A great white shark pregnant with record number of pups were caught and sold in Taiwan. It measured 15 feet long, which is bigger than a small car.
Animals March 24, 2019
Chen San-yuan, a 70-year-old grandfather from Taipei City, Taiwan, has been hooked on 'Pokémon GO' since he was introduced to the game by his grandson. He now has 11 phones on his bicycle.
Video Games August 14, 2018
A friend told security researcher Patrick Wardle in April that China was trying to hack her iPhone. It turned out to be a peculiar bug that caused apps to crash whenever the word 'Taiwan' or the Taiwan flag emoji appeared.
Apple July 11, 2018
An intersex shark that contained both female and male genitalia was discovered in Taiwan. Scientists claim that the shark would have functioned as either sex.
Animals January 3, 2018
Police are looking for three suspects believed to have perpetrated the US$2.17 million ATM heist in Taiwan. How did the suspects manage to steal such large amount of money from cash machines?
Security July 13, 2016
Another great discovery of early human activity in Asia has been found in Taiwan and it is heartwarming. Take a look at the fossilized remains of a mother cradling her child.
Earth/Environment April 28, 2016
A shipwreck in New Taipei has caused oil to spill on the shore of Shihmen. The vessel also contains toxic chemicals that could damage the ecosystem.
Society March 28, 2016
The recent earthquake hit the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s chip manufacturing facilities pretty seriously. TSMC, the only provider of A10 chipsets for the iPhone 7, could have fewer wafer shipments than anticipated and this could hinder Apple’s plans.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2016
Diking occurs when Earth's tectonic plates move apart and cause magma to rise and form dikes. It was pinpointed as a cause of strong earthquakes after researchers studied a 2002 volcanic eruption in Congo and a strong earthquake that followed.
Animals February 9, 2016
At least seven were dead after a 6.4 earthquake hit 30 miles east of Tainan in Taiwan. The tremor toppled nine buildings and left five others tilted at dangerous angles.
Animals February 6, 2016
Eponymously named the Taiwan Tech Printer, this 3D printer uses UV rays generated from any given smartphone screen to cure resin — the material almost all 3D-printed products are made out of — and subsequently hardens it to reinforce a finished, more durable product.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 22, 2015
Apple launched a secret laboratory in northern Taiwan where engineers are said to be working on new display technologies. The company is said to be switching to OLED technology from LCD screens on its iPhones, iPads and Macs.
Business December 15, 2015
Is 'My Neighbor Totoro' bad for you? It is, if based on the actions of a man, who said he was driven to steal after watching the Studio Ghibli movie.
Internet Culture October 19, 2015
Apple fined for $647,124 in Taiwan over anti-competitive practices. In Taiwan, Apple was the most-popular smartphone vendor in the final quarter of 2014 with a market share of 32 percent.
Legal June 18, 2015
A fisherman posts a video of a slimy, green sea creature that has a long, pink tongue and alien-like features. Not a single person has been able to identify its true identity.
Earth/Environment June 6, 2015
Planning your next summer vacation? Check out our list of the top 10 places to visit this year.
Feature May 15, 2015
The penultimate moments of the ill-fated TransAsia GE Airways plane before it crashed into a river in Taiwan has been captured by dashcams.
Society February 5, 2015
A fossil discovered in waters off Taiwan could represent a previously-unknown species of human ancestor or relative. What do we know about this mysterious find?
January 28, 2015
Another man was found dead after days of non-stop gaming in Taiwan.
Internet Culture January 20, 2015
Baidu's second-ranked search engine plops its mapping service on top of Nokia's Here. Baidu Maps' Here integration is now live in web form and is rolling out in mobile variants.
Apps/Software December 15, 2014
The Taiwanese government accuses 12 tech companies of violating its privacy laws. Of the 12 accused, only Apple and Xiaomi have been named thus far.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 5, 2014
Researchers from Taiwan have named a newly identified species of snail in recognition of equal marriage rights. Aegista diversifamilia is a hermaphrodite land snail.
Earth/Environment October 14, 2014
A newly-recognized species of snail has been named in honor of marriage equality.
Animals October 13, 2014
The Taiwanese government has banned government employees from downloading messaging apps like Line on their work PCs. The government is also probing smartphone maker Xiaomi for possible security violations.
Business September 24, 2014
Uber has started to gain attention in Taipei and taxi cab drivers are complaining. The startup is set to expand in Taiwan and the rest of greater China.
Business July 7, 2014
Mientien frogs, like the one shown here, are learning to use storm drains and other structures as amplifiers for mating calls.
Animals June 9, 2014
ARM is looking to hire at least 100 engineers in Taiwan to man the first ever ARM design center in Asia. The new facility will focus on the creation of ARM M-Cortex series of SoCs.
Business June 3, 2014
Apple has been hiring engineers and other professionals in Asia. Can you smell global domination?
Business March 6, 2014
The Taiwanese government has charged six HTC employees, including an executive, of leaking trade secrets and other illegal activities.
Legal December 29, 2013
Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has found Apple guilty of interfering with the price structure of three local wireless carriers selling the iPhone.
Legal December 26, 2013
Samsung has been fined for creating fake, glowing comments about its products along with slandering rival HTC.
Legal October 27, 2013