Huawei warns US patent curbs would hurt global tech

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei has warned a U.S. proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in the country's patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation." ...

New California office aims to improve government service

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants state government to start acting more like a business when it comes to providing services for California's nearly 40 million residents. ...

Taiwan’s technology authority presents 28 startups at InnovFest Unbound in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is presenting 28 tech startups at 2019 Innovfest Unbound, showcasing their innovative tech solutions under the nam...

Cryptocurrencies need close scrutiny, monitor warns

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international financial monitor warned world leaders on Tuesday that wider use by retail shoppers of cryptocurrencies like Libra, unveiled last week by Facebook, would nee...

Search of trash facility for evidence of missing mother ends

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have completed their search of a trash-to-energy plant for evidence in the disappearance of a mother of five who's been missing for a month. ...

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention that begins Tuesday evening in Cincinnati. National N...

Taiwan urged to beware of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A scholar has urged Taiwan's government to be wary of increased Chinese influence in the South Pacific as Beijing adjusts its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according...

Taipei mayor to attend twin-city forum in Shanghai next month

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will lead a delegation to Shanghai early next month for the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum, focusing on economic cooperation, youth exchanges and issues relating to cit...

Chinese agricultural official picked to lead UN food agency

ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the first person from a Communist country to ...

China's Qu Dongyu elected as new FAO general director

ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the first person from a Communist country to ...

City of Light could use some sparkle for Women's World Cup

PARIS (AP) — Where is that World Cup buzz, FIFA? On days the United States plays, thousands of fans clad in red, white and blue have filled the boulevards, bistros and brasseries of ...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs red tide research bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor signed a bill Thursday directing the state to work with a private marine institute to study and combat the red tide blooms that have hurt the state's vital ...

Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours after the social media giant ...

Biden anti-cancer groups could pose influence concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was on friendly turf when he appeared in January 2018 at a San Francisco health care conference to call for urgency in the search for a cancer cure. He had come before an i...

Taiwan doubles efforts to woo its overseas-based technology talent

The 31 overseas-based Taiwanese participating in the program have expertise in the fields of information communication, electronics engineering, and biomedical science, and most of them are from the U...