Taiwan launches water rationing to fight drought
Taiwan launched water rationing in some major cities on Wednesday as the island battled its worst drought in over a decade, following the lowest rainfall in nearly 70 years.
Researchers build Quad HD TV chip
It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...
Researchers develop algorithm to maximize friendship acceptance by strangers on social networks
Taiwan expanding into indoor LED-lit, pesticide-free farms
Chang Chen-kai is part of Taiwan's new generation of high-tech farmers that is harnessing the island's technological edge in light-emitting diodes to grow vegetables indoors under bright LED lights.
Chip foundry has trouble meeting 28nm demand
Futuristic Taiwan tower to have floating observatories
Foxconn says cannot meet demand for iPhone 5
Taiwan's Foxconn has admitted that it cannot meet strong demand for Apple's new iPhone 5 due to difficulties in building the gadget, as investors grow concerned about the US giant's future earnings.
Yelp expands Asian presence with Taiwan launch
Yelp launched Wednesday in Taiwan, in an expansion of the Asian presence of the popular consumer business review service.
8X and 8S: HTC launches Windows-powered smartphones
Taiwan's HTC unveiled its first smartphones powered by Microsoft's Windows on Wednesday, in a boost for the US software giant's efforts to break into a market dominated by Apple and Google.
Transcend says USB stick capable of 2 TB storage
Apple 'preparing' to launch smaller tablet
Apple is preparing to launch a smaller tablet computer in the coming months in a bid to maintain its edge in an increasingly crowded market, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Electrochemical dissolution of platinum in an ionic liquid
(PhysOrg.com) -- Precious metals, especially platinum, are important catalytic materials for many chemical reactions. For example, platinum is used in some fuel cells; however, broad commercialization of such ...
Compal licenses Microsoft patents for Android
Microsoft said Monday that Taiwan-based Compal Electronics has joined a growing list of gadget makers licensing its patents for use in devices powered by Google-backed Android or Chrome software.
Global study of student scores a mixed bag for US (Update 3)
American fourth-graders are performing better than they were four years ago in math and reading, but students four years older show no such progress, a global study released Tuesday revealed.