Liberal Democracy or Communist Totalitarianism: the battle for Taiwan's future has already begun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Some have said that Chinese telecom companies may put private data at risk, not only Huawei, but any Chinese smartphone manufacturer. This is why Taiwan and other nations ...

Poland arrests Chinese citizen and Huawei director on spying charges

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has arrested a director at the Chinese tech giant Huawei and one of its own former cybersecurity experts and charged them with spying for China, authorities said Fri...

With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone?

NEW YORK (AP) — Behind Apple's disconcerting news of weak iPhone sales lies a more sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can afford one already o...

Trump mulling January order to block Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration may be poised to issue an executive order declaring a national emergency which would prohibit U.S. companies from purchasing Chinese telecommunica...

China's Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe's telecom market

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. dispute with China over a ban on tech giant Huawei is spilling over to Europe, the company's biggest foreign market, where some countries are also starting to shun its network s...

US Navy concerned over plans for Chinese take over of Israeli port of Haifa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. and Israeli governments are expressing concern over a deal made in 2015 between Israel’s Transportation Ministry and the Shanghai International Ports Group ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 12 The Telegraph on British Prime Minister Theresa May surviving her lea...

Verizon loses bet on digital ads, takes $4.6B accounting hit

Verizon's big bet on digital advertising isn't panning out. The wireless company spent more than $4 billion to buy AOL and nearly $5 billion to buy Yahoo as part of an effort to comp...

Trump admin. to condemn China for cyber crime with sanctions, DOJ to issue indictments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Less than two weeks after the Trump administration declared a 90 day armistice in the trade war with China, the White House is preparing to condemn China for hacking and I...

DPP legislators urge ban on Huawei products in all Taiwan government offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Executive Yuan on Dec. 10, DPP Legislators recommended that Taiwan’s government should cease the procurement and ban the use of all Huawei technologies across...

Chinese telecom companies like Huawei, ZTE pose serious threat to US national security: Sen. Rubio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the arrest of Huawei’s CFO in Canada, as well as a recent report on the dangers of Huawei technologies in Taiwan, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is once again ra...

US warns allies against using Huawei equipment, cautions about backdoor espionage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to fears of potential Communist Party interception, the U.S. government has asked allies to avoid using equipment manufactured by Chinese telecommunications giant Huaw...

Taiwan APEC envoy: Don't be optimistic about next phase of US- China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press conference on Sunday, Nov. 18, Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Summit, Morris Chang, declared that he and his delegation had successfully completed all tas...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the cours...

A day after a rout, US stocks turn higher on solid earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Strong results from major companies including Microsoft, Visa and Comcast are sending U.S. stocks higher Thursday morning as the market found its footing after three weeks of steep dec...