Nothing to see here move on
Taiwan's second-largest contract chipmaker United Microelectronics has agreed to pay a $60 million fine to make an industrial espionage lawsuit with the US Department of Justice go away.
Unless it is all spin
Magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) is being touted as the next big thing for tech, even if manipulating MRAM efficiently and effectively is challenging.
Upgrading LTE network
Former rubber boot maker Nokia announced details of a new 5G deal with Taiwan Star Telecom (TST). The deal will see Nokia supply TST with its end-to-end AirScale Radio Access network portfolio helping the operator to launch 5G non-standalone (NSA) networks that will lay the foundations for 5G standalone (SA) in the future. Nokia is the only supplier in this deal.
COVID-19s latest toll
The last of the big shows, Computex 2020, has been postponed from the original date, June 2 - 6 to September 28. Taiwan is not a hard-hit area right now, but with travel bans implemented around the world, it is unlikely that many international travellers would be able to show up in late May for the original date.
Taiwan's tech companies are looking to Japanese assets to fortify their defences against rising Chinese rivals.
Must... obey... China
In a desperate attempt to get the Chinese onside again, Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is trying to pretend that Taiwan does not exist.
This one is about Taiwan
Huawei can't get a break – it is too Chinese for the US, but it is too Western for the Chinese.
There are zoos on both sides of the ocean for us to run
Terry Gou, the Foxconn boss, who once described his job as being a head zookeeper, thinks he can end the conflict between China and Taiwan.
Drive Constellation and Drive Sim platforms to be used
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology has teamed up with the the GPU maker named after a Roman vengence daemon to speed up a government fostered autonomous driving programme.