According to a report in The DigiTimes, the internet search giant Google is looking at investing US$34 million to open a data centre in central Taiwan.
Google has been rumoured to be scouting sites in Taiwan since 2008.
The US$34 million investment is tipped to be used to acquire a 15-hectare site in a government-developed industrial park to open a regional cloud computing data centre.
The industrial park is said to be located in a coastal area of central Taiwan.
According to the report, Google’s PR representatives in Taiwan declined to comment.