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.
Robin, the Taiwanese Chatbot Using AI to Talk to Customers in the Local Lingo
'The reason that chatbots are popular right now is not only due to technical innovation, but even more so due to the social media revolution,' says Professor Lee Hung-yi.
China's E-Commerce Platforms Wage War
Online shopping sites are scrambling to turn the heads of pickier consumers in search of high-end commodities.
China’s Future is Definitely Cashless
Accessible, intuitive mobile platforms have made China an unlikely frontrunner in the race toward becoming a cash-free society.
Archiparti, Hong Kong Startup for Architects
It may seem obvious that the job of an architect is to design, but in reality, many spend most of their time processing paperwork and communicating with clients. A Hong Kong startup is tackling the problem.
In the Brave New World of Bitcoin and Blockchain International Collaboration is Needed
Despite the hazy history and criminal controversies, policymakers in Japan and around the world are starting to realise the potential of digital currency technologies, Peter Yeoh writes.
Q&A: Eatgether, The App Connecting Strangers Through Food
While technology has distanced us from each other, Eatgether wants to create the possibility for more face-to-face interactions.