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Taipei to Host Global Entrepreneurs’ Conference Exploring Use of AI and Internet of Things for Social Good
Taiwan next month will host the “2018 Global Entrepreneurship Congress Plus Taipei,” an international conference for entrepreneurs that will examine the ways AI and the internet of things can be used for social good.
Cryptocurrency Used at Nation's Biggest Hackers and Cybersecurity Conference
Digital currency has been released in Taiwan – if only at the nation’s biggest hackers and cybersecurity conference, HITCOIN Community 2018.
NDC Launches Project Office to Manage US$3.3 Billion Fund for Upgrading SMEs
The National Development Council has launched an office to manage a US$3.3 billion (NT$100 billion) fund it is sponsoring that helps small and medium-sized companies upgrade and innovate their technologies.
Nvidia Exec Says his Company has a ‘Time Machine’ for Future Technology
They used to call the GPU a graphics processing unit for computers. Now the head American GPU developer Nvidia describes it as a time machine for tech researchers.
LINE Explains Why it is Bidding for an Online Banking License
Japanese messaging service LINE Corporation’s subsidiary, LINE Financial Corporation, says it plans to repackage financial services created by other companies and market them to millennials if it is awarded a web-only banking license in Taiwan.
From High School Dropout to Bestselling Author: a Conversation with Chris Anderson
When it comes to predicting technological trends, Chris Anderson is an expert. He was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2007 and is the author of three bestsellers – “The Long Tail,” “Free” and “Makers.”
Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Announces Expansion Plans for Taiwan
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced plans to release three of its latest smartphones in Taiwan and open at least six new stores by the end of the year in plans to expand its foothold in Taiwan’s competitive mobile devices market.
Plug and Play’s Christian Knipfer Describes Taiwan’s Strengths in Building a Startup Ecosystem
Taiwan’s government has been continually working to improve the island’s startup ecosystem through easing regulations. Premier William Lai has even declared an ambition to foster Taiwan’s first unicorn – a private startup with market capitalization over U
Microsoft Searches for Taiwan University Talent to Staff a New AI R&D Center
Microsoft is advancing its development of artificial intelligence through cooperative agreements with five universities in Taiwan, where it expects to find talent.
Three Taiwanese Startups Shortlisted for Global Fintech and Cyber Security Accelerator Program
Three Taiwanese startups are on the shortlist for inclusion in a prestigious Amsterdam-based fintech and cybersecurity accelerator program organized by Startupbootcamp, a global network of startup accelerators covering a range of industries.
Building Digital Economies in Asia Through Smart Cities: an Interview with Fintech Expert Laura Winwood
Laura Winwood, a fintech specialist, is a director at Telecommunications Research Project Corporate, a Hong Kong-based firm focused on telecommunications and information communication technology industries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Eden Chen, Co-founder of Fishermen Labs, Explains How Augmented Reality is Changing Online Shopping
Eden Chen, a 31-year-old Taiwanese American serial entrepreneur, is the co-founder of Los Angeles-based Fishermen Labs, which specializes in augmented reality products.