Smartphone exploded in backpack

A man's smartphone suddenly "exploded" in his backpack several hours after he got off a plane in Nanjing, reported on Monday. The man, surnamed Song and from Taiwan, said that while he was having dinner with his friends in a restaurant at about ... ( read original story ...)

Are Taiwan home prices headed for a fall this year?

While hot money has returned to Taiwan, it has not penetrated the country’s property sector, Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan said. However, he did note that an increasing number of Taiwanese businessmen are bringing capital back from the mainland to ... ( read original story ...)

Have a 4K TV? Chunghwa unveils 4K content to go with it

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Chunghwa Telecom said its MOD 4K digital media player was available to preorder by customers on its 300M broadband plan. The telecommunications giant announced its MOD 4K service on Monday at an event that saw government officials and ... ( read original story ...)

High-tech giants to launch major recruitment drives

Taipei, March 4 (CNA) Several major high-tech firms in Taiwan are set to launch hiring campaigns to each recruit thousands of new employees this year for an upgrade in production technology and capacity expansion. Among these companies are Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan’s Foxconn ‘bidding’ for Toshiba chip biz

It can keep its core technology in Japan but it is about expanding capacity ... He also said it was important the U.S. did not engage in a trade war with China. Taiwan’s tech-dominated manufacturers have been unnerved by U.S. President Donald Trump ... ( read original story ...)