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[Reprinted] The World Congress on Information Technology coming back to Taiwan!
WCIT 2017 being set to be hosted in Taipei, #Taiwan during 10th ~ 13th September, it is not difficult to link Taiwan with the topic of smart city. The island has received multiple recognition by organizations such as the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF),
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Winners and Losers in Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem (Part 2)
An interview with William Bao Bean, Managing Director of Mobile-Only Accelerator (MOX), the Taipei-based accelerator focused on helping mobile app startups enter emerging markets.
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Winners and Losers in Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem (Part 1)
Taiwan should distribute its startup development funds to local governments rather than dictate which city or area of the country should drive entrepreneurial initiative, according to William Bao Bean, Managing Director of Mobile-Only Accelerator (MOX), t
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Chasing Unicorns in Taiwan (Part 2)
One of the world’s top tech investors has two pieces of advice for Taiwanese startups: chase global consumer markets and work as hard as Kobe Bryant.
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Chasing Unicorns in Taiwan (Part 1)
One of the world’s top tech investors has two pieces of advice for Taiwanese startups: chase global consumer markets and work as hard as Kobe Bryant.
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NDC Annual Report: Platform-focused startups leading in investments
The National Development Council (NDC) recently released its annual report on the state of startup investments in Taiwan. According to the paper, while traditional business models were increasingly being overtaken, dynamic platform-focused companies in pa
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LiTV founder Chien Ta-wei: Localization is key in OTT
Netflix’s entrance into the Taiwanese market last year highlighted the potential of over-the-top (OTT) services such as IP television or video-on-demand (VOD). Despite its global popularity, however, Netflix would quickly find that Taiwan’s OTT segment is
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Rock your world! Zhang Tiezhi talks Dylan, Lennon, and innovation
In his latest op-ed piece for BNext, renowned author and cultural critic Zhang Tiezhi urges startup founders to find time and listen to music from Bob Dylan and John Lennon. Rather than dismissing Rock’n’Roll as just another genre, Zhang’s historical expo
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One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One - Part 4
Many tech industry observers argue that virtual reality is the next breakthrough technology, with the potential to improve and disrupt existing industries from gaming and entertainment to education and commerce.
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One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One - Part 3
VR involves the creation of a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment that is realistic, interactive and navigable. VR employs technology to trick users into thinking and feeling that they are present in a world that is not really there. Good VR
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One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One - Part 2
Comprised of a motley crew of foreign residents and Taiwanese, the Taiwan VR Meetup serves as a “community for [people interested in] virtual reality, augmented reality (AR), 360° photography or video, and stereoscopic 3D media in Taiwan,” according to th
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One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One - Part 1
The first time you feel the sense of “presence” in a virtual reality (VR) experience—the perception of being fully immersed in a non-physical world—it can be an almost religious experience.
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