TAITRA drives Taiwan up the value chain

Taiwan’s External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is on a mission to accelerate the development of the country’s IT industry as it moves up the value chain. By developing and creating a powerful in-country technology ecosystem, TAITRA is positioning ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan tech exports fuel 2018 momentum

Taiwan’s factories play a major role in the global technology supply chain, Reuters reported. Full-year 2018 growth was raised to 2.42% from 2.29% forecast in November. Fourth-quarter gross domestic product in 2017 was kept at 3.28%, the same as ... ( read original story ...)

Microsoft contributes to Taiwan’s renewable energy targets

Microsoft is also leveraging its technology to help other organisations improve their energy efficiency. Taiwan’s state operated power company, Taipower, is considering ways to improve transmission system efficiency and enhance grid technology. ( read original story ...)

AWS Direct Connect adds locations in Paris and Taipei

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added a new Direct Connect site in Paris, at Equinix PA3, and has also launched its first Direct Connect site in Taiwan, located in the capital Taipei at Chief Telecom LY. Using Direct Connect, customers can establish a ... ( read original story ...)

Head of HTC’s smartphone division resigns

Taipei, Feb. 14 (CNA) Chang Chia-lin (張嘉臨) resigned on Wednesday as president of Taiwan-based HTC Corp's Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, at a time when the Taiwanese smartphone brand is struggling against stiff global competition. ( read original story ...)

China smartphone vendors aim for higher market share in Taiwan

China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology have strengthened their marketing efforts in Taiwan aiming to further ramp up their share in the local market, according to industry sources. Buoyed by its well-established ... ( read original story ...)