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China Refuses to Accept 'Theft' of TikTok if US Acquisition Goes Ahead

Yesterday we reported on Microsoft's accelerated efforts to purchase TikTok in the United States before President Trump follows through on a threat to ban the Chinese-owned app in the country. On Tuesday, Reuters reported that China's ruling Communist Party blasted those efforts via an editorial in the China Daily newspaper, saying it will not accept the "theft" of a Chinese tech company and is ready to respond if needed. The United States' "bullying" of Chinese tech companies was a consequ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Washington, China, US, Bloomberg, Taiwan, United States, Treasury, Huawei, TSMC, China Daily, John Gruber, Trump


Apple Seeking to Build China-Based iPhone Supply Chain Exclusively for Chinese Market

DigiTimes issued a report today highlighting Apple's apparent efforts to build a supply chain consisting entirely of China-based makers in order to manufacture iPhones specifically for the Chinese market. The assessment is based on recent aggressive moves by Apple suppliers Luxshare and Lens Technology to acquire metal chassis plants operated in China by Taiwan-based makers, a strategy that the US tech giant has reportedly been encouraging. Luxshare, the largest assembler of AirPods, has ne...
Tags: Apple, China, India, US, Taiwan, Suzhou, DigiTimes, US China, Pegatron, Wistron, AirPods, Lens Technology, Luxshare, Casetek Holdings


EVA Air introduces special flight to nowhere on a Hello Kitty plane

Taiwan continues to cater to the needs of its travel-starved population by offering yet another aviation experience that doesn't actually take you anywhere.
Tags: Taiwan, Cnn, Hello Kitty, EVA Air


DOD, FBI, DHS Release Info on Malware Used in Chinese Government-Led Hacking Campaigns

The U.S. government today publicly exposed malware used in Chinese government hacking efforts for more than a decade. From a report: The Chinese government has been using malware, referred to as Taidoor, to target government agencies, entities in the private sector, and think tanks since 2008, according to a joint announcement from the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Department of Defense, and the FBI. The Chinese Communist Party has been u...
Tags: Tech, Taiwan, Fbi, Chinese communist party, Pentagon, Dod, Taidoor


“Made in America” is on (government) life support, and the prognosis isn’t good

Intel and Boeing, two of the pillars of American industry. Intel makes some of the most impressive chips in the world and has for decades, driving high-performance computing to its limits while supporting a company with a market cap today of $200 billion and supporting more than 110,000 employees. Meanwhile, Boeing remains a global leader in aviation despite retiring the 747, with $66 billion in revenue backing a market cap of $90 billion and hosting more than 153,000 workers. Like pillars...
Tags: Asia, Congress, Government, China, America, Tech, Intel, Taiwan, Rome, Policy, United States, Korea, Pentagon, Airbus, Boeing, TSMC


Apple May Launch This Year's Delayed 'iPhone 12' Lineup in Two Stages, With 6.1-inch Models Debuting First

Apple last week confirmed that its "‌iPhone‌ 12" launch will be delayed this year due to the ongoing global health crisis and restrictions on travel. Apple last year started selling iPhones in late September, but this year, Apple projects supply will be "available a few weeks later." We're expecting a total of four OLED iPhones in 5.4, 6.1, and 6.7-inch sizes in 2020. It's not clear if all ‌iPhone‌ models in the upcoming lineup will be available later than usual, or if some models will come ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Taiwan, Digitimes.com, PCB, DigiTimes, SLP, Ming Chi Kuo Kuo, Iphone 12


Apple May Launch This Year's 'iPhone 12' Lineup in Two Stages, With 6.1-inch Models Debuting First

Apple last week confirmed that its "‌iPhone‌ 12" launch will be delayed this year due to the ongoing global health crisis and restrictions on travel. Apple last year started selling iPhones in late September, but this year, Apple projects supply will be "available a few weeks later," suggesting a release sometime in October. We're expecting a total of four OLED iPhones in 5.4, 6.1, and 6.7-inch sizes in 2020. It's not clear if all ‌iPhone‌ models in the upcoming lineup will be available late...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Taiwan, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Digitimes.com, PCB, DigiTimes, SLP, Ming Chi Kuo Kuo, Iphone 12


