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2016/09/19 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Embrace Audio Lab

A thumb-sized audio booster might be all you need to enjoy the audio quality of a home theater system.

2016/09/13 | ZiQing Low

Audrey Tang: VR Could Create Open Discussion In Government

The world’s first virtual reality interview provides a glimpse of what may come after Audrey Tang joins the Tsai Ing-wen administration in October.

2016/09/13 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwan to Host International Hackathon

The Taiwanese government is helping the annual HITCON position itself as the world’s top hacker competition.

2016/08/26 | ZiQing Low

High Hopes for Taiwan’s ‘Genius’ Hacker Minister

The appointment of a young 'Internet genius' and hacker to Tsai Ing-wen's cabinet has created high expectations in Taiwan.

2016/08/25 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Yourator

A new Taiwanese company wants to help the local start-up scene and encourages young people to take the road less traveled.

2016/08/24 | Edward White

‘That’s a Couple of Weeks in Jail’ – Singaporean Blogger Tweets During Trial

Controversial blogger Amos Yee has pleaded guilty to two lighter charges, but still faces up to three years behind bars after turning down a plea bargain to charges of offending religious beliefs of Singaporeans.

2016/08/24 | Hsu Chia-yu

Taiwan-Designed Wearable Medical Device Poised to Help Diabetics Worldwide

An innovative wearable medical device designed by two Taiwanese students has the potential to help millions of diabetics around the world.

2016/08/23 | Timothy Ferry

Taiwan Tech Finds Role in Education

Innovative approaches to learning are creating new business opportunities.

2016/08/19 | Edward White

Taiwan's Uber Saga Casts Doubt on Readiness for Digital Future

It is unlikely that the popular ride-sharing service Uber will be kicked out of the country, but the Taiwanese government will continue to fine the company for operating illegally. Are lawmakers scrambling to find measures to deal with new disruptive technologies?

2016/08/18 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: AirSig

Tired of typing and trying to remember password after password?

2016/08/18 | ZiQing Low

Taiwanese Student Takes On Global Problem with Paper Straw Design

A video of a plastic straw being extracted from the nose of a sea turtle pushed Cheng Wang-tung to design an award-winning foldable paper straw.

2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

OPINION: Hope in Taiwan’s New Media Landscape

‘Complaining is not enough...People should refuse to read junk.’

2016/08/11 | Mo Tz-pin

Ten Questions: Smartcasual

The News Lens International’s 'Ten Questions' series takes a closer look at the budding start-up scene in Taiwan and further afield.

2016/08/09 | TNL Staff

INTERVIEW: Diaries of Taiwan's Pokemon Addicts

The News Lens International talks to a group of people caught chasing digital monsters around Taipei.

2016/08/08 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan’s Gogoro: Taking a Different Tack

Among Taiwanese scooter brands, the relative newcomer Gogoro is an anomaly.

2016/08/04 | John Colley

How Uber Crashed in China

Like Google and Amazon before it, Uber found that Chinese markets tend to be enormously competitive with very narrow margins.

2016/08/03 | Austin Chad Willhoft

‘Don’t Blame China’ — Education Needed on Air Pollution in Taiwan

The Taiwan Electric Vehicles Association is leading the charge in educating Taiwanese about the benefits of switching to electric vehicles, and the harsh reality of air pollution.