Sunday, October 26, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chairman Morris Chang said Saturday that he will continue to raise his stake in the world's largest contract chip maker due to strong confidence in the company's competitive edge over its peers.
Taiwan-based Gourmet Master Co., which runs the 85 C Cafe chain, opened a new store in South Pasadena, California, Friday, attracting a long line of people waiting to buy the chain's coffee and pastries.
Flat panel maker AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達光電) has been fined US$24 million for participating in a price-fixing conspiracy, and the amount will be reflected as a loss in their third-quarter financial statement, the company said Friday.
The National Development Council (NDC, 國發會) and Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (中華電信) held a License Charter Ceremony for the nation's first government-owned cloud computing data center, in Taipei, Friday.
The Telecommunication and Transportation Foundation (TTF) and the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 永續能源基金會) will jointly hold the Second International Green and Smart Mobility Forum at Conference Hall, Institute of Transportation, Ministry of Transportation and Communications on Monday, Nov. 3, according to a TAISE press release.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
U.S. sales of new homes were essentially flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.
The Taiwan High Speed Rail's (THSR) board of directors meeting passed a proposal lowering ticket prices and changing the way fares are adjusted, in hopes of improving the company's finances.
China and 20 other Asian nations signed on Friday to a new Beijing-backed international bank for Asia that Washington opposes as an unnecessary rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.
The Islamic State (IS) has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said Thursday.
Integrated circuit designer (IC) MediaTek Inc. (聯發科技) said recently that the sale of the iPhone 6 will not impact the company's performance, as its chips are utilized in budget phones that are tailored for a different market segment.