Severe Tropical Storm Hagupit on a crash course with eastern China

The West Pacific Basin sprang to life last week after Sinlaku spun up over the South China Sea. As this storm tracks across Indochina, another storm is eyeing the flood-weary region of eastern China for landfall early this week.A tropical disturbance that began to organize in the Philippine Sea late last week quickly strengthened into a tropical storm late Saturday night, local time, and was given the name Hagupit by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). This satellite image captures Severe ...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Korea, Myanmar, Taipei, Hagupit, Accuweather, South China Sea, Indochina, Zhejiang, India Bangladesh, East China Sea, Bay of Bengal, Philippine Sea, China Vietnam


Typhoon Hagupit on a crash course with eastern China

The West Pacific Basin sprang to life last week after Sinlaku spun up over the South China Sea. As this storm tracks across Indochina, another storm is eyeing the flood-weary region of eastern China for landfall early this week.A tropical disturbance that began to organize in the Philippine Sea late last week quickly strengthened into a tropical storm late Saturday night, local time, and was given the name Hagupit by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).The storm is known as Dindo in the Philip...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Atlantic, Philippines, Korea, Myanmar, Taipei, Hagupit, Accuweather, South China Sea, Indochina, Zhejiang, India Bangladesh, South China, Bay of Bengal


Remembering land value tax advocate Mason Gaffney

Screenshot from an interview in 2011 of Georgist economist and professor Mason Gaffney (Posted on Vimeo by the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation) Not to be morbid, but I like reading obituaries. They reflect not only on peoples' lives, but also provide a look at the worlds and times in which they lived. Well-written obits essentially are mini history lessons. I came across one such commemoration last week that introduced to me the late Mason Gaffney, as well as Henry George and the economic ...
Tags: Taxes, Australia, Taiwan, Pennsylvania, New York Times, George, Donald J Trump, Johnston, Gaffney, Henry George, David Cay Johnston, Georgist, Mason Gaffney, Mason Gaffney Posted on Vimeo, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, Courtesy Library of Congress Washington D C You


Apple’s partners and Samsung apply for India’s $6.6 billion local smartphone production program

South Korean giant Samsung, Apple’s contract manufacturing partners Foxconn, Wistron and Pegatron, and Indian smartphone vendors Micromax and Lava among others have applied for India’s $6.6 billion incentive program aimed at boosting the local smartphone manufacturing, New Delhi said on Saturday. The scheme, called Production-Linked Incentive Scheme, will offer a range of incentives to companies including a 6% financial incentive on additional sales of goods produced locally over five years, ...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Asia, Hardware, India, Narendra Modi, Samsung, Tech, Taiwan, Xiaomi, New Delhi, Foxconn, Vivo, Oppo, Foxconn Wistron, Pli


Taiwanese pay respects to former President Lee Teng-hui

Taiwan's leaders and its people were paying their respects Saturday to former President Lee Teng-hui, who died this week at age 97 after bringing full democracy to Taiwan and incurring the wrath of China in the process. A traditional funeral bier was set up at the Taipei Guest House, an ornate European-style building that was home to Japanese governors during Taiwan's 1895-1945 colonial period. Among the visitors Saturday was current President Tsai Ing-wen, who wrote in a book of condolences, ...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Tsai Ing wen, Lee Teng hui, Taipei Guest House


Taiwan grandparents go viral on Instagram modelling abandoned clothes

Octogenarian laundry owners amass nearly 600,000 followers with attitude-filled fashion portraitsA Taiwanese octogenarian couple who run a small-town laundry service have become an online fashion sensation by modelling abandoned clothes on Instagram.Chang Wan-ji, 83, and his wife Hsu Sho-er, 84, have racked up nearly 600,000 followers on Instagram over the last month as their attitude-filled fashion portraits went viral. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Hsu Sho, Instagram Chang Wan


