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Artificial intelligence will know you a lot better in 10 more years, senior scientist says
Unmanned technology, Siri-like data gathering and aggressive hiring of B2B experts will move AI forward, Google China founder Kai-Fu Lee tells a Taipei conference.
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Startup puts Taiwan back onto the Chinese character font design map
Justfont is selling specially designed character sets to computer users with strict controls against copyright theft.
3 months
FamilyMart Inks Agreements With 12 Mobile Payment Providers
FamilyMart, Taiwan’s second largest convenience store chain, has announced it has signed agreements with 12 mobile payment companies. The company expects the resulting mobile payments to replace about 20% of current cash payments.
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Don't Hide, Stay Humble And Other Lessons From A Serial Entrepreneur
Jason Goldberg, now 44, left college early for the White House, started a firm that failed and just opened an online chat service. His advice when facing any odds: don't hide.
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Taipei event speaker to broach the squeamish topic of startup failure – he should know
Jason Goldberg will tell the Meet Taipei conference about the epic rise and fall of Fab.com, the e-commerce company he once led.
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Taiwanese bonus point firm sights Japan as home market grows saturated
HAPPYGO is working on a joint scheme with the card issuer T Point, which already has 60 million active members in Japan.
3 months
French accelerator targets Taiwan and here's what it's looking for
Orange Fab Asia is seeking tech talent that its mother ship can use for e-commerce and telecommunication services in Africa or Europe.
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Taiwanese broadcaster signals interest in buying local Yahoo unit
Eastern Broadcasting wants Yahoo's local e-commerce business but faces at least one strong competitor. Yahoo has kept quiet.
4 months
That's no hedgehog in her purse, it's a vibrator
Taiwan condom brand Drippp has designed animal-shaped vibrators for women who have never touched a sex toy before.
4 months
Tips from Asian e-commerce leaders at IMPACT tech forum
PChome and ZALORA share ideas on how to keep an online shopping brand in business with social media, fast deliveries and localization.
5 months
Satchel too heavy? Now carry just one sketch notebook
Entrepreneur Tim Tu found no single notebook that could support drawing, coding, script writing and sketching. So he invented one.
5 months
Taiwan dining voucher service adds online restaurant booking feature
EZTABLE, run by one of Taiwan's startup pioneers, is offering a full-course meal's worth of online tools for customers and restaurant owners.
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