Smartwatch becomes major growth driver for wrist wearables

Smartwatch is expected to sustain an annual growth rate of 50 percent and achieve a sales volume of 62.7 million units in 2017 whereas the forecasted sales volume for smart wristband is 57.4 million units, according to Taipei-based IT research institute ... ( read original story ...)

ETFs tracking Taiwan's blue chips traded heavily in debuts

Taipei, April 1 (CNA) Two exchange traded funds (ETFs ... accounts for more than 21 percent of the index, ahead of telecom operator Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電) with an 8.15 percent share and smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co ... ( read original story ...)

San Bernardino school shooter threatened his wife

as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. But Tokyo ended 0.3 per cent lower and Hong Kong was down 0.7 per cent while Singapore gave up 0.2 per cent and Taipei slipped. Australia's TPG Telecom starts $1.4 billion network ... ( read original story ...)