Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post. Time Magazine. The Atlantic. The Village Voice. The Los Angeles Times. All American media icons, all bought by billionaires in the past half decade. Some are thriv...

Taiwan's first-ever coworking space for fintech startups kicks off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's first-ever co-working space funded by the government for young financial technology companies started operation on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with 37 companies fr...

MoviePass rival offers unlimited movie-going at theaters

NEW YORK (AP) — A Turkish startup is offering a movie a day in theaters for $30 a month. It's three times what MoviePass had charged for a similar plan. But that was financially unsu...

Swedish regulator ends investigation of birth control app

LONDON (AP) — Swedish regulators have closed their investigation of a birth control app after finding that the rate of unwanted pregnancies, which had gained media attention, was actually in line with...

Startups in Taiwan should find footing in niche markets: ITRI President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Describing short-term market as a pageant and long-term market as a weightlifting competition, President Edwin Liu (劉文雄) of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 11, the 254th day of 2018. There are 111 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 11...

Taiwan’s H. Spectrum and 5 biotech companies to cooperate on innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Asia's largest biomedical accelerator, H. Spectrum announced last weekend that it will collaborate with five major companies on a range of innovative medical technolog...

Virtual reality tour brings biblical-era Jerusalem to life

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem museum is breathing life into the ancient city with a new virtual reality tour that allows visitors to experience how archaeologists believe Jerusalem looked 2,000 years a...

California closer to making colleges offer abortion drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A measure that would make California the first state to require all public universities to offer abortion medication at their campus health centers cleared a hurdle Wednesday...

UK regulator says ad for birth control app were misleading

LONDON (AP) — Britain's advertising regulator says a birth control app's Facebook advertisement contained misleading claims that breached the country's advertising code. The Advertis...

Foxconn joins Wisconsin companies to create investment fund

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group will partner with three major Midwestern companies to create a $100 million fund to help launch technology startups around the world, the companies ...

Uber’s COO unveils “Uber for Taiwan” plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a forum held Tuesday in Taipei, Uber’s Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford unveiled the company’s “Uber for Taiwan” plan, which includes work...

Wannabe Facebook owner who fled arrest is caught in Ecuador

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York man who was arrested for falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook but then fled the country has been captured in Ecuador. Pr...

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's re...

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's re...