Taiwan could become the next flashpoint in the global tech war

The world is becoming increasingly dependent on a Taiwanese company for the most advanced semiconductors, after a stumble by rival Intel. But TSMC is trying to pull-off a high-wire act by keeping both China and the United States happy at a time of rapidly escalating geopolitical tensions.
Tags: China, Intel, Taiwan, Cnn, United States, TSMC


Apple Watch Series 6 to Feature Blood Oxygen Monitoring Sensor

The Apple Watch Series 6 will add blood oxygen monitoring to its features list when it's launched later this year, according to a new report from DigiTimes. ‌Apple Watch‌ 6 will feature biosensors that can monitor sleeping conditions, detect blood oxygen and measure pulse rates, heartbeats and atrial fibrillation, and will also incorporate MEMS-based accelerometer and gyroscope, all allowing the new device to continue to lead in measurement precision among wearable devices, the sources said.The...
Tags: Apple, Google, Taiwan, Apple Watch, Digitimes.com, Ming Chi Kuo, LCP, ASE Technology


Lee Teng-hui: Taiwan's 'father of democracy' dies

Lee successfully pushed for more democracy, but took a controversially hard line against China.
Tags: News, Taiwan, Lee, Lee Teng hui


Lee Teng-hui: Taiwan's 'father of democracy' dies

Lee successfully pushed for more democracy, but took a controversially hard line against China.
Tags: News, Taiwan, Lee, Lee Teng hui


Lee Teng-hui: Taiwan's 'father of democracy' dies

Lee successfully pushed for more democracy, but took a controversially hard line against China.
Tags: News, Taiwan, Lee, Lee Teng hui


For all its bluster, China knows Australia isn't merely doing the bidding of the US | Natasha Kassam

There are signs that Beijing recognises Australia’s positions on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Xinjiang are based on its own interestsOver-reaction from Beijing is almost baked into Canberra’s foreign policy calculus at this point. Scorn and sanctions were heaped upon Australia for calling for an independent inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. But for all of its bluster, Beijing’s response to the joint US-Australia statement to come out of the ministerial talks in Washington has been – ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Australia, Washington, China, US, Australia news, US news, Taiwan, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Canberra, Xinjiang, South China Sea, US Australia, Mike Pompeo, Hong Kong Taiwan


TIFF 2020 Line-Up Includes Films from Regina King, Viggo Mortensen, Halle Berry, Werner Herzog & More

The 2020 Toronto International Film Festival is still happening this fall, albeit with a lot of changes as the world is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Though there will still be some physical screenings in movie theaters happening up in Canada, this year’s line-up features a smaller selection of films, the addition of plenty of digital screenings, and some collaboration with the Venice Film Festival and New York Film Festival. And now we known which movies will be playing The full...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Movies, Australia, Mexico, France, Boston, India, US, Toronto, Georgia, Iran, Earth, Taiwan, Fbi, Budapest


Former Taiwan president dubbed 'Mr Democracy' dies aged 97

Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui, who defied China and earned the nickname "Mr Democracy" for the part he played in the island's transition away from authoritarian rule, died Thursday aged 97. Lee's 12 years in office from 1988 to 2000 were marked by growing cross-strait tensions as he pitched himself against Beijing, infuriating Chinese authorities for daring to carve out a separate identity for Taiwan. Despite being self-ruled since 1949, Taiwan has never formally declared independence...
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Beijing, Lee, Lee Teng hui


Lee Teng-hui, 97, Who Led Taiwan’s Turn to Democracy, Dies

Its first popularly elected president, he transformed a police state into a vibrant country while angering Beijing by insisting that Taiwan be treated as a sovereign state.
Tags: News, Taiwan, Beijing, Lee, Lee Teng hui, Politics And Government, Deaths (Obituaries, Teng-hui


Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan's 'father of democracy', dies aged 97

