Monday, December 8, 2014
Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp. (和碩) could get most of Apple Inc.'s orders for the next-generation 4.7-inch iPhone next year as the Cupertino-based company continues to diversify its supply risk, according to a foreign brokerage.
Sony Mobile said Tuesday that its new SmartWatch 3 will be available on the local market soon, as the Japanese company is set to introduce for the first time in Taiwan a wearable device that runs on Google Inc.'s Android Wear operating system.
New research from Harvard University suggests it could put years on your life.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) forecast Thursday that its telecom solutions subsidiary will not post a loss in its first year of operation.
Google Inc. launched its Chromecast device in Taiwan Thursday, enabling local consumers to beam media content such as movies, music and sports from mobile devices or laptops to a television screen.
Friday, December 5, 2014
European stocks were little changed Thursday ahead of an European Central Bank (ECB) policy meeting while Asian markets rose, led by Shanghai and Tokyo, as investors bet on more stimulus in China and a victory for Japan's pro-business ruling party in elections this month.
The U.S. dollar on Thursday edged closer to 120 yen after the Federal Reserve published an upbeat outlook on the U.S. economy, while the euro was mixed ahead of a European Central Bank (ECB) policy meeting.
Oil prices rose in Asia on Thursday after a dip in U.S. stockpiles raised optimism about energy demand in the world's top crude consumer during the winter season, analysts said.
Brazil's central bank on Wednesday raised its key interest rate by 0.5 points to 11.75 percent, surprising many analysts who had expected a rise of just a quarter percentage point.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Global stock markets drifted higher Wednesday after Chinese business surveys offered some optimism about the world's No. 2 economy.