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[Reprint] Taiwan IVLP Alumna Moves the Needle on Social Enterprise
Karen Yu has always been a strong promoter of entrepreneurship, start-ups, and creating opportunities for small businesses. From starting the first fair-trade coffee brand in the Chinese-speaking world to championing legislation, Karen is moving the needl
[Reprint] Announcing The Winners of Asia Hardware Battle 2018 Taipei!
Taiwan has a rich history with hardware and electronics manufacturing. The island is home some of the largest semiconductor companies, chipmakers and consumer tech manufacturers, and, perhaps a lesser-known fact, it is home to a thriving community of entr
Taiwan PC Giant Debuts Aggressive New Product Line at Germany’s IFA Trade Show
Acer is going all in on PC-gaming with its “Predator” series featuring curved monitors, beefed up gaming towers and even a throne offering an immersive experience.
LINE Hack 2018: Exploring Innovation Using LINE’s Messaging App
The Taiwan branch of popular messaging service LINE Corporation hosted its first “LINE Hack 2018,” where Taiwanese teams competed to pitch inventions that made use of LINE’s messaging app in late September.
“2018 Global Entrepreneurship Congress Plus Taipei” Kicks Off
Taiwan kicked off the “2018 Global Entrepreneurship Congress Plus Taipei” in late September in the first time for the nation to host this major international conference for startups.
2018 Taiwan-Israel Innotech Summit: Interview with Israel’s De Facto Ambassador Asher Yarden (2)
Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei, has been based in Taiwan for the past three years, strengthening ties between Taiwan and Israel.
2018 Taiwan-Israel Innotech Summit: Interview with Israel’s De Facto Ambassador Asher Yarden (1)
Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei, has been based in Taiwan for the past three years, strengthening ties between Taiwan and Israel.
As Countries Explore e-Government Initiatives, the Small European Nation Estonia Tells Them How
Estonia reached this outsized level of digitization largely because a former president figured out how to bring tech to governance. He’s Toomas Hendrik Ilves. Without bringing in tech, he believed, government won’t understand the IT industry and vice vers
Hon Hai Buys Share of Voice Activation Firm in Pursuit of New Technology
Hon Hai, one of the world’s biggest contract electronics manufacturers, announced an investment of US$10 million for a minority share of Hong Kong-registered voice assistant firm Moran Cognitive Technology. The deal gives Hon Hai access to new technology
Taiwan’s Advantage in the Global Internet of Things: Respecting Data Privacy
Ever since the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation two years ago, Taiwan has had an advantage in global markets when it comes to the internet of things owing to its respect for data privacy compared with nations such as China.
ASUS Plans More Gear for Gamers to Stay Competitive in a Tough Market
Gamers might figure victory rests on a wide, tall, souped-up PC with the best in graphics and sound. Now Asustek Computer, a Taipei-based company with new management, is giving gamers a lot of that on a smartphone.
New Taipei City Opens E-Sports Training Center, Amid Growing Popularity
Almost overnight, arena-sized video game tournaments, or eSports, have sprung up around the world. It is a movement that New Taipei City is now joining, inaugurating in late August a training base for players and related occupations, such as game commenta
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