Audio/Video, Breaking, Entertainment, News, Software Programs, Virtual Reality (VR)

CyberLink Enters VR with the New PowerDVD 17

CyberLink is one of first software companies coming out of Taiwan that succeeded in becoming a major international player. From the dawn of multi-media and first DVD-ROM drives, PowerDVD software was there to play the content (and yes, we’ll never forget the ability to change the regional lock through software). Just like everything changes with time, PowerDVD gained tens of millions of users. With PowerDVD 17, their flagship movie and media player  is bringing native support for 360 and 3D-360 video for VR headsets, Ultra HD Blu-ray video, as well as HDR10 format support. PowerDVD 17 adds support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets to bring

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Breaking, Intel, News, Virtual Reality (VR), VR World

iStaging: Is this Taiwan’s Second Act?

If you live in Taiwan or in APAC area of the world, there’s a lot of conversations saying that Asian (manufacturing) Tigers such as Taiwan ‘missed the boat’ when it comes to shared economy and application economy. While it is true that Taiwanese are quite conservative and cost-driven (which is a shame), the whole island has a specific positive vibe. Luckily, the future does not rest on old-school management which is still baffled why they cannot win contracts which are service-intensive, there is a new generation of Taiwanese which are connected in more ways that one. In fact, I would dare to publicly state that Taiwanese are one of most

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2015, Asia Pacific (APAC), Computex Taipei, Event, Global Politics, Taiwan

Computex 2015 Kicks Off Monday June 1, 2015 in Taipei

The PC hardware industry’s most important trade show starts this week in Taiwan.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Taiwan, VR World

US F-18s Make Emergency Landing in Taiwan

Landing in Taiwan could create complications due to the sensitive political nature of the island.

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Auto, Business, VR World

Gogoro Opening Retail Store in Taipei Ahead of Summer Launch

The HTC-funded Gogoro is revolutionary for a number of reasons, and potential customers in Taiwan will be able to demo the scooters starting this week.

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Business, Exclusive, Global Politics, Opinion, US, VR World

Thomas Pabst: Is the Computing Business Getting Boring?

Tom’s Hardware founder and VR World Industry Fellow Thomas Pabst takes a good hard look at where the PC business is going in his inaugural column.

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Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Taiwan

Why Aren’t Electric Scooters Taking Off in Taiwan?

While China has made major strides in the adoption of two-wheeled eco-friendly electric vehicles (EVs), sales in Taiwan are lagging.

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Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Taiwan, US

When China Lectures Taiwan on Innovation, Something is Wrong

Taiwan needs to double down on innovation to build cutthroat companies, or it will lose its advantage to China.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), China, Global Politics, Mobile Computing, Software Programs, Technology Security, VR World

Cheetah Mobile Hits 100 Million Downloads With CM Security Suite

Cross Strait mobile app team beats Line and Instagram to the 100 million mark with the CM Security Suite, but can it continue growing?

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Android, Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Mobile Computing, Operating Systems, Software Programs, Taiwan, VR World

HTC and Samsung Introduce Mid-Tier Smartphones to Taiwan

HTC and Samsung both introduced their new low-cost mid-tier smartphones to Taiwan on the same day.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Enterprise, Global Politics, VR World

Google Taiwan Lanches “Digital Mars Initiative”

Google Taiwan launched a program to help and train Taiwanese young talents for marketing.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Global Politics, Taiwan, VR World

Siemens Taiwan Vows to Grow ‘as Taiwan’s Economy’

Siemens Taiwan expected a continuous growth regarding its business in Taiwan for 2015.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Taiwan, VR World

About 87% of the Employers in Taiwan Will Offer Their Employees Year-end Bonus This Year: Survey

The survey by 1111 Job Bank said that 87% of the employers in Taiwan will offer year-end bonuses this year.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, VR World

Companies Will Have Harder Time Recruiting Quality Talents in Taiwan: Survey

Latest ECCT survey showed slow wage increases will make it difficult for companies to recruit quality talents in Taiwan.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, VR World

Taiwan Is the 14th Among 186 Countries In the World on Economic Freedom Rankings

Taiwan continued to make progress on economic freedom.

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Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, VR World

Taiwan is on Google Play’s Top-Five Market List

Taiwan is one of Google Play’s top five markets.

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Analysis, VR World

Xiaomi’s Mi Note Helps Boost Taiwanese Suppliers’ Business

Xiaomi’s mass production for Mi Note will help boost Taiwanese suppliers’ business.

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VR World

Taiwan’s GDP Forecast Gets a Boost From Local Think Tank

Taiwan Institute of Economic Research raised its forecast on Taiwan’s GDP.

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VR World

HTC Plans to Launch More Branches in Taiwan

HTC is planning to launch more branch stores in Taiwan in 2015

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VR World

Taiwan And China Are Working on Allowing More Daily Independent Chinese Visitors

Taiwan and China are considering to allow more daily independent Chinese visitors

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