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Insider Q&A: Hyundai's Olabisi Boyle

Olabisi Boyle, vice president of product planning and mobility strategy at Hyundai Motor North America, has seen plenty of change during her decades in the industry. Before joining Hyundai in August, ...

Hong Kong Productivity Council Theme of the Year 2021: "Make Smart Smarter"

Smarter Era of Intelligent Manufacturing Launch CeremonyWitnesses New Milestone for Reindustrialisation in Hong Kong HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 February 2021 - The Hong Kong Product...

French electronic music act Daft Punk announces split

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The legendary dance music duo Daft Punk on Monday (Feb. 22) announced it has broken up. After 28 years together, Daft Punk made the announcement Monday in an eight-minu...

Appier Shares AI Predictions and Trends to Watch in 2021

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, today shares AI Predictions and Trends to Watch in 2021. Artificial intelligence (AI) and...

DoorDash buys robot food prep company Chowbotics

DoorDash is buying automated food prep company Chowbotics to expand its fresh meal offerings. San Francisco-based DoorDash announced the acquisition Monday. Terms of the deal, which ...

Profit at Japan's SoftBank zooms on lucrative investments

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese telecommunications and technology conglomerate Softbank Group Corp. reported Monday a whopping 1.17 trillion yen ($11 billion) profit for the October-December quarter as its inve...

Over 600 firms join Hon Hai's electric car open platform

More than 600 companies have joined an open electric car development platform launched by Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., which is seeking to diversify its product portfo...

5 challenges awaiting Amazon's new CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1995, few could imagine that the modest online bookstore built by Jeff Bezos would turn into a $1.7 trillion behemoth that sells everything from diapers to sofas, produces movies, o...

Why US hiring could rebound faster than you might expect

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring has weakened for six straight months. Nearly 10 million jobs remain lost since the coronavirus struck. And this week, the Congressional Budget Office forecast that employment ...

PuduBot Gets a Job at an Australian BBQ Restaurant

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Media OutReach - 1 February 2021 - Australia-Recently, a famous Korean BBQ restaurant on Elizabeth Street in the CBD of Melbourne, Australia, took in a new member to deliver foo...

Photo of the Day: Angry Autobot mural in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Late last year, this mural of a Transformer-like robot was completed by a Dutch artist in Kaohsiung. Originally from the Netherland, Fleks One currently lives and works...

Prague mayor praises Taiwan's donations, pledges to deepen bilateral ties on science, education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib, a staunch Taiwan supporter, on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced that his city will deepen collaborations with the East Asian country on science and ...

Walmart to build more robot-filled warehouses at stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is enlisting the help of robots to keep up with a surge in online orders, The company said Wednesday that it plans to build warehouses at its stores where se...

Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and...

Analysis: In tough NBA times, games not the top priority

The foremost priority in the NBA right now is health, keeping everyone in the league and around the game as safe as possible while playing as the coronavirus pandemic still rages. Th...