Chess-playing robot star of Taiwan tech fair

The annual Computex trade show in Taipei comes as Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen ... interact with its opponent,” said division director Lewis Liu of the Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan, which built the robot. Enabled by an ... ( read original story ...)

Asia’s largest computer fair showcases latest AI technology

The fair also includes important information technology forums and an exhibition on this sector, which will be open to the public from May 30 to June 3 at the Taipei World Trade Centre, Nangang Exhibition Centre and the International Convention Centre. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s OwlTing taps blockchain to improve food safety

Taiwan is fast-becoming a hotbed of blockchain developments. In December 2016, Microsoft partnered Taiwanese blockchain technology provider Amis to form Asia’s first blockchain consortium in an effort to lower blockchain transaction costs and speed up ... ( read original story ...)

Computex Taipei to feature AI, robotics, IoT

Computex 2017 positions itself as "Building Global Technology Ecosystems," focusing on such themes as AI and Robotics, IoT Applications, Innovations and Startups, Business Solutions, and Gaming and VR (virtual reality), said the Taipei Computer Association ... ( read original story ...)

Appetite for iPhone parts spurs Taiwan economic growth

Taipei: The seemingly insatiable global demand for smart phones and other high-tech products gave Taiwan's economy a welcome boost in the January to March period, official data showed Friday. The island is home to several key suppliers for Apple's iPhone ... ( read original story ...)