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2018/05/11 | AsiaGlobal Online

ANALYSIS: How Facebook Is Damaging Myanmar's Fragile Democracy

Myanmar is becoming a forceful example of how unrestrained social media can polarize opinion and damage democracy.

2018/04/02 | David Green

Taiwan Shapes Self-regulating Future for Crypto and Blockchain at BlockCity

The door remains open for Taiwan to be a global player in cryptocurrency and blockchain but wider public support may be needed if policymakers are to be convinced.

2017/09/05 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

Taiwan's Cities Get Smart: Embracing Internet of Things

New smart-city digital technologies involving the Internet of Things are being adopted by the nation’s largest cities and could help spur economic development through industrial transformation. Some of the leading examples so far are the eTag electronic toll collection system, the EasyCard payment platform, and the Wi-Fi system on the Taoyuan Metro. Under planning is a smart-machinery center in Taichung.

2017/04/03 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

E-Commerce Shakes Up the Taiwan Retail Sector

As more and more Taiwanese shift to online shopping, traditional merchants are losing business.

2016/10/05 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan Tunes Out of TV

Low investment and lax regulations threaten the long-term survival of the domestic television industry.

2018/01/22 | David Green

Why Even Digital Publishers Should 'Like' Facebook’s News Feed Change

Changes to Facebook's news feed will likely benefit users, advertisers and maybe even journalism.

2016/06/23 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwanese Hackers Come to the Rescue of Languishing Fish Stocks

Taiwanese hacking skills are helping to preserve global fish stocks.

2018/06/29 | Policy Forum

OPINION: It's Time to Move Past Outdated Notions of Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

The conversation about cybersecurity must evolve to take account of state actors intent on furthering strategic aims.

2018/02/28 | Penny Lau

Tencent Takes on Staff-less Retail as Competition with Alibaba Hots up

Competition to lead in 'new retail' in China threatens to shape the shopping experience of the future.

2018/08/01 | The Conversation

OPINION: It's Time to End the 'Fake News' Era

The term has a myriad different interpretations and we would be better off abandoning it.

2018/06/04 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

High Tech Profile: 5 Taiwanese Startups to Watch

From health to ride-hailing, media and travel, Taiwan has a number of startups on the up and up.

2018/03/30 | Morley J Weston

China’s VPN Ban Takes Effect but Cat-and-Mouse Game Continues

This is not the first volley fired against virtual private networks, but stricter enforcement means that data leaving China is about to become less secure.

2018/05/23 | David Green

Legislators Get On Board Taiwan’s Blockchain Bid 

Block Guardian is a bi-weekly column from The News Lens and Blockcamp offering news and insight on crypto and token economics from Taiwan.

2018/07/26 | China Brief

ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Multipronged Quest for National Cybersecurity

Taiwan's unique position as a cyber threat hotspot presents an opportunity to galvanize its domestic cybersecurity industry.

2018/05/27 | Morley J Weston

Data, Propaganda and Cambridge Analytica in Taiwan

In Taiwan's open society, government and political groups have embraced the use of Facebook as a barometer of public sentiment.