Taiwan Science & Tech

Latest news about science and technology from across Taiwan

A model shows a HTC U12+ X MAYDAY smart phone during a media event in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Taiwan businesses among best innovators in the world

TAIPEI (CNA) — Four Taiwan entities are among the world's top 100 innovators, according to a 2020 list released Wednesday by Clarivate Analytics, a Philadelphia...
Patricia Watts, Digital Minster Audrey Tang, and AIT Deputy Director Raymond Greene attend the opening ceremony of the US-Taiwan Tech Challenge on Feb. 19, 2020. (CNA)

Taipei, Washington ‘partners’ in face of disinformation: AIT

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The United States has much to learn from Taiwan when it comes to countering disinformation, a country that has...
This is the second time TiSPACE has had to delay the launch of HAPITH-1, after calling off a launch scheduled for Dec. 27 last year due to protests by the indigenous community in Nantian. (CNA)

Launch of HAPITH-1 rocket canceled due to bad weather

TAIPEI (CNA) — The launch of Taiwan's first domestically built rocket, the HAPITH-1, was canceled Thursday due to bad weather, the developer, Taiwan Innovative...
Dean Samuels, AWS lead technology analyst sits for a photo in Taipei on Wednesday. (Courtesy of AWS)

Taiwan startups look to AWS for machine learning, AI and more

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Already a technology hub and showing increasing potential to become the next Asian Silicon Valley, many Taiwanese startups look...
Photo courtesy of the National Central University

Taiwan researchers develop ECG-enabled smart watch

TAIPEI (CNA) — A Taiwanese research team has developed a wearable device that can be used to check heart function through an electrocardiogram (ECG)...

Galaxy Fold to go on sale in Taiwan on Saturday

TAIPEI (CNA) — The first folding smartphone will go on sale in Taiwan in early January when a limited number of Samsung's Galaxy Fold...
The first provisional data of Earth's atmosphere collected by Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite can now be downloaded by the public from a government website, the National Space Organization (NSPO) said Tuesday. (Courtesy of NSPO)

FormoSat-7 data on Earth’s atmosphere available for public download

TAIPEI (CNA) — The first provisional data of Earth's atmosphere collected by Taiwan's FormoSat-7 satellite can now be downloaded by the public from a...
The award, co-founded by the French Academy of Sciences and Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), was awarded to Chang Huan-cheng (張煥正) and Francois Treussart. (Courtesy of MOST)

Two biophysical chemists win Franco-Taiwanese Science Prize

PARIS (CNA) — Two biophysical chemists were awarded this year's Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize in Paris Wednesday for their research on the application of...
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry. (Shutterstock)

TSMC, University of Tokyo form alliance to pursue advanced technology

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, announced Wednesday an alliance with the University of Tokyo (UTokyo)...

Google, Taiwan Mobile launch Chinese version of Nest Mini

TAIPEI (CNA) — U.S.-based search engine giant Google Inc., has teamed up with Taiwan Mobile Co., one of the largest telecom services providers in...