EU ignores US calls to ban Huawei in 5G cyber blueprint

LONDON (AP) — The European Commission has ignored U.S. calls to ban Chinese tech supplier Huawei as it announced a series of new cybersecurity recommendations for next-generation mobile networks. ...

MOEA, AWS to launch joint innovation center in New Taipei

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon's cloud computing arm, to set up a joint innovation center in Linkou to foster unicorn...

Taiwan ranked 2nd in Asian Competitiveness Report by Boao Forum Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan snatched the second place in an annual report evaluating the competitiveness of Asian economies, released at the annual conference for the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)...

Making Taipei a 'living lab' for smart city solutions: Taipei Mayor Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that the city government is making the city a “living lab” for smart city solutions and innovative ideas to be w...

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

BEIJING (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out, and he's urging China to continue to "open up." ...

US hits Iran with new sanctions while Pompeo visits Lebanon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is denouncing Iran's growing influence on a visit to Lebanon. The T...

AIT director in Taiwan: people should `think outside the box'

The de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan called on people to "think outside the box" and explore emerging technologies at the opening of the 2019 AIC Innovation Forum Wednesday in Taiwan. B...

World's top AI startups gear up for Taiwan's Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE), which includes four sub-expos, will take place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from March 26 to March 29, and is set to bring ...

400 7-Elevens in Taiwan stop running 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Huang Jui-tien (黃瑞典), the general manager of the operator of 7-Eleven Taiwan, President Chain Store Corp. (統一超, PCSC), announced on Tuesday (March 19) that 400 of Taiwan 7-Elev...

In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current,...

Germany, France to push European industry strategy at summit

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany and France hope to win over other European Union countries to their ideas for a "European industry strategy" at a summit this week. ...

Mule a speedy workhorse for American Magic sailing crew

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Out on Pensacola Bay, the combination of a fantastical-looking test boat called the Mule and technology from aviation giant Airbus is giving the New York Yacht Club's American Magic a...

Spotify files antitrust complaint to EU against Apple

LONDON (AP) — Music site Spotify has complained to European Union regulators about Apple for allegedly abusing its dominant position in music streaming and stifling competition. Spot...

Self-driving test vehicle added to auto history museum

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — One of General Motors' first self-driving test vehicles is going on display at an automotive history museum in suburban Detroit. The Henry Ford history attract...

WWWorries? Inventor of Web laments coming-of-age woes

GENEVA (AP) — The inventor of the World Wide Web knows his revolutionary innovation is coming of age, and doesn't always like what he sees: state-sponsored hacking, online harassment, hate speech and ...