Scam activity potential with rise of private messaging service

Growth in the use of private messaging services includes employees Australians are increasingly turning to online private messaging services to keep in touch with each other and are overwhelmingly choosing services provided by Facebook and Apple. The ACCC’s first Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report, released today, shows how the…

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Tech demand powers Taiwan export order growth to two-year high

Overall, unencrypted, cleartext protocols are still the rule on how information flows around the world. Taiwan’s export orders grew at their fastest pace in nearly two years in June, boosted by strong demand for telecommuting products such as laptops, as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of people around the world…

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Taiwan Govt urged to ban Fortinet, Zoom, state media outlets

DPP legislator wants ban of products due to close ties to China. Several Taiwan-based media outlets have stated Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Chun-hsien urged the government to ban the purchase of and remove Fortinet security and Zoom communications products manufactured in China. According to the media outlets the…

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Taiwan incorporates five-year action plan to boost display technology

Government and industry to join forces in developing display technology. Taiwan government will join forces with display manufacturers to promote distinctive, differentiated, high-value-added products and applications that will drive the next wave of the nation’s industrial expansion. Premier Su Tseng-chang of Taiwan said  factors like a gradually emerging environment for…

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Taiwan’s legislatures working through COVID-19 with Microsoft Teams

Members using technology that enables them to collaborate safely and securely from remote locations. Taiwan’s legislature has moved its entire proceedings online with Microsoft Teams, to cope with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. The 10th Legislative Yuan was sworn in early February in Taipei, with a total of 113 legislators taking…

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Cloud-based genome analysis could help speed up development of a COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers in Taiwan using a platform that processes genome sequencing data faster. A cloud-based genome analysis computing platform could help speed up the global efforts to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. ATGENOMIX SeqsLab, the Bio-IT platform runs on Microsoft Azure and can process genomic workloads many times faster…

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Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology and NTU enables AI explainability

xCos module can be plugged into any existing deep face verification models Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has developed xCos, a face verification module that can recognise and identify whether two face images are the same or not. Developed by Professor Winston Hsu’s team at the MOST Joint…

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Taiwan and India push science and tech to fight pandemic

Both countries establish science and technology innovation centres To align with the New Southbound policy, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has been providing funding for academic institutions in the country, as well as south and southeast Asian countries. This will help to establish “Science and Technology Innovation Centres (STICs)…

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