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Designing a cleaner future

A slum on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, received major media attention in 2010 and 2011 when the outside world realized where computers go to die. In an area called Agbogbloshie, impoverished residents were burning broken ...

Mind-controlled games on show at Asia's biggest IT fair

Finger fatigue after hours of video gaming may become a thing of the past, as firms unveil headsets that measures users' brainwaves and allow them to interact with apps installed in computers.

Intel introduces fourth generation processors

Intel Corp. unveiled its fourth generation processors in Taipei on Tuesday in a bid to give personal computers a new lease of life amid stiff competition from smartphones and tablets.

Acer unveils tablet running on Windows 8

Leading Taiwanese computer vendor Acer on Monday unveiled the industry's first 8.1-inch tablet running on Microsoft's Windows 8 software, a move which analysts said highlighted the software giant's bid to make inroads into ...

Apple to ease dependence on Foxconn: report

Apple is easing its dependence on contract electronics colossus Foxconn by enlisting Pegatron to assemble a low-cost iPhone it is planning, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit

Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).

Taiwan's HTC postpones flagship smartphone rollout

Taiwan's HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone due to parts shortages, a report said on Wednesday, dealing a blow as it looks to lift sales and compete with the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy.

Taiwan turns plastic junk into blankets, dolls

Some 40 people stand ankle-deep in used plastic bottles in the yard of a recycling station in Taipei, stamping them flat in the first step of a process that will transform the junk into usable goods.

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