Netflix Is Launching In These Countries In Early 2016

Netflix announced that it will launch in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in early 2016. The news follows a September 2 launch in Japan, which was the company’s first launch in Asia. The company reaffirmed its plans to…

Katy Perry Dons Taiwan Flag, Sunflower Dress At Concert: Fashion Choice Or Political Stance?

Katy Perry ignited a political controversy Tuesday night when she donned Taiwan’s flag as a cape during her concert in Taipei, as well as a dress covered in sunflowers — the symbol of Taiwan’s anti-China protest, known as the Sunflower…

TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes, 47 Dead

A TransAsia Airways turboprop airplane crashed on an island near Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people. The crash set buildings on fire, however no one in those buildings suffered injuries or died. The plane–a 70-seat ATR 72–was making its second…

XYZprinting To Launch Da Vinci 2.0 3D Printer In April

Taiwan-based XYZprinting shook up the 3D printing industry earlier this year when it announced it would be a launching a hobbyist 3D printer for only $500. The Da Vinci sported performance on the level of a MakerBot Replicator 2 at…

Giant Rubber Duck Explodes In Taiwan [VIDEO]

A giant inflatable yellow duck measuring about 18 meters suddenly burst on Tuesday under unclear circumstances, leaving the locals, organizers and its designer disappointed. The organizers could not exactly tell what had caused the collapse but speculation is that it…

Giant Rubber Duckie Deflates in Taiwan

A giant, inflatable yellow duck burst this week in Taiwan. The duck was modeled after the popular “rubber duckie” bath tody design and had been floating in a Keelung City, Taiwan port for 11 days prior to New Year’s Eve.…

The Cheap Asian 3D Printer Rivals Are Here

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the price of 3D printers drop dramatically as key patents expire or the cost of components decrease. They still cost quite a bit of money, however, as much of the manufacturing and labor…

Typhoon Fitow Pummels China’s Coast

The east coast of China sustained the ravages of Typhoon Fitow, having been warned of the impending storm Sunday by the National Meteorological Centre in a red alert (the highest level). The typhoon is expected to weaken quickly as it…

Woman Quits Job: Viral Star’s Company Responds

Next Media Animation, the company that got a resignation video from employee Marina Shifrin in the form of a dance to a Kanye West song, has responded to the video which has now gone viral. Mark Simon, a spokesperson for…

Foxconn Could Become Mobile Provider in Taiwan

Foxconn Technology Group, the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad products, is looking to take its business beyond manufacturing. In addition to media and software investments, the company could soon become a mobile carrier in China. The Wall Street Journal…