Thursday, October 23, 2014
The production of Apple smartphones in the holiday quarter could beat the California-based company's forecast because of strong demand for the new larger-screen iPhone 6 models, according to an analysis by German bank Deutsche Bank AG.
HTC (宏達電) Corp.'s new selfie-centric smartphone has been certified by Taiwan's communications regulator, the National Communications Commission (NCC), for sale in the country, a step that the company hopes will help it sustain its local sales momentum.
Banks will get a break in easier rules for packaging and selling mortgage securities and fewer borrowers will have to make hefty down payments under actions taken by federal regulators.
Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to get into bank accounts of victims and steal money, security researchers said Tuesday.
TPK shares yesterday tumbled by 7 percent following the company's denial of market rumors that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海) may be planning to acquire a stake in the touch display panel maker.
China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) plans to double the number of weekly flights from Taipei to Busan to 14, respectively, in late October, according to an Economic Daily News report.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Asia Pacific Telecom (亞太電信) the 4G operating license using the 700 MHz frequency, and the telecom company is set to launch its 4G broadband service by year-end.
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Wednesday, with buying focused on the bellwether electronics sector in the wake of a strong showing made by high-tech stocks in American markets overnight, dealers said.
Taiwan's syndicated loans shrank to a new six-year quarterly low of US$4.5 billion in the third quarter on weak market demand, according to data compiled by business news and financial information provider Bloomberg.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.393 as a strong rebound by the local market boosted demand for the local currency, dealers said.