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2016/06/30 | Yuan-ling Liang

Want to Learn a Language While Watching YouTube?

A new app developed in Taiwan allows language learners to tap on the characters and words in YouTube video subtitles.

2016/10/20 | Nathan Jubb

The Future of Music Streaming Lies in China’s Small Cities

Kugou has become the world’s largest music-streaming site by targeting less-developed areas.

2016/10/26 | The Japan Times

Alarming Assault on the Internet in the U.S.

Last week's crippling cyberattacks in the U.S. are a harbinger of the digital future and the ever more visible vulnerabilities of a networked world.

2016/10/27 | Noahlyn Maranan

'Dutertard' and Online Politics in the Philippines

Are online spaces opening up politics in the Philippines? Noahlyn Maranan takes a look.

2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.

2016/11/03 | Ajey Lele

China’s Space Station Ambitions

There is a strong possibility that, after 2024, the Chinese station will be the only space station in orbit.

2016/11/04 | ZiQing Low

‘It’s Not Rocket Science’ - Uber Exec Hits Out on Taiwan

Taiwan needs a legislative structure that fosters the new digital economy, according to David Plouffe, a visiting Uber executive and former advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama.

2016/11/13 | Mo Tz-pin

Taiwan Finally Gets Behind Booming ESports Industry

How is Taiwan responding to the fast growing industry of competitive gaming?

2016/11/15 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang (Part 3)

This is the third of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker.'

2016/11/16 | Danielle Cave

#CatchEmAll: the Geopolitics of Pokémon GO in Asia

Danielle Cave looks at how a viral mobile video game reflects regional tensions and challenging the state.

2016/11/16 | Federico Sferrazza

How the Internet Is Empowering China’s Older Generation

China is teaching its senior citizens how to use the Internet, from online banking to social media apps.

2016/11/16 | Mo Tz-pin

10 Questions: WeMo Scooter

Eco-friendly scooters are planning to take on the crowded and polluted streets of Taipei.

2016/11/16 | Timothy Ferry

Living in a Virtualized World

AR and VR technologies are being lauded as the fourth wave of personal computing, but will scarce content and even scarcer components limit growth?

2016/11/21 | Jason Hsu

Taiwan: ‘Decide to Disrupt or be Disrupted'

Kicking out companies like Uber, UberEats, Gogovan and LaLaMove is not a solution, argues opposition lawmaker Jason Hsu.

2016/11/21 | Yan Jie

China’s Courts Look to A.I. for Smarter Judgments

Big data and machine learning artificial intelligence to make China’s judicial system more intelligent and efficient?

2016/11/23 | Joseph Savirimuthu

BOOK REVIEW: 'Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead'

In 'Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead' Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman reflect on the possibilities and risks posed by the new horizon of automobile technology: the driverless car. This insight into the potential future of transportation is well-researched, sprinkled with interesting anecdotes and accessible for both policymakers and the wider public, finds Joseph Savirimuthu.