Google warns that China is stepping up cyberattacks against Taiwan

China is launching more and more cyberattacks on Taiwan. This was reported by cybersecurity experts at Google, a part of Alphabet, according to Bloomberg. The company said it has seen a “significant increase” in Chinese cyberattacks on Taiwan over the past six months. At the same time, Chinese hackers are ... Read more

Taiwan inspects four firms suspected of cooperation with China’s Huawei

The Taiwanese government has launched an investigation into four firms suspected of cooperating with the Chinese company Huawei, reports Reuters. According to media reports, several Taiwanese tech companies are helping Huawei build infrastructure for a secret network of chip factories in southern China. The targeted companies include divisions of Topco ... Read more

Taiwanese companies help Huawei build chip manufacturing plants in China

Several Taiwanese tech companies are helping Huawei Technologies Co. build infrastructure for a secret network of chip factories in southern China. The unusual cooperation was reported by Bloomberg. We are talking about several such projects in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. According to the publication, they involve divisions of Topco ... Read more

Foxconn founder Terry Gou is running for president of Taiwan. He says China will not intimidate him

Terry Gou, the founder of Foxconn and one of Taiwan’s richest men, has announced his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election. This is the businessman’s second attempt to run for president, writes Про це пише Insider. Answering a journalist’s question about how he would respond to pressure from Beijing over ... Read more

China is planning to interfere in Taiwan’s elections, including through the WeChat messenger

Taiwan’s government says China will try to interfere in the country’s January 2024 election by illegally funding pro-Beijing candidates through communications apps (the WeChat messenger) or group tours, reports Reuters citing internal reports from Taiwan’s security services. One of the levers of influence will be a disinformation company aimed at ... Read more

China has begun military exercises around Taiwan

As announced by the Chinese authorities, the day after the visit to Taiwan by the speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, China’s People’s Liberation Army began military maneuvers around the island. The maneuvers, which include live firing, will continue until noon on August 7, 2022. The problem ... Read more

Flightradar24 service is unstable due to tensions around Taiwan

There are problems with the Flightradar24 aircraft tracking service. This is due to the unprecedented number of visitors watching US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plane move to Taiwan. This afternoon, the number of visitors who observed the aircraft with the call sign SPAR19 reached 330,000 people, which is an order ... Read more

Processors with a frequency not exceeding 25 MHz! Russia and Belarus go back to the 1990s

According to the information of DigiTimes Asia as of today, Taiwan is imposing a ban on the export of many electronic components to Russia and Belarus, primarily processors. Prohibited components with the following characteristics: have a performance of 5 GFLOPS and more; operating at a frequency of 25 MHz or ... Read more

China is conducting military exercises off the coast of Taiwan

Last week, China’s armed forces held another round of military exercises near Taiwan. “To improve the interaction of the military,” said the People’s Liberation Army of China after the Taiwanese authorities announced a surge in activity. We remind that China has considered Taiwan an integral part of China for 73 ... Read more

Taiwan will dominate the chip production market in the near future

Taiwan is a leader in the world semiconductor production market, controlling 46% of the foundry market and 61% of the world capacity of 16 nm transistors and less. This is reported by the company TrendForce. In 2021 Taiwan received 26% of world income from semiconductors production and 64% of income ... Read more