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2014-10-01 00:20:59

145 galleries from 15 countries TAIPEI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ART TAIPEI celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. After one year of rumination and reflection, it will inaugurate a new chapter in a more steady and placid manner. ART TAIPEI is the most important art fair in Asia. This year, the grand event will be held from the 31st of October to the 3rd of November at Exhibition Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Center, featuring 145 galleries, about half of which are...

2014-09-29 04:21:09

TAIPEI, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today updated its short-term product pipeline and launch schedule for GigaMedia's online games business. The company's online games business plans a robust launch schedule in the short term with six new games and two new social games platforms in the next four months. "Over the next several months, we expect to benefit from our efforts to quickly build our pipeline with relatively low cost licensed mobile...

2014-09-26 08:27:47

TAIPEI, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuango Security Technology Corporation, an innovative developer of wireless home automation and DIY security systems, is pleased to announce its participation in China Sourcing Fair in Hong Kong from Oct. 11 to 14th, together with its own smart home brand, smanos. "We are excited to be back at CSF, and are proudly highlighting our new WiFi portfolio," said Ken Li, founder and CEO of Chuango. "We want to show our existing and potential partners...

2014-09-17 12:31:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Excellence Showcase, presented by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) & Taipei Economic and Cultural Office In Houston, is coming to the Memorial City Mall in Houston, TX from September 25-29 and will offer the public an opportunity to experience Taiwan's latest state-of-the-art innovations in consumer electronics, fitness and security industry products. The action-packed showcase will include appearances by a host of...

2014-09-16 12:32:35

World's 4th Largest Exporter of Machine Tools Highlights New Trends at IMTS 2014 in Chicago CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 machine tool and accessory builders from Taiwan - the world's fourth largest exporter of machine tools - exhibited their latest products at last week's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. Executives from select companies also discussed their latest innovations and insights on industry trends at "Taiwan Machine Tools Shaping...

2014-08-26 00:21:30

TAIPEI, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the iPad was launched in 2010, it was an instant hit and spurred a tablet PC craze. Such was the popularity of tablets that notebook PC sales stagnated and eventually began to fall as consumers increasingly switched to tablets. "Tablets have been revolutionary in the sense that they have created demand for a new product category - one that competes fiercely with netbooks and regular notebook PCs. Yet in 2014, their novelty seems to have...

2014-08-11 08:33:44

TAIPEI, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartphone shipments are expected to reach 322 million in the third quarter of 2014, up 13% on quarter, and see flat shipment growth on year in the fourth quarter, while overall shipments in 2014 will reach 1.2 billion, up 29.2% on year, according to market intelligence firm TrendForce. Growth will be driven primarily by the release of the new iPhone and new units launched from Chinese vendors. A larger iPhone screen will bring a new wave of...

2014-08-05 23:06:32

Through the use of CAYIN digital signage solutions, Innisfree hopes to combine nature and technology, and further provide customers with a whole new in-store experience. Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Innisfree is a fast-growing cosmetics brand in South Korea. In May 2014, the brand officially tapped into the bustling Taipei Eastern District and successfully built a green concept store that unites with nature. Through the use of CAYIN digital signage solutions, Innisfree hopes to...

2014-08-01 04:21:21

TAIPEI, Aug. 1, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair, the biggest international jewellery fair in Taiwan, will be held from 21 to 24 November 2014 at the Taipei World Trade Centre, Hall 1. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg The current trend in Taiwan's jewellery market is to combine Oriental flavor with Western quintessence. The country's designers are creating highly individualistic and unprecedented designs, which are filled with...

2014-07-30 12:27:24

Turn Yourself into an Animated 3D Avatar in Just 10 Seconds! TAIPEI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed 3D Inc. has released its first mobile app Insta3D -- the world's first app that can turn a single photo into a person's identical and animated 3D avatar. App users can also customize their own 3D avatars with different outfits, accessories, facial expressions, and animated body motions, allowing people to express their creativity and share their animated 3D avatars on social...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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