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2016/01/11 | TNL香港編輯
New Method of Conducting Market Research? Netflix Analyzing Piracy Websites to Enter the Taiwan Market
Netflix has officially launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore. However, Netflix’s plans of cooperating with the leading local telecommunication and cable television companies such as Taiwan Chunghwa Telecom have fallen through, so how is the Internet streaming media entering the new market?
2016/01/05 | Shih Yuan
Recent Language Learning Study Overthrows Right-Brain Dominant Myth
People used to think the right brain operates learning Chinese exclusively. However, a recent research points out that it may be a myth.
2015/11/25 | Yang
Taiwan Wins Championship in World Robot Olympiad 2015
Professor Soong Kai-tai points out what made the team stand out was their ability to make the robot's eyes and hands fully coordinated. Each movement was executed through the visual system, and the accuracy of the robot was easily affected by the lighting of the space and shadows. The team spent a lot of time overcoming these challenges.
2015/11/17 | Yuan
Taiwan’s First Self-Made Satellite Will Be Launched Next Year
NPSO's Mechanical Engineering Division Director Chen Jia-ruei says that FORMOSAT-5 will provide two-meter resolution images, which means objects within two meters of length and width can be clearly shown on the ground. This can provide rescue teams with clear and real-time images to help relieve disasters.
2015/11/12 | Yang
Taiwan-US Research Team Announces Major Breakthrough in Cancer Spread
National Taiwan University Hospital's Breast Center Director Huang Jun-sheng says that most of the failed treatments result from the spread of the cancer to vital organs such as the brain, lung and liver. So far there is no possibility for patients suffering from metastasis to survive for a long time.
2015/11/02 | Yang
Taiwan to Launch New Functions on Mobile ATM Cards
A mobile ATM card is installing the physical card inside a phone. As long as you have a 4G Internet-enabled smart phone, you can install the T Wallet App designed by TWMP (Taiwan Mobile Payment Corporation). Then you just need to choose an ATM card of any bank over the air to initiate the mobile ATM card on the phone.
2015/10/07 | Yang
Airbnb Proposes to be Legalized in Taiwan
Airbnb has promised to pay taxes and provide tenant insurance, which meets the initial requirements of the Executive Yuan. The travel and B&B industries also welcome Airbnb to come to Taiwan for further development.
2015/10/01 | 阿Ken
Gogoro Releases Gogoro Lite for Half the Price of the Original Smartscooter
Gogoro Lite means to develop the market rapidly and set a competitive price against motor scooters that run on fuel. The scooters will be priced starting from NT$ 62,000 (approximately US$ 1,890) with government subsidy.
2015/09/22 | Sid Weng
How Polluted is the Air Today? Check Out the Real-time Air Pollution Map
Through the map, people can learn about the current air pollution situation in their location to consider whether to go out for a run or to take protective measures. On the other hand, it can also urge local governments to take action to reduce air pollution before it turns severe.
2015/09/20 | Yang
How Long Do Most Mammals Take To Urinate? Taiwanese-American Scientist Finds The 21-Second Rule
Taiwanese-American David Hu studies fluid dynamics and when his son was three years old, Hu had to take him to the toilet every 30 minutes where his son would spend an average of 20 seconds. Hu was curious why it took such a small body so long to urinate.
2015/09/09 | Zou Chi
Netflix Launching in Taiwan in 2016
Netflix emphasizes that most of the content will be subtitled in Chinese. After the launch of the online service, users can subscribe to HD, or even 4K Ultra HD programs, which can be watched instantaneously on almost any device with Internet access.
2015/09/08 | Alvin
Google Play Store Returning to China Raises Questions
Almost every Android phone and tablet needs to install Google Play, but Chinese authorities have banned it because it is involved in ideological problems and can only be launched on online shops that have passed strict scrutiny.