday (Dec. 6), the National Interest has posted a report asserting that the Chinese tech g...

Taiwan team clinches 3rd place at international hacking competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s HITCON team has claimed the third place at the 26th edition of the CTF (Capture the Flag) hacking tournament of which the finals took place between August 9...

More than a third of Taiwanese ransomware victims pay hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—About 64 percent of Americans and close to 34 percent of Taiwanese ransomware victims will pay cyber criminals the demanded ransom to retrieve data stored in their computers...