Perfect Corp, a spin-off of multimedia software company CyberLink, has created a popular suite of applications that use augmented reality to make perfect selfies, or to test makeup or nail products. Headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Perfect Corp disrupted the beauty industry by offering consumers effective and realistic ways to test makeup and share the results on social media. Premium Beauty News met with Alice Chang, founder and CEO of the company. Premium Beauty News - The (...)
A quiet, tree-lined street in Taipei’s Songshan District is where you’ll find fashionable stores and cool cafes selling artisanal coffee. Head to Fujin Street to shop for eclectic homeware at Funfuntown and trendy Japanese apparel at BEAMS; browse boutiques selling Zakka (anything and everything that improves one’s home, life and appearance) and designer goods for children; and chill out ...
The 2017 Taipei International Design Award is now open for submissions. Organized by Taipei City Government, the competition invites designers around the globe to create design works with commercial potential.
Updated July 5, 2017: PCWorld's CPU hounds debate on our "Full Nerd" show. Will the 18-max cores in Core i9 prevail over the 16-max cores in AMD Ryzen (specifically, Threadripper)? Watch them dish it out! With Core i9, the Intel vs. AMD battle rages anew. Announced Tuesday at Computex in Taipei, Intel’s answer to is an 18-core, 36-thread monster microprocessor of its own, tailor-made for elite PC enthusiasts.
Air Canada has inaugurated daily, year-round flights from Vancouver to Taipei, Taiwan, the carrier's 10th destination in Asia. “Air Canada is very pleased to return to Taipei, an important and significant economic centre, as part of our ongoing global expansion,” said Benjamin Smith, president, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. “Our Taipei flights are operated with...
Gigabyte is one of the biggest motherboard makers in the world, and we visited the company's factory in Taiwan to find out how they're manufactured. About a quarter of Gigabyte's motherboard output comes from its Nan Ping factory about an hour west of Taipei. About 400,000 motherboards come off the assembly line every month. Robots remove a lot of the most complex work from humans. However, a surprising amount of construction is still done by hand: the insertion of many larger components, for instance, and visual checks of the motherboards.