UMC Revenue Rise Points to Widespread Semiconductor Demand

United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second-largest contract chip maker, saw revenue for 2010 increase 35.9 percent over 2009. Robust demand for a range of...

Intel, Taiwan School to Research 'Internet of Things

Intel will invest some $26 million in joint research with Taiwan's top-ranked university to explore how the Internet can explore and interact with objects.

Memory Prices Set to Rise

Taiwan’s largest computer memory chipmaker on Tuesday forecast a jump in demand for its components in the second quarter of the year driving memory prices higher

Taiwan's Top Supercomputer, a Research Aid, Due in July

Government-backed researchers in Taiwan have developed the island's fastest supercomputer to be used from July for a range of scientific and academic projects...

China Unicom, Telefónica Grow Closer

Telecom giants China Unicom and Telefónica have agreed to invest more in each other while raising their joint competitiveness in purchasing, roaming and service...

HTC's 2010 Sales Show Surge in Smartphone Use

High Tech Computer posted a 93 percent increase in revenue last year, pointing to sharp global growth in use of the smartphones it makes, company executives said...

Asustek Sees Netbook Sales Flat in 2011

Asustek Computer, a top manufacturer of netbook PCs, anticipates a global slowdown in growth of the lightweight laptops as tablets gain ground.

HP Orders Probe Into Hurd's Departure, Report Says

Hewlett-Packard plans to commission an external probe into the resignation of former CEO Mark Hurd, including his controversial multi-million dollar severance...

Obama, Ballmer Urge China to Step up IP Enforcement

U.S. President Barack Obama and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pressed Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday to step up enforcement of intellectual property...

China, Taiwan Agree to Annual Tech Conventions

China and Taiwan agreed this week to hold annual conventions on a range of technological issues, including joint academic research and sharing of data, an...

Hands-only Remote Control Emerges in Taiwan

A Taipei university team has developed a tiny chip that allows remote control over home appliances with no more than a wave of the hand and features that make it...

500 Computer Models From Taiwan to Use Intel Chips

About 500 computer models made in Taiwan will use Intel’s just-released second-generation Core processors and add features that would make those desktops and...

Acer to Launch 7-inch and 10-inch Tablets Before July

Acer will begin selling two or three new tablet PCs in the first half of the year, including one with a seven-inch screen, a company sales manager said on...

Taiwan Develops Face-recognition Vending Machine

Government-funded researchers in Taiwan have developed a vending machine that recommends purchases based on people's faces, one of the inventors said on Friday.

Spectrum Analyzer Catches Exam Cheats in Taiwan

Police in Taiwan used a set of spectrum analyzers to catch at least three people suspected of cheating on an exam by monitoring them for mobile phone signals, a...