Taiwan well positioned to develop smart city innovations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has an advantage in promoting smart cities, and the public and private sectors should work together to push ahead with smart initiatives, according to a global real...

Gogoro announces 'GoShare' vehicle sharing platform coming to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer, Gogoro, announced on Friday (July 5) that it will be launching a pilot “GoShare” vehicle sharing platform ...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) visited the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei Friday in his first public appearance since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) returned home from h...

Exclusive interview: UK Department of Trade Chief Scientific Adviser Michael Short

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British mission to this year’s Smart Cities Summit & Expo (SCSE) was led by Dr. Michael Short, Chief Scientific Adviser for the U.K. government Department of...

5G is 'the connectivity fabric for future innovations' say developers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 5G will completely revolutionize systems of interaction between people, communities and businesses, said various tech enterprise leaders at a Smart Cities conference today...

2019 Smart City Summit & Expo highlights Taiwan’s development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened on Tuesday (March 26) in Taipei, with more than 300 exhibitors and 1,200 booths offering business opportunities in transportat...

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 ...

Puerto Rico looks to rebuild with AI, 'internet of things'

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor says he hopes a new technology center can help the U.S. territory incorporate artificial intelligence and internet-connected devices as it rebuilds f...

Prague Pirate Party Mayor to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new mayor of the Czech capital Prague, Zdeněk Hřib, will visit Taiwan later this month to look at smart healthcare, transportation and energy on the island, reports said Sat...

AIT: Taiwan is a 'super-innovator' in technology, digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) published a Facebook post Thursday describing Taiwan as a “fellow super-innovator.” The message states Taiwan and the...

Taiwanese-American recruited to U.S. program for innovators

A Taiwanese-American has been selected for a tour of duty at a United States government agency, as part of a program that recruits innovators to help tackle technology challenges within the government...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

Executive Yuan: 2019 Development Plan raises Taiwan's expected growth rate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday, Dec. 20, the Executive Yuan approved the 2019 National Development Plan, which included a slight increase for Taiwan's projected economic growth. The govern...

Artificial intelligence improves highway safety in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Artificial intelligence is helping improve safety along a stretch of Las Vegas' busiest highway. The Nevada Highway Patrol says a yearlong partnership between area p...

Taiwania 2 ranked as 20th-most powerful supercomputer in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwania 2 has achieved a ranking of 20th in the world, the highest rating for a Taiwan-made supercomputer ever, announced the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) yesterd...