Saturday, November 21, 2015
Activist investor Starboard Value is urging Yahoo to scrap a planned spinoff of its lucrative stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba and sell its own Internet business instead.
The U.S. dollar edged down for a second day against emerging market currencies in Asia Friday as dealers focus on the pace of the expected rise in U.S. interest rates.
European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi said the chief monetary authority for the eurozone "will not hesitate" to expand its stimulus program at its next meeting if needed to support the economy.
World stock markets drifted Friday, as enthusiasm faded over the U.S. Federal Reserve's hint that interest rate increases will be gradual.
Oil prices were higher in Asia Friday, but gains were limited in a market burdened by a persistent oversupply.
The Asian Development Bank said Friday it has approved combined loan assistance to Pakistan of nearly US$1.4 billion for programs targeting its power sector, a crucial boost as Islamabad struggles to resolve a years-long energy crisis.
Facebook is trying to ease the heartache of breaking up.
Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends?
Friday, November 20, 2015
Ride-hailing service giant Uber yesterday won its case against the Directorate General of Highways (DGH, 公路總局) after the Taipei High Administrative Court overturned previous fines and the highway authority's order for the company to close down.
The Taiwan branch of Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it will expand the commercial reach of its range of Surface devices in 2016 following their successful entry into the local education sector.