Nation’s first popularly elected president oversaw transition from martial law to democracyLee Teng-hui, known as Taiwan’s “father of democracy” and its first popularly elected president, has died, according to a statement from his family.Lee, who oversaw Taiwan’s transition from martial law to one of the most vibrant democracies in Asia, died of septic shock and multiple organ failure at Taipei Veterans general hospital on Thursday evening. He had been in hospital for more than five months afte...
Tags: Asia, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Lee, Lee Teng, democracyLee Teng hui, Taipei Veterans


Lee Teng-hui, 97, Taiwan’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies

He led the island’s transition away from a police state to one of Asia’s most vibrant democracies. His insistence that Taiwan be treated as a sovereign state angered Beijing, which considers it part of its territory.
Tags: Asia, News, Taiwan, Beijing, Lee, Lee Teng hui, Politics And Government, Deaths (Obituaries, Teng-hui


The Disinfomercial: How Larry King Got Duped Into Starring in Chinese Propaganda

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Jacobi Niv had paid Larry King a few thousand dollars apiece to narrate half a dozen videos for companies or projects in Israel, where King is still a big name. But what Niv wanted King to tape on March 27, 2019, wasn’t the usual infomercial. It was more like a disinfomercial. An Israeli with designer clothe...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Rihanna, California, Youtube, Washington, White House, China, Russia


Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies at 97

He led the island’s transition away from a police state to one of Asia’s most vibrant democracies. His insistence that Taiwan be treated as a sovereign state angered Beijing, which considers it part of its territory.
Tags: Asia, News, Taiwan, Beijing, Lee, Lee Teng, Politics And Government, Deaths (Obituaries, Teng-hui


Silicon Motion Announces Results for the Period Ended June 30, 2020

Financial Highlights  2Q 2020 GAAP2Q 2020 Non-GAAP • Net sales$136.8 million (+3% Q/Q, +38% Y/Y)$136.8 million (+3% Q/Q, +45% Y/Y) • Gross margin50.0%50.0% • Operating margin22.0%22.2% • Earnings per diluted ADS$0.80$0.81 Business Highlights * SSD controller sales declined about 5% Q/Q and increased about 15% Y/Y * eMMC+UFS controller sales increased 30% Q/Q and increased about 140% Y/Y * SSD solutions sales declined about 10% Q/Q and increased about 145% Y/Y * PCIe Gen4 SSD controll...
Tags: Business, News, US, Taiwan, Securities And Exchange Commission, Company, The Company, GAAP, Shannon, NAND, US China, Silicon Motion, FCI, Christopher Chaney, Chris Chaney, Sara Hsu


Cute Laundry Shop Couple Stylishly Models Clothes Left Behind by Their Patrons

One of the downsides of running a laundry shop is sometimes people drop off their clothes to be cleaned and they never come back to pick them up or, crucially, to pay the bill for services already rendered. About a month ago, Reef Chang came up with the idea of styling his octogenarian grandparents in some of the forgotten clothes from their Taiwan laundry shop and posted the results to Instagram. The internet, starving for positivity in the midst of global turmoil, responded energetically...
Tags: Taiwan, Jason Kottke, Ny Times, Chang, Hsu, Chang Wan ji, Hsu Sho, Chang Wan


Screenworks Asia to Capitalize on Taiwan’s Success as Production Hub

Taiwan, one of the few places in the world that did not shut its cinemas or production industries due to the coronavirus, is intent on ramping up the volume of film and TV that is made on and with the self-governed island. A new government initiative will support an additional 100 hours per year of […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Taiwan, Production, Catchplay, Production Hub, Screenworks Asia, TAICCA


Taiwan-based TNL Media Group raises $8 million to build its publishing and data analytics businesses

Since launching in 2013, Taipei-based TNL Media Group has grown from an independent news site to a media company with several online publishing verticals and a data analytics business. The company, formerly known as The News Lens, announced today that it has raised $8 million from New York-based investment firm Palm Drive Capital, as part of its Series D round. TNL Media Group’s last funding announcement was a Series C round announced two years ago. Co-founder and chief executive officer Joey...
Tags: TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Publishing, Japan, New York, Media, Washington Post, China, Tech, Cms, Taiwan, Taipei, Wall Street Journal, DSP, The News Lens