Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. Even hours and hours of dysto...

Coronavirus makes live streaming a dream job in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based real-time media and social networking platform 17 Media has seen a sevenfold increase in requests to participate in a recruitment project for live streamers o...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

Anonymous adds Taiwan back to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a World Health Organization (WHO) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country tha...

Anonymous creates pro-Taiwan page inside UN website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has apparently hacked into a United Nations (UN) website and created a page that supports Taiwan, a country whic...

Business Highlights

—- Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing? DETROIT (AP) — Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more th...

Venezuela lawmakers again blocked from congress session

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmakers opposed to President Nicolás Maduro called off an attempt to hold a session in the national congress building on Tuesday, saying they wanted to avoid cla...

Business Highlights

___ Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, a Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade pact that rewrit...

NBC to give price, details on new Peacock streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is expected Thursday to unveil the price and other details of its upcoming streaming service, Peacock. The service launches in April and will be free for...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now pri...

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars with Oprah but no library

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the streaming wars near a fever pitch and viewers are targeted from every vantage point — Disney Plus has the Marvel and Star Wars brands! HBO Max counters with "Game of Thrones"...

Unaccounted for Indonesian worker caught livestreaming KTV in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for Indonesian migrant worker was recently arrested after police pinpointed her location in Kaohsiung while she broadcast herself singing KTV songs via live...

Scorsese's 'The Irishman' set to premiere in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's crime epic "The Irishman" is set to make its premiere at the New York Film Festival. The director's 209-minute opus, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pac...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins writing how-to book, graphic novel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is branching out — offline. Blevins revealed Wednesday he is writing three books to be published later th...