Last week, after Hatreon creator and 3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson was charged with the sexual assault of a minor, he managed to evade arrest briefly in Taipei. On Friday, authorities successfu
The gun rights activist who waged a very public legal war over the right to freely distribute 3D-printed gun schematics over the internet is facing serious charges that have nothing to do with firearm
Today at Computex in Taipei, Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang announced the availability of a drastically upgraded version of Issac. Nvidia calls the next-gen robotics system the next step in auton
Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in
Appier, a Taiwanese startup that helps companies harness artificial intelligence to make marketing decisions, announced today that it has raised a $33 million Series C round from an impressive roster
Accelerator network SparkLabs opened its newest program today in Taipei. Headed by managing partner Edgar Chiu, SparkLabs Taipei will focus on preparing Taiwanese startups to enter other countries.
Apple is getting ready to launch its first retail store in Taiwan. According to its Taiwan website, the Apple Store will be in Taipei 101, the landmark skyscraper, and decorated with papercut art by Y
MOCACARE, the maker of heart tracker MOCAheart, plans to develop new products and find distribution channels in China after raising a $4 million Series A.
You can lead a cat to water, but you can’t make it drink. Even though felines are vulnerable to kidney disease, many are constantly dehydrated because they don’t have a well-developed sense of thi
The News Lens, an independent news site based in Taipei, has scooped up its series A. The exact amount of the funding was undisclosed, but the startup tells TechCrunch it was between $1 million to $2
Gogoro, the startup whose battery-powered scooters were one of the highlights of CES in January, announced today that the bikes will go on sale for the first time this summer starting in Taiwan, where
Tech startups in Taiwan have the benefits of plentiful engineering talent and great hardware manufacturers. What they often lack, however, is money to fuel post-seed stage growth and guidance on what
LIVEhouse.in, a real-time video platform based in Taipei, Taiwan, has raised $350,000 in seed funding from Cherubic Ventures. The company will use the capital to expand its team.
A Taipei-based hardware startup called JoyRay wants to create a smartwatch for kids that won’t end up abandoned like the Velveteen Rabbit. Founder and CEO Jerry Chang, who was division head of Foxco
Roam And Wander, a toy and children's entertainment studio that is currently participating in 500 Startups' accelerator program, is now raising funds for its latest stuffed animal on Kickstarter. Call
Transportation tech startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.uber.com">Uber</a> is continuing its aggressive expansion across Asia. As of this week, it is now live in India, starting first with a
Uber is moving forward with its Asian expansion at a quick pace with the <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.uber.com/2013/06/27/secret-ubers-arrive-in-taipei-2/">start of limited service in Taipei</
As you may have noticed last week that I planned an impromptu <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/13/taiwan-how-about-a-taipei-mini-meetup/">mini-meetup in Taipei</a>. We've decided on a loca
I'm going to be heading over to Taipei next week and I'd love to connect with entrepreneurs, programmers, nerds, hackers, fun people, and/or sourpusses. To that end, I'd like to propose a small meet-u
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