On October 9, Qin Gang, Chinese Ambassador to the US, posted on Twitter in response to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Taiwan-related remarks. Qin expressed his gratitude to Musk for his call for peace across the Taiwan Strait.
Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer Gigabyte apologized on Tuesday after it was found referring to Chinese-made products as suffering from low quality, sparking heavy criticism from Chinese net users and removal from e-commerce sites.
Taiwan authorities are closing a regulatory loophole to block mainland tech companies including Tencent Holdings and Baidu from offering video streaming services on the island.
Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou announced in his final official appearance as chairman at the June 20 board meeting that he will resign from his position. A nine-person operations committee will take over.
U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm announced on August 10 that it has settled an anti-trust case with Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission(TFTC). Qualcomm paid out for a total of $93 million, which was reduced from $774 million. It further pledged to invest $700 million more in Taiwan within the next